Handoff

  • (noun): (American football) a play in which one player hands the ball to a teammate.

Some articles on handoff:

Mobile Vo IP - Technologies
... outdoor applications, two other protocols are required IEEE 802.21 handoff, permitting one network to do call setup and initial traffic, handing off to another ... An older technology, PCS base station handoff, specifies equivalent capabilities for cordless phones based on 800, 900, 2.4, 5.8 and DECT ... they did provide the functional specification for handoff for modern IP-based telephony ...
End-around
... towards the opposite end of the line and receives a handoff directly from the quarterback ... The end-around should not be confused with an end reverse, in which the receiver takes a handoff from a player who has already taken a handoff from the quarterback ... less chance of a fumble, as there is only one handoff rather than two ...
Handover - Inter and Intra System Handoff
... Inter System Handoff • If during ongoing call mobile unit moves from one cellular system to a different cellular system which is controlled by different MTSO ... • An MTSO engages in this handoff system ... can transfer the call then it uses Inter system handoff ...
Handover - Handoff Prioritization
... Different systems have different methods for handling and managing handoff request ... Some systems handle handoff in same way as they handle new originating call ... In such system the probability that the handoff will not be served is equal to blocking probability of new originating call ...
Handover or Handoff
... American English use the term handoff, and this is most commonly used within some American organizations such as 3GPP2 and in American originated technologies such as CDMA2000 ... The term handover is more common than handoff in academic research publications and literature, while handoff is slightly more common within the IEEE and ANSI organisations ...