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ASE a major SiP backend provider for Apple, say sources

Sep 20, 00:44

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE), through its Shanghai-based subsidiary Universal Scientific Industrial (USI), has obtained SiP (system-in-package) backend orders for Wi-Fi,...

Taiwan fingerprint sensor suppliers set to post strong 3Q16

Sep 13, 11:05

Taiwan-based fingerprint sensor suppliers including Egis Technology (Egistec), Elan Microelectronics and FocalTech Systems are set to post brisk sales for the third quarter of 2016...

Growing adoption of fingerprint sensors among Android smartphones is driving the IC designers sale

Digitimes Research: China firms to share up to 30% of 2016 global fingerprint sensor shipments

Aug 24, 12:11

Due to fast growing use of smartphone-based mobile payment services in the China market, both international and domestic vendors, including white-box ones, have adopted fingerprint...

Fingerprint sensor penetration in smartphone market to rise above 50% in 2017

Aug 18, 15:01

The penetration rate for fingerprint-recognition sensors in the smartphone market will rise above 50% in 2017 from about 40% in 2016, according to industry observers. The ratio reached...

Elan looks to up to 22% revenue growth in 3Q16

Aug 11, 10:15

Elan Microelectronics expects its third-quarter revenues to register a 16-22% sequential increase, driven by continued growth in shipments of touchscreen controllers and rising fingerprint...

Fingerprint sensor orders filling 8-inch fab capacity

Aug 10, 11:13

Foundries have seen a ramp-up of orders for fingerprint-recognition sensor chips which are filling their 8-inch fab capacity, according to industry sources.

Truly Opto-Electronics to ship 10 million fingerprint sensor modules in 3Q16

Aug 9, 14:04

China-based Truly Opto-Electronics is expected to ship 10 million fingerprint sensor modules in the third quarter of 2016 and ramp up shipments to 45 million units for all of the...

Innolux cooperates with Next Biometrics to develop flexible fingerprint sensor

Jul 22, 11:50

Innolux has cooperated with Norway-based Next Biometrics Group ASA to develop the world's first flexible fingerprint sensor based on Next's active thermal sensing technology, according...

eMemory solution for fingerprint sensors available for volume production

Jul 14, 10:00

Embedded non-volatile memory (eNVM) IP provider eMemory Technology has disclosed its NeoEE IP solutions for fingerprint applications has been embedded in customer products for volume...

Egistec posts record 2Q16 revenues

Jul 12, 11:00

Fingerprint sensor supplier Egis Technology (Egistec) saw its second-quarter revenues hike 137.7% sequentially to NT$252 million (US$7.82 million). The figures were also the highest...

Elan reports revenue increase for June

Stockwatch - Jul 7, 10:40

Elan Microelectronics has announced consolidated revenues for June 2016 increased 4.8% sequentially and 10.7% on year to NT$542 million (US$16.7 million).

Fingerprint sensor startup raises nearly NT$200 million

Jun 29, 11:14

Eminent Electronic Technology, an Elan Microelectronics subsidiary specializing in the design of fingerprint sensors, has completed a capital increase by raising nearly NT$200 million...

Egistec seeing strong fingerprint sensor orders through end-2016

Jun 29, 11:01

Fingerprint sensor supplier Egis Technology (Egistec) expects to enjoy strong orders through the end of 2016. Egistec has obtained new orders from a South Korea-based customers, and...

Elan expects 2Q16 sales to increase 7-11%

Jun 20, 11:37

Elan Microelectronics expects its second-quarter revenues to register a 7-11% sequential increase, thanks to growing shipments of touchscreen controllers for notebooks.

Fingerprint sensor supplier Egistec reports strong sales for May

Newswatch - Jun 14, 21:55

Fingerprint sensor maker Egis Technology (Egistec) has reported revenues of NT$166 million (US$5.12 million) for May, increasing 223.6% on month and 332.5% on year.

Elan obtains fingerprint sensor orders from first-tier notebook firms

Jun 1, 12:38

Elan Microelectronics's fingerprint sensor modules have attracted orders from first-tier notebook firms, with volume shipments set to kick off in the second half of 2016, according...

Taiwan fingerprint sensor suppliers start shipments to China, Korea smartphone vendors

Apr 12, 14:32

Taiwan-based fingerprint sensor suppliers have started shipping products to China- and Korea-based smartphone vendors, according to sources at Taiwan-based foundries.

