Woodstock Wire: Semiconductor News

September 19, 2017

CalAmp Takes Equity Stake in ThinxNet GmbH

Electronics -- CalAmp (NASDAQ: CAMP), a telematics pioneer leading transformation in a global connected economy, and ThinxNet GmbH, a leading German-based,...

September 19, 2017 06:21 PM

Cree Delivers New Brighter LED Bulbs to Market

Electronics -- Cree (Nasdaq: CREE) announces the expansion of its award-winning bulb family with the launch of new high lumen directional LED bulbs

September 19, 2017 06:21 PM

Cisco Awards NXP Semiconductors

Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI), a worldwide leader in advanced connectivity solutions, today announced that it had received the 2017 Excellence...

September 19, 2017 05:36 PM

Intel has invested more than $1 billion in AI companies

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - ‚ÄčIntel CEO Brian Krzanich ‚Äčpenned an op-ed Monday that touts the company's AI investments.

September 19, 2017 05:05 PM

Increase Software Power Measurement Accuracy to 99 Percent in Windows 10 Devices with New Power Monitoring IC from Microchip

Electronics -- Microchip - Product - Increase Software Power Measurement Accuracy to 99 Percent in Windows 10 Devices with New Power Monitoring IC from Microchip

September 19, 2017 04:43 PM

Leading at the Edge: Intel Technology and Manufacturing

Electronics -- Intel - Intel has been leading the pursuit of Moore's Law for its entire existence. We have continuously advanced silicon technology and moved...

September 19, 2017 04:42 PM

Intel Technology and Manufacturing Day in China Showcases 10 nm Updates, FPGA Progress and Industry's First 64-Layer 3D NAND for Data Center

Electronics -- Intel Programmable - Intel delivered key updates at its Technology and Manufacturing Day held in Beijing, China, on Sept. 19. Disclosures included...

September 19, 2017 04:42 PM

PGA TOUR, Intel Launch Exclusive Collaboration to Expand Live Virtual Reality Coverage

Electronics -- Intel - The PGA TOUR and Intel announced an exclusive relationship to produce and globally distribute...

September 19, 2017 04:39 PM

2017 TDK Sensors Developers Conference

Electronics -- EPCOS Press - TDK's wholly-owned subsidiary InvenSense, a leading provider of MEMS sensor platforms, is hosting the 2017 TDK Sensors Developers...

September 19, 2017 04:38 PM

Littelfuse TVS Diode Arrays Are Ideal for Protecting Chipsets with Geometries of 28nm and Smaller from ESD Damage

Electronics -- Littelfuse - Littelfuse TVS Diode Arrays Are Ideal for Protecting Chipsets with Geometries of 28nm and Smaller from ESD Damage

September 19, 2017 04:37 PM

MaxLinear Debuts Breakthrough AirPHY(tm) Wireless Technology Delivering Multi-Gigabit Data Rates Through Concrete Walls and Non-Metallic Barriers Up to 12 Inches Thick

Electronics -- Maxlinear - IBC technology demo will showcase 1Gbps and 25 Watts of power through aLow-E glass window

AirPHYTM ideal for GPON and 5G fixed wireless...

September 19, 2017 04:37 PM

September 18, 2017

QuickLogic to Showcase its ArcticPro eFPGA Solutions at Multiple GLOBALFOUNDRIES Events Worldwide

Electronics -- QuickLogic - QuickLogic to Showcase its ArcticPro eFPGA Solutions at Multiple GLOBALFOUNDRIES Events Worldwide

September 18, 2017 04:47 PM

Lattice Semiconductor's iCE40 FPGA Enables Low Latency and Concurrent Sensor Processing in SteamVR Tracking

Electronics -- Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC), the leading provider of customizable smart connectivity solut...

September 18, 2017 04:47 PM

Xilinx Wins EM Best FPGA Company Award for Demonstrating Leadership, Innovation and Excellence

Electronics Maker -- Xilinx triumphs in technology and product innovation category for demonstrating leadership, product innovation, and excellence in its field New...

September 18, 2017 03:31 PM

Intel plan to double in value by 2021

ElectronicsWeekly -- Intel's CFO Bob Swan has a plan to double Intel's market cap to $300 billion and double its eps from $2.21 to $4 by 2021, reports The Oregonian....

