lost packet

lost packet

A packet of data that never reaches its destination. For example, if the network becomes congested and the traffic exceeds the momentary holding capacity (buffer space) of the router, packets will be lost.
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Different lost packet from different receiver are merged to retrieve the lost data packets in one transmission by a multiple receiver [9].
TCP fast re-transmission [7] mechanism reduces the time that a sender waits before re-transmitting a lost packet.
In this article we use the terms lost packet or packet error as general terms for all situations when the received packet has any bit errors, including complete transmission channel failure.
Miguel Cristobal, CEO of SAPEC, Our engineers were very impressed with it as, over a period of a month, every lost packet was recovered and this was over a standard 6Mbps ADSL connection with no Quality of Service (QoS) in place.
MY New Year resolution to lose weight and get fit is already in tatters following the discovery of a lost packet of mince pies.
Clarity, with patented Polycom Lost Packet Recovery technologies to protect
261), so you can connect with partners that might have other vendors' hardware; and Polycom's own Lost Packet Recovery (LPR) algorithm delivers smooth video over slow or congested connections (as low as 256 Kbps).
One is Silence substitution, which fills the gap left by a lost packet with silence in order to maintain the timing relationship between the surrounding packets.
D-Link said the phone uses a Broadcom chipset for low-power consumption and a small footprint, offers echo cancellation, lost packet recovery and packet delay compensation and is expected to provide potential cost savings.
Sound is digitized at 16 or 32 thousand bits per second and the client wants to receive it as a continuous stream; a break of half a second or more in the sound stream to compensate for a lost packet is intolerable.