A wireless communications device usually attached to a satellite. A transponder receives and transmits radio signals at a prescribed frequency range. After receiving the signal a transponder will at the same time broadcast the signal at a different frequency. The term is a combination of the words transmitter and responder. Transponders are used in satellite communications and in location, identification and navigation systems.
- transport right
The right to move, copy, or loan content.
- transport stream
Abbreviated as TS or MPEG-TS, transport stream is an audio, video and data communications transmission protocol that is specified in MPEG-2 Part 1. The transport stream allows for multiplexing of the digital video and audio, which means the data is combined into a single synchronous transmission bit stream, for transmission over a variety of standard […]
(n.) Also called a luggable, a large portable computer, typically more then 15 pounds.
Also called a trapdoor. An undocumented way of gaining access to a program, online service or an entire computer system. The backdoor is written by the programmer who creates the code for the program. It is often only known by the programmer. A backdoor is a potential security risk.
- travel weight
The total weight of a notebook computer package that includes the notebook, transformer, carrying case, external drives, cables, full-size battery pack and adapters for connecting accessories — all devices that are necessary to keep a mobile computing environment functional. Travel weight is a concern for notebook users who rely on the mobility of their notebook […]