531 news items tagged driver IC
Novatek, Himax set to post record 2Q21 revenuesFriday 7 May 2021
Display driver IC specialists Novatek Microelectronics and Himax Technologies both expect to see their second-quarter revenues hit another record-high levels.
Driver IC backend capacity utilization unstableWednesday 5 May 2021
Display driver IC (DDI) backend specialists Chipbond Technology and ChipMOS Technologies have seen unstable capacity utilization for processing small- to medium-size applications...
Chromebook shipments remain strong in 1Q21Monday 3 May 2021
Chromebook shipments worldwide remained at above 10 million units in the first quarter of 2021, despite an around 9% sequential decrease, according to Digitimes Research's figures.
UMC to expand factory site in southern TaiwanThursday 29 April 2021
Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) has announced plans to invest a total of NT$100 billion (US$3.58 billion) in the expansion of its 12-inch factory site in southern...
UMC eyeing long-term contracts with major clientsWednesday 28 April 2021
Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) is striving to get its major clients including Samsung Electronics, MediaTek and Qualcomm to enter into 3-year supply agreements, according...
Novatek ramping up 28nm wafer starts at UMCFriday 23 April 2021
Novatek Microelectronics has placed significant orders for OLED display driver ICs with United Microelectronics (UMC) demanding 28nm process technology, according to industry sourc...
Macroblock launches miniLED backlighting driver ICsFriday 23 April 2021
Macroblock has launched four models of miniLED backlighting driver ICs for screens of different sizes.
Notebook makers see 2Q21 shipments fall short of orders by up to 50%Tuesday 20 April 2021
The supply of notebooks particularly that of Chromebooks remains constrained in the second quarter, with ODMs and brand vendors expected to see shipments fall short of orders by 30-50%,...
Acer to acquire stake in display driver IC companyMonday 19 April 2021
Acer has disclosed plans to acquire a stake in FocalTech Systems, a Taiwan-based display driver IC supplier, for up to NT$1.5 billion (US$53.21 million).
TSMC reportedly raises quotes for mature processesFriday 16 April 2021
TSMC has adjusted upward its quotes for mature processes, prompting suppliers particularly LCD driver IC firms to also raise their chip prices, according to industry sources.
Taiwan LCD driver IC firms to post profit gains in 2Q21Thursday 15 April 2021
Taiwan-based LCD driver IC suppliers have already notified their customers about price hikes of 10-20% or more for their TDDI and other DDI chips starting April, and are poised to...
Taiwan 1st-tier IC design houses set to post strong 1Q21 resultsTuesday 6 April 2021
Taiwan-based first-tier IC design houses including MediaTek, Novatek Microelectronics and Realtek Semiconductor are believed to have seen their March revenues climb substantially...
ChipMOS expects double-digit sales growth in 2021Wednesday 17 March 2021
Taiwan's display driver IC (DDI) backend specialist ChipMOS Technologies expects to post a double-digit revenue growth in 2021 with better profits than 2020, driven by robust DDI...
Samsung raises quotes for rigid AMOLED panelsWednesday 17 March 2021
Samsung Electronics has raised its quotes for rigid AMOLED panels by 5-8% to reflect related driver IC supply constraints, according to industry sources.
Highlights of the day: LCD driver IC prices to rise on tight supplyTuesday 16 March 2021
LCD panel makers have seen orders picking up, in turn boosting their demand for driver ICs. But supply of LCD driver ICs...
LCD driver IC supply falling short of demand by over 20%Tuesday 16 March 2021
The supply of LCD driver ICs has fallen short of demand by more than 20%, prompting Taiwan-based suppliers to consider price hikes, according to industry sources.
TSMC 2Q21 capacity filled by orders for 5G, HPC and auto chipsTuesday 16 March 2021
TSMC has seen its production capacity during the second quarter filled by a strong pull-in of orders for 5G, HPC and automotive electronics chips, according to industry sources.
Packaging materials vendors gaining from strong DDI demandWednesday 10 March 2021
Packaging materials suppliers have seen a surge in orders from display driver IC (DDI) backend specialists, and are poised to enjoy strong DDI demand throughout 2021, according to...
Macroblock may start volume shipments for miniLED backlight driver ICs in 2H21Thursday 25 February 2021
Macroblock has developed miniLED backlighting driver ICs and is likely to begin volume shipments for such driver ICs for use in tablets, notebooks, gaming monitors and TVs in second-half...
IC design houses with strong backing more capable of winning foundry supportTuesday 23 February 2021
Taiwan-based IC design houses backed by large-scale and well-established parent companies, such as LCD driver IC firms Fitipower Integrated Technology and Raydium Semiconductor, will...
China smartphone market and industry – 4Q 2020Friday 19 February 2021
Fourth-quarter 2020 smartphone shipments to the China market amounted to 86.7 million units. The volume represented 19.3% growth quarter-over-quarter but 10.4% decline year-over-ye...
Chipbond, ChipMOS to enjoy strong 1H21Tuesday 9 February 2021
Display driver IC backend specialists Chipbond Technology and ChipMOS Technologies are both poised to enjoy a strong first half of 2021, driven by continued strong demand for small-size...
Taiwan IC design houses to embrace strong 1Q21Monday 8 February 2021
Taiwan-based IC design houses are poised to embrace brisk sales in the first quarter of 2021 despite foundry capacity constraints, with first-tier players including MediaTek and Novatek...
DDI backend houses to further raise quotes later in 1Q21Tuesday 2 February 2021
Display driver IC (DDI) backend specialists including Chipbond Technology and ChipMOS Technologies plan to enforce a second wave of price hikes in late February or early March to...
Taiwan small- to mid-size panel shipments to fall 9.5% in 1Q21, says Digitimes ResearchMonday 1 February 2021
Taiwan's shipments of small- to medium-size LCD panels are expected to fall 9.5% sequentially but up 3.9% on year to 174 million units in the first quarter of 2021, Digitimes Research...
TI TPS92010 reference board for general LED lighting
Photo: Company, Friday 16 April 2010
LG Display 19-inch flexible e-paper panel
Photo: Company, Friday 15 January 2010
Samsung mobile display driver IC
Photo: Company, Wednesday 30 September 2009