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Author McConnell, Kenneth R.

Title FAX : facsimile technology and systems / Kenneth R. McConnell, Dennis Bodson, Stephen Urban.

Published Boston : Artech House, 1999.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store Engin  621.38235 MCCO    AVAILABLE
Edition 3rd ed.
Physical description xix, 349 pages.
Series Artech House telecommunications library.
Artech House telecommunications library.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Fax Basics -- 2. From Drum Beats to Fax Beeps: Telecommunication Beginnings -- 3. Group 3 Facsimile -- 4. Group 4 Facsimile -- 5. Image Components of the Fax System -- 6. Facsimile Digital Interfaces -- 7. PC-Fax -- 8. Enhanced Services Using Group 3 Protocols -- 9. Transmission of Group 3 Facsimile -- 10. Fax Test Charts and Images -- 11. HF Radio Fax Systems -- 12. The Future of Fax -- 13. Fax Standards Development -- App. Fax Recommendations and Standards Lists.
Summary Now in its third edition, this book on fax technology and standards has been substantially revised and updated to include the latest advancements in this fast-changing field, including Group 3 and Group 4 fax. Extensive new topical coverage includes: simultaneous voice and fax, higher speed modems, higher resolution, color, character mode, encryption, digital interfaces, 64 Kbps digital fax, ISDN fax transmission, Internet fax, audiographic conferencing, binary data transmission, cellular radio transmission, and fax capability in new computers and personal digital assistants (PDA).
In addition to details on Group 3 standards and Group 4 status and architecture, the book includes a newly expanded section on the evolution of fax from the earliest methods of remote sensing through the latest applications of fax technology. It also covers scanners, printers, protocols, image compression, communication channels for fax, and fax test charts.
Other author Bodson, Dennis.
Urban, Stephen.
Subject Facsimile transmission.
ISBN 0890069441 (alk. paper)