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FocalTech and Orise to Merge, Aiming at Smart Handheld

FocalTech, a leading touch controller IC maker, and Orise, a well-known smart handheld LCD driver IC solutions provider, have announced that they will merge operations under the name FocalTech, effective January 2015. While the new company will retain the name, and chairman – Genda Hu – of FocalTech, we believe the new company will represent a new form of vertical integration focused on the smart handheld device market.  Continue Reading

Wearable Technology: Head or Heart?

Wearable technology really broke out at CES this year, with a vast flowering of new products and ideas. The reasons are not hard to find: the smartphone market is changing gear to growth driven by volume not value. Recent disappointment in the results from companies like ARM and Apple reflects the shift. Continue Reading