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Communication technology update

Author: August E Grant; Jennifer Harman Meadows; Technology Futures, Inc.
Publisher: Burlington, Mass. : Focal Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 10th edView all editions and formats
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New communication technologies are being introduced at an astonishing rate. Making sense of these technologies is increasingly difficult. Communication Technology Update is the single best source for the latest developments, trends, and issues in communication technology. Now in its 10th edition, Communication Technology Update has become an indispensable information resource for business, government, and academia.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Communication technology update.
Burlington, Mass. London : Focal, ©2006
(OCoLC)70845231
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: August E Grant; Jennifer Harman Meadows; Technology Futures, Inc.
ISBN: 9781136032974 1136032975
OCLC Number: 857814885
Notes: "In association with Technology Futures, Inc."
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations
Contents: The umbrella perspective on communication technology / August E. Grant --
Communication technology timeline / Dan Brown --
DIgital television / Michel Dupagne & Peter B. Seel --
Cable televison / Burt Guillory --
Direct broadcast satellites / Ted Carlin --
Pay television services / Jennifer H. Meadows --
Interactive television / Cheryl D. Harris --
Streaming media / Jeffery S. Wilkinson --
Radio broadcasting / Gregory Pitts --
Personal computers / Chris Roberts --
Mobile Computing / Mark J. Banks & Robert E. Fidoten --
Interactive video game technologies / John F. Long --
The interactive & the world wide web / Jim Foust --
E-commerce / Tim Brown --
Virtual & augmented reality / John J. Lombardi --
Home video technology / Steven J. Dick --
Digital audio / Ted Carlin --
Digital photography / Michael Scott Sheerin --
Telephony / David Atkin, Joe W. Hallock, Tuen-yu Lau --
Broadband technologies / Lon Berquist --
Home networks / Jennifer H. Meadows, August E. Grant --
Wireless telephony / Ran Wei --
Teleconferencing / Michael R. Odgen --
Other cutting-edge technologies / August E. Grant.
Responsibility: editors August E. Grant, Jennifer H. Meadows.

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New communication technologies are being introduced at an astonishing rate. Making sense of these technologies is increasingly difficult. Communication Technology Update is the single best source for the latest developments, trends, and issues in communication technology. Now in its 10th edition, Communication Technology Update has become an indispensable information resource for business, government, and academia. As always, every chapter has been completely rewritten to reflect the latest developments and market statistics, and now covers mobile computing, digital photography, personal compu.

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