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GIS to foray into ultrasonic fingerprint sensor solutions in 2018

Sep 21, 13:13

Touch panel specialist General Interface Solution (GIS) plans to enter volume production of ultrasonic fingerprint sensor olutions in 2018 targeting Android-based smartphone vendors...

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LPWAN offers two-way communications for data collection, remote control

Sep 20, 20:15

From the control of household electric appliances at home to the monitoring of satellites in the outer space, grasping more data and expanding management depth and width are the exact...

LPWAN reduces maintenance and operation costs of IoT devices with long life cycles

Sep 19, 11:28

The value of emerging smart IoT (Internet of Things) applications can be shown based on low power wide area networks (LPWAN) that boast high safety, low cost and easy management,...

Lin Yu-hsiung, senior product manager at Advantech

Asix, Pixart to post double-digit revenue growths in 3Q17

Sep 12, 10:57

Network IC design house Asix Electronics and CMOS image sensor supplier Pixart Imaging are expected to post double-digit sequential growths in third-quarter revenues, according to...

Egistec posts record August revenues

Sep 6, 19:22

Fingerprint sensor supplier Egis Technology (Egistec) has announced August consolidated revenues grew 34.6% sequentially to a record high of NT$544 million (US$18.1 million).

Opto Tech to expand sensor chip capacity by 10%

Aug 25, 12:17

Opto Tech will invest NT$200-300 million (US$6.6-9.9 million) to expand production capacity for semiconductor-based sensor chips by 10%, with the expansion to be completed by the...

Egistec to post brisk 3Q17 revenues

Aug 17, 10:54

Fingerprint sensor supplier Egis Technology (Egistec) is expected to post brisk sales results for the third quarter of 2017, thanks to a pick-up in customer demand, according to a...

NVM IP provider eMemory optimistic about 2H17

Aug 11, 10:53

Taiwan-based eMemory, a developer and provider of embedded non-volatile memory (eNVM) technology, expects sales to peak for 2017 in the second half of the year thanks to robust demand...

Himax to start producing 3D sensing solutions as early as 2018

Aug 8, 10:34

Himax Technologies has expressed optimism about the growth prospects for its non-driver IC business, most notably with its structure light integrated solution for 3D sensing and wafer-level...

Himax enhancing its product mix for profit improvement

Shanghai Huahong to build 12-inch fab in Wuxi

Aug 2, 21:47

Shanghai Huahong Group on August 2 struck a deal with the national China Integrated Circuit Industry Investment Fund and the city government of Wuxi to set up a new 12-inch wafer...

HHGrace likely to operate a new 12-inch fab in Wuxi

Digitimes Research: Global CIS shipment value to grow through 2020

Aug 1, 15:34

Worldwide CMOS image sensor (CIS) shipments are forecast to grow through 2020 when shipments arrive at nearly US$13.8 billion in value, according to Digitimes Research.

Elan posts EPS of NT$1.04 in 1H17

Jul 27, 13:58

Touch and fingerprint sensor vendor Elan Microelectronics has reported net profit surged 74% from a year earlier to NT$405 million (US$13.3 million) in the first half of 2017. EPS...

Taiwan IC design houses seeing orders ramp-up from China smartphone sector

Jul 7, 10:49

A ramp-up of orders from China's smartphone sector will buoy revenues at Taiwan-based IC design houses, particularly those specializing in LCD driver ICs, wireless charging solutions...

Wireless charging demand promising: Q&A with Dialog CEO Jalal Bagherli

Jul 6, 11:58

As a global leader in providing rapid charging solutions, Dialog Semiconductor has demonstrated its prowess in power management for smartphones and other applications. But the market...

Dialog CEO Jalai Bagherli

Elan 2Q17 revenues beat guidance

Jul 4, 20:54

Touch and fingerprint sensor vendor Elan Microelectronics saw its June revenues climb to a nine-month high of NT$656 million (US$21.5 million). The company reported revenues of NT$1.87...

Fierce competition brings down fingerprint sensor prices

Jul 4, 11:44

Fierce competition among fingerprint sensor suppliers has already brought down prices to less than US$2, with many players even quoting their products to as low as less than US$1.5,...

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Tong Hsing starts shipments for 3D sensing products

Jun 30, 15:56

Tong Hsing Electronic Industries, which provides assembly and packaging services for CMOS image sensors as well as other niche ICs, started shipments for 3D sensing products in small...

Qualcomm expanding mobile chip offering for mid-range smartphones

Jun 29, 10:37

Qualcomm has introduced its Snapdragon 450-series mobile chips, a new entry to the Snapdragon 400 mobile platform tier designed for mid-range smartphones and tablets. The Snapdragon...

