ReThink the Internet of Things with ReRAM
Ultra-low energy-smart devices
A new world of connectivity is emerging. With Internet of Things, every device on the planet will be connected to other devices, sharing information, managing remote software updates and interacting with people across a wide range of applications such as smart home, smart cities, smart metering, smart buildings and more.
The Internet of Things is mostly composed of tiny devices that are powered by small batteries or by harvesting energy from their environment. Most of the time, devices are in ultra-low power sleep mode and wake-up upon events to acquire data from sensors or store data in embedded memory before being able to transmit it to the cloud. This requires very compact memory for storing data and execution code, with very low cost and ultra-low energy.
The available energy budget of IoT devices is very limited and transmitting data to the cloud is a power-hungry operation. CrossBar’s ReRAM memory technologies are enabling new use-cases where local data buffering is preferred as it reduces the frequency of data transmission to the cloud, expanding battery life.
CrossBar’s ReRAM embedded solutions eliminate the need for expensive controllers or complex memory management. They can be easily integrated with logic processing, analog and RF onto a single chip, enabling IoT devices with ultra-low energy, high-performance, low latency, and security, all while operating for years without a battery charge.
In addition to its use as non-volatile memory, CrossBar’s ReRAM technology is ideal for use as physical unclonable function (PUF) keys for secure computing, communications and anti-counterfeiting applications. See “Secure Computing” application for additional information regarding CrossBar PUF keys.
Read the “IoT Application” white paper to learn more: