Epcos and New Scale Technologies have signed a technology cooperation agreement to develop ultrasonic motors.
Taiwan’s sales of new energy-efficient lights held steady during the third quarter of this year after demand slowed and energy prices that are encouraging the use of lower-cost lighting returned to nearly the same level as they were a year ago.
NTT Docomo, Renesas, Fujitsu and Sharp plan to jointly develop the SH-mobile G4 single-chip LSI device, and a platform incorporating it, to support the HSUPA/HSDPA/W-CDMA and GSM/GPRS/EDGE (2G) mobile telephony standards.
Researchers have developed a type of small-scale electric power generator able to produce alternating current through the cyclical stretching and releasing of zinc oxide wires encapsulated in a flexible plastic substrate with two ends bonded.
University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers and physicists have developed a method of measuring how strain affects thin films of silicon that could lay the foundation for faster flexible electronics.
Taiwan, with the world’s second-largest chip design industry, has some companies that have countered a slump in the global economy by tapping emerging markets such as China.
Soanar is distributing WIMA products in Australia and New Zealand.