Thursday 7 April 2016
Etron webcam controller adopted in new Oculus device, say reports
Etron Technology's webcam controllers have cut into the supply chain of Oculus for the virtual reality (VR) device vendor's Rift Constellation tracking system, according to recent...
Tuesday 23 February 2016
Several Taiwan IC design houses ready for virtual reality boom
Etron Technology, Elan Microelectronics and C-Media Electronics are already engaged in the development of chips for virtual reality (VR) devices gearing up for the market boom. However,...
Thursday 24 December 2015
Etron chair sees modest chip market recovery in 2016
Conditions in the global semiconductor industry are set to improve from 2015 enabling a modest recovery in 2016, according to Nicky Lu, chairman and CEO of Taiwan's fabless firm Etron...
Friday 4 September 2015
IC demand unlikely to pick up until 2Q16, says TSIA chairman
Nicky Lu, chairman of the Taiwan Semiconductor Industry Association (TSIA), has expressed caution about the semiconductor market in the second half of 2015. Demand is unlikely to...
Friday 14 August 2015
Etron to spin off logic IC units
Niche-memory design specialist Etron Technology has announced plans to spin off its USB controller IC and 3D image sensor businesses into two wholly-owned separate companies. The...
Thursday 30 July 2015
Taiwan IC firms positive about demand for USB 3.1 Type-C solutions
Taiwan-based IC design companies including ASMedia Technology, Etron Technology and VIA Labs are all gearing up to offer USB 3.1 Type-C solutions as they anticipate the interface...
Monday 20 July 2015
Etron to post higher profits and gross margin for 2Q15, says report
Memory-IC design house Etron Technology is expected to see its second-quarter gross margin to outpace the prior quarter's level, with operating profits doubling to NT$30 million (US$1...
Monday 15 June 2015
Himax, Etron developing chips for VR applications
While most Taiwan-based IC design houses are cautious in developing chips for virtual reality (VR) applications, Himax Technologies and Etron Technology may step into the VR market...
Tuesday 19 May 2015
ESMT, Etron enter Taiwan top-10 IC design houses in 1Q15
Memory-IC design companies Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT) and Etron Technology both broke into Taiwan's top-10 IC design houses in the first quarter of 2015.
Monday 4 May 2015
Macronix, Etron reportedly looking to tap MCP memory market
Taiwan-based Macronix International and Etron Technology are both looking to step into the market for MCP (multi chip package) memory solutions, and are approaching potential partners...
Thursday 23 April 2015
Memory related device suppliers to break into Taiwan top-10 IC design houses in 2015
More memory-related device suppliers including Silicon Motion Technology, Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT) and Etron Technology are expected to break into Taiwan's top-10...
Thursday 2 April 2015
Specialty DRAM specialists ESMT, Etron report profit growth for 2014
Memory IC design house Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT) saw its net profits soar 67.6% on year in 2014, while profits at Etron Technology climbed to a 4-year high.
Tuesday 4 November 2014
Etron swings to profit
IC design house Etron Technology swung to net profits of NT$94.27 million (US$3.1 million) in the first three quarters of 2014 from losses of NT$62.98 million a year earlier. For...
Wednesday 29 October 2014
Global semiconductor revenues to reach over US$400 billion in 2017, says GSA
The global semiconductor industry was responsible for generating US$290 billion in annual revenues in 2012 with expectations that this number will exceed US$400 billion in 2017, according...
Wednesday 22 October 2014
China companies to raid talent from Taiwan semiconductor industry
China-based companies reportedly plan to raid talent from Taiwan's semiconductor industry offering monthly pay equal or higher than five-fold that received in Taiwan currently, according...