NAND Flash Revenue Undergoes 8.3% QoQ Growth in 1Q20
May 25, 2020NAND Flash bit shipment in 1Q20 was relatively on par with 4Q19, says the DRAMeXchange research division of TrendForce. The overall ASP of NAND Flash products also climbed during the period. As a result, the global NAND Flash revenue for the quarter went up by 8.3% QoQ to USD 13.6 billion.
Samsung expands foundry capacity with new production line
May 22, 2020Samsung Electronics says that it plans to boost its foundry capacity at the company's new production line in Pyeongtaek, Korea, to meet growing global demand for extreme ultraviolet (EUV) solutions.
Ynvisible acquires electrochromic display company rdot
May 20, 2020Printed electronics specialist, Ynvisible Interactive, announces that it will acquire the printed electrochromic displays business of rdot AB of Gothenburg, Sweden.
Manz receives follow-up order for display production equipment
May 20, 2020Manz says it has received an order with a total volume in the low double-digit million euro range for display production equipment.
Current pandemic slows down business development in German component distribution
May 19, 2020German distribution of electronic components (according to FBDi e.V.) continues to decline in the first quarter of 2020. The order situation improves slightly, at a low level. The FBDi calls for future-oriented course-setting and investments in infrastructure.
As DRAM market enters period of price hikes, revenue drops
May 13, 2020The DRAM market has changed from falling prices and rising shipment to rising prices and falling shipment, says DRAMeXchange, a research division of TrendForce.
UDC enters long-term OLED agreements with Chinese company
May 13, 2020Universal Display Corporation and Wuhan China Star Optoelectronics Semiconductor Display Technology, have signed a new OLED Technology License Agreement and Supplemental Material Purchase Agreement.
AAC Technologies opens new MEMS microphone design centre
May 07, 2020The new MEMS microphone design centre – located in Edinburgh, Scotland – joins a growing network of R&D centers located in China, Denmark, Finland, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore and the United States
PLS' Universal Debug Engine now also supports SAFERTOS
May 07, 2020PLS Programmierbare Logik & Systeme has expanded its Universal Debug Engine® UDE with a comprehensive add-on for the SAFERTOS® real-time operating system. As a powerful development platform for debugging, testing and system analysis of microcontroller applications, UDE now offers additional and very helpful functions for software development of real-time and safety-critical applications using the SAFERTOS real-time operating system.
Historical decline – smartphone production to drop by 16.5% YoY in 2Q20
May 01, 2020According to the latest investigations by TrendForce, the global spread of COVID-19 in 2020 has brought about the greatest magnitude of declines in the smartphone market in recent years.
Seoul Semi hit its guidance even during current pandemic
May 01, 2020Despite abruption to production facilities for most global manufacturers due to COVID-19, Seoul achieved its guided range of KRW 240 billion (EUR 182.86 million) to KRW 260 billion (EUR 198.10 million) in revenues for the quarter.
Total foundry revenue to undergo single-digit growth in 2020
April 30, 2020Total foundry revenue in 2020 is expected to reach 5%-9% YoY growth, with 6.8% being the median, says TrendForce.
Merck acquires OLED patents for display applications from Konica Minolta
April 27, 2020Science and technology company, Merck, has acquired the OLED patent portfolio for display applications from Konica Minolta Inc. The acquired portfolio comprises over 700 patent families.
Foxconn adding mask, ventilator assembly in Wisconsin
April 21, 2020In response to the shortage of medical gear needed in the face of COVID-19, Foxconn Technology Group (Foxconn) has shifted assembly production to procedural masks in Mount Pleasant and is collaborating with Medtronic to produce ventilators.
BOE and Qualcomm enters strategic collaboration
April 21, 2020BOE Technology Group and Qualcomm Technologies, plans to establish a strategic collaboration to develop display products featuring Qualcomm 3D Sonic ultrasonic fingerprint sensors.
Global semiconductor capex forecast to drop 3% again this year
April 20, 2020Semiconductor producers hoping to keep capital spending plans intact despite virus outbreak.
Samsung and Xilinx team up for 5G commercial deployments
April 16, 2020Xilinx says that its Versal adaptive compute acceleration platform (ACAP) will be utilised by Samsung for worldwide 5G commercial deployments.
As Samsung Display exits the LCD market a major reshuffle is expected
April 02, 2020According to the latest investigations by the WitsView research division of TrendForce, the oversupply of TV panels in 2019 resulted in a major price drop. As such, panel manufacturers hoped to utilise their excess capacity in 2020 through increasing their production of monitor panels, with Samsung Display (SDC) having the most extensive plans.
Pervasive Displays increasing manufacturing capacityLoad more news
April 01, 2020e-paper display manufacturer, Pervasive Displays (PDi), says it has made a major advancements in product reliability and manufacturing capacity to improve the automated production of electronic paper displays (EPDs).