A demand for memory cards with higher speeds; improved protocols and interfaces; high performance sequential; and random access spurred the creation of SD Express.
Article by Yosi Pinto, SD Association expert
It’s not uncommon for consumer and business behaviors to influence major changes in an industry. Consider the constant demand for more storage. Billions of connected devices are expected to generate 155 yottabytes of data by 2021. Only 0.0013 percent (about two zettabytes) of that is expected to be captured, and only 4.2 percent is going to be transmitted to the cloud1 the rest is going to be stored in various types of local storage. Amazing numbers!