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Fact Sheet

Mission
Set industry standards and promote SD standards acceptance in a variety of applications
Association
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
Standards
SD standard, miniSD standard and microSD standard offer storage up to 2 gigabytes; SDHC standard, miniSDHC standard and microSDHC standard offer storage up to 32 gigabytes; SDXC standard and microSDXC standard will offer storage up to 2 terabytes
Usage
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
Founders
Panasonic Corporation, SanDisk and Toshiba
Leadership
Yosi Pinto, Chairman
Brian Kumagai, President
Bo Li, Treasurer
Board Member Companies:
ATP, Canon, Cardwave Services Ltd, China UnionPay, Giesecke & Devrient, Hewlett-Packard, Kingston, Lexar Media, Motorola Mobility, Netac, Panasonic Corporation, Phison Electronics, Samsung Electronics, SanDisk, Silicon Motion, TED, Toshiba, and Trek
Members
More than 1,000 companies
Annual Dues
Executive $4,500
General $2,000
Website
www.sdcard.org
Media/Analyst Contact
media@sdcard.org
Write
SD Association
2400 Camino Ramon, Suite 375
San Ramon, CA 94583 USA