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...
Friday 1 December 2023
MCU demand for home appliances picking up
Microcontroller unit (MCU) demand for home appliances has started picking up, with prices rising as well, according to MCU suppliers in China and Taiwan.
Wednesday 29 November 2023
Info-Tek aims for higher penetration rates with automotive PCBs
PCB supplier Info-Tek, part of the passive component supplier PSA Group, has been seeing positive momentum driven by automotive parts, with revenue in September 2023 marking a record...
Monday 27 November 2023
Infineon sees automotive MCU, power semiconductor long-term contracts grow
Infineon said it has secured more long-term contracts for automotive semiconductors, including MCUs and power semiconductors. The company accounts for the largest share of the automotive...
Monday 27 November 2023
Automotive electronics become key to survival for China's self-designed chips
Moore Silicon, a chip subsidiary of the Chinese state-owned electronics company TCL, is the latest dissolved in-house IC design team of a technology conglomerate in China after Oppo's...
Tuesday 21 November 2023
TI may disband Chinese MCU R&D team
Recent industry speculations indicate that Texas Instruments (TI) may dissolve its MCU research and development team in China.
Tuesday 21 November 2023
China IC self-sufficiency efforts benefit local MCU suppliers
Chinese microcontroller unit (MCU) suppliers have seen orders from the Chinese domestic market increase due to the government-led self-sufficiency push, according to industry sourc...
Tuesday 14 November 2023
Chinese market revenue shrinks for MCU suppliers
Revenue from the Chinese market has decreased for MCU companies due to the persistently lackluster shipment pull-ins for consumer electronics, according to industry sources.
Friday 10 November 2023
MCU suppliers see price competition stop but remain wary
Microcontroller unit (MCU) suppliers have observed a pause in price competition, but remain cautious since end market demand has yet to recover, according to industry sources.
Thursday 9 November 2023
Chinese car market peak season aids automotive-grade MCU demand
Car chips have become the semiconductor industry's primary driver as the end market of consumer electronics remains sluggish. As major China-based automakers saw October sales grow...