SanDisk announced today several new products including a new fast Extreme Pro SDXC card, a new Memory Vault device for storing pictures and videos for a very long time and the first SanDisk Eye-Fi Wireless card with a built in WIFI.
Not all the information has been disclosed at this stage but we have some interesting info on the new products:
SanDisk Memory Vault – a type of "memory safe" designed to store images and videos for a long period of time. The device uses similar technology to SSD type storage devices plus a new technology Sandisk calls Chronolock which according to the company should enable users to store their images for up to 100 years. The price of the unit will range from $60-$100 depending on the capacity (8GB or 16GB).
SanDisk Extreme Pro SDXC – The new ultrafast SDXC memory card from Sandisk joins the Delkin Elite 633 SDXC as the fastest SDXC on the planet. It is based on the latest SD 3.0 specification, supports the UHS-I standard and has 95MB/s read speed and 90MB/s write speed. It comes at capacities ranging from 8-64GB and will start from $110.
SanDisk Eye-Fi Wireless Memory Card – The new card allows consumers to instantly transfer their photos and videos from a camera to a nearby smartphone or tablet; when within range of Wi-Fi. The card comes in 4GB and 8GB capacities – price is not yet set and more info is still missing about the capabilities of the divice.
ImageMate All-in-One USB 3.0 Reader/Writer – a USB 3.0 card reader – first of its kind for Sandisk (although several others have already been introduced by other manufacturers). The ImageMate will cost about $50.
Although not directly photography related Sandisk has also introduced the Cruzer Switch USB, Cruzer Fit and 64GB SanDisk Mobile Ultra microSDXC Card.
You can read the original Hebrew story on MegaPixel.co.il.
This is an English version of an article originally published on the Israeli Photography website MegaPixel.co.il