Advanced Intelligent Tape


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Advanced Intelligent Tape

(storage)
(AIT) A form of magnetic tape and drive using AME developed by Sony for storing large amounts of data. An AIT can store over 50 gigabytes and transfer data at six megabytes/second (in February 1999). AIT features high speed file access, long head and media life, the ALDC compression algorithm, and a MIC chip.

http://aittape.com/.

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Sony's unrivaled Advanced Intelligent Tape technology is an essential component of any storage-intensive embedded application," said Mike Gaeta, vice president of business development with Avnet Applied Computing Solutions.
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Sony Electronics introduced Advanced Intelligent Tape (AIT) technology in 1996.
Advanced Intelligent Tape is a registered trademark of Sony Corporation.
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