Transcend recently announced the release of its new 32GB 133X CompactFlash card. Designed for both reliability and performance, the card features built-in ECC (Error Correction Code) and is capable of 45MB/s read and 16MB/s writing speeds.

Transcend’s 133x CF cards target users who demand superior performance and reliability from their memory cards, including professional photographers, reporters and photography enthusiasts. To ensure ultimate compatibility and speed, these cards operate in both dual-channel and Ultra DMA mode 4 modes*. Transcend’s 133x CF cards achieve extraordinarily fast read/write speeds of up to 45MB/16MB per second on average**, making consecutive shooting and non-stop video recording with today’s high-performance digital single lens reflex cameras (DSLR) easier than ever. With impressive transfer speeds and enormous capacities up to 32GB, users are guaranteed to get the very best performance results from their high-tech digital equipment.
No word on pricing or availability. If you'd like to read more, Transcend's entire press release can be found here. Add a comment
Kingston introduced a number of new USB flash drives at CES 2008. One of their more interesting new offerings is the DataTraveler 400. This drive comes preloaded with Migo Software, which allows users to keep their documents and settings synchronized across multiple PCs.

Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced the release of the DataTraveler 400 (DT400), a new USB Flash drive preloaded with MigoSync data synchronization software from Migo Software, Inc., that allows users to work among multiple PCs by directly synchronizing files, email and Internet browser settings onto the drive.

“The DT400 is the perfect solution to keep documents and settings completely up-to-date and in sync,” said Mark Akoubian, Flash memory product manager, Kingston. “Accessing email and keeping sections of the drive secure through password protection make the DT400 a powerful device for anyone to stay safely connected with work or home while on the go.”
The The Kingston DataTraveler 400 is available now in 2GB, 4GB and 8GB capacities. Prices range from $31 to $137, depending on capacity. Full details can be found here. Add a comment
Imation has announced two new flash drives, the Pivot Plus and the re-designed Pivot. Both drives feature rugged, tamper-resistant designs and, in the case of the Pivot Plus, 256-bit AES hardware encryption.

Imation Corp. (NYSE: IMN), a worldwide leader in removable data storage media, today introduced the Imation Pivot Plus Flash Drive and re-designed Imation Pivot Flash Drive, each engineered to deliver advanced security options. The Pivot Plus Flash Drive features a rugged design and maximum security to meet rigorous government security standards, providing an ideal way for business professionals and government personnel to safely store and transport sensitive or valuable data. The updated Pivot Flash Drive offers an enhanced design and security features, making it the perfect solution for today's mobile business professional.

"Because of their size, ease of use and portability, flash drives are business tools that require enhanced security to ensure data stays safe," said Keith Schwartz, director, North America sales and marketing, Imation Corp. "With the addition of the Pivot Plus Flash Drive and newly enhanced Pivot Flash Drive to the Imation flash suite, Imation is furthering its commitment to security across all its flash drive products. Road warriors can now select the level of memory and security they need to safely store and transfer data on the go."
While the re-designed Pivot won't ship until later this year, the Pivot Plus is available now in 1GB, 2GB, 4GB and 8GB capacities. More information, including pricing, can be found here. Add a comment
Believe it or not, Panasonic has more than plasma televisions and Blu-ray Disc players on display at CES. The company will also be showcasing the world's first 32GH SDHC memory card prototype this week. Developed for high-def camcorders, Panasonic's 32GB SDHC card offers 20MB/s transfer speeds and a new user-friendly labeling feature.

Panasonic, a leader in High Definition technology, today announced the development of the world’s first* 32 Gigabyte (GB) SD High Capacity (SDHC)** Memory Card with Class 6 speed specification, perfect for recording High Definition video. With the ability to store up to eight hours of High Definition video, the 32GB SDHC Memory Card prototype will be showcased at the 2008 International CES in Las Vegas from January 7-10 at the Panasonic booth #9405.

The newly developed card, featuring a massive 32GB of capacity is ideal for AVCHD High Definition video recording, which is experiencing growing demand with the recent expansion of High Definition SD Camcorders. With double the storage capacity of the current 16GB card, the 32GB card is able to record approximately eight hours of 1440 x 1080i High Definition video and approximately five hours and 20 minutes of 1920 x 1080i full High Definition video. With the Class 6 speed specification and maximum data transfer speeds up to 20MB/s, the 32GB card allows users to enjoy superb performance and high-quality recording.
If you'd like to read more, Pansonic's entire press release can be found here. Add a comment
Corsair announced this week that it be debuting its new 32GB Flash Voyager and Flash Survivor USB drives at CES 2008. Both flash drives are bootable and are large enough to hold more than 16 full-length high-def movies or an entire season of a TV series.
Corsair www.corsair.com, a worldwide leader in high performance computer and flash memory products, announced today that it is expanding its Flash Voyager and Flash Survivor USB family lines with new 32GB capacity offerings. The new Corsair 32GB Flash Voyager and Flash Survivor USB drives will be debuted at the Consumer Electronics Show 2008 (CES) next week in Las Vegas in the Corsair Suite at the Wynn Hotel and at Showstoppers CES 2008.

Users now have the ultimate solution for storing, transporting and backing up large amounts of personal and professional data. Whether using the Corsair proprietary all-rubber Flash Voyager or the aluminum-encased water-proof Flash Survivor, the large amounts of data on the drive will be safeguarded for users with an active lifestyle. Corsair USB drives provide the added ruggedness and performance not found in other storage drives utilizing rotating media.
The Corsair 32GB Flash Voyager and Flash Survivor USB drives are available now and priced at $229.99 and $249.99 respectively. Full details can be found here. Add a comment