The Value of Infrared Laser Projector Market for Mobile 3D Sensing Will Reach US$1.953 Billion in 2020, Says TrendForce

13 Dec

According to 2018 Infrared Sensing Application Market Report by LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, many smartphone companies have been developing 3D sensing embedded devices since Apple launched iPhone X featuring 3D sensor. LEDinside anticipates that the value of global infrared laser projector market for mobile 3D sensing is estimated to reach US$246 million in 2017, and is forecast to grow to around US$1.953 billion in 2020. Continue reading 

ASIT biotech Shareholders Meeting Has Approved the Structure of the Next Financing Round

13 Dec

ASIT biotech, a Belgian clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the research, development and future commercialization of breakthrough immunotherapy products for the treatment of allergies, announces the approval, by the Shareholders Meeting held on December 7, 2017, of the issuance of a maximum of 3 million new shares, at the price of €3.83 per share. Continue reading 

Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation Launches World’s First 14TB HDD with Conventional Magnetic Recording

13 Dec

Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation has announced the launch of the MG07ACA Series, the world’s first[1] enterprise 14TB[2] Conventional Magnetic Recording (CMR) HDD. Using a 9-disk, helium-sealed design, the new MG07ACA Series provides the power-efficient capacity and storage density needed by cloud-scale and enterprise storage solution providers to achieve their TCO objectives. Continue reading 

Herbalife Nutrition Hong Kong and Po Leung Kuk Set New World Record in Launching Healthy Active Lifestyle Mobile App

12 Dec

Herbalife Nutrition Hong Kong and the charity organization Po Leung Kuk set a new world record, with “the most people launching a Healthy Active Lifestyle mobile app together.” The world record-breaking event, held at the Hong Kong Science and Technology Park, brought together 1,015 people interested in living a healthy, happy and active lifestyle. Together, they launched the new mobile app that includes BMI measurement, aerobic dance, healthy recipes and balanced nutrition information. Continue reading 

TrendForce forecasts oversupply and price drop in 1Q18 NAND Flash market. Production capacity expansion and low season are main causes.

12 Dec

DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce, expects lower demand for NAND Flash in 1Q18 due to the traditional off-peak season. Continue reading 

Mining Giant Glencore Expands Production of Battery Metals in Anticipation of an Electric Car Boom

12 Dec

South Korean media channels have reported that Japan’s Panasonic Corp. has turn over a sizable portion of its cylindrical battery supply to U.S. electric car maker Tesla Inc., as the joint venture of the two companies – Gigafactory 1 in the U.S. state of Nevada – encounters operational setbacks. As a result, warnings have emerged that the global market for cylindrical batteries is going to experience a supply shortfall that will persist to the middle of 2018. Continue reading 

Excerpts from TrendForce’s Forum on Key Trends in Electronic Components Industry

11 Dec

The global research company TrendForce held 2018 Forum on Key Trends in Electronic Components Industry on December 7, 2017. Here are the key excerpts from the forum. Continue reading 

Taiwan’s State Oil Company Makes a Shift towards Green Energy and Will Build a Thousand Battery Charging and Swap Stations for Electric Motorcycles in the Next Three Years

11 Dec

Taiwan’s state-owned petroleum company CPC Corp. will a set aside TWD 2 billion in its next-year budget to build a thousand battery charging and swap stations for electric motorcycles. This decision was formally announced by the company’s chairman Dr. Chein Tai on December 5. Dr. Tai said that the CPC must evolve to contribute to island’s green energy targets. Continue reading 

Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation Launches 4-channel High-Efficiency Linear Power Amplifier for Car Audio

11 Dec

Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation has announced a new 4-channel high-efficiency linear power amplifier “TCB701FNG,” that meets current market requirement for high efficiency. Sample shipments will start in January, 2018. Continue reading 

New Bluetooth Low Energy and Energy Harvesting Sensor Shields Further Extend the Capabilities of ON Semiconductor’s IoT Development Kit

8 Dec

ON Semiconductor, driving energy efficient innovations, has released two new boards (shields) further extending the recently launched Internet of Things (IoT) Development Kit (IDK) platform’s capabilities. Continue reading