terminal equipment


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terminal equipment

[′tər·mən·əl i‚kwip·mənt]
(communications)
Assemblage of communications-type equipment required to transmit or receive a signal on a channel or circuit, whether it be for delivery or relay.
In radio relay systems, equipment used at points where intelligence is inserted or derived, as distinct from equipment used to relay a reconstituted signal.
Telephone and teletypewriter switchboards and other centrally located equipment at which wire circuits are terminated.
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Telephone sets and terminal equipment 712.6 billion yen (-13.1% over the same quarter of the previous year) Of which, mobile phones was 709.5 billion yen (-13.2% over the same quarter of the previous year), cordless handsets for landline phones was 1.3 billion yen (-31.5% over the same quarter of the previous year) and other was 6.7 billion yen (+27.3% over the same quarter of the previous year).
(2) Upstream burst:PONs have one-to-many connections between the central-office transmission equipment and many terminal equipments, and each terminal equipment sends optical signals to the central office in bursts of 1 - 100 microseconds during the allowed time-slot in order not to interfere with each other.
Another benefit is that the terminal equipment can be smaller and less expensive to purchase and operate.
The only requirement on the terminal equipment was a browser.
Improvements to the terminal include expanded check-in areas with Common Use Terminal Equipment (CUTE) technology, increasing counter space efficiency and the addition of two baggage claim belts.
The framework regulation currently governing these safety equipment includes Directive 1999/5/EC on radio equipment and telecommunications terminal equipment and the mutual recognition of their conformity; Directive 2006/95/EC relating to electrical equipment designed for use within certain voltage limits; and the General Product Safety Directive 2001/95/EC.
Starting with a small SCPC-based network, they can easily migrate to DVB-RCS while re-using the same user terminal equipment and hub outbound DVB equipment."
were awarded a four-year, $8 million contract to equip Shanghai Pudong's new Terminal 2, scheduled to open next year, with integrated airport management systems including SITA's Common Use Terminal Equipment passenger check-in system and BagManager baggage system.
The SecureComms VoIP service supports up to four simultaneous secure calls per 64 kbps of bandwidth using Secure Telephone Unit, Secure Terminal Equipment and Future Narrowband Digital Terminal/Secure Communication Interoperability Protocol devices, as well as data over a variety of satellite platforms, including Inmarsat GAN and BGAN, and VSAT.--Stratos Global
Government's secure telephones--called the Secure Terminal Equipment (STE).
The Phoenix terminal equipment will_be designed for operation and transport on the ECV.
Commenting on being awarded the contract, Paul Laity, managing director of the UK-based Communications and Defence Infrastructure Division, said, "This reflects the capability of BAE Systems C4ISR to deliver remote satellite-based terminal equipment and NEC services to military users seeking robust communications solutions.