Tuesday 12 March 2024
Adoption of 4-color ESLs growing
Fabless chipmakers are pleased to witness the growing popularity of four-color electronic shelf labels, according to industry sources.
Wednesday 21 February 2024
Taiwan motor driver IC suppliers gearing up for heat dissipation boom
Taiwan-based motor driver IC suppliers are seeing a surge in demand for related motor driver chips as the need for heat dissipation in cloud servers and edge IT devices increases.
Friday 3 November 2023
Backend house ChipMOS expects flat growth in 4Q23
ChipMOS Technologies anticipates flat sequential sales growth in the fourth quarter, with sales from memory chip orders outperforming those from display driver IC orders.
Tuesday 31 October 2023
Chinese foundry gearing up for automotive IC boom
Nexchip Semiconductor, a Chinese mature-node IC foundry, has stepped up its deployment in the automotive IC sector with the opening of a new fab in Hefei specializing in manufacturing...
Thursday 12 October 2023
Small- and medium-size DDIs carry the weight in 3Q23 and 2H23
Industry sources have indicated that only small- and medium-size display driver ICs (DDIs) are experiencing the due peak season effects, and this is mainly because most clients had...
Wednesday 4 October 2023
DDI demand likely to remain weak in 4Q23
Due to weakening shipment pull-ins for large-size device applications, display driver IC demand is likely to remain feeble in the fourth quarter of 2023, according to industry sour...
Tuesday 19 September 2023
Packaging material distributors see stable demand for automotive, advanced packaging
Semiconductor material distributors, such as Niching Industrial, Chang Wah Technology (CWTC), Topco Scientific, and Wahlee Industrial, continue to observe relatively stable demand...
Tuesday 12 September 2023
DDI backend firms see lackluster demand in 2H23
The sluggish sales of TVs and notebooks have prompted display driver IC (DDI) backend houses and related backend materials suppliers to be cautious about demand in the second half...
Tuesday 12 September 2023
DDI suppliers brace for slow 3Q23
Taiwan-based display driver IC (DDI) suppliers are bracing for a lackluster third quarter, with many reporting August revenue that was roughly comparable to the previous month, according...
Wednesday 23 August 2023
EIH sees disappointing demand for electronic shelf labels
E Ink Holdings (EIH), a provider of e-paper solutions, recently reduced its 2023 revenue forecast, due partly to the slow progress of electronic shelf label (ESL) upgrades and conv...
Friday 18 August 2023
Tape COF substrate suppliers see modest demand pick-up
Tape chip-on-film (COF) substrate suppliers including Chipbond Technology and JMC Electronics have seen a modest increase in demand and are expected to see their operations improve...
Friday 18 August 2023
Macroblock expects price war in LED supply chain to end soon
LED driver IC design house Macroblock has seen its Chinese counterparts raise their quotes, which is expected to end the price war, according to the Taiwan-based company.
Wednesday 16 August 2023
Taiwanese DDI suppliers may turn to Chinese foundries for cost reasons
Display driver IC (DDI) suppliers continue to be under pressure to reduce chip prices, and cost considerations may send them turning to Chinese pure-play foundries that can offer...
Friday 11 August 2023
Weak peak season: Raydium expects marginal growth in 3Q23
According to Raydium Semiconductor's chairman, Huang Yu-Kuo, Q1 this year marked the lowest point in operations, and recovery is noticeable in Q2. The main growth drivers are medium-...
Tuesday 8 August 2023
DDI suppliers uncertain about 2H23 demand prospects
Display driver IC suppliers experienced a surge in short-lead-time orders in the second quarter, but it is uncertain whether this trend will continue into the second half of the year,...
Summary of Tech Supply Chain News!
Taiwan IPC makers pushing integrated services to boost profits and to see revenues grow in 2024, says DIGITIMES Research
Global smartphone shipments hit 2023 peak in 4Q23, but decelerate in 1Q24 due to seasonality, says DIGITIMES Research
Meet the analyst: Operating system in AI era will be king, says DIGITIMES Research