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memory card

[′mem·rē ‚kärd]
(computer science)
A small card, typically with dimensions of about 2 × 3 inches (5 × 8 centimeters), that can store information, usually in integrated circuits or magnetic strips.

memory card

(1) A user-replaceable module in a computer that holds RAM chips. "Memory card" mostly refers to flash chips in definition #2 below. See memory module.

(2) A removable module that contains non-volatile flash memory chips used for storage in digital cameras and mobile devices. The major card types are SD Cards, Memory Sticks and CompactFlash; the SD Card family being the most popular. See flash memory, memory card reader, SD Card, Memory Stick and CompactFlash.


Digital Film
Flash-based memory cards are 21st century "film." This digital SLR camera uses SD Cards, the most popular memory card type.







Memory Cards
Ever since digital cameras came on the scene in the late 1990s, a variety of memory cards have been developed.
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Meanwhile, sales of memory cards for cellphones are expected to grow at a rate of 53 percent over the next five years, reaching almost 1.
The MultiMediaCard Association (MMCA) is the open standard organization that defines the physical, functional and interface specifications of MultiMediaCards (MMCs), the postage-stamp size, removable memory cards used in mobile phone, digital imaging and portable consumer electronics applications.
Download and automatically batch process photos - as photos are downloaded from the memory card using the Corel Photo Downloader, the script is also read and then used to batch process the downloaded images in Paint Shop Pro X.
Nasdaq:LEXR), a world leader in advanced digital media technologies, today announced that it has doubled the speed rating of its popular Professional 8GB CompactFlash(R) memory card to 90X.
The new memory cards support wider bus widths (x1, x4, x8) and a clock frequency of 52megahertz (MHz) to enable faster data transition rates.
The PowerShot A560 digital camera accommodates MultiMedia MMC memory cards as well as standard SD memory cards and the new, high capacity SDHC memory cards.
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We're pleased to provide support for SanDisk's removable memory cards, storage solutions that enhance the multimedia and position location applications for our 3G CDMA chipset solutions," said Luis Pineda, vice president of product management for QUALCOMM CDMA Technologies.
0-enabled and fully compatible with SD, SDHC, CompactFlash and UDMA-enabled CompactFlash memory cards.
com) develops and manufactures optical data storage products and systems, including LaserCard optical memory cards and chip-ready Smart/Optical cards (a combination of optical memory card and smart card).
In addition, the benefits of Lexar Professional UDMA memory cards extend well beyond card-to-computer transfer rates, to improved in-camera performance in several UDMA-enabled digital camera backs and digital SLR cameras expected to be announced later this year.
Adding these security capabilities will enable flash memory cards to be used in new applications, such as: secure data transfer, content purchase and electronic payment.