ELECTRONICS NEWS HIGHLIGHTS 06/20/2022
Electronics News Highlights 06/20/2022
1. Murata announces construction of new production building in Vietnam
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. announced that its Vietnamese subsidiary will begin construction of a new production building in June 2022. The new production building has a total investment of 4.32 billion yen, covers an area of 5,486 square meters, and has a total floor area of 22,637 square meters. It is planned to be completed in August 2023.
2. Infineon presents the world's first ISO26262-compliant high-resolution 3D image sensor for automotive
Infineon Technologies AG announces the second-generation REAL3™ automotive image sensor, a high-resolution 3D image sensor compliant with the ISO26262 standard, in partnership with 3D time-of-flight systems specialist pmdtechnologies ag. The camera can detect driver distraction and fatigue. This enables the offering of a driver monitoring system with secure 3D facial recognition using only one ToF camera.
3. Component Prices Continue to Rise so Prepare Now
The electronic component shortage is likely to get worse which makes electronics prices on track to rise this year – and it may not be until late 2023 before prices begin to fall. Manufacturers should prepare now for future price increases, long lead times and ongoing supply chain challenges.