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Touch panel suppliers step up shipments for new iPhone

6h 6min ago

Touch panel supply chains of the iPhone 6 have stepped up shipments for the next generation iPhone, with shipments of the new Apple smartphones expected to reach 36-40 million in...

TPK revenues slip due to decline in handset touch panel shipments

6h 33min ago

TPK has stated its 22.7% on-year decline in revenues for the second quarter of 2015 was largely due to an 18% shipment decline for handset applications, which held a 51% share of...

Pricing for touch panel modules drops below US$1 per inch

Newswatch - Jul 21, 15:21

Pricing for 5-inch touch panel modules has dropped to US$4 while that for 7-inch units has dropped to below US$5, a trend that is expected to affect the performances of Taiwan makers...

Digitimes Research: Shrinking tablet market prompts China touch panel supply chain to look for growth elsewhere

Jul 17, 12:01

With demand for white-box tablets gradually shrinking and China's brand tablet shipments also performing weaker than expected, China-based touch panel and touch controller IC firms...

More China touch panel makers to fade from market in 2H15

Jul 10, 10:56

Market observers expect that several China touch panel makers will exit the market in the second half of 2015 due to several reasons, including weak demand for Windows 10, weakening...

JTouch continues to see steady demand for metal mesh products

Jun 29, 22:07

Touch panel maker JTouch expects orders for metal mesh products to increase into the third quarter of 2015 when the company also expects revenues to climb 10% on quarter.

Apple in-house developing TDDI solutions, say Taiwan chipmakers

Jun 22, 15:18

Apple is internally developing touch and display driver integration (TDDI) single-chip solutions for its iPhones, according to sources in Taiwan's IC design industry.

Digitimes Research: Samsung push toward AMOLED affecting local touch panel makers

Jun 12, 14:58

As Samsung Electronics is expected to continue pushing AMOLED panels into mid-range handsets it will continue to decrease orders for touch panels equipped with LCD panels in 2015,...

Touch panel maker Cando looks to improve operations with new funding in 2H15

Jun 4, 14:03

Touch panel maker Cando, a subsidiary of TPK Holding, expects its efficiency to improve significantly in the second half of 2015 due to an influx of new capital as well as adjustments...

GIS expects 2Q15 revenues to fall 15-20% sequentially

May 28, 14:47

General Interface Solution (GIS), a touch module maker and touch panel BPI (back-end process integration) service provider belonging to the Foxconn Group, expects consolidated revenues...

Taiwan touch panel makers conservative about 2Q15

May 18, 21:47

Heading into the second quarter of 2015, Taiwan touch panel makers have conservative outlooks and some are even expected to see their revenues drop another 15-20% due to weak end...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan to see sequential growth in 2Q15 touch panel shipments

May 15, 15:35

Taiwan-based makers will ship 41.579 million smartphone-use touch panels in the second quarter of 2015, increasing 23.5% on quarter but decreasing 22.3% on year, 8.941 million tablet-use...

Digitimes Research: China makers see weak touch panel shipments in 1Q15

May 12, 14:47

China makers' shipments of touch panels for smartphone, tablet and notebook applications dropped 17.4%, 31.7% and 33.5% respectively in the first quarter of 2015, according to Digitimes...

Asustek shifting ZenFone touch panel orders back to Taiwan

Apr 17, 12:02

In order to secure stable shipments and maintain profitability, Asustek Computer will shift touch panel orders from O-Film to makers in Taiwan including JTouch, TPK and Young Fast...

Automotive touch panel revenues to hit US$1.5 billion by 2018, says IHS

Apr 10, 14:53

The explosion of touch-enabled screens used in smartphones, tablets and other consumer devices, along with improvements in touch technology, are increasing demand for touch-screen...

TPK performance rebounds in March 2015

Apr 7, 21:38

Touch panel maker TPK has reported revenues in March 2015 reached NT$10.6 billion (US$341.76 million), up 45.2% on month and up 32.7% on year.

Digitimes Research: Holitech to become 2nd-largest touch panel maker in China after acquisitions

Mar 26, 14:56

China-based touch panel maker Holitech Technology reportedly will raise funds to acquire Each Opto Electronics Industrial, BYD's electronics component department, and Pingbo Electronics,...

Young Fast aims to reduce cash outflow and increase new solutions to improve performance in 2015

Mar 26, 14:42

Following a 37.2% decline in revenues during 2014 with an EPS of negative NT$11.92, Young Fast Optoelectronics said it will reduce cash outflow heading into 2015 and lower risks related...

Apple Watch yields have been low but are increasing, say touch panel makers

Mar 25, 21:50

Following low yields for the Apple Watch in the first quarter of 2015 that reportedly were mostly below 50%, supply chain makers for the device including touch panel maker TPK have...

Mildex invests to further develop touch panels

Mar 23, 21:51

Mildex Optical will invest NT$1.09 billion (US$34.75 million) to be stationed in the Southern Taiwan Science Park where it will further develop design, research and development, production...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan on-cell touch panel shipments to see strong growth, yet offer little profit

Mar 20, 11:36

Taiwan panel makers have been aggressively promoting their on-cell touch panels and quotes for a 5-inch HD (1280 by 720) on-cell touch panel already dropped to about US$10-12 in early...

