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MAC Address Block Large (MA-L)
An MA-L assignment includes an OUI and large blocks of EUI-48 and EUI-64 values which can be used as MAC Addresses, Bluetooth Device Addresses, Ethernet Addresses or object identifiers.
MAC Address Block Medium (MA-M)
An MA-M assignment includes medium blocks of EUI-48 and EUI-64 values which can be used as MAC Addresses, Bluetooth Device Addresses, Ethernet Addresses or object identifiers.
MAC Address Block Small (MA-S)
An MA-S assignment includes an OUI-36 and small blocks of EUI-48 and EUI-64 values which can be used as MAC Addresses, Bluetooth Device Addresses, Ethernet Addresses or object identifiers.
Company ID (CID)
A unique 24-bit identifier that cannot be used to generate EUI-48 or EUI-64 values. Therefore, the CID is especially applicable in applications where unique MAC addresses are not required.
Provides a context for interpretation of the data field of an Ethernet/IEEE 802.3 data frame (protocol identification).
The manufacturer of a transducer is defined with a 14-bit code called the manufacturer ID.
Logical Link Control (LLC)
Contains addressing information that consists of the Destination Service Access Point (DSAP) and the Source Service Access Point (SSAP) address field.
IEEE Template/TDL Item
IEEE template is a definition of the placement and significance of each piece of data stored within the TEDS memory. A TDL's purpose is to map bits.
Provider Service Identifier (PSID)
Used by IEEE 1609 standards to identify a particular application service provider that announces it is providing a service to potential users of an application or service.