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ASCII

American Standard Code for Information Exchange. A code that represents as a binary number each of the 128 letters, numbers, punctuation marks and other characters used in English. This was developed in the 1960s for telegraphs and is used in computing.

ASCII (American Standard Code for Information Interchange)

a system for coding individual numbers, letters and punctuation marks which is widely used in COMPUTERS.
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There are numerous code pages and encoding systems that handle SBCS and DBCS.
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Each central exchange-based cluster is designed to control and integrate video-on-demand and program information elements and the video head end encoding systems.
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