Sun, May 29, 2022
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Friday 27 May 2022
Why Taiwan's success in semiconductors is not helping its quantum computer tech research
The year 2022 looks poised to become a breakthrough year for quantum computer hardware. But Taiwan, where half of the world's chips are manufactured, is ironically lagging far behind competitors because its semiconductor industry is too successful.
Friday 27 May 2022
Ingrasys showcases environment-friendly liquid cooling solutions for datacenters at Computex 2022
Ingrasys Technology, a subsidiary of Foxconn Industrial Internet (FII), is exhibiting a power-usage effective (PUE) liquid-cooling solution for datacenters at Computex 2022.
Friday 27 May 2022
China security surveillance market boom buoys SmartSens
The expanding security surveillance market in China continues to boost the shipments of CMOS image sensor (CIS) chips from Chinese CIS startup SmartSens Technology, which has entered the supply chains of China's first-tier security camera vendors including Hikvision Digital Technology, Uniview Technologies and Dahua Technology, according to industry sources.
Thursday 26 May 2022
IDMs, IC designers gearing up for AIoT market boom
Eyeing promising demand for AIoT device applications, IDMs and IC design houses are entering long-term cooperation to grow related ecosystems highlighting AI-based edge computing technologies.
Thursday 26 May 2022
Silergy sees strong PMIC demand for automobile and server
Power management IC (PMIC) designer Silergy still sees tight production capacity while anticipating increasing demand, with order visibility extending more than a year, according to company chairman Chen Wei.
Thursday 26 May 2022
WiBase unveils cold chain management solutions at Computex 2022
WiBase Industrial Solutions, a subsidiary of the Wistron Group, is showcasing a smart dash cam system that is able to record data during the transportation of a cold chain at Computex 2022.
Wednesday 25 May 2022
Safe autonomous transportation with edge AI: Q&A with Invision AI CEO and founder Karim Ali
Invision AI is a Canadian startup building the first autonomous railway system combining visual AI and edge computing, looking to expand its solutions beyond the transportation space. The company was established by Karim Ali in 2017 and was invested by Fontinalis Partners, TA Ventures, Ontario Center of Excellence, Jayant Group, and TechStars. DIGITIMES had an interview with founder and CEO Karim Ali, who shared technical insights on edge AI and his vision for the company.
Wednesday 25 May 2022
2022 ASC 100: Inventec delves into metaverse
With 47 years of experience, Inventec continues to lead the industry as the world's largest manufacturer of commercial notebooks and server motherboards.
Wednesday 25 May 2022
2022 ASC 100: Auto components suppliers emerge as newcomers
In the latest Asia Supply Chain 100 (ASC100), eight companies are included for the first time: CATL, LGES, Hisense, TCL Electronics, TBEA, China Railway Materials, Renesas, and Universal Scientific Industrial Shanghai, all from China (and Hong Kong) except for LGES and Renesas.
Wednesday 25 May 2022
2022 ASC 100: Sharp looks to expand globally
Sharp ranks 43rd on the 2022 edition of DIGITIMES Asia Supply Chain 100 (ASC 100), with a revenue of US$22.79 billion. Although its revenue lags behind the likes of Sony, LG Electronics, Panasonic, and Midea, with an annual growth of 715.5%, Sharp's profit ranks among the top. Sharp is also the only brand company in the ASC 100 top 50 led by a Taiwanese.
Wednesday 25 May 2022
HP appointment of new supply chain head likely to bring changes
HP's appointment of Ernest Nicolas as its new chief supply chain officer is likely to significantly impact the related ecosystems, particularly notebook ODMs in Taiwan, according to industry sources.
Tuesday 24 May 2022
Kenmec demonstrates liquid cooling solution at Computex 2022
Smart automation solution provider Kenmec Mechanical Engineering is showcasing at Computex 2022 a liquid-cooling system for HPC servers, rack systems, and datacenters. It says the system is able to reduce enterprises' overall power consumption by over 25%.
Tuesday 24 May 2022
Nvidia announces Hopper architecture, the next generation of accelerated computing
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.
Tuesday 24 May 2022
Metaverse, ESG in spotlight at Computex 2022
Computex 2022 has kicked off in Taipei, with the focus this year on the metaverse, ESG (environmental, social, and governance), high-performance computing (HPC), AI, and 5G-related innovations.
Tuesday 24 May 2022
MediaTek hires former HiSilicon executive
MediaTek has hired a former HiSilicon executive director to enhance its capability of developing high performance processors (HPC), server and base station chips, and custom ASICs, according to industry sources.
Monday 23 May 2022
FII sets forth 3R strategies in carbon net zero white paper
Foxconn Industrial Internet (FII), a subsidiary of Hon Hai Precision Industry, released its first net-zero carbon emission white paper on May 23, pledging a 80% cut on carbon emission from the 2020 basis by 2030, and to realize 100% carbon neurality in its operational premises. It is also targeting to reach net-zero emission for its entire value chain by 2050.
Monday 23 May 2022
Mitac stays positive about enterprise demand in 2022
Despite rising global inflation, IT product demand from the enterprise segment remains robust, especially for servers and telecom equipment, according to Mitac Holdings president Billy Ho.
Monday 23 May 2022
South Korea to build blockchain business center in Busan
South Korea is set to build an International Blockchain Business Center (BIBC) in Busan after the city became a blockchain regulation-free zone in 2019, according to Korean-language reports.
Friday 20 May 2022
Intel makes key investments to advance datacenter sustainability
Intel has announced two new investments in its continuing efforts to create more sustainable datacenter technology solutions.
Friday 20 May 2022
Ingrasys to unveil innovative modular server at Computex 2022
Ingrasys, a subsidiary of Foxconn Industrial Internet (Fii) and a member of Hon Hai Technology Group (Foxconn), announced that it will make its debut at Computex 2022 to unveil its latest cloud-to-edge solutions that focus on the theme "Your Data, Our Mission" at its virtual booth.
Wednesday 18 May 2022
DFI optimistic about 2022 operation
Industrial motherboard and computing device maker DFI, in view of robust demand for products used in industrial automation and digital transformation, expects quarterly consolidated revenues in 2022 to progressively increase, according to company vice chairman Michael Lee.
Wednesday 18 May 2022
Ennoconn has orders worth over NT$130 billion
Industrial computing device maker Ennoconn has obtained orders worth over NT$130 billion (US$4.37 billion) in total with shipments scheduled until the end of 2022 at least, according to company chairman and CEO Steve Chu.
Wednesday 18 May 2022
Datacenters to become biggest consumer of NAND flash in 2023-2024
NAND flash demand for datacenter applications will be rising robustly, with bit shipments likely to outpace those for handsets between 2023 and 2024, according to Wallace Kou, president and CEO for flash device controller specialist Silicon Motion Technology.
Wednesday 18 May 2022
IPC makers start inventory adjustments
Taiwan-based industrial PC makers have moved to adjust their inventory levels amid the easing of chip and component shortages, according to industry sources.
Tuesday 17 May 2022
Advantech expects mild decline in 2Q22 revenues due to China lockdowns
Industrial computing solution provider Advantech expects second-quarter 2022 consolidated revenues to decrease 1.4-5.0% sequentially due to impact of COVID lockdowns in China, according to company CFO Eric Chen.