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US fab tool book-to-bill ratio rises

Apr 23, 11:13

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted a book-to-bill ratio of 1.10 in March 2015, having been above parity for three months in a row, according to the...

32-inch TV panel pricing expected to drop US$2-3 during late April, says WitsView

Apr 21, 20:38

Pricing for 32-inch TV panels is expected to drop US$2-3 during the end of April largely due to an oversupply of the technology. Panels sized 48-, 49-, and 55-inch have also declined...

Energy management for healthcare expected to exceed US$2 billion in annual revenues by 2024, says Navigant

Apr 21, 16:08

Rising healthcare costs, competitive industry pressures, and concerns over stable power supplies in the face of recent severe natural disasters have generated a new and concentrated...

China records LED lighting exports worth US$1.59 billion in January-February

Apr 21, 11:04

China-based firms exported LED lighting products totaling US$1.59 billion during January-February 2015, hiking 42.3% on year, according to research organization GGII.

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of US$1.236 billion in January-March, says MOEA

Apr 20, 22:00

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 853 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$1.236 billion in January-March 2015, respectively...

Polysilicon prices outside China fall to US$16/kg

Apr 17, 15:37

International solar-grade polysilicon suppliers, under pressure from high inventory levels, have lowered quotes for markets except China from US$19/kg in the fourth quarter of 2014...

ITRI to cooperate with US NIST to promote LED lighting

Apr 17, 15:10

The Taiwan government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) will sign an MoU with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) under the US Department...

IC distributor ANStek signs US$30 million syndicated loan

Apr 16, 22:01

Answer Technology (ANStek) has signed a US$30 million syndicated loan agreement with a consortium of local banks in Taiwan, according to the IC distributor.

BOE signs US$2.36 million agreement with South Korea equipment provider DE&T, says report

Apr 16, 21:55

China panel maker BOE has signed a US$2.36 million agreement with South Korea equipment provider DE&T to purchase testing equipment, according to Korea-based newspaper ZDNet...

Smart grid protective relay revenues expected to reach US$9.7 billion annually by 2024, says Navigant

Apr 16, 15:12

The use of digital protective relay technologies is changing and advancing the management and control of power grids. The capabilities of advanced protective relays (ADVPRs) have...

SEMI reports 2014 semiconductor photomask sales of US$3.2 billion

Apr 16, 13:48

SEMI has reported that the worldwide semiconductor photomask market was US$3.2 billion in 2014 and is forecast to reach US$3.4 billion in 2016.

Smart grid protective relay revenues expected to reach US$9.7 billion annually by 2024, says Navigant

Apr 14, 15:53

The use of digital protective relay technologies is changing and advancing the management and control of power grids. The capabilities of ADVPRs have evolved, enabling advanced sub-second...

China exports plant-use LED lamps worth over US$5 million in January-February

Apr 13, 22:04

China-based LED lighting makers recorded total export value of more than US$5 million for LED lamps used for growing plants during January-February 2015, according to China-based...

LED lamps used to grow plants

Asia Pacific becomes frontline for IoT with US$583 billion market opportunity by 2020, says IDC

Apr 13, 16:00

The Asia Pacific Internet of Things (IoT) industry will continue its strong growth, with the number of units, or "things," connected to increase from 3.1 billion to 8.6...

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...

Building commissioning services expected to reach nearly US$6.6 billion in annual revenues by 2024, says Navigant

Apr 10, 14:33

A valuable tool to ensure operational and energy efficiency, building optimization and commissioning services originated in the US and UK in the 1960s and 1970s, as a quality assurance...

Display industry output estimated at US$180 billion in 2018, with OLED on the rise, says LG Display VP

Apr 10, 10:18

The output value of the display industry in 2018 is estimated to reach US$180 billion, with LCD technologies accounting for 90%, according to LG Display VP Sooyoung Yoon.

Community resilience microgrids expected to reach US$1.4 billion a year by 2024, says Navigant

Apr 8, 22:08

While virtually all microgrids share the goal of improving grid resilience, systems specifically designed to promote grid resilience within communities are backed by specific government...

Revenues from energy storage technologies expected to exceed US$21 billion annually by 2024, says Navigant

Apr 7, 15:40

The supporting technologies associated with energy storage systems include power conversion (primarily focused on inverters), system-level software and controls, and systems integration...

China 2014 PV export totals US$16.2 billion, says CCCME

Apr 7, 12:28

China-based PV makers recorded total export value of US$16.2 billion in 2014, with Japan accounting for 28% of the value, Europe 16%, the US 12%, India 3% and South Korea 2%, according...

Advanced distribution management systems expected to exceed US$3.3 billion in annual revenues by 2024, says firm

Apr 2, 13:55

Offering the potential to unify utility distribution IT systems into a single, more efficiently managed platform, advanced distribution management systems (ADMSs) have emerged over...

LG Chem to invest US$100 million to expand China polarizer facilities, says report

Mar 31, 20:43

LG Chem will reportedly invest US$100 million to expand polarizer facilities in China in view of growing demand for the technology in the nation as the LCD panel industry continues...

Smart building technology spending forecast to grow to US$17.4 billion in 2019, says IDC

Mar 30, 16:00

An increasing number of case studies are emerging to demonstrate the business case and benefits associated with developing smart buildings. According to a new IDC Energy Insights...

