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Shipments of USB 3.1 peripherals and chips to take off in 1H15

Dec 24, 22:49

Shipments of PC peripherals and chips supporting USB 3.1 standards are set to take off in the first half of 2015 due to the support of USB 3.1 interfaces by Microsoft, Intel, Apple...

Faraday and Fresco Logic jointly develop 55nm USB 3.1 host controller, says report

Stockwatch - Dec 23, 10:37

IC design service provider Faraday Technology and Fresco Logic, a fabless semiconductor company delivering SuperSpeed USB connectivity solutions, have jointly developed a 55nm USB...

Etron to deliver switch controller chips for USB Type-C connectors

Oct 13, 15:15

Etron Technology will begin to deliver samples of its switch controllers for USB Type-C connectors, the EJ179, by the end of October 2014 targeting smartphone and tablet applications...

USB peripheral maker Good Way sees potential in docking stations

Aug 8, 15:37

Taiwan-based USB peripheral maker Good Way Technology will soon be listed on Taiwan's over-the-counter (OTC) stock market and expects the company's notebook docking station business...

Innovative Logic, M31 Technology introduce USB-IF certified USB 3.0 device controller IP solution

Jul 29, 15:56

Innovative Logic and M31 Technology have jointly announced that Inno-Logic's USB 3.0 device controller IP along with M31's USB 3.0 PHY IP has won certification from USB-IF.

ASMedia to sample USB 3.1 to SATA controller chips in August

Jun 6, 15:20

USB controller maker ASMedia will begin to sample USB 3.1 to SATA device controller chips in August 2014, according to company president Chewei Lin.

ASMedia president Chewei Lin

The UPD benefits: Q&A with Microchip executive Ken Nagai

Jun 4, 12:13

USB is a data interface that can also supply power. Previously it could only supply limited power, but the latest USB Power Delivery (UPD) specifications enable power delivery of...

Ken Nagai, senior product marketing manager of USB and Networking Group at Microchip

Digitimes Research: USB 3.1 still cannot replace HDMI and Thunderbolt for Ultra HD transmissions

May 29, 16:01

The USB 3.1 standard has significantly raised the transmission speed to 10Gbps, up from the 5Gbps for USB 3.0, but the technology will still struggle to replace HDMI and Thunderbolt...

SanDisk releasing eMMC module, USB 3.0 controller chip orders to Taiwan makers

Mar 20, 21:22

Silicon Motion and Phison Electronics reportedly have landed controller chip orders for eMMC modules and USB 3.0 flash drives, respectively, from SanDisk, according to industry sou...

Alcor Micro steps into USB 3.0 controller chip market

Mar 19, 14:33

IC design house Alcor Micro has recently stepped into the USB 3.0 controller chip market. Alcor Micro's latest USB 3.0 controller chip, the AU87100, has a read speed of up to 160MB/s...

Foxconn lawsuit may cause Lotes to lose rights to sell USB 3.0 products

Dec 19, 15:29

Foxconn Electronics' (Hon Hai Precision Industry's) legal battles against Taiwan-based connector maker Lotes over the infringement of Foxconn's USB 3.0 patents are starting to favor...

Kingston to expand purchases of USB 3.0 flash drive controllers, say sources

Nov 11, 21:25

Kingston Technology reportedly plans to expand its purchases of USB3.0 flash drive components, which is expected to boost the penetration rate for drives with USB 3.0, according to...

USB 3.0 flash drive demand disappoints

Oct 15, 12:12

Demand for USB 3.0 flash drives has been a disappointment thus far in 2013 with the penetration rate reaching only 10%. Industry observers anticipate the penetration rate will climb...

Silicon Motion introduces SM3267 USB 3.0 controller

Oct 9, 12:13

Silicon Motion Technology has announced that it has begun sampling its new, single-channel controller solution for USB 3.0 flash drives, the SM3267. By integrating an embedded crystal...

USB 3.0 flash drive penetration rate to approach only 10% in 2013, says DRAMeXchange

Sep 23, 14:01

The market penetration rate for USB 3.0 flash drives may reach only 10% in 2013 before approaching 20-25% in 2014, according to DRAMeXchange.

Razer announces 7.1 Surround Sound USB gaming headset

Aug 26, 12:22

Razer has announced its latest audio product, the Razer Kraken 7.1 Surround Sound USB gaming headset.

Razer Kraken 7.1 Surround Sound USB gaming headset

Innostor to begin mass production of new USB 3.0 controller chip in September

Aug 21, 15:43

USB 3.0 controller IC vendor Innostor Technology plans to begin volume production of its new single-channel USB 3.0 controller chip, the IS917, in September, according to the compa...

