TSMC Chairman Liu Deyin and President Wei Zhejia pointed out that thanks to the continuous increase in production of 5G smartphones and high-performance computing HPC, the overall demand for electronic products has further increased this year.
According to the officials, terms of mobile phones, high-performance computing, and the Internet of Things continues to grow due to products such as Bluetooth headsets, smartwatches, and smart speakers. The unit shipments of Internet of Things devices are expected to an annual increase of 30%.
Moreover, the unit shipments of major high-performance computing products increased by 11% last year. This year, high-performance computing platform unit shipments are expected to show single-digit percentage growth. It is expected that a number of factors will drive the demand for high-performance computing platforms.