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LG unveils display panel with 'narrowest bezels'
November 01, 2014
NEW DELHI: LG Display, the display arm of South Korean electronics company LG, has unveiled a new full-HD LCD display that boasts of extremely narrow bezels. The new 5.3-inch display has 0.7mm bezels. LG claims that the bezels are the world's narrowest.

IXYS Corporation Announces Results for the September 2014 Quarter; Highlights:
October 31, 2014
IXYS Corporation (NASDAQ:IXYS), an international power semiconductor and IC company, today reported results for its second quarter of fiscal year 2015, which ended September 30, 2014. Net revenues for the quarter ended September 30, 2014 were $86.4 million, up $534,000 from $85.9 million in net revenues for the September 2013 quarter. For the six months ended September 30, 2014, IXYS reported net revenues of $174.5 million, an increase of $17.4 million, or 11.1%, as compared to net revenues of $157.1 million for the same period in the prior fiscal year. "Over the last year, organic growth has been achieved through a diversified product platform, strong customer relationships, new sales and marketing initiatives and increased cross-selling. Offering products across 90% of the power spectrum, we maintain our front-runner advantage in power semiconductors and ICs, while advancing our microcontrollers and ICs for power management and energy sustainable products. Additionally, we implemented our global manufacturing strategy through consolidation and outsourcing, and by seeking synergies and achieving better manufacturing utilization, all of which contributed to improved profitability," commented Dr. Nathan Zommer, Chairman, CEO and Founder of IXYS.

Applied Materials to Hold Q4 & FY2014 Earnings Webcast on November 13, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. ET
October 31, 2014
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 31, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Applied Materials, Inc. will hold a webcast to discuss its fourth quarter and fiscal 2014 financial results, along with its business outlook, on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, at 4:30 p.m. ET (1:30 p.m. PT).

Vecow Introduce the world's First 21.5 inch 10-Point Multi-Touch Display for Industrial Application
October 31, 2014
Taipei, Taiwan — Vecow Co., Ltd., a front-runner in the application fields of embedded system, image processing, and intelligent automation, today introduce MTD-4021 Industrial level 21.5 inch LED Projected Capacitive Multi-Touch Flat Display. The ultra-compact and slim MTD-4021 is a 21.5" 16:9 Full HD(1920x1080) TFT-LCD display that combine high reliability multi-touch projected capacitive screen that works with gloves specifically designed for industrial applications. Features with a full HD resolution LCD with true high-brightness low-power LED backlighting; this elegant monitor provides precise image and reliable continuous operation.

Cadence Unveils Automotive Functional Safety Verification Solution
October 31, 2014
Cadence Design Systems recently unveiled its new automotive functional safety verification solution, which reduces the effort required by automotive designers to prepare for ISO 26262 compliance by up to 50 percent.

SMIC and ASML sign volume purchase agreement
October 30, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation, or SMIC, a semiconductor foundry, and ASML Holding N.V., a provider of lithography systems, have signed a volume purchase agreement, or VPA, that will provide SMIC with lithography systems from ASML.

USA Drive-Ins Chooses NEC Display Solutions as Supplier for Digital Cinema Projectors
October 30, 2014
NEC Display Solutions of America reported its selection as exclusive supplier of digital cinema projectors to USA Drive-Ins, a motion picture exhibition company solely dedicated to the revitalization of the classic American drive-in.

Neptun Announces Kim Lighting Retrofit Kits
October 30, 2014
Neptun releases Kim AR Series Retrofit Kits; allowing for easy upgrade to LED and Induction lighting technology. October 30 2014 - Lake Forest IL - Neptun Light Inc. today announced the release of LED and Induction Retrofit Kits for Kim Lightingrsquo;s popular AR Series luminaires. Addressing widespread prevalence of Kim AR fixtures in the US market Neptunrsquo;s Retrofit Kits enable upgrades from traditional HID and HPS technology to modern lighting systems while sidestepping excessive effort and expense associated with total fixture replacement.nbsp; Benefits of upgrading from HPS/HID lighting to modern LED/Induction technology include dramatic reduction in energy consumption of up to 70% virtual elimination of maintenance expenses related to routine bulb replacement and repair and enhanced control of beam and color attributes through latest SSL/Induction engineering.nbsp; Retrofit Kits (LEDInduction) are now available for 80 100 120 150 and 175 watt Kim AR fixtures and are factory guaranteed for 5 years.

Pakistan: Gas supply to textile units resumed
October 30, 2014
LAHORE, Oct. 30 -- As per revision in gas load management plan, supply of gas to textile captive power and textile processing has been resumed from 4pm Tuesday.

AMD appoints senior vice president and general manager of EESC business group
October 29, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., or AMD, a semiconductor company, has appointed Forrest Norrod as senior vice president and general manager of its Enterprise, Embedded and Semi-Custom, or EESC, business group.


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