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).
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Times’ Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.