(Japanese Electronic Industry Development Association) A Japanese trade and standards organization. JEIDA joined with PCMCIA to standardize the PC card in 1991. The PC card specifications JEIDA 4.1 and PCMCIA 2.0 are the same.
Japan's two major industry bodies grouping makers of electronic gadgets -- the Electronic Industries Association of Japan (EIAJ) and the Japan Electronic Industry Development Association (JEIDA) -- announced Wednesday they have merged to form a single industry body.
The EIAJ was the industry body for makers of semiconductors and audiovisual equipment, while the JEIDA was the association of manufacturers of computer-related products.