SanDisk Developing CFast Memory Cards for Next Gen Professional Photo and Video Applications
SanDisk has announced that it is developing flash memory cards based on the new CFast 2.0 specification introduced today by the CompactFlash Association (CFA).
This new specification enables next gen photo and video applications by delivering up to four times faster performance than the CompactFlash memory cards currently used in DSLR cameras and other imaging devices. The CFast2.0 specification supports advanced video applications through higher interface bandwidth and much higher levels of Video Performance Guarantee to meet the requirements of 2K/4K digital intermediate compressed production environments.
Featuring theroretical performance of up to 600MB/sec, the CFast 2.0 specification is four times faster than the highest performing CompactFlash memory cards.