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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

modem

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A device that converts digital data into analogue data for transmission by telephone via copper cable lines.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Video has unassigned bits within its overhead channel for additional data, while data modems are limited.
Single-channel-per-carrier (SCPC) data modems use a frequency-division multiplex approach of allocating transponder bandwidth.
(Cedar Rapids, IA); the AN/APX113 identification-friend-or-foe system, produced by GEC-Marconi Hazeltine (Greenlawn, NY); the Improved Data Modem data link from Symetrics Industries, Inc.
With a suggested retail price of $200, the new Voice Modem Solution - a PCMCIA voice, fax and data modem with supporting software and telephone handset - promises to turn Globalyst notebooks into business communications centers, according to AT&T.
The Stowaway 9624 combines a conventional 2400 bps data modem with a 9600 bps Fax modem in a single product.
RF Industries' Neulink Telemetry Division has announced its narrow-band capable NL6000 wireless data modem that was designed to meet the functional and performance requirements of mobile data applications for police, fire and emergency medical services, wireless data networks, field service and transportation applications.
This new release covers both server and client applications and is an optional upgrade to VoCAL's V.90 data modem protocol stacks.
The ESC's Joint STARS Joint Program Office has awarded a spiral development contract to Northrop Grumman Surveillance and Battle Management Systems (Melbourne, FL) to integrate a data link with the Apache Longbow over an Improved Data Modem (IDM).
It also facilitates GPS location data transport via a 1,200/2,400 b/s FFSK/MSK packet data modem incorporating interleaving, FEC, CRC and data scrambling functions.
Eustice, VA, a Ford truck-mounted Radiant Hail terminal will show its connectivity to other tactical data-correlation and -dissemination systems, including the Multimission Advanced Tactical Terminal, the Integrated Data Modem, SINCGARS and EPLRS.