ASUS Express Gate

Technology developed by ASUS and introduced with their P5E3 motherboard that utilizes Splashtop, which is a Linux environment that is integrated onto the motherboard. With this technology, users can turn on their computer and in five seconds be able to access the Internet using Firefox, online e-mail, Skype, and the Splashtop desktop without having to wait for their operating system to load.

Also see: BIOS, HyperSpace, Motherboard terms