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  • Last update: Tuesday 22 April 2014 [219 news items]

Ilitek to ramp touchscreen controller ICs 20-30% in 2014

Apr 22, 16:00

Buoyed by the release of new models, IC design house ILI Technology (Ilitek) is expected to ramp up shipments of its touchscreen controller ICs by 20-30% in 2014, according to industry...

FocalTech to acquire Orise through share swaps

Apr 8, 14:14

Touchscreen controller IC vendor FocalTech Systems will acquire LCD driver IC supplier Orise Technology through share swaps, according to the two companies.

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...

IC design house EETI looks to ship 50 million notebook touchscreen controller ICs in 2014

Jan 27, 12:20

IC design house Eglax-empia Technology (EETI) is expected to ship 50 million touchscreen controller ICs for notebook applications in 2014, according to an industry estimate.

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...

More IC players to step into LCD driver IC market in 2014

Dec 19, 15:20

Some touchscreen controller and logic IC vendors are expected to step into the LCD driver IC market in 2014 eyeing the growing smartphone market in China, according to industry sou...

Brand vendors to back down from releasing touchscreen conventional notebooks in 2014

Dec 11, 21:31

Some first-tier notebook brand vendors have recently adjusted their notebook roadmaps for 2014 and will delay the releases of touchscreen conventional notebooks to focus on non-touchscreen...

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...

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...

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)...

Notebook touchscreen controller chip prices drop lower than US$1

Nov 4, 22:00

Notebook touchscreen controller chips have recently seen their prices drop sharply with some even reaching below US$1, down from around US$4 in July, as notebook vendors have turned...

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,...

Vendors remain confident about touchscreen notebooks in 2014

Oct 23, 21:47

Despite the failure to raise touchscreen notebook demand in 2013, several notebook brand vendors including Acer and Asustek Computer are still planning to release more products in...

Some of touchscreen notebook and AIO supply chain makers may quit in 2014, say Taiwan makers

Oct 2, 15:17

Since demand for touchscreen notebooks and all-in-one (AIO) PCs has been far short of original expectations, some supply chain makers, mainly touch IC module developers and touch...

EETI, Elan offer mixed revenue outlook for 3Q13

Sep 9, 15:27

Egalax-empia Technology (EETI) expects its third-quarter revenues to increase 20% on quarter, while fellow touchscreen controller IC company Elan Microelectronics has predicted a...

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...

Taiwan market: Sales proportion of touchscreen notebooks may be below 20% in 4Q13

Aug 7, 12:05

Touchscreen models' proportion in total notebook sales in the Taiwan market in the fourth quarter of 2013 is likely to be less than 20%, lower than the originally expected 30-40%,...

EETI, Elan post mixed results for July

Aug 6, 21:42

Touchscreen controller IC vendors Egalax-empia Technology (EETI) and Elan Microelectronics have posed mixed results for July. EETI saw revenues edge up 20% on month and 146.9% on...

Touchscreen notebook penetration to fall below expectations

Jul 31, 16:08

Touchscreen notebooks may not be able to achieve the market penetration expected as channel retailers have placed most of their focus on clearing existing inventories of Ivy-bridge-based...

Elan mass shipping touch controller ICs for tablets

Jul 25, 21:17

Elan Microelectronics has seen shipments of touch controller ICs for use in tablets ramp up significantly since the end of the second quarter. The firm is expected to ship more than...

Notebook ODMs remain optimistic about touchscreen notebooks

Jul 19, 14:54

Although touchscreen notebooks are only expected to account for 8% of overall notebook shipments in 2013, notebook ODMs are still optimistic about the product line's long-term perf...

IC design houses expect orders for notebooks to rebound in July

Jul 5, 11:26

Orders for notebook-use chips such as analog ICs, LCD driver ICs, USB controllers and touchscreen controller ICs are expected to rebound in July, according to sources at Taiwan-based...

Microsoft SST program not attracting brand vendors

Jul 3, 22:02

Microsoft's Small Screen Touch (SST) program, which offers Windows licensing discounts on touchscreen devices with a display size of 11.6-inch or below, is struggling to attract notebook...

Elan expects touch IC shipments to increase in 3Q13

Jul 1, 21:30

Elan Microelectronics expects its monthly shipments of touchscreen controller ICs to reach five million units in the third quarter of 2013 from the current two million, buoyed by...

Holtek generates more revenues from touch-enabled MCUs

Jun 25, 15:49

Holtek Semiconductor has indicated that the rollout of its new flash-based touch-enabled MCUs for household appliances has boosted the company's growth momentum in the first half...

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...

Touchscreen notebook proportion expected to rise to 40% in 3Q13

Jun 3, 20:21

As vendors will launch more touchscreen notebooks, the proportion of notebooks sold in the Taiwan market with touchscreens is expected to rise from 10-15% in the first half of 2013...

EETI launches single-chip touchscreen ICs for notebooks, tablets and all-in-one devices

May 31, 12:24

Egalax-empia Technology (EETI) has rolled out a single-chip touchscreen IC solution which has been adopted by a number of desktop and notebook companies for their new models slated...

Touchscreen notebooks to become focus of Lenovo for 2013

May 27, 21:52

As Lenovo CEO Yang Yuanqing has recently announced that the company is aiming to achieve shipments of 100 million IT products for 2013, sources from the upstream supply chain expect...

Intel, MediaTek and Elan taking up 60% of global touchscreen controller market

May 23, 12:03

Intel, MediaTek and Elan Microelectronics combined have taken up over 60% of global touchscreen controller ICs market, according to industry sources.

One quarter of all notebooks to ship with touchscreens by 2016, says IHS

May 23, 11:38

Driven by falling prices and a major initiative from Intel, shipments of touch-enabled mobile PCs are expected to enjoy rapid growth in 2013 and the coming years, rising to about...

Elan shipping touchscreen controller ICs for new Nexus 7

May 22, 21:42

Elan Microelectronics reportedly has begun shipping touchscreen controller ICs for Google's new Nexus 7 tablets, which will help ramp up the revenues of the Taiwan-based IC design...

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...

China market: Several smartphone components in short supply

May 17, 14:11

A shortage in the supply of some key components, including high-end camera modules, touchscreen panels and multi-chip package (MCP) memory chips, is worsening in the smartphone industry...

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