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  • Introduction to power line communications (PLC)

    Introduction to PLC "Power Line Communications" basically means any technology that enables data transfer at narrow or broad band speeds through power lines by using advanced modulation technology. Depending on the country, the... Read more

    Power Line Communications
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Cables and connectors

    Connectors In information science, connectors, normally called "input-output connectors" (or I/O for short), are interfaces for linking devices by using cables. They generally have a male end with pins protruding from it. This plug is... Read more

    Cables and connectors
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Computer - ISA, MCA and VLB Buses

    Expansion Bus Expansion buses (sometimes called peripheral buses) are buses that have connectors that allow you to add expansion cards (peripherals) to a computer. There are different types of standard internal buses that are... Read more

    Computer
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Spreadsheets - Mathematical Functions

    Standard Functions Function Description ABS() This function returns the absolute value of a number. It therefore returns the number, if it is positive, or the opposite (positive) if it is negative ODD(value) Rounds a number up to the... Read more

    Spreadsheet
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Processing of Personal Data - CCM

    CCM BENCHMARK GROUP is responsible for the collection and the processing of personal data. CCM BENCHMARK GROUP is an SAS (Simplified Joint-Stock Company) with a capital of 1 848 864,45 €. Headquartered at:  94 rue de Provence – 75009... Read more

    Terms of Use
    January 7, 2020 at 09:42 AM
  • Creating an ad hoc WiFi network

    Presentation of the ad hoc WiFi network If you have two or more computers equipped with wireless adapters (WiFi cards), it is possible to easily connect them in a network by setting up a so-called "ad hoc" network, that is, a computer... Read more

    Network configuration
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Intranet and Extranet

    Intranet An intranet is a set of Internet services (for example a web server) inside a local network, i.e. only accessible from workstations of a local network, or rather a set of well-defined networks that are invisible (or... Read more

    e-Business
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • RTP/RTCP protocols

    Document written by Nico VanHaute, Julien Barascud and Jean-Roland Conca Introduction: What are RTP and RTCP? The spread of computers, added to the availability of cheap audio/video computer hardware, and the availability of higher... Read more

    Internet (protocols)
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Information security officer (ISO)

    Information security officer (ISO) An ISO (information security officer) is in charge of setting and a company's security policy. He/she also plays a critical role in informing, advising, and alerting the general management on matters... Read more

    IT professions
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Cathode Ray Tube monitor (CRT)

    Cathode ray tube monitor Most monitors (computer screens) use cathode ray tubes (or CRT for short), which are glass vacuum tubes into which an electron gun emits a flow of electrons guided by an electrical field towards a screen covered... Read more

    Computer
    April 28, 2009 at 10:40 AM
  • ISO 9000, ISO 9001 and ISO 9004

    Introduction to ISO Certification Certification is a way to attest, by the intermediary of a third-party certifier, to a company's ability to provide a service, product or system in accordance with client requirements and regulation... Read more

    Quality
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Spreadsheets - Worksheets

    The Concept of a Worksheet Spreadsheets display data and formulas in a table form (lines and columns) called a worksheet. A worksheet is made of lines (numbered with numbers) and of columns (numbered with letters). The intersection of a... Read more

    Spreadsheet
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Modem

    A quick history of the modem The first coding to enable long distance communication was Morse, which was developed by Samuel F.B Morse in 1844. This code is made up of dots and dashes (a sort of binary language...) and made it possible... Read more

    Internet Technologies
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Data transmission - Cabling

    Cabling types Coaxial cable Transceiver: the connection between Thinnet and Thicknet Coaxial cable connectors Twisted pair cabling Unshielded Twisted Pair (UTP) Shielded Twisted Pair (STP) Twisted pair connectors Fibre optics Cabling... Read more

    Data transmission
    November 7, 2012 at 08:25 AM
  • Data tampering attacks

    Most web application attacks involving soliciting a website with manually entered data to generate an unexpected context. Web application parameters The HTTP protocol, a communication protocol on the web, makes it possible to convey... Read more

    Attacks
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Dolby Digital / AC3

    Introduction to the Dolby Digital format Dolby Digital EX Dolby Headphone Introduction to the Dolby Digital format Launched in 1987, the Dolby Digital format is a digital audio encoding standard developed by Dolby Labs. Unlike Dolby... Read more

    Audio
    November 12, 2012 at 02:13 PM
  • Creating a local area network

    Why set up a local area network? When you have several computers, it can be convenient to connect them to each other to create a local area network (LAN). Setting up such a network costs very little, contrary to what people may think.... Read more

    Network configuration
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Installing a network adapter

    Purpose The purpose of this article is to set up a network to enable data exchanges between computers, resource sharing and network games. Is it therefore necessary to install a network card in each computer that may be part of the... Read more

    Network configuration
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Installing a VPN server in Windows XP

    Advantages of a VPN The set-up of a virtual private network enables the secure connection of remote computers through an unreliable connection (Internet), as if they were on the same local area network. This process is used by a variety... Read more

    Network configuration
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • PS/2 connector

    PS/2 connector The PS/2 connector (mini-DIN6 format) is mainly used to connect computers to keyboards and mice. Pins Pin number Function 1 DATA 2 Not Connected 3 Ground 4 Power, +5VDC 5 Clock 6 Not connected... Read more

    Cables and connectors
    November 10, 2010 at 08:57 AM