acoustic coupler

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acoustic coupler

n
(Computer Science) computing a device converting computer-data signals into acoustic form for transmission down a telephone line, through the handset microphone. See also modem
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acoustic coupler

n (Comput) → Akustikkoppler m

acoustic coupler

[əˈkuːstɪkˈkʌpləʳ] n (Comput) → accoppiatore m acustico
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By 1983 Cassel and Costello were transmitting biofeedback data via acoustic couplers for four modalities between Adelaide South Australia and San Diego.
Starting with 300 bps acoustic couplers that "cradled" telephone handsets to make a data connection, one of the industry's most successful modem lines, the MultiModem(R) evolved providing the lineage to today's voice/data/fax models, fax servers and embedded technologies.
Acoustic couplers will accomplish this, too--and let you get around some problems with international plugs and jacks.