bits per second


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bits per second

A benchmark for speed of data transmission. The state of the art in the late 1990s was 56 kbit/s. The current broadband speeds range up to 2,488,000 kbit/s.
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Previous generations of products were limited to average bandwidths of just a few hundred Kilo bits per second (Kbps) and a total of just 2.
To create a movie running at a rate of 30 pictures per second requires a flow of at least 240 million bits per second.
The STIR4220 Very Fast Infrared (VFIR) Controller (16 Million bits per second, mbps), STIR4210 Fast Infrared (FIR) Controller (4 mbps), and STIR4116 Serial Infrared (SIR) Controller are pin compatible devices that enable manufacturers to create a family of USB 2.
YDI offers an extensive line of long-range wireless products and solutions enabling voice, data, and Internet communication at data rates from 9600 bits per second to 1.
Cheung of Bellcom's Holmdel facility have shown that LEDs of both the surface-emitting and edge-emitting variety can produce enough power to send a signal of 140 million bits per second (a technologically reasonable rate) over several kilometers of fiber.
37 trillion bitkilometers per second, in taking a signal of 20 billion bits per second over a fiber 68.