Glossary & Definitions


Third generation. A term used to describe the next generation of wireless communication;

See Also UMTS.

3-in-1 Phone

A usage scenario, which describes the additional capability provided for mobile phones. Typical scenarios can be found in the Cordless Telephony and Intercom Profiles.


This standard is part of a family of other specifications, which offer varying solutions of wireless connectivity to a fixed LAN. Like the Bluetooth specification, 802.11b operates at the 2.4GHz range and is often referred to as Wi-Fi. It has been developed by a working group of the IEEE.


A device that accepts a connection from an initiating device. In a typical scenario, a master will initiate a connection and the slave will accept ...

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