September 18, 2017 03:30 PM

Apple's iPhone X delay comes down to OLED screen shortage

USATODAY.com Technology News -- OLED manufacturers can't build the screens fast enough as they increasingly pop up on smartphones, high-definition TVs, watches, and VR headsets.

September 18, 2017 03:28 PM

Talent counts most in China IC development, says former SMIC CEO

DigiTimes -- The most critical key to achieving a breakthrough in the development of China's semiconductor industry rests with talent, instead of funds, markets...

September 18, 2017 03:27 PM

AI processor emerging as new opportunity for China, says expert

DigiTimes -- Artificial intelligence (AI) processors will constitute a new opportunity for development in China, as AI applications are emerging rapidly to...

September 18, 2017 03:27 PM

MediaTek to unveil 5G prototype chip by end-2017

DigiTimes -- MediaTek is expected to complete development of its 5G prototype chip by the end of 2017, and is gearing up for trials of its 5G solutions in...

September 18, 2017 03:27 PM

MaxLinear Partners with Gospell to Deliver Low Cost dCSS LNB and 4K STB System Solution for Satellite TV Operators Worldwide

Business Wire: Semiconductor -- MaxLinear and Gospell will develop a single-cable digital channel stacking switch (dCSS) LNB targeted at small- to-mid-size satellite operators.

September 18, 2017 03:22 PM

MaxLinear Debuts Breakthrough AirPHY(tm) Wireless Technology Delivering Multi-Gigabit Data Rates Through Concrete Walls and Non-Metallic Barriers Up to 12-Inches Thick

Business Wire: Semiconductor -- MaxLinear announced its new AirPHY(tm) technology that can transfer data wirelessly through typical building materials with throughput of up...

September 18, 2017 03:21 PM

ON Semiconductor's 100 V Bridge Power Stage Module Wins Top 10 Power Product Award 2017 in China

Electronics -- On Semi - ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON), driving energy efficient innovations, today announced that its industry-first...

September 18, 2017 03:00 PM

DARPA Heeds Moore's Wisdom

EETimes -- DARPA added six programs to its Electronics Resurgence Initiative to address the problems that Gordon Moore 50 years ago predicted would loom...

September 18, 2017 02:13 AM

September 17, 2017

Semiconductor Sales Hit Record Growth in Q2

Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- Industry analysts agree the semiconductor industry achieved one of its best second quarters in revenue growth, driven by the booming memory device...

September 17, 2017 11:06 PM

September 15, 2017

IDT announces milestone 30 million unit shipment of Qi wireless power transmitters

Electronics -- IDT - IDT announces milestone 30 million unit shipment of Qi wireless power transmitters

September 15, 2017 04:57 PM

New Chip Could Simplify V2X Development

Design News -- NXP Semiconductors N.V. today is rolling out a single-chip, global platform solution for so-called "V2X" communication, which promotes highway...

September 15, 2017 04:30 PM

IoT Development Kit Designed to Be Ultra-secure

Electronics360 -- The Afero Modular-2 development kit is designed to give developers the equivalent of an ultra-secure virtual private network for building devices.

September 15, 2017 04:29 PM

DARPA CHIPS Program Pushes For Chiplets

Semiconductor Engineering -- The U.S. government takes its own approach to heterogenous integration.

September 15, 2017 04:29 PM

The $100bn Quarter

ElectronicsWeekly -- It looks as though we may have a $400 billion chip market this year, propelled by the astonishing ASP rise of memory. Q2 was $101 billion says...

September 15, 2017 04:28 PM

Chip Consolidation Nearly Over, Analyst Says

EETimes -- After about three years and hundreds of billions of dollars in mergers and acquisitions, the consolidation of the global semiconductor industry...

September 15, 2017 04:28 PM

IC Insights finds continued adversarial relationship between DRAM buyers and suppliers

DigiTimes -- The DRAM market has been historically the most volatile of the major IC product segments, according to IC Insights, adding that the average selling...

September 15, 2017 04:23 PM

China LED chip output value to grow 30% in 2017, says GGII

DigiTimes -- China-based LED chip makers, due to growing demand and production capacity expansion, will see total output value in 2017 increase about 30%...

September 15, 2017 04:23 PM

Micron: FYQ1 Should See Big Boost from DRAM Prices, Says Goldman

BARRONS.com: Tech Trader Daily -- Micron's going to continue to benefit from a "tight" supply of DRAM chips, thanks to consolidation in the industry, says Goldman Sachs analyst...

