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Global sales of 20-25 million e-book readers projected for 2011, says E Ink chairman

Oct 28, 16:15

Global e-book reader sales in 2010 are expected to reach 10 million units at least, and the forecast for 2011 is upward adjusted from 18 million units originally, to 20-25 million...

China market: Shanda Literature launches own-brand e-book reader

Oct 28, 01:05

Shanda Literature, the largest publishing company in China, on October 27 launched its first own-brand e-book reader, the Bambook, in the China market at a retail price of 999 yuan...

Taiwan market: Asustek to announce e-book readers with cooperation from CHT

Oct 18, 16:22

Asustek Computer is set to announce its e-book reader on October 21 in Taiwan, with cooperation from telecom carrier Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) and the religious group Tzuchi.

Delta Electronics lands orders for e-book readers from China Mobile, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 1, 12:06

Taiwan-based Delta Electronics has obtained orders for 8.2-inch color e-book readers equipped with 3G or Wi-Fi from China Mobile Telecommunications, the largest mobile telecom carrier...

Xander receives sole distribution right for Hanwang products in Taiwan

Sep 28, 02:05

Taiwan-based channel retailer Xander International received the sole distribution right for selling products from China-based Hanwang and the company plans to sell 2,000 Hanwang e-book...

Taimide sees strong orders for polyimide films

Sep 15, 01:25

The rise of mobile devices such as smartphones, tablet PCs and e-book readers will be the driving force behind Taiwan's flexible PCB (FPCB) industry in the next three to five years,...

Yangzhou government actively seeking Taiwan investors in solar, LED lighting, e-book readers and smart grid

Sep 6, 11:43

On September 6, the Yangzhou government of China's Jiangsu Province, will host an event in Taipei to attract investments in the solar, LED lighting, e-book reader and smart-grid sectors...

BenQ unveils PV-integrated e-book reader

Aug 31, 15:03

BenQ unveiled the K60, its e-book reader integrated with a photovoltaic (PV) panel for auxiliary power generation, at its 2010 Global Distributors' Meeting taking place in central...

Qisda to see 20% of revenues from e-book readers, smartphones, tablet PCs in 2H10

Aug 30, 16:13

Qisda expects its new businesses including e-book readers, smartphones and tablet PCs to account for 20% of its total revenues in the second half of 2010, up from 16% in the second...

Inventec expects all-in-one PCs, tablets, e-book readers to drive revenue growth in 2H10

Aug 25, 16:21

Inventec foresees that all-in-one PCs, tablet PCs and e-book readers will be the main source of growth in its consolidated revenues for the second half of 2010 while sales revenues...

Delta eyeing education market for e-book readers

Aug 20, 15:21

Delta Electronics will tap into the education market with its e-book readers in the second half of 2010 amid the digitalization in universities and school libraries.

Tapping educational e-book reader market needs 2-3 years, says E Ink chairman

Aug 18, 15:01

While many vendors of e-book readers have begun looking to the large educational market, tapping the market will take two to three years to see fruition, but demand will grow rapidly,...

E Ink to promote EPD applications beyond e-book readers

Aug 17, 15:23

Taiwan-based EPD (electrophoretic display) maker E Ink Holdings (EIH), in view of Samsung Electronics' adoption of EPD for use as keypads of handsets, will tap markets for EPD applications...

MEMS sales to continue rising in consumer electronics and handset markets, says iSuppli

Aug 16, 14:18

Revenues for MEMS sensors and actuators used in consumer electronics and mobile phones is projected to reach US$1.5 billion in 2010, up 22.9% from US$1.3 billion in 2009, according...

Taiwan market: FET to launch Acer e-book reader and tablet PC by year-end

Aug 12, 15:09

Far Eastone Telecommunications (FET) looks to be tightening its relationship with Acer by publicly stating during a recent press event that it will distribute a tablet PC and six-inch...

Global e-book reader shipments to be 2-3 times higher in 2H10, says E Ink chairman

Aug 11, 11:47

Price-cut competition for e-book readers among global vendors including Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Sony and Hanvon is expected to stimulate demand in the second half of 2010, with...

Taiwan market: Mobile telecom carriers conservative about launching e-book readers

Aug 4, 14:09

Chunghwa Telecom, Taiwan Mobile and Far EasTone Telecommunications are not looking to be active in launching e-book readers for the time being, as their current focus is operating...

