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Issue 4 • Date April 1996

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  • Wireless Data Networking [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 1996
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  • Computer Telephony [Guest Editorial]

    Publication Year: 1996
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  • Preface to This Special Issue on Computer Telephony

    Publication Year: 1996
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  • A historical perspective of CSTA

    Publication Year: 1996, Page(s):30 - 35
    Cited by:  Papers (4)  |  Patents (4)
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    Computer-supported telecommunications applications (CSTA) is one of the more important standards for computer-telecommunications interfaces, addressing service and protocol definitions used to provide a link between computers and telecommunications systems. The services provided on a CSTA link between a telecommunications and computer network work much like the services that telecommunication netw... View full abstract»

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  • An introduction to TSAPI and network telephony

    Publication Year: 1996, Page(s):48 - 54
    Cited by:  Papers (6)  |  Patents (23)
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    Discusses the integration of the telephone into the desktop work environment. This objective can be achieved in a number of different ways. The approach described uses the client-server model. Network telephony is a service that provides the capability to establish, answer, route, and terminate telephone calls under the control of applications on either desktop computers or servers resident in the... View full abstract»

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  • Computer telephony architectures: MVIP, H-MVIP, and SCbus

    Publication Year: 1996, Page(s):60 - 64
    Cited by:  Papers (2)  |  Patents (7)
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    The author discusses the objectives of a computer-telephony integration (CTI) bus for the PC, TDM, network synchronization, digital switching, multichassis connections, MVIP bus technologies, SCbus technology, and CTI client server architectures View full abstract»

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  • Design considerations for computer-telephony application programming interfaces and related components

    Publication Year: 1996, Page(s):43 - 47
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    Discusses computer telephony integration (CTI) architecture, including the application programming interface (API) and underlying operating system components and the benefits they can bring to all segments of the computer telephone industry. Although CTI APIs have existed in various forms for more than two decades, the work of crafting the ideal interface continues. As operating systems and teleco... View full abstract»

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  • The future of computer telecommunications integration

    Publication Year: 1996, Page(s):66 - 69
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    Describes activities in integrating the desktop computer with the telephone system (computer-telephony integration, or CTI). CTI is but one step in the evolution to a seamless and interoperable integrated telecommunications and computer infrastructure, and this may arrive surprisingly soon, enabled by some recent technological developments View full abstract»

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  • Overview of implementing ATM based enterprise local area network for desktop multimedia computing

    Publication Year: 1996, Page(s):70 - 76
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    The authors discuss important implementation issues in an ATM-based enterprise network, and propose possible migration strategies for the smooth introduction of ATM into the desktop computing environment. They present the ATM traffic service classes and the associated traffic management functions. The authors cover the latest ATM forum standardization efforts on traffic management functions and LA... View full abstract»

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  • Why isoEthernet will change the voice and video worlds

    Publication Year: 1996, Page(s):55 - 59
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    The answers to many of the communications problems businesses face lie in the integration of telephony, data collaboration, and video communications with the desktop computer, doing it inexpensively, doing it seamlessly with the local area and wide area networks. The adoption of isochronous Ethernet (isoEthernet) by the IEEE 802.9 committee as the new multimedia standard in LANs has given rise to ... View full abstract»

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  • The communicating PC

    Publication Year: 1996, Page(s):36 - 42
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    As the PC entered its second decade of evolution, it started a transformation into a general-purpose communication tool. This article takes a look at a number of established and emerging technologies that contribute to this ongoing transformation of the PC. Although each of these technologies individually is perfectly capable of enabling compelling PC applications in specific market segments, it i... View full abstract»

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  • Issues in enterprise e-mail management

    Publication Year: 1996, Page(s):78 - 82
    Cited by:  Papers (1)  |  Patents (6)
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    The existing e-mail management standards are all proposed for specific e-mail technologies. Unless everyone agrees on a common backbone e-mail technology and its management, it will be difficult to tackle enterprise e-mail management. The authors provide management solutions to the following problems in an enterprise e-mail environment: message transfer agents (MTAs) and e-mail gateway monitoring;... View full abstract»

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