Thursday 11 April 2024
Taiwan DDI firms post mixed 1Q24 results
Major Taiwanese display driver IC (DDI) manufacturers have announced their first-quarter earnings with varying results.
Thursday 29 February 2024
FocalTech sees multiple growth opportunities in 2024; biggest risk lies in mobile TDDI
Display Driver IC (DDI) manufacturer FocalTech pointed out that with the overall smartphone market's recovery in the fourth quarter of 2023, the shipment momentum for smartphone Touch...
Thursday 21 December 2023
Automotive DDI competition intensifies
Alongside the intensifying competition for electric vehicles (EV) in China, the market for automotive display driver ICs (DDI) is becoming more competitive, according to industry...
Tuesday 14 November 2023
FocalTech upbeat about OLED touchscreen IC demand for handsets
Mobile phone demand is returning, and more Chinese handset manufacturers are incorporating OLED displays into their new models, according to FocalTech Systems. OLED touchscreen ICs...
Thursday 9 November 2023
OLED DDI demand for mobile phones to rise further in 2024
With more smartphones featuring OLED displays, related OLED display driver IC (DDI) demand from mobile phones is poised to further increase in 2024, according to industry sources...
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...
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
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 21 June 2023
Taiwan makers take lead in global automotive DDI market
Taiwanese display driver IC (DDI) companies captured nearly 85% of the global automotive DDI market in 2022, according to the research agency Omdia.
Tuesday 16 May 2023
IC design houses have diverse perspectives on China demand
While smartphone-related IC design houses continue to see sluggish demand from China and are generally bleak about market prospects for the rest of the year, other chip suppliers...
Monday 15 May 2023
FocalTech sees 1Q23 perform better than expected
A pull-in of short lead-time orders for handset applications led to a better-than-expected first quarter for FocalTech Systems, according to the display driver IC (DDI) specialist.
Monday 27 March 2023
Novatek, Sitronix to hike DDI quotes by 10-15% in April
Taiwan's main display driver IC (DDI) suppliers, including Novatek Microelectronics and Sitronix Technology, are set to raise their quotes for some new offerings by 10-15% starting...
Monday 6 March 2023
Will automotive chips sustain strong long-term demand?
Against stalling chip demand for almost all consumer applications amid an unfavorable macroeconomic environment, automotive chips seem to remain unscathed with stable growth momentum...
Wednesday 1 March 2023
TDDI handset price drops near end, says FocalTech
Handset TDDI (touch/display driver integration) chip prices will continue to fall in the first quarter of 2023, but at a slower rate, with the price drops nearing an end, according...
Friday 2 December 2022
IC design houses may see mounting risk of inventory losses in 2023
More IC design houses could be forced to recognize inventory losses if macro headwinds last beyond the second quarter of 2023 and drive end clients to extend their conservative shipment...