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Operating System: Windows 3.1, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 98SE, Windows ME, Windows NT3.51, Windows NT4, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows Vista
Latest Version / Release Date: 1.4 / 16 Mar 2006
The DBC SignalCard is a type of hardware component that interfaces with the computer motherboard. It is designed to deliver additional functionality to the host computer system in order to implement Infrared communication functionalities. The Infrared technology is much like other wireless technologies with the main difference being that the sensor of the devices must be correctly aligned. Both devices must also have compatible Infrared sensors and must be close to each other to implement a successful connection. The Infrared connection is made possible by the establishment of a wireless communication link wherein the protocols of the underlying operating system environment support the data exchange process. Unlike Bluetooth wireless connections, the Infrared technology limits the host computer system to a single connection at a time. This means that the communication framework remains constant until it is terminated by the computer user or by environmental factors.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
The DBC SignalCard requires the installation of the appropriate device driver in order to correctly function within the framework of the host computer system. The role of the device driver is to correctly identify the supported hardware component to the underlying operating system platform. The device driver is likewise responsible for storing into a centralized database file all the necessary information required for the deployment of the hardware component. Essentially like most device drivers it can be used by third party developers to provide support for other operating system environments or to implement customized software applications. The data exchange process functions much like that of a cable connection with the exception of the requirement of the signal between the two connected Infrared sensors having to remain in constant alignment. The presence of this hardware component and its corresponding device driver also allows mobile devices like cellular phones to connect with the host computer system. The communication framework is established in duplex mode. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and DBC SignalCard errors before installing any driver updates.