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  • Digital Communication is a modern way of passing information
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    • 1. Digital Communication Sujina Ummar
    • 2. Contents
      • Digital Communication
      • Advantages of Digital Communication.
      • Disadvantages of Digital Communication.
      • Examples of Digital communication.
      • Email.
      • Texting
      • Fax
    • 3.
      • The word digital comes from the Latin word digit and digitus (the Latin word for finger ), as fingers.
    • 4. What is Digital Communication?
      • Digital Communication is any message passed through digital devices
      • Digital communication is any type of information sent digitally.
    • 5. Advantages
      • It is fast and easier .
      • No paper is wasted.
      • The messages can be stored in the device for longer times, without being damaged.
      • Digital communication can be done over large distances through internet and other things.
    • 6. Advantages (cont..)
      • It is comparatively cheaper.
      • It removes semantic barriers because the written data can be easily changed to different languages using software.
      • It provides facilities like video conferencing which save a lot of time, money and effort .
    • 7. Disadvantages
      • It is unreliable as the messages cannot be recognised by signatures.
      • The establishment of Digital Communication causes degradation of the environment in some cases.
        • "Electronic waste" is an example. The vibes given out by the telephone and cell phone towers are so strong that they can kill small birds.
    • 8. Disadvantages (cont..)
      • Many people misuse the efficiency of Digital Communication.
    • 9. What are some examples?
      • Some examples of digital communication are
      • E-mailing
      • - Computers
      • Texting
      • - Cell Phones
      • Fax
      • Teleconferencing
      • Video conferencing
    • 10. Email
      • Electronic mail is often abbreviated to e-mail
      • Email is a store-and-forward method of writing, sending, receiving and saving messages through computers
    • 11.
      • An electronic mail message consists of two components,
        • the message header ,
        • and the message body , which is the email's content.
    • 12.
      • The message header contains control information, including, an originator's email address and one or more recipient addresses.
      • Usually additional information is added, such as a subject header field.
    • 13.
      • The at sign, a part of every e-mail address.
    • 14. Advantages
      • Email enables speedy communication
      • Email provides the receiver an option to respond immediately
      • e-mail is a low cost way to transmit messages
      • e-mail messages are always easy to locate
      • it is always a secure means of sending messages
    • 15. Disadvantages
      • Lack of computer knowledge among people, so not sure all receiving parties use email system
      • Unwanted SPAM emails
      • Illegal contents including virus damages end user systems, data & reputation
      • Email might not send due to loss of connection to the internet
    • 16. Texting
      • The common term for the sending of “short” messages from mobile phones or portable devices is called texting .
      • Texting works using the Short Message Service (SMS)
    • 17.
      • SMS is a method by which messages can be sent to a cell phone via another cell phone, a computer connected to the Internet, a regular land line.
    • 18. Advantages
      • Its cheap
      • Reliable
      • Simple
      • Non voice
      • SMS it connects many people around the world through text messaging social networking
    • 19.
      • SMS messaging is relatively SPAM free .
      • An SMS is Discreet
      • SMS leads to smaller phone bills
      • Messages are instantly recorded
      • An SMS is personal
    • 20. Disadvantages
      • Only relatively short messages can be sent at any one time
      • It's inconvenient to use most phones' keypads to type
      • People attempt to send text messages while driving and doing all sorts of things, and some end up hurting themselves or others in the process
      •  
    • 21. FAX
      • A fax is a document sent over a telephone line.
      • Fax machines were a very common way to send documents from one location to another.
      • Fax machines are still used today but are not considered as reliable as other options that are available.
    • 22. Advantages of Fax
      • Fax machines are a great option if it is a paper that can not easily be sent through email.
      • Using a fax machine is much faster than sending an item.
    • 23. Disadvantages of Fax
      • • Need a separate space for the machine.
      • • Needs a telephone line.
      • • Needs power/electricity
      • • Requires paper for receiving and sending faxes
      • • Machine needs to be on always to receive faxes. If the machine is off, we may lose the faxes.
    • 24.
      • Large probability of losing faxes , which could potentially be important.
      • Storage of these Printed Paper Faxes are very difficult.
      • To send a fax, both the sender and the receiver must have access to fax machines
    • 25. Teleconferencing
      • A teleconference is a telephone or video meeting between participants in two or more locations.
      • Teleconferences are similar to telephone calls, but they can expand discussion to more than two people.
    • 26. Advantages of Teleconferencing
      • Reduce cost of group meeting
        • reduce in travelling cost.
      • Teleconferencing allows people to participate in regional, national or worldwide meetings without actually leaving their local office.
    • 27.
      • Greater communication and coordination between branches and worksite.
      • Meeting is more flexible as participants can join the conference whenever it's necessary.
      • Conference can be scheduled minutes or hours ahead of time instead days or weeks.
    • 28. Disadvantages of Teleconferencing
      • The occurrence of  technical failure when trying to establish a conference or during a conference.
      • Difficult for complex interpersonal communication , such as negotiation or bargaining.
    • 29. Disadvantages (cont..)
      • Impersonal, less easy to create an atmosphere of group rapport.
      • Lack of participant familiarity with the equipment, the medium itself, and meeting skills.
      • Socializing is less than a face-to-face meeting.
    • 30. Videoconferencing
      • A videoconference (also known as a videoteleconference ) is a set of interactive telecommunication technologies which allow two or more locations to interact via two-way video and audio transmissions simultaneously.
      • It has also been called 'visual collaboration' and is a type of groupware.
    • 31.
      • Video conferencing can transmit pictures as well as voices through video cameras and computer modems
    • 32. Advantages of videoconferencing
      • Reach anyone you need to reach immediately.
      • Web-based conferencing allows large rooms of people at different locations to interact with one another effectively.
      • PowerPoint and other visual displays can be shared with everyone attending the conference at the same time, giving the feel of everyone being in one room
    • 33. Disadvantages of videoconferencing
      • The price may be the biggest drawback
      • There are some human ways of communicating that do not translate very well over a distance, such as eye contact
    • 34. References
    • 35. Thank You
    • 36.
      • Text messages are not very good for your brain because they kills your brain cells. Sometimes it is hard to find signal for a while which means you cannot call or text anyone.
      • Not everyone will have a mobile so you cannot text them if you need them. You cant always get hold of person who you want to talk to, this is no good in an emergency.
    • 37. SPAM
      • E-mail spam , also known as junk e-mail, is a subset of spam that involves nearly identical messages sent to numerous recipients by e-mail.
    • 38. Message
      • The message header contains control information, including, minimally, an originator's email address and one or more recipient addresses. Usually additional information is added, such as a subject header field.
    • 39. VIRUS
    • 40. SMS messaging is relatively SPAM free
      • Unlike e-mail, SMS is relatively SPAM free. Although this may change over the next year or so, at present it is the ideal communication channel to cut through the clutter. As a result, marketing departments worldwide are climbing aboard to try and target their customers in this one-on-one manner that has 'message opening rates' soaring way above any other medium.
    • 41. An SMS is Discreet
      • Unlike a phone call you don’t need to run out to attend the call, yet you still know when an SMS has arrived.
      • The discreet nature of text messaging ensures you stay in touch with minimal disturbance.
    • 42. SMS leads to smaller phone bills
      • SMS leads to smaller phone bills.
      • An SMS is far cheaper than a phone call.
    • 43. An SMS is personal
      • Unlike an e-mail, an SMS is much more likely to be read by a person at any one time, since the majority of people have their mobile phones at arms reach 24 hours a day.
    • 44. Messages are instantly recorded
      • Unlike a phone call, an SMS message is automatically stored where it can be re-read.