Toshiba Launches Solid State Drives with MLC Devices
Toshiba Electronics Europe has announced its entry into the emerging market for NAND-flash-based solid state drive (SSD) with a series of products featuring multilevel-cell (MLC) NAND flash memories. Offered in a range of form factors and densities, Toshiba’s solid state drives are designed primarily for notebook PCs. They will be showcased at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, from January 7th to 10th. Samples and mass production wil...
Grade 1 automotive F-RAM memory devices from Ramtron
Ramtron International has added another 4 kilobit (Kb) F-RAM memory device to its Grade 1 AEC-Q100-qualified automotive product line, growing its number of +125ºC parts to five. The FM25040A-GA – a 4Kb, 5V F-RAM with a high-speed serial peripheral interface (SPI) – is now specified to operate at +125ºC and is guaranteed to retain data for 9,000 hours at that extreme temperature.
Ramtron’s F-RAM wins EDN China’s Industry Innovation award
Ramtron International Corporation has announced that it has received the Leading Product accolade in this year’s prestigious EDN China Innovation Awards. Ramtron’s FM22L16, the semiconductor industry’s first 4-megabit (Mb) nonvolatile F-RAM memory, was selected by a panel of judges and thousands of EDN China readers as a Leading Product in the Digital IC and Digital Logic category.
Innovative Silicon Wins Prestigious Audemars Piguet “Changing Times Award”
Innovative Silicon Inc. (ISi), the developer of Z-RAM high-density memory intellectual property (IP), has announced that it has won the Audemars Piguet 2007 “Next Gem” award, one of three awards within the Audemars Piguet “Changing Times Award” program. The “Next Gem” award is given to the private company with the most promising future of making the biggest impact, on the largest number of people, in the least amount of time.
Embedded-FRAM device for digital TV enables simultaneous use of 4-channel HDMI connector ports
Fujitsu Microelectronics Europe has announced the development of what it says is the world’s first embedded-FRAM device for digital TVs that enables simultaneous use of four-channel High-Definition Multimedia Interface connector ports - for connecting devices such as multiple DVD recorders, camcorders, and video game consoles – and which stores display data, such as resolution, that is read by audio-visual digital entertainment devices when ...
FRAM memory device qualified to +125ºC for intelligent powertrain applications
Ramtron International has expanded its line of +125 degreesC FRAM memory automotive devices. The FM25L04-GA , a 4Kb, 3 volt, serial peripheral interface (SPI) FRAM, is now Grade 1 AEC-Q100-specified to operate over the automotive temperature range of -40ºC to +125ºC and is guaranteed to retain data for 9,000 hours at that extreme temperature.
FRAM memory designed into fimicro's PC/104-compliant single board computer and smart I/O modules
Ramtron International has announced that German-based embedded hardware and software provider, fimicro, has integrated non-volatile FRAM memory into its new active104 series of PC/104-compliant single board computer (SBC) and smart I/O extension modules.
Ramtron expands high density FRAM family with a 2-megabit device
Ramtron International has extended its family of high density FRAM devices with a 2-megabit parallel memory device. The FM21L16 is a 2Mb, 3-volt, parallel non-volatile FRAM in a 44-pin TSOP-II package that features fast access, NoDelay writes, virtually unlimited read/write cycles, and low power consumption. Pin-compatible with asynchronous static RAM (SRAM), the FM21L16 targets SRAM-based industrial control, metering, medical, automotive, milit...
Toshiba Adds New 32GB and 16GB High Density SDHC Cards and 8GB microSDHC Card to Extensive Memory Card Line-up
Toshiba Electronics Europe has reinforced its line-up of SD High Capacity (SDHC) cards with three new cards, including the world’s first 32-gigabyte (GB) memory card in this high density. Alongside the 32GB SDHC card, Toshiba also announced a 16GB SDHC card and an 8GB microSDHC card. All the new cards meet the Class 4 specification in the SD Speed Class, ensuring they deliver the high level performance and functionality essential for advanced m...
STMicroelectronics Guarantees Full-Speed Operation of 32-Mbit Serial Flash Memory with Dual I/O
STMicroelectronics has announced the availability of the new M25PX32, a 32-Mbit device that is the first of the sector, sub-sector erase Serial Flash family to be offered with Dual I/O. Whereas existing M25PE family devices features high granularity, the new M25PX family stands out thanks to its guaranteed high-speed performance.