Toshiba will launch the world's first SDHC memory card with embedded wireless LAN functionality to meet the SD Memory Card Standard.
The new card, "FlashAir", has an 8GB capacity and supports both
peer-to-peer transfers and uploads to and downloads from servers.
Toshiba will start selling the new memory card in February 2012.
FlashAir's embedded wireless communication function allows users to
upload and download photographs to and from a server and to exchange
photographs and other data with other devices, including digital
cameras that are FlashAir compliant and, smartphones and PCs that
support wireless LAN. All transfers are done wirelessly, without any
need for a cable connection. Key features of the new card include
the ability to receive as well as transmit and lower power
consumption than other cards with similar functions.
Even in digital cameras not compliant with FlashAir, the new card
can share digital images with smartphones and PCs that support
Toshiba said that it would secure certification of FlashAir for
wireless communication in Japan, North America and Europe.
Standard: SD Memory Card Standard
Wireless LAN Standard: IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Wireless LAN security: WEP, TKIP, AES (WPA, WPA2)
Card capacity: 8GB
Speed class: Speed Class 6
Applicable format: JPEG, RAW, MPEG, etc
Power Supply Voltage: 2.7-3.6V
Operating Environment: Temperature: -25°C to 85°C
Relative humidity: 95% at 25°C (no condensation)
External dimensions: 32(L) x 24(W) x 2.1(T)(mm)
Weight: Approx. 2g