Winbond Electronics is poised to further more increase its automotive flash offering as a proportion of company revenue in 2022, as the chipmaker has reduce into the source chains of very first-tier auto assemblers, according to industry sources.
Winbond has disclosed that income generated from the automotive and industrial segments create a mixed 22% of its overall profits in 2021. The proportion is envisioned to climb this yr, said the resources.
Winbond has in current years expanded its NOR flash and DRAM choices for automotive electronics and electric motor vehicles, the resources indicated. The chipmaker employed to deliver only automotive DDR, and reduced- to mid-density NOR chips.
Winbond’s entry into the source chain of the world’s major automotive producers will enhance product sales of the firm’s automotive memory particularly flash merchandise from 2022 onward, the sources feel. The chipmaker has formulated many flash goods for EVs, these as significant-speed OctalNAND Flash at densities over 512Mb.
Winbond is also upbeat about its automotive battery management IC (BMIC) enterprise. Subsidiary Nuvoton Technology’s BMICs are remaining adopted by several motor vehicle vendors for lithium-ion batteries, the organization claimed earlier.