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High resolution displays contribute to rising revenues for driver chip vendors, IHS says

Oct 26, 22:43

Annual revenues for driver integrated circuits (ICs) will peak at US$6.8 billion in 2017, due mainly to the demand for higher resolution displays in smartphones and other applications,...

Driver IC backend houses see utilization rates fall to 70-80%, says report

Newswatch - Oct 26, 14:16

LCD driver IC packaging and testing houses Chipbond Technology and ChipMOS Technologies have both seen their capacity utilization rates fall to 70-80%, due mainly to poor TV sales...

Foundries asking LCD driver IC firms to switch to 12-inch wafers

Oct 22, 11:29

IC foundries have requested their LCD driver IC clients to upgrade to 12-inch process in order to provide a stable supply for analog ICs, fingerprint sensors, MCUs, mixed-signal ICs,...

Construction of Powerchip JV fab in China begins

Oct 20, 16:15

Taiwan-based foundry Powerchip Technology and the Hefei city government of China's Anhui province on October 20 held a groundbreaking ceremony for a CNY13.5 billion (US$2.1 billion)...

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Taiwan LCD driver IC firms look to post more than 10% revenue decreases in 4Q15

Oct 7, 22:17

LCD driver IC design specialists including Novatek Microelectronics, Himax Technologies, Sitronix Technology, Fitipower Integrated Technology, Raydium Semiconductor and FocalTech...

Sitronix posts record August revenues

Sep 10, 10:59

Consolidated revenues at panel-use driver IC specialist Sitronix Technology climbed 5.2% on month and 17.6% on year to NT$811 million (US$24.9 million) in August 2015, which also...

MStar to acquire Ilitek for NT$51 per share

Aug 26, 20:58

MediaTek has issued a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) that subsidiary MStar Semiconductor plans to acquire ILI Technology (Ilitek), which designs and develops...

China pushes for homegrown display driver IC industry

Aug 20, 21:44

China is looking to build a homegrown panel-use driver IC industry in Hefei, China, which will likely threaten Taiwan's IC driver IC sector, according to industry sources.

TV-panel driver IC suppliers remain pessimistic

Aug 14, 15:43

Panel-use LCD driver IC design houses and related backend suppliers have been conservative about demand for LCD TVs during the second half of 2015 despite the period being a traditional...

Himax expects 3Q15 sales to drop 5-9%

Aug 10, 15:46

LCD driver IC design specialist Himax Technologies expects to post a revenue decline of 5-9% sequentially in the third quarter of 2015, with gross margin edging down about 1.5pp on...

FocalTech systems swings back to profitability in 2Q15

Newswatch - Aug 7, 10:26

Touchscreen and LCD driver IC supplier FocalTech Systems managed to swing back to profitability in the second quarter of 2015, with net profits reaching NT$63.02 million (US$1.99...

Novatek expects 3Q15 revenues to grow only slightly

Stockwatch - Aug 6, 10:51

LCD driver IC design specialist Novatek Microelectronics expects to post revenues of between NT$12.6 billion (US$397 million) and NT$13 billion in the third quarter of 2015 - a slight...

Chipbond to boost sales from non-driver ICs, says report

Stockwatch - Jul 29, 11:10

Chipbond Technology, which provides backend services mainly for LCD driver ICs, will see significant growth in sales from its non-driver IC product line in the second half of 2015,...

Novatek June sales up 4%

Jul 6, 21:56

LCD driver IC design specialist Novatek Microelectronics has reported June revenues of NT$4.19 billion (US$135.5 million), up 4.4% on month. Novatek's cumulative 2015 revenues through...

Taiwan IC distributors optimistic about demand for handsets, TVs

Jul 3, 15:07

Chip demand for handsets will enjoy a seasonal pick-up in the second half of 2015, while shorter TV replacement cycles and the trend towards higher resolutions will drive the number...

Taiwan IC design houses looking for more orders from China handset vendors

Jul 2, 20:52

Taiwan-based IC design houses including LCD driver IC suppliers and analog chip providers have stepped up efforts to solicit orders from first-tier China-based handset vendors, according...

Taiwan-based LCD driver IC vendors set on transition process

Jun 24, 12:25

A number of Taiwan-based LCD driver IC vendors have kicked off their transition plans amid the rising presence of rival companies in China and the emerging of TDDI (touch with display...

