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  • ECS suffers net loss per share of NT$1.70 for 2016

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  • HTC teams up with Qingdao Publishing to tap educational VR market in China

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  • Compal expects to ship 40 million PCs in 2017

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  • Digitimes Research: Sony launches Bravia OLED TVs, Samsung beefs up marketing of QLED TVs in March

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  • MediaTek to merge with affiliate Airoha

    Before Going to Press | 10h 31min ago

  • Lenovo talking with Fujitsu about buying PC business, says Nikkei

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  • Mitac Holdings to deal out 2016 dividend of NT$2.50

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  • Quanta to deal out 2016 dividend of NT$3.50

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  • PChome Online to deal out 2016 dividend of NT$5.583

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  • Clevo to hand out 2016 dividend of NT$0.70

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  • Competition in AI platform market intensifying

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  • Inventec expects 10% growth in 2017 revenue from servers

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  • Hua Hong seeing robust smart card chip demand

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  • Invetec net profits stay flat in 2016

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  • Twinhead International to not hand out 2016 dividend

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  • Unitech Computer to deal out 2016 dividend of NT$1.30

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Flexible display market to surpass US$200 billion within five years, says Futuresource

Mar 24, 16:15

The value of products involving flexible displays will surge to over US$200 billion within five years and approach US$300 billion within a decade, according to market research company Futuresource Consulting.

Foxconn to hike Sharp TV panel capacity in Japan, says IHS Markit

Mar 24, 16:04

Foxconn Electronics, after becoming the largest shareholder of Sharp, aims to increase global sales of Sharp-produced Aquos-branded LCD TVs to 10-12 million units in 2017 and will therefore hike Sharp's LVCD TV panel production capacity in Japan, according to IHS Markit.

Samsung QLED TVs are not true QD TVs, says WitsView

Mar 21, 21:08

Samsung Electronics, at the Consumer Electronics Show 2017 on early January, renamed its SUHD (super Ultra HD) TVs as QLED TVs, causing concern about development of quantum dot (QD) TVs. However, QLED is technologically much different from QD TVs, because QLED still uses LED backlighting, and thus...

Nichia, Osram promoting laser diode-based projectors

Mar 17, 15:05

Nichia and Osram Opto Semiconductors are looking to boost adoption of laser diode lighting sources for projectors, and as a result, many projector vendors, including ViewSonic, Seiko Epson, Vivitek, BenQ and Optoma, are expected to launch laser diode-based models in 2017, according to projector industry...

A laser diode-based projector

Sharp aims at global sales of 20 million LCD TVs for fiscal 2020

Mar 15, 20:10

Sharp is making efforts to transform its LCD business and has sets a goal of hiking global LCD TV sales from an estimated five million units in 2016 fiscal (April 2016-March 2017) to eight million units in fiscal 2017, 10 million units in fiscal 2018 and 20 million units in fiscal 2020, according to...

Coretronic ships 105,000 DLP projectors in February

Mar 10, 11:02

Coretronic as announced it shipped 105,000 DLP projectors and projection systems in February, increasing 13.0% on month. It also shipped 3.797 million "energy-saving" devices consisting of backlight units (BLUs), LCD modules, lighting modules and touch panels in February, shrinking 14.5%...

SDP starts development of 10.5G LCD display ecosystem park in China

Mar 2, 11:01

Japan-based Sakai Display Products (SDP) on March 1 held a groundbreaking ceremony for a project to develop a display ecosystem park consisting of a 10.5G IGZO TFT-LCD panel fab, a smart TV plant and an electronic white board and high-end display factory in Guangzhou, southern China, with the first-phase...

Foxconn chairman Terry Guo speaks at a groundbreaking ceremony for a 10.5G display ecosystem park

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers ship nearly 20 million LCD monitors in 4Q16

Mar 1, 12:03

Taiwan-based makers shipped 19.825 million LCD monitors in fourth-quarter 2016, slipping 5% on quarter and 6.9% on year, and taking up 65.9% of the global total, according to Digitimes Research.

LG Display may become supplier to Samsung

Feb 22, 15:04

LG Display may begin supplying LCD TV panels to Samsung Electronics in the second half of 2017 amid ongoing tight supply in the large-size TV panel industry.

