- Telephony Application Program Interface. A set of Win32-based calls that
applications use to control modems and telephones by routing application
function calls to the appropriate service provider DLL for a modem.
- Telephone technology. The conversion of sound into electrical signals, its
transmission to another location, and its reconversion to sound, with or
without the use of connecting wires.
- For MPEG, frame-by-frame address code time reference recorded on the spare
track of a videotape or inserted in the vertical blanking interval. It is an
eight-digit number, encoding time in hours, minutes, seconds, and video frames
(for example, 02:04:48:26).
- A set in kernel streaming and ActiveMovie that defines the access to a
filter actually provided by a pin. Each pin supports one transform.
- A data structure defined by the PCMCIA to describe a single, specific
characteristic of a PC Card device. Tuples are chained together to form the
CIS, which describes to system software the PC Card's resource requirements
and other characteristics. Tuples consist of a tuple code, an offset to the
next tuple, and a number of bytes specific to the tuple.
- API for image acquisition developed by an association of industry leaders.
The specification is available from http://www.twain.org.