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May 25, 10:38
2022 ASC 100: TSMC rated as most lucrative semiconductor firm in Asia
Among the top 100 semiconductor companies in Asia, Taiwan-based contract manufacturer TSMC was ranked as the most profitable company with a 37.6% net profit margin in 2021, according to the 2022 Asia Supply Chain 100 (ASC 100) Ranking.
Samsung Electronics, SK Hynix and Micron Technology held a combined 94% share of the global DRAM market in 2021, with Samsung and SK Hynix collectively taking up 71.3% of the market, according to IC Insights.
Taiwan-based Innodisk, specializing in industrial embedded flash storage solutions and memory modules, expects to see its 2022 revenues hit another record high on clear order visibility and stable industrial memory prices, and will also strengthen its deployments in edge AI computing technologies and applications to further its growth momentum.
Etron showcases XR technologies at Computex 2022
May 25, 12:34
IC design house Etron Technology and its subsidiary eYs3D Microelectronics have unveiled their XR (extended reality) technologies at Computex 2022, which runs from May 24 till May 27 in Taipei.
Qualcomm Technologies has announced a next-generation powerline communication (PLC) device, the QCA7006AQ, designed to address the needs for electric vehicle (EV) charging station communications - also known as EV supply equipment (EVSE) - that use global Combined Charging System (CCS).
Electronic paper (e-paper) maker E Ink Holdings (EIH) has cooperated with display image processing IC design house Hiamx Technologies to develop an e-paper-use driver IC solution that features dynamic and interlaced scan technology to reduce latency in displaying digital handwriting by an average of 5.6ms, with AI-based computing to reduce power consumption by 40-60%, according to EIH.
5G penetration and accelerated digital transformation boost the growth of semiconductor and tech product companies. Global decarbonization and car sales recovery benefits the automotive industry, especially their EV businesses. The 2022 Asia Supply Chain 100 (ASC 100) Ranking reveals megatrends in the tech sector.
According to DIGITIMES Asia Supply Chain 100 (ASC 100) list, tech companies in the "semiconductor" and "electronic components" sectors account for eight out of the top 10 businesses with the highest profit margin in 2021.
AU Optronics (AUO), Nvidia and Asus ROG have jointly announced the release of what they call the world's highest refresh rate panel featured in a 24.1-inch ROG Swift 500Hz esports monitor.
Taiwan-based IC test interface specialists including Chunghwa Precision Test Tech (CHPT) and WinWay Technology are all poised to embrace strong demand for custom accelerator chips and other processors, as system vendors are increasingly looking to have their own chips, according to industry sources.
NXP soon to roll out new-gen 5nm automotive processor
May 25, 09:04
Kurt Sievers, president and CEO of NXP Semiconductors, said during his keynote at Computex 2022 that the company is about to complete the development of its new-generation automotive processor built using TSMC's 5nm process technology.
To power the next wave of AI data centers, Nvidia has announced its next-generation accelerated computing platform with the Hopper architecture, delivering an order of magnitude performance leap over its predecessor.
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