Eyefi Inc. has combined efforts with Toshiba Corporation to deliver state-of-the-art capabilities into the upcoming versions of Toshiba's FlashAir WiFi SD memory card product line. In addition, Eyefi has added direct support for automatic wireless transfer of images from Toshiba FlashAir cards to Eyefi Mobi apps on all major platforms.
"Toshiba is a global leader in the semiconductor industry and one of the primary creators of the SD memory card," said Hiroto Nakai, senior fellow with Toshiba Corporation. "Our collaboration with Eyefi enables a powerful extension of the FlashAir product line and is an exciting development for photo enthusiasts and the imaging industry."
Under terms of the agreement Eyefi and Toshiba have licensed their respective technologies and patents to each other, enabling future generations of FlashAir to incorporate best-in-class features from both companies' product lines into their offerings. Upcoming versions of Toshiba FlashAir cards will support the Eyefi Connected features available today on more than 300 camera models from Canon, Nikon, Sony, Ricoh, Pentax, Olympus, and other leading manufacturers.Add a comment
ADATA Technology, a leading manufacturer of highperformance DRAM modules and NAND Flash products, today launched the Premier SC660 external solid state drive and Premier HC660 external hard drive. The two share a luxurious, sandblasted metal design that measures just 9.6mm in thickness. The grooved enclosure featured in both models is highly durable, resistant to shocks, scratches, and chipping thanks to an electroplated coating.
ADATA continues to offer customers more options for external storage, enabling content mobility with easy sharing, multi-OS compatibility, and enhanced durability. Whether in SSD or hard drive form, the shared design of the SC660 and HC660 makes them highly attractive and practical storage products for users that want a combination of eye-catching style and portability.Add a comment
Transcend Information, Inc. (Transcend), a leading manufacturer of storage and multimedia products, is proud to launch its comprehensive USB Type-C product line-up. With the growing adoption of the USB Type-C standard by new platforms and devices, Transcend has developed a wide range of USB Type-C products including USB flash drives, external hard drives, and card readers. These devices enable easy and efficient file transfer between the latest USB Type-C mobile devices and computers.
JetFlash 850S and JetFlash 890S USB Flash Drives: Superspeed, Lightweight Design and Dual Connector Model
Equipped with the latest USB 3.1 Type-C connector with USB OTG (On-The-Go) technology, Transcend’s JetFlash 850S flash drive delivers transfer speeds of up to 130MB/s. The JetDrive 850S also features an ergonomic curved grip and a lightweight design. In addition, Transcend’s JetFlash 890S is an OTG flash drive featuring dual connectors - a reversible USB Type-C connector and a standard USB 3.1 (Gen 1) Type-A connector - that is designed to transfer and back up files between the latest USB Type-C port equipped devices. Both USB flash drives use innovative COB (Chip on Board) technology and are assembled with a metallic casing, providing great dust and splash resistance.
VIA Technologies, Inc, today announced that it be will demonstrating its latest VIA NVMe PCIe Gen III & SATA III SSD controllers in Booth#818 of the 2016 Flash Memory Summit being held from August 9th to 11th in the Santa Clara Convention Center, California, USA.
Featuring the VIA LDPC PLUS ECC decoding engine with Gear-Shifting technology, the second generation VIA SSD controllers offer best-in-class error correction capability and ensure high-throughput performance without overheating issues.
“VIA Gear-Shifting technology leverages our unique dual hardware decoding architecture to maximize data integrity and longevity,” said Richard Brown, VP International Marketing, VIA Technologies, Inc. “Our second generation VIA SSD controllers are the ideal choice for computing devices that require superior SSD performance with high cost-efficiency.”Add a comment
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced memory technology, today introduced a blueprint for next-generation flash memory solutions that will meet the ever-increasing demands of big data networks, cloud computing and real-time analysis.
At Flash Memory Summit 2016, held in the Santa Clara (CA) Convention Center, Samsung showcased its 4th generation Vertical NAND (V-NAND) and a line-up of high-performance, high-capacity solid state drives (SSDs) available for its enterprise customers as well as Z-SSD, a new solution providing breakthrough performance for flash-based storage.
Samsung’s new flash storage devices are expected to contribute significantly to the global IT industry in meeting the growing storage requirements of today’s enterprise computing environment. These solutions will accommodate enormous amounts of data, and extremely high-speed information processing, while enhancing the total cost of ownership (TCO) for data centers.Add a comment
Marvell, a world leader in storage, cloud infrastructure, Internet of Things (IoT), connectivity and multimedia semiconductor solutions, today announced the expansion of its solid-state drive (SSD) portfolio to include the 88NV1160 Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) Express DRAM-less SSD controller. Marvell’s 88NV1160 DRAM-less SSD controller provides the industry’s leading performance per Watt and up to 1600MB/s read speeds. The 88NV1160 can be used in a single ball grid array (BGA) package SSD, as well as in a standalone controller in a tiny 9x10mm package which makes it compatible with M.2230 and M.2242 form factors. These features make the 88NV1160 optimized for a new generation of slim computing devices such as productivity tablets and ultrabooks. The new controller is currently available for sampling to key customers globally.
