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LED communication is promising

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