New Sony media reads 4x faster

Sony has announced a new range of removable flash memory cards designed to read data four times faster than current memory media, the company said in a release today. The new range also sports the MagicGate security technology which provides secure data transfer and playback of commercial and digital content requiring copyright protection.

Sony has announced a new range of removable flash memory cards designed to read data four times faster than current memory media, the company said in a release today.

The new range also sports the MagicGate security technology which provides secure data transfer and playback of commercial and digital content requiring copyright protection. The range is compatible with Memory Stick, MagicGate Memory Stick and Memory Stick PRO compatible devices with standard-sized slots, including digital still cameras, camcorders and PCs.

According to Sony, the new Memory Stick range will be available in capacities ranging from 32MB to 256MB in Asia-Pacific within the next two months. Prices have not been released.