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Consolidation to continue in the MEMS microphone industry: Q&A with Akustica CEO Horst Muenzel

Apr 10, 11:11

More and more players have made inroads into the MEMS microphone industry to cash in on the rising demand brought up by the popularity of smartphones.

Akustica CEO Horst Muenzel

The developments of the security solutions market in Greater China: Q&A with EverFocus product marketing manager Tony Lin

Mar 12, 11:28

The security solutions market is an increasingly important market as the IT industry develops and security concerns strengthen. In Taiwan, security solutions providers such as EverFocus...

EverFocus

A win-win situation for Toshiba and OCZ: Q&A with Alex Mei, CMO of OCZ Storage Solutions

Mar 3, 10:47

As part of Toshiba, OCZ Storage Solutions is able to leverage Toshiba's NAND and combine it with its proprietary controllers, firmware and software. Toshiba's financial strength has...

Alex Mei, CMO of OCZ Storage Solutions

Explaining the Chaiwan model for the mobile device supply chain: Q&A with Digitimes Research director Joanne Chien

Feb 21, 12:08

While Digitimes is known as a media outlet, the company also includes a business unit that solely focuses on market research. Run independently from the Digitimes news organization,...

Joanne Chien, senior analyst & director, Digitimes Research

Transformation: Q&A with ChipMOS chairman and CEO SJ Cheng

Nov 20, 15:54

ChipMOS Technologies is among very few firms that have transformed themselves successfully and are no longer influenced by the volatile memory market. Once known as a packaging and...

ChipMOS chairman and CEO SJ Cheng

The 4G opportunity: Q&A with executives from major Taiwan telecom carriers

Nov 20, 11:41

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), Taiwan Mobile (TWM) and Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), the three largest mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, have been awarded frequency band units of...

CHT president Shih Mu-piao

Time ripe for development of smart peripherals: Q&A with Arima Communications president Owen Chen

Nov 19, 11:34

Smartphone ODM Arima Communications has decided to expand its product lines to include tablets, smart accessories and other new products, optimizing its platform development expertise...

Arima president Owen Chen

Focus on enterprise SSD: Q&A with OCZ CMO Alex Mei

Nov 14, 15:59

OCZ Technology shifted its corporate focus away from legacy DRAM memory modules in 2011, and has since built on its expertise in high-speed memory to become a leader in the design...

OCZ CMO Alex Mei

Demand for high-end PCBs promising: Q&A with Manz executive Alex Liu

Oct 31, 11:37

Disappointing sales of high-end smartphones and other unfavorable factors have discouraged PCB makers from spending money on capacity building since the the second half of 2013. However,...

Manz Taiwan

Taiwan panel makers still competitive: Q&A with AUO president Paul Peng

Oct 22, 11:54

Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) saw its business operation swing from total net loss of more than NT$130 billion (US$4.3 billion) during 10 consecutive quarters...

AUO president Paul Peng

The mid-power LED lighting trend: Q&A with Philips Lumileds CEO

Sep 12, 12:01

While mid-power LED chips account for only a small proportion of LED lighting currently, the proportion will grow fast over the next few years to reach about 50%, Philips Lumileds...

Philips Lumileds Lighting CEO Pirre-Yves Lesaicherre

A GaAs foundry success: Q&A with Win Semi chairman Dennis Chen

Aug 22, 12:06

Win Semiconductors was named the world's top pure-play gallium arsenide (GaAs) IC foundry in 2009, nine years after the company became the first Asia-based foundry capable of supplying...

Dennis Chen

Blue-collar processing: Q&A with Tensilica founder Chris Rowen

Jun 28, 16:12

Based in Santa Clara, Tensilica has been around the semiconductor industry for around 15 years, providing customers with what it calls configurable dataplane processors (DPUs). The...

Chris Rowen, chief technology officer and founder of Tensilica<br>

The lesson to be learned from Samsung: Q&A with Inotera chairman Charles Kau

Jun 27, 11:31

Inotera Memories and Nanya Technology, two DRAM subsidiaries under the Formosa Plastics Group (FPG), have survived the latest industry consolidation. Nanya has transformed itself...

Inotera chairman Charles Kau

Firefox OS aimed to become alternative to Android, says Mozilla vice president

Jun 21, 15:34

While Mozilla has offered Firefox OS for less than two years, the operating system based on HTML5 and Web technologies has been adopted by a number of smartphone vendors including...

Gong Li, Mozilla Mobile Device senior vice president and Asia Operations president

Reed switches and MEMS: A conversation with Coto Technology

Jun 21, 12:23

One of the oldest companies in the electronics industry, Coto Technology has been designing and developing small signal switching solutions for over 90 years. These days, the 93-year...

Stephen Day, VP of technology, Coto Technology

Mixed-signal technology to dominate global chipset market: Q&A with Dialog Semiconductor CEO Jalal Bagherli

Jun 18, 09:45

Dialog Semiconductor has managed to land solution orders from first-tier smartphone vendors in the US and Europe and has seen its sales growing by leaps and bounds in recent years...

Dialog CEO Jalal Bagherli 
 
 
Dialog CEO Jalal

Lose the switch, lose the loss: Cavendish Kinetics leverages MEMS for tunable RF components

Jun 14, 23:58

Cavendish Kinetics recently announced the availability of production samples of its tunable RF capacitors to key strategic partners. Shipped as a chip scale package (CSP), the Cavendish...

