Renesas completes acquisition of Steradian
October 17, 2022Japan's Renesas Electronics has completed its acquisition of Steradian Semiconductors Private Limited, a fabless semiconductor company providing 4D imaging radar solutions.
EnOcean acquires assets of Renesas' edge computing solutions business
October 10, 2022EnOcean, a provider of energy-harvesting IoT devices and sensor-to-cloud solutions, has acquired the assets of the edge computing solutions business from the Renesas.
VinFast and Renesas ink strategic partnership
September 27, 2022Vietnamese EV maker, VinFast, is expanding its collaboration with Japanese semiconductor company Renesas to include automotive technology development of EVs and delivery of system components.
Renesas to Acquire Steradian
August 31, 2022Renesas has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Steradian Semiconductors Private Limited, a fabless semiconductor company based in Bengaluru, India, that provides 4D imaging radar solutions.
Renesas completes acquisition of Reality AI
July 22, 2022Renesas has, as of July 20th, completed of the acquisition of Reality Analytics, Inc, a provider of embedded AI solutions.
Renesas reach full production capacity at Kawashiri factory
July 11, 2022The Japanese semiconductor company has announed a final update on the impact of the production of the Kawashiri Factory from the instantaneous voltage drop on July 5 JST caused by lightning.
Renesas collaborates with Indian EV manufacturer
July 08, 2022Renesas announces a strategic partnership with Tata Motors to collaborate on developing next-generation automotive electronics to drive leadership performance and scalability for vehicles.
Production halted at Renesas' Kawashiri Factory
July 06, 2022Due to heavy rain caused by Typhoon Aere in Kumamoto City, Kumamoto Prefecture, lightning hit a power line feeding into Renesas Group’s Kawashiri Factory on July 5, 5:43 a.m. JST.
AI chipmaker Hailo collaborates with Renesas
July 01, 2022The collaboration is said to result in a powerful and energy-efficient processing solution enabling advanced driver-assistance (ADAS) functions and automated driving (AD) systems in motor vehicles.
Japan’s next chip challenge: finding engineers
June 29, 2022Japan, along with a number of companies, has invested a lot to build up the country’s domestic chip industry. The next challenge is to find a multitude of engineers to run and operate it.
Arduino finds backing among giants
June 15, 2022Open-source company, Arduino, plans to expand its portfolio of hardware, software, connectivity and developer tools for professionals. To reach its goals the company launched a Series B financing round, raising USD 32 million from the likes of Bosch, Renesas and ARM.
Top 5 MCU suppliers accounted for 82% of 2021 sales
June 15, 2022New ranking from IC Insights shows some revenue gaps expanding between the largest microcontroller manufacturers.
Renesas to acquire Reality AI
June 09, 2022The Japanese semiconductor company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Reality Analytics, Inc. (Reality AI), a provider of embedded AI solutions, in an all-cash transaction.
TI on top of the world as the biggest analog IC supplier
June 08, 2022With analog sales of USD 14.1 billion and 19% marketshare, Texas Instruments maintained its firm grip as the world’s leading supplier of analog devices in 2021.
The continuation of the shortage situation
May 30, 20222022 has not even passed the halfway point and has already presented new – major – challenges for the electronics manufacturing supply chain. While the industry is doing all it can to alleviate current supply chain constraints – it still has to fight earthquakes, lockdowns and logistical headaches.
Sponsored content by FusionManufacturers Reassess their Supply Chains Prevailing obstacles since the COVID-19 Pandemic in 2020 have manufacturers reassessing their supply chain strategies. The following major disruptions that occurred entering 2022 added to existing setbacks, or created new ones altogether:
Renesas to convert closed factory to 300mm wafer fab
May 17, 2022Renesas plans to conduct a JPY 90 billion (EUR 664 million) investment in its Kofu factory, located in Kai City, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. The company closed the factory back in October 2014, but now intends to reopen the fab in 2024 as a 300mm wafer fab.
No damage to Renesas operations following earthquakeLoad more news
April 20, 2022A seismic intensity 5 lower earthquake struck the northeastern Japan on April 19 at 8:16 a.m. local time, with Nakadori, Fukushima prefecture as the epicenter.