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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...

Eight-inch fabs operating at full capacity

Feb 18, 11:08

Eight-inch wafer fabs in China and Taiwan are running at full capacity driven by brisk demand for smartphone-use ICs including fingerprint-recognition sensors, LCD driver ICs and...

NVM IP provider eMemory obtains orders from major fingerprint sensor suppliers

Feb 16, 15:28

Demand for fingerprint-recognition ICs, power management chips and touch with display driver IC (TDDI) solutions is set to be brisk in 2017, according to Charles Hsu, chairman for...

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SiP module supplier ShunSin to roll out more fingerprint sensor, telematics modules in 2017

Newswatch - Feb 16, 14:17

ShunSin Technology, a subsidiary of Foxconn Electronics specializing in assembly and test of system-in-package (SiP) modules, plans to focus more on fingerprint sensor and telematics...

Robust fingerprint sensor demand continues to fill 8-inch fab capacity in 2017

Feb 14, 10:54

IC foundries will continue to see a pull-in of orders for fingerprint-recognition sensor chips to fill their 8-inch fab capacity in 2017, according to industry sources. Meanwhile,...

MediaTek, Egistec gearing up for upcoming rollouts of new Samsung smartphones

Feb 10, 14:29

Taiwan-based MediaTek and Egis Technology (Egistec) have both cut into the supply chain for Samsung Electronics' Galaxy smartphones, and are expected to see the orders bring in new...

Egistec to swing back to profitability in 2016, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 29, 13:38

Taiwan-based fingerprint sensor supplier Egis Technology (Egistec) is expected to swing back to profitability in 2016 as the earnings it is expected to generate in the fourth quarter...

VIS likely to post record 4Q16 revenues

Dec 29, 09:32

Strong demand for LCD driver ICs and power management chips will buoy revenues at specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) in the fourth quarter of 2016, which...

ASE, VisEra obtain packaging orders for under-glass fingerprint sensors from Synaptics, says report

Newswatch - Nov 25, 16:06

Taiwan-based Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and VisEra Technologies have both landed packaging orders for under-glass fingerprint sensors from Synaptics, according to a...

Egistec October revenues surge

Nov 18, 11:55

Taiwan-based fingerprint sensor supplier Egis Technology (Egistec) has reported October revenues surged 84.7% on month to NT$301 million (US$9.4 million).

FocalTech pre-tax profits climb to 4-quarter high

Nov 1, 19:41

IC design house FocalTech Systems has reported pre-tax profits of NT$104 million (US$3.3 million) for the third quarter of 2016, the highest in four quarters.

More than 30 IC design houses to vie for fingerprint sensor market in 2017

Oct 24, 11:06

More than 30 IC design houses will vie for the growing fingerprint sensor market in 2017 due to the increasing penetration of the identification chips in the high-end smartphone segment,...

TSMC receives FPC fingerprint sensor orders, says report

Newswatch - Oct 20, 10:51

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has received orders from Fingerprint Cards (FPC) with production set to kick off in the first quarter of 2017, according to a recent...

Huawei diversifying fingerprint sensor supply sources

Oct 6, 14:08

China-based Huawei Devices has diversified its fingerprint sensor suppliers to include Goodix Technology and Silead, according to industry sources.

Goodix preps for IPO

Oct 4, 14:52

IC design house Goodix Technology has filed an application to hold an IPO in China and expects to be listed on October 17.

ASE a major SiP backend provider for Apple, say sources

Sep 20, 00:44

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE), through its Shanghai-based subsidiary Universal Scientific Industrial (USI), has obtained SiP (system-in-package) backend orders for Wi-Fi,...

Taiwan fingerprint sensor suppliers set to post strong 3Q16

Sep 13, 11:05

Taiwan-based fingerprint sensor suppliers including Egis Technology (Egistec), Elan Microelectronics and FocalTech Systems are set to post brisk sales for the third quarter of 2016...

Growing adoption of fingerprint sensors among Android smartphones is driving the IC designers sale

Digitimes Research: China firms to share up to 30% of 2016 global fingerprint sensor shipments

Aug 24, 12:11

Due to fast growing use of smartphone-based mobile payment services in the China market, both international and domestic vendors, including white-box ones, have adopted fingerprint...