USB 3.0 Promoter Group announces availability of USB 3.1 specification to increase SuperSpeed USB to 10Gbps

Aug 2, 11:40

The USB 3.0 Promoter Group has announced the completion of the USB 3.1 specification which adds enhancements to enable SuperSpeed USB to operate at up to 10Gbps.

Products with new Intel 8-series chipsets to show up in September

Jul 17, 22:39

Intel's 8-series chipsets, designed for Haswell-based processors, are seeing defects in their USB 3.0 feature, and although Intel has distributed fixed chipsets to motherboard and...

Notebook vendors concerned about Apple application for USB/SD hybrid port patent, say Taiwan makers

Jul 5, 15:51

Apple has filed a patent application with the USPTO for a hybrid USB/SD port which combines a USB port with SD card slot to save space to make notebooks slimmer. Ultrabook vendors...

ASMedia developing 10Gbps USB 3.5 chips

Jun 7, 15:53

ASMedia Technology has started developing 10Gbps USB 3.5 host and device controller chips with availability scheduled for 2014, according to company president Chewei Lin.

More firms provide crystal-less USB 3.0 device controllers

May 20, 16:37

More USB 3.0 device controller suppliers have launched crystal-less solutions designed for small, lightweight products, including startup M31 Technology. The design would also help...

Innostor sees USB 3.0 flash drive controller shipments boom

May 3, 16:02

Innostor Technology, a fabless USB device controller firm, expects to see shipments of its SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0) flash drive controllers climb 30% sequentially in the second quarter...

ASMedia to move 85nm chips to mass production in 2H13

Apr 19, 15:44

USB controller design firm ASMedia Technology expects to start mass producing chips using 85nm process technology, according to company president Chewei Lin.

Startup offers USB 3.0 PHY IP on TSMC 40nm

Apr 19, 11:47

M31 Technology, a Taiwan-based silicon IP startup, has announced that its USB 3.0 PHY (physical layer interface) technology is silicon proven on TSMC's 40nm HKMG technology node....

M31 Technology chairman and CEO HP Lin

Companies gearing up for USB 3.0 hub market boom

Apr 18, 21:43

USB controller chipmakers including ASMedia Technology, Genesys Logic, Realtek Semiconductor, Renesas Electronics, Standard Microsystems Corporation (SMSC), Texas Instruments (TI)...

Demand for touch controller, eDP, USB 3.0 chips rises on forthcoming Haswell

Apr 16, 15:47

Taiwan-based IC suppliers for touch controllers, eDP (embedded DisplayPort) solutions and USB 3.0 chips, have seen a pick-up in demand recently, as notebook OEMs and ODMs have begun...

VIA Labs lands new orders for USB 3.0 hub controllers

Apr 15, 23:49

Taiwan-based VIA Labs has grabbed USB 3.0 hub controller orders for docking stations from Lenovo, with shipments kicking off in the third quarter, according to industry sources. Monthly...

More flash drives transition to USB 3.0

Apr 12, 13:58

Many memory module makers have discontinued developing USB 2.0 flash drives since the second quarter, and now have new products all featuring the SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface, according...

Demand for USB 3.0 flash drives to boom

Digitimes Research: Thunderbolt facing strong competition from USB 3.0

Mar 19, 15:00

Digitimes Research has recently examined several existing data transmission technologies and found that currently seven of them may become competitors of Intel Thunderbolt.

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Etron to hit 10 million USB 3.0 flash drive controller milestone in 2013

Feb 20, 13:45

Etron Technology is expected to see its cumulative shipments of USB 3.0 flash drive controllers surpass 10 million units in 2013, up significantly from the current one million units...

VIA Labs obtains USB-IF certification for USB 3.0 hub controllers

Dec 25, 11:37

USB device controller supplier VIA Labs has received USB-IF (USB Implementers Forum) certification for its VL811 and VL812 USB 3.0 hub controller ICs, according to industry sources...

USB 3.0 chipmakers push into USB hub business

Dec 17, 15:42

As Intel started natively supporting USB 3.0 technology with its Ivy Bridge platform, third-party chipmakers including Renesas Electronics, ASMedia, Etron Technology and VIA Labs...

VIA Labs to roll out new USB 3.0 flash drive controllers built on 85nm

Dec 3, 14:23

VIA Labs, a subsidiary of VIA Technologies specializing in USB 3.0 integrated chip controllers, will roll out new solutions for USB flash drives in December. The new VIA VL752-series...

Competition set to become fierce for USB 3.0 flash drive IC suppliers

Dec 3, 11:01

With more companies gearing up for the booming market for USB 3.0 flash drive controller ICs, competition is expected to be fierce in 2013, according to sources at memory module fi...

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