Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
SanDisk introduces SD memory card with built-in USB
Posted on 7-Jan-2005 22:15 | Tags Filed under: News


SanDisk introduces SD memory card with built-in USB
The new product means greater convenience and cost savings for consumers who can just plug the SD card into any SD card slot such as is used in most digital cameras, and then plug it into any USB port without needing an SD card reader to transfer data, images, audio or video between computers, digital cameras and other electronic devices.

Michael Morganstern, a SanDisk product marketing manager, said, "We developed a new mechanical design which allows us to fully contain a high-speed 2.0 USB flash drive within the small SD form factor. The innovative mechanical design eliminates the need for a removable cap, which can be lost, and results in a dual functionality card that is fully SD compliant. The device also features an LED that blinks when data transfer is taking place to indicate that the card is being used as a USB flash drive."

"SD memory card and USB flash drive shipments together will total 235 million units by 2008, with SD the dominant full-size card form factor," said Allen Leibovitch, Program Manager, Semiconductors, for IDC, a leading market research firm.

The first products to be released by SanDisk with this technology are scheduled to be introduced in Q1, 2005. SanDisk will provide further product details at the annual Photo Marketing Association (PMA) show, 20 February in Orlando, Fla. At that time, SanDisk is expected to introduce capacities as high as one gigabyte.






comments powered by Disqus


Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Bombing at Manchester concert, 19 dead
Created by Rikkitic, last reply by Rikkitic on 28-May-2017 19:06 (174 replies)
Pages... 10 11 12


Tax Cuts
Created by tdgeek, last reply by tdgeek on 30-May-2017 15:40 (137 replies)
Pages... 8 9 10


The President Of The USA: Donald Trump
Created by TimA, last reply by frankv on 29-May-2017 09:55 (4373 replies)
Pages... 290 291 292


How much power do you use?
Created by tchart, last reply by boflit on 30-May-2017 15:47 (60 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Tipping? Please no!
Created by BlueShift, last reply by cddt on 27-May-2017 10:10 (104 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


Phone Shopping Guide - $500 budget, Android 7 (as close to stock as possible)
Created by nzkiwiman, last reply by meesham on 30-May-2017 15:34 (17 replies)
Pages... 2


NZ Herald - Internet providers have backdoor access to customers' modems
Created by RunningMan, last reply by Stu on 30-May-2017 13:02 (52 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Molemaps and recommended plastic surgeons for removal.
Created by Paul1977, last reply by MikeAqua on 29-May-2017 14:05 (13 replies)