telematics

Definitions

General Science

  • noun the study of the processes involved in interaction of all data processing and communications devices such as computers and networks

Electronics

  • Acronym for telecommunication informatics. The use of computers along with telecommunications systems. Examples include the utilization of PDAs to send and receive email, finding a location using a GPS receiver in an automobile, or the use of such a system to keep track of a subway train system.
  • synonymtelecommunication informatics

Information & Library Science

  • noun the study of the processes involved in the long-distance transmission of computer data

Media Studies

  • noun the technology that allows computer data to be sent from one terminal to another via a telephone line
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