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,...
Tuesday 18 July 2023
Fab toolmakers see orders contract
Semiconductor equipment suppliers are experiencing a decline in customer orders, which may limit their growth in the second half of this year, according to industry sources.
Tuesday 18 July 2023
Automotive DDI demand prospects improving
Automotive display driver IC (DDI) demand has been affected by the instability in the Chinese auto market and significant output cutbacks by automakers in the first half of 2023,...
Wednesday 12 July 2023
DDI firms see slowdown in replenishment demand
Display driver IC (DDI) suppliers have recently witnessed a slowdown in replenishment demand from the end-market vendors, and they are not certain as to whether the seasonal demand...
Friday 30 June 2023
Chinese DDI suppliers aggressively pursue local panel customers
China-based display driver IC (DDI) suppliers are aggressively pursuing local panel customers, intensifying their competition with Taiwanese and Korean counterparts currently dominating...
Friday 30 June 2023
China OSATs see ramp-up orders from local DDI players
China-based OSATs, including Chipmore Technology and Tongfu Microelectronics (TFME), have seen orders from the local display driver IC (DDI) sector ramp up recently, according to...
Wednesday 28 June 2023
Large-size DDI sales to rise through 4Q23
Shipments of large-size display driver ICs have been stable since the first quarter of 2023, driven by growing demand for TV applications, and the bullish trend will likely continue...
Global wafer foundry industry analysis and forecast, 2022
DIGITIMES Research Special Report Databases
Global tablet demand stays in stagnation in 2Q23 and 2H23, says DIGITIMES Research
China smartphone AP shipments rise sequentially in 2Q23 and 3Q23, says DIGITIMES Research
Global high-end AI server shipments to soar in 2023, says DIGITIMES Research