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Genesys Logic's USB 2.0 6-in-1 Card Reader Controller Receives USB 2.0 Bus Power Certification Date:2002/10/17

[ Taipei, Taiwan ]

Being the pioneer in developing USB 2.0 IC solutions, Genesys Logic, Inc. (GLI) announced it received USB 2.0 Bus Power certification for its GL816, USB 2.0 6-in-1 Flash Card Reader Controller. It's the first and only USB 2.0 Bus Power certified flash memory card reader controller that is provided worldwide.


Solved the bottleneck of power consumption for USB 2.0 controllers successfully, GLI is standing at the forefront with its well-developed UTMI Transceiver technology. Instead of using extra battery or power code, GL816 provides USB 2.0 Bus Power Device specification so that it can use the power source directly from USB interface. GL816 completely comforts to the application to flash card reader, hence it helps customers to simplify the design of their products, reduce production cost and shorten mass production time. Moreover, it provides complete card reader IC solutions for customers with its single chip integration.


GL816 already got official certification by USB-IF at the beginning of April this year, and now it receives USB 2.0 Bus Power certification with the low power consumption feature. GL816 supports Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000/XP and Mac OS 9.x/X operating system, complies with Universal Serial Bus specification rev 2.0 and USB Storage Class specification ver 1.0. It supports CompactFlash™(CF)、SmartMedia™(SM)、Memory Stick™(MS)、Secure Digital™(SD) 、Micro Drive and Multi Media Card™(MMC) interface on one chip.


As the demands for digital image products continue to rise, the market for card reader is growing continuously by the enormous demand of flash memory card as well. With the full range of USB 2.0 products, GLI provides excellent product quality and thorough technical support for customers, to help them to shorten the mass production time and own market share successfully.

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