Reno J. Tibke - May 24, 2014

JTFF - Japanese Technology from the Future Friday! -

This week it’s Japanese researchers tacking orders of magnitude greater performance onto solid state computer memory (SSD), and Panasonic has gone public with its plans to be the sole battery provider for the awesomely sexy Tesla Motors’ electric automobiles...which, technically and unfortunately, still run on fossil fuels. 

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Toshiba EXCERIA PRO SD memory card


Toshiba is going to release the UHS-Ⅱ compatible SD memory card “EXCERIA PRO” series (32GB and 16GB) in October – It has the world's fastest writing speed 240MB/s.

The writing speed is 2.5 times faster than the existing UHS-Ⅰ compatible models so that “EXCERIA PRO” series can transfer large volumes of data more quickly. Its reading speed s 260MB/s.

Also, around November “EXCERIA” series (32GB and 64GB) will be out as well. Its writing speed is 260MB/s and the reading speed is 120MB/s.