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August 8, 2016updated 01 Feb 2017 5:15pm

What is convergence?

Convergence is a key concept in technology.

By Vinod

Convergence means the coming together of two or more distinct entities.

In a technology context, the term is applied to several different trends. Broadly it means integrating two or more technologies into a single system.

One of these is the combination of more than one technology in a single device. For example, smartphones represent the convergence of what were previously distinct functions such as telephony and computing.

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