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Memory card

Index Memory card

A memory card, flash card or memory cartridge is an electronic flash memory data storage device used for storing digital information. [1]

61 relations: CFexpress, Cloud storage, CompactFlash, Comparison of memory cards, Content Protection for Recordable Media, Data storage, Digital camera, Digital piano, Digital rights management, Electronic keyboard, ExpressCard, File Allocation Table, Flash memory, Format war, Hard disk drive, Hot swapping, ISO/IEC 7810, ISO/IEC 7816, Laptop, MagicGate, Mebibyte, Memory card reader, Memory Stick, Miniature Card, Mobile phone, Modem, MP3 player, MultiMediaCard, Neo Geo (system), Niche market, NT Card, Optical disc, P2 (storage media), Password (video gaming), PC Card, Personal digital assistant, Proprietary format, Random-access memory, ROM cartridge, SanDisk, Saved game, Secure Digital, Sega CD, Sixth generation of video game consoles, Smart card, SmartMedia, SNK, Sony, Subscriber identity module, SxS, ..., Synthesizer, Tablet computer, TurboGrafx-16, Universal Flash Storage, USB, USB flash drive, USB FlashCard, Video game console, Volatile memory, XD-Picture Card, XQD card. Expand index (11 more) »

CFexpress

CFexpress (or CFX) is a standard for removable media cards proposed by the CompactFlash Association.

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Cloud storage

Cloud storage is a model of computer data storage in which the digital data is stored in logical pools.

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CompactFlash

CompactFlash (CF) is a flash memory mass storage device used mainly in portable electronic devices.

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Comparison of memory cards

This table provides summary of comparison of various flash memory cards,.

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Content Protection for Recordable Media

Content Protection for Recordable Media and Pre-Recorded Media (CPRM/CPPM) is a mechanism for controlling the copying, moving and deletion of digital media on a host device, such as a personal computer, or other player.

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Data storage

Data storage is the recording (storing) of information (data) in a storage medium.

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Digital camera

A digital camera or digicam is a camera that captures photographs in digital memory.

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Digital piano

A digital piano is a type of electronic keyboard designed to serve primarily as an alternative to the traditional piano, both in the way it feels to play and in the sound produced.

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Digital rights management

Digital rights management (DRM) is a set of access control technologies for restricting the use of proprietary hardware and copyrighted works.

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Electronic keyboard

An electronic keyboard or digital keyboard is an electronic musical instrument, an electronic or digital derivative of keyboard instruments.

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ExpressCard

ExpressCard, initially called NEWCARD, is an interface to connect peripheral devices to a computer, usually a laptop computer.

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File Allocation Table

File Allocation Table (FAT) is a computer file system architecture and a family of industry-standard file systems utilizing it.

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Flash memory

Flash memory is an electronic (solid-state) non-volatile computer storage medium that can be electrically erased and reprogrammed.

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Format war

A format war describes competition between mutually incompatible proprietary formats that compete for the same market, typically for data storage devices and recording formats for electronic media.

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Hard disk drive

A hard disk drive (HDD), hard disk, hard drive or fixed disk is an electromechanical data storage device that uses magnetic storage to store and retrieve digital information using one or more rigid rapidly rotating disks (platters) coated with magnetic material.

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Hot swapping

Hot swapping (frequently inaccurately called hot plugging) is replacing or adding components without stopping or shutting down the system.

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ISO/IEC 7810

ISO/IEC 7810 Identification cards — Physical characteristics is an international standard that defines the physical characteristics for identification cards.

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ISO/IEC 7816

ISO/IEC 7816 is an international standard related to electronic identification cards with contacts, especially smart cards, managed jointly by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).

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Laptop

A laptop, also called a notebook computer or just notebook, is a small, portable personal computer with a "clamshell" form factor, having, typically, a thin LCD or LED computer screen mounted on the inside of the upper lid of the "clamshell" and an alphanumeric keyboard on the inside of the lower lid.

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MagicGate

MagicGate is a copy-protection technology introduced by Sony in 1999 as part of the Secure Digital Music Initiative (SDMI).

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Mebibyte

The mebibyte is a multiple of the unit byte for digital information.

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Memory card reader

A memory card reader is a device for accessing the data on a memory card such as a CompactFlash (CF), Secure Digital (SD) or MultiMediaCard (MMC).

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Memory Stick

Memory Stick is a removable flash memory card format, originally launched by Sony in late 1998.

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Miniature Card

Miniature Card or MiniCard was a flash or SRAM memory card standard first promoted by Intel in 1995.

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Mobile phone

A mobile phone, known as a cell phone in North America, is a portable telephone that can make and receive calls over a radio frequency link while the user is moving within a telephone service area.

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Modem

A modem (modulator–demodulator) is a network hardware device that modulates one or more carrier wave signals to encode digital information for transmission and demodulates signals to decode the transmitted information.

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MP3 player

An MP3 player or Digital Audio Player is an electronic device that can play digital audio files.

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MultiMediaCard

In consumer electronics, the MultiMediaCard (MMC) is a memory-card standard used for solid-state storage.

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Neo Geo (system)

The, stylised as NEO・GEO, also written as NEOGEO, is a cartridge-based arcade system board and fourth-generation home video game console released on April 26, 1990, by Japanese game company SNK Corporation.

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Niche market

A niche market is the subset of the market on which a specific product is focused.

