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Samsung Unveils World’s Highest-resolution Image Sensor

Samsung Unveils World’s Highest-resolution Image Sensor

SEOUL, May 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. on Thursday introduced the world’s highest-resolution image sensor, with 64 megapixels for smartphones, to meet the growing demand for mobile devices with better image quality. Samsung unveiled two new 0.8-micrometer pixel image sensors — the 64-megapixel ISOCELL Bright GW1 and the 48-megapixel ISOCELL Bright GM2, expanding [...]

Efinix® Partners with Samsung to Develop Quantum™ eFPGAs on 10nm Silicon Process

Efinix® Partners with Samsung to Develop Quantum™ eFPGAs on 10nm Silicon Process

SANTA CLARA, Calif. and SEOUL, Korea, May 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Efinix®, an innovator in programmable product platforms and technologies, and Samsung Electronics today announced a partnership to develop Quantum eFPGAs on Samsung’s 10nm silicon process. “It’s a major leap from 40nm Trion™ T20 FPGA to 10nm Quantum eFPGA. We are achieving PDK to GDS with [...]

Samsung Expands AI Lab in Canada to Bolster System Semiconductor R&D

Samsung Expands AI Lab in Canada to Bolster System Semiconductor R&D

SEOUL, May 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Thursday it has moved its artificial intelligence (AI) lab in Canada to a prestigious institute to bolster efforts to develop advanced technologies applicable to system semiconductors. The Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT) AI Lab, which first opened at the University of Montreal in August [...]

Samsung Electronics Tipped to Recover from Q3: Analysts

Samsung Electronics Tipped to Recover from Q3: Analysts

SEOUL, May 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. is expected to bounce back from its first-quarter earnings shock from the third quarter of this year thanks to a recovery in chip demand, analysts said Thursday. Samsung’s net profit nose-dived 57 percent on-year to 5.04 trillion won (US$4.3 billion) in the January-March period, the lowest [...]

Samsung Expects Better Second Half After Reporting Weak Q1 Results on Chips

Samsung Expects Better Second Half After Reporting Weak Q1 Results on Chips

SEOUL, Apr. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. on Tuesday cautiously expected an uptick in chip demand for high-value products and mobile devices in the second half of the year, after delivering a 60 percent drop in its first-quarter earnings on weak memory chip prices. The South Korean tech giant posted a net profit [...]

Yonsei University Creates New Department Guaranteeing Employment at Samsung Electronics

Yonsei University Creates New Department Guaranteeing Employment at Samsung Electronics

SEOUL, Apr. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Yonsei University plans to open up a new Department of System Semiconductor Engineering in 2021 that will offer graduates the guarantee of a job at Samsung Electronics Co. The university and Samsung agreed early this week to create the new department and have notified the Ministry of Education. The [...]

Samsung to Invest 133 tln Won by 2030 to Expand Non-memory, Foundry Biz

Samsung to Invest 133 tln Won by 2030 to Expand Non-memory, Foundry Biz

SEOUL, Apr. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Wednesday it will invest 133 trillion won (US$115.7 billion) by 2030 to expand its non-memory and foundry business to take the top spot in the high-tech and lucrative sector. The world’s largest memory chip maker announced measures to develop the semiconductor ecosystem with increased investment [...]

S. Korea Seeks to Expand Presence in Foundry, Non-memory Biz

S. Korea Seeks to Expand Presence in Foundry, Non-memory Biz

SEOUL, Apr. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s major chipmakers are stepping up efforts to expand their presence in the foundry and non-memory businesses to diversify portfolios that heavily rely on memory chips in search of new growth engines, industry officials said Monday. Samsung Electronics Co. and SK hynix Inc. hold over 60 percent of [...]