<communications> (ABR, autobaud) A process by which a receiving device determines the speed, code level, and stop bits of incoming data by examining the first character, usually a preselected sign-on character. ABR allows the receiving device to accept data from a variety of transmitting devices operating at different speeds without needing to establish data rates in advance.
Last updated: 1996-06-18
Try this search on Wikipedia, OneLook, Google
Nearby terms: automated testing « AUTOMATH « Automatically Programmed Tools « automatic baud rate detection » automatic hyphenation » Automatic Mathematical TRANslation » Automatic Network Routing