Micron Technology has announced that it has developed a microSD card that can store and retrieve up to ten million years of data. It was called i400 and has been tested.
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3D flash memory chips with 176 square faces are the basis of this novelty. The card is compliant with SD3.0, UHS-1 and U3, A2 standards as well as Class 10 and U3. The card is resistant to environmental hazards and can operate at temperatures ranging from -25 to +85 degrees Celsius.
This is used mainly in CCTV cameras. According to the report, 1.5 tonnes of storage capacity is sufficient to store video material for 120 or four months.
It can be used 24 hours a days for five years. High performance allows 4K video recording, and up to 8 AI events per second processing, such as face recognition and object classification.
The declared indicator MTBF is 2,000,000 hours. Cards with 64 GB, 128 GB and 256 GB capacities, 512 GB, 512 GB and 1TB capacities are also available in the i400 series.