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Telephone technology

See below for a selection of the latest books from Telephone technology category. Presented with a red border are the Telephone technology books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Telephone technology books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Understanding Telephone Electronics

Understanding Telephone Electronics

Author: Stephen J. Bigelow, Joseph J. Carr, Steve Winder Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/07/2001

Throughout its history, Understanding Telephone Electronics has been, by far, one of the most popular books on telecommunication electronics in the trade, electronic distribution, and educational markets because of its very simple, direct approach to the technology. In keeping with the distinguished tradition of its predecessors, Understanding Telephone Electronics, Fourth Edition covers conventional telephone fundamentals, including both analog and modern digital communication techniques, and provides basic information on the functions of each telephone system component, how electronic circuits generate dial tones, and how the latest digital transmission techniques work. This new edition of Stephen Bigelow's well-known, widely used text on telephone electronics offers comprehensive coverage of the latest developments in fiber optic technology, the convergence of telecommunications, cable-TV and Internet services, and CTI (computer telephony integration). The authors have made extensive revisions in these and other essential areas, such as business systems, voice mail, phone networking, enhanced services, satellite communications, wireless paging systems, digital communications, and much more to ensure that topics covered are current with the most recent advances in technology. The original Understanding Telephone Electronics has been a gold standard reference and training staple for years. Likewise, Understanding Telephone Electronics, Fourth Edition will serve as an essential and invaluable resource for technicians, engineers, students at major universities and corporations, and anyone with an enthusiasm for telecommunication electronics.

ISDN Office Communication Techniques Basic Training

ISDN Office Communication Techniques Basic Training

Author: A & D Authorteam Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/07/2001

This book is a general introduction to modern office communication techniques, introducing its readership to the equipment used in practice and its connection with ISDN technology. High importance is attached to the desktop PC, which is the essential means of communication. There is a detailed description given of the installation of ISDN-hardware and software. In addition, the focus is on PC-based and aided telephony, fax transmission, file transfer, dial-up network connection and Internet connectivity via ISDN.

Telephone Installation Handbook

Telephone Installation Handbook

Author: Stephen (Telecomms engineer and writer) Roberts Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/05/2001

The definitive guide to home and small business installation -- extensions, modems and telephone systems. Steve Roberts provides a practical guide to the installation of telephone wiring in Telephone Installation Handbook. The coverage of his book ranges from the simple, single extension socket to the Private Automative Branch Exchange (PABX), with the necessary tools, test equipment and materials needed by installers described throughout. The text is supported by an extensive glossary of technical terms, abbreviations and acronyms. Further appendices give supplier addresses and useful contacts, as well as providing circuit diagrams and descriptions of a number of telephone-related electronic devices. This book arms you with knowledge of regulations and techniques to help plan and implement telephone installations. Above all, this is a practical book for those intending to make a living from installing extensions and systems, for facilities managers responsible for workplace systems, for those who need to communicate effectively with telephone engineers, and for those who prefer to do their own work around the house. The new edition has been updated throughout, and now includes extended information on ISDN and also a new chapter covering CAT5 cabling -- its implementation and integration.

Videoconferencing for the Real World Implementing Effective Visual Communications Systems

Videoconferencing for the Real World Implementing Effective Visual Communications Systems

Author: John Rhodes Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/04/2001

John Rhodes' Videoconferencing for the Real World, is a one of the world's most comprehensive blueprints on the awesome power of videoconferencing. From the Foreword by Brad Caldwell Chairman ICIA and President of Integrated Media Services, Anaheim, CA Designed to be useful to both technical and non-technical managers, Video-Conferencing for the Real World demystifies the subject of video communications. It provides easy-to-follow guidelines for deploying a cost-effective video-conferencing solution tailored to an organization's specific needs. Developed to flexible to the readers need, Video Conferencing for the Real World offers dynamic problem-solving techniques for the communication challenges facing managers today. Examining the technical, economic, and organizational aspects of each requirement and solution, this book offers a sound base of technical information and provides practical solutions based on a wealth of professional experience. Combining his own ideas with the input of system managers and users, service providers, consultants, and manufacturers, the author has developed a guide that will help readers make more informed investments of their time and money. Special attention is paid to conducting an effective needs analysis, and the development of solutions that will adapt easily to future changes in organizational requirements. Covering a variety of solutions, this book explores the advantages and disadvantages of desktop systems, set-top systems, rollabout systems, and room systems. In addition to compression, multipoint conferencing and data conferencing, this book also addresses topics such as, pilot projects, the preparation of RFPs, service contracts, training, content creation, and convergence.

