Electronic Products & Technology


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…
June 20, 2017 by Sarah Derouin, Stanford University News

Stanford U researchers develop flexible, organic, biodegradable semiconductor

A new semiconductor developed by Stanford researchers is as flexible as skin and easily degradable. It could have diverse medical and environmental applications, without adding to the mounting pile of global electronic waste.
April 18, 2017 by Stephen Law

Global semi revenue forecast at 12.3% increase

Worldwide semiconductor revenue is forecast to total $386-billion in 2017, an increase of 12.3% from 2016, according to Gartner Inc. Favorable market conditions that gained momentum in the second half of 2016, particularly for commodity memory, have accelerated and raised…
February 13, 2017 by Stephen Law

Intel to build next-gen semiconductor factory in Arizona

Intel’s Fab 42 will target advanced 7nm technology and create more than 10,000 jobs in Arizona
September 8, 2016 by Stephen Law

Littelfuse acquires select products from On Semi

Expands power semiconductor portfolio and presence in automotive electronics market
May 10, 2016 by Tom Simonite, MIT Technology Review San Francisco bureau chief

Intel puts the brakes on Moore’s Law

Intel will slow the pace at which it rolls out new chip-making technology and is still searching for a successor to silicon transistors. Chip maker Intel has signaled a slowing of Moore’s Law, a technological phenomenon that has played a…
March 28, 2016 by Stephen Law

LIN controller ICs fully integrated, universally-useable

MELEXIS MLX81107/MLX81109 LIN Controller ICs combine high degrees of built-in functionality and low unit costs. Freely-programmable, monolithic devices are able to address growing demands within the automobile industry for LIN-based switches, actuators, drivers, sensor interfaces and LED lighting systems. Both…