Items tagged with TransferJet

As far as promising wireless technologies go, few have rivaled Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. But honestly, TransferJet has the potential to. It's a sophisticated communications platform with all of the right bells and whistles, but it has yet to gain the kind of mainstream attention and adoption necessary to make it a household name. But at CES 2013, Toshiba is hoping to do its part in changing that. The company has announced that it will showcase a reference display of an SDHC memory card with TransferJet -- described as "close proximity wireless transfer technology" -- at the show. The SDHC memory card... Read more...
You've probably heard of Bluetooth. You may have even heard of Wi-Fi Direct. But have you heard of TransferJet? That's Sony's own short-range transfer protocol, and the company has been quietly pushing it into more and more products over in Japan for the past year or so. A few TransferJet cameras have emerged, as well as a few TransferJet USB docks/dongles. The idea is simple. A TransferJet-enabled device can send short-range, high-speed communications to a TransferJet-enabled PC or a TransferJet adapter. But before Sony really puts a huge marketing effort behind the technology, they're introducing... Read more...
Sony will launch a laptop with the new TransferJet short-range wireless system on Saturday. As the first products to support TransferJet, Sony's Vaio F laptop and TX7 and HX5V digital cameras, will be launched in Japan on Jan. 23 and Feb. 5, respectively and will hit international markets sometime in February. TransferJet has been under development for over two years. The technology works over a distance of up to 3cm. The speed of the transfers is said to rival that of USB 2.0. Because of its limited range, developers have decided not to implement device pairing and security similar to what is... Read more...