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Senao Networks steps into industrial computing

Mar 26, 22:33

Wireless networking/communication device maker Senao Networks has stepped into developing industrial computing solutions for specific applications and will focus on ODM production, company chairman and CEO Tommy Tsai said at a March 25 investors conference.

Connection Technology Systems to list on Taiwan OTC market

Mar 25, 15:00

Connection Technology Systems (CTS), a Taiwan-based maker of fiber-optic networking/communication devices mainly for own-brand sale, will be listing on the local over-the-counter (OTC) bourse at an initial price of NT$42 (US$1.33) per share on April 20, according to the company.

Smart cities will use 1.1 billion connected things in 2015, says Gartner

Mar 20, 11:08

Increasing urbanization is putting unprecedented pressure on city mayors to constantly balance the challenge of resource constraints against environmental sustainability concerns. Because of this, Gartner estimates that 1.1 billion connected things will be used by smart cities in 2015, rising to 9.7...

Alpha Networks expects switches, digital multimedia, WLAN to drive revenue growth in 2015

Mar 19, 12:01

Taiwan-based networking/communication device maker Alpha Networks expects switches, digital multimedia products and wireless LAN (WLAN) devices to drive growth in 2015 consolidated revenue, according to company president Harrison Chang.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan ready to develop smartphone payment system in 2015

Mar 13, 16:01

With 4G service subscribers accounting for 13% of Taiwan's overall telecom service users and the number of smartphone users in the country surpassing 13.5 million in 2014, Taiwan's environment is already mature enough to develop a payment system using near-field communication (NFC) technology on smartphones...

Digitimes Research: Development of Wi-Fi Only Phone service gaining momentum

Mar 12, 14:49

The launch of Google's Nova project and Cablevision's Freewheel services will help push the deployment of Cable Wi-Fi as well as the implementation of Wi-Fi Only Phone and Wi-Fi First telecom services, according to Digitimes Research.

SerComm expects China market share of 20% for fiber-optic networking devices in 2015

Mar 12, 10:45

For networking/communication device maker SerComm, China was the major market for fiber-optic networking/communication devices in 2014 and the company expects to ship 8.0-10 million units for a market share of 20% in 2015, company president and CEO James Wang said at a March 11 investors conference.

Commentary: Why smart thermostats have a limited market in China

Mar 11, 22:11

Smart home applications are one of the major focuses as part of the ever-growing IoT industry in 2015 and there is much discussion over how to control and connect appliances such as thermostats, refrigerators and washing machines. In western nations where homes are built around centralized air and...

Alpha Networks posts slight on-year rise in February sales

Stockwatch - Mar 11, 14:36

Alpha Networks has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.428 billion (US$45.16 million) for February 2015, representing a 33.85% drop on month and 0.57% increase on year.

D-Link revenues drop in February

Stockwatch - Mar 11, 13:56

D-Link has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.102 billion (US$66.47 million) for February 2015, representing a 2.76% drop on month and 8.41% drop on year.

Arcadyan optimistic about 2015 operation

Mar 11, 11:05

Networking/communication device maker Arcadyan Technology is optimistic about its business operation in 2015 due to significant growth in shipments for existing product lines and several new product lines, company president HY Lee said at a March 10 investors conference.

Digitimes Research: WiGig chips to support smartphones in 2H15

Mar 9, 11:09

WiGig (Wireless Gigabit Alliance) chips are expected to appear in high-end smartphones in the second half of 2015 with Qualcomm, Broadcom, Panasonic, Intel and Nitero as initial suppliers, according to Digitimes Research.

MWC 2015: Chipset vendors, equipment suppliers gearing up efforts to develop LTE-U devices

Mar 5, 14:06

Chipset solution vendors and telecom equipment providers, including Qualcomm, Ericsson, Samsung Electronics, Nokia and Huawei, are gearing up efforts to develop LTE-U (LTE unlicensed spectrum) solutions and technology, with a number of LTE-U-enabled devices likely to enter commercial production in...

