“The Space Race of Our Time:” EU Follows U.S. and China’s Dash for Domestic Chips

The European Commission (EC) recently proposed a plan, dubbed , to increase Europe's global contribution to semiconductor manufacturing by 2030. This proposal comes at a time when there have been significant supply failings within the global chip industry with even the biggest chipmakers failing to meet demand […]

Qualcomm’s Processors Are in High Demand—and Short Supply

Around this time last year, the market saw a huge uptick in . At the same time, automotive companies were ramping up chip demand for vehicle production. As work-from-home orders taper and automotive production crescendos in 2021, .   <img src="https://www.ele-instock.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/20210330_606337638fdc5.jpg" style="border:solid 1px #CDCDCD; height:394px; width:700px" […]

Texas Power Outages Illustrate the State’s Importance to the Semi Industry

since Texas Instruments formed in Dallas back in 1951. While the majority of Texas’ semiconductor production occurs in Austin—IBM, Cypress, Samsung, NXP, AMD, and Inter are just a few manufacturers with a presence here—production has also taken place in parts of Dallas and the midland areas.  In […]

Retrofits and Stopgaps: Intel Releases Rocket Lake-S Chips

Recently, Inter has , led by the .  According to Inter, the chips can reach speeds of up to 5.3 GHz and deliver a 19% headline-rate gain over the previous generation.    <img src="https://www.ele-instock.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/20210326_605e7479a9f07.jpg" style="border:1px solid rgb(205, 205, 205); height:391px; width:700px" alt="Retrofits and Stopgaps: Inter […]

The required die-casting machine may have begun to be manufactured, and Tesla has begun to lay out subdivisions around Cybertruck

A Cybertruck model appeared at the Tesla global conference in November 2019, which instantly attracted global attention. Today, Tesla has begun to prepare for the production of Cybertruck, and its required die-casting machine may have begun manufacturing, and is expected to be available in the […]

It’s All About the Timing: 5G Brings Timing Synchronization Burdens

In the world of wireless communications, . Still, wireless connectivity requires improvements in the underlying hardware to facilitate these protocols.  5G is the most recent development in the field and has certainly brought with it new strains on the hardware—. Now, manufacturers like Renesas are […]

The Future of Vision Looks Bright With Advances in Prosthetic Retinas

When it comes to bioelectronics, university researchers are continually developing technology to improve people's quality of living with various issues like paralysis, deafness, and blindness.  One way to combat vision loss, in particular, is artificial retinas—one of the first instances being the Argus II implant in 2007. […]

The Rise of Wireless Highlights the Importance of Dual-band Radio Design

In 2021, it's standard to expect wireless technologies in cell phones, computers, and audio accessories. However, RF designs are also making their way into industrial sectors as well—for instance, in automation, predictive maintenance, and human-machine interfaces (HMI). These applications often tap into the 2.4 GHz , which is an unrestricted, overutilized, . […]