Intel Announces Serial Flash Memory Availability

Subject: Storage | September 14, 2006 - 03:09 PM |
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SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 14,
2006 - Intel Corporation
today announced that Intel® Serial Flash
Memory (S33) products are shipping to meet the memory requirements of a
range of applications, including digital TVs, DVDs, PCs, modems and
printers. Intel's serial flash is based on an industry-standard
package, pin-out and command set to simplify board design and save
board space.

"Applications requiring fast flash
access times, such as DVDs and other consumer electronics devices, can
benefit from one of the highest serial flash performance capabilities
in the industry," said Darin Billerbeck, general manager of Intel's
Flash Products Group. "Intel is committed to delivering a range of
products to the NOR embedded market segment which analysts estimate
will reach $2 billion to $3 billion this year."