SanDisk, Sony and Nikon works on 500MB/s flash card

SanDisk, Sony and Nikon works on 500MB/s flash card

SanDisk Corporation, Nikon Corporation and Sony Corporation today announced the joint development of a set of specifications that addresses the future requirements of professional photography and video markets. The three companies proposed the specifications to the CompactFlash Association (CFA), the international standards organization, with the intent to standardize the format.


Professional photography and High Definition (HD) video applications require a new generation of memory cards capable of processing significantly larger files. To address the imaging industry's future speed and capacity demands, SanDisk, Nikon and Sony proposed a new card specification whose performance and storage capabilities surpass those of existing memory cards. Once accepted, the new format will enable exciting new possibilities in the professional imaging and video markets.


The proposed specifications achieve data transfer rates of up to 500 megabytes per second (MB/sec)3 (theoretical maximum interface speed) using the highly versatile PCI Express4 interface. The increased speeds will enable imaging and video applications that could not be accomplished using the current CompactFlash specification's Parallel ATA (PATA)5 interface. CF6.0, released in November 2010, offers maximum performance of up to 167MB/sec.


The new specifications' faster speeds enable continuous burst shooting of massive RAW images. The enhanced performance also allows users to quickly transfer storage-intensive high-resolution photos and videos from the card to a computer. The specifications combine high-speed data transfer with low power consumption via a power scaling system to extend battery life.


In addition to industry-leading performance capabilities, the new memory card specifications also meet the future capacity and durability requirements of professional imaging applications. The proposed new format has the potential to extend theoretical maximum capacities beyond two terabytes (TB)6, making it especially useful for high resolution images and HD video applications. Similar in size to a CompactFlash® card, the new format's access control function and highly durable form factor produce a combination of physical ruggedness and reliability that is indispensable for professional usage models.


"This ultra high-speed media format will enable further evolution of hardware and imaging applications, and widen the memory card options available to CompactFlash users such as professional photographers," said Mr. Shigeto Kanda, Canon, and chairman of the board, CFA. "This next generation format is expected to be widely adapted to various products, including those other than high-end DSLRs."


"The ultra high-speed media, which will be realized by this new card format, will expand the capability of digital SLR cameras and other professional digital imaging equipment," said Mr. Kazuyuki Kazami, operating officer, vice president and general manager, development headquarters, imaging company, Nikon Corporation.


Link: SanDisk

Skrevet af Martin den 30. Nov 2010. Nyheden er læst 385 gang(e).

Del med dine venner

     

0 kommentarer
Skriv kommentar til nyheden Kommentarer til nyheden fra Facebook

 

Logiech G433 7.1 Surround Gamer Headset

Markedet med gamer headsets er stort, smider vi 7.1 surround oven i hatten bliver det dog lidt mindre. Vi skal i denne tes

Læs Mere

WipeOut Omega Collection til PlayStation 4

Vi skal I dag se på et helt nyt PlayStation 4 spil. Eller det vil sige, et gammelt spil i en ny indpakning. Det

Læs Mere

Logitech G233 Prodigy

På udkig efter et headset der kan det hele? Okay det kan ikke brygge kaffe, men til gengæld kan det bruges p&a

Læs Mere

Razer Lancehead Tournament Edition

På jagt efter en ny gamermus? Så stop engang og skynd dig at klikke ind på denne test. Vi skal i dag kig

Læs Mere

Vertagear PL6000 - Virtus.Pro Edition

Tweak.dk starter ugen med en test af en gamer stol fra øverste hylde hos Vertagear. Sidste gang vi teste

Læs Mere

Garmin Fēnix 5S - GPS multisportsur med stil

Så blev det tid til at teste Garmins nye Fenix 5S, et længe ventet GPS multisportsur. Fenix 5S er spække

Læs Mere

Roccat Kone EMP

Roccat er et af de mest velkendte mærker på eSport scenen, og de finds I alle former og størrelser. I d

Læs Mere

Bowers & Wilkins 805 D3

Hi-Fi er ikke lige et emne, som vi kommer omkring hver eneste dag, men derfor skal det ikke v

Læs Mere

 

Nyeste Videoer og Trailers

Seneste nyheder

Ny Apple Store i Chicago monterer en gigantisk MacBook Pro på taget (Video)

Det er vist ikke gået nogen næser forbi, at Apple elsker at skille sig ud fra mængden. Om det er på pompøse le
Læs Mere

SEGA Forever Collection Classic lanceret til Android og iOS

SEGA Forever Collection annonceret, som vil bringe alle de klassiske SEGA Games ind på Android og iOS
Læs Mere

LG fremviser 77" fleksibel og gennemsigtig OLED display

LG Display divisionen fremviser 77" fleksibel og gennemsigtig OLED display, som ifølge LG selv, er verdens før
Læs Mere

PRESSEMEDDELSE: AMD Launches EPYC for the Datacenter

AMD toget blæser afsted, og det er Vega, Ryzen, Polasris 10, Radeon Instinct eller denne nye EPYC serie. AMD
Læs Mere

GIGABYTE releaser Aorus GTX 1070 Gaming Box

Mangler din bærbar et skub i røven mht. grafikkortet, så kunne du meget vel kigge i retning af Aorus GTX 1070
Læs Mere

AMD bekræftet deres nye Radeon Instinct målrettet deep learning.

Radeon Instinct er målrettet deep learning, og nu bekræfter AMD deres kommen i tredje kvartal 2017. At de ikke
Læs Mere

Razer vil ruske op i mobilgaming markedet!

Alt tyder på Razer brygger på planer, der vil ruske op i mobil-gaming markedet. Vi holder et vågent øje med ny
Læs Mere

Så er OnePlus 5 officiel. Her er priser, specs og release dato

Så er det nye OnePlus 5 flagskib officielt lanceret, og alle gætterierne ser ud til at holde stik. Her har du
Læs Mere
Partner sider
Indsend nyhed
Har du fundet en fed nyhed så indsend den så alle andre på Tweak.dk kan få glæde af den.