niversal erial us 2.0 is an external bus standard that supports data rates up to 480Mbps. Sometimes referred to as hi-speed USB, it is an extension of, and compatible with, USB 1.1.
Universal Serial Bus 2.0. An external bus standard that supports data transfer rates up to 480Mbps, 12Mbps, and 1.5Mbps. USB 2.0 is an extension of USB 1.1 and is backward compatible with USB 1.1, using the same cables and connectors. See " USB 1.1."
Also referred to as Hi-Speed USB, USB 2.0 is an external bus that supports data rates up to 480Mbps. USB 2.0 is an extension of USB 1.1. USB 2.0 is fully compatible with USB 1.1 and uses the same cables and connectors. Hewlett-Packard, Intel, Lucent, Microsoft, NEC and Philips jointly led the initiative to develop a higher data transfer rate than the 1.1 specification to meet the bandwidth demands of developing technologies. The USB 2.0 specification was released in April 2000.