multiplex mode

multiplex mode

[′məl·tə‚pleks ‚mōd]
(computer science)
The utilization of differences in operating speeds between a computer and transmission lines; the multiplexor channel scans each line in sequence, and any transmitted pulse on a line is assembled in an area reserved for this line; consequently, a number of users can be handled by the computer simultaneously. Also known as multiplexor channel operation.
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In addition, the PR4G F@stnet proposes a new frequency hopping Multiplex mode (called SIVD) offering the capability of providing Simultaneously and Independently secure Voice and Data communications in the same radio--without any form of precedence of voice over data or vice versa.
In multiplex mode, the screen can display images in one-by-one to four-by-four views.
Recent studies suggest that combining several select tumor markers, possibly in a multiplex mode, could lead to a more sensitive and specific assay for the early detection of ovarian cancer.

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