auto dial

auto dial

[¦ȯd·ō ′dīl]
(communications)
The feature of a modem that automatically opens a telephone line and dials the telephone of a receiving computer to establish a connection.
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auto dial

A modem feature that opens the line and dials the telephone number of another computer to establish connection. See auto answer.
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This patent-pending application does not include an outbound dialer, and does not have the capacity to auto dial. The application's desktop client presents phone numbers to the agent who can click-to-call each number.
"In case the system detects an activity, it will auto dial the numbers stored, immediately alerting people.
21st Mortgage Corp., for example, the plaintiff sought to examine the defendant's phone system, software, and facilities to determine whether they could potentially auto dial customers.
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TurboFTP offers strong interruption and stall protection backed by various mechanisms like Auto Dial, Smart Keep Alive, Auto Reconnect and broken transfer resume.
Desktop telephone features that ore extended to the PC of laptop via the software include voice mail, the ability to receive incoming telephone calls and accept or transfer calls into voice mail or to another person, caller ID on incoming telephone calls, the ability to place outgoing telephone calls, auto dial tied to user's own database, call forward external features, and call-record features on the laptop or PC as a WAV file or into voice mail.
The unit also incorporates a fax modem, a 20-page document feeder, a 100-sheet paper cassette, 108 auto dial locations, 4 MB of memory, and a built-in handset.
The promotion behind it touts the company's proprietary Jog Dial feature, which provides the user with access to an alphabetical list of names stored in the auto dial. Several Sony products sport this feature, and consumers who purchase one now through Jan.
Both modems feature auto dial and auto answer, a built-in speaker, CCITT V.54 diagnostic loop test and diagnostics, hardware and software flow control, and communication software is included.
Additional features include auto dial, auto answer, auto disconnect, and 10 status LEDs on the external models.
The App auto dials two of your pre-configured contacts