An information-centric device with voice capability. Communicators have the ability to link seamlessly with a PC, with printers, with the Internet - to send and receive files, to synchronize seamlessly and to be practical to carry around.
a mobile device bigger than a phone, but smaller than a Pocket PC
a package consisting of a mobile phone with a keyboard and small screen into their cellular telephone, in which some personal information organizer (PIM) applications are provided for convenience
usually used to refer to a simple message device, delivering either a single message or a few, compared with complex communication aid which can have very many messages stored.
A generic name for information centric mobile phones. In effect a fully featured personal digital assistant and mobile phone in one unit. The Nokia 9210 Communicator is an example of such a Symbian OS phone.
The element on an alarm control device – alarm panel, that automatically dials a central station and relays information about the protected building. It communicates digitally with the central station computer.
A device combining the characteristics of a PDA with those of a phone. Nokia makes the 9200 series Communicators, and Handspring's Treo device is also a Communicator.
Communicators are devices in the Star Trek fictional universe which are used for voice communication, either directly between two people with communicators, or via a ship's communication system.