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What is a flash memory?
A form of non-volatile computer memory that can be electrically erased and reprogrammed. It is a technology that is primarily used in memory cards. Unlike EEPROM, it is erased and programmed in blocks consisting of multiple locations.
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2005-04-25 ZiLOG unveils 8KB Flash memory
ZiLOG expanded its Z8 Encore! XP MCU line up with the release of the F08xA, an 8KB flash memory. This addition extends the flash memory range of the Z8 Encore! XP family to include 1-, 2-, 4- and 8KB varieties.
2007-12-18 Zilog intros first 1.8V flash MCU
Zilog has released its first 1.8V low power, 8bit embedded flash MCU, designated as the Z8 Encore! XP F1680 series, which comes with extended peripherals
2005-10-05 ZiLOG flash MCUs eye BLDC, AC induction motor control apps
ZiLOG launched its Z8 Encore! MC family, a new generation of flash MCUs targeted at sensorless Brushless DC (BLDC) and AC Induction motor control applications
2007-12-27 Zilog debuts 1.8V flash MCU
Zilog announced its first 1.8V low power, 8bit embedded flash MCU with extended peripherals
2003-05-13 ZiLOG 8-bit MCUs have 8KB of Flash
ZiLOG has expanded its Z8 Encore! family of 8-bit MCUs with the addition of new models that feature up to 8KB of high-speed Flash memory.
2008-06-28 Writing to flash from firmware
The flash memory on all Silicon Labs MCU devices is readable and writable from application code. This capability allows user software to store values to the Flash such as calibration constants or system parameters, and to implement a boot loading feature in which user firmware can be updated in-system from a remote site.
2010-09-22 World's first two-terminal silicon-only memory chip created
Scientists strip out carbon to create world's first two-terminal silicon-only memory chip
2007-03-01 Winbond unrolls parallel, serial flash devices
Winbond has announced three new parallel flash memory devices in its W19B product family and two new serial flash memory devices in its SpiFlash W25X family.
2007-07-25 Winbond tips new parallel flash memory devices
Winbond Electronics Corp. has added new products to its W19B family with the introduction of 16-, 32- and 64Mbit parallel flash memory devices.
2003-03-21 Winbond lends Flash memory process NexFlash
Winbond Electronics Corp. of Taiwan has agreed to a foundry agreement with NexFlash Technology Inc.
2007-08-10 Winbond intros quad-SPI serial flash memory
Winbond Electronics Corp. claims to develop the industry's first serial flash memory with quad-SPI.
2005-06-28 Winbond buys out NexFlash for code-flash play
Winbond Electronics Corp. has acquired serial flash maker NexFlash Technology Inc. for an undisclosed sum
2008-06-23 Will Seagate buy Intel's stake in IM Flash
Seagate Technology could be a potential buyer of Intel Corp.'s stake in IM Flash Technologies LLC, the chip giant's joint NAND flash-memory venture with Micron Technology Inc., according to an analyst.
2012-09-21 Why GigaDevice gambles on NOR flash memory
China fabless firm GigaDevice is staying put in the NOR flash market even if the industry proves challenging for sales growth and expansion
2013-04-30 Why flash storage is important to MEMS
Solid state drives operate at higher temperatures, and MEMS devices can withstand that environment because they regulate themselves.
2008-09-19 Which memory rival should buy SanDisk
SanDisk Corp. will most likely be acquired by a rival but the question is which of its NAND memory competitors or partners will buy the company
2009-04-08 Where did memory vendors go wrong
We all know that the memory market is terrible. That's nothing new. But how did we get into this mess? Where did suppliers go wrong
2008-05-16 What's the best flash memory flavor for your design?
The embedded systems industry has been waiting for "universal memory" to come along. This article discusses the various flavors of NAND and NOR flash memory that may be the suitable to your design needs.
2008-06-30 What types of ECC should be used on flash memory?
NOR flash normally does not need error-correcting code (ECC). On the other hand, NAND requires ECC to ensure data integrity. NAND flash includes extra storage on each page to store ECC code as well as other information for wear leveling, logical to physical block mapping, and other software overhead functions
2002-08-14 WEDC ships Flash disk modules in SO-DIMM packages
The WED7GxxxATA33 DimmDrive single-chip Flash disk module has densities ranging from 16MB to 768MB in 144-pin SO-DIMM packages
2003-04-28 WEDC Flash memory saves 70 percent of board area
The W72M64V-XBX 3.3V Flash memory from White Electronic Designs Corp. is packaged in a 13-by-12mm, 159 PBGA package.
2003-04-16 WEDC Flash memory offers simultaneous R/W operation
The W72M64XV-XBX 2Mx64, 3.3V Flash memory device from White Electronic Designs Corp. allows simultaneous R/W operation.
2014-06-11 Wearables, IoT gang up on memory for low-power boosts
IoT, wearables and sensors pose one of the big challenges for memory, which is to find a way to extend the battery life and make the small, light devices last more than one day
2008-03-25 Weak memory segment drags chip market
Surprising weakness in the memory chip market in Q4 took the wind out of the sails of the global semiconductor market, causing growth in 2007 to fall short of expectations, according to iSuppli
2007-04-17 VisualDSP++ flash programmer API for Blackfin processors
VisualDSP++ features an additional set of API functions that facilitate the uploading (burning) of executable code and data image files into flash memory. Using the new API functions, application images can be programmed into flash, and flash contents can be filled or erase.
2009-04-15 Virident servers to use Numonyx flash memories
Numonyx B.V. and Virident Systems have signed a letter of intent to develop and market advanced non-volatile memory solutions from Numonyx as a core architectural component of Virident's upcoming GreenCloud servers
2012-12-20 Vertical crosspoint memory for Internet of Things
Here's a look at antifuse NVM and the recent advances that make it a good solution for IoT MCUs.
2006-09-18 Vendors push for flash, HDD coexistence
HDD and NAND flash vendors have agreed on a peaceful coexistence, claiming that the two technologies are complementary and emphasizing the need to select the one most appropriate for a particular application
2011-12-06 Validate embedded flash memory for power fault resilience
Read about the methods available to specifically demonstrate power fault resilience of embedded flash memory products.
2001-05-24 Utilizing 3V Flash in 5V systems
This application note is intended to assist hardware designers in adapting 5V embedded systems for use with low-voltage Flash devices
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