Mobile Phones – Good & Bad Manners

Just about everyone uses a mobile phone but not everyone has good manners when using one, how often have we seen someone driving along the highway, maybe even children in the back, talking on their mobile? This is not only very bad manners it is also illegal in most countries in the world. There are…

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Key Telephone Systems Vs VoIP-IP PBX Phone Systems

What is the difference between a Key Telephone System & a PBX Phone System? With the introduction of VoIP or IP Phone Systems, this old-technology question is becoming all the more relevant in your final decision to purchase the right phone system today. I have cut and pasted the following text from a Google search,…

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Purpose of Shaft Grounding Systems in Marine Engineering

Purpose of Shaft Grounding Systems in Marine Engineering It’s Science 101: Electricity and water don’t mix. That maxim is no clearer than in marine engineering, where seawater mixed with the electrical systems of a propeller can cause corrosion, loss of efficiency and system failure. To completely protect a ship it’s important to electrically ground the…

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Contextual Communication – What Is It?

In a book I wrote on communication, I specifically talk about Contextual Communication as opposed to just communication as we know it. What is contextual communication? How does it differ from communication proper? And how can it help improve our communication? Let’s take a look. Let’s say you’re frustrated one day, over an important matter…

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Just What Is SIP And SS7…. And How Do They Work With VoIP?

Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) and Signaling System 7 (SS7) are the common protocols used for transmitting voice across networks. Just how they work with VoIP….or not….opens the door for both concerns and opportunity. Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) is a protocol developed by IETF MMUSIC Working Group and proposed standard for initiating, modifying, and terminating an…

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