IESA WINWire – April 06 –13 2012
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LED lamps market to exceed Rs.18,000 cr by 2016
Source: EE Times India, April 12 2012

World LED replacement lamps market will grow from Rs.10,891.09 crore ($2.2 billion) in 2011 to Rs.18,316.83 crore ($3.7 billion) in 2016, says Strategies Unlimited.

Bengal push for electronics
Source: Yahoo News, April 12 2012

Bengal is likely to emphasise on electronic system design and manufacturing (ESDM) in its new IT policy. ESDM covers a wide area in electronics including high-skilled segments such as semi-conductors, solar photovoltaic cells, LCD and plasma devices, and LED equipment.

Report Says Government Incentives Drive PV Semiconductor Market
Source: Solar Novus Today, April 12 2012

Government incentives that encourage investment in renewable energies will continue to drive technological advances in the global semiconductor market, according to a new report by GBI Research.

Pure-Play semiconductor foundry market set for 12 percent growth in 2012
Source: Global SMT, April 11 2012

Increasing electronics content in popular tablet and smartphone devices like the iPad and iPhone and in Ultrabook PCs will drive accelerated growth for the global semiconductor foundry business this year, according to an IHS iSuppli Semiconductor Manufacturing and Supply Market Tracker report from information and analytics provider IHS (NYSE: IHS).

Telecom policy may be announced in May: Kapil Sibal
Source: Business Today, April 10 2012

The government will roll out its IT and electronics manufacturing policy soon and hopes to announce the telecom policy in May, Communications Minister Kapil Sibal has said.

Indian semiconductor revenue to reach Rs.45,545 cr in 2012
Source: EE Times India, April 10 2012

India semiconductor revenue is projected to total Rs.45,545 crore ($9.2 billion) in 2012, a 20 per cent increase from 2011. According to the market research firm Gartner, India is the fastest growing market in terms of semiconductor consumption for 2012.

India semicon spending to reach $9.2 bn in 2012
Source: CIOL, April 9 2012

India semiconductor revenue is projected to total $9.2 billion in 2012, a 20 per cent increase from 2011, according to Gartner. India is the fastest growing market in terms of semiconductor consumption for 2012.

What is the flexible tablet?
Source: Deccan Chronicle, April 11 2012

A new generation of highly sensitive, bendable touch screens may be the future of the mobile user interface. The screen technology, called XSense, was developed by Atmel, a San Jose based semiconductor manufacturer that makes hardware used in Samsung’s Galaxy Tab and Galaxy Note products.

MediaTek to buy Coresonic, to strengthen presence in digital signal processor technology
Source: Telecom Lead, April 10 2012

MediaTek, a fabless semiconductor company for wireless communications and digital multimedia solutions, is set to buy Swedish company Coresonic, a provider of digital signal processor (DSP) technology.

I-brain, a device that’s trying to read your thoughts
Source: Deccan Herald, April 8 2012

Already surrounded by machines that allow him, painstakingly, to communicate, the physicist Stephen Hawking last summer donned what looked like a rakish black headband that held a feather-light device the size of a small matchbox.

US chipmaker AMD updates product roadmap for India
Source: Hindu Business Line, April 5 2012

Semiconductor maker AMD has realigned its market strategy for India following stiff competition from Intel and ARM in the country. India business heads of AMD will report directly to the AMD Executive Team based out of California. The company also plans to offer more incentives to its India distributors.

KYOCERA and CTC (India) Pvt Ltd to Establish Manufacturing Company in India for Industrial Cutting Tools
Source: Virtual Strategy, April 5 2012

Kyocera Corporation's (NYSE:KYO)(TOKYO:6971)(herein "Kyocera") wholly-owned subsidiary dedicated to sales in the Asia-Pacific region, Kyocera Asia Pacific Private Limited, and industrial cutting tool manufacturer, CTC (India) Private Limited (herein "CTC"), today announced that the two companies have signed a joint-venture agreement to establish a manufacturing company in India.

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