Types of Data transmission modes in communication


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Transmission mode is used to define the direction of flow between two linked devices. There are three types of transmission modes;

Simplex :- The communication is unidirectional, as on a one-way street. Only one of the two station/device on link can transmit; the other can only receive.

Half-duplex:- each station/device can transmit and receive but not at the same time. When one device is sending the other can only receive, and vice versa.

Full-Duplex:- both stations/devices can transmit and receive simultaneously.