SEMICON Japan 2021 Hybrid Opens Tomorrow In-Person to Highlight Smart Technologies and Electronics Manufacturing Supply Chain Growth Opportunities

SEMICON Japan, the largest and most influential gathering of the electronics manufacturing supply chain in Japan, opens tomorrow at Tokyo Big Sight with a focus on innovation opportunities and business growth potential fueled by leading-edge technologies including 5G, artificial intelligence (AI), deep learning and quantum computing.

Global Total Semiconductor Equipment Sales On Track to Top $100 Billion in 2021 for First Time, SEMI Reports

Global sales of total semiconductor manufacturing equipment by original equipment manufacturers are forecast to reach a new high of $103 billion in 2021, surging 44.7% from the previous industry record of $71 billion in 2020, SEMI announced today.

AI Models Microprocessor Performance in Real-Time

New algorithm predicts processor power consumption trillions of times per second while requiring little power or circuitry of its own.

Where are the Real Opportunities for the EDA Industry? AI, ML and DL Hold the Answers

But these terms are used interchangeably, which may create additional challenges.

Reimagining Simulation Essential to Create Advanced Chip Designs. But How?

Past efforts to accelerate simulation with special-purpose hardware have repeatedly fallen behind the ever-improving performance of general-purpose computers, enabled by Moore’s Law. But Moore’s Law is ending, and the time is right to fundamentally rethink simulation algorithms, methodologies, and computational strategies.

‘Unprecedented Collaboration’ – Department of Commerce Deputy Secretary Addresses CHIPS Act and Asks for Industry Coordination

Deputy Secretary Don Graves of the U.S. Department of Commerce joined SEMI President Ajit Manocha on the keynote stage Tuesday morning to share the current status of the CHIPS Act, as well as address the current struggles of the chip supply chain.

Semiconductor Skills Shortage Threatens U.S. Reshoring Plans

Eightfold AI, the provider of the Talent Intelligence Platform, today announced the publication of a new report, “How the U.S. Can Reshore the Semiconductor Industry.”

Collaboration Needed on Environmental Sustainability

The market drivers behind the semiconductor industry’s explosive growth are well known: AI, 5G, cloud computing, super computing, the IoT, gaming, automotive, medical and smart manufacturing, and of course, the work from home trend driven by the global pandemic.

Advantest Showcases Semiconductor Test Technologies at SEMICON West 2021

The theme of Advantest’s exhibit will be “Converging Technologies. Advancing the Future,” highlighting the company’s advancements in developing leading-edge test solutions for applications including AI, exascale computing, 5G communications and advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS).

What’s in the December Issue?

Each issue of Semiconductor Digest has articles found only in the magazine! Read the December issue online here or stop by booth 244 at SEMICON West, December 7 – 9, to pick up a printed copy.

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