The 2019 BIO Asia-Taiwan International Conference and Exhibition will run July 24-28 at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Hall, with 20 advanced biotech countries to set up national pavilions and many multinational pharmaceutical brands, medical materials suppliers and biotech service specialists to showcase...
Wiwynn positive about datacenter server demand in 2020
Datacenter server demand will be driven by the availability of Intel's Whitley server platform in 2020, according Wiwynn, a datacenter server making subsidiary of Wistron.
Taiwan startup Veyond Reality has been dedicated to developing VR education content for scientific experiments since its inception in 2016, gradually establishing a solid presence in the Asia-Pacific VR ecosystem, according to company CEO Daniel Wang.
Largan Precision has decided to end development and production of automotive lens modules it has undertaken for over five years, according to Economic Daily News.
China-based Bitmain Technologies has reportedly placed around US$300 million worth of orders with TSMC for processing 30,000 wafers on 7nm node amid speculated sharp increase in demand for crypto mining ASICs fueled by the recent rebound of Bitcoin prices, but market observers remain skeptical.
Funique develops 8K VR solutions
Funique VR, a Taiwan-based startup focusing primarily on providing Ultra HD stereoscopic VR solutions, expects 5G's high-speed transmission to be a key element to delivering 8K content to its VR devices, according to company CEO Pu-Yuan Cheng.
Aspeed delivering new-gen BMC samples
Server management SoC solution provider Aspeed Technology has already delivered to clients new-generation baseboard management controller (BMC) samples for new servers slated for launch in 2020, according to the company.
Taiwan drone makers shift focus to professional models
Taiwan-based drone makers have shifted focus to professional models to avoid increasing price competition for consumer models from China firms.
Taiwan-based hinge makers including Shin Zu Shing (SZS) and Jarllytec have moved to aggressively expand their production capacities particularly those for MIM (metal injection molding) hinges to cater partly to potential demand for foldable smartphones in the upcoming years, according to sources from...
Highlights of the day: Intel-AMD rivalry intensifying
Intel may have eased its CPU shortages, but competition from its arch rival AMD is intensifying. Both vendors are set to unveil new top-of-the-line desktop processors in October in a new round of battle between the chip vendors. Meanwhile,...
Intel, AMD to roll out top-end desktop CPUs in October
Intel and AMD are both set to roll out their new top-end desktop processors in October, triggering competition between them in the DIY market segment, according to sources at motherboard makers.
HannStar Board remains cautious on 2H19
PCB maker HannStar Board continues to be cautious about its outlook for the rest of 2019, citing uncertainty in customer orders.
Taiwan's cooling module suppliers are set for robust growth in 2020 and beyond driven by demand for heatpipe- or vapor chamber (VC)-based heat dissipation solutions from the smartphone sector, according to industry sources.
Apple may have disbanded its team for the development of AR/VR HMDs (head-mounted displays), but that does not mean that the vendor is negative about the future of AR/VR technology. The 5G connectivity is said to be not mature enough...
Largan reports high gross margin for 2Q19
Smartphone-use lens module maker Largan Precision released financial report for the second quarter of 2019 at a July 11 investor conference, with gross margin of 69.6% being the historically second highest quarterly level next only to the 71.34% for third-quarter 2018.
Uniflex expects to break even in 4Q19
Uniflex Technology is looking to break even in the fourth quarter of 2019, according to CEO of the flexible PCB specialist Yuan-chih Lee, who also disclosed plans to downsize its capital to unload the company's accumulated losses in the last three years.
Delta Electronics June revenues hit record
Power supply maker and energy management solution provider Delta Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$25.391 billion (US$813 million) for June, hitting a monthly record for the third consecutive month with increases of 3.39% sequentially and 28.11% on year.
Lite-On Tech June revenues down on year
EMS provider Lite-On Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$16.148 billion (US$517 million) for June, the highest monthly level so far this year and increasing 9.14% sequentially but decreasing 17.77% on year.
Precision stamping service provider China FineBlanking Technology (CFTC) will reportedly increase monthly shipments for components of relays used in a US vendor's electric vehicle model from about 20,000 units currently to 40,000 units beginning August 2019, according to industry sources.
Taiwan-based medical care solution developer Heroic Faith Medical Science has launched a fully automated chest sound monitor system that is able to automatically collect patients' breathing sound data and monitoring the breath via different angles using 6-8 detection pads.
With rising heat dissipation demand from major vendors including Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics, Huawei, Oppo and Xiaomi for their 5G smartphones, half of cooling module shipments for smartphones in the second half of 2019 will be vapor chamber-based solutions, and the other half heatpipe-based...
Taiwan-based Unitech Printed Circuit Board has utilized up to 80% of its available rigid-flex PCB manufacturing capacity to fulfill orders for TWS (true wireless stereo) earbuds including Apple's AirPods, according to industry sources.
Taiwan mobo makers strive for diversification
Taiwan-based motherboard and graphics card makers continue to diversify their offerings to mitigate the impact of sluggish PC and notebook market growth.
Corning has unveiled a new automotive glass solutions facility in China's Hefei Xinzhan Hi-Tech Industrial Development Zone in Anhui province.
AVY Precision to acquire Japan-based Sol-Plus
AVY Precision Technology, a Taiwan-based maker of metal-alloy and plastic casings and structural components for use in consumer electronics, has disclosed it will fully acquire Sol-Plus, a Japan-based maker of automotive components, at JPY650 million (US$5.97 million), with both companies to sign for...
Taiwan handsets – 1Q 2019
Taiwan's handset shipments slipped 39.5% sequentially in the first quarter of 2019, while compared to the same quarter a year...
Already detrimental to Huawei's smartphone business, the US ban will impact the telecom and enterprise equipment market in the long run
With Huawei already stocking up on crucial components, the US Commerce Department's ban will not stop Huawei from providing...
Taiwan LCD monitors – 1Q 2019
Taiwan's PC monitor shipments continued enjoying on-year growth in the first quarter of 2019, rising 5.6%.
Global AIO PC shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2019
Global all-in-one (AIO) PC shipments will continue shrinking in 2019, following 2018's around 2% on-year drop. With issues such...
Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2022
Amid bleak outlook for downstream vendors, uncertainties surrounding the US-China trade tension, factory relocation and exchange...
Global server shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2019
According to Digitimes Research statistics and analyses, Taiwan-based server vendors, including suppliers of motherboards, end...