Feb 10, 2017

Cutting IoT power consumption with embedded ReRAM

Contributed Article by Crossbar’s Sylvain Dubois

If the variety of new connected devices uploading gigabytes of data to the cloud is any indication, the Internet of Things (IoT) will continue to create a greater demand for improved memory technology performance and power efficiency.

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Jan 25, 2017

New Embedded Memories Ahead

The embedded memory market is beginning to heat up, fueled by a new wave of microcontrollers (MCUs) and related chips that will likely require new and more capable nonvolatile memory types.

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Jan 17, 2017

Crossbar ReRAM chases terabyte non-volatile memory

California-based start-up Crossbar, a developer of non-volatile resistive RAM (ReRAM) based on silver-over-amorphous-silicon technology, has kept its promise to be in production in 2016.

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Jan 16, 2017

Crossbar sampling ReRAM

Crossbar, the six year-old ReRAM specialist with $80 million VC backing, is sampling embedded 40nm ReRAM from SMIC and expects to have 28nm technology available in H1.

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Jan, 16, 2017

Prepare for ReRAM speed! Crossbar samples SMIC chips

ReRAM startup Crossbar has sample embedded ReRAM chips from SMIC that are currently undergoing evaluation.

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Jan 12, 2017

Crossbar ReRAM in production at SMIC

Crossbar Inc., a developer of non-volatile resistive RAM (ReRAM) based on silver-over-amorphous-silicon technology, kept its promise to be in production in 2016.

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Dec 27, 2016

Memory Chips in Data Centers: Something’s Gotta Give

Some of the biggest semiconductor companies in the world are in a race to build a new generation of memory chips, and the stakes couldn’t be higher.

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Dec 21, 2016

Foundries See Mixed Future

Several foundries are working with various customers on the next-generation memory types, such as FRAM, MRAM, ReRAM and even carbon nanotube RAMs.

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Nov 30, 2016

Memory-Centric SoCs and AI

Contributed Article by Crossbar’s Sylvain Dubois

What can be realized as high-performing and low-power memory-centric SoCs pair with IoT devices and cloud-based servers?

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Nov 4, 2016

ReRAM Redux

Crossbar expects they should be able to scale up to terabits per die. If they are right, this could be a real game-changer for non-volatile memory, both in embedded and mass storage applications.

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Nov 3, 2016

10 Intriguing Technologies from ARM TechCon

Crossbar has been developing a non-volatile RAM technology based on the anti-fuse behavior of amorphous silicon that it calls resistive RAM (ReRAM). That development is now paying off, according to company vice president Sylvain Dubois, with the technology reaching commercialization.

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Sep 22, 2016

Sorting Out Next-Gen Memory

Semiconductor Engineering takes a look at the status of the new memory types including Crossbar ReRAM.

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Sep 19, 2016

Crossbar named to the EE Times “Silicon 60: 2016’s Startups to Watch”

EE Times has selected 25 startup companies for version 17.1 of its list of 60 firms that they feel are worth keeping an eye on. The selection is based on the consideration of a mix of criteria including: technology, intended market, financial position and investment profile, maturity and executive leadership.

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Aug 23, 2016

Hyperconverged Infrastructure Virtualization with ReRAM

Contributed Article by Crossbar’s Sylvain Dubois

Hyperconverged applications require multi-million IO/s storage performance due to the intensive I/O workload. New technologies such as ReRAM are coming into the market that will slash latency to less than 10μs, resulting in new products.

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Aug 17, 2016

Monolithic embedded ReRAM presents challenges, opportunities

Contributed Article by Crossbar’s Sylvain Dubois

ReRAM can be manufactured with the same CMOS process node in the same manufacturing foundry used today by logic circuitry. This manufacturing convergence, together with other unique features of ReRAM technology, is making 3D monolithic integration of massive amounts of storage-class memory and logic circuitry possible for the first time.

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Aug 3, 2016

Powering the future Internet of Things

Contributed Article by Crossbar’s George Minassian: ReRAM solutions can enable radical innovations in the connected IoT device world.

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Apr 26, 2016

1T-MONOS is being proposed as a solution for applications where flash hasn't previously been embedded

While MONOS is looking to provide a better version of flash, other companies are looking to develop alternatives. One is Crossbar, which is backing resistive RAM (ReRAM).

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Apr 20, 2016

Everspin’s MRAM shoots for the NVM crown

While Intel/Micron have made quite a splash with their 3D XPoint non-volatile memory (NVM), they are not alone in bringing new NVM tech to market. Crossbar is another promising technology.

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Mar 14, 2016

SMIC to produce ReRAM

SMIC is to manufacture Crossbar’s Resistive Random Access Memory (ReRAM) for embedded applications like MCUs.

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Mar 14, 2016

Future memories continue to occupy our minds

Author Graham Pitcher covers Crossbar’s SMIC deal, stating that there is large demand for next generation memory and a race to be the company that satisfies the demand.

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