Micron automotive eMMC

On November 3, 2014 the American Semiconductor producer, Micron Technology, Inc., announced a new expansion of their automotive storage solutions portfolio. In mid to late 2015, Micron Technology will be releasing two new products, the M500IT Automotive SSD and the Automotive e-MMC 5.0 Memory.

The M500IT solid state drive (SSD) will be the industry’s first SSD made to meet automotive-grade standards. The drive will contain AEC-Q100-compliant NAND flash memory components and met system-level qualifications in certain automotive applications. Safety and security is also a major feature in the new drive as it includes hardware-based encryption, data-at-rest protection against unforeseen loss in power, and an adaptive thermal monitoring system.

Micron Technology’s new e-MMC 5.0 Memory will provide automotive application designers to develop new innovative programs. The e-MMC 5.0 Memory products are fully managed NAND solutions and will contain built-in controllers and industry-standard interfaces. They will also support current and upcoming navigation application requirements such as 3D mapping, environmental reporting, multimedia, satellite radio, phone call, and voice recognition. The memory concentrations of the e-MMC 5.0 Memory will range from 4GB to 128GB.

Named as one of Thomson Reuter’s top 100 global innovators in 2012 and 2013, Micron Technology is one of the leading Semiconductor producers in the world. With over 30,000 employees, the company has met over $14 Billion in yearly revenue and a market capitalization of $26 Billion. Since 1978, their computer memory and CMOS Image sensor products have been used by commercial, business, and OEM entities alike.

If you’re in the market for memory products, including from Micron Technology, ASAP Memory is a one-stop shop for all your procurement needs. ASAP Memory is a division of ASAP Semiconductor, a leading distributor for parts in the aerospace, industrial, and electronics industries. To browse our extensive inventory of connector parts please visit www.asap-memory.com or contact our sales staff at sales@asap-memory.com for more information or to place a request for a quote.

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Phoenix Contact Electronic Prodcuts
With over 90 years of experience in the electrical engineering and automation industry, Phoenix Contact has grown over the years to achieve an excess of approximately $2.23 billion in annual sales. Headquartered in Blomberg, Germany, Phoenix Contact has evolved into a global market leader: the company operates their own production sites across ten different countries which work alongside 50 dedicated international sales subsidiaries as well as more than 30 local agencies.

Phoenix Contact offers a wide selection of products in a variety of different areas, providing them with experience, expertise, and insight into a broad range of fields. Some of the products which Phoenix Contact is able to provide include: terminal blocks, circuit breakers, relay modules, power supplies, surge protection, wireless data communication, and many more. For control cabinets, Phoenix Contact is able to supply a comprehensive selection of components and systems, from the terminal block to the controller. For device and connection technology, Phoenix Contact is able to source individual solutions for a variety of your needs. For field installation, Phoenix Contact offers innovative wiring systems and industrial plug-in connectors which enable efficient data and power transmission. Through their systemic approach and product inter connectivity, Phoenix Contact is able to provide case specific solutions which can be implemented to your individual needs.

Today, Phoenix Contact operates with more than 13,000 motivated employees located all around the world with the focus on creating innovative products and excellent client relationship. Specializing in IT products, ASAP Memory supports and supplies a wide range of Phoenix Contact products. ASAP Memory is a leading independent distributor of information technology hardware equipment, with the capability of providing you many of the products that you need. For inquiries regarding Phoenix Contact products, please visit www.asap-memory.com or contact us at sales@asap-memory.com for more information or to submit a quote.

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Kingston computer memory and storage products.

Kingston Technology Corporation is a developer and manufacturer of computer memory and storage products. Located in Fountain Valley, California, this privately held company was founded by John Tu and David Sun in 1987 to supply a severe surface-mount memory chip shortage. Although it is a privately held company, Kingston Technology Corporation employees over 4,000 people and has met over $6 billion dollars in yearly revenue. Their product lines include DRAM, Solid State Drives, USB Drives, Flash Cards, and Wireless Readers that are used on the consumer, business, and enterprise level.

The company is the largest independent producer of DRAM memory modules as they own 53% of 3rd party DRAM market share worldwide. Their influence does not stop at DRAM memory as they are ranked worldwide as 2nd in suppliers of USB Drives, 4th in Flash Cards, and 5th in Solid State Drives. As computer technology advances, so must memory to keep up with its technical demands. DDR3 is quickly reaching its limits as higher performance and increased bandwidth is becoming the new standard. Kingston’s answer is their introduction of HyperX Predator DDR4 SDRAM modules which is set to be released in late 2014. DDR4 DRAM modules can achieve more than 2Gbps per pin and use less power than DDR3 low-power. Along with these upgrades, DDR4 have the ability to have 50 percent increased performance and bandwidth capabilities along with decrease voltage used. Kingston’s HyperX Predator DDR4 SDRAM will have a 16GB capacity, speeds of up to 3000MHz, and stable overclocking at 1.2 & 1.35 voltages. This new DRAM has Intel XMP-ready profiles which are optimized for the new Intel X99 Motherboards.In recent news, on February 4th, 2014, Kingston Technology Corporation announced the world’s fastest SDHC/SDXC UHS-I Speed Class 3 card which is used for 4K and Ultra-HD Video Capture.

