Monday 15 July 2019
Taiwan backend houses to see demand for MEMS sensors surge
ASE Technology Holding, King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) and Lingsen Precision Industries are among the Taiwan-based backend houses looking to benefit from robust demand for MEMS sensors...
Friday 30 November 2018
Backend firm Lingsen optimistic about demand for MEMS
Lingsen Precision Industries has expressed optimism about demand for MEMS including ambient light sensors (ALS), proximity sensors and MEMS microphones. The backend firm expects packaging...
Thursday 1 March 2018
TDK to acquire ultrasonic sensor developer
TDK has reached an agreement with Chirp Microsystems, a developer of ultrasonic sensing solutions, in which Chirp becomes a wholly-owned subsidiary of TDK. TDK expects to close the...
Tuesday 26 September 2017
MEMS sensor demand for smartphones, automotive surging
MEMS sensor demand for smartphones and automotive applications has been surging, according to sources at Taiwan-based IC backend houses, which have enjoyed a ramp-up of orders placed...
Wednesday 15 March 2017
SMIC signs license agreement for Invensas DBI technology
Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has executed a technology transfer and license agreement for Invensas' Direct Bond Interconnect (DBI) technology, according to the...
Wednesday 21 December 2016
TDK to acquire InvenSense for US$1.3 billion
TDK and InvenSense have entered into a definitive agreement wherein TDK agrees to acquire all outstanding InvenSense shares for cash at US$13.00 per InvenSense share, for a total...
Thursday 15 December 2016
InvenSense EIS solution adopted by Oppo
InvenSense, a provider of MEMS sensors, has announced its electronic image stabilization (EIS) solution adopted for the recently-released Oppo R9S and R9S Plus smartphones.
Monday 14 September 2015
China, Taiwan-based IC foundries gearing up for MEMS market boom
IC foundries based in China and Taiwan are all gearing up for rapid demand growth for microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) devices driven by a new wave of expansion for the Internet...
Friday 27 March 2015
Apple dictates the ranking of top 10 MEMS manufacturers in 2014, says IHS
Bosch reinforced its leadership in the MEMS industry in 2014 with a 16.6% increase to US$1167 million up from US$1001 million in 2013, according to IHS. Bosch alone held 12% of the...
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 26 April 2013
TSMC MEMS foundry biz expanding, says Yole
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) MEMS foundry business enjoyed an approximately 80% rise in 2012, achieving around US$42 million in sales. The significant growth...
Tuesday 2 April 2013
China makers gain share in MEMS sensor purchasing in 2012, says IHS
China-based handset and tablet manufacturers in 2012 more than doubled their share of purchases of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) motion sensors, reflecting the rising prominence...
Tuesday 5 March 2013
China market: Gyroscope shipments to grow over 30% in 2013, say MEMS makers
Shipments of gyroscopes in China are expected to expand over 30% in 2013 as more local smartphone vendors are adding the MEMS devices into their mid-range to high-end models amid...
Monday 18 February 2013
Smartphones and tablets drive continued double-digit growth in MEMS motion sensor market, says IHS
Smartphones and tablets continue to the prime movers of technology industries, with the two mobile platforms spurring a double-digit increase in the market for microelectromechanical...
Tuesday 29 January 2013
MEMS vendors optimistic about combo sensor market
Eyeing booming demand for combo motion sensors used in smartphones and tablets, MEMS vendors including Bosch, InvenSense, Kionix and STMicroelectronics all plan to promote their 6-...