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Vendors expected to boost Ultra HD smart TVs in 2015

Dec 11, 11:12

Japan- and South Korea-based international LCD TV vendors as well as China-based vendors are expected to promote Ultra HD smart LCD TVs featuring connectivity with smartphones and...

Commentary: Xiaomi facing challenge to sustain growth

Nov 21, 12:41

China-based Xiaomi Technology, a smartphone startup of a little over four years, has risen as a technology company with a full range of product lines that has expanded vertically...

Smart TV sales to reach 228 million in 2018, says Futuresource

Nov 18, 15:38

Smart TV sales reached 90 million units worldwide in 2013 and will grow at 21% CAGR to reach 228 million in 2018, according to Futuresource Consulting.

Alibaba and Haier to launch Ultra HD smart TV

Aug 20, 15:18

China-based Alibaba is cooperating with Haier to release a home entertainment smart TV, supporting Ultra HD output, voice controls, as well as music and gaming services, according...

Synopsys, Realtek and UMC collaborate on single-chip Ultra HD smart TV SoC

Feb 14, 10:21

Synopsys, Realtek Semiconductor and United Microelectronics (UMC) announced on February 12 that their collaboration has resulted in first-pass silicon success of Realtek's RTD2995...

About 60% of TVs in the China market in 2014 expected to be smart TVs

Jan 23, 15:54

About 60% of TVs in the China market in 2014 are expected to be smart TVs, according to market observers.

CES 2014: LG unveils new smart TV platform

Jan 7, 16:21

LG Electronics has unveiled its newest smart TV platform at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. webOS, which was purchased from Hewlett-Packard (HP) in March 2013, has...

China market: Smart TV penetration to rise to over 70% in 2014, say Taiwan makers

Dec 10, 16:01

As China-based Internet service providers, including Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent, have partnered with LCD TV vendors to offer smart LCD TVs for sale bundled with content contracts,...

Digitimes Research: Samsung holds strong ground in smart TV segment due to early developments

Sep 25, 21:23

Samsung Electronics was the earliest developer of smart TVs in the market and was also the first TV vendor to explore voice and gesture recognition capabilities, which have been the...

Digitimes Research: New developments in the Digital Home industry emerge

Sep 9, 22:25

The Digital Home industry saw developments in August 2013 when CBS' Showtime Networks announced it is syncing its Sho Sync app to new LG Internet-connected sets that come equipped...

Taiwan market: Smart TV sales remain strong

Jun 26, 20:31

Smart TVs as well as LCD TVs sized 50-inch and above are continuing to see strong sales in the Taiwan market, according to market observers.

Smart TV penetration rate expected to hit 50% in China during 2014

Jun 25, 20:44

The penetration rate of smart TVs in the China market is expected to reach 35% in 2013 at 15.5 million units followed by 50% in 2014, according to market observers.

Marvell sees handset, smart TV chips as growth drivers in 2013

Jun 4, 12:23

Specializing in storage chips, Marvell has diversified products to include solutions targeted at handset and smart TV applications. The two product segments will play a major growth...

Chris Chang, VP of Marvell's Greater China Business

Opera to integrate its Open TV Store into MediaTek smart TV chipsets

Feb 6, 16:28

Opera Software's Opera TV Store will be integrated into MediaTek's chipsets for smart TVs, according to a recent statement made by Opera.

MStar Semiconductor and Flingo Samba TV platform team up to provide smart TV solution

Jan 17, 15:13

Smart TV app publisher Flingo has announced that Samba, its new interactive TV platform, will be integrated into MStar Semiconductor Smart TV solution to synchronize TV, tablet, phone...

TCL expands TV sales in markets abroad; looks to push up smart TV sales in 2013

Jan 14, 22:03

China-based TV vendor TCL bumped up its TV sales in markets outside of China by 50% on year in 2012 and hopes that in 2013 it can tackle more smart TV sales as the smart TV penetration...

Primax begins to ship smart TV remote controllers, NAS devices

Jan 11, 13:58

Primax Electronics has developed new smart TV remote controllers, NAS (network-attached storage) devices, and wireless power charging module product lines, and started shipments in...

Intel to cooperate with HP, Lenovo, Quanta, Compal to launch smart TVs in 2013

Dec 28, 11:55

Intel will cooperate with Hewlett-Packard (HP), Lenovo, Quanta Computer and Compal Electronics to launch smart TVs in 2013, according to component makers.

Hisense unveils new Ultra HD 3D Smart TV

Nov 13, 22:25

Hisense USA has unveiled its XT880 3D Smart TV, featuring Ultra HD (3840 by 2160) resolution. The unit combines an ARM dual-core microprocessor with the latest Android Ice Cream Sandwich...

