e.MMC NANDrive combines Greenliant's internally developed NAND controller with NAND flash die for a fully integrated SSD in a multi-chip package. It is available with 2-bits-per-cell (MLC) or 1-bit-per-cell (SLC) NAND to meet varying customer requirements for lifespan, endurance and performance. Measuring 14mm x 18mm, e.MMC NANDrive is offered in a 100 ball grid array (BGA) package, with 1mm ball pitch for increased long-term reliability.
"Building on our popular SATA and PATA NANDrive product lines, the addition of e.MMC enables Greenliant to fully address our customers' small form-factor embedded storage needs," said Arthur Kroyan, vice president of business development and marketing, Greenliant Systems. "There's a gap in current e.MMC offerings for applications requiring high reliability SSDs, such as automotive, industrial and networking. e.MMC NANDrive fills this gap with its industrial temperature range, and advanced data integrity and security features."
"In recent years, the e.MMC market has experienced explosive growth due to increasing adoption in consumer devices such as smartphones and tablets," said Gregory Wong, principal analyst, Forward Insights. "Greenliant's announcement signals e.MMC's first foray into the non-consumer space with e.MMC NANDrive offering a unique product proposition specifically tailored towards applications such as in-vehicle infotainment, routers and switches, and single-board computers."