Friday 18 March 2022
Large-size DDI prices come under downward pressure
Prices for large-size display driver ICs (DDI) have come under downward pressure, due to TV sales staying in low gear and demand for PC and monitor applications facing a slight downturn,...
Friday 25 February 2022
FocalTech reports strong profits in 2021
Dispaly driver IC (DDI) and TDDI (touch and display driver integration) IC design house FocalTech Systems has recorded net profit of NT$6.097 billion (US$219 million) for 2021, 3.02...
Tuesday 22 February 2022
Himax now world's top automotive DDI vendor
Taiwan-based display driver IC specialist Himax Technologies is firmly the world's top vendor of automotive DDIs with a global market share of 40% after seeing shipments of such chips...
Monday 14 February 2022
OLED DDI vendors in high gear to win more 28nm process capacity
OLED DDI suppliers including Novatek Microelectronics, Himax Technologies, Raydium Semiconductor and FocalTech Systems have never let up their efforts in winning more 28nm process...
Tuesday 25 January 2022
Sufficient OLED DDI supply for notebooks unlikely within 2 years
With Samsung Electronics and other Korea-based panel vendors looking to promote OLED displays for notebooks, OLED display driver ICs (DDI) will see promising demand for notebook applications,...
Tuesday 11 January 2022
OLED DDI demand to boom for handset, automotive applications in 2022
OLED display drive IC (DDI) demand for handset and automotive applications is set to grow sharply in 2022 allowing DDI backend specialists ChipMos Technologies and Chipbond Technology...
Thursday 16 December 2021
DDI suppliers see better-than-expected November revenues
Taiwan-based display driver IC (DDI) suppliers recorded better-than-expected revenues in November, as prices for large-sized LCD panels have stopped falling and TV shipments have...
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...
Thursday 9 December 2021
Chipbond, ChipMOS step up capacity expansion for testing OLED DDI chips
Taiwan-based display driver IC backend specialists Chipbond Technology and ChipMOS Technologies have both stepped up their purchases of high-end testing equipment to satisfy growing...
Wednesday 8 December 2021
Automotive TDDI chip demand set to boom in 2022
TDDI chip demand for automotive applications is set to boom in 2022, encouraging suppliers including Synaptics, Novatek Microelectronics, Himax Technologies and FocalTech Systems...
Thursday 25 November 2021
OLED DDI supply may fall short of demand in 2022
OLED display driver ICs (DDI) supply may fall short of demand in 2022, with the chip shortage likely to disrupt shipments for smartphones, according to industry sources.
Tuesday 9 November 2021
ChipMOS sees high-end DDI testing capacity fully utilized
ChipMOS Technologies continues to see its high-end display driver IC (DDI) testing lines remain fully utilized, but expects to post flat growth in revenues from the DDI segment in...
Tuesday 2 November 2021
DDI vendors may see gross margins eroded by rising production costs
Taiwan's display driver IC (DDI) suppliers will likely post sequential decreases in gross margins through the first quarter of 2022, as they encounter more difficulties in passing...
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...
Wednesday 13 October 2021
Taiwan DDI suppliers poised to generate significant revenue increases in 2021
Despite uncertainty emerging over the demand outlook for the fourth quarter, Taiwan-based display driver IC (DDI) specialists are all poised to generate signifiant revenue increases...