Digitimes Research: Trends in smart TV development

Oct 22, 15:26

Since 2010, TV vendors have been putting their emphasis on developing smart TVs, each with their own distinct direction as to what kind of functions the TVs will have. Some vendors...

Smart TV shipments grow 15% worldwide in 2012, according to DisplaySearch

Oct 18, 10:52

Smart TVs are moving from a novelty to mainstream, with shipments expected to grow 15% worldwide in 2012. With the shift, regional preferences and TV consumption habits are changing,...

Smart TV vendors seeking other TV chip suppliers than MediaTek, say Taiwan makers

Oct 5, 15:29

As smart TVs have become a main source of profitability for LCD TV vendors and the global penetration of smart TVs will rise to 50% in 2013 based on Gartner projections, smart TV...

China-based network provider LETV to release smart TV

Sep 21, 15:56

LETV, one of China's major online video websites, has announced that it will release its own flat screen smart TV.

Smart TV trends foster alliances between telecoms and hardware makers

Aug 27, 15:10

TV hardware makers and telecommunication providers are reportedly forming alliances to overtake the traditional cable TV format and provide more digital content through smart TVs...

TV brands hope to profit off smart TV alliances

Jul 20, 12:02

TV brands hope to profit off smart TVs during the second half of the year by continuing to increase value-added functions as well as by forming a smart TV alliance, according to industry...

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TECA to develop technology that will drop smart TV gesture recognition sensor costs

Jul 3, 01:40

Using Taiwan-made dual lens cameras for gesture recognition sensors in smart TVs will reduce smart TV sensor costs by 50% as well as catch finer detailed body movements, according...

Wintek unveils own-brand smart TV

Jun 29, 10:55

Touch panel maker Wintek has unveiled its own Inno life-brand TVs targeting China's smart TV market. The Inno life TVs will be available in 46-, 55- and 65-inch sizes initially.

Hyley Huang, chairman of Wintek

BenQ to release 32-inch direct-type LED TV

May 17, 15:26

BenQ is set to release a new 32-inch direct-type LED TV by the end of May that will be priced around NT$11,900 (US$400) in hope that the company will stay in competition with leading...

China market: Lenovo trial sales of smart TVs fall short of expectation

May 8, 15:20

Lenovo started trial sales of smart TVs in the China market on April 26 and sales performance has fallen short of expectations due to high pricing, according to industry sources.

BenQ to introduce direct-lit LED TVs in May

Mar 23, 01:25

BenQ plans to introduce low-price direct-lit LED TVs in May. The price of this product is likely to be 10% lower than new LED TVs in the market. According to BenQ, LCD TV shipments...

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Taiwan vendors conservative about promotion of smart TVs, say sources

Feb 14, 15:59

Despite strong efforts rendered by Samsung Electronics to promote the sale of smart TVs, Taiwan-based TV vendors still take a conservative attitude over smart models due to concerns...

Commentary: Large-size TVs, big opportunities

Jan 19, 16:41

The LCD TV market went through severe price competition in 2011 with products such as 42-inch CCFL-backlit TVs costing only US$199/unit. Industry sources believe this price is close...

China market: Skyworth sells over 1.1 million LCD TVs in December

Jan 17, 15:07

China-based vendor Skyworth sold 1.1072 million LCD TVs, of which 772,100 were LED-backlit models, in the China market in December 2011, increasing on year by 18% and 165% respectively,...

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Notebooks becoming increasingly important for Samsung, says top executive

Jan 13, 01:05

The strategic position of the notebook product line has become increasingly important to the overall product mix of Samsung Electronics, and the company's ultimate goal is to capture...

Samsung executive vice president Gregory Lee

CES 2012: Lenovo unveils own-brand smart TVs

Jan 10, 01:30

Lenovo has unveiled its own-brand smart TVs during a product presentation prior to the opening the CES trade show. The company plans to start marketing 42- and 55-inch smart TVs in...

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    Samsung Curved OLED TV

    Samsung Electronics America has announced the availability of its Curved OLED TV in the US. The KN55S9C also features MultiView capabilities with Full HD and stereo sound. With Samsung's...

    Photo: Company, Aug 19.

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    SiS9561 Android Internet TV SoC

    Silicon Integrated Systems (SiS) has announced that China-based TCL has adopted its SiS9561 as the key SoC component of their first generation Internet smart TV. SiS9561, based on...

    Photo: Company, Jan 14.

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    CES 2011: LG Cinema 3D TV, the LW6500

    LG Electronics has introduced its Cinema 3D TV, the LW6500, at the CES 2011 in Las Vegas. The LW6500 features LED local dimming backlighting, TruMotion 200Hz, and HDMI 1.4 input...

    Photo: company, Jan 6.

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