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.
Under the direction of PCMCIA, use of PC Cards in mobile devices has exploded in the past 10 years.
The PCMCIA appreciates the opportunity to transfer its standards and support to the USB-IF," said Brad Saunders, PCMCIA chairman.
SCM is a supplier of PCMCIA Flash File system software for PCs , as well as desktop PCMCIA adapters.
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.
Megahertz is a leading supplier of solution-oriented mobile data communications products and manufactures PCMCIA data/fax modems, PCMCIA cellular data/fax modems for selected cellular telephones, PCMCIA Ethernet/modem combination cards, PCMCIA Ethernet adapters and external "pocket" modems.
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.
8P includes a Windows utility which quickly and easily installs any needed PCMCIA drivers along with Microcom's APT driver -- significantly reducing the time and complexity of PCMCIA modem installation and increasing modem and notebook PC compatibility.
The IBM "Push-Pop" modem features Megahertz's patented XJACK(R) connector system which provides a fully internal but extendable RJ11 phone jack on a PCMCIA modem card.
WJ's RFID product portfolio features the new multi-protocol MPR 5000 and MPR 6000 PCMCIA Type II Reader Cards, OEM Reader Modules and RFID Reader ASICs for RFID applications worldwide.