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Fact Sheet

Set industry standards and promote Secure Digital (SD) standards acceptance in a variety of applications
The SD Association is a global open industry standards organization established in January 2000
Current Standard
SD Specification Version 3.01 created UHS-I, Ultra High Speed specification
SD Specification Version 4.00 created UHS-II physical specification
Standard Formats
SD, miniSD and microSD offer storage up to 2 gigabytes; SDHC, miniSDHC and microSDHC offer storage up to 32 gigabytes; SDXC and microSDXC will offer storage up to 2 terabytes
SD standards can be found in dozens of product categories used by hundreds of brands offering thousands of product models. It is the storage media leader for mobile phones, digital audio players, car navigation systems and electronic books

SD memory cards offer CPRM for digital rights management
Panasonic Corporation, SanDisk and Toshiba
Norm Frentz, Chairman
Stella Li, Treasurer
Board Member Companies:
ATP, Canon, Cardwave Services Ltd, Giesecke & Devrient, Hewlett-Packard, Kingston, Lexar Media, Panasonic Corporation, Phison Electronics, Motorola Mobility, Samsung Electronics, SanDisk, Silicon Motion and Toshiba
More than 1,000 companies
Annual Dues
Executive $4,500
General $2,000
Media/Analyst Contact
SD Association
2400 Camino Ramon, Suite 375
San Ramon, CA 94583 USA