Tech-On! reports the USB 3.0 test specification is expected to be released by the end of June 2009, compatibility tests will commence in the second half of the year and the first USB 3.0 compatible products are expected to debut in 2010.
Compatibility tests for transmitting circuits and receiving circuits will begin in the second half of 2009, he said. After that, USB Implementers Forum Inc (USB-IF) will have its first "compliance workshop" at about the end of 2009. And USB 3.0-compatible end products certified by USB-IF are expected to debut in 2010.