Taipei, Thursday, September 21, 2017 00:39 (GMT+8)
partly cloudy
Taipei
29°C
Realtime news
  • LPWAN offers two-way communications for data collection, remote control

    Mobile + telecom | 4h 24min ago

  • Taiwan foreign direct investment totals US$4.9 billion in January-August

    Bits + chips | 5h 36min ago

  • Taiwan August export order value increases

    Bits + chips | 5h 45min ago

  • Taiwan market: Optoma launches LED projector

    Displays | 5h 56min ago

  • EU sets new minimum prices for China PV imports

    Before Going to Press | 3h 32min ago

  • Google Play eyes opportunities from VR, AR, Chromebook

    Before Going to Press | 4h 27min ago

  • KYEC grabs testing orders for analog, PA chips from Murata

    Before Going to Press | 5h 15min ago

  • Innolux to expand 6G fab capacity

    Before Going to Press | 5h 25min ago

  • Japan, Korea, Taiwan among top-5 Google Play markets

    Before Going to Press | 5h 26min ago

  • DRAM bit growth to reach 19.6% in 2018, says DRAMeXchange

    Before Going to Press | 5h 30min ago

  • Tokyo Electron optimistic about etching equipment demand for 3D NAND, FinFET

    Before Going to Press | 5h 42min ago

  • HTC in trading halt pending release of material information

    Before Going to Press | 5h 50min ago

  • TSMC to hold over 70% of PWM IC orders from Qualcomm

    Before Going to Press | 5h 51min ago

  • Taiwan August export order value increases

    Before Going to Press | 5h 57min ago

  • Taiwan foreign direct investment totals US$4.9 billion in January-August

    Before Going to Press | 6h 1min ago

Pause
 | 
View more

EIH, Plastic Logic strengthen e-paper partnership

Sep 20, 13:31

Taiwan-based e-paper solution provider E Ink Holdings (EIH) has renewed a master supply agreement (MSA) with Germany-based Plastic Logic, a designer and manufacturer of flexible, glass-free electrophoretic display (EPD) products.

Dell sees solid on-year growth in worldwide monitor market in 2Q17, says IDC

Sep 19, 15:33

Worldwide PC monitor shipments totaled 28.5 million units in the second quarter of 2017, according to IDC. While the shipment total represented a decline of 6.4% over the prior year, some of the market softness can be attributed to a strong second-quarter 2016, presenting the most recently closed quarter...

Touch Taiwan 2017: EIH to showcase ACeP display products

Sep 19, 15:12

E-paper solution provider E Ink Holdings (EIH) will be showcasing an array of its e-paper products and solutions, including its Advanced Color e-Paper (ACeP) display products, flexible e-paper products and an 84-inch spliced e-paper signage board, at Touch Taiwan 2017.

Touch Taiwan 2017: Innolux to debut 100-inch high brightness quantum dot public display

Sep 18, 15:28

Innolux has revealed it will present its latest series of high-end TV display module, quantum dot display, bezel-less smart display product and TV screen joint by ultra narrow bezel displays at the Touch Taiwan 2017.

Acer 1H17 gaming LCD monitor shipments hike 103%

Sep 14, 15:59

Acer has revealed its gaming LCD monitor shipments soared 103% on year in first-half 2017 with their revenues growing 50%, mainly thanks to launches of mid-range models, according to Victor Chien, Acer's general manager of Display business.

Acer optimistic about its gaming monitor business

Global OEM TV shipments up slightly in 1H17

Sep 14, 15:03

Global shipments of OEM TVs totaled 33.05 million units in the first half of 2017, increasing 4.3% from a year earlier, according to Sigmaintell.

Sharp's orders ramping OEM TV shipments at Foxconn

EIH to see revenues up 20-30% on quarter in 3Q17

Sep 13, 14:32

E-paper solution provider E Ink Holdings (EIH) has reported revenues of NT$1.638 billion (US$54.53 million) for August, up 12% on month and 2.72% on year. Year-to-date revenues totaled NT$10.01 billion, increasing 11.04% from a year earlier.

Touch Taiwan 2017 to kick off September 20

Sep 6, 19:18

The Touch Taiwan 2017 trade fair will kick off in Taipei from September 20-22 featujring nine major sections and accommodating a total of 978 booths. Taiwan's major flat panel makers including AU Optronics (AUO), Innolux, Chunghwa Pictures Tubes (CPT), and touch panel suppliers General Interface Solution...

Touch Taiwan 2017 to kick off on September 20

Taiwan market: Samsung launches The Frame TVs

Sep 6, 15:26

Samsung Electronics has launched its brand new The Frame series TV products in the Taiwan market, promising consumers a new way to experience TV content and visual art through a framed TV.

