Strong Growth for Semiconductor Industry in 2014

El Segundo, Calif. – Revenue growth in the global semiconductor industry is forecast to grow by 9.4 percent in 2014 thanks to broad-based growth across multiple chip segments, according to the latest research from IHS Technology. This is the industry’s best performance since 2010, when the industry grew 33 percent, reports IHS. Global revenue is expected…

Semiconductor Makers Bet on Sensors in 2015

One of the key findings from KPMG’s annual Global Semiconductor Industry Survey is that semiconductor executives are predicting strong growth in the sensor sector. Sixty-one percent of survey respondents predict sensors will provide the biggest opportunity for growth next year. Sensors are key to automotive technology applications, touch screens, wearables and the Internet of Things (IoT),…

Sensors: Biggest Growth Opportunity for Semiconductor Industry

Santa Clara, Calif. – Sensors are expected to provide the strongest sector growth opportunity for the semiconductor industry in 2015, according to the annual Global Semiconductor Industry Survey from KPMG LLP, the U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm. Sixty-one percent of survey respondents predict sensors will provide the biggest opportunity for growth next year. Other…

TTE RF Filters Available from Stock

Los Angeles, Calif. – TTE Filters, a U.S.-based manufacturer of high-reliability RF filters and microwave filters for communication and signal processing applications, has launched the LC9S series of lowpass Chebyshev passive filters that are available for immediate delivery. The off-the-shelf filter series is aimed at customer requirements for same day shipments. TTE said it can deliver…

Illinois Capacitor Polymer Caps Combine Small Size, Low ESR

Lincolnwood, Ill. – Targeting space-constrained applications, Illinois Capacitor’s XMPL Series of polymer chip capacitors are available in a standard 7343 case size. The capacitors offer very low equivalent series resistance (ESR) and ripple current ratings, outperforming surface-mount electrolytics of greater size, said the company. Because of the low ESR and high power density, fewer XMPL…

NAND Flash Market Primed for 12% Growth in 2015

Taipei – Good news for buyers and manufacturers of NAND Flash. Lower production costs for NAND Flash thanks to improving technology will drive higher demand for devices, including SSDs and eMMCs, next year, according to DRAMeXchange, a research division of TrendForce. The NAND Flash market is forecast to reach as high as $27.6 billion at…