Rambus today announced that it has signed an agreement for DDR engineering services and a memorandum of understanding for future development of MirrorBit Flash memory solutions with Spansion Inc..
Initially, Rambus will provide Spansion with DDR
engineering services in support of accelerating
time-to-market for high-volume Spansion products.
Services include signal integrity simulations, system
and package design, and precision in-system voltage
and timing margining.
"Flash memory content in electronic devices continues
to grow, enabling increasingly innovative and
differentiated consumer electronics products," said
Ali Pourkeramati, executive vice president,
Applications and Platform Engineering, at Spansion.
"Our deep Flash memory expertise coupled with Rambus?
signal integrity and memory interface experience will
provide an enhanced opportunity to create the next
generation of advanced MirrorBit Flash memory
"With its preeminent expertise in Flash memory,
Spansion is ideally positioned to deliver the
breakthrough solutions needed by future consumer
electronics products," said Martin Scott, senior vice
president of Engineering at Rambus Inc. "Together, we
look forward to making significant advancements in
the capabilities of Flash memory systems."
Rambus and Spansion signed a patent license agreement
in early 2007. With a primary focus on the integrated
Flash memory market, Spansion solutions are
incorporated into electronic products from Original
Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs).