The First USB 3.0 Certified Device

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You need the controllers before getting the goodies, and that's why this NEC xHCI host controller is the first USB 3.0-certified device. Good, because I need this USB 3.0 1080p camera, capable of capturing 60 raw, uncompressed frames per second:

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The camera is manufactured with a Sony 3-megapixel CMOS sensor by Point Grey, and will be presented at the Intel Developers Forum this week. The USB-IF—which controls the SuperSpeed USB certification process—says that they expect USB 3.0 devices to arrive to the market at the beginning of 2010. [Engadget and Electronista]

DISCUSSION

thebigcheese-old
thebigcheese

Couldn't they just make that camera use Firewire like every other professional piece of camera gear?

You're going to need lots of space for that footage, though.