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Lexar's 128GB SDXC media card now shipping

By - March 17, 2011 1 Picture
As we demand more and more quality and detail in digital photography and high definition videography, the size of the output files is the first to take a hit. So, it's good to see that Lexar Media has confirmed that the 128GB 133x Professional SDXC media card announced in January is now shipping. The company says that the new card benefits from Class 10 rated speed and carries a much more affordable price tag, to boot. Read More
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How Lexar makes it memory chips – an inside view

By - February 2, 2011 2 Pictures
Much of the world these days relies heavily on memory – not the human kind, but the manufactured variety. Many of us have a plethora of memory cards and sticks kicking around in devices like cameras, smart phones, USB thumb drives, etc., but have you ever wondered what goes into the manufacture of a memory chip. This "behind the scenes" promotional video from major manufacturer Lexar provides an interesting insight to the process – it takes the company one month and more than 800 processes to make a memory chip and the clean room in which they are produced is 100 times cleaner than a hospital operating room. That means in order to get in you have to do a lot more than just wash your hands. Read More
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European Imaging Oscars awarded for 2006

By - May 8, 2006 2 Pictures
May 9, 2006 The photographic industry’s version of the 'Oscars', are the European Photo & Imaging Awards of the Technical Image Press Association (TIPA), and they’ve come earlier this year, having last been awarded in August 2005 at Photokina. Every year, TIPA editors vote for the best photo & imaging products introduced in Europe during the previous 12 months, taking into account innovation, the use of leading-edge technology, design and ergonomics of the products and, naturally, their ease of use and price/performance ratio. The main winners in the digital camera categories this year were the Canon EOS-5D (D-SLR Professional), Nikon D200 (D-SLR Expert), Nikon D50 (D-SLR Entry), Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ1 (D-Superzoom), Fujifilm Finepix F30 (D-Compact), Canon Digital Ixus 65 (Ultra Compact), the Hasselblad H2D-39 (Medium Format D-system) and the remarkable Sinar M system (High end professional camera system – PICTURED.) Read More

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