Comments: 0Thursday, July 19th 2007 - 14:32 CEST
Borrowing from the lightning-fast speeds, precision engineering and colorful style of international motorcycle racing, SanDisk Corporation launched a new turbo-charged flash memory card - the SanDisk Extreme Ducati Edition CompactFlash. The SanDisk CF Extreme Ducati has the quickest read/write times of the SanDisk portfolio and represent the company’s ultimate performance products for digital photographers. The announcement was made during a press conference at SanDisk headquarters on the eve of the US Grand Prix MotoGP race on July 22 at Laguna Seca in Monterey, California. Initial distribution of the SanDisk Extreme Ducati CompactFlash is planned for August in North America and Europe.
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Comments: 0Friday, June 29th 2007 - 19:11 CEST
Small and round, it provides enjoyable, crackle-free, crystal-clear sound, and it set off an acoustic revolution 25 years ago: the first pop CD to be made from Bayer MaterialScience’s (BMS) high-tech material Makrolon polycarbonate (PC) was ABBA’s album “The Visitors” in 1982. The compact disc produced the songs of the Swedish cult band in a sound quality that was totally new at the time, so that this shiny object totally changed the international music industry. It also changed the way people listened to music - forever. What is more, it heralded the global conquest of optical data storage.
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Comments: 0Tuesday, February 13th 2007 - 02:03 CET
Kingston Inc., announced the release of 2GB microSD Flash memory cards. The capacity boost of the tiny microSD form factor will be welcomed by consumers needing more space to store and transport mobile content on sleeker multifunction mobile phones. “With our new 2GB microSD cards, consumers now have more room to store and share music, video and data files between their mobile phones and other digital devices,” said Jean Wong, Flash memory product manager, Kingston. “The ultra-small size microSD cards consume little power, helping preserve battery life and when using the 2GB microSD card with our full-size SD adapter, the card becomes even more versatile,” added Wong.
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Comments: 0Monday, February 12th 2007 - 17:26 CET
SanDisk introduced the microSD Multi SD Kit, bringing together in one package a microSD flash card with a miniSD adapter and a standard SD adapter, at the 3GSM World Conference 2007, where SanDisk is demonstrating products in booths 7C62 and 8C74. The SanDisk microSD Multi SD Kit removes confusion for consumers and retailers in selecting the correct card for a mobile phone, because the kit supports all mobile phones with SD-based card slots. According to SanDisk research, 87 percent of the latest mobile phone models with card slots are designed for either microSD, miniSD or standard SD. The SanDisk microSD Multi SD Kit comes in three capacities: 512 MB, 1GB and 2GB.
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Comments: 0Monday, February 12th 2007 - 16:51 CET
SanDisk announced that the i-mode Alliance, which consists of 18 mobile network providers around the globe1, has selected SanDisk’s TrustedFlash technology as the preferred solution for securely pre-loading and downloading premium content on removable flash memory cards in mobile phones that use i-mode mobile Internet services outside of Japan. The announcement was made at 3GSM World Congress, where SanDisk is exhibiting its mobile products at Spain’s Fira de Barcelona exhibition grounds. TrustedFlash memory cards for i-mode phones will be sold through mobile phone and electronics stores in the countries where the service is available, and will be offered on SanDisk microSD cards.
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Comments: 0Monday, February 12th 2007 - 16:37 CET
SanDisk introduced a 4GB microSD High Capacity (SDHC) card - the largest capacity of the world’s smallest removable flash memory card. A 4GB microSDHC card can store more than 1,000 digital songs or more than 2,000 pictures or up to 8 hours of MPEG4 video. SanDisk made the announcement at 3GSM World Congress 2007. “Content is driving the demand for higher capacity flash memory cards in mobile phones,” said Jeff Kost, vice president and general manager of the Mobile Consumer Solutions division. “The new 4GB SanDisk microSDHC card will allow handset manufacturers and mobile network operators to plan rich media services for their customers who increasingly see their phone as their camera or video music player.
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Comments: 0Monday, February 12th 2007 - 16:13 CET
SanDisk introduced a new, JEDEC (Joint Electron Device Engineering Council) standard version of the iNAND embedded flash drive (EFD). This new version of iNAND, soon to be available in capacities of up to 8 gigabytes, was unveiled at the 3GSM World Congress, where SanDisk is showcasing its storage technologies and solutions. iNAND is a reliable, high-capacity and high-performance NAND flash storage device that is now JEDEC JC-64.1 package and ball-out compatible. This new JEDEC compatibility, which allows iNAND to more readily connect to applications using this common standard, should help to reduce integration efforts for handset vendors and other mobile device manufacturers.
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Comments: 0Friday, January 12th 2007 - 04:29 CET
Sony Europe’s Recording Media & Energy division announced the launch of the Sony 8GB Memory Stick PRO Duo, the largest storage capacity currently available in this format. Sony has reached a new level of storage capacity, again doubling the available recording space on the compact Memory Stick media, responding to the rapidly growing storage needs of digital photographers and enthusiastic users of portable entertainment devices. Robust and capable of operating in extreme working conditions, the Sony Memory Stick PRO Duo 8GB includes a 5 year warranty for peace of mind. Customers can refer to sonydigital-link.com/memstick/ for the latest compatibility information.
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Comments: 0Friday, January 12th 2007 - 04:13 CET
SanDisk introduced its first widescreen portable media player dubbed the Sansa View. The flash-based SanDisk Sansa View is a sleek, yet simple video player that supports a wide array of content formats and comes equipped with a flash memory expansion slot. The announcement was made at CES, where SanDisk is exhibiting in the Las Vegas Convention Center. While the Sansa View is a pocket-able player, one of the slimmest on the market today, it features a large 4-inch widescreen display for optimal viewing. In addition to a DVD-like quality video experience, the Sansa View can display photos (up to 16 Megapixels), play music, or even combine the two in a slideshow format.
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Comments: 0Friday, January 12th 2007 - 04:05 CET
SanDisk introduced the Memory Stick Micro (M2) product line, an ultra-thin, removable storage card for use with Sony Ericsson’s latest generation of slim line, multimedia mobile phones like the Cyber-shot and the Walkman series phones. The SanDisk M2 cards are available in 2GB, the market’s highest capacity Memory Stick Micro, followed by the 1GB and 512MB. The announcement was made today at the Consumer Electronics Show, where SanDisk is demonstrating products at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The SanDisk M2 mobile cards are shipping in January to retailers worldwide, with the release in Japan scheduled later in the quarter. Suggested US retail pricing is 2GB: $119.99, 1GB: $54.99, 512MB: $44.99.
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