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  • Last update: Friday 10 November 2017 [63 news items]

FocalTech optimistic about TDDI chip demand for all-screen devices in 2018

Nov 10, 10:44

Full in-cell display module makers have been improving yield rates to lower their production costs for all-screen panels, which will see wider adoption by smartphones and tablets...

FocalTech pre-tax profits soar in 3Q17

Nov 1, 14:05

Touchscreen and LCD driver solution provider FocalTech Systems saw its pre-tax profits soar 328% sequentially to NT$151 million (US$5 million) in the third quarter of 2017. Pre-tax...

Chipbond posts record 3Q17 revenues

Oct 13, 10:52

Chipbond Technology's consolidated revenues climbed to a record high of about NT$5 billion (US$165.3 million) in the third quarter of 2017. Market watchers expect the company to post...

Taiwan IC backend firms to enjoy strong 4Q17

Sep 25, 11:57

A ramp-up of orders for communications chips, as well as TV panel-use driver ICs and TDDI (touch with display driver) chips, will enable Taiwan-based IC backend firms to enjoy a particularly...

Chipbond, ChipMOS see rising orders for TDDI chips

Aug 25, 12:19

Backend houses Chipbond Technology and ChipMOS Technologies have seen orders for TDDI (touch with display driver integration) chips for use in 18:9 smartphone panels ramp up, which...

FocalTech swings to profit in 2Q17

Jul 28, 15:06

Touchscreen and LCD driver solution provider FocalTech Systems has reported net profits of NT$31.19 million (US$1.03 million) for the second quarter of 2017 compared with losses of...

Chipbond, ChipMOS seeing robust gold bumping demand

Jul 19, 15:37

Backend houses Chipbond Technology and ChipMOS Technologies have both cut into the supply chains of US and Korea smartphone brands with their gold bumping services, and are set to...

Taiwan IC design houses seeing orders ramp-up from China smartphone sector

Jul 7, 10:49

A ramp-up of orders from China's smartphone sector will buoy revenues at Taiwan-based IC design houses, particularly those specializing in LCD driver ICs, wireless charging solutions...

Taiwan backend firms gearing up for robust demand for TDDI chips

Jul 4, 20:38

Demand for TDDI (touch with display driver integration) chips is set to boom starting the third quarter of 2017 which will buoy sales at related backend companies including Chipbond...

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Fierce competition brings down fingerprint sensor prices

Jul 4, 11:44

Fierce competition among fingerprint sensor suppliers has already brought down prices to less than US$2, with many players even quoting their products to as low as less than US$1.5,...

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Taiwan IC vendors see orders rebounding

May 16, 16:10

Taiwan-based IC vendors have seen a rebound in orders from China's smartphone sector and expect the sales momentum to continue to the third quarter, according to industry sources.

FocalTech reports losses for 1Q17

Newswatch - May 3, 11:09

Touchscreen and LCD driver solution provider FocalTech Systems has reported net losses of NT$8.199 million (US$272,928) or NT$0.01 per share for the first quarter of 2017.

Egistec March revenues down, FocalTech up

Apr 10, 23:34

Fingerprint sensor supplier Egis Technology (Egistec) saw its March revenues decrease 13.4% sequentially to NT$335.14 million (US$10.95 million) while fellow company FocalTech Systems'...

FocalTech obtains new integrated driver controllers for smartphones, says report

Newswatch - Mar 6, 10:46

FocalTech Systems has landed integrated driver controller orders for a number of new smartphones slated for launch in 2017, according to a report by Taiwan's Central News Agency...

FocalTech swings to profit in 2016

Feb 15, 22:17

IC design house FocalTech Systems swung to operating profits of NT$207.48 million (US$6.74 million) in 2016 from losses of NT$135.93 million a year ago, thanks to the company's efforts...

FocalTech to enjoy strong 1Q17

Jan 17, 10:50

FocalTech Systems is expected to enjoy a particularly strong first quarter of 2017, thanks to robust shipments of its single-chip integrated driver controller (IDC) solutions, according...

FocalTech to ship 4 million TDDI solutions a month in 1Q17, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 22, 15:57

FocalTech Systems is expected to ship up to four million TDDI (touch with display driver IC) solutions a month on average in the first quarter of 2017, up from three million units...

FocalTech November revenues fall to 9-month low

Dec 13, 22:00

IC design house FocalTech Systems saw its November revenues fall to a nine-month low of NT$870 million (US$27.4 million).

Egistec October revenues surge

Nov 18, 11:55

Taiwan-based fingerprint sensor supplier Egis Technology (Egistec) has reported October revenues surged 84.7% on month to NT$301 million (US$9.4 million).

Taiwan IC design houses to benefit from strong smartphone shipments by Oppo, Vivo

Nov 14, 14:47

Taiwan-based IC design houses, including MediaTek, FocalTech Systems and Global Mixed-mode Technology (GMT), are to see their shipments gain a boost in 2017 due to increasing orders...

FocalTech pre-tax profits climb to 4-quarter high

Nov 1, 19:41

IC design house FocalTech Systems has reported pre-tax profits of NT$104 million (US$3.3 million) for the third quarter of 2016, the highest in four quarters.

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

IC design house FocalTech sees revenues up in July

Newswatch - Aug 11, 10:48

IC design house FocalTech Systems has announced revenues of NT$1.102 billion (US$35.53 million) for July, up 3.5% on month and 20.4% on year. For the first seven months, revenues...

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...

FocalTech swings to profit in 2Q16

Aug 2, 11:00

IC design house FocalTech Systems returned to profitability in the second quarter of 2016 with pre-tax profits reaching NT$78.21 million (US$2.48 million). Pre-tax EPS for the quarter...

Improved product mix to boost FocalTech gross margins, says president

Jun 23, 14:15

FocalTech Systems' gross margin is set to rise above 20% in 2016 thanks to an improved product mix, according to company president Ming-Cheng Liao.

FocalTech ships more than 1 million integrated driver controllers in May

Jun 17, 09:45

FocalTech Systems has disclosed monthly shipments of its single-chip integrated driver controller (IDC) solutions exceeded one million units in May. Total shipments for 2016 are expected...

Digitimes Research: Korea LCD driver IC vendor Silicon Works sees revenues hit record high in 2015

May 24, 14:15

Combined revenues of Korea's major LCD driver IC vendors reached a record high of KRW419.4 billion (US$353.97 million) in 2015, with Silicon Works, a subsidiary of LG Electronics,...

FocalTech looks to double-digit shipment growth in 2Q16

May 4, 10:57

FocalTech Systems, which designs and develops touchscreen and LCD driver IC solutions for smartphones and other mobile devices, expects to post a double-digit sequential increase...

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.

FocalTech 2Q16 revenues to rise

Newswatch - Mar 29, 22:05

Touch screen and LCD driver IC supplier FocalTech Systems is expected to post a double-digit sequential increase in revenues for the second quarter of 2016, buoyed by rising sales...

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...

Touch pressure sensors to appear in more smartphones during 2016

Jan 19, 16:01

Smartphone vendors in Asia are expected to release more handsets with touch pressure functions similar to that of 3D Touch in iPhone devices in 2016, according to industry sources.

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...

Sunplus sees losses of over NT$700 million on financial assets

Newswatch - Oct 15, 10:24

Multimedia IC solution vendor Sunplus Technology has reported a loss of NT$749 million (US$23.06 million) on the value of its financial assets for the first three quarters of 2015...

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