The Frame series TVs from Samsung

Sharp unveils household 8K TVs

Sep 1, 14:52

Sharp has unveiled its new Aquos 8K products, including 8K TVs and monitors, at IFA 2017 in Berlin and also simultaneously in Tokyo, Taipei, and Shanghai as the company is gearing up efforts to build up its 8K ecosystem.

Sharp introduces 8K display TVs

Global OEM TV shipments to reach over 20 million units in 3Q17

Sep 1, 12:24

Global TV shipments by OEM makers are expected to reach 20.5 million units in the third quarter, buoyed by the traditional peak-season demand and declining TV panel prices, according to China-based marketing research firm Sigmaintell.

China TV OEMs ramping their market share globally

IFA 2017: Samsung highlights connectivity

Sep 1, 12:22

Samsung is showcasing its latest consumer products and technology IFA 2017 in Berlin, highlighting its focus on connectivity of its products.

Samsung at IFA 2017

Acer sees strong growth for gaming products in 1H17

Aug 31, 15:19

Acer has disclosed its sales for gaming products, including notebooks, desktops and monitors, hiked 61%, 51% and 103% respectively on year in first-half 2017.

Acer unveils latest gaming innovations at IFA 2017

E-paper startup Linfiny to focus on e-notebook development

Aug 29, 14:09

EPD (electrophoretic display) e-paper startup Linfiny, a joint venture between E Ink Holdings (EIH) and Sony Semiconductor Solutions, will officially kick off its operations in the latter half of 2017 focusing on development e-paper notebook products, according to Frank Ko, chairman of EIH.

EIH expects the e-notebook market to expand in 2H17

E-paper solution provider EIH reports earnings for 1H17

Aug 15, 13:55

E-paper solution providers E Ink Holding (EIH) has reported net profits of NT$798 million (US$26.35 million) or NT$0.71 per share for the second quarter of 2017.

Amtran reports 3rd consecutive quarterly losses for 2Q17

Aug 11, 15:04

TV ODM Amtran Technology has reported its third consecutive quarterly losses of NT$329 million (US$10.83 million) for the second quarter of 2017, affected by increased flat panel prices. EPS for the quarter was negative NT$0.42.

Coretronic acquires Calibre

Aug 10, 13:07

Backlight unit (BLU) maker Coretronic has announced it has completed the acquisition of a 100% stake in UK-based Calibre, a supplier of image processing products, specialist scalers, flat panel displays and related software products.

SY Chen, president of the visual solution business group at Coretronic

LG, Sony, Sharp ramping TV shipments at expense of Samsung, China players

Aug 3, 12:10

LG Electronics, Sony and Sharp are ramping their TV shipments at the expense of Samsung Electronics and major players in China, which reportedly are suffering a setback in their respective shipments, according to industry sources.

Taiwan market: Samsung braces for strong smartphone, monitor and slim TV sales

Jul 31, 16:07

Samsung Electronics is expected to see sales of its smartphones, gaming monitors and ultra-thin TVs in the Taiwan market achieve significant results in 2017, buoyed by the introduction of new models with innovative technologies, according to sources in local retail channels.

Samsung to continue to lead in Taiwan's smartphone market

BLU supplier Coretronic optimistic about 3Q17

Jul 28, 11:53

Backlight unit (BLU) maker Coretronic is optimistic about its business outlook for the third quarter, citing growing shipments of energy-saving devices and display products.

Coretronic president of energy saving product group Sarah Lin (center) is optimistic about 3Q17

Sharp files infringement complaint against Hisense

Jul 20, 15:22

Sharp has filed a new patent infringement complaint against Hisense in New York Southern District Court, alleging that Hisense and its affiliate companies produce and sell TV products in the US that infringe its WLAN related patents, and seeking damages and injunction, according to a company's annou...

TV inventory levels at top brands escalating

Jul 20, 12:02

Inventory levels of TVs at the world's top-eight brands have scaled up recently, which could undercut demand for TV panels in the second half of 2017 and therefore push TV panel prices downward, according to industry sources.

TV inventory levels rising

EIH ramping ESL shipments, says paper

Jul 14, 16:02

EPD (electrophoretic display) solution supplier E Ink Holdings (EIH) is expected to see shipments of its electronic shelf labels (ESLs) grow by a double-digit rate in 2017 as the company has begun shipping smart labels to subsidiaries of China-based Alibaba Group and JD.com, according to a Chinese-language...

China market: Curved monitor suppliers pushing sales to gaming market

Jul 12, 22:30

Demand for curved monitors in China has begun to decline recently, pushing panel suppliers and monitor vendors to step up efforts to promote curved monitors to the gaming market, according to industry sources.

