Digital Flash Memory

Digital Flash Memory

Flash memory

Flash memory means non-volatile computer storage device which can be electrically erased and reprogrammed. Flash memory is considered as technology which has the usage in memory cards and usb flash drives for storing and transfering data among computers and various digital items. The flash memory is particular type of EEPROM (Electrically Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory) which gets erased and programmed in big blocks.

Flash memory is quite cheap in comparison to byte-programmable EEPROM which has made it to lead the market wherever non-volatile and solid state storage is required. Flash memory is applicable in products like PDAs, laptop computers, digital audio players, Digital Cameras, and mobile phones. The flash memory is also quite famous in game console markets. Actually flash memory was discovered by Dr. Fujio Masuoka in 1980 when he was working for Toshiba.

The flash memory act as non-volatiel product who it doen’t need any power to restore the data kept in the chip. Besides this flash memory has the quality of fast read access times. It is also capable of holding shocking resistance in comparison to hard disks. Such features has made the flash memory in famous among many portable devices. One of the best feature of flash memory is that when it is packed in memory card that time it is quite durable which makes it resists intense pressure, extreme temperatures, and immersion in water.

Besides this flash memory has the quality of fast read access times. It is also capable of holding shocking resistance in comparison to hard disks. Such features has made the flash memory in famous among many portable devices. Flash memory is considered as technology which has the usage in memory cards and usb flash drives for storing and transfering data among computers and various digital items.

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