Meeting the Challenges of the SATS Industry
Toward the end of August, the investment community was speculating that another downturn or inventory adjustment was upon us.
Subcontractor Update: Caution Follows Solid Q2
The financial reports for the major assembly and test subcontractors were quite positive in the first quarter of 2004, but those numbers don't tell the whole story.
Advances in Bioelectronics Lead to Retinal Prosthesis
Chronically implantable retinal prostheses currently are under development to restore useful vision to blind patients with degenerative retinal diseases such as age-related macular degeneration and retinitis pigmentosa.
Technology Drivers Still Changing the Packaging Industry
Those involved in the packaging industry are quite familiar with two key technology drivers: Moore's Law (which dictates that the number of transistors will double in an IC every 24 months), and the increasing need to pack more capability (MIPs, Mbytes, GB/sec) into less space.
Twists and Turns
It's difficult to tell from industry statistics just where the electronics industry is heading, but the shifts and changes in personnel and real estate are more telling than the numbers.
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