Sony to establish alliance to promote new Ultra HD broadcast technology

Feb 17, 15:39

Sony is planning to form an alliance, the IP Life Consortium, with 10 companies including Cisco and Germany-based wireless player Rohde & Schwarz (R&S) to boost IP-based Ultra HD video broadcasts, allowing TV stations worldwide to set up Ultra HD infrastructure with lower costs, according to...

SerComm aims at 2015 revenues of US$1 billion

Feb 6, 11:48

Networking/communication device maker SerComm hit record consolidated revenues of NT$23.2 billion (US$756 million) for 2014 and aims at consolidated revenues of US$1 billion for 2015, according to company president James Wang.

HP appoints new chairman for China subsidiary H3C Technologies

Newswatch - Jan 22, 10:51

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has appointed chairman of HP China Mao Yunan to concurrently serve as new chairman of its subsidiary in Hangzhou, H3C Technologies. The move has reportedly triggered a strong protest from H3C's employees, arguing the appointment will affect the company's autonomy.

SerComm December revenues hit record

Stockwatch - Jan 13, 11:00

Networking/communication device maker SerComm has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.236 billion (US$70.4 million) for December, hitting a monthly record, and growing 7.34% sequentially and 36.77% on year.

D-Link reports over 17% increase in December 2014 performance

Stockwatch - Jan 12, 21:43

D-Link has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.863 billion (US$89.67 million) for December 2014, representing a 2.73% increase on month and 17.25% increase on year.

Foxconn said to partner with Ericsson for 5G R&D

Newswatch - Dec 30, 22:30

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) reportedly is preparing to invest NT$4 billion (US$126.16 million) and a team of 200 technicians for 5G communication technology development and is considering forming cooperation with the largest telecom carrier in Europe Ericsson, looking to join the...

SME Wi-Fi solutions to post strong growth in 2015, says Aruba executive

Dec 29, 14:51

The market of Wi-Fi solutions for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) will have the highest sales growth among all Wi-Fi solution segments in 2015, according to John DiLullo, executive vice president of worldwide sales at Aruba Networks.

Aruba executive vice president John DiLullo

NFV solution market to emerge in 2015: Q&A with Aruba CEO Dominic Orr

Dec 23, 14:14

The development of network functions virtualization (NFV) solutions will become mature in 2015 and will result in tremendous business opportunities, Dominic Orr, CEO of Aruba Networks, said during a recent interview with Digitimes.

Dominic Orr, CEO of Aruba Networks

Digitimes Research: ZigBee to unveil ZigBee 3.0 standard to take on Thread

Dec 17, 23:23

The ZigBee Alliance has announced that it will officially unveil ZigBee 3.0, aiming to integrate a total of six applications developed based on the ZigBee PRO network layer protocol. Digitimes Research believes that ZigBee 3.0 is also aiming to take on the newly developed protocol, Thread.

Alpha Networks posts on-month increase for November revenues

Stockwatch - Dec 11, 15:24

Alpha Networks has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.036 billion (US$65.68 million) for November 2014, representing a 12.83% increase on month and 2.9% drop on year.

Standardization of 5G begins as firms lay royalties groundwork, says ABI Research

Dec 9, 15:58

Work on new technologies that will form the foundation of 5G standards has been occurring for the last few years; however, the formal standard process has just begun.

Will Xiaomi get caught in the antitrust crossfire between China and Qualcomm?

Dec 5, 17:40

China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) is investigating Qualcomm's alleged monopolization of patents concerning smartphones through alleged unreasonable licensing terms dictated to China-based smartphone vendors and, according to China-based media reports, the investigation is focusing...

