Worldwide semiconductor revenue grew 10.8% in 2020 to $464B
May 07, 2021Despite the impact of COVID-19 on the global economy, the semiconductor market performed strongly in 2020. Demand by industry was uneven throughout the year due to global lockdowns, remote work and education, and shifts in consumer buying behaviour, according to the IDC who believes that growth will accelerate this year, desipte market shortages.
Overvoltage protection for RTD-based measurement ysstems
May 07, 2021Question: Is it possible to design a complete RTD module with overvoltage protection?
Laptop manufacturing to start in Qatar
May 06, 2021A new electronics production facility will be established in the Umm Alhoul Free Zone in Qatar, built by a partnership between iLife Digital, a robotics and electronics company based in Florida, US, and Prime Technologies, a subsidiary of Ali Bin Ali Holding.
Syntronic continues to grow in Canada - expands to Montreal
May 06, 2021Swedish design house Syntronic is reinforcing its presence in Canada by expanding into the city of Montreal. The company's first Canadian office based in Ottawa recently embarked on a substantial recruitment drive due to the increasingly high demand from North American customers. The Montreal expansion forms part of a strategy to offer customers service with greater proximity.
All Circuits expands in France – aiming for industry 4.0
April 28, 2021By 2022, the Group will have added 5’000 square metres of production space to its MSL Circuits operations in Meung-sur-Loire, France.
SiPearl launches recruitment plan – aiming for 1'000 by 2025
April 28, 2021The Franco-German microprocessor specialist is launching its first recruitment campaign for its sites in Maisons-Laffitte and Sophia-Antipolis, both in France; as well as its German site in Duisburg. The company says it's recruiting 10 engineers per month in France & Germany.
Second acquisition in a month for Nano Dimension
April 28, 20213D-printed electronics solutions specialist, Nano Dimension, is making its second acquisition for the month of April. The company announced earlier this month that had entered into a deal to acquire machine learning/deep learning specialist DeepCube. Now the company has signed and closed an agreement to acquire NanoFabrica, a precision additive manufacturing expert.
Energy storage gets Fluence/Northvolt push
April 23, 2021Fluence, a Siemens and AES joint venture company, and Northvolt are working to develop next-generation battery systems for grid-scale storage applications.
Nano Dimension acquires DeepCube Ltd.
April 21, 2021The Israeli provider of additive electronics manufacturing solutions has signed a definitive agreement to acquire DeepCube Ltd., a provider of machine learning/deep learning (ML/DL) technology.
UK intervenes in Nvidia's ARM deal
April 20, 2021Digital Secretary Oliver Dowden has issued a Public Interest Intervention Notice (PIIN) in relation to the proposed sale of ARM to Nvidia. “Following careful consideration of the proposed takeover of ARM, I have today issued an intervention notice on national security grounds," says Digital Secretary, Oliver Dowden.
Foundry revenue projected to reach historical high in 2021
April 15, 2021As the global economy enters the post-pandemic era, technologies including 5G, WiFi6/6E, and HPC (high-performance computing) have been advancing rapidly, in turn bringing about a fundamental, structural change in the semiconductor industry as well, says TrendForce.
Farnell adds 20'000 new products - targets the home office
April 14, 2021Farnell, an Avnet Company and global distributor of electronic components, products and solutions, has added 20'000 new electronic and electrical products to its portfolio.
WISeKey to increase manufacturing capabilities to support demand
April 12, 2021Cybersecurity and IoT company, WISeKey, says that it is significantly investing in its supply chain transformation to better and faster serve its customers. The company is simultaneously impacted by the current semiconductor shortage situation and a tremendously growing order backlog.
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High Speed ADC Power Supply Domains
April 09, 2021[ib]Question:[/ib] Why are there all these power domains for high speed ADCs?
Renesas to shift production from fire-hit Naka fab
April 08, 2021The Japanese semiconductor manufacturer is reportedly set to shift some production from its fire damaged Naka fab to a facility in the southwestern prefecture of Ehime.
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Problem solver: Multiplying digital-to-analog converter
April 02, 2021[ib]Question:[/ib] How could a multiplying DAC be used other than as a DAC?
Zeiss opens US high-tech centre in the Bay Area
April 01, 2021Optics and optoelectronics technology company Zeiss has completed the construction of its new R&D, production, sales and customer service site in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Historical high for notebook panel shipment in 1Q21Load more news
March 31, 2021The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in turn generated a high demand for notebook computers. While demand began ramping up in 2Q20, subsequently resulting in a shortage in 3Q20 and 4Q20, the shortage in the notebook market has yet to be resolved even now, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.