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TSMC looking to create a local manufacturing hub - going beyond 2 nanometers

Media - Evertiq - The worlds biggest contract chipmaker is reportedly planning to make northern Taiwan its manufacturing hub for technologies that go beyond 2 nanometers.
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 16:50:57 - #tsmc #semiconductor

How vehicle electrification is evolving voltage board nets

Electronics - TI - Behind the Wheel - The need for electrical energy inside the car is growing with the proliferation of automated driving functions and the popularity of comfort, convenience and infotainment features. Today's vehicles have a growing number of sensors,...
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 12:39:03 - #inverter #power #ti #semiconductor

IoT-Enhanced Processors Increase Performance, AI, Security

Electronics - Intel - Today at the Intel Industrial Summit 2020, Intel announced new enhanced internet of things (IoT) capabilities. The 11th Gen Intel(r) Core(tm) processors, Intel Atom(r) x6000E series, and Intel(r) Pentium(r)...
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 12:39:02 - #iot #robotics #ai #semiconductor

UAE to Get Auto Safety Tech from Israel-Based Mobileye

Electronics - Intel - Israel-based Mobileye, an Intel company, and United Arab Emirates-based Al Habtoor...
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 12:39:01 - #semiconductor

STMicroelectronics Updates on Supervisory Board Decision On Dividend

Globe Newswire - Semiconductors
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 12:39:00 - #st #semiconductor

STMicroelectronics Updates on Supervisory Board Decision On Dividend

Globe Newswire - Semiconductors
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 12:14:07 - #st #semiconductor

Xilinx and Continental Collaborate to Create Auto Industry's First Production-Ready 4D Imaging Radar for Autonomous Driving

Business Wire - Xilinx and Continental collaborate to create the auto industry's first production-ready 4D imaging radar for autonomous driving.
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 12:14:01 - #xilinx #semiconductor

Altium To Host PCB Industry's Premier Virtual Event

Business Wire - AltiumLive is open to all and curated to preserve the quality and content the electronic design community has come to expect.
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 12:14:00 - #pcb #eewire

Diodes Incorporated Receives Approval from China's Antitrust Authority for Lite-On Semiconductor Acquisition

Business Wire - Diodes Incorporated (Nasdaq: DIOD) today announced the Company has received approval from the China's State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) to proceed with its planned acquisition of Lite-On Semiconductor (TWSE: 5305) ("LSC"), as announced...
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 12:13:59 - #acquisition #diodesinc #semiconductor

Intel Introduces IoT-Enhanced Processors to Increase Performance, AI, Security

Business Wire - Today at the Intel Industrial Summit 2020, Intel announced new enhanced internet of things capabilities.
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 12:13:57 - #iot #ai #semiconductor

TSMC to open new packaging fabs in 2021-22 using 3D Fabric platform

Media - DIGITIMES - TSMC has been stepping up the development of its advanced packaging business, with plans to open in 2021-2022 two new fabs dedicated to advanced packaging incorporating its newly unveiled 3D Fabric wafer level system integration technology...
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 12:13:56 - #tsmc #semiconductor

Prospects for Taiwan IC-design service providers positive in 2021

Media - DIGITIMES - Taiwan-based ASIC designers and silicon IP providers are set to continue seeing strong sales in 2021, having seen new orders and IC design revenues keep hitting highs in the most part of 2020, according to industry sources.
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 12:13:55 - #icdesign #semiconductor

Next-gen smart IoT gateways shipments to surpass 21 million by 2025, says ABI Research

Media - DIGITIMES - The Internet of Things (IoT) gateways are becoming an increasingly important link in the IoT security and device authentication value chain and emerging as a crucial conduit for intelligent operations across the entire IoT.
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 12:13:54 - #iot #semiconductor

Taiwan 2020 semiconductor output to exceed NT$3 trillion

Media - DIGITIMES - Taiwan's semiconductor industries generated NT$2.7 trillion (US$91 billion) in output in 2019, and the value in 2020 is expected to exceed NT$3.0 trillion, said premier Su Tseng-chang in his opening speech at SEMICON Taiwan 2020 on September...
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 12:13:53 - #semiconductor #outlook

How Leds Are Being Used In The Health Sector

Media - ElectronicsB2B - LEDs have proven their versatility in the healthcare sector. From featuring primarily as status indicators on control panels, they are now widely used to light up operating theatres, cure cancer, treat tumours, and are even implanted...
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 12:13:52 - #cancer #semiconductor

Renesas Joins the Global Semiconductor Alliance

Media - eBOM - Renesas Electronics Corporation, a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, announced it has joined the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA), the voice of the global semiconductor industry.

