calling device

calling device

[′kȯl·iŋ di′vīs]
(electronics)
Apparatus which generates the pulses required for establishing connections in an automatic telephone switching system.
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India, June 12 -- Facebook Portal, the video calling device series launched last year, will be getting a new design come fall 2019.
Nearly four centuries later (1876), The New York Times lambasted German scientist and telephone inventor Philipp Reis for conspiring to empty concert halls and churches during America's Centennial celebration, deeming the calling device "a dark design" contrived by U.S.
The Curlew, as an endangered species, has been a target of poachers with the calling device - attracting them from long distances and making them an easy prey.
We saw an opportunity for the cellphone to be more than just a receiving and calling device, but a multitasking tool, which can carry out other functions," says executive director, Shiyuka.
Amplified Sounds of California (Dolphin Calling Device), 2007, is an ungainly Rube Goldberg-inspired sound sculpture incorporating a boom box, a tripod, and a Kenmore sewing machine.
Last week, Facebook reportedly delayed plans for a video calling device it planned to unveil in May, apparently because of growing privacy concerns around the Cambridge Analytica controversy.
The man was caught near Anafotia at 7 am allegedly carrying nets and limesticks as well as a bird calling device.
Yet, Gowins says he worries more about "two-legged creatures" who may be hunting within earshot of a photographer's calling device. Know hunting seasons and hunting areas, he tells his clients.
According to report, the RTFE has the capability to home in and intercept calls and text messages sent within a 500-metre radius of the eavesdropping device as long as the listener knows the number of the calling device.
"This would mean that shooting a protected bird or trapping without using a calling device would be punishable by a fine of up to e1/417,000 and/or up to three years behind bars, but the same offence committed with use of a calling device (a far more likely scenario) would carry a penalty of a e1/4100 on-the-spot fine."