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  • Last update: Wednesday 25 November 2015 [899 news items]

Touch panel makers reducing capital in light of competition

Nov 25, 15:06

Many touch panel makers are resorting to capital reductions in light of revenue drops and decreased performance as a result of high competition in the market.

TPK announces US$600 million net loss for 3Q15

Nov 5, 09:54

Touch panel maker TPK has announced net loss of NT$19.4 billion (US$600 million), or loss per share of NT$55.15 for the third quarter of 2015.

Cando facing financial challenges

Oct 30, 14:38

Touch panel maker Cando reportedly is facing financial difficulties due to oversupply and declining pricing in the market. Its parent company TPK has disclosed that Cando is looking...

Taiwan touch panel makers optimistic about new demand in 4Q15

Newswatch - Oct 19, 21:20

Touch panel makers in Taiwan witnessed double-digit revenue declines in the third quarter of 2015 due to a slowdown in the market coupled with declining pricing but they expect revenues...

Touch panel makers conservative about 4Q15 handset orders

Oct 12, 15:08

Touch panel makers have said they have conservative outlooks for the fourth quarter of 2014 despite original estimates the period would bring in an influx of new orders.

Handset vendors decreasing touch panel orders for 4Q15

Sep 4, 15:56

Major handset vendors are only expected to put in about 20-30% of their originally estimated touch panel orders heading into the fourth quarter of 2015, which is putting a damper...

Touch Taiwan: New Cando flexible touch panels to appear in smartphones in 2016

Aug 27, 14:23

Touch panel maker Cando, a subsidiary of TPK Holding, has unveiled new flexible thin-film touch panel technology that is expected to go into production by the end of 2015 and be integrated...

Touch panel market estimated at US$31.9 billion in 2018, says IDTI

Aug 25, 21:27

Following developments in touch panels used in all-in-one (AIO) PCs and smartphones in addition to newer applications such as vehicles and industrial applications, touch panel developer...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan touch panel shipments on the rise in 3Q15

Aug 17, 21:21

Taiwan makers' shipments of touch panels used in handset and notebook applications are expected to increase 5.9% and 9.6% respectively in the third quarter of 2015, according to Digitimes...

China market: 5.5-inch Full HD to be widely used in CNY1,000 smartphones in 2016

Aug 14, 14:55

While 5-inch HD (720 by 1280) is currently the mainstream touch panel standard for China-made smartphones priced at the CNY1,000 (US$158) level in the China market, China-based vendors...

Digitimes Research: China touch panel 3Q15 shipments up 15.5% sequentially

Aug 11, 15:19

China-based touch panel makers will ship 179.54 million units during the third quarter of 2015, increasing 15.5% on quarter. Shipments will consist of 153.06 million smartphone-use...

Touch panel suppliers step up shipments for new iPhone

Jul 31, 11:35

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

Jul 31, 11:08

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...

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