asynchronous protocol


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asynchronous protocol

A communications protocol such as ASCII, TTY, Kermit and Xmodem, that transmits bits at a non-uniform rate. Contrast with synchronous protocol. See asynchronous transmission, ASCII protocol, TTY protocol, Kermit and Xmodem.
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In general, the stronger the agreement achieved by an asynchronous protocol, the easier it is to understand and use the protocol.
25 and asynchronous protocol technologies with efficient frame relay technologies by interconnecting a customer's Local Area Network (LAN) with routers into SGN's wide area network (WAN).
25 connectivity via the Renex Asynchronous Protocol, APPC connectivity through Microsoft's SNA Server, custom printer fonts, enhanced printer session status information, a new configurable session inactivity time-out feature, and more.
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Users will be able to access applications and corporate information from remote locations via this new embedded Renex Asynchronous Protocol driver.
Existing duty cycling energy-efficient MAC protocols can be categorized into two types: synchronous and asynchronous protocols [3].
The SA switches can be controlled via synchronous or asynchronous protocols.
For asynchronous protocols, the cards can support data rates of up to 2 Mb/s.

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