China Unicom to procure 50,000 4G base station equipment

Dec 5, 10:10

China Unicom has held an open bid to procure equipment for deploying nearly 50,000 4G base stations in 143 cities around China. Competitors include Ericsson, Nokia Siemens Networks, Alcatel-Lucent Shanghai Bell, Huawei Technologies and ZTE, according to China-based tech.sina.com.

Gemtek Technology to adopt Cloud Foundry operational model

Nov 28, 15:05

Wireless networking/communication device maker Gemtek Technology, in order to transform its business operation, will adopt Cloud Foundry, a business operational model of integrating its hardware products with internally-developed cloud computing service platforms to provide cloud computing application...

Foxconn to cooperate with Alibaba, 21 Vianet to set up Wi-Fi network in southwestern China

Nov 28, 11:19

Foxconn Electronics, Alibaba and 21 Vianet Group on November 26 jointly signed with the city government of Guiyang, southwestern China, to set up a citywide network of Wi-Fi hot spots to provide free Internet-access services, according to Foxconn.

D-Link to launch Home Talk smart home platform

Nov 19, 11:32

Networking/communication device vendor D-Link will launch internally-developed Home Talk, a smart home software platform to connect its cloud computing devices including IP cameras, wireless routers, motion sensors, gateways and smart plugs in late 2014 or early 2015, according to company chairman...

Installed base of 802.15.4-enabled devices to exceed 2 billion by 2019, says ABI Research

Nov 14, 15:11

The installed base for 802.15.4-enabled devices is forecast to increase almost five-fold over the next five years, rising from just under 425 million in 2014 to over 2.1 billion in 2019, according to ABI Research. "The low-power, low-cost, mesh networking capabilities of 802.15.4 networks make...

Taiwan IC design houses developing IC parts for smartphone peripheral applications

Nov 14, 14:43

Taiwan-based IC design houses are foraying into the development of IC parts for smartphone peripheral applications such as wireless, rapid and mobile charging kits as well as wearable and multimedia devices, according to industry sources.

Alpha Networks revenues decline in October

Stockwatch - Nov 12, 12:38

Alpha Networks has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.805 billion (US$60.17 million) for October 2014, representing a 10.02% drop on month and 7.35% drop on year.

Digitimes Research: Tablet-use AP shipments in China grow slower than expected in 3Q14

Nov 11, 22:35

Shipments of application processors for tablets in the China market grew at a lower-than-expected 5.9% sequentially in the third quarter of 2014 as sales of white-box tablets were affected by the roll-outs of low-priced models by brand vendors, according to Digitimes Research.

D-Link reports revenues for October 2014

Stockwatch - Nov 11, 16:25

D-Link has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.744 billion (US$91.47 million) for October 2014, representing a 0.75% increase on month and 2.85% drop on year.

Worldwide IoT market forecast to grow from US$1.3 trillion in 2013 to US$3.04 trillion in 2020, says IDC

Nov 10, 13:12

The worldwide IoT market is forecast to grow from US$1.3 trillion in 2013 to US$3.04 trillion in 2020 with a CAGR of 13%, according to IDC.

Digitimes Research: Thread to compete with ZigBee ZHA initially

Nov 6, 14:15

Thread, a new networking protocol for household appliances initiated by Google's Nest Labs, looks to compete with the ZHA (ZigBee Home Automation) standard, but there is a possibility for the two technologies to integrate together as they share some basic standards, according to Digitimes Research.

Taiwan market: Tsann Kuen pushing Bluetooth technology to advertise and provide mobile payments

Nov 5, 22:19

Taiwan-based IT retail chain Tsann Kuen will adopt iBeacon technology in its stores nationwide to promote products and provide mobile payment services. iBeacon technology is able to wake the retailers app via Bluetooth as consumers walk into the system's signal coverage.

Intel Capital invests US$62 million in 16 innovative companies

Nov 5, 15:19

Intel Capital, Intel Corporation's global investment organization, has announced at the Intel Capital Global Summit investments in 16 technology companies. Totaling approximately US$62 million, the investments cover a broad spectrum of innovative technologies.

