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Earth StationAcleris has prepared this glossary of telecommunications-technology terms and standards' information to help clients and others keep up to date with the dynamic telecommunications industry, with an emphasis on the topics listed in the following table.

Glossary topics include:

  • Audio teleconferencing
  • Broadcasting
  • Change- and collaboration-enabling technologies
  • Computer applications sharing
  • Computer conferencing
  • Computer Telecommunications Integration (CTI)
  • Direct Broadcast Satellite (DBS, MPEG2, MPEG4, H.264)
  • Electroacoustics (echo cancellation, noise reduction)
  • Engineering economy
  • Internet applications (VoIP, etc.)

  • Networks
  • Multimedia conferencing
  • Subjective and objective testing
  • Satellites
  • Shared virtual workspace T.120
  • Video codecs
  • Video teleconferencing
  • Video servers
  • Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)

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Copyright considerations necessitate that the definitions given in this glossary are not those produced by bodies like IEEE, ISO or ITU but rather by Acleris' in-house staff. Similarly, copyright proprietary terms of third parties are excluded. Where legally binding definitions and terms are required, you are advised to purchase the applicable international standards' body publication and/or obtain permission from the copyright or trademark holder.

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