Tuesday 15 November 2022
Most DDI makers downbeat about 4Q22
Display driver IC (DDI) suppliers are mostly pessimistic about sales prospects for fourth-quarter 2022, and their longer-term performance will be determined by their operation fundamentals,...
Monday 14 November 2022
Himax sees inventory peak in 3Q22
Himax Technologies believes its inventories should have hit their peak in the third quarter of 2022, when the display driver IC specialist saw its revenue and EPS both exceed the...
Monday 14 November 2022
DDI supplier FocalTech swings to loss in 3Q22
Display driver IC specialist FocalTech Systems swung to net loss of NT$2.77 billion (US$88.8 million) in the third quarter of 2022 from profits in the prior quarter and a year ago,...
Thursday 10 November 2022
DDI suppliers see replenishment demand for TVs
Display driver IC suppliers have seen a pick-up in DDI demand for TV applications, even though most orders are mainly short lead-time ones, according to industry sources.
Wednesday 9 November 2022
Raydium cautious about sales prospects in 4Q22
Display driver IC supplier Raydium Semiconductor remains cautious about its sales performance in the fourth quarter of 2022, citing the ongoing inventory adjustments across many industry...
Wednesday 9 November 2022
Novatek sees inventory return to appropriate level in 1Q23
Display driver IC supplier Novatek Microelectronics expects inventories held by handset and TV customers to return to appropriate levels in the first quarter of 2023 but is uncertain...
Tuesday 8 November 2022
Fitipower sees pull-in of short lead-time orders for TVs
Display driver IC specialist Fitipower Integrated Technology, an affiliate of the Foxconn Group, has enjoyed a pull-in of short lead-time orders for TVs to support its sales performance...
Thursday 3 November 2022
DDI suppliers continue to see inventory swell
Display driver IC suppliers have substantially scaled back wafer starts at foundries, but the efforts are still insufficient to reduce their inventory levels, according to industry...
Monday 17 October 2022
Large-size DDIs see slower decline in demand
The decline in demand for large-size display driver IC (DDI) is slowing down along with the fact that demand and prices of LCD panels for TVs, notebooks and desktops are running close...
Tuesday 11 October 2022
Realtek revenue hits 7-month low
Network IC specialist Realtek Semiconductor saw its September revenue decline 7.8% sequentially to a seven-month low of NT$9.58 billion (US$301.8 million).
Tuesday 4 October 2022
OSATs see DDI demand unlikely to pick up until 2H23
Display driver IC (DDI) demand is unlikely to pick up until the second half of next year, according to sources at DDI backend specialists.
Wednesday 21 September 2022
Samsung reportedly eyeing closer tie with UMC for additional OLED DDI output
Samsung Electronics is reportedly eyeing a closer tie with Taiwan-based United Microelectronics (UMC), already a foundry partner of the Korean tech giant, for additional OLED display...
Thursday 8 September 2022
Macroblock to see drop in 3Q22 revenues
LED driver IC design house Macroblock is expected to see third-quarter 2022 consolidated revenues decrease over 30% on quarter and about 50% on year due to weak demand for fine-pitch...
Thursday 8 September 2022
Novatek sees revenue hit nearly 2-year low in August
Display driver IC (DDI) specialist Novatek Microelectronics has reported a lackluster performance for August, suggesting that the DDI market is still engulfed in a downward spiral.
Friday 2 September 2022
Macroblock supplies miniLED driver ICs used in HUD for Li Auto
Macroblock has supplied miniLED driver ICs used in a 13.3-inch HD HUD (head-up display) for Li L9, a smart electric SUV unveiled by China-based electric vehicle (EV) vendor Li Auto...
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