TPV to set up LCD TV factory in China, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 21, 11:12

TPV Technology will invest US$25 million to set up a LCD TV factory and another US$25 million to set up a factory making components used in LCD TVs in Xianyang City, northern China, according to Chinese-language newspaper Economic Daily News (EDN).

Taiwan market: Samsung to launch QLED TVs

Feb 20, 11:29

Samsung Electronics showcased QLED TVs (quantum dot TVs) at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show taking in Las Vegas during January 5-8 and will launch 55-, 65-, 75- and 88-inch models in the Taiwan market as soon as the second quarter of 2017, according to Samsung Electronics Taiwan.

Samsung unveils a new line of smart appliances at Samsung SEAO Forum 2017

Feb 18, 15:41

Samsung Electronics has unveiled a new line of consumer electronic products at the ongoing Samsung SEAO Forum 2017 in Singapore.

Samsung FlexWash washer/dryer

Display bookings to top US$2 billion in Fiscal 2017 for Applied Materials

Feb 17, 17:02

Semiconductor equipment provider Applied Materials delivered another strong quarter for its display business, with its first quarter display revenues increasing 66% on year to US$422 million and its orders tripling to US$632 million. The company noted that since 2012 it has grown its display revenues...

OLED smartphones and the TV pricing connection

Feb 17, 16:05

One side effect of the expected craze for AMOLED panels in high-end smartphones this year is that LCD TV prices may not drop as quickly as they have in the past.

Foxconn subscribes to Lytro fund-raising project, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 17, 13:56

Foxconn Electronics reportedly has participated in the latest round of a fund-raising project initiated by US-based light field camera maker Lytro, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Times report.

Coretronic nets NT$4.52 per share for 2016

Feb 17, 11:07

Backlight unit (BLU) and DLP projector maker Coretronic recorded net EPS of NT$4.52 (US$0.14) for 2016, according to the company's fourth-quarter 2016 financial report.

Embedded display module maker Promate Solutions to debut on OTC market

Newswatch - Feb 16, 12:11

Embedded display module supplier Promate Solutions, a subsidiary of IC distributor Promate Electronic, will debut on Taiwan's OTC securities market in the latter half of March.

Taiwan large-size LCD panel shipments top 60 million in 4Q16

Feb 16, 11:59

With the TV market anticipating tight LCD panel supply due to Samsung Display moving to close down its 7G L7-1 panel line, orders to Taiwan panel makers became more aggressive as the makers built up inventory, helping Taiwan large-size LCD panel makers see a slight on-year increase in their fourth...

Sharp on board for America-first US LCD plant

Feb 9, 01:28

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is apparently committed to pursuing its plans to establish an LCD panel factory in the US through cooperation with Sharp, according to media reports out of Japan. Sharp is said to be taking take the lead in the project, and the Japan government is expected...

Vizio fined US$2.2 million for getting smart with consumers

Feb 7, 16:16

LCD TV vendor Vizio has agreed to pay US$2.2 million to settle charges by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Office of the New Jersey Attorney General that it installed software on its TVs to collect viewing data on 11 million consumer TVs without consumers' knowledge or consent.

MediaTek comments on lawsuit brought by AMD

Stockwatch - Feb 7, 15:20

MediaTek has issued a company filing through the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) responding to media reports indicating AMD is accusing MediaTek and three other companies of infringing its graphics processing patents.

Sharp reports profits for fiscal 3Q16

Feb 6, 11:02

Sharp has reported net profit of JPY4.2 billion (US$37.35 million) for fiscal third-quarter 2016 (ended December 2016), turning profitable from continued quarterly net losses for more than two years.

Over 219 million LCD TVs shipped globally in 2016, says WitsView

Feb 3, 14:21

There were 219.2 million LCD TVs shipped globally in 2016, increasing 1.6% growth on year due to strong sales in the North America market and growing demand for large-size models in China, according to WitsView.

Top TV brands to increase orders from captive panel suppliers amid supply shortage in 2017, says IHS

Feb 2, 21:16

As TV panel shortages continue into 2017, top TV brands are currently reviewing plans to source yet more panels from their captive panel suppliers, according to IHS Markit.

