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5G brings new business opportunities: Q&A with Alpha Networks chairman John Lee

Sep 18, 12:12

Taiwan-based networking device maker Alpha Networks has expanded its product lines from mainly Ethernet switches to include fixed broadband products, wireless networking devices,...

Alpha Networks chairman John Lee

Solar passenger planes a reality soon: Q&A with Si2 co-pilot Bertrand Piccard and Covestro CEO Patrick Thomas

Sep 14, 14:07

At the 2017 World Congress on Information Industry (WCIT) held September 11-13 in Taipei, there were two prominent guest speakers: Bertrand Piccard, chairman of Solar Impulse Foundationand...

Covestro CEO Patrick Thomas (right) and Bertrand Piccard, co-pilot of Si2

Autonomous driving market to be battle between closed and open platform providers: Q&A with Jamie Fan from Neousys

Sep 11, 14:19

With autonomous driving becoming a new trend in the IT market, many first-tier IT players including Google and Nvidia have been aggressively expanding their presence in related development...

Taiwan-based IPC maker Neousys

Recipes for tapping Indonesia market: Q&A with Trans Electric branch GM CH Liu

Sep 11, 10:54

Sharply rising operating costs and increasingly intense market competition in China have prompted many Taiwan businesses operating there to relocate their operations to Southeast...

CH Liu, general manager, Indonesia branch, Trans Electric

The midrange smartphone concept: Q&A with TL Lee, GM of MediaTek Wireless Communication Dept

Sep 6, 14:44

Taiwan-based chip designer MediaTek has newly released its Helio P-series chipset solutions for smartphones, aiming to regain its share of the global market for SoCs for midrange...

TL Lee, general manager of MediaTek's Wireless Communication Department

Micro LED development is highly uncertain: Q&A with Epistar president Jou Ming-jiunn

Aug 24, 11:46

While development of Micro LED technology is fraught with uncertainties, many firms engaged in the development believe that they will eventually succeed.

epistar president

Taiwan ICT vendors have to offer turnkey solutions in Indonesia market: Q&A with TAITRA representative

Aug 18, 14:50

Taiwan has adopted a New Southbound Policy eyeing trade opportunities from ASEAN and South Asia economies. The government-sponsored Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA)...

Danny Liao (right), director for TAITRA's Taiwan Trade Center, Jakarta

Taiwan IT industry can directly jump onto AI development: Q&A with LotaData CEO Apu Kumar

Aug 9, 10:59

While high-tech gurus have yet to reach a consensus over whether Taiwan is suitable for developing artificial intelligence (AI) applications, a US-based AI company quietly came to...

LotaData co-founder and CEO Apu Kumar

IDM model no longer viable for Japan semiconductor industry: Q&A with Socionext CEO Yasuo Nishiguchi

Jul 20, 11:39

Though still a global bellwether in many areas of semiconductor technologies, Japan's semiconductor industry is significantly losing ground in world markets, as most Japanese players,...

Yasuo Nishiguchi. right, chairman and CEO of Japan's IC designer Socionext

FD-SOI a promising technology: Q&A with Globalfoundries CEO Sanjay Jha

Jul 19, 10:37

Globalfoundries' fully-depleted silicon-on-insulator FD-SOI process technology targeted at Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI) and Big Data applications has started...

Globalfoundries CEO

Great growth potential seen for software-defined market in Greater China: Q&A with VMware executive Bernard Kwok

Jul 10, 14:05

As a leading virtualization and cloud computing infrastructure provider with a 85% share of the global virtualization software market in recent years, the US-based VMware is gearing...

Bernard Kwok, VMware's president for Greater China

Wireless charging demand promising: Q&A with Dialog CEO Jalal Bagherli

Jul 6, 11:58

As a global leader in providing rapid charging solutions, Dialog Semiconductor has demonstrated its prowess in power management for smartphones and other applications. But the market...

Dialog CEO Jalai Bagherli

Solectron founder offers recipes to boost Taiwan tech strength

Jul 3, 14:22

Winston H Chen founded Solectron in 1978. Under his leadership, the company grew into the world’s largest electronics manufacturing services provider with annual revenue of...

Solectron founder Winston H Chen

Eyeing more profitable sectors: Q&A with Wally Liaw, Supermicro VP of international sales

Jun 20, 15:44

Supermicro, originally a maker of server motherboards, has been gradually evolved into an own-brand server product provider. The server market promises significant growth, thanks...

Supermicro Taiwan chairman

Staying competitive in declining mobo market: Q&A with Gigabyte Technical Marketing Manager Leon Chen

May 31, 12:18

Gigabyte Technology has been performing well in the motherboard market for the past few years and is currently a top-2 player in the industry. However, the market has not been treating...

Gigabyte Technical Marketing Manager Leon Chen

Gigabyte strengthening high-end gaming brand recognition by uniting Aorus marketing under one team

May 31, 12:14

The gaming market has gradually grown to become a new battlefield among IT vendors thanks to related products' rising demand and high profitability. Many vendors have created a new...

Eddie Lin, associate VP for Aorus

Q&A: Gigabyte preparing full series of gaming notebooks

May 30, 15:36

Despite the gaming notebook market's strong popularity, competition has always been fierce between vendors, which have relatively driven down the product prices during the past few...

Vincent Liu, Gigabyte director of sales (right) and Andy Chu, Supervisor of Product Marketing (left)

Corning talks up 3D cell cultures in Taiwan

Apr 18, 16:16

As part of Taiwan president Tsai Ing-wen's five-plus-two innovative industries initiative, Taiwan is looking to transform into a center of biotechnology and medical R&D in Asia...

