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Knowles and Infineon are top suppliers of packaged MEMS microphones and bare microphone dies, says IHS

Jun 19, 15:37

The global market for MEMS microphone chips is split into dual segments that are dominated by two suppliers: Knowles and Infineon Technologies AG, according to IHS.

STMicroelectronics eyeing IoT market

Jun 10, 15:02

The market for IoT (Internet of Things) devices is expected to stage a major uptick in the next 2-3 years. STMicroelectronics is ready to offer an assortment of key components such...

STMicroelectronics executive vice president Francois Guibert

STMicroelectronics introduces new MCUs into Taiwan

Sep 13, 13:53

STMicroelectronics has introduced a series of new models of its STM32F4 family microcontrollers (MCUs), including STM32F429/439 and STM32F401, into the Taiwan market.

MEMS vendors gear up for growing demand for portable devices

Aug 16, 12:07

STMicroelectronics, Bosch and InvenSense are gearing up to meet the demand from new Windows 8 devices, as well as tablets and smartphones slated for release in the second half of...

Nuvoton to launch industrial use MCUs in 2H13

Jul 23, 15:17

Nuvoton Technology plans to introduce a new series of ARM Cortex M4-based MCUs in the second half of 2013, entering the industrial market segment led by STMicroelectronics and Freescale,...

STMicroelectronics brings Cortex-M0 32-bit MCUs to lower budget projects

Jul 15, 14:48

The latest STM32F030 Value Line microcontrollers from STMicroelectronics aim to bring ARM Cortex-M0 32-bit MCUs to price-conscious projects, according to company marketing manager...

Digitimes Research: Mixed capex plans for major semiconductor firms in 2013

Jun 11, 11:01

Intel, Samsung Electronics, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), Texas Instruments (TI), Toshiba, Renesas Electronics, SK Hynix, and STMicroelectronics were among the...

TSMC MEMS foundry biz expanding, says Yole

Apr 26, 10:29

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) MEMS foundry business enjoyed an approximately 80% rise in 2012, achieving around US$42 million in sales. The significant growth...

HTC wins patent lawsuit over Nokia in Germany; production not affected by Netherlands injunction ruling

Apr 25, 21:29

The District Court of Mannheim, Germany, has dismissed a complaint filed by Nokia accusing HTC of infringing patent EP 1581016, covering a communications network terminal for accessing...

Ban on STMicroelectronics microphone shipments unlikely to affect shipments of New HTC One, say IC distributors

Apr 24, 15:49

A court in the Netherlands has judged that STMicroelectronics should discontinue supply of MEMS dual-membrane microphone devices to HTC for use in the New HTC One smartphone because...

New HTC One shipments likely to be affected by microphone supplies, say sources

Apr 23, 14:55

Shipments of HTC's new flagship model, the new HTC One, might be jeopardized again after the District Court of Amsterdam issued recently a preliminary injunction, prohibiting STMicroelectronics...

China makers gain share in MEMS sensor purchasing in 2012, says IHS

Apr 2, 15:09

China-based handset and tablet manufacturers in 2012 more than doubled their share of purchases of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) motion sensors, reflecting the rising prominence...

China market: Gyroscope shipments to grow over 30% in 2013, say MEMS makers

Mar 5, 16:27

Shipments of gyroscopes in China are expected to expand over 30% in 2013 as more local smartphone vendors are adding the MEMS devices into their mid-range to high-end models amid...

Smartphones and tablets drive continued double-digit growth in MEMS motion sensor market, says IHS

Feb 18, 14:13

Smartphones and tablets continue to the prime movers of technology industries, with the two mobile platforms spurring a double-digit increase in the market for microelectromechanical...

MEMS vendors optimistic about combo sensor market

Jan 29, 12:34

Eyeing booming demand for combo motion sensors used in smartphones and tablets, MEMS vendors including Bosch, InvenSense, Kionix and STMicroelectronics all plan to promote their 6-...

GaN-on-silicon for power conversion, who are the likely winners in the commercialization race, asks Petrov Group

Dec 10, 11:06

The high importance of GaN-on-Si technology for power conversion applications is by now evident, says Boris Petrov, managing director of the Petrov Group. It is driven by cost and...

Samsung, STMicro announce foundry deal

Oct 2, 01:15

Samsung Electronics' foundry business has been selected by STMicroelectronics to provide it with products at the 32/28nm process nodes, according to the Korea-based chipmaker. The...

