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Taiwan notebook ODMs looking to expand medical electronics business

Dec 12, 12:03

In view of stagnant demand for notebooks, Taiwan-based notebook ODMs are turning to focus on strengthening their medical electronics business and are forming relationships with hospitals,...

Taiwan ODMs pushing into medical electronics industry

AUO, Innolux extend production to medical applications

Dec 10, 12:29

TFT-LCD panel makers AU Optronics (AUO) and Innolux have extended production to panels for medical applications which, in comparison with panels for consumer applications, are mostly...

Medical applications for 3D printing faces 3 challenges, says UL Taiwan

Dec 3, 14:56

In terms of 3D printing applications, consumer electronics accounts for 29% of total output, automotive 19% and medical 13%, according to the Taiwan government-sponsored Information...

Taiwan medical equipment industry output value rising, says IEK

Nov 28, 11:31

Taiwan's medical equipment industry output value has already increased 5.4% on year in 2014 to NT$85.8 billion (US$2.78 billion), driven by demand for new and smart applications,...

Qisda looking to further expand business model to medical segment

Nov 26, 15:37

Qisda has seen projector shipments increase 40% on year to about 1.2 million over the first three quarters of 2014 while LCD monitor shipments reached 11.8 million, up about 20% on...

Medical equipment makers investing in new facilities in Taiwan

Nov 21, 15:53

Artificial tooth maker HC Bio-S has launched new facilities in the Kaohsiung Science Park and estimates the move will help bring the company more than NT$700 million (US$22.63 million)...

AcBel Polytech to begin shipments of power supplies used in medical equipment

Nov 12, 14:50

Power supply maker AcBel Polytech has obtained certification for power supplies for use in medical equipment and will start shipments later in the fourth quarter of 2014, the company...

Foxconn promises assistance for ill workers in response to leukemia report

Sep 16, 11:35

Foxconn Electronics' (Hon Hai Precision Industry) plants in Shenzhen, China reportedly have seen many of their workers develop leukemia because of long-term operations in the presence...

Tencent invests in medical web portal DXY

Sep 3, 16:02

China-based Internet service provider Tencent has invested US$70 million in DXY, China's leading medical, pharmaceutical and life science Web portal, according to Tencent.

Digitimes Research: Kickstarter wearables expand presence in sleep tracking industry

Sep 2, 14:46

Several companies, and their related new wearable device concepts, have finished fund raising using the Kickstarter platform, with these devices being split into two major categories:...

Foxconn looking to step into medical equipment, says chairman

Aug 20, 15:40

Foxconn Electronics will step into the development and production of equipment for medical applications based on its economies-of-scale electronics manufacturing capability, according...

Toshiba launches wearable wristband fitness tracker

Aug 11, 16:09

Toshiba has announced the release of a wearable fitness tracker, the WERAM1100, for online sales in Japan on Amazon and Yahoo. Orders will start to ship on August 20.

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...

Digitimes Research: Google Fit to benefit remote medical care industry

Jul 15, 11:36

Google has recently announced its new wearable device platform, Google Fit, which is expected to change the business model for wearable devices to horizontal partnerships with different...

BenQ Materials to expand capacity for medical care products

Jul 4, 14:01

Taiwan-based polarizer maker BenQ Materials will expand the production capacity for medical care products at its factory in Suzhou, eastern China, and establish a factory in central...

Qisda aims to ship 1 million high-end LCD monitors in 2014

Jun 27, 11:38

Qisda shipped 300,000 high-end LCD monitors in the first quarter of 2014 and aims to ship one million units in the whole year, 3.3 times the shipment volume recorded in 2013, according...

Wearable devices for use in medical segment are major focus at 2014 Optoelectronics Exposition

Jun 17, 15:50

Wearable devices for use in the medical segment will be a major focus for vendors at the 2014 Optoelectronics Exposition in Taipei, Taiwan, according to market observers.

Foxconn healthcare foundation inks MOU with Varian for medical equipment development

May 28, 12:09

YongLin Healthcare Foundation under the Foxconn Group has signed an MOU with a cancer medical center under the National Taiwan University (NTU) and US-based cancer-treatment equipment...

Lite-On Technology aims at annual revenues of NT$10 billion from medical business

May 28, 10:46

EMS provider Lite-On Technology has extended business operation to the medical sector, providing imaging devices, materials and consumer electronics, and aims to generate annual revenues...

Medical imaging displays growth driven by higher performance requirements, says DisplaySearch

May 22, 15:44

The medical imaging display market, including those used in clinical review, diagnostics, and surgical procedures, is showing strong growth. Between 2013-2017, global surgical display...

Digitimes Research: Google Glass for medicare?

