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New industrial-grade microSDHC/XC memory cards have been launched by Apacer Technology which are custom-built for video monitoring equipment to endure long hours of continuous data writing. Not only are Apacer microSDXC UHS-1(U3) memory cards available in capacities ranging from 4-128GB, their Ultra High Speed Class 3 specification also supports smooth Full-HD, 3D and 4K video recording, which is particularly significant in video monitoring applications that require continuous recordin ...
Carbon-based memory materials promise to revolutionise how data is stored and to take computing to a new age in terms of speed, efficiency and power. Improved data storage represents the backbone of the knowledge economy, as well as modern industry, business and multimedia. Creating non-volatile data storage can be accomplished through new carbon-based memory materials, which was the aim of the Carbon resistive random access memory materials project.The project team investigated how to deve ...
While investigating mass transit accidents, National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) officials often rely on digital clues left behind in flash memories of any and all electronic devices—both personal and professional—at a crash site. With the physical forces and high-temperature fires associated with many crashes, memory units are often damaged and sometimes unreadable.Researchers at Binghamton University, State University of New York have figured out how much damage memory units c ...
Scientists often discover interesting things without completely understanding how they work. That has been the case with an experimental memory technology in which temperature and voltage work together to create the conditions for data storage. But precisely how was unknown. But when a Stanford team found a way to untangle the chip’s energy and heat requirements, their tentative findings revealed a pleasant surprise: The process may be more energy efficient than was previously supposed.That ...
How can quantum information be stored as long as possible? An important step forward in the development of quantum memories has been achieved by a research team of TU Wien.Conventional memories used in today's computers only differentiate between the bit values 0 and 1. In quantum physics, however, arbitrary superpositions of these two states are possible. Most of the ideas for new quantum technology devices rely on this "Superposition Principle". One of the main challenges in usin ...
A low-cost, low-risk memory solution has been announced by Microchip, it offers unlimited endurance and safe data storage at power loss. This I2C EERAM memory is an easy to implement, Non-Volatile SRAM (NVSRAM) that can be used by applications that need to constantly or instantaneously record, update or monitor data in sectors which include metering, automotive and industrial.EERAM is a standalone SRAM with shadow EEPROM back-up on a single chip that helps to automatically retain the contents of ...
Samsung Electronics unveiled the industry’s first removable memory cards based on the JEDEC UFS 1.0 Card Extension Standard, for use in high-resolution mobile shooting devices such as DSLRs, 3D VR cameras, action cams and drones. Coming in a wide range of storage capacities including 256, 128, 64 and 32 GB, Samsung’s UFS cards are expected to bring a significant performance boost to the external memory storage market, allowing much more satisfying multimedia experiences.“Our new 256GB UFS card w ...
Last March, the AI program AlphaGo beat Korean Go champion LEE Se-Dol at the Asian board game. "The game was quite tight, but AlphaGo used 1200 CPUs and 56,000 watts per hour, while Lee used only 20 W. If a hardware that mimics the human brain structure is developed, we can operate artificial intelligence with less power," points out Professor YU Woo Jong.In collaboration with Sungkyunkwan University, researchers from the Center for Integrated Nanostructure Physics within the Institute ...
B&R has selected the Hyperstone S8 Flash Memory Controller for their recently announced X90 mobile automation product line. The X90 family of products are designed for securing mobile control and I/O tasks in demanding environments experienced by industrial and mobile machines.To meet all requirements of their robust applications B&R implemented the Hyperstone S8 Flash Memory Controller, which operates over an extended temperature range and ensures the highest reliability and endurance e ...
Astute Electronics has strengthened its new memory division portfolio by signing a UK and Ireland deal for Innodisk’s industrial embedded flash and DRAM storage products and technologies. Innodisk focuses on industries such as aerospace, defence, industrial and cloud storage to name a few, and where a commitment to quality service is vitally important. The company manufactures all its products in a purpose-built memory production facility located in Taiwan.Mick Martin, Memory Division Manag ...
New research, led by the University of Southampton, has demonstrated that a nanoscale device, called a memristor, could be used to power artificial systems that can mimic the human brain.Artificial neural networks (ANNs) exhibit learning abilities and can perform tasks which are difficult for conventional computing systems, such as pattern recognition, on-line learning and classification. Practical ANN implementations are currently hampered by the lack of efficient hardware synapses; a key compo ...
Toshiba Corporation today announced that it has developed the world's first 15-nanometer (nm) process technology, which will apply to 2-bit-per-cell 128-gigabit (16 gigabytes) NAND flash memories. Mass production with the new technology will start at the end of April at Fab 5 Yokkaichi Operations, Toshiba's NAND flash fabrication facility (fab), replacing second generation 19 nm process technology, Toshiba's previous flagship process. The second stage of Fab 5 is currently under cons ...
Random-access memory, or RAM, is where computers like to store the data they're working on. A processor can retrieve data from RAM tens of thousands of times more rapidly than it can from the computer's disk drive.But in the age of big data, data sets are often much too large to fit in a single computer's RAM. The data describing a single human genome would take up the RAM of somewhere between 40 and 100 typical computers.Flash memory—the type of memory used by most portable devices— ...
A new, environmentally-friendly electronic alloy consisting of 50 aluminum atoms bound to 50 atoms of antimony may be promising for building next-generation "phase-change" memory devices, which may be the data-storage technology of the future, according to a new paper published in the journal Applied Physics Letters, which is produced by AIP Publishing.Phase-change memory is being actively pursued as an alternative to the ubiquitous flash memory for data storage applications, beca ...
Japan's Toshiba is teaming up with US chip giant SanDisk to produce a "3D" memory chip they hope will allow users to save up to 50 hours of ultra-high definition video.In a deal worth a reported 500 billion yen ($4.84 billion) the companies will build a factory to make flash memory consisting of several layers of semiconductors stacked together to give as much as a terabyte—1,000 gigabytes—of storage.That is around 16 times bigger than the largest 64-gigabyte Toshiba ...