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Elan reports increased pre-tax profits for 3Q15

Newswatch - Nov 4, 14:38

Touchscreen controller IC vendor Elan Microelectronics saw its pre-tax profits grow 47% sequentially to NT$264 million (US$8.14 million) for the third quarter of 2015. The earnings...

Touchscreen controller IC prices falling

Sep 30, 11:06

Prices for smartphone-use touchscreen controller ICs have been falling as an increase in the number of suppliers has led to more competition in the market, according to industry so...

UMC enters volume production for touchscreen controllers using 0.11-micron eFlash process

Sep 23, 15:55

United Microelectronics (UMC) has announced the volume production of chips for touchscreen controller applications, built using the foundry's 0.11-micron eFlash process.

Elan Microelectronics reports flat performance for August

Stockwatch - Sep 7, 11:01

Touch controller IC vendors Elan Microelectronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$533 million (US$16.3 million) for August 2015, up 2.83% on month but down 20.29% on year.

Alcor Micro to split into 3 business groups

Aug 17, 15:54

Taiwan-based Alcor Micro, which specializes in the design and development of USB controller chips, has announced plans to undergo an organizational structure adjustment. The company...

FocalTech systems swings back to profitability in 2Q15

Newswatch - Aug 7, 10:26

Touchscreen and LCD driver IC supplier FocalTech Systems managed to swing back to profitability in the second quarter of 2015, with net profits reaching NT$63.02 million (US$1.99...

Taiwan touchscreen controller IC suppliers shift focus to large-size applications

Jul 13, 16:02

Taiwan-based touchscreen controller IC suppliers have turned their attention to large-size appliations such as touch-enabled monitors and displays for industrial, advertising and...

Touchscreen controller IC vendor FocalTech sees losses narrow in 1Q15

Newswatch - May 18, 10:53

Touchscreen controller and LCD driver IC supplier FocalTech Systems has reported that its net losses shrank 63.7% sequentially to NT$55.56 million (US$1.83 million) in the first quarter...

ASMedia leads in USB 3.1 controller ICs amid Taiwan IC designers

Mar 3, 20:27

ASMedia Technology, among Taiwan-based IC design houses, has taken the initiative to offer USB 3.1 controller ICs and has won adoption by Asustek Computer and ASRock for new motherboards...

Touchscreen controller IC prices to fall further in 2015

Nov 17, 21:55

Prices of touchscreen controller ICs used in handsets are likely to fall 30% or more in 2015, due to fierce price competition among China- and Taiwan-based chip suppliers, according...

FocalTech 3Q14 profits slip

Nov 5, 19:08

Touchscreen controller IC vendor FocalTech Systems saw its net profits decline 50.7% sequentially to NT$153 million (US$5 million) in the third quarter of 2014. Higher inventories...

Phison Electronics to offer 28nm SSD controller chips at end of 2014

Jul 4, 12:09

In view of fast growing SSD demand, IC design house Phison Electronics will start producing its 28nm SSD controller chips at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) by the...

Micron, SK Hynix interested in investing in Taiwan SSD controller IC designers, say Taiwan makers

Jun 17, 14:13

In view of continued growth in global demand for SSDs, Micron Technology and SK Hynix are interested in investing in Taiwan-based SSD controller IC design houses including Silicon...

Touchscreen controller IC vendors expanding product lines

Apr 25, 12:00

Taiwan-based touchscreen controller IC vendors are expanding their product lines to include other IC parts such as LCD driver ICs, ambient light sensors, fingerprint recognition chips...

FocalTech to ship 300 million touchscreen controller chips in 2014, says paper

Apr 1, 13:16

FocalTech Systems is expected to ship over 300 million touchscreen controller ICs in 2014 compared to 200 million shipped in 2013, according to a Chinese-language Liberty Times...

FocalTech looks to 50% growth in touch controller IC shipments in 2014

Mar 3, 21:40

IC design-house FocalTech Systems expects shipments of its touchscreen controller ICs to top 300 million units in 2014, increasing 50% from a year earlier.

Elan 1Q14 revenues to dip 10-15% sequentially

Feb 20, 21:18

Touchscreen controller IC supplier Elan Microelectronics is expected to see revenues slip 10-15% sequentially to NT$1.6-1.7 billion (US$52.82-56.12 million) in the first quarter of...

MediaTek to control over 50% of smartphone touchscreen controller IC market in China

Jan 2, 14:19

MediaTek could control over a 50% share of the smartphone-use touchscreen controller IC market in China after the Taiwan-based design house officially merges with fellow company MStar...

Memory controller IC designer Skymedi to report loss for 2013

Dec 17, 10:54

NAND flash controller IC design house Skymedi is likely to report a loss for 2013 due to a significant cut in orders from a major client, according to market observers.

Digitimes Research: Melfas emerging as leading touchscreen controller IC player in Korea

Dec 6, 11:45

While international IC players such as Atmel, Cypress and Synaptics are currently dominating the global touchscreen controller IC market, Melfas, Zinitix and Imagis Technology are...

Linear releases 80V buck-boost lead acid, lithium battery charging controller

Dec 4, 13:10

Linear Technology has announced the LT8490, a synchronous buck-boost battery charging controller for lead acid and lithium batteries, featuring automatic maximum power point tracking...

