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  • Last update: Thursday 28 May 2015 [133 news items]

Sanyo deal unlikely to impact Taiwan DSC makers

Dec 12, 22:11

As Panasonic will sell its acquired Sanyo Electric digital still camera (DSC) business to Japan-based private equity firm Advantage Partners, sources from Taiwan-based ODMs pointed...

Japan 3-busbar solar cell patent affects OEM orders to Taiwan

Dec 12, 14:06

Japan-based Kyocera obtained a 3-busbar solar cell patent in Japan in September 2012. Some other Japan-based solar firms have been asking Taiwan-based solar cell OEM firms to change...

Digitimes Research: 2012 Japan LED ceiling and tube light market show significant growth

Dec 11, 14:06

The LED ceiling and tube light market showed significant growth in Japan in November 2012. Due to limited electricity, Japan has been raising awareness on saving energy. In 2012,...

GaN-on-silicon for power conversion, who are the likely winners in the commercialization race, asks Petrov Group

Dec 10, 11:06

The high importance of GaN-on-Si technology for power conversion applications is by now evident, says Boris Petrov, managing director of the Petrov Group. It is driven by cost and...

ALi, Panasonic team up for DVB-T2 chipset

Aug 30, 01:00

ALi, a provider of set-top box (STB) system-on-chip (SoC) solutions, has announced that the company has teamed up with Panasonic's semiconductor business group to begin mass production...

Panasonic to cut most staff at headquarters, says report

Newswatch - Aug 3, 12:10

Japan-based Panasonic is considering reducing staff numbers at its headquarter from about 7,000 to only around 150 starting October 1, according to a Japanese-language Kyodo News...

Taiwan OEMs may benefit from MILC orders in 2014

Jul 24, 01:35

As Canon has announced a new mirrorless interchangeable lens camera (MILC) series - EOS M - to symbolize its entrance to the global MILC market, sources from Taiwan-based digital...

Notebook industry to push standardized prismatic lithium-ion batteries as a new specification

Jul 12, 01:50

Prismatic lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) that Intel has been aggressively promoting in the notebook industry, have already received full support from Japan-based Panasonic and Korea-based...

Notebook battery

Sony and Panasonic to jointly develop OLED panels for large-size displays

Jun 26, 14:14

Sony and Panasonic has announced that they have signed an agreement regarding the joint development of next-generation OLED (organic light-emitting diode) panels and modules for TVs...

MILC to enjoy growth in both worldwide and Taiwan sales

May 24, 01:30

Global mirrorless interchangeable-lens cameras (MILC) are expected to enjoy shipment growth as high as 20% in 2012, while the Taiwan market is expected to achieve a growth of 30%...

MILC to see 20% on-year growth in global sales in 2012

Commentary: The battle cry in the global LCD TV market

May 4, 16:37

The LCD TV market was hit by low demand in 2011. Due to Thanksgiving holidays in North America, the market finally saw the light at the end of the tunnel near end of 2011.

Samsung smart TV

Toshiba and Panasonic reportedly may phase out from notebook fan market

May 3, 01:30

Japan-based Toshiba and Panasonic are reportedly starting to lose their interest in notebook fan production and may gradually phase out from the industry, while Japan-based Nidec...

Taiwan market: Panasonic to launch new PDP, LCD TVs

Apr 3, 16:38

Panasonic on April 2 unveiled five full-HD PDP (plasma display panel) TV models, eight edge-type LED-backlit LCD TV models and two CCFL-backlit LCD TV models for launch in the Taiwan...

Panasonic to release more digital camera orders to Taiwan makers

Apr 3, 10:08

Panasonic, which originally produced all its digital cameras in-house, started outsourced production by Taiwan-based Ability Enterprise and Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision...

DSLR camera lenses become major shipment force for Kinko Optical

Mar 15, 01:35

With camera brand vendors including Canon, Nikon, Panasonic and Sony aggressively pushing into the DSLR camera and mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera (MILC) industries, upstream...

Getac to push rugged PC and notebook component businesses in 2012

Mar 1, 01:05

Getac Technology, after stopping its notebook OEM business, is turning its focus to the rugged PC industry, and is also pushing its car electronics and fiberglass chassis businesses...

Getac chairman

Digitimes Research: Panasonic improves OLED lighting efficiency to 128lm/W

Feb 23, 15:50

Solid state lighting (LED and OLED) have been the focus of second generation of lighting. But OLED applications have not been developed as fast as LED ones due to high cost and low...

Panasonic to open new ALIVH PCB plant in Taiwan

Feb 15, 16:27

Panasonic held a ceremony on February 15, 2012 to celebrate the completion of its new factory in Taiwan for production of ALIVH multi-layer resin boards to be used for high-functionality...

Inventec January revenues down

Feb 8, 16:23

Notebook ODM Inventec had revenues of NT$27.378 billion (US$926 million) for January decreasing 6.53% on month and 0.90% on year, according to the company. Inventec shipped 1.45-1.5...

Lighting Japan 2012: Japan LED firms aim at various lighting applications

Feb 8, 12:02

At Lighting Japan 2012, Taiwan- and China-based firms focused on showcasing LED light bulbs while Japan-based firms displayed various LED lighting applications.

Cold white LED lightings

Panasonic to source TV panels from CMI, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 30, 12:02

Panasonic will outsource the production of LCD TV panels to Chimei Innoulux (CMI) in 2012, the first time for the vendor to purchase flat panels from a Taiwan-based maker, according...

