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Component demand for iPhone X weakening, say sources

Dec 8, 14:46

Despite having enjoyed a surge in orders for the iPhone X in September and October, sources from the upstream component supply chain saw their shipments for iPhone devices weaken...

iPhone X component suppliers suffering from weakening shipments

GIS November revenues first on-month decline in 2017

Dec 7, 11:51

Touch panel supplier General Interface Solution (GIS) saw its consolidated revenues slide 15.53% on month to NT$15.072 billion (US$502.05 million) in November, ending its 10 consecutive...

TPK November revenues hit 2-year high

Dec 6, 14:56

Touch panel maker TPK Holding's consolidated revenues grew 12.8% on month and 48.1% on year to a two-year high of NT$11.365 billion (US$378.8 million) in November.

Touch panel maker JTouch declares bankruptcy

Dec 1, 16:26

Unable to sustain the fierce price competition from China-based players, Taiwan-based touch panel maker JTouch has declared bankruptcy and will lay off all its employees in the next...

Taiwan 2-tier touch panel makers see profit margins improving

Nov 16, 15:20

Taiwan-based second-tier touch panel makers have seen their profit margins improve recently as their efforts to penetrate into the niche and industry segments have begun bearing fruit,...

GIS reports strong earnings for 3Q17

Nov 8, 13:49

Touch panel provider General Interface Solution (GIS) has reported net profits of NT$2.59 billion (US$85.81 million) for the third quarter of 2017, up 81.6% on quarter and 162.3%...

GIS sees earnings surge in 3Q17

TPK sees EPS hit 5-year high in 3Q17

Nov 3, 11:20

Touch panel maker TPK Holding saw its net profits surge to NT$870 million (US$28.8 million) in the third quarter of 2017, up 166% sequentially and 27% on year. EPS for the quarter...

GIS expects shipment momentum to continue into 4Q17

Sep 27, 13:51

Touch panel solution provider General Interface Solution (GIS) expects its shipment momentum to continue into November, which will enable the company to post month-over-month revenue...

GIS reportedly is in the supply chain of Apple's new iPhone devices

Young Fast shifting focus to niche touch panel market

Sep 25, 14:50

Touch panel solution provider Young Fast Optoelectronics expects the ratio of shipments of its touch panels for industrial control, medical and niche market applications to account...

Young Fast president Hsu Yi-chuan

GIS to foray into ultrasonic fingerprint sensor solutions in 2018

Sep 21, 13:13

Touch panel specialist General Interface Solution (GIS) plans to enter volume production of ultrasonic fingerprint sensor olutions in 2018 targeting Android-based smartphone vendors...

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Touch Taiwan 2017: GIS, Young Fast demonstrating touch panel technologies

Sep 20, 15:44

Taiwan's leading touch panel solution providers, including General Interface Solution (GIS) and Young Fast Optoelectronics, are exhibiting their latest touch panel solutions at the...

Touch Taiwan 2017: Merck to showcase innovative LCD technology

Sep 13, 15:25

Germany-based technology giant Merck plans to showcase an array of innovative liquid crystal technologies, including its SA-VA technology for large-area displays, during the Touch...

Merck showcases liquid crystal window technology

GIS revenues hit record high in August

Sep 7, 10:50

Touch module maker General Interface Solution (GIS) saw its consolidated revenues rise 9.08% on month and 120.85% on year to a record high of NT$14.11 billion (US$468.86 million)...

GIS ramping up revenues on increasing shipments to Apple

Facebook developing smart speaker with 15-inch touch panel

Jul 25, 09:09

Following Amazon, Google and Apple, Facebook is also rumored to be planning to release a smart speaker product, but instead of voice recognition functionality, the company will focus...

Touch panel makers TPK, GIS look to double-digit revenue growth rates in 3Q17

Jul 6, 10:29

Touch panel makers TPK Holding and General Interface Solution (GIS) both are expected to see their revenues grow by a double-digit rate in the third quarter of 2017, buoyed by increasing...

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Touch panel maker GIS raises over US$200 million via GDR sale

Jun 26, 11:59

Touch panel maker General Interface Solution (GIS) has completed selling 30 million new shares in the form of global depository receipts (GDRs) raising US$207 million to finance capital...

