Digital Signal

July 24, 2012

See also: Analog Signal

CIMM DEFINITION: A signal that has a limited number of discrete states prior to transmission. This may be contrasted with an analog signal which varies in a continuous manner and may be said to have an infinite number of states. (Source: CableLabs)

2: Information transmitted in discrete pulses rather than as continuous signals. Data is represented by a specific sequence of off-on electrical pulses. (Source: Nielsen)