Samsung debuts universal storage usable in automotives


Samsung Electronics debuts the industry’s first embedded Universal Flash Storage (eUFS) solution for use in next-generation automotive applications.

A Universal Flash Storage (UFS) is a flash storage created to reduce use of different adapters for different types of card whilst bringing higher data transfer speed and increased reliability to flash memory storage.

Driver-assistance Systems

Samsung’s eUFS has been designed for advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS), next-generation dashboards and infotainment systems that provide comprehensive connected features for drivers and passengers worldwide.

“We are taking a major step in accelerating the introduction of next-generation ADAS and automotive infotainment systems by offering the industry’s first eUFS solution for the market much earlier than expected,” said Jinman Han, Senior Vice President of Memory Product Planning & Application Engineering at Samsung Electronics in a press statement.

Data Transfer Speeds

The new eUFS consists of 128-gigabyte (GB) and 64GB versions and will provide advanced data transfer speeds and robust data reliability.

The new eUFS solution also features an efficient and reliable error-handling process, which is essential for next-generation in-vehicle infotainment, read a press statement from the company.

In addition, the Samsung eUFS supports advanced data refresh and temperature notification features for superior system reliability. The advanced data refresh operation allows a choice of refresh methods, and provides information on the refresh unit, frequency and progress for the host device’s control. This enables optimal data reliability, an essential element of automotive applications.

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