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2012-11-01 03:21:36

SINGAPORE, November 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The "A-Drive", one of the world's thinnest 5mm hybrid hard drives in a 2.5" form factor, was officially launched by Mr. S. Iswaran, Minister in the Prime Minister's Office and Second Minister for Home Affairs and Trade & Industry, to commemorate the Data Storage Institute's (DSI) 20 years of R&D in the area of data storage capabilities. The "A-Drive" represents the next generation of storage innovation providing...

2011-11-18 04:20:01

Singapore, Nov 18, 2011 - (ACN Newswire) - Tablets are fast becoming the media device of choice nowadays for work and play, particularly with the advent of iPads and the Samsung Galaxy Tab into the mobile device market. With a volume of 19.5 million of media tablet sold in 2010, and the salesvolume is projected to reach over 200 million units by 2014 . As media tablets seem to be an emerging trend and continues its expansion into mass consumer market, there is a lot of potential to improve...

2011-11-08 04:20:02

Micron and Singapore's A*STAR Data Storage Institute to Develop Spin Transfer Torque Magnetic Random Access MemorySingapore, Nov 8, 2011 - (ACN Newswire) - Micron Technology, Inc., and Singapore's A*STAR Data Storage Institute (DSI) jointly announced today that the two companies have entered into an agreement to collaborate on the development of spin transfer torque magnetic random access memory (STT-MRAM), a promising alternative non-volatile memory technology for next-generation...

Enhancing Hard Drives Using Table Salt
2011-10-17 05:09:17

Singapore-based scientists on Friday announced that they found an unusual way to increase the storage capacity of computer hard drives -- by using ordinary table salt. According to a Sunday story published by the Telegraph, researchers at the Agency for Science Technology and Research teamed with the National University of Singapore and the Data Storage Institute to discover a new manufacturing process that uses sodium chloride to increase the density of those storage devices approximately...

2011-02-25 04:35:01

- The Company Partners with Singapore's A*STAR Data Storage InstituteIrvine, CA and Singapore, Feb 25, 2011 - (ACN Newswire) - Western Digital(R) (NYSE: WDC) announced today that it has established a research and development center in Singapore, where the company will leverage the local talent pool and expertise of research organizations, such as Singapore's A*STAR Data Storage Institute (DSI), and universities in the development of advanced hard drive technologies. Located in Singapore...

2011-02-25 02:01:00

IRVINE, Calif. and SINGAPORE, Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Digital® (NYSE: WDC) announced today that it has established a research and development center in Singapore, where the company will leverage the local talent pool and expertise of research organizations, such as Singapore's A*STAR Data Storage Institute (DSI), and universities in the development of advanced hard drive technologies. Located in Singapore Science Park, near WD's newly acquired media...

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2008-10-08 10:25:00

A research team at Singapore A*STAR's Data Storage Institute (DSI) has invented a new phase change material that has the potential to change the design of future memory storage devices. Phase change materials are substances that are capable of changing their structure between amorphous and crystalline at high speed. Currently, these materials are used to make Phase change memory (PCM), the most promising alternative to replace FLASH memory. This research advance was given special mention in...