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    Last update: Friday 17 November 2017 [323 news items]

HTC prepares Ultra HD VR HMD for 2018

Nov 17, 10:18

HTC is reportedly planning to release a new head-mounted display (HMD) supporting Ultra HD resolution in 2018 at the earliest, and together with the launch of its new all-in-one HMD,...

Digitimes Research: Panel makers stepping up 10.5G development

Oct 5, 15:17

With competition in the TV panel market gradually mounting in the above 55-inch segment, some makers have been aggressively establishing new 10.5G production lines, including: China's...

Delta aims to push 8K projectors into mass production in 2H18

Oct 5, 10:19

Delta Electronics has recently showcased a prototype of what it claims as the world's first 8K Ultra HD projector and pledged to begin mass production of its 8K projectors in the...

Delta founder Bruce Cheng

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: 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,...

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).

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...

CSOT constructing 11G LCD factory

Dec 26, 15:39

China Star Optoelectronics Technology (CSOT) in late November 2016 started construction of an 11G LCD factory with monthly production capacity of 140,000 glass substrates in Shenzhen,...

Digitimes Research: Use of LED chips in TV backlighting to grow slightly in 2017

Nov 17, 11:15

The global volume of LED chips used in TV backlighting in 2017 will increase slightly on year, with Ultra HD, HDR and quantum dot models expected to increase usage, while direct-type...

Digitimes Research: Samsung Electronics developing QD technology toward QLED

Nov 7, 20:41

Samsung Electronics has launched SUHD (super Ultra HD) TVs, a QD (quantum dot) TV, to compete with OLED TVs launched by LG Electronics, but Samsung Electronics' development of QD...

AUO to inaugurate 6G LTPS TFT-LCD factory in China in mid-November

Oct 28, 11:08

AU Optronics (AUO) will inaugurate a 6G LTPS TFT-LCD factory in Kunshan, eastern China, on November 16 and start production later in the fourth quarter. AUO expects production capacity...

Innolux to showcase various notebook-use panels at Touch Taiwan 2016

Aug 23, 15:01

Innolux will exhibit a number of notebook-use panels at Touch Taiwan 2016 to take place in Taipei during August 24-26, according to the company.

UHD TV panel shipments total 24.8 million in 1H16, says Sigmaintell

Aug 3, 10:51

Thanks to demand stimulated by the upcoming Rio Olympics, Ultra HD TV panel shipments reached 24.8 million units globally in first-half 2016, hiking 70% on year, according to Sigmaintell...

Global supply of 39.5-, 40-, 43-inch TV panels to be short in 3Q16, says AVC

Jul 6, 11:42

Global supply of 39.5-, 40- and 43-inch LCD TV panels in the third quarter of 2016 will be 17 million units, three million units or 15% short of the estimated demand for 20 million...

Taiwan market: Sony unveils Ultra HD filming solutions

Jun 23, 15:39

Sony has launched a full series of Ultra HD professional filming and storage solutions in Taiwan. Since Sony is already the largest professional video camcorder vendor worldwide,...

Microsoft new Surface Book said to be delayed

May 12, 14:26

Microsoft originally planned to launch its second-generation Surface Book in June, upgrading the device with an Ultra HD display, but sources from the upstream supply chain report...

Digitimes Research: China makers showcase Ultra HD TV panels at CITE 2016

May 11, 14:41

At the China Information Technology Expo (CITE) 2016 in Shenzhen, southern China, during April 8-10, China-based TFT-LCD panel makers focused on exhibiting Ultra HD TV panels, including...

China Unicom, Huawei, LeTV, Mango TV to form alliance for Ultra HD products

Mar 24, 12:08

China Unicom has cooperated with several China-based IT players including Huawei, LeTV and Mango TV, a multimedia content subsidiary of Hunan Broadcasting System, to establish an...

AUO starts shipping bezel-less Ultra HD TV panels in 1Q16

Feb 5, 11:09

TFT-LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) began shipping Ultra HD TV curved and flat panels without bezels for use in high-end LCD TVs in the first quarter of 2016 using GOA (gate driver...

Increasing adoption of Ultra HD panels for notebooks may push down prices

Jan 27, 13:56

As notebook brand vendors including Asustek Computer, Lenovo, Dell, Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Micro-Star International (MSI) have been using Ultra HD panels for their high-end models,...

LG to reach 90% utilization for 4K OLED TV panels

Jan 14, 14:58

LG Display expects utilization rates for Ultra HD (4K) OLED TV panels to reach between 80-90% in 2016.

ChipMOS to expand production capacity for LCD driver ICs

Dec 24, 15:15

Packaging and testing company ChipMOS Technologies is expected to expand production capacity for LCD driver ICs during 2016 as the company is positive about Ultra HD TV demand, according...