Japan market: OLED TV prices fall, says Nikkei

Jan 26, 14:50

Retail prices for OLED TVs in the Japan market have dropped significantly due to decreases in price for OLED panels, according to Japan-based Nikkei.

Digitimes Research: Samsung, LG beefing up digital signage technology development

Jan 25, 11:22

Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics have been strengthening development of digital signage technology, with the former applying transparent and mirror display technology and developing Ultra HD LCD and LED displays for digital signage and the latter applying curved-surface AMOLED technology to enhance...

Service providers switching from channel to linear OTT video over traditional TV, says ABI Research

Jan 23, 15:56

Service providers are decreasing marketing on their cable, satellite, and IPTV products that offer managed quality of service in favor of new products that use over the top (OTT) technologies to compete with Amazon and Netflix. With OTT competition significantly increasing in mature pay-TV markets,...

Amtran to ship companion robots, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 20, 11:35

TV maker Amtran Technology has developed home-use robots mainly for accompanying children and the elderly and will begin shipments to the China market in second-quarter 2017 and then to Taiwan and US markets in the second half of the year, according to Chinese-language newspaper Economic Daily...

TPV eyes 88 million display device shipments in 2017, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 19, 15:30

LCD TV and monitor maker TPV Technology is planning to ship a total of 88 million devices in 2017, up nearly 14 million units from the volume in 2016 and the growth is expected to benefit its upstream component suppliers, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) re...

LeEco to receive investment from China-based Sunac for CNY15 billion

Jan 17, 11:34

LeEco has recently signed contracts with Sunac China Holdings for the latter to invest a total of CNY15 billion (US$2.17 billion) in the former to acquire a 8.61% stake in LeTV, a 15% stake in Le Vision Pictures and a 33.5% stake in a LeTV-related subsidiary. The investment will also make the China-based...

Compal aims to ramp up device shipments by 10% in 2017

Newswatch - Jan 16, 10:53

Compal Electronics aims to ramp up shipments of its device products by 10% to 87 million units in 2017, according to company president Ray Chen. Shipments of device products, including notebooks, tablets, smartphones, smartwatches, TVs, IoT and wearable devices, totaled 79 million units in 2016.

About 9 million curved-surface LCD TVs sold globally in 2016, says AUO

Jan 12, 10:38

About nine million curved-surface LCD TVs were sold globally in 2016, 2.25 times the sales volume in 2015, according to Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO).

Curved-surface LCD TVs

Coretronic shipments up in December

Jan 11, 11:29

Coretronic shipped 4.955 million energy-saving devices consisting of backlight units (BLUs), LCD modules, lighting modules and touch modules in December, slightly increasing 1.3% on month. It shipped 14.73 million units in the fourth quarter, decreasing 5% sequentially, and 57.35 million units in 2016,...

Sharp to regain own-brand TV marketing in Europe via investing in SUMC

Dec 26, 22:56

Sharp will regain marketing right of own-brand LCD TVs in the Europe market through investing JPY10.4 billion (US$88.6 million) for an over 50% stake in Cyprus-registered Skytec Universal Media Corp. (SUMC), according to Japan-based media reports.

Foxconn appoints CMO, says report

Newswatch - Dec 26, 10:37

Foxconn Electronics has named Freddie Yuan as the first person to hold the title of chief marketing officer (CMO) for the company, with the appointment becoming effective in December, according to a Taipei-based Central News Agency (CNA) report.

Asustek sees strong on-month revenue growth in November

Stockwatch - Dec 13, 21:58

Asustek Computer has reported consolidated revenues of NT$48.73 billion (US$1.53 billion) for November 2016, representing a 27.21% increase on month but a 2.82% drop on year.

Asustek to remain the largest gaming monitor vendor in 2017, says company executive

Dec 13, 00:54

Seeing that more competitors are joining the gaming monitor market, Vincent Chiou, associate president of Asustek Computer's Monitor Business Unit, is not concerned about the competition and believes the competition will help the market to see more new developments. As demand for gaming and enterprise...

