VST Technnologies has demonstrated the Tri-Media Reader, a USB reader for Compact Flash, SmartMedia and floppy discs.

This peripheral can read cards from a digital camera, and download them to a computer. You can copy images to a floppy disc for archive or storage. Tri-Media Reader has a transfer rate of up to 12Mbps.

The Tri-Media Reader ships in the US in March and costs $189.95.

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