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  • Last update: Wednesday 2 September 2015 [238 news items]

Smart glass expected to reach nearly US$890 million in annual market value by 2022

Aug 26, 14:39

Used in the building and transportation segments, smart glass provides dynamic glare, light, and heat control based on ambient conditions or manual controls. As buildings (and many...

Corning brings Gorilla Glass NBT to touch-enabled notebooks

Jul 30, 14:46

Corning has introduced its newest cover glass, Corning Gorilla Glass NBT, which the company says is designed to help protect touch notebook displays from scratches and other forms...

Taiwan IC firms should seize Google Glass business opportunity, says Google Taiwan general manager

Jun 21, 12:39

Lee Feng Chien, general manager of Google Taiwan, has stated that the concept of wearable devices has been around for years but it did not turn into a marketable product until 2013...

Blue filter glass in short supply due to white-box smartphone demand

Jun 19, 20:49

Blue filter glass is reportedly in short supply due to white-box smartphone vendors in China using the technology in camera lenses, according to industry sources.

Corning showcases Gorilla Glass 3 with Native Damage Resistance at Computex Taipei

Jun 5, 20:41

Corning is showcasing its Corning Gorilla Glass 3 with Native Damage Resistance (NDR) as part of its Computex Taipei exhibition. The Corning booth will also highlight other specialty...

Corning expects to see low- to mid-single digit on-year growth in glass growth demand during 2013

Jun 5, 19:38

Corning expects to see low- to mid-single digit on-year growth in glass growth demand during 2013, according to the company.

AGC to release new self-adhesive glass for optical bonding used in electronic products

May 21, 20:03

Glass manufacturer AGC has announced it will release its new self-adhesive glass for optical bonding that bonds directly to display devices used in tablets and other electronic products...

New Vision Display exhibits PMVA color display based on Corning Willow Glass

May 21, 19:58

New Vision Display (NVD) and Corning are exhibiting an ultra-slim glass passive matrix vertically aligned (PMVA) color display based on Corning Willow Glass at the Society for Information...

Corning introduces Lotus XT Glass

May 17, 15:20

Corning has announced the commercial launch of Corning Lotus XT glass, a second-generation glass substrate specially formulated for high-performance displays. The company will feature...

GTOC sees increased performance in 1Q13 due to 3D molded glass sales

May 16, 15:08

Glass substrate processing service provider G-Tech Optoelectronics (GTOC), a subsidiary of Hon Hai Precision Industry (Foxconn Electronics), saw its revenues increase 8% on quarter...

New generation iPhone may adopt sapphire crystal glass for home button

May 15, 21:46

Market rumors that the new generation of Apple's iPhone may adopt sapphire crystal glass for the home button have been circulating and Taiwan-based sapphire substrate maker Tera Xtal...

Spurred by Google Glass, IHS forecasts nearly 10 million smart glasses to ship from 2012 to 2016

Apr 25, 14:16

Initiated by the arrival of Google Glass and magnified by Google's efforts to promote application development for the product, the global market for smart glasses could amount to...

Demand for 3D optical film rises as passive 3D TV competes with shutter glass, says DisplaySearch

Mar 28, 12:04

As 3D TV continues to grow, competition between two main 3D technologies is heating up, and film patterned retarder is finally catching up to the more established shutter glass approach...

Fiber glass fabric maker Fulltech report losses for 2012

Mar 25, 14:53

Fulltech Fiber Glass, which makes fiber glass yarns and fabrics for PCB bonding sheets and laminates, has reported net losses of NT$150 million (US$5.02 million) or NT$0.47 per share...

GTOC to produce energy-saving glass through cooperation with Asahi Glass

Mar 22, 15:33

Glass substrate processing service provider G-Tech Optoelectronics (GTOC), a subsidiary of Hon Hai Precision Industry (Foxconn Electronics), is expected to invest NT$1.25 billion...

GTOC chairman Tony Chung

GTOC February 2013 performance down; may expand 3D molded glass production

Mar 18, 16:16

Optical glass processing services provider G-Tech Optoelectronics (GTOC), an affiliate of the Foxconn (Hon Hai Precision Industry) Group, saw its revenues drop 33.7% on month to NT$880...

Growth slowing for TFT LCD glass substrate capacity, says DisplaySearch

Mar 18, 15:16

Over the past two years, there has been a slowdown in TFT LCD glass production. Yet demand for cover glass used on smartphones and tablets has continued to grow, causing TFT LCD glass...

Touch-enabled mobile devices will drive worldwide cover glass shipments to more than 2.5 billion by 2017, says DisplaySearch

Mar 6, 16:10

The growth of touch-enabled mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablet PCs, will drive worldwide cover glass shipments to more than 1.5 billion in 2013 and more than 2.5 billion...

TPK breaks ground for glass making facility in Taiwan

Mar 4, 15:44

A company jointly invested by TPK Holding and its subsidiary Cando has broken ground for a facility in Taichung, central Taiwan for making chemically strengthened glass. The joint...

Calin Technology expanding glass grinding lens capacity

Jan 22, 14:48

Calin Technology, a Taiwan-based maker of glass grinding and aspherical glass molding lenses mainly supplied to Canon to make DSLR cameras, is expanding monthly production capacity...

