Vignette is a word that originally meant "something that may be written on a vine-leaf". It may refer to:
- Vignette (graphic design), decorative designs in books to separate sections or chapters.
- Vignetting in photography, any process by which there is loss in clarity towards the corners and sides of an image.
- Vignette (literature), short, impressionistic scenes that focus on one moment or give a particular insight into a character, idea, or setting.
- Vignette (road tax), a small, colored sticker affixed to motor vehicles in some European nations to indicate road tolls have been paid.
- Vignette (software), a commercial software content management system, records and documents management system, portal, and collaboration tools company.
- Vignette (vineyard), in viticulture, part of a larger consolidated vineyard.
- Vignette (philately), the central part of a stamp design.
- Vignette (psychology), a short description of an event, behavior or person used in a psychology experiment to control information provided to participants.
- Vignette, sometimes used to describe an image that is smaller than the original.
Tyco International Ltd. NYSE: TYC is a highly diversified global manufacturing company incorporated in Switzerland, with United States operational headquarters in Princeton, New Jersey (Tyco International (US) Inc.). Tyco International is composed of three major business segments: Security Solutions, Fire Protection and Flow Control.
In June 2007, Tyco concluded a corporate separation that split the company into three publicly independent companies: Covidien Ltd. (formerly Tyco Healthcare), Tyco Electronics Ltd. and Tyco International Ltd. (formerly Tyco Fire & Security and Tyco Engineered Products & Services (TFS/TEPS))
Tyco International announced in January 2010 that it is acquiring Brink's Home Security Holdings, (operating as Broadview Security) in a transaction valued at $2.0 billion. It is reported that Broadview Security will merge into Tyco's ADT Security Services division.
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