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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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This latest addition to the Chameleon line of industrial data modems is available through carrier outlets and value added resellers (VARs) specializing in wireless data and mobile computing solutions.
Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance (LRQA) has registered Westell's Quality Management System to TL9000 status for the design, manufacture and in-house repair of Data Modems as well as its NSA Products, and has registered all processes to ISO9001:2000 for the design, manufacture and in-house repair of its telecommunications equipment.
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BANGALORE, India -- Mindteck (MUMBAI:MDTK) announced the successful development of BeeStack for Freescale Semiconductor to be used with HCS08 microcontroller and the MC1319X series of RF data modems.
a major manufacturer of portable data modems, for use of its patented cellular data communications technology.
Artera Turbo's data optimization technology delivers increased Internet speed over satellite as well as any other connection, making usage more enjoyable and efficient for Globalstar customers while they are surfing in remote locations using their satellite phones or data modems," said Michael Parrella, CEO, Artera Group, Inc.