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MediaTek says deal with NavInfo proceeding

Stockwatch - Oct 18, 20:58

MediaTek's deal with China-based NavInfo including the sale of AutoChips, is proceeding, according to the Taiwan-based chip company.

Chin-Poon, Tripod post decreased September revenues

Stockwatch - Oct 11, 14:29

PCB makers Chin-Poon Industrial and Tripod Technology have both reported on-year revenue decreases of 6.1% and 5.7%, respectively, for September 2016.

Connected car production to grow rapidly over next 5 years, says Gartner

Sep 30, 16:06

Connected car production is growing rapidly in both mature and emerging automobile markets, according to the latest forecast by Gartner. The production of new automobiles equipped...

NXP establishing security standards for smart cars in China

Sep 29, 14:51

At a recent tech forum in China, NXP announced key collaborations including an alliance to establish security standards for smart cars in China with cross-sector collaborations.

Telecommunications and automotive players form 5G Automotive Association

Sep 29, 11:30

Audi AG, BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ericsson, Huawei, Intel, Nokia and Qualcomm have announced the formation of the 5G Automotive Association. The association will develop, test and promote...

Cadence delivers tools for implementation and signoff of new ARM Cortex-R52 CPU

Sep 21, 11:00

Cadence Design Systems has announced the availability of a Cadence Rapid Adoption Kit (RAK) for the new ARM Cortex-R52 CPU, which targets complex embedded designs for safety applications...

Diode maker Eris expects shipments for car electronics to hike in 2017

Sep 14, 15:50

Eris Technology, which specializes in the manufacture of rectifier diodes, expects its shipments for car electronics to hike as much as 400% in 2017.

Eris chairman Jonathan Chang

Tripod August revenues rise, Chin-Poon down

Stockwatch - Sep 12, 21:52

PCB maker Tripod Technology saw its August revenues climb to an 11-month high while fellow company Chin-Poon Industrial's revenues fell about 7% on month.

Digitimes Research: Global shipments of automotive display panels in 2015-2019 to rise at CAGR of 7.2%

Sep 2, 14:55

Due to increasing use of display panels in cars, global shipments of automotive display panels will increase from 157 million panels in 2015 to 207 million units in 2019, equivalent...

Innolux aims to ship 8-9 million automotive display panels in 2016

Sep 2, 11:32

Innolux has become an OEM of automotive display panels for Europe-based automobile makers including Mercedes Benz, BMW and Porsche and aims to ship 8-9 million such panels in 2016,...

Renesas, TSMC team up for 28nm MCUs

Sep 1, 22:35

Renesas Electronics and TSMC have announced that they are collaborating on 28nm embedded flash (eFlash) process technology for manufacturing microcontrollers (MCUs) targeted at next-generation...

Digitimes Research: Panasonic expected to remain largest automotive Li battery maker, steps into LED automotive lighting

Aug 26, 10:24

Panasonic has started production at new automotive Li battery factories in Japan, the US and China and is expected to maintain the status as the global largest maker. In addition,...

Chin-Poon raises holdings in Thailand subsidiary

Aug 12, 10:35

Chin-Poon Industrial has raised its stake in Draco PCB Public, its Thailand-based subsidiary, to 75.61% from 52.59%, according to the automotive PCB specialist.

UMC qualifies 0.18-micron BCD process for auto chips

Aug 1, 21:53

United Microelectronics (UMC) has verified on silicon its 0.18-micron Bipolar CMOS DMOS (BCD) process for the most stringent AEC Q100 grade-0 automotive chips, according to the foundry...

Digitimes Research: Touch panel makers shift to industrial control, automotive applications

Jul 18, 15:23

Conventional touch panel makers, due to stagnant demand for smartphones and tablets and growing adoption of In-Cell and On-Cell touch solutions, have shifted from consumer electronics...

Micron intros SLC NAND flash for IoT and automotive

Jul 15, 16:02

Micron Technology has announced its newest embedded SLC NAND flash optimized for the next generation of Internet of Things (IoT) and automotive applications. Available with differing...

Chin-Poon to post record 3Q16 revenues, says report

Stockwatch - Jul 15, 14:26

Automotive PCB specialist Chin-Poon Industrial is expected to see its third-quarter revenues rise 5% sequentially and hit a record high, according to a recent Chinese-language Economic...

Auto MEMS sensor shipments rise in 2015 even as revenue stalled, says IHS

Jul 15, 11:10

Although shipments of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) sensors used in automotive applications grew 8.4% in 2015, revenues were flat compared to the previous year reaching US$2.7...

Certification service provider IST looks to auto, IoT for 2H16 growth

Jul 11, 14:35

Taiwan-based Integrated Service Technology (IST), which offers full-scope verification and analysis services to the IC engineering industry with customers covering the whole spectrum...

Shenzhen Stock Exchange questions NavInfo acquisition bid for MediaTek China unit

Jun 24, 10:48

The Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SZSE) has sent an inquiry letter to NavInfo expressing concerns that NavInfo's acquisition price for AutoChips, a China-based unit of MediaTek, could...

