Demand for gaming PC peripherals is strong

According to industry sources, due to strong demand for gaming PC peripherals and industrial applications, Taiwanese MCU manufacturers are actively seeking more capacity support from foundries and back-end partners, and their revenues will be achieved in the first quarter of 2022 year-on-year increase.

According to a digitimes report, sources said that Shengquan, Holtek, Lingtong, Nuvoton, Songhan, Jiuqi, and Hongkang are all actively seeking more capacity support from foundry and back-end partners to increase utilization in 2022. Shipments of MCUs for gaming and industrial applications.

“Among them, Shengquan has begun mass shipments of MCUs for gaming PC keyboards after completing customer verification, which will enable it to maintain year-on-year revenue growth in the first quarter of 2022, even though IC distributors slowed down from November to December. Volume. With the increase in mid-to-high-end MCU shipments, Jiuqi achieved a record monthly income in November, successfully avoiding the low-price competition of its peers in low-end products." The source said.

In addition, sources pointed out that Nuvoton will increase shipments of high-end MCUs for automotive and industrial control applications through its subsidiary NTCP in Japan in 2022, and will strengthen its use in smart manufacturing, smart homes, and other smart applications. The deployment of battery management chips and MCUs for vehicles.

Hongkang is also actively developing high-end MCUs for industrial applications, and the new products are expected to increase its overall ASP.

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