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Micron breaks ground on new flash memory fabrication plant in Singapore


SEMICONDUCTOR giant Micron Technology on Wednesday broke ground in the north of Singapore to add new cleanroom space to meet future manufacturing requirements for its 3D NAND flash memory products.

Micron did not disclose the size of the investment here except to say that the new facility will be a "multi-billion dollar investment". It will be equipped over the next five ...more

Big jump in R&D spending by Singapore precision engineering firms


HIGH-VALUE lens manufacturer Wavelength Opto-Electronic used to take 30 seconds to manually inspect one contact lens.

Now, due to its automated contact lens inspection system, the homegrown precision engineering (PE) enterprise takes less than three seconds to do the same job.

Wavelength Opto-Electronic, which invested S$800,000 in research and development last ...more

Electronics once again fires up January manufacturing output


THIS year is set to be another good one for the manufacturing sector, going by January data.

Manufacturers started 2018 on a high note with output expanding 17.9 per cent last month from a year earlier, surpassing economists' forecasts of 7.5 per cent and reversing a 3.4 per cent slide in December.

Manufacturing, which makes up a fifth of the economy, has been a ...more

Smart appliances from Samsung

One app to connect. One cloud to manage. And artificial intelligence to make it all tick along easier.

Samsung's latest strategy for its budding Internet of Things, or IOT, drive comes in these prongs, which the Korean electronics giant outlined last week at its South-east Asia and Oceania (SEAO) Forum in Rome, Italy.

"We believe IOT should be as easy as flipping a switch," said ...more

Singapore to develop small satellite capabilities


SINGAPORE could be one of the first few countries in the world to have small satellites flying in formation.

This initiative would be the first such effort in Asia, said Minister for Trade and Industry S Iswaran on Thursday at the Global Space and Technology Convention, held at Sheraton Towers.

The plan is a move by the new Satellite Technology and Research Centre ...more

Datapulse says it might restart disk drive manufacturing


IT has no operational equipment, manufacturing staff or ongoing sales.

But mainboard-listed Datapulse Technology has now said it is not ruling out a return to making digital media storage products.

This was even as it announced on Wednesday that it has finished disposing of its factory in Tai Seng Drive.

The company's former management sold off the Tai ...more

STE unit bags US$72m smart sensor network deal


SINGAPORE Technologies Electronics (ST Electronics) announced on Jan 22 that its unit, Telematics Wireless, has been awarded a contract worth US$72 million for the supply of a smart sensor network to Israeli wireless automatic meter manufacturer Arad Technologies.

Under the contract, Telematics Wireless will supply automatic meter reading (AMR) radio transceivers for Arad's ...more

Singapore tech start-ups shine at trade show

Singapore tech start-ups had a strong showing at this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES), as this was the first year a Singapore pavilion was set up at the convention's start-up marketplace.

There were at least 15 local companies, including a good mix of industry stalwarts and newcomers to the CES scene.

Seven local firms were showcased at the Singapore Pavilion, which was set ...more