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  • Last update: Wednesday 8 November 2017 [31 news items]

Digitimes Research: Global MEMS microphone shipments rising

Nov 8, 21:55

Global MEMS microphone shipments will increase to 4.8 billion units in 2017 from 4.4 billion units in 2016, and the volume will reach over 5.0 billion units in 2018, according to...

Opto, sensor and discrete ICs to reach record US$75 billion in 2017, says IC Insights

Nov 3, 15:57

More than a dozen product categories in optoelectronics, sensors/actuators, and discretes semiconductors (O-S-D) are on track to set record-high annual sales this year, according...

IC vendors ramping up solutions for voice assistants

Jul 19, 10:42

A number of China- and Taiwan-based IC design houses are ramping up their production of speaker solutions, MEMS microphones and other chips to meet increasing demand for voice assistant...

MediaTek launches chipset supporting Google Assistant and Android Things

May 18, 21:47

MediaTek has introduced its newest full-featured chipset - MT8516 - designed to enable Voice Assistant Devices (VADs) and smart speakers, including the Google Assistant. MediaTek...

Sensor and actuator sales take off as price erosion eases

May 17, 15:03

After several years of low and inconsistent growth rates primarily because of intense pricing pressure, the market for semiconductor sensors and actuators finally caught fire in 2016...

Apple products driving MEMS microphone market growth, IHS says

Feb 2, 16:09

The popularity of Apple's iPhone 6S and other products is boosting the MEMS microphone market to a CAGR of 13% from 2015 to 2019, according to IHS. The market is forecast to reach...

Knowles and Infineon are top suppliers of packaged MEMS microphones and bare microphone dies, says IHS

Jun 19, 15:37

The global market for MEMS microphone chips is split into dual segments that are dominated by two suppliers: Knowles and Infineon Technologies AG, according to IHS.

Consolidation to continue in the MEMS microphone industry: Q&A with Akustica CEO Horst Muenzel

Apr 10, 11:11

More and more players have made inroads into the MEMS microphone industry to cash in on the rising demand brought up by the popularity of smartphones.

Akustica CEO Horst Muenzel

3S ramping MEMS microphone chip shipments

Feb 26, 15:10

IC design house Solid State System (3S) is ramping up shipments of its MEMS microphone chips, buoyed by new orders for low- to mid-end smartphones and tablets, according to the com...

3S to start shipping MEMS microphone chips to Taiwan handset ODMs in 1Q14

Sep 30, 21:15

IC design house Solid State System (3S) with its MEMS microphone chips has entered the supply chain of Taiwan's major handset ODMs, with shipments to kick off in the first quarter...

Ban on STMicroelectronics microphone shipments unlikely to affect shipments of New HTC One, say IC distributors

Apr 24, 15:49

A court in the Netherlands has judged that STMicroelectronics should discontinue supply of MEMS dual-membrane microphone devices to HTC for use in the New HTC One smartphone because...

New HTC One shipments likely to be affected by microphone supplies, say sources

Apr 23, 14:55

Shipments of HTC's new flagship model, the new HTC One, might be jeopardized again after the District Court of Amsterdam issued recently a preliminary injunction, prohibiting STMicroelectronics...

MEMS microphone shipments rise 57% in 2012, says IHS

Feb 27, 10:32

Shipments of microelectromechanical system (MEMS) microphones in 2012 amounted to 2.05 billion units, up 57% from 1.30 billion in 2011, according to IHS iSuppli. Shipments will climb...

China-based acoustic device makers ramping market share, say sources

Dec 27, 13:59

China-based acoustic device makers, including AAC Technologies and Goertek, have seen their market share surpass that of Taiwan's counterparts, buoyed by their cooperation with a...

Akustica MEMS microphone biz backed by capacity support from Bosch

Dec 4, 15:02

Capacity support from the Bosch Group allows Akustica to expand its presence in the MEMS microphone market, according to Stefan Finkbeiner, newly-appointed CEO and GM of Bosch Sens...

3S to start shipping MEMS microphone chips in 4Q12

Oct 24, 12:11

Taiwan-based Solid State System (3S) has internally developed single-chip MEMS microphone products, and will start shipping them to China-based branded and white-box vendors of tablets...

Digital MEMS microphone market expanding, says IHS

Mar 29, 14:01

Driven by their widespread use in top-selling mobile devices like Apple's iPads, market revenues for digital microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) microphones is set to overtake the...

3S set to volume produce MEMS microphone chips in 2H11

May 3, 15:09

Taiwan-based Solid State System (3S), a fabless firm specializing in NAND flash device controllers, has said its in-house developed single-chip MEMS microphone products will enter...

iPhone 4 turns up the volume for innovative MEMS microphone technology, says iSuppli

Dec 15, 11:39

Highlighted by their adoption in Apple's iPhone 4, microelectromechanical system (MEMS) microphones are set to achieve a more than 50% increase in shipments in 2010 and a fourfold...

