Wednesday 16 June 2021
Hermes Testing poised to tap cantilever probe card market
Hermes Testing Solutions (HTSI), a unit of chipmaking equipment supplier Hermes-Epitek, is poised to develop and manufacture cantilever probe cards with the technology already transferred...
Wednesday 2 June 2021
STAr Technologies delivers world first fine-pitch high-current MEMS vertical probe card for high-volume manufacturing
STAr Technologies, a leading supplier of semiconductor test systems and probe cards, announces the immediate availability of the Aries-Optima MEMS probe card, the world's first fine-pitch...
Thursday 27 May 2021
Stathera develops true dual-output MEMS oscillator for next-gen smart devices
As the modern smart connected devices are getting smaller, thinner, and supporting more stringent protocols such as 5G, GPS, UWB, BLE, and Wi-Fi 6, they need high-performance timing...
Wednesday 26 May 2021
Global 200mm fab capacity to grow at record pace, says SEMI
Semiconductor manufacturers worldwide are on track to boost 200mm fab capacity by 950,000 wafers, or 17%, from 2020 through 2024 to reach a record high of 6.6 million wafers per month,...
Tuesday 25 May 2021
Taiwan testing houses gearing up for AiP, 3nm chips
Taiwan-based IC testing houses including King Yuan Electronics (KYEC), Sigurd Microelectronics and Ardentec have all kicked off R&D for more advanced 3nm-made chips, while also...
Friday 14 May 2021
Merry sees MEMS microphone shipments grow 180% in 1Q21
Taiwan's electroacoustic solutions provider Merry Electronics saw its shipments of MEMS microphones shoot up 180% on year in the first quarter of 2021, driven by strong demand for...
Thursday 13 May 2021
Small sensors, big goals: Q&A with ForceN CEO Robert Brooks and VP of engineering Albert Chen
The advent of Internet of Things (IoT) and Industry 4.0 has increased the demands for robots and edge computing, and the tasks are becoming more and more complex. Force sensors are...
Wednesday 28 April 2021
OST scaling up IR MEMS sensor shipments for gaming notebooks
Taiwan-based Oriental System Technology (OST) is expected to scale up its shipments of infrared (IR) MEMS sensors for gaming notebooks to 4.5 million units in 2021 from 2.8 million...
Thursday 15 April 2021
CHPT cuts into supply chain for TV SoCs with new probe cards
Chunghwa Precision Test Technology (CHPT) with its latest in-house developed probe cards has obtained new orders demanding circuit probing for TV SoC chips, according to the Taiwan-based...
Thursday 1 April 2021
PCB maker Zhen Ding keenly exploring non-handset applications
Taiwan's leading PCB vendor Zhen Ding Technology has been diversifying its target markets to rely less on handset applications, with the efforts set to bear fruit starting 2021.
Tuesday 23 March 2021
ASE, ShunSin gearing up for optical module shipment boom
Backend houses ASE Technology and ShunSin Technology are both expected to enjoy a surge in orders for optical communication modules for 5G device applications starting the second...
Wednesday 17 March 2021
Shennan Circuits shifts focus to automotive PCBs, IC substrates
Shennan Circuits has focused more on automotive PCBs and IC substrates following shrinkages in shipments for 5G infrastructure applications in 2020, according to the China-based PCB...
Thursday 11 March 2021
Medtech startup HemoCath aims to reduce hospital length of stay by 42% for heart failure patients with pulmonary artery monitoring SaaS
Medical and high-tech professionals are making major efforts to solve significant medical needs to address the world's leading cause of death - heart failure (HF) disease. Many...
Monday 8 February 2021
Taiwan IC design houses to embrace strong 1Q21
Taiwan-based IC design houses are poised to embrace brisk sales in the first quarter of 2021 despite foundry capacity constraints, with first-tier players including MediaTek and Novatek...
Friday 25 December 2020
MEMS sensor supply falling short
The supply of MEMS sensors has fallen short of demand, which will likely persist through at least first-quarter 2021, according to industry sources.
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