44 relations: Accessibility, Air interface, American National Standards Institute, Cell site, Code-division multiple access, Computer terminal, Consumer electronics, Copper, Data center, DVB-H, DVB-S, E-LABEL Act, Federal Communications Commission, Global Standards Collaboration, Hayes command set, Information and communications technology, International Electrotechnical Commission, International Organization for Standardization, International Telecommunication Union, Machine to machine, MediaFLO, Mesh networking, Mobile device, Mobile phone, Multicast, Optical fiber, Optical fiber cable, Project 25, Public security, Quality of service, Satellite, Smart grid, Structured cabling, Telematics, Telephony, Terminal equipment, TIA-102, TIA-569-B, TIA-598-C, TIA-607-B, TIA-942, TIA/EIA-568, Voice over IP, WiMAX.
Accessibility refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people who experience disabilities.
The air interface, or access mode, is the communication link between the two stations in mobile or wireless communication.
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is a private non-profit organization that oversees the development of voluntary consensus standards for products, services, processes, systems, and personnel in the United States.
A cell site or cell tower is a cellular-enabled mobile device site where antennae and electronic communications equipment are placed — typically on a radio mast, tower, or other raised structure — to create a cell (or adjacent cells) in a cellular network.
Code-division multiple access (CDMA) is a channel access method used by various radio communication technologies.
A computer terminal is an electronic or electromechanical hardware device that is used for entering data into, and displaying or printing data from, a computer or a computing system.
Consumer electronics or home electronics are electronic (analog or digital) equipments intended for everyday use, typically in private homes.
Copper is a chemical element with symbol Cu (from cuprum) and atomic number 29.
A data center (American English) or data centre (Commonwealth English) is a facility used to house computer systems and associated components, such as telecommunications and storage systems.
DVB-H (Digital Video Broadcasting - Handheld) is one of three prevalent mobile TV formats.
Digital Video Broadcasting – Satellite (DVB-S) is the original DVB standard for Satellite Television and dates from 1995, in its first release, while development lasted from 1993 to 1997.
The Enhance Labeling, Accessing, and Branding of Electronic Licenses Act of 2014 or the E-LABEL Act is a bill that would direct the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to allow manufacturers of electronic devices with a screen to display information required by the agency digitally on the screen rather than on a label affixed to the device.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent agency of the United States government created by statute (and) to regulate interstate communications by radio, television, wire, satellite, and cable.
The Global Standards Collaboration (GSC) started life as The "Inter-regional Telecommunications Standards conference (ITSC) in 1990.
The Hayes command set is a specific command language originally developed by Dennis Hayes for the Hayes Smartmodem 300 baud modem in 1981.
Information and communication technology (ICT) is another/extensional term for information technology (IT) which stresses the role of unified communications and the integration of telecommunications (telephone lines and wireless signals), computers as well as necessary enterprise software, middleware, storage, and audio-visual systems, which enable users to access, store, transmit, and manipulate information.
The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC; in French: Commission électrotechnique internationale) is an international standards organization that prepares and publishes International Standards for all electrical, electronic and related technologies – collectively known as "electrotechnology".
The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is an international standard-setting body composed of representatives from various national standards organizations.
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU; Union Internationale des Télécommunications (UIT)), originally the International Telegraph Union (Union Télégraphique Internationale), is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) that is responsible for issues that concern information and communication technologies.
Machine to machine refers to direct communication between devices using any communications channel, including wired and wireless.
MediaFLO was a technology developed by Qualcomm for transmitting audio, video and data to portable devices such as mobile phones and personal televisions, used for mobile television.
A mesh network is a local network topology in which the infrastructure nodes (i.e. bridges, switches and other infrastructure devices) connect directly, dynamically and non-hierarchically to as many other nodes as possible and cooperate with one another to efficiently route data from/to clients.
A mobile device (or handheld computer) is a computing device small enough to hold and operate in the hand.
A mobile phone, known as a cell phone in North America, is a portable telephone that can make and receive calls over a radio frequency link while the user is moving within a telephone service area.
In computer networking, multicast is group communication where data transmission is addressed to a group of destination computers simultaneously.
An optical fiber or optical fibre is a flexible, transparent fiber made by drawing glass (silica) or plastic to a diameter slightly thicker than that of a human hair.
An optical fiber cable, also known as a fiber optic cable, is an assembly similar to an electrical cable, but containing one or more optical fibers that are used to carry light.
Project 25 (P25 or APCO-25) is a suite of standards for digital mobile radio communications designed for use by public safety organizations in North America.
Public security is the function of governments which ensures the protection of citizens, persons in their territory, organizations, and institutions against threats to their well-being – and to the prosperity of their communities.
Quality of service (QoS) is the description or measurement of the overall performance of a service, such as a telephony or computer network or a cloud computing service, particularly the performance seen by the users of the network.
In the context of spaceflight, a satellite is an artificial object which has been intentionally placed into orbit.
A smart grid is an electrical grid which includes a variety of operational and energy measures including smart meters, smart appliances, renewable energy resources, and energy efficient resources.
In telecommunications, structured cabling is building or campus cabling infrastructure that consists of a number of standardized smaller elements (hence structured) called subsystems.
Telematics is an interdisciplinary field that encompasses telecommunications, vehicular technologies, road transportation, road safety, electrical engineering (sensors, instrumentation, wireless communications, etc.), and computer science (multimedia, Internet, etc.). Telematics can involve any of the following.
Telephony is the field of technology involving the development, application, and deployment of telecommunication services for the purpose of electronic transmission of voice, fax, or data, between distant parties.
In telecommunication, the term terminal equipment has the following meanings.
The Telecommunications Industry Association's TIA-102 series on Land Mobile Communications Radio Land Mobile Communications Radio Standards (APCO Project 25).
The Telecommunications Industry Association's TIA-569-B is a Commercial Building Standard for Telecommunications Pathways and Spaces standardizes specific pathway and space design and construction practices in support of telecommunications media and equipment within buildings.
The Telecommunications Industry Association's TIA-598-C Optical Fiber Cable Color Coding, is an American National Standard, that provides all necessary information for color-coding optical fiber cables in a uniform manner.
Covering the grounding and bonding requirements for a building’s electrical system and telecommunications cabling infrastructure, TIA-607-B is an American National Standard created by the Telecommunications Industry Association, which facilitates the design and installation of telecom grounding/bonding systems.
The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) ANSI/TIA-942-A Telecommunications Infrastructure Standard for Data Centers is an American National Standard (ANS) that specifies the minimum requirements for telecommunications infrastructure of data centers and computer rooms including single tenant enterprise data centers and multi-tenant Internet hosting data centers.
ANSI/TIA-568 is a set of telecommunications standards from the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA).
Voice over Internet Protocol (also voice over IP, VoIP or IP telephony) is a methodology and group of technologies for the delivery of voice communications and multimedia sessions over Internet Protocol (IP) networks, such as the Internet.
WiMAX (Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access) is a family of wireless communication standards based on the IEEE 802.16 set of standards, which provide multiple physical layer (PHY) and Media Access Control (MAC) options.