Promising new memory chip technology

Promising new memory chip technology announced - Digital cameras, digital camera reviews, photography views and news newsDecember 12, 2006 - 10.00 GMT
The number of pixels in image sensors is growing at a notable rate, and although this does not bring much benefit any longer to compact digital cameras, it will certainly increase the need for faster and larger non-volatile memory chips. Non-volatile memory chips are used in the popular memory cards and do not require electrical power to retain their information. Scientists from IBM, Macronix and Qimonda have now announced a new type of computer memory with the potential to be the successor to flash memory chips...More