Backchannel is the term used to describe the correspondence between two members of a newsgroup, when the correspondence is conducted in private (off the newsgroup). While members often use this as a way to comment to each other in private, newsgroup moderators may also backchannel members to tell the poster their comments or post is inappropriate. By using backchanneling, the number of unrelated messages posted to the newsgroup is limited.
- backfile conversion
Backfile conversion is the act of replacing large volumes of documents with digital images. Generally backfile conversion consists of digitizing volumes of documents by using high speed scanning methods to convert these legacy documents into digital images which will be stored as document libraries. Today many agencies have millions of records stored on media such […]
(n.) (1) Multitasking computers are capable of executing several tasks, or programs, at the same time. In some multitasking systems, one of the processes is called the foreground process , and the others are called background processes. The foreground process is the one that accepts input from the keyboard, mouse, or other input device. Background […]
- background printing
The print process is run in the background allowing the user to continue with other tasks.
(1) In wireless network technology, to transmit voice and data traffic from a cell site to a switch, i.e., from a remote site to a central site. (2) In satellite technology, to transmit data to a point from which it can be uplinked to a satellite. (3) To transmit data to a network backbone.
A technique used to make flat-panel displays easier to read. A backlit display is illuminated so that the foreground appears sharper in contrast with the background.