Here, you will find useful WEB links to device command specifications, trade associations, technical information, and more. If you have a WEB site that you think users of our products would benefit from, please contact us.
Information from Microsoft on how to write and debug device drivers (among other things).
Storage technology information from Microsoft. You can find information on Windows XP's new Image Mastering API (IMAPI) that allows applications to record data CDs and audio CDs here.
Information on how DVD fits into the Windows operating systems.
Standards Committees / Trade Associations
The T10 Technical Committee's home page. You can download command specifications for CD/DVD devices here.
The T13 Technical Committee's home page. This committee is responsible for all interface standards relating to the AT Attachment (ATA) storage interface utilized as the disk drive interface on most personal and mobile computers.
The SCSI Trade Association (STA) home page.
The 1394 (FireWire) Trade Association home page.
Home page for OSTA, a trade association dedicated to promoting the use of writable optical technology for storing computer data and images. Here, you can find specifications for UDF, MultiPlay, MultiRead, and more.
Home page for the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).
Home page for ECMA, an industry association dedicated to the standardization of information and communication systems.
The USB Implementer's Forum.
Miscellaneous WEB Sites
Berg Software Design's Storage Cornucopia. Links to just about every storage related WEB site out there.
Bart's SCSITOOL. SCSITOOL is a diagnostics and benchmarking tool for SCSI (storage) devices. Currently supported device types are: hard disk, tape, cd-rom, optical and removable.
Gary Field's SCSI Info Central. Everything you'd ever want to know about SCSI. Includes links to many SCSI related WEB sites.
Media Sciences, Inc. is an internationally recognized testing laboratory, training center, and research facility for the data storage industry.