Sony hat heute die Einführung seiner XQD-Speicherkwarten der S-Serie angekündigt. Die neue Speicherkartentechnik soll besonders flotte Übertragungsraten ermöglichen und zollt so den steigenden Datenmengen Tribut.

Neben der bereits vorgestellten Sony XQD-H-Serie (zur News) gibt es nun die neuen Speicherkarten der S-Serie, die es auf noch einmal gesteigerte Datenraten bringen. So ermöglichen die Speicherkarten eine Schreibgeschwindigkeit von 168 MB/s. Damit übertrifft die S-Serie die maximale Schreibrate, die das Compact-Flash-Interface überhaupt zulassen würde, um genau 1MB/Sek.  

In Kombination mit der Nikon D4, die über ein entsprechendes Interface verfügt, soll es so möglich sein, Reihenaufnahmen mit 10 Bilder/Sek. im RAW-Format anzufertigen. 

Die Sony XQD-S64 mit 64 GByte Speicherkapazität wird im Juli auf den Markt kommen. Etwas später im Jahr – vermutlich September oder Oktober – folgt dann das nächstkleinere Modell mit 32 GByte.  

 

Original Pressemeldung: 

 

Sports photographers can achieve their best-ever shooting performance this summer with the new XQD™ S Series memory card from Sony.
The high-speed memory card also offers the capacity and reliability that’s demanded by professional photo journalists covering sports and other tough shooting assignments.
Offering sustained read/write transfer speeds of 168MB/s (actual speed), XQD™ S Series outpaces the maximum interface speed limit of Compact Flash cards (167 MB/s).
Partnered with Nikon’s D4 professional DSLR, XQD™ S Series effortlessly captures a non-stop burst of 108 RAW frames3 (at 12-bit compressed RAW, approximately 10.5MB file size). At a shooting speed of 10fps, this lets photographers document the men’s 100m sprint final from start to finish in a single, sustained burst of RAW images.
The new card’s blazing transfer speeds also slash PC backup times, boosting workflow for busy journalists and creative professionals facing pressured deadlines. Photo professionals can take full advantage of the card’s unsurpassed transfer speeds, with back-up times slashed by over 30%2 compared with the fastest CF cards. A high-speed driver for the MRW-E80 XQD card reader is available now for free download at http://www.sony.co.uk/support/en/product/mrw-e80
Also available, free driver software allows XQD™ memory cards to be used with the latest Thunderbolt™-enabled computers through a compatible card reader.
The card’s high capacity of 64GB makes XQD™ S Series ideal for storing large volumes of data-heavy RAW files. This makes the card attractive for sports photographers who may be triggering the camera’s shutter remotely and cannot conveniently change media cards.
From August, XQD™ S Series users can also download free new version of File Rescue, Ver 3.2, software by Sony, allowing recovery of accidentally-deleted photos and videos. It’s the world’s first file recovery utility that now supports latest AVCHD and 3D5 formats as well as RAW and MOV files. File Rescue software is also available for XQD H Series users.
The new XQD™ S Series memory card is available with 64GB capacity from July 2012. A 32GB card will also be available later in 2012 (September/October).

Sports photographers can achieve their best-ever shooting performance this summer with the new XQD™ S Series memory card from Sony.
The high-speed memory card also offers the capacity and reliability that’s demanded by professional photo journalists covering sports and other tough shooting assignments.

Offering sustained read/write transfer speeds of 168MB/s (actual speed), XQD™ S Series outpaces the maximum interface speed limit of Compact Flash cards (167 MB/s).

Partnered with Nikon’s D4 professional DSLR, XQD™ S Series effortlessly captures a non-stop burst of 108 RAW frames3 (at 12-bit compressed RAW, approximately 10.5MB file size). At a shooting speed of 10fps, this lets photographers document the men’s 100m sprint final from start to finish in a single, sustained burst of RAW images.

The new card’s blazing transfer speeds also slash PC backup times, boosting workflow for busy journalists and creative professionals facing pressured deadlines. Photo professionals can take full advantage of the card’s unsurpassed transfer speeds, with back-up times slashed by over 30%2 compared with the fastest CF cards. A high-speed driver for the MRW-E80 XQD card reader is available now for free download at http://www.sony.co.uk/support/en/product/mrw-e80

Also available, free driver software allows XQD™ memory cards to be used with the latest Thunderbolt™-enabled computers through a compatible card reader.
The card’s high capacity of 64GB makes XQD™ S Series ideal for storing large volumes of data-heavy RAW files. This makes the card attractive for sports photographers who may be triggering the camera’s shutter remotely and cannot conveniently change media cards.

From August, XQD™ S Series users can also download free new version of File Rescue, Ver 3.2, software by Sony, allowing recovery of accidentally-deleted photos and videos. It’s the world’s first file recovery utility that now supports latest AVCHD and 3D5 formats as well as RAW and MOV files. File Rescue software is also available for XQD H Series users.

The new XQD™ S Series memory card is available with 64GB capacity from July 2012. A 32GB card will also be available later in 2012 (September/October).

 

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