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Friday 19 April 2024
Tong Hsing sees promising automotive CIS demand
Tong Hsing Electronics Industries saw automotive products contribute to 66% of its revenue in the first quarter of this year.
Tuesday 16 April 2024
South Korea invests US$22 million in next-gen aerospace chip tech by 2028
South Korea is gearing up to shoot for the stars.
Tuesday 16 April 2024
InnoEX 2024: China-based exhibitors nearly double, aerospace and robots gain prominence
AI took center stage at the 2nd Hong Kong International Innovation and Technology Expo (InnoEX) and the 20th Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Spring Edition), as AI technologies and applications continue to generate buzz and attention in the tech world.
Tuesday 16 April 2024
Taiwan's satellite business opportunities rise, but post-inauguration variables remain
When a powerful earthquake struck Hualien in eastern Taiwan on April 3, the island nation turned to an unconventional ally: low-Earth orbit(LEO) satellites.
Wednesday 10 April 2024
SpaceX contract to supply Starlink in Ukraine worth US$23 million
The Pentagon revealed that its contract to deploy Elon Musk's Starlink terminals in Ukraine is worth $23 million, finally putting a dollar figure on a deal that has embroiled one of the world's richest men in the Russia conflict — sometimes to his own chagrin.
Monday 8 April 2024
Satellite industry embraces multi-orbit integration in response to LEO demand surge
In response to a surging demand for low-Earth orbit (LEO) satellite services, satellite operators traditionally focused on geosynchronous orbit (GSO) or medium-Earth orbit (MEO) satellites are making a strategic shift towards the burgeoning LEO business landscape. No longer confined to singular investments in proprietary satellite constellations, operators are now forging collaborative alliances and embracing business integration to capitalize on the multi-orbit integration trend sweeping the satellite industry.
Monday 1 April 2024
T-Motor: The Chinese drone maker making a killing on global conflict
When T-Motor sends its deadly drones into global conflict zones we all pay the price.
Thursday 28 March 2024
Taiwan and US to jump light years ahead of photonics curve
Taiwan and the US have a long tradition of technical cooperation.
Wednesday 27 March 2024
Chinese chipmaker puts AI chips into remote sensing micro-satellites
Zhuhai Aerospace Microchips Science & Technology Co. (Aero-Chips), formerly known as Zhuhai Orbita Aerospace Science & Technology Co., is deploying its AI chips into space. Founded in 2000, and became listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SZSE) ChiNext ten years later, the company launched and operated China's first commercial remote-sensing micro-satellites since 2017.
Tuesday 26 March 2024
Taiwanese tech titans eye satellite market expansion
In the aftermath of Satellite 2024, Taiwan emerges as a formidable contender in the satellite market, with its highest-ever representation at the prestigious event.
Tuesday 26 March 2024
Space weather's intensifying threat to satellite systems
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced severe geomagnetic storms impacted Earth on March 24.
Wednesday 20 March 2024
China launches satellite critical for mission to Moon's far side
China launched a lunar satellite designed to play a critical role in its competition with the US to be the leader in the exploration of the moon.
Monday 18 March 2024
Taiwan strengthens satellite comms in preparation for war
Taiwan's Chunghwa Telecom signed a satellite deal with UK government-invested OneWeb.
Friday 15 March 2024
Transcom sees pull-in of orders for military, satellites
Compound semiconductor IDM Transcom has seen a strong pull-in of power amplifier orders for niche application markets, such as aerospace, defense, and satellites, boosting its overall operating performance.
Thursday 14 March 2024
SpaceX will attempt third starship rocket launch on Thursday
Elon Musk's SpaceX received the go-ahead to launch its giant Starship rocket a third time, four months after its last test ended in an explosion prematurely.
Thursday 14 March 2024
HDI board maker Compeq rides on LEO satellite wave
In recent years, the major High-Density Interconnect (HDI) board manufacturer Compeq Manufacturing Co. has been actively deploying in the low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite sector. Demand for related orders remained strong in the fourth quarter of 2023.
Tuesday 12 March 2024
Satellite 2024: the future of space innovation has never looked brighter
Satellite 2024 is set to dazzle on March 18. Beyond the glitz and glamour lies a convergence of industry titans and trailblazers, poised to reshape the fabric of our celestial endeavors.
Tuesday 12 March 2024
Space battery pioneer Hitachi Zozen lands first all-solid-state-battery order
Hitachi Zozen has received its first commercial order for All-Solid-State Lithium-Ion Batteries (ASSLBs).
Wednesday 6 March 2024
China Telecom snags first satellite codes for global reach
China Telecommunications Group has secured the green light from the International Telecommunication Union to obtain coveted international codes for its satellite operations. The company clinched the E.164 code (882)52 and the E.212 code (901)09, earmarked for user dialing and network identification, respectively, marking a historic milestone as the first Chinese telecom entity to acquire such resources for satellite communication services.
Tuesday 5 March 2024
Can Taiwan catch up with the LEO satellite boom?
The Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite industry will continue to thrive in 2024 as SpaceX plans to exceed its nearly 100 rocket launches in 2023, with a forecast of 144 launches this year. Additionally, Amazon's Project Kuiper, which launched prototype satellites in 2023 and is expected to conduct communication tests with clients by the end of this year, is drawing significant attention.
Tuesday 5 March 2024
SpaceX's Starlink struggles to secure Vietnam deal amid ownership concerns
In the high-stakes world of satellite communication, SpaceX finds itself entangled in a diplomatic deadlock as it seeks to roll out its Starlink service in Vietnam. Despite months of negotiations, sources reveal that the Vietnamese government remains apprehensive, citing worries over SpaceX's foreign ownership stakes.
Friday 1 March 2024
2024 Industry Outlook (3): Using economic data to assess industry directions in Taiwan and China
In 2023, Taiwan's exports declined by 9.8%, which is of course related to the weakening of electronics exports, but with a total export value of US$432.5 billion, a trade surplus of US$80.56 billion, and a surplus of over US$300 billion in tax revenue, the overall result is not too bad. S&P Global projects a 19.2% growth for Taiwan's exports in 2024. What can be expected optimistically and what should be planned for?
Thursday 29 February 2024
India's Modi tries to boost space startups, close gap with China
India's national space program has notched up some impressive accomplishments, such as the first landing near the south pole of the moon last year, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi this week announced the names of four Indian astronauts for the country's first crewed mission in 2025.
Tuesday 27 February 2024
SpaceX gets list of starship upgrades needed before launch
US air safety regulators concluded a mishap investigation into SpaceX's most recent Starship explosion in November, laying out the issues the Elon Musk-led company must address before it can attempt to launch the rocket for a third time.
Tuesday 20 February 2024
How can the Chinese commercial space sector close the gap with the US
As the direction of the US space policy changed from 2003 on, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) gradually left the low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite sector to private industry, instead focusing on the deeper space domain with higher academic research value. This shift ushered in a new era of commercialization in the space industry. SpaceX, which currently dominates the field of LEO satellites, was founded during this period and emerged prominently only after advancements in rocket technology and a reduction in satellite manufacturing costs.
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