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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.

Thunderbolt (Light Peak) technology

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...

ASMedia to list on TSE on December 12

Nov 30, 15:20

ASMedia Technology, an Asustek Computer subsidiary specializing in the design and development of USB 3.0 host and device controller chips, will officially begin trading on the Taiwan...

ASMedia to be listed at the end of December

Nov 14, 22:19

ASMedia Technology, an Asustek Computer subsidiary that focuses on producing USB 3.0 controller chips, is set to be listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) at the end of December,...

Intel Thunderbolt suffers low penetration in the PC market

Nov 14, 20:40

Intel's Thunderbolt technology is facing difficulty penetrating the PC market. Currently only about 10% of notebooks and motherboards adopt the technology due to high costs, according...

Thunderbolt sees a weak penetration rate in the PC market

ASMedia shipments of USB 3.0 flash device controllers to boom, says president

Nov 13, 13:36

Strong demand for USB 3.0- and Thunderbolt-compatible peripherals will buoy ASMedia Technology's shipments of USB device controllers in 2013, according to company president Lin Che-wei...

USB 3.0

Exar announces next-generation single channel switch for USB

Oct 26, 13:35

Exar, a provider of high performance analog mixed-signal and data management products, has announced the XRP2523, a next-generation single channel switch for USB VBUS power distribution...

Intel Haswell processor design may cause motherboard players to exit market

Sep 27, 01:05

Intel is already set to launch its next-generation Haswell-based processors, comprehensively designed for IT products such as tablets, notebooks, ultrabooks, desktops and servers,...

Andes, Solid State System sign cooperation agreement to develop next-generation USB 3.0 products

Aug 17, 12:43

Taiwan-based processor core IP vendor Andes Technology has signed a cooperation agreement with NAND flash controller IC design house Solid State System (3S), through which 3S will...

Increasing eMMC, USB 3.0 controller IC shipments push Faraday July revenues to new high

Newswatch - Aug 8, 14:03

IC design service provider Faraday Technology has announced record high revenues of NT$672.07 million (US$22.44 million) for July, up 2.8% sequentially and 48.8% on year.

Genesys Logic obtains Windows 8 certification for USB 3.0 hub controller

Jul 24, 01:25

Genesys Logic, a Taiwan-based IC design house, has passed Windows 8 Hardware Certification Kit for its USB 3.0 controller IC GL3520, and expects shipments of the IC in 2012 to be...

USB 3.0 host controller IC demand expected to maintain until end of 2012

Jul 18, 01:35

As Ivy Bridge launched by Intel in April 2012 supports USB 3.0, designer of third-party USB 3.0 host controller ICs were originally expected to gradually withdraw from the market...

USB 3.0

Etron expands USB host controllers for non-PC applications

Jun 22, 11:28

Etron Technology has expanded its USB 3.0 host IC offerings for non-PC applications such as network attacked storage (NAS) devices, routers and docking devices, according to the co...

ASMedia says orders for USB 3.0 HDD controllers rising

Jun 7, 11:16

ASMedia Technology has seen orders for USB 3.0 bridge controller ICs used in hard drives (HDD) pick up significantly in May and June, according to company president Lin Che-wei. Moreover,...

ASMedia president Lin Che-wei

Etron offers low-cost USB 3.0 flash drive controller

Jun 5, 11:29

IC design house Etron Technology has launched EV166T, a single-channel TLC (triple-level cell)-supporting USB 3.0 flash drive controller IC that costs only US$0.50 more than a comparable...

Kingston continues to lead USB drive market in 2011

Jun 4, 11:35

Gartner has ranked Kingston Technology as the world's number one supplier of USB drives in 2011. The US memory-module firm took an almost 30% market share, followed by SanDisk with...

Kingston remains leader in flash drive market

Alcor Micro to offer USB 3.0 flash drive controller ICs

May 30, 01:30

Alcor Micro, a Taiwan-based design house of controller ICs used in input/output, multimedia and storage devices, will in June 2012 offer USB 3.0 controller ICs for use in flash drives...

Genesys Logic seeing sales of USB 3.0 chips expand

May 18, 01:20

IC design house Genesys Logic has seen sales generated from its USB 3.0 products including bridge controller chips, hub controllers and card reader controller ICs expand to account...

Genesys Logic reportedly lands USB 3.0 card reader controller chips for MacBook Air

May 14, 15:44

IC design house Genesys Logic reportedly has received USB 3.0 card reader controller chip orders for Apple's MacBook Air notebooks to be released in the second half of 2012, according...

Alcor Micro to launch controller chips for USB 3.0 flash drives, eMMC devices

Apr 20, 01:15

Alcor Micro is scheduled to launch its first USB 3.0 flash drive controller in June, and will expand its offering to include chips for eMMC devices in the second half of 2012, according...

Taiwan USB 3.0 controller IC designers focus on peripherals

Apr 11, 15:28

The upcoming launch of Intel's Ivy Bridge processors is expected to ignite a wave of replacement in USB flash drives, which Taiwan-based suppliers of flash device controllers identify...

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    Asustek EeeBook E202 notebook

    Asustek showcased its EeeBook E202 notebook during Computex 2015. The device features a clamshell design and an 11.6-inch display. In addition to a 9-hour battery life, the notebook...

    Photo: Joseph Tsai, Jun 12.

  • NextDrive+Plug+wireless+USB+device+manager

    NextDrive Plug wireless USB device manager

    Taiwan-based startup company NextDrive has showcased its latest innovation, the NextDrive Plug at Computex 2015, allowing users to plug in their USB-based IT devices such as hard...

    Photo: Joseph Tsai, Jun 10.

  • SanDisk+iXpand+Flash+Drive

    SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive

    SanDisk has announced the SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive, the company's first USB Flash Drive designed specifically for the iPhone and iPad. The iXpand Flash Drive is a powerful, yet...

    Photo: Company, Nov 19.

  • VIA+ARTiGO+A900+Android+system

    VIA ARTiGO A900 Android system

    VIA Technologies has launched the VIA ARTiGO A900 Android system. With its 3D graphics and HD video performance, I/O connectivity options, and software development tools, the VIA...

    Photo: Company, Sep 24.

  • Microsoft+Surface+Pro+3+tablet%2Fnotebook

    Microsoft Surface Pro 3 tablet/notebook

    Microsoft has introduced the Surface Pro 3, a tablet and also a notebook. The device has multiple processor, RAM and storage options intersect with a design that, with a simple snap...

    Photo: Company, May 22.

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