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CommWorks Corporation was the subsidiary of 3Com Corporation based in Rolling Meadows, Illinois and sold to UTStarcom, Inc. of Alameda, California in 2003. Many of the remaining employees of US Robotics were transferred with its sale to UTStarcom. 3Com (NASDAQ: COMS) is a manufacturer best known for its computer network infrastructure products. ... Rolling Meadows is a city located in Cook County, Illinois. ... State nickname: Land of Lincoln, The Prairie State Other U.S. States Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Governor Rod Blagojevich Official languages English Area 149,998 km² (25th)  - Land 143,968 km²  - Water 6,030 km² (4. ... UTStarcom (NASDAQ:UTSI) is a manufacturer of telecommunications equipment based in Alameda, California. ... Alameda is a city located in Alameda County, California. ... State nickname: The Golden State Other U.S. States Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger Official languages English Area 410,000 km² (3rd)  - Land 404,298 km²  - Water 20,047 km² (4. ... 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... U.S. Robotics (popularly nicknamed USR), based in Schaumburg, Illinois and founded in 1976, is a company that makes computer modems and related technologies. ...


Products and Technology

CommWorks Corporation developed and patented leading wireline telecommunications and wireless infrastructure technologies. Its products included -- Telecommunication is the extension of communication over a distance. ... Wireless is an old-fashioned term for a radio receiver, referring to its use as a wireless telegraph. ...

  1. the Total Control® Remote Access Server (RAS) analog modem infrastructure equipment,
  2. the CommWorks CDMA cellular telephone wireless-data infrastructure equipment, including its Packet Data Serving Node (PDSN), and
  3. various Voice over IP (VoIP) and softswitch equipment on its TC1000 and TC2000 platforms.

Total Control® is the trade name for the telecommunications infrastructure equipment also known as TC1000 or TC2000. ... A modem (a portmanteau word constructed from modulator and demodulator) is a device that modulates an analog carrier signal (sound), to encode digital information, and that also demodulates such a carrier signal to decode the transmitted information. ... General Information Generically (as a multiplexing scheme), code division multiple access (CDMA) is any use of any form of spread spectrum by multiple transmitters to send to the same receiver on the same frequency channel at the same time without harmful interference. ... Cellular redirects here. ... Wireless is an old-fashioned term for a radio receiver, referring to its use as a wireless telegraph. ... The Packet Data Serving Node, or PDSN, is a component of a CDMA 2000 mobile network. ... Voice over IP (also called VoIP, IP Telephony, and Internet telephony) refers to technology that enables routing of voice conversations over the Internet or any other IP network. ... A switch usually means a device (hardware) used to break or open an electric circuit or to divert current from one conductor to another. ...

Building Architecture

CommWorks was located at 3800 Golf Road, Rolling Meadows Illinois, in a noted modern architectural style building. The traffic stopping building with its central interior atrium has tilted concrete rectangles in portions and leaning glass-and-concrete front in other parts which gives the appearnce that it has been hit by an earthquake and ready to tip over. The building was originally a 1970s era AT&T facility that was gutted and redesigned in 1999 by Valerio Dewalt Train Associates as featured in the Sept. 1, 2002 USA Weekend Magazine. 1999 is a common year starting on Friday of the Common Era, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ...


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