Afaya, based in Taipei, Taiwan, is committed to maintaining
its leading position as a solutions provider of flash memory products, leading
the way with innovative ideas while staying current on popular trends and
keeping an eye on potential upstart technology. As well, we are witnessing a
rapid growth in demand from other, related technology sectors and Afaya is in
the process of developing state-of-the-art products to anticipate those trends.
At the top of Afaya's list of exciting new developments is to take advantage of
its expertise in IC design and establish itself as a major player in the IC
Design House market. Specifically, Afaya plans to develop, manufacture and
market controller ICs designed specifically for flash memory interfaces used in
devices such as digital cameras, computers, card readers, PDAs and cell phones.
As for Afaya's globalization plans, we are currently building a worldwide
network system with plans to begin partnerships with prominent Japanese
companies which will help spur growth in market shares.
- editor mentions on StorageSearch.com
In June 2010 -
Afaya announced details
of a dual interface USB + SATA
256GB 2.5" flash SSD for mobile applications. R/W speeds are 170MB/s
and 140MB/s respectively. It can survive 1,500G shock.
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