Sony, SanDisk to bring new Memory Stick PRO, Micro formats

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extreme-iii-ms-pro-hg-d_150 CES 2009 : Sandisk and Sony have announced two new expanded formats for the Memory Stick series. Called the “Extended High Capacity”, this expands the Memory Stick PRO series to achieve a maximum storage capacity of 2TB, and the new Memory Stick HG Micro, which is the extended version of the Micro format, to have data transfer speeds of 60MBps.

Licensing for the new formats is set to be “scheduled to start” in 2009.