Microsoft seeking low-priced touch panel solutions for handsets

Mar 9, 15:46

Microsoft Mobile is aiming to obtain lower-cost solutions from supply chains in 2015, which include on-cell touch panels from Taiwan- and China-based makers.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan shipments of touch panels used in handsets and tablets to drop in 1Q15

Mar 2, 14:20

Taiwan makers' shipments of touch panels used in handsets and tablets are expected to drop 10.8% and 22.3%, respectively, in the first quarter of 2015, according to Digitimes Resea...

Sharp develops new touch panel handwriting input system for interactive whiteboards

Feb 24, 14:17

Sharp has developed a touch panel system that allows multiple handwriting pens to be used simultaneously to input text and lines in varying colors and thicknesses. Sharp aims to quickly...

TPK revenues increase 21.4% in 4Q14

Feb 11, 15:04

Touch panel maker TPK Holding has reported fourth-quarter 2014 consolidated revenues of NT$39.581 billion (US$1.25 billion), rising 21.4% sequentially due to increased shipments of...

Digitimes Research: China touch panel shipments gain strength in 4Q14

Feb 6, 11:35

The fourth quarter of 2014 is typically the busy season for touch panel makers. In China alone, makers experienced 9.8%, 7.1% and 2.5% sequential increases in the handset, tablet...

Touch panel makers expect weak demand for notebook applications into 2Q15

Feb 5, 21:32

Touch panel makers estimate weak demand for notebook applications into the second quarter of 2015 and vendors' touch notebook reserves including Hewlett Packard's are expected to...

Truly aims to expand presence in touch panel market

Feb 4, 14:22

Truly Optoelectronics aims to expand its presence in the touch panel market in 2015 through increased production of OGS solutions for non-smartphone products, according to the comp...

China touch panel makers planning to drop pricing for in-cell solutions by 15-20% in 2015

Feb 2, 21:47

China touch panel makers are planning to drop pricing for in-cell solutions by 15-20% in 2015 in order to step up their competition in the market and further dominate the segment,...

TPK expects fingerprint recognition touch panel orders to increase in 2015

Jan 30, 15:43

Taiwan touch panel maker TPK is optimistic about orders for products with fingerprint recognition capabilities from China-based handset vendors such as Coolpad and ZTE during 2015.

Taiwan touch panel makers report dismal 2014 results

Jan 20, 14:05

Price wars in the touch panel segment are said to have been a major factor in Taiwan makers' declining performances in 2014, resulting in TPK seeing an on-year 18.58% decline and...

Touch panel makers faced with increasing competition from panel makers

Dec 25, 22:20

Japan Display and LG Display have lowered quotes for in-cell touch panels to compete for touch panel orders from China-based smartphone vendors while Taiwan and China-based TFT-LCD...

Digitimes Research: China OGS touch panel makers hiking GFF capacity

Dec 24, 11:18

Viewing that China-based smartphone vendors have begun to adopt more GFF (a glass sheet and two layers of ITO film) touch panels in high-end products than OGS (one glass solution)...

Wintek sees large decrease in November revenues

Dec 4, 15:19

Touch panel maker Wintek on December 3 reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.727 billion (US$88.7 million) for November, dropping 52.67% on month and 67.99% on year.

GIS applies for listing on Taiwan Stock Exchange

Nov 25, 16:03

General Interface Solution (GIS) Holding, a touch panel module subsidiary of the Foxconn Group (Hon Hai Precision Industry), has filed an application to seek a primary listing on...

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    Acer DA223 HQL all-in-one PC

    Acer has announced the DA223 HQL, a portable 21.5-inch all-in-one PC with Android OS, featuring touchscreen function, a built-in battery and seamless edge-to-edge glass design. ...

    Photo: Company, Jan 8.

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    Acer Liquid C1 smartphone

    Acer and Intel have announced the Acer Liquid C1 smartphone based on Intel Atom Z2420 processor for the Asia Pacific region. The smartphone will be available with a special promotion...

    Photo: Company, Feb 1.

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    Computex 2012: Acer Aspire S7 ultrabook

    Acer has introduced its latest premium Windows 8 ultrabook devices, the Aspire S7 series, at Computex Taipei 2012. Available in two sizes - 13.3-inch and 11.6-inch - the series adopts...

    Photo: Company, Jun 5.

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    Genius' G-Shot HD580T is a 1080p full HD dual camcorder with a 3-inch wide touch panel

    Genius is showcasing a wide range of digital video products such as G-Shot HD580T which is a 1080p full HD dual camcorder with a 3-inch wide touch panel and a dual memory card slot...

    Photo: Company, Jun 2.

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    TMD 7-inch LTPS LCD panel

    Toshiba Mobile Display (TMD) has developed a 7-inch low-temperature poly-silicon (LTPS) TFT LCD panel for vehicle-mounted and industrial uses, which enables multi-touch input on the...

    Photo: Company, Apr 28.

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