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Silicon Motion gearing up for USB 3.0, eMMC controllers

Dec 20, 14:21

Silicon Motion will soon introduce a lineup of its USB 3.0 controller chips, and is eyeing to be among the top-3 players in the market segment in 2012, according to company president...

Silicon Motion president and CEO Wallace Kou

Global Unichip USB 3.0 device controller IP certified by USB-IF

Nov 29, 14:52

Global Unichip has announced that its USB 3.0 device controller IP has passed the USB-IF test procedure for SuperSpeed products and is now listed on the integrator list.

Genesys Logic expects sales of USB 3.0 chips to expand in 2012

Sep 23, 10:29

IC design house Genesys Logic expects revenues generated from its USB 3.0 products to grow substantially in 2012. As a proportion of company revenues, sales of the segment will likely...

Renesas reportedly to cut USB 3.0 host controller unit prices to below US$1.20 in early 2012

Aug 19, 01:20

Renesas Electronics reportedly plans to slash unit prices for its USB 3.0 host controller ICs to below US$1.20 in early 2012 in order to tame the competition from Taiwan-based chipset...

Aces, Alltop license USB 3.0 patents from Foxconn

Aug 16, 13:37

Taiwan-based connector makers Aces Electronics and Alltop Technology have both recently signed contracts with Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) to license USB 3.0 patents...

VIA Labs lands USB-IF certification for USB 3.0 Host controller IC

Aug 16, 01:20

VIA Labs has obtained certification for its USB 3.0 Host controller IC from USB-IF (USB Implementers Forum), the third Taiwan-based IC design house to obtain the certification next...

JMicron lands USB 3.0 chip orders from Samsung

Jul 15, 10:50

JMicron Technology has grabbed orders for USB 3.0 hard drive (HDD) controllers from Samsung Electronics, with shipments slated for August, according to market sources.

Adata sales continue to slide in May; optimistic about USB 3.0 devices and SSD

Jun 7, 13:55

Adata Technology has posted a sequential revenue decrease for the second straight month in May 2011. Nonetheless, the memory module maker expressed optimism that USB 3.0 storage devices...

Innostor launches USB 3.0 flash SoC

Jun 2, 11:40

Innostor, a Taiwan-based controller IC supplier, has successfully penetrated the mid-range and high-end USB 3.0 market with its USB 3.0 flash SoC IS 902 and the SATA controller chip...

Etron obtains USB-IF certification for USB 3.0 host controllers

May 25, 11:49

IC design house Etron Technology has obtained USB-IF certification for its USB 3.0 host controllers, the second Taiwan-based recipient next to ASMedia Technology, according to industry...

ASMedia USB 3.0 host controllers secures USB-IF certification

May 18, 01:20

Taiwan-based ASMedia Technology has received USB-IF certification for its USB 3.0 host controller chips. ASMedia's shipments of USB 3.0 host controllers will top one million units...

VIA USB 3.0 HDD device controller certified by USB-IF

Newswatch - May 9, 17:03

VIA Labs' new USB 3.0 device controller, dubbed VL701, has been certified by the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF), according to the company.

Intel Thunderbolt may impact USB 3.0

Apr 19, 01:30

As Intel is set to release the development kits for its Thunderbolt technology, which allows a transmission speed up to 10Gbps with a stand electrical or optical cable, in the third...

TI announces first USB-IF certified four-port host controller

Apr 13, 10:34

Texas Instruments (TI) has announced that it is the first semiconductor company to receive certification from the USB Implementer's Forum (USB-IF) for its SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0)...

Fresco 2-port USB 3.0 host controllers now USB-IF certified

Apr 12, 16:55

Fresco Logic has announced that its second generation USB 3.0 xHCI host controller, FL1009, has been certified by the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF). FL1009 has been designed into...

Acer expects component shortages for tablet PCs and smartphones

Apr 7, 01:15

Commenting about the tablet PC market, Acer Taiwan president Scott Lin pointed out that the company is currently working aggressively over its tablet PCs and is doing a marvelous...

Renesas may see USB 3.0 chip shortage after May

Mar 22, 16:42

Japan-based chip designer Renesas has recently made clarifications to its downstream motherboard partners about the recent rumors that Renesas is currently seeing USB 3.0 controller...

Taiwan firms eyeing USB 3.0 host controller orders

Mar 18, 14:59

With Renesas suspending operations at several plants in the aftermath of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, Taiwan-based controller IC suppliers are speeding up the process...

External keyboards for tablet PC expected to see weak demand

Mar 10, 01:05

Despite most first-tier tablet PC players have designed their products with support of an external keyboard, Taiwan-based keyboard makers are taking a conservative attitude about...

USB 3.0 interface to become mainstream sooner or later: Q&A with Dan Harmon, interface product marketing manager, Texas Instruments

Feb 23, 15:32

Texas Instruments (TI) is actively venturing into the USB 3.0 interface market for notebooks, desktops and smartphones as rival Renesas Electronics is still thriving in the segment...

Dan Harmon, interface product marketing manager, TI

VIA Labs to ship new USB 3.0 hard drive controller in March

Feb 17, 02:05

VIA Labs, a subsidiary of VIA Technologies specializing in USB 3.0 integrated chip controllers, is sampling new USB 3.0 controllers for external hard drives with volume shipments...

