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transceiver

[tran′sē·vər]
(computer science)
A computer terminal that can transmit and receive information to and from an input/output channel.
(electronics)
A radio transmitter and receiver combined in one unit and having switching arrangements such as to permit both transmitting and receiving. Also known as transmitter-receiver.

transceiver

A combination of a radio transmitter and receiver, both of which are enclosed in a common case and share common circuits. Also called a transreceiver.

transceiver

Transmitter-receiver. The physical device that connects a host interface (e.g. an Ethernet controller) to a local area network. Ethernet transceivers contain electronics that apply signals to the cable and sense other host's signals and collisions. See also CSMA/CD.

transceiver

(TRANSmitter reCEIVER) An electronic device or circuit that transmits and receives analog or digital signals, either wired or wireless. Transceivers come in many forms; for example, a satellite transponder is a transceiver. Ethernet adapters and cellphones also contain transceivers. See radio, base station and transponder.
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Centillium's newest additions to its transceiver product line provide advanced features such as highly accurate Digital Diagnostic Monitoring (DDM) to give service providers clear-cut visibility into network operation, a key factor in maintaining tight control over the health of their networks.
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Avago's AFBR-5978Z is a 650 nm LED-based fiber optic transceiver that allows system designers to implement Fast Ethernet from 500 kbps to 125 Mbps (with auto-negotiation between data rates) over standard bandwidth 0.
The Monahans platform family delivers key features and flexibility that will enable a higher level of integrated functionality than ever before, and we are extremely enthusiastic about having been selected as the USB transceiver solution on the Monahans Platform Development Kit," said Steven Larky, managing director of Cypress's USB product line.
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Designing an efficient transceiver test process for XFP is a daunting task that can require multiple pieces of expensive optical test instruments and extensive effort in test software integration," said Sylvain Duval, President, Daito Test Services.
Based upon existing customer forecasts, RFMD expects sequential growth in POLARIS transceiver shipments in the March 2006 quarter.
The transceiver can be deployed in data links with spans of up to 120 kilometers.
BeamExpress currently offers an extensive line of multi-mode transceivers for enterprise and storage applications.

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