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Driver ICs for tablets to drive revenue growth at Novatek, Himax, say sources

Aug 15, 13:58

LCD driver ICs are expected to become a growth driver for IC design houses Novatek Microelectronics and Himax Technologies in the third quarter of 2012, according to industry sourc...

Himax sees profits up 33.5% in 2Q12, but revenues to stay flat in 3Q12

Aug 10, 14:12

Himax Technologies expects its revenues for the third quarter of 2012 to stay flat compared to US$189.5 million it recorded in the previous quarter.

Digitimes Research: Shipments of Taiwan's LCD driver ICs expand over 13% on quarter in 2Q12

Aug 8, 15:25

Shipments of LCD driver ICs by Taiwan-based IC design houses reached NT$18.83 billion (US$628.5 million) in the second quarter of 2012, up 13.5% sequentially and 2.8% on year, according...

China smartphone vendors increasing orders to Taiwan IC design houses, say sources

Aug 1, 14:55

China-based branded and white-box handset vendors seem to have begun ramping up their orders for IC parts to meet replacement demand despite concerns that China's economy is likely...

LCD driver IC design houses shifting more capacity to high-resolution parts for smartphone segment

May 24, 11:04

LCD driver makers including Novatek Microelectronics, Himax Technologies, ILi Technology (Ilitek), Orise Technology and Sitronix Technology have seen shipments of their high resolution...

VIS March sales up 10% on shipment growth

Apr 11, 11:21

Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) saw its March shipments rise substantially buoying company revenues for the month.

VIS posts better-than-expected 1Q12 sales

Himax raises guidance for 1Q12

Apr 6, 11:02

Himax Technologies has revised upward its sales, gross margin and EPS guidance for the first quarter of 2012, citing strong sales of its display driver ICs as well as growth in its...

Touch-screen chip market to boom, says IHS iSuppli

Mar 30, 11:24

Shipments of touch screen displays in devices like smartphones and media tablets are booming, causing the market for touch controller ICs to almost triple in size during a five year...

Taiwan IC designers seeing orders pick up

Feb 22, 14:52

Customer orders have been perking up recently, according to Taiwan-based IC design houses, adding that the upcoming international IT fairs are also expected to see new orders flow.

ALi expects 9-17% sequential growth in 1Q12 revenue, Himax foresees 5% drop

Feb 15, 01:00

ALi and Himax Technologies, two Taiwan-based IC design houses, expect revenues for the first quarter of 2012 to increase 9-17% and decrease 5%, respectively, on quarter, according...

Short lead-time orders from China buoying revenues for IC design firms

Nov 28, 13:40

Taiwan-based fabless IC firms have received an influx of short lead-time orders from clients in China recently, according to industry sources. The pull-in of orders, mainly for smartphones...

LCD driver IC design firms diversifying products

Nov 23, 16:58

Taiwan-based LCD driver IC design houses have moved to diversify their product portfolios to mitigate the impact of stagnant panel demand, according to industry sources. Driver IC...

LCD driver IC design firms diversifying products

Smartphones to buoy Himax 4Q11 revenues, margin

Nov 10, 01:30

With smartphone demand booming particularly in China, driver IC design house Himax Technologies expects its fourth-quarter revenues to register flat to slight growth sequentially...

China demand for small- to medium-size driver ICs, touch controllers rising

Oct 20, 13:58

Owing to strong sales during the recently concluded October national holidays, China-based branded and white-box smartphone vendors have begun to build up inventory for IC parts,...

Himax, Richtek see slow growth in 3Q11

Aug 11, 01:05

LCD driver IC design firm Himax Technologies and Richtek Technology, an analog IC designer, both expect their sales performance to come below seasonal patterns in the third quarter...

LCD driver IC vendors count on small-size models to boost sales

Jul 21, 14:22

Taiwan-based LCD driver IC vendors including Novatek Microelectronics and Himax Technologies have strengthened their deployment in driver ICs for small-size panels recently as demand...

Himax Imaging lands more CMOS image sensor orders from notebook sector

Jul 20, 14:08

Himax Imaging, a subsidiary of Himax Technologies, has continued to ramp up its shipments of CMOS image sensors as the company has managed to win more orders from the notebook supply...

Himax to launch share buyback program

Jun 21, 16:36

LCD driver IC design house Himax Technologies has announced a share buyback program under which the company will repurchase up to US$25 million of the company's American depository...

