SanDisk and Sony are expanding a previous partnership to cover some of the new removable flash memory cards that have been developed, the two companies announced earlier this week. Removable flash memory cards are solid-state memory used in portable consumer-electronics and PC products. Under the new agreement, SanDisk will begin to manufacture and sell Memory Stick,, and Memory Stick I/O cards using the SanDisk brand.
The Sunnyvale, Calif.-based SanDisk and the entertainment and consumer-electronics giant Sonyto sell Memory Stick cards. , which offered higher storage capacities and faster record times. SanDisk has been manufacturing Memory Stick Pro cards under the previous agreement.