Thursday 30 March 2023
Holtek, Nuvoton to deepen global deployments
Consumer MCU specialists Holtek Semiconductor and Nuvoton Technology are both looking to expand their deployments in non-Chinese markets, while anticipating overall market demand...
Thursday 30 March 2023
ASE steps up deployment in automotive electronics sector
Taiwanese OSAT ASE Technology Holding (ASE) continues to enhance its solutions for automotive ICs including sensors, electronic control units (ECU), and power devices, stepping up...
Friday 17 March 2023
TI promotes 32-bit general-purpose MCUs for edge AI
Texas Instruments (TI) is touting its new 32-bit general-purpose microcontroller unit (MCU) lineup, which can be used in edge AI designs.
Wednesday 15 March 2023
China's MCU rushes to catch up as new wave of automotive war set to begin
The consumer electronics, PC communication, automotive, industrial control, and medical fields have been the pillars of the Chinese MCU application market. Recently, with the consumer...
Tuesday 14 March 2023
Renesas expands RA MCU family
Renesas Electronics has introduced two new 32-bit RA microcontrollers (MCUs) based on the Arm Cortex-M33 core and Arm TrustZone technology. The new 100-MHz RA4E2 and 200-MHz RA6E2...
Thursday 9 March 2023
OSATs see clear automotive MCU orders from IDMs till end-2023
Taiwan's OSATs including ASE Technology, TeraPower Technology under Powertech Technology (PTI), and Ardentec have seen clear order visibility for automotive MCUs from IDMs till the...
Thursday 2 March 2023
Gaming market recovers first as MCU suppliers cultivate peripheral products
The global PC industry began a quarterly delivery decline in 2022, and overall PC demand in 2023 continues to be weak. The gaming market, in comparison, is not as severely affected...
Thursday 2 March 2023
TI GaN technology and real-time MCU power new Liteon server PSU
Liteon Technology has selected Texas Instruments' (TI) gallium nitride (GaN) field effect transistor (FET) plus C2000 real-time microcontrollers (MCU) for its latest high-performance...
Wednesday 1 March 2023
ADI expects highly of smart edge computing; pushing AI MCUs into industrial control sector
Analog Devices (ADI) is eyeing the business opportunity of smart edge computing and is primarily promoting AI MCU products in the industrial control sector, its key market, according...
Thursday 23 February 2023
Andes to beef up operations in Taiwan and North America
Silicon IP provider Andes Technology has said it will continue to recruit talent to staff its design centers in Taiwan and North America.
Tuesday 21 February 2023
Taiwan MCU makers divided over sales strategies for post-pandemic China
Taiwan's MCU suppliers are recalibrating sales strategies in the Chinese market, which is set to rebound in 2023 following three years of COVID-induced weak consumer demand, according...
Tuesday 21 February 2023
MCU firm Nuvoton puts focus on R&D, sales in non-China markets
MCU specialist Nuvoton Technology will continue to focus on R&D while expanding sales in non-Chinese markets, according to the Taiwan-based company.
Monday 20 February 2023
Taiwan's MCU makers turn to Chinese OSATs for cost reduction
Taiwan's MCU makers including Holtek Semiconductor are not expected to trim their inventory to normal levels until the second half of the year, and they are moving to rely more on...
Monday 20 February 2023
Holtek cautious about sales prospects for 2023
Based on its current inventory of five to six months, MCU specialist Holtek Semiconductor is cautious about its business prospects for 2023.
Thursday 16 February 2023
Import substitution speeds up as Chinese MCU suppliers target automotive sector
The wave of import substitution in China's semiconductor sector, coupled with the strong demand from the EV market, has led many Chinese MCU (microcontroller unit) suppliers planning...