Technology / Cell Phones / A-B Switch
A-B Switch: A feature found on cellular telephones permitting the user (when roaming away from home) to select either the A (non-wireline) carrier or the B (wireline) carrier.
Multi-Switch (Or Multi-Satellite Switch Or Matrix-Switch): If you want to hook up more receivers than your dish can accommodate, you can use a multiswitch to split up the satellite feed without compromising signal quality. Some multiswitches allow y . . . View Full Definition
Phone Switching: Transferring money between funds in the same mutual fund family by telephone request. There may be a charge associated with these transfers. Phone switching is also possible among different . . . View Full Definition
Prey Switching: The tendency of predators to switch to a more readily available prey when one prey species becomes rare; allows the first prey population to rebound and helps prevent its extinction.
Mobile Telephone Switching Office (MTSO): The central switch that controls the entire operation of a cellular system. It is a sophisticated computer that monitors all cellular calls, tracks the location of all cellular-equipped vehi . . . View Full Definition
Kill Switch: The Kill Switch is in series with the ignition switch. When the Kill Switch is open, the bike will not start.
High-Speed Circuit Switched Data (HSCSD): The final evolution of circuit switched data within the GSM environment. HSCSD enables the transmission of data over a GSM link at speeds of up to 57.6kbit-s. This is achieved by concatenati . . . View Full Definition
Keyboard-Video-Mouse Switch (KVM): A piece of hardware that connects two or more computers to a single keyboard, monitor and mouse. Imagine you have a row of 4 computers that all serve as file servers. Why waste money buying . . . View Full Definition
Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN): Traditional landline network that mobile wireless systems connect with to complete calls.
Limit Switch: A safety control that automatically shuts off a furnace if it gets too hot. Most also control blower cycles.