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Highlights of the day: TSMC gearing up for 2nm R&D

DIGITIMES staff 0

TSMC is set to open its R&D center for 2nm and more advanced manufacturing processes in Hsinchu in 2021, with plans to build its 2nm wafer fab nearby. TSMC has disclosed it is working closely with a major client to accelerate its 2nm R&D, but it did not name the client. Demand for USB chips has been robust, fueled by strong demand for PCs supporting stay-at-home economy in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. In the displays market, Taiwanese LCD makers are banking on mini LED applications in their competition against the OLED camp. Innolux has just unveiled a rollable mini LED public information display.

TSMC stepping up 2nm R&D for major client: TSMC is working closely with a major client to accelerate its 2nm R&D and facilitate related investment procedure, the foundry disclosed at its online technology symposium on August 25.

Demand for USB chips staying robust in 3Q20: Demand for USB chips has been robust and will boost Taiwan-based IC design houses' sales by over 30% both quarterly and annually in the third quarter, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.

Innolux unveils rollable AM mini LED display: LCD panel maker Innolux has unveiled a 55-inch rollable active matrix (AM) mini LED public information display (PID), which will be commercialized in first-quarter 2021.