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Intel: No. 1 Global Semiconductor Company Sales 2020

  On 2021-01-21 By Kynix,intel, semiconductor, sales, 2020, gartner, manufacturer, nand, Dimensity 1
Recently, market research company Gartner announced the 2020 global semiconductor company sales data and the world's top ten semiconductor manufacturers list. From the data point of view, the total sales of the global semiconductor industry in 2020 reached 449.8 billion US dollars, an increase of 7.3% year-on-year. Among them, memory semiconductors accounted for 44% of the increase, and NAND flash memory sales were $52.8 billion. On the specific ranking, Intel firmly occupies the top position ...

Maxim Integrated Launches Industry's Smallest Solar Harvesting Solution

  On 2021-01-15 By Kynix,maxim intergrated, solar, solar harvest solution, IoT, max20361 1
Designers of space-saving designs can now significantly increase runtime with the MAX20361 single-/multi-cell solar harvester with maximum power point tracking (MPPT) from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. The industry’s smallest solar harvesting solution is ideal for space-saving applications such as wearables and emerging internet of things (IoT) applications. Designers are often challenged by tradeoffs between small size  and long runtime for wearable and IoT a ...

STMicroelectronics Announces 4Q 2020 Preliminary Revenues

  On 2021-01-15 By Kynix,electronic news, electronic information, industry trends 1
STMicroelectronics, a leading global semiconductor supplier that spans multiple electronic applications, announced that as of the fourth quarter of December 31, 2020, its preliminary unaudited net revenue is higher than the company's business outlook in its October 2020 press release. In the fourth quarter of 2020, preliminary net revenue amounted to US$3.24 billion, an increase of 21.3 per cent from the previous quarter, exceeding the expected maximum value of 580 basis points. Previously, n ...

Intel will Split the Chip Manufacturing Business, But Why?

  On 2021-01-08 By Kynix,electronic news, electronic information, industry trends 1
Reading Time: 2 Minutes The report pointed out that Intel may be forced to split its chip manufacturing business due to obstacles in its own chip manufacturing process research and development. Why does Intel have to do this? AMD has been under the pressure of Intel for several years In 2007, Intel launched the tick-tock tactic, which is to upgrade the chip architecture and chip process every two years. Due to the exponential growth of capital investment in advanced chip manufacturing proce ...

Infineon Launched New EiceDRIVER Gate Drive IC

  On 2021-01-04 By Kynix,infineon, gate drive, dc-dc, 5g, lte, 2edl8, eicedriver, semiconductor 1
Infineon Technologies Co., Ltd. launched a new EiceDRIVER™ 2EDL8 gate drive IC product series, in order to meet the growing demand for DC-DC telecom bricks for mobile network infrastructure equipment. These dual-channel junction isolated gate drive ICs can provide isolated DC-DC buck converters/telecommunications bricks with high power density, high efficiency and durability, helping to build macro base stations for 5G and LTE telecom infrastructure equipment. The new 2EDL8 series ...

Element14:All Communities Unites to Fight Covid-19

  On 2020-12-30 By Kynix,element14, avnet, covid-19, 3d print, technology, semiconductor 1
element14, an Avnet community, has seen its global membership of engineers and makers rise to the challenge to stay safe and support their friends, family and local first responders during the pandemic. The element14 Community’s focus has been on encouraging innovation to create germ-fighting solutions, providing 3D printers to produce face shields and masks, and sharing open source instructions to help deliver additional lifesaving machines as COVID-19 cases continue impact people’s ...

Semiconductor Industry Capital Expenditure Grows against the Trend during Covid-19

  On 2020-12-30 By Kynix,electronic news, electronic information, industry trends 1
Reading Time: 2 Minutes The latest report from IC Insights pointed out that China's foundry manufacturer Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) ranks first in semiconductor capital expenditures, followed closely by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC). The shift of IC process towards 7nm and 5nm nodes and the continuous mass production of Chinese memory manufacturers are the main thrust of semiconductor capital expenditures in 2020. Among them, the capital expenditure  ...

Microsoft Developing Own ARM-Based Server Chips

  On 2020-12-25 By Kynix,electronic news, electronic information, industry trends 1
Reading Time: 1 Minute According to Bloomberg News, Microsoft will launch a new Surface product that will run on a self-developed ARM-based processor. If true, this will be the first time that Microsoft's own chips provide core support for Surface products. Because, before this, Microsoft has been insisting on using Intel, Qualcomm and most recently AMD processors. Microsoft has slowly switched from Intel to other companies, such as Qualcomm and AMD, but most Surface products are still suppo ...