Touchscreen controller IC vendor FocalTech reports profits down for 3Q13, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 20, 15:18

Touchscreen controller IC vendor FocalTech Systems has reported net profits of NT$287 million (US$9.72 million) for the third quarter of 2013, decreasing 18.4% from the previous quarter...

Prices of Windows 8 touchscreen controller chips to continue to fall in 2014

Nov 18, 14:10

Prices of Windows 8-enabled touchscreen controller ICs are expected to continue to fall in 2014 even though prices of these devices have declined 50% since 2013, according to industry...

Kingston to expand purchases of USB 3.0 flash drive controllers, say sources

Nov 11, 21:25

Kingston Technology reportedly plans to expand its purchases of USB3.0 flash drive components, which is expected to boost the penetration rate for drives with USB 3.0, according to...

Touchscreen controller IC vendor FocalTech debuts on TSE

Nov 8, 14:50

FocalTech Systems, a leading supplier of touchscreen controller ICs for smartphones, debuted on the Taiwan Stock Exchange on November 8 with an initial offering of NT$250 (US$8.49)...

Elan 4Q13 revenues to slide 3-6% sequentially

Nov 7, 21:53

Touchscreen controller IC vendor Elan Microelectronics expects its revenues to slip 3-6% sequentially to NT$1.78-1.94 billion (US$60.5-65.94 million) in the fourth quarter of 2013,...

Touchscreen controller IC prices to drop 20-30% in 2014

Oct 24, 10:41

Prices of touchscreen controller ICs are expected to drop 20-30% in 2014, down from current levels of US$1.2-1.5 per unit for high-end smartphones and below US$1 for entry-level models,...

China market: MediaTek Group to account for 60% of smartphone touch controller IC market in 2H13

Oct 16, 22:16

Goodix and MStar Semiconductor, two associate companies of MediaTek, jointly took a 50% share of the smartphone-use touch controller IC market in China in the first half of 2013,...

Kyocera adopts Pixart capacitive touch controllers for smartphones

Aug 28, 15:23

Pixart Imaging has announced that the new generation of its capacitive touch controller ICs, which supports up to 10 touch points, have been adopted by Kyocera for the Japan-based...

Touchscreen controller IC vendors adding stylus functions

Aug 21, 22:12

Touchscreen controller IC vendors, including Elan Microelectronics and Egalax-empia Technology (EETI) are adding stylus functions into their touchscreen solutions to meet demand from...

Elan, EETI touch ICs to be featured in touch panel reference designs

Jul 25, 12:01

Touch controller IC design houses Elan Microelectronics and Egalax-empia Technology (EETI) will have their solutions incorporated in the touch panel reference designs provided by...

EETI optimistic about 3Q12 after revenues hit 26-month high in June

Jul 8, 14:14

Touchscreen controller IC vendor Egalax-empia Technology (EETI) expects its monthly revenues to climb upward month-on-month in the third quarter of 2013 after its sales hit a 26-month...

Elan sales up in May

Jun 6, 11:22

Touchscreen controller IC vendor Elan Microelectronics has reported revenues of NT$728.6 million (US$24.38 million) for May, up 4.8% sequentially and 9.3% on year. For the first five...

Ilitek to post revenues of over NT$900 million in May

May 21, 21:39

ILi Technology (Ilitek) is expected to see its revenues top over NT$900 million (US$30.07 million) in May, buoyed by increasing shipments of LCD driver ICs for feature phones and...

Touch screen IC, LED driver IC suppliers to post strong performance in May

May 21, 14:44

Touch screen controller IC vendors Elan Microelectronics and Egalax-empia Technology (EETI) have both seen their clients step up purchases of touch controller ICs for Haswell-based...

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    Color EPD controller co-developed by Seiko Epson and E-Ink

    Seiko Epson and E-Ink have announced a new jointly developed display controller IC for color EPD, the S1D13524. The S1D13524 is a high-performance EPD controller with a built-in...

    Photo: company, May 20.

  • Atmel+ATtiny%2Dseries+flash+MCU+family

    Atmel ATtiny-series flash MCU family

    Atmel has announced production availability for what it claims is the world's smallest flash AVR microcontroller package. The Atmel ATtiny4, ATtiny5, ATtiny9 and ATtiny10 AVR microcontroller...

    Photo: Comnpany, May 19.

  • Cypress+LED+lighting+AC%2DDC+digital+power+controller+

    Cypress LED lighting AC-DC digital power controller

    Cypress Semiconductor has introduced AC-DC digital power controllers for LED lighting, the CY8CLEDAC01/02. The CY8CLEDAC01/02 controllers offer a solution for both non-dimmable and...

    Photo: company, Apr 7.

  • TI+introduces+dual%2Doutput+digital+synchronous+buck+controller

    TI introduces dual-output digital synchronous buck controller

    Texas Instruments (TI) has introduced a new dual-output, multi-phase synchronous buck controller that can support various point-of-load configurations. The UCD9220 device provides...

    Photo: Company, Apr 10.

  • Techwell%27s+multi%2Dchannel+HD+controller+IC+

    Techwell's multi-channel HD controller IC

    Techwell's TW2880 is a 16-channel video and graphic controller with HD 1080p display capability for security surveillance applications. The device is designed to accept 16 live video...

    Photo: Company, Jan 5.

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