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The Mystery Unveiled Behind Today's Micro-Wonders: The USB Flash Drive | Cypress Semiconductor

The Mystery Unveiled Behind Today's Micro-Wonders: The USB Flash Drive

Last Updated: 
Nov 13, 2008

Offices are under seige. Floppy, zip, and other storage media is HISTORY.  But how do these micro-wonders work?  Why are they so easy to use?  What is the technology under the hood?  This article discusses PC side driver technology, USB protocol and the flash controller chip technology, and NAND memory devices that make this solution possible.  Block diagrams and dataflow graphics give a technical breakdown of today's hottest mainstream technology introduction - the USB Flash Drive. To view more on this topic, click the download link above. 

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