"I am excited for Renesas to join the Global...
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 12:13:49 - #semiconductor #renesas

Diodes gets green light for Lite-On acquisition from China

Media - Evertiq - Diodes Incorporated says it has received approval from the China's State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) to proceed with its planned acquisition of Lite-On Semiconductor which was announced last year.
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 12:13:46 - #acquisition #diodesinc #semiconductor

TSMC may expand factory site in central Taiwan for 2nm process, says chairman

Media - DIGITIMES - TSMC may expand its factory site in Taichung, central Taiwan for additional 2nm process capacity, according to company chairman Mark Liu.
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 12:13:43 - #tsmc #semiconductor

Vishay Intertechnology 200 V N-Channel MOSFET in PowerPAK(r) 1212 8S Offers Industry-Low RDS(ON) to Increase Power Density, Save Energy

Media - Electronic Engineering Journal - Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced a new 200 V n-channel MOSFET that offers industry-low typical on-resistance of 61 mohm at 10 V in the 3.3 mm by 3.3 mm thermally...
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 12:13:36 - #pcb #vishay #mosfet #eewire

Wolfspeed / Cree Z-Rec(r) 6th Gen Silicon Carbide Schottky Diodes

Media - eBOM - Wolfspeed / Cree Z-Rec(r) 6th Generation Silicon Carbide Schottky Diodes feature zero forward current and forward voltage drop.

The Schottky diodes offer a low forward voltage drop (VF) and low leakage current (IR). The diodes offer a 4A to...
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 11:39:58 - #siliconcarbide #power #cree #semiconductor

Kit provides algorithms for neuromorphic image sensor

Media - eeNews Europe - Development kit for neuromorphic sensor from Prophesee provides algorithms and code for event-driven vision processing French neuromorphic AI chip developer Prophesee has launched a development kit to support its device for low...
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 11:39:57 - #iot #devkit #ai #eewire

Microsemi / Microchip AgileSwitch(r) 2ASC-12A1HP SiC Gate Driver Core

Media - eBOM - Microsemi / Microchip AgileSwitch(r) 2ASC-12A1HP SiC (Silicon Carbide) Gate Driver Core is software-configurable, allowing developers to appropriately configure the gate driver parameters to their application without having to worry about changing...
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 11:39:56 - #sic #power #microsemi #eewire

Microchip Introduces High-Reliability, Extended-Temperature Ethernet PHY Transceiver for Aerospace and Military Ground-Based Applications

Media - eBOM - Aircraft, military vehicle and ground-based systems that rely on intelligence, information and secure connectivity to support mission success are enabled by enhanced technology designed to operate in extreme temperatures and environmental events....
Thu, 24 Sep 2020 11:39:53 - #microchip #microcontroller #semiconductor

SUBARU Selects ON Semiconductor Image Sensing Technology for its New-Generation EyeSight(r) Driver Assist Platform

Business Wire - SUBARU selects ON Semiconductor's leading-edge image sensing technology for its new EyeSight(r) Driver Assist Platform to save lives with safer roads.
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 14:13:27 - #onsemi #semiconductor

Analog becomes smart: Sapphire crystal with payment chip from Infineon turns every watch into a contactless payment device

Electronics - Infineon - More and more people around the world are paying with contactless because it's easy, fast and hygienic. Especially in the wake of the Corona pandemic, the acceptance and spread of the...
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 13:14:23 - #wearables #infineon #semiconductor

Qualcomm Collaborates with Microsoft to Expand App Assure Program to Windows 10 PCs Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon Compute Platforms

