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Phison poised to embrace 96-layer 3D NAND tech by end of 2018

Dec 5, 14:27

With the global NAND flash industry successfully transitioning to the 64/72-layer 3D specification era in 2017, Taiwan-based Phison Electronics is prepared to advance further to the...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan IC design industry output value to rise 3% in 2017

Jun 30, 09:58

The production value of Taiwan's IC design industry will grow only 3.3% on year to NT$637.3 billion (US$20.9 billion) in 2017, as a result of weaker growth coming from MediaTek, according...

TSMC obtains 12nm chip orders from fabless firms

May 11, 11:59

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has secured 12nm chip orders from Nvidia, MediaTek, Silicon Motion Technology and HiSilicon for the fabless firms' different chip...

Silicon Motion expects 2Q17 sales to rise 5-10%

May 2, 19:49

Memory controller IC supplier Silicon Motion Technology expects its revenues to increase 5-10% sequentially in the second quarter of 2017, with gross margin ranging from 48.5% to...

Phison posts NT$24.67 EPS for 2016

Mar 20, 21:03

Memory device controller supplier Phison Electronics has reported net profits of NT$4.8 billion (US$157.4 million) for 2016, hitting a record high. EPS for the year reached NT$24.6...

Elan expects to post 6-9% decrease in 1Q17 revenues

Feb 23, 11:26

IC design house Elan Microelectronics, which specializes in touchscreen controller chips, expects its first-quarter 2017 revenues to decrease 6-9% sequentially, due to a seasonal...

Silicon Motion posts record revenues and profits for 2016

Jan 25, 11:17

Revenues at Silicon Motion Technology climbed to a record US$556 million in 2016, up 54% on year, while net profits (non-GAAP) also reached a record US$130 million. The company's...

Silicon Motion enjoys strong shipments for SSD, eMMC solutions

Nov 1, 11:42

NAND flash device controller supplier Silicon Motion Technology saw revenues generated from its embedded storage products increase over 15% sequentially to account for about 80% of...

Touch controller IC vendor Elan reports increased sales for July

Stockwatch - Aug 8, 15:30

Touchscreen controller IC vendor Elan Microelectronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$601 million (US$19.04 million) for July, representing a 10.92% increase on month and...

FocalTech optimistic about 2016 with new products

Feb 2, 12:16

FocalTech Systems has been engaged in the development of single-chip integrated driver controllers, as well as the development of force touch solutions and fingerprint sensors, and...

Elan to mass ship fingerprint sensors in 2Q16

Dec 24, 14:21

Touchscreen controller IC specialist Elan Microelectronics has entered development of fingerprint sensors with mass shipments slated for the second quarter of 2016, according to the...

ASMedia to post record 4Q15 revenues, says report

Stockwatch - Dec 9, 11:19

ASMedia Technology, an Asustek Computer subsidiary specializing in the design and development of USB 3.0 host and device controller chips, is expected to report record revenues for...

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...

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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.

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    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.

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    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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