The Cellular Radio Handbook A Reference for Cellular System Operation

The Cellular Radio Handbook A Reference for Cellular System Operation

Author: Neil J. Boucher Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/01/2001

A comprehensive guide for operators, engineers, technicians, marketing staff, and systems managers, explaining the intricacies of designing, installing, and operating a cellular network. Although the volume explains both the theory and practice of cellular systems, it is structured in such a way that nontechnical readers can bypass mathematically oriented sections without losing overall comprehension. Book News, Inc. This Fourth Edition of Neil Boucher's internationally bestselling handbook has been thoroughly updated and expanded to provide comprehensive coverage of the new technologies that are shaping the industry, as well as the important changes brought about by the rapid domination of the cellular markets by digital systems. Encyclopedic in scope, it covers the design, installation, and operations of a cellular network, features concise discussions of best engineering practices, and provides helpful guidelines on critical business issues involved in planning, budgeting, and administering a cellular system. Authoritative, comprehensive, and up-to-date, The Cellular Radio Handbook, Fourth Edition is an indispensable working resource for telecom designers, operators, and marketers. In addition to covering traditional cellular networks, this book also includes PCS/PCN, WLL, and satellite mobile technology.

Telephone Switching Systems

Telephone Switching Systems

Author: Richard A. Thompson Format: Hardback Release Date: 21/05/2000

A study of the architectures of the systems that provide telephone service, including a look at architectures for future systems. It describes the hardware and software of five different systems in detail, offering communications professionals the information they need to understand switching systems in historical context and in relation to regulatory frameworks. The book also examines how factors such as customer services and modern computer applications have affected switching systems, and it provides background discussions on relevant theory and boundary conditions - such as transmission systems, telephone operation, and the human element.

Digital Telephony

Digital Telephony

Author: John C. Bellamy Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/01/2000

From the reviews of the Second Edition . The book stresses how systems operate and the rationale behind their design, rather than presenting rigorous analytical formulations . [It provides] the practicality and breadth essential to mastering the concepts of modern communications systems. -Telecommunication Journal In this expanded new edition of his bestselling book, telephony expert John Bellamy continues to provide telecommunications engineers with practical, comprehensive coverage of all aspects of digital telephone systems, while addressing the rapid changes the field has seen in recent years. Bellamy discusses the near-complete conversion to digital technology in telephone networks worldwide, examines both existing and emerging technologies, and explores the intricacies of carrying voice over data networks as well as the use of telephone networks for carrying data for Internet access. He emphasizes system design, implementation, and application, but also correlates the practice to communications theory. With 30 percent new material, Digital Telephony, Third Edition features: Clear explanations on how to overcome problems associated with the replacement of old analog technology with new digital technology A new chapter on digital mobile telephone technology New material on how, data networks support voice communication A new chapter on digital subscriber access technologies More than 300 graphs illustrating concepts Examples from the U.S. network as well as ITU public telephone networks An Instructor's Manual presenting detailed solutions to all the problems in the book is available from the Wiley editorial department.

Forecasting the Telephone A Retrospective Technology Assessment of the Telephone

Forecasting the Telephone A Retrospective Technology Assessment of the Telephone

Author: Ithiel de Sola Pool Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/01/1982

This book applies the approach of technology assessment to the telephone. The author's analysis forecasts the effect of the telephone on society and compares it with the reality. This book not only examines the social consequences of the telephone, but provides a model for future efficient assessments of new technologies. It documents a largely unknown piece of the history of American technology and anlayzes the requirements for success in technological forecasting.