Group unveils flash memory security spec

Thursday, 25 July 2002, 9:36 PM EST

Five companies known as the 5C announced on Thursday the creation of the Mobile Commerce (MC) Extension Specification for flash memory cards. The companies--Hitachi, Ingentix, Matsushita Electric Industrial, SanDisk and Toshiba--hope the security specification will push removable flash memory cards beyond just devices for storing digital content to secure depositaries for personal information, such as medical records or bank account information.

The companies are hoping that the security specification will provide more consumer appeal for the cards helping to continue the growth of the removable flash memory card market. The specification can be used in all the different major flash memory card formats, including CompactFlash, Secure Digital, and Memory Stick, according to Wes Brewer, spokesman for SanDisk.

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