One side of the IWF consists of standard analog modems
to allow connection to modems in the PSTN.
3Com will spin-off its manufacturing of standard telephone-line modems (analog modems
), into a joint venture with Accton and NatSteel Electronics which will continue to sell U.S.
Robotics line of analog modems
. As a provider of Internet access and connectivity products, U.S.
"[We] already lead the market in Windows-based software modems, the fastest growing segment of the huge analog modem
The unit's built-in, code-activated switch allows a network administrator to console-manage remote devices via a single analog modem
call.--Osicom Technologies, Inc.
The InterChangeVS 2000 is an analog modem
hub that works with a 'host' LAN server running Microsoft Windows NT software linked via an Ethernet connection.
This out-of-band signaling capability allows call setup within 1 to 3 seconds--compared to as much as 40 seconds for analog modem
The company's communications facilities gradually evolved over three years, starting with voice lines from the local exchange carrier and an international discount calling plan, then adding a separate telephone line and a dial-up analog modem
for data transfers.
Infinilink's product line allows users to simultaneously make calls, send faxes, or transmit data using an analog modem
while connected to ADSL service on the same line.
Call establishment times average one-tenth of a second, compared to approximately 25 seconds for an analog modem
, and there is no modulation protocol handshaking period as there is with analog modems
Robotics has been at the forefront of modem technology, and in the 1990's was the first to boost analog modem
speeds to the V.90 56K standard.
At the destination gateway, it is reconstructed as an analog modem
signal for the receiving fax machine.