Passive, Reactive Component Lead Times Increase Amid Global Chip Shortage
The global chip shortage is affecting lead times in all categories. Now, passive and reactive components (capacitors, inductors) are seeing lead times increase. Get the latest information on manufacturers feeling the crunch.
Electronic Components Industry Trends in 2021: Contactless Entry Systems
Our latest entry in the Electronic Components Industry Trends series for 2021; contactless entry systems are already in high demand for obvious reasons. What are some of the components going into these helpful and life-saving systems? Find out here on Sourcengine.
SL Power Electronics Makes Exceptional Mission-Critical Power Solutions
SL Power Electronics harnesses its expertise in the areas of lighting, industrial, and medical fields to release mission-critical products that offer long-term dependability.
Electronic Components Industry Trends in 2021: Wearables
Though the electronic components industry has been riddled with shortages due to the automotive sector, it doesn't mean that development stops in other verticals. One to watch in 2021? Wearables. The pandemic has taken this vertical to new heights as everyone looks to monitor personal health.
Samsung Electro-Mechanics Unveils Ultra-Slim, 3-Socket MLCC with Smartphone and Automotive Applications
Samsung Electro-Mechanics has released a new, ultra-slim 3-socket MLCC that has applications not only for the smartphone industry but also the automotive industry. With the recent shortage of automotive components, this is a bit of news the industry can embrace right now.
Qualcomm’s Next CEO Sees Limitless Potential in 5G
Qualcomm just tapped Cristiano Amon to be its next CEO. Where does the industry veteran see things going in the new decade? It will be all about 5G and its limitless potential in people's lives.
AMD Patent Filing Reveals Future CPU-FPGA Hybrid
AMD recently filed a patent for a new CPU and FPGA hybrid chip. The system-on-a-chip (SoC) with a central processing unit (CPU) and field-programmable gate array (FPGA) capabilities will break barriers in the year to come.
2021 Semiconductor Industry Insight, Predictions and Trends (part 2)
In part 2 of our series on coming trends and predictions for the semiconductor industry in 2021, we take a look at materials, packaging and the place of wearables in the overall industry.
ROHM and UAES Launch SiC Technology Development Lab
ROHM Semiconductor and United Automotive Electronic Systems recently teamed up to open a new silicon carbide (SiC) laboratory in Shanghai.
The Pandemic, Component Shortages and Shifting Markets
The pandemic has created a volatile market situation heading into 2021. As the auto industry resumes, electronic components will be at an all-time high in demand.