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  • Last update: Thursday 5 February 2015 [19 news items]

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.

Commentary: Price cut competition looming for fingerprint sensor market

Jan 23, 11:05

The increasing number of suppliers of fingerprint identification sensors heralds keen competition in the sector's short-term future. Furthermore, the offering of integrated IC parts...

Synaptics reportedly trialing 55nm driver IC production

Nov 7, 10:42

Synaptics, following its acquisition of Renesas SP Drivers, recently started trial production of LCD driver ICs using TSMC's 55nm node, according to industry sources.

Digitimes Research: On-cell touch panels unlikely to win favor in high-end smartphones in 2014

Jul 14, 14:47

The on-cell touchscreen technology led by US-based touch control IC maker Synaptics and China-based Focaltech have accumulated total unit shipments of one million since the beginning...

O-Film, Synaptics to develop fingerprint recognition technology for China smartphone vendors

Apr 11, 14:37

China-based touch panel maker O-Film will reportedly team up with interface solutions provider Synaptics to develop fingerprint recognition features for smartphone vendors in China,...

Digitimes Research: Melfas emerging as leading touchscreen controller IC player in Korea

Dec 6, 11:45

While international IC players such as Atmel, Cypress and Synaptics are currently dominating the global touchscreen controller IC market, Melfas, Zinitix and Imagis Technology are...

Taiwan designers vying for touch controller orders from China vendors

Apr 13, 01:10

Taiwan-based IC design houses expect the present tight supply of touch controller ICs to give them an opportunity to cut into the supply chain of China's brand-name smartphone and...

IC distributor Techmosa looks to revenues of nearly NT$10 billion in 2010

Dec 8, 12:35

Taiwan-based memory IC distributor Techmosa International is expected to generate revenues of NT$9.5-9.7 billion (US$315.4-322.05 million) in 2010 with an EPS of NT$4.5-4.6, according...

Touchscreen IC suppliers cutting prices to win orders

Apr 13, 11:29

Major touchscreen solution suppliers including Synaptics, Elan Microelectronics, Cypress and Atmel have recently cut prices for particular customers or models by 10-20%, as a move...

Touch panel IC quotes dropping fast

Newswatch - Sep 7, 12:13

The current prices of 3.5-inch touch panel modules have dropped to US$9-11 compared to US$16-18 one year ago, and the chip prices for the segment has also been reduced to under US$2...

Synaptics supplies touchscreen solutions for Nokia X-series

Sep 4, 12:20

Synaptics has secured touchscreen solution orders for Nokia's recently announced X-series handsets, according to market sources. Synaptics is expected to see record shipments of touchscreen...

Nokia X-series

Synaptics, Cypress, Elan to see strong growth in touchscreen solutions for handsets in 2H09

May 25, 12:26

Synaptics, Cypress and Elan Microelectronics are expected to see strong growth in the second half of 2009 thanks to the popularity of touchscreen applications, according to market...

touchscreen

Nokia to adopt Synaptics touchscreen IC solution for upcoming handsets in 3Q09

May 14, 14:51

Nokia has decided to adopt Synaptics' touchscreen IC solution for its upcoming high-end handset and smartphone to be launched in the third quarter, and it does not rule out the possibility...

Elan expects 15-20% sales decline in December; to begin handset touch panel production in 1Q09

Dec 26, 01:00

Although Elan Microelectronics has recognized royalty fees from Synaptics as revenues beginning in November, pushing its gross margin up by over five percentage points last month,...

Windows 7 spurring development of capacitive touch panels for PC market

Dec 12, 16:19

With the prospects of Windows 7 sending major PC vendors looking for capacitive touch panel solutions, IC design houses such as Elan Microelectronics, Synaptics, Cypress, Egalax_empia...

Touch panel module shortage benefits Elan

Dec 8, 11:10

Touch panel sulution supplier Elan Microelectronics is expected to have an optimistic future outlook thanks to strong shipments of touch panel handsets, according to market watcher...

Synaptics and Elan see Android-related demand potential for touch-screen chip solutions

Sep 25, 16:57

According to market watchers, Synaptics has won orders for touch-panel chip solutions for the Android-based T-Mobile G1 handset. Elan Microelectronics is also negotiating with the...

HTC Dream features LCD panel from Sharp and touch solutions from Synaptics and TPK

Sep 24, 12:06

High Tech Computer (HTC) builds its newly unveiled HTC Dream, or known as T-Mobile G1 in the US, using LCD panels from Sharp and capacitive touch screen solutions from Synaptics,...

HTC Dream

Elan considers seeking compensation from Synaptics

Jun 4, 16:11

Elan Microelectronics said it will take the next step in a preliminary injunction order against Synaptics concerning a patent for multi-finger touchpad technology by informing its...

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