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modem

a device used to connect a COMPUTER to the public telephone network to enable the computer to transmit or receive information from other computers sited some distance away.
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Some modem chipset manufacturers took this idea to the next step by completely implementing all of processing functions through the host CPU, achieving a true "software modem.
The external modem plugs into a standard socket in the back of a personal computer.
The articles are also gatewayed to the Fidonet ABLED conference where over 400 computer bulletin boards allow anyone with a modem to reach out to other handicapped/disabled people in many, many countries.
The Secure Access Modem (SAM) in conjunction with a Secure Access Controller (SAC) , authenticates remote users attempting to access protected network equipment, such as switches, routers and multiplexers.
The WHM900 RF Modem is pin-to-pin compatible to Radicom's award winning dial-up Half-Inch Modems (www.
The Socket SD Modem supports a variety of advanced features including Quick Connect, Modem-On-Hold and Caller ID.
Microchip's Software Modem Libraries can bring reduced system cost, smaller size and improved performance to the following representative applications: POS terminals; set-top boxes; drop boxes; fire panels; Internet-enabled home security systems; Internet-enabled power, gas and water meters; Internet-enabled vending machines; smart appliances; industrial monitoring; remote diagnostics for any equipment and portable medical equipment.
In addition, I am thrilled today to welcome more than 200 Modem Media employees to the Digitas family.
Use of these modem modules allows the development team to bypass modem design and certification tasks, resulting in reduced project schedules and costs.
The modems offer a host of benefits, including capabilities for dual-network wireless communications, increased performance through reduced latencies, near real-time message delivery, the ability to quickly transfer large amounts of data, satellite back-up for seamless coverage and higher message delivery rates than any other QUAKE modem previously produced.
To get the most out of the Internet, users need a modem with advanced technology and engineering that maximizes each step of use, from installation and set-up through log on and log off.