Acticon Technologies

The originator of the "Active Connector" technology, Acticon Technologies LLC (ACT) is a technology licensing company that was established to monetize proprietary intellectual property related to computer connectivity and communications. The Acticon "Smart Connector" technology is a de facto industry standard that was eventually licensed by over 95% of the “smart cards” (or PCMCIA cards) sold in the U.S. The technology is used for computer connectivity, networking and telecommunications, CompactFlash and other small form-factors.