asynchronous protocol


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asynchronous protocol

A communications protocol such as ASCII, TTY, Kermit and Xmodem, that transmits bits at a non-uniform rate. Contrast with synchronous protocol. See asynchronous transmission, ASCII protocol, TTY protocol, Kermit and Xmodem.
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The Renex Asynchronous Protocol Driver has been embedded into DynaComm/Elite 3.
NS/Router end users can configure remote host connections in a matter of minutes from the NS/Router Configurator by selecting the Renex Asynchronous Protocol link type.
Atmel's CryptoMemory is the industry's first low cost, high security family of memory chips with on-chip hardware data encryption, including both synchronous and asynchronous protocols.
BellSouth sales teams will work with Hypercom to develop total networking solutions for customers, particularly where mainframe or legacy data such as SNA, BSC and asynchronous protocols co-exist with LAN or client/server systems.
CryptoMemory is the industry's first low cost, high security family of memory chips with on-chip hardware data encryption including both synchronous and asynchronous protocols.
These boards work as front-end processors providing high-speed data communications for DEC Q-bus systems, and are programmable for bit-synch, byte-synch and asynchronous protocols providing real-time support for LAN-to-WAN networks.
Atmel(R) Corporation (Nasdaq:ATML) announced today the availability of the industry's first low cost, high security memory devices with data encryption including both synchronous and asynchronous protocols.
FRAD then performs protocol conversions that must take place before legacy data can traverse frame-relay based wide area networks, including SNA/SDLC, APPN/SDLC, BSC and asynchronous protocols.

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