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Vehicle Autonomy & Electrification Push Advanced Packaging for Automotive Applications

Vehicle Autonomy & Electrification Push Advanced Packaging for Automotive Applications

“Advanced packaging solutions will double their market shares within the automotive industry in the coming 5 years, reaching US$550 million” announces Mario Ibrahim, Technology & Market Analyst at Yole Développement (Yole). Two automotive megatrends, autonomy and electrification are today pushing the development of multiple devices with dedicated packaging. Without doubts, the automotive ... »

TOP 25 OSATs Ranking: Survival of the Fittest?

TOP 25 OSATs Ranking: Survival of the Fittest?

Out of the top 25 OSATs, Taiwan-based OSATs contributed more than half of the revenue in 2018 followed by China, US, and Malaysia. The leading giant of the outsourced semiconductor and test service providers (OSATs), ASE Technology Holding Co., Ltd. (formerly ASE Inc.) and subsidiaries, has got even bigger after the official acquisition of SPIL on April 30, 2018. In 2018, ASE Technology Holding Co... »

Advanced Substrates: The Winds of Change

Advanced Substrates: The Winds of Change

Historically, the integrated circuit (IC) substrate and board industry have assumed a passive role, especially when it comes to innovation. However, in the past few years, things have changed. The dedicated landscape welcomed innovative solutions and new players. “Today, we are facing an increasingly competitive ecosystem and players are looking to differentiate from each other’s” asserts Ma... »

The 5G Revolution is Pushing Innovations for RF front-end SiP

The 5G Revolution is Pushing Innovations for RF front-end SiP

Without a doubt, 5G has arrived and various key smartphone OEMs have already announced products that will support 5G cellular and connectivity. It is clear for everyone that 5G will totally redefine how the radio frequency (RF) front-end interacts in-between the network and the modem. The new RF bands (sub-6 GHz and mm-wave, as defined in 3GPP release 15) pose big challenges for the industry. The ... »

Is MEMS Packaging and Test the Next Opportunity for OSATs?

Is MEMS Packaging and Test the Next Opportunity for OSATs?

More than half of microelectromechanical systems MEMS packaging today is done by outsourced semiconductor and test services providers (OSATs) and Yole Développement (Yole) estimates OSATs’ market share will continue to grow in the next five years. The MEMS volume augmentation, especially for radio frequency (RF) applications, is making the MEMS business more and more attractive for OSATs, which... »

Samsung’s 8GB HBM2 Becomes a Standard for Innovative Graphic Cards

Samsung’s 8GB HBM2 Becomes a Standard for Innovative Graphic Cards

In the AMD-NVIDIA battle, System Plus Consulting’s experts continue to pursue innovation and monitor progress. At the beginning of the year, AMD was pleased to announce its forthcoming graphics processor unit (GPU) architecture, Vega. Presented at CES 2017 and commercially available mid-2017, AMD’s GPU has been meticulously analyzed by System Plus Consulting’s lab. And the answers are very i... »

Fan-out Packaging Confirms its Success Story

Fan-out Packaging Confirms its Success Story

Fan-Out packaging solutions have been the hottest topic in the advanced packaging industry for two years, and that will remain true, announces Yole Développement (Yole). Will the fan-out market growth keep going? Who can challenge the leading semiconductor company, TSMC? Is panel technology coming? What will be the next killer application? Many important questions face the fan-out packaging indu... »

What is Driving the Growth of the Glass Material Market in Semiconductor Manufacturing?

What is Driving the Growth of the Glass Material Market in Semiconductor Manufacturing?

Used either as a permanent or as a temporary material within the semiconductor manufacturing processes, glass plays a key role in the semiconductor industry. It is today already implemented as a mature solution, in several market segments such as infrared (IR) cut filter for CMOS image sensor (CIS) technology, microfluidics devices and some actuators and sensors. Yole Développement (Yole) confirm... »

What is Driving the Advanced Packaging Market in China?

What is Driving the Advanced Packaging Market in China?

Driven by a strong semiconductor market outlook and aggressive investment in advanced packaging capability fueled by strong government support, advanced packaging revenue in China is expected to reach US$ 4.6 billion in 2020, against US$ 2.2 billion in 2015, announces Yole Développement (Yole). This market is showing an impressive 16% CAGR[1] during this period. China has the world’s largest po... »

Miniaturization Trends Drive Growth in SiP Market

Miniaturization Trends Drive Growth in SiP Market

With the proliferation of mobile electronic products and the ongoing push for greater functionality in a smaller area, miniaturization has become a key word for system-in-package (SiP). SiP provides increased functionality in a subsystem that can be more cost-effectively assembled into a system. Miniaturization and other technology trends driving SiP market growth are covered in TechSearch Interna... »

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