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Digitimes Research: Japan promoting service robots

Jul 25, 10:37

Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry has been boosting the development of service robots, with a target production value of JPY2.65 trillion (US$26.1 billion) and target...

Delta Electronics to attend Techno-Frontier 2014 in Japan

Jul 21, 11:40

Power electronics and energy solution provider Delta Electronics will showcase internally-developed products at Techno-Frontier 2014 in Tokyo during July 23-25.

Solartech, Giga Solar to set up PV power stations in Japan, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 18, 11:35

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell maker Solartech Energy will invest NT$197.65 million (US$6.59 million) to set up a PV power station in Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern...

J Touch to supply metal mesh touch panels to Japan vendors in 4Q14, says report

Newswatch - Jul 16, 10:34

Taiwan touch panel maker J Touch will supply Japan-based vendors with metal mesh technology for use in smartphone, tablet and AIO applications, and will begin mass producing the technology...

Digitimes Research: Ultra HD TV demand grows in Japan in May

Jul 11, 16:28

Japan's Ultra HD TV channel, Channel4K, started pilot broadcast on June 2, 2014 and Digitimes Research has found that sales of Ultra HD TV sets continue to enjoy stable growth despite...

Japan, South Korea makers talking with Taiwan solar cell makers for cooperation

Jul 8, 12:00

Japan- and South Korea-based PV makers, in an attempt to export in-house-made PV modules to the US market following US imposition of preliminary anti-dumping tariff rates on PV products...

Japan solar makers to look for investment partners as Japan plans to cancel certain FIT certifications for solar plant facilities, says EnergyTrend

Jul 7, 16:13

The Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI) announced on June 17 the withdrawal of FIT certifications for 144 solar plant facilities with capacities totaling 290MW...

Japan PV market demand may drastically fall in 2015, say Taiwan makers

Jul 7, 11:14

The Japan government is likely to reduce in feed-in tariff rates for PV systems with installation capacities over 1MWp in fiscal year 2015 (April 2015-March 2016) and consequently,...

Digitimes Research: Japan seeing increased exports to ASEAN

Jul 1, 11:58

Trading activities between Japan and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are growing rapidly with the two sides' import and export values both exceeding US$100 billion...

Foxconn files lawsuit in US against Japan IT vendors for LCD patent violations

Jun 26, 15:57

MiiCs & Partner, an affiliate of the Foxconn Group has filed a lawsuit in the US against Toshiba, Funai and Mitsubishi for violating its patents over TFT LCD products.

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)...

Delta Electronics to construct, operate PV power-generating station in Japan

Jun 11, 11:44

Delta Electronics is expanding its PV business by acquiring a plot of land in Japan to build a solar power-generation station, company chairman Yancey Hai has revealed.

Delta chairman Yancey Hai

Foxconn Japan RD seeks talent from major technology firms

May 21, 15:19

Foxconn Japan RD, a R&D center established by Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) in the second half of 2013, is continuing to expand facilities in Japan and is taking...

Automotive displays from Innolux surpass shipments from Japan Display and Sharp in 2013, says DisplaySearch

May 15, 12:33

Taiwan-based Innolux passed former market leaders Japan Display and Sharp to become the leading automotive TFT LCD panel supplier in 2013, according to DisplaySearch. Innolux garnered...

Finetech Japan 2014: Ultra HD and touch panels highlighted as key technologies

Apr 22, 15:06

Ultra HD TV displays and touch panel technologies such as metal mesh were displayed at the 2014 Finetech Japan Expo in Tokyo.

Windows tablets gaining traction in Japan

Apr 15, 14:34

Sales of Windows-based tablets in Japan have been rising as vendors have been aggressively releasing Windows 8.1-based 8-inch models since October 2013. In February 2014, 15.7% of...

Taiwan PV module makers looking to orders from Japan vendors

Apr 15, 11:17

Japan-based PV vendors, including Sharp, Kyocera, Panasonic and Toshiba, are likely to return to the international market in 2016 and release OEM orders to Taiwan-based module makers,...

Taiwan PV module makers expanding capacities to compete for orders from Japan

Apr 1, 11:34

Taiwan-based PV module makers have been expanding or will expand production capacities in 2014 to compete for orders from Japan-based clients who have adjusted their business strategies,...

