multiple access


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multiple access

[‚məl·tə·pəl ′ak‚ses]
(communications)
Multiplexing schemes by which multiple users who are geographically dispersed gain access to a shared telecommunications facility or channel.

multiple access

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Here, the spreading gain is partly consumed by multiple access interference, since the codes are not exact
Qualcomm's products include the OmniTRACS system and digital wireless telephone systems and products based on Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) technology.
a leading provider of wireless biometric security solutions, today announced the world's first mobile, handheld device that enhances security while eliminating the need for employees to use multiple access cards and passwords.
16 /PRNewswire/ -- InterDigital Communications Corporation (AMEX: IDC) announced today that its UltraPhone(R) Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA) digital wireless radiotelephone system has received a certificate of Registry from the Brazil Ministry of Communications.
14 /PRNewswire/ -- InterDigital Communications Corporation (AMEX: IDC) announced today that it has received its first order for UltraPhone(R) Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA) digital radiotelephone systems in the Russian Republic.
23 /PRNewswire/ -- InterDigital Communications Corporation (AMEX: IDC) announced today that it has signed a contract with PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia for UltraPhone(R) Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA) digital wireless radiotelephone systems, valued at approximately $15 million.
The discussion incorporates the physical layer, multiple access, the adaptive link layer, the adaptive Media Access Control Layer (MAC), teletraffic modeling and the adaptive Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) layer.
The order is for one UltraPhone(R) Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA) digital wireless radiotelephone system, valued at more than $1 million.
The TTPCom Architecture provides a common software platform approach across multiple chipsets and multiple access technologies and has been specified to allow support for a range of multiple access technologies including traditional cellular (eg GSM/GPRS and W-CDMA) as well as emerging capabilities such as Wi-Fi, WiMax and Digital TV.
20 /PRNewswire/ -- InterDigital Technology Corporation (InterDigital Technology), a subsidiary of InterDigital Communications Corporation (AMEX: IDC), announced today that the German Patent Office has confirmed the validity of InterDigital Technology's basic German Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA) system patent.
IS-95 was developed by the subcommittee from a submission made by California-based QUALCOMM, a proponent of the Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) technology.

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