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Semiconductor Foundries Sales Ranking 2017

April 25, 2018, anysilicon

Market Research

Research included in the recently released 50-page April Update to the 2018 edition of IC Insights’ McClean Report shows that in 2017, the top eight major foundry leaders (i.e., sales of ≥$1.0 billion) held 88% of the $62.3 billion worldwide foundry market (Figure 1).  The 2017 share was the same level as in 2016

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CMOS Image Sensor (CIS) Sales Records Seen Through 2021

April 23, 2018, anysilicon

market-forecast

CMOS image sensor (CIS) sales are on pace to reach a seventh straight record high this year and nothing ahead should stop this semiconductor product category from breaking more annual records through 2021 (Figure 1), according to IC Insights’ 2017 O-S-D Report—A Market Analysis and Forecast for Optoelectronics, Sensors/Actuators, and Discretes. Read More

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Choose INNOSILICON as Cooperative Partner

April 23, 2018, anysilicon

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Innosilicon is proud to announce the expansion of our IP portfolio into GLOBALFOUNDRIES new 22nm FDX technology node. Innosilicon’s IP in 22FDX offers an excellent combination of performance, power consumption and ease of use that Innosilicon is known for.
 
“We have worked closely with GlobalFoundries for years to ensure

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Best Practices: IC Troubleshooting & IC Failure Analysis

April 19, 2018, anysilicon

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“Perception is reality,” we have heard this often. When an IC fails or the customer thinks that it failed, we must respond with an FA. Yet, to do that effectively, we must have accurate, pertinent information about the incident. That is the only way to avoid guesswork.
 
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T2M announces availability of Bluetooth SIG qualified v5 Bluetooth Low Energy Controller, Stack and Profiles IP from Mindtree

April 19, 2018, anysilicon

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T2M, the world’s largest independent global semiconductor technology provider, announced the availability of Mindtree’s BQB (Bluetooth Qualification Body) qualified Bluetooth v5 Controller, Stack and Profiles (Declaration ID #D038059 and #D038060). This makes Mindtree the first company to qualify a full featured Bluetooth Low Energy 5 IP with TCRL 2 Specifications.

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HardwareBee Lunches an Online Marketplace for FPGA Design Companies

April 18, 2018, anysilicon

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 HardwareBee, an independent hardware blog, launched today an online marketplace linking electronic design service providers and companies in search of development services. Covering electronic design services, FPGA design services, embedded software companies, PCB layout services, PCB assembly & manufacturing services, and turnkey service providers. The HardwareBee site allows companies to

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