Parpro expands Mexico factory
Design, engineering and manufacturing service provider Parpro has completed expansion of its factory in Mexico, expecting business in econd-half 2019 to resume growth, according to company chairman and president Johnny Liao.
Epson grabs 40% global AR glasses market
Epson has managed to become the top vendor of AR glasses with a global market share of nearly 40% after having rolled out a spate of smart eyeglasses models, including Moverio series, incorporating the firm's Si-OLED micro display projection technology, according to industry sources.
Nvidia's dominance in the discrete graphics card market is expected to see strong challenges from Intel and AMD beginning from 2021, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.
Asia Tech Image expanding capacity in Myanmar
Contact image sensor (CIS) module maker Asia Tech Image is expanding production capacity at its factory in Myanmar, with monthly capacity to increase to 1.11 million modules in third-quarter 2019, according to company president Iris Wu.
Thanks to seasonality and new products from Nvidia, AMD and Intel, motherboard and graphics card vendors, particularly Asustek Computer and Micro-Star International (MSI), are expected to see rising shipments in the second half of 2019 though the extent of growth will be restrained by the US-China...
STL to be listed on Taiwan OTC
Lithium-ion battery pack maker STL Technology will begin listing on Taipei Exchange, the over-the-counter (OTC) bourse, in mid-September 2019, according company chairman and CEO Chang Chung-chiu.
Nvidia has reported revenues for the second quarter ended July 28, 2019 reached US$2.58 billion, down from US$3.12 billion a year earlier but up from US$2.22 billion in the previous quarter.
CMC Magnetics reports profit for 2Q19
Blank optical disc maker CMC Magnetics has reported NT$204.7 million (US$6.52 million) in second-quarter 2019 net profit.
ATrack Technology has discloed it shipped over 10,000 4G-based GPS car-use tracking devices mainly to North America and Japan in first-half 2019.
CHT, Thunder Tiger jointly set up unmanned air systems
Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has teamed up with RC (remote-controlled) device and drone developer Thunder Tiger to complete the establishment of unmanned air systems (UAS) in Taiwan for emergency relief communication applications.
Highlights of the day: Intel CPU shortages remain
The US is delaying imposing 10% tariffs on some consumer electronics products from China, including notebooks and handsets, but the cloud of uncertainty created by the US-China trade war is still hovering over the IT industry. Taiwan-based notebook ODMs remain conservative about their shipments in...
Compal Eletronics has warned that Intel CPU shortages remain a factor, along with the US-China trade war, affecting notebook shipments, with the ODM expecting a decline in the third quarter before a rebound in the fourth.
Qisda to expand production capacity in Taiwan
EMS provider Qisda will invest NT$1.5 billion (US$47.8 million) to add smart production lines for LCD displays, communication modules and optical devices at its existing factory in northern Taiwan to cope with the US-China trade war, according to company chairman and CEO Peter Chen.
Asia Optical has been developing F2.2 droplet lens modules for use in front cameras of all-screen smartphones with two potential clients and expects shipments to begin in first- or second-quarter 2020, according to company chairman Robert Lai.
Samsung intros 108Mp image sensor for smartphones
Samsung Electronics has introduced 108-megapixel (Mp) ISOCELL Bright HMX, claiming it is the first mobile image sensor in the industry to go beyond 100 million pixels.
Lite-On Tech sees July revenues drop
EMS provider Lite-On Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$15.345 billion (US$493 million) for July, decreasing 4.97% sequentially and 1.03% on year.
Delta Electronics July revenues up on year
Power supply maker and energy management solution provider Delta Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$24.752 billion (US$794 million) for July, decreasing 2.59% sequentially but increasing 20.37% on year.
Keyboard and passive component maker Darfon Electronics saw green energy products' sales proportion rise to 10-15% in second-quarter 2019 and expects the proportion to climb to 16-20% in second-half 2019 and 25% in 2020, according to company chairman Andy Su.
The Western Europe printer and multifunction (MFP) market decreased by 6.1% in unit terms in the second quarter of 2019 compared with the same period a year ago to give a market size of 4.13 million units, according to IDC.
Huawei has resumed pulling in new orders for notebooks and also restarted the development of 5G-enabled notebook models, according to sources from the vendor's Taiwan-based supply chain.
Qisda to invest in Sysage, Topview
EMS provider Qisda has disclosed it will invest NT$1.815 billion (US$57.8 million) to take about 35% stake in value-added ICT distributor Sysage Technology and another NT$172.5 million for about 20% stake in IP camera ODM Topview Optronics.
AMD launches second-generation EPYC platform
AMD, joined by an expansive ecosystem of datacenter partners and customers at a launch event, has introduced the second-generation AMD EPYC family of processors for enterprise, cloud and high-performance computing (HPC) workloads.
AMD has launched its second-generation EPYC server processors manufactured using Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) 7nm process technology, and the new platform is expected to raise AMD's share of the global server processor market to 10% in 2020, according to market sources.
As AMD has newly launched second-generation EPYC processors, dubbed Rome 7002 series, as the world's first 7nm x86 server CPUs that support PCIe 4.0, Taiwan-based CCL makers ITEQ and Elite Material (EMC) are poised to embrace new business opportunities arising from the new server transmission architecture...
Taiwan small- to mid-size LCD panels – 2Q 2019
Although second-quarter 2019 was the traditional peak season for the small- to medium-size panel industry, Taiwan's shipments...
China smartphone AP shipments – 2Q 2019
Second-quarter 2019 smartphone application processor (AP) shipments to China showed 39.1% sequential growth, higher than previously...
China smartphone market and industry – 2Q 2019
Smartphone shipments by China-based vendors in second-quarter 2019 topped 180 million units, soaring 26.7% on quarter and 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...