Short for European Computer Manufacturers Association, a non-profit international industry association founded in 1961 dedicated to the worldwide standardization of information and communication systems.
The ECMA��s key areas of activity are:
- high-speed communication, including protocols, interfaces, networks and network management
- computer telephony integration
- storage media, including optical disks, CD-ROM, DVD, magnetic tape and magnetic disks
- product safety
- IT security
- programming and dynamic scripting languages.