Electronics - Qualcomm - Collaboration to Deliver Superior Experiences and Consistent Application Compatibility for Consumers, Enterprise Customers and Developers Utilizing Windows PCs Powered by Snapdragon
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 13:14:22 - #iot #smartphone #microsoft #qualcomm #semiconductor

NVIDIA and Oracle Advance AI in Cloud for Enterprises Globally

Electronics - NVIDIA Newsroom -
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 13:14:21 - #ai #oracle #nvidia #semiconductor

AMD Launches First "Zen"-based Chromebook mobile processors for faster web browsing, improved office productivity and better multitasking

Globe Newswire - Semiconductors - Acer, ASUS, HP and Lenovo are set to introduce broad range of entry-level to premium systems, bringing the award-winning "Zen" architecture to the Chromebook market
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 13:14:19 - #amd #lenovo #chromebook #semiconductor

Microchip Introduces No-Cost, License- and Royalty-Free Ensemble Graphics Toolkit to Speed Linux(r) Graphical User Interface Development

Globe Newswire - Technology - GUI toolkit for Linux enhances 32-bit microprocessor capabilities for low- and mid-range- resolution graphical displays GUI toolkit for Linux enhances 32-bit microprocessor capabilities for low- and mid-range- resolution graphical displays
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 13:14:18 - #eewire

RFID chip makes analogue watches smart

Media - eeNews Europe - WinWatch is using an RFID chip from Infineon Technologies in a sapphire face to add contactless payment to any analogue watchWinWatch in Switzerland has embedded an RFID chip in sapphire to add contactless payment to any analogue...
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 13:14:16 - #iot #wearables #infineon #microcontroller #nvidia #semiconductor

Maxim Integrated Enables Dynamic Gesture Sensing for Automotive Applications at Industry's Lowest Cost and Smallest Size

Media - eBOM - Designers of automotive systems can now add dynamic hand-gesture controls with greater ease at the industry's lowest cost and smallest size with the MAX25205 data acquisition system from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM). Featuring...
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 13:14:15 - #power #acquisition #microcontroller #semiconductor

Microchip Introduces No-Cost, License- and Royalty-Free Ensemble Graphics Toolkit to Speed LinuxÒ Graphical User Interface Development

Media - Electronics Maker - GUI toolkit for Linux enhances 32-bit microprocessor capabilities for low- and mid-range- resolution graphical displays
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 13:14:14 - #power #robotics #maker #adi #microchip #semiconductor

Intel names new SvP and Chief Strategy Officer

Media - Evertiq - Intel Corporation has appointed Safroadu (Saf) Yeboah-Amankwah as senior vice president and chief strategy officer. He will take on his new position on the first of November, 2020.
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 13:14:13 - #semiconductor

Semiconductor market set for growth in 2021

Media - DIGITIMES - Despite the prevailing pandemic-induced economic uncertainty, the global semiconductor market is poised for growth in 2021, according to SEMI.
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 13:14:12 - #semiconductor #outlook

Subaru selects ON's image sensing technology

Media - New Electronics - ON Semiconductor has announced that Subaru has selected its image sensing technology to enable camera-based ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) in the manufacturer's new-generation EyeSight Driver Assist platform.
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 13:14:07 - #onsemi #semiconductor

Kemet Webinar: Decoupling and Filtering - How to Choose Capacitors for Both

Media - Passive Components News - Filtering and decoupling are perhaps the first capacitor applications we learn about in engineering school. Though these are simple applications, selecting the wrong capacitor turns a straightforward problem into a difficult...
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 13:14:06 - #capacitor #kemet #ipe

Top-10 semiconductor suppliers continue to grow in 2Q20, says Omdia

Media - DIGITIMES - Building on bullish growth in first-quarter 2020 in weak market conditions, the world's top-10 semiconductor suppliers managed to continue their revenue growth at a rate of 2.4% in the second quarter of 2020, according to Omdia.
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 13:14:05 - #semiconductor #outlook

China revving up to develop 3rd-gen IC materials, quantum computers

Media - DIGITIMES - China will be stepping up the development of its homegrown third-generation semiconductor materials and quantum computers in the next 5-10 years seeking to fully wean itself off US influence in the next-generation segments, according to industry...
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 13:14:04 - #semiconductor