USB 3.0 chip shipments to show 120% CAGR to 2015, says Digitimes Research

Feb 11, 14:28

With more SuperSpeed-enabled motherboards, notebooks and other PC peripherals hitting store shelves, shipments of USB 3.0 host and device controller chips worldwide will increase...

Renesas holds off planned price cuts in USB 3.0 host ICs due to no competition from Taiwan designers

Jan 26, 01:55

Renesas Electronics has not carried out its planned reduction in USB 3.0 host IC prices to compete with Taiwan-based design houses, because the latter have not yet obtained USB-IF...

Connector makers expect good profit if no price war

Jan 25, 01:40

Taiwan-based PC connector makers expect the connector industry will see good growth in 2011 benefiting by the new notebook platforms as well as USB 3.0 applications. However, growth...

Himax unveils USB 3.0 pico-projector solution

Jan 19, 01:05

Himax Technologies announced on January 18, 2011 the launch of what it claims is the world's first USB 3.0 pico-projector solution, which combines SVGA (800 by 600) high-resolution...

Evolution Technology to begin volume production of audio/video over USB 3.0 chips

Jan 14, 12:08

ASIC design house Evolution Technology, a subsidiary of Faraday Technology, will soon begin volume production of its audio/video over USB 3.0 SoC chips, the ET12U32X, according to...

New Transcend USB 3.0 flash drive uses Innostor controller

Jan 6, 15:23

Transcend Information has introduced a new portfolio of flash memory drives, the JetFlash 700, which the company is demonstrating at CES 2011 in Las Vegas. The drive uses Innostor's...

MSI to showcase new all-in-one PCs, motherboards and graphics cards at CES 2011

Jan 4, 01:25

Micro-Star International (MSI), in addition to its notebooks and tablet PCs, will also showcase its latest all-in-one PCs, motherboards and graphics cards at Consumer Electronics...

USB 3.0 chipmakers to push into new AMD platform

Jan 3, 16:11

USB 3.0 chipmakers have recently started to push their chips in AMD's new Ontario and Zacate platform, which do not support USB 3.0 natively, and since AMD will not launch a platform...

Zenitron points to touch panel IC and USB 3.0 as main growth drivers in 2011

Dec 15, 14:43

IC distributor Zenitron expects touch panel IC and USB 3.0 products to be the main revenue growth drivers in 2011.

ASMedia aims to ship 10 million USB 3.0 host controllers in 2011

Dec 1, 01:35

Taiwan-based IC design house ASMedia Technology has targeted to ship 10 million USB 3.0 host controller chips in 2011. It is currently waiting for a USB-IF certification for its devices,...

Apple to add 5 new features to iPad 2, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 26, 16:13

A Chinese-language Economy Daily News (EDN) report citing industry sources claims Apple will add five new features to the iPad 2: video phone, better mobility, USB port,...

Faraday to see sales from USB 3.0 IP products expand in 2011

Nov 26, 01:10

IC design service provider Faraday Technology is expected to see sales generated from USB 3.0 IP products grow substantially to account for more than 10% of its overall revenues in...

VIA Labs to ship USB 3.0 integrated controller ICs for flash drives

Nov 22, 15:05

Taiwan-based IC design house VIA Labs, following obtaining USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) certification for its USB 3.0 controller ICs specifically for flash drives in September...

Asustek and ASRock place orders for USB 3.0 host chips from Fresco Logic

Nov 18, 01:30

Asustek Computer and ASRock have recently placed orders to chip maker Fresco Logic for its FL1000 USB 3.0 host chip, which was recently certified by USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF),...

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    Acer Aspire Switch 12 S 2-in-1 device

    The Acer Aspire Switch 12 S 2-in-1 device adopts a 12.5-inch Full HD display and is 7.85mm thick and weighs 800g or 1,400g with keyboard. The device is equipped with Intel's Core...

    Photo: Company, Jan 11.

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    Asustek Zen AiO S all-in-one PC

    The Zen AiO S is the company's new top-end Windows 10 all-in-one PC, with an Ultra HD 3840 by 2160 IPS display, SonicMaster Premium sound system, an Intel's Skylake Core i7 quad-core...

    Photo: Company, Sep 14.

  • Asustek+EeeBook+E202+notebook

    Asustek EeeBook E202 notebook

    Asustek showcased its EeeBook E202 notebook during Computex 2015. The device features a clamshell design and an 11.6-inch display. In addition to a 9-hour battery life, the notebook...

    Photo: Joseph Tsai, Jun 12.

  • NextDrive+Plug+wireless+USB+device+manager

    NextDrive Plug wireless USB device manager

    Taiwan-based startup company NextDrive has showcased its latest innovation, the NextDrive Plug at Computex 2015, allowing users to plug in their USB-based IT devices such as hard...

    Photo: Joseph Tsai, Jun 10.

  • SanDisk+iXpand+Flash+Drive

    SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive

    SanDisk has announced the SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive, the company's first USB Flash Drive designed specifically for the iPhone and iPad. The iXpand Flash Drive is a powerful, yet...

    Photo: Company, Nov 19.

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