CMOS image sensor sales to reach another record high in 2017, says IC Insights

Jun 28, 22:22

CMOS image sensor sales are on pace to reach a seventh straight record high in 2017, and nothing ahead should stop this semiconductor product category from breaking more annual records...

Qualcomm announces advanced fingerprint scanning and authentication technology

Jun 28, 22:13

Qualcomm has announced its next-generation ultrasonic fingerprint solutions which bring new and enhanced features to the previous generation Qualcomm Snapdragon Sense ID fingerprint...

Episil planning to raise epi-wafer prices

Jun 26, 13:56

Taiwan-based Episil, which makes silicon epitaxial wafers as well as providing foundry services at its 5- and 6-inch wafer fabs, plans to revise upward its epi-wafer prices to reflect...

Innolux, Next Biometrics tie up for mass production of flexible fingerprint sensors

Jun 21, 13:57

Innolux will begin volume production of a flexible fingerprint sensor product co-develop with Norway-based Next Biometrics for smart card applications in the third quarter of 2017,...

Fingerprint sensor maker Egistec suffers significant revenue setback in May

Newswatch - Jun 8, 12:27

Fingerprint sensor maker Egis Technology (Egistec) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$252.19 million (US$8.38 million) for May, down 22.7% on month but up 51.58% on year.

Elan May revenues climb to 8-month high

Stockwatch - Jun 6, 19:19

Touch and fingerprint sensor vendor Elan Microelectronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$606 million (US$) for May 2017, up 17.3% on year and 0.6% sequentially.

Sony gives priority to Apple, China-based vendors for CIS capacity

Jun 1, 15:24

Sony has given priority to Apple, and China-based Huawei, Oppo and Vivo for CMOS image sensor (CIS) capacity, according to industry sources.

Sensor and actuator sales take off as price erosion eases

May 17, 15:03

After several years of low and inconsistent growth rates primarily because of intense pricing pressure, the market for semiconductor sensors and actuators finally caught fire in 2016...

CMOS sensor maker Pixart reports strong earnings for 1Q17

Newswatch - May 15, 14:49

CMOS image sensor maker Pixart Image saw its net profit expand 22.4% on quarter and 230% on year to NT$82 million (US$2.72 million) in the first quarter of 2017.

CMOS sensor distributor Sunnic to see revenues hit highs in May-June

May 11, 15:17

CMOS image sensor distributor Sunnic Technology & Merchandise is expected to see its revenues continue hit highs in May and June thanks to increasing demand for the sensor products...

Digitimes Research: Biometric sensor shipments to see CAGR of over 30% from 2017-2020

Apr 26, 11:40

Biometric sensor technologies are mainly separated into two major categories: the static type such as fingerprint, iris, face, palm vein recognition; and the dynamic type such as...

TSMC talks about its next growth drivers

Apr 25, 11:40

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is seeing robust growth in demand from the mobile computing, automotive electronics, IoT and high-performance computing sectors,...

Egistec March revenues down, FocalTech up

Apr 10, 23:34

Fingerprint sensor supplier Egis Technology (Egistec) saw its March revenues decrease 13.4% sequentially to NT$335.14 million (US$10.95 million) while fellow company FocalTech Systems'...

Shanghai QST enjoys robust MEMS sensor shipments

Mar 24, 15:31

MEMS sensor startup Shanghai Quality Sensor Technology (QST) saw its shipments jump five-fold in 2016 compared to the previous year, driven by the fast-growing market for accelerators,...

QST founder

HannsTouch Solution to expand touch sensor capacity, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 13, 10:56

Touch sensor maker HannsTouch Solution, due to growing demand for touch sensors used in AMOLED panels, will invest NT$1.8 billion (US$58.3 million) to expand production capacity from...

Fingerprint sensor maker Egistec sees revenues up 4-fold on year in February

Newswatch - Mar 8, 11:34

Fingerprint sensor maker Egis Technology (Egistec) has reported revenues of NT$387 million (US$12.53 million) for February, down 16.41% on month but up 427.5% on year.

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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Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
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    This Digitimes Research Special Report examines the China AMOLED industry, focusing on the expansion capacity of the makers, the current implementation plans of major smartphone vendors in the market and the technological hurdles faced by the China makers.

  • Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2020

    Digitimes Research expects global AP shipments to surpass the 1.9 billion mark in 2017, with smartphones remaining the main application. Qualcomm will be leading the market in 2017, as other players continue playing catch up and scramble for funds to invest in more diverse applications.

  • Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond

    This Digitimes Special Report examines key factors in the notebook industry, including products, vendors and ODMs, that will affect total shipments in 2017 and through 2021.