QuEST Global?has enhanced its vision analytics and predictive maintenance solutions with Intel Edge Insights for Industrial. QuEST developed these deep learning solutions to help OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers in the industrial and semiconductor sectors to automate security and monitoring systems and manufacturing tools used for making semiconductor chips.
Bosch?launches 5G tests at Reutlingen wafer fab. Semiconductor production is extremely complex and sensitive. These microscopic wafers undergo more than 1,000 tests before ending up in a wide array of products. In a factory environment, electromagnetic waves can be a source of interference, so Bosch is testing the impact 5G has on production.
Amazon?made the silicon module with?MediaTek?. Its AZ1 Neural Edge processor will make Alexa voice commands even faster.
For the first time, it is now possible to equip traditional wristwatches with the contactless payment function. The Swiss company Winwatch integrates tiny security chips from?Infineon?for this purpose.
EInfochips?provides SOC engineering services to?Astera Labs?in developing industry?s first PCIe 4.0 & 5.0 Smart Retimer SoC. The Physical Implementation services from eInfochips made possible a first-pass success for Aries PCIe? 4.0 & 5.0 Smart Retimer SoCs.
TSMC?is building a new R&D center for its 2nm process. This center will have about 8000 engineers to look into the development of TSMC?s 2nm process.
Tessolve?gets accredited by National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories for competence in Testing. The accreditation comes after assessing the Reliability Lab as per the ISO/IEC 17025:2017 standard.
Texas Instruments?announced a new custom version of the PSpice simulator from Cadence that enables engineers to simulate complex analog circuits with unlimited analysis of TI power and signal-chain products.
Qualcomm?announced the Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G Mobile Platform, a follow-on to the Snapdragon 730G. Snapdragon 732G is designed to deliver immersive gameplay backed by smarter, faster artificial intelligence (AI) and accelerated performance, including an upgraded GPU and CPU compared to the previous generation.
MediaTek?conduct world?s first public test of 5G Satellite IoT data connection with Inmarsat. MediaTek?s satellite-enabled Narrowband (NB)-IoT standard chipset tested with base station at Fucino Space Center in Italy using Inmarsat?s ?Alphasat? Geostationary Orbit (GEO) satellite.
NVIDIA?is buying?Arm?for $40 billion.
NXP Semiconductors?announced that the first multi-device vehicle wireless charging solution driven by a single MWCT controller is now available in production vehicles. The new solution helps carmakers offer a differentiated in-car experience to their customers by enabling the passenger and driver to simultaneously charge wirelessly through one console. The use of a single MWCT device in the vehicle enables carmakers to benefit from a reduced cost and physical footprint for device charging. Based the Qi standard, it supports all Qi enabled phones, including iPhone, Samsung, Huawei, Xiaomi and others.
NXP?announced the opening of its 150 mm (6-inch) RF Gallium Nitride (GaN) fab in Chandler, Arizona, the most advanced fab dedicated to 5G RF power amplifiers in the United States.
MediaTek unveils Helio G95, its newest chip for premium 4G gaming smartphones.
Intel?launches 11th Gen Intel Core processors with Intel Iris Xe graphics, the world?s best processors for thin-and-light laptops, delivering up to 2.7x faster content creation, more than 20% faster office productivity and more than 2x faster gaming plus streaming in real-world workflows over competitive products.
ASML?opens chip-tool training center for TSMC in Taipei.