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...
Thursday 3 August 2023
China foundries enhancing mature node manufacturing capability for automotive chips
Chinese foundries including CanSemi Technology, GTA Semiconductor, and Nexchip Semiconductor have stepped up enhancing their mature-node manufacturing capability for automotive ICs,...
Tuesday 18 July 2023
Automotive DDI demand prospects improving
Automotive display driver IC (DDI) demand has been affected by the instability in the Chinese auto market and significant output cutbacks by automakers in the first half of 2023,...
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...
Wednesday 21 June 2023
Taiwan makers take lead in global automotive DDI market
Taiwanese display driver IC (DDI) companies captured nearly 85% of the global automotive DDI market in 2022, according to the research agency Omdia.
Tuesday 16 May 2023
IC design houses have diverse perspectives on China demand
While smartphone-related IC design houses continue to see sluggish demand from China and are generally bleak about market prospects for the rest of the year, other chip suppliers...
Monday 15 May 2023
Himax sees challenging 2Q23
Dispaly driver IC company Himax Technologies has warned of a challenging second quarter in terms of both sales and gross margin, but believes this will be a short-term phenomenon...
Monday 15 May 2023
FocalTech sees 1Q23 perform better than expected
A pull-in of short lead-time orders for handset applications led to a better-than-expected first quarter for FocalTech Systems, according to the display driver IC (DDI) specialist.
Thursday 20 April 2023
DDI firm Fitipower to downsize capital by 35%
Fitipower Integrated Technology, a Foxconn Group affiliate specializing in display driver ICs (DDI), has announced plans to reduce paid-in capital to NT$1.21 billion by NT$653 million...
Tuesday 18 April 2023
Outlook for handset-use ICs remains uncertain, say sources
A recent rebound in demand for LCD TDDI chips from the handset sector could be short-lived because the global consumer market has remained in the doldrums, according to industry so...
Thursday 13 April 2023
Handset sales remain sluggish in China
Despite a recent surge in short-lead-time orders for LCD Touch and Display Driver Integration (TDDI) is supporting inventory replenishment needs, overall sales in the consumer electronics,...
Wednesday 1 March 2023
TDDI handset price drops near end, says FocalTech
Handset TDDI (touch/display driver integration) chip prices will continue to fall in the first quarter of 2023, but at a slower rate, with the price drops nearing an end, according...
Tuesday 21 February 2023
DDI suppliers see orders for automotive ramp up
Display driver IC (DDI) suppliers are seeing an order pull-in momentum from customers in the automotive supply chain, according to industry sources.
Monday 13 February 2023
Himax expects 12-17% sales drop in 1Q23
Display driver IC specialist Himax Technologies expects to post a revenue decline of 12-17% sequentially in the first quarter of 2023, with a gross margin ranging from 28% to 30%...
Tuesday 17 January 2023
Himax sees 4Q22 revenue beat guidance
Display driver IC specialist Himax Technologies saw its fourth-quarter revenue climb 22.8% sequentially, which came far above its guidance of 4-8% growth.
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