Japan Display to ship 5.5-inch 538ppi smartphone panels in April

Mar 28, 15:33

Japan Display has begun mass producing WQHD (2,560 by 1,440) panels and is expected to begin shipments in April 2014, according to industry sources.

Japan-, Korea-based vendors increase ODM orders for 8- to 10-inch Windows tablets

Mar 28, 12:02

Japan- and Korea-based vendors have recently released more orders for 8- to 10-inch Windows tablets to ODMs in Taiwan, which is expected to boost Windows' share in the tablet market,...

Japan becomes largest market for China-made PV products, says CCCME

Mar 27, 11:33

Japan has become the largest market for China-made PV products, accounting for 24.63% of total export value in 2013 and 34.23% in January-February 2014, according to the China Chamber...

Australia, Japan reportedly mulling anti-dumping probes against China PV makers

Mar 19, 11:41

The Australia and Japan governments reportedly are considering launching anti-dumping and anti-subsidization investigations of PV products imported from China, according to China-based...

Corning to transfer Gorilla Glass production to Korea

Mar 7, 10:45

Corning has announced that it will transfer the production of its Gorilla Glass from its manufacturing facility in Shizuoka, Japan to its facility in Asan, Korea. Corning expects...

Japan PV vendors shifting outsourced production from Taiwan solar cell makers to China PV module makers

Mar 5, 20:58

Japan-based PV vendors, due to cost considerations and the depreciation of the Japanese yen, have been shifting from outsourcing solar cells production to Taiwan-based makers for...

Giga Solar Materials obtains JPY3.5 billion joint lending for setting up PV power station in Japan

Mar 4, 10:40

Taiwan-based PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials on March 3 signed with a few local banks for a 7-year syndicated loan of JPY3.5 billion (US$34.3 million) for constructing...

Supply chain aims to increase production for wearable device components

Feb 25, 20:18

The upstream supply chain is increasing production and R&D for wearable device components as vendors are gearing up to release or expand product lineups in 2014, according to...

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Silicon reclaim wafer market increases 14% in 2013, says SEMI

Feb 19, 12:55

The worldwide reclaim wafer market is estimated at US$460 million in 2013 and is forecast to reach US$493 million by 2015, according to SEMI. Both revenues and number of wafers reclaimed...

Digitimes Research: January 40W-equivalent LED bulb prices in Japan market down on month

Feb 19, 11:43

Average retail prices for LED light bulbs equivalent to 40W and 60W incandescent ones in the Japan market stood at JPY1,633 (US$16) and JPY2,473 respectively in January 2014, slipping...

Toshiba shifting notebook R&D center to Taiwan

Feb 5, 19:50

Toshiba has started shifting its notebook R&D center in Japan to Taiwan and will expand its Taiwan R&D staff of over 100 engineers, according to Taiwan-based notebook supply...

Eversol secures 80MWp PV system projects in Japan

Jan 23, 11:15

Taiwan-based solar-grade polycrystalline silicon ingot and wafer maker Eversol has landed EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) projects for installing ground-mounted PV systems...

Asustek is second largest PC vendor in Japan in 2013, says CNA

Newswatch - Jan 15, 11:17

Asustek Computer shared 16.1% of notebook, desktop and tablet sales in the Japan market in 2013, next only to Apple's 19.1%, and followed by NEC's 15.9%, Toshiba's 13.2% and Fujitsu's...

Digitimes Research: Japan to keep largest share of global LED lighting in 2014

Jan 7, 15:51

Among main lighting markets around the world , Japan will remain as the largest LED lighting market with a global share of 25.6% in 2014, down 3.4pp on year, according to Digitimes...

Japan, US take up 50%, 30% of Taiwan solar cell orders in 2013

Jan 7, 14:38

The Japan and the US markets directly or indirectly accounted for 50% and 30% of total orders received by Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers in 2013, according to...

Digitimes Research: Asustek and Apple are top-2 tablet vendors in Japan market

Dec 30, 12:11

Asustek Computer and Apple are currently the top-2 tablet vendors in Japan. In terms of operating system, Google and Apple led the tablet market in Japan with Android and iOS together...

Japan vendors may outsource MILCs to Taiwan makers

Dec 26, 11:04

As price competition among digital cameras is gradually expanding to mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera (MILC) models, Japan-based vendors are likely to outsource production of...

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    Toshiba has announced that it will launch a new series of SD memory cards offering the world's fastest data write speed. The latest edition to its line-up of Exceria memory cards...

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