Pretec Demonstrates New SDIO Cards
Pretec is demonstrating 7 new SDIO cards at a retail conference in California. Among the products is a WiFi SD and Bluetooth cards that will be compatible with the Palm OS.
Pretec Electronics is demonstrating seven new Secure Digital (SD) I/O cards for PocketPC and Palm OS PDAs at Pretec booth #IW233B of the North America Retail Vision event in California. The accessories shown include a SD WLAN (802.11b) card, SD Bluetooth, SD GPS, SD 56kbps Modem, SD Camera (VGA and 1.3 mega-pixel), and a SD Barcode Scanner.
The company states that prices will range from $79 to $199, and they will be offered to retail market by Q2/2004. The VGA SD Camera card and the SD Barcode Scanner only be offered to OEMs mainly for vertical applications and industrial customers.
The new line of SD I/O cards utilize Pretec's proprietary and patented "Whanto" technology demonstrated at CES 2004 in Las Vegas, which allows for interchangeability between four (4) different interfacing modules (CF/SD/MS/USB), making it the most flexible solution for multiple interface PDAs. Shipped with SD Interfacing module, Pretec SD GPS and SD Barcode Scanner will be expandable to CF, MS, and USB interfaces simply by changing to another optional interfacing module, allowing users to share the use of Pretec "Whanto" IO cards for several different interfacing host devices.
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