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Macronix serial flash adopted for Freescale automotive MCU

Dec 16, 14:04

Macronix International has announced a collaboration with Freescale Semiconductor, and its Qorivva MPC5645S MCU, which provides a cost-effective and powerful platform for high-resolution...

Chin-Poon, Unitech land orders shifted from KCE

Dec 6, 16:13

Taiwan-based Chin-Poon Industrial and Unitech Printed Circuit Board have obtained orders for automotive PCBs shifted from Thailand's KCE Electronics since November, according to industry...

Leatec expects strong sales from automotive, LED applications

Nov 30, 10:41

Taiwan-based Leatec Fine Ceramic, which mainly manufactures chip resistor substrates, expects sales to the automotive and LED segments to climb substantially starting the third quarter...

ShineMore starts OTC listing

Nov 29, 14:33

ShineMore Technology Materials, which manufactures copper-clad laminates (CCL) as well as aluminum heat-sink substrates for LED applications, began trading on Taiwan's OTC (over-the-counter)...

Digitimes Research: Vehicle display shipments to grow by CAGR 18.9% in 2011-2014

Nov 28, 16:54

While shipments of small- to medium-size LCD panels for handset applications will continue to make up the largest portion of global shipments of flat panels, vehicle displays are...

Car-use entertainment devices

AKM to outsource more backend processing, says president

Nov 24, 15:52

Japan-based Asahi Kasei Microdevices (AKM), a supplier of mixed-signal ICs for consumer, automotive and communications applications, is looking to raise its backend orders to partners...

AKM president Hideki Kobori

Pressure sensors to become top MEMS device by 2014, says IHS

Oct 28, 12:13

Pressure sensors will become the leading MEMS device by 2014, thanks to their relatively high prices and expanding use in a host of automotive, medical and industrial applications,...

Simplo forecast 2011 net profit 1.3 times capital

Oct 24, 11:04

Simplo Technology, a Taiwan-based maker of battery packs used in notebooks, released its financial report for the third quarter of 2011 and financial forecast for the fourth quarter...

China emerges as fastest-growing automotive MEMS market, says IHS

Sep 23, 10:57

Driven by the aggressive implementation of vehicle safety and pollution mandates, China has emerged as the world's fastest-growing country for sales of automotive MEMS, according...

Tripod Technology adjusts capacity for automotive PCBs

Sep 6, 01:00

Taiwan-based PCB maker Tripod Technology, in view of fast growing demand for automotive PCBs, has increased the production capacity for the product line through appropriating a portion...

Half of IC product categories to see market growth in 2011, says IC Insights

Sep 1, 16:45

IC Insights has forecast that 14 out of the 28 IC market segments it tracks will experience growth in 2011, with seven segments expected to enjoy double-digit increases. The number...

Auto MEMS sensor market to resume healthy growth in 2012, says IHS

Aug 25, 15:38

The automotive MEMS sensor market will reach new heights in 2012, leaving behind the ups and downs of the last two years including the impact of the recent Japan earthquake, according...

X-Fab, Micronas sign foundry deal

Aug 25, 14:40

Analog/mixed-signal IC foundry X-Fab Silicon Foundries and Micronas, a supplier of application-focused sensor and IC system solutions for automotive electronics, have announced the...

CCL supplier ShineMore targets niche segment

Aug 2, 16:02

Taiwan-based ShineMore Technology Materials, a maker of copper clad laminates (CCL), has stepped up its efforts to to expand the application of its products. According to company...

Macronix, Winbond to see increasing overlap in NOR flash products with larger peers

Aug 2, 12:35

Taiwan-based NOR flash chipmakers Macronix International and Winbond Electronics have extended their market reach beyond consumer electronics, and consequently, the overlap between...

Semiconductor sales slip in June, says SIA

Aug 2, 10:04

Worldwide sales of semiconductors for June 2011 were US$24.7 billion, down 1.5% on month and 0.5% on year, according to the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA). Sales in the...

Tablets hold great potential in automotive infotainment systems, says IHS iSuppli

Jun 15, 16:21

Media tablets like Apple's iPad hold strong potential for use as rear-seat entertainment solutions in automotive infotainment systems, new IHS iSuppli research indicates.

Japan earthquake impacts auto industry, says IHS

Mar 24, 14:51

The earthquake and subsequent tsunami have impacted the entire automotive industry supply chain in Japan, including the infotainment segment, according to IHS iSuppli. This will have...

Digitimes Insight: Japan quake likely to cause major disruptions to auto supply chain

Mar 23, 01:50

The earthquake and tsunami in northeastern Japan, the area where the country's major car and parts manufacturing is, will likely cause significant disruptions to the auto industry's...

