PCMCIA


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PCMCIA

Personal Computer Memory Card International Association.
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The ExpressCard Standard was created by a broad coalition of PCMCIA member companies including Dell.
The PCMCIA card simply flips out from the underside of the ABSplus and plugs directly into the notebook.
The new modems feature an advanced automatic idle mode requiring only about one-fifth the power from the PC's battery compared to most PCMCIA modems (5mA vs.
The technology transfer will streamline efforts by developers to implement both USB and PCMCIA standards," stated Jeff Ravencraft, USB-IF president and chairman.
Toshiba customers will find that Toshiba Card Manager supports a wide range of PCMCIA cards.
Shigeto Kanda of Canon and the CFA chairman of the board said, "The development under way for the CompactFlash 133MB/sec True IDE and PCMCIA ATA interfaces means that the CompactFlash interface will not restrict the sustained data transfer rate of CompactFlash cards in the near future.
APC selected the EntrePad 4000 fingerprint sensor from AuthenTec, the world leader in fingerprint sensor innovation and sales for more than five years, for its new PCMCIA Password Manager.
WJ's MPR Series PC Card(TM) products, the MPR5000, MPR6000 and MPR7000, operate in the UHF frequency band and are based on the PCMCIA Type II standard.
The customers' reactions and adoption of the PCMCIA package in printer, handheld and other OEM applications has been tremendous," said Chuck Lau, vice president -- RFID for WJ Communications.
The compact PCMCIA type II form factor is realized using highly integrated WJ semiconductors, and the RF architecture forms the basis of WJ's recently announced UHF Integrated RFID Transceiver ASIC -- The WTX1000.
For additional information about the software and development kits or to purchase the MPR 5000 or MPR 6000 PCMCIA reader cards, please go to www.