“As the world’s leading storage controller provider, Marvell has a long track record of bringing to market world-class innovations, including the pioneering integration of Host Memory Buffer technology into DRAM-less products. Working closely with other ecosystem leaders, Marvell has continued to advance the industry and drive a new generation of low power, small form factor mobile computing systems,” said Dr. David Chen, Vice President of SSD Business at Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. “The 88NV1160 controller is optimally engineered for high performance tablets and ultrabooks, providing unparalleled performance per Watt and the largest NAND compatibility on the market.”Add a comment
Micron Technology, Inc., today introduced the company's first 3D NAND memory technology optimized for mobile devices and its first products based on the Universal Flash Storage (UFS) 2.1 standard. Micron's initial mobile 3D NAND-based 32GB solution is targeted specifically for the high and mid-end smartphone segments which make up approximately 50 percent of worldwide smartphone volume. As mobile devices bypass personal computers as consumers' primary computing device, user behaviors heavily impact the device's mobile memory and storage requirements. Micron's mobile 3D NAND addresses these concerns, enabling an unparalleled user experience that includes seamless high definition video streaming, higher bandwidth gameplay, faster boot up times, camera performance and file loading.
"Micron continues to advance NAND technology with our introduction of 3D NAND and UFS products for the mobile segment," said Mike Rayfield, vice president of Micron's mobile business unit. "The improved performance, higher capacity and enhanced reliability of 3D NAND will help our customers meet the ever-growing demand for mobile storage and will enable much more exciting end user experiences."
To meet the elevated hardware demands stemming from increased mobile video and multimedia consumption, as well as the anticipated increased storage demands that will result from the introduction of 5G wireless networks, Micron 3D NAND technology stacks layers of data storage cells vertically with extraordinary precision to create storage solutions with three times more capacity than previous generation planar NAND technologies. Because capacity is achieved by stacking cells vertically, Micron is able to pack more storage cells into a much smaller die area, resulting in the delivery of the industry's smallest 3D NAND memory die measuring only 60.217mm2. A smaller die enables a tiny memory packaging footprint which can free up space for additional mobile battery size or enable smaller form factor devices.Add a comment
Seagate Technology plc announced today at the Flash Memory Summit conference two new flash innovations that extend the limits of storage computing performance in enterprise data centers to unprecedented levels. The new products include a 60 terabyte (TB) Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) solid-state-drive (SSD) — the largest SSD ever demonstrated — and the 8TB Nytro XP7200 NVMe SSD. These two new products represent the high performance end of Seagate’s Enterprise portfolio – a complete ecosystem of HDD, SSD and storage system products designed to help customers manage the deluge of data they face and move the right data where it’s needed fast to meet rapidly evolving business priorities and market demands.
The 60TB SAS SSD and 8TB Nytro XP7200 NVMe SSD are the newest additions to Seagate’s data center portfolio and are designed to help enterprise IT leaders obtain more value from the rapidly expanding amount of data they must contend with, even under the most demanding application requirements. The 60TB SAS SSD features twice the density and four times the capacity of the next highest-capacity SSD available today — equivalent to the capacity needed to accommodate 400 million photos on a typical social media platform, or 12,000 DVD movies. This single controller architecture also delivers the lowest cost per gigabyte for flash available today.Add a comment
Lite-On Storage, a rising player in the rapidly expanding solid-state drive (SSD) industry, will showcase its latest enterprise, industrial, client, and consumer storage solutions at this year’s Flash Memory Summit in Santa Clara, CA (Aug. 9-11).
Lite-On Storage will use the annual event to shine a bright light on four key solutions: its next generation Enterprise EP3 Series, a M.2 NVMe PCIe drive and the latest EP2 NVMe U.2 Series, its Client CA1 Series using high-performance TLC NAND, and its consumer brand, Plextor® M8Pe Series SSDs for the extreme gamers and DIY. Lite-On Storage will also demo its exciting new storage architecture in Open Channel SSD, the AD2 Series.
The popularity of these solutions with enterprise organizations is a major reason Lite-On becomes top-three worldwide supplier in the SSD industry. Lite-On Storage solid state solutions are becoming known for offering fast and consistent performance, end-to-end data power loss protection, incredibly high endurance and robust firmware.Add a comment
Seagate Technology plc, a world leader in storage solutions, today announced the release of the Nytro XF1230 SATA solid-state drive (SSD), an energy-efficient drive specifically designed to meet the performance and reliability requirements of today’s cloud data centers.
The Nytro XF1230 SATA SSD features a 6 gigabyte-per-second interface, making it easy to deploy in existing storage infrastructures. Optimized for read-centric databases and workloads, it provides random access performance as high as 98,000 input/output operations per second (IOPS), equivalent to the performance of 200 hard disk drives, but for a fraction of the power and cost. Additionally, the drive offers enterprise-class reliability, with the level of protection needed in today’s cloud environments, including a power loss data protection circuit to prevent data loss in the event of a power disruption.
“SSDs in enterprise data centers provide extremely fast data access in a small footprint, while consuming very little energy. No SSD in its class does this better than Seagate’s latest addition to the Nytro product line,” said Brett Pemble, Seagate’s general manager and vice president of SSD products. “This is a critical addition to our growing SSD portfolio and an answer to what our enterprise customers have been asking for: a highly reliable, very low-latency SATA SSD that’s also energy efficient. It also means more people get more value from more data for lower cost.”Add a comment