Tuesday 14 June 2022
IC analysis labs upbeat about 2H22
Taiwan's IC analysis and inspection labs are optimistic about better performance in the second half of 2022 than the first half, bolstered by increasing wafer material analysis (MA)...
Tuesday 10 May 2022
IC inspection labs start fulfilling orders for Wi-Fi 7 SoCs
A leading chipmaker has kicked off its next-generation Wi-Fi SoC inspection and is expected to launch related module products as early as the fourth quarter of 2022, according to...
Monday 11 April 2022
IC inspection labs see growing demand for Wi-Fi 7, 5G mmWave chips
As leading chipmakers including Qualcomm, MediaTek, Broadcom and Intel are keenly developing Wi-Fi 7 core chips and 5G mmWave mobile SoCs, Taiwan's IC inspection and certification...
Tuesday 15 March 2022
Wi-Fi 6/6E on track to go mainstream in 2022
Wi-Fi 6/6E will officially go mainstream in 2022 and is set to penetrate across all application segments, which will benefit all the related IC supply chain players including core...
Friday 21 January 2022
Wi-Fi 7 will spark demand for QFN packaging, burn-in testing
With chip vendors (including Broadcom, Intel, MediaTek, and Qualcomm) gearing up for the development of Wi-Fi 7 chip solutions, QFN packaging and burn-in testing demand will be ramping...
Wednesday 22 December 2021
High-end test interfaces badly needed for Wi-Fi 6E/7 chipsets
As Wi-Fi technology standards continue to advance from Wi-Fi 5 and Wi-Fi 6/6E to Wi-Fi 7, high-frequency and mixed-frequency chips testing interfaces are badly needed to help chipmakers...
Friday 17 December 2021
Taiwan OSATs gearing up for MediaTek 5G mmWave chips
ASE Technology and other Taiwan-based OSATs are gearing up for MediaTek's 5G mmWave chips solutions slated for launch in 2022, according to industry sources.
Monday 22 November 2021
Major US chipmakers gearing up for 6nm Wi-Fi 7 SoCs
Leading Wi-Fi chipmakers Qualcomm, Broadcom and even Intel are keenly developing Wi-Fi 7 SoCs, and may have their chips manufactured at TSMC using 6N RF process, looking to meet the...
Wednesday 8 September 2021
Sporton, BTL record new revenue highs
The rise of the global touchless economy has created new opportunities for 5G applications. Now no longer limited to mobile phones, new types of 5G data link endpoint devices are...
Thursday 10 June 2021
IC analyzers sees booming demand for advanced foundry, packaging
Taiwan-based specialists in semiconductor materials analysis, IC test and verification services will see their sales for the second half of the year driven by continuous R&D on...
Friday 21 May 2021
Backend houses gearing up for new orders from Qualcomm
Taiwan's leading OSAT ASE Technology and its affiliate Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) reportedly will offer backend services for Qualcomm's newly-released Snapdragon 778G...
Monday 12 April 2021
Wi-Fi 6E chips to bring business for test, certification labs in 2H21
Chipmakers are set to roll out Wi-Fi 6E chip solutions in the second half of the year, bringing new business opportunities for IC test and certification labs including Sporton Inte...
Monday 8 March 2021
Audix, Sporton, iST see booming orders from automotive sector
Audix, Sporton International and Integrated Service Technology (iST) have obtained increasing orders for producing, testing, analyzing and verifying automotive electronic components,...
Friday 5 March 2021
Testing demand for 5G chips driving up Sigurd, Sporton revenues
Robust testing demand for 5G chips has started buoying revenues at related suppliers including Sigurd Microelectronics and Sporton International.
Wednesday 25 November 2020
Taiwan backend supply chain poised to embrace 5G AiP segment
5G mmWave AiP (antenna in package) modules are on track to gain increasing penetration in handsets and other devices after being incorporated into iPhone 12 series, and FC-AiP technology...