Tuesday 19 September 2023
AI boom sparks silicon photonics applications
Silicon photonics technology was hotly discussed during the SEMICON Taiwan 2023. At the Silicon Photonics Global Summit held September 5 alongside the exhibition, I was invited to...
Friday 25 August 2023
Silicon Optronics looks to BSI sensors for profit growth
CMOS image sensor (CIS) supplier Silicon Optronics (SOI) has observed that customer inventory correction have gone on longer than anticipated in 2023 and plans to place a greater...
Friday 18 August 2023
CIS firm PixArt expects slight revenue growth in 3Q23
PixArt Imaging, a CMOS image sensor specialist, anticipates a modest revenue increase in the third quarter compared to the second. Gross margin and operating margin will also outperform...
Tuesday 15 August 2023
CIS backend houses express caution about 2H23
Tong Hsing Electronic Industries, VisEra Technologies, and Xintec, all of whom are in the CMOS image sensor (CIS) backend sector, have expressed caution regarding their market prospects...
Wednesday 9 August 2023
TSMC unveils plan for JV foundry in Dresden
TSMC has announced that it will invest alongside Robert Bosch, Infineon Technologies, and NXP Semiconductors in European Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (ESMC) in Dresden, Germany...
Wednesday 26 July 2023
Tong Hsing sees weak demand for handset-use CIS
Tong Hsing Electronics, a major backend services provider for CMOS image sensors (CIS), expects the handset market to remain weak throughout 2023, with demand sliding faster than...
Tuesday 6 June 2023
FHD to become mainstream for computing products, says OmniVision
Full HD (FHD), or 1080p, will overtake 720p as the standard for computing products, according to CMOS image sensor (CIS) supplier OmniVision Technologies.
Friday 12 May 2023
CIS firm PixArt enjoys ramp-up in short lead-time orders
PixArt Imaging has enjoyed a ramp-up in short lead-time orders which will continue buoying its sales performance in the second quarter, according to the CMOS image sensor developer...
Thursday 27 April 2023
TSMC talks about enhanced N3E and other 3nm variants
At its 2023 North America Technology Symposium, TSMC showcased progress in its 2nm technology and new 3nm process variants, including an improved N3E.
Thursday 6 April 2023
Kioxia, Western Digital intro 218-layer 3D flash memory
Kioxia and Western Digital have revealed details of their latest 3D flash memory technology, showing their ongoing innovation collaboration. The 218-layer 3D flash memory uses advanced...
Wednesday 1 March 2023
Arctic, Compal team up for 5G small cell infrastructure
Arctic Semiconductor (formerly SiTune) has announced that its groundbreaking RF transceiver, IceWings, is powering Compal Electronics' new universal 5G small cell infrastructure pl...
Thursday 23 February 2023
Wafer-level backend house VisEra expects gradual recovery in CIS demand
VisEra Technologies, which offers wafer-level backend services for CMOS image sensors (CIS), expects a gradual recovery in CIS demand starting the second half of 2023.
Thursday 23 February 2023
VisEra looks to auto CIS, AR micro-optical components for 2023 growth
VisEra Technologies, which specializes in wafer-level optical thin film services, is optimistic about demand for automotive CMOS image sensors (CIS) and micro-optical components used...
Wednesday 15 February 2023
PixArt sees continued inventory adjustments
PixArt Imaging continues to see inventory adjustments across the IC industry supply chains, which may persist throughout the first half of 2023, according to the fabless chipmaker...
Tuesday 31 January 2023
China CIS suppliers stepping up deployment in automotive sector
In the face of still-sluggish demand for consumer electronics, China-based CMOS image sensor (CIS) manufacturers are turning their attention to the automotive sector, according to...
Global wafer foundry industry analysis and forecast, 2022
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