Richard M. Eglen, Ph.D.<br>Vice President and General Manager Life Sciences<br>Corning

Developing memory technology in-house: Q&A with Tsinghua Unigroup executive VP Charles Kau

Apr 14, 14:22

The global reaction to the aggressive investment strategy adopted by China-based Tsinghua Unigroup in the semiconductor industry is mixed, and the role being played by its subsidiairy...

Tsinghua Unigroup EVP Charles Kau

Looking to expand presence in PC market: Q&A with AMD CEO Lisa Su

Apr 10, 14:58

AMD has been aggressively looking to expand its presence in the PC market. It has released its new Ryzen series processors and its Vega series GPUs are expected to be launched soon...

Lisa Su, AMD CEO

The robotic expansion: Q&A with Kuka CEO Stefan Lampa

Mar 8, 14:40

Kuka Robotics, as the world's leading maker of robots used in automobile manufacturing, has been making efforts to extend robotic application to other manufacturing sectors, especially...

Kuka Robotics CEO

Interview with MLS CEO: MLS poised to closely cooperate with Ledvance

Feb 15, 13:29

Germany's Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology as well as Committee on Foreign Investment in US (CFIUS) under the US Department of the Treasury have approved Germany-based...

Lawrence Lin, MLS CEO

The synergy of NXP acquisition: An interview with Qualcomm president Derek Aberle

Jan 23, 12:19

Qualcomm agreed in late 2016 to buy NXP Semiconductor for about US$47 billion in the biggest-ever deal in the semiconductor industry - a move which clearly indicates Qualcomm's roadmap...

Qualcomm president

Era of Silicon 4.0: TSIA chairman talks about virtual Moore's Law

Nov 16, 10:37

With 2015 being the 50th anniversary of Moore's Law, one of the hottest topics that has continued to be discussed up until now in the semiconductor industry has been whether Moore's...

Nicky Lu, chairman of the Taiwan Semiconductor Industry Association

7nm process is essential for semi industry: Q&A with Globalfoundries CTO Gary Patton

Nov 7, 11:41

Gary Patton, a 30-year veteran in the semiconductor industry, joined Globalfoundries as CTO in July 2015. He now shoulders the responsibility of building up the foundry house's 7nm...

Globalfoundries CTO Gary Patton

Potential of wireless charging technology: Q&A with WPC chairman Menno Treffers

Sep 27, 10:56

To help foster the development of related wireless charging technology in Taiwan, the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) has signed a memorandum of cooperation with Taiwan Association...

WPC chairman Menno Treffers

Business planning in the cloud: Q&A with Anaplan

Sep 14, 17:09

Silicon Valley based Anaplan, a cloud-based planning and performance management platform provider, recently announced it has surpassed a US$100 million revenue run-rate and reached...

Anaplan chief marketing officer Grant Halloran

The strengths of Gorilla Glass 5: Q&A with Corning executive James Hollis

Aug 19, 14:16

Corning in late July released its latest cover glass, Gorilla Glass 5, to provide better protection for mobile devices against breakage from everyday drops. in early August, Samsung...

James Hollis

Industry integration, 5G and IoT applications: Q&A with Qualcomm president Derek Aberle

Jun 29, 14:40

Qualcomm president Derek Aberle spared his time with Digitimes for an exclusive interview recently and shared his insights into a number of major issues facing the global...

Qualcomm president Derek Aberle

The gaming notebook competition: Q&A with Jone Chang from Gigabyte notebook department

Jun 1, 09:52

Gaming notebooks have become the main focus of Gigabyte Technology's notebook department and despite increasing competition from first-tier brand vendors since 2015, the company is...

Jone Chang, Product Division Director of Gigabyte notebook department

Powering the cloud: Intel embraces new identity

May 30, 22:09

The next wave of computing is now beginning to define the IT industry, where the boundaries of computing are expanding as billions of smart and connected devices, new data-rich services...

Intel VP and Taiwan country manager Jason Chen

A new cycle begins for desktop motherboards: Q&A with Gigabyte technical marketing manager, Leon Chen

May 30, 21:39

The launch of virtual reality headsets for the consumer market and the increasing demand for ultra high-definition (4K) gaming and movies are putting pressure on tablets, smartphones...

Gigabyte technical marketing manager, Leon Chen

IoT, Big Data and biological sciences: Q&A with Dassault Systemes president Bernard Charles

Feb 16, 11:58

Dassault Systemes, a European multinational software company that develops 3D design, 3D engineering, 3D CAD, modeling and simulation as well as product lifecycle management (PLM)...

Dassault president Bernard Charles

Prospects for virtual reality, deep learning, autonomous cars: Q&A with Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang

Jan 29, 15:07

Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang has been outspoken with his predictions about future technologies and products, and developing industry trends. Huang recently sat down with DIGITIMES to...

Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang

SSDs not a simple solution for replacing HDDs: Q&A with Seagate executive

Jan 5, 11:53

During a Digitimes interview, Global Sales and Operations senior vice president B.S. Teh for Seagate Technology indicated that it is not simple for SSDs (solid-state drives) to replace...

seagate senior vice president B.S. Teh
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Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
China AMOLED panel capacity expansion forecast, 2016-2020

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Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
  • China AMOLED panel capacity expansion forecast, 2016-2020

    This Digitimes Research Special Report examines the China AMOLED industry, focusing on the expansion capacity of the makers, the current implementation plans of major smartphone vendors in the market and the technological hurdles faced by the China makers.

  • Taiwan server shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2017

    Digitimes Research estimates that revenues from sales of server motherboards, servers, storage systems and related network system equipment by Taiwan-based vendors reached NT$555.8 billion in 2016 and the amount is estimated to grow 5.9% on year in 2017.

  • Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond

    This Digitimes Special Report examines key factors in the notebook industry, including products, vendors and ODMs, that will affect total shipments in 2017 and through 2021.