Global e-book reader shipments fall short of forecast in 2Q10, says Digitimes Research

Jul 28, 11:25

A total of 1.35 million e-book readers were shipped to the global market in the second quarter of 2010, 33.2% fewer than the originally projected 2.02 million units, chiefly because...

Taiwan market: BenQ launches limited edition e-book reader

Jul 26, 15:09

BenQ has launched a limited edition e-book reader, the nReader Young Guns, based on a popular comic book series published in Taiwan.

Hanwang facing weak tablet PC sales, while Lenovo aggressive

Jul 22, 15:34

China-based e-book reader maker Hanwang in June saw its tablet PC shipments reach only 1,500-2,000 units, a lot lower than the company's expectations, according to sources from PC...

Hanvon has 61% of China e-book reader market in 1H10, says Digitimes Research

Jul 20, 16:20

Hanvon, the e-book reader brand of China-based Hanwang Technology, had 61.4% of the e-book reader market in China in the first half of the 2010, according to Digitimes Research.

Hanwang denies e-book reader inventory piling up, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 19, 16:40

China-based Hanwang Technology has denied rumors that its Hanvon-branded e-book reader sales have been seriously dampened by competition from the Apple iPad and its current inventory...

Digitimes Insight: China e-book reader market smaller than expected in 2010

Jul 14, 16:13

Digitimes Research has downward adjusted its 2010 projected total e-book reader shipments in the China market from 1.5 million units originally to 900,000-1 million units, as China...

Wistron starts shipping e-book readers to publisher in China

Jul 13, 14:10

Wistron has begun shipments of e-book readers to Shanghai Century Publishing Group in China in July 2010, with EPDs supplied by SiPix Technology, according to industry sources.

Taiwan market: FET opens eBook Town

Jul 9, 14:51

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), on July 8 announced the opening of its e-book store, eBook Town, to provide Chinese-language e-books for download.

E Ink announces next generation display platform

Jul 2, 16:09

E Ink Corporation, the leading developer and marketer of electronic paper display technology, has announced the release of its next generation display technology, Pearl. With Pearl,...

iPad spurs e-book reader price war, says iSuppli

Jun 25, 15:40

The move by Barnes and Noble as well as Amazon to slash the prices of their e-book readers reflects a fundamental change in their business strategy intended to counter the rising...

Amazon, Barnes and Noble lower e-book reader prices

Jun 22, 15:41

Amazon and Barnes and Noble have announced reduced prices for their e-book readers, Kindle and nook, to US$189 and US$199, respectively from about US$259.

Global e-book reader shipments reach 740,000 units in April-May, says Digitimes Research

Jun 21, 11:53

Global e-book reader shipments from manufacturers to vendors in April-May 2010 reached 740,000 units, with Barnes & Noble's nook accounting for 37% and Amazon's Kindle trailing...

Qisda to gear up for production of e-book readers in July, says president

Jun 17, 16:20

Qisda will gear up for production of e-book readers in July, with monthly output expected to reach over 50,000 units in the second half of 2010, according to company president Hsiung...

CPT eyeing e-book reader market though TFT-LCD technology

Jun 14, 17:09

Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel maker Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) is eyeing the e-book reader market using its TFT-LCD technology, according to company president Lin Sheng-chang.

LGD to establish JV with iRiver for e-book readers

Jun 14, 16:22

LG Display (LGD) has announced plans to establish an e-book reader joint venture (JV) with iRiver to reinforce its presence in the fast-growing global e-book reader market.

BenQ joins Japan government e-book reader project

Jun 10, 15:14

BenQ recently joined a Japan government project to provide its nReader K60 e-book readers to patients at a rural area hospital so that they can receive daily news, e-books and real-time...

Wistron cuts into software service market

Jun 4, 15:42

Wistron has been working aggressively on software service R&D and is currently developing solutions for e-book readers, digital signage and medical electronics, according to company...

ECS to ship 8-inch e-book readers in September

Jun 4, 14:14

In addition to its 9.7-inch E-Ink-based e-book reader, Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) noted that the company will start mass producing an 8-inch version in September to fulfill...

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    Photo: Company, Sep 17.

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    Photo: Company, Sep 30.

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