SD Wireless LAN Cards Standardized

SD Wireless Standardized

The Secure Digital Association announces standardization for SD wireless communications cards. The standard piggy backs upon the work created by Toshiba, which showing compliant cards. The standard features two communications systems, symbolized as "D" and 'W.' 'W' cards have the ability communicate with other electronic devices (like tablets and TVs), as a peer-to-peer approach, or upload to 'cloud' type services. A 'D' portion of the standard also provides for connecting to home networks. 'W+D' cards allow both types of communication will also be offered.

SD Wireless LAN Cards Standardized

The New Wireless LAN features expands SD memory card ease of use allowing consumers to transfer images and video streams from their cameras using wireless

A brand new type of SD memory card criterion will now provide the ability to literally turn millions of common consumer electronics devices into wireless LANs having portable communications and storage. The newly announced Wireless LAN SD criterion becomes the SD Associationís initial SD wireless memory card criterion that combines storage along with wireless capabilities. Consumers will have the ability to transfer images, movies and other content using wireless from a majority of existing digital still and video digital cameras to web-cloud services and among SD devices using home networks.

The SD Wireless LAN standard combines the worlds-largest memory card storage criterion into the standard wireless IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n, the Associationís plan is to extend SD features and services by integrating other world-wide standards. This standard applies to normal size SD/SDXC/SDHC and microSD/SDXCSDHC/ memory cards. It utilizes the billions-strong SD marketplace allowing manufacturers to develop products allowing consumers to reliably use applications using Wireless LANs.

As wireless technologies and cloud servers begin to infiltrate into consumer encounters, wireless accessibility will develop into more and more importance. Adding wireless capabilities to the present SD memory card standards, will allow SD memory storage cards to stay relevant to shifting marketplace demands, with added worth to consumers and makers of new cameras, mobile phones and tablets.

Using wireless communication capabilities within their recognizable SD memory storage cards, consumers world wide will have the ability to:

  • Upload vacation, family, or sports pictures and video from a digital camera or digital video camera wirelessly to a server or computer for backup or sharing.
  • Download images wirelessly from servers using cameras and digital video cameras when employing Wireless LAN SD storage cards. Consumers will have the ability to share photos and videos without the need for email or brute card transfers, which includes peer-to-peer photo and video transmissions from digital cameras to any smart phone and tablet devices wirelessly without the need for an access control point.
  • Make use of Wireless LAN SD storage memory as a wireless control point for other devices, like TVs, connected to a home network.
Sd W Memory

Sd D Memory

SD Both Memory

Two interface types are defined in the lAN wireless SD card standard :
  • The Web interface provides for server uploads plus peer-to-peer modes.
  • A home network interface provides for server upload plus home network communication modes.
  • A LAN SD wireless memory card may contain both types of wireless communication types, using the designation of both symbols.


Wireless LAN SD provides you with a standardized approach of transferring photos, documents, video, and other types content easily using most existing digital cameras and digital video cameras. The Wireless LAN SD storage card standard establishes how innovation by the SD Association persists in responding to marketplace demand and improve the digital lives of consumers.

The book, SD Card Projects Using the PIC Microcontroller,  ideal for practicing engineers, advanced students, and PIC enthusiasts wantung to incorporate SD Cards into their devices. SD cards are inexpensive, quick, and small, used in many MP3 players, digital cameras and digitak video cameras, and perfect for microcontroller applications.

For over a decade now, SD standards have continued to increase the usability, value and life of consumer electronic devices by giving consumers the ability to simply upgrade their storage in place of replacing their electronic devices and thereby adding to the electronic waste.

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