isochronous communications

isochronous communications

[ī′sä·krə·nəs kə‚myü·nə′kā·shənz]
(communications)
Synchronization of a data communications network from timing signals provided by the network itself.
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What companies want today, Barbier says, is a more complete joining of asynchronous data traffic with isochronous communications: They want to be able to share data files, in real-time.
But where TDM is optimized for voice, packet networks are optimized for data, so voice and other isochronous communications must be squeezed in the pauses between data packets.