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Edison Opto expects strong growth in LED automotive lighting shipments in 2018

Dec 11, 10:49

LED packaging service provider Edison Opto began shipping LED automotive taillights and indoor lights on an OEM basis in October 2017 and expects such shipments to significantly increase...

Taiwan IC packagers eyeing auto chip orders from IDMs

Dec 8, 16:30

As the automotive-use chip sector is emerging as a new niche market with great development potential, Taiwan IC packaging and testing service providers are gearing up to scramble...

Power chip packager GEM sees record revenues for 4Q17

Dec 7, 17:53

Taiwan power semiconductor packaging and testing specialist GEM Services is expected to see its revenues for the fourth quarter of 2017 hit a new quarterly high of NT$800 million...

Coopetition and coexistence in IC industry: Q&A with ASE COO Wu Tien-yu

Nov 30, 11:11

The global semiconductor industry is experiencing faster quantitative and qualitative changes along with the increasingly fierce coopetition among wafer foundry, IDM (integrated advanced...

ASE COO Wu Tien-yu

NPO MLCC tight supply lingers due to booming demand

Nov 23, 15:05

The market supply of MLCC (multi-layer ceramic capacitors) has remained tight, especially NPO models, due to increasing demand from the mobile-device fast charging and wireless charging...

MLCC remains in tight supply

Volkswagen adopts Getac diagnostics solutions

Nov 22, 15:47

Getac has developed two robust computer solutions for use in Volkswagen's international and group-wide vehicle diagnostics and other production applications.

Laster to develop over 10 LED headlight models in 2018

Nov 22, 14:41

LED automotive lighting module maker Laster Tech will develop more than 10 headlight models in 2018, expecting the revenue proportion for headlight segment to rise from below 10%...

Demand for LED automotive lighting rising in China

Nov 22, 14:31

Demand for LED automotive lighting in the China market keeps growing, with demand focusing on taillights, brake lights, direction indicators, dashboard displays and in-car lamps,...

ASE to expand WLCSP capacity at Singapore plant, sources say

Nov 21, 12:56

In the wake of robust demand for wearable devices and automotive electronics applications, packaging and testing company Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) is set to expand...

Digitimes Research: Automotive OTA upgrade sees huge potential demand

Nov 20, 10:08

There is large potential demand for OTA (over the air) upgrading of firmware/software for in-car electronic devices because car owners need not drive to maintenance shops merely for...

Automotive electronics to see strongest growth through 2021, says IC Insights

Nov 17, 15:58

Automotive electronic system sales are forecast to rise by a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.4% from 2016 through 2021, which is the highest among six major end-use system...

Austria chipmaker ams partners with China firm to develop 3D sensing camera solutions

Nov 17, 13:17

Austria-based ams and China-based Ningbo Sunny Opotech, an optical image system solution provider, have announced a collaboration to jointly develop and market 3D sensing camera solutions...

HY Electronic to acquire major stake in TGI

Nov 14, 11:33

Power discrete component supplier HY Electronic specializing in diode products has disclosed plans to acquire a 70% stake in Taiwan GPP (TGI) for NT$350 million (US$11.52 million).

HY Electronic to acquire major stake in TGI to strengthen its vertical integration

Taiwan IC designers vying for 8-inch foundry supply

Nov 10, 16:14

Taiwan fabless IC firms are aggresively vying to secure capacity at 8-inch foundries to meet increasing orders in 2018, particularly for MCU and MOSFET chips needed to support a variety...

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GlobalWafers posts record revenues, profits for 3Q17

Nov 9, 11:41

Taiwan-based GlobalWafers, a silicon wafer supplier, has reported net profits of NT$1.65 billion (US$54.7 million) on consolidated revenues of NT$11.98 billion for the third quarter...

LedLink expects secondary lenses for LED automotive lighting to drive growth

Nov 8, 14:49

LedLink Optics, a maker of secondary optical lenses for LED lighting, expects applications for automotive lighting to drive business growth, according to the company.

VIS expects about flat revenue growth in 4Q17

Nov 8, 14:15

Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) expects to post revenues ranging from NT$6.2 billion (US$205.4 million) to NT$6.6 billion in the fourth quarter of...

Lextar ships LED backlighting devices for automotive, quantum-dot displays

Nov 7, 12:16

LED vertically-integrated firm Lextar Electronics has disclosed it has begun shipments of LED backlighting applications for automotive and quantum-dot displays, as well as new models...

