Monday 25 March 2024
Taiwanese III-V semiconductor foundries gain traction among auto LiDAR tier-1s
Carmakers worldwide have rolled out vehicles with advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). Taiwan-based III-V semiconductor suppliers said as the adoption of ADAS and autonomous...
Friday 8 March 2024
Leapmotor, Hesai form strategic partnership to accelerate smart driving solutions
China-based EV company Leapmotor signed a strategic collaboration agreement with LiDAR solutions provider Hesai Technology on March 7. Stellantis-backed Leapmotor said the partnership...
Wednesday 6 March 2024
Touch module maker TPK to focus on expanding into new businesses
Amid the yet-to-recover PC market, Taiwan-based touch module maker TPK experienced on-year declines in multiple indexes in 2023. TPK has outlined its strategy for 2024 as "focusing...
Friday 1 March 2024
AI cars with LiDAR integration on the horizon, says Win Semi chairman
Against the backdrop of ongoing discussions and anticipation surrounding AI's diverse applications, Win Semiconductors Chairman Chen Chin-Tsai boldly proclaimed the inevitable emergence...
Tuesday 27 February 2024
Japanese researchers find LiDAR cars can be blinded by laser attacks
Researchers at a Japanese university have discovered a dangerous LiDAR vulnerability
Friday 16 February 2024
Pentagon-sanctioned Chinese LiDAR supplier focuses on chip design amid increased shipment
Added by the US Department of Defense to the list of Chinese military companies, Chinese LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) company Hesai Technology continues to see growing shipment...
Monday 29 January 2024
Optoelectronics firm VPEC is beaming about AI phone growth prospects
The arrival of the AI smartphone era is giving GaAs (Gallium Arsenide) Epitaxial chip (Epi) manufacturers such as Taiwan's VPEC (Visual Photonics Epitaxy Co.) something to get excited...
Tuesday 23 January 2024
China's dominance in dual-use LiDAR tech is making Washington sweat
China is outpacing the U.S. and Japan in LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) technology thanks to its prodigious speed of development.
Thursday 11 January 2024
Hesai and RoboSense race for LiDar supremacy
It's full speed ahead for the electric vehicle sector and the outlook is good for crucial LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) tech, or the "eyes of autonomous driving."
Friday 5 January 2024
US zeroes in on Chinese LiDar leader Hesai
Due to its mastery of LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) technology used in next-generation weapons and autonomous vehicles, Shanghai-based Hesai Technology has found itself at the...
Friday 22 December 2023
Taiwan Color Optics sees LiDAR potential in autonomous driving and beyond
Taiwan Color Optics (TCO), BMW's sole laser light provider, believes LiDAR represents the last mile of autonomous driving. LiDAR is still expensive, but TCO hopes to use semiconductor...
Wednesday 22 November 2023
The current state and future of autonomous driving technology
In less than 40 years since the inception of the first self-driving car, we have witnessed significant progress and changes in the automotive industry. However, the journey toward...
Wednesday 22 November 2023
Status of delivery robot market in Japan


Friday 3 November 2023
Koito Manufacturing to mass-produce automotive LiDARs in 2024
Japan-based automotive lighting equipment manufacturer Koito Manufacturing plans to begin mass production of high-precision automotive LiDARs used in advanced driver assistance systems...
Monday 30 October 2023
GaAs foundry Win Semi swings to operating profit in 3Q23
Win Semiconductors, a Taiwanese GaAs foundry, swung to net profits of NT$34 million (US$1.05 million) in the third quarter after three straight quarters of losses.
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