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Parade to acquire Cypress TrueTouch Mobile business

Jun 12, 10:51

Parade Technologies and Cypress Semiconductor have entered into a definitive agreement under which Parade will acquire Cypress's TrueTouch Mobile touchscreen business for an aggregate...

Fingerprint sensor module prices to nearly halve in 2H15

Jun 4, 21:03

Fingerprint sensor modules will be priced at as low as US$4 per unit in the second half of 2015, compared with US$7-8 early in the year, according to industry sources.

Touchscreen controller IC vendor FocalTech sees losses narrow in 1Q15

Newswatch - May 18, 10:53

Touchscreen controller and LCD driver IC supplier FocalTech Systems has reported that its net losses shrank 63.7% sequentially to NT$55.56 million (US$1.83 million) in the first quarter...

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...

FocalTech cuts into supply chain of brand smartphone vendors

Apr 8, 21:20

FocalTech Systems has obtained touchscreen IC orders for smartphones from HTC, Asustek Computer and Xiaomi, according to industry sources.

Google, AOpen to release solutions for IPC products

Mar 24, 15:08

Google and Taiwan-based AOpen have jointly developed solutions for digital signage and industrial PC applications, and they are expected to be released in the second quarter.

Elan posts pre-tax EPS of NT$3.82 for 2014

Feb 25, 14:41

Elan Microelectronics, a provider of touchscreen controller ICs and fingerprint sensors, has reported a pre-tax EPS of NT$3.82 (US$0.12) for 2014.

Touchscreen clamshell notebooks to be phased out of the market

Dec 1, 15:32

Despite Microsoft and Intel aggressively promoting clamshell-type touchscreen notebooks, orders for such devices from vendors have already disappeared completely, and after existing...

China IC design houses expand presence in touch IC and fingerprint sensor markets

Nov 21, 10:27

China-based IC design firms including Goodix and Silead have expanded their presence in both touch IC and fingerprint sensor markets, thanks to rising orders placed by China's brand...

Touchscreen controller IC prices to fall further in 2015

Nov 17, 21:55

Prices of touchscreen controller ICs used in handsets are likely to fall 30% or more in 2015, due to fierce price competition among China- and Taiwan-based chip suppliers, according...

Dongbu HiTek volume producing touchscreen controllers

Nov 17, 15:51

Dongbu HiTek has scaled up the production of touchscreen controller chips with embedded flash (eFlash) memory to meet rising demand for entry-level and mid-range smartphones, according...

Elan 3Q14 profits slip 15%

Nov 13, 19:25

Elan Microelectronics, which provides touchscreen controller ICs, saw its net profits decrease 15% sequentially in the third quarter with revenues slipping 5%.

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...

FocalTech 3Q14 profits slip

Nov 5, 19:08

Touchscreen controller IC vendor FocalTech Systems saw its net profits decline 50.7% sequentially to NT$153 million (US$5 million) in the third quarter of 2014. Higher inventories...

Vendors stop developing touchscreen notebooks

Sep 29, 14:31

As demand for touchscreen notebooks has been far weaker than expected, notebook vendors have stopped developing touch-enabled notebooks for the fourth quarter, according to sources...

IFA 2014: Acer unveils new touchscreen products

Sep 4, 14:37

Acer hosted a pre-IFA press conference to unveil its theme, A Touch More Connected, and announced a series of touchscreen products. IFA 2014 will be hosted from September 5-10 in...

Jason Chen, Acer CEO, promoting new products at a pre-IFA conference

Touchscreen controller IC vendors expanding product lines

Apr 25, 12:00

Taiwan-based touchscreen controller IC vendors are expanding their product lines to include other IC parts such as LCD driver ICs, ambient light sensors, fingerprint recognition chips...

Ilitek to ramp touchscreen controller ICs 20-30% in 2014

Apr 22, 16:00

Buoyed by the release of new models, IC design house ILI Technology (Ilitek) is expected to ramp up shipments of its touchscreen controller ICs by 20-30% in 2014, according to industry...

