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Samsung introduces 8-Gigabit NAND flash memory

Dennis Hissink : 2004-09-21 14:15:51
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the leader in advanced semiconductor technology, announced that it has developed the industry's first 60-nanometer (nm) 8-Gigabit (Gb) NAND Flash memory device for data storage medium such as low density mobile hard disks for mobile appliances. "NAND flash technology development continues to double density growth on an average of every 12 months," said Dr. Chang Gyu Hwang, president and CEO of Samsung Electronics' Semiconductor business. Verifying the New Memory Growth Model he first presented at the ISSCC's 2001conference, Dr. Hwang said the industry has seen densities grow from 256 Megabit (Mb) in 1999, to 512Mb in 2000, 1Gb in 2001, 2Gb in 2002, 4Gb in 2003 and now 8Gb in 2004"


Kingston introduces availability of 2 and 4GB CF

Dennis Hissink : 2004-09-21 04:32:38
Kingston Technology Company, Inc. announced the immediate availability of 2GB and 4GB CompactFlash Elite Pro cards featuring the latest in high-density Flash components to optimize performance and storage capabilities. As technological advancements produce more sophisticated digital devices, demand for higher-performing CompactFlash is continuing to grow. "Expanding our Elite Pro line to include the 2-GB and 4-GB CompactFlash Elite Pro cards is essential to support imaging professionals with the best digital storage for their high-end cameras and devices," said Mike Kuppinger, digital media product manager, Kingston. The new 2-GB and 4-GB CompactFlash Elite Pro cards provide a low-price-per-megabyte solution of reliable, high-speed media.


SanDisk breaks the $10 Price Barrier!

Dennis Hissink : 2004-09-18 07:23:23
Delivering on its previously announced strategy to grow the consumable market for flash memory cards, SanDisk Corporation has introduced new, lower prices for its Shoot & Store line of flash storage cards that are sold in supermarkets, drug stores and other mass-merchant outlets. Effective August 30 in the U.S. market, the 50-photo (32-megabyte) card, priced previously at $14.99, now has a suggested retail price of $9.99. The price of a 100-photo (64MB) Shoot & Store card has been reduced from $24.99 to $14.99. These price changes are being applied throughout the Shoot & Store product lineup, which consists of CompactFlash, SD, Memory Stick PRO and, in the next 30 days, xD-Picture Card (in 32MB capacity).


Lexar unveils Pro Cards with Encryption Technology

Dennis Hissink : 2004-09-16 21:00:00
Lexar revealed plans to incorporate encryption technology into its Pro CompactFlash and, in conjunction with technology-compatible digital cameras, will provide users with a secure digital media solution. Professionals photographers and other security conscious users worldwide will have added confidence knowing that access to stored images and information is protected by a high-end encryption code technology. Central to this unique security solution is an easy-to-use software tool for establishing security settings on the memory card and corresponding digital camera. Digital content stored on the memory card can only be accessed via the digital camera(s) with the corresponding encryption key or via a PC with a valid username and password.


SanDisk Supplies miniSD Flash Cards to Samsung

Dennis Hissink : 2004-09-15 01:35:42
SanDisk Corporation announced that it is supplying Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. with 32-megabyte (MB) miniSD memory cards that will be sold with a first-of-its-kind Samsung digital camera phone. The SPH-S2300, which has a resolution of 3.2 Megapixels, is reportedly the world's first such device with a 3X optical linear zoom. It has started selling in the Korean market. According to Samsung, the camera phone combines quality imaging and phone functionality. In addition to the high megapixel lens and optical zoom, the device has both automatic and manual settings for ISO and white balance, and the flash has been upgraded from an LED to a full, brightness-adjustable camera flash.


SanDisk and APM launch Extreme Adventure Series

Dennis Hissink : 2004-09-13 04:04:06
SanDisk Corporation announced that SanDisk and American PHOTO magazine will launch the Extreme Adventure Series, a unique opportunity for avid photographers at all skill levels to gain first hand experience by working one-on-one with some of the world’s most famous photographers in six 'extreme' locations around the world starting in 2005. Each travel package will be auctioned off with winning bidders traveling to Florida for Super Bowl XXXIX, Indiana for the Indy 500 Auto Race, Botswana for an African safari, France for the Tour de France, Canada for a polar bear expedition and an exploration to India. The auction can be previewed at (http://www.ebay.com/americanphoto) and bidding will take place from September 10-20, 2004.


M-Systems and SanDisk signed an agreement

Mark Peters : 2004-09-10 08:30:34
M-Systems Flash Disk Pioneers Ltd. and SanDisk Corporation announced that they have signed a strategic collaboration and patent cross-license agreement to jointly develop and promote the next-generation USB flash drive platform. The collaboration will establish technology standards to enhance the usability and functionality of USB flash drives in a wide range of applications. The collaboration also opens the door to a standardized platform on which third party software application developers can develop powerful new applications for consumer and enterprise use. Both companies will contribute to the new USB flash drive standard their considerable patents and other intellectual property.


SanDisk launches Shoot & Store Cards in Mexico

Dennis Hissink : 2004-09-09 00:01:06
SanDisk announced that it will sell its Shoot & Store line of affordable flash memory cards in Mexico to meet expanding consumer demand in Latin America’s largest market for digital cameras. The announcement was made during a series of press briefings in Mexico City. The cards, offered in capacities of 50 photos (32-megabyte) and 100 photos (64-megabyte), are aimed at consumers who are transitioning from film-based cameras to digital photography or who want the simplicity of storing their images indefinitely without downloading to a computer or saving to a CD-ROM or DVD. The Shoot & Store line consists of the most popular flash card formats - SD, CompactFlash and Memory Stick PRO.






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