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PC vendors aggressive about releasing new convertible products

Oct 30, 22:11

PC brand vendors such as Acer, Hewlett-Packard (HP), Lenovo and Asustek Computer have all been aggressively releasing new convertible products in 2013, aiming to boost overall consumer...

Lite-On Technology sees strong demand for handset-use CCMs

Oct 30, 11:32

EMS provider Lite-On Technology has received orders for handset-use compact camera modules (CCMs), with shipments scheduled through the first quarter of 2014, according to the comp...

Equipment makers pessimistic about demand for LCD panels

Oct 29, 15:21

Equipment demand for the production of LCD panels is unlikely to pick up in the short term, as an oversupplied market is discouraging panel makers from expanding capacity and making...

China market: Demand for Android STBs weakening

Oct 25, 15:09

Android-based set-top box (STB) sales in China have started to grow weak recently due to rising penetration rates in the local market and the growing popularity of large-size smartphones...

Shipments of new iPad mini to fall short of demand in 4Q13 due to display supply constraints, says IHS

Oct 25, 13:44

Supplies of Apple's second generation iPad mini are expected to fall well short of demand in the fourth quarter of 2013 due to limited production of the tablet's new Retina display,...

Demand for sapphire for handsets to grow 25-30%, says GTAT

Oct 23, 14:44

Demand for sapphire for use in handsets is estimated to grow 25-30%, according to US-based crystal growth equipment and solution provider GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT).

Panel makers see increased demand for 5- to 6-inch panels

Oct 22, 14:15

As demand for larger smartphone screen sizes is increasing while demand for smaller tablet screen sizes is on the rise, panel makers are seeing increased orders for 5- to 6-inch pa...

Transport monitor market faces challenging future as demand shifts to multi-parameter monitors, says IHS

Oct 21, 22:19

Transport patient monitors have become established on their own in the patient monitor market in recent years, with demand rising from developed countries that want to provide high-quality...

Windows 8.1 models unlikely to ignite PC demand

Oct 18, 11:53

The PC market is unlikely to reverse its decline in 2013 and 2014 despite the arrival of new Windows 8.1 devices, sources in the supply chain have commented.

LCD driver IC vendors expect rising demand in 2H October

Oct 16, 16:01

LCD driver IC vendors expect demand to pick up in the second half of October when downstream small LCD module makers will begin to replenish their component inventories, according...

Better prospects in polysilicon market lead to increased PV demand in 1Q14, says EnergyTrend

Oct 16, 14:37

According to EnergyTrend, the intensive pricing competition in the photovoltaic (PV) market has gradually come to an end. Due to the increased demand in emerging markets, solar system...

Global LED lighting demand growth to continue in 2014, says LEDinside

Oct 16, 14:21

The LED lighting market value will rise 47.8% to reach US$35.3 billion by 2014, compared to 2013, according to projections by LEDinside. In addition, LED lighting penetration rates...

Sapphire substrate market to nearly triple as demand booms for covers in smartphones, says IHS

Oct 15, 16:09

Traditionally employed to make LEDs, sapphire substrates now are being used by Apple and other smartphone vendors as covers for camera lenses and home buttons, contributing to a rapid...

Aurona 4Q13 capacity utilization rate to fall on demand slowdown

Oct 15, 15:30

PCB backup board maker Aurona Industries saw its revenues gain 6.2% on month and 4% on year to a nearly four-year high of NT$113 million (US$3.85 million) in September thanks to a...

USB 3.0 flash drive demand disappoints

Oct 15, 12:12

Demand for USB 3.0 flash drives has been a disappointment thus far in 2013 with the penetration rate reaching only 10%. Industry observers anticipate the penetration rate will climb...

Any-layer HDI board demand sliding on disappointed high-end smartphone sales

Oct 8, 12:28

Demand for any-layer HDI PCBs has been weaker-than-expected since the third quarter of 2013 as high-end smartphone sales have been disappointing, according to industry sources.

NAS shipments expected to see strong growth

Oct 8, 11:33

As demand for personal network attached storage (NAS) has been rising rapidly, NAS shipments are expected to surpass 3.5 million units in 2013 and reach close to seven million units...

Demand for CNC-processed aluminum unibody chassis to remain until 2014

Oct 7, 10:36

Based on talks about chassis orders for the second half of 2014, demand for aluminum unibody chassis processed using CNC tools will continue until then for use in mid-range and high-end...

