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  Communicator (Star Trek) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planet03.csc.ncsu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Communicators are devices in the Star Trek fictional universe which are used for voice communication between two people.
Communicators use subspace transmissions that do not conform to normal rules of physics and allow for signals to bypass EM interference, as well as provide nearly instantaneous communication at distances that regular transmissions would require more time to traverse.
In Star Trek: The Next Generation (TNG) and later series, the crew wear communicator badges (combadges), small devices in the shape of the Starfleet insignia and typically worn on a user's left breast, which are activated with a light tap.
en.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/Communicator_(Star_Trek)   (592 words)

 TV ACRES: Telephones > Communicator (Star Trek)
The communicator was a handy thing to have when a person needed to call in ground support or be beamed off a planet in a life or death situation.
The flip-lid of the communicator is a thin rectangular sheet of brass with many small holes which covers the main control panel.
On later episodes of the STAR TREK franchise beginning with the STAR TREK THE NEXT GENERATION, the hand-held communicator was replaced by triangular-shaped lapel pins that attached to the uniform.
www.tvacres.com /comm_startrek.htm   (334 words)

 Dave Archer Star Trek Page
In 1989, my then representative, Phil Edgerly, walked onto the set of "Star Trek®: The Next Generation" (ST: TNG) on the Paramount lot in Hollywood with a small original reverse glass painting, titled: "Red Moon Study," and a handful of color transparencies of other pieces.
My works were also used in two Star Trek® feature films: "Star Trek® VI: The Undiscovered Country," where several blow-ups of my paintings can be seen in the opening Federation conference room scene behind Kirk, McCoy, Scotty and Uhura.
In "Star Trek® Generations," my work can be seen as it appears (see above) in the "United Federation of Planets" symbol during the opening spacedock dedication scene, though partially blocked by a crowd of Starfleet officials standing in front of it...
www.davearcher.com /StarTrek.html   (689 words)

 RacProps Issue 5 - Star Trek, Classic Communicator - Page 1
Next to the Classic Phaser, the Star Trek Communicator is one of Science Fiction’s most popular props.
Star Trek’s classic years had some really great designs -- ones that never really look too outdated.
Rumor has held that the only communicator that could be taken apart was one of the "working" models.
www.racprops.com /issue5/classiccomm   (441 words)

 Halfbakery: Star Trek communicator   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
I'm not clear when they abandoned the communicators (and were they the same as tricorders?) in favor of comm badges, which are marvelously context-sensitive in that they seem to listen to the conversation and know when you want to use them to communicate without you needing to touch them.
I don't think that the way mobiles look today and their similarity to the communicator is coincidence.
Either the look of the communicator entered into our psychi from star trek and mobiles became what we expected or the design of the communicator is the best form for a communications device to take...
www.halfbakery.com /idea/Star_20Trek_20communicator   (888 words)

 Star Trek Communicator
While Pomers admitted that she was not very knowledgeable of the Star Trek universe prior to joining the Voyager cast, she has since become an avid fan.
The strawberry-blond actress says she's been fascinated with Star Trek since the moment she stepped onto the set.
Tell us!' I recently brought in my Star Trek action figures and talked about how I'm on the show." And while she doesn't have her own Naomi action figure yet, Pomers hopes that she is one day a regular fixtures on Voyager.
sparklet.iwarp.com /stcommunicator.html   (856 words)

 2004 February
Being on Star Trek is both a blessing and a curse; it is a double-edged sword.
And as the Enterprise's exploration of the Delphic Expanse continues in the show's third season, Trip is poised to play a key role in the struggle against the Xindi, the mysterious alien race who were responsible for the death of his sister and now threaten to annihilate humanity.
The producers are still pretty specific in terms of what a Star Trek story is and how it fits into their image of what it should be about.
www.connortrinneer.com /2004_february.htm   (5376 words)

Earlier versions were designed as a hand-held device with a hardware control interface and a flip-up antennae grid/activator, but by the 2340s the communicator functions had been built into the metallic uniform insignia "combadge" worn on the left breast, activated by touch or voice.
Among many uses, communicators serve as locator IDs for gaining a transporter lock on personnel.
STAR TREK and related marks are trademarks of CBS Studios Inc.
www.startrek.com /startrek/view/library/technology/article/106314.html   (98 words)

 Star Trek Communicator in slow beam down
A MOBILE phone in the shape of a Star Trek Communicator, which was supposed to hit the shops later this year, has been delayed until next year.
Of course this is a mixture of technologies, early communicator design with a New Generation ring tone, but we are sure that it will go down well with the trekkies.
In other words you don't want your communicator to fall to bits when you are on an away mission and you are the one wearing the red jumper.
www.theinquirer.net /?article=27659   (302 words)

