USB History From 1.0 to 3.0

"There are (more than) 10 billion USB products installed today, and send the industry (more than) 3 billion USB products a year and growing,"

So many, USB can be described as a tool that is everywhere with good reason.  USB function is to connect devices to a computer.
There may be other connectors faster but USB is a device that is convenient, reliable, durable, relatively inexpensive, and more than enough for most tasks in data transfer. This is what makes the USB remains popular.
In addition to convenient data transfer, USB also provides power (power) for connecting devices such as speakers and external hard drives.

History of USB
1994: Begins Development
Seven groups of technology companies, namely: Compaq, DEC, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, NEC and Nortel, jointly developing what they hope will become the industry standard for connecting peripheral devices to focus on: the shape, cost, simplicity, manufacturability and usability.

January 1996: USB 1.0 Release
The first USB model is significantly slower than we can enjoy today. There are two original USB speed that: bandwidth version 1.5 Mbps and 12 Mbps.

April 2000: USB 2.0 Release
The second version of the USB is capable of transferring data at up to 480 Mbps, or about 40 times faster than the USB version of the original / first. USB is no longer just for the mouse and keyboard but has expanded to other devices that require greater data transfer, such as a printer or webcam. USB 2.0 is backwards compatible, meaning that any device that uses USB 1.0 technology can be used at USB 2.0.

December 2000: USB Flash Drive
IBM released a flash drive with a storage capacity of 8 MB. Transferring files from one computer to another computer to be faster. Flash drives are also easier to use than disk 3½ "which is still used at the turn of the 20th century.

May 2005: Wireless USB
By Use the radio transmission, wireless USB technology release / wireless. Now you can enjoy your computer with the USB peripherals wireless tech.

November 2008: USB 3.0 release
The data transfer rate of USB 3.0 is 5 Gbps or 5.000 Mbps. About 10 times faster than USB 2.0. Data transfer capabilities comparable with FireWire 800. 

And know we can enjoy the high speed of data transfer. 

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