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Monday 13 June 2022
Notebook prospects vary with device models, supply chain segments
As a whole, the notebook market has seen a reversal in demand, with consumer models bearing the brunt of sales downturn. Shipments of education-use Chromebooks, which played a pioneering...
Tuesday 7 June 2022
GIS bullish about 2H22
Touch solution provider General Interface Solution (GIS) expects revenue for second-half 2022 to be higher than that of the first half, driven by increased output of notebook LCMs,...
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
DDI maker FocalTech remains optimistic about 2022 shipments
Taiwan-based FocalTech Systems, a supplier of touchscreen and LCD driver ICs (DDIs), has reiterated its optimistic outlook for overall shipments this year, despite sluggish handset...
Monday 13 December 2021
Notebook shipments to stay stable in 2022 thanks to demand from gaming and enterprises
Despite slipping demand for entry-level notebooks and Chromebooks, overall notebook shipments are expected to be stable in 2022 as orders for enterprise and gaming notebooks are still...
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,...
Wednesday 14 July 2021
Egistec enters supply chain of Korea automakers
Fingerprint sensor specialist Egis Technology (Egistec) has reportedly entered the supply chain of South Korean automakers including Hyundai and Kia.
Tuesday 25 May 2021
GIS upbeat about fingerprint sensor modules for 2021
Touch module provider General Interface Solution (GIS) has expressed optimism about shipment momentum for 2021, driven by growing demand for ultrasonic fingerprint sensing modules...
Friday 23 April 2021
Holtek reportedly stops taking orders for 2022
MCU firm Holtek Semiconductor has notified its distributors and major clients that the company will not take orders for 2022 until it has completed negotiations with foundries about...
Tuesday 13 April 2021
Major Taiwan IC design houses to hike prices in 2Q21
MediaTek and Elan Microelectronics both plan to raise their chip prices by 10-20% to reflect rising foundry costs starting May 1, while fellow IC design company Realtek Semiconductor...
Wednesday 13 January 2021
GIS reportedly lands new ultrasonic fingerprint sensor module orders from Samsung
Touch panel maker General Interface Solution (GIS) is expected to lock in the first batch of in-display ultrasonic fingerprint sensor module orders from Samsung Electronics for usage...
Thursday 12 November 2020
SMIC expects 10-12% revenue drop in 4Q20
China-based pure-play foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) expects to post a revenue decline of 10-12% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2020, with gross margin...
Tuesday 22 September 2020
Egis files infringement complaint against Goodix
Taiwan-based Egis Technology (EgisTec) has filed a patent complaint with Beijing's Intellectural Property Court against China-based Goodix Technology for allegedly infringing on one...
Friday 10 July 2020
GIS revenues surge nearly 50% in 2Q20
Touch panel maker General Interface Solutions (GIS) has reported strong sales for the second quarter of 2020, buoyed by increased shipments of touch solutions for notebook and tablet...
Friday 3 July 2020
Elan posts record 2Q20 revenue
Touchscreen solution and fingerprint sensor specialist Elan Microelectronics has reported revenue climbed 60.4% sequentially and 62.2% on year to an all-time high of NT$3.54 billion...
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