 TrekToday - Star Trek Communicator Previewed
Rumours that a major movie star might be interested in appearing in 'Star Trek XI' plus BSG producer's faith in choice of new Star Trek franchise head.
The official Star Trek site posted an article focusing on issue 139 of the Star Trek Communicator, the magazine of the official Star Trek fan club.
The Trek Nation and its subsidiary sites are in no way affiliated with Paramount Pictures, Inc. Star Trek ®, in all its various forms, is a trademark of Paramount Pictures.
www.trektoday.com /news/030702_04.shtml   (1034 words)

 Brent Spiner working on Star Trek 10 story
Brent Spiner, Star Trek: The Next Generation's resident android Data, is taking the reins of the next installment of the series' movie franchise.
According to TrekWeb, in an interview with Star Trek Communicator magazine, Trek producer Rick Berman said Spiner is working with screenwriter John Logan to develop the 10th Trek movie.
Jonathan Frakes who plays Cmdr. Riker in the series and directed the last two Trek films, has not been named as Star Trek X's director.
www.space.com /sciencefiction/movies/startrek10_spiner_001113.html   (267 words)

 BBC NEWS | Technology | Trekkie communicator ready to go
The Vocera communications system channels voice calls via a wi-fi network to recognise who someone is trying to reach and then to connect them.
Early customers for the Vocera communicator were hospitals who like the fact that it lets nurses talk directly to doctors.
Mr Melkote said the communicator was ideal for workplaces where staff move around a lot, are spread around large campuses or across several buildings.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/technology/3628517.stm   (342 words)

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 Communicator - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Communicator (Star Trek), a portable communication device from the Star Trek fictional universe.
"The Communicator (Enterprise episode)", a second season episode of Star Trek: Enterprise.
"Communicators (Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers)", watch-like wrist bands worn by the Power Rangers that can be used to contact each other during emergencies, or to teleport to different locations.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Communicator   (139 words)

 Star Trek Communicator
Over the course of several dozen episodes, crew members and viewers alike have become more familiar with the first Denobulan depicted on a Star Trek series, but not so much that Phlox has exhausted his ability to intrigue audiences.
As the performer finds himself more often perusing a book rather than a play script, he hit upon the idea of initiating a dialog with Star Trek fans about writing he liked.
He expects that some of their traveling will be linked to Star Trek conventions, which he says he has come to enjoy.
www.johnbillingsley.net /star_trek_communicator_March_03.htm   (1449 words)

 Wired News: Star Trek Phone Set to Thrill   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
But this is the first time Viacom, which owns the rights to the TV and movie franchise, has put its licensed imprint on such a device.
The special-edition Star Trek Communicator Phone is part of the ramping-up of events and promotions tied to the 40th anniversary of the
The Star Trek Communicator Phone is Sona Mobile's first venture into the entertainment market after almost six years of delivering wireless content to financial service organizations.
www.wired.com /news/wireless/0,1382,68577,00.html   (582 words)

 Your Trekkie Communicator Is Ready - Forbes.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
NEW YORK - It's no accident that the conference rooms at Vocera Communications headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., are named after characters from the Star Trek universe--Kirk, Spock and Picard.
Just as Captain Picard would do, Vocera badge wearers can touch the slim device they wear on their uniforms, say who they want to talk to and, assuming that person is wearing his badge, be connected.
And yes, Star Trek fans, there is, somewhere in that fictitious Federation Starfleet, a spaceship by the same name.
www.forbes.com /technology/2004/03/16/cx_ah_0316chips.html   (880 words)

 LinuxElectrons - Sona Mobile To Create Star Trek Mobile Communicator Device
The Star Trek® Communicator Phone is powered by Sona Mobile's Sona Wireless Platform™ (SWP), which offers multi-threading capability for running several applications concurrently.
The availability of the Star Trek® Communicator Phone signals Sona Mobile's entrance to the entertainment market after almost six years of leading the delivery of wireless content to financial service organizations.
The Star Trek® Communicator Phone will come equipped with a custom Star Trek® faceplate and other themed features unique to the Star Trek® franchise.
www.linuxelectrons.com /article.php/20050824183048498   (373 words)

 Star Trek Classic Communicator   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Sorry about the price increase, but we are down to our last case.
We just stumbled on a storage bin that contained two cases of this incredibly-accurate IPI Toys Communicator.
Star Trek license, they produced this special replica of the original series communicator.
www.starland.com /st/st_communicator.html   (236 words)

