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  • Last update: Monday 19 January 2015 [318 news items]

LCD driver IC ASP likely to fall on rising penetration of RAMless chips

Oct 8, 12:33

As more high-resolution display products utilize RAMless LCD driver ICs, the average selling prices (ASPs) of LCD driver ICs might be dragged down, constraining makers' revenue growth...

eMemory announces NeoMTP for touch panel MCU and TDDI applications

Sep 16, 21:51

eMemory Technology, an embedded non-volatile memory (eNVM) industry player, has announced that its multiple times programmable (MTP) solution NeoMTP has advanced applications in touch...

LED driver IC suppliers look to strong sales in September

Sep 10, 21:24

LED driver IC suppliers On-Bright Electronics and Macroblock are likely to perform strongly in September due to brisk demand from the LED lighting industry in China, according to...

Taiwan LCD driver IC firms seeing demand for handsets pick up

Sep 9, 16:02

Taiwan-based LCD driver IC suppliers have seen demand from the handset-use panel segment pick up, prior to China's National Day holiday in early October, according to industry sour...

Taiwan LCD driver IC firms seeing demand for handsets pick up

Solomon Systech, Visionox develop AMOLED display driver IC

Sep 5, 16:02

Solomon Systech, a semiconductor company providing display IC products and system solutions based in Hong Kong, announced on September 5 that the company has partnered with China-based...

LCD driver IC vendors to see flat performance in 3Q13

Aug 28, 22:01

Most LCD driver IC vendors are expected to see their third-quarter revenues stay flat or decline slightly from the levels posted in the previous quarter due to a slow recovery in...

More Taiwan LCD driver IC makers enter Samsung smartphone supply chain

Aug 21, 22:07

Taiwan-based LCD driver IC vendors ILI Technology (Ilitek) and Sitronix Technology have entered the smartphone supply chain of Samsung Electronics, in addition to Himax Technologies...

Handset-panel driver IC firms expect demand to pick up in August

Aug 13, 15:33

Taiwan-based driver IC companies expect demand from the handset-use panel segment to pick up in August. Most driver IC vendors have reported sequential drops in July revenues.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan LCD driver IC shipments rise 18.6% in 2Q13

Aug 13, 13:58

Shipments of LCD driver ICs by Taiwan-based IC design houses for the second quarter of 2013 rose 18.6% sequentially to NT$24.05 billion (US$802.9 million) in value, according to Digitimes...

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LCD driver IC ASPs to drop 5-10% in 3Q13

Jul 30, 22:03

LCD driver IC ASPs are likely to drop 5-10% sequentially in the third quarter of 2013 as suppliers are expected to cut prices of driver IC parts supporting qHD and HD720 displays...

Lighting to overtake handsets as largest LED driver IC segment in 2013, says IMS Research

Jul 30, 14:33

With the efficiency and total lumen output for LEDs on the rise, lighting in 2013 will surpass handsets as the biggest application for LED driver ICs, with revenue rising by more...

Macroblock, On-Bright 3Q13 sales to continue growth

Jul 29, 16:38

Growing demand for LED backlight products will continue to buoy the revenue performance of LED driver IC suppliers Macroblock and On-Bright Electronics in the third quarter of 2013,...

LCD driver IC vendors face mounting pressure

Jul 18, 14:09

Taiwan-based LCD driver IC suppliers are facing mounting pressure resulting from decreased demand from the supply chain as well as intensifying competition in the entry-level to mid-range...

Commentary: Tier-two LCD driver IC houses to face shortages in 3Q13

Jun 24, 10:30

China's smartphone market continues to boom and demand for related components from domestic brands has been strong in the first half of 2013. Demand for small-size panels above 5-inch...

LED driver IC vendors look to strong revenue growth in 2Q13

May 28, 16:13

Some Taiwan-based IC suppliers have been ramping their shipments of LED driver ICs to China thanks to the fledging LED lighting industry in the country and growing demand for LED...

Touch screen IC, LED driver IC suppliers to post strong performance in May

May 21, 14:44

Touch screen controller IC vendors Elan Microelectronics and Egalax-empia Technology (EETI) have both seen their clients step up purchases of touch controller ICs for Haswell-based...

Revenues for drivers in LED general lighting applications to triple, says IMS Research

May 21, 10:42

Global revenues for LED driver ICs used in general lighting applications will more than triple from 2012 to 2015, as the market for solid-state illumination booms, according to IMS...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan LCD driver IC shipments rise 22% in 1Q13

May 20, 21:26

Shipments of LCD driver ICs by Taiwan-based IC design houses for the first quarter of 2013 grew 21.6% from a year ago to NT$20.18 billion (US$673.8 million) in value, according to...

