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Taiwan IC firms positive about demand for USB 3.1 Type-C solutions

Jul 30, 13:57

Taiwan-based IC design companies including ASMedia Technology, Etron Technology and VIA Labs are all gearing up to offer USB 3.1 Type-C solutions as they anticipate the interface...

ASMedia cuts USB 3.1 solution pricing to below US$3

Jul 14, 15:53

Seeing that Intel has reduced its USB 3.1 chip solution price from US$10 to less than US$6, ASMedia has also recently cut its USB 3.1 product pricing to below US$3, hoping to gain...

ASMedia cuts USB 3.1 solution prices to attract orders from motherboard players

Parade to ramp up shipments of USB Type-C switches

Newswatch - Jun 26, 16:06

Parade Technologies is currently shipping a USB Type-C port configuration switch in small volumes and will ramp up shipments starting the third quarter of 2015, the Chinese-language...

Digitimes Research: Usage of Thunderbolt 3.0, USB Type-C connectors to affect external interface applications

Jun 22, 23:28

Intel's upgrade of external interfaces from Thunderbolt 2.0 to 3.0 and the switch from Mini DisplayPort (mDP) connectors to Type-C USB connectors will lead the way for the Type-C...

ASMedia expects great 2H15 from USB 3.1 business

Jun 4, 22:00

Commenting on the USB 3.1 business, president of Taiwan-based connector chip design house ASMedia Chewei Lin pointed out that although Intel has delayed the launch of its next-generation...

Computex 2015: ASRock to showcase latest gaming products; AMD focuses on new processors

Jun 2, 16:00

ASRock is showcasing its latest products at Computex 2015 and will unveil its 100-series chipset-based motherboard the Z170 Extreme7, built with alloy materials and supporting DDR4...

USB 3.1 Type-C to become the new high-speed transmission standard

Jun 2, 15:54

The announcement of the new MacBook at an Apple Event in spring 2015 was notable as device only offers a single USB Type-C port.

Computex 2015: SanDisk intros new SSD products, USB 3.0 flash drives

Jun 2, 12:09

SanDisk has introduced new solid state drives (SSD) - portable SSDs and 2TB SATA SSD for cloud data services - and two new USB 3.0 flash drives, which are now being showcased at the...

SanDisk showcasing new SSD products

BizLink to see at least 10% revenue growth in 2015

May 21, 15:58

Wire and cable product maker BizLink Holding expects its revenues to achieve at least a double-digit percentage growth in 2015 thanks to shipment growths in product lines such as...

Dell, Asustek to launch products supporting USB Type-C, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 14, 15:49

After Apple's adoption of the USB Type-C port on its 12-inch MacBook, Dell also recently announced to use the technology for its 11-inch tablet and Asustek Computer is planning to...

Taiwan IC design houses gearing up to offer solutions for USB Type-C

Mar 26, 22:23

More than 10 Taiwan-based IC design houses are engaged in the development of USB Type-C (USB-C) chip solutions, as they anticipate the interface will see widespread adoption, according...

MacBook USB Type-C adoption to expand penetration

Mar 12, 13:54

Apple has adopted a USB Type-C port in its new 12-inch MacBook, and connector makers expect the move to prompt other notebook and smartphone vendors to follow suit and equip their...

ASMedia appoints lawyers to defend patent lawsuit against VIA

Stockwatch - Mar 4, 22:16

Commenting on its lawsuit against VIA Technologies, which VIA has accused ASMedia for infringing its intellectual property rights concerning USB 3.0 in the US, ASMedia has issued...

ASMedia leads in USB 3.1 controller ICs amid Taiwan IC designers

Mar 3, 20:27

ASMedia Technology, among Taiwan-based IC design houses, has taken the initiative to offer USB 3.1 controller ICs and has won adoption by Asustek Computer and ASRock for new motherboards...

Foxlink chairman optimistic about wearables and USB Type-C connectors

Feb 17, 15:43

Commenting on the company's outlook for 2015, Foxlink chairman Guo Tai-qiang has said that wearable devices and USB Type-C connectors will become growth drivers for Foxlink.

Guo Tai-qiang, Foxlink chairman

Asustek to launch motherboards with USB 3.1 at end of February

Feb 12, 19:55

Asustek Computer will take the initiative to launch motherboard with support for USB 3.1 at the end of February, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

USB peripheral device maker Good Way reports strong December sales

Jan 12, 11:01

Taiwan-based Good Way, an ODM for peripheral devices and USB docking stations, has reported revenues of NT$303 million (US$9.49 million) for December 2014, up 9.6% on month and 15%...

Good Way Technology to expand capacity for docking stations

Jan 8, 12:09

Taiwan-based notebook USB docking station maker Good Way Technology plans to invest NT$700 million (US$21.86 million) to expand its plants in Kunshan, China and construction on the...

