SD Association Defines New Symbols for Fast SDHC & SDXC Memory Cards

The SD Association has announced two new high-speed performance symbols for the fastest SDXC and SDHC devices and memory cards. The first symbol (UHS-I) identifies products with businterface speeds up to 104 Megabytes per second for greater device performance. The second symbol (UHS Speed Class 1) identifies SD memory cards and products with a performance option allowing real-time video recording.

SD Association Press Release

SD ASSOCIATION DEFINES NEW HIGH-SPEED PERFORMANCE OPTIONS FOR SDXC AND SDHC MEMORY CARDS AND DEVICES

Symbols make it easier for consumers to choose the best SD memory card to maximize their devices’ performance

SAN RAMON, Calif. – June 23, 2010 – The SD Association announced today two new high-speed performance symbols for the fastest SDXC and SDHC devices and memory cards. The first symbol identifies products with businterface speeds up to 104 Megabytes per second for greater device performance. The second symbol identifies SD memory cards and products with a performance option allowing real-time video recording.

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A note from Lexar regarding Memory Cards

Hi Photo Comment, A memory card is one of the most important tools a photographer needs to capture and reliably store that perfect image. Memory cards are available in a wide variety of capacities, but deciding on an appropriate memory card capacity is easy if you follow a few simple steps: 1. Decide if you feel comfortable storing all … Read moreA note from Lexar regarding Memory Cards

Updated: Cruise photos intact after camera hauled from seabed

Update: Owners of Camera found, and they are South African!

See the follow up story here: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/8510314.stm

A trawlerman is trying to trace the owner of a digital camera after it was hauled from the Atlantic seabed in his nets with the photos still intact.

Benito Estevez believes the camera was dropped overboard from the QM2A man is seen in one of the photographs wearing an Oxford tourist hatliner in the middle of the Atlantic.

The camera’s memory card revealed five photographs, including a woman posing on the deck of a ship, with the now out-of-service QE2 in the background.

Mr Estevez, of Spain, is now trying to trace the people in the pictures.

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