Wireless Wi-Fi SD Memory Cards, if Dispute Can be Resolved

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If the SD Association can work out the disputed issues with Eye-Fi, then the promising new wireless SD card standard should become a reality. If not, Eye-Fi may remain the main game in town. Many top camera manufacturers have special features in some of their cameras to accommodate an Eye-Fi card, which remains a great option for wirelessly transferring photos from digital cameras, but has no capability to receive information from another source.

It would be great to see two-way wireless communication come to any standalone device that supports the popular card but not Wi-Fi.

Ross Rubin is executive director and principal analyst of The NPD Group's Connected Intelligence. He also writes for The NPD Group Blog. You can follow Ross on Twitter @rossrubin and NPD on Twitter @npdtech.

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