Dennis Yost, president and CEO of Cavendish Kinetics and Larry Morrell, executive vice president, C

Rising demand for large-size TVs beneficial to polarizer makers: Q&A with Ho Jau-yang, chairman of CMMT

Jun 14, 16:17

Taiwan-based Chimei Group, once a major LCD panel maker, now focuses on providing upstream components and material for the flat panel industry. Digitimes recently sat down with Ho...

Ho Jau-yang, chairman of CMMT

Ethernet access devices, where the enterprise meets the carrier: Q&A with Vitesse marketing director Uday Mudoi

Jun 13, 16:06

Eight years ago, the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) defined the first carrier class networks and services for Ethernet, as well as specifying attributes such as quality of service, service...

Uday Mudoi, product marketing director at Vitesse

Lifestyle and consumer electronics: Gajah offers total solutions ranging from hardware to e-content management

Jun 7, 09:42

Singapore-based Gajah International Pte Ltd (Gajah) has won several Computex 2013 Design and Innovation Awards for a host of products, including its innovative InkCase, an e-paper...

Gajah International CEO Yong Guan Jer

Enabling IoT through Wi-Fi and Bluetooth: Q&A with Broadcom marketing director Jeff Baer

Jun 6, 16:26

Just before Computex 2013, Digitimes spoke with Jeff Baer, marketing director for Embedded Wireless, Wireless Connectivity Combo at Broadcom to find out more about Broadcom's push...

Broadcom marketing director Jeff Baer

Tougher Gorilla: Q&A with Corning executive David R Velasquez

Jun 6, 16:25

Leading cover glass manufacturer Corning has been continuing to expand its influence in the cover glass industry through high-end products such as its Gorilla Glass series. The company's...

David R Velasquez, appointed director, marketing and commercial operations for Gorilla Glass

It's not just about silicon: Intel VP Jason Chen talks up the company's more veritical approach with ultra-mobile devices

Jun 5, 12:21

Jason LS Chen is a vice president in the Sales and Marketing Group at Intel and is responsible for all sales and marketing activities for Intel in Taiwan. As country manager, he supports...

Jason LS Chen is a vice president in the Sales and Marketing Group at Intel and is responsible for

Make good products and growth will come naturally: Q&A with Gigabyte notebook team

Jun 5, 11:56

Despite being one of the market leaders in the motherboard and graphics card industries, Gigabyte Technology is relatively unknown as a notebook player. Digitimes recently sat down...

Richard Ma

Digital power supply: Q&A with Compuware executive

Jun 5, 11:54

While natural resources are being drained slowly, energy costs are rising and demand for advanced power supply options is increasing. One of these options is digital power supply,...

compuware

Eyeing the gaming market: Q&A with ECS executive Sam Yeh

Jun 5, 11:48

As many motherboard players have started paying attention to the gaming market, Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS), as a major motherboard vendor, is also set to expand its gaming...

ecs

Bringing 802.11ac to the mainstream: Broadcom VP Rahul Patel talks up 5G Wi-Fi

Jun 4, 21:00

Demand for video, especially high-definition video, is pushing players in the mobile telecom industry to continually seek new ways to increase bandwidth. On the network side, telecoms...

Broadcom VP Rahul Patel

Focused on mobile storage and peripherals: Q&A with Carry Tech president Taron Chang

Jun 4, 12:17

Once chiefly known as an OEM for PC card readers and memory modules, Carry Technology has expanded its product portfolio to include Wi-Fi products and other peripherals for mobile...

carry tech

Gigabyte to stay competitive by expanding existing advantages: Q&A with Gigabyte executives

Jun 4, 12:00

With the motherboard industry reaching maturity and competition growing fierce, as the world's second ranked brand vendor, Gigabyte Technology has been aggressively trying to stay...

gigabyte

Opportunity lies for MEMS energy harvesting: Q&A with Holst Centre general manager Bert Gyselinckx

May 6, 12:01

Digitimes recently interviewed Bert Gyselinckx, general manager of the Holst Centre in Eindhoven, to talk about using MEMS devices for energy harvesting, and how the application could...

Bert Gyselinckx, general manager of the Holst Centre in Eindhoven

Returning with stronger competitiveness: Q&A with Lu Li-Cheng, Chaintech chairman

Apr 26, 10:55

Chaintech, a motherboard/graphics card maker, which quit the market once and returned recently, has formed a new operating team and cooperated with a new partner, aiming to gain victory...

Lu Li-Cheng, Chaintech chairman

MEMS-enabled energy harvesting: Q&A with MIG executive director Karen Lightman

Apr 23, 14:12

Digitimes recently spoke with Karen Lightman, the executive director of MEMS Industry Group (MIG), about the use of MEMS for energy-saving applications. Lightman pointed out opportunities...

MEMS Industry Group executive director Karen Lightman talks about MEMS for energy apps

Complete mobile platform solutions: Q&A with Broadcom executive VP Robert Rango

Apr 8, 10:41

In a relentless competition against rivals including Qualcomm, Nvidia and Media in the smartphone chipset market, Broadcom's mobile solutions have found their way into the supply...

Broadcom executive vice president Robert Rango

Focused on embedded flash: Q&A with Spansion EVP Glenda Dorchak

Mar 11, 16:12

Spansion recently announced a joint development with United Microelectronics (UMC) to integrate its proprietary embedded charge trap (eCT) flash memory technology with the foundry's...

spansion
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