The NEC xHCI Host Controller Is The First USB 3.0 Certified Device

Posted Sep 21, 2009

The USB 3.0 logo became official earlier this month and now the first certified USB 3.0 powered device has become official. The first USB 3.0 powered device was developed by NEC and is called the xHCI host controller. The host controller is being used for a USB 3.0 1080p camera capable of 60 raw, uncompressed fps.

The Sony camera is 3 megapixel with a CMOS sensor by Point Grey. The device will be presented at the Intel Developers Forum. The Sony camera is expected to be released by the beginning of 2010.