distributed communications

distributed communications

[di′strib·yəd·əd kə′myü·nə′kā·shənz]
(communications)
Information transfer beyond the local level that may involve the originating source to transmit information to all communications centers on any one network, and may also cause an interchange of communications among several whole networks.
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The agency is looking for innovative technologies for "small sensors, expendable and small unmanned systems, distributed communications and navigation technology, novel long-range underwater communications, and long-endurance mechanical and electrical systems that can survive for years in dormant states."
-PHY Track: Cognitive radio network and dynamic spectrum access; Multihop, cooperative and distributed communications; Modulation, channel coding & diversity; Equalization & synchronization; Space-time, MIMO & adaptive antennas; OFDM/OFDMA, CDMA & spread spectrum; Channel modeling and characterization; Interference management & MUD; Iterative techniques; Information-theoretic aspects of wireless communications; Signal processing for wireless communications; Ultra-wide bandwidth communications; and Multi-cell cooperation and processing.
For those employees prohibited from accessing corporate networks and applications remotely, the main reason given was corporate policies (48%), including influence by corporate culture and resist- ance to enabling a more distributed communications culture.
Or call it, says Kurtzig, the next wave of cloud applications where social media and multi-tenant systems combine with core enterprise application functionality lo replace time-worn ERP systems developed decades ago." The software is always up to date, doesn't require costly maintenance upgrades, and doesn't involve the complexities of computer servers, software, and distributed communications. Subscriptions cost $150/user/month.
When Neeraj Rajpal, chief information officer of law firm Bryan Cave LLP, first realized the company's distributed communications infrastructure needed an overhaul, each of the firm's offices maintained its own telephony, application and messaging infrastructure.
Echoing Halley's experience, Watts offers an assessment--and a warning--for modern organizations in terms Halley would certainly agree with: "Firms that are bad at facilitating distributed communications are bad at solving problems, and therefore bad at handling uncertainty and change." Watts goes on to explain that "rapid access to everybody else's work ...
Object-oriented data wrappers, real-time translation interfaces, and distributed communications architectures can alleviate the need to convert everything to a single data platform or consolidate information to a single location.
The availability of data introduces the larger question of how to maintain distributed communications and appropriate information flow to users with diverse needs and priorities?
Vertical Networks is the leader in distributed communications solutions for stores and branch offices.
The CDMA Carrier Board is ideally suited for embedded microcomputers in devices commonly found in the avionics/aerospace, defense, factory automation, light industrial, medical, telecom and transportation fields, such as distributed communications systems, point-of-sale devices, mobile terminals, industrial meters, vehicle or fleet management applications, and remote data logging nodes, etc.
Campbell joined the company in February 1999 as group president, Wireless Products and Distributed Communications Systems and was made president in February 2000.
The software supports Distributed Communications System (DCS) and Q-Signaling (QSIG) protocols over IP networks to provide centralized voice mail and attendant operations across multiple sites.

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