Analog Signal


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Analog Signal

A continuous, electrical wave containing data. The magnitude of the signal corresponds to the amount of data contained in it. An analog signal is one of two ways to change raw data into an electrical wave. See also: Digital system.
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I can't imagine analog signals going away entirely.
UNTERPREMSTAETTEN, Austria -- austriamicrosystems (SWX:AMS), a leading global designer and manufacturer of analog integrated circuits (ICs) for communication, industrial, medical and automotive applications, further expanded its analog switch portfolio with the AS1746: a SPDT (single-pole/double-throw) low-voltage dual analog signal switch.
The Agilent MXG analog signal generator provides accurate and repeatable reference signals for applications like LO and clock substitution, CW interferers, and modulated signals for analog communication systems such as AM, FM, and (PHI)M.
The human ear is an analog device, and sound is an analog signal, so it is important to include analog signal analysis when evaluating speech quality.
Through precise analog signal sensing and conversion, PCs and workstations run quiet and cool," said John Blake, product line manager, Power and Thermal Management, Analog Devices.