Toshiba announced its FlashAir (THNSW008GAA-A), the world’s first SDHC memory card with embedded wireless LAN capability. While the EyeFi SD cards can upload photos from digital camera to computer wirelessly, the FlashAir allows users to upload and download photographs to and from a server and to exchange photographs and other data with other devices, including digital cameras that are FlashAir compliant and, smartphones and PCs that support WiFi. Even in digital cameras not compliant with FlashAir, the new card can share digital images with smartphones and PCs that support wireless LAN
The FlashAir supports WiFi 802.11b/g/n connectivity and WEP, TKIP, AES (WPA, WPA2) wireless security standard. It has 8GB storage capacity and offers Class 6 speed. It will be available in February 2012.