New standard for removable disks – Macitynet.it
A new standard for removable mini-discs is born. Yesterday, some of the Japanese electronics giants have announced an agreement in this sense, in particular Canon, Fujitsu, Hitachi, Phoenix Technologies, Pioneer, Sanyo, Sharp and Victor.The group aims to study and implement a technology which allows the disks to be removed and installed while the computer is running and to provide specifications for the use of this disk in the IT field, in particular PCs and gadgets. The consortium, called Information Versatile Disk for Removable Usage, has the purpose of helping users final to untangle in the Babel that characterizes the sector, pulverized in particular among the Sony MiniDiscs, the IBM Microdrives and the most disparate types of flash memories. In view there is the possibility of expanding the sector also towards consoles, such as the X- BOX, but also towards traditional laptops.