Short for computer-telephony-integration, which refers to systems that enable a computer to act as a call center, accepting incoming calls and routing them to the appropriate device or person. Today’s CTI systems are quite sophisticated and can handle all sorts of incoming and outgoing communications, including phone calls, faxes, and Internet messages.
CTIA – The Wireless Association is an international nonprofit organization that represents all sectors of wireless communications including cellular, personal communication services and enhanced specialized mobile radio. Founded in 1984 CTIA represent service providers, manufacturers, wireless data and internet companies, as well as other wireless contributors.
Short for control unit, it is a typical component of the CPU that implements the microprocessor instruction set. It extracts instructions from memory and decodes and executes them, and sends the necessary signals to the ALU to perform the operation needed. Control Units are either hardwired (instruction register is hardwired to rest of the microprocessor) […]
Short for Common User Access, a set standards for user interfaces developed by IBM. CUA is one component of the System Application Architecture (SAA) standards introduced in 1987. The CUA standards deal with interface appearance, programming conventions, and communications.
An image format commonly found on the Internet. BIN/CUE images are CD-Images that come in both a .bin and .cue file. The .cue file contains the track layout information and the .bin file holds the actual data. Also called .bin/.cue. BIN/CUE files can be burned to a CD-R or a CD-RW.
Short for Common UNIX Printing System, CUPS is a portable printing layer used on UNIX-based operating systems to provide a common printing interface across a local network. CUPS uses the Internet Printing Protocol (IPP) for managing print jobs, print queues and it adds network printer browsing and PostScript Printer Description-based printing options. CUPS was first […]