Security for unified communications

As organizations started relying more on unified communications, the management of voice, video and messaging through one unified system has developed concern about the security of this IP-based communications infrastructure. This has happened due to the fact that UC is IP-based but there are so many potential modes of communication, from video, instant messaging and … Read more

Introduction to Visual Communication

In every walks of life, we see visual communication. But knowingly or unknowingly it is taken for granted. For understanding what visual communication is, one need not to visit art galleries or read books pertaining to it. We need only to observe the things existing around us and in the world for that matter. There … Read more

Ad Analysis: Maybelline’s 1980s Moisture Whip Lipstick

The poster advertisement I chose was the Maybelline’s 1980s Moisture Whip Lipstick advertisement. The company (Maybelline) provides both of poster advertisement and video commercial which is modelled by an American actress, singer, songwriter, model, and beauty pageant titleholder, who was crowned Miss World America 1972 –Lynda Carter aka Wonder Woman. On the other hand, this … Read more

Intersocial Communication and its Paralinguistic Aspects

In speech, the main domain for intersocial communication, understanding can only function if all essential aspects of a message are successfully conveyed. Besides the linguistic content of an utterance also paralinguistic aspects play a role, such as the emotional state of the speaker, his or her gender, approximate age etc. This data will make it … Read more

Communication In The Workplace

During spring and summer of ’98 I underwent a six month internship in the information services department of a major company in my country Botswana. The company , Botswana power corporation is the sole producer and distributor of electricity in Botswana. As a company with branches all over the country it is easy to understand … Read more

Communications Decency Act

In the process of unbridling the burdened telecommunications industry, Congress somehow forgot itself and managed to regulate a new blossoming business. This industry was one that was a true and unadulterated free market. It is the Internet. This market place, which resides everywhere yet nowhere in a place called cyberspace, deals in one thing: information. … Read more

Periodical review of Human Communications

This is a review of Human Communications Research (HCR) journal. It is published quarterly beginning in September (Fall) and ending in June (Summer). The review being done is on Volume 22, which extends from September 1995 to June 1996. The journal takes a behavioral science perspective in its research of human communications. Research areas include … Read more

Telecommunications (ADCT)

ADC Telecommunications (ADCT) is a communication equipment manufacturer located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Since 1952, the company has successfully weathered the tumultuous transformation process of technology. Today, ADC Telecommunications exclusively focuses on manufacturing computer-networking equipment. Increasing demand for fiber optic transmission systems like asynchronous transfer mode (ATM), synchronous optical networks (SONET) and most wireless communications … Read more

Gender and Communication

In response to what we have discussed thus far in Interpersonal Communication, I would like to further explore the idea of gender in the interpersonal communication arena. As was said in class, “gender influences cultural perspectives. ” Gender also influences how we view ourselves in society. On the flip side, I’ve seen how society can … Read more

Telecommunications Advances Essay

Today, telecommunications technology affects lives to a greater degree than ever before. Communication has evolved over many years from the earliest attempts at verbal communication to the use of sophisticated technology to enhance the ability to communicate effectively with others. Every time a telephone call is made, a television is watched, or a personal computer … Read more

Radio and its future

During the increase in popularity of radio, Arthur Edwin Kennelly said (1926) “through radio I look forward to a United States of the World. Radio is standardizing the peoples of the Earth, English will become the universal language because it is predominantly the language of the ether. The most important aspect of radio is its … Read more

Electronic Journals and Scholarly Communication

In recent years, scholarly communication has virtually exploded into the on-line electronic world. This has brought a number of demonstrable benefits to the scholarly communication process as well as highlighting a number of inefficiencies and obstacles to the full deployment of information technology. However, the explosion has also brought a spate of credulous accounts concerning … Read more

Optical Networking Essay

Before the 1980s, telecommunications networks lacked the technologies necessary to increase network quality while reducing the costs. However, since then, Optical networks provide innovative technologies which increase capacity and reduce costs for applications such as the Internet and advanced digital services. In order to construct a better understanding of Optical networking, one must examine the … Read more

The Economic Impact of The New Telecommunications Legislation

Canada has been transformed in recent years into an information based society. Nearly half of the labour force in Canada works in occupations involving the collection and processing of information. In a society in which information has become a commodity, communications provide a vital link that can mean the difference between success or failure. Telecommunications … Read more

Telecommunication Act Essay

Since the beginning of time, people have had the need to communicate with one and other. The most common type of communication is speech, but you could not talk to someone who lived 20 miles away. Then written language was developed, people marked symbols on paper, stone, or whatever was available. Then hundreds of years … Read more

The Economic Impact of The New Telecommunications Legislation

Canada has been transformed in recent years into an information based society. Nearly half of the labour force in Canada works in occupations involving the collection and processing of information. In a society in which information has become a commodity, communications provide a vital link that can mean the difference between success or failure. Telecommunications … Read more

History of Telecommunications

Telecommunications is a tool providing information services to both private and public sectors. It is highly involved in society and helps a society grow and flourish. It affects the ideals and trends of a society and, thus, is a very important factor in a growing country. With an area of 99,019 square kilometers, and a … Read more

Use Blogs for Information and Communication

The current revolution in personal writing and instant publishing is called blogging. A business blog is an informal, easily maintained way to regularly communicate with your customers and employees. Unlike traditional media that require lead time for publishing, blogs are frequently updated, often daily, online journals of opinions, information and links to interesting content online. … Read more

The Negative Impact Of Telecommunication On Society

“Watson, come here; I want you. ” This was the first sentence which was transferred by Alexander Graham Bell to his assistant (Reiman). When Graham succeeded in transferring a human voice throw a machine, he realized that he invented a new instrument which will make communication between people easier and faster. Day by Day, scientists … Read more

Public Relations: Electronic Communications

In order to confirm and find what electronic forms of communication will be needed in the Public Relations field, heavy research was needed. I consulted not only books, but web sites as well. I wanted to make sure that I had a complete assortment of sources that would be the most realistic and comprehensive as … Read more

Data Communications

The distance over which data moves within a computer may vary from a few thousandths of an inch, as is the case within a single IC chip, to as much as several feet along the back plane of the main circuit board. Over such small distances, digital data may be transmitted as direct, two-level electrical … Read more

Milestones in Communication

The capabilities of modern communications would utterly astound our ancestors. Did you ever stop to think that it took five months for Queen Isabella to hear of Columbus’ discovery, or that it took two weeks for Europe to learn of Lincoln’s assassination? We take for granted immediate news of everything that is going on in … Read more

The Communications Decency Act

The Communications Decency Act that was signed into law by President Clinton over a year ago is clearly in need of serious revisions due, not only to its vagueness, but mostly due to the fact that the government is infringing on our freedom of speech, may it be indecent or not. The Communications Decency Act, … Read more

Communications Theory

Communications is that what binds the world. Even though it is easy to give a simple answer when asked what communications exactly is, it is difficult to explain it so that it is understood clearly. There is a lot you need to consider with it. There are different areas concerning communications and very diverse functions … Read more