Built-in Infrared port on laptop or desktop

Category: Not classified
Manufacturer: Micron
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 580145bytes
Operating System: Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows Me, Windows XP
Release Date: 18 Aug 2003

Windows device driver information for Built-in Infrared port on laptop or desktop

The Built-in Infrared port on laptop or desktop is basically a port that sends and receives data by utilizing an infrared light which typically uses the IrDA protocol. The infrared ports were once normal to laptop computers, cell phones, and PDAs. They are being replaced by RF technologies like the Bluetooth. They are still usual in remote controllers of different office and home devices like DVD players, televisions, amplifiers, and a whole lot more. An infrared light is basically a form of electromagnetic waves. It can be seen as violet or red in its visible form. Visible infrared waves are a lot shorter; it measures approximately 750 nm in length. The longer infrared waves, which are very similar to microwaves are approximately 1 mm in length which is about the size of a microbial cell.

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The Built-in Infrared port on laptop or desktop is an optical port on a personal computer that allows the communication with other devices or computers by utilizing infrared light without any cords or cables. The infrared data communication plays a very significant part in the wireless data communication in digital cameras, personal digital assistants, pagers, telephones laptops and other devices. It is also utilized to control a television set with a remote control. Infrared radiation is an electromagnetic radiation of a wavelength that is much longer than the visible light but also shorter than radio waves. It spans the three orders of magnitude and contains wavelengths that are roughly 750 nm and 1mm. It is also utilized in a short range communication among personal computer peripherals and personal digital assistants. It is also the most common means for a remote control to command equipments. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Built-in Infrared port on laptop or desktop errors before installing any driver updates.