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Panasonic Corporation is a worldwide leader in the development and manufacture of electronic products for a wide range of consumer, business, and industrial needs. Based in Osaka, Japan, the company recorded consolidated net sales of 7.42 trillion yen (US$79.4 billion) for the year ended March 31, 2010. The company's shares are listed on the Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya and New York (NYSE: PC) stock exchanges. For more information on the company and the Panasonic brand, visit the company's website at

see also:- Panasonic's Industrial SD Memory Cards

  • editor's comments:- May 2015 - as far as I know Panasonic still doesn't make computer standard form factor SSDs but it does make removable flash memory cards for use in cameras etc.
Panasonic mentions in SSD market history

In April 2008 - Panasonic said it would ship a 64GB version of its proprietary P2 card SSD for use in its camcorders in the fall. At the time Panasonic said it had delivered more than 80,000 P2 HD/P2 units worldwide with over 840 television networks and stations having adopted the solid-state recording format.
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"To help determine the right technology for you, Panasonic now offers free use case analysis of your application. We'll send you a specialized SD Card that analyzes and logs your real-world usage patterns."
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who's who in ReRAM? - IHS article
Editor:- May 1, 2015 -Who's doing what re the commercialization of ReRAM - one of the seldomly heard from NVM cousins - can be learned in a new article - Taking Embedded ReRAM to 28nm - written by Peter Clarke which appeared in IHSElectronics360.

Among other things re ReRAM - Peter Clarke says - "It has been the subject of much research over the last decade because it had been predicted that NAND flash memory would fail to scale beyond critical dimensions of 20nm."

The article (citing among other sources - a paper by Panasonic) tells you which companies are still in this technology and discusses current memory densities and controllers. the article

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