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Protocol

A brief summary; the minutes of a meeting; the etiquette of diplomacy.

Protocol refers to a summarized document or the minutes of a meeting that are initialed by the parties present to indicate the accuracy of the document or minutes.

Protocol is a section of the department of state that is responsible for advising the government, the president, the vice president, and the Secretary of State on matters of diplomatic procedure governed by law or international custom and practice. Protocol is the method of officially ranking or receiving government officials.

protocol

an addition or supplement to a treaty.

PROTOCOL, civil law, international law. A record or register. Among the Romans, protocollunt was a writing at the head of the first page of the paper used by the notaries or tabellions. Nov. 44.
     2. In France the minutes of notarial acts were formerly transcribed on registers, which were called protocols. Toull. Dr. Civ. Fr. liv. 3, t. 3, c. 6, s. 1, n. 413.
     3. By the German law it signifies the minutes of any transaction. Eneye. Amer. Protocol. In the latter sense the word has of late been received into international law. Ibid.

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1) IrSimple is a high-speed infrared wireless communications protocol that enables faster data transmission speeds (4 to 10 times faster than at present) by improving the efficiency of the current IrDA protocol embedded in mobile devices such as mobile telephones.
Moreover, AIS s open architecture PC-based HMI also enables networking via TCP/IP communications protocol and Industrial Ethernet to interconnect sensors, controllers, operator terminals and actuators.
They include modulating cooling valves, stainless-steel cabinets, continuous display of set-point and to-process temperatures, and SPI communications protocol.
The response to our communications protocol has been extremely positive , says Dr.
Two expanded versions of closed-loop microprocessors optionally available, all with SPI communications protocol capabilities.
* Auxiliary equipment can be integrated into the network through the SPI communications protocol.
Now standard on all Novatec dryers, the controller comes with RS-485 port and SPI communications protocol.
Optional features include: audible and visible alarms, SPI communications protocol, printer ports for running SPC/SQC data at 5-sec to 20-min intervals, a 50-ft remote cable and control-key lockout circuits.
TNS' networks have been specifically designed and configured for the transmission of transaction-related time sensitive data and support a variety of widely accepted communications protocols.
For example, check to see whether the communications protocols you are considering exceed the memory or processing capacity of your controller, or create other technical troubles that increase integration costs.
The company says the expanded capabilities of the samos PRO COMPACT-PLUS modules, make it simple for anyone involved in machine design to seamlessly integrate peripheral devices into the automation network and to relay control information back to these devices, using one of several industrial communications protocols. The use of these predesigned press control function blocks allows machine design engineers to easily and cost-effectively add critical safety control functions to both new and existing industrial press systems.
POSITAL (Hamilton, NJ) has added support for the Modbus RTU communications protocols to its popular TILTIX family of inclinometers (tilt sensors).

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