Shipments of USB 3.1 peripherals and chips to take off in 1H15

Dec 24, 22:49

Shipments of PC peripherals and chips supporting USB 3.1 standards are set to take off in the first half of 2015 due to the support of USB 3.1 interfaces by Microsoft, Intel, Apple...

Faraday and Fresco Logic jointly develop 55nm USB 3.1 host controller, says report

Stockwatch - Dec 23, 10:37

IC design service provider Faraday Technology and Fresco Logic, a fabless semiconductor company delivering SuperSpeed USB connectivity solutions, have jointly developed a 55nm USB...

Etron to deliver switch controller chips for USB Type-C connectors

Oct 13, 15:15

Etron Technology will begin to deliver samples of its switch controllers for USB Type-C connectors, the EJ179, by the end of October 2014 targeting smartphone and tablet applications...

USB peripheral maker Good Way sees potential in docking stations

Aug 8, 15:37

Taiwan-based USB peripheral maker Good Way Technology will soon be listed on Taiwan's over-the-counter (OTC) stock market and expects the company's notebook docking station business...

Innovative Logic, M31 Technology introduce USB-IF certified USB 3.0 device controller IP solution

Jul 29, 15:56

Innovative Logic and M31 Technology have jointly announced that Inno-Logic's USB 3.0 device controller IP along with M31's USB 3.0 PHY IP has won certification from USB-IF.

ASMedia to sample USB 3.1 to SATA controller chips in August

Jun 6, 15:20

USB controller maker ASMedia will begin to sample USB 3.1 to SATA device controller chips in August 2014, according to company president Chewei Lin.

ASMedia president Chewei Lin

The UPD benefits: Q&A with Microchip executive Ken Nagai

Jun 4, 12:13

USB is a data interface that can also supply power. Previously it could only supply limited power, but the latest USB Power Delivery (UPD) specifications enable power delivery of...

Ken Nagai, senior product marketing manager of USB and Networking Group at Microchip

Digitimes Research: USB 3.1 still cannot replace HDMI and Thunderbolt for Ultra HD transmissions

May 29, 16:01

The USB 3.1 standard has significantly raised the transmission speed to 10Gbps, up from the 5Gbps for USB 3.0, but the technology will still struggle to replace HDMI and Thunderbolt...

SanDisk releasing eMMC module, USB 3.0 controller chip orders to Taiwan makers

Mar 20, 21:22

Silicon Motion and Phison Electronics reportedly have landed controller chip orders for eMMC modules and USB 3.0 flash drives, respectively, from SanDisk, according to industry sou...

Alcor Micro steps into USB 3.0 controller chip market

Mar 19, 14:33

IC design house Alcor Micro has recently stepped into the USB 3.0 controller chip market. Alcor Micro's latest USB 3.0 controller chip, the AU87100, has a read speed of up to 160MB/s...

Foxconn lawsuit may cause Lotes to lose rights to sell USB 3.0 products

Dec 19, 15:29

Foxconn Electronics' (Hon Hai Precision Industry's) legal battles against Taiwan-based connector maker Lotes over the infringement of Foxconn's USB 3.0 patents are starting to favor...

Kingston to expand purchases of USB 3.0 flash drive controllers, say sources

Nov 11, 21:25

Kingston Technology reportedly plans to expand its purchases of USB3.0 flash drive components, which is expected to boost the penetration rate for drives with USB 3.0, according to...

USB 3.0 flash drive demand disappoints

Oct 15, 12:12

Demand for USB 3.0 flash drives has been a disappointment thus far in 2013 with the penetration rate reaching only 10%. Industry observers anticipate the penetration rate will climb...

Silicon Motion introduces SM3267 USB 3.0 controller

Oct 9, 12:13

Silicon Motion Technology has announced that it has begun sampling its new, single-channel controller solution for USB 3.0 flash drives, the SM3267. By integrating an embedded crystal...

USB 3.0 flash drive penetration rate to approach only 10% in 2013, says DRAMeXchange

Sep 23, 14:01

The market penetration rate for USB 3.0 flash drives may reach only 10% in 2013 before approaching 20-25% in 2014, according to DRAMeXchange.

Razer announces 7.1 Surround Sound USB gaming headset

Aug 26, 12:22

Razer has announced its latest audio product, the Razer Kraken 7.1 Surround Sound USB gaming headset.

Razer Kraken 7.1 Surround Sound USB gaming headset

Innostor to begin mass production of new USB 3.0 controller chip in September

Aug 21, 15:43

USB 3.0 controller IC vendor Innostor Technology plans to begin volume production of its new single-channel USB 3.0 controller chip, the IS917, in September, according to the compa...

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