September 15, 2017 04:21 PM

Cypress Joins Semiconductor Industry Association

PR Newswire: Business Technology -- The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced...

September 15, 2017 04:13 PM

MaxLinear's Full Duplex DOCSIS(r) Technology Enables Symmetrical Multi-Gigabit Internet Speeds

Business Wire: Networks -- MaxLinear will demonstrate its Full Duplex DOCSIS(r) (FDX) technology showcasing its proprietary echo cancellation technology at the IBC Exhibition.

September 15, 2017 04:04 PM

MaxLinear Launches Industry-First Integrated ATSC Tuner-Demodulator ICs for Cost-Effective Cord-Cutter Products

Business Wire: Semiconductor -- MaxLinear announced the MxL69x family, the industry's first family of single-channel integrated ATSC tuner-demodulator ICs for cord-cutter TV...

September 15, 2017 04:03 PM

New ESD Bidirectional Protection Diode from Toshiba Designed for Mobile Devices

Business Wire: Engineering News -- Toshiba has introduced a new bidirectional ESD protection diode for semiconductor devices used in mobile device interfaces.

September 15, 2017 04:01 PM

Whitepaper: How automotive body electronics are changing

Electronics -- ARM Embedded - What is driving automotive body electronics to move from 16 to 32 bit architectures?

September 15, 2017 03:55 PM

Apple's A11 Bionic: The Core of Apple's Competitive Advantage

Tech.pinions -- I'm not the only one, but there aren't many folks out there who have been pounding the Apple Silicon strategy drum. There...

September 15, 2017 03:52 PM

Texas Instruments Rolls Out Educational Robot

TEXAS TECHPULSE -- Dallas-based Texas Instruments has rolled out a new, educational robot--its first--called the TI-Innovator Rover. According to TI, the new robot...

September 15, 2017 03:41 PM

The iPhone X's processor is more powerful than the newest MacBook Pro

BGR -- One of the many things that leaked before the iPhone X event this week was the A11 Bionic's impressive performance. We already knew we were looking...

September 15, 2017 03:36 PM

Top 5 things to consider when searching for a job

ElectronicsNewsWire.com -- TI - University Program - If someone asked what you wanted out of a job, what would you say? Do you know what's really important to you, and...

September 15, 2017 03:31 PM

Beartooth and Semtech's LoRa Technology Provides Reliable Communication in Cellular ...

ElectronicsNewsWire.com -- Semtech - Beartooth products are ideal in natural disasters as LoRa Technology enables a long range link between devices

September 15, 2017 03:31 PM

Embrace IoT living through the gateway of electronic door locks

ElectronicsNewsWire.com -- TI - ConnecTIng Wirelessly - In the journey to embrace the new world of the Internet of Things (IoT), businesses and families are feeling more...

September 15, 2017 03:31 PM

Texas Instruments introduces its first educational robot, the TI-Innovator(tm) Rover

ElectronicsNewsWire.com -- Texas Instruments - Put STEM into motion with new calculator-controlled robotic car for the classroom

September 15, 2017 03:30 PM

Can China Get Any Chipmaker if it Can't Even Buy Lattice?

Electronics Purchasing Strategies -- Chinese enterprises, government and public investment firms need a different international M&A strategy because whatever they are doing now is...

September 15, 2017 03:27 PM

BlueBorne and the Importance of Software Upgradeable Security

Electronics -- Silicon Labs Blog - BlueBorne, the attack announced this week by the security firm Armis, makes it possible for hackers to take control of Bluetooth...

September 15, 2017 03:31 AM

September 14, 2017

NXP launches scalable connected car chip.

ElectronicsWeekly -- NXP has brought out a single-chip DSRC modem for connecting vehicles. The chip, designated SAF5400, has a scalable architecture, uses RFCMOS...

September 14, 2017 05:45 PM

TSMC Updates its Silicon Menu

EETimes -- TSMC added process and packaging variants to its broad foundry portfolio, but one analyst said some updated results were below projections it...

September 14, 2017 05:44 PM

NXP Tackles V2X, Unveils 'Vision' Roadmap

EETimes -- NXP tackles V2X debate, unveils partnership with Hella Aglaia, and discusses its next-generation vision processor roadmap, all the while there...

September 14, 2017 05:43 PM