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.
Friday 29 March 2024
OLED adoption among notebooks to accelerate in 2025-2026
The adoption of OLED display technology among notebooks is poised to accelerate between 2025 and 2026, according to market sources.
Tuesday 20 February 2024
China firms cutting OLED DDI prices
Taiwan-based display driver IC (DDI) suppliers are seeing their quotes undercut by Chinese counterparts, with the pricing pressure even spreading to the basic OLED DDI field, according...
Tuesday 16 January 2024
OLED DDI demand for smartphones to continue growth in 2024
OLED display driver IC (DDI) demand for mobile phones is expected to continue rising in 2024, thanks to the increasing adoption of OLED panels by Chinese mobile phone brands and the...
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...
Friday 8 December 2023
Novatek to supply OLED DDIs for iPhones say sources
Novatek Microelectronics, with its OLED display driver ICs (DDI), has entered the supply chain for Apple's iPhones that are set to be released in 2024, according to industry source...
Wednesday 6 December 2023
DDI suppliers brace for slow 1Q24
The low utilization rates of LCD fabs have caused display driver IC (DDI) suppliers to exercise caution when predicting demand for the first quarter of 2024.
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...
Wednesday 8 November 2023
Novatek expects sales growth in 2024
Display driver IC (DDI) specialist Novatek Microelectronics expects sales across all market applications to register growth in 2024, with shipments resuming their typical business...
Wednesday 13 September 2023
Qualcomm to continue supplying 5G chips to Apple through 2026
Qualcomm said Monday that it will continue to supply Apple with 5G modem chips through 2026, raising concerns about the progress of Apple's in-house developed 5G chip.
Tuesday 12 September 2023
DDI backend firms see lackluster demand in 2H23
The sluggish sales of TVs and notebooks have prompted display driver IC (DDI) backend houses and related backend materials suppliers to be cautious about demand in the second half...
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 27 June 2023
Handset repair market growing in China, say DDI firms
Despite the overall sluggishness of China's handset market, the market for mobile phone repairs is thriving, which is driving demand for display driver ICs (DDI), according to industry...
Monday 19 June 2023
OLED DDI gradually shifting to 28nm due to clear upgrade requirements from customers
In recent years, OLED Display Driver IC (DDI) has become the key product for DDI manufacturers that are seeking growth. It's also one of the few applications that have not seen a...
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