CEATEC: Matsushita announces 1GB Secure Digital cards
At CEATEC JAPAN 2002 Matsushita Electric announced a working prototype of 1GB SD (Secure Digital) card.
The novelty is the first of SD line to feature new high-speed inteface, enabling up to 20 MB/s data transfers, doubling the throughput of current 256MB and 512MB SD cards performance and 10 times surpassing 128MB cards.
First, Matsushita plans to cut card´s cost price and only then volume-produce it, so you won´t see it for a year.
Further, Matsushita plans to release 2GB SD cards in about 2004, and 4, 8, and 16 GB cards in 2005 and later.
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