Panasonic to release more camera orders to Taiwan in 2012-2013

Jan 3, 10:53

Japan-based vendor Panasonic, in order to minimize production cost, began placing orders for its Lumix digital cameras with Taiwan-based makers Ability Enterprise and Foxconn Electronics...

Digitimes Research: Samsung may cut LCD panel orders for Taiwan after Sony exit from S-LCD

Jan 2, 10:28

Sony has been cooperating with Samsung Electronics on the TFT LCD business since 2004 when the Japan vendor was optimistic about the growth of the LCD TV market. Large-size panel...

Digitimes Research: Panasonic to provide LED lighting solutions

Dec 7, 14:08

Japan-based lighting firm Panasonic was ranked number one in sales of LED light bulbs in Japan in the first half of 2011 with market share reaching 35%.

LED lighting

Compal, TPV land 2012 LCD TV orders from Panasonic, say sources

Nov 24, 01:10

Compal Electronics and TPV Technology have reportedly landed LCD TV orders from Panasonic for 2012 as the Japan-based branded vendor is increasing its outsourcing of LCD TVs to cut...

LCD TV shipments rebound ahead of 2011 holiday selling period, says DisplaySearch

Nov 22, 15:08

The year 2011 has been a challenging year for the TV industry. Sluggish consumer demand in developed regions, like North America, Japan and Western Europe, has led to poor profitability...

Panasonic leads in US hospitality TV channel sales for 2011, says DisplaySearch

Nov 17, 12:18

High-end hotels made the transition to digital and to high definition (HD) before most households, but many smaller hotels, mid-range hotels, and boutique hotels are just now promoting...

Taiwan LCD TV OEM firms likely to achieve on-quarter shipment growth of 6-9%

Nov 8, 01:15

Global shipments of LCD TVs in the third quarter increased 19% on quarter, according to industry sources. Market estimates for on-quarter growth of shipments in the fourth quarter...

Vizio sees 2012 with optimism

Nov 2, 01:15

TV brand Vizio has indicated sales of Japan-based brands such as Sony, Panasonic and Sharp have been weak. However, South Korea-based brands such as Samsung and LG have been growing...

Panasonic Taiwan says unaware of layoff plan

Oct 24, 11:26

Panasonic Taiwan said it has not heard of any layoff plans concerning its workers in Taiwan, following recent reports claiming the headquarters in Japan is going to slash 1,000 jobs...

Taiwan market: Panasonic aims to sell 120,000 flat-panel TVs in fiscal 2011

Oct 14, 16:50

Panasonic has a goal of selling 120,000 TVs, including both LCD and plasma models, in the Taiwan market in its fiscal year 2011 (April 2011-March 2012), aiming at an on-year growth...

Acer, Asustek to join new Tizen project

Sep 29, 01:05

Asustek Computer and Acer are both set to add development for the recently announced Tizen operating system project, while High Tech Computer (HTC) is currently evaluating its decision,...

SEMICON Taiwan 2011: Major IDMs participate for procurement talks

Sep 7, 15:36

Major IDMs including Panasonic Semiconductor, Philips, Renesas Electronics and Toshiba are being invited to hold face-to-face procurement talks with Taiwan-based suppliers of chemicals,...

Panasonic releases digital camera orders to Taiwan

Aug 31, 10:38

Panasonic has released orders for entry-level digital cameras to EMS provider Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) to minimize production cost, according to industry so...

Top-5 LCD TV vendors make sharp cuts in 2011 shipment goals

Aug 17, 16:34

Global LCD TV shipments may only reach 206-207 million units in 2011, with the top-five vendors having lowered their shipment targets by a total of 50 million units from the sum of...

The LCD TV market has been weaker than expected in 2011
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    Panasonic GaN power transistors

    Panasonic has announced that it will launch the industry's smallest enhancement-mode gallium nitride (GaN) power transistors (X-GaN) package. The GaN is encapsulated into 8x8 dual-flat...

    Photo: Company, May 20.

  • JINS+Meme+smart+eyewear

    JINS Meme smart eyewear

    Japan-based eyewear brand, JINS, has announced Meme smart eyewear for the US market in 2015 as part of its expansion plan outside of Asia. The JINS Meme (available with or without...

    Photo: Company, Dec 23.

  • Panasonic+55AX900+HDMIs+are+built+to+the+latest+2%2E0+standard%2C+to+support+native+4K+feeds+at+60Hz+rather+than+the+mere+30Hz+you+get+with+the+HDMI+1%2E4%2E

    Panasonic 55AX900 HDMIs are built to the latest 2.0 standard, to support native 4K feeds at 60Hz rather than the mere 30Hz you get with the HDMI 1.4.

    The 55AX900 supports H.265 streaming via its network ports. This matters because it's the system Netflix uses to deliver its 4K/UHD streams - streams which are, at the time of writing,...

    Photo: Panasonic, Dec 16.

  • Panasnic+LUMIX+DMC%2DLX100

    Panasnic LUMIX DMC-LX100

    The LUMIX LX100 is the 6th generation of Panasonic's LX high-end compact camera series, and inherits the DNA of the LUMIX LC1 - Panasonic's first fully manual compact camera released...

    Photo: Company, Sep 17.

  • Panasonic+3E+2%2Din%2D1

    Panasonic 3E 2-in-1

    The Panasonic 3E is a tablet that comes with a detachable keyboard to deliver notebook capabilities. It is built on Intel's 2-in-1 reference design as a device for K-12 students....

    Photo: Company, Jul 10.

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