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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

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.
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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.
AirLink's Raven-E and PinPoint-E intelligent modems are powered by the AirLink embedded operating system, ALEOS.

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