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  • Last update: Tuesday 12 December 2017 [1658 news items]

China camera module suppliers gaining ground in smartphone space

6h 21min ago

China-based suppliers of camera modules for smartphones such as O-film Technology and Holitech Technology have continued to expand their market share leveraging packaged module sales...

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Lens module makers see on-month growth in November revenues

7h 19min ago

Lens module maker Asia Optical has reported November consolidated revenues of NT$1.578 billion (US$52.3 million) increasing 1.86% sequentially and 8.89% on year. Fellow makers Kinko...

Altek reports on-year drop for November revenues

Dec 11, 15:06

Altek has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.033 billion (US$34.43 million) for November 2017, representing a 32.29% increase on month and 12.06% drop on year.

MediaTek reports decreased revenues for November

Dec 11, 11:47

MediaTek has announced revenues of NT$20.739 billion (US$691.23 million) for November, down 1.3% on month and 11.8% on year. For the first 11 months of 2017, revenues totaled NT$219.56...

AOET ordered to pay Largan damages for trade secret theft

Dec 11, 11:39

Taiwan's Intellectual Property Court has ordered optical lens module maker Ability Opto-Electronics Technology (AOET) pay NT$1.522 billion (US$50.5 million) in damages to fellow maker...

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 introduces new architectures for AI, immersion

Dec 7, 14:07

Qualcomm Technologies has introduced the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 mobile platform designed for immersive multimedia experiences including eXtended reality (XR), on-device artificial...

Qualcomm launches next-generation Snapdragon Mobile Platform

Dec 6, 14:52

Qualcomm has announced its next-generation flagship mobile technology, the Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform. The full unveiling of all the Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform features and...

Largan November revenues highest in 2017

Dec 6, 13:37

Smartphone-use lens module maker Largan Precision has reported consolidated revenues of NT$5.616 billion (US$187 million) for November, the highest monthly level so far in 2017 with...

Wireless charging solution providers to benefit from iOS 11.2

Dec 5, 15:49

Taiwan-based wireless charging solution providers, including Generalplus Technology, Holtek Semiconductor, Nuvoton Technology and ENE Technology, are expected to see their sales increase...

Panel makers ramping up production of all-screen displays

Dec 5, 11:55

Flat panel makers including Innolux, AU Optronics (AUO) and BOE Technology are ramping up their production of profiled all-screen displays in response to rising demand from the smartphone...

Penetration rate of all-screen smartphones to increase significantly in 2018

Altek expects 3D sensing boom in next 5-8 years

Dec 5, 11:06

Digital camera and imaging solution supplier Altek expects 3D sensing to see strong demand in the next 5-8 years, according to company chairman and CEO Alex Hsia.

Altek

Taiwan players in 3D sensor supply chain to see lucrative market in 2018

Dec 4, 15:04

With Android-based smartphones vendors expected to incorporate 3D sensors into their smartphone models following Apple's adoption of TrueDepth facial recognition system of iPhone...

iPhone X with 3D sensor facial recognition system

Flexible PCB maker Ichia reports steady November sales

Dec 4, 11:50

Flexible PCB and chassis maker Ichia Technologies has reported steady sales for November, buoyed by increased shipments of flexible PCB products to the automobile sector. Sales for...

Taiwan market: LG sees growing profits from OLED TV sales

Nov 30, 13:43

LG Electronics expects earnings from sales of OLED TVs in the Taiwan market to grow significantly in 2018 as compared to those recorded in 2017, according to sources at LG Taiwan.

Penetration rate of OLED smartphone panels to reach over 30% in 2018

Nov 30, 12:06

The penetration rate of OLED panels in the smartphone display market is expected to reach over 30% in 2018 due to increasing adoption by smartphone vendors, according to industry...

Supply constraints and screen burn-in issue are limiting the penetration of OLED smartphone panels

PCB maker Unitech to end 2017 with profitability

Nov 29, 14:24

Unitech Printed Circuit Board is expected to return to profitability by the end of 2017, as brisk shipments to the smartphone sector and rising product ASPs have helped drive up the...

Egistec likely to supply fingerprint sensors for Samsung Galaxy S9, report says

Nov 28, 12:27

Taiwan-based Egis Technology (Egistec) has been identified as the most-likely fingerprint sensor supplier for Samsung's flagship smartphone series slated for launch in the first quarter...

MediaTek launches chipset supporting NB-IoT

Nov 27, 13:03

MediaTek has announced its newest chipset, the MT2621 dual-mode system-on-chip (SoC) designed for Internet of Things (IoT) applications with both narrow band IoT (NB-IoT) Release...

Genius improving yield rates for iPhone X lens modules, say sources

Nov 27, 10:58

Genius Electronic Optical is actively hiking yield rates for two lens modules - a 7-megapixel one and a 3D sensing one - for front cameras of iPhone X, which is likely to help improve...

Kinko developing receiver optical lenses for 3D sensing

Nov 27, 10:47

Kinko Optical is developing receiver optical lenses for 3D sensing, which is expected to see fast growing adoption by smartphone vdndors, according to company chairman Kent Chen.

Kinko Optical chairman Kent Chen (standing) at an investor confernece

NPO MLCC tight supply lingers due to booming demand

Nov 23, 15:05

The market supply of MLCC (multi-layer ceramic capacitors) has remained tight, especially NPO models, due to increasing demand from the mobile-device fast charging and wireless charging...