How Infineon controls and assures the reliability of SiC based power semiconductors

Media - eeNews Europe - "One of the success factors of implementing SiC as a power device material is the chance to adopt many of the well-known device concepts and processing technologies from silicon. Among those are the basic device designs like vertical...
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 13:13:58 - #sic #power #infineon #semiconductor

Cinch Connectivity Solutions Announces Johnson(tm) RG-174 BNC Cable Assembly Expansion

Media - eBOM - Cinch Connectivity Solutions, a Bel group company, (NASDAQ: BELFA and BELFB) and global leader in delivering reliable connectivity solutions announces the latest release of BNC RG-174 cable assemblies to the Johnson cable assembly portfolio. This...
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 13:13:54 - #cinch #belfuse #digi-key #mouser #ipe

Seoul Semi's WICOP Bi-color LEDs used in headlamp of latest Audi A4

Media - Semiconductor Today - South Korean LED maker Seoul Semiconductor Co Ltd has supplied WICOP Bi-color (2 colors in one package) LED products for the daytime running lights (DRLs) and front turn signals in the headlamp of the 2020 Audi A4 (B9 facelift)...
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 13:13:52 - #maker #semiconductor

Arteris IP FlexNoC(r) & Resilience Package Support SemiDrive ISO 26262-Compliant Chip Production

Media - EDACafe - Network-on-Chip (NoC) interconnect IP accelerates automotive e-cockpit, central gateway, ADAS and autonomous driving system-on-chip (SoCs)
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 13:13:49 - #semiconductor

ARM splits its Neoverse datacentre server chip designs

Media - eeNews Europe - ARM has split its Neoverse datacentre processors into separate lines for high performance vector processing and for scaling in existing racks and for edge AI.The company launched its first Neoverse core, the N1, last year, which...
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 13:13:48 - #powersupply #acquisition #ai #tsmc #nxp #nvidia #cloud #semiconductor

Qualcomm adds 5G mobile platform to Snapdragon 7-series

Media - New Electronics - Qualcomm Technologies has announced a new 5G mobile platform in the 7-series, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G 5G Mobile Platform.
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 13:13:47 - #qualcomm #semiconductor

Lumileds names Matt Roney as CEO

Media - Semiconductor Today - Lumileds LLC of San Jose, CA, USA has announced the appointment of Matt Roney as chief executive officer, effective 1 October. He most recently served as president of Lumileds' Automotive business unit and succeeds Dr Jonathan Rich,...
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 12:42:39 - #semiconductor

Disruptive Bizen(r) transistor technology delivers QJT power transistors with WBG-like performance on standard silicon substrates

Media - eBOM - Bizen(r), the new disruptive wafer process technology, has been verified by physical wafer results and calibration to deliver the same voltage levels, switching speeds and power handling performance of wide bandgap devices, claims developers Search...
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 12:42:37 - #sic #power #siliconcarbide #galliumnitride #mosfet #semiconductor

Semtech to provide LoRa wireless to Amazon Sidewalk

Media - Electronics360 - The neighborhood wireless network provides connectivity to the home and on the street.
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 12:42:33 - #semiconductor

Cornell Dubilier Announces New Higher Voltage and High Energy Density Supercapacitors.

Media - Passive Components News - Cornell Dubilier announces the introduction of a new series of higher voltage and high energy density supercapacitors. The series will be released under the Illinois Capacitor brand. DSF Supercapacitors offer a notable jump...
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 12:42:32 - #cde #capacitor #ipe

STMicroelectronics Reveals BlueNRG-2N Network Processor Combining Convenience and Scalability, with Bluetooth(r) 5.0 Features and Security

Media - WebWire - STMicroelectronics has unveiled the BlueNRG-2N Bluetooth 5.0-certified network processor, lowering power consumption and adding support for the latest Bluetooth features that increase data throughput and enhance...
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 12:42:31 - #st #semiconductor

Amazon Sidewalk draws electronics from among TI, Silicon Labs and Semtech

Media - FierceElectronics - Amazon Sidewalk draws electronics from among TI, Silicon Labs and Semtech
Wed, 23 Sep 2020 12:42:28 - #ti #siliconlabs #semiconductor