Digitimes Research: Korea-based LCD driver IC companies revenues fall for second straight year

Jun 23, 15:33

Combined revenues of South Korea's major display driver IC companies – Silicon Works, Lucid Display Technology (LDT), Technology Leaders and Innovators (TLI) and Clover Hitech...

Apple in-house developing TDDI solutions, say Taiwan chipmakers

Jun 22, 15:18

Apple is internally developing touch and display driver integration (TDDI) single-chip solutions for its iPhones, according to sources in Taiwan's IC design industry.

Himax expects sales drop in 2Q15

May 15, 11:51

LCD driver IC design specialist Himax Technologies expects to post a revenue decline of 5-9% sequentially in the second quarter of 2015, with gross margin sliding about 2pp on quar...

VIS, Chipbond report decreased revenues for April

May 12, 14:56

IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) and backend house ChipbondTechnology, both of which have more than 50% of their sales generated from the panel driver IC sector,...

Novatek expects flat sales for 2Q15

May 7, 10:06

LCD driver IC design specialist Novatek Microelectronics has estimated consolidated revenues for the second quarter of 2015 will reach between NT$12.5 billion (US$408 million) and...

Memory related device suppliers to break into Taiwan top-10 IC design houses in 2015

Apr 23, 11:07

More memory-related device suppliers including Silicon Motion Technology, Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT) and Etron Technology are expected to break into Taiwan's top-10...

Novatek 1Q15 sales disappoint

Apr 20, 22:02

LCD driver IC supplier Novatek Microelectronics has reported weaker-than-expected sales for the first quarter of 2015, due mainly to the strengthening US dollar affecting negatively...

China design houses raiding Taiwan driver IC makers for talent

Apr 7, 12:16

China-based IC design houses have stepped up efforts to lure talent away from Taiwan-based LCD driver IC companies in an attempt to improve the quality and competitiveness of their...

LCD driver IC supply makers expect to see performances drive forward in 2Q15

Mar 13, 12:18

LCD driver IC supply makers in Taiwan expect to see their performances drive forward heading into the second quarter of 2015 as LCD TV and smartphone vendors begin unleashing new...

VIS expects 1-3% decrease in 1Q15 shipments

Feb 10, 10:58

Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) expects to report a 1-3% sequential decrease in wafer shipments for the first quarter of 2015. ASP for the quarter...

Apple reportedly to diversify LCD driver IC suppliers

Feb 5, 20:55

Apple is looking to diversify its LCD driver IC suppliers and move away from its dependence on Synaptics (formerly Renesas SP Drivers; RSP), according to industry sources.

ChipMOS to allocate 30-40% of capex for driver-IC testing

Jan 19, 21:31

Packaging and testing firm ChipMOS Technologies will allocate 30-40% of its planned capex for 2015 for upgrading its production lines for LCD driver ICs, according to the company.

Chipbond, ChipMOS 1Q15 sales to drop 5-10%

Jan 19, 10:36

LCD driver IC packaging and testing houses Chipbond Technology and ChipMOS Technologies are both expected to see their first-quarter 2015 sales decrease 5-10% sequentially, compared...

ChipMOS 2015 growth to near industry average, says chairman

Jan 14, 15:38

ChipMOS Technologies' sales for 2015 are forecast to rise about 7.5% similar to the industry average, according to SJ Cheng, chairman for the semiconductor assembly and test services...

ChipMOS chairman SJ Cheng expects the company to post an about 7.5% sales growth in 2015

Digitimes Research: Taiwan LCD driver IC revenues to rise 6% in 2014

Nov 20, 21:23

The combined revenues of Taiwan's top-six LCD driver IC makers are expected to register a 6.1% increase in 2014, according to Digitimes Research.

Himax expects flat or slight revenue growth in 4Q14

Nov 14, 16:22

IC design house Himax Technologies has reported financial results for the third quarter of 2014, which came in line with the company's guidance. Looking into the fourth quarter, the...

Himax provides touch-panel controllers for Lumia 535, says report

Newswatch - Nov 13, 14:19

Taiwan-based Himax Technologies has secured touch-panel controller orders for the first Microsoft-branded smartphone, Taiwan's Central News Agency (CNA) cited industry sources...

ChipMOS looks to flat performance in 4Q14

Nov 10, 16:01

Packaging and testing house ChipMOS Technologies is expected to see its sales stay flat in the fourth quarter of 2014 , according to industry sources.

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