Out in Front
Wednesday 21 February 2024
Wireless charging for electric cars is inching closer to reality
Someday soon, plug-in cars may no longer need a plug. Electric car drivers would simply pull into a specialized parking space when it's time to power up, wait for a light on their...
Monday 27 November 2023
ST intros new QI-compliant evaluation boards
STMicroelectronics has introduced transmitter and receiver evaluation boards based on the company's STWLC38 and STWBC86 ICs, which facilitate the development of Qi-compliant wireless...
Friday 13 October 2023
LinkCom sees wireless charging business grow, scaling automotive-grade magnetics
Taiwan-based magnetics solution provider LinkCom Manufacturing said its networking communication customers will keep increasing the penetration rate of their Wi-Fi 6/6E wireless equipment...
Thursday 21 September 2023
New iPhones may spur MCU demand for wireless charging
With Apple's latest iPhone 15 models supporting the Qi2 wireless charging standard, MCU manufacturers in Taiwan see a potential surge in demand as the new phones ship in late 2023.
Friday 21 July 2023
Linkcom looks to US broadband upgrades, wireless charging orders for 2H23 growth
Linkcom Manufacturing, a Taiwan-based supplier of magnetic components and power supply modules, expects to see sales growth in the second half of 2023, spurred by US broadband infrastructure...
Monday 16 January 2023
Wireless charging IC market estimated to grow at CAGR of 17%, 2020-2026
The wireless charging integrated circuit (IC) market is estimated to grow from US$1.9 billion in 2020 to US$ 4.9 billion by 2026 at a healthy CAGR of 17.1% during the forecast period,...
Monday 12 December 2022
Short of creativity and further deployment, Taiwan could lag behind China in IC design: Q&A with NYCU chair professor Chen Ke-Horng
The International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), the largest annual event for the IC design sector, will be held February 19-23, 2023 in San Francisco. A total of 23 papers...
Tuesday 20 September 2022
Japan tests wireless charging roads for EV
Nikkei Asia reported that auto parts supplier Denso is collaborating with Japanese engineering group Obayashi in testing wireless charging pavements for electric vehicles...
Friday 19 August 2022
Backend demand for automotive MCUs, MPUs stays robust
Backend demand for automotive MCUs and MPUs remains in high gear, with OSATs and packaging materials suppliers seeing clear order visibility through the end of this year, according...
Wednesday 22 June 2022
Wireless charging improves smart vehicle manufacturability
Wireless charging is bringing electric vehicles (EV) beyond transportation. An EV in the future will provide so many more functions and purposes if the complexity of cabling and wiring...
Thursday 26 May 2022
Infineon unveils WLC1115 transmitter controller IC for wireless charging at 2022 Computex
Infineon Technologies has unveiled WLC1115, its latest 15W power transmitter controller IC for wireless charging, at Computex 2022, according to Infineon Taiwan.
Thursday 14 April 2022
Taiwan firms eyeing bigger presence in industrial MCU market
With IDMs such as Infineon and STMicroelectronics experiencing prolonged delivery lead times for industrial MCUs, Taiwan-based MCU suppliers are looking to fill the growing supply...
Wednesday 24 February 2021
Holtek upbeat about 2021 and beyond
MCU specialist Holtek Semiconductor is optimistic about its sales and profits in 2021 and beyond, as the company has seen its order visibility extend into 2022, according to company...
Tuesday 23 February 2021
Superior Plating to see profits surge in 2021
Superior Plating Technology (SPT), dedicated to metal surface treatment and electroplating processing, is expected to post significant profit growth in 2021 thanks partly to its entry...
Friday 17 January 2020
Next-generation EV SiC power modules highlighted at Automotive World 2020
Next-generation automotive power modules from exhibitors including Japan's Rohm Semiconductor, Taiwan's government-funded Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) and Lite-On...
Summary of Tech Supply Chain News!
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Taiwan server industry experiences decline in 2023 revenues and shipments; poised to see growth in 2024, says DIGITIMES Research