JEDEC to Discuss Wide I/O 2, LPDDR4 Standards at Conference

Upcoming JEDEC Conference to Focus on Mobile Technologies

by Anton Shilov
03/16/2013 | 08:05 AM

Mobile technology will be the focus of a conference hosted by JEDEC standard-setting organization in early. Industry leaders will discuss various aspects of mobile chip standards in general as well as will cover the next-gen memory standards for smartphones and tablets, including LPDDR4 and Wide IO 2.

 

“New standards and the latest memory and storage-related advancements are greatly impacting devices such as smartphones and tablets. Mobile Forum attendees will have the opportunity to gain invaluable insight into this rapidly evolving technology, including the upcoming Wide I/O 2 and LPDDR4 standards,” said Mian Quddus, chairman of JEDEC.

The companies involved are likely have come close to setting the Wide IO 2 and LPDDR4 standards and will probably present the final technical specifications of the two technologies at the upcoming conference. Both LPDDR4 and Wide I/O 2 are projected to hit the market in the second half of 2014.

Industry leaders, led by keynote speakers from Qualcomm, Samsung, and the Universal Flash Storage Association, will explore how ever-increasing expectations for mobile device performance are driving the need for more versatile mobile solutions and enhanced mobile infrastructure.

Presenting companies also include Agilent, Arasan Chip Systems, ARM, CST, Micron, Nvidia, SK Hynix, Synopsys, Tektronix and Toshiba.

“JEDEC is committed to supporting the industry through ongoing educational outreach on critical topics such as mobile. We are very pleased to partner with key industry leaders to offer this opportunity for professional growth and networking at a very reasonable cost,” said John Kelly, the president of JEDEC.