Linux IR HOWTO
v1.2, 24 August 1998
An introduction to Linux and infrared devices and how to use the software provided by the Linux/IR project. This package uses IrDA ™ compliant standards. Because IrDA ™ is a trademark the project is named Linux/IR. IrDA ™ is an industrial standard for infrared wireless communication, and most laptops sold today are equipped with an IrDA compliant infrared transceiver. IrDA serial ports let you communicate with devices such as printers, modems, fax, LAN, and other laptops. Speed ranges from 2400bps to 4Mbps.