Himax Technologies Announces Disposal of Investment

TAINAN, Taiwan, Sept. 26, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Himax Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:HIMX) (“Himax” or “Company”), a leading supplier and fabless manufacturer of display drivers and other semiconductor products, today announced that it has reached an agreement with a buyer to dispose of a direct investment made over 2007 to 2008. The investment involves a China-based operation providing display driver IC backend processing covering wafer bumping, chip testing and packaging. Total proceeds from disposal are $32.00 million with a pre-tax gain of approximately $23.04 million. Gain after tax is estimated to be $20.74 million, representing a contribution of 12.0 cents GAAP net income per diluted ADS. Continue reading Himax Technologies Announces Disposal of Investment

Forecast International Predicts $213 Billion Regional Market Over 15 Years

NEWTOWN, Conn., Sept. 26, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Forecast International projects that a total of 5,728 regional aircraft will be produced in the 15-year period from 2017 through 2031, including both regional jets and regional turboprop airliners. The value of this production is estimated at $213 billion, as calculated in constant 2017 U.S. dollars. Continue reading Forecast International Predicts $213 Billion Regional Market Over 15 Years

STMicroelectronics Selected Technical Partner of E-Distribuzione for Its New Smart-Meter Platform

  • Several ST leading-edge components power "Open Meter," the second-generation smart-meter platform designed and developed by E-Distribuzione, an Enel group company
  • New agreement continues 15-year collaboration with Enel in Europe with about 40 million meters already deployed

Geneva, September 25, 2017 – STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, is supporting E-Distribuzione, the Enel Group company holding the concession for electricity-distribution services, in the deployment of "Open Meter," the second-generation smart-meter platform designed and developed by E-Distribuzione. Continue reading STMicroelectronics Selected Technical Partner of E-Distribuzione for Its New Smart-Meter Platform

TTM Receives 2017 Outstanding Supplier Award from Rockwell Automation

COSTA MESA, Calif., Sept. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TTM Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:TTMI) is pleased to announce that it received the 2017 Supplier of the Year Award at the 2017 Rockwell Automation Supplier Conference held on August 29, 2017. The criteria for the award was both objective (on-time-delivery, quality, cost, lead-time reduction) and subjective (schedule flexibility, NPI support, ease of doing business).
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The Global Market for Electroceramics Should Reach $11.5 Billion by 2022, Increasing at a CAGR of 5.5% from 2017 to 2022.

Dublin, Sept. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The "Electroceramics: Technologies and Global Markets" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering.
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Mercury Systems Launches Built-in-Test Platform for System-Wide Fault Detection

ANDOVER, Mass., Sept. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY) (www.mrcy.com) announced the launch of its Diagnostic Support Tools (DST) software suite, which provides the capabilities required for customers to build a robust subsystem Built-In-Test (BIT) for system integrity during system boot and application execution. Compatible with Mercury’s BuiltSECURE™ infrastructure, DST provides comprehensive, non-intrusive fault detection across processor boards, graphics cards, I/O modules, networks, backplanes, operating systems, and applications.
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Hotel Guests Ask “Smart Art” for Service via New IoT Offering

Business traveler finishing up work for the day while enjoying his in-room Soundwall.

Husband and wife prepare for dinner while enjoying their Soundwall.

Broomfield, Colorado, Sept. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Broomfield, CO – September 21, 2017 — Soundwall, the leading provider of smart, flat panel art speakers that integrate with the aesthetics and technology in-room, and Volara, the fully integrated voice-hub for the hotel industry, announced today a joint solution that enables hotel guests to make verbal requests of their guest room “smart art” and seamlessly receive the requested service from the hotel. This cutting edge enterprise solution is compatible with Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant and other natural language processing platforms and integrates seamlessly into other hotel technologies. Soundwall’s innovative, design-centric hardware and Volara’s hotel-grade software connects guests to hotel staff and services by automated voice. American Hotel Register Company, a leader in embracing forward trends that benefit the hospitality industry, will lead global distribution efforts. Continue reading Hotel Guests Ask “Smart Art” for Service via New IoT Offering

Global E-Paper Display Market Will Reach USD 28.87 Billion by 2022: Zion Market Research

Sarasota, FL, Sept. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Zion Market Research has published a new report titled “E-Paper Display Market by Product Type (Auxiliary Displays, Electronic Shelf Labels, E-Readers and Other) for Automotive & Transportation, Consumer & Wearable Electronics, Institutional, Media & Entertainment, Retail & Enterprise and Other Applications: Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis, and Forecast, 2016-2022’'. According to the report, global e-paper display market was valued at around USD 6.75 billion in 2016 and is expected to reach approximately USD 28.87 billion in 2022, growing at a CAGR of slightly above 27.4% between 2017 and 2022. Continue reading Global E-Paper Display Market Will Reach USD 28.87 Billion by 2022: Zion Market Research

Imagination’s new PowerVR GPUs enable chip companies and OEMs to create the best possible user experience in cost-sensitive devices

LONDON, Sept. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Imagination Technologies (LSE:IMG) announces a new generation of PowerVR GPUs that raises the bar on graphics and compute in cost-sensitive devices, letting SoC vendors achieve a significant boost in performance with no impact on silicon area versus previous generation GPUs.
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