Thursday 29 November 2012
Mobile communications equipment market set for double-digit growth in 2012, says IHS
The market for mobile communications equipment will grow 13% in 2012, propelled by climbing shipments of mobile handsets and tablets, particularly devices supporting the 4G LTE wireless...
Thursday 29 November 2012
Quad-core microprocessor notebook shipments set to nearly quadruple in 2016, says IHS
Notebooks during the next four years increasingly will adopt quad-core microprocessors, with all types of models bulking up their computing power amid the rising competitive challenge...
Tuesday 20 November 2012
Solar polysilicon pricing in October declines by highest rate since February, says IHS
Global demand and pricing in October for solar polysilicon fell at the highest rate seen since February, indicating that supply still exceeds demand, according to IHS.
Monday 12 November 2012
MEMS mics proliferate in smartphone market, says analyst
Speaking at the MEMS Executive Congress US 2012, IHS iSuppli senior principle analyst for MEMS Jeremie Bouchaud indicated that more MEMS companies have tapped the market for MEMS...
Friday 9 November 2012
Mainstream and value PCs rule over high-end performance models, says IHS
Consumers continue to favor lower-end desktops and notebooks over high-performance models in 2012 and beyond, with top-end systems accounting for only 6% of the market in 2012, according...
Monday 5 November 2012
Lenovo to launch a table-shaped all-in-one PC
Lenovo plans to launch a Windows 8-based all-in-one PC that features a similar industrial design as Microsoft's Surface, a table-shaped PC. The machine features four legs and when...
Thursday 1 November 2012
Digital signage TV demand picks up in North America, says IHS
The North America market for signage and professional displays grew in the second quarter of 2012, aided by higher demand of lower-priced digital signage televisions (DS TVs) that...
Monday 29 October 2012
Windows 8 unable to stimulate DRAM shipments in 4Q12, IHS says
Debuts of new PC OS from Microsoft always have generated double-digit percentage increases in quarterly DRAM shipments - until 2012, when the rollout of Windows 8 is not expected...
Friday 19 October 2012
Consumer electronics industry set for marginal revenue growth in 2012, says IHS
Global consumer electronics market revenues are set to expand by a scant 1.3% in 2012 as brands focus on low pricing during the holiday season to lure buyers impacted by weak global...
Thursday 18 October 2012
Mobile DRAM revenues hit record high in 2Q12, IHS says
Mobile DRAM revenues rose to the highest level yet in the second quarter of 2012, driven by increased bit shipments and relatively steady pricing, according to IHS iSuppli. Revenues...
Wednesday 17 October 2012
Automotive magnetic sensor market stays in high gear in 2012, IHS says
Playing a key role in government-mandated automotive safety systems including stability control and tire-pressure monitoring, magnetic sensors are in high demand in the car business,...
Thursday 11 October 2012
PC shipments set to decline in 2012 for first time in 11 years, says IHS
After entering the year with high hopes, the global PC market has seen its prospects dim, with worldwide shipments set to decline in 2012 for the first time in 11 years, according...
Friday 5 October 2012
IHS warns of IC foundry slowdown after strong 2Q12
Pure-play foundry semiconductor manufacturers enjoyed a robust second quarter following the enthusiastic consumer purchasing of wireless products like handsets and tablets, but the...
Friday 5 October 2012
4K TVs to see marginal share of LCD-TV market through 2017, says IHS
Despite some high-profile product introductions, consumer demand for televisions with ultra-high-definition 4K resolution will remain negligible for the foreseeable future, with shipments...
Monday 1 October 2012
Hard drive shipments rebound to record level in 2012, says IHS
A year after the Thailand flooding disaster partially derailed production, the global hard disk drive (HDD) industry has fully recovered, with shipments to the computer market expected...