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Good news for component suppliers on home entertainment front

Research and Markets’ Home Entertainment Devices Market Report, forecasts that the global market is expected to reach almost $295 billion by 2022, which is good news for those who manufacture and supply components to the CE sector. Video devices are estimated to be the most dominant product type in the market from 2015 to 2022. … Continue reading Good news for component suppliers on home entertainment front

Panasonic ramps up production of circuit board materials

Panasonic has commercialised its Low Transmission Loss Flexible Multi-layer Circuit Board Materials, suitable for high-speed large-volume data transmission and thinner designs of mobile devices, including smartphones and tablet computers. The combination of a liquid-crystal polymer (LCP) core material and a bonding sheet material that can be laminated at a low temperature and stored at room … Continue reading Panasonic ramps up production of circuit board materials

Power amplifier IC gives car speaker consistent sound quality

Toshiba has launched the TCB502HQ – a 4-channel power amplifier IC that detects output offset voltage, a factor in speaker burnout. The new IC integrates a newly developed, full-time offset detection circuit that detects output offset voltage even during sound reproduction, preventing speaker burnout. Manufacturers constantly seek to respond to consumer demand by refining the … Continue reading Power amplifier IC gives car speaker consistent sound quality

Fujitsu’s connection control technology boosts connection speeds for portable devices

Fujitsu Laboratories has announced the development of connection control technology for LTE and Wi-Fi to boost communication speed in areas with Wi-Fi. When devices doing high-load communications tasks, such as streaming videos, are concentrated on a single Wi-Fi access point, deterioration in communications speed for each of these devices is a problem. Up to this … Continue reading Fujitsu’s connection control technology boosts connection speeds for portable devices