Short for Basic-Rate Interface, the basic ISDN configuration, which consists of two B-channels that can carry voice or data at rate of 64Kbps, and one D-channel, which carries call-control information. Another type of ISDN configuration is called Primary-Rate Interface (PRI), which consists of 23 B-channels (30 in Europe) and one D-channel.
Short for Berkeley Software Design, Inc., a commercial supplier of Internet and networking software based on the BSD (Berkeley) version of UNIX. In addition to providing a commercial version of the BSD operating system, BSDI also develops Internet server and gateway products.
Short for base transceiver station. In mobile communications, a BTS holds the radio transceivers that define a cell and coordinates the radio-link protocols with the mobile device. The BTS is the networking component of a mobile communications system from which all signals are sent and received. A BTS is controlled by a base station controller. […]
BTX, acronym for Balanced Technology Extended is an interface specification that provides a common, flexible foundation, based on standards that can be used to build innovative desktop systems. The BTX specification provides new tools and design space for developers to lay out desktop systems, whether designing small, compact systems or very large, expandable systems. BTX […]
Short for Basic Telephony Extended Markup Language, a scripting language and system that allows for enhanced control of IP phones. It provides an application infrastructure for IP telephony, independent of protocol and terminal. BTXML is based on the eXtensible Markup Language (XML) standard but is tailored to the needs of telephone handsets.
Short for BlueTooth Universal Serial Bus. It is a wireless USB adapter designed specifically to plug into any available Universal Serial Bus (USB) port connecting to a desktop or laptop PC. It allows you to make short-range wireless connections between Bluetooth devices such as cellular phones, personal digital assistants, desktop and notebook computers.