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  • Last update: Tuesday 7 October 2014 [108 news items]

LCD driver IC vendors ramping up non-LCD driver IC shipments

Oct 7, 22:14

Some Taiwan-based LCD driver IC vendors, including Himax Technologies, Sitronix Technology and ILi Technology (Ilitek), have begun ramping up shipments of non-LCD driver IC products,...

Pre-October 1 holiday orders to be moderate, say Taiwan-based IC vendors

Sep 1, 16:19

IC orders prior to the October 1 holidays from China will not be strong as expected in 2014 as downstream clients already replenished their inventories in the first half of the year,...

Perfect Optronics cooperation with Potevio reportedly to pave way for Foxconn marketing in China

Aug 22, 11:49

China-based Perfect Optronics, a sales agent for panels, LCD driver ICs and polarizers produced by Foxconn Group members, Innolux, Himax Technologies and Chi Mei Materials Technology...

Taiwan IC suppliers to benefit as Samsung steps up purchases of IC parts

Jul 31, 22:08

Samsung Electronics has stepped up the purchase of IC parts for its smartphones which will help ramp up revenues for a number of Taiwan-based IC design houses in the third quarter...

More IC vendors to engage in merger or acquisition deals

Jul 25, 14:39

Following the recent announcement of the planned merger between FocalTech Systems and Orise Technology, more Taiwan-based touchscreen controller and LCD driver IC vendors are likely...

Taiwan-based IC suppliers scooping up orders from China

May 7, 15:39

Taiwan-based suppliers of ambient light sensors, LCD driver ICs, analog ICs, touch controller ICs and niche memory chips are set to enjoy booming sales in 2014 thanks to increasing...

Digitimes Research: Korea-based Silicon Works looks to ramp up LCD driver IC shipments for Ultra TVs

Apr 16, 16:02

Optimizing its experience of shipping LCD driver ICs for HD displays used in iPads, Korea-based Silicon Works is expected to ramp up its shipments of display driver ICs for Ultra...

Himax sees flat growth or slight drop in 1Q14 sales

Feb 14, 14:19

LCD driver IC design specialist Himax Technologies expects its first-quarter revenues to register flat growth or a slight decrease sequentially. Gross margin for the quarter is set...

Taiwan IC suppliers to land more customized orders from China-based smartphone, tablet vendors

Jan 21, 15:16

Taiwan's IC suppliers for LCD driver ICs, accelerometers (G-sensors), light ambient light sensors and power management (PWM) ICs are expected to land more customized orders from China-based...

LCD driver IC brisk sales to continue in 2014

Jan 3, 11:57

Major Taiwan-based LCD driver IC players, including Novatek Microelectronics, Himax Technologies and Orise Technology, are set to enjoy continued sales growth in 2014 thanks to orders...

IC design houses likely to post better-than-expected 4Q13 results on short lead-time orders

Nov 15, 10:40

Taiwan-based IC suppliers which are offering IC components including application processors, LCD driver ICs, touchscreen controller ICs, analog ICs and ambient light sensors, are...

Himax 3Q13 earnings meet guidance

Nov 8, 14:50

LCD driver IC vendor Himax Technologies has reported net profits of NT$578 million (US$19.65 million) for the third quarter of 2013, increasing 17.5% from a year earlier and meeting...

Shipments of large-size driver ICs affected by sluggish panel demand

Nov 6, 11:47

Large-size LCD driver IC suppliers have been forced to adjust their inventories recently as demand for large-size LCD panels has been sluggish in the fourth quarter of 2013 due to...

LCD driver IC vendors expect rising demand in 2H October

Oct 16, 16:01

LCD driver IC vendors expect demand to pick up in the second half of October when downstream small LCD module makers will begin to replenish their component inventories, according...

LCD driver IC vendors to see flat performance in 3Q13

Aug 28, 22:01

Most LCD driver IC vendors are expected to see their third-quarter revenues stay flat or decline slightly from the levels posted in the previous quarter due to a slow recovery in...

More Taiwan LCD driver IC makers enter Samsung smartphone supply chain

Aug 21, 22:07

Taiwan-based LCD driver IC vendors ILI Technology (Ilitek) and Sitronix Technology have entered the smartphone supply chain of Samsung Electronics, in addition to Himax Technologies...

Himax announces strong earning gains for 2Q13

Aug 20, 21:32

Himax Technologies has reported that its net profits increased 39.8% sequentially and 29.1% on year to NT$576 million (US$19.4 million) in the second quarter of 2013.

