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Cadence Announces DDR4 and LPDDR4 IP Achieve 3200 Mbps on TSMC 16nm FinFET Plus Process

March 17, 2016

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) today announced its DDR4 and LPDDR4 IP products for TSMC's 16nm FinFET Plus (16FF+) process have completed TSMC9000 Silicon Assessment. The Cadence® Denali® DDR controller IP, and both the Denali DDR4 and LPDDR4 PHY IP, have demonstrated operating speeds of up to 3200 Mbps, and each are in production with several customers.... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

DRAM-less NVMe SSD Controllers enable SFF SSD solutions.

December 16, 2014

Featuring NANDEdge™ low-density parity check (LDPC) technology that supports TLC and 3D NAND, DRAM-less NVMe (Non-Volatile Memory Express) SSD controllers 88NV1140 and 88NV1120 foster SFF SSD integration in low-profile tablets, Chrome devices, and 2-in-1 hybrid/detachable mobile PC platforms. While 88NV1140 features AHCI and NVMe support over PCIe Gen3x1, fully hardware-automated NVMe 1.1b support, and low power management (L1.2) design, 88NV1120 offers SATA 6 Gbps and SATA DevSlp support. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Industrial MCUs incorporate smart analog capacities.

November 13, 2014

Supplied in 28-pin TSSOP and 32-pin QFP, MSP430i204x MCUs integrate smart analog, including up to 4 integrated sigma delta ADCs (with simultaneous sampling) that provide accuracy and precision down to 1% in smart metering products across 2000:1 dynamic range, and digitally controlled oscillator (DCO) that eliminates need for external crystal. MCUs carry -40 to 105°C rating and let developers scale designs to include 16 or 32 KB flash memory and integrated analog such as sigma-delta AFEs.<br /> Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Multi-Protocol IP fosters DDR4/LPDDR4 migration sans redesign.

October 24, 2014

Scalable up to 3,200 Mbps, Cadence® DDR controller and PHY IP enables designers to take advantage of higher performance DDR4 and LPDDR4 DRAMs, when they become available, without requiring systems on chip (SoC) redesign. Single multi-protocol IP solution lets designers address changing memory requirements in consumer, mobile, and enterprise applications. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Software

Media Alert: Cadence to Keynote and Sponsor MemCon 2014

October 14, 2014

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global electronic design innovation, today announced its sponsorship of MemCon, the premier conference on memory technology and innovation. MemCon was founded by Denali Systems, a leading provider of memory models and technology, which Cadence acquired in 2010. In addition to sponsoring this conference, Cadence is... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

KINGMAX: Rapid Growth for DDR4 Memory Modules

October 9, 2014

With the setting of memory standards for the next-generation DDR4 RAM by the Joint Electron Tube Engineering Council (JEDEC), many companies have taken a wait-and-see approach for the right opportunity. With the launch of Intel's Haswell-E processor platform, which supports DDR4, it is believed that computer products with DDR4 will gradually appear in the market, triggering a rapid increase... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

SD Card Controller supports UHS-II and U3 Speed Class.

September 23, 2014

Available in Lexar PRO 2000x as well as PRO 1000x SDHC/SDXC cards, single-channel Model SM2704 supports UHS-II bus interface and UHS Speed Class 3, featuring max data read speed up to 280 MBps along with max data write speed up to 260 MBps. Complete hardware/firmware solution supports all types of NAND Flash, including 1x/1y/1z nm SLC and MLC NAND. It handles needs of professional photography, HD video recording, and compressed 4K video capture and playback. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

SSD Controller features Flash-optimized architecture.

August 7, 2014

Supporting up to 4 lanes of PCIe 3.0, Marvell® 88SS1093 NVMe SSD Controller is suitable for full 4 GBps or 2 GBps end points depending on host system customization, and enables optimized IOPS performance using NVMe advanced Command Handling. Device integrates third generation NANDEdge&trade; error-correcting and low-density parity check technology, which can support 15 nm TLC and 3D NAND. Other features include advanced Tri-core CPU architecture, up to 2 TB support, and SRIS capabilities. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Green & Clean

Xilinx and Pico Computing Announce Industry's First 15Gb/s Hybrid Memory Cube Interface

June 30, 2014

Companies deliver high performance serial memory solution for All Programmable UltraScale devices SAN JOSE, Calif. – Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) and Pico Computing, Inc., both members of the Hybrid Memory Cube Consortium (HMCC), today announced the industry's first 15Gb/s Hybrid Memory Cube (HMC) interface for All Programmable UltraScale™ devices. The Xilinx® UltraScale™ devices... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

microSD Memory Cards comply with UHS-II interface standard.

