forwards compatible

forwards compatible

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Not only is CME a low-cost encryption solution for P5CTS pods, it is also designed to be interoperable with the JSF P5CTS, making it backwards and forwards compatible with P5CTS ranges.
Franois Bancon, of Nissan's Exploratory and Advance Planning Department, said: "Nissan Townpod must be forwards compatible with whatever must-have device sits in our future."
The new standard will ensure that billions of documents created during the last twenty years, will continue to be forwards compatible with new technologies and applications.