Thin Film offers passive plastic NVM
News & Analysis 6/30/2011 2 comments
Printed plastic memory pioneer Thin Film Electronics ASA has announced the development of a passive array nonvolatile printable plastic memory that is describes as being suitable for secure documents.
ST's fast-write EEPROM for low-cost blackbox recorders simplifies design
Product News 6/28/2011 1 comment
The new M35B32 EEPROM from STMicroelectronics has a unique ultra-fast recording feature for storing important data during unexpected events. Its uses include recovering system data when a sudden power failure occurs, and ‘black-box’ recorders that help identify the causes of equipment failures or accidents.
Adesto ready to ramp CBRAM, with Altis
News & Analysis 6/28/2011 4 comments
Adesto Technologies Corp., a startup company developing conductive bridging RAM nonvolatile memory technology, has announced that it will ship products this year manufactured by foundry partner Altis Semiconductor SA.
Crocus claims technology allows NAND MRAM
Research 6/22/2011 4 comments
Crocus Technology Inc, a vendor of magnetic RAMs, has announced the development of so-called Magnetic Logic Unit (MLU) technology. This is an adaption of its thermally assisted magnetic switching (TAS) for use in memory access and opens up the possibility of NAND-like memory implemented in MRAM and search memories, the company said.
Transition to NVDIMMs for RAID Storage Backup
Design How-To 6/21/2011 4 comments
Power efficiency and performance advancements in FPGA and flash memory technologies now make it possible to develop effective data-recovery circuits in RAID back-up solutions that can be charged from alternative charging sources, such as ultra capacitors.
Fusion-io IPO raises $200 million
News & Analysis 6/9/2011 2 comments
Fusion—io Inc., a solid-state server memory company, has priced its initial public offering of 12.3 million shares at $19.00. The stock opened Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange at $24.5 before settling back slightly to $24.35.
DRAM module market growing, says IHS
News & Analysis 6/2/2011 3 comments
The market for DRAM modules is set to increase to 812.8 million units in 2011, up 10.9 percent from 733.2 million units in 2010, according to market research firm IHS-iSuppli. This growth is down from the 14.6 percent market expansion seen in 2010.