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IESA names new
Source: EE Times India;
April 5, 2013
The India Electronics and Semiconductor Association (IESA) has
announced the appointment of Sanjeev Keskar as its new chairman.
Keskar is managing director sales, India & SEA, PMC-Sierra.He replaces
Satya Gupta, who would continue on the Executive Council in his
capacity as advisor.
Qualcomm jumps to 3rd place in chip ranking
Source: EE Times India;
April 5, 2013
In 2012, the global semiconductor revenue fell 2.6 per cent from 2011
to reach Rs.16.12 lakh crore ($299.9 billion). With the overall market
decline, the number of vendors that declined among the top 25
outnumbered those that grew, said market research firm Gartner Inc.
Semiconductor Revenue Drops 2.6 Per cent In 2012: Gartner
Source: EFYTimes.com; April 6, 2013
Total worldwide semiconductor revenue has reached $300 billion in
2012, down 2.6 per cent from 2011, said a recent Gartner report. The
top 25 semiconductor vendors' revenue declined slightly faster, at 2.8
per cent, than the industry as a whole and accounted for almost the
same portion of the industry's total revenue — 68.9 per cent in 2012,
compared with 69.0 per cent in 2011.
revolution 10 times bigger: Pitroda
Source: Indiablooms.com; April 8, 2013
“I believe that first phase of the telecom revolution is about to end
and the new telecom revolution is on the horizon right now,” said
Pitroda while addressing an event held for the release of book titled
‘Rise and Decline of Telecommunication Revolution in India’ organised
by The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM).
Electronics Market Outlook 2015
Source: IT News Online;
April 8, 2013
With technological advancements and introduction of digital revolution in
the country, the Indian consumer electronics industry has made rapid
strides. The consumer electronics industry has seen the introduction of
various innovative products and entry of many new players in the market over
the past few years. With an increase in household income levels, rising
awareness among consumers, thirst for acquiring latest technologies and
localization of manufacturing, the Indian consumer electronics market is
expected to grow at a CAGR of more than 17% during 2012-2015, according to
our latest report "Indian Consumer Electronics Market Outlook 2015".
Europe the only region
Source: Electronics Weekly; April 8, 2013
Europe was the only region in the world to report semi sales growth
between January and February.
European semiconductor sales were up 1.4% in February compared to January,
Overall, European semiconductor sales in February 2013 amounted to US$ 2.681
billion. On a year-to-date basis semiconductor sales increased by 2.0%
versus the same period in the year 2012.
Asia Pacific appoints WPI as Regional Distributor
Source: Energetica India; April 8, 2013
STMicroelectronics Asia Pacific Pte Ltd, the Singapore subsidiary of
the global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum
of electronics applications, has announced the appointment of World
Peace Industrial (WPI) Group as a regional distributor for the Greater
China & South Asia Region. WPI is a Taiwan-based company that has been
one of the most aggressively growing players, and as part of WPG
Holdings, a leading distributor in Asia and among the top three
Delhi HC against
self-regulation by electronic media industry
Source: Hindustan Times;
April 9, 2013
Amid raging controversy over regulation of electronic media in India,
the Delhi High Court on Tuesday recommended to the government to
establish a statutory body to regulate the broadcast media, saying
state intervention was necessary.
heads European research to secure lead in advanced MEMS devices
Source: Ferret; April 9,
Global semiconductors specialist, ST Microelectronics has begun
development of a pilot line for next-generation MEMS devices augmented
with advanced technologies such as piezoelectric or magnetic materials
and 3D packaging.
eOdisha – Towards A
DigitalLearning Magazine - Eletsonline.com; April 9, 2013
Minister of Odisha, Shri Naveen Patnaik inaugurates the e-Odisha
Summit The revolution in Information and communications Technology (ICT)
has brought a whole new agenda for governance into the realm of
...year. To accommodate future development in IT sector, particularly
in Electronics System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM), the Government
New Power Factor Controller Provides Low Harmonic Distortion, Maximum
Efficiency over Wide Voltage Ranges
Source: Press Release; April 10, 2013
Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select: ISIL), a world leader in
the design and manufacture of high-performance analog, mixed signal
and power semiconductors, has introduced a new active power factor
controller that delivers minimal harmonic distortion (THD) and high
power factor (PF) correction.
DeitY Identifies Five
Districts As Brownfield EMCs Under MSIPS
Source: EFYTimes.com; April 10, 2013
The Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY) has
identified five districts in three states as Brownfield Electronics
Manufacturing Clusters (EMC) for the purpose of Modified Special
Incentive Package Scheme (MSIPS) in the Electronics Systems Design and
Manufacturing (ESDM) sector. We are the first to bring this news to
you and it is expected that DeitY will announce this notification any
new ICT policy aims to create 60,000 jobs
Source: Smart Investor; April 11, 2013
The state's proposed Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
policy aims to create 60,000 jobs and increase the export and domestic
sales turnover of IT and related sectors to 15,000 crore by 2020.
In the meantime the state IT department has engaged the India
Electronics & Semiconductor Association (IESA), the premier trade body
representing the ESDM industry to prepare a road map for the
development of ESDM sector in the state.
Technologies to buy CyOptics
Source: EE Times India; April 12, 2013
Avago Technologies Limited, a provider of analogue semiconductor
devices, has announced an agreement to buy a privately-held company
CyOptics Inc. for Rs.2,150.54 crore ($400 million).
Founded in 1999, CyOptics develops Indium Phosphide optical chips and
components for the data communications and telecommunications markets.
Its' products enable applications primarily in the fibre-to-the-home,
enterprise/data centre and long haul/metro segments of the
communications network. The company's revenue has more than tripled
over the past three years, with net sales in 2012 reaching Rs.1,129.03
crore ($210 million), up 21 per cent from 2011.
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