Thursday 24 August 2023
iST chairman Wei-Been Yu: AI is rigid demand
"AI is rigid demand," Taiwan-based verification analysis lab iST chairman Wei-Been Yu decisively stated when asked about AI in an interview. From the emergence of OpenAI's ChatGPT...
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...
Friday 28 July 2023
Analysis lab iST eyes record profit in 2024 amid strong AI chip demand
Analysis and verification lab Integrated Service Technology (iST) is optimistic about its business in 2023 and 2024. The company could possibly record profits next year, thanks to...
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...
Monday 12 June 2023
Strong reliability analysis demand for advanced packaging buoys iST revenue
Integrated Service Technology (iST), a specialist in IC materials analysis, has reported a 10.2% increase in revenue year-over-year from January to May, thanks to robust reliability...
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...
Friday 28 April 2023
iST sees rising revenues in 1Q23
Integrated Service Technology (iST) reported consolidated revenues of NT$981 million (US$31.64 million) for the first quarter of 2023, the second-highest quarterly level ever, with...
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 2 February 2023
Understanding new 2023 AEC standards: iST helps Taiwanese electronics manufacturers conquer automotive market
The implementation of smart technologies is one of the most important trends in the automotive industry. As a technology hub, Taiwan is among the world leaders in both technology...
Friday 9 December 2022
New TSMC fab in US has in-house capability of IC analysis and verification
TSMC's new advanced wafer fab in the US will be capable of providing IC materials analysis and verification in-house, according to sources at Taiwan IC analysis and inspection labs,...
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...
Thursday 8 September 2022
IC inspection labs see demand for network chips remain strong
Taiwan's IC inspection and certification labs including Sporton International, Audix and BTL continue to enjoy strong demand for Wi-Fi and other network chips, with order visibility...
Thursday 11 August 2022
IC analysis and inspection demand robust for advanced-node chips, advanced packaging
Demand for materials analysis (MA) and reliability analysis (RA) services remains robust for chips built using advanced process manufacturing and advanced packaging, according to...
Wednesday 20 July 2022
Automotive IC verification, analysis demand stays strong
Automotive IC verification and analysis demand continues to be strong and will drive the revenue growth of Taiwan-based companies such as Audix and Integrated Service Technology (iST),...
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