Electronic Products & Technology


September 7, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

China’s semi fab capacity to reach 20% worldwide

Region’s equipment market expected to rise to top
August 25, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

Global semiconductor market hits record revenue

Samsung Electronics, Intel and SK Hynix continued to lead the semiconductor market in Q2 2018
July 22, 2018 by Stephen Law

TTI signs disty deal with Osram Opto Semis

TTI Inc., a specialty distributor of electronic components, has signed a distribution agreement with Osram Opto Semiconductors, a global leader in the optoelectronics industry, expanding TTI’s product offering to its valued customer base in North America.  Jeff Ray, TTI vice president…
July 14, 2018 by Stephen Law

Fujitsu completes post-K supercomputer CPU prototype, begins functionality trials

Fujitsu Ltd. and RIKEN recently announced that the joint development of post-K, a supercomputer that Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) has set forth as a successor to the K computer, is moving forward, with the…
July 14, 2018 by Stephen Law

Packages serve extreme demands of GaN, GaAs devices

STRATEDGE Line of packages meet the extreme demands of gallium nitride (GaN) and gallium arsenide (GaAs) semiconductor devices, serving the critical requirements of the telecom, mixed signal, VSAT, broadband wireless, satellite, military, test and measurement, automotive, down-hole, and MEMS markets.…
July 13, 2018 by Stephen Law

Processors meet advanced A/V, smart home requirements

NXP Semiconductors i.MX 8M family of applications processors enables embedded designers to meet the new standards of user interface, intelligence and connectivity set by consumer electronic devices. Processors are suitable for increasing video, graphic, and audio system requirements for smarthome and smart IoT applications.…
July 7, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

Global semi industry reaches $115.8B in Q1

Global semiconductor industry revenue declined 3.4 percent in the first quarter of 2018 falling to $115.8 billion. Semiconductor industry performance was negatively affected by the declining sales and first-quarter seasonality in the wireless communications market. Other sectors, such as automotive…
July 5, 2018 by Myson Robles-Bruce, research manager, semiconductor value chain, IHS Markit

US-China tariff dispute will spill into semis, consumer electronics

For the semiconductor space, the escalating tariffs dispute between the United States and China will be a bruising zero-sum game injurious to both sides in which there are no winners. A tariff war between the world’s two biggest makers and…
April 28, 2018 by Stephen Law

FPGA programmable platform comprises logic, routing, embedded memory

EFINIX Trion programmable platform in FPGA architectural innovation was built using firm’s Quantum programmable technology, comprising logic, routing, embedded memory and DSP blocks. The first eight FPGAs in the Trion platform are built on SMIC’s (Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp.) 40nm process.…
November 24, 2017 by EP&T Magazine

Siemens acquires Solido Design Automation

Strengthens IC market commitment and continues to build upon its digitalization strategy - expands its software business in North America and Canada
July 11, 2017 by Stephen Law

Thought leaders address ‘Smart’ future at SEMICON

The a bevy of veteran speakers rounds out the keynote address lineup at this year’s SEMICON West conference, including executives from Intel, GlobalFoundries and Tokyo Electron Ltd (TEL).  The main focus to the presentations includes explanations of how the industry…
June 26, 2017 by Stephen Law

Semiconductor revenues grow thru 2016

Worldwide industrial semiconductor revenues grew by 3.8 percent year-over-year in 2016, to $43.5 billion, according to the latest analysis from business information provider IHS Markit. Industrial electronics equipment demand was broad-based, with continued growth in commercial and military avionics, digital…