China to account for over 20% of global glass substrate demand by 2015

Jan 8, 11:39

With its panel makers rapidly expanding their capacity, China's demand for glass substrates has been growing fast, and is expected to account for more than one fifth of worldwide...

CES 2013: Corning to showcase Gorilla Glass 3

Jan 4, 14:12

Corning has announced its plans for the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas next week. The Corning booth, No. 14813 Central Hall, will highlight the company's...

Taiwan Glass likely to swing back to profitability in 2013

Dec 27, 15:45

Taiwan Glass Industry, a supplier of glass and fiber glass fabrics, has completed construction of a sodium carbonate plant in China. The in-house availability of sodium carbonate,...

Fiber glass fabric makers not ready to restart furnaces

Dec 19, 16:19

Fiber glass fabric makers Fulltech Fiber Glass and PFG Fiber Glass (Kunshan) have both not yet decided when to resume operations of their furnaces which were closed in October for...

G-Tech expanding cover glass, coating glass capacities

Stockwatch - Nov 19, 10:38

G-Tech Optoelectronics, a Taiwan-based glass processing service provider, is expanding its monthly production capacity for cover glass from 1.8 million to 2.5 million units, and that...

ITRI announces full roll-to-roll process on 100-micron flexible glass

Nov 5, 10:50

ITRI has announced its roll-to-roll (R2R) process on 100um flexible glass substrates at FPD International. Drawing inspiration from the R2R process used to create newspapers, ITRI's...

Corning 3Q12 sales and profit up sequentially, but down on year

Oct 25, 14:37

Corning has reported that its third-quarter 2012 sales came to US$2.04 billion, up 7% on quarter but down 2% on year. Net income totaled US$521 million, increasing 13% sequentially...

Foxconn Group features new glass products at Glasstec

Oct 24, 21:40

The Foxconn Group will participate in Glasstec, an international trade fair for glass products that takes place once every two years, in an attempt to further promote its glass products...

The possibilities of Willow glass: Q&A with Corning executives Alan Eusden and Dipak Chowdhury

Oct 8, 15:02

Corning Glass is one of the world's leading makers in specialty glass. One of its latest products is the Willow glass, which promises to enable the commercialization of flexible display...

Dipak Chowdury, Willow Glass Program director at Corning

Quotes for fiber glass fabrics to rise

Sep 27, 13:52

Quotes for fiber glass fabrics, one of the key raw materials for the production of PCBs, will rise 5% or more in October 2012, according to industry sources.

PCB material supplier Fulltech sales slightly rebound in August

Sep 14, 01:40

Fulltech Fiber Glass, which makes fiber glass yarns and fabrics for PCB bonding sheets and laminates, has announced that revenues for August 2012 grew 10.8% sequentially and 2.6%...

Schott showcasing cover glass in Taipei

Aug 30, 15:29

Germany-based Schott is currently showcasing its Xensation cover glass at the International Touch Panel and Optical Film Exhibition in Taipei at Booth L206. The three-day trade fair...

Fulltech Fiber Glass sees net profits sink over 50% in 1H12

Aug 23, 01:10

Fulltech Fiber Glass saw its net profits dip 56% on year to NT$185 million (US$6.17 million) for the first half of 2012. First-half EPS stood at NT$0.59.

AvanStrate releases new glass substrate products

Aug 22, 15:36

AvanStrate has released a series of new thin and light glass substrate products in order to meet market requirements.

Kinko achieves revenue record in July thanks to strong DSLR camera lens orders

Aug 7, 01:35

Taiwan-based optical lens maker Kinko Optical has announced consolidated revenues of NT$656 million (US$21.91 million) for July, a new monthly historical record, mainly benefiting...

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    Apple TV

    Apple has announced the all-new Apple TV, which users are now able to download and use Apps on the device. The new Apple TV's remote features Siri, so users can search with their...

    Photo: Company, Sep 14.

  • Apple+iPhone+6s+and+iPhone+6s+Plus

    Apple iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus

    Apple has announced the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, the latest iPhone models from the company. The new iPhones introduce 3D Touch, which senses force to access features and interact...

    Photo: Company, Sep 11.

  • Asustek+ZenWatch+smartwatch

    Asustek ZenWatch smartwatch

    Asustek Computer has launched its Android Wear-based smartwatch, the ZenWatch in Taiwan, priced at NT$5,990 (US$188). The ZenWatch features Corning's Gorilla 3 glass and an AMOLED...

    Photo: Company, Dec 25.

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    New Energy see-through SolarWindow coatings

    New Energy Technologies, a developer of see-through SolarWindow coatings, capable of generating electricity on glass and flexible plastics, has claimed it has made breakthroughs towards...

    Photo: Company, Nov 25.

  • Amazon+Kindle+Voyage

    Amazon Kindle Voyage

    Amazon has unveiled the Kindle Voyage, with a 20% faster processor, twice the storage, and a touch interface. The Kindle Voyage uses a new paperwhite display, with 300pixels per...

    Photo: Company, Sep 26.

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