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“Fabless manufacturing is the design and sale of hardware devices and semiconductor chips while outsourcing the fabrication (or “fab”) of the devices to a specialised manufacturer called a semiconductor foundry. Foundries are typically, but not exclusively, located in mainland China and Taiwan because of the generally low cost of labor. Thus, fabless companies can benefit from lower capital costs while concentrating their research and development resources on the end market.”
“GigaDevice, founded in Silicon Valley in 2005, is a leading fabless semiconductor company engaged in advanced memory technology and IC solutions. GigaDevice provides a wide range of high-performance Flash memory and 32-bit general-purpose MCU products. It is among the companies that pioneered SPI NOR Flash memory and have powered more than 10B electronic devices since 2010. The company is publicly trading on the Shanghai Stock Exchange since August 2016.”
“Semiconductors, tiny electronic devices based primarily on silicon or germanium, enable nearly all industrial activities, including systems that undergird U.S. technological competitiveness and national security. Many policymakers see U.S. strength in semiconductor technology and fabrication as vital to U.S. economic and national security interests. The U.S. semiconductor industry dominates many parts of the semiconductor supply chain, such as chip design. Semiconductors are also a top U.S. export. Semiconductor design and manufacturing is a global enterprise with materials, design, fabrication, assembly, testing, and packaging operating across national borders. Six U.S.-headquartered or foreign-owned semiconductor companies currently operate 20 fabrication facilities, or fabs, in the United States. In 2019, U.S.-based semiconductor manufacturing directly employed 184,600 workers at an average wage of $166,400.”
Semiconductors: U.S. Industry, Global Competition, and Federal Policy
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The conference “Fabless 2015” will be held from June 1 to June 3, 2015, in Tokyo, Japan.
Growth and Success of Fabless Model
The fabless conference will be held from June 1 to June 3, 2015, in Tokyo. The conference’s targeted audiences are semiconductor industry professionals, ASIC engineers, business development and R&D managers of the fabless companies.
The conference will cover the following topics:
A. Fabless business model:
B. Fabless semiconductor market:
Where is the growth?
Fabless market overview
Fabless market landscape
Who rents fabs?
C. Future trends of semiconductor industry:
22 nm and beyond
Growing semiconductor verticals
Future of fabless model
LEDs, memories, logic, processors
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