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Large-size panel demand increases in 2Q14 but likely to falter in 3Q14

4h 15min ago

Large-area TFT panel shipments reached a record high of 37.7 million meters squared in second-quarter 2014, driven by the shift to larger sizes in all applications. Shipments of 9.1-inch...

Raspberry Pi motherboards enjoy 3.5 million worldwide sales

Aug 19, 12:40

Sales of credit-card sized motherboard computers rolled out by UK-based Raspberry Pi Foundation have reached 3.5 million units worldwide, with demand from China and Taiwan still remaining...

Taiwan market: New iPhone expected to drive demand for 4G subscriptions

Aug 19, 11:24

Many 3G mobile subscribers in Taiwan are waiting for the launch of the new iPhone with which they will shift to 4G subscriptions, and therefore the new iPhone is expected to boost...

Tablet gross margins dropping as vendors cut prices

Aug 19, 10:48

With demand for tablets weakening, many tablet vendors are looking to digest their excessive inventories and maintain their market shares by reducing prices, although such moves are...

Entry-level 4G handset demand in China to increase during 2H14; expected to push down penetration rate of high-end panels

Aug 18, 14:39

Entry-level 4G smartphones are gaining traction in the China market and are expected to see increased shipments throughout the second half of 2014, which will subsequently push down...

China-based storage product maker Longsys eyes SSD demand in industrial control industry

Aug 12, 16:04

China-based storage product maker Shenzhen Longsys Electronics, a top-three player in China's storage industry, is eyeing solid state drive (SSD) business opportunities from the industrial...

Digitimes Research: Sapphire demand to reach over 108 million mm in 2015

Aug 12, 10:57

Global demand for sapphire for use in LED and optical applications (such as smartphone covers) will reach 80.084 million mm of 2-inch equivalent ingots in 2014 and increase 36.1%...

China branded motherboard shipments may drop 10% on year in 2014

Aug 11, 22:31

With demand from China's tier-1 to -3 cities already reaching saturation and motherboard players still needing more time and investment to further penetrate into tier-4 through tier-6...

Panel makers hope for emerging demand for On-Cell touch panels in 2H14

Aug 7, 14:00

Taiwan-based panel makers originally expected demand for in-house-produced On-Cell touch panels to take off in the first half of 2014 but actually fell short of expectations. Hopes...

LCD TV supply chain ready for 4Q14 peak season, say Taiwan makers

Aug 7, 10:43

The LCD TV supply chain has started processing orders for peak demand in the fourth quarter of 2014, and vendors are expected to focus promotions on large-size and Ultra HD models...

Taiwan panel makers seeing strong demand from Huawei, Lenovo, Xiaomi

Aug 7, 10:37

China-based smartphone and tablet vendors Huawei Device, Lenovo and Xiaomi Technology have increased demand for panels and touch panels since the beginning of the third quarter of...

Channel retailers kick off back-to-school promotions

Aug 6, 14:23

To satisfy back-to-school demand, channel retailers have been offering new promotions for notebooks, LCD TVs and PC accessories recently. The deals are expected to help notebook recover,...

TCAS 2014: Lenovo sees strong sales

Aug 5, 12:22

Lenovo saw strong demand for its traditional notebooks, tablets and gaming notebooks during the Taipei Computer Application Show (TCAS) 2014, hosted from July 31 to August 4 and expects...

Taiwan panel makers may benefit from growing demand for 4G smartphones in China

Aug 5, 11:24

While Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel makers have become suppliers for China-based smartphone vendors, they are likely to obtain increased orders as demand for 4G smartphones in the China...

Taiwan market: Acer, Asustek see opportunities from enterprise PC replacement trend

Jul 28, 22:04

President of Acer Taiwan Tony Huang has recently pointed out that the company saw strong demand from large enterprises for replacing their existing PCs in the first half of the year...

Acer, Asustek see opportunities from enterprise replacement trend

Peak season TV demand expected to be flat on year

Jul 24, 11:38

Peak demand for LCD TVs for the early October holidays in China and the year-end holidays in the US and Europe is expected to remain flat on year, according to Taiwan-based supply...

Digitimes Research: Optical-use sapphire demand to reach 12.44 million mm of 2-inch equivalents in 2014

Jul 23, 10:48

There will be an estimated demand for 12.44 million mm of 2-inch-equivalent sapphires for optical purposes in 2014, mainly consisting of 54.3% for use in smartphone button covers,...

Taiwan market: Apple offers discounts on PCs, tablets and smartphones for back-to-school demand

Jul 17, 13:54

Apple is offering NT$1,500-3,000 (US$50-100) discounts for its Mac, iPad and iPhone products to the education sector in Taiwan, looking to attract back-to-school demand from students...

DRAM chip prices likely to hike 10% in July

Jul 16, 14:54

DRAM chip prices are likely to hike at least 10% in July, reflecting tight supply in the market, according to industry sources.

Supplies of DRAM and NAND flash chips to fall short of demand in 2H14

Jul 8, 15:07

Supplies of DRAM and NAND flash chips are likely to fall short of demand in the second half of 2014, which will further push up spot and contract quotes of related memory chips in...

LED makers see increased demand due to Ultra HD TV developments

Jul 7, 15:52

Wide color gamut (WCG) Ultra HD TV panel demand is bringing increased business opportunities for LED makers, according to industry sources.

Increased panel sizes to help offset supply and demand imbalances in 2015, says Innolux president

Jul 7, 15:05

Increasing panel sizes in smartphones, monitors and TVs is expected to last into 2015, which will help offset potential imbalances in supply and demand within the panel industry as...

