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The Gigafab Minute and SEMI Standards: A Modern Miracle

Even for someone who has been in this industry since the days of the TI Datamath 4-function calculator and the TMS1100 4-bit microcontroller (yes, that’s been a LONG time – the movie Grease premiered the same year!), it is sometimes hard to grasp...

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Top 10 Semiconductor Industry Innovations - Dr. Morris Chang, Father of the IC Foundry Model

Over the past three decades, most of the world’s innovations have centered largely on business models and involved iterative advances of existing technologies, with none matching the global impact of the top 10 semiconductor industry discoveries...

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SEMI High-Tech Facility Events – Shaping the Future of Smart Factories in Taiwan

The march to greater precision, efficiency and safety – the lifeblood of high-technology manufacturing facilities – has taken on a new urgency as emerging applications such artificial intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT) and Industry...

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MEMS, Sensors and Imaging Tech Shine in Grenoble, France

Like other world-renowned technology centers, Grenoble, France is home to celebrated R&D centers, acclaimed universities, large and influential companies, and pioneering startups –  fertile ground that makes Grenoble the ideal location for...

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West Scores Big With New Era of AI, Data Galore, Prosperity

Standing-room only keynote speeches. A future awash in data amassed by transformative technologies and applications, with semiconductors at their core. Smart everything: Cars, medicine, manufacturing, workforce, you name it.

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SEMICON West Preview: Exponential Data Growth Drives Change in System Architecture

With artificial intelligence (AI) rapidly evolving, look for applications like voice recognition and image recognition to get more efficient, more affordable, and far more common in a variety of products over the next few years. This growth in...

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AI to Revolutionize Semiconductor Manufacturing – 4 Takeaways From SEMI Taiwan Forum

By Emmy Yi

As artificial intelligence’s (AI) sprawling influence reshapes industries from logistics and healthcare to automotive and manufacturing, Taiwan is poised to leverage its cutting-edge capabilities and rich history in semiconductor manufacturing to...

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SEMICON West Preview: Autonomous Automotive Market Drives Change in the Semiconductor Supply Chain

The fast-growing automotive semiconductor market means big change for the IC supply chain. Beyond the obvious demands for reliability and traceability, the sector is moving towards simpler and lower-cost solutions while facing the daunting...

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SEMICON West Preview: Smart Microelectronics Manufacturing Builds the Infrastructure to Enable AI Applications

The fast-maturing hardware and software that are enabling practical applications of equipment intelligence and machine learning mean disruptive change for microelectronics manufacturing. But first comes the basic work of building the basic...

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Integration with Global Ecosystem Key to Growth of China's Semiconductor Industry

The growth of China’s semiconductor industry outstripped sector expansion in many other regions in 2017 thanks in part to heavy government investments and supportive state policies. But China’s chip industry also struggled under the weight of...

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