STAMFORD, CT – Gartner estimates more than 5 billion mobile phones are used around the world. After years of growth, the worldwide smartphone market has reached a tipping point. Sales of smartphones will decline 3.2% in 2019, which would be the worst decline the category has seen.
WARWICKSHIRE, UK — The IPC Hand Soldering Competition took place this month here, where first prize went to Justyna Mikolajczyk, Zettlex.
MORRISVILLE, NC – iNEMI will hold a series of webinars next month on a program to identify key technology gaps for assembling advanced packages with large form factors and support their adoption.
LONDON – The global in-circuit test market is estimated at $1.2 billion in 2019 and will increase at a CAGR of ~9% during the forecast period of 2019-2029, according to Future Market Insights.
MORRISVILLE, NC — iNEMI published the Organic PCB and Power Conversion Electronics chapters of the 2019 Roadmap.
ATLANTA – Combining nanomembrane electrodes with flexible electronics could help disabled people wirelessly control an electric wheelchair, use a computer, or operate a small robotic vehicle without a hair-electrode cap or wires, according to researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Kent and Wichita State University.
NEVADA CITY, CA – The fastest-growing application segment for IC devices is the communications market, with shipments expanding at a CAGR of 7.1% between 2018 and 2023 to reach annual revenues of $137 billion, according to New Venture Research.