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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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AirLink's rugged intelligent modems are the newest addition to our extensive line of devices for business customers and mobile professionals, providing greater options to stay competitive, connected and productive in today's fast-paced business environment," said Cindy Patterson, staff vice president of enterprise data sales at Verizon Wireless.
a pioneer and leading provider of fixed and mobile wireless data solutions, today announced that AirLink's line of rugged, intelligent modems are certified and immediately available for use with Verizon Wireless' BroadbandAccess service that runs on the company's Evolution-Data Optimized (EV-DO) network.
Raven-E and PinPoint-E Rugged, Intelligent Modems Provide Mobile Broadband Connectivity for Ethernet and Serial-Based Applications across Multiple Industries
In introducing its Egate gateways, RAD now offers a complete packet-over-SONET/SDH solution that also includes intelligent converters, CSUs/DSUs, intelligent modems and inverse multiplexers.
The SignalReach product family includes the SA-series of mobile signal amplifiers, the DS-series of desk-top RF stations and the SN-series of Smart Node intelligent modems, for industrial and commercial public switching applications.
P3 uses its own designed microprocessors in its intelligent modems to deliver both simple and complex transmission of data between two or more stations.
Littlefeet combines the best features of micro base stations, repeaters and intelligent modems -- and improves upon them in a pioneering product called SPICE.

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