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communication system

[kə‚myü·nə′kā·shən ‚sis·təm]
(communications)
A telephone, telegraph, teletypewriter, television, data transmission, or other system in which electrical impulses originated at one place are reproduced at a distant point.

communication system

(communications)
A system or facility capable of providing information transfer between persons and equipment. The system usually consists of a collection of individual communication networks, transmission systems, relay stations, tributary stations, and terminal equipment capable of interconnection and interoperation so as to form an integrated whole. These individual components must serve a common purpose, be technically compatible, employ common procedures, respond to some form of control, and generally operate in unison.

["Communications Standard Dictionary", 2nd Edition, Martin H. Weik].
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For example, the digital communication system enables mines to monitor the amount of muck being scooped from an LHD by the transference of information from the mined area to surface by computers.
The PacketHop Communication System provides first responders with the ability to instantly create a high throughput and survivable communication network anywhere that it is needed, and to immediately share mission-critical video, images and data," said David Thompson, vice president of marketing of PacketHop.
The PacketHop Communication System works with readily available off-the-shelf devices with Wi-Fi capabilities, giving users the freedom to select best-of-breed mobile devices rather than commit to a single, proprietary line of products.
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L-3 Communication Systems-East, based in Camden, NJ, designs, develops, produces and integrates communication systems and support equipment for commercial, space, ground, air and naval operations.
Actual results may vary materially from those expressed or implied by the statements herein due to changes in economic, business, competitive, technological and/or regulatory factors, and factors affecting the integration of the businesses of Universal Communication Systems, Inc.

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