Keyspan is now shipping a Hi-Speed USB 2.0 CardBus Card. The Hi-Speed USB 2.0 CardBus Card is designed to allow users the ability to connect USB 1.1 devices to laptops running at USB 2.0. According to Keyspan:
Keyspan, Americais #1 USB connectivity products vendor*, announced its Keyspan Hi-Speed USB 2.0 CardBus Card. This card enables any laptop with a CardBus slot to connect to USB 1.1 and Hi-Speed USB 2.0 devices.
Hi-Speed USB 2.0 operates at speeds up to 480 Mbps--- forty times faster than previous USB technology. A new generation of lightning-fast Hi-Speed USB 2.0 devices are now being released. These devices include hard drives, CD-RWis, scanners, and printers.
The Keyspan Hi-Speed USB 2.0 CardBus Card ships with a small power adapter. Use of the power adapter is optional--- and guarantees that a full 500mA of power is delivered when both ports on the card are in use. Cards that draw power solely from the CardBus slot are not able to supply 500mA via its ports as provided for in the USB specification.
You can find more information about the Hi-Speed USB 2.0 CardBus Card at the Keyspan Web site. The Hi-Speed USB 2.0 CardBus Card is available for US$99.00.