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Thursday 5 January 2023
DDI inventory correction nears the end?
Display driver IC (DDI) inventory correction may end earlier than other IC segments, according to industry sources.
Thursday 5 August 2021
Taiwan small- to mid-size LCD panel shipments to slip in 3Q21
Taiwan's shipments of small- to medium-size LCD panels are expected to edge down 1.1% sequentially in the third quarter of 2021 after growing 11.7% in the second quarter, according...
Wednesday 8 August 2018
VIS expects another quarter of record revenues in 3Q18
Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) expects to enjoy another quarter of record-high revenues in the third quarter of 2018, thanks to continued strong demand for 8-inch foundry...
Monday 25 June 2018
CPT LCD fab running at full capacity
Chunghwa Picture Tubes' (CPT) LCD panel lines in Taiwan are currently operating at full capacity as it has secured all-screen handset panel orders from China's top-four smartphone...
Wednesday 22 November 2017
Smartphone panel prices stay flat in November
Prices of a-Si and LTPS smartphone panels will remain steady in November due to decreasing demand for 16:9 handset displays, according to China-based market consulting firm Sigmain...
Wednesday 18 October 2017
Handset panel pricing flat in October, tablet panel prices declining
Prices of handset panels have remained stable in October, but those for tablet panels have been declining due to weak demand from device makers, according to industry sources.
Wednesday 2 August 2017
Novatek expects 2-5% revenue growth in 3Q17
LCD driver IC specialist Novatek Microelectronic expects to post revenues of between NT$12 billion (US$396.9 million) and NT$12.4 billion for the third quarter of 2017 representing...
Wednesday 30 April 2014
Digitimes Research: Taiwan small- to medium-size panel shipments down in 1Q14
Taiwan panel makers' shipments of small- to medium-size panels reached 301 million in the first quarter of 2014, down 18.3% on quarter and down 13.9% on year, according to Digitimes...
Wednesday 9 April 2014
HannStar sees over 25% on-year decline in March revenues
HannStar Display has reported that its March 2014 consolidated revenues reached nearly NT$1.98 billion (US$65.8 million), up 12.5% on month but down 25.4% on year.
Tuesday 4 March 2014
Small- to medium-size panel makers likely to see decreased performance in 1Q14
Small- to medium-size panel makers are likely to see decreased performances during the first quarter of 2014 due to decreased orders for tablet panels and entry-level small-size handset...
Thursday 14 November 2013
Digitimes Research: China panel makers to increase global proportion of small-size panel production
China panel makers are expected to make up 33% of global small-size TFT LCD panel production from 2013 onwards, up from 20% in 2012, due to newly constructed lines and expanded production...
Tuesday 20 August 2013
Panel suppliers resume shipments of 3.5-inch panels for feature phones
Shipments of small-size LCD panels, mainly 3.5-inch models, for feature phones have resumed to normal levels recently after tight supply in the second quarter, according to industry...
Thursday 16 May 2013
Demand for small-size panel driver ICs stays strong
Demand for small-size LCD driver ICs has remained strong thanks to brisk smartphone sales in China, which is set to drive revenue growth for related suppliers including design houses,...
Tuesday 2 April 2013
Small-size panel driver IC suppliers see sales rebound in March
ILI Technology (Ilitek), Orise Technology and Sitronix Technology, which specialize in small-size LCD driver ICs, will have their March revenues exceed the levels reached in the previous...
Thursday 22 November 2012
MediaTek November sales drop on EDGE-chip inventory and small-size panel shortage
Sales at IC design house MediaTek are set to register a sequential decrease in November, due to pressure to cut EDGE-chip inventories, as well as tight supplies of panels under 4-inch,...
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