TeleCommunication Systems Introduces Radiation-Tolerant Flash Memory Device
NAND Flash Device Provides Increased Data Storage, Nonvolatile Memory for Space Technology
ANNAPOLIS, Md. and LONG BEACH, Calif., April 1, 2014 – TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced the availability of its radiation-tolerant NAND flash memory device. Based on proven single-level cell NAND flash technology, the 8-gigabit, radiation-tolerant flash device provides affordable, reliable data storage capacity in space, military, medical and other harsh environments with potential exposure to radiation.
TCS serves the space community with high-reliability components and services essential to long-life spacecraft. TCS has performed total parts management for nearly every major space agency worldwide and has supplied components, parts and materials for more than 150 spacecraft manufactured in Europe, Asia and the Americas. TCS specializes in ultra-rugged solid-state drives for the most demanding environments, offering both customized and industry-standard configurations for military, aerospace and industrial applications.
TCS Government Solutions Group President Mike Bristol said: “TCS’ radiation-tolerant NAND flash memory combines tested technology with value to meet the increasing need to store data in space. The harsh conditions under which these components must function require long-term reliability and stability; TCS’ flash device meets those requirements consistently and economically to ensure our customers’ satisfaction.”
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