Thursday 22 February 2024
MCU firm Holtek expands presence in India
Holtek Semiconductor, a Taiwan-based MCU specialist, anticipates a 50% increase in revenue from the Indian market in 2024 and plans to expand its operations in the country.
Friday 16 February 2024
MCU prices return to pre-pandemic levels
Although consumer MCU demand remains low, overall MCU prices have returned to pre-pandemic levels, according to industry sources.
Wednesday 7 February 2024
Nuvoton sees inventory pressure alleviate
Nuvoton Technology, a Taiwan-based MCU provider, expects much less inventory pressure in 2024, with the supply chain set to return to normal operations this year.
Wednesday 31 January 2024
MCU firm Holtek expects inventory to revert to normal by 2Q24
Inventory levels for microcontrollers (MCU) are expected to return to normal by the second quarter of 2024, or possibly as early as the first quarter, according to Tsai Jung-tsung,...
Friday 26 January 2024
Dutch startup Innatera unveils T1: a game-changing RISC-V neural-type MCU in the edge AI sensor market
Dutch chip startup Innatera has launched the Spiking Neural Processor T1 to target the edge AI sensor market.
Thursday 25 January 2024
Smart homes to fuel growth for Chinese MCU businesses
Chinese microcontroller unit (MCU) manufacturers are optimistic about the potential opportunities provided by smart homes as the generative AI trend extends across the market, according...
Tuesday 16 January 2024
MCU players watch macroeconomic horizon as demand cools
Lukewarm demand in the consumer market and ongoing inventory digestion means short-term low visibility of the microcontroller (MCU) market.
Tuesday 16 January 2024
Huawei chip design arm HiSilicon launches RISC-V MCUs
Through a chipmaking affiliate, Huawei has recently released RISC-V architecture-based MCUs, thereby advancing into the market for edge AI devices.
Monday 15 January 2024
ST announces restructuring to accelerate time-to-market
STMicroelectronics has unveiled its upcoming organizational restructuring, set to take effect on February 5, 2024. The new organization is to "deliver enhanced product development...
Wednesday 10 January 2024
Taiwan MCU firms upbeat about demand from new USB PD interface
The release of the USB PD 3.1 specifications has prompted Taiwanese MCU manufacturers to expedite their involvement, according to market sources.
Monday 8 January 2024
AI-driven MCU market surge sparks innovation in global and Chinese firms for edge AI
As we venture into 2024, the semiconductor supply chain continues to experience a robust surge propelled by the growth of AI.
Friday 5 January 2024
Taiwan MCUs go modular with Arduino to tap Indian electronics market
Italian microcontroller unit (MCU) development board vendor Arduino has recently unveiled plans to collaborate with Indian Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) providers, aiming...
Tuesday 19 December 2023
Taiwan MCU suppliers slow wafer starts
Taiwan-based MCU vendors have cut wafer starts at foundries since the fourth quarter of 2023, awaiting a recovery in demand for consumer electronics products, according to industry...
Monday 18 December 2023
Chinese MCU makers rev up auto-grade chips for booming EV market
Driven by the robust domestic market opportunities in China's new energy vehicle sector, Chinese MCU (microcontroller unit) makers are accelerating the development of automotive-grade...
Monday 11 December 2023
Automotive cooling solution provider Yen Sun expects robust growth in auto MCUs
The Taiwan-based electronics thermal and ventilation solution provider, Yen Sun Technology Corp., has benefited from the market demand for automotive MCUs. In November 2023, the company...
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