Out in Front
Wednesday 11 October 2023
EIH set to mass produce cutting-edge color e-paper solutions in 2024
Taiwan's E Ink Holdings (EIH), staying at the forefront of revolutionizing color electronic paper applications, is on track to volume produce its groundbreaking E Ink Spectra 6 color...
Monday 18 September 2023
Favite AI AOI equipment able to inspect 100 million LEDs in 6 minutes
Taiwan-based Favite, dedicated to supplying AOI (automatic optical inspection) equipment, has newly incorporated AI into its products, while also applying them to microLED and microOLED...
Wednesday 13 September 2023
Xiphera implements cryptographic algorithms on FPGAs and ASICs
Xiphera, founded in 2017 by Matti Tommiska and Kimmo Jarvinen, has designed hardware-based cryptographic algorithms that can be implemented directly on Field Programmable Gate Arrays...
Thursday 7 September 2023
Inaugural quantum forum at Semicon Taiwan highlights new tech apps, future development pathways
The inaugural Quantum Taiwan Forum, held on the opening day of SEMICON Taiwan 2023 running September 6–8 at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, gathered experts from Fujitsu,...
Thursday 7 September 2023
China's TCL successfully develops own SoC for high-end TVs
In the high-end OLED TV market, the importance of TV semiconductor technology continues to increase. Recently, not only has LG Electronics made market differentiations with its own...
Wednesday 23 August 2023
Chinese startup Momenta reportedly recruits Oppo's disbanded chip design team to develop sef-driving ICs
China's autonomous driving startup Momenta reportedly has recruited the Oppo-disbanded Zeku chip design team to support its in-house chip development, and has also partnered with...
Wednesday 21 June 2023
Samsung keen on leveraging AI to boost semiconductor competitiveness
Samsung Electronics is aggressively incorporating artificial intelligence (AI) to improve its DRAM design and wafer fabrication yield, aiming to boost its product competitiveness...
Friday 16 June 2023
The 'razor and blades' of IoT
I have observed that in the development process of smart IoT (Internet of Things), most companies want to sell expensive IoT and big data solutions to customers, which is like putting...
Monday 12 June 2023
Taiwan academia gearing up to help TSMC maintain leading edges
In helping TSMC maintain its leading edge, the government has approved funding support for a spate of R&D projects undertaken by academic research teams, aiming to fill related...
Friday 26 May 2023
Taiwan self-driving technology passes open-field test at Taoyuan Airport
Taiwan's self-driving technology has achieved a significant breakthrough as the government-funded Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) has just successfully completed a...
Monday 22 May 2023
From "semiconductors are national power" to "AI is national power"
I was invited to be a seminar moderator at the 2023 Taiwan Supercomputing Conference themed on AI 2.0, supercomputing, and the new ecosystem, recently organized by Taiwan Web Service...
Thursday 4 May 2023
Shanghai on track to incentivize investments in semicondutor, AI sectors
The Shanghai Municipal Government has just announced a set of policy measures to strengthen the development of modernized industrial systems, offering subsidies to encourage more...
Monday 20 February 2023
Ubestream eyeing cooperation with IC designers to develop AI-on-chip solutions
Taiwan-based Ubestream, dedicated to developing AI voice and semantic algorithms, will move to intensify cooperation with IC design houses to develop chip solutions with AI voice...
Thursday 16 February 2023
Chinese startup Cambricon gets new funds to advance 7nm chips for ChatGPT-like applications
China-based AI chip startup Cambricon Technologies, already listed on the Sci-Tech Innovation Board of the Shanghai Stock Exchange, recently has been approved to issue CNY1.672 billion...
Thursday 2 February 2023
NextUp Care hopes to expand its algorithm-based healthcare scheduling platform to Asian markets
Canadian digital health company NextUp Care is focusing on automating healthcare appointments, specifically for booking advanced medical imaging services such as MRI, CT scans, and...
Summary of Tech Supply Chain News!
Global smartphone shipments hit 2023 peak in 4Q23, but decelerate in 1Q24 due to seasonality, says DIGITIMES Research
Meet the analyst: Operating system in AI era will be king, says DIGITIMES Research
Taiwan server industry experiences decline in 2023 revenues and shipments; poised to see growth in 2024, says DIGITIMES Research