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Elan mass shipping touch controller ICs for tablets

Jul 25, 21:17

Elan Microelectronics has seen shipments of touch controller ICs for use in tablets ramp up significantly since the end of the second quarter. The firm is expected to ship more than...

Notebook ODMs remain optimistic about touchscreen notebooks

Jul 19, 14:54

Although touchscreen notebooks are only expected to account for 8% of overall notebook shipments in 2013, notebook ODMs are still optimistic about the product line's long-term perf...

IC design houses expect orders for notebooks to rebound in July

Jul 5, 11:26

Orders for notebook-use chips such as analog ICs, LCD driver ICs, USB controllers and touchscreen controller ICs are expected to rebound in July, according to sources at Taiwan-based...

Microsoft SST program not attracting brand vendors

Jul 3, 22:02

Microsoft's Small Screen Touch (SST) program, which offers Windows licensing discounts on touchscreen devices with a display size of 11.6-inch or below, is struggling to attract notebook...

Elan expects touch IC shipments to increase in 3Q13

Jul 1, 21:30

Elan Microelectronics expects its monthly shipments of touchscreen controller ICs to reach five million units in the third quarter of 2013 from the current two million, buoyed by...

Holtek generates more revenues from touch-enabled MCUs

Jun 25, 15:49

Holtek Semiconductor has indicated that the rollout of its new flash-based touch-enabled MCUs for household appliances has boosted the company's growth momentum in the first half...

Elan sales up in May

Jun 6, 11:22

Touchscreen controller IC vendor Elan Microelectronics has reported revenues of NT$728.6 million (US$24.38 million) for May, up 4.8% sequentially and 9.3% on year. For the first five...

Touchscreen notebook proportion expected to rise to 40% in 3Q13

Jun 3, 20:21

As vendors will launch more touchscreen notebooks, the proportion of notebooks sold in the Taiwan market with touchscreens is expected to rise from 10-15% in the first half of 2013...

EETI launches single-chip touchscreen ICs for notebooks, tablets and all-in-one devices

May 31, 12:24

Egalax-empia Technology (EETI) has rolled out a single-chip touchscreen IC solution which has been adopted by a number of desktop and notebook companies for their new models slated...

Touchscreen notebooks to become focus of Lenovo for 2013

May 27, 21:52

As Lenovo CEO Yang Yuanqing has recently announced that the company is aiming to achieve shipments of 100 million IT products for 2013, sources from the upstream supply chain expect...

Intel, MediaTek and Elan taking up 60% of global touchscreen controller market

May 23, 12:03

Intel, MediaTek and Elan Microelectronics combined have taken up over 60% of global touchscreen controller ICs market, according to industry sources.

One quarter of all notebooks to ship with touchscreens by 2016, says IHS

May 23, 11:38

Driven by falling prices and a major initiative from Intel, shipments of touch-enabled mobile PCs are expected to enjoy rapid growth in 2013 and the coming years, rising to about...

Elan shipping touchscreen controller ICs for new Nexus 7

May 22, 21:42

Elan Microelectronics reportedly has begun shipping touchscreen controller ICs for Google's new Nexus 7 tablets, which will help ramp up the revenues of the Taiwan-based IC design...

Touch screen IC, LED driver IC suppliers to post strong performance in May

May 21, 14:44

Touch screen controller IC vendors Elan Microelectronics and Egalax-empia Technology (EETI) have both seen their clients step up purchases of touch controller ICs for Haswell-based...

China market: Several smartphone components in short supply

May 17, 14:11

A shortage in the supply of some key components, including high-end camera modules, touchscreen panels and multi-chip package (MCP) memory chips, is worsening in the smartphone industry...

Touchscreen IC suppliers to see May sales increase

May 10, 11:25

Touchscreen controller IC suppliers Elan Microelectronics and Egalax-Empia Technology (EETI) are expected to post significant growth in May sales driven by demand from the PC sector,...

Price gap between touch and non-touch notebooks may drop below US$50 in 3Q13

May 7, 11:59

As Acer and Asustek Computer are both aggressively promoting touchscreen notebooks, sources from channel retailers expect the price gap between touchscreen and non-touchscreen notebooks...

Touchscreen models to account for 50% of Acer notebook shipments in 2014

May 6, 22:38

Acer is set to raise the shipment proportion of its touchscreen notebooks from 12% of the total volume in the first quarter to 50% by 2014 and 70% by 2015, according to Acer vice...

