Schwaches Jahr für Chip-Industrie erwartet News & Analysis 1/4/2005 Post a comment Hohe Lagerbestände, sinkende Verkaufspreise und ein schwaches wirtschaftliches Umfeld werden die Aussichten der Halbleiterindustrie für 2005 verdüstern. Die Investmentbank Pacific Crest Securities erwartet einen weltweiten Umsatzrückgang von 4 Prozent gegenüber 2004.
IC market to decline 4% in '05 News & Analysis 1/3/2005 Post a comment Amid the current inventory correction problem, falling ASPs and related economic factors, the semiconductor industry is expected to decline by 4 percent in terms of worldwide sales in 2005 over 2004, according to a report from Pacific Crest Securities Inc. on Monday (Jan. 3).
AMD unveils media processor, teams with TiVo for DVRs Product News 1/3/2005 Post a comment AMD has unveiled a system-on-chip (SoC) solution for portable media players that supports direct video content transfer to digital video recorders and scaling to DVD-quality displays. At the same time, AMD is partnering with TiVo to support its DVR initiative.
Worldwide chip sales jump 1.3% in November, says SIA News & Analysis 1/1/2005 Post a comment Worldwide sales of semiconductors grew to $19.02 billion in November, an increase of 1.3 percent from $18.8 billion in October, and an increase of 18 percent from the $16.12 billion in the like period a year ago, the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) reported late Thursday (Dec. 31).
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros and cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight – as are piloted airplanes? Join EE Times' Junko Yoshida as she moderates a panel of drone experts.