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Chinese Home Appliance Industry and Market, September 2014

Chinese home appliance revenues witnessed over 10.8% year-on-year growth from January to July 2014, reaching 789 billion RMB (US$128 billion), while operating profits topped around 44 billion RMB (US$7.14 billion), up 23.3% year-on-year, according...

Residential Robotic Vacuum Cleaner Market in Western Europe 2014-2018

A robotic vacuum cleaner, also called robovac, is a vacuum cleaner that has the ability to function without human intervention within a defined area. It consists of a mobile base, a docking station, and other accessories that support its smooth...

Global 3D-enabled Devices Market 2014-2018

3D-enabled devices are those that enable users to witness a more immersive viewing experience. 3D-enabled devices include cameras, camcorders, smartphones, tablets, gaming consoles, set-top boxes, TV displays, BD players, desktops, and notebooks....

Global Electric Hand Dryer Market 2014-2018

Electric hand dryers are devices used to dry hands and are usually found in public washrooms. They either operate with a click or automatically using an infrared sensor. Electric hand dryers help in protecting the environment by saving trees...

Global Electric Shovel Market 2014-2018

An electric shovel is a type of bucket-equipped heavy machinery, which acts as a necessary equipment in activities related to the mining, digging, and loading of earth or fragmented rock. It is a modified steam shovel that operates in a similar...

Global MEMS Oscillators Market 2014-2018

MEMS oscillators are designed and developed to replace the established quartz crystal oscillators. MEMS oscillators are timing devices that have several advantages over quartz crystal oscillators. Better reliability, higher frequency stability,...

Global Mixed Signal SoC Market 2014-2018

Mixed signal SoC is an integrated circuit consisting of a large number of transistors on a single chip. It has both analog circuits and digital circuits. It finds applications in the areas of embedded systems. It consists of single or multiple...

Global Smart Card Market 2014-2018

Smart cards are IC cards that are used to store and retrieve data using computer systems. Smart cards comprises a central processing unit and different types of memory units. As smart cards are easily portable, they are widely used in various...

Effects of Intel’s Strategic Investment into UNIS on China’s Deployment for the Semiconductor Industry

In September 2014, Intel announced that it would purchase a 20% stake in China’s UNIS, a state-owned enterprise invested by Tsinghua University, for US$1.5 billion. This year UNIS has acquired Chinese IC brand vendors Spreadtrum and RDA...

Global Power Electronics Market 2014-2018

Power electronics is the use of solid state electronics for the control and conversion of electrical energy. Most of the electronic systems are concerned with the transmission and processing of data and signals. These power electronic devices...