Robust Growth Ahead for Specialty LED Lighting Markets

Four LED specialty lighting applications are forecast to reach $4.36 billion in 2016 and increase to $16.4 billion in 2020, according to new research from LEDinside, a division of TrendForce. These applications include horticultural lighting, surgical lighting, marine/harbor lighting and smart lighting. The 2016 Global Lighting Market Report finds the global LED smart lighting market to have…

DRAM Prices to Rise in Q3

DRAM contract prices stabilized at $12.50 in June after dropping 62 percent from October 2014 at a high of $32.75, according to DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce. However, analysts expect DRAM prices to start to rise in the third quarter, increasing from four to eight percent. “After being on a downtrend for almost two years, DRAM contract…

China’s Role in NAND Flash to Grow

The Chinese semiconductor sector is expected to establish a significant presence in the global NAND flash market over the next two to three years, according to TrendForce. The charge is being led by the Tsinghua Unigroup, which has made significant investments in NAND flash manufacturers over the past year. DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce, recently reported…

DRAM Revenue Drops Slightly in Q3

Thanks to DRAM manufacturers reallocating manufacturing capacity from PC DRAM to server DRAM and mobile DRAM production due to more stable prices and higher margins, revenue in the global DRAM industry only fell 1.2 percent in the third quarter of 2015, according to the latest analysis from DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce. As a result, the share…