Digitimes Research: Global LTE user base to grow to nearly 380 million in 4Q14

Nov 3, 11:12

The total number of LTE, consisting of FDD-LTE, TD-LTE and FDD/TD-LTE dual-mode, subscribers around the world will increase to 379.3 million in the fourth quarter of 2014, growing on quarter by 14.9% and on year by 89.6%, according to Digitimes Research.

Connected devices driving strong growth in gateway investments by ISPs, says IHS

Oct 17, 15:46

The global market for broadband consumer premises equipment (CPE) will end 2014 with the highest growth in revenues since 2010, increasing by 20% from 2013 to reach nearly US$11 billion, according to IHS.

ZyXEL aims to hike revenue proportion from retail sales to 50% in 3 years, says president

Oct 15, 11:33

Networking/communication device vendor ZyXEL Communications has been making efforts to promote own-brand business-use devices through retail chains and sales agents, and aims to increase this segments' revenue proportion from 22% currently to 50% in three years, according to company president Gordon...

XyXEL president Gordon Yang

Accton reports revenues for September

Stockwatch - Oct 13, 14:45

Accton has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.921 billion (US$64 million) for September 2014, representing a 4.49% increase on month and 3.17% drop on year.

D-Link September revenues rise on month

Stockwatch - Oct 13, 14:28

D-Link has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.724 billion (US$90.8 million) for September 2014, representing a 13.72% increase on month and 11.18% drop on year.

SerComm 3Q14 revenues hit record

Oct 6, 21:48

Networking/communication device maker SerComm on October 6 reported consolidated revenues of NT$6.153 billion (US$204 million) for the third quarter of 2014, hitting a quarterly record for the second consecutive quarter, with growth hitting 2.15% on quarter and of 21.22% on year.

802.11ac Wi-Fi CPE shipments to capture 18% of the total 176 million access points in 2014, says ABI Research

Sep 26, 15:43

The worldwide Wi-Fi customer premises equipment (CPE) market is expected to grow 11% in 2014. According to ABI Research, total shipments of Wi-Fi access points, routers, and residential gateways are set to surpass 176 million units by the end of 2014. "Growth is expected in all regions, driven...

IDF 2014: Intel unveils new developer tools, future technologies spanning tablets, analytics, wearable devices and PCs

Sep 10, 15:24

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich kicked off Intel's annual technical conference with a set of computing initiatives and projects showing how the company is going to enable new market segments where everything is smart and connected. Krzanich and other executives announced new hardware and software developer...

Worldwide WLAN market shows continued growth in 2Q14, says IDC

Sep 4, 16:07

The combined consumer and enterprise worldwide wireless local area network (WLAN) market segments grew 9.2% on year in the second quarter of 2014. According to IDC's Worldwide Quarterly WLAN Tracker, the enterprise segment continued to grow at a steady rate and increased 7.7% over the same period last...

PCL Technologies to begin shipments of LTE-A optical transceiver modules

Sep 4, 11:46

PCL Technologies, a Taiwan-based optical component and module maker registered in Cayman Islands with production base in China, will begin shipping optical transceiver modules for use in LTE-A (LTE-Advanced) base stations to Japan-based NTT DoCoMo and KDDI through Japan-based partner NEC in fourth-quarter...

PCL chairman Gene Chen

SerComm tops networking/communication device makers in 1H14 net EPS

Aug 20, 15:44

SerComm, among Taiwan-based networking/communication device makers, posted the highest net EPS at 2.05 (US$0.068) for the first half of 2014.

Digitimes Research: Japan household appliance makers rolling out HEMS compatible products

Aug 18, 15:44

While major Japan-based household appliance suppliers, including Toshiba, Sharp, Panasonic and Mitsubishi Denki, have already made the controls and operations of their smart household appliance systems through smartphones as standards, sales of smart household appliances compatible with home energy...

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