Untangle the web of removable storage | Cypress Semiconductor
Untangle the web of removable storage
Lately it seems like there is a new mass storage standard introduced every day. It's getting difficult to keep track of all of the new standards. CompactFlash was the only game in town for a while, but now the maker of a new device has to choose between CF, SD, SDIO, MMC, RS-MMC, MMC Plus, Memory Stick, XD, and CE-ATA mass storage devices. Sometimes a new standard has an obvious advantage, sometimes it seems like Betamax vs. VCS. In this article we'll give a brief picture of these interfaces and sort out their differences.