Netlist delivers industrial-grade, secure digital cards to OEMs - Embedded.com

Netlist delivers industrial-grade, secure digital cards to OEMs

Irvine, Calif.—Netlist Inc. has released its third solid-state product for the industrial market, the SD1.1 Industrial Grade Secure Digital (SD) flash card, which is aimed at mission-critical applications, including networking equipment, medical appliances, GPS systems, and data recorders.

Netlist's SD cards are designed using a state-of-the-art injection molding process during the manufacturing stage. Providing 128-Mbytes to 2-Gbyte densities of nonvolatile storage, the SD Flash Card uses the latest Single Level Cell (SLC) NAND flash architecture and allows for a controlled bill of materials (BOM) to support full product traceability.

Netlist's SD Flash Card features a 32-bit RISC processor, which incorporates a state-of-the-art ECC engine and wear-leveling algorithm. According to in-house benchmarking tests and ongoing OEM evaluations, the SD Flash Card provides a sustained read performance of up to 18-Mbyte/s and a sustained write performance of up to 15-Mbyte/s. Netlist's SD Flash Card is able to support a wide range of temperatures. Temperature support capabilities for Commercial temperatures range from 0 to 70°C, while industrial temperatures range from -40° to +85°C.

Netlist's Industrial-Grade Secure Digital Flash Card is currently sampling with volume production scheduled for March 2008.

Netlist Inc., www.netlist.com

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