 SCI FI Wire | The News Service of the SCI FI Channel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Original Star Trek star William Shatner revealed to TV Guide that he had "a long talk" with Lost co-creator J.J. Abrams about his upcoming proposed 11th Star Trek movie, confirming earlier reports on TrekMovie.com and elsewhere.
Tobin Bell, one of the stars of the supernatural comedy film Buried Alive, told SCI FI Wire that the movie centers on college students who unearth a spirit at a haunted lodge.
Jim Caviezel, who stars in the upcoming SF action-adventure movie Outlander, dropped his usual reserve and told SCI FI Wire that he's excited to be part of the epic tale.
www.scifi.com /scifiwire2005/index.php?id=32173   (729 words)

 TrekToday - 'Star Trek Communicator' Stops Publication
December 5, 2005 - 9:55 PM The Star Trek Communicator, the official magazine of the Star Trek Fan Club, has ceased publication, and subscribers will be refunded their payments.
Dilmore said that the goal at the Communicator had always been to create a magazine that people would want to buy.
"When they don't, that sends a message: Either people are not as interested in Star Trek as a whole anymore, or that they're not as interested in the magazine as a whole.
www.trektoday.com /news/051205_02.shtml   (846 words)

 ..:.:.:: scottbakulaonline Star Trek Communicator #135 ::.:.:..
What's more, for the first time ever, the lead actor of a Trek series freely admits to being a dyed-in-the-wool fan of the original Star Trek from youth.
Bakula, too knows about those fans fearful that Trek continuity maybe sacrificed in the new show, but he says - they like the crew at times - may be forgetting one point.
With Star Trek and science fiction, though, "real" can be a stretch - with aging, youthening, gender swapping, species converting, and mind - and body-hijacking all a part of the bag of tricks used by villainous aliens and ruthless diseases.
www.scottbakulaonline.com /articles/stcomm135.htm   (2920 words)

 SF Signal: Star Trek Communicator
Hospital staff are using Trek-like Communicators to help prevent phone-tag.
Replica star trek communicator is coming out in mobile phone form sometime this year.
I like the communicator as in the TOS and enterprise..
www.sfsignal.com /archives/000580.html   (144 words)

 Star trek games, armada demo and star trek communicator.
Star Trek games, viewing stations, the Armada Demo, Star Trek Communicator, Trekkie articles and more are all available to the Star Trek enthusiast in you!
Star Trek Games include the Star Trek Armada demo, which can be downloaded free of charge, exclusively from this site.
Star Trek Games are sure to provide hours of enjoyment.
members.fortunecity.com /anisssaharris/armada_demo_star_trek_games.html   (110 words)

 Star Trek Pins   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
All the following Star Trek pins are currently out of production.
You've bought your Full-size communicator and it looks great, but you want it to make a noise like the communicators on TV.
This little electronic device hangs on the inside of your shirt from the same posts that hold your pin on.
www.starland.com /st/st_pins.htm   (156 words)

 Star Trek - Communicator on Smartphone.net
Summary: The original Star Trek communicator as your ringtone.
The communicator sound is the actual sound effect from the original Star Trek TV series.
The original Star Trek communicator as your ringtone.
www.smartphone.net /software_detail.asp?id=542   (132 words)

 Star Trek collectibles
Star Trek Deep Space Nine High Dome Watch
This 1993 Paramount Pictures Star Trek Deep Space Nine, five-function quartz digital watch has the DS9 Space Station on the dial, mercury free battery included.
This 1993 Paramount Pictures Star Trek Deep Space Nine, five-function quartz digital watch has a high dome face with the DS9 Space Station floating in the dome.
www.webcom.com /veejer/startrek.html   (267 words)

 Star Trek Communicator Phone
Star Trek fans will soon be able to access themed content through a branded phone modeled on the communicators used in the 1960s TV show.
Sona technology will power the Star Trek Communicator Phone, which will be able to access themed content, including an online multiplayer game, ringtones and fan-club information.
Users must pay $10 a month in addition to their regular phone bills to access Star Trek content.
www.discusswireless.com /cgi-bin/forum/gforum.cgi?post=1995   (201 words)

 IGN: Tales from the Toybox #2: Star Trek Communicator
A spotlight on the Master Replicas Star Trek: TOS Communicator replica.
As soon as you flip open the Communicator, you hear the familiar "chirp" sound, and the frequency and power lights activate.
There's a lot of hard work and skill that went into the Communicator, and it was worth the wait to have it done right.
movies.ign.com /articles/458/458960p1.html   (699 words)

 The Trek BBS: Viewing list of forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Trek TV and cinema subjects not relating to any specific series or movie
The Trek Nation and its subsidiary sites are in no way affiliated with Paramount Pictures.
Star Trek ®, in all its various forms, is a trademark of Paramount Pictures.
www.trekbbs.com   (431 words)

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