Future NAND generation might face data retention issue over long period of time, which device might not boot after put on shelf too long. NOR flash might be required to store critical boot code to boot up. If it is true, we might see strong return of NOR flash in the future.
Replay available now: A handful of emerging network technologies are competing to be the preferred wide-area connection for the Internet of Things. All claim lower costs and power use than cellular but none have wide deployment yet. Listen in as proponents of leading contenders make their case to be the metro or national IoT network of the future. Rick Merritt, EE Times Silicon Valley Bureau Chief, moderators this discussion. Join in and ask his guests questions.