analog signal

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analog signal

[′an·əl‚äg ′sig·nəl]
(electronics)
A nominally continuous electrical signal that varies in amplitude or frequency in response to changes in sound, light, heat, position, or pressure.
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A newer, alternative approach to analog cryptography involves dividing an analog signal into small pieces, then using a relatively new mathematical technique known as wavelet analysis to break each piece up into its components.
Digital TVs: Even in the era of digital broadcasting and HD programming, most of the televised content coming into the home uses analog signals, while VCRs and DVD players require analog interfaces to send video and audio signals out to the TV.
The Data recorder will store 6 channels of high speed analog radar data, 2 low speed analog signals, a MIL-STD 1553 and an ARINC 429 analog input to a Fibre Channel Storage Area Network.
He and his research team seek to improve the design of integrated circuits that convert analog signals, such as sound, to digital signals, which allow data to be transmitted, processed, and/or stored in digital form.
The AD7690 is a member of the Analog Devices' PulSAR(R) family of successive approximation ADCs, the most cost-effective technology for applications that require precise digital modeling of analog signals.
From application-specific solutions designed to lower system cost to the broadest selection of speed, accuracy, size and power consumption in DACs and ADCs, Analog Devices provides the products, technology and support customers need to successfully bridge between real-world analog signals and the digital world of electronic equipment.
The problem has been to convert radio frequency (RF) analog signals, which cannot be processed by software, to digital data that software can process.