MagnaChip New Technology: PMICs for UHD displays

  On 2020-12-22 By Kynix,magnachip, pmics, uhd, laptop, display, monolithic ic 1
MagnaChip has announced a new line of  PMICs by introducing its first UHD display panel PMIC for laptops. The new PMIC is a monolithic IC which includes one boost regulator for the power supply to source and gate drivers, three high-current buck regulators for power supply to a timing controller, two Op-Amp for gamma buffer and one each positive and negative charge pumps. This level of integration results in smaller and faster electronic circuits. Other features include fast transient res ...

Average DRAM Price is Expected to Stabilize in Q1 2021

  On 2020-12-19 By Kynix,electronic news, electronic information, industry trends 1
Reading Time: 2 Minutes According to Trend Force's Semiconductor Research Office, in the DRAM field, including PC DRAM, Server DRAM, Mobile DRAM, Graphics DRAM, and Consumer DRAM, after more than two quarters of inventory corrections, buyers are expected to start increasing inventory levels in the first quarter of 2021. In response, the overall average selling price of DRAM will stabilize, and may even rise slightly... The Semiconductor Research Office of Trend Force, a market research organ ...

Future Apple Watch May Offer Touch ID and Under-screen Camera

  On 2020-12-18 By Kynix,apple, apple watch, touch id, apple watch 7, apple technology 1
  According to two newly published patent applications, Apple is considering adding Touch ID and a hidden camera under the screen to Apple Watch, Macrumors reports. Foreign media Patently Apple discovered a patent granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office under the title "Electronic Device with Sealed Button Biometric Sensor System." This patent application explains how to integrate Touch ID into the side buttons of Apple Watch and what practical purposes it can achieve.  ...

Where is the "Growth Point" of the Electronics Industry under Post-Covid 19?

  On 2020-12-10 By Kynix,electronic news, electronic information, industry trends 1
Sailesh Chittipeddi, executive vice president and head of the Internet of Things and Infrastructure Business Division of Renesas Electronics Group (Renesas), from the business perspective of Renesas, detailed the growth points of the industry since the outbreak of the epidemic. Since the beginning of the Covid-19 Epidemic, there have been voices emphasizing the devastating blow to the economy. Of course, semiconductors and even the entire electronic technology industry have been more or less  ...

Infineon Builds A Global Artificial Intelligence Center in Singapore

  On 2020-12-10 By Kynix,infineon. ai, ai technology, singapore, tribe, blockchain, semiconductor 1
In response to the challenges posed by the Sino-US trade war and technological trends, Infineon of Germany has launched a series of actions, including investing S$27 million (approximately US$20.21 million) in the next three years to build the company's first global artificial intelligence (AI) center plays an important role in the global layout.   According to The Straits Times, Chua Chee Seong, president of Infineon Asia Pacific, pointed out that the AI Center project includes help ...

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 888 5G Officially Released

  On 2020-12-04 By Kynix,electronic news, electronic information, industry trends 1
Reading Time: 1 Minute Qualcomm officially released the Snapdragon 888 flagship platform processor at the 2020 Snapdragon Technology Summit on Decenmber 1, which will support the next generation of flagship smartphones. For Qualcomm’s top 8 series chipsets, Snapdragon 888 is the first major improvement for 5G: it will eventually provide a fully integrated 5G modem, unlike last year’s Snapdragon 865 (which contains a separate modem chip) ). Snapdragon 888 uses 1 x 2.84GHz (ARM la ...

What Makes the M1 Chip Faster? Apple UMA Memory Explained!

  On 2020-12-04 By Kynix,apple, apple m1, m1, m1 chip, uma, memory, cpu, gpu, ram, a12, processor, nvidia 1
  Apple (AAPL.US) is rethinking how the internal components of laptops should exist and work. By using the M1 chip in the new Macs, Apple computers have a new "Unified Memory Architecture" (UMA) that can dramatically improve memory performance, which is also the way things work on the internal Apple Silicon.   How Apple Silicon Handles RAM In case you haven't heard the news, let's rephrase it. Apple released new Macs in November 2020, including the new MacBook Air, MacBook P ...