Prestigious Industry Award Continues to Recognize Excellence in Electronics and Semiconductor Design and InnovationOTTAWA, Ontario, Dec. 13, 2012 — (PRNewswire) — � UBM TechInsights, the leader in technology and IP consulting, announced today the launch of the 2013 Insight Awards, along with this year's categories.
As one of the founders of the semiconductor forensic analysis industry, UBM TechInsights created the Insight Awards to recognize semiconductor companies for their technical achievements and innovations in design and engineering. The 2013 Insight Awards features a renewed focus on the categories that capture the evolving landscape of the semiconductor and electronics industries, while continuing to celebrate the contributions of designers and engineers that drive these industries.
The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) reported that worldwide semiconductor sales reached over $299 billion and also forecasted a 10% growth in sales for 2012. Contributing to a large percentage of this growth, is the rise in use of advanced logic process semiconductors, DRAM and NAND-based memory devices, and the rising use of application processors in mobile electronics. The 2013 Insight Awards focuses these areas of technology.
"Since its introduction, the Insight Awards have become one of the most coveted awards for semiconductor designers around the world. Our program seeks to bring attention to the technological innovation in our dynamic industry that seems to be growing exponentially year after year", said Harry Page, CEO, UBM TechInsights. "For our 2013 edition, we look forward with great excitement to the number of innovations that will drive the semiconductor and electronics industry."
The 2013 Insight Awards features the following global categories which are now accepting nominations:
- Most Innovative Memory Device
- Most Innovative Logic Process Technology
- Most Innovative Application Processor/System-on-chip (SoC)
- Semiconductor of the Year
Nominations forms, evaluation criteria and details on how each award will be judged by UBM TechInsights, can be found on the Insight Awards home page.
Category winners will be announced as they are confirmed throughout the first quarter of 2013.
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