China-based MLS expects 2015 LED lighting revenues from US to hike 5-10 fold

Mar 30, 10:58

China-based LED packaging service provider MLS has extended production to own-brand LED lighting and began to sell LED light bulbs and tubes in the US market in 2014, and expects...

Global smart wearable entertainment devices and services market will top US$9.4 billion by 2019, says Technavio

Mar 27, 15:44

As the popularity of entertainment devices increases, the global smart wearable entertainment devices and services market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 37.09% from 2014-2019, according...

Epson estimates US$1 billion market for various printing technologies in 2015

Mar 27, 13:15

The printer market, consisting of inkjet printers in the residential and commercial segments, is expected to reach 70 million in shipments while laser printer shipments are estimated...

LED light bulb prices to fall to US$5 in 2015, says Epistar chairman

Mar 26, 15:07

The lowest price for an LED light bulb will drop from US$8 in 2014 to US$5 in 2015 and ex-factory prices will slip to US$2-3 in 2015, according to chairman Lee Biing-jye for Taiwan-based...

US fab tool book-to-bill ratio stays above parity, says SEMI

Mar 24, 21:02

The SEMI book-to-bill ratio for US manufacturers of semiconductor equipment came to 1.02 in February 2015, staying above parity for the second consecutive month.

Utility outage management system spending expected to total nearly US$11.8 billion from 2014-2023, says Navigant

Mar 24, 15:01

Historically, outage management systems (OMSs) have been configured to respond to signals that indicate outages, manage restoration, and communicate outage information. However, with...

Global single-axis tracker revenues expected to reach nearly US$2 billion in 2019, says IHS

Mar 24, 14:39

Global single-axis tracker revenues are expected to grow 120%, to reach nearly US$2 billion in 2019, according to IHS. For the first time, single-axis trackers will be the preferred...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of nearly US$749 million in January-February, says MOEA

Mar 23, 11:53

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 499 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$748.85 million in January-February 2015,...

LED industrial lighting market to reach US$2.366 billion in 2015, says report

Mar 17, 15:47

The LED industrial lighting market scale will be worth US$2.366 billion in 2015, and by 2018 will reach US$3.935 billion, according to findings from LEDinside.

Solar cell pricing may drop if US finalizes reduced tariffs on China-made PV modules

Mar 12, 11:56

The US Department of Commerce earlier this year preliminarily lowered an average anti-dumping and anti-subsidization tariff rate imposed on China-made PV modules in 2012 to 17.5%...

Worldwide revenues from small and medium wind power systems expected to reach nearly US$2.4 billion by 2023, says firm

Mar 11, 15:05

Fueled by the spread of innovative financing programs centered around the leasing model, growth in the installation of small and medium wind power systems is accelerating. In the...

Inotera buys equipment from Hermes Microvision

Stockwatch - Mar 10, 20:22

DRAM chipmaker Inotera Memories has announced the acquisition of a batch of production equipment from Hermes Microvision (HMI) for NT$934.63 million (US$29.7 million).

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    Aidmics uHandy mobile microscope

    Several Taiwan-based start-up companies were at Computex 2015's Meet the Future exhibition zone and among them was Aidmics Biotechnology. The company showcased its inspection products...

    Photo: Julian Ho, Digitimes, Jun 10.

  • Amazon+Fire+HD+tablets

    Amazon Fire HD tablets

    Amazon has announced its new Fire HD tablet, which features a quad-core processor, front and rear-facing cameras and an HD display. The new Fire HD tablets are available in two sizes...

    Photo: Company, Sep 22.

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    Amazon Fire HDX tablet

    Amazon's new Fire HDX 8.9 combines a light design and a HDX display with a new processor, Dolby Atmos and Dolby Audio, and new Fire OS 4 (Sangria) features and services. The new...

    Photo: Company, Sep 22.

  • Apple+iPod+touch+with+5MP+iSight+camera

    Apple iPod touch with 5MP iSight camera

    Apple has announced its 16GB iPod touch is now available in several colors and equipped with a 5-megapixel iSight camera. The entire iPod touch lineup features the 5-megapixel iSight...

    Photo: Company, Jun 27.

  • Microsoft+Surface+Pro+3+tablet%2Fnotebook

    Microsoft Surface Pro 3 tablet/notebook

    Microsoft has introduced the Surface Pro 3, a tablet and also a notebook. The device has multiple processor, RAM and storage options intersect with a design that, with a simple snap...

    Photo: Company, May 22.

2015 China IC design market forecast
Trends and forecasts for the China FPD industry, 2014-2017

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2015 global notebook demand forecast
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    As of 2013, the 10 ASEAN nations had a total of over 700 million mobile subscriptions, with the CAGR from 2003-2013 reaching 24%. This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the various mobile broadband markets in ASEAN and looks at the respective trends in 4G LTE development for those markets.

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    This Digitimes Research Special Report provides a 2015 forecast for the global tablet market and analyzes the strategies of key market players such as Google, Apple, Intel, and Microsoft.

  • 2015 China smartphone panel trend forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the strategies of key China-based major panel makers BOE, Tianma and IVO for attacking the different market segments through technology and pricing, and their relationship to local vendors Huawei, Lenovo, ZTE, Xiaomi and Coolpad.