STMicro gearing up for MEMS microphones

Sep 10, 10:39

With shipments rising gradually for customer products, STMicroelectronics is gearing up to expand its presence in the global MEMS microphone market and is eyeing to become a leading...

UMC, STMicro team up to develop BSI process for image sensors

Sep 7, 15:02

United Microelectronics (UMC) has teamed up with STMicroelectronics to develop 65nm CMOS image sensor technology using backside illumination (BSI).

Chip vendors gearing up for next-generation iPhone

Jun 15, 12:10

Chip vendors including Qualcomm, Broadcom, STMicroelectronics, NXP, Texas Instruments (TI) and OmniVision reportedly have started stocking their solutions used for Apple's next-generation...

DLP technology keeps Texas Instruments at top of MEMS market, says IHS

May 9, 10:07

Texas Instruments (TI) remained the world's No. 1 microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) manufacturer in 2011, retaining top honors after fending off runner-up Hewlett Packard (HP)...

STMicro increases leadership in 2011 consumer and mobile MEMS market, says IHS

Apr 6, 12:21

Fueled by booming sales to Apple, STMicroelectronics in 2011 padded its leadership position in the global market for MEMS in consumer and mobile devices, according to IHS iSuppli.

Digital MEMS microphone market expanding, says IHS

Mar 29, 14:01

Driven by their widespread use in top-selling mobile devices like Apple's iPads, market revenues for digital microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) microphones is set to overtake the...

STMicro challenges TI in 2011 MEMS market, says Yole Developpement

Mar 27, 11:16

The MEMS market reached US$10.2 billion in 2011, up 17%, according to Yole Developpement. STMicroelectronics saw its MEMS sales rise 42% to more than US$900 million on exploding demand...

Sensor fusion powers next-generation smartphones and tablets, says IHS

Sep 28, 10:18

Motion sensing capabilities in products like the iPhone and iPad now are set to move to the next level with the advent of sensor "fusion," a more sophisticated approach...

Yole lists top-30 MEMS companies in 2010: Big-4 capture one third of total market

Apr 13, 16:06

The worldwide MEMS industry enjoyed a growth of 25% in 2010, according to a recent Yole Developpement report. Major players Texas Instruments (TI), Hewlett-Packard (HP), Robert Bosch...

STMicro and TriQuint capitalize on iPhone and iPad MEMS design wins in 2010, says iSuppli

Feb 8, 12:26

Capitalizing on their design wins in Apple's iPhone 4 and iPad, semiconductor suppliers STMicroelectronics and TriQuint in 2010 achieved industry-leading growth in the global market...

Outsourcing of IC backend services growing

Dec 30, 12:38

IDMs including Microchip Technology, NXP Semiconductors, STMicroelectronics and Texas Instruments (TI) have all increased outsourcing for their backend production since the fourth...

Sales of car MEMS sensors hit record high in 2010, says iSuppli

Dec 28, 15:08

Driven by the rapid recovery in automotive production and inventory rebuilding among sensor component suppliers, iSuppli believes the market for automotive MEMS sensors will expand...

Auto MEMS sensor market to reach record high in 2010, says iSuppli

Nov 24, 15:53

Driven by the rapid recovery in automotive production and inventory rebuilding among sensor component suppliers, the market for automotive microelectromechanical system (MEMS) sensors...

Demand for MEMS parts to grow substantially in 2010, says STMicroelectronics executive

Sep 10, 13:52

Buoyed by demand from the smartphone and gaming console segments, global shipments of MEMS devices, especially gyroscopes, will grow substantially in 2010, according to Benedetto...

Power management ICs in portable devices represent nearly 40% of total analog IC revenues, says Petrov Group

Aug 10, 15:20

The annual unit growth rate for portable devices is estimated at more than 12%, from about two billion in 2008 to over 3.4 billion devices in 2013. These devices have an increasing...

IC distributor Yosun upbeat about 3Q10

Jun 22, 14:42

Yosun Industrial, which distributes semiconductors and other electronic components for brands such as Samsung, expects revenues for the third quarter of 2010 to grow 10-15% sequentially,...

New iPhone to trigger explosive growth in mobile gyroscope market, says iSuppli

Jun 10, 13:31

Monday's introduction of the iPhone 4 is set to trigger explosive growth in the market for gyroscopes used in mobile phones, as a flood of competitors vie to emulate the feature,...

NXP leads 2009 automotive infotainment semiconductor market, says iSuppli

May 14, 14:42

NXP Semiconductors took the top position in the global automotive infotainment semiconductor market in 2009, the first time it has held the top spot since iSuppli began tracking the...

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