Samsung SmartSSD computational storage drive released
Xilinx and Samsung Electronics have announced the availability of the Samsung SmartSSD Computational Storage Drive (CSD). Powered by Xilinx FPGAs, the SmartSSD CSD is an adaptable computational storage platform providing the performance, customisation, and scalability required by data-intensive applications.
176-layer 3D NAND flash memory for performance gains
Micron Technology has begun volume shipments of its 176-layer 3D NAND flash memory, achieving density and performance. Together, Micron’s new 176-layer technology and advanced architecture enables gains in application performance across a range of storage use cases spanning data centre, intelligent edge and mobile devices.
Securing IoT solutions with Winbond Flash Memory in Industry 4.0
The fourth industrial revolution is being fueled by data and machine learning, and is defined by the digital transformation of factories through the convergence of Information Technology (IT) and Operational Technology (OT) at scale. Dubbed ‘Industry 4.0’, it has already empowered many factories to become 'smarter' through real time monitoring, AI-driven decision making, autonomous manufacturing, and even predicting market demand.
W75F secure memory gets boosted safety credentials
Winbond Electronics has announced that its W75F, a Secure Flash memory device with Common Criteria EAL5+ certificate, has now achieved the ISO26262 ASIL Grade D safety certification. For automotive market, the W75F Secure Memory is compliant with the AEC-Q100 and is now officially certified ASIL-D.
Flash memory production to expand with new fabrication facility
KIOXIA Europe, the European-based subsidiary of KIOXIA Corporation, has announced the construction of a fabrication facility (Fab7) at Yokkaichi Plant in Mie Prefecture, Japan to expand production of its proprietary 3D flash memory BiCS FLASHTM. The construction of KIOXIA Corporation’s Fab7 facility is expected to commence in the spring of 2021.
Industrial-quality memory and security products at electronica
Swissbit has announced that it will showcase robust and durable flash memory solutions for industrial applications at electronica virtual 2020, from November 9th to 12th, 2020 under the headline ‘Endurance with 3D-NAND’ with its Embedded IoT Solutions division exhibiting hardware-based security solutions designed to protect data and devices in Internet of Things applications.
3DIC Compiler solution for high-bandwidth memories
Synopsys has announced that its 3DIC Compiler solution enabled Samsung Foundry to design, implement and tape out a complex 5-nanometer SoC featuring eight high-bandwidth memories (HBMs) in a single package.
DDR4 rugged SODIMM anti-vibration memory released
Apacer has released a robust DDR4 Rugged SODIMM anti-vibration memory module, which is targeted at defence and industry applications that suffer from high-vibration environments. It can help industrial vertical markets such as 5G base stations, energy exploration, wind power generation, aerospace defence, railways and transportation systems painlessly upgrade rugged applications to make them more robust.
ActiveStor data storage supports 4D modelling research
Researchers at MINES ParisTech have implemented Panasas ActiveStor high-performance computing (HPC) data storage to support the rapidly growing research efforts at the university’s Materials Research Centre. MINES ParisTech, which conducts €30 million in annual research contracts, needed to expand its HPC data storage capacity to take on an increasing load of research to drive further discoveries.
SK hynix launches 16 gigabit DDR5 DRAM
SK hynix has announced the launch of its DDR5 DRAM, a high-speed and high-density product optimised for big data, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and machine learning (ML) as a next generation standard of DRAM.