Lexar

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Lexar Media, Inc.
Type Private
Industry Memory Storage
Products SD cards
Memory Sticks
keydrives
CompactFlash cards
Card readers
Parent Micron Technology, Inc.

Lexar Media, Inc. is an American manufacturer of digital media products based in Fremont, CA. Products manufactured by Lexar include SD cards, Memory Sticks, keydrives, CompactFlash cards and card readers. Lexar's Memory Stick Duos also have versions adapted for the PSP which includes a version of Xploder.[1] Once a division of Cirrus Logic, Lexar leveraged its parent company's experience in building ATA controllers in developing its own flash controllers. Lexar was spun off from Cirrus Logic in 1996.[2] Lexar was created by Petro Estakhri and Mike Assar.[3]

Lexar was acquired by Micron Technology in 2006, and subsequently merged with Crucial Technology under the name Lexar Media, a subsidiary of Micron. In September 2007, Lexar extended its agreement with Eastman Kodak Company to develop and market Kodak-branded flash memory products worldwide.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lexar Adds Xploder® Lite Software To Its Gaming Edition Memory Cards". Lexar Media, Inc. Retrieved 10 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "Lexar Media Holds The Right Cards". Forbes.com LLC. Retrieved 10 November 2013. 
  3. ^ "Lexar Awarded $380 Million in Damages". Photo 360 Limited. Retrieved 10 November 2013. 
  4. ^ "Kodak and Lexar Announce New Extended Five-Year Agreement". Business Wire. Retrieved 10 November 2013. 

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