The new SDHC/SDXC UHS-I Speed Class 3 card is guaranteed to have a performance of at least 90 MB/s read and 80 MB/s write. These speeds are clocked 9 times faster read and 8 times faster write than current standard Class 10 SD cards. 4K video will also be handled with ease with these new cards have enough bandwidth to record and playback 4K video without interruption and is optimized for USB 3.0 card readers. Kingston Technology Corporation’s new 2014 products along with its worldwide influence will provide consumers, business, and enterprises with a newer and more efficient way to utilize computer and image related memory.

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EEPROM Fremont Micro Devices

Fremont Micro Devices (FMD) was founded in 2003 in Fremont, California and specializes in non-volatile memory products. This privately-held company currently has offices in the United States, Europe, and China. FMD is fabless, meaning that manufacturing is outsourced, so that the company can focus on innovative design and technology. FMD owns or co-owns with foundries most of the technologies used in their products. Electrically Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory (EEPROM) technology is a type of memory used in electronics to store small amounts of data in a non-volatile setting (i.e. when power is removed).

EEPROMS are reprogrammable while the computer is in use and EEPROMs now have a lifespan that can extend to a million write operations. Fremont Micro Devices’ patented EEPROM technology known as UltraEE™ delivers low density memory products that have proved competitive against those of other large memory providers such as ATMEL, ST Micros, NXP Semiconductors, and Samsung. This proprietary technology has been applied to their standard memory devices with densities ranging from 2kbit to 1024kbit. A selection of interfaces with variable densities are available, including I2C, 3-Wire, SPI, and IC Smart Card. FMD can also provide customized memory products for those with specific requirements. The company expects its growth in the EEPROM market to reach 40-70% per year for the next three years.

Fremont Micro Devices has developed a streamlined process technology used to manufacture low density memory with standard logic integrated circuits. Already proven at the 0.18um node, they will eventually mitigate the technology to 0.13um, 90nm, and 70nm. An embedded flash process at the 0.18 and 0.13um node is also underway. ASAP Semiconductor, through our proprietary website ASAP Memory, strives to be a premier distributor and one-stop shop for all your memory requirements including those from Fremont Micro Devices USA. Regardless of the application, we can help you meet your procurement needs. Take a look at www.asap-memory.com or contact us today at sales@asap-memory.com for a quote.

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Conexant semiconductors

Conexant Systems is a spin-off of former conglomerate Rockwell International Corporation. Established in 1999, Conexant was based in Newport Beach, California. Conexant specialized in microchips and other semiconductor products. In 2013, after a 30% decline in revenue in 2011 and after losing its main customer in Eastman Kodak Company (which also filed for bankruptcy), Conexant was forced to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy with $195 million in secured debt. The entirety of Conexant’s equity was given to QP SFM Capital Holdings (a unit of Soros Fund Management) as part of the terms of bankruptcy. Conexant’s consistent decline in revenue is explained by a variety of factors: over expansion, the dot-com bubble, and an enormous debt-servicing burden. Immediately after separating from Rockwell, Conexant went on a purchasing spree, acquiring seven companies for almost $2 billion in 11 months. Additionally, after the market crashed in 2000, many of Conexant’s clients (such as the networking equipment vendors Nortel and Lucent) opted out of purchasing from Conexant.

The company then decided to divest its many divisions into independent companies, including Jazz Semiconductor and Mind speed Technologies. The diminishing revenue stream and the increasing interest on debt obligations as a result of acquisition eventually overwhelmed Conexant. As part of their post-bankruptcy game plan, Conexant has decided to streamline their product portfolio and focus solely on audio/video, voice, and imaging technology. Conexant Systems Inc. is now debt-free and has moved its headquarters to Irvine, California. ASAP Semiconductor is a leading distributor of both current and obsolete parts. Please browse our selection at ASAP Memory, the memory-related inventory of ASAP Semiconductor. We carry network cards, SRAM ICs, and OTP memory ICs from companies like Conexant Systems that may not offer these products anymore.

For more information, check out our website at www.asap-memory.com or email us at sales@asap-memory.com for more information or to request a quote.

