Two billion FireWire ports have been shipped worldwide since the technology's inception, the 1394 Trade Association announced this week.
In addition, the organization says FireWire has been made available on more than 1.2 billion "consumer and computer products."
FireWire has come a long way since Apple set the technology in motion in 1986. FireWire, which is actually Apple's name for IEEE 1394 High Speed Serial Bus, allows for the transfer of data from one device to another. It's used commonly in Apple computers, as well as in many other devices.
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