See also: Transmission Control Protocol

CIMM DEFINITION: A simple communications protocol that offers a limited amount of service when messages are exchanged between computers in a network that uses the Internet Protocol. Delivery of content or information is not guaranteed.

UI abbr User Interface

July 23, 2012

See also: Graphic User Interface

CIMM DEFINITION: A system that enables a viewer to interact with a piece of equipment whether a television or a computer.

2: Allows people to interact with electronic devices such as computers; hand-held devices such as MP3 Players, Portable Media Players or Gaming devices; household appliances and office equipment.

See also: 3G

CIMM DEFINITION: A broadband, packet-based wireless transmission of text, digitized voice, video, and multimedia at data rates up to and possibly higher than 2 megabits per second, offering a set of services to mobile computer and phone users. (Source: IAB)

Un-Flagged Fault

July 23, 2012

See also: Flagged Faults, Gaps

CIMM DEFINITION: Unanticipated or non-standard lapses or gaps in data transmission, output or receiving requiring special processing or procedures.

Unauthorized View

July 23, 2012

CIMM DEFINITION: Must be a subscriber to a channel in order to be able to view. Otherwise unauthorized.

NOTE – Is viewership counted if an unauthorized viewer is just viewing the “Can’t View” slide on the subscription channel?

Unbound Application

July 23, 2012

See also: Bound Application

CIMM DEFINITION: An EBIF application that’s transmitted and loaded to the Set-Top Box  independent of the video programming. It is typically not bound to any MELECTRONIC PROGRAM GUIDE-2 video programming. There are multiple ways an unbound application can be downloaded from the headend system to the Set-Top Box es, e.g. in-band, out-of-band, DSG, Ethernet. Unbound applications are also sometime called widgets. EBIF applications from FourthWall Media’s TVWidgets product suite are examples of unbound applications.(Source: FourthWall Media)

Unduplicated Audience

July 23, 2012

See also: Reach, Cume

CIMM DEFINITION: The number of unique individuals exposed to a specified domain, page or ad in a specified time period. (Source: IAB)


July 23, 2012

See also: Video On-Demand

CIMM DEFINITION: Similar to the concept of broadcasting where one signal containing the same data is sent out to all possible destinations. It is the opposite of Multicast.


July 23, 2012

See also: Data Fusion, Data Matching

CIMM DEFINITION: The process of aggregating and integrating unique datasets, removing disparate or incorrect elements to create a single database.


July 23, 2012

CIMM DEFINITION: An unduplicated household, Set-Top Box or viewer to a piece of content.