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Mini LED may be used in automotive displays beginning 2H18

Jul 31, 10:28

Along with increasing use of in-car central information displays, heads-up displays and dashboard displays, sizes of automotive displays will increase from about 5-inch to 8-10-inch...

ChipMOS Shanghai obtains backend orders for NOR flash from XMC

Jul 28, 15:22

ChipMOS Technologies (Shanghai), a joint venture between Taiwan-based ChipMOS and Tsinghua Unigroup, has obtained backend orders for NOR flash memory from Wuhan Xinxin Semiconductor...

Wafer suppliers to build new 8-inch plants in China

Jul 27, 15:10

Additional new production capacity for 8-inch silicon wafers is expected to emerge in China, with companies including GlobalWafers and Wafer Works looking to build new plants.

Supply of 8-inch silicon wafers has been tight

Kinko developing automotive optical lenses

Jul 24, 10:55

Optical lens maker Kinko Optical has stepped into development of automotive lenses and will possibly obtain corresponding orders beginning 2018, according to industry sources.

The automotive market offers many business opportunties for the ICT industries

Ardentec obtains testing orders for car-use chips from TI

Jul 21, 14:59

Taiwan-based Ardentec has grabbed testing orders for car-use chips from Texas Instruments (TI), which will buoy its sales performance in the third quarter, according to industry so...

Qualcomm net profits fall 40% in fiscal 3Q17 amid Apple dispute

Jul 20, 22:19

Qualcomm has announced revenues for its fiscal third quarter ended June 25, 2017 decreased 11% on year to US$5.4 billion, while net profits fell 40% from a year ago to US$900 million...

Installed 8-inch fab capacity to rise through 2020, says SEMI

Jul 18, 22:06

Installed 8-inch (200mm) fab capacity has increased since 2009, and will reach close to 5.4 million wafers per month (wpm) by the end of 2017, according to SEMI. By 2020, 200mm capacity...

China market: Replacement demand rising for aftermaket LED automotive headlights

Jul 18, 16:35

Demand for automotive headlights with pluggable LED lighting sources has taken off in China's car maintenance sector, and Lumileds, Cree and Taiwan-based LED makers have cooperated...

Macronix launches AEC-Q100 full compliant NAND flash memory

Jul 18, 15:51

Macronix International has launched an AEC-Q100 Grade 2/3 compliant NAND flash memory product. The company added its NAND flash memory has passed all the stringent AEC-Q100 reliability...

Lextar partners with China aftermarket automotive lighting maker

Jul 17, 19:00

Taiwan-based vertically-integrated LED firm Lextar Electronics has disclosed it has formed a strategic alliance with Guangzhou ZEO Electronic Technology, one of the three largest...

Lextar has teamed up with China aftermarket automotive lamp maker ZEO

Taiwan IT players to see opportunities from electric vehicle industry

Jul 17, 15:51

Taiwan-based notebook component suppliers including chassis makers Catcher Technology, Waffer Technology and Ju Teng; cooling module makers Sunonwealth Electric Machine Industry and...

Electric vehicles to benefit Taiwan component suppliers

Faraday unveils 28HPC USB 3.1 PHY and 40LP Type-C PHY with PD controller

Jul 14, 14:01

Faraday Technology, a Taiwan-based ASIC design service and IP provider, has announced the availability of its USB 3.1 PHY on UMC 28HPC process, as well as the silicon-verified USB...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers focus on automotive applications at LED Expo Taiwan

Jul 12, 11:15

At LED Expo held in Taipei last month, Taiwan-based LED and laser diode makers demonstrated a strong focus on automotive applications.

Taiwan taps deeper into US market with advanced automotive electronics

Jul 10, 13:22

Taiwan's auto parts industry is gaining significant growth momentum for shipments to the US, now the industry's largest export outlet, as some American high-tech heavyweights are...

Wireless charging demand promising: Q&A with Dialog CEO Jalal Bagherli

Jul 6, 11:58

As a global leader in providing rapid charging solutions, Dialog Semiconductor has demonstrated its prowess in power management for smartphones and other applications. But the market...

Dialog CEO Jalai Bagherli

Sigurd June revenues rise

Jul 4, 21:30

IC testing company Sigurd Microelectronics has reported consolidated revenues for June 2017 of NT$513 million (US$16.8 million), up 3.8% sequentially and 4.8% on year.

Samsung begins mass production at new fab

Jul 4, 20:36

Samsung Electronics announced its new semiconductor fabrication line in Pyeongtaek (South Korea) has begun mass production and shipping its first product to customers. The new facility...

Laster Tech expects to ship 13.87 million LED automotive lighting modules in 2017

Jun 29, 15:59

LED automotive lighting module maker Laster Tech has revealed it has developed more than 100 models through cooperation with clients so far in 2017 and began shipments in June, and...

CMOS image sensor sales to reach another record high in 2017, says IC Insights

Jun 28, 22:22

CMOS image sensor sales are on pace to reach a seventh straight record high in 2017, and nothing ahead should stop this semiconductor product category from breaking more annual records...

Strong RF chip demand to buoy supplier 2017 revenues

Jun 28, 15:46

Strong radio-frequency (RF) component demand will buoy sales at suppliers including Richwave Technology, Rafael Microelectronics and AMIC Communication (AMICCOM) in 2017, which are...

