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A Matter of Timing: Consumer Electronics and Network Time

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Network time protocol (NTP) has become widely used across the Internet to synchronize clocks on computers and, more recently, on a wide variety of handheld devices. You are using NTP on a daily basis without even knowing it?when you set your mobile phone to get its time from the local network, you are linking into a global network of NTP servers that coordinate time across the entire Internet.

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IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine  (Volume:2 ,  Issue: 4 )