USB-IF Surpasses 100 Certified SuperSpeed USB Products Intel Developer Forum San Francisco 2010 SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today at the Intel Developer Forum, the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) announced nearly 120 products have passed SuperSpeed USB certification testing. Certified products include motherboards, notebooks, external storage devices, storage controllers, hard disk drives, PCI Express and ExpressCard add-in cards and device-enabling silicon, and new device classes continue to emerge. “Cost is also a key factor in new technology integration, and the aggressive volume pricing for USB 3.0 host controller will help spur adoption.” “Since the first certified SuperSpeed USB product was announced last year at IDF 2009, we have witnessed exponential growth in the ecosystem,” said Jeff Ravencraft, president and chairman, USB-IF. “Strong support from consumers and manufacturers alike and momentum behind the technology continue to drive the industry forward as new SuperSpeed USB products are developed, tested and certified.” “In-Stat forecasts that SuperSpeed USB, with its high throughput and low power consumption, will gain substantial market penetration in industries requiring transfer of increasingly larger amounts of data," said Brian O’Rourke, Principal Analyst, In-Stat. “Cost is also a key factor in new technology integration, and the aggressive volume pricing for USB 3.0 host controller will help spur adoption.” Consumers worldwide have access to a broad range of highly dependable certified SuperSpeed USB products that meet their data transfer needs, and new certified products from USB-IF member companies are being introduced daily. To learn more about SuperSpeed USB technology or how to become a USB-IF member, please visit www.usb.org.
The adaptation of faster and better technology is a good thing. Some of us are a little slow to adapt because what we already have is quite good as it is. When we go to buy new, we find our older existing tech is on sale for unbeatable prices. So we buy it instead,............
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