Infrared Data Association
<standard, body> (IrDA) A non-profit trade association providing standards to ensure the quality and interoperability of infrared
The association currently has a membership of over 160 companies from around the world, representing computer and telecommunications hardware, software, components and adapters.
IrDA typically uses direct infrared i.e. point-to-point, line-of-sight, one-to-one communications.
The standards include: IrDA Data
, VFIR), IrDA Control
, and AIR
Ports built to the above standards can be found in products such as PDAs, Palm devices, printers, desktop adapters, notebooks, and digital cameras.
IrDA Serial Infrared Interface (http://cesdis1.gsfc.nasa.gov/linux/misc/irda.html).
Linux-IrDA support (http://www.cs.uit.no/linux-irda/).