Apple Special Event 2018

On September 12, 2018, Apple held a special event at the Steve Jobs Theater located in Apple Park in Cupertino. During this event, Apple announced the next series in Apple Watch, with the Series 4, new iPhones with the XS, XS Max and XR. Along with the hardware updates, release dates were given for updates to each of the operating systems for each device in the Apple ecosystem. Here is a collection of acronyms used during the keynote presentation. The entire Special Event keynote presentation can be seen on Apple's website.

LCD

Liquid Crystal Display

LED

Light Emitting Diode

OIS

Optical Image Stabilization

FPS

Frames Per Second

QR code

Quick Response code

eSIM

electronic SIM

DSDS

Dual SIM Dual Standby

SIM

Subscriber Identification Module

MP

Megapixel

IR

Infrared

ISP

Image Signal Processor

HEVC

High Efficiency Video Coding

OLED

Organic Light Emitting Diode

IP

International Protection Marking

WR

Water Resistant

LTE

Long-Term Evolution

PVC-free

Polyvinyl Chloride-free

BFR-free

Brominated Flame Retardants-free

FDA

Food and Drug Administration

MD

Doctor of Medicine

FAHA

Fellow of American Heart Association

ECG

Electrocardiogram

AFib

Atrial Fibrillation

SiP

System in Package

BPM

Beats Per Minute

AQI

Air Quality Index

UVI

Ultra Violet Index

HDR

High Dynamic Range

GPS

Global Positioning System

Gyro

Gyroscope

watchOS

Apple Watch Operating System

tvOS

Apple TV Operating System

macOS

Macintosh Operating System

ID

Identification

RGB

Red, Green, Blue

CEO

Chief Executive Officer

PPI

Pixels Per Inch

CPU

Central Processing Unit

GPU

Graphics Processing Unit

iOS

iPhone Operating System

App

Application

ML

Machine Learning

AR

Augmented Reality

GB

Gigabyte

PDF

Portable Document Format

UI

User Interface