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[Exclusive Video] Toshiba's New RFID Chip is Over 50x Faster Than NFC

Authored by: Steven Blum — Jan 11, 2012


Toshiba has unveiled at CES a new RFID chip which allows data to be exchanged quickly between devices. And when I say quickly, I mean really, really quickly: as much as 560 Megabits can be exchanged wirelessly in just one second, which is over 50x faster than conventional NFC chips!

Toshiba plans on installing this chip in devices like cameras, laptops, netbooks and smartphones for wireless data transfer between devices. As you can see below, just placing a camera on a laptop for less than a second allows the device to wirelessly transfer an entire film to the laptop.

I, for one, would love to be able to sync photos and videos so quickly between devices. Now if only Youtue could upload videos quicker, we would be able to bring you more videos from CES instantaneously! 

Seriously, though, this is one of the coolest (and most practical) new innovations I've seen at CES so far. 

Link to Video

Steven Blum has written more than 2,000 blog posts as a founding member of AndroidPIT's English editorial team. A graduate of the University of Washington, Steven Blum also studied Journalism at George Washington University in Washington D.C. for two years. Since then, his writing has appeared in The Stranger, The Seattle P-I, Blackbook Magazine and Venture Villlage. He loves the HTC One and hopes the company behind it still exists in a few years.


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