memory device


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Noun1.memory device - a device that preserves information for retrievalmemory device - a device that preserves information for retrieval
acoustic storage - a storage device consisting of acoustic delay lines
auxiliary storage, external storage, secondary storage - a data storage device that is not the main memory of a computer
buffer storage, buffer store, buffer - (computer science) a part of RAM used for temporary storage of data that is waiting to be sent to a device; used to compensate for differences in the rate of flow of data between components of a computer system
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
magnetic disc, magnetic disk, disc, disk - (computer science) a memory device consisting of a flat disk covered with a magnetic coating on which information is stored
mag tape, magnetic tape, tape - memory device consisting of a long thin plastic strip coated with iron oxide; used to record audio or video signals or to store computer information; "he took along a dozen tapes to record the interview"
computer memory, computer storage, memory board, store, memory, storage - an electronic memory device; "a memory and the CPU form the central part of a computer to which peripherals are attached"
optical disc, optical disk - a disk coated with plastic that can store digital data as tiny pits etched in the surface; is read with a laser that scans the surface
push-down storage, push-down store, stack - a storage device that handles data so that the next item to be retrieved is the item most recently stored (LIFO)
recording - a storage device on which information (sounds or images) have been recorded
register - (computer science) memory device that is the part of computer memory that has a specific address and that is used to hold information of a specific kind
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Intel unveiled three products: Sibley, its NOR multi-level cell (MLC) flash memory device manufactured on Intel's 90 nanometer technology; Naubinway, a next generation Intel Flash Data Integrator (FDI) flash file system designed for multimedia phones; and Sixmile, a new low-cost flash product family designed specifically for the embedded market segment.
Edging toward that goal, chemists at the University of California, Los Angeles have fabricated a memory device in which data are stored in organic molecules connected to a carbon nanotube.
NASA, for example, is sponsoring development of a "camera in-a-cube," which integrates a video detector array with an analog-to-digital converter, a specialized signal processing chip, and a memory device in a single stacked structure.
Washington, May 25 (ANI): Scientists have come up with a new computer memory device that can store thousands of times more data than conventional silicon chips and that too for more than one billion years.
Toshiba Corp, together with its American subsidiary Toshiba America Electronic Components Inc (TAEC) has announced today (7 August) the launch of a 32GB embedded NAND flash memory device.
Pricing for assembled interposers for DDR2 devices is under $2 each in volume, not including the cost of the memory device. ISI Interconnect Systems
The company claims that the DDR400 1GB memory device is designed to be used by consumers that want to exchange their desktop PC with a more portable notebook computer.
In 2000, Gardner and his colleagues James Collins and Charles Cantor, both also of Boston University, built a memory device in E.
Samsung Electronics has announced its development of a 1 Gigabit (Gb) OneNAND[TM] Flash memory device using the company's advanced 90 nm process technology.
AMD (NYSE:AMD) has introduced the Am29PDL640G, a 64 Mbit page-mode Flash memory device with sophisticated security features, to frustrate would-be hackers and signal thieves with multiple security modes including 64-bit password protection.
The AMD Flash memory device is available at 16Mb, 32Mb, 64Mb, 128Mb and 256Mb and is designed for use in mobile phones and other portable devices.
Developed by scientists at the Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque and France Telecom in Meylan, the new memory device consists of a layer of silicon dioxide between layers of silicon.