JEDEC to Host Flash Memory Event at 2011 International CES®

ARLINGTON, Va., USA – NOVEMBER 9, 2010JEDEC Solid State Technology Association, the global leader in the development of standards for the microelectronics industry, today announced its participation in the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada, on January 7. CES, produced by the Consumer Electronics Association, is the preeminent showcase for the worldwide consumer electronics industry. JEDEC’s full day conference program, Flash Forward: Flash Memory Storage Solutions for Mobile Devices and Data Hungry Applications, will highlight the latest proposals and upcoming standards for the predominant storage medium in consumer electronics today.
An explosion of data-intensive apps for mobile devices is driving the need for versatile storage solutions, and flash memory dominates because it offers low-cost, high-performance storage for countless devices and computing products.  Speakers from Agilent, FormFactor, Micron, Montage, Qualcomm, RIM, Samsung and Toshiba will highlight flash storage trends and ecosystems, high–speed flash applications, Universal Flash Storage (UFS), solid–state drives, and e•MMC™.
“Flash memory presents a critical focus for today’s design engineers and their technical staff in consumer electronics,” said Mian Quddus, Chairman, JEDEC Board of Directors. “JEDEC’s session at CES is an excellent chance for attendees to discover how technological advancements and new standards for flash will power applications and impact devices now and in the future.”
John Kelly, JEDEC President, added: “JEDEC is delighted to continue our long-standing partnership with the Consumer Electronics Association, and we look forward to offering CES attendees this outstanding professional development opportunity.”
About JEDEC at CES
Flash Forward: Flash Memory Storage Solutions for Mobile Devices and Data Hungry Applications
January 7, 2011, 9:30AM at the Las Vegas Convention Center South Hall
JEDEC is the leading developer of standards for the solid-state industry.  Over 3,000 participants, appointed by nearly 300 companies, work together in 50 JEDEC committees to meet the needs of every segment of the industry, manufacturers and consumers alike. The publications and standards that they generate are accepted throughout the world. All JEDEC standards are available online, at no charge. For more information, visit
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