Vendors pushing sales of curved monitors to the gaming sector in China

BLU supplier Coretronic sees revenues up sequentially in June

Jul 11, 11:28

Backlight unit (BLU) maker Coretronic has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.26 billion (US$139.3 million) for June 2017, up 12% sequentially, but down 11.54% on year.

Coretronic management team disclosing 2Q17 performance

Taiwan taps deeper into US market with advanced automotive electronics

Jul 10, 13:22

Taiwan's auto parts industry is gaining significant growth momentum for shipments to the US, now the industry's largest export outlet, as some American high-tech heavyweights are rushing to develop electric vehicles (EVs) and autonomous cars, fueling demand for advanced automotive electronics such...

MSI pushing into gaming monitor market

Jul 7, 10:58

Micro-Star International (MSI) has recently entered the gaming monitor market with new products, looking to compete against the largest vendor, Asustek Computer.

Taiwan ODMs consider suspending ties with LeEco

Jul 5, 14:00

Taiwan-based Compal Electronics is evaluating all possible situations in order to decide whether it will continue to cooperate with China-based LeEco amid the deterioration of its financial condition, according to a Chinese-language Liberty Times report, citing company president Ray Chen.

China market: LeEco assets frozen due to overdue loan payments

Jul 4, 16:11

A Shanghai court has frozen assets worth CNY1.237 billion (US$181.95 million) owned by Jia Yueting, chairman of cash-strapped TV vendor LeEco, his wife and three of its subsidiaries, according to media reports in China.

China market: TV brand vendors see disappointing sales in 1H17

Jul 4, 15:13

China-based TV brand vendors experienced disappointing shipments in the first half of 2017, which will account for only 30% of their overall shipments for the year, according to China-based Sigmaintell Consulting.

Taiwan making all-out effort to develop AI applications

Jul 3, 13:57

With global investment fever likely to last for 20 years in the development of artificial intelligence (AI) applications, Taiwan’s Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) is gearing up to pool available resources to support the island’s AI development, according to a press statement issued...

Taiwan AI labs gearing up for AI development

ARM mbed scores growing IoT developer base in Asia-Pacific

Jul 3, 10:30

The number of Asia-Pacific IoT developers using the ARM mbed platform has grown significantly to exceed one-third of the platform’s global developer community of 250,000, prompting the UK-headquartered ARM to further deepen its cooperation with partners in the region, according to David Pan,...

Taiwan market: Apple first store opens on July 1

Jun 30, 14:31

Apple Taipei 101 opens July 1 at 11am, bringing Apple’s products, services and in-store experiences to customers in Taiwan for the first time.

Apple Taipei 101 store

Commentary: Where is Foxconn heading?

Jun 29, 16:32

The failure of Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) to make it to the priority bidder list for acquiring Toshiba's semiconductor unit and its chairman Terry Gou's subsequent furious remarks made during a shareholders meeting have caught much media attention. But little attention has been...

MWC Shanghai 2017: E Ink showcases e-paper smart applications

Jun 29, 14:23

Taiwan-based EPD (electrophoretic display) solution supplier E Ink Holdings (EIH) is showcasing an array of e-paper products and applications at the on-going MWC Shanghai 2017.

EIH chairman Frank Ko

China-based BOEVT becoming a major force in global ODM TV market

Jun 28, 15:16

China-based TV ODM BOE Vision-Electronic Technology (BOEVT) has become a strong contender in the global ODM TV market, which is likely to affect the long-term developments of Taiwan-based ODMs, including Foxconn Electronics, TPV Technology, Wistron and Amtran Technology, according to industry source...

Innolux begins shipping complete TV sets

Jun 21, 11:46

Flat panel maker Innolux has revamped its production strategy and already begun producing complete set of TVs recently, according to company chairman and CEO Jyh-Chau Wang.

Innolux chairman and president

China market: Hisense, Changhong launch 'laser TVs'

Jun 20, 16:04

Following the steps of Epson, Sony and LG Electronics, China-based TV brands Hisense and Changhong have launched ultra-short-throw laser projectors for large-size home-use displays, according to industry sources.

Hisense's 4K laser TV

Taiwan market: Optoma launches Ultra HD home theater projectors

Jun 15, 13:48

Optoma has launched two Ultra HD (4K) home theater projectors in the Taiwan market for sale at below NT$90,000 (US$2,980) each.

Optoma launches 4K projectors

Taiwan market: LG Electronics launches new OLED TVs

Jun 14, 13:46

LG Electronics has launched a new lineup of OLED TVs with display sizes ranging from 55- to 65-inch in the Taiwan market and aims to ship over 2,500 units in the local market in 2017.

