Karin Werder, director of memory development at Research in Motion, told a recent industry conference that the smartphone giant is eager to get its hands on a next-generation memory technology, and the sooner the better.
Werder said RIM is looking for a “drop-in replacement” for DRAM and flash that will do everything those devices do, but with lower power consumption and higher performance, and at lower cost.
If those are the requirements, then the quest for the next-generation memory is going to be a bit of a slog. But memory makers have little choice but to soldier on.
Find out how memory makers are faring in the drive for universal memory, and which ones are the odds-on favorites to succeed, in the November edition of EE Times Confidential.