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Universal Flash Storage at Flash Memory Summit 2014

Universal Flash Storage (UFS) will be featured at the Flash Memory Summit at the Santa Clara Convention Center on August 5-7th.

Join the Universal Flash Storage Association (UFSA) at the Flash Memory Summit (booth 910) and at the UFSA sponsored session 201-D (Wednesday). Visit www.flashmemorysummit.com for more details.

The UFSA booth will feature demos from Synopsys and Keysight Technologies.

Synopsys will show their UFS Host solution in action, reading HD video stream from an actual UFS Device & playing on PC, demonstrating:

  • Complete UFS end-to-end solution running on Hardware
  • UFS and UniPro Controllers
  • HS-Gear3 M-PHY

Keysight Technologies will show their solution for UFS signal validation using the Infiniium oscilloscope, demonstrating:

  • Complete coverage of the M-PHY HS-Gear3 electrical requirement
  • Automated measurement & analysis
  • UFS & UniPro protocol layer decode

Flash Memory Summit session 201-D will feature presentations from Samsung Semiconductor, Marvell Semiconductor, Micron Technology, Keysight Technologies and Arasan Chip Systems. Micron has donated three high-speed 64 GB USB 3.0 drives to be given away in this session.

Also hear more about UFS in session 101-B (Tuesday) and in session 104-D (Tuesday).

UFS (Universal Flash Storage) is a high performance storage interface designed for use in computing and mobile systems requiring low power consumption such as smart phones and tablets. Its high speed serial interface and optimized SCSI protocol enable significant improvements in throughput and system performance. UFS v2.0 defines bandwidth of up to 1.2 GB/s over two data lanes.

UFS IP and components (host and storage) are available now. UFSA Compliance workshops are planned for 2014. Check us out at the Flash Memory Summit for more information.

If you don’t attend the Flash Memory Summit, check out our member presentations on the UFSA website: www.ufsa.org.

The Universal Flash Storage Association (www.ufsa.org) was founded in 2010 as a California Nonprofit Mutual Benefit Corporation for:

  • Logo, compliance and certification management
  • UFS technology promotion
  • UFS infrastructure enablement
  • Technical input into JEDEC for future standards

About UFSA

The Universal Flash Storage Association (UFSA) was founded in 2010 as an open trade association to promote widespread adoption and acceptance of the UFS standard. Board of Director members include Keysight Technologies, Micron Technology, Phison Electronics, Samsung Electronics, Silicon Motion Technology and SK Hynix. For more information about UFSA: http://www.ufsa.org/

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