The Japanese company sharp and Elpida Memory announced the joint development of next-generation memory chips.Technology ReRAM (resistive random access memory), in their view, would replace THE NAND already in 2013.
What should attract new users? First of all, the possibility of recording data speeds in 10 000 times (it's not a typo) than NAND.For illustration purposes, this means your movie in HD for a few seconds. Plus a substantial energy saving in standby mode (consumption is reduced to near zero).
Japanese press also announced that the two companies plan to join other players in the market.Mass production of chips for new technologies to power is planned for 2013 Elpida.