TSMC 3nm fab construction to kick off in 2020, chairman says

Nov 6, 13:47

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) founder and chairman Morris Chang said at a recent company event that the pure-play foundry will start constructing its advanced...

TSMC chairman Morris Chang

Faraday optimistic about 28nm chip demand

Nov 3, 15:46

Taiwan-based Faraday Technology, a fabless ASIC service and silicon IP provider, has expressed optimism about 28nm chip demand and expects revenues generated from 28nm chip orders...

eMemory unveils auto-grade EEPROM IP

Nov 1, 22:19

Silicon IP provider eMemory has expanded its high-endurance NVM (non-volatile memory) offerings with an upgraded EEPROM (electrically-erasable programmable read only memory) which...

Lead time for MOSFET chips extends

Oct 30, 12:16

Major MOSFET suppliers have extended delivery lead times to 13-18 weeks from 8-12 weeks as the supply of MOSFET chips has become tighter on rising demand for electric cars, according...

Strong MOSFET demand to boost revenues at backend firm GEM Services in 4Q17

Oct 26, 11:46

Taiwan-based GEM Services, a backend house focusing exclusively on the power management semiconductor market, is expected to enjoy another quarter of record revenues driven by continued...

Audix to ramp up shipments of VCM components

Oct 25, 13:32

IC distributor and component maker Audix will ramp up monthly shipments of its VCM (voice coil motor) components to 50 million units in October and November, according to industry...

Audix enjoys strong VCM demand for smartphone cameras

Koge to see growing incomes from automotive and home appliance applications in 2018

Oct 24, 15:27

Taiwan-based pump and valve maker Koge Micro Tech is optimistic about orders from the automotive and home appliance industries in 2018 as clients will begin pushing more new applic...

Sony to expand CIS presence in car electronics market

Oct 24, 15:24

Sony has been strengthening its high-end CMOS image sensor (CIS) development and is looking to expand its presence in the car-use electronics market. The efforts are expected to bear...

SDI resumes production at China leadframe plant

Oct 24, 15:15

Taiwan-based Shuen Der Industry (SDI), a supplier of semiconductor leadframes, has resumed production at a China factory which was ordered to suspend and remediate polluted water.

PTI expects another quarter of record revenues in 4Q17

Oct 24, 13:51

Robust demand for flash memory chips will buoy further sales performance at Powertech Technology (PTI) in the fourth quarter of 2017, said the memory backend specialist at an October...

Smartphones and other mobile devices continue to boost memory chip demand

TSMC raises IC market forecasts for 2017

Oct 20, 14:52

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has revised upward its forecasts for global foundry and overall IC market outlook for 2017 to a 7% and 16% growth, respectively,...

TSMC 7nm process ready for mass production in 1H18

Prologium partners with Weltmeister to develop LCB-powered cars

Oct 20, 12:30

Solid-state battery maker Prologium has signed a memorandum of cooperation (MOU) with China-based car maker Weltmeister Motor to jointly develop and manufacture a new type of vehicle...

Diode maker Eris looks to revenue and profit growth in 2018

Sep 29, 11:40

Taiwan-based Eris Technology, which specializes in the manufacture of rectifier diodes, expects to enjoy another year of revenue and profit growth in 2018, driven by robust orders...

Eris chairman

Globalfoundries, Samsung promoting FD-SOI technology in China

Sep 28, 12:03

Globalfoundries and Samsung have both expressed optimism about chip demand for automotive and IoT applications in China, and are promoting their respective fully-depleted silicon-on-insulator...

MEMS sensor demand for smartphones, automotive surging

Sep 26, 15:42

MEMS sensor demand for smartphones and automotive applications has been surging, according to sources at Taiwan-based IC backend houses, which have enjoyed a ramp-up of orders placed...

Aemulus rolls out 5G test solutions

Sep 26, 13:01

Malaysia-based automated test equipment (ATE) company Aemulus has announced the availability of its new test solutions for 5G wireless.

Aemulus Far East GM Sean Lin

Samsung ready to mass produce MRAM chips using 28nm FD-SOI process

Sep 26, 11:32

Samsung Foundry will soon be ready to enter mass production of magnetoresistive random-access memory (MRAM) chips built using 28nm fully depleted silicon-on-insulator (FD-SOI) process...

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