Thursday 13 August 2020
FocalTech posts profit surge in 2Q20
FocalTech Systems, specializing in the development of LCD driver ICs and touchscreen controllers, has reported net profits surged 70.2% sequentially to NT$101 million (US$3.43) in...
Thursday 30 July 2020
Display driver IC firms to see robust revenue growth in 3Q20
Most Taiwan-based LCD driver IC suppliers have seen their order visibility improve as handset brands gear up for the launch of new models in the third quarter, and PC and notebook...
Tuesday 14 July 2020
FocalTech seeking more 8-inch foundry capacity at TSMC
FocalTech Systems is seeking to secure more 8-inch foundry capacity at TSMC aiming to satisfy robust demand for its TDDI (touch with display driver integration) chips, according to...
Thursday 18 June 2020
China, Taiwan IC designers keen on developing OLED DDI chips
Fabless chipmakers in Taiwan and China specializing in display driver ICs and fingerprint sensor chips are keenly developing OLED DDI chip solutions for smartphones seeking to build...
Thursday 11 June 2020
Novatek expects driver IC, TDDI chip orders to surge in 3Q20
LCD driver IC specialist Novatek Microelectronics expects orders to pick up starting the latter part of the third quarter, thanks to the launch of diverse ranges of new smartphones...
Thursday 11 June 2020
FTDDI chip demand set to boom in 2021
Demand for next-generation fingerprint, touch, display driver integrated (FTDDI) chip solutions is set to boom in 2021 thanks to their growing adoption in mid-range and entry-level...
Thursday 14 May 2020
EgisTec board approves additional investment in FocalTech
The board of directors of Egis Technology (EgisTec) has approved plans to acquire an additional 16% stake in fellow IC design company FocalTech System.
Tuesday 12 May 2020
Taiwan LCD driver IC firms to stay on growth track in 2020
Most Taiwan-based LCD driver IC makers, including Novatek Microelectronics, Himax Technologies, Sitronix Technology and FocalTech Systems, are confident that they will stay on the...
Monday 11 May 2020
EgisTec, FocalTech form alliance to develop FTDDI chips
Taiwan-based IC design houses Egis Technology (EgisTec) and FocalTech System have announced an alliance to develop next-generation fingerprint, touch, display driver integrated (FTDDI)...
Wednesday 19 February 2020
Driver IC backend houses expect demand to rebound in 2H20
Taiwan-based handset display driver IC backend specialists have seen customer orders slow down, with poor order visibility for the next several months, but they expect demand to rebound...
Friday 10 January 2020
Taiwan backend firms to up capacity for OLED driver ICs in 1H20
Taiwan-based display driver IC designers and backend specialists are looking to ready additional capacities by mid-2020 to meet growing demand for OLED driver ICs, according to industry...
Thursday 12 December 2019
FocalTech to see 4Q19 revenue meet guidance
FocalTech Systems is expected to see its fourth-quarter revenues meet its estimate of slight sequential growth, but it remains to be seen whether the IC design house will remain profitable...
Thursday 14 November 2019
FocalTech swings to profit in 3Q19
IC design house FocalTech Systems managed to return to profitability in the third quarter of 2019, ending a streak of three consecutive quarterly losses.
Friday 30 August 2019
Competition to heat up in optical fingerprint sensor market in 2020
Dedicated optical fingerprint sensor chips suppliers Goodix Technology and Egis Technology (EgisTec) may see their monthly and quarterly revenues hit new highs in the second half...
Thursday 15 August 2019
COF substrate maker JMC sees clear order visibility through 1H20
Chip-on-film (COF) substrate supplier JMC Electronics has enjoyed robust demand for semi-additive tape COF packaging services, boasting clear order visibility through the first half...