Advantest expects modest growth in ATE demand through 2014

Oct 4, 11:19

The global market for automated test equipment (ATE) is expected to see modest growth in 2013 and 2014, but will likely start to cycle down in 2015, according to Advantest Taiwan...

Taiwan passive component makers seeing shipments pick up on smartphone demand

Oct 4, 10:35

Passive component suppliers Yageo, Polytronics Technology and Cyntec have all seen their shipments rise recently thanks to new models rolled out by their smartphone clients, according...

Global demand for entry-level, mid-range LTE smartphones to emerge in 2014, say Taiwan makers

Oct 2, 21:51

Mainly due to the promotion of TD-LTE by China Mobile, global demand for entry-level LTE smartphones for sale at around US$200 and mid-range models at about US$300 is expected to...

Demand for business notebook metal-alloy chassis expected to rise

Oct 2, 14:45

Replacement demand from the business notebook segment is expected to take off due to Microsoft's plans to end Windows XP technical support, which will in turn boost demand for metal-alloy...

Japan zero nuclear power issue triples PV market demand in 2013, says EnergyTrend

Oct 1, 14:31

Regular inspections have been conducted on the number four reactor at Japan's Oi nuclear power plant. However, delayed inspections has once again led to Japan's "zero nuclear...

Tablets with telephone functions expected to gain demand in emerging markets

Sep 26, 14:49

Tablets with 7-inch displays and telephone functions are expected to enjoy strong demand in emerging markets due to their friendlier prices and characteristics that suit the demand...

White-box tablet vendors aggressively cutting prices to stay competitive

Sep 26, 12:01

The aggressive push of brand vendors such as Amazon, Google, Samsung Electronics and Acer, into the 7-inch tablet market has forced China-based white-box players to further reduce...

Digitimes Research: Standard DRAM bit demand to fall 3.5% in 4Q13

Sep 24, 14:31

Standard DRAM bit demand is set to decline 3.5% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2013, due to stagnant sales of desktops and notebooks and slowing growth in PC memory content,...

Taiwan market: Channel retail sales to stay flat in 3Q13

Sep 24, 14:17

Poor PC and home appliance demand is causing channel retailers in Taiwan to suffer from weak sales. Performance for the third quarter is also expected to decline from sequential growth...

Makers see increasing 18650 lithium battery demand

Sep 23, 22:47

The price of the 18650 cylindrical lithium battery will have a chance to rise as demand from electric cars and cloud computing data centers have started to pick up recently, according...

Notebook brand vendors may reduce 3Q13 shipment forecasts

Sep 11, 21:44

Despite having placed increased orders for August, notebook vendors are still under pressure to reduce their shipment forecasts for the third quarter as consumer demand remains weak,...

Digitimes Research: LED edge-lit 50-inch and above size LCD TV panels in high demand

Sep 10, 18:18

Taiwan panel makers are continuing to focus more on LED edge-lit 50-inch and above size LCD TV panels in order to allow vendors to make thinner and lighter TV units, according to...

Innolux reports improved on-month performance in August; expects panel demand to pick up in September

Sep 10, 14:20

Innolux has reported that its consolidated revenues in August 2013 reached over NT$33.04 billion (US$1.11 billion), up 4% on month but down 25.59% on year.

Taiwan LCD driver IC firms seeing demand for handsets pick up

Sep 9, 16:02

Taiwan-based LCD driver IC suppliers have seen demand from the handset-use panel segment pick up, prior to China's National Day holiday in early October, according to industry sour...

Taiwan LCD driver IC firms seeing demand for handsets pick up

High-resolution display demand moving from smartphones to larger devices, says DisplaySearch

Sep 9, 15:14

As TFT LCD displays move rapidly toward higher resolutions, consumer and vendor demand for high-resolution displays is increasing in the near term, especially in smartphones and tablets...

Catcher, Simplo announce August results; Windows 8.1 to provide limited help attracting demand

Sep 6, 15:57

Taiwan-based chassis maker Catcher has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.23 billion (US$108.5 million) for August, down 5% on month, but up 19% on year, with combined consolidated...

LCD TV growth strong in China as demand in developed regions declines, says DisplaySearch

Sep 4, 14:53

According to the latest findings from DisplaySearch, worldwide TV shipments in the second quarter of 2013 were down 3% on year, though LCD TV shipments managed to grow 4% on year...

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    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...

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    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...

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