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PRESS RELEASE: Kingston Introduces 128MB and 256MB Hi-Speed Elite Pro Line Of SecureDigitalCards
Hi-Speed SecureDigitalCards (SD) the Size of a Postage Stamp Complete With Cryptographic Security Protection
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Kingston Technology Company, Inc. today announced the release of 128MB and 256MB Elite Pro Hi-Speed SecureDigitalCards (SD), the latest generation of high-capacity, small form factor digital storage devices on the market today.
SD is the latest addition to Kingston's continuously expanding line of digital storage devices. The size of a postage stamp, the SD card weighs less than two grams and provides up to 10Mbps transfer speed. The SD card provides enhanced cryptographic security protection for copyrighted data and can be used in the latest SD compatible digital devices such as PDAs, digital cameras, digital camcorders and MP3 players.
The Kingston(R) Elite Pro line of Hi-Speed SD cards support 4 bit data transfer at up to 10Mbps -- 5 times faster than standard SD cards (standard SD cards support 1 bit data transfer)
"Kingston is committed to providing its customers with the latest in high-performance digital media solutions," said Mike Kuppinger, product manager for digital media products, Kingston. "SecureDigital's small form factor, faster transfer speeds, and enhanced security features makes it the ideal compact storage solution for today's digital devices," added Kuppinger.
Available immediately, Kingston's Elite Pro Hi-Speed SD cards have a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $69.00 for the 128MB (SD/128-S) and a MSRP of $109.00 for the 256MB (SD/256-S) card. Kingston's SecureDigitalCards are individually tested, backed by a five-year warranty and free technical support. All of Kingston's digital media products are offered through Kingston's traditional channel of distributors, resellers, and e-tailers. Kingston's website at http://www.kingston.com/products/securedigital.asp has detailed product information and purchase referrals for customers interested in the SD card.
Also available on Kingston's website is Kingston's Memory Configurator, which can be used to determine upgrade requirements of specific digital devices.
About Kingston Technology Company, Inc.
Kingston Technology Company, Inc. is the world's largest independent manufacturer of memory products. Kingston operates manufacturing facilities in Malaysia, Taiwan, China and Fountain Valley, Calif., including Payton Technology Corp., Kingston's back-end processing facility supporting memory packaging, test and logistics. With the advent of Payton, Kingston supports all memory processing functions from receipt of wafer to completed module. Kingston serves a network of distributors, OEMs, and retail customers in more than 3,000 locations worldwide. For more information on Kingston, call (800) 337-8410, or go to www.kingston.com .
Kingston and the Kingston logo are registered trademarks of Kingston Technology Corporation. All rights reserved. All other marks may be the property of their respective titleholders. *Prices Subject to Change Without Notice.
(First posted on Thursday, January 8, 2004 at 14:06 EST)