asynchronous communications


Dictionary of networking . 2014.

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  • asynchronous communications server —    A LAN server that allows a network user to dial out of the network into the public switched telephone system or to access leased lines for asynchronous communications. Asynchronous communications servers may also be called dial in/dialout… …   Dictionary of networking

  • asynchronous communications software —    A software package, which, when used together with a modem allows a PC user to access various communications information systems via a telephone line …   IT glossary of terms, acronyms and abbreviations

  • Asynchronous communication — In telecommunications, Asynchronous communication is transmission of data without the use of an external clock signal. Any timing required to recover data from the communication symbols is encoded within the symbols. The most significant aspect… …   Wikipedia

  • asynchronous transmission —    Data transmission in which alphanumeric characters are sent at irregular intervals, each having a start and stop bit preceding and immediately following each character. Asynchronous communications software used in conjunction with a modem… …   IT glossary of terms, acronyms and abbreviations

  • Asynchronous Balanced Mode — (ABM) is a communication mode of HDLC and derivative protocols, supporting peer oriented point to point communications between two nodes, where either node can initiate transmission.For systems that work in the ABM (Asynchronous Balanced Mode),… …   Wikipedia

  • asynchronous transfer mode — noun a means of digital communications that is capable of very high speeds; suitable for transmission of images or voice or video as well as data ATM is used for both LAN and WAN • Syn: ↑ATM • Hypernyms: ↑digital communication, ↑data… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Communications Specification for Fitness Equipment — CSAFE (Communications Specification for Fitness Equipment) is a fitness industry wide communications specification developed in 1997 for exercise equipment. As this specification was originally developed by the company FitLinxx, sometimes it is… …   Wikipedia

  • communications parameters —    Any of several settings required to allow computers to communicate successfully. In asynchronous transmissions, commonly used in modem communications, the settings for baud rate, number of data bits, number of stop bits, and parity parameters… …   Dictionary of networking

  • asynchronous transmission —    A method of data transmission that uses start bits and stop bits to coordinate the flow of data so that the time intervals between individual characters do not need to be equal. Parity also may be used to check the accuracy of the data… …   Dictionary of networking

  • Universal asynchronous receiver/transmitter — A universal asynchronous receiver/transmitter (usually abbreviated UART and pronEng|ˈjuːɑrt) is a type of asynchronous receiver/transmitter , a piece of computer hardware that translates data between parallel and serial forms. UARTs are commonly… …   Wikipedia

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