Friday 31 July 2020
ASE reportedly grabs major SiP orders for new Apple Watch
ASE Technology has obtained major backend orders for Apple Watch 6 slated for launch later this year, according to industry sources.
Monday 25 May 2020
ASE poised to apply SESUB-based SiP tech to new TWS devices
Taiwan's backend leader ASE Technology is poised to apply its SESUB (semiconductor embedded in substrate)-based SiP packaging technology to next-generation TWS (true wireless stereo)...
Thursday 16 July 2015
Accelerometer, gyro prices fall
Prices for MEMS accelerometers and gyroscopes fell to as low as US$0.20 in the second quarter of 2015, down more than 30% from year-ago levels, according to industry sources.
Tuesday 6 January 2015
MEMSensing, SMIC introduce 3-axis accelerometer
China-based MEMSensing Microsystems and Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) have jointly introduced what the companies claim is the world's smallest 3-axis acceleromet...
Tuesday 14 January 2014
Taiwan IC design houses gearing up for MEMS market boom in China
Acknowleging that demand for MEMS sensors for use in smartphones, tablets and other portable electronics devices is set to boom in China, Taiwan-based IC design houses including Sitronix...
Friday 16 August 2013
MEMS vendors gear up for growing demand for portable devices
STMicroelectronics, Bosch and InvenSense are gearing up to meet the demand from new Windows 8 devices, as well as tablets and smartphones slated for release in the second half of...
Friday 2 March 2012
Booming iPhone and iPad sales make gyros top consumer and mobile MEMS device in 2011, says IHS
Gyroscopes were the top revenue generator in 2011 in the dominant consumer and mobile segment of the MEMS market, thanks to record sales of Apple's iPhone and iPad devices from during...
Tuesday 10 January 2012
CES 2012: Kionix intros new MEMS inertial sensors for small consumer devices
At the ongoing 2012 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Kionix is showcasing the latest of its MEMS inertial sensors – a 3-axis gyroscope and 3-axis accelerometer...
Tuesday 13 December 2011
MEMS sensors market looking strong: Q&A with Kionix director of marketing Brachocki
In a recent telephone interview, Ed Brachocki, director of marketing at Kionix, updated several developments of the company's operations - its mature accelerometer business and MEMS...
Friday 9 September 2011
Motion sensor market for smartphones and tablets set to double by 2015, says IHS
Sparked by Apple's adoption of accelerometer technology in its iPhone and iPad lines, the market for motion sensor devices in smartphones and tablets is set to nearly double during...
Thursday 6 January 2011
Sitronix to tap MEMS market
Sitronix Technology has developed its first 3-axis accelerometer with a launch expected to come soon, according to industry sources. The company is also looking to tap the markets...
Friday 10 September 2010
Demand for MEMS parts to grow substantially in 2010, says STMicroelectronics executive
Buoyed by demand from the smartphone and gaming console segments, global shipments of MEMS devices, especially gyroscopes, will grow substantially in 2010, according to Benedetto...
Wednesday 20 January 2010
Nuvoton to launch accelerometers
Winbond Electronics' subsidiary Nuvoton Technology will enter the MEMS market with the launch of accelerometers initially, according to market sources. The company will further introduce...
Thursday 7 January 2010
ITRI to assist Memsmart to produce first accelerometer
Industrial Technology Research Institute's (ITRI's) MEMS center has teamed up with Memsmart Semiconductor to help the company manage the production of accelerometers (g-sensors),...
Monday 14 December 2009
Taiwan market: Nintendo launches Wii Sports Resort Chinese version
Nintendo on December 12 launched the Chinese-version of Wii Sports Resort in Taiwan. A full set comprising a Wii console, a controller, and the new game with a Wii Motion Plus is...
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