The electronics industry’s expansion into China is far from complete. Companies that did not join the mass migration to the low -cost region in its initial phases have kept a close eye on the market. One of those companies is highly-specialized distributor PEI-Genesis Inc., which has decided it’s time to look at China from the…
Worldwide PC shipments is forecast to fall by -10.1% in 2013, slightly below the previous projection of -9.7%, according to IDC.
The Li-Ion Battery Market is forecast to reach $33.1 billion in 2019, according to Transparency Market Research.
Global smartphone shipments are forecast to exceed 1.0 billion units in 2013, translating into 39.3% growth over 2012, said IDC.
The global market for semiconductors used in major home appliances is projected to grow more than 12 percent in 2013, up from 6.8 percent in 2012, according to a report from IHS Inc.
With the introduction of the PlayStation 4, Sony is closer to profitability with component and manufacturing costs starting lower than its price tag, according to preliminary results from the Teardown Analysis Service at IHS Inc
For component suppliers looking for the next big market, IHS is forecasting that annual expenditures for global integrated smart building applications will grow by 150 percent by 2017.
OEMs in the Americas region, led by the United States, continue to spend the most on industrial semiconductors despite years of outsourcing and offshoring, according to IHS.
With the iPad Air, Apple not only has trimmed the weight and thickness of its flagship tablet line, it has also cut the component cost, according to IHS.
As LED backlighting reaches its saturation point, LED suppliers are focusing their attention on a new growth opportunity in LED lighting, according to IHS.