Himax reiterates 2Q11 outlook

Jun 17, 01:15

Display driver IC supplier Himax Technologies has reiterated its previous guidance for the second quarter of 2011 despite recent speculation about a slowdown in China's handset market...

Himax unveils 3D timing controller for naked-eye 3D panels

Jun 14, 13:45

Himax Technologies has unveiled an industry-leading 3D timing controller (3D TCON) for naked-eye 3D panels, suitable for handheld applications including tablet PCs, digital photo...

Driver IC designers look to sequential growth in revenues and profits in 2Q11

May 16, 15:13

Most Taiwan-based LCD driver IC makers are expected to post a sequential growth in revenues in the second quarter of 2011 although the growth rate may vary from company to company...

LCD driver IC maker Himax looks to 10-15% sequential revenue growth in 2Q11

May 11, 16:24

LCD driver IC designer Himax Technologies expects its second-quarter revenues to grow 10-15% from US$141 million recorded in the first quarter and gross margin to shed 1.4pp from...

Himax reportedly cuts into Dell supply chain

Mar 31, 01:10

Fabless IC firm Himax Imaging reportedly has landed orders for CMOS image sensors for use in Dell notebooks, and has also cut into the supply chain of China handset brands including...

Himax expects flat or slight growth in 1Q11 revenues

Feb 11, 01:50

TFT LCD driver IC maker Himax Technologies expects its revenues in the first quarter of 2011 to stay flat at, or grow slightly from, the prior quarter's levels. The company posted...

Himax unveils USB 3.0 pico-projector solution

Jan 19, 01:05

Himax Technologies announced on January 18, 2011 the launch of what it claims is the world's first USB 3.0 pico-projector solution, which combines SVGA (800 by 600) high-resolution...

LCD driver IC makers venture into production of touch panel controllers

Dec 1, 01:15

Taiwan-based LCD driver IC makers, including Himax Technologies, Sitronix Technology and ILI Technology, have begun small-volume shipments of touch panel controller ICs targeting...

Driver IC maker Himax posts 26.3% sequential revenue decline for 3Q10

Nov 10, 01:55

TFT LCD driver IC maker Himax Technologies posted third-quarter 2010 revenues of US$138 million, down 26.3% sequentially but still meeting its adjusted forecast. Although the company...

Brisk sales of small LCD driver ICs to continue in 4Q10

Oct 11, 14:15

Sales of large-size LCD driver ICs at Taiwan-based IC design houses in the third quarter were weak, while shipments of small-size driver ICs, especially for smartphones, remained...

Himax lowers 3Q10 guidance

Oct 11, 10:45

Himax Technologies has updated its previously announced third-quarter 2010 guidance. The company now expects revenues to decline approximately 26% sequentially from the US$187.7 million...

Himax expects 13-18% sequential drop in 3Q10 revenues

Aug 11, 12:15

TFT LCD driver IC maker Himax Technologies expects third-quarter revenues to decrease 13-18% sequentially, but due to adjustments in product mix, gross margin should rise 1-2 pp from...

LCD driver IC maker Himax lowers 2Q10 revenue guidance

Jul 8, 12:41

TFT LCD driver IC maker Himax Technologies has lowered its second-quarter revenue guidance to a 7% growth, down from its previous projection for a 10-15% growth, reflecting capacity...

LCD driver IC maker Himax plans TDR issue

May 21, 11:39

Nasdaq-listed LCD driver IC maker Himax Technologies has decided to list on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) in the form of Taiwan depositary receipts (TDRs), instead of direct listing...

Novatek and Himax raise LCD driver IC quotes, says paper

Newswatch - May 7, 16:49

LCD driver IC design houses Novatek Microelectronics and Himax Technologies both have raised their quotes to reflect strong demand for LCD driver ICs from the China market and increasing...

Himax reports almost 40% on-year growth in 1Q10 sales

May 7, 16:23

Himax has reported net revenues of US$175.5 million for the first quarter of 2010, representing a 39.7% increase from US$125.7 million in the first quarter of 2009, and a 1.8% decrease...

LCD controller vendor iML likely to be first foreign firm to issue IPO in Taiwan, says TSE chairman

Mar 16, 16:55

Integrated Memory Logic (iML), an LCD controller IC design house registered in the Cayman Islands, may become the first foreign company to have its IPO (initial public offering) listing...

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