FireWire - iLink
Trade Association - Consumer Portal
P1394B (Gigabit 1394)
Advanced Authoring Format (AAF) Association
Association of Briefing Program Managers
- Advanced Configuration and Power Interface
ACRsig.org - ACR - Advanced
Communications Riser MB Slots - Site
TV Enhancement Forum
- Accelerated Graphics Port - Implementors Forum Welcomes You !
for Digital Progress (ADP): Formed to fight attempts to force the
government to design and mandate technology solutions to digital
piracy; Oppose Technology Mandates and support the protection of
National Standards Institute
American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers
Association of Disabled Persons Web site
Society for Industrial Security International
ASI SIG Home:
Advanced Switching Interconnect SIG
- Advanced Switching (AS) based on PCI
Technology Industry Association (ATIA)
Storage Networking Professionals (ASNP):
-- ATA ATAPI IDE EIDE SCSI 1394 -- by Hale Landis
The Official Bluetooth SIG
Specification - Ver 1.0 published Q2 1999. Ver 2.0 to be
released 2000 or 2001. The PDF docs are divided into 2 parts: Vol.
1 - Core; Vol 2 - Profiles
A Telecommunications Association - www.bicsi.org
- Broadcast Music, Inc.
- The Broadcast Industry's Home Page
(Business Software Alliance) Global Home Page
- (The Continental Automated Buildings
Association) North America's key source for information,
education, and networking relating to Home
& Building Automation.
Home: Revolutionizing Cable Technology!
"A nonprofit research and development
consortium that is dedicated to pursuing new cable telecommunications
technologies and to helping its cable operator members integrate those
technical advancements into their business objectives."
California Cable & Telecommunications
The Coalition Against Unsolicited Commercial
to Orange Forum Web Site: The
information on Disc ID Method has been transferred to
Solutions Web site.
Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)
CEDIA Home Theater Home Networking Home Automation Audio Video
Connected Home Automation (7/30/2002).
- Computer Measurement Group: Storage
Performance Council (SPC)
Communications Media Management Association
- Computing Technology Industry Association
International Computer Music Association
Home Page: Copy Protection Technical Working
Group (Added 2/6/2002).
WOW-COM: World of Wireless Communications - CTIA
Guidelines for PCs (Microsoft.com)
PC Design Guides - Online... For now! (1/6/03)
- Off-line MOST of the Time! Directs Users to:
which is also Off-Line ALL of the time! (12/20/2002)
All 3 owned by Microsoft. Microsoft -
Your people ever heard of Domain Redirects?
Form Factors - ATX Specifications
Digital Transmission Content
Protection (5C) - DTLA HOME PAGE
The Distributed Management Task Force, Inc.
Intrusion Prevention and Reporting Services
Copy Control Association: And the Content
Scramble System (CSS).
Forum: DVD Formats
- DVD Primer
- DVDplusRW.org - The ultimate unofficial DVD+RW & DVD+R resource
European Computer Manufacturers Association,
Geneva, Switzerland - Standardizing Information and Communication
Environment Consumer Education Initiative (CEI):
Industries Association - EIA: Electronic
Discharge Association: ESD
EBSI (Enhanced Backup Solutions Initiative) -
A New Spin on Data Protection. See: Storage Configurator &
Communications Commission (FCC)
Channel Industry Association
Federation OF Internet Solution Providers Of The Americas
Audio Network Guild (G.A.N.G.): The first
organization to focus on the advancement of interactive audio.
Computing Info Centre GRIDInfoware
- Home Audio - Video Interoperability
One Format Only! - Official Site
- As of September 5th, 2002, there
are no less than FOUR candidate specifications that have been
proposed to the DVD Forum for high-definition DVD (HD-DVD).
- High-Performance Media Access Technology! (Press
- National HIPAA Alliance: The NHA is a not
for profit organization designed to provide health care professionals
easy access to relevant information and products concerning the Health
Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 - HIPAA.
and Accountability Act
of 1996 (HIPAA)
HomePlug Powerline Alliance
- International Broadcasting Convention - The World's Electronic Media
- International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium,
Interactive Digital Software Association
InterNational Committee for Information Technology Standards
MPEG Layer 3, ID3 Tag (a fix-sized 128-byte tag that would residing @
end of MP3 audio files. Includes title, artist, album, year, genre and
a comment field). Version 2 is currently in a state of 'informal
Engineering Consortium (IEC)
The Internet Engineering Task Force
The International Communications Industries
Association, Inc. (ICIA) The central resource for the AV
- The Next Generation Internet!
