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Memory cards for digital cameras and other devices are about to get a whole lot faster and more capacious at the same time. At the 2018 Mobile World Congress Shanghai (MWC Shang) that runs from today through June 29, the SD Association announced a new SD memory card standard called SD Express. The new standard taps into the PCIe bus with an NVMe interface to bring a maximum data transfer rate of 985 megabytes per second (MB/s). It also raises the capacity ceiling from 2TB with SDXC to 128TB with the new SD Ultra Capacity (SDUC) card format. "SD Express’ use of popular PCIe and NVMe interfaces to deliver faster transfer speeds is a savvy choice since both protocols are widely used in the... Read more...
We are barely into 2018 and already there is a new capacity king in the microSD storage arena. Integral Memory, a storage player in the United Kingdom, has introduced a 512GB microSDHC/XC card so mobile phone and tablet users can bump up their device's storage capacity by half a terabyte. The card also dethrones the previous capacity king, SanDisk's 400GB Ultra micoSDXC card, which now feels puny by comparison (not really). "Consumers have been clear in their call for increased storage, as mobile devices have become essential to many in everyday life," said James Danton, marketing manager, Integral Memory. "The need to provide extended memory for smartphones, tablets and a growing range of other... Read more...
Is your DSLR camera suddenly strutting around with a goofy grin on its LCD face? If so, it must have heard about Sony's new high-speed XQD memory cards that support the recently adopted XQD specification for high-speed, high performance digital image capture. Of course, in order to take advantage of the new cards, your DSLR has to support the format. If it does, XQD cards will allow photographers to capture up to about 100 frames in RAW format in continuous shooting mode, Sony says. "Advanced shooters want to capture the moment in the highest quality possible, and that often means dealing with massive files like RAW images," said Viviano Cantu, Director of Consumer Media for Sony Electronics.... Read more...
Toshiba announced the launch of the world’s first 64GB SDXC memory card that is capable of operating at the world's fastest data transfer rate for reading and writing to a flash memory card. The new card meets the specifications of the new SD Memory Standard, Ver. 3.00, UHS104. In addition to the new 64GB SDXC memory card, Toshiba also unveiled 32GB and 16GB SDHC cards that are also compliant with the world's fastest data transfer rate. The SD Memory Card Standard Version 3.00, UHS104 offers a maximum write speed of 35MB per second, and a read speed of 60MB per second. The large storage capacities in combination with the faster data transfer rates are designed for a wide range of consumer electronics... Read more...
OCZ Technology Outfits the Latest Generation of Digital Cameras and Camcorders with High-Speed, Large Capacity SDHC Memory Cards Sunnyvale, CA - April 9, 2007 - As digital cameras and video recorders produce higher and higher resolution images, the need for more memory has reached a new high. OCZ Technology Group, a worldwide leader in innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory, today introduced a new line of SDHC flash memory cards to their high performance Secure DigitalTM family. OCZ SD High Capacity (SDHCTM) cards comply with the new SDA 2.00 specification to support capacities over 2GB. Available in 4GB and 8GB configurations, OCZ SDHC cards are ideal for the latest digital... Read more...