JEITA: Production value of Japan's and worldwide electronics components, 2008-2011

Digitimes Insight: PC component supply unaffected by quake, but automotive electronics may take hit

Mar 17, 10:28

The PC component supply chain has been little affected by the earthquake-tsunami that hit Japan on March 11, as component makers have moved most of their production to China along...

Northeast Japan: Three major industries

Viking projects over 40% growth in 2011 revenues

Mar 11, 01:10

Taiwan-based Viking Tech, which specializes in the design and manufacture of chip resistors, has forecast that its revenues for 2011 will climb 40-50%. Automotive thin-film resistors...

Global chip sales up 14% on year in January, says SIA

Mar 8, 11:13

Worldwide semiconductor sales for January 2011 were US$25.5 billion, a gain of 1.5% from the prior month when sales were US$25.2 billion, according to SIA. Sales on an annual basis...

Automotive IC market set to grow 12% in 2011, says IC Insights

Feb 24, 16:31

The rapid motorization of China and other emerging markets along with recovery in the US automotive market, coupled with growing demand for on-board electronics, will help propel...

NOR chipmakers gear up for process technology transitions

Feb 21, 11:11

With the NOR flash memory market moving toward a healthier supply/demand balance, major NOR chip producers have shifted their focus to transitions in production process nodes rather...

Sales of car MEMS sensors hit record high in 2010, says iSuppli

Dec 28, 15:08

Driven by the rapid recovery in automotive production and inventory rebuilding among sensor component suppliers, iSuppli believes the market for automotive MEMS sensors will expand...

Automotive diode maker Actron eyeing voltage regulator shipments in 2011

Dec 27, 14:04

Automotive diode maker Actron Technology expects sales of its voltage regulators to grow by 1-2 fold in 2011 thanks to a rapid development of the automobile industry in China, according...

PC makers face difficulty cutting into car electronics industry

Dec 24, 16:24

Several PC makers such as Micro-Star International (MSI) and Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) have been aggressively cutting into the car electronics and telematics...

Chin-Poon sees automobile PCB as growth driver for 2011

Dec 17, 01:00

Taiwan-based PCB manufacturer Chin-Poon Industrial expects products used in car-use electronics to account for 50% of its overall revenues in 2011, followed by those for communication...

Auto MEMS sensor market to reach record high in 2010, says iSuppli

Nov 24, 15:53

Driven by the rapid recovery in automotive production and inventory rebuilding among sensor component suppliers, the market for automotive microelectromechanical system (MEMS) sensors...

Taiwan passive component makers gear up to cultivate car electronics market

Nov 18, 11:14

Chip resistor suppliers Yageo and Walsin Technology, and protective component makers Thinking Electronic Industrial and Polytronics Technology have all geared up to enhance their...

Micron sampling 512Mb NOR device for automotive applications

Nov 9, 16:38

Micron Technology has introduced its Axcell-series NOR flash memory for automotive applications. Sampling has already begun, with mass production slated to begin in 2011.

Lite-On IT expected to profit from in-car ODDs beginning 2011

Nov 4, 11:53

Taiwan-based Lite-On IT is expected to begin to profit from ODM production of in-car optical disc drives (ODDs) for automobile manufacturers with projected earnings of NT$350 million...

Mandates to boost auto MEMS sensor market in Korea and Japan, says iSuppli

Oct 28, 14:13

New mandates set to increase the safety of vehicles in South Korea and Japan will cause market revenue for MEMS automotive sensors in those countries to rise dramatically starting...

TFT-LCD shipments for PND and automotive applications see strong rebound, says DisplaySearch

Oct 27, 15:59

Shipments of TFT-LCDs for portable navigation devices (PND) and automotive monitors (used in car navigation and in-console monitors) increased in the second half of 2009 and first...

Li-Ion/Poly batteries drive high growth of battery management ICs from headsets to electric vehicles, says Petrov Group

Oct 21, 16:10

The requirement for power-efficient and high performance solutions in Li-Ion/Poly battery-powered devices and equipment continues to open profitable growth opportunities for existing...

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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.

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    Spansion FL-S NOR flash

    Spansion has announced what it claims is the industry's fastest serial flash memory, the Spansion FL-S family at 65nm. The series has over 20% faster DDR read speeds and three times...

    Photo: Company, Sep 30.

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    Toshiba SCiB module for automotive use

    Toshiba has announced that its SCiB battery has been selected by Mitsubishi Motors to power two new models of electric vehicles (EV), the i-MiEV and MINICAB-MiEV. The SCiB is Toshiba's...

    Photo: Company, Jun 20.

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    Spansion 2Gb GL-S

    Spansion has announced what it claims is the industry's first single die 2Gb NOR flash memory product for delivering interactive 2D and 3D graphics, animation and video in games,...

    Photo: Company, Nov 17.

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