Digital TV News: TSMC

MediaTek 8K DTV SoC begins volume production at TSMC
Nov 8, 2019 – MediaTek (TWSE: 2454) and TSMC (TWSE: 2330, NYSE: TSM) have announced that the industry’s first 8K digital TV SoC manufactured with 12nm technology, the MediaTek S900, has entered volume manufacturing with TSMC.
News categories: TSMC, MediaTek, Dr. Kevin Zhang, H.W. Kao, Digital TV, Semiconductor, Smart TV, Taiwan, Worldwide

Intel expected to recapture #1 semi supplier ranking in 2019
Mar 7, 2019 – According to IC Insights, for 2019, a steep drop in the memory market is forecast to pull the semiconductor market down by 7%. Although Intel’s semiconductor sales are expected to be relatively flat, the company is poised to regain the number 1 ranking this year.
News categories: IC Insights, Market Research, Semiconductor, Worldwide

Dolphin Integration announces audio converter IP for set-top box ICs
Feb 9, 2015 – Dolphin Integration has announced the rollout of the third generation of audio converters with the sDACa-MT1.03, an ultra dense DAC with Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) for audio applications.
News categories: Dolphin Integration, Semiconductor, Set Top Box, Silicon IP, Worldwide

ARM introduces new 64-bit IP suite for high-end mobiles
Feb 3, 2015 – ARM (LSE: ARM; NASDAQ: ARMH) has announced a suite of IP featuring its new ARM Cortex-A72 processor. The IP suite also offers a graphics upgrade supporting visual experiences at up to 4K120fps resolution.
News categories: ARM, Pete Hutton, Digital TV, Mobile, Semiconductor, Silicon IP, Worldwide

Allwinner announces SoC variant for high-end STBs
Oct 11, 2014 – In the run-up to the Hong Kong Electronics Fair, Allwinner Technology has announced an eight-core processor targeted at high-end smart set-top boxes and video games machines.
News categories: Allwinner, China, Digital TV, ICs, OTT, Semiconductor, Set Top Box, Worldwide

Worldwide semiconductor sales to grow 6.7% in 2014
Jul 10, 2014 – Worldwide semiconductor revenue is on pace to reach $336 billion in 2014, a 6.7 percent increase from 2013, and up from the previous quarter's forecast of 5.4 percent growth, according to Gartner.
News categories: Gartner, Bryan Lewis, Ranjit Atwal, Market Research, Semiconductor, Worldwide

IC Insights shows big changes in 2013 top 20 semi supplier ranking
Apr 1, 2014 – The top 20 worldwide semiconductor sales leaders for 2013 included nine suppliers headquartered in the U.S., three in Japan, three in Taiwan, three in Europe, and two in South Korea, a relatively broad representation of geographic regions, according to IC Insights.
News categories: IC Insights, Market Research, Semiconductor, Worldwide

ARM Maintains Lead Over MIPS And Power Architecture In The Battle For The Digital Home
Jul 7, 2009 – Analysis by Semicast shows that ARM (LSE: ARM; Nasdaq: ARMH) maintained its position as the leading architecture for embedded processors in digital home applications in 2008, ahead of MIPS (NasdaqGS: MIPS) and Power Architecture.
News categories: Semicast, Market Research, Semiconductor, Silicon IP

TSMC's Fourth-Quarter Business Guidance Revised
Dec 1, 2008 – TSMC (Taipei:2330, NYSE:TSM) has announced that fourth-quarter business will be below the company's previous guidance given on October 30, 2008 due to a reduction of wafer shipment resulting from continuing weakness in global economic conditions.
News categories: TSMC, Results, Semiconductor