MagnaChip and HiDeep Inc. Announce Partnership to Develop Enhanced OLED Display Capabilities for Next-Generation of Mobile & Handheld Consumer Electronics

SEOUL, South Korea  and  SAN JOSE , Calif. — MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation (“MagnaChip” or the “Company”) (NYSE: MX), a designer and manufacturer of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products, and HiDeep Inc., a leading one stop Human Machine Interface (HMI) solutions provider, which offers HMI sensor hardware, semiconductors, and software including UX and UI capabilities ,announced a partnership to develop…

Summer School for Buyers: Mobile OLED Displays

In the first few classes in EBN’s summer school for buyers, we’ve looked at the technology behind organic light emitting diode (OLED) and display driver integrated circuits (DDIC). Now, in this final installment, let’s talk about the end result of these technologies being leveraged: the displays themselves.   OLED displays are becoming increasingly commonplace, representing…

Summer School for Buyers: OLED Displays

As technology evolves, the bill of material (BOM) on new products change along with them. For the procurement department, that translates, often, into new product lines, new vendors, and a variety of supply chain changes. In this four-part series, we’ll do a quick recap of how Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) technology works and how…

Shared Data Mitigates Supply Chain Cost of Electronics Counterfeiting

Electronics counterfeiting is gaining attention as evidenced by the recent IEEE International Symposium on Hardware Oriented Security and Trust chaired by Professor Mark Tehranipoor.  More than 250 industry and academic leaders attended the conference to address the growing threat that counterfeit devices are posing to the security of the electronics supply chain.  Inadvertent use of…

Electronics Distributors Need a Marketplace Strategy to Defeat Amazon

Amazon has painted an enormous bullseye on the backs of B2B distributors across numerous verticals, from industrial supply to building materials. The e-commerce giant will eventually move deeper into more complex segments, including electronic components. As previously written, the market for passive components, such as capacitors and resistors, is particularly vulnerable to Amazon’s B2B marketplace…