Tuesday 9 April 2024
Touch and fingerprint recognition chips to ride initial AI wave
As AI PCs become more common, touch and fingerprint recognition chips will lead the way among related ICs riding the initial AI PC wave, according to industry sources.
Friday 23 February 2024
AI to drive touchpad and fingerprint recognition growth, says Elan
Leading touch microcontroller maker Elan Microelectronics is reporting year-on-year increases in revenue and profits for the fourth quarter of 2023 due to inventory destocking and...
Thursday 15 June 2023
Notebook lens specialist AOET expects stable growth in 2023
Ability Opto-Electronics Technology (AOET), which specializes in optical lens modules for notebooks, expects stable revenue growth in 2023 despite a decline in notebook shipments.
Thursday 23 February 2023
Inventory correction for notebooks nears end, says Elan
Notebook customers of Elan Microelectronics are making progress with inventory corrections, which are nearing completion, according to the fabless chipmaker.
Thursday 28 April 2022
GIS to ramp up capacitive fingerprint sensor output at new plant in 2H22
Touch display solution provider General Interface Solution (GIS) will have its new plant in Taichung, central Taiwan, come online mainly for producing capacitive fingerprint recognition...
Wednesday 27 April 2022
Pure-play foundries see automotive chip orders continue ramping up
Taiwan-based pure-play foundries continue to see orders for automotive semiconductors ramp up while stepping up their capacity expansion pace, according to industry sources.
Tuesday 26 April 2022
IC design houses keen on incorporating AI into edge computing solutions
With edge computing gaining importance in the proliferating of 5G and AIoT applications, IC design houses in Taiwan are incorporating AI algorithms into chip solutions for all edge...
Monday 18 April 2022
Elan eyeing large in-cell TDDIs for notebooks as new growth driver
Taiwan-based Elan Microelectronics, specializing in touchscreen controllers for PC applications, expects its newly developed large-size TDDI chips for notebooks to start contributing...
Friday 11 March 2022
GIS expects revenue proportion for fingerprint recognition modules to rise to 30% in three years
Touch solution provider General Interface Solution (GIS) expects the revenue proportion for smartphone-use fingerprint recognition modules to keep increasing to 30% in three years,...
Wednesday 23 February 2022
Elan expects fingerprint recognition modules to drive business growth
Touch controller IC and MCU design house Elan Microelectronics expects fingerprint recognition modules to be the major source of business growth in the future, according to company...
Monday 22 November 2021
8-inch fabs to enjoy robust business growth through 2026, says VIS chair
Eight-inch wafer foundry business will continue to enjoy robust growth momentum through 2026 due to limited increase in new capacity, despite market concerns that aggressive capacity...
Wednesday 13 October 2021
DDI backend firms expect flat growth in 4Q21
Taiwan-based display driver IC (DDI) backend specialists expect to post flat sequential revenue growth in the fourth quarter of 2021, as tight foundry capacity constrains their fabless...
Thursday 9 September 2021
Compound semiconductors to play crucial role in emerging applications
Compound semiconductors including third-generation ones GaN and SiC will play a crucial part in the emerging 6G, car-use or mobile LiDAR, and biometrics device applications, according...
Tuesday 24 August 2021
GIS invests in production of in-display fingerprint recognition, car-use coated glass
Touch module maker General Interface Solution (GIS) will invest in production of in-display fingerprint recognition modules and film-coated anti-reflection and anti-glare cover glass...
Friday 30 July 2021
GIS expects fingerprint sensor modules to drive future growth
Touch panel specialist General Interface Solution (GIS) expects sales of its fingerprint recognition solutions to climb as a proportion of company revenue to 20-30% in 2023 and 2024,...