Memory Card Provides Consumers with Quick and Seamless Way to Share Captured Moments Wirelessly
IRVINE, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — November 13, 2013 — Toshiba’s Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today introduced the FlashAir™ II Wireless SD Card, a premium storage device that allows users to share their images, videos and files wirelessly. The FlashAirTM II, now available with a storage capacity of up to 32GB, is much more than a standard memory card. By serving as its own wireless LAN access point, the FlashAirTM II allows users to quickly, easily and securely share multimedia content through the users’ PC, smartphone or tablet.
“We wanted to make it even easier for our customers to share important life moments instantly with their friends and family,” said Maciek Brzeski, vice president of product marketing and development, Branded Storage Products, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., Digital Products Division. “The FlashAirTM II Wireless SD Card offers easy access, fast performance and exceptional storage space, enabling users to focus more of their time on capturing moments rather than uploading them.”
Users can take photos and videos with their digital camera and instantaneously access and store on multiple PCs, Macs, Ultrabooks™, tablets and smartphones – all at the same time.
Now enhanced with Class 10 speed, the FlashAirTM II delivers speedy data transfers so users can upload their images and videos within seconds. The SD card’s Internet pass-through feature allows users to access the card and Internet simultaneously – enabling the ability to upload images in real-time. Using a wireless LAN chip, The FlashAirTM II Wireless SD Card is accessible to any LAN-capable computer, smartphone or tablet, and can support such simultaneous access from up to seven devices. In addition, the built-in wireless LAN also allows for uploading without an Internet connection.
Available in two storage capacities, including 16GB and 32GB, the FlashAirTM II provides ample memory room for extensive photo and video libraries.
Toshiba also offers a free FlashAirTM mobile app that makes it easy to share with iOS and Android-based devices. The FlashAirTM II is backed by a five-year standard limited warranty.
Pricing and Availability
The Toshiba FlashAirTM II Wireless SD Card will be available for purchase at Amazon.com, Newegg.com, and on toshiba.com/us/ for $79.99 MSRP for 16GB and $99.99 for 32GB.
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About Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. (TAIS)
Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., TAIS is comprised of three business units: Digital Products Division, Imaging Systems Division, and Telecommunication Systems Division. Together, these divisions provide digital products, services and solutions, including industry-leading portable computers; televisions, TV/DVD Combination products, Blu-ray Disc™ and DVD products, and portable devices; imaging products for the security, medical and manufacturing markets; storage products for computers; and IP business telephone systems with unified communications, collaboration and mobility applications. TAIS provides sales, marketing and services for its wide range of products in the United States and Latin America. TAIS is an independent operating company owned by Toshiba America, Inc., a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation. For more information on TAIS visit us.toshiba.com.
About Toshiba Corporation
Toshiba is a world-leading diversified manufacturer, solutions provider and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products and systems. Toshiba Group brings innovation and imagination to a wide range of businesses: digital products, including LCD TVs, notebook PCs, retail solutions and MFPs; electronic devices, including semiconductors, storage products and materials; industrial and social infrastructure systems, including power generation systems, smart community solutions, medical systems and escalators & elevators; and home appliances. Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 590 consolidated companies, with 206,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 5.8 trillion yen (US$61 billion). Visit Toshiba’s web site at www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm.
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