Japan PV market demand may drastically fall in 2015, say Taiwan makers

Jul 7, 11:14

The Japan government is likely to reduce in feed-in tariff rates for PV systems with installation capacities over 1MWp in fiscal year 2015 (April 2015-March 2016) and consequently,...

Shipment ratio of 20-inch and above LCD monitors to reach 70% in 2014 due to tight supply, says WitsView

Jul 3, 14:46

Inventories of 19.5W- and 23.6W-inch monitor panels are currently low and supply is tight, according to WitsView. As a result, monitor brands are turning to 20W- and 24W-inch panels...

Supply chain turning optimistic about PC market in 2H14

Jul 2, 21:42

The PC industry has recently started regaining momentum with Intel, AMD as well as Taiwan-based upstream component suppliers aggressively preparing for potential demand in the second...

Taiwan market: Samsung sees strong demand for high-end tablets

Jul 2, 16:02

Samsung Taiwan will focus on pushing high-end tablets in 2014 and expects its products' advantages over display resolution and thin-and-light industrial design to help it stay as...

Andy Tu, general manager at Samsung mobile communication business in Taiwan

Wearable demand tied in to iWatch release, say market watchers

Jun 30, 21:59

Despite the fact that brand vendors such as Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics have launched smart watches equipped with Google's Android Wear, market watchers believe wearable...

Digitimes Research: Wi-Fi chipmakers taking different paths for growth

Jun 30, 15:43

In the first half of 2014, Wi-Fi chipmakers can be divided into two groups: one focusing on developing Wi-Fi chip solutions with better specifications and higher speed, and the other...

Small- to medium-size panel demand to grow 22.3% in 2H14, says report

Newswatch - Jun 30, 15:01

Small- to medium-size panel demand is expected to climb 22.3% in the second half of 2014 as handset and tablet vendors are set to release new units, according to Taiwan-based Apple...

Blue glass filter supply currently tight

Jun 26, 20:53

Blue glass filter supply is currently tight as more smartphones and wearable devices are using the technology, according to industry sources.

Motech sees decreased orders in the wake of US anti-subsidy tax

Jun 26, 19:36

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Motech Industries has seen significantly decreased orders from China-based PV module makers, according to company president and CEO Chang Peng-heng,...

Digitimes Research: Fierce price competition revives GG touch panel demand

Jun 26, 16:17

Generally, the touchscreen technology used in a tablet is related to the device's specifications: high-end models usually adopt cutting-edge technologies, first-tier brand vendors'...

Solar makers to expand production capacity; pricing to be affected by China market demand, says EnergyTrend

Jun 26, 16:06

Contrary to PV makers' high utilization rates spurred by demand in the UK and Japan demand in the first quarter of 2014, pricing in the PV industry is likely to drop in the following...

Demand for fingerprint sensors to grow robustly in 2H14

Jun 25, 10:42

Global demand for fingerprint identification sensors is set to grow significantly in the second half of 2014 as the Android platform is now able to support fingerprint sensor applications,...

GLT expects steady light guide plate demand for TV applications during 3Q14

Jun 23, 14:39

Light guide plate maker Global Lighting Technologies (GLT) is reportedly increasing production capacity in anticipation of shipment growth for products used in LED TV, IT and keyboard...

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    Before Going to Press | 6min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 12min ago

  • TDUA expects Taiwan makers to bump up OLED display development

    Before Going to Press | 25min ago

  • China TV vendors extending promotion abroad

    Before Going to Press | 26min ago

  • Samsung resumes supply of Mobile RAM for use in new iPhone

    Before Going to Press | 27min ago

  • Delta Electronics to showcase DLP video wall at Integrate 2014

    Before Going to Press | 28min ago

  • Chip makers prepare 100 million units of production capacity for new iPhone

    Before Going to Press | 29min ago

  • Taiwan solar cell makers see rebound in orders from China

    Before Going to Press | 30min ago

  • Foxconn sets up rental electric car joint venture in China

    Before Going to Press | 33min ago

  • Supply chains for Apple are ramping up production for iPhone 6

    Before Going to Press | 35min ago

  • Japan smartphone market: Competition stiff due to high barriers, says HTC executive

    Before Going to Press | 37min ago

  • Digitimes Research: GTAT estimated to supply up to 1.35-2.25 million 5.5-inch iPhone sapphire covers in 2014

    Before Going to Press | 38min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Demand for low-cost smartphones growing in Southeast Asia

    Before Going to Press | 39min ago

  • Perfect Optronics cooperation with Potevio reportedly to pave way for Foxconn marketing in China

    Before Going to Press | 40min ago

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    Memoright will present its military and industrial ruggedized SSDs at the 2011 CeBIT show from March 1-5, and Embedded World 2011 from March 1-3 (Hall 12, 479). The products include...

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    Samsung Electronics has announced its new 2.5-inch external hard disk drive (HDD), the S2 Portable 3.0. The new Samsung external HDD features an on-board SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface...

    Photo: Company, Aug 26.

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    Acer X1261 DLP 3D projector

    Acer Canada, in order to meet consumers' growing demand for 3D imagery, has launched three DLP 3D projectors, the X1230PS, X1261 and X1130P. The Acer X1261 projector features illumination...

    Photo: company, Jul 20.

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    ViewSonic 27-inch full HD LCD monitor with 1ms response time

    ViewSonic has announced a 27-inch full HD LCD monitor with 1ms response time, the VX2739wm. The VX2739wm features 100,000:1 contrast ratio and built-in speakers with SRS premium...

    Photo: company, May 13.

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    Micro-Star International (MSI) is set to launch an Nvidia Tegra-based tablet PC in the second half of 2010 with a price of US$500, according to company sales director Sambora Chen...

    Photo: Company, Jan 28.

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