Explosive growth in Automotive DRAM demand expected
February 23, 2021Driven by such factors as the continued development of autonomous driving technologies and the build-out of 5G infrastructure, the demand for automotive memories will undergo a rapid growth going forward, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Apple and Samsung remain the top chip buyers in 2020
February 12, 2021Gartner says that the top 10 original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) increased their semiconductor spending by 10% in 2020, and accounted for 42% of the total market, up from 40.9% in 2019.
TE Connectivity has sold Axicom to RCP
January 26, 2021TE Connectivity has divested its Axicom high voltage products business division to RCP Group, an independent investment firm based in Munich.
Solving the Cable TV Infrastructure Downstream Transmitter Challenge
January 20, 2021Driven by demand for faster internet connectivity, the cable TV industry has developed new network architectures for the delivery of multigigabit services to subscribers. This fiber deep approach, using a remote PHY device (RPD), moves critical hardware closer to the users by using digital fiber.
Security that builds value: managed NAND as a foundation for IoT security
January 15, 2021One of the fastest growing markets in the semiconductor industry is that of non-volatile memory (NVM). Among the main drivers for this enormous growth in data generation are vast movements towards cloud storage, the Internet of Things (IoT), and autonomous driving.
Geely and Foxconn form joint venture
January 13, 2021Geely Holding and Foxconn are looking to establish a joint venture company to provide OEM and customised consulting services – providing whole vehicles, parts, intelligent drive systems and automotive ecosystem platforms to global automotive companies.
The secondary SME market is headed in a clear direction in 2021
December 22, 2020The global secondary SME market is headed in a clear direction in 2021; Moov – a global marketplace for pre-owned semiconductor equipment – lists five reasons to why this is.
TrendForce: new iPhone models key to Qualcomm’s top spot in 3Q20
December 18, 2020Apple’s release of the iPhone 12, which has been popular in the consumer markets, led to soaring demand for Qualcomm’s 5G modems and RF chips, in turn propelling Qualcomm’s revenues past that of its rival Broadcom once again to clinch the number one spot in the revenue ranking of global top 10 IC design (fabless) companies for 3Q20, says TrendForce.
Record growth projected for semiconductor equipment market
December 16, 2020Global sales of semiconductor manufacturing equipment by OEM’s are projected to increase 16% from USD 59.6 billion in 2019 and register a new industry record of USD 68.9 billion in 2020, SEMI reports.
A new EMS player enters the Polish market
December 15, 2020During 2020, a new Polish company providing contract assembly services started production. “The decision to establish a new company was influenced by the rapid development of the EMS market in Eastern Europe,” says Adam Kotwica, managing director of Assemblertec, to Evertiq.
US EMS provider adds a new clean room to its operations
December 08, 2020NexLogic Technologies has expanded its operations with the addition of a 3’000 square foot class 10’000 clean room to further expand its PCB SMT and microelectronics assembly and manufacturing operations.
Swedish supply chain analytics company completes financing round
December 03, 2020Supply chain data analytics software provider Lexi Solution AB has completed a SEK 3.3 million (EUR 320’000) financing round. The round was heavily oversubscribed, with strong participation from existing Lexi shareholders as well as several new investors.
Ontic acquires Aircraft Instruments product line from Flightline Electronics
November 23, 2020Ontic, an aerospace industry provider of ‘Extended Life Solutions’ for OEM legacy products, has acquired the manufacturing rights of four aircraft instruments from Flightline Electronics Inc, a subsidiary of Ultra Electronics.
Luminar accelerates momentum with MobilEye design win
November 23, 2020Automotive lidar hardware and software supplier, Luminar Technologies, has struck a deal with Intel company, Mobileye, to supply Luminar lidar for the company’s Autonomous Vehicle (AV) Series solution in its next phase of driverless car development and testing.
Kingston, ADATA, Tigo take the top among global SSD module makers
October 29, 2020The total worldwide shipments of branded SSDs bound for the channel (retail) market in 2019 reached 131 million units, showing an increase of almost 60% from 2018, according to TrendForce's latest investigations.
Cree divest its LED operations as LED supply chain continues its shift to Asia
October 23, 2020After global LED giant Cree divested its lighting business in 2019, the company has announced its plan to sell its LED business to SMART Global Holdings (SGH) for USD 300 million. TrendForce indicates that Chinese manufacturers have quickly risen in the LED industry in recent years, benefiting from superior production capacities and cost optimization measures.
Skeleton's next-gen high energy ultracapacitors to power Wrightbus’ hydrogen buses
October 19, 2020Skeleton Technologies is cooperating with Wrightbus, a bus OEM headquartered in Northern Ireland, in which the company will supply its next generation high energy ultracapacitor modules to power fuel cell buses in the UK.
Sponsored content by congatec AGSmall but impressive The 8X version of the NXP i.MX 8 processor has an extremely low power consumption, is robust and comes with many functional safety features. congatec supports it on the SMARC 2.0 and Qseven module standards. Such modules offer ARM developers greater design security and easier implementation of the processing core despite increasing complexity.
First AMP laser system from LKPF sent to IC manufacturer
October 09, 2020LPKF’s Active Mold Packaging (AMP) technology enables electrical circuits directly on the surface and inside the volume of the epoxy mold compound. This contributes to cost and space savings in advanced packaging manufacturing, and to a higher functional density of finished ICs.
Intellitronix to provide custom LED product to Kawasaki MotorsLoad more news
October 08, 2020Intellitronix Corporation, a subsidiary of the US Lighting Group, and an automotive electronics provider, has received its third consecutive purchase order from Kawasaki Motors for a custom-built LED microprocessor-controlled product.