Acer set to launch US$399 touchscreen notebook in May

Apr 29, 21:37

Acer plans to release an 11.6-inch touchscreen notebook in mid-May, priced at only US$399 and since such a price point has already hit brand vendors' bottom line, there is unlikely...

Hybrid touch-screen notebooks account for over 20% of all notebooks in 1Q13, say Taiwan hinge makers

Apr 18, 14:24

Hybrid touchscreen notebooks (featuring a detachable keyboard) developed in the first quarter of 2013 accounted for more than 20% of all notebook models, and because hinges used in...

Intel recommends 3 touch solution providers to ultrabook ODMs

Apr 18, 12:35

Intel, in line with boosting touch screens in third-generation ultrabooks, has recommended three touchscreen solution providers, Cambrios Technologies, FlatFrog and UniPixel, to ODMs,...

Touchscreen notebooks may enjoy strong shipment growth in 2Q13

Apr 15, 23:35

Touchscreen notebook shipments may reach 4.2 million units in the second quarter, up 70% sequentially, as the production yield rate of touch panels has been improving, helping to...

Touchscreen notebook costs may fall in 3Q13

Apr 15, 15:03

Since its launch, sales of Microsoft's Windows 8 have been bleak. Industry sources have noted that due to limited supply of touch panels and low yields, prices of touchscreen notebooks...

Taiwan market: Touchscreen notebooks to enjoy 20-25% price drops

Apr 10, 13:46

Taiwan-based first-tier notebook brand vendors will drop their touchscreen notebook prices around 20-25% for the upcoming Softex consumer trade show in Taiwan, thanks to Microsoft's...

Touchscreen to become standard specification for third-generation ultrabooks

Apr 8, 22:34

Intel has decided to make touchscreen functions a standard specification for its third-generation ultrabooks, which is expected to launch shortly after the release of its Haswell...

Notebook brand vendors to secure touch panel supply with security deposits

Mar 28, 14:10

As touchscreen notebooks are expected to account for a double-digit share of the global notebook market in 2013, up from only a single-digit percentage in 2012, notebook brand vendors...

Taiwan market: Asustek launches touchscreen Transformer AIO series

Mar 8, 12:12

Asustek Computer on March 7 unveiled the Transformer AIO, a tablet which can be docked into a pad to become an all-in-one (AIO) PC, for launch in the Taiwan market. The AIO pad features...

Touchscreen notebooks to enjoy at least 10% price cut after Windows 8 discount

Mar 7, 13:49

Touchscreen notebook prices are expected to drop at least 10% when the recently reported Windows 8 licensing fee discounts provided by Microsoft go into effect, while some entry-level...

Touchscreen models may account for 10% of 2Q13 notebook shipments

Mar 5, 15:40

Touchscreen notebooks are estimated to account for 5-6% of total notebook shipments in the first quarter and with the launch of new models, the percentage may reach 10% in the second...

Google announces a high resolution touchscreen Chromebook

Feb 22, 15:41

Google has announced its latest notebook product, the Chromebook Pixel, featuring a display with a density of 239ppi and touchscreen functions, and an anodized aluminum alloy chass...

Google Chromebook Pixel notebook

Intel demands Haswell ultrabooks be equipped with touch screens, say Taiwan makers

Feb 1, 12:21

Taiwan-based supply chain makers have said they have received notification from Intel that all Haswell-platform ultrabooks should be equipped with touch panels to qualify for subsidies...

CES 2013: Lenovo unleashes new Windows 8 touch devices

Jan 8, 16:24

Lenovo has announced its new lineup of consumer and business Windows 8 touch-optimized devices at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Headlining the collection...

Touch panel supply and pricing keys to boosting Windows 8 demand

Jan 2, 16:08

Demand for Windows 8 will rely heavily on the supply and pricing of touch panels. Once touch panels can be supplied cheaply and in large volumes, sources from retail channels expect...

Touchscreen offers new opportunity for PC brands: An interview with Acer president

Dec 27, 15:56

The PC industry saw several major developments in 2012, such as the rise of ARM-based products that greatly weakened the influence of the Wintel platform and Microsoft's launch of...

Jim Wong, Acer president

Goodix to expand presence in China

Dec 13, 21:47

Goodix Technology, an affiliate of MediaTek specializing in the design of touchscreen controller ICs, has its solutions incorporated in MediaTek's new smartphone reference design,...

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