SanDisk has produced new high-capacity 12GB and 16GB CompactFlash memory cards for professional photographers.

They will be available by the end of the year and cost $779.99 and $1,049.99 respectively. SanDisk said the cards feature minimum read and write speeds of 20Mbit/s and use its "Enhanced Super-Parallel (ESP) Processing" technology to achieve that speed. The cards feature an operating temperature range of -13F to 185F.

SanDisk also announced its new Extreme USB 2.0 Reader, which will be released in November for $24.99.