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memory

the part of a COMPUTER that stores information. The two main types of computer memory are RAM (Random Access Memory) and ROM (Read Only Memory). HARD DISKS and FLOPPY DISKS provide additional memory capacity for storing computer programs and data.
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The new SDXC memory cards include a new technology designed to minimize accidental corruption caused by a power interruption, such as the memory card being removed while data is being transferred.
In addition to providing copyright protection for current memory cards, the standard reinforces memory card security by supporting personal identification, a feature that will contribute to expansion of the memory card market.
com) manufactures LaserCard optical memory cards used for immigration, visas, pay-per-use systems, ID/access, cargo manifests, motor vehicles, healthcare, and other digital read/write wallet-card applications.
With the eMMC solution, a host system can now gain access to all major classes of mass storage memory sub-systems, including embedded memory (eMMC), memory cards, or even hard disk drives (via ATA-on-MMC specification) with one common MMC Interface Protocol Bus.
Originally Invented by SanDisk, microSD Memory Cards Are Now the Top Choice of Handset Makers Worldwide -- Used in Half of All New Models With Card Slots
Memory cards supported include SD(TM), MMC(TM), MMCplus(TM) MMCmobile(TM), SDHC(TM), MiniSDHC(TM), MicroSDHC(TM), Memory Stick PRO(TM), Memory Stick Duo(TM) and Memory Stick PRO Duo(TM).
Also, for 2006, an estimated 270 million mobile phones -- about 29 percent of all new shipments -- will have memory card slots, according to Chris Ambrosio, director of Wireless Device Strategies Service for the Boston-based research firm.
Nasdaq:LEXR), a world leader in advanced digital media technologies, today announced that Lexar(R) LockTight(TM) Professional CompactFlash memory cards, ideal for security-conscious photographers worldwide, have been recognized by the Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) as the "Best Imaging Storage Media" introduced in Europe in the past 12 months.
It is the first camcorder introduced in the broadcast industry that uses non-proprietary, removable, solid-state flash memory cards as recording and playback media.
Over the next five years, sales of slotted phones--cellphones with a removable memory card slot--are expected to grow at an annual average rate of 52 percent, with almost three-quarters of all new phones sold in 2010 likely to include a slot.
The MultiMediaCard Association (MMCA) and JEDEC today announced that they have entered into a collaborative agreement under which they will work together to develop MMC memory card specifications as a joint set of standards to be adopted by both organizations.