Storage media - xD-Picture card

The xD-Picture Card, an ultra-compact memory card jointly developed by Fuji and Olympus, was introduced in the autumn of 2002.

The card is produced by Toshiba Corporation.

The name "xD-Picture Card" was inspired by eXtreme Digital, suggesting the excellence of this memory media for recording, storing, and transporting audiovisual information.

Main features of the xD-Picture Card

  1. Ultra-compact 20.0 x 25.0 x 1.7mm size (volume of 0.85cc and a weight of 2g)
  2. Planned maximum capacities of up to 4GB and more.
  3. Expandable media solution with PC Card adapters and USB card readers, allowing easy interfacing with personal computers. A CompactFlash adapter is available that allows use of xD-Picture Cards in cameras designed for CompactFlash media.