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...
Wednesday 8 February 2023
Taiwan MCU vendors post revenue drops in January
Taiwan-based MCU vendors generally saw their January sales decline sequentially or annually, and are wary of the near-term demand outlook as they will remain in the stage of inventory...
Tuesday 7 February 2023
IDMs keen to launch SiC power chips and modules for EVs
As SIC power chips are increasingly applied to EV inverters, many IDMs are not only expanding production capacity but also keenly launching products and solutions to meet robust market...
Tuesday 7 February 2023
Chinese home appliance brands vie for smart home market via in-house MCUs
Under the trend of smart home China's home appliance brands are seeking diversified development. Brands like Haier, Midea, and Gree have been planning for the microcontroller unit...
Monday 6 February 2023
Infineon expects improved MCU availability in 2H23, seeing big growth for auto, renewables and power infrastructures
At its latest conference call on Feb 2, Infineon said its Aurix MCU family is "on full ramp mode," adding that having gotten more wafers, it expects availability of automotive MCUs...
Thursday 2 February 2023
STMicroelectronics simplifies high-efficiency two-port USB-PD adapters with ST-ONEMP digital controller
STMicroelectronics is extending its highly integrated and power-saving ST-ONE family of USB Power Delivery (USB-PD) digital controllers by introducing the ST-ONEMP, which supports...
Wednesday 1 February 2023
MCU price war lingers in 1H23 as makers continue inventory depletion
A price war between Taiwanese and Chinese suppliers of MCUs for consumer applications will persist in the first half of 2023 as they remain under pressure to trim inventories amid...
Wednesday 1 February 2023
Greatek expects backend demand from MCU sector to start recovering in 2Q23
Greatek Electronics, an affiliate of Powertech Technology (PTI) specializing in logic IC packaging, expects the backend packaging demand from its MCU clients to hit bottom in the...
Tuesday 31 January 2023
STMicroelectronics unveils world's first MCU Edge-AI Developer Cloud
STMicroelectronics is continuing to expand its solutions for embedded AI developers and data scientists with a new, industry-first set of tools and services to get edge AI technology...
Friday 13 January 2023
STMicroelectronics brings 32-bit kick to cost-sensitive 8-bit applications with STM32C0 series microcontrollers
STMicroelectronics is broadening access to its STM32 microcontroller (MCU) family by introducing the most affordable series yet: the STM32C0.
Thursday 12 January 2023
Why automakers increasingly prefer total BMS solutions
Battery management systems (BMS) are playing a crucial role in monitoring driving range, battery health, charging efficiency, safety and cost structure for EVs, and accuracy performance...