beacon delay

beacon delay

[′bē·kən di′lā]
(electronics)
The amount of transponding delay within a beacon, that is, the time between the arrival of a signal and the response of the beacon.
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beacon delay

The amount of inherent delay within the beacon (i.e., the time interval between receipt of a signal by a beacon of the transponder type and its response).
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The time-sensitive nature of A/V streaming applications gives PCF the edge over DCF for these applications, but PCF suffers from unpredictable beacon delays which result in unpredictable latency.