Friday 3 November 2023
MCU firm Nuvoton cautious about 4Q23 prospects
Microcontroller unit (MCU) specialist Nuvoton Technology remains cautious about near-term market prospects, citing limited visibility, according to company president Yang Hsin-Lung...
Wednesday 1 November 2023
Holtek expects channel inventory correction to continue for two more quarters
MCU maker Holtek Semiconductor expects inventory correction in the distribution channel to last for another two quarters, while market demand in the fourth quarter of 2023 is unlikely...
Tuesday 31 October 2023
Chinese MCU companies see drop in revenue and net income
Leading Chinese MCU companies have reported declines in both revenue and net income in their revenue reports for the third quarter of 2023, due to increasingly heated competition...
Friday 27 October 2023
MCU firm Holtek pushes back recovery timeline
Microcontroller (MCU) firm Holtek Semiconductor President Gordon Kao revealed that the company itself, its clients, and its distributors are continuing destocking, pushing back the...
Tuesday 24 October 2023
Chinese MCU firms eye domestic market opportunities with new product offerings
In the past, price wars had plagued the MCU market, with Chinese companies fiercely competing to capture market share, often through aggressive price cutting. Recently, there have...
Friday 20 October 2023
MCU vendor Nuvoton eyes opportunities from eco-friendly applications
Nuvoton, a vendor of microcontroller units (MCU) and a provider of 6-inch wafer foundry services, has been eyeing a bigger presence in the automotive and industrial market segments...
Wednesday 18 October 2023
Breaching the tech blockade: Chinese MCU firms employ the RISC-V chip architecture
Amidst the ongoing US and China tech rivalry, Chinese microcontroller (MCU) companies are actively developing MCUs with the RISC-V architecture to break through the technology sanctions...
Tuesday 17 October 2023
Renesas deepens edge AI deployment with strategic investment in EdgeCortix
Renesas Electronics is strengthening its collaboration with the Japanese IC design startup EdgeCortix through a strategic investment to develop edge artificial intelligence (AI) solutions,...
Wednesday 4 October 2023
Chinese MCU firms eyeing AI edge device boom
Chinese MCU suppliers are actively expanding their target markets to include automotive and home AI edge device applications, looking to capitalize on the market development, according...
Thursday 28 September 2023
Taiwan MCU firms strive to maintain gross margins in 2H23
Taiwanese microcontroller unit (MCU) vendors are striving to maintain consistent gross margins in the face of strong price competition from Chinese counterparts in the second half...
Wednesday 27 September 2023
Battery management system chip demand picking up
An increase in battery management system (BMS) chip demand may infuse growth momentum into the operations of Taiwanese MCU suppliers in the second half of 2023, according to industry...
Thursday 21 September 2023
New iPhones may spur MCU demand for wireless charging
With Apple's latest iPhone 15 models supporting the Qi2 wireless charging standard, MCU manufacturers in Taiwan see a potential surge in demand as the new phones ship in late 2023.
Thursday 21 September 2023
Chinese RISC-V automotive MCU market has huge growth potential
Although RISC-V currently has a low market share, industry sources have observed that automakers are embracing it, and the Chinese market for RISC-V automotive-grade MCUs has significant...
Monday 18 September 2023
Chinese home appliance makers aim for vertical applications through self-developed chips
As the smart home ecosystem continues to expand and the AI application trend rages on, many traditional Chinese home appliance makers like TCL, Hisense, Midea, and Gree are observing...
Thursday 14 September 2023
Taiwanese MCU and diode suppliers eyeing Indian market potential
As India emerges as a global electronics manufacturing hub, Taiwan-based electronics suppliers are participating in Electronica India 2023, looking to expand their presence in the...
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