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National Public Radio

National Public Radio is a free media org. Its a nat. syndicator to a lot of pub. radio stations in the U.S. It began in 70. This was after the Public Broadcasting Act was passed in 67. This act was signed by President Lyndon B. Johnson. NPR prod ...

                                               

Raidio Teilifis Eireann

Raidio Teilifis Eireann, known as RTE, is the main television and radio broadcaster in the Republic of Ireland. RTE began broadcasting radio programmes on January 21st, 1926 and began broadcasting television programmes on December 31st, 1961. RTE ...

                                               

SOS

SOS is a Morse code. It is used as distress code, to signal danger. It was introduced by the German government in radio regulations on April 1, 1905. It became the worldwide standard when it was included in the second International Radiotelegraph ...

                                               

Talk show

A talk show is a radio or television program where one or more hosts discuss current issues or other topics with guests. Many talk shows allow members of the public to join in, through telephone calls, letters, e-mail and Internet chat. Talk show ...

                                               

Virgin Radio

Virgin Radio is a brand owned by the Virgin Group used by a number of different radio stations worldwide under licence from Virgin. Virgin Radio stations in each country are usually owned independently of the Virgin Group. The stations generally ...

                                               

Voice of America

The Voice of America is the official broadcasting service of the United States government. It is one of the best-known stations in international broadcasting. Along with English, VOA broadcasts in many other languages. VOAs broadcasts are made to ...

                                               

Voice of America Persian News Network

Voice of America-Persian News Network is a governmental international broadcaster of the United States. It broadcasts in the Persian language. Its base is in Washington D.C. Its first program was broadcasted on 18 October 1994. The duration of it ...

                                               

Voice-tracking

Voice-tracking is a technique used by some radio stations in radio broadcasting to make an illusion of a live disc jockey or announcer sitting in the studios of the radio station when one is actually not in the station.

                                               

Walkie-talkie

A walkie-talkie is a hand held device, two way radio receiver/transmitter. It was developed in the second world war. Radio engineer Alfred J. Gross worked on the early technology behind the walkie-talkie between 1934 and 1941. During the war it w ...

                                               

Australian Overland Telegraph Line

The Australian Overland Telegraph Line was a 3200 km telegraph line that joined Darwin with Port Augusta in South Australia. Completed in 1872 the Overland Telegraph Line allowed fast communication between Australia and the rest of the world. It ...

                                               

Telecommunications in Azerbaijan

Telephones - main lines in use: 1.820.000 2014 Country comparison to the world: 64 Telephones - mobile cellular: 11.000.000 2014 Country comparison to the world: 75

                                               

Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications

Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications, known as Digital European Cordless Telephone until 1995, is an ETSI standard for digital portable phones and wireless data transfer. DECT has been standardised as EN 300 175. DECT phones have two part ...

                                               

Digital Multimedia Broadcasting

Digital multimedia broadcasting, or DMB, is a technology that allows to send digital signals to mobile devices, such as mobile phones. This makes it possible to listen to radio or watch television on such devices. This technology was developed to ...

                                               

Dirty paper coding

In telecommunications, dirty paper coding is a good way to send digital data through a channel that is subject to some interference that is known to the sender. The sender does precoding of the data so as to cancel the effect of the interference. ...

                                               

Fax

Fax, or telecopying, is the transmission of scanned printed material, to a telephone number connected to a printer or other output device. The original document is scanned with a fax machine or a telecopier, which turns the contents text or image ...

                                               

Forward error correction

In telecommunications Forward error correction is a special code for error detection and correction. The sender adds parts of the data again. This is called redundancy. The receiver is then able to detect certain errors that came from the sending ...

                                               

International Direct Dialing

International Direct Dialing is an international telephone call dialed by the caller rather than going via an operator. Since late in the twentieth century, most international calls are direct dialed. International calls are made by dialing the i ...

                                               

Lawful interception

Lawful interception is the electronic surveillance of telecommunication services, such as telephone calls or e-mail messages, as approved by law. It is usually done by law enforcement and intelligence agencies. In some places, the law allows such ...

                                               

Minitel

The Minitel is a Videotex online service. Users connected to it through the telephone lines. It was a successful pre-World Wide Web online service. The PTT started Minitel started in France in 1982. From the beginning, users could buy things onli ...

                                               

Modem

A modem is a piece of computer hardware. It is used to communicate between distant computers. Two modems, one on each computer, are required to make a connection, and each modem can send and receive data to and from the other modem. Modulation is ...

                                               

Multiplexing

Multiplexing is the name for an operation or method which combines several signals into one, before that signal is sent over a telecommunications line. At the other end of the line, the combined signals are demultiplexed, that is, the combination ...

                                               

Prestel

Prestel was the brand name for the United Kingdom Post Offices Viewdata technology, It was an interactive videotex system developed during the late 1970s and commercially launched in 1979. It achieved a maximum of 90.000 subscribers in the UK and ...

                                               

Qwest

Qwest Communications International Inc. was an American telecom company. It served 14 north central and western states. Qwest merged with Baby Bell company US West Communications during 2000. US West had consisted of Pacific Northwest Bell, Mount ...

                                               

SIM card

A SIM card is a smart card that is used in mobile phones, to identify the client. SIM stands for subscriber identity module. A SIM card has a microchip, and its use is protected by a PIN. When the phone is powered on, an international mobile subs ...

                                               

Telephone numbering plan

A telephone numbering plan is a system used in telecommunications to give telephone numbers to customers and to route telephone calls in a telephone network. A closed numbering plan imposes a fixed length to numbers, such as in North America. An ...

                                               

Tempora

Tempora is the codeword for a computer system used by the British Government Communications Headquarters. It collects most internet communications from fibre-optic cables. The data base of messages can be searched later as required. The system we ...

