||Taipei, Taiwan, October 5, 2001 - DataFab Systems Inc. today announced the patent of USB 2.0 flash card readers/writers was granted by Germany Patent Office. This is the twenty-first patent of DataFab's innovative technology on its state-of-the-art products.
USB 2.0 flash card reader/writer features plug & play and hot-swapping capability. With high-speed connectivity of USB 2.0 flash card reader/writer, the files, music, image photos and video can be easily accessed or transferred by dragging and dropping like a hard drive in your computer and there is no longer necessary to connect your digital camera, MP3 player, PDA or other electronic devices to your computer via a slow speed interface cable.
"The USB market is growing rapidly and the superior performance of USB 2.0 will be very welcome by personal computer industry," said by Johnson Lee, DataFab's marketing manager. USB 2.0 performs forty times faster than the USB 1.1 specification and is capable of moving date at a 480Mbps. The best part of it is USB 2.0 specification maintains the backward compatibility with all USB 1.1 devices. All of the USB 2.0 products can be plugged into USB 1.1 port and the speed limited at 12Mbps, but they'll still be of function. On the contrary, USB 1.1 products can be connected to USB 2.0 host and there is no problem with its functional capability, even though it wouldn't run any faster.
DataFab aims at supplying the newest technology such as USB 2.0 interface products as the pioneering products in the current market and it has been devoted in card reader industry for many years. It also procured lots of product awards for its innovative technology. DataFab, the innovator of portable flash card readers/writers, owns 21 patents in six major countries, which is far ahead of all its competitors. In addition to launching the first Parallel Port interface card readers/writers and 1394/FireWire interface card readers/writers ( Japanese Patent granted ), Datafab has been mass-producing all kind of interface card readers/writers as well as any kind of flash memory card readers/writers. DataFab has built up a very strong foothold in business and won a respectable reputation among any tier of customers. To keep customer satisfied is always our top priority concern and our key to success as well.