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Technologically Abbreviated

  1. 1. Technologically Abbreviated Technical abbreviations we use without knowing, on a regular basis. And never asked !!
  2. 2. GSM <ul><li>Global System for Mobile communications originally derived from &quot;Groupe Spécial Mobile&quot; is the most popular standard for mobile phones in the world. Release '97 of the GSM standard added packet data capabilities (GPRS and EDGE) </li></ul>
  3. 3. GPRS <ul><li>GPRS – General packet radio service , is a service where data transfer is typically charged as per megabytes of data transfer </li></ul><ul><li>GPRS can be used for WAP, SMS, MMS </li></ul>
  4. 4. WAP <ul><li>Wireless Application Protocol , an open international standard for applications that use wireless communication. Its principal application is to enable access to Internet from a mobile phone or PDA. </li></ul>
  5. 5. SMS <ul><li>Short Message Service also known as Text Messaging is a method of sending short messages to and from mobile phones. It’s a defined standard under GSM standards and can be used to send and receive text messages up to 160 characters to and from cell phones. </li></ul>
  6. 6. MMS <ul><li>Multimedia Messaging Service standard for telephony messaging systems allowing message sending capabilities including images, audio, video and rich text. Its main standardization effort is done by 3GPP, 3GPP2 and Open Mobile Alliance (OMA) </li></ul>
  7. 7. 3GPP <ul><li>3 rd Generation Partnership Project 3GPP specifications are based on evolved GSM specifications. 3GPP standardization integrates Radio, Core Network and Service architecture. </li></ul>
  8. 8. VOIP <ul><li>Voice Over Internet Protocol voice over internet protocol or internet telephony is routing of voice conversations over the Internet or through any other IP-based network. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Wi-Fi <ul><li>Wireless Fidelity is a wireless technology brand owned by the Wi-Fi Alliance intended to improve the interoperability of wireless local area network products. </li></ul>
  10. 10. CD, DVD <ul><li>Compact Discs and Digital Versatile Disc (or Digital Video Disc) optical storage devices used to store data </li></ul>
  11. 11. IP <ul><li>Internet Protocol An IP address (Internet Protocol address) is a unique address that certain electronic devices use in order to identify and communicate with each other on a computer network utilizing the Internet Protocol standard Internet Protocol. </li></ul>
  12. 12. SD Card (Memory) <ul><li>Secured Digital Card Secure Digital (SD) is a flash (non-volatile) memory card format developed by Matsushita, SanDisk and Toshiba for use in portable devices, including digital cameras, handheld computers, PDAs and GPS units </li></ul>
  13. 13. PDA <ul><li>Personal Digital Assistant handheld computers used mainly for calculation, sending, receiving messages, word application, address book, browsing internet etc. </li></ul>
  14. 14. GPS <ul><li>Global Positioning System GPS is the only fully functional Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) utilizing a group of earth orbiting satellites that transmit precise microwave signals, the system enables a GPS receiver to determine its location, speed, direction, and time. </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Technology was developed to prevent exhausting labor. It is now dedicated to trivial conveniences. </li></ul><ul><li>B.F. SKINNER. (Citadel) </li></ul><ul><li>A presentation by Amal Krishna Biswas </li></ul>Much More Ahead

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