Infrared group established

August 1993
Electronic News;8/23/93, Vol. 39 Issue 1977, p4
Trade Publication
Reports on the establishment of the InfraRed Data Association (IRDA) to pursue a worldwide industry standard regarding the use of infrared (IR) ink. Proposals of companies forming the basis of the standard; Association members.


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