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Digitimes Research: TSMC SSL merger to enhance Epistar in the LED market

Jan 14, 23:15

Epistar has invested NT$825 million (US$25.94 million) to merge with TSMC Solid State Lighting (SSL), helping to enhance Epistar's capability in the lighting industry. Before the...

Digitimes Research: Samsung, LG, Panasonic bent on competing against Android TV

Jan 8, 15:14

Observing major LCD TV brand vendors' strategies for 2015, Google's Android TV has become the official platform for Sony's and Sharp's smart TVs, but vendors such as Samsung Electronics,...

Digitimes Research: Samsung, white-box players looking to take over 10-15 million feature phone demand from Microsoft Mobile

Nov 19, 15:02

With Microsoft Mobile's announcement in July 2014 it will terminate its feature phone business within a year and a half, Samsung Electronics and China's white-box handset players...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan shipments of LCD monitors increase 3.2% to 22.32 million in 3Q14

Nov 11, 20:13

Taiwan makers' shipments of LCD monitors increased 3.2% on quarter to 22.32 million in the third quarter of 2014, which also represented a 7.4% on-year decline.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan shipments of large-size TFT LCD panels to see 4 consecutive quarters of on-year growth in 4Q14

Nov 3, 14:36

Taiwan panel makers' shipments of large-size (9-inch and above) TFT LCD panels will reach 67.01 million in the fourth quarter of 2014, down 1.3% on quarter but up 4.2% on year, representing...

Digitimes Research: GTAT woes disrupt sapphire industry

Oct 16, 11:14

GT Advanced Technologies' (GTAT) move to seek bankruptcy protection on October 6 came as a surprise to the IT industry especially because the maker was a major supplier of Apple for...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers continue to focus on a-Si panels for high-end smartphones

Sep 23, 14:51

Taiwan panel makers will continue to focus on production of a-Si panels for use in handsets to compete in the high-end smartphone panel segment, according to Digitimes Research.

Digitimes Research: Innolux tops 5 panel makers in 2Q14 profitability

Aug 11, 14:54

Taiwan-based Innolux, among fellow makers AU Optronics, Samsung Display, LG Display and Sharp, recorded the highest net profit margin for the second quarter of 2014 mainly due to...

Digitimes Research: On-cell touch panels unlikely to win favor in high-end smartphones in 2014

Jul 14, 14:47

The on-cell touchscreen technology led by US-based touch control IC maker Synaptics and China-based Focaltech have accumulated total unit shipments of one million since the beginning...

Digitimes Research: Epistar-Forepi merger to help stabilize LED industry

Jul 3, 16:20

Taiwan-based LED maker Epistar announced a merger with Formosa Epitaxy (Forepi) on June 30, 2014, with the former aiming to fully acquire the latter and become the surviving company...

Digitimes Research: Youngfast, Melfas looking beyond G1F touch

Jul 3, 11:40

The G1F touch technology, which is composed of a glass-type touch sensor and a thin-film touch sensor, is gradually losing its competitiveness in the face of GFF and OGS touch.

Digitimes Research: Android TV facing same difficulties as Google TV; Chromecast to boost user attachment

Jul 1, 12:14

During Google I/O 2014, the Internet giant introduced Android TV as the successor of Google TV and added new features into its Chromecast. Digitimes Research believes that Android...

Digitimes Research: Fierce price competition revives GG touch panel demand

Jun 26, 16:17

Generally, the touchscreen technology used in a tablet is related to the device's specifications: high-end models usually adopt cutting-edge technologies, first-tier brand vendors'...

Digitimes Research: G1F likely to disappear from market soon because of fierce challenges

Jun 11, 15:26

A G1F touchscreen is composed of a glass-type touch sensor and a thin-firm-type touch sensor with one controlling the touch panel's X axis and the other the Y axis. G1F-based touch...

Digitimes Research: GG touch panels yet to be eliminated from market thanks to iPhone 4/4s and iPad 4

Jun 10, 11:34

The traditional glass-glass (GG) touchscreen technology was once thought to be heading towards elimination from the IT industry as Apple, a major supporter of the technology, turned...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan small- to medium-size panel shipments expected to reach 337 million in 2Q14

May 27, 20:48

Taiwan makers' shipments of small- to medium-size TFT LCD panels are expected to reach 337 million in the second quarter of 2014, up 12% on quarter but down 6.8% on year, according...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan 9-inch and above panel shipments fall to 62.21 million units in 1Q14

May 9, 12:33

Taiwan panel makers' shipments of 9-inch and above size TFT LCD panels reached 62.21 million units in the first quarter of 2014, down 3.2% on quarter, according to Digitimes Resear...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan touch panel shipments vary in 1Q14

