This collection of articles reviews some of the latest developments in telecommunications and electronic storage and processing devices, and provides a perspective on telecommunications capabilities currently available. Each section focuses on specific technologies or aspects of the communications environment. DEGREESBSelected Contents: A Little Light, A Bright Promise: Fiber Optics; Teleconferencing: A Rapidly Growing Innovation; Cellular Phones: The Way We Communicate Today; GTE in Cerritos; Cable Television Regulation and Competition; Cable Television: Application and Technology; Communication Satellites; High Definition Television: The Next Generation; Interaction Video Graphics; Desktop: What's in Store for Publishing; Videocassette Recorders; Videodisc; The VCR of the 90s; Compact Discs; CD-ROM: Past and Present onCoaxial cable will still be used in the process of distributing and receiving the signals. Most likely in the ... Local cable companies such as Service Electric (PA) areplanningto convert there operations to fiber optic cable. Although this will ... Other industries, especially the telephone industry, are slowly gaining foothold in the battle over the monopoly. Major questions ... Since the number of channels has increased by almost 12 fold and the cost only by four times, this increase is modest.
|Author||:||Dana Royal Ulloth|
|Publisher||:||University Press of America - 1992|