LCD driver IC ASPs to drop 5-10% in 3Q13

Jul 30, 22:03

LCD driver IC ASPs are likely to drop 5-10% sequentially in the third quarter of 2013 as suppliers are expected to cut prices of driver IC parts supporting qHD and HD720 displays...

Google to acquire stake in Himax LCOS microdisplay unit

Jul 22, 21:12

Taiwan-based Himax Technologies on July 22 announced that Google has agreed to purchase certain amount of preferred shares in Himax Display, and will hold a 6.3% interest in the su...

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Himax looks to 17-20% sequential revenue growth in 2Q13

May 8, 15:34

IC design house Himax Technologies expects its revenues to increase 17-20% sequentially in the second quarter of 2013 from NT$5.16 billion (US$174.57 million) recorded in the previous...

Taiwan IC design houses pull in more orders from supply chain in China

Mar 26, 14:05

Taiwan-based IC design houses have received more orders from clients in China's smartphone, tablet and flat panel segments recently as the supply chain in China has begun building...

Silicon Works expands presence in global LCD driver IC market

Mar 19, 13:53

South Korea-based Silicon Works saw revenues from the LCD driver IC segment jump by over 100% in 2012, according to Digitimes Research in a recent report, which found that its fellow...

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Himax reportedly lands LCoS solution orders for Google Glass

Mar 7, 14:39

Himax Technologies reportedly has landed orders for LCoS (liquid crystal on silicon) solutions from Google for its Google Glass devices, and shipments of LCoS solutions are expected...

Supplies of LCD driver ICs likely to become tight in March-April, say sources

Mar 1, 15:13

Supplies of LCD driver ICs may become tight in March-April as most branded vendors will begin to roll out their flagship models in the second quarter, while China-based vendors will...

Himax ramping WVGA driver IC shipments to Samsung, say sources

Mar 1, 12:33

Himax Technology reportedly is ramping shipments of its WVGA driver ICs to Samsung Electronics for its midrange Galaxy Grand Duos smartphone as the Korea vendor is pushing sales of...

Himax enjoys boom in sales of small- to medium-size driver ICs

Feb 7, 22:17

LCD driver IC supplier Himax Technologies saw sales of products used in small- to medium-size panels for applications, excluding feature phones, climb to NT$5.55 billion (US$187.5...

LCD driver IC vendors to perform strongly in 1Q13

Jan 30, 15:58

LCD driver IC vendors including Orise Technology, Sitronix Technology and ILi Technology (Ilitek) all expected to perform strongly in the first quarter of 2013, scaling down the impact...

LCD driver IC vendors to ship more eDP driver chips in 2013

Dec 28, 11:42

LCD driver IC vendors including Novatek Microelectronics and Himax Technologies are likely to see their shipments of eDP (embedded DisplayPort) LCD driver ICs increase significantly...

LCD driver IC vendors to post mixed results for 4Q12

Nov 30, 15:41

Taiwan-based LCD driver IC vendors are expected to post mixed results for the fourth quarter of 2012, with Orise Technology to lead its peer companies to enjoy a 30% sequential revenue...

Novatek, Himax look to strong sales in 4Q12

Nov 20, 15:02

LCD driver IC vendors Novatek Microelectronics and Himax Technologies both are expected to see their sales remain strong in the fourth quarter of 2012 despite the impact of seasonality,...

TV chip and driver IC vendors see improving order visibility for 4Q12

Oct 17, 22:16

Taiwan-based IC design houses offering TV chips and LCD driver ICs have seen improvements in order visibility for the fourth quarter of 2012 due to strong sales of LCD TVs in China...

Taiwan LCD driver IC suppliers striving to win touch controller orders from China white-box market

Oct 2, 15:02

Taiwan-based LCD driver IC companies are striving to win orders for touch controller chips from China's second- and third-tier white-box smartphone and tablet brands as a means to...

WVGA driver IC shipments rising

Sep 24, 10:23

China-based handset makers have been pushing the adoption of WVGA displays for their entry-level to mid-range smartphones, offering ample opportunities for Taiwan's IC design houses...

Novatek, Himax developing programmable Gamma buffer solutions

Aug 31, 01:35

IC design houses Novatek Microelectronics and Himax Technologies have ventured into the development of programmable Gamma buffer solutions, with Himax beginning volume production...

Taiwan LCD driver IC firms growing presence in China

Aug 24, 15:31

Taiwan-based LCD driver IC suppliers including Novatek Microelectronics, Himax Technologies, ILi Technology (Ilitek), Orise Technology and Sitronix Technology have all strengthened...

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