May 6, 14:52

Taiwan makers' handset touch panel shipments reached 50.19 million in the first quarter of 2014, up 12.4% on quarter, according to Digitimes Research.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan small- to medium-size panel shipments down in 1Q14

Apr 30, 15:59

Taiwan panel makers' shipments of small- to medium-size panels reached 301 million in the first quarter of 2014, down 18.3% on quarter and down 13.9% on year, according to Digitimes...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan large-size panel shipments to rise 4.4% in 2Q14

Apr 28, 14:32

Taiwan panel makers' shipments of large-size (9-inch and above) TFT LCD panels are expected to reach 64.95 million units in the second quarter of 2014, up 4.4% on quarter but down...

Digitimes Research: ITO film price drop to slow metal mesh penetration in mid-size touch applications

Apr 15, 11:54

Metal mesh technology has entered mass production at some China-based touch panel makers, such as O-film, since the second half of 2013. It helped O-film become the largest notebook...

Digitimes Research: Insufficient panel supplies to limit 2K-resolution smartphone penetration in 2014

Mar 17, 15:10

With Full HD (1,920 by 1,080) having become the mainstream specification of high-end smartphones in 2013, industry players are speculating over the possibility of the resolution climbing...

Digitimes Research: Ultra HD TV demand to reach over 12 million units in 2014

Mar 3, 21:53

Ultra HD TV demand is expected to reach over 12 million units in 2014, according to Digitimes Research.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan panel makers look to expand LTPS LCD production capacity

Feb 27, 15:08

Taiwan-based panel makers had conservative developments in expanding production capacity for LTPS TFT LCD technology in 2013 amid increased competition from Japan-, Korea- and China-based...

Explaining the Chaiwan model for the mobile device supply chain: Q&A with Digitimes Research director Joanne Chien

Feb 21, 12:08

While Digitimes is known as a media outlet, the company also includes a business unit that solely focuses on market research. Run independently from the Digitimes news organization,...

Joanne Chien, senior analyst & director, Digitimes Research

Digitimes Research: Taiwan touch panel makers expect shipment slowdown in 1Q14

Feb 14, 15:01

Taiwan touch panel makers' shipments of handset touch panels dropped 3% in the third quarter of 2013. While shipments did stabilize in the fourth quarter, the makers expect another...

Taiwan suppliers concerned about competition from China in 2014

Feb 10, 21:39

With Acer rumored to be planning to outsource its tablet OEM orders to China-based makers, Asustek Computer has reportedly also been seeking partnerships with China component makers...

Digitimes Research: Global tablet shipments in 1Q14 to drop over 20% sequentially

Jan 27, 15:20

An estimated 62.14 million tablets will ship globally in the first quarter of 2014, decreasing 20.8% on quarter but increasing 10.9% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan small- to medium-size panel shipments to drop in 1Q14

Jan 27, 14:16

Taiwan panel makers' small- to medium-size panel shipments are expected to reach 338 million units in first-quarter 2014, down 8.2% on quarter and down 3.3% on year, according to...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan large-size panel shipments down in 4Q13

Jan 23, 20:49

Taiwan panel makers' large-size (9-inch and above) shipments in the fourth quarter of 2013 reached 64.3 million, down 0.4% on quarter, according to Digitimes Research.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers see small- to medium-size panel shipments increase 0.2% on year in 4Q13

Jan 20, 14:40

Taiwan panel makers' shipments of small- to medium-size panels reached 369 million in the fourth quarter of 2013, down 2.6% on quarter and up 0.2% on year, according to Digitimes...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers to ship 35.95 million LCD TVs in 2014

Dec 13, 10:28

TPV Technology, Foxconn Electronics, Compal Electronics, Wistron, Amtran Technology and Pegatron will ship 35.95 million OEM/ODM LCD TVs in 2014, increasing 5.3% on year and accounting...

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Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers to see 2014 touch panel shipments up for smartphones, notebooks, down for tablets

Dec 10, 10:08

Taiwan-based makers together will ship 242.72 million smartphone touch panels, 51.81 million tablet touch panels and 17.76 million notebook touch panels in 2014, respectively increasing...

Digitimes Research: Large-size panel shipments expected to decrease 1.4% in 2014

Nov 28, 20:12

Large-size (9-inch and above) TFT LCD panel shipments are expected to reach 675 million units in 2014, down 1.4% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

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Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers see decreased 3Q13 LCD monitor shipments

Nov 5, 11:07

Taiwan-based makers shipped a total of 21.039 million LCD monitors in third-quarter 2013, decreasing 4.1% sequentially and 15.8% on year to take a global market share of 61.4%, according...

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