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Digitimes Research: GPUs becoming critical for mobile devices supporting HD

Dec 25, 15:14

High-definition displays have seen growing adoption by mobile devices and created enormous pressure on the design of application processors since the transmission and processing of...

TV demand expected to rebound in March-April 2014

Dec 20, 10:06

Mainly due to weak demand for LCD TVs in the China market, retail channels have been clearing inventories and reduced deliveries from vendors. But global LCD TV sales are expected...

Car display shipments increase due to demand for electric, hybrid vehicles in 2013, says DisplaySearch

Dec 19, 11:21

With increasing demand for center information displays and multifunction monitors for eco-friendly vehicles, year-over-year automotive TFT-LCD shipments are expected to increase 16%...

Film-based touch panel makers to benefit from fast growing demand for inexpensive smartphones in 2014

Dec 13, 12:31

As market demand for entry-level and mid-range smartphones has been growing much faster than that for high-end models, the proportion of handsets adopting less costly film-based touch...

Genesis Photonics looks to LED street lamp demand in China

Dec 10, 14:43

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Genesis Photonics plans to compete for orders for LED street lamps from local governments in China in 2014, with such lamps to be made from its...

FPCB specialist Zhen Ding posts record November revenues

Dec 10, 13:48

Consolidated revenues at Zhen Ding Technology climbed 4.1% sequentially and 21.4% on year to an all-time high of NT$7.78 billion (US$263 million) in November 2013, buoyed, according...

Global notebook demand to remain weak in 1H14, say Taiwan makers

Dec 4, 11:08

Viewing that notebook vendors have taken conservative attitudes in developing new models for launch in 2014, global demand for notebooks is expected to remain stagnant in the first...

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Tablets and smartphones drive demand for SCDs in Western Europe, says IDC

Dec 3, 15:19

The smart connected device (SCD) market continued to post strong growth in the third quarter of 2013, with combined shipments of PCs, tablets, and smartphones reaching almost 55 million...

Smartphones, Ultra HD TVs to buoy Novatek revenues in 2014

Dec 3, 14:13

LCD driver IC specialist Novatek Microelectronics is optimistic about its operations for 2014 citing brisk demand coming from the smartphone and Ultra TV sectors. The company also...

ASE, SPIL developing low-cost IC substrates

Dec 2, 10:35

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) have both developed low-cost IC substrates to satisfy demand from mobile chip suppliers, which...

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Driver IC vendor Ilitek expects flat 4Q13 sales

Nov 29, 12:24

LCD driver IC supplier ILi Technology (Ilitek) expects its fourth-quarter sales to register flat sequential growth thanks to replenishment demand prior to the 2014 Lunar New Year...

Feedback Tech expects strong demand for ion implantation materials in 4Q13-1Q14

Nov 28, 14:50

Feedback Technology, which distributes equipment and parts for semiconductor and optoelectronics industries, expects demand for its ion implantation materials to rebound in the fourth...

IC design houses see rally on strong demand in China

Nov 27, 15:42

Taiwan-based IC design houses which have deepened their sales in China will see their share prices soar significantly in 2013 thanks to strong demand from China's smartphone and tablet...

Lite-On Semi revenues to drop 10-15% sequentially in 4Q13

Nov 26, 21:52

Lite-On Semiconductor is expected to see its revenues slip 10-15% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2013 compared to a 5% decline forecast previously due to decreasing demand...

32-inch open cell TV panels drop to US$82

Nov 26, 21:27

Open cell TV panels sized 32-inch have dropped to US$82 as panel makers meet demand for US$100 and below 32-inch TVs in the market.

Windows-based 2-in-1 devices may reduce sales of conventional notebooks

Nov 20, 21:32

Demand for Windows 8.1-based 2-in-1 devices is starting to pick up, but some channel retailers are concerned that the rising demand may impact consumer demand for conventional note...

Sporton October revenues hit record high on rising testing demand from LTE segment

Nov 7, 15:56

Mobile phone testing company Sporton International saw its revenues gain 3.1% on month and 35.9% on year to hit a record high of NT$215 million (US$7.31 million) in October, buoyed...

Smartphone display ASPs contine dropping on weak demand and expanding capacity, says DisplaySearch

Nov 7, 15:48

Weak demand from white-box vendors and expanding production capacity for smartphone panels led to an on-month decline in ASPs for smartphone displays in September 2013, according...

Shipments of large-size driver ICs affected by sluggish panel demand

Nov 6, 11:47

Large-size LCD driver IC suppliers have been forced to adjust their inventories recently as demand for large-size LCD panels has been sluggish in the fourth quarter of 2013 due to...

NAND flash prices to fall in 4Q13 on falling demand

Nov 5, 21:03

NAND flash contract prices for the fourth quarter of 2013 are set to fall despite a reduction in the global supply, according to industry sources.

Demand for high-end PCBs promising: Q&A with Manz executive Alex Liu

Oct 31, 11:37

Disappointing sales of high-end smartphones and other unfavorable factors have discouraged PCB makers from spending money on capacity building since the the second half of 2013. However,...

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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...

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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.

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    Photo: Company, Aug 26.

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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...

    Photo: company, Jul 20.

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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...

    Photo: company, May 13.

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