PCMCIA


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PCMCIA

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Personal Computer Memory Card International Association. (Or People Can't Memorise Computer Industry Acronyms).

PCMCIA

(Personal Computer Memory Card International Association, San Jose, CA) An international standards body and trade association that was founded in 1989 to establish a standard for connecting peripherals to portable computers. PCMCIA created the PC Card, CardBus and ExpressCard standards. In 2010, PCMCIA's assets were acquired by the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF). See PC Card.
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PCMCIA offers a two-step compliance process intended to assure interoperability between ExpressCard modules and systems.
First shipments of the PCMCIA ABSplus, Desktop ABS and new line of CMS swap drives containing the new 4.
Designed to fit Type II, Type III, and Toshiba 16 mm PCMCIA slots, the new modems comply with PCMCIA Release 2.
The PCMCIA appreciates the opportunity to transfer its standards and support to the USB-IF," said Brad Saunders, PCMCIA chairman.
To further support PCMCIA compatibility, Toshiba has maintained a PCMCIA verification lab which evaluates and ensures that both its Noteworthy-branded PCMCIA cards as well as more than 50 PCMCIA cards available from other manufacturers are fully operational in Toshiba portable computer products.
Faster PCMCIA ATA Memory and I/O modes will also be added in 2006 to provide a maximum PCMCIA ATA interface transfer rate of 133MB/sec.
The APC PCMCIA Password Manager permits storage of up to 20 different fingerprints or 20 different users on a single laptop - an unlimited number of logins and passwords are permitted for each user.
PCMCIA (Personal Computer Memory Card International Association) is an international standards body and trade association with over 200 member companies that was founded in 1989 to establish standards for Integrated Circuit cards and to promote interchangeability among mobile computers where ruggedness, low power, and small size were critical.
The MPR7000 leverages the common PCMCIA Type II package but with serial communications and separate bias power connections.
WJ has seen wide-spread interest in its Multi-Protocol, PCMCIA Type II, RFID Cards since the product launch last month.
The MPR RFID Cards are Type II PCMCIA compatible and operate with the EPCglobal(TM) Class 0 and Class 1 RFID standards.
The MPR 5000 RFID Card is Type II PCMCIA compatible and operates with the EPCglobal(TM) Class 0 and Class 1 RFID standards.