Tuesday 7 July 2020
Realtek posts record 2Q20 revenue
Networking IC design specialist Realtek Semiconductor has reported consolidated revenue increased 8.85% sequentially to a record high of NT$17.34 billion (US$588.7 million) in the...
Friday 19 June 2020
Automotive IC market to grow at strong CAGR by 2024, says IC Insights
The automotive IC market is forecast to register a strong growth of 9.7% CAGR by 2024, according to IC Insights.
Friday 12 June 2020
Connector maker SpeedTech developing more customized products
Connector specialist SpeedTech is striving to venture into the customized business beyond connector products to include chassis for TWS ear buds, other acoustic products and system...
Tuesday 9 June 2020
Growing optical sensor applications to benefit Taiwan supply chain players
As optical sensors are increasingly applied to wearable devices, TWS (true wireless stereo) earphones, AR/VR headsets and healthcare devices, Taiwan's IC designers, III-V semiconductor...
Monday 1 June 2020
HYC to acquire Xiamen OLT
Suzhou HYC Technology, which manufactures and sells automatic test equipment for semiconductor and other high-tech industries, has announced plans to take over fellow China-based...
Thursday 28 May 2020
Backend firms see stable demand for NOR flash memory
Memory backend specialists expect stable growth in orders for processing NOR flash chips this year, driven by demand for 5G base stations, and consumer electronics products such as...
Monday 25 May 2020
ASE poised to apply SESUB-based SiP tech to new TWS devices
Taiwan's backend leader ASE Technology is poised to apply its SESUB (semiconductor embedded in substrate)-based SiP packaging technology to next-generation TWS (true wireless stereo)...
Tuesday 21 April 2020
Supply chain expects strong demand pick-up for AirPods in 2Q20
AirPods shipments have started gaining momentum though second-quarter 2020 volumes may still be unable to match the peak season levels of 2019, according to industry sources.
Tuesday 21 April 2020
Apple likely to defer new AirPods Pro launch
Apple may have to defer the launch of its new AirPods Pro to the second half of 2020 or even 2021, according to sources at related suppliers.
Tuesday 21 January 2020
Inventec Appliances ready to land more AirPods orders with new capacity
Inventec Appliances is expected to obtain more orders for Apple's AirPods in 2020 thanks to the availability of additional capacity after the firm's new plant in Nanchang, China's...
Monday 16 December 2019
Demand for capacitive MEMS speakers from TWS headset applications rising, says Digitimes Research
The mainstream design of high-end active noise-cancelling true wireless stereo (TWS) headset has been trending toward hybrid driver configurations that have helped drive up the growth...
Wednesday 11 December 2019
Competition in TWS chip market to heat up in 2020
The global market for SoCs for true wireless stereo (TWS) earbuds is poised for exponential growth in 2020, but competition will heat up, driving IC suppliers to improve their product...
Friday 29 November 2019
Taiwan chipmakers optimistic about demand for TWS earbuds in 2020
Chip demand for true wireless stereo (TWS) earbuds and earphones is set to remain robust in 2020, according to industry sources in Taiwan.
Monday 25 November 2019
Intel CPU shortages may affect SSD adoption in PCs in 2020
Intel's CPU shortages are expected to continue haunting the PC industry in the first quarter of 2020, and may even last into the second quarter, undermining demand for SSDs from the...
Tuesday 12 November 2019
TWS earbud chip prices fall below US$1.50
Unit prices for SoC chips used in true wireless stereo (TWS) earbuds have fallen below US$1.50 recently, down from US$2.50-3 in the first quarter of 2019, amid growing presence of...