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C & K Components

C&K Components is one of two operating divisions (the other being Delta Tech Controls) of CoActive Technologies, a designer and manufacturer of a broad range of engineered interface solutions. C&K Components focuses on switches, smart card connectors, and high-reliability connectors. The company was established in 1957 in Newton, Massachusetts as a manufacturer of magnetic computer memory units. The company has since combined with other specialty companies to become an important supplier of interface and connector technology. In 2007, C&K Components joined the Rudolf Schadow Company of Berlin, Germany (founded in 1945 and specializing in radio repair) and the Jeanrenaud company of Dole, France (a switch manufacturer founded in 1928) to form a new company while retaining the C&K Components name.

This fusion of three different histories, product lines, and experience results in an innovative company with an extremely broad product portfolio. C&K Components stocks more than 55,000 unique part numbers. Their selection of switch product features includes: toggle, rocker, pushbutton, rotary, key, slide, DIP, and thumbwheel. The company produces resilient smart card connectors, either full size or SIM/SAM card. C&K has recently developed some powerful products in the CCM03 family including: the CCM03-3001 for application in high heat and humidity, the CCM03-3511 with increased contact force to absorb shock and high vibration, and other products specifically designed for extreme environments. Typical applications for these products range from transaction, identification, POS, GPS, and mobile. Additionally, the company features zero ppm defect manufacturing capability on automotive-grade products and high-reliability connectors that can function in a space environment.

C&K Components has over 3,000 ESA QPL-qualified (approved by the European Space Agency) rectangular connectors and a selection of micro-D, single in-line microminiatures, and D-subminiature connectors that can be used in satellites or research labs. Prospective customers can visit our website ASAP Memory at www.asap-memory.com to find parts by C&K Components or other products including switches, smart cards, and connectors. ASAP Semiconductor, through its division ASAP Memory, can fulfill all your procurement requirements. Please contact us at sales@asap-memory.com to submit an RFQ or for more information.

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Corsair Memory types

Corsair Memory, a private company headquartered in Fremont, California, was originally founded in 1994 under the name Corsair Micro systems. Originally a developer of Level 2 cache modules for OEMs, over time, Corsair decided to shift their primary focus towards high-capacity DRAM (dynamic random-access memory) modules. In 2002, the company began shipping their now-signature high performance memory products to serve the ‘overclocking’ market. Overclocking is a term for boosting computer components beyond what the manufacturer intended, resulting in greater processing power but an increased risk of crashing. In 2010 the company reincorporated itself in Delaware and changed their name to Corsair Components, Inc. With over $500 million in annual revenue, Corsair is a PC-gaming enthusiasts, home computer builders, and others who require high level memory performance.

Corsair’s range currently features DIMM (dual inline memory module) and the smaller SODIMM (small outline dual inline memory module) with varying levels of DDR (double data rate) technology. With DDR (currently available from level 1 to 4), twice as much data can be obtained from a memory system in the same amount of time. DDR Corsair has four families of desktop memory: Value Select, XMS, Vengeance, and Dominator Platinum in order of increasing power. In August of 2014, Corsair announced the availability of the Dominator Platinum DDR4 memory kits in speeds of 3300MHz, 3200MHz, and 3000MHz, creating the world’s fastest of its kind.

If you require parts for memory products please visit ASAP Semiconductor’s proprietary website ASAP Memory, a division stocking all items related to memory. ASAP Semiconductor specializes in distributing and procuring hard to find or obsolete parts. To see our inventory of parts, including those from Corsair Memory, please browse our selection at www.asap-memory.com. For more information or to obtain a quote contact us at sales@asap-memory.com and one of our knowledgeable sales staff can assist you.

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Kingston Memory Spare Parts

Kingston Technology Corporation is an American, privately held, multinational computer technology corporation that develops, manufactures, sells and supports flash memory products and other computer-related memory products. Their influence spans across the world with manufacturing and logistics facilities in the United States, United Kingdom, Ireland, Taiwan, and Mainland China. They are the largest independent producer of DRAM memory modules, owning 53% of the third-party worldwide DRAM module market share. Other feats include being the second largest supplier of flash memory and USB drives, fourth largest supplier of flash cards, and fifth largest in solid state drives. The company has shown consistent growth since its creation in 1987.

Starting as a company with just a single product, a memory module, Kingston entered the market to fulfill a severe shortage of surface mount memory chips. Since then, their sales skyrocketed to $1.3 billion in just 8 years (1995). Kingston has also shown impressive growth in the past few years as well. The company reports $3.7B in revenues for 2006, $4.5B in 2007, and $6.5B for 2010. Their ever increasing revenues can be attributed by their extensive product lines. Kingston supplies and manufactures memory for many different electronic products including computers, digital audio players, flash memory, gaming, mobile phones, printers, servers, and wireless storage products. With this extensive range of products, along with 4,000 employees, it is clear why Kingston is able to be the world's number-one memory module manufacturer for the third-party memory market for six consecutive years, the most recent being in November 2010. 