LG launches new OLED TVs in Taiwan

Global shipments of OLED TVs to reach 2 million units in 2017

Jun 14, 12:00

Global shipments of OLED TVs in 2017 are expected to more than double from a year earlier to reach two million units, according to an industry estimate.

LG promoting OLED TVs in Taiwan

Taiwan market: Sales of Ultra HD TVs rising

Jun 13, 17:35

The proportion of Ultra HD TVs to total TVs sold in the Taiwan market is expected to rise from nearly 30% in 2016 to nearly 60% in 2017 thanks to vendors' efforts to promote 4K models, according to market sources.

MediaTek launches Ultra HD TV SoC

Jun 13, 15:46

MediaTek has announced the availability of its new MediaTek MT5597 SoC, an Ultra HD TV SoC supporting Dolby Vision and Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG).

Digitimes Research: Head-up displays in large potential demand

Jun 5, 23:06

Head-up displays (HUDs), navigation information reflected on windshield glass to exempt drivers from watching screens of navigation devices for driving safety, have been increasingly adopted for high-end automobile models by Japan- and Germany-based car makers and there is expected to be large potential...

Wistron invests in digital signage firm Videri

Jun 2, 10:31

Wistron has announced plans to invest US$100 million in digital signage software company Videri. The investment is expected to further tighten the two firms' relationship since Wistron has partnered with Videri previously to develop digital signage products.

Welcome to Computex 2017: New friends, renewed rivalries

May 30, 15:37

After several years where players in a post-mature PC industry have been more concerned about making sure they clear out inventory rather than consistently introducing new innovations to the market, Computex Taipei 2017 is gearing up to be a throwback show, where industry heavyweights go toe-to-toe...

Welcome to Computex 2017

China market: LeEco CEO steps down

May 22, 14:15

Jia Yueting, chairman and CEO of China-based LeEco, has stepped down as CEO of the company but will retain his position as chairman, according to a recent stock exchange filing.

Acer expects stable LCD monitor shipments in 2017 with higher ASP

May 22, 10:58

While global demand for LCD monitors keeps decreasing, Acer expect its LCD monitor shipments to be stable in 2017, with the corresponding average selling price (ASP) to hike as a result of a stronger focus on gaming models, according to the company's Display business general manager Victor Chien.

Over 44 million LCD TVs shipped globally in 1Q17, says WitsView

May 17, 15:29

Global LCD TV shipments reached 44.05 million units in first-quarter 2017, decreasing 31.0% sequentially and 8.4% on year, according to WitsView.

Japan IT Week to focus on IoT and embedded applications

May 11, 14:01

Japan IT Week will be hosted from May 10-12 in Tokyo, Japan, and 1,600 IT players worldwide including Intel, Microsoft, Qualcomm, Hewlett-Packard (HP), Oracle, Bosch, Advantech, and Gigabyte Technology, are showcasing their latest innovations at the show. The show is expected to attract 91,000 visitors,...

Japan IT Week opens May 10-12
More Display system coverage
UMC
Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2020

20-Sep-2017 markets closed

 LastChange

TAIEX (TSE)10519.17-56.97-0.54% 

TSE electronic447.25-2.84-0.63% 

GTSM (OTC)142.07-0.40-0.28% 

OTC electronic210.41-0.69-0.33% 

Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
  • LCD TV overview - Jun 2011

    Growth of the global LCD TV market was not as strong as expected in 2010 as the market continued to feel the aftershocks of the economic recession that had hit...

  • A glimpse into the e-book reader market - May 2010

    In 2008, worldwide e-book reader shipments totaled only 700,000 units, according to Digitimes Research. But demand exploded in 2009 as consumer interests grew...

  • Overview of LCD TV market - May 2010

    When the economic recession hit at the end of 2008, the LCD TV market seemed to be heading toward a doomsday scenario in 2009; however, demand turned out to be...

  • Large-size LCD panel overview - Jun 2007

    Global large-size LCD panel market revenues are expected to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.5% to US$96.2 billion by 2011, up from US$53.5...

  • China AMOLED panel capacity expansion forecast, 2016-2020

    This Digitimes Research Special Report examines the China AMOLED industry, focusing on the expansion capacity of the makers, the current implementation plans of major smartphone vendors in the market and the technological hurdles faced by the China makers.

  • Taiwan server shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2017

    Digitimes Research estimates that revenues from sales of server motherboards, servers, storage systems and related network system equipment by Taiwan-based vendors reached NT$555.8 billion in 2016 and the amount is estimated to grow 5.9% on year in 2017.

  • Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond

    This Digitimes Special Report examines key factors in the notebook industry, including products, vendors and ODMs, that will affect total shipments in 2017 and through 2021.