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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...

High-end LED supply 20-30% short of demand, says Epistar chairman

Jun 20, 11:01

Global supply of high-end LED chips is short of demand by 20-30% currently, according to chairman Lee Biing-jye of LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar.

Global PC demand to rebound in 2H14, says Asustek chairman

Jun 17, 21:07

The negative impact on PC sales from tablets is decreasing and global PC demand is expected to significantly rebound in the second half of 2014, Jonney Shih, chairman of Asustek Computer...

Digitimes Research: Southeast Asia looks to strong replacement demand for smartphones

Jun 16, 15:56

The ratio of 3G/4G subscribers to total mobile phone users in Southeast Asia remains relatively low despite the fact that most countries in the region have already set up their 3G...

Taiwan solar cell makers to see utilization rates drop by end of June, says EnergyTrend

Jun 16, 14:10

Taiwan solar cell makers' utilizations remained high between the beginning of June and mid-June, but are expected to substantially drop by the end of the month, which will affect...

Emerging markets see rising notebook demand

Jun 12, 12:12

Notebook demand in emerging markets has started recovering recently as international funds return to emerging markets after seeing a weak return on investment in the US and Europe,...

Notebook demand is rising in emerging markets

Wearable devices such as iWatch to spur sapphire market demand in 2015, says LEDinside

Jun 11, 15:29

Apple's reported iWatch, which is expected to be released in late 2014, will use sapphire watch covers, according to research firm LEDinside. If iWatch sales reach market estimations...

Notebook panels sized 15.6-inch continue to be in short supply

Jun 10, 20:55

Notebook panels sized 15.6-inch continue to be in short supply due to panel makers focusing more on small- to medium-size panel production, according to industry sources.

Giga Solar PV silver paste supply 30% short of demand

Jun 9, 10:27

Taiwan-based PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials, due to booming demand for PV silver paste, has seen output short of total order volumes by 30% currently, according to...

Giga Solar chairman Chen Chi-jen (left)

Brazil LCD TV shipments rise 51% in 1Q14 on World Cup demand, says DisplaySearch

Jun 4, 15:47

LCD TV shipments in Brazil surged 51% in first-quarter 2014 compared to a year ago, while plasma TV shipments grew more than 200%, as retailers stocked up ahead of anticipated TV...

Taiwan server players to benefit from growing demand from China

Jun 3, 21:23

As China and the US dispute over the stealing of confidential information through the Internet, China has launched counter attacks to reject server products from IBM, Oracle and Cisco...

Richard Lee, Inventec chairman

Handling the ever-increasing demand for wireless: Q&A with Broadcom VP Rahul Patel

Jun 3, 12:36

With the IT market shifting from PCs to mobile devices, there has been an increased appetite for support for Wi-Fi and wireless technologies such as Bluetooth and near field communication...

Rahul Patel, VP and general manager, wireless connectivity combo, Mobile and Wireless Group

Europe solar PV demand stabilizes at 10GW in 2014, says Solarbuzz

May 30, 14:37

Solar photovoltaic (PV) demand from Europe is forecast to reach 10GW during 2014, down 7% on year, according to Solarbuzz. This will be the third consecutive year that solar PV demand...

Notebook vendors demanding price cuts

May 29, 20:50

Notebook vendors have asked ODMs and component makers to lower quotes in an attempt to maintain profitability due to stagnant demand, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

Open cell 32-inch TV panels in short supply

May 27, 20:46

Open cell TV panels sized 32-inch are in short supply due to recent demand in Africa, North America and Europe, and are likely to be in tight supply until the end of 2014, according...

Demand for data center servers to keep growing over 5 years, say Taiwan ODMs

May 27, 20:43

While there is an opinion that strong demand for data center servers may maintain for three years at the most and subsequently there will be demand for replacement and maintenance...

Digitimes Research: Tablet AP shipments in China increase 11.2% sequentially in 2Q14

May 27, 14:53

Shipments of tablet-use application processors (AP) in China grew 11.2% sequentially and 40% on year in the second quarter of 2014, buoyed by a rebound in demand for tablets in the...

Polarizer demand in China rises; local makers to provide 6.7% of total shipments in 2014

May 26, 15:41

As the self-sufficiency rate for polarizers in China is expected to reach only 6.7% in 2014 amid increasing production capacity and demand from China's panel segment, Taiwan- and...

Panel pricing expected to rise in May, says WitsView

May 22, 14:39

Pricing for 32- to 42-inch panels is expected to climb US$1-2 in May 2014, while 46- and 48-inch units are expected to see price increases of US$1-3, and 50- and 55-inch prices remaining...

Digitimes Research: Top-5 notebook vendors and top-3 ODMs see shipments drop in April

May 22, 12:23

The global top-5 notebook brand vendors' combined shipments in April dropped 24% on month and 3% on year, while shipments of the top-3 ODMs dropped 15% on month and 9% on year, according...

Graphics card demand drops in 2Q14 partly because of changes in Bitcoin ecosystem

May 21, 22:08

Graphics card demand in the second quarter is dropping significantly partly because many Bitcoin miners have turned to purchasing chips designed specifically for Bitcoin mining machines,...

Demand for 4G chips, smartphones to accelerate in 2H14, says Qualcomm Taiwan executive

May 21, 15:17

Demand for 4G LTE-enabled chips as well as smartphones is expected to grow robustly in 2014 with the growth pace to accelerate in the second half of the year, according to Eddie Chang,...

Taiwan market: LCD TV demand in 2014 to remain flat

May 15, 14:39

LCD TV demand in Taiwan during 2014 is expected to remain flat on year at around 1.4 million units.

LCD TV

Tablet growth slows to 21% as channel stock rises, says Canalys

May 12, 15:23

Worldwide client PC shipments reached 123.7 million units in first-quarter 2014, up 5% on year, according to the latest Canalys research. Growth in tablet shipments slowed to 21%,...

China datacenter orders to be dominated by Taiwan server makers

May 7, 22:06

As China's datacenter market is seeing rapid growth, first-tier server brand vendors such as Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell are both aggressively trying to enter the industry. Since...

Graphics card vendors look to 10-20% sequential drops in 2Q14 shipments

Apr 30, 15:01

Most graphics card vendors are expected to see shipments slip 10-20% sequentially in the second quarter of 2014 due to high inventory levels in retail channels, weak demand in China,...

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    Memoright GTR-series SSD

    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...

    Photo: Company, Feb 23.

  • Samsung+S2+Portable+3%2E0

    Samsung S2 Portable 3.0

    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.

  • ViewSonic+27%2Dinch+full+HD+LCD+monitor+with+1ms+response+time

    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.

  • MSI+Tegra%2Dbased+tablet+PC

    MSI Tegra-based tablet PC

    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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Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015
  • 2014 global high brightness LED market, trends and shipment forecast

    For the global LED lighting market, the market size will reach US$25.82 billion in 2014 or a market penetration rate of 23.4%. This is attributable to exponential shipment growth for light bulbs, tubes, and directional lamps.

  • Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015

    This Special Report provides forecasts through 2015 for Greater China touch panel shipments with breakdowns based on technology (glass, film, resistive), application (smartphone, NB and tablet) and by firm.

  • 2014 global tablet demand forecast

    This report analyzes the main players, their strategies and shipments forecasts for 2014, as well as other factors contributing to either growth or decline in various segments within the tablet market, with a particular focus on Apple, Google, Samsung, and Microsoft, along with whitebox vendors.