Viking Components Expands Flash Line With Industry's Highest Capacity SmartMedia and MultiMediaCards; Viking's 128 MB SmartMedia and 64 MB MultiMediaCards are Now Available.Business Editors and High-Tech Writers
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Viking Components, one of the world's largest manufacturers of component technology, today announced the expansion of its flash memory line to include the industry's highest-capacity SmartMedia(TM) and MultiMediaCards (MMC See MultiMediaCard and Microsoft Management Console. ) available.
Viking's 128 MB SmartMedia card and 64 MB MMC card are now available through resellers and retailers nationwide.
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3. Semico Research, flash memory card market revenues are expected to grow 50 percent this year to $2.2 billion and continue to grow to more than $5 billion by 2004.
"As the flash memory card market continues to grow, Viking is committed to expanding its flash line with the latest technologies to stay ahead of the increasing storage demands of this market," said Rick Crowe, product manager, Viking Components. "Viking's high-capacity flash cards are both rugged and reliable and meet the storage needs of enthusiasts looking to store more information onto one card -- more data, more high-resolution images and more hours of CD-quality music."
Viking's extensive line of flash memory includes CompactFlash(TM) cards in capacities up to 256 MB, PC Cards in capacities up to 1 GB, SmartMedia in capacities up to 128 MB, MMC in capacities up to 64 MB, and the IntelliFlash(TM) line of USB-enabled flash memory readers/writers supporting CompactFlash, SmartMedia, PC Card and Sony(R) Memory Stick(R) technologies.
Viking SmartMedia Information
SmartMedia, also known as Solid State Floppy Disk Card (SSFDC (Solid State Floppy Disk Card) The original name for SmartMedia storage cards. See SmartMedia. ), is a small, removable flash memory card for portable digital devices including popular digital cameras, digital audio players, PDAs, camcorders and laptops. Viking SmartMedia cards come with a five-year warranty and are available through resellers and retailers nationwide in capacities ranging from 16 MB to 128 MB.
Viking is a member of the SSFDC Forum and complies with SSFDC electrical and format specifications for guaranteed compatibility. Viking's SmartMedia cards can fit into a PC Card Type II or Type III Type III may stand for:
Part Number Capacity SSFDC3/16 16 MB SSFDC3/32 32 MB SSFDC3/64 64 MB SSFDC3/128 128 MB
Viking MMC Information
Viking's industry-standard MultiMediaCards are among the smallest removable solid-state memory solutions in the world. The size of a postage stamp and weighing less than two grams, Viking MultiMediaCards are rugged, reliable and easily transportable making them the perfect storage solution for many mobile applications such as mobile phones, pagers, PDAs, laptops, global positioning systems as well as MP3 players, and digital video cameras.
Viking MultiMediaCards come with a five-year warranty and are available through resellers and retailers nationwide in 16 MB, 32 MB and 64 MB capacities. Viking MultiMediaCards conform to the specifications set by the MultiMediaCard Association and operate on low power to extend the battery life of mobile devices. Viking MultiMediaCard capacities and part numbers follow:
Part Number Capacity MMC16M 16MB MMC32M 32MB MMC64M 64MB
For additional product and compatibility information, users can visit Viking's online configuration manual at www.vikingcomponents.com/products/flash.html.
About Viking Components
Viking Components Inc. is best known for its leadership position in the computer memory, flash and communication product marketplaces. Viking offers more than 2,000 products to leading OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) The rebranding of equipment and selling it. The term initially referred to the company that made the products (the "original" manufacturer), but eventually became widely used to refer to the organization that buys the products and , VAR and retail businesses and markets its products through a broad network of worldwide distributors and reseller chains. Viking products include SDRAM (Synchronous DRAM) A type of dynamic RAM (DRAM) memory chip that has been widely used since the late 1990s. SDRAM chips eliminated wait states by dividing the chip into two cell blocks and interleaving data between them. , DDR (Double Data Rate) Refers to an SDRAM memory chip that increases performance by doubling the effective data rate of the frontside bus. For more details, see SDRAM.
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Type of serial bus that allows peripheral devices (disks, modems, printers, digitizers, data gloves, etc.) to be easily connected to a computer. Flash Memory Reader See flash card reader. , IntelliFlash(TM) USB Memory Stick Reader; and PC Card modems.
Viking is one of three CMTL CMTL Chief Military Training Leader
CMTL Center for Mathematics, Teaching and Learning (SM) Gold Certified Memory Manufacturers, and has ISO (1) See ISO speed.
(2) (International Organization for Standardization, Geneva, Switzerland, www.iso.ch) An organization that sets international standards, founded in 1946. The U.S. member body is ANSI. registered facilities in its Rancho Santa Margarita headquarters (ISO 9001) and its European headquarters based in Dublin, Ireland (ISO 9002). For more information about Viking Components, call 800/338-2361 in the United States, +353-1466-0090 in Europe, +65-235 8832 in Singapore, or visit the Viking Web site at www.vikingcomponents.com.