The USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) announced that 50 products have passed SuperSpeed USB compliance and certification testing. Certified products include motherboards, notebooks, external storage devices, storage controllers, PCI Express and ExpressCard add-in cards, hard disk drives and device-enabling silicon.
According to the statement, SuperSpeed USB, the latest iteration of USB technology, delivers data transfer rates up to 10x faster than Hi-Speed USB and offers optimized power efficiency, increased power delivery and backward compatibility with the billions of USB-enabled computers and devices currently in use. The assortment of certified SuperSpeed USB products represents end-to-end solutions for consumers wanting the fastest USB experience available.
“The wave of consumer products passing SuperSpeed USB compliance and certification this quarter is extraordinary,” stated Jeff Ravencraft, president and chairman, USB-IF. “Enthusiasm behind this compelling advancement in USB technology is shared by consumers and manufacturers alike. As SuperSpeed USB is a viable consumer solution, product development, testing and certification are ramping up.”
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