USB Flash Drives and Its Improvements
USB flash drive is a data storage device. And it is typically removable and rewritable device It is used by the more number of peoples like engineers, students etc. It consists of a flash memory integrated with USB interface.
USB flash derive is physically smaller than the hard drive. These USB devices have storage capacities up to 256GB with study improvements in size. The first USB drive was introduced in 2000 by IBM.
USB flash drives are used for the same purpose of floppy disks and CD-ROM. They are faster, smaller and also have more number of capacities with durable device. USB drives have to support can store data and transfer the data with high-speed optical disc drives like CD or DVD drives. The USB drive carrying the circuit elements and a USB connector, protect the inside parts with plastic, metal.
USB3.0 is made by the mother board as one by Asus and one by Gigabyte. The USB3.0 cables are more complex and take coating with some of the added data lines. And it does not directly specify the cable length, with some electrical specification value.
And also it can be assembled using memory cards and card reader. This flash drive size is 2cm length, 1cm width and 2mm thickness. The memory storage was based on EPROM, EEPROM. Here the drive is a serial access of electrical connections for the memory chips than doe’s parallel access with simple manufacture of gigabyte drives.
In flash drives we are using NAND flash memory chip. It can be used to store the data. Mainly it can be used in digital cameras. And the recent development of USB flash drive is Computer Online Forensic Evidence Extractor.This application developed by Microsoft Company.
This USB flash drive can be making by many company such as Transcend, Sony, SanDisk, Hp etc. these companies are produced the drive from 1GB to 256GB process. The USB devices can be using many places such as desktop, laptop, and projector. And the flash drive is using in mobiles, cameras etc.
This USB drive can be used as many purpose in the computer such as copying song, data, documents, videos, software’s etc. these are all can be stored and transfer the data from one computer to another computer. In future, this USB drive also taken to act as a hard drive also. That is the major improvement of the USB flash drives.