LeTV launches 70-inch TVs made from Sharp panels

Dec 24, 11:23

China-based vendor LeTV has launched Super TV Max 70, a 70-inch LCD TV which uses ultra-thin Ultra HD TFT-LCD panels produced at Sharp's 10G fab in Sakai City, Japan, according to...

Samsung likely to stick with QHD displays for smartphones in 2016

Dec 17, 15:44

There are various reports circulating in Korea's media regarding whether local smartphone vendors will release new smartphones equipped with Ultra HD (4K) panels. A latest report...

Digitimes Research: 4K TVs to push demand for LEDs

Dec 14, 23:07

Ultra HD (4K) TVs are expected to make up 23.7% of LCD TV shipments in 2016, up 9.3pp on year. Because of the increase, demand for LEDs used in TV backlighting applications will rise...

China should drop LCD tariffs to help Taiwan LCD makers, says Foxconn chairman

Dec 3, 14:31

Foxconn Electronics chairman Terry Guo has vocalized that he believes the China government should drop tariffs on LCDs shipped from Taiwan into China from 5% to 0% in order to help...

Korea makers held over 60% share in 4K TV panel shipments during 3Q15

Nov 19, 15:38

Korea-based panel makers held an over 60% market share of Ultra HD (4K) TV panel shipments during the third quarter of 2015, according to new figures from Sigmaintell Consulting.

Apple updates iMac family with new Ultra HD and 5K Retina displays

Oct 14, 16:17

Apple has updated the entire iMac family, bringing a new Retina Ultra HD display to the 21.5-inch iMac for the first time and the Retina 5K display to every 27-inch iMac. The updated...

Apple iMac all-in-one PC with new Retina display

Korea TV vendors increasing 4K TV development

Sep 10, 15:11

As the Ultra HD (4K) TV market is expected to reach 31 million in 2015, up 246% on year, and further reach 97 million in 2019, Korea TV vendors are ramping up production of new models...

Production of new 21-inch iMac begins, say Taiwan makers

Sep 9, 20:44

Production of a new 21-inch iMac featuring a 4096 by 2304 screen kicked off in early September and will be launched in the fourth quarter, with shipments in the quarter estimated...

Digitimes Research: Panel makers remain profitable in 2Q15 due to 4K TV panels

Aug 21, 12:20

The four major panel makers in the market saw revenues decline in the second quarter of 2015 but profits remained high due to sales of high-end products such as Ultra HD (4K) TV panels,...

LG reportedly to achieve 80% yields for 4K OLED TV panels in 2015

Aug 7, 12:21

LG Display is expected to increase yields for Ultra HD (4K) OLED TV panels to around 80% by the end of 2015 and further into 2016, thus decreasing costs heavily which should result...

China makers in discussions with vendors for 6-inch 4K AMOLED panels

Aug 6, 16:14

China-based AMOLED display maker EverDisplay Optronics has developed 6-inch Ultra HD (4K) AMOLED panels with 734ppi and is currently in talks with various vendors to bring the technology...

AUO to focus on higher-end products amid panel slowdown in 2H15

Aug 6, 14:23

The panel industry is expected to be weak in the second half of 2015. In light of this, AU Optronics (AUO) aims to keep its profits steady by producing TV panels that are larger-size,...

AUO developing ALCD TV panels

Jul 27, 21:15

AU Optronics (AUO) is currently developing Advanced LCD (ALCD) 65-inch TV panels that combine quantum dot (QD), Ultra HD (4K) and HDR technologies, and plans to later release the...

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    Apple new iMac with Intel Kaby Lake platform

    Apple has updated its iMac line with up to three times more powerful graphics, faster processors, Thunderbolt 3, storage options and brighter Retina displays, and added a Retina...

    Photo: Company, Jun 12.

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    A PC using AMD's new A series APU

    AMD has announced its full seventh generation AMD A-series processor lineup, designed to help provide productivity and entertainment performance with mobility for consumers. Previously...

    Photo: Michael Lee, Digitimes, Jun 2.

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    AMD FirePro W9100 graphics card with 32GB memory

    At the 2016 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show, AMD announced the new AMD FirePro W9100 32GB - a workstation graphics card with 32GB memory support. It will be available...

    Photo: Company, Apr 18.

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    Apple iPhone SE smartphone

    Apple has introduced the iPhone SE with a 4-inch display, in a compact aluminum design that has been updated with matte-chamfered edges, a color-matched stainless steel Apple logo,...

    Photo: Company, Mar 23.

  • Acer+Liquid+Jade+Primo+smartphone

    Acer Liquid Jade Primo smartphone

    Acer's Liquid Jade Primo is a 5.5-inch premium smartphone running Windows 10 Mobile. The Liquid Jade Primo provides productivity for professionals through Continuum, allowing Windows...

    Photo: Company, Jan 7.

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