Samsung 7 nm EUV technology analysis

Posted: August 14, 2019 TechInsights is looking forward to analyzing Samsung’s Exynos 9825, which is manufactured using the 7 nm EUV process. We expect to see this soon in the Samsung Galaxy Note 10. As we did with the Samsung 10 nm LPE process , we will provide a product brief for the 7 nm EUV
14Aug

GaN, SiC, and Si technologies in AC Adapters

Posted: August 14, 2019 Contributing Authors: Sinjin Dixon-Warren, PhD Introduction AC Adapters are a constant reminder that the mobile devices that we have come to love are not quite as mobile as we would like to think. Every single mobile device needs to regularly revisit an AC Adapter to recharge
14Aug

Innovator in focus: Texas Instruments

Posted: August 14, 2019 Texas Instruments Are you interested in Texas Instruments’ innovations? They are one of the biggest players in semiconductor design and manufacturing. Last year’s revenue was $15.78B USD, with a 68.4% market share in analog (power & signal chain), and a 22.5% market share in
14Aug

Unexpected Design Wins in Huawei Mate 20 X (5G) Teardown

2019 is the year that we have seen the 5G smartphones start to take off. TechInsights posted a blog of the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G teardown in April, which was the world’s first 5G mobile handset in Korea. The Galaxy S10 5G SM-G977N is based on Samsung’s own chipset, i.e., Exynos 9820 Application
02Aug

Part 4: Non-Bayer CFA, Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF)

4-Part Blog Series: The state of the art of smartphone imagers Part 4: Non-Bayer CFA, Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF) Posted: July 30, 2019 Contributing Author: Ray Fontaine Content adapted from TechInsights’ paper for the International Image Sensors Workshop (IISW) 2019 This blog series is
30Jul

Innovation Technology: Micron

Posted: July 23, 2019 Micron Technology With 2018 revenue of $30.4B USD, 16.5% market share in NAND Flash Memory, and 23% market share in DRAM, Micron is one of the biggest players in storage and memory technology. For those looking to support their product development roadmap, circuit extraction,
23Jul

Velodyne LiDAR Puck Teardown

Posted: July 22, 2019 Velodyne LiDAR Puck According to BIS Research, the automotive LiDAR market was estimated at $353M USD in 2017, and is anticipated to reach $8.32B by 2028. The LiDAR market is set to become one of the most competitive segments of the automotive industry. LiDAR manufacturers,
22Jul

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Part 2: Pixel Scaling and Scaling Enablers

4-Part Blog Series: The state of the art of smartphone imagers Part 2: Pixel Scaling and Scaling Enablers Posted: July 16, 2019 Contributing Author: Ray Fontaine Content adapted from TechInsights’ paper for the International Image Sensors Workshop (IISW) 2019 Blog outline of the talk was structured
16Jul