Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 05:49 PM

Site: Webmaster Technology Institute
Course: Webmaster Technology Institute (AWS)
Glossary: Global Technical Glossary

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n. item of publicity for a product or service, in magazine, on TV etc
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n. company specializing in producing and placing advertisements for clients
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Also known as: Access Grant Channel Access Grant Channel (AGCH) is a downlink channel (base to mobile) used by a BS (Base Station) to tell the MS (Mobile Station) which DCCH (Dedicated Control Channel) to use, after the MS has previously requested access to the network by sending a message over the RACH (Random Access Channel). The AGCH is used to assign resources to the user who has requested access to the network, and the BS allocates a TCH (Traffic Channel) or SDCCH (Stand-Alone Dedicated Control Channel) to the MS, allowing it access to the network
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artificial intelligence
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abbr. Attention, Interest, Desire, Action the objective of all advertisements
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Also known as: ACELP Algebraic Code Excited Linear Prediction, or ACELP, is a speech compression system, used to provide a good standard of speech quality when the network is operating at low data rates (i.e. narrow bandwidth). The analogue voice signal is converted to a digital data signal, so that it can be compressed for transmission over the network, and the process is then reversed at the other end when the digital data is converted back to an analogue voice signal. The quality of the reproduced speech will appear to be much better at the receiving phone than would have been the case if an ACELP system had not been used. The technology associated with ACELP is defined by the ITU-T (International Telecommunications Union-Telecommunication Standardization Sector) and this has been used for a long time as a standard on the Internet for voice applications, being integrated into software such as Microsofts MediaPlayer?.
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Alphanumeric is a term referring to information that contains a combination of alphabetic letters or words ("alphas") and numbers ("numerics"). Punctuation and other symbols are also usually interpreted to be included in the term alphanumeric. Alphanumeric displays are those that can show at least all of the letters of the alphabet and the numbers 0 to 9. Alphanumeric Directory Alphanumeric Directory refers to the part of a phone that stores the user's list of names and phone numbers, so that they may be easily retrieved. Alphanumeric DisplayAlphanumeric Display is the display output device on a phone, typically an LCD screen, which has the ability to display both text and numbers. Alphanumeric Memory DialAlphanumeric Memory Dial is a special type of dial-from-memory option on mobile phone handsets, which enables the name of an individual and their phone number to both be displayed for dialling purposes. This feature is now an accepted standard on modern mobile phones. Alternatively, the name can also be recalled by typing the letters on the phone keypad. By contrast, the standard memory dial feature will recall just the numbers from a number-only location. Alphanumeric MessagingAlphanumeric Messaging is the capability of a phone to send and receive messages (e.g. SMS messages) that contain both text and numbers
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Also known as: ASCII The American Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII) is a standard coding system developed by the USA Standards Institute. ASCII is universally used to represent letters, numbers, punctuation marks, symbols and control codes, which makes it possible to pass data between computers and within communication systems (e.g. to mobile phones). Digital equipment can only understand numbers, and ASCII code gives every symbol or character a unique number in order to identify it. The coding system is efficient, with each character being represented by a single byte. There is a basic character set of 128 codes numbered 0 to 127 (which uses 7 bits per character), or an extended character set of 256 codes numbered 0 to 255 (which uses 8 bits per character). ASCII files appear as unformatted plain text, i.e. without any tabs, bold, italics, or other codes that word processors introduce when formatting text. ASCII files are the standard text format for SMS messages
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Also known as: Advanced Mobile Phone Service Advanced Mobile Phone Service (AMPS) is a first generation analogue cellular telephone system that originated in the USA in the 1980s. AMPS is still the most widely deployed cellular system in the United States, and has been used in other countries of North and South America, as well as the Asia/Pacific region, although it is not compatible with European mobile phone standards. AMPS can be found in countries such as Canada, Australia, Hong Kong, New Zealand, South Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Israel. AMPS operates in the 800 and 900 MHz frequency bands. Frequency Division Multiple Access (FDMA) is used to divide each band of operating frequencies into 30 kHz channels. Adjacent cells will then employ different channels for their transmitted and received signals, so that one cell does not interfere with another, and as a user moves between cells the channels change without any noticeable transition. AMPS was updated with digital cellular service, i.e. digital AMPS (DAMPS), by adding Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA) to each channel
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automated manufacturing system
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Animated screensaver is a changing pattern or animation, which replaces the original screen image when a mobile phone has been idle for a predetermined period of time. The use of a screensaver is designed to prevent damage that might result when fixed bright images remain on the screen for long periods. Only the more recent mobile phone models currently include animated screensavers
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Animation is a moving image produced by sequentially displayed image frames, which creates the illusion of movement. Mobile phone animations usually consist of short, animated greetings and messages in a variety of sizes, colours, and levels of complexity
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artificial neural network
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Answering machine is a device that automatically answers a telephone call when the recipient is for some reason unable to answer it personally. Typically, a user stores an outgoing message to tell callers that the phone cannot be answered personally, and the caller is then requested to leave a recorded message stating the purpose of their call, which the user can playback at a convenient time. Conventional landline answering machines often use magnetic tape or a microchip memory to record messages. Some mobile handsets are capable of storing messages in their internal memory, and most mobile operators provide an answering service whereby subscribers can dial a special number and listen to their stored messages
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Also known as: antenna The antenna (or aerial) is the physical part of a mobile phone that is designed to receive or transmit the radio frequency signals, which the�handset uses to communicate with the telephone network. A mobile may contain an internal antenna that is concealed within its case, or there may be a short or stubby external antenna that protrudes about 3 cm or more outside the case. Some mobile phones include an FM radio, and in this case the headset lead usually acts as the radio's antenna. The headset must then be connected to the phone to ensure good reception
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An Array is just a computer term for a: List or Vector. is one of the simplest date sturctures, and are useful in Flash, and there are numerous uses for Arrays in other programs.

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American standard code for information interchange
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automatic teller machine
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Audible Keypad Tone is a facility that can be set on some handsets, which causes them to play a tone when the keys are pressed, so confirming that they have operated correctly. This was introduced to reduce airtime charges to incorrect numbers, although it also provides a better interface and positive feedback for the user. The sound played is usually the DTMF tone relevant to that particular number, and for consistency, another non-DTMF tone can be played when control keys are pressed
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A category of software [which] lets you make a web page without having any knowledge of HTML.