Cypress Semiconductor has introduced a family of 16 Mb nonvolatile Static Random Access Memories (nvSRAMs), including devices with asynchronous parallel and asynchronous Open NAND Flash Interface (ONFI) Standard 1.0 interfaces. This new family extends Cypress’s portfolio to address mission-critical applications such as high-end programmable logic controllers (PLCs), high-speed data/error loggers in storage equipment, networking equipment, avionics systems, and electronic gaming machines.
According to Cypress these 16 Mb nvSRAMs are the fastest high-density asynchronous nonvolatile RAMs on the market, with access times as low as 25 ns. The new devices come with an optional integrated Real-Time Clock (RTC), which enables time-stamping of critical data to be logged. Cypress nvSRAMs feature infinite read, write and recall cycles, with 20-year data retention at 85°C and 150 years at 65°C. These nvSRAM solutions are suitable for applications requiring continuous high-speed reading and writing of data and absolute nonvolatile data security..
“Mission-critical systems require high-performance memories that can capture data instantly and reliably on power loss,” said Rainer Hoehler, Senior Director of the Nonvolatile Products Business Unit at Cypress. “Cypress’s new 16 Mb nvSRAMs deliver absolute data security with the industry’s fastest high-density NVRAM. The ONFI 1.0 interface option also allows customers using NAND controllers to leverage the unmatched performance of our nvSRAMs.”