Automotive semiconductor market grows slightly in 2015 while ranks shift, IHS says

Jun 23, 14:06

Despite slowing growth for the automotive industry and exchange rate fluctuations, the automotive semiconductor market grew at a modest 0.2% on year reaching US$29 billion in 2015,...

Lite-On Technology displays LED automotive headlight module at Taiwan photonics show

Jun 17, 10:21

EMS provider Lite-On Technology is showcasing a multi-chip LED automotive headlight module at 2016 Photonics Festival tin Taiwan during June 15-17.

Taiwan LED makers to see fast growing demand for automotive lighting, says Lextar chairman

Jun 16, 11:44

Taiwan's LED industry will see fast growth in the automotive lighting segment, which will account for over 10% of total LED production value in the near future, up from the curent...

Lextar chairman and CEO David Su

Global Lighting expects strong revenue contribution from automotive displays, wearable devices

Jun 16, 11:15

Global Lighting Technologies expects light guide plates (LGPs) used in automotive displays and smart wearable devices to each account for over 10% of 2016 consolidated revenues, according...

Chin-Poon expects sales growth through end-2016

Jun 15, 10:54

PCB firm Chin-Poon Industrial, which sees more than 70% of its revenues come from the auto industry, expects to sales growth through the end of 2016. Revenues for the year are set...

Chin-Poon reports increased May revenues

Stockwatch - Jun 8, 16:09

PCB firm Chin-Poon Industrial, with more than 70% of its revenues coming from the automotive industry, has announced consolidated revenues for May 2016 increased 1.9% sequentially...

Giantplus expects 30-40% revenue growth for automotive displays in 2016

Jun 7, 12:17

Small- to medium-size LCD panel maker Giantplus Technology will produce 25 models of automotive display panels in 2016 and expects revenues from the automotive segment to increase...

Lextar begins trial production of UV, IR, automotive LED devices

Jun 6, 10:48

Lextar Electronics has begun trial production of UV and IR LED applications and LED automotive lighting, with shipments expected to significantly increase in second-half 2016, according...

Chin-Poon remains focused on automotive PCBs

May 31, 11:27

PCB firm Chin-Poon Industrial will be aggressively vying for new orders from Europe- and US-based car vendors while exploring opportunities in the China and Southeast Asia automotive...

Communications and computer systems drive IC sales across all regions, says IC Insights

May 26, 14:53

Communication and computer systems are forecast to be two of the three largest system applications for IC sales in every global region, Americas, Europe, Japan, and Asia-Pacific,...

Ledlink Optics lands orders from South Korea-based automotive lamp makers

May 17, 21:16

Ledlink Optics, a maker of secondary optical lenses used in LED lighting, has obtained orders from South Korea-based automotive lamp makers and will start shipments in June-July 2016,...

Worldwide semiconductor revenues to fall 2.3% in 2016, says IDC

May 16, 10:00

Worldwide semiconductor revenues for 2016 will fall for a second consecutive year to US$324 billion, down 2.3% from the previous year according to IDC. Revenues are forecast to log...

MediaTek announces sale of auto IC subsidiary to China firm

Stockwatch - May 13, 15:06

Taiwan-based IC design house MediaTek has announced the signing of a strategic cooperation framework agreement with NavInfo, a China-based digital mapping service provider. According...

Cypress adopts Cadence design tools for 40nm auto ICs

May 12, 13:46

Cypress Semiconductor has selected the full Cadence RTL-to-signoff digital design flow and complete Spectre circuit simulation platform for all of its 40nm automotive chip designs,...

Automotive electronics system demand fails to boost auto IC market in 2015, says IC Insights

May 12, 10:25

With discussion increasingly focused on autonomous vehicles and vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communication, demand is rising for electronic systems...

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    Nvidia Drive PX 2 automotive supercomputing platform

    Nvidia has revealed Drive PX 2, an automotive supercomputing platform that processes 24 trillion deep learning operations a second, 10 times the performance of the first-generation...

    Photo: Company, Jan 7.

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    Osram introduces Oslon Black Flat

    The Oslon Black Flat is the new LED from Osram Opto Semiconductors for automotive frontlighting systems. Equipped with a ceramic converter, the new LED contains a UX:3 chip that...

    Photo: Osram, Sep 21.

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    Winbond TS16949-certified, AEC-Q100-qualified serial flash memory

    Winbond has announced that the firm will provide its TS16949-certified AEC-Q100-qualified serial flash memory devices - featuring densities from two megabits to 256 megabits - to...

    Photo: Company, Mar 2.

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    Spansion FL-S NOR flash

    Spansion has announced what it claims is the industry's fastest serial flash memory, the Spansion FL-S family at 65nm. The series has over 20% faster DDR read speeds and three times...

    Photo: Company, Sep 30.

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    Toshiba SCiB module for automotive use

    Toshiba has announced that its SCiB battery has been selected by Mitsubishi Motors to power two new models of electric vehicles (EV), the i-MiEV and MINICAB-MiEV. The SCiB is Toshiba's...

    Photo: Company, Jun 20.

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