Components Blog

  • Seeking Clarity in the Compound Semiconductor Industry

    by Eric Higham | 1月 30, 2016
    Welcome to 2016! This greeting is a bit belated to everyone that already celebrated New Year and a bit premature to those about to celebrate Chinese New Year, b... ...
  • A Defense Industry 2015 Retrospective

    by Asif Anwar | 1月 21, 2016
    This retrospective reviews defense industry news over the course of 2015, covering radar, electronic warfare, weapons systems and communications summarizing our... ...
  • 5G Windfall: 电子元件将迎来 5G 东风 (Mandarin Version)

    by Chris Taylor | 12月 30, 2015
    在最近的展销会上,人们都在纷纷讨论“什么是 5G”?答案是:“这取决于您的想象”!结果是,这些可能离真相相去不远。 支持者设想的 5G 将提供 10 Gbps 的峰值数据速率,可以连接超过数百个设备,容量将达到当前网络的 1000 倍。5G 将延迟至少降低一个数量级,使传... ...
  • The Coming 5G Windfall for Components

    by Chris Taylor | 12月 29, 2015
    At a recent trade show, discussions about 5G typically went something like this” “What is 5G?”  Answer: “Whatever you want it to be... ...
  • The Compound Semiconductor Industry Looks Forward to 2016 and 5G

    by Eric Higham | 12月 28, 2015
    Where has the year gone? The arrival of the holiday season serves as a reminder that another year is just about over. It’s a good time to reminisce about ... ...
  • NXP Assimilates Freescale’s High Power RF Capabilities to Retain Access to US DoD Opportunities

    by Asif Anwar | 12月 22, 2015
    NXP Semiconductors and Freescale Semiconductor agreed to merge operations earlier this year (March 02, 2015) in a deal that valued the combined company at over ... ...
  • LTE-A 和手机芯片市场份额 (Mandarin Version)

    by Chris Taylor | 12月 05, 2015
    2015 年上半年,LTE-A 网络数几乎翻倍,它使用载波聚合 (CA) 技术来实现用户体验和网络性能增强。这使得高通受益,能够为 LTE 移动设备提供最先进和全面的手机芯片。但是在载波聚合之后会出现什么新技术,哪些芯片供应商将受益? 大多数运营商都拥有相对较小频段的许可证,它们需要跨越三个载波 (3x) 的载波聚合,... ...
  • Cooking the Thanksgiving Turkey with GaN

    by Eric Higham | 11月 30, 2015
    I am just back from my Thanksgiving holiday. Thanksgiving traces its roots to a celebration of days of “special blessing”. In the US, the first Than... ...
  • Electronic Warfare Spending to Reach $19 Billion by 2024

    by Asif Anwar | 11月 23, 2015
    Strategy Analytics defense research has just completed a comprehensive analysis of the electronic warfare sector, looking at electronic attack (EA) and electron... ...
  • LTE-A and Cellular Chip Market Share

    by Chris Taylor | 11月 20, 2015
    The number of LTE-Advanced networks almost doubled in the first half of 2015, using carrier aggregation (CA) to provide user experience and network performance ... ...
  • As the Cable Industry Embraces Wireless, What’s in Store for Semiconductors?

    by Eric Higham | 10月 27, 2015
    I’m surprised to see that we are just a couple of days away from Halloween. It makes me wonder where the month has gone. It’s been a hectic travel m... ...
  • Narrowband IoT LTE

    by Chris Taylor | 10月 01, 2015
    The 3GPP has proposed a narrowband version of LTE for inclusion in Rel. 13, which will probably reach finalization in early 2016. Known as Narrowband IoT LTE, t... ...
  • The GaAs Industry: The Last 20 and the Next 5 Years

    by Eric Higham | 9月 30, 2015
    In my last blog, I talked about how the end of summer coincided, at least philosophically, with the end of my vacation. I may have to rethink that stance just a... ...
  • Qualcomm Steps Up, Two More Chipset Suppliers Drop Out

    by Chris Taylor | 9月 29, 2015
    Qualcomm recently announced new details of its flagship Snapdragon 820 processor, once again positioning itself ahead of the competition in the premium tier.&nb... ...
  • LTE Broadcast Launches in the US

    by Chris Taylor | 9月 01, 2015
    Verizon Wireless demonstrated its LTE Broadcast this week at an Indy Racing League (INDYCAR*) motor vehicle race at the Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma CA.  LTE B... ...
  • Qorvo IDP Talks about RF GaN

    by Eric Higham | 8月 28, 2015
    For the regular readers, you how much I talk about the weather and the seasons. I am happy to report that I spent a couple of weeks in sunny and warm South Caro... ...
  • Do Not Break Up Qualcomm!

    by Chris Taylor | 8月 20, 2015
    Qualcomm’s sales declined 15 percent sequentially to $5.8 billion in the quarter ended June 28, 2015 (Q3 FY ’15), accompanied by a decline in profit... ...
  • All GaN All the TIme

    by Eric Higham | 7月 27, 2015
    I’m writing this blog a few days earlier this month, because I am headed off on my summer vacation on Saturday. It strikes me that the “9-5” c... ...
  • MediaTek and Samsung LSI Made Progress in LTE Basebands

    by Sravan Kundojjala | 7月 03, 2015
    The global cellular baseband market grew 27 percent year-over-year in Q1 2015 to reach $5.8 billion, by Strategy Analytics estimates. The growth was primarily d... ...
  • Snapshot - Industry Reviews, IMS 2015, EW Europe

    by Sylvia McCafferty | 6月 30, 2015
    In April, demand for European radar technology based around solid-state and AESA architectures led to contracts for Kelvin Hughes, Saab, Selex ES and Thales. Me... ...

Let's talk

Now you know a little about us, get in touch and tell us what your business problem is.
Inquiry / Message:

please enter captcha from left