Vincent Chiou, associate president of Asustek Computer Monitor Business Unit

Amtran Technology ships 340,000 LCD TVs, monitors in November

Newswatch - Dec 6, 14:12

ODM Amtran Technology shipped 340,000 LCD TVs and monitors in November, increasing 34.0% on month, and 2.92 million units during January-November, hiking 59.6% on year, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Times report.

Gaming monitor competition to heat up in 2017

Dec 6, 11:26

Despite many research firms' pessimistic forecast on consumer LCD monitor shipments, overall LCD monitor shipments are expected to stay flat from a year ago in 2016 thanks to rising demand for enterprise and gaming monitors. Since gaming LCD monitor shipments are enjoying growth, and their ASP and...

China vendors to ship 83.6 million LVD TVs in 2016, says Sigmaintell

Dec 5, 14:26

China-based vendors will together ship 83.6 million LCD TVs under their own brands or acquired foreign brands in 2016, increasing 15% on year for a combined global market share of 33.9% and exceeding the 73.5 million units to be shipped by the world's top-2 vendors Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics,...

Taiwan market: Acer sees desktop shipment growth in 2016

Nov 28, 22:29

Despite Taiwan's weakening PC sales, Acer Taiwan still managed to achieve increased desktop sales in the country, boosting its share of the Taiwan desktop market from 25% previously to 30% currently and the percentage is expected to rise further to 35% in 2017. The growth in 2016 will partly be benefited...

Global TV market to reach US$86 billion by end of year, says Futuresource Consulting

Nov 28, 16:42

After a 2% decline in worldwide TV shipments last year, 2016 is showing signs of a turnaround, with the market flattening out to end the year on 225 million units, achieving a value of US$86 billion according to a new report from Futuresource Consulting.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers to ship over 20 million LCD monitors in 4Q16

Nov 23, 22:19

Taiwan-based ODMs and OBMs will together ship 20.158 million LCD monitors in the fourth quarter of 2016, decreasing 2.5% on quarter and 5.3% on year and accounting for 65.2% of the global total, according to Digitimes Research.

Digitimes Research: Samsung offers smart digital signage

Nov 17, 11:19

Samsung Electronics launched seven 32- to 55-inch smart digital signage solutions with thicknesses of 29.9mm and bezel sizes of 6.9mm in the second half of 2016, equipped with in-house-developed Samsung Smart Signage Platform and Tizen operating system, according to Digitimes Research.

Coretronic shipments shrink in October

Nov 10, 11:14

Coretronic has disclosed it shipped 4.88 million energy-saving devices, mainly backlight units (BLUs) and touch modules, as well as 108,000 DLP projectors and projection systems in October, respectively shrinking 25% and 4% sequentially.

Foxconn team creates startup for digital signage products

Nov 3, 11:36

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is planning to nurture an internal team to create a new startup to push into the digital signage market. The team recently established Linkooh and will focus on developing digital signage hardware, software, content and services.

China market: Nearly 12 million color TVs sold in 3Q16, says AVC

Nov 1, 22:11

There were 11.95 million color TVs sold in the China market during the third quarter of 2016, increasing 8.9% on year, but the corresponding sales value of CNY35.3 billion (US$5.27 billion) decreased 5.9% on year, according to China-based Beijing All View Cloud Data Technology (AVC).

Digitimes Research: Taiwan sees increased LCD TV shipments in 3Q16

Nov 1, 21:59

Taiwan-based ODMs, OEMs and OBMs together shipped 9.565 million LCD TVs in the third quarter of 2016, growing 13.2% on quarter and 4.7% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

Over 57 million LCD TVs shipped globally in 3Q16, says Witsview

Oct 28, 14:28

There were 57.15 million LCD TVs shipped globally in the third quarter of 2016, growing 14.4% on quarter and 5.8% on year, according to WitsView.

LeEco enters US market

Newswatch - Oct 21, 15:47

China-based LeEco has announced it will enter the US market with products including LCD TVs, smartphones, virtual reality products, cars and bicycles and the company's entry is expected to benefit its supply chain partners including Taiwan-based Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), Amtran,...

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