How long does it take to get an 8GB memory card to the market? If you're Eye-Fi, and the card is the WiFi 802.11n-toting Eye-Fi Pro X2, then it's a couple of months; the company has announced that its latest wireless-enabled memory card is shipping from today, promising faster transfer speeds and improved overall performance.
According to the Eye-Fi blog, that's all down to their new X2 engine, which bundles together a 200 MHz ARM926 processor with an MMU, dedicated flash and radio interface engines, and encryption acceleration hardware. Combined, they're good for improved WiFi-triangulation geotagging accuracy and "Endless Memory", Eye-Fi's new system whereby images and video are automatically deleted from the X2 once the card has verified that they've been correctly uploaded to the server.
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