Update: Aplus Flash Technology is no more in business
San Jose, California, July 1, 2005
-- Aplus Flash Technology, a leader in nonvolatile memory design, announced today that its 24BC and 93BC serial EEPROM family of products have entered into volume mass production. These products were introduced last year for a wide range of consumer, communications, and computing applications.
The available serial EEPROM products are AF24BC02/04/08/16/64 and AF93BC46/56/66/86. The EEPROMs operate over industrial temperature ranges (-40C to 85C) from 1.8 to 5.5 volts, exceed 1 million program and erase cycles, have 100 years data retention rates, and can sustain ESD voltages greater than 5kV. The EEPROMs are sold in 8-pin PDIP, SOIC, and TSSOP packaging and can be ordered directly from Aplus or Aplus’ distributors.
Aplus’ serial EEPROMs have shipped to customers in these markets for end-user applications such as DVD players, RAM modules, USB devices, LCD monitors, keyboards, mice, routers, etc. The higher density products in the I2C family, AF24BC128 and AF24BC256, will be available in Q3 of 2005. About Aplus Flash Technology:
Aplus Flash Technology is a fabless IC company offering non-volatile memory IP and memory products. Its line of NVM IP includes ROM, OTP, NTP, EEPROM, FLASH+EEPROM and FLASH, and can be embedded into a variety of communications, computing and consumer applications. Aplus offers standard memory products, standard IP blocks, and customized ASIC designs. Its IP blocks can be found in applications from smart cards to talking toys to microcontrollers and other IC drivers. Aplus’ embedded licensees including leading global semiconductor companies and its foundry connections span worldwide in countries including Taiwan, Korea and China. For more information, please visit: http://www.aplusflash.com
.Aplus makes no warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, regarding the suitability of its IP or products for any particular purpose, nor that the use of its products or IP will not infringe its intellectual property rights or the rights of third parties with respect to particular use or application and specifically disclaims any and all liability arising out of any such use or application, including but not limited to , consequential or incidental damages. Aplus' products and IP are not designed, intended or authorized for use as components in systems intended for surgical implant into the body, or other applications intended to support or sustain life, or for any other application and specifically disclaims any and all liability arising out of any such use or application, including but not limited to, consequential or incidental damages.