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Holtek, Sonix look to strong sales in 1Q13

Jan 25, 16:09

IC design houses Holtek Semiconductor and Sonix Technology both expect their MCU shipments to remain strong in the first quarter of 2013 thanks to inventory replenishment by clients...

Holtek sees profits down in 3Q12 but up in January-September period

Oct 24, 13:53

Holtek Semiconductor has reported net profits of NT$163 million (US$5.56 million) for the third quarter of 2012, down 10% from the previous quarter. The earnings translated into an...

Nuvoton ships over 20 million ARM Cortex M0 32-bit MCUs thus far in 2012

Oct 18, 11:00

IC design house Nuvoton Technology has shipped over 20 million units of ARM Cortex M0-based 32-bit MCUs so far in 2012, doubling from 10 million units shipped in the entire year of...

Nuvoton vice president Stephen Huang

Taiwan IC vendors look to short lead-time orders in September

Aug 16, 16:10

Taiwan-based IC design houses expect short lead-time orders for PC related chips to start emerging in September as traditional peak season effects, which normally take place in the...

Holtek nets NT$1.25 per share in 1H12

Jul 27, 11:42

Holtek Semiconductor, which designs and develops standard MCU and consumer electronics IC solutions, saw its net profits grow 1.2% on year to NT$278 million (US$ 9.22 million) in...

Nuvoton 2Q12 sales up over 35% on quarter

Jul 10, 12:20

Nuvoton Technology, the logic IC subsidiary of Winbond Electronics, saw its consolidated revenues climb 36.5% sequentially to NT$2.24 billion (US$74.73 million) in the second quarter...

Renesas to sell or shut fabs, says report

Newswatch - Jul 2, 16:20

Renesas Electronics is mulling plans to sell or shutter 10 of its 19 wafer fabs in Japan, and shift its focus to more microcontroller (MCU) manufacturing, the Chinese-language Commercial...

Ardentec seeking more outsourcing from US, Japan-based IDMs

Jun 28, 14:43

Ardentec, a Taiwan-based provider of wafer and mixed-signal IC testing services, has been eager to obtain orders from US- and Japan-based IDM firms. The testing house is looking to...

Taiwan IC designers competing for 32-bit MCU market in China

Jun 13, 14:22

IC design houses Nuvoton Technology, Holtek Semiconductor and Sonix Technology, have recently strengthened their deployment in 32-bit MCUs in a bid to compete with international players...

Renesas, TSMC extend tie-up

May 28, 15:33

Renesas Electronics and TSMC on May 28 announced that they have signed an agreement to extend their microcontroller (MCU) technology collaboration to 40nm embedded flash (eFlash)...

Semiconductor sales for smart meters to boom, says IHS

Dec 23, 11:29

Because of their capability to save energy and to improve the efficiency of electrical grids, power utilities are expected to rapidly adopt smart electricity meters, causing global...

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...

Freescale wins adoption of i.MX 6 MPU from FIC

Aug 31, 16:33

First International Computer (FIC) has adopted Freescale Semiconductor's i.MX 6 series microprocessors for use in tablet PCs, Freescale revealed at a recent company event held in...

FIC chairman Ming J Chien

eMemory, Maxchip work on consumer ICs built using 0.18-micron OTP process

Aug 22, 10:56

Taiwan-based eMemory Technology, a provider of IP for logic embedded non-volatile memory (NVM), has announced that it is working with 8-inch foundry Maxchip Electronics to provide...

Renesas announces new microcontrollers for LED lighting

May 27, 14:50

Renesas Electronics, a provider of advanced semiconductor solutions, has announced the availability of five 16-bit microcontrollers (MCUs), the RL78/I1A family, that implement in...

ARM takes lead in MCU/eMPU architecture market in 2010

May 12, 12:11

According to preliminary findings from Semicast's 32/64-bit Microcontrollers & Embedded Microprocessors study, ARM became the leading architecture for 32/64-bit MCUs/eMPUs in...

China MCU market to grow through 2015, says IHS iSuppli

Mar 31, 10:09

China's microcontroller (MCU) market is expected to reach US$4.7 billion in revenues by 2015, up more than two-thirds from US$2.8 billion in 2010, according to IHS iSuppli.

Grace moves 0.13-micron embedded flash process to volume production

Sep 27, 14:01

Grace Semiconductor Manufacturing has kicked off volume production of its 0.13-micron embedded flash solution, according to the Shanghai-based pure-play foundry.

Global chip sales up for fourth straight quarter in 1Q10, says iSuppli

May 31, 11:57

Global semiconductor revenues grew to US$70.6 billion in the first quarter of 2010, up 2% from US$69.2 billion in the prior fourth quarter, according to iSuppli. The research firm's...

Holtek and Elan to see 20-30% sequential revenue growth in 2Q10

May 4, 14:08

Microcontroller unit (MCU) vendors Holtek Semiconductor and Elan Microelectronics are expected to see their revenues grow over 20-30% sequentially in the second quarter of 2010 due...

Second-tier IC design houses to see double-digit revenue growth in 2Q10

Apr 29, 14:22

With top-tier Taiwan-based IC design houses such as MediaTek and Novatek Microelectronics receiving the bulk of limited wafer supplies in the first quarter, results of smaller players...

