UMC Introduces New 28eHV+ Platform for Wireless, VR/AR, and IoT Display Applications

by Artem Alekseenko

United Microelectronics Corporation unveiled the 28eHV+ platform, its newest enhancement to its 28nm embedded high voltage (eHV) technology. Delivering greater power efficiency and premium visual quality, 28eHV+ is an ideal display driver solution to …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Internet of Things IOT| UMC| Virtual Reality| Wireless

UMC Reports Fourth Quarter 2022 Results

by Artem Alekseenko

United Microelectronics Corporation , a leading global semiconductor foundry, announced its consolidated operating results for the fourth quarter of 2022. Fourth quarter consolidated revenue was NT$67.84 billion, decreasing 10.0% QoQ from NT$75.39 billion in …

Tags:Analytics & Tools| Semiconductor Industry| UMC

Loewe Back in the Game & Skytec Rebrands as Sharp

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Loewe, which was taken over by Skytec Group at the beginning of the year (What Bob Saw on the Net 23/01/2020), has started to sell OLED TVs, now that continue to …

Tags:sharp| TVs (TV Sets)| UMC


Sharp Completes UMC Deal

by Bob Raikes

Sharp has completed its acquisition of 56.7% of Skytec UMC Ltd (Sharp Buys UMC Stake to Control TV in Europe), to take control of the sales of Sharp-branded TVs in Europe, which were licensed …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| sharp| TVs (TV Sets)| UMC| Vol 24 - Issue 07

Sharp Boosts Panel Sales to UMC

by Bob Raikes

Nikkei reported that Sharp will become the main supplier of panels to UMC of Slovakia, which currently runs and makes TVs for the Sharp TV brand in Europe. Sharp is reported to be looking …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| LCD Panels| sharp| UMC| Vol 23 - Issue 41

Mediatek Only Rising Chip Firm

by Tom Allen

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) reported consolidated April revenues of NT$20.2 billion ($621 million) in April, down 14.1% MoM and 8.2% YoY. The firm has predicted an increase in its IC ATM (assembly test and …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mediatek| Mobile Display Monitor| Semiconductor Market| TSMC| UMC| Vol 23 - Issue 18

UMC Result 27/04/2016

by Dhruv Dayal Gupta

UMC reported Q1 2016 net profit of NT$ 210 million ($6.5 million), down 94.7% YoY from NT$ 3.9 billion ($123 million). Turnover was NT$ 34.4 billion ($1 billion), down 8.6% YoY from NT$ 37.65 …

Tags:Financial Data| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| UMC| Vol 23 - Issue 17

UMC Result 27/01/2016

by Dhruv Dayal Gupta

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) reported net profit of NT$3.16 billion ($96 million), a decline of 30% YoY from NT$4.56 billion. Turnover was NT$33.85 billion ($1.03 billion), a 9% decline from NT$37.24 billion ($1.12 billion). …

Tags:Financial Data| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| UMC| Vol 23 - Issue 11

Earthquake Rocks Taiwan Production Base

by Tom Allen

An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter Scale hit southern Taiwan around 4am on the 6th of February, affecting the Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP). Several chip and panel makers have buildings here, including …

Tags:Innolux| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Taiwan| TSMC| UMC| Vol 23 - Issue 05

Good Month for Taiwan Chip Companies

by Helen Vince

Taiwan’s major chip companies reported strong sales in July, with Mediatek achieving monthly revenue which was the highest in four months. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC) saw sales rise 35% sequentially and 24.7% year on …

Tags:Financial Data| Large Display Monitor| Mediatek| Mobile Display Monitor| TSMC| UMC| Vol 22 - Issue 32

Foxxum Scores Sharp Win

by Tom Allen

UMC, the European licence holder of the Sharp TV brand (Sharp ‘Leaves’ TVs in Europe) has signed an exclusive five-year contract with Foxxum. Foxxum’s smart TV solution will be built into all newly-developed Sharp …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Licensing| sharp| Smart TV| UMC| Vol 22 - Issue 31