Yole: Flip Chip Investment Reboots in 2018

Due to the growth of the semiconductor business, the wider adoption of Cu pillar solutions and the introduction of flip chip technology for LED and CMOS image sensors (CIS) applications, the flip chip market is expanding. However, market research firm Yole Développement (Yole) expects flip chip capacity will max out by 2017, requiring new investment…

Automotive Sensors Market to Reach $17.1B by 2020

The Report “Automotive Sensors Market Analysis – By Type (Pressure, Temperature, Speed, Oxygen, NOx, Position); By Application (Fuel Injection & Emission, Chassis, Engine, Powertrain, Safety, Telematics); By Vehicle Type – With Forecast (2015 – 2020)”, published by IndustryARC, the market to reach $17.08 Billion by 2020. Browse 85 Market Tables, 20 Figures spread through 275…

Price Erosion Curtails Sensor Growth

Global revenues for optoelectronics, sensors and actuators, and discrete semiconductors (O-S-D) are expected to reach $66.4 billion in 2015, up three percent from 2014 when sales rose by nine percent, according to IC Insights. The two biggest contributors to slow growth are sensors/actuators and discretes, which have struggled with consistent growth after rebounding in 2014,…

Magnetic Sensor Growth Shifts to Automotive Sector

Englewood, Colo.  – Global revenues for the semiconductor-based magnetic sensor market grew less than one percent in 2014, primarily due to ongoing price erosion in the electronic compass sensor market, according to IHS Inc. However, the market researcher forecasts nearly four percent growth in 2015 due to rising demand in the automotive sector. The automotive sensor market…

Dialog, Bosch Sensortec Collaborate on Smart Sensors

London, United Kingdom – Dialog Semiconductor plc (XETRA:DLG), a provider of highly integrated power management, AC/DC power conversion, solid state lighting (SSL) and Bluetooth® Smart wireless technology, announces a collaboration with Bosch Sensortec to create an extremely low power smart sensor platform that combines Bosch Sensortec’s sensors with Dialog’s Bluetooth Smart technology. The product resulting from the collaboration is…

Symmetry Electronics Expands Silicon Labs Franchise

Los Angeles, Calif. — Symmetry Electronics, a worldwide leader in wireless, audio/video, and embedded distribution, has signed an agreement with Silicon Labs (NASDAQ: SLAB) to offer the full line of Silicon Labs’ products including their groundbreaking microcontrollers, sensors, and wireless portfolio. “Expanding our franchise with Silicon Labs to include their full product offering is a great complement to Symmetry’s existing…

TTI Offers Honeywell Proximity Sensors

August 2015 – New Honeywell proximity sensors designed for extreme environments are now available in Europe through TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components.   These rugged, one or two piece proximity sensors are designed to withstand extreme temperature, vibration, shock and EMI/EMP interference and are available in a…

Consumer Electronic Sensors Market to Reach $34.6B by 2022

The Global Consumer Electronic Sensors Market is expected to reach USD 34.57 billion by 2022, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Increasing Proliferation of smartphones and tablets on a global level is expected to drive demand over the forecast period. Preference for smart devices and increasing disposable income may further fuel the consumer…

What the IoT Means for the Future of Electronics Purchasing

Apple recently caused a flurry of excitement due to its recent announcement that HomeKit—a framework for communicating with accessories via smartphone—will soon be able to control a wide range of connected devices such as motion sensors, home security systems and carbon dioxide monitors. Throughout the next 10 years more than 50 billion Internet-connected devices will…