IC design houses raise MCU prices on strong seasonal demand

Apr 22, 11:39

IC design houses, including Elan Microelectronics and Holtek Semiconductor, have raised their quotes for embedded microcontroller units (MCUs) by a range of 10-20% amid strong seasonal...

Weltrend to see high revenues in 1Q10

Newswatch - Mar 5, 15:48

Weltrend Semiconductor's revenues are expected to reach NT$200 million (US$6.26 million) in March 2010 and NT$590 million in the first quarter, driven by DTV microcontroller units...

MCU maker Holtek expects 10-20% revenues growth in 2010

Mar 4, 16:03

Holtek Semiconductor's revenues are expected to grow 10-20% in 2010 driven by strong sales of microcontroller units (MCUs) in the China market, according to company president, Gordon...

Holtek president Gordon Gau

8-bit MCU market intensifies

Mar 4, 14:36

Competition for 8-bit MCU products is expected to intensify as Texas Instruments (TI) has launched a series of low-priced 16-bit MCUs into the segment, according to industry sources...

Consumer IC design houses to see strong 1Q10

Mar 2, 16:06

Sonix Technology, Holtek Semiconductor and Weltrend Semiconductor may report sequential drops in February revenues, but are expected to see a pick-up in March, according to market...

Holtek posts almost 17% growth for January

Feb 9, 16:31

Microcontroller unit (MCU) maker Holtek Semiconductor has announced its revenues grew 16.7% on month and 138.3% on year to NT$316 million (US$10 million) in January. Market watchers...

DRAM, 32-bit MCU and others to see double-digit growth in 2010, says IC Insights

Feb 5, 15:25

Many IC products are forecast to show double-digit growth in 2010, with DRAM, 32-bit MCU and flash memory among strongest growth segments. according to IC Insights. This follows a...

Holtek expects strong January 2010

Feb 2, 16:18

Microcontroller unit (MCU) maker Holtek Semiconductor has said the backlog in its orders now exceeds NT$300 million (US$9.4 million). Market watchers estimate Holtek's revenues will...

Atmel sets up R&D center in Taipei

Jan 27, 15:34

Atmel has set up an R&D center in Taipei for development of low-power microcontroller units (MCUs) with embedded non-volatile memories - AVR- and ARM-based product lines - in...

MCU supply falling short of demand on tight backend capacity

Jan 12, 16:23

Supply of 8-bit microcontroller units (MCUs) is falling short of demand due to tight capacity in backend houses, according to industry sources. Worldwide first-tier MCU makers have...

Nuvoton expands 32-bit MCU lines

Dec 22, 15:45

Nuvoton Technology, the logic IC subsidiary of Winbond Electronics, has licensed ARM's Cortex-M0 processor for its 32-bit microcontroller units (MCUs). It plans to introduce a series...

Holtek expects 1Q10 revenues to stay flat on quarter

Dec 9, 11:57

Microcontroller (MCU) maker Holtek Semiconductor has estimated revenues for the first quarter of 2010 may remain flat sequentially, according to the company, adding that orders for...

Taiwan MCU makers developing 32-bit products

Oct 27, 14:58

Taiwan-based IC design house Holtek Semiconductor plans to launch 32-bit microcontroller units (MCUs) in the fourth quarter of 2010, according to the company. Nuvoton Technology,...

Taiwan makers entering 32-bit MCU market

Sonix developing 32-bit multimedia MCU

Oct 26, 16:44

Consumer IC design house Sonix Technology has recently licensed ARM's IP for 32-bit microcontroller units (MCU), and expects to roll out new ARM-based products in the second half...

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  • Microchip+PIC32+MCU

    Microchip PIC32 MCU

    Microchip Technology has announced the shipment of its 10 billionth PIC-series microcontroller (MCU) to Samsung Electronics. Microchip said it delivered this 10 billionth microcontroller,...

    Photo: Company, Sep 23.

  • Renesas+16%2Dbit+MCU+for+LED+lighting+fixtures

    Renesas 16-bit MCU for LED lighting fixtures

    Renesas Electronics has announced the availability of five 16-bit microcontrollers (MCUs), which implement in a single chip the LED control, power supply control, and communication...

    Photo: Company, May 27.

  • Fujitsu+FM3+family+of+32%2Dbit+microcontrollers

    Fujitsu FM3 family of 32-bit microcontrollers

    Fujitsu Semiconductor has announced the release of 44 microcontrollers, the initial offering of chips from its new FM3 family of 32-bit general-purpose RISC microcontrollers using...

    Photo: Company, Nov 8.

  • Atmel+ATtiny%2Dseries+flash+MCU+family

    Atmel ATtiny-series flash MCU family

    Atmel has announced production availability for what it claims is the world's smallest flash AVR microcontroller package. The Atmel ATtiny4, ATtiny5, ATtiny9 and ATtiny10 AVR microcontroller...

    Photo: Comnpany, May 19.

  • Atmel+AT91CAP7L+MCU

    Atmel AT91CAP7L MCU

    Atmel has announced today its CAP7L customizable microcontroller (MCU) that allows fabless semiconductor companies to implement ARM7 processor-based SoCs with a turn-around period...

    Photo: Company, Apr 29.

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