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Toshiba Launches SDHC Memory Card with Embedded Wireless LAN Communications for Developers of Business Products

Toshiba Corporation’s (TOKYO:6502) Semiconductor & Storage Products Company today announced that it will start the sales of SDHC memory cards with embedded wireless LAN communications for third-party solution providers.

Toshiba: SDHC Memory Card with Embedded Wireless LAN Communications for Developers of Business Produ ...

Toshiba: SDHC Memory Card with Embedded Wireless LAN Communications for Developers of Business Products (Photo: Business Wire)

The new product, THNSW008GAA-B(QB6) has the same hardware composition as “FlashAir™”, the SDHC memory card with embedded wireless LAN communications, currently available in the consumer market. Since the card itself has embedded wireless LAN and web server functions, its insertion into an SDHC memory card slot adds wireless functions to various devices.

With API (Application Programming Interface) information openly available in the “FlashAir Developers” website, business users can develop their own apps or set up their own configuration to adapt the card for various devices. [1] The card is compliant with the iSDIO standard, making it possible for a host that meets the standard to control its wireless LAN functionality.

There are no labels or marking on the front side in order for solutions providers to freely design the label, while the reverse side is imprinted with the wireless certification information of the USA, Canada, Europe and Japan.

 

Key Specifications of the New Product

Product Number   THNSW008GAA-B(QB6)
Capacity 8GB (User Area: Approx. 7.2GB)
Speed Class Class 10
Compliant Standard SD Memory Card Standard Ver.4.00

iSDIO Standard

Wireless LAN Standard IEEE802.11 b/g/n
Wireless LAN Security WEP, TKIP, AES(WPA, WPA2)
External Dimensions 32.0mm (L) × 24.0mm (W) × 2.1mm (T)
Countries/Territories Where the Card is Certified [2]   Japan, USA, Canada, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, France, Italy, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxemburg, United Kingdom, Ireland, Denmark, Greece, Spain, Portugal, Austria, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Czech, Slovakia, Hungary, Slovenia, Malta, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Romania, Switzerland, Norway, Liechtenstein, Iceland, Singapore, India, Indonesia, Philippines, South Korea, Vietnam, South Africa, Russia
 

Notes
[1] Although the new product, THNSW008GAA-B(QB6), has the same hardware configuration as “FlashAir™”, it cannot use “FlashAir™” apps released by Toshiba. Please visit the “FlashAir™ Developers” website for details of developing apps and services. (https://www.flashair-developers.com/en/)
[2] Please inquire on certification of other countries, territories or regions. To sell the card in countries, territories or regions where use is not certified, solution providers will need to apply for certification.

* FlashAir™ is trademark of Toshiba Corporation.

Follow this link for more on this product.
http://www.semicon.toshiba.co.jp/eng/product/memory/wlan-sdhc/index.html

Follow this link for more on “FlashAir™”.
http://www.toshiba.co.jp/p-media/wwsite/flashair.htm

Customer Inquiries:
Memory New Business Development Department
Tel: +81-3-3457-3451

Information in this document, including product prices and specifications, content of services and contact information, is current on the date of the announcement but is subject to change without prior notice.

About Toshiba

Toshiba Corporation, a Fortune Global 500 company, channels world-class capabilities in advanced electronic and electrical product and systems into five strategic business domains: Energy & Infrastructure, Community Solutions, Healthcare Systems & Services, Electronic Devices & Components, and Lifestyles Products & Services. Guided by the principles of The Basic Commitment of the Toshiba Group, “Committed to People, Committed to the Future”, Toshiba promotes global operations towards securing “Growth Through Creativity and Innovation”, and is contributing to the achievement of a world in which people everywhere live in safe, secure and comfortable society.

Founded in Tokyo in 1875, today’s Toshiba is at the heart of a global network of over 590 consolidated companies employing over 200,000 people worldwide, with annual sales surpassing 6.5 trillion yen (US$63 billion).
To find out more about Toshiba, visit www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm

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