Glossary terms beginning with N

National Radiological Protection Board

Also known as: NRPB National Radiological Protection Board (NRPB) is a United Kingdom organisation set up by the Radiological Protection Act 1970. The NRPB is responsible for acquiring knowledge about radiation hazards, and providing technical services…

NCC

Also known as: Network Colour Code Network Colour Code (NCC) is a 3-bit code broadcast as part of the BSIC (Base Station Identity Code). The NCC is used to distinguish between operators who utilise the same…

Network Colour Code

Also known as: NCC Network Colour Code (NCC) is a 3-bit code broadcast as part of the BSIC (Base Station Identity Code). The NCC is used to distinguish between operators who utilise the same frequencies. This…

NFC

NFC is the abbreviation of Near Field Communication and is a form of identification. Thanks to this technique it is possible to make payments by scanning a mobile phone with a NFC-chip. NFC can also…

NiCad

Also known as: Nickel Cadmium, NiCd Nickel Cadmium (NiCd or NiCad) is the earliest form of rechargeable battery used as a power source in wireless phones. NiCd batteries suffer from memory effect, so they need to…

NiCd

Also known as: NiCad, Nickel Cadmium Nickel Cadmium (NiCd or NiCad) is the earliest form of rechargeable battery used as a power source in wireless phones. NiCd batteries suffer from memory effect, so they need to…

Nickel Cadmium

Also known as: NiCad, NiCd Nickel Cadmium (NiCd or NiCad) is the earliest form of rechargeable battery used as a power source in wireless phones. NiCd batteries suffer from memory effect, so they need to be…

Nickel Metal Hydride

Also known as: NiMH Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) is a type of rechargeable battery used to power mobile phones. They were introduced in the early 1990s as an improvement over Nickel Cadmium (NiCd). NiMH can store…

NiMH

Also known as: Nickel Metal Hydride Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) is a type of rechargeable battery used to power mobile phones. They were introduced in the early 1990s as an improvement over Nickel Cadmium (NiCd). NiMH…

Nokia Smart Messaging

This function makes it possible to add images to SMS messages. …

Nokring

Also known as: RTTTL, Ring Tone Text Transfer Language RTTTL (Ring Tone Text Transfer Language) is a data format originally developed by Nokia and used to store user composed ringtones on their Series 30 handsets,…

Non Ionising Radiation

Non-Ionising Radiation is a type of energy that, when it passes through the human body, has insufficient energy to directly damage DNA. Such non-ionising radiation is common in the environment, examples being ultraviolet radiation, light, infrared…

NRPB

Also known as: National Radiological Protection Board National Radiological Protection Board (NRPB) is a United Kingdom organisation set up by the Radiological Protection Act 1970. The NRPB is responsible for acquiring knowledge about radiation hazards, and…