FocalTech to acquire Orise through share swaps

Apr 8, 14:14

Touchscreen controller IC vendor FocalTech Systems will acquire LCD driver IC supplier Orise Technology through share swaps, according to the two companies.

FocalTech to ship 300 million touchscreen controller chips in 2014, says paper

Apr 1, 13:16

FocalTech Systems is expected to ship over 300 million touchscreen controller ICs in 2014 compared to 200 million shipped in 2013, according to a Chinese-language Liberty Times...

IC design house EETI looks to ship 50 million notebook touchscreen controller ICs in 2014

Jan 27, 12:20

IC design house Eglax-empia Technology (EETI) is expected to ship 50 million touchscreen controller ICs for notebook applications in 2014, according to an industry estimate.

MediaTek to control over 50% of smartphone touchscreen controller IC market in China

Jan 2, 14:19

MediaTek could control over a 50% share of the smartphone-use touchscreen controller IC market in China after the Taiwan-based design house officially merges with fellow company MStar...

More IC players to step into LCD driver IC market in 2014

Dec 19, 15:20

Some touchscreen controller and logic IC vendors are expected to step into the LCD driver IC market in 2014 eyeing the growing smartphone market in China, according to industry sou...

Brand vendors to back down from releasing touchscreen conventional notebooks in 2014

Dec 11, 21:31

Some first-tier notebook brand vendors have recently adjusted their notebook roadmaps for 2014 and will delay the releases of touchscreen conventional notebooks to focus on non-touchscreen...

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...

Touchscreen controller IC vendor FocalTech reports profits down for 3Q13, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 20, 15:18

Touchscreen controller IC vendor FocalTech Systems has reported net profits of NT$287 million (US$9.72 million) for the third quarter of 2013, decreasing 18.4% from the previous quarter...

Prices of Windows 8 touchscreen controller chips to continue to fall in 2014

Nov 18, 14:10

Prices of Windows 8-enabled touchscreen controller ICs are expected to continue to fall in 2014 even though prices of these devices have declined 50% since 2013, according to industry...

Touchscreen controller IC vendor FocalTech debuts on TSE

Nov 8, 14:50

FocalTech Systems, a leading supplier of touchscreen controller ICs for smartphones, debuted on the Taiwan Stock Exchange on November 8 with an initial offering of NT$250 (US$8.49)...

Notebook touchscreen controller chip prices drop lower than US$1

Nov 4, 22:00

Notebook touchscreen controller chips have recently seen their prices drop sharply with some even reaching below US$1, down from around US$4 in July, as notebook vendors have turned...

Touchscreen controller IC prices to drop 20-30% in 2014

Oct 24, 10:41

Prices of touchscreen controller ICs are expected to drop 20-30% in 2014, down from current levels of US$1.2-1.5 per unit for high-end smartphones and below US$1 for entry-level models,...

Vendors remain confident about touchscreen notebooks in 2014

Oct 23, 21:47

Despite the failure to raise touchscreen notebook demand in 2013, several notebook brand vendors including Acer and Asustek Computer are still planning to release more products in...

Some of touchscreen notebook and AIO supply chain makers may quit in 2014, say Taiwan makers

Oct 2, 15:17

Since demand for touchscreen notebooks and all-in-one (AIO) PCs has been far short of original expectations, some supply chain makers, mainly touch IC module developers and touch...

EETI, Elan offer mixed revenue outlook for 3Q13

Sep 9, 15:27

Egalax-empia Technology (EETI) expects its third-quarter revenues to increase 20% on quarter, while fellow touchscreen controller IC company Elan Microelectronics has predicted a...

Touchscreen controller IC vendors adding stylus functions

Aug 21, 22:12

Touchscreen controller IC vendors, including Elan Microelectronics and Egalax-empia Technology (EETI) are adding stylus functions into their touchscreen solutions to meet demand from...

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