Toshiba Launches the Largest Density Embedded NAND Flash Memory Devices

Aug 07, 2008
Toshiba Launches the Largest Density Embedded NAND Flash Memory Devices

Toshiba Corporation today announced the launch of 32GB embedded NAND flash memory modules that offer the largest density yet announced plus full compliance with the e-MMC and eSD standards. The embedded devices are designed for application in mobile digital consumer products, including mobile phones and video cameras. Samples will be available in September 2008, and mass production will start in the fourth quarter.

The new 32GB embedded devices combine eight 32Gbit (=4GB) NAND chips fabricated with Toshiba's cutting-edge 43nm process technology and also integrate a dedicated controller.

Full compliance with JEDEC/MMCA Ver 4.3 and SDA Ver 2.0, high speed memory standards for memory cards as defined by the MultiMediaCard Association and SD Card Association, respectively, supports standard interfacing and simplified embedding in products, reducing development burdens on product manufacturers.

Toshiba offers a line-up of single-package embedded NAND Flash memories which include a controller to manage basic control functions for NAND applications: LBA-NAND memory, which has a NAND interface; eSD large capacity chips with SD interface; and e-MMC with an HS-MMC interface. This comprehensive line-up, available in densities ranging from 1GB to 32GB, supports application in a very wide range of products.

There is growing demand for memories with a controller function that minimizes development requirements and eases integration into system designs. Toshiba has already taken steps to secure leadership in this expanding market, and the addition of higher density modules will reinforce the company’s position.

Provided by Toshiba

Explore further: Graphics acceleration enables in-car technology seen at LA auto show

add to favorites email to friend print save as pdf

Related Stories

Recommended for you

Form Devices team designs Point as a house sitter

Nov 22, 2014

A Scandinavian team "with an international outlook" and good eye for electronics, software and design aims to reach success with what they characterize as "a softer take" on home security. Their device is ...

Man pleads guilty in New York cybercrime case

Nov 22, 2014

A California man has pleaded guilty in New York City for his role marketing malware that federal authorities say infected more than a half-million computers worldwide.

Dish restores Turner channels to lineup

Nov 21, 2014

Turner Broadcasting channels such as Cartoon Network and CNN are back on the Dish network after being dropped from the satellite TV provider's lineup during contract talks.

LiquidPiston unveils quiet X Mini engine prototype

Nov 21, 2014

LiquidPiston has a new X Mini engine which is a small 70 cubic centimeter gasoline powered "prototype. This is a quiet, four-stroke engine with near-zero vibration. The company said it can bring improvements ...

User comments : 0

Please sign in to add a comment. Registration is free, and takes less than a minute. Read more

Click here to reset your password.
Sign in to get notified via email when new comments are made.