- Acronym of American National Standards Institute.
ansi - Computer Definition
ANSI coordinates the development and use of voluntary consensus standards in the United States across a wide variety of business sectors, and represents the needs and views of U.S. stakeholders in international standardization forums. Founded in 1918, ANSI membership comprises government agencies, private organizations, companies, academic and international bodies, and individuals. ANSI is the official U.S. representative to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and, via the U.S. National Committee, the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). See Appendix A for contact information. See also EIA, IEC, and ISO.
(American National Standards Institute, New York, www.ansi.org) A membership organization founded in 1918 that coordinates the development of U.S. voluntary national standards in both the private and public sectors. It is the U.S. member body to ISO and IEC. Information technology standards pertain to programming languages, EDI, telecommunications and physical properties of diskettes, cartridges and magnetic tapes.