From its humble beginnings as a two man company in 1987 to one of the most common names in memory products in the world today, Kingston Technology Corporation continues to change the world in digital memory with its leading technologies and innovative products. ASAP Semiconductor, through our proprietary website ASAP Memory, strives to be a premier distributor and one-stop shop for all your Kingston Technology Corporation spare parts requirements. Regardless of the application, we can help you meet your procurement needs. Take a look at our parts capabilities on www.asap-memory.com or contact us today at sales@asap-memory.com for a quote.

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DataLogic Parts

Datalogic, a privately-held computer software company, forecasted growth in its business as of this year 2014 which is attributed to several growth drivers. Main underlying reasons include the strengthening of the company’s leadership in teams penetrating the Automatic Data Capture (ADC) & Industrial Automation (IA) markets. In addition, the company is aiming for constant product innovation through a continued annual R&D investment of no less than 7% of revenue. Forecasted revenues for the year 2014 are between 600-620 million euros, with EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization) forecast between 105-110 million euros. THE ROE forecast is at 22-23%. A very considerable improvement in net financial debt is also forecasted, with estimates ranging between 40-50 million euros, due mainly in part to increased cash generation. With the continued focus on value-creation drivers, the company hopes to continue its expansion. Strategic drivers include the following:
  • Strengthening of strategic positioning
  • Product/process innovation
  • International expansion
  • Efficiency and productivity
Founded in Chicago in 1967 as a general programming consulting company, Datalogic has since grown into a large general computer software company. Their initial business was in developing computerized type settings systems as well as building editing workstations and software. The company now currently licenses software development kits that are used with PDF files and EPUB files. They have also developed their own typesetting and database publishing software. In addition, Datalogic is involved as a channel for a few SDKs from Adobe Systems, which includes Adobe PDF Library and Adobe Reader Mobile SDK. Other products include but are not limited to the following:
  • DL Reader – customizable eReader app for iOS, Android, Windows
  • ACS Cloud Service – cloud storage device
  • DL Pager – SGML-based typesetting engine
  • DL Composer – FOSI based composition engine

ASAP Semiconductor, through our proprietary website ASAP-Memory, strives to be a premier distributor of all Datalogic parts, software, and platforms. We carry a comprehensive inventory of computer software and memory as well as the database and procurement capabilities to help you meet all your requirements. Contact us today at sales@asap-memory.com.

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Brother Industries

Brother Industries, Ltd. is a Japan-based multinational electronics and electrical equipment company. Founded in 1908, originally as Yasui Sewing Machine Company, Brother Industries has grown into a multi-billion dollar corporation providing jobs to over 1,100 people.

The company, headquartered in Nagoya, Japan, manufactures printers, large machine tools, typewriters, sewing machines, fax machines, as well as other computer-related electronics. Brother distributes their products under their name as well as under OEM agreements with major companies.

The United States headquarters, established in 1954, is Brother’s first overseas sales affiliate, giving Brother International Corporation (US) a longer lineage of history than most US based companies.  While starting in the sewing machine industry, Brother entered the printer market during in 1962. Their sewing division of Brother still continued to thrive.

They acquired Jones Sewing Machine Company, a long established British sewing machine maker, in 1968. In 2010, all of the sewing divisions of Brother Industries in and around Europe were consolidated to form “Brother Sewing Machines Europe GmbH.”

Brother Sewing Machines Europe GmbH became the 4th biggest company under the Brothers Industries Ltd umbrella of organizations. Most of their mechanical sewing machines were manufactured in Zhuhai, China, and most of their computerized sewing and embroidery machines are manufactured in Taiwan. Brother Industries Ltd. went to open another sewing machine factory in 2012 in Vietnam, making it the largest single brand sewing machine factory in the entire world. In September of 2012, Brother Industries manufactured their 50 millionth home sewing machine.

As stated earlier, Brother Industries Ltd. is a leading manufacturer of products such as their line of Multi-Function Center and printers. Brother also has the number one line of fax machines in the United States and is the current leader of electronic labeling, with their line of P-touch® Electronic Labeling Systems.

Brother’s line of printers are widely known and used in business throughout the world. Their line of printers includes their color laser/LED printers, black & white laser printers, multi-function copiers, all-in-ones/multi-function, and even mobile printing solutions. What people may not know is that Brother also designs and manufactures gear motors. Brother’s GTR series of helical in-line and hypoid/helical right-angle gear motors were initially designed in response to the demand for lighter, smaller, more energy efficient and more reliable power transmission.

ASAP Semiconductor, through our proprietary site of ASAP Memory, provides support for the entire spectrum of the Brother product line, providing backend support through our vast knowledge of spec sheets as well as providing the products themselves. Contact a Brother today at sales@asap-memory.com for all your product needs.

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