Taiwan fingerprint sensor suppliers vying for orders from brand handset vendors

Mar 30, 10:58

Taiwan-based fingerprint sensor suppliers are eyeing 2016 orders from branded handset vendors, while industry leader Fingerprint Cards (FPC) has moved to lower its quotes to stay...

Fingerprint sensors, facial recognition and biometric surveillance to propel biometrics market to US$30 billion by 2021, says ABI Research

Mar 22, 15:39

The global biometrics market will reach more than US$30 billion by 2021, marking an impressive 118% increase from 2015, according to ABI Research. Consumer electronics, particularly...

IC design houses set to land more orders from smartphone sector in 2016

Mar 16, 15:50

Taiwan-based IC design houses are set to land more orders from the smartphone sector in 2016 as smartphones launched in the year are likely to come with dual-lens modules, fingerprint...

Elan expects sales to decline 15.6-20.3% on quarter in 1Q16

Mar 16, 13:55

Touch solution vendor Elan Microelectronics expects its revenues to decline 15.6-20.3% sequentially to NT$1.37-1.45 billion (US$41.80-44.24 million) in the first quarter of 2016.

Elan chairman IH Yeh

Xintec February revenues rise 30% on month

Mar 14, 11:38

Taiwan-based Xintec, an affiliate of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) specializing in packaging services for CMOS image sensors as well as MEMS and fingerprint sensors,...

FocalTech optimistic about 2016 with new products

Feb 2, 12:16

FocalTech Systems has been engaged in the development of single-chip integrated driver controllers, as well as the development of force touch solutions and fingerprint sensors, and...

Fingerprint sensor market growth continues upward trajectory, says IHS

Jan 26, 15:00

Fingerprint sensors, used primarily for mobile device login and payment security systems, have become an expected feature in high-end smartphones and, to a lesser extent, in tablets...

Fingerprint sensor prices to fall 40% in 2016

Jan 13, 21:52

Fingerprint sensor prices, which fell more than 30% in 2015, are expected to fall further in 2016 due to more competition in the market, according to industry sources.

Falling prices to accelerate fingerprint sensor adoption

Dec 28, 10:55

Average selling prices (ASP) of fingerprint sensors are set to fall another 30% in 2016 which will accelerate their adoption by handset makers, according to sources at Taiwan-based...

Elan to mass ship fingerprint sensors in 2Q16

Dec 24, 14:21

Touchscreen controller IC specialist Elan Microelectronics has entered development of fingerprint sensors with mass shipments slated for the second quarter of 2016, according to the...

Egistec sets IPO price

Newswatch - Dec 17, 10:27

Fingerprint sensor maker Egis Technology (Egistec) will debut on Taiwan's over-the-counter (OTC) securities market with an initial price of NT$115 (US$3.51) per share on December...

Goodix to ramp up shipments of fingerprint, force touch sensors in 2016

Dec 3, 14:30

China-based IC design house Goodix expects sales of fingerprint sensors and force touch sensors to be the two growth drivers for the company in 2016. Taiwan-based MediaTek is one...

Egistec to list on Taiwan OTC

Dec 3, 11:25

Fingerprint sensor maker Egis Technology (Egistec) will be listed on the Taiwan over-the-counter (OTC) stock market as early as the end of December, according to the company.

Handset chip vendors to promote peripheral chips in 2016

Dec 1, 22:31

Handset chipset solution vendors, including Qualcomm, MediaTek and Spreadtrum Communications are likely to focus on promoting peripheral chips such as fast/wireless charging chips,...

Taiwan 12-inch foundries offer discounts to attract orders

Nov 13, 10:54

Taiwan-based IC foundries are encouraging their LCD driver IC and fingerprint sensor clients to accelerate their transition to 12-inch wafers by narrowing the cost gap between 12-inch...

Elan expects to post 2-4% revenue drop in 4Q15

Nov 12, 10:29

Touchscreen controller IC supplier Elan Microelectronics expects to post a 2-4% sequential decrease in consolidated revenues for the fourth quarter of 2015, with gross margin ranging...

MediaTek chairman invests in fingerprint sensor maker Egistec, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 4, 11:31

MediaTek chairman MK Tsai has personally committed equity investment in fingerprint sensor maker Egis Technology (Egistec), according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News...

Demand for fingerprint, force touch sensors to increase significantly in 2016, says sources

Oct 30, 10:58

More Android-based smartphone vendors are expected to incorporate fingerprint and force touch sensors into their new models for 2016 as they strive to enhance the performance of their...

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