Automotive touch screen shipments to top 50 million units in 2017, IHS says

Jun 5, 11:21

With consumers already accustomed with using smartphones and tablet PCs in their everyday lives, touch screens are now increasingly making their way into vehicles, too. Automotive...

Commentary: TPK, O-film tie-up to bring uncertainty to touch panel industry

Mar 29, 15:18

The announcement of the formation of a strategic alliance between Taiwan-based TPK Holding and its longtime China-based rival Shenzhen O-film Tech comes as a surprise to the touch...

Digitimes Research: China touch panel makers step into other product lines

Jan 4, 11:07

First-tier China-based touch panel makers, in view of decreased orders for projected capacitive touch solutions (out-cell) used in smartphones due to increasing adoption of in-cell...

Apple increasing part and component orders for iPhone 7, say touch panel makers

Sep 28, 11:38

Apple has increased its part and component orders for iPhone 7 devices, with order visibility for the fourth quarter of 2016 to be 20-30% higher than expected, according to sources...

Micron to acquire Cando plant

Jul 21, 22:11

Micron Technology plans to buy touch panel maker Cando's plant in central Taiwan, which will be operated by Powertech Technology (PTI) to provide the US memory vendor packaging and...

Digitimes Research: Touch panel makers shift to industrial control, automotive applications

Jul 18, 15:23

Conventional touch panel makers, due to stagnant demand for smartphones and tablets and growing adoption of In-Cell and On-Cell touch solutions, have shifted from consumer electronics...

Digitimes Research: Global touch panel shipments for smartphones, notebooks to rise in 2Q16

Jun 15, 12:22

Global shipments for smartphone-use touch panels will reach 369.49 million units in second-quarter 2016, increasing 11% sequentially and 6.2% on year. Touch panel shipments for notebooks...

Tablet supply chain turning to other markets

May 30, 15:57

With demand for tablets gradually weakening, upstream panel suppliers such as China-based DPT that used to rely on tablets for growth, have started turning to look for opportunities...

Touch panel industry could be transformed in 2017, says TPK chairman

May 27, 16:28

Out-OLED touch solutions, OLED panels matched with add-on touch panels, will come into use in 2017 and this could transform the touch panel industry, with new competition to culminate...

Digitimes Research: Global shipments of handset-, tablet-use touch panels in 1Q16 down sequentially

Apr 11, 21:23

There were an estimated 371.360 million handset-use touch panels and 48.849 million touch panels used in smaller-than 11-inch tablets shipped globally during the first quarter of...

Digitimes Research: China makers to ship over 167 million touch panels in 1Q16

Mar 29, 21:57

China-based makers will ship an estimated 167.294 million touch panels in the first quarter of 2016, decreasing 22.0% on quarter but increasing 17.2% on year, according to Digitimes...

Weak iPhone sales affect December performance at Taiwan panel makers

Jan 7, 14:22

Several Taiwan touch panel makers have reported more than 30% on-month revenue declines for December 2015 as a result of weak iPhone 6s and 6s Plus sales.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan touch panel makers see increased shipments in 4Q15

Jan 6, 15:56

Taiwan makers' shipments of touch panels used in handset and notebook applications increased 21% and 33.9% respectively in the fourth quarter of 2015, according to Digitimes Research...

Digitimes Research: Korea pushing new in-cell touch panel developments

Jan 4, 13:56

The Korea Institute of Machinery & Materials (KIMM) under the South Korea Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning has reached one micron level electronic linewidth used in...

Panasonic touch panel production to be solely for vehicle applications by 2020, says report

Newswatch - Dec 28, 15:27

Panasonic is aiming to transfer its touch panel production completely to vehicle applications by 2020 in order to meet increasing demand for the niche market, according to a report...

Digitimes Research: China touch panel makers increasing investments in niche products and large-size applications

Dec 7, 15:49

The China International Touchscreen Exhibition (C-Touch) was recently held in Shenzhen, China, featuring a number of local and international touch and IC makers. Throughout the exhibition...

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...

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    Digitimes Research expects global AP shipments to surpass the 1.9 billion mark in 2017, with smartphones remaining the main application. Qualcomm will be leading the market in 2017, as other players continue playing catch up and scramble for funds to invest in more diverse applications.

  • Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond

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