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modem

 [mo´dem]
a hardware device that converts digital signals from a computer or computer terminal to and from analog signals for transmission along communication lines.

modem

[mō′dəm]
abbreviation for modulate/demodulate. It is a device for transforming serial binary numbers into an audible tone, and vice versa, for transmission over a telephone line to another computer.

modem

Informatics
A device that converts digital data into analogue data for transmission by telephone via copper cable lines.

modem

Modulator/demodulator Online An acoustic coupling device that converts a computer's digital signals to analog signals, allowing transmission of data through standard telephone lines. See Cable modem, Codec.

modem,

n (modulator/demodulator), a device that converts data from a form compatible with computer manipulation to a form compatible with transmission equipment and vice versa.
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Robotics is the number one retailer of analog modems in North America.
In response to the need to preserve existing CPE using embedded analog modems as the network connection, while supporting advanced IP applications over cellular transport services, Encore Networks today announced the BANDIT-2[TM] with Copper-to-Cellular (C2C[TM]).
With an installed base of more than 100 million products in more than 80 countries worldwide, USRobotics is one of the world's leading producers and distributors of broadband and analog modems, and wired and wireless networking solutions.
In addition to the analog modem patents, the company now owns seven DSL patents and six patent applications.
Robotics analog modem family includes controller-based, contollerless and softmodems, as well as a full line of external, internal and laptop modems.
The first rung on the ladder of greater access is analog modems such as the 56 Kbps, which operate through your POTS.
With ISDN, users can gain dial-up access to LANs and host computer files at communication speeds that are approximately ten times faster than is possible with today's analog modems.
Without losing its focus on the analog modems that made the company a household name, USRobotics is rapidly expanding its category leadership by offering high-speed, broadband modems; wired and wireless networking solutions; and Internet security devices to the growing home, home office, and small- to medium-sized business markets.
Building on TDK's highly successful 73M1903 and 73M2901CE series of analog modems, the 73M1903C includes on-chip PLL, up to 16KHz sample rate, and master/slave or daisy chain processor interfaces.