- Information Technology Association of America
- Information Technology Industry Council
- IMAPS - International Microelectronics And Packaging Society
- International Organization for Standardization
- International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
Color Consortium: ICC
- www.color.org - ICC
- International Webcasting Association
- International World Wide Web Conference Committee (IW3C2)
- Internet Software Consortium
- IPC Association Connecting Electronics Industries: Connecting
the Electronics Industry with Ideas, Information & Each Other!
(Formerly known as 'Institute of Interconnecting and Packaging
Security Protocol (ipsec) Charter
- Internet Society (ISOC):
- ISO/IEC - JOINT
TECHNICAL COMMITTEE 1
- International Organization for Standardization:
International Organization for Standardization
(Information Versatile Disk for Removable usage) Hard
Disk Drive Consortium - Digital
Rights Management (DRM) (1/2/03).
Solid State Technology Association - "The
JEDEC Solid State Technology Association (Once known
as the Joint Electron
Council), is the semiconductor
engineering standardization body of the Electronic Industries Alliance
(EIA), a trade association that represents all areas of the
Home Page: JEDEX Conference - A place to
understand the future in semiconductor memory.
Stick Info For Developers
The National Association for Music Education
MIDI Manufacturers Association
Inc. - Alliance: The ML Alliance - ML
Technology (Multilevel Modulation optical encoding) for Optical Media
Alliance - A new digital network Yamaha
advocates for musical applications.
Web Index: Midi Manufacturers Association
Cooperation: Media Oriented System Transport
(MOST) Standard Specification
"Media Oriented Systems
Transport is a multimedia fiber-optic network optimized for
automotive applications. It is a network developed by the automotive
industry for the automotive industry. Its design allows it to provide
a low-overhead and low-cost interface for the simplest of devices,
such as microphones and speakers. At the same time, more intelligent
devices can automatically determine the features and functions
provided by all other devices on the network and establish
sophisticated control mechanisms to take away distractions from the
driver of the car as different subsystems try to communicate
information to him.
The features of MOST make it suitable for any
application, inside or outside the car that needs to network
multimedia information along with data and control functions."
Rainier - CD-MRW (Philips)
- Motion Picture Association
. ORG - MPEG Pointers and Resources
Streaming Media Aliance
Industry Information (Telecom Italia Lab)
Pointers and Resources (MpegTV)
on MPEG-4 Standard (ISO/IEC)
on MPEG-4 Standard
Audio (Fraunhofer USA)
Audio Licensing (Dolby)
Home Page www.mmca.org: MultiMediaCard
- National Association of Recording Merchandisers
Business Travel Association
Cable & Telecommunications Association
Infrastructure Protection Center (NIPC) - Warnings - 2000 Advisories
Storage Industry Consortium
Network Reliability and Interoperability Council
for Internet Safety: Founded by Microsoft.
Read their current "Code Of Conduct".
Open Source Development Network
Society of America: Advancing The Science OF Light!™
- Optical Storage Technology Association
Technical Information – Universal Disk Format Specification
Telecommunications Council (PTC)
- Microsoft .NET Passport One easy way to sign in online.
Design Guides (Gone?)
you Build OR Buy!
- Current PC
99 Specs and PC
Communications Industry Association
- PCIA: Wireless Industry News and
- Home: PCI Express Architecture I/O
Home Page: PCMCIA (Personal Computer
Memory Card International Association)
Marketing Association International
Photonics Industry & Technology
Development Association - Optoelectronic Technology
Conference - July 16-17, 2002
PPA.ORG - Promotional
Products Association (SWAG!)
