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EDN: A Closer Look at COVID and the Semiconductor Shortage Saga in 2021

Charlie Janac, president and CEO at Arteris IP discusses causes the chip shortage with EDN's editor-in-chief, Majeed Ahmad in this new article:

A Closer Look at COVID and the Semiconductor Shortage Saga in 2021

January 4th, 2022 - By Majeed Ahmad

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As Arteris IP president and CEO Charlie Janac recalls, there have been shortages before, but not due to such imbalance between new semiconductor-driven applications and business models with relatively inadequate investment in foundry supply. It is worth mentioning that the Fukushima earthquake and tsunami in 2011 was a little preview of weather-related supply disruption. However, the resulting semiconductor shortage at that time was not nearly the scale of what we have seen now.


To read the entire EDN article, please click here:https://www.edn.com/a-closer-look-at-covid-and-the-semiconductor-shortage-saga-in-2021/

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