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.

Details: https://www.semimedia.cc/?p=12552 


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.

Details: https://www.infineon.com/cms/en/about-infineon/press/market-news/2022/INFPSS202206-092.html


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.

Details: https://epsnews.com/2022/06/16/component-prices-continue-to-rise-so-prepare-now/








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