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Chipbond, YoungTek to expand LCD driver IC testing capacity in 2Q13

May 10, 16:03

Taiwan-based IC backend service houses Chipbond Technology and YoungTek Electronics plan to ramp up their testing capacity for LCD driver chips by 20% and 30%, respectively, in the...

Ilitek, Sitronix 2Q13 sales to rise over 20%

Apr 23, 13:57

LCD driver IC suppliers ILi Technology (Ilitek) and Sitronix Technology both expect to enjoy revenue growth of more than 20% sequentially in the second quarter of 2013, thanks to...

Taiwan LCD driver IC vendors post strong sales in March

Apr 12, 15:33

Most Taiwan-based LCD driver IC vendors have posted strong revenue gains in March as end-market suppliers in China are building up inventories for the May 1 holiday season and also...

Small-size panel driver IC suppliers see sales rebound in March

Apr 2, 15:28

ILI Technology (Ilitek), Orise Technology and Sitronix Technology, which specialize in small-size LCD driver ICs, will have their March revenues exceed the levels reached in the previous...

Silicon Works expands presence in global LCD driver IC market

Mar 19, 13:53

South Korea-based Silicon Works saw revenues from the LCD driver IC segment jump by over 100% in 2012, according to Digitimes Research in a recent report, which found that its fellow...

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Himax ramping WVGA driver IC shipments to Samsung, say sources

Mar 1, 12:33

Himax Technology reportedly is ramping shipments of its WVGA driver ICs to Samsung Electronics for its midrange Galaxy Grand Duos smartphone as the Korea vendor is pushing sales of...

KYEC looks to brisk sales in LCD driver IC and CMOS image sensor testing services in 1H13

Feb 26, 22:06

King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) expects its testing lines for LCD driver ICs and CMOS image sensors to continue booming in the first half of 2013, particularly for CMOS image...

Himax enjoys boom in sales of small- to medium-size driver ICs

Feb 7, 22:17

LCD driver IC supplier Himax Technologies saw sales of products used in small- to medium-size panels for applications, excluding feature phones, climb to NT$5.55 billion (US$187.5...

Taiwan LCD driver IC shipments rise 23% in 4Q12, says Digitimes Research

Feb 4, 15:05

Shipments of LCD driver ICs by Taiwan-based IC design houses increased 23.4% from a year ago to NT$22.09 billion (US$747 million) in the fourth quarter of 2012, mainly pushed by demand...

Novatek posts profit growth of 20% in 2012

Jan 31, 22:21

LCD driver IC supplier Novatek Microelectronics has announced that net profits for 2012 rose 20.1% to NT$4.44 billion (US$150 million). EPS for the year came to NT$7.32.

LCD driver IC vendors to perform strongly in 1Q13

Jan 30, 15:58

LCD driver IC vendors including Orise Technology, Sitronix Technology and ILi Technology (Ilitek) all expected to perform strongly in the first quarter of 2013, scaling down the impact...

Chipbond, ChipMOS 2013 capex to stay flat

Jan 22, 19:58

LCD driver IC packaging and testing houses Chipbond Technology and ChipMOS Technologies will have their capex for 2013 stay unchanged at the prior year's level.

LED driver IC vendors to see booming shipments in 2013

Jan 22, 14:02

Taiwan-based LED driver IC suppliers Richtek Technology, Macroblock and On-Bright Electronics are expected to see shipments boom in 2013 on anticipated growth in LED demand for backlight...

LCD driver IC vendors post revenue gains in 2012

Jan 9, 15:47

LCD driver IC vendors Novatek Microelectronics, ILi Technology (Ilitek) and Orise Technology saw their revenues gain 5.6%, 16.5% and 20%, respectively, to NT$37.01 billion (US$1.28...

LCD driver IC vendors to ship more eDP driver chips in 2013

Dec 28, 11:42

LCD driver IC vendors including Novatek Microelectronics and Himax Technologies are likely to see their shipments of eDP (embedded DisplayPort) LCD driver ICs increase significantly...

ChipMOS to focus 2013 capex on LCD driver IC testing capacity

Dec 24, 09:49

Taiwan-based IC packaging/testing service provider ChipMOS Technologies plans to set aside NT$2.2-2.5 billion (US$75.5-85.8 million) for its 2013 capex budget and use 50% of the amount...

Four LCD driver IC designers see mixed sequential growth in November revenue

Dec 10, 22:34

Taiwan-based LCD driver IC design houses Novatek Microelectronics and ILI Technology had November revenues slipping on month by 3.70% and 8.69% respectively, while fellow design houses...

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