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Revenue derived from the use of power management chips will amount to $29.9 billion by the end of 2012, down from $31.8 billion last year, according to information and analytics provider IHS. In comparison, the industry posted a small 1.5 percent increase last year, from revenue of $31.4 billion in …
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A warning for an initial tsunami wave of one meter was issued for the coast of Miyagi Prefecture in northeastern Japan, the same area that was hit by the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami, writes Reuters.Update:All tsunami warnings have been cancelled, reports the Japan Meteorological Agency.
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These devices integrate virtually all functions required for an IP camera design – from raw image sensor data input, image signal processing (ISP), and H.264 compression, to secure encrypted transmission over the network through a Gigabit Ethernet interface.Capturing as many as 60 frames per second at Full HD resolution (1080p/60), …
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Sony next year is expected to purchase $8.4 billion worth of semiconductors, up nearly 5 percent from $8.0 billion in 2012, according to an IHS Semiconductor Spend Analysis report from information and analytics provider IHS (NYSE: IHS). Company spending will rise slightly again the following year by 0.1 percent.Meanwhile, Toshiba’s …
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Stern manufactures piezo based products designed for industrial control panels such as keypads and keyboards as well as industrial switches that are needed in severe environments. As a piezo manufacturer with industrial needs in mind, Stern’s products are durable and long lasting. The company is guided by the need of …
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SMIC will supply CMOS wafers to produce Magnetic Logic Unit (MLU) devices at 90 nanometer, 65 nanometer and 45 nanometer nodes, with a path to process the entire flow. The wafers will be used to manufacture embedded micro-controllers based on Crocus’ novel MLU technology, which aim to bring significant advantages …
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A strong competitive landscape—including surging Android tablet shipments and robust demand for Apple’s new iPad mini—has led International Data Corporation (IDC) to increase its 2012 forecast for the worldwide tablet market to 122.3 million, up from its previous forecast of 117.1 million units. In the latest forecast update of the …
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Total revenue declined -1.6% in Q3 to EUR 287.1 million, compared to EUR 297.3 million during the same period of 2011. Total operating profit declined -3.7% in Q3 to EUR 27.0 million, compared to EUR 29.6 million during the same period of 2011. Total profit before taxation declined -10.8%in Q3 …
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Revenue for pressure sensors in both military and civil aerospace applications will reach $35.7 million by year-end, up 20 percent from $29.7 million last year, according to an IHS iSuppli MEMS Market Brief from information and analytics provider IHS (NYSE: IHS). By 2016, military- and aerospace-related MEMS takings will reach …
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Locosys Technology, a research and development focused company, providing design capabilities and technical expertise in developing GPS products and modules.Based on the agreement, Avnet Embedded will now be able to offer the Locosys portfolio of GPS related end-products on a pan-European level to its customers.Alastair Worth, Marketing Director Wireless at …
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The previous US$1 to $2 monthly decline is narrowing, and DDR3 4GB contract price is holding at the US$15 mark. TrendForce expects the contract price trend will only show a slight decrease in December, and may even stay flat for the month.As spot market prices fluctuate more than contract prices, …
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Believed to be the world’s first MLCC to have this construction technique, the ZRA series has been designed specifically to absorb mechanical vibration generated within the capacitor, typically sounding as “squealing”, when a voltage is applied to it.”Squealing” has become an industry issue especially in the design of power supply …
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