|(hardware)||Versa Module Europa - (VME) A flexible open-ended bus system which makes
use of the Eurocard standard.|
VME was introduced in 1981 by Motorola, Philips, Thompson, and Mostek. It was intended to be a flexible environment supporting a variety of computing intensive tasks, and has become a rather popular protocol in the computer industry. It is defined by the IEEE standard 1014-1987.