The SmartDisk Universal Reader will read and write to Compact Flash, Smart Media, Secure Digital, MultiMediaCard
, IBM Microdrive and Memory Stick.
The Reduced-size MultiMediaCard
measures 24 millimeters in length, 18 mm in width and 1.4 mm in thickness, or about half the size of the multimedia memory cards now used in a wide range of consumer products, Hitachi said.
Download videos and pics via the USB port or using an SD Memory or MultiMediaCard
. On sale in Japan for pounds 850, here next year hopefully.
Images can be stored on the 12MB onboard memory or on an optional Secure Digital (SD) or MultiMediaCard
(MMC) flash memory card.
There are five popular storage gadgets for digital cameras and MP3 music players: CompactFlash, Olympus SmartMedia, Hitachi MultiMediaCard
, Sony's Memory Stick (and to a lesser extent Sony's 8-mm CD-R and regular diskettes), and IBM's Microdrive.
The ultra-sleek design and colour display will impress for starters, but it's also crammed with software and a MultiMediaCard
function for upgrades and storage.
Trumbull, Conn.-based DataViz says the latest version includes the ability to create and edit Excel-compatible spreadsheets, save and synchronize large documents directly to secure digital and MultiMediaCard
media (using Palm m500 handhelds), and synchronize documents between multiple computers.
Palm's postage-stamp-size expansion slot offers plug-and-play use of the industry's smallest expansion formats: SD and MultiMediaCard
. The expansion cards, which range from 8BM to 256MB, can be easily carried and inserted in the expansion slot for instant access to applications, content, data storage and backup, images, video clips and more.
Product revenues rose 139% year-over-year to $57.6m, due primarily to increased sales of CompactFlash and MultiMediaCard
products, and license and royalty revenues increased 25% to 9.9m.
According to the company, the new Komodo product family will use the SiliconDrive Blade, a rugged, small-sized removable solid-state drive (SSD) that supports a wide array of storage interfaces, including Universal Serial Bus (USB), Serial ATA (SATA), Secure Digital (SD), MultiMediaCard
(MMC) as well as a variety of other I/O and communications protocols.
In addition--with its expansion card slot which supports SD, SDIO and MultiMediaCard
formats--the LifeDrive offers users an easy way to share movies, MP3 files, and photos in one compact device that has an estimated street price of $499.