3S in-house developed MEMS microphone to enter mass production in July 2011

Oct 12, 16:00

Solid State System (3S), a Taiwan-based NAND flash controller design house, expects its in-house developed single-chip MEMS microphone to enter mass production in July 2011. The solution...

3S single-chip MEMS microphone

Silicon MEMS microphone market set to grow strong, says The Information Network

Mar 9, 11:38

High-Flying silicon MEMS microphone installations, which nearly doubled between 2006 and 2008, hit a head wind in 2009, according to The Information Network. However, the research...

Google Nexus One-style active noise cancellation to boost MEMS microphone market, says iSuppli

Feb 3, 16:25

The introductions of Google's Nexus One and Motorola's Droid marked the arrival of active noise cancellation (ANC) technology in the handset market, a development that is expected...

STMicroelectronics to spur growth of MEMS microphone market

Nov 27, 15:37

STMicroelectronics, a supplier of MEMS for consumer and portable applications, has expanded its portfolio with next-generation micro-machined acoustic devices. The MEMS microphones...

STMicroelectronics MEMS microphone

MEMS microphone shipments to top one billion in 2013, says iSuppli

Sep 24, 09:55

Despite a slowdown in 2009, global shipments of micro-electromechanical system (MEMS) microphones are set to more than triple from 2008 to 2013 thanks to their strong acceptance in...

NAND flash controller supplier 3S develops MEMS microphone chip

May 27, 12:20

Solid State System (3S), a Taiwan-based NAND flash controller design house, has recently developed its first single-chip design MEMS microphone, a company spokesperson has confirmed...

Testing equipment maker Chroma Ate in co-development with MEMS microphone customers, says chairman

May 25, 16:02

Taiwan's Chroma Ate, which specializes in automatic testing equipment, is co-developing testing equipment for MEMS (micro electronic-mechanical system) microphones with customers,...

Chroma Ate chairman Leo Huang

China-based GoerTek enters MEMS microphone market with Taiwan-based foundry

Apr 6, 14:15

China-based ECM microphone supplier GoerTek plans to begin supplying MEMS microphones to handset customers in April or May with production undertaken by a Taiwan-based foundry, said...

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Akustica and Knowles vying for MEMS microphone orders for ultra-thin notebooks

Newswatch - Mar 27, 15:36

MEMS microphone makers Akustica and Knowles both have entered the ultra-thin notebook segment. Akustica is expected to begin supplying small volumes to notebook makers in the second...

Macronix and APM to cooperate for MEMS microphone market

Oct 6, 11:54

Macronix International Company (MXIC) and Asia Pacific Microsystems (APM) are said to be cooperating on making an entrance in the MEMS microphone market. According to market sources,...

MEMS microphone and gyroscope applications subject to ASP erosion

Jul 10, 16:21

Despite industry players generally being optimistic about the micro electro-mechanical system (MEMS) devices market amid MEMS' extending penetration into consumer electronics segment,...

HIT penetrates notebook digital microphone market

Jul 10, 15:37

With its technology experience in microphone production, Taiwan-based Human Interface Technologies (HIT) said its microphone solutions have been validated by major first-tier notebook...

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    Infineon MEMS microphones with 70 dB signal-to-noise ratio

    Infineon Technologies is entering the packaged silicon microphone market, addressing the needs for high performance, low noise MEMS microphones. The analog and digital microphones...

    Photo: Company, Jul 25.

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    Razer Kraken 7.1 Surround Sound USB gaming headset

    Razer has announced its latest audio product, the Razer Kraken 7.1 Surround Sound USB gaming headset. The Razer Kraken 7.1 comes equipped with an advanced virtual surround sound...

    Photo: Company, Aug 27.

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    Akustica's AKU340 analog MEMS mic

    Akustica has announced the expansion of its microphone product portfolio with the addition of a new analog MEMS microphone. Designed specifically to meet the requirements of mobile...

    Photo: Company, Mar 29.

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    HTC Sensation XL

    HTC has unveiled the HTC Sensation XL with Beats Audio integration, and a 4.7-inch screen, slim 9.9mm design. The HTC Sensation XL includes new lightweight urBeats headphones, created...

    Photo: Company, Oct 7.

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    Apple 27-inch LED Cinema Display monitor

    Apple has unveiled a new 27-inch LED Cinema Display with a 2560 x 1440 resolution and 60% more screen real estate than the 24-inch LED Cinema Display. Featuring a built-in iSight...

    Photo: Company, Jul 29.

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