MLCC remains in tight supply

Epistar to increase VCSEL wafer output in 2018

Nov 23, 11:32

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar has extended production to wafers for processing VCSEL (vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser), with plans to expand production for the...

Digitimes Research: China smartphone AP shipments to grow mildly in 4Q17

Nov 22, 16:05

Shipments of smartphone-use application processors in China are expected to reach 179 million units in the fourth quarter of 2017, up 4.1% on quarter and 1.4% on year, according to...

Gemtek establishes LoRa base stations in Beijing

Nov 22, 15:48

Networking equipment maker Gemtek Technology has established 231 LoRa base stations for IoT applications in Beijing, and plans to expand the number to over 500 in the first half of...

Gemtek chairman Howard Chen

Smartphone panel prices stay flat in November

Nov 22, 14:59

Prices of a-Si and LTPS smartphone panels will remain steady in November due to decreasing demand for 16:9 handset displays, according to China-based market consulting firm Sigmain...

Digitimes Research: Worldwide tablet shipments to reach 128 million units in 2018

Nov 21, 14:28

Seeing all-screen smartphones continue eroding tablet demand, tablet vendors, to differentiate the two product lines, are turning aggressively to promote 10-inch and above models...

More Android smartphone vendors to adopt 3D sensing for new models

Nov 17, 12:03

Android smartphone vendors including Huawei, Oppo and Xiaomi Technology are expected to equip 3D sensing functionality to their new models slated for launch in 2018, according to...

More smartphone vendors are to adopt 3D sensing technology

Samsung to continue adopting heat pipes for smartphones in 2018

Nov 17, 11:00

Despite the recent market rumors indicating that Samsung Electronics may stop using heat pipes for its new smartphones in 2018, sources from upstream supply chain players have pointed...

MediaTek touts Helio P in China amid Qualcomm speculation

Nov 16, 15:40

MediaTek is aggressively persuading China smartphone vendors to adopt its Helio P processors to reduce risks of heavy reliance on Qualcomm, whose operations might be affected by Broadcom's...

Flexible AMOLED supply capacity to exceed demand by 44% in 2018, says IHS Markit

Nov 15, 17:42

With flexible AMOLED panel fabs building at a quicker pace than global demand, supply capacity of flexible AMOLED panels is forecast to be 44% higher than global demand in 2018, according...

HiSilicon selects Cadence Tensilica Vision P6 DSP for Kirin 970

Nov 15, 13:52

Cadence Design Systems has announced that HiSilicon, a global fabless semiconductor and IC design company, has selected the Cadence Tensilica Vision P6 DSP for its 10nm Kirin 970...

Phison UFS controller validated by Qualcomm, Hisilicon

Nov 14, 14:00

Phison Electronics' new PS8313-series Universal Flash Storage (UFS) controller has been validated by Qualcomm and HiSilicon Technologies for their smartphone chip platforms, according...

SSD products and eMMC controllers drove Phison's 3Q17 profit to a record high

Zhen Ding expects strong PCB demand to last till 1Q18, says chairman

Nov 14, 12:00

Taiwan-based PCB maker Zhen Ding Technology is seeing strong demand in the fourth quarter of 2017 and expects the momentum to continue in the first quarter of 2018, according to company...

Zhen Ding chairman Charles Shen

Qualcomm rejects Broadcom acquisition bid

Nov 14, 11:55

Qualcomm has announced that its board of directors has unanimously rejected the unsolicited proposal announced by Broadcom Limited ("Broadcom") on November 6, 2017, saying the bid...

Asia Optical developing smartphone-use 5x optical zoom lenses

Nov 14, 11:42

Asia Optical is developing smartphone-use 5x optical zoom lenses, each consisting of an aspherical glass lens piece and four plastic ones, through cooperation with Israel-based software...

Asia Optical chairman Robert Lai
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    AUO 6-inch all-screen panel

    AUO's 6-inch full HD LTPS in-cell touch panel integrates the display driver IC and touch IC to simplify the overall module structure, according to the company. Moreover, a new circuit...

    Photo: Company, Sep 18.

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    IFA 2017: Huawei Kirin 970

    Huawei has launched the Kirin 970 at IFA 2017 in Berlin, a chip that combines the power of the cloud with the speed and responsiveness of native AI processing, according to the company...

    Photo: Company, Sep 4.

  • Silego+SLG59H1302C+power+splitter

    Silego SLG59H1302C power splitter

    Silego Technology, a developer of configurable and mixed signal products, has introduction its SLG59H1302C - a single-input, dual-output power splitter designed for midrange and high-end...

    Photo: Company, Jul 18.

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    Bosch MEMS acceleration sensors for wearables

    Bosch Sensortec has announced a new family of MEMS acceleration sensors for wearable devices: The BMA456 and BMA423 are specifically designed for motion and fitness tracking in wearables. ...

    Photo: Company, Jun 26.

  • Toshiba+Serial+Interface+NAND

    Toshiba Serial Interface NAND

    Toshiba has launched a new line-up of NAND flash memory products for embedded applications that are compatible with the Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI). Wide ranging applications...

    Photo: Company, Oct 23.

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.

  • Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2020

    Digitimes Research expects global AP shipments to surpass the 1.9 billion mark in 2017, with smartphones remaining the main application. Qualcomm will be leading the market in 2017, as other players continue playing catch up and scramble for funds to invest in more diverse applications.

  • 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.