The new Sony cards are based on the XQD memory card specification, which the CompactFlash Association
recently approved and licensed as an open format.
The three companies proposed the specifications to the CompactFlash Association
(CFA), with the intent to standardize the format.
We introduced this concept to the CompactFlash Association
in 2007 because we realized the PATA to SATA trend was imminent," states Tetsuo Tanigawa, R&D, Hagiwara Sys-Com Japan.
Combining input and output technologies with removable memory helps reduce expansion slot contention as devices get smaller and smaller," said Len Ott, Socket's chief technology officer and board representative to the CompactFlash Association
and the Secure Digital Association.
Microtech International is a member of the CompactFlash Association
and the SSFDC Forum, ensuring 100% compliance with all standard media formats.
Shigeto Kanda of Canon and the CFA chairman of the board said, "As the Chairman of the CompactFlash Association
I am pleased to introduce CFast2.
0 specification introduced today by the CompactFlash Association