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Conversations from the IMAPS International Symposium – Part 1 of a Three Part Series

Oct 21, 2021 | 3D InCites Podcast

We’re changing things up a bit for the next few weeks with a series of podcast episodes recorded live at the IMAPS International Symposium in San Diego. How we’ve missed those live events and the hallway conversations! We figured you did too, so we convinced some of our colleagues to sit down with Françoise and […]

TSMC announces Plans to Build First Chip Plant in Japan – iMicronews

Oct 14, 2021 | I-Micronews

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing the world’s biggest contract chipmaker, announced it will build its first-ever chip plant in Japan, answering Tokyo’s call to strengthen the local semiconductor supply chain to cope with an unprecedented global crunch in key components. TSMC CEO C.C. Wei told investors that the company has received support from both its customers and […]

Tech Goes on Vacation – EE Times

Oct 07, 2021 | EE Times

Even Google had trouble keeping up with the twisty turns and stealth signage that require split-second decisions in downtown Boston. The post Tech Goes on Vacation appeared first on EETimes.

AI is Now Spreading in Our Everyday Products – iMicronews

Oct 07, 2021 | I-Micronews

AI features are becoming standard in consumer applications. Yole announces a US$ 5.6 billion market by 2026. “AI technologies are already in many products that we use every day.” asserts Adrien Sanchez, Technology & Market Analyst, Computing & Software at Yole Développement (Yole). He adds: “They started in our smartphones, through applications such as face […]

A Conversation about Meeting Sustainability Development Goals through an Effective ESG Strategy

Oct 07, 2021 | 3D InCites Podcast

Globally, sustainability has become a much larger conversation than just taking steps to achieve zero carbon emissions. The UN has established 17 sustainable development goals that cover everything from climate change to diversity, equity, and inclusion. As the world becomes more socially conscious, it is no longer enough for a company to be profitable – […]

Advanced Packaging: Pandora’s Box for the Semiconductor Industry – iMicronews

Sep 23, 2021 | I-Micronews

Advanced packaging is now of strategic importance for IDMs, foundries, and OSATs, leading to more than US$10 billion in investment. “The advanced packaging market was worth US$30 billion in 2020 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 8% to reach US$47.5 billion in 2026 during this period”, asserts Santosh Kumar Principal Analyst & […]

A Conversation about The Importance of Package Design for Chiplet Integration

Sep 23, 2021 | 3D InCites Podcast

Chiplets are the new “It” heterogeneous integration technology. Many believe they provide the solution to power, performance, area and cost (PPAC) for everything from mobile computing and automotive applications, to 5G, high-performance computing, and artificial intelligence. In this podcast episode, Françoise speaks with 3D InCites’ Community Members, Kevin Rinebold of Siemens EDA, and Robin Davis […]

Challenges With Chiplets And Packaging – SemiEngineering

Sep 16, 2021 | SemiEngineering

Experts at the Table: The impact of optics, copper hybrid bonding, more standardized interconnects, and many other technologies under development. The post Challenges With Chiplets And Packaging appeared first on Semiconductor Engineering.

What to expect at the 58th DAC this December – SemiWiki

Sep 16, 2021 |

I’ve attended the DAC conference and trade show since the late 1980s, and every visit has been a continuing learning experience about the EDA, IP and semiconductor industry. I first started attended as an EDA vendor in 1987, and since 2004 as a freelance marketing professional. There’s a significant amount of preparation… Read More The […]

A Conversation about Microelectronics Events of the Future

Sep 10, 2021 | 3D InCites Podcast

In a global industry that relies heavily on collaboration, COVID 19 created a big pause and pivot in one of the key business development tools of the microelectronics industry: technology conferences and trade shows. In this podcast, we’re talking to several industry event organizers to get their take on the past year of what worked, […]

NUS Researchers Develop Brain-Inspired Memory Device

Sep 07, 2021 | Semiconductor Digest

Many electronic devices today are dependent on semiconductor logic circuits based on switches hard-wired to perform predefined logic functions. Physicists from the National University of Singapore (NUS), together with an international team of researchers, have developed a novel molecular memristor, or an electronic memory device, that has exceptional memory reconfigurability. NUS Researchers Develop Brain-Inspired Memory […]

Making Test Transparent With Better Data

Sep 07, 2021 | SemiEngineering

How the new test data standard can make the test floor more accessible in real-time. The post Making Test Transparent With Better Data appeared first on Semiconductor Engineering.