U disk: What is a flash drive?

- Oct 29, 2018 -

U disk, the full name "USB flash drive", the English name "USB flash disk". It is a USB interface with a micro-high-capacity mobile storage product that does not require a physical drive. It can be connected to a computer via a USB interface for plug and play. The name of the U disk was originally derived from a new type of storage device produced by Netac, named "USB", which was connected using a USB interface. After the USB interface is connected to the host of the computer, the data of the USB flash drive can be exchanged with the computer. The equipment of similar technology produced afterwards has been patented by Netac, and can no longer be called "USB", but renamed the "U disk" of homophonic. Later, the name of the U disk was widely known for its simple and easy to remember, and until now the two have been universal and no longer distinguish between them, it is one of the mobile storage devices.

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