Friday, October 24, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Internet Explorer 11 Toolkit Allows Enterprise Admins "Spy" On Their Employees
FCC Says Airwave Auction To Delay Until 2016
HP Broadens Moonshot Portfolio With Intel-powered Models
Microsoft To Keep Nokia Brand For Low-end Smartphones
LG Introduces Its First Octa-Core Application Processor
Cloud and Surface 3 Drive Microsoft's Revenue
Micron Urges Investors To Reject TRC Capital's Unsolicited Tender Offer
Facebook Returns To Chat Roots With Rooms App
Active Discussions
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
How to generate lots of different CDs quickly
Yamaha CRW-F1UX
help questions structure DVDR
Made video, won't play back easily
Questions durability monitor LCD
Questions fungus CD/DVD Media, Some expert engineer in optical media can help me?
CD, DVD and Blu-ray burning for Android in development
 Home > News > General Computing > USB-IF ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, January 22, 2010
USB-IF to Acquire PCMCIA Assets


The USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) today announced plans to accept Personal Computer Memory Card International Association (PCMCIA) tangible assets, which include PC Card 16, CardBus PC Card and ExpressCard form-factor standards, along with the associated compliance programs and copyright, logo and trademarks authority.

PCMCIA member approval is anticipated to close January 31, 2010, with the full transfer of PCMCIA assets slated for completion by the end of the first quarter 2010. The transfer will simplify the development of USB and PCMCIA solutions and continue the certification and logo program for PCMCIA products. Upon completion of the technology transfer, the PCMCIA will cease operation and dissolve as an independent, non-profit association.

"The technology transfer will streamline efforts by developers to implement both USB and PCMCIA standards," stated Jeff Ravencraft, USB-IF president and chairman. "The PCMCIA's assets and activities are transitioning to and will continue in the USB-IF because they promote and support USB standards."

"The PCMCIA appreciates the opportunity to transfer its standards and support to the USB-IF," said Brad Saunders, PCMCIA chairman. "Once the transfer is complete, members are encouraged to reconnect with ExpressCard programs by actively engaging in the USB-IF and participating in workgroup activities and compliance programs."

The USB-IF said that it would extend membership at no additional cost to existing PCMCIA members for the remainder of their current annual membership term, provided the member accepts and executes the USB-IF membership agreement. At the expiration of the membership term, the USB-IF will extend membership in the USB-IF. For organizations that are members of both PCMCIA and USB-IF, there is no need to transfer membership.

The non-profit USB Implementers Forum, Inc. was formed to provide a support organization and forum for the advancement and adoption of USB technology.


Previous
Next
New ATI Radeon E4690 MXM Delivers Fast Graphics for the Embedded Market        All News        European Commission Unconditionally Approves Oracle's Acquisition of Sun
IFPI Publishes Digital Music Report 2010     General Computing News      European Commission Unconditionally Approves Oracle's Acquisition of Sun

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
USB-IF Releases Mobile Broadband Interface Model Specification
Adaptec USB 2.0 Host Adapter Passes USB-IF Certification Testing

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .