Definitions for "IEEE 1284"
A specification standard for bi-directional parallel interface communication between computers and peripherals such as fax machines, printers and scanners. The IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, Inc.) adopted this standard in 1993. Parallel interface communication makes high-speed data transfer between devices possible.
A standard for parallel ports and cables developed by the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers and supported by many hardware manufacturers.
Standards for bi-directional interfaces.