How the Semiconductor Industry Can Emerge Stronger After the COVID-19 Crisis
Semiconductor companies that begin revising their long-term strategies now may emerge stronger in the next normal.
Microelectronics Power the Future of Mobility – Part 2: Opportunities for Electronics
In the first part of this double feature, we looked at the automotive industry’s transition toward a mobility ecosystem and the shifting business model perspective from selling vehicles to miles. At the core of these changing dynamics are four...
COVID-19: How to Emerge Stronger from the Crisis – Insights from McKinsey & Company
While the full contours of the next normal are still unclear, semiconductor companies largely acted decisively at the beginning of the crisis to build resilience and position the sector for future growth. To plan ahead, now is the time to think...
Microelectronics Power the Future of Mobility – Part 1: Autonomous, Connected, Electric and Shared
As the amount of electronics in automobiles continues to increase, it is becoming more common to hear a vehicle referred to as a “computer on wheels.” To that end, innovation occurs at the intersection of automotive and microelectronics so that...
First Autonomous Vehicle – Complete with License Plate – Verified for Open Road Use in Asia
MEMS and Sensors Fuel Intelligence Movement - Part 2
Part 2 of 2-part series on MSEC 2019 highlights.
Taiwan, Audi Poised to Drive Advances in Automotive Electronics
In 2000, the average car sported 30 to 50 semiconductors. By 2025, the number of chips and sensors in an automobile will soar to an eye-popping 70,000 as it comes uber-connected and immeasurably smarter, powered by machine learning, artificial...
Industrial Atomic Layer Deposition for Image Sensors and Light Sources
SEMI spoke with Dr. Mikko Söderlund, sales director for Beneq’s semiconductor business, about trends in Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) applications. Söderlund shared his views ahead of his presentation at SEMI MEMS & Imaging Sensors Summit, 25-27...
Automotive Trends: Chip Traceability, Zero Defects and Collaboration
Automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and their direct suppliers of parts and systems share a vision: Next-generation vehicles will be more electric, autonomous and connected. At a market size of more than $1 trillion, automotive is...
MEMS Sensors – Enabling the Smart Car Revolution
Stefano Zanella, Head of Automotive, Industrial and Location Businesses, TDK InvenSense will present at next month’s SEMICON Taiwan (September 18-20, 2019 in Taipei City, Taiwan). SEMI Taiwan’s Emmy Yi spoke with Stefano for a preview of his talk.