SanDisk has introduced a new, JEDEC (Joint Electron Device Engineering Council) standard version of the iNANDT embedded flash drive (EFD).

This new version of iNAND, soon to be available in capacities of up to 8Gb, was unveiled at the 3GSM World Congress.
iNAND is a reliable, high-capacity and high-performance NAND flash storage device that is now JEDEC JC-64.1 package and ball-out compatible. The new JEDEC compatibility, which allows iNAND to more readily connect to applications using this common standard, should help to reduce integration efforts for handset vendors and other mobile device manufacturers.
iNAND, which is compatible with the SDT bus and commands, is designed to support mobile TV, multimedia downloading and other  storage-hungry applications on portable systems such as mobile handsets, digital audio/MP3 players, gaming applications, GPS applications, personal media players and PDAs.
iNAND is especially suited for these types of small portable devices. iNAND facilitates lower integration efforts and seamless access to the most cost-effective high-capacity MLC NAND flash technology available.
"JEDEC ball-out compatibility makes integration easier for our customers using iNAND as their mobile storage solution," says David Tolub, vice-president and co-manager of the Mobile Handset Vendor business unit at SanDisk. "At 8Gb, iNAND, with its new JEDEC standard ball-out which is also supported by a wide range of other consumer electronics products, opens up a new range of opportunities for iNAND beyond the millions of mobile handsets and consumer electronics products where it is already used."