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NT Card

"NT Card" is a brand name for a memory card which is used by C-Map / Jeppesen company for their line of electronic nautical charts.

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Optical disc

In computing and optical disc recording technologies, an optical disc (OD) is a flat, usually circular disc which encodes binary data (bits) in the form of pits (binary value of 0 or off, due to lack of reflection when read) and lands (binary value of 1 or on, due to a reflection when read) on a special material (often aluminium) on one of its flat surfaces.

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P2 (storage media)

P2 (P2 is a short form for "Professional Plug-In") is a professional digital recording solid-state memory storage media format introduced by Panasonic in 2004, and especially tailored to electronic news-gathering (ENG) applications.

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Password (video gaming)

In many video games of the 1980s and 1990s, after a level is beaten and/or when all continues are used, the game displays a password that when entered allows the player to either restart from the last level reached or restore the game to the state when the password was received.

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PC Card

In computing, PC Card is a configuration for computer parallel communication peripheral interface, designed for laptop computers.

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Personal digital assistant

A personal digital assistant (PDA), also known as a handheld PC, is a variety mobile device which functions as a personal information manager.

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Proprietary format

A proprietary format is a file format of a company, organization, or individual that contains data that is ordered and stored according to a particular encoding-scheme, designed by the company or organization to be secret, such that the decoding and interpretation of this stored data is easily accomplished only with particular software or hardware that the company itself has developed.

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Random-access memory

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of computer data storage that stores data and machine code currently being used.

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ROM cartridge

A ROM cartridge, sometimes referred to simply as a cartridge or cart, is a removable enclosure containing ROM designed to be connected to a consumer electronics device such as a home computer, video game console and to a lesser extent, electronic musical instruments.

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SanDisk

SanDisk is a manufacturer of flash memory products, including memory cards and readers, USB flash drives, and solid state drives.

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Saved game

A saved game (also sometimes called a game save, savegame, savefile, save point, or simply save) is a piece of digitally stored information about the progress of a player in a video game.

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Secure Digital

Secure Digital (SD) is a non-volatile memory card format developed by the SD Card Association (SDA) for use in portable devices.

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Sega CD

The Sega CD, released as the in most regions outside North America and Brazil, is a CD-ROM accessory for the Sega Genesis video game console designed and produced by Sega as part of the fourth generation of video game consoles.

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Sixth generation of video game consoles

In the history of video games, the sixth-generation era (sometimes referred to as the 128-bit era; see "Bits and system power" below) refers to the computer and video games, video game consoles, and video game handhelds available at the turn of the 21st century which was from 1998 to 2005.

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Smart card

A smart card, chip card, or integrated circuit card (ICC), is any pocket-sized card that has embedded integrated circuits.

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SmartMedia

SmartMedia is a flash memory card standard owned by Toshiba, with capacities ranging from 2 MB to 128 MB.

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SNK

is a Japanese video game hardware and software company, successor to the Shin Nihon Kikaku and current owner of the SNK video game brand and Neo Geo video game platform.

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Sony

is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Kōnan, Minato, Tokyo.

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Subscriber identity module

A subscriber identity module or subscriber identification module (SIM), widely known as a SIM card, is an integrated circuit that is intended to securely store the international mobile subscriber identity (IMSI) number and its related key, which are used to identify and authenticate subscribers on mobile telephony devices (such as mobile phones and computers).

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SxS

SxS (S-by-S) is a flash memory standard compliant to the Sony and SanDisk-created ExpressCard standard.

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Synthesizer

A synthesizer (often abbreviated as synth, also spelled synthesiser) is an electronic musical instrument that generates electric signals that are converted to sound through instrument amplifiers and loudspeakers or headphones.

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Tablet computer

A tablet computer, commonly shortened to tablet, is a portable personal computer, typically with a mobile operating system and LCD touchscreen display processing circuitry, and a rechargeable battery in a single thin, flat package.

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TurboGrafx-16

The TurboGrafx-16 Entertainment SuperSystem, known in Japan and France as the, is a home video game console jointly developed by Hudson Soft and NEC Home Electronics, released in Japan on October 30, 1987 and in the United States on August 29, 1989.

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Universal Flash Storage

Universal Flash Storage (UFS) is a common flash storage specification for digital cameras, mobile phones and consumer electronic devices.

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USB

USB (abbreviation of Universal Serial Bus), is an industry standard that was developed to define cables, connectors and protocols for connection, communication, and power supply between personal computers and their peripheral devices.

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USB flash drive

A USB flash drive, also variously known as a thumb drive, pen drive, gig stick, flash stick, jump drive, disk key, disk on key (after the original M-Systems DiskOnKey drive from 2000), flash-drive, memory stick (not to be confused with the Sony Memory Stick), USB stick or USB memory, is a data storage device that includes flash memory with an integrated USB interface.

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USB FlashCard

USB FlashCard is a flash memory card format developed by Lexar, and announced on December 13, 2004.

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Video game console

A video game console is an electronic, digital or computer device that outputs a video signal or visual image to display a video game that one or more people can play.

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Volatile memory

Volatile memory, in contrast to non-volatile memory, is computer memory that requires power to maintain the stored information; it retains its contents while powered on but when the power is interrupted, the stored data is quickly lost.

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XD-Picture Card

xD-Picture Card is a flash memory card format, used in digital cameras made by Olympus and Fujifilm.

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XQD card

XQD card is a memory card format primarily developed for flash memory cards.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Memory_card

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