IST strikes deal with JFE-TEC to jointly provide automotive-use materials testing services in China

Jun 27, 16:04

Integrated Service Technology (IST), a Taiwan-based provider of electronics product verification and analysis services, has signed an MoU with Japan's JFE Techno Research (JFE-TEC),...

DRAM ASPs to rise 5% sequentially in 3Q17, says DRAMeXchange

Jun 27, 14:57

The ASP of DRAM chips is forecast to rise 5% sequentially in the third quarter of 2017, as supply remains tight, according to DRAMeXchange.

Samsung mass producing Exynos-branded IoT solution

Jun 22, 22:13

Samsung Electronics has announced the start of mass production of its first Exynos-branded IoT solution, the Exynos i T200.

NOR flash prices to rise 20% in 3Q17, says DRAMeXchange

Jun 22, 16:11

Increasing demand for AMOLED panels from brand-name smartphone vendors and the industry's rising output for TDDI (touch with display driver) solutions have propelled the NOR flash...

Thinking to expand business in car electronics market

Jun 21, 19:20

Circuit protection device specialist Thinking Electronic Industrial is looking to grow sales generated from the car electronics sector to 10% of company revenues in 2017, according...

Lite-On Technology, Lextar Electronics pushing for LED automotive headlights

Jun 16, 15:32

EMS provider Lite-On Technology and LED service provider Lextar Electronics have been actively promoting their LED automotive headlight businesses, according to the companies.

Car component maker Chialin to return NT$3 per share to investors

Jun 16, 15:25

Taiwan-based car component maker Chialin Precision Industrial has announced plans to cut its capital by NT$209 million (US$6.98 million) and will return the money to investors. The...

PWM IC backend firm GEM Services to post single-digit revenue growth in 2017

Jun 15, 13:37

Taiwan-based GEM Services, a backend house focusing exclusively on the power management semiconductor market, is forecast to post single-digit revenue growth in 2017 driven by strong...

Lextar showcases laser automotive headlight at Smart Car Photonics 2017

Jun 14, 11:52

Vertically-integrated LED firm Lextar Electronics is showcasing a laser automotive headlight using in-house-developed optical lenses and sheets to refract blue-light laser beam into...

CHPT revenues hit record for 3rd straight month

Jun 9, 15:54

IC testing solution provider Chunghwa Precision Test Technology (CHPT) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$278 million (US$9.2 million) for May 2017, hitting a monthly record...

Asia Optical lands orders for automotive lenses

Jun 9, 15:28

Optical device maker Asia Optical has obtained orders for automotive lenses from US-based electric vehicle clients and automobile makers in Europe, according to company chairman Robert...

Asia Optical chairman Robert Lai

Yageo posts revenue growth in May

Jun 6, 15:25

Passive component maker Yageo has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.7 billion (US$89.8 million) for May 2017, up 6.9% on year and 3.7% sequentially.

Automotive touch screen shipments to top 50 million units in 2017, IHS says

Jun 5, 11:21

With consumers already accustomed with using smartphones and tablet PCs in their everyday lives, touch screens are now increasingly making their way into vehicles, too. Automotive...

Faraday announces automotive ASIC qualified for AEC-Q100 and AEC-Q006

Jun 5, 10:28

Taiwan-based Faraday Technology has announced an automotive ASIC device qualified for AEC-Q100 and AEC-Q006 as defined by the Automotive Electronics Council (AEC).

SMIC eyeing top-3 spot in pure-play foundry segment

Jun 3, 09:32

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) is aiming to become a global top-3 pure-play foundry chipmaker by 2020, according to the China-based company. In addition to advanced...

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    Samsung eUFS solution for auto apps

    Samsung Electronics has introduced the industry's first embedded Universal Flash Storage (eUFS) solution for use in next-generation automotive applications. Consisting of 128GB and...

    Photo: Company, Oct 13.

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    Gorilla Glass concept car

    Corning, eyeing the new opportunities in the automotive industry, showcased a Gorilla Glass-enabled concept vehicle at CES 2017 in Las Vegas. Corning said by bringing Gorilla Glass...

    Photo: Company, Jan 10.

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    Nvidia Drive PX 2 automotive supercomputing platform

    Nvidia has revealed Drive PX 2, an automotive supercomputing platform that processes 24 trillion deep learning operations a second, 10 times the performance of the first-generation...

    Photo: Company, Jan 7.

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    Osram introduces Oslon Black Flat

    The Oslon Black Flat is the new LED from Osram Opto Semiconductors for automotive frontlighting systems. Equipped with a ceramic converter, the new LED contains a UX:3 chip that...

    Photo: Osram, Sep 21.

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    Winbond TS16949-certified, AEC-Q100-qualified serial flash memory

    Winbond has announced that the firm will provide its TS16949-certified AEC-Q100-qualified serial flash memory devices - featuring densities from two megabits to 256 megabits - to...

    Photo: Company, Mar 2.

Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
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Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
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    This Digitimes Research Special Report examines the China AMOLED industry, focusing on the expansion capacity of the makers, the current implementation plans of major smartphone vendors in the market and the technological hurdles faced by the China makers.

  • Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2020

    Digitimes Research expects global AP shipments to surpass the 1.9 billion mark in 2017, with smartphones remaining the main application. Qualcomm will be leading the market in 2017, as other players continue playing catch up and scramble for funds to invest in more diverse applications.

  • Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond

    This Digitimes Special Report examines key factors in the notebook industry, including products, vendors and ODMs, that will affect total shipments in 2017 and through 2021.