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NAND Flash Prices to drop to 17 cents per Gigabyte

Just to support the argument that Video Camera Makers should integrate flash( because a 4 part article isn’t enough) and we can expect Smartphones and Tablets to integrate more memory.

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Posted in Digital Video, DSC, DVC, NAND Flash, Smartphone, SSD, Storage, Tablets, USB 3.0 |

 

Why my Video Cameras and Digital Cameras really need USB 3.0 – Part 4

So here’s the projected retail price of a 256GB SSD with fast flash inside it

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Posted in Digital Video, DSC, DVC, NAND Flash, USB Video |

 

Why my Video Cameras and Digital Cameras really need USB 3.0 – Part 3

If I were building a camera today, I would build 1 chip.  I would offer 3 versions of that Camera

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Posted in Digital Video, DSC, DVC, USB 3.0 |

 

Why my Video Cameras and Digital Cameras really need USB 3.0 – Part 2

Camera makers can make more money by embedding NAND Flash in their cameras.

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Posted in Digital Video, DSC, DVC, Smartphone, USB 3.0, USB 3.0, USB WiFi, WiFi |

 

An explanation of the USB Video Class (UVC)

Video Class, in this case, means moving video from a web camera or digital video camera to another device like a display, or PC, or game console.

UVC is built into Windows, Mac OX, Linux, FreeBSD, and the PS3.

Simply, UVC makes it easier by standardizing video drivers. So any Video Camera could use the standard UVC driver in those platforms. The Video Camera maker only needs to worry about the embedded firmware in the Video Camera itself.

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Posted in Digital Home, DVC, Featured |

 

Why the iPhone 4S drives the need for USB 3.0

Google iPhone 4S or iPhone 5 and you will get about gazillion hits, hopefully including this Blog

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Posted in DSC, DVC, iPhone, USB 3.0, USB 3.0 Adoption |