paging system


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paging system

[′pāj·iŋ ‚sis·təm]
(communications)
A system which gives an indication to a particular individual that he is wanted at the telephone, such as by sounding a number on musical gongs, calling by name over a loudspeaker, or producing an audible signal in a radio receiver carried in the individual's pocket.
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"With our legacy paging systems, after the install is complete, you're tied into X number of paging zones," Hoffman said.
The company said that when integrated with a PMR (professional mobile radio) network, the Tecnomen Paging System would enable the transmission of short data service (SDS) messages from TETRA terminals to pagers.
DALLAS -- Wireless paging systems are increasingly being used by retail pharmacies to improve the way patients are notified when their prescriptions can be picked up at pharmacy counters, a company that provides the systems says.
Motorola's ReFLEX protocol-based messaging devices have revolutionized the wireless industry, adding a response channel to the traditional one-way paging system which enables users to acknowledge a message, initiate a message and send customize replies to a pager or email address.
A new "Smart Beeper" paging system can broadcast the process status and the recommended actions directly to technicians or supervisors.
The additional capacity enables the carrier to add as many as 80,000 new subscribers onto the island-wide paging system. Details: Darian Germain of Optimum Public Relations, 703-847-0266, for Motorola Paging Systems Group; or Irmarie Cervera of PRTC, 787-749-3252.
Two officers complained that their right to privacy and federal wiretapping statutes had been violated by the department's storage of certain "private" messages and sought an injunction to halt the investigation into their alleged misuse of the department's paging system.
The pagers receive messages over the FM radio band using Radio Broadcast Data System technology rather than over the traditional paging system.
Cleveland Mold & Die Inc (CMD), a manufacturer of die-casting dies, plastic injection molds, and trim dies located in Cleveland, OH, uses an alphanumeric paging system to help monitor on-line machine tools as well as environmental conditions in the plant.
* Include an officewide paging system in the phone setup so staff members can be located anywhere in the office and messages can be broadcast to the entire staff or to selected offices or groups.
The hospital selected Amcom Messenger to replace its legacy paging system and better communicate with staff across more than 600 DECT phones and other mobile devices.