Tuesday 12 September 2023
AI and HPC chips boost the verification and analysis business
Driven by the AI frenzy, high-performance computing (HPC) chips are becoming pivotal in the semiconductor landscape, spotlighting advanced packaging technologies like CoWoS. Heat...
Friday 11 August 2023
High-end, specialty IC inspection demand rises
IC inspection labs have experienced a surge in demand from vendors of high-end and specialty ICs, as customers step up their R&D pace for AI server and Wi-Fi 7 applications, according...
Tuesday 1 August 2023
IC verification and analysis labs see promising future
Taiwanese companies specializing in materials analysis (MA), reliability analysis (RA), and failure analysis (FA) are generally optimistic about their future prospects in light of...
Thursday 20 July 2023
IC inspection labs see demand visibility extended to 2024
IC analysis and inspection labs have seen demand visibility from system device vendors and IP design service providers extended to 2024, attributed to increased R&D investment...
Wednesday 24 May 2023
IC inspection labs see robust demand from EV customers
Electric vehicle (EV) vendors have moved to build their own chips or procure their own chips, according to sources at IC inspection labs, who are enthusiastic about demand from the...
Thursday 13 April 2023
III-V semiconductor suppliers & IC inspection labs poised to embrace LEO satellite business
With its importance significantly highlighted during the Russia-Ukraine war, low-earth orbit (LEO) satellite communications will usher in enormous business opportunities for III-V...
Monday 20 March 2023
Taiwan partners to beef up backend support for Qualcomm new chips in 2H23
As Qualcomm is set to place wafer starts with TSMC for new handset APs, RF chips, networking chips, and even PC CPUs to be launched in the second half of 2023, its backend supply...
Tuesday 7 March 2023
Sporton sales buck downbeat chip market
Sporton International, a leading provider of product testing and certification services, has reported a mild increase in sales for February, thanks to significant demand from the...
Wednesday 15 February 2023
Inspection labs see rise in orders for Wi-Fi routers, communication modules
Taiwan-based IC inspection labs have seen a ramp-up in orders for Wi-Fi 7 router and communication module designs in the first half of 2023, according to industry sources.
Tuesday 14 February 2023
IC inspection labs to see demand for notebook apps pick up in 2H23
Taiwan-based IC inspection and certification labs continue to see demand for notebook applications slow, but expect demand to pick up in the second half of the year.
Thursday 9 February 2023
MA-tek enjoys nearly 20% revenue surge in January
IC verification lab Materials Analysis Technology (MA-tek) saw its revenue increase nearly 20% from a year earlier to US$362 million (US$12.03 million) in January 2023, thanks to...
Thursday 19 January 2023
IC inspection labs positive about wireless device demand
As the industry upgrades to faster connectivity technologies, such as 5G NR and Wi-Fi 6/6E, IC inspection labs remain optimistic about wireless communication device demand in 2023.
Tuesday 10 January 2023
MA-tek, Sporton report record 2022 revenues
Taiwan-based IC inspection labs Materials Analysis Technology (MA-tek) and Sporton International have both reported record-high revenues for 2022.
Wednesday 23 November 2022
IC verification lab iST sees positive impact from trade war
Integrated Service Technology (iST), a Taiwan-based IC analysis and verification lab, believes the escalating US-China trade war will positively impact the IC analysis and verification...
Tuesday 18 October 2022
IC inspection labs score record profits in 3Q22
Taiwan-based IC analysis and inspection labs including Materials Analysis Technology (MA-tek) and Integrated Service Technology (iST) and Materials have reported impressive profit...
Next-Gen Intelligence
Global server shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2022
China smartphone AP shipments rise sequentially in 2Q23 and 3Q23, says DIGITIMES Research
Global high-end AI server shipments to soar in 2023, says DIGITIMES Research
In light of Huawei's 5G smartphone launch, US could pose even stricter sanctions, said DIGITIMES Research