miCard Sets Memory Card Standard

Susan Hall

A Taiwanese arch institute MultiMedia Card Association has produced a new global memory card standard, the miCard (Multiple Interface card), designed for easier transfer of pictures, songs, and other data between electronic gadgets and PCs, according to The Washington Post. Compatible with both USB and MMC slots, most users won't need separate card readers anymore, reports Slashdot.


Twelve Taiwanese companies are preparing to manufacture the miCard, due out the third quarter.


Initially, the card will transfer data at 480Mbpers.They will store 8 gigabytes, with an expected maximum capacity of 2048 gigs.

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