- Oct 2, 2019
Toshiba Corp. said it won’t be able to meet demand for power-regulating chips for another year, and in some cases, until the end of 2022, a new one for makers of cars, consumer electronics and Warning offered. Industrial machines suffering from component shortage.
“The supply of chips will be very tight until at least September next year,” said Takeshi Kamebuchi, director in charge of semiconductors at one of the company’s units. “In some cases, we find that some customers are not being fully serviced until 2023.”
Video-game consoles are another major victim of power chip shortages. Sony Group Corp. said it still believes it can sell more than 14.8 million units of PlayStation 5 this fiscal year to match the pace of its predecessor, but the April-June quarter saw production of the new console on PlayStation 4. lagged behind. same period. According to President Shuntaro Furukawa, the Nintendo company’s Switch production is not enough to meet customer demand. His company intends to sell 25.5 million switch units in the current financial year.
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