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MediaTek Launches Helio P35 Chipset

MediaTek Launches Helio P35 Chipset

April 17, 2019 at 8:31 am 0 comments

Taiwanese chipset maker MediaTek has announced a new chipset that would bring premium features to smartphones yet keeping it affordable. The new chipset, MediaTek Helio P35, integrates advanced dual-camera features, light AI enhancements and rich connectivity. The company also said the Oppo A5s is one of the smartphones that will comeRead More

Boosting Make In India, Signalchip Launches Country’s First LTE Chip

Boosting Make In India, Signalchip Launches Country’s First LTE Chip

February 27, 2019 at 4:39 pm 0 comments

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s clarion call of Make In India, that aims at more and more local manufacturing, got another shot in the arms today when Signalchip, a domestic technology company, launched India’s first indigenous semiconductor chips for 4G LTE and 5G. “India is just breaking into the elite clubRead More

Global Semiconductor Revenue Grows 13.4% In 2018

Global Semiconductor Revenue Grows 13.4% In 2018

January 7, 2019 at 5:36 pm 0 comments

Driven by growth in memory installations in various devices, the worldwide semiconductor revenue totalled $476.7 billion in 2018, a 13.4 per cent increase from 2017, according to preliminary results by Gartner. Memory strengthened its position as the largest semiconductor category, accounting for 34.8 per cent of total semiconductor revenue, upRead More

Saankhya Labs Launches Chipsets For Converged Applications

Saankhya Labs Launches Chipsets For Converged Applications

December 28, 2018 at 12:09 pm 0 comments

Bangalore based semiconductor startup Saankhya Labs has launched India’s own chipset series that can be used for multiple applications including broadband, mobile devices and broadcast. The company says the chipset – Pruthvi-3 – needs only a software tweak to enable it to be used in various hardware products. The chipRead More

UNISOC Launches Chipsets That Could Bring Down Octacore Processor Based Smartphones Price To $100

UNISOC Launches Chipsets That Could Bring Down Octacore Processor Based Smartphones Price To $100

June 20, 2018 at 4:04 pm 0 comments

Wait till August, and you could see smartphones based on octa core processors to cost as low as $100 or around Rs 6,600. Mobile chipset maker UNISOC Wednesday announced two new chipsets in the Indian market that aim at offering smartphones with premium features yet at affordable prices. At presentRead More

Nokia Launches New ReefShark Chipsets For 5G

Nokia Launches New ReefShark Chipsets For 5G

January 29, 2018 at 3:07 pm 0 comments

Nokia on Monday unveiled a new set of 5G chipsets, called ReefShark chipsets, that reduce the size, cost and power consumption of operators’ networks and meet the massive compute and radio requirements of 5G. At present the Finnish firm is working with 30 operators and will make the ReefShark chipsetsRead More

Sasken Finds A Place In Zinnov Leadership Zone

Sasken Finds A Place In Zinnov Leadership Zone

December 19, 2016 at 12:13 pm 0 comments

Bengaluru based technology firm Sasken said that research firm Zinnov has put the company in the leadership zone among semiconductor and telecommunication category. In the study – Zinnov Zones 2016-PES, the research firm analysed companies in various fields like consumer electronics, mechanical engineering, embedded systems, aerospace, construction, telecommunication, semiconductor, industrialRead More

“IoT Seminconductor Business To Touch $15 Bn By 2020” –  Uday Dodla, Qualcomm India

“IoT Seminconductor Business To Touch $15 Bn By 2020” – Uday Dodla, Qualcomm India

August 28, 2016 at 9:04 pm 0 comments

Internet of things seems to be on a mission mode. And if there is any company that is pioneering this momentum, globally as well as in India, it undoubtedly has to be Qualcomm. We spoke to Uday Dodla, the man who leads the San Diego headquartered technology firm’s IoT operationsRead More

Worldwide Semiconductor Capital Spending To Decline 2% In 2016

Worldwide Semiconductor Capital Spending To Decline 2% In 2016

May 10, 2016 at 6:59 am 0 comments

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending is projected to decline 2 percent in 2016, to $62.8 billion, according to Gartner. This is up from the estimated 4.7 percent decline in Gartner’s previous quarterly forecast. “While the first quarter 2016 forecast has improved from a projected decline of 4.7 percent in the previousRead More

Worldwide Semiconductor Revenue To Decline Again: Gartner

Worldwide Semiconductor Revenue To Decline Again: Gartner

April 14, 2016 at 10:06 am 0 comments

Worldwide semiconductor revenue is forecast to total $333 billion in 2016, a decrease of 0.6 percent from 2015, according to Gartner. This is following a decline of 2.3 percent in 2015 due to weakened demand for key electronic equipment, elevated inventory levels and the continuing impact of the strong dollarRead More