Fingerprint sensor penetration in smartphone market to rise above 50% in 2017

Aug 18, 15:01

The penetration rate for fingerprint-recognition sensors in the smartphone market will rise above 50% in 2017 from about 40% in 2016, according to industry observers. The ratio reached...

Elan looks to up to 22% revenue growth in 3Q16

Aug 11, 10:15

Elan Microelectronics expects its third-quarter revenues to register a 16-22% sequential increase, driven by continued growth in shipments of touchscreen controllers and rising fingerprint...

Fingerprint sensor orders filling 8-inch fab capacity

Aug 10, 11:13

Foundries have seen a ramp-up of orders for fingerprint-recognition sensor chips which are filling their 8-inch fab capacity, according to industry sources.

Truly Opto-Electronics to ship 10 million fingerprint sensor modules in 3Q16

Aug 9, 14:04

China-based Truly Opto-Electronics is expected to ship 10 million fingerprint sensor modules in the third quarter of 2016 and ramp up shipments to 45 million units for all of the...

Innolux cooperates with Next Biometrics to develop flexible fingerprint sensor

Jul 22, 11:50

Innolux has cooperated with Norway-based Next Biometrics Group ASA to develop the world's first flexible fingerprint sensor based on Next's active thermal sensing technology, according...

eMemory solution for fingerprint sensors available for volume production

Jul 14, 10:00

Embedded non-volatile memory (eNVM) IP provider eMemory Technology has disclosed its NeoEE IP solutions for fingerprint applications has been embedded in customer products for volume...

Egistec posts record 2Q16 revenues

Jul 12, 11:00

Fingerprint sensor supplier Egis Technology (Egistec) saw its second-quarter revenues hike 137.7% sequentially to NT$252 million (US$7.82 million). The figures were also the highest...

Elan reports revenue increase for June

Stockwatch - Jul 7, 10:40

Elan Microelectronics has announced consolidated revenues for June 2016 increased 4.8% sequentially and 10.7% on year to NT$542 million (US$16.7 million).

Fingerprint sensor startup raises nearly NT$200 million

Jun 29, 11:14

Eminent Electronic Technology, an Elan Microelectronics subsidiary specializing in the design of fingerprint sensors, has completed a capital increase by raising nearly NT$200 million...

Egistec seeing strong fingerprint sensor orders through end-2016

Jun 29, 11:01

Fingerprint sensor supplier Egis Technology (Egistec) expects to enjoy strong orders through the end of 2016. Egistec has obtained new orders from a South Korea-based customers, and...

Elan expects 2Q16 sales to increase 7-11%

Jun 20, 11:37

Elan Microelectronics expects its second-quarter revenues to register a 7-11% sequential increase, thanks to growing shipments of touchscreen controllers for notebooks.

Fingerprint sensor supplier Egistec reports strong sales for May

Newswatch - Jun 14, 21:55

Fingerprint sensor maker Egis Technology (Egistec) has reported revenues of NT$166 million (US$5.12 million) for May, increasing 223.6% on month and 332.5% on year.

Elan obtains fingerprint sensor orders from first-tier notebook firms

Jun 1, 12:38

Elan Microelectronics's fingerprint sensor modules have attracted orders from first-tier notebook firms, with volume shipments set to kick off in the second half of 2016, according...

Taiwan fingerprint sensor suppliers start shipments to China, Korea smartphone vendors

Apr 12, 14:32

Taiwan-based fingerprint sensor suppliers have started shipping products to China- and Korea-based smartphone vendors, according to sources at Taiwan-based foundries.

Taiwan fingerprint sensor suppliers vying for orders from brand handset vendors

Mar 30, 10:58

Taiwan-based fingerprint sensor suppliers are eyeing 2016 orders from branded handset vendors, while industry leader Fingerprint Cards (FPC) has moved to lower its quotes to stay...

Fingerprint sensors, facial recognition and biometric surveillance to propel biometrics market to US$30 billion by 2021, says ABI Research

Mar 22, 15:39

The global biometrics market will reach more than US$30 billion by 2021, marking an impressive 118% increase from 2015, according to ABI Research. Consumer electronics, particularly...

IC design houses set to land more orders from smartphone sector in 2016

Mar 16, 15:50

Taiwan-based IC design houses are set to land more orders from the smartphone sector in 2016 as smartphones launched in the year are likely to come with dual-lens modules, fingerprint...

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