                                               

Video chat

Video chat is a way of communicating online using the Internet where the parties concerned use a camera–microphone combination installed in either their computers or in their smart phones. For streaming video a speed of at least 2 Mbps is needed, ...

                                               

Video conference

Video conference refers to a communication over a distance between three or more people where video and audio is transmitted in near real-time. There are various software packages which make this possible. Discord Skype Zoom

                                               

Warid Telecom

Warid Telecom International is a mobile telecommunication company from Abu Dhabi. It provides telephony services in the Republic of the Congo, Pakistan, and Uganda.

                                               

3DO

The 3DO Interactive Multiplayer is a video game console invented by The 3DO Company. It was created by Trip Hawkins, the man who created Electronic Arts. The 3DO was not built by the company itself. They had a list of instructions that other comp ...

                                               

APF-M1000

The APF-M1000 was a video game console made by APF in 1978. The controllers had numbers and a joystick. With a joystick, the player moves the joystick and uses it to control the action in the game. It could only be used on a color TV. It came bui ...

                                               

Atari 2600

The Atari 2600 is a video game console released in the United States in October 1977. The Atari 2600 was originally called the Atari Video Computer System. The Atari 2600 uses game cartridges which can be swapped in and out to change games, which ...

                                               

Atari 5200

The Atari 5200 SuperSystem, or simply the Atari 5200, was a video game console which came out in 1982. It was made by Atari Inc. and was meant as a replacement to the popular Atari 2600. Atari wanted the 5200 to compete with the Intellivision, bu ...

                                               

Atari Jaguar

The Atari Jaguar was a video game machine released by Atari in 1993. It was not a successful product and was Ataris last console. It also had a CD-based accessory called the Atari Jaguar CD. The Atari Jaguar was sold at about the same time as the ...

                                               

BSS 01

The BSS 01 is a home video game console. It was released in 1980 or 1981 only in East Germany. The console is also known as TV-Spiel or RFT TV-Spiel. RFT stands for Rundfunk- und Fernmelde-Technik. This is an East German association of companies.

                                               

CD-i

CD-i was a CD-based data storage format that was mostly created by Philips. It was designed to hold programs, similar to CD-ROM. The first CD-i player, the CDI 910/205, was released by Philips in 1991. Along with consoles such as the FM Towns Mar ...

                                               

ColecoVision

The ColecoVision was a second generation home video game console known mostly for its expansion packs including the Expansion Module #1 which gave it the largest library of games for its time by having compatibility with Atari 2600 games. The sys ...

                                               

EVO Smart Console

EVO Smart Console is a media PC and seventh generation era video game console made by Envizions. The beta, called EVO: Phase One, came out on October 20, 2006, and the final version came out on November 20, 2008. The system uses Linux software, w ...

                                               

Fairchild Channel F

The Fairchild Channel F is a home video game console. The "F" in the name stands for "Fun". It was designed by Jerry Lawson and released in November 1976 by Fairchild Camera and Instrument in the United States for a price of 169.95 $. It is the f ...

                                               

Game Wave Family Entertainment System

The Game Wave Family Entertainment System, often known as Game Wave, is a DVD player and home video game console in one made by ZAPiT Games. It first came out in Canada in October 2005. It is part of the seventh generation of video game consoles. ...

                                               

History of video game consoles (eighth generation)

The eighth generation of video game consoles began in 2012. The eighth generation began with the release of Wii U. The PlayStation 4 was announced on February 20, 2013. It was released worldwide on November 15, 2013. Microsoft announced the Xbox ...

                                               

History of video game consoles (fifth generation)

The fifth generation of video game consoles began in 1993 and ended in 2002. The fifth generation was also called the 32-bit, 64-bit or the 3D generation of video game consoles. Throughout the fifth generation, only three consoles were among the ...

                                               

History of video game consoles (first generation)

The first generation of video game consoles lasted from 1972 until 1977. The start of the first generation began with the release of Magnavox Odyssey. The first generation ended in 1977 because of the video game crash of 1977.

                                               

History of video game consoles (fourth generation)

The fourth generation of video game consoles began on October 30, 1987. The fourth generation began with the release of Nippon Electric Companys PC Engine. Although NEC released the first fourth-generation console, this generation was dominated b ...

                                               

History of video game consoles (second generation)

The second generation of video game consoles began in 1976. The second generation began with the release of the Fairchild Channel F and Radofin Electronics 1292 Advanced Programmable Video System. This generation is sometimes called the "early 8- ...

                                               

History of video game consoles (seventh generation)

The seventh generation of video game consoles began in 2005. Also known as the first motion gaming era, the seventh generation began on November 22, 2005 with the release of the Xbox 360. The PlayStation 3 was released on November 11, 2006. The W ...

                                               

History of video game consoles (sixth generation)

The sixth generation of video game consoles began on November 27, 1998. Also known as the last non-motion control gaming era, the sixth generation is also called the 128-bit generation. The sixth generation began with the release of the Dreamcast ...

                                               

History of video game consoles (third generation)

The third generation of video game consoles began on July 15, 1983. The third generation began with the release of the Nintendo Family Computer, or better known as the Nintendo Entertainment System and Sega SG-1000. This generation helped end the ...

                                               

List of Intellivision games

This is a list of cartridges and cassettes for the Intellivision game system. Some cartridges were released by both Mattel Electronics and Sears Tele-Games, and later Intellivision Inc. Between 1979 and 1989, a total of 133 titles were released: ...

                                               

Magnavox Odyssey Series

The Magnavox Odyssey is a video game console by Magnavox. It is the first one to be released commercially. But there are more consoles released by Magnavox. All these consoles form the Magnavox Odyssey series.

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