Transmission vs Beamforming - What's the difference?

transmission | beamforming |


As nouns the difference between transmission and beamforming

is that transmission is the act of transmitting, eg data or electric power while beamforming is (physics) a technique in which the phase and amplitude of transmitted signals are modified, by a feedback process, in order to improve transmission speed.

transmission

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The act of transmitting, e.g. data or electric power.
  • The fact of being transmitted.
  • Something that is transmitted, such as a message, picture or a disease; the sending of such a thing.
  • (biology) The passage of a nerve impulse across synapses.
  • (automotive) An assembly of gears through which power is transmitted from the engine to the driveshaft in a motor car / automobile; a gearbox.
  • (legal) The right possessed by an heir or legatee of transmitting to his successor(s) any inheritance, legacy, right, or privilege, to which he is entitled, even if he should die without enjoying or exercising it.
  • (medicine, biology) The passing of a communicable disease from an infected host individual or group to a conspecific individual or group.
  • Synonyms

    * (l) * (assembly of gears) gearbox

    Derived terms

    * automatic transmission * cryo-transmission * manual transmission * standard transmission * synchronized transmission * transmission line * transmission medium * transmission electron microscope * Transmission Control Protocol

    beamforming

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia beamforming) (-)
  • (physics) A technique in which the phase and amplitude of transmitted signals are modified, by a feedback process, in order to improve transmission speed