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Lancaster General Hospital Expands Cardiac Imaging Capabilities with Toshiba Medical’s Premium Aquilion ONE Technology

14 Jul

Cardiac patients at Lancaster General Hospital in Lancaster, Pa., can enjoy state-of-the-art CT technology for faster and safer exams with the facility’s AquilionTM ONE ViSION Edition system from Toshiba Medical, a Canon Group company. (more…)

Server Shipments for 2H17 to Grow by 10% vs. 1H17 as ODM Orders Bounce Back, Says TrendForce

13 Jul

Global server shipments fell in the first quarter of 2017 due to seasonal effect on demand, according to the latest server market analysis by DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce. However, shipments rebounded in the second quarter and rose by about 10% compared with the first quarter. Looking ahead, DRAMeXchange estimates that total shipments for the second half of 2017 will also increase by 10% compared with the first half owing to demand from major technology companies including Google, Amazon, Facebook and Microsoft. (more…)

New Smart Gate Driver Photocoupler from Toshiba Features Improved Desaturation Sensing Function

13 Jul

Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC)* has introduced a new, highly integrated, 4.0A output current smart gate driver photocoupler. (more…)

Toshiba’s New Three-phase Brushless Motor Drivers Realize High Speed Rotation for Small Motors

29 Jun

Toshiba Corporation‘s Storage & Electronic Devices Solutions Company has announced the launch of the three-phase brushless motor drivers “TC78B015FTG” for 12V power supply and “TC78B015AFTG” for 24V power supply. The new ICs support high speed rotation of small fan motors suited to home appliances and industrial equipment. Mass production starts today. (more…)

Fujitsu Develops Virtual Machine Control Technology to Improve Server Density of Datacenter Racks

28 Jun

Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. has announced the development of virtual machine (VM) control technology that improves server rack mounting density for each datacenter rack. (more…)

Overall ASP of DRAM Products to Go Up by 5% Sequentially in Third Quarter as Supply Remains Tight, TrendForce Reports

26 Jun

DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce, reports that DRAM suppliers are now negotiating with their clients over the third-quarter contracts during this latter half of June. As there is no easing of undersupply in the DRAM market, prices continue to climb. DRAMeXchange estimates that the overall ASP of DRAM products will rise by about 5% this third quarter compared with the second quarter. Suppliers can therefore expect further increases in their profits. (more…)

Fujitsu Develops AI-Based Technology to Retrieve Similar Disease Cases in CT Inspections

26 Jun

Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. has announced development of a technology to retrieve similar disease cases from a computed tomography (CT) database of previously taken images. The technology, jointly developed with Fujitsu R&D Center Co., Ltd., works by retrieving similar cases of abnormal shadows expanding in a three-dimensional manner. (more…)

TrendForce Projects Prices of NOR Flash Products to Go Up by 20% Sequentially for 3Q17 as Supply Scarcity Continues

23 Jun

Increasing demand for AMOLED panels from smartphone brands and the rising production of ICs for Touch with Display Driver Integration (TDDI) has propelled the growth of the NOR Flash market in the recent period, according to DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce. (more…)

EV Group Optimizes Resist and Lithographic Processing for Plasma Dicing for Advanced Semiconductor Packing Applications

22 Jun

EV Group (EVG), a leading supplier of wafer bonding and lithography equipment for the MEMS, nanotechnology and semiconductor markets, has announced it is demonstrating optimized pre-processing solutions for the implementation of plasma dicing for advanced semiconductor packaging applications. (more…)

U.S.-Japanese Consortium Announced as the Front Runner in the Bid for Toshiba’s Memory Business; TrendForce Says Such Deal Will Add Pressure on Samsung in NAND Flash Market

21 Jun

Toshiba on June 21 announced that it has chosen a consortium led by U.S.-based Bain Capital and investors backed by the Japanese government as the first-place bidder for the spin-off of the company’s memory business. The deal is set to be finalized on June 28 and completed by March of next year. According to DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce, this announcement in the short term could cause the NAND Flash market to start shifting from undersupply to equilibrium this fourth quarter. In the long run, the support and demand provided by the bidding party could help the spun-off memory business to become more competitive against Samsung in terms of NAND Flash production capacity and related technology. (more…)