Tuesday 9 April 2024
Taiwan showcases satcom prowess amidst earthquake crisis
In a dramatic display of preparedness, Taiwan swiftly responded to a powerful earthquake that rattled Hualien, east Taiwan, on April 3rd, showcasing the efficacy of its digital resilience...
Monday 1 April 2024
Optical device firm EZconn enjoys sales growth amid robust AI and broadband infrastructure demand
Optical device maker EZconn is seeing strong revenue and gross profit growth in the first quarter of 2024, thanks to the robust demand from broadband infrastructure construction in...
Tuesday 5 March 2024
From cloud to edge, FICG rides high on AI business opportunities
Through its affiliate 3CEMS, First International Computer Global (FICG) is aggressively pursuing AI business opportunities. FICG will start shipping AI servers, which include motherboards...
Thursday 29 February 2024
800G demand fueled by high-speed computing drives silicon photonics trend
Benefiting from the explosion of demand for AI and cloud applications, cloud server construction and the need for higher bandwidth transmission have accelerated the upgrading of high-speed...
Thursday 28 December 2023
Free-space optics indispensable as Taiwan's satellite development gains a military dimension
With photonic integrated circuits, above all silicon photonics, seeing a wave of industry hype owing to their vast potential in the datacom and telecom applications, relevant suppliers...
Monday 30 October 2023
AI fuels optical communication to become potential market for compound semiconductors
While the 2023 smartphone market is one filled with harsh challenges, it is coming to an end. Regarding the smartphone market after 2024, most prominent market research firms still...
Monday 30 October 2023
GaAs foundry Win Semi swings to operating profit in 3Q23
Win Semiconductors, a Taiwanese GaAs foundry, swung to net profits of NT$34 million (US$1.05 million) in the third quarter after three straight quarters of losses.
Wednesday 18 October 2023
Connector makers keen to tap high-speed data transmission demand amid AI server boom
In an era of unprecedented data growth driven by devices ranging from notebooks to AI servers, the demand for high-speed data transmission at both the equipment and user ends continues...
Friday 13 October 2023
Generative AI to drive silicon photonics CPO penetration in next-gen data center solutions
Generative AI has driven the demand for high-performance computing (HPC) and high-speed transmission, which in turn is adding development momentum to silicon photonics optical communication...
Thursday 28 September 2023
Optical device maker EZconn expects demand pickup in 2H24
Optical communication device specialist EZconn continues to see its business negatively affected by customer inventory adjustments, but expects demand to pick up in the second half...
Tuesday 19 September 2023
AI boom sparks silicon photonics applications
Silicon photonics technology was hotly discussed during the SEMICON Taiwan 2023. At the Silicon Photonics Global Summit held September 5 alongside the exhibition, I was invited to...
Friday 15 September 2023
GaAs makers eyeing aerospace, military and satellite communications opportunities
Taiwanese gallium arsenide (GaAs) manufacturers are looking to capitalize on prospects in aerospace, defense, and satellite communications, according to industry sources.
Wednesday 26 July 2023
Tong Hsing sees weak demand for handset-use CIS
Tong Hsing Electronics, a major backend services provider for CMOS image sensors (CIS), expects the handset market to remain weak throughout 2023, with demand sliding faster than...
Thursday 20 July 2023
US broadband upgrade to bolster the optical communication industry in H2
In a move to enhance the country's digital infrastructure, the Biden administration is spearheading efforts to improve nationwide broadband services. The U.S. government has allocated...
Friday 30 June 2023
Taiwan companies seek opportunities in US network broadband infrastructure
Taiwan-based optical communications device makers and IC backend houses are looking to capitalize on opportunities presented by the expansion of network broadband infrastructure in...