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Digitimes Research: MediaTek open platform to attract more wearable device vendors

Jun 24, 19:06

MediaTek's open LinkIt platform developed for wearable devices may offer opportunities for hardware developers to come out with wearable devices with killer applications rather than...

Digitimes Research: LTE broadcast to become a new area for growth in the long term

Jun 24, 15:29

In mature telecom markets, most carriers have faced saturation in customer bases and slow revenues growths in the past five years. The top-4 carriers in the US, Verizon, AT&T,...

Digitimes Research: 7-inch tablet prices to continue dropping

Jun 23, 14:48

In the US tablet market, the lowest price point for a 7-inch brand tablet dropped to US$79 in June, according to Digitimes Research. With 7-inch tablet specifications gradually converging...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan PSS makers keep expanding capacities in 2014

Jun 23, 14:44

Taiwan-based PSS (patterned sapphire substrate) makers have been expanding production capacities, with total monthly capacity to increase from 2.19 million 2-inch-equivalent substrates...

Digitimes Research: Smartphone shipments to China unlikely to surpass 400 million units in 2014

Jun 23, 14:04

China smartphone vendors' shipments started weakening in mid-May with the upstream supply chain also seeing orders turning week despite the fact that several China-based smartphone...

Digitimes Research: Japan-based DSC vendor shipments to fall 22.7% in fiscal 2014

Jun 20, 11:48

Observing Japan's mobile consumer electronics market in the second quarter of 2014, Digitimes Research found several key factors such as mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras (MILC)...

Digitimes Research: Spreadtrum finding smartphone AP business difficult

Jun 19, 16:44

China-based Spreadtrum's application processor (AP) shipments have been dropping since China Mobile began subsidizing dual-core smartphones, as opposed to single-core models, in June...

Digitimes Research: Amazon Fire smartphone to promote offline-to-online shopping business model

Jun 19, 16:02

Amazon announced its first own-brand smartphone, the Fire on June 18, 2014. Digitimes Research has commented that Amazon has not set the smartphone's price low to boost competition,...

Digitimes Research: Qualcomm far ahead of Marvell and MediaTek in China LTE market

Jun 19, 12:38

Qualcomm, a leading player in terms of LTE technologies, started supplying LTE solutions to markets worldwide including China in 2013. But because of regulations and issues over licensing...

Digitimes Research: Global SSD sales to grow 60% in 2014

Jun 18, 15:41

Global SSD sales are expected to grow 60% on year in 2014 after nearly doubling a year earlier, buoyed by continually declining NAND flash prices, slimming-down of notebooks, and...

Digitimes Research: Korea semiconductor companies to ramp up capital spending in 2H14

Jun 17, 16:26

Semiconductor capital spending by Samsung Electronics has topped the world's semiconductor companies for the fourth straight year since 2010. In 2014, Samsung's semiconductor capex...

Digitimes Research: Panel makers eyeing wearable device business opportunities

Jun 16, 21:33

Panel makers are eyeing wearable device business opportunities, as the market for other panel applications continues to mature and demand remains limited, according to Digitimes Re...

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...

Digitimes Research: South Korea sees increasing semiconductor exports to Vietnam

Jun 12, 15:28

As labor costs in China are gradually rising, IT players have started turning to establish production lines in Vietnam, increasing the country's demand for upstream semiconductors...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers take up 28.6% of MOCVD in operation globally in May

Jun 11, 15:54

There were 1,917 MOCVD sets in operation globally in May 2014 and Taiwan-based LED makers accounted for 28.6% of the number, followed by Japan-based makers with 23.8%, China-based...

Digitimes Research: G1F likely to disappear from market soon because of fierce challenges

Jun 11, 15:26

A G1F touchscreen is composed of a glass-type touch sensor and a thin-firm-type touch sensor with one controlling the touch panel's X axis and the other the Y axis. G1F-based touch...

Digitimes Research: Apple, Samsung remain top-2 smartphone vendors in 1Q14; Xiaomi, Coolpad enter top-5

Jun 10, 16:16

In the first quarter of 2014, Samsung Electronics and Apple together continued to account for almost half of the global smartphone market with LG Electronics staying in third position,...

