instant messaging

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instant messaging

n.
The transmission of an electronic message over a computer network using software that immediately displays the message in a window on the screen of the recipient.

instant messaging

n
(Computer Science) computing the online facility that allows the instant exchange of written messages between two or more people using different computers or mobile phones. Abbreviation: IM

instant messaging

A program that allows users to communicate with each other instantaneously using typed messages.
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However, unlike vMix, Rendezvous has no text conferencing feature, which would be useful.
Army Communications-Electronics Command, took the spirit intended by the term "Connect the Logistician" and went even further, adding additional capabilities beyond the ability to transmit data--including text messaging, text conferencing, collaboration software, Voice Over Internet Protocol telephone capability, and the ability to remotely monitor and correct users' problems--often before users even know they had a problem.
These included text messaging, text conferencing, collaboration software, and Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) telephone capability.
Available tools include text conferencing, voting, exploder lists.
With the self-service option customers can search various data repositories for information, but if the information provided is not sufficient the customers can contact agents for real-time person-to-person communication by telephone, text conferencing, e-mail and voice over IP.
com, Knewtrino has begun the process of filing patents for its mobile text conferencing and mobile advertising technology.
0 delivers the functionality of Jabber XCP IM, text conferencing, and more without having to install anything beyond a Web browser on the desktop.
as opposed to solutions based loosely on SIP for Instant Messaging and Presence Leveraging Extensions (SIMPLE), they will gain the benefit of a much quicker deployment, lighter network load, and the extensibility to enable things like text conferencing, tight presence integration with corporate directories, and other services such as click-to-call.
The new reporting functionality of the Message Archiving Plug-in enables keyword-, user-, and text conferencing room-specific searches of the message archive," said Joe Hildebrand, chief technology officer for Jabber, Inc.
Designed for small and medium workforces, JabberNow offers out-of-the-box collaboration features like presence-based IM and text conferencing.
Conversational-transactions are financial deals initiated, negotiated, and completed within the context of an instant messaging (IM) or text conferencing session.
2 also includes a new external component redirector (ECR) feature that allows the Jabber session manager and text conferencing components to pass all messaging traffic through external components.