This week at the 2016 International CES, Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc., has introduced its 15nm e-MMCTM  NAND Flash memory for automotive applications. Toshiba’s Automotive e-MMC features a wide operating temperature range of -40 to 85oC, the smallest class chip size available for Automotive , an 11.5x13mm JEDEC standard package, and high reliability.
Toshiba’s Automotive e-MMC features a wide operating temperature range of -40 degrees C to 85 degrees C, the smallest class chip size available for Automotive, an 11.5x13mm JEDEC standard package, and high reliability.
Toshiba’s new line-up of single-package embedded NAND flash memories is extremely well-suited to the demanding requirements of the automotive infotainment market, and includes densities from 8 gigabyte (GB) to 64GB. Each device integrates a controller to manage basic control functions for NAND applications.
According to industry analyst firm Gartner, the majority of vehicles will be connected to the Internet in just five years, with 60 to 75 percent of them being capable of consuming, creating and sharing Web-based data. From maps and weather conditions to voice recognition, entertainment, driver assist features and more – cars are quickly becoming much more than just modes of transportation. Accelerated processing power and increased data storage capacity are crucial to enabling all of this connectivity, and Toshiba’s e-MMC NAND Flash memory has emerged as the data storage technology of choice for automotive applications.
Toshiba’s 15nm chips used for e-MMC are among the world’s smallest. Fully compliant with the latest JEDEC e-MMC standard, the chips are designed for application in a wide range of digital products, including automotive infotainment and industrial applications. Toshiba’s 15nm e-MMC offers fast read/write performance due to improvements in basic chip performance and controller optimization.
Key features include:
- Extended temperature range: -40 to 85oC
- Low failure rate to support higher quality demands for automotive applications
- Meets AEC-Q100 specifications
- Adheres to PPAP requirements
- Extended support