April 29, 2014

Available in 32 and 64 GB capacities, microSD Memory Cards are UHS Speed Class 3 enabled and allow 4 K video capture at constant minimum write speeds of 30 MBps. Cards with 64 GB capacity offer max read speed of 260 MBps and max write speed of 240 MBps, while 32 GB models have max read speed of 145 MBps and max write speed of 130 MBps. All feature cryptographic security and high-level copyright protection functions. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Display & Presentation Equipment, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Barco Silex Part of Major VSF J2K Interop Event

March 14, 2014

Louvain-la-Neuve – Barco Silex, the leading provider of JPEG 2000 compression IP cores and solutions, announced today successful participation to the major Interop Event organized by the Video Service Forum (VSF) during its VidTrans 2014 meeting in Arlington, VA on February 26 to 28. This was the largest technology demonstration ever held for motion JPEG2000 (J2K) technology. Barco Silex... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

NOR Flash Memory features high-speed, 12-pin interface.

February 25, 2014

Supplied in 8 x 6 mm BGA package, Spansion® HyperFlash&trade; NOR Memory devices support read throughputs up to 333 MBps and feature interface that consists of 8-pin address/data bus, differential clock (2 signals), Chip Select, and Read Data Strobe for controller. Devices provide migration path from single Quad SPI to Dual Quad SPI to HyperFlash Memory. Offered in 3 and 1.8 V power supply versions, products come in 128, 256, and 512 Mb densities. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

SSD-Class eMMC Controller targets mobile storage market.

February 25, 2014

Supporting HS400 high data transfer speed and high capacity point with low latency, Model 88NV1088 eMMC 5.0 NAND Flash Controller fulfills needs of modern smartphones by replacing legacy micro-storage devices and maximizing storage endurance. Unit pumps up to 280 MBps read speed and delivers 5k+ random IOPS. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Crocus Licenses MLU(TM) Technology to ARM

February 4, 2014

ARM will explore the potential of Crocus' disruptive Magnetic Logic Unit (MLU) to increase performance of embedded systems Grenoble, France - Crocus Technology, a leading developer of magnetically enhanced semiconductor technologies for mobile security, embedded microcontrollers, harsh environment electronics and magnetic sensors, today announces it has licensed its Magnetic Logic Unit™... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Green & Clean

Fusion-io and Quanta QCT Deliver Simplicity at OCP Scale

February 3, 2014

Fusion ioScale Now Qualified for Quanta Rackgo X, Making Efficiency Easy for Hyperscale Businesses SAN JOSE, Calif. – [Open Compute Project Summit V Booth B8 - Fusion-io (NYSE: FIO) today announced that its ioScale flash memory products are integrated into Quanta Rackgo X product line. An innovative rack solution inspired by the Open Compute Project (OCP), the Rackgo X and Fusion ioScale... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

Monolithic Power Systems Solutions Designed in LSI SandForce® SF3700 Flash Controller Family Reference Designs

December 24, 2013

MPS Provides Optimized Power Solutions for Next-Generation Solid-State Drives (SSD) SAN JOSE, Calif. – Monolithic Power Systems (MPS) (Nasdaq: MPWR), a leading fabless manufacturer of high-performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, announced today its DC-DC regulators, modules, and PMIC solutions support all supply rails in several LSI SandForce® SF3700 flash controller family... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Skyera Collaborates with Toshiba to Optimize Enterprise-Class Solid State Storage

August 22, 2013

Strategic alliance ensures next-generation NAND Flash chips meet mainstream enterprise storage needs San Jose, Calif. – Skyera Inc., founded by an executive and engineering team with unsurpassed backgrounds in the solid-state, storage and networking arenas, today announced its collaboration  with Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. , a technology leader providing advanced NAND... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

Skyera Shows Latest Achievements in Solid-state Storage and Networking at Flash Memory Summit 2013

August 6, 2013

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Skyera Inc., founded by an executive and engineering team with unsurpassed backgrounds in the solid-state, storage and networking arenas, will show its all-flash enterprise solid-state storage systems at the Flash Memory Summit, August 13-15 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in California. Skyera exhibits in booth 208 while some of the company's top executives will speak... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

New Toshiba Microcontroller Offers Largest on-Chip SRAM in Its Class

July 5, 2013

Device Ideal for Complex Systems Needing to Process and Store Large Amounts of Data SAN JOSE, Calif. – Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC)*, a committed leader that collaborates with technology companies to create breakthrough designs, today launches its newest TX03 Series microcontroller (MCU), the TMPM36BF10FG.  Based on an ARM® Cortex®-M3 CPU core, the TMPM36BF10FG... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

SIM Controller streamlines telecom software development.

June 26, 2013

Model SCF136H SIM controller is based on Cortus APS3cd 32-bit CPU, enabling 10 MIPS at 20 MHz across range of temperatures and providing low power modes. It includes 136 KB unified flash memory and 3.5 KB static RAM. With controller, developers can optimize efficiency of applications and related performance regardless of hardware limitations. Maximizing performance of software running on chip, product is also available with pre-loaded bootloader. Read More