Tag Archives: NAND

Memcon 2012 call for presentation submissions

Memcon 2012 will take place at the Santa Clara Convention Center in the heart of Silicon Valley on Tuesday, September 2012. This is the biggest conference in the world devoted to the use and manufacture of semiconductor memory (RAM, NAND … Continue reading

Posted in EDA360, Memory, Silicon Realization, SoC, SoC Realization, System Realization | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Flash Memory Summit: Top 10 things you need to know about NAND Flash

An annual panel that now traditionally closes the Flash Memory Summit (held last week in Santa Clara, CA) is Andy Marken’s “Top 10 things you need to know about NAND Flash.” It’s a great way to sum up the events … Continue reading

Posted in EDA360, Memory, Silicon Realization, SoC Realization, System Realization | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

For consumer products, thin is in and NAND Flash is the prescription

References to supermodel Kate Moss aside, the recent Wired Magazine article by Christina Bonnington titled “Future of computing looks thinner” has a distinctly EDA360 tone to it. NAND Flash memory tends to have a slimming effect on the products it … Continue reading

Posted in EDA360, SoC Realization, System Realization | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Is the 1-chip PC looming in the future?

The blog entry I wrote yesterday about the IHS iSuppli report on PCs and ARM processors set me on a thought path about PC design. (See “IHS iSuppli predicts that ARM CPUs will grab 25% of the PC market by … Continue reading

Posted in ARM, EDA360, Memory, Silicon Realization, SoC Realization, System Realization | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Toshiba, SanDisk break 20nm barrier with 19nm NAND Flash

Memories now drive process technology and NAND Flash is the current main driver. So it’s no surprise that NAND Flash memories are the first to be produced at a process node below 20nm, which is precisely what Toshiba and SanDisk … Continue reading

Posted in EDA360, Silicon Realization | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment