Thursday 16 May 2024
Consumer MCU market recovery in different regions vary
Suppliers are expanding their target regions to include India and Southeast Asia as consumer Microcontroller Unit (MCU) markets revive at different rates, according to industry sou...
Tuesday 16 January 2024
MCU players watch macroeconomic horizon as demand cools
Lukewarm demand in the consumer market and ongoing inventory digestion means short-term low visibility of the microcontroller (MCU) market.
Tuesday 12 September 2023
MCU suppliers see customers remain cautious
Taiwan-based MCU suppliers continue to see customers place short lead-time orders and stay cautious about placing more regular and longer-term ones, according to industry sources.
Thursday 17 August 2023
MCU firm Generalplus diversifying target markets, applications
Microcontroller unit (MCU) supplier Generalplus Technology continues to step up its deployment in non-Chinese markets and diversify its target applications, but is still bracing for...
Thursday 17 August 2023
Sunplus cautious about near-term prospects
IC design house Sunplus Technology has expressed concerns regarding its business prospects for the remainder of 2023 and the first half of 2024, citing low order visibility.
Friday 14 July 2023
Taiwan MCU firms yet to see demand pick up
Taiwan-based MCU suppliers have yet to see an increase in end-market demand, which was not spurred by China's 618 shopping festival, according to industry sources.
Monday 3 July 2023
MCU market demand unlikely to bottom out until 4Q23
The MCU (microcontroller unit) industry is entering the traditional peak season but can hardly resume its regular on-season market momentum this year, as downstream customers of mainstream...
Friday 9 June 2023
Taiwan MCU suppliers post slight revenue growth in May
MCU specialists such as Holtek Semiconductor, Nuvoton Technology, and Generalplus Technology all experienced modest sequential revenue growth in May, despite the fact that demand...
Thursday 25 May 2023
MCU firm Generalplus sees order visibility remain low
Order visibility for microcontroller unit (MCU) supplier Generalplus Technology remains low despite sustained demand from the industrial control market segment.
Wednesday 1 February 2023
MCU price war lingers in 1H23 as makers continue inventory depletion
A price war between Taiwanese and Chinese suppliers of MCUs for consumer applications will persist in the first half of 2023 as they remain under pressure to trim inventories amid...
Wednesday 9 November 2022
Generalplus sees 32-bit MCU shipments continue rising
Generalplus Technology continues to see its 32-bit MCU shipments ramp up despite a slowdown in shipments of its consumer MCU offerings, according to the fabless chipmaker.
Friday 19 August 2022
Backend demand for automotive MCUs, MPUs stays robust
Backend demand for automotive MCUs and MPUs remains in high gear, with OSATs and packaging materials suppliers seeing clear order visibility through the end of this year, according...
Friday 6 May 2022
Non-consumer 32-bit MCU demand strengthening
Taiwan-based MCU suppliers have seen a gradual pick-up in 32-bit MCU demand for gaming applications since the second quarter, and are optimistic about the overall 32-bit demand for...
Tuesday 8 March 2022
Taiwan MCU suppliers see customers start stockpiling
Taiwan-based MCU suppliers have seen their customers start stockpiling amid unstable international conditions, with clear order visibility extended to the end of the second quarter,...
Monday 17 January 2022
Taiwan MCU makers to ramp up shipments for non-consumer segments in 2Q22
Taiwan-based MCU vendors, including Nuvoton Technology, Megawin Technology, Holtek Semiconductor, and Nyquest Technology, are poised to see their shipments for industrial applications...