Industry News

Skyworks Reports Solid Q2, Also Hurt By ZTE Ban

For the fiscal second quarter, Skyworks reported that revenue grew 7 percent year-pver-year (Y/Y) to $913 million, non-GAAP gross margin increased 30 basis points (Y/Y) to 50.7 percent and earnings per share (EPS) grew 13 percent Y/Y to $1.64. The company also disclosed the ban on exporting products to ZTE represents a $25 million to $30 million reduction in annual revenue, mostly from mobile phone products.


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ANSYS Acquires OPTIS

With the completed acquisition of optical simulation leader OPTIS, ANSYS now delivers the industry's most comprehensive solution for simulating autonomous vehicles. By adding OPTIS' optical sensor and closed-loop, real-time simulation to ANSYS's leading multiphysics portfolio, ANSYS offers the broadest toolset for validating the safety and reliability of autonomous vehicles — speeding time to market for these vehicles by mitigating the need for billions of miles of road testing.


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NYU WIRELESS Joins Consortium Aiming for 6G

While 5G wireless technologies and protocols are still in development, researchers at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering are reaching even further into the future as partners in ComSenTer, a newly formed hub for advanced wireless and sensing research founded by a consortium of industrial participants and DARPA.


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NI Releases New Infrastructure for Deployed Systems Management

NI has announced SystemLink, application software for distributed systems management. SystemLink helps improve operational efficiency and decrease maintenance costs through a centralized interface for automating tasks such as software deployment, remote device configuration and system health performance monitoring.


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Peraso, IgniteNet Drive Fixed Wireless Market

Peraso Technologies Inc. is pleased to strengthen their partnership with IgniteNet to revolutionize the fixed wireless marketplace. With Peraso's advanced X710 WiGig phased array chipset, designed specifically for the wireless infrastructure market, IgniteNet continues to offer first-to-market, super high performance base stations and CPEs that enable ISPs to deliver multi-gigabit connectivity both quickly and cost-effectively.


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Qorvo Ends Fiscal 2018 With Positive Momentum

Strong demand in Wi-Fi, IoT and defense, coupled with improving demand from China's handset manufacturers, grew Qorvo’s Q4 revenue to $665 million, up 3.5 percent compared to last years’s quarter. For the full year, Qorvo reported just under $3 billion in revenue, down 2 percent from fiscal 2017.


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