Mar 14, 15:18

Wearable devices' functions have extended from the traditional area of information management to health management. This trend was highlighted by many smart health-monitoring bracelets...

Adlink Technology to acquire Germany-based Penta

Mar 13, 14:30

Taiwan-based industrial PC (IPC) player Adlink Technology on March 12 announced the investment of US$7.4 million to acquire a 100% stake in Germany-based Penta GmbH to enhance its...

BenQ Medical Technology steps into implant dentistry through joint venture with AB Dental Devices

Mar 12, 15:37

BenQ Medical Technology, a medical equipment and material supplier under the BenQ Group, has announced the establishment of a joint venture, BenQ AB DentCare, with Israel-based AB...

LEDs in biophotonics and medical science devices reach US$77.3 million in 2013, says firm

Feb 26, 15:13

The worldwide consumption value of LEDs in biophotonic and medical devices reached US$77.3 million, an increase of 19.8% versus 2012, according to ElectroniCast Consultants.

Chaintech steps into graphics cards, motherboards for medical, industrial PC use, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 24, 09:59

Taiwan-based graphics card and motherboard maker Chaintech Technology has extended business operations from IT to medical and industrial computing applications, according to a Chinese-language...

Networked medical device sales to exceed 14 million units in 2018, says Parks Associates

Dec 20, 15:55

New digital health research from Parks Associates predicts US sales of networked medical devices will exceed 14 million units by 2018, more than five times the sales from 2012.

Altek sees strong revenue contribution from non-DSC businesses

Nov 6, 22:02

Taiwan-based digital still camera (DSC) maker Altek currently has over 50% of its revenues contributed by non-DSC businesses and will invest more resources on new businesses such...

Wistron to step into medical inspection instruments

Jun 17, 10:33

Wistron will step into production of non-invasive medical examination instruments by establishing a medical business group by the end of 2013 as well as investing in or acquiring...

Arbor Technology expects growing revenues from medical applications

Mar 29, 13:56

Taiwan-based industrial PC (IPC) firm Arbor Technology has reported that revenues from medical applications accounted for 38% of total revenues in 2012. According to company CEO,...

Embedded system makers eyeing medical applications

Mar 26, 14:05

Taiwan-based embedded system makers such as Advantech, ICP Electronics, Arbor Technology, Avalue Technology, and Unitech have been aggressive in developing the medical application...

Qisda to focus on high-end medical products in China during 2013, says company president

Dec 6, 16:05

Qisda will aim at promoting high-end electronics products for use in the medical segment in China during 2013, according to company president Hermit Huang.

Ability and Altek to see DSC shipments drop in 3Q12

Aug 14, 01:45

Taiwan-based digital still camera (DSC) makers Ability Enterprise and Altek are both expected to see a shipment drop in the third quarter of 2012, affected by demand being replaced...

PC players need to consider selling smart services in the post-PC era, says Quanta chairman

Jul 19, 01:10

Quanta Computer chairman Barry Lam, at a cloud computing forum, pointed out that the PC industry will need consider how to sell smart services in the post-PC era, instead of focusing...

Barry Lam

Crystalvue Medical launches portable fundus camera

Jun 19, 15:35

Taiwan-based Crystalvue Medical Corporation has launched a portable fundus camera for diagnosing of retinal diseases and glaucoma, according to the company.

UIS steps into medical instruments

Jun 13, 13:47

United Integrated Services (UIS), a Taiwan-based provider of engineering services for cleanroom and facilities at high-tech factories, has stepped into the development and production...

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    VIA QSM-8Q90 system-on-module solution

    VIA Technologies has announced the latest addition to the VIA Modular Solutions portfolio, the VIA QSM-8Q90. The modular design approach allows for short time-to market, application-specific...

    Photo: Company, Mar 29.

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    Computex 2011: Arbor M1857

    Arbor's latest medical terminal M1857 focuses on patient care application. With built-in low power consumption Intel Atom N270 processor, fanless and seamless design, M1857 meets...

    Photo: Company, Jun 2.

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    AMD FirePro V7900 graphics card

    AMD has introduced the newest generation of professional graphics card - AMD FirePro V7900. Created for the design, engineering, financial, and medical fields, the new graphics cards...

    Photo: Company, Jun 2.

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    AMD FirePro V5900 graphics card

    AMD has introduced a new generation of professional graphics card, the AMD FirePro V5900. Created for the design, engineering, financial, and medical fields, the new graphics cards...

    Photo: Company, May 27.

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    Intel 22nm 3D tri-gate transistor

    Intel will introduce a 3D transistor design called Tri-Gate, first disclosed by Intel in 2002, into high-volume manufacturing at the 22nm node in an Intel chip codenamed Ivy Bridge...

    Photo: Company, May 6.

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