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describes a process in which two or more computers or devices transfer data, instructions, and information
computer communication
for successful communications, you need the following
sending device
communications channel
receiving device
communication device that connects the sending device to a communication channel
device that initiates an instuction to transmit data, instructions, or information
sending device
transmission media on which the data, instructions, or information travel
communication channel
two examples of communications channels
cable television lines
telephone lines
Many computer communications require Internet access providers
Worldwide collection of networks that links millions of businesses, government agencies, education intstitutions, and individuals
Worldwide collection of electronic documents on the Internet that users access through a Web browser
Transmission of messages and files via a computer network
real time internet communications service that notifies you when one or more people are online and then allows you to exchange messages, pictures, files, audio, and video
instant messaging
realtime typed converstraion that takes place on a computer connected to a network that also may allow the exchange of things
chat rooms
online areas in which users have wirtten discussions about a particular subject
conversation that tkes place over the internet using a telephone connected to a desktop computer, mobile computer, or mobile device
Internet telephone
internet standard that permits users to upload and download files to and from FTP servers on the Internet
Location on a web server to which users publish documents and other files
web folders
realtime meeting between two or more geographically separated people who use a network to transmit audio and video data
video conferencing
Transmits and receives documents over telephone lines
Fax machine or computer Fax/Modem
Users can't send or rexeive wireless messages to adn from smart phones, cell phones, or PDA's
text messaging, wireless instant messaging, and picture messaging
types of wireless messaging services
another name for text messaging
short message service
type of tm that sends the message from your mobile device to another mobile device
mobile to mobile
type of tm that sends the message from your mobile device to an email address anywhere in the world
moble to email
type of tm that sends the message from a text massaging web site to a mobile device
web to mobile
allows users to send and receive short messages on smart phones or PDA's
text messaging
realtime internet communications service that allows wireless mobile devices to exchange messages with one or more mobile devies or online users
wireless instant messaging
type of wireless im that uses a wireless instant messanger to communicate between two mobile devices
Mobile to mobile
type of wirless im that uses a wireless instant messenger to communicate between a mobile device and a personal computer
mobile to personal computer
type of wireless messaging service that uses can send graphics, pictures, video clips, and sound files, as well as short text messages
picture messaging
another name for picture messaging
multimedia message service
type of picture messaging that sends the picture from your mobile device to an email address anywhere in the world
mobile to email