Digitimes Research: GG touch panels yet to be eliminated from market thanks to iPhone 4/4s and iPad 4

Jun 10, 11:34

The traditional glass-glass (GG) touchscreen technology was once thought to be heading towards elimination from the IT industry as Apple, a major supporter of the technology, turned...

Digitimes Research: High resolution displays, Ultra HD OLED panels featured at SID 2014

Jun 9, 21:54

At SID 2014, panel makers showed noticeable shifts to higher resolution technology for large-size products including Ultra HD OLED TV panels, compared to Full HD OLED panels that...

Digitimes Research: LED bulb prices in China up sequentially in May

Jun 6, 14:05

May average retail pricing for 7W LED light bulbs (equivalent to 40W incandescent) in the China market rose 4.2% on month to CNY37.4 (US$5.90), while 9W models (equivalent to 60W...

Digitimes Research: HP, Acer see on-month shipment growth top 60% in May

Jun 4, 21:23

Global top-five brand vendors together and top-three ODMs combined both enjoyed over 25% on-month rebounds in May shipments with Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Acer both seeing over 60%...

Digitimes Research: Ultra HD TV shipments to reach 68.2 million by 2017

Jun 3, 19:08

Ultra HD TV shipments are expected to reach roughly 12.8 million in 2014 and will reach 68.2 million by 2017, according to Digitimes Research.

The challenges: Digitimes Research director Joanne Chien on the changing Taiwan role in the global supply chain

Jun 3, 13:31

Historically, Computex has played a key role in the global IT ecosystem, complementing other tradeshows that appear in different markets at different times of the year and highlighting...

Joanne Chien, Digitimes Research director

Digitimes Research: Global MOCVD shipments to grow 25.7-54.1% in 2014

May 30, 14:07

With the LED chipmakers expanding production capacities to meet growing demand for lighting applications, 186-228 MOCVD sets will be shipped globally in 2014, rising 25.7-54.1% on...

Digitimes Research: Google is serious about Project Ara

May 30, 10:14

In April 2014, Google released modular design kits, held its first developer conference, as well as made commitments to release more specifications and a software roadmap for its...

Digitimes Research: Ultra HD TV panel shipments expected to reach 17.83 million units in 2014

May 29, 20:46

Ultra HD TV panel shipments are expected to reach 17.83 million units in 2014, up 475% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

Digitimes Research: USB 3.1 still cannot replace HDMI and Thunderbolt for Ultra HD transmissions

May 29, 16:01

The USB 3.1 standard has significantly raised the transmission speed to 10Gbps, up from the 5Gbps for USB 3.0, but the technology will still struggle to replace HDMI and Thunderbolt...

Digitimes Research: Touch panel makers in Greater China focused on thin-film and OGS products in 2014

May 29, 15:25

Touch panel makers in Greater China are focused on thin-film and OGS products in 2014, according to Digitimes Research.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan small- to medium-size panel shipments expected to reach 337 million in 2Q14

May 27, 20:48

Taiwan makers' shipments of small- to medium-size TFT LCD panels are expected to reach 337 million in the second quarter of 2014, up 12% on quarter but down 6.8% on year, according...

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...

Digitimes Research: Microsoft turns focus back to large-size Surface

May 27, 12:21

Microsoft unveiled its third-generation Surface on May 20 2014. Instead of the long-rumored 7.5-inch Surface Mini, the software giant released the 12-inch Surface Pro. Digitimes Research...

Digitimes Research: LCD TV pricing rises in May

May 26, 15:13

The average pricing for LCD TVs sold in the market during May 2014 was up at large as vendors continued to release new units, according to Digitimes Research.

Digitimes Research: G1F touch panel technology used in tablets and smartphones to see limited shipments in 2014

May 23, 15:57

G1F touch panel technology used in tablet and smartphone applications will see limited shipments in 2014 while OGS shipments are expected to remain steady, according to Digitimes...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers to contribute 90% of worldwide server shipments in 2014 thanks to IDC industry

May 23, 15:54

Taiwan makers have successfully entered the supply chain of the Internet datacenter center (IDC) industry and may contribute over 90% of the global server shipments in 2014. Combined...

Digitimes Research: Apple biggest winner in China 4G smartphone sales in 1Q14

May 23, 11:56

Shipments of smartphones in the China market declined 6.4% sequentially in the first quarter of 2014 as consumers delayed plans for the purchase of new phones or replacements, given...

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