Delkin Blog

Spotlight on JEDEC Flash

 

For OEMs and designers, being able to rely on the compatibility of device components is critical. As such, many flash products are required to meet standards set by independent organizations. These organizations are comprised of representatives from large numbers of technology companies who work together to determine benchmarks for flash products that maximize reliability and functionality. One such organization is JEDEC, which sets standards for microtechnologies. JEDEC flash has existed since 1958 and has had a tremendous impact on the evolution of the electronics industry.

 

JEDEC History

When JEDEC formed in 1958, it focused exclusively on tubes and semiconductors. In its original form, JEDEC was responsible for giving parts unique product numbers. Soon, the group expanded into setting testing standards and then product standards. Over the years, JEDEC has played a central role in the development of military and communications technologies, PCs, and automotive technologies. Initially, JEDEC standards were only available in the US, but in 1999, JEDEC signed deals with the International Electrotechnical Commission and Japan’s Electronic Industries Association. These deals made JEDEC standards applicable internationally.

 

JEDEC and Flash Memory

Flash memory is one of JEDEC’s important focus areas. In fact, JEDEC has created standards for all aspects of flash storage. The JEDEC JC-64 committee is the group that is in charge of managing flash memory standards. Over the years, the specific focus of the committee for flash memory has changed as the use of flash memory has evolved. Today, JEDEC works most closely on standards for solid state flash technology, but the group has also set standards for eMMC, Universal Flash Storage, and much more.

 

JEDEC Flash Standards

The standards set by JEDEC address most aspects of memory systems. These include testing, packaging, quality, and reliability. When anyone purchases flash memory that adheres to JEDEC standards, they know exactly what they will get and the base level of quality they can expect. This takes the guesswork out of using flash memory for designers, regardless of the manufacturer they select.

 

All of Delkin’s rugged storage products adhere to JEDEC standards. Get answers to your questions about JEDEC flash standards and memory products by contacting us today.

 

ORDER DELKIN INDUSTRIAL FLASH STORAGE TODAY through our distribution partner Newark.

 

Contact

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Related Posts

Get the Facts about mSATA 256GB

  Are you considering an mSATA SSD for your device? mSATA refers to mini-SATA, which...

Understanding the Price of Data Failure

  Data security is a significant concern for anyone who uses anything from a smartphone...

Industrial Flash Storage in Flight Data Recorders

Flight data recorders are a key component of aviation safety. Information gleaned from flight...

Technical Success Story: Locked BOM Maximizes Performance and Speed

  A locked BOM, or bill of materials, is one of the key advantages to...

Taking a Closer Look at Data Reliability Testing

  When it comes to flash memory, reliability is key. This is especially true for...

Power Fail
What Is Intelligent Power Management?

  Power management is a critical issue for industrial applications and embedded storage for many...

Industrial CompactFlash
Spotlight on CF Industrial Cards

  CompactFlash, or CF, cards are one of the most popular and well known choices...

Infotainment in Car
What Is an Embedded Module?

  Within computer units, there are smaller systems that are designed to perform a single...

Delkin CFexpress
Taking a Closer Look at CFexpress Cards

  Are you looking for a high-speed, removable storage solution with enough capacity for even...

Corporate Profile
FAQs about Embedded Computing Applications and Embedded Systems

  If you’ve used a key fob, smartphone, or GPS system, you’ve used an embedded...