storage

Mempile – Terabyte on a CD

Mempile – Terabyte on a CD

Revolutionary new optical-storage technology currently under development will allow the equivalent of 250,000 high-quality MP3s or more than 115 DVD-quality movies and about 40 HD movies on a single CD-size medium. At 200 layers a disc, future versions of the ...

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High-Speed Data Delivery – Fact or Fiction?

High-Speed Data Delivery – Fact or Fiction?

Access Optical Networks Inc. (AON) is developing a technology, which has the potential of significantly increasing the speed in which data is transferred through network systems. The speed of networks and the need to connect computers and storage devices to ...

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Nanowires to make High Capacity Storage Devices

Nanowires to make High Capacity Storage Devices

A new nanowires and nanorodes production method, introduced by Sun and Hou, both chemists from Brown University, may become a key factor in next generation high storage magnetic devices.     Transmission electron microscope images of nanorods in different sizes ...

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First 1 TB Hard Drive

First 1 TB Hard Drive

Hitachi unveiled the world’s largest consumer hard drive with a gigantic capacity of one Terabyte (1 TB), enough to hold 222 DVDs with room to spare. The 1 TB Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000 is 33% larger then the previous line of ...

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Samsung’s Hybrid Hard Drive Exposed

Samsung’s Hybrid Hard Drive Exposed

Samsung is preparing to release a new Flash memory-assisted computer hard drive that boasts improved performance, reduced energy consumption, a faster boot time, and better reliability. The new hybrid hard drive will be released around the same time as the ...

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HP’s Memory Spot Chip is Spot On

HP’s Memory Spot Chip is Spot On

A prototype of a tiny wireless chip capable of storing and transmitting data was recently revealed by HP. When the new chip hits the market in about two years, it will enable a variety of applications ranging from digital wristbands ...

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The Dawn of Holographic Media

The Dawn of Holographic Media

By the end of this year the first holographic media products will reach the commercial market. Boasting capacities of up to 300 GB, as well as ultra fast access time, these products are poised to revolutionize the IT archive and ...

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