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  • Last update: Monday 25 September 2017 [33 news items]

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...

Digitimes Research: Global TDDI chip shipments for 2017 to shoot up 191% on year

Aug 21, 14:26

Global TDDI (touch and display driver integration) chip shipments for 2017 are estimated to drastically soar 191% on year due mainly to increased shipments of hybrid in-cell TDDI...

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ChipMOS obtains backend orders from Novatek

Aug 10, 11:46

ChipMOS Technologies has obtained backend orders for touch display driver ICs (TDDI) from Novatek Microelectronics, with shipments set to kick off in the fourth quarter of 2017, according...

ChipMOS gearing up for robust demand for TDDI chips

MediaTek IoT chips expand presence in China bicycle-sharing market

Jul 12, 13:30

Specializing in smartphone SoC chips, MediaTek has been aggressively developing its highly-integrated SoC offerings for wearable and IoT applications. With its IoT solutions, MediaTek...

MediaTek IoT chips are making inroads in China bicycle-sharing market

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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Synaptics announces optical-based fingerprint sensors for smartphones

Dec 14, 21:52

Synaptics has announced a new family of Natural ID biometric authentication solutions that leverage high-performance, highly secure optical-based fingerprint sensors for smartphones...

ASE, VisEra obtain packaging orders for under-glass fingerprint sensors from Synaptics, says report

Newswatch - Nov 25, 16:06

Taiwan-based Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and VisEra Technologies have both landed packaging orders for under-glass fingerprint sensors from Synaptics, according to a...

Apple places driver IC orders for 2016 iPhone models with Synaptics

Nov 5, 15:39

Apple has placed LCD driver IC orders for its 2016 series of iPhones with Synaptics, indicating its in-house developed touch and display driver integration (TDDI) single-chip solutions...

Samsung to use Clear Force touch technology in Galaxy S7 handset, says report

Oct 14, 15:25

Samsung Electronics will incorporate Clear Force touch technology from Synaptics in its reported Galaxy S7 smartphone, according to Korea-based ET News.

Touchscreen controller IC prices falling

Sep 30, 11:06

Prices for smartphone-use touchscreen controller ICs have been falling as an increase in the number of suppliers has led to more competition in the market, according to industry so...

TDDI solutions set to see growing adoption among smartphones

Aug 27, 11:00

Touch and display driver integration (TDDI) single-chip solutions are expected to see growing adoption among smartphones starting the fourth quarter of 2015, according to industry...

Synaptics announces panel driver IC solutions for mobile devices

Jul 20, 15:07

Synaptics has announced sampling of ClearPad 4300, its second-generation touch and display driver integration (TDDI) product, and a lineup of four new display driver IC solutions...

MediaTek responds to patent infringement case brought by Synaptics against its China-based affiliate

Stockwatch - Apr 24, 14:58

The recent patent infringement case brought by Synaptics against Goodix Technology in the US will not affect MediaTek's overall operations, according to the Taiwan-based IC design...

Synaptics files patent complaints in protection of touch sensing technology

Apr 23, 22:22

Synaptics has announced the filing of complaints against BLU Products and two Goodix entities, including Goodix Technology, in the US International Trade Commission (USITC) and US...

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...

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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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