Fax Technology Training Outline

The class runs over a two-day period and is followed by an interactive question and answer session at the end of the second day.

Day 1

Traditional Facsimile Devices

Session A - Introduction to Group 3 Facsimile

Characteristics
Architecture
Fax Protocol
Phone Network Interactions
Simple Fax Call Example
Demonstration: Send fax Session and Introduction to the QualityLogic Facsimile Test Tools

Session B - Group 3 Fax In Depth

Fax Modems
HDLC – High level Data Link Control
Fax Modulation Concepts
T.4 Fax Image Coding
Modified Huffman
Modified Read
Demonstration: Send Fax Session

Session C - Group 3 Fax Call Phases

T.30 Protocol - Traditional
V.29 Modulation
Non-ECM
Fax Call Phases A-E
Demonstration: Advanced Fax Session

Session D - Group 3 Error Correction Mode

T.6 Encoding - Modified READ
Group 3 Error Correction Mode Concepts
Partial Pages
ECM Fax Session Example
ECM-Specific T30 Signals
T.30 Timeouts
Demonstration: ECM Session Examples

Day 2

Extended Facsimile


Session E - 1993/2005 Extensions to G3 Facsimile

Summary of 1992-3 Revisions
New Fax Signals
Document Transport Modes
Higher Resolutions
Summary of 1994-1997 Revisions
Color Fax
New Compression Methods
Group 3 Digital Fax
Summary of 1997-2000 Revisions
New Resolutions
Internet Fax

Session F - V.34 Fax

Introduction to V.34 and V.8
V.34 Fax vs. Traditional Fax
Introduction - V.34 Features
Half Duplex Fax Session Example
Half Duplex Fax Summary
Full Duplex Fax Summary
V.34 Fax Summary

Session G - Facsimile Device Testing and Troubleshooting

Test program planning
Test process insights
Troubleshooting
Designing Robust Fax Devices

Session H – T.38 Internet Fax Introduction

G3 fax --> Real Time IP Fax
T.38 Standards Overview
T.38 Protocol and Structures
UDP Error Correction Methods
Practical Issues: UDP vs. TCP
T.38 Summary

References Provided:

Fax Origins and Background
Polling, NSF and Procedure Interrupts

Testing Solutions

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