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Taiwan wafer foundry largely unaffected by earthquake
Apr 4, 2024 – According to TrendForce, following the earthquake on April 3rd, Taiwan's semiconductor factories were largely able to quickly resume operations after inspection shutdowns.
News categories: TrendForce, Semiconductor, Taiwan, Worldwide

PTV Telecom introduces Android TV set-top box from ZTE
Mar 20, 2024 – ZTE (0763.HK/000063.SZ) has deepened its partnership with Spain's PTV Telecom with the introduction of its B866V6H Android TV-powered set-top box at the operator.
News categories: ZTE, PTV Telecom, Android TV, Digital TV, IPTV, Semiconductor, Set Top Box, Spain

ZTE and Moratelindo deploy Android TV STB in Indonesia
Mar 14, 2024 – ZTE (0763.HK/000063.SZ) and Moratelindo have launched ZTE's B866V2FA Android TV STB in Indonesia, enabling users to enjoy access to a wide variety of entertainment from around the world.
News categories: ZTE, Moratelindo, Musa Gan, Michael C. Mcphail, Android TV, Digital TV, Indonesia, IPTV, Semiconductor, Set Top Box

Worldwide semiconductor revenue declined 11% in 2023
Jan 16, 2024 – According to Gartner, worldwide semiconductor revenue in 2023 totaled $533 billion, a decrease of 11.1% from 2022. The revenue of the top 25 semiconductor vendors declined by 14.1%.
News categories: Gartner, Alan Priestley, Market Research, Semiconductor, Worldwide

Hisense TVs integrate Mediatek AI-SR stream enhancement
Jan 11, 2024 – MediaTek has announced that starting in 2024, MediaTek's AI-Super Resolution (AI-SR) technology will be integrated and supported across Hisense's full lineup of smart TVs.
News categories: Mediatek, Hisense, Alex Chen, Doug Kern, Digital TV, Semiconductor, Smart TV, Streaming, UX, Worldwide

iWedia and MediaTek partner on Next Gen TV for the US market
Jan 8, 2024 – iWedia and MediaTek have unveiled an integration combining MediaTek's Android system architecture with iWedia's ATSC 3.0 software components including middleware, browser and media player.
News categories: iWedia, MediaTek, Hans-Jürgen Desor, ATSC 3, CES2024, Digital TV, Media Player, Middleware, Semiconductor, USA

ACCESS and MediaTek extend in-car entertainment collaboration
Jan 8, 2024 – ACCESS and MediaTek have collaborated to offer the automotive industry an integrated solution combining MediaTek chipsets with a car-centric app store and in-car entertainment platform from ACCESS.
News categories: ACCESS Europe, MediaTek, Michi Uemetsu, Ephrem Chemaly, Apps, CES2024, Digital TV, In-Car, Semiconductor, UX, Worldwide

RT-RK and iWedia introduce Smart Monitor OS
Jan 4, 2024 – RT-RK and iWedia have announced AndDesk, a Smart Monitor Operating System designed to revolutionize traditional monitors by transforming them into versatile smart devices.
News categories: RT-RK, iWedia, Apps, CES2024, Digital TV, Semiconductor, UX, Worldwide

AMD introduces next-gen automotive digital cockpit processor
Jan 4, 2024 – AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) has announced the introduction of two automotive processors. The x86-based Ryzen Embedded V2000A Series processor enables PC-like home entertainment experiences in-vehicle.
News categories: AMD, Salil Raje, Peter Cirino, CES2024, Digital TV, ICs, In-Car, Streaming, UX, Worldwide