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 

Toshiba Memory Corporation Unveils 2TB NVMe SSD

8 Dec

Toshiba Memory Corporation, the world leader in memory solutions, has enhanced its line-up of client SSDs with the launch of premium models in its XG5-P series. Continue reading 

Digital Realty Tops Cloudscene’s Fast 50 Most Resilient Data Center Operators Worldwide

7 Dec

Cloudscene, the world’s largest directory of colocation data centers, cloud service providers and network fabrics, has revealed 2017’s Most Resilient Data Center Operators in its latest Fast 50 announcement. Continue reading 

DigitalGlobe Goes All-In on AWS

7 Dec

Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company has announced that DigitalGlobe has gone all-in on AWS and is leveraging AWS machine learning technologies to drive deeper insights and improved responsiveness for applications such as defense and intelligence, public safety, map making and analysis, environmental monitoring, oil and gas exploration, and navigation. Continue reading 

TrendForce: Mini LED sees potential in backlighting and digital display, with the revenue estimated to reach US$1 billion in 2023

6 Dec

LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, points out that LED manufacturers have turned to research and development of Mini LED, due to Micro LED’s technological bottlenecks which make it harder to realize commercialization in short term. Continue reading 

Ørsted and Woen Jinn Team Up for Offshore Wind Farm Project in Changhua

6 Dec

Ørsted of Denmark signed on Nov. 29 a letter of intent for cooperation with Kaohsiung-headquartered Woen Jinn Harbor Engineering for joint development of a wind farm project off the coast of Changhua, with Woen Jinn being the priority cable supplier for Ørsted and Ørsted the wind turbine supplier for Woen Jinn. Continue reading 

Automotive-Grade Regulators from Diodes Incorporated Deliver 5V, 8V, or 12V Outputs and Tolerate 60V Battery Transients

6 Dec

Diodes Incorporated, a leading global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application specific standard products within the broad discrete, logic, analog and mixed-signal semiconductor markets, has announced the ZXTR2105FQ, ZXTR2108FQ and ZXTR2112FQ regulator transistors. Continue reading