Cartridge Drive Standards, Inc. (QIC)
to the RAB: RAID
Webpage: The Request for Comments (RFCs)
Industry Association of America (RIAA)
Research and Engineering Council for the Graphic Arts
RW Products Promotion Initiative - Promotes
SANS Institute - Home Page
- SANS.org: Global
Incident Analysis Center: Special Notice - Contacting Host Owners
Resources - How To Eliminate The Ten Most Critical Internet
about ASPI - Adaptec SCSI Protocol
Digital Music Initiative (SDMI)
/ ATA Work Group - The Serial
ATA final 1.0 specification was released on August 29, 2001.
Download it here.
- Small Form Factor Committee
Shareware Industry Awards Foundation -- Shareware Industry Conference:
Society for Information Display:
Smart Battery System
Card Industry Association
Information - SmartMedia
System Management Bus (SMBus) defined by Intel Corporation in
1995. It is used in personal computers and servers for low-speed
system management communications.
- Storage Networking Industry Association:
& Information Industry Association:
- Interactive Audio for the Web & Wireless:
SONET Home Page:
Web Pages: Home of the Solid-State Circuits Society & International
Solid-State Circuits Conference
FORUM - Sega Retro: - Solid State
Floppy Disk Card, nicknamed the "
Flash Memory is a trademark of Toshiba
Corp. There are only two manufacturers of SmartMedia, Samsung and
Toshiba. All the other cards on the market are rebadged from one of
these manufacturers. If you have a card make in Korea it is a Samsung,
made in Japan is Toshiba. Both cards are manufactured to SSDFC
- Storage Networking Industry Association:
SACD INTRO MOVIE - SACD
uses Direct Stream Digital (DSD) recording.
Super Audio Compact Disc - Sony and Philips
Electronics are responsible for the creation of the Super
Technical Committee: I/O Interfaces,
Technical Committee - AT Attachment - (ATA/ATAPI)
Storage Interface Specs including 1394
& Serial ATA.
Quote, "Technical Committee
T13 is responsible for all interface standards relating to the popular
AT Attachment (ATA) storage interface utilized as the disk drive
interface on most personal and mobile computers today. "
"An alliance comprised of tape manufacturers, who are the leaders
in tape drive, automation, media, software, and services. The Tape
Council was launched by nine companies on July 29, 2002..."
- New Politics
For A New Economy
Announces Formation of CEO Cybersecurity Task Force
Industry Association (TIA)
- Travel Industry Association of America
Computing Forum 2001 Virtual Pressroom
"...open-standard specifications for the Linux operating
systems designed to run on a digital set-top box."
Computing Platform Alliance TCPA (2/8/2002).
Standard for image acquisition devices
Online: Uniform Computer Transaction Act
Home Page - Unicode
Plug and Play Forum! UPnP
- Intel: Universal
Serial Bus 2.0 - Specifications
- usb flash drive alliance:
Universal Serial Bus Trade Group
Internet Industry Association
Develops Open Display and Display Interface Standards.
Modem Standard -
Latest V.90 News!
Home Page: Modems -
Faster DialUp? ISP Support?
Security Development (WSD) - Currently
the largest non-profit security team in the world!
Wireless Communications Association International:
Services Interoperability (WS-I) Organization:
Quoting Bill Gates, "Identifying and addressing critical
Trustworthy Computing issues..." "WS-I's mission is to
enable consistent and reliable interoperability of XML-based Web
services across a variety of platforms, applications and programming
languages. Among other things, WS-I will create a suite of test tools
aimed at addressing errors and unconventional usage in Web services
specifications implementations, which in turn will improve
interoperability among applications and across platforms."
"...Trustworthy Computing really is a journey rather than a
Wedding & Event Videographers Association
- WiMAX Home:
Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access - "A a
nonprofit body set up to certify interoperability of broadband
wireless access products based on IEEE (Institute of Electrical and
Electronics Engineers) 802.16 and other wireless specifications."
group bulks up CNET News.com (1/15/2004)
Hardware Engineering Conference
Economic Forum Public Site
Economic Forum Public Site - Global Digital
Digital Divide into Digital Opportunity!
Organization of Webmasters
- w o
w - c o m World of Wireless Communications
World Technology Evaluation Center, Inc. (WTEC, Inc.)
Ogg Vorbis 1.0