Macronix Joins Forces with NVIDIA to Provide Secure Flash Memory in Autonomous Vehicles

August 6, 2019 Laura Dolan

Macronix’s ArmorFlash memory is now employed on the NVIDIA DRIVE AGX Xavier and DRIVE AGX Pegasus autonomous vehicle computing platforms.

ArmorFlash provides longevity of supply data storage to artificial intelligence (AI)-based Level 2+ advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) through Level 5 autonomous driving (AD) solutions. 

ArmorFlash offers security technologies such as unique ID, authentication and encryption features on the NVIDIA DRIVE platforms, supplying non-volatile memory (NVM) storage of encrypted and integrity-protected properties.

“Our efforts in conjunction with NVIDIA are singularly focused on elevating the security of data in AI-based autonomous driving applications and ultimately, to enhance the safety of drivers,” said Macronix America’s VP of marketing, Anthony Le. “NVIDIA’s selection of Macronix ArmorFlash for the DRIVE AGX Xavier and Pegasus platforms is a significant achievement toward that goal.”

For more information on the NVIDIA DRIVE autonomous-vehicle platforms, visit To learn more about Macronix’s ArmorFlash line of secure data storage, visit

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