Smartphones CS Set 2

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Communication

Bluetooth

A specificaton for the use of low-power radio communications to wirelessly link phones, computers and other network devices over short distances.

Bluetooth

_________ technology was designed primarily to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices and peripherals, including cell phones, PDAs, and wireless headsets. Wireless signals transmitted with this cover short distances, typically up to 30 feet (10 meters).

piconet

A dynamic topology used by Bluetooth. It is also called PAN. It can contain a minimum of two and a maximum of eight Bluetooth peer devices

USB

____ is a high-performance serial bus communication technology. Most new computers and associated peripheral devices like printers and scanners contain built-in support for this technology.

serial bus

USB is a high-performance __________________ communication technology.

FireWire

___________ is a high performance networking standard based on a serial bus architecture similar to USB.

Firewire

People typically use ____________ to network their digital video cameras with their computers using special cables.

WiMax

___________ is the industry term for a long-range wireless networking standard. WiMax technology has the potential to deliver high-speed Internet access to rural areas and other locations not serviced by cable or DSL technology. WiMax also offers an alternative to satellite Internet services.

WiMax

________ allows wireless signal that can function over a distance of severaql miles / kilometers.

Wi-Fi hotspot

is a wireless access point that provides Internet access to network devices in public locations such as downtown centers, cafes, airports and hotels.

Infra-Red

_________ technology allows computing devices to communicate via short-range wireless signals. With infrared, computers can transfer files and other digital data bidirectionally. The infrared transmission technology used in computers is similar to that used in consumer product remote control units.

Infrared

__________ technology requires line of sight and within a few feet of each other. It cannot penate walls and other obstructions. It is often used in remote controls.

Wi-Fi

___________ refers to wireless LAN (WAN) communication technology.

Ethernet

_______________ is a physical and data link layer technology for LANS. It also refers to- a type of networking cable used in LANs.

synchronization

Data ____________ is a feature that copies your data between two devices, such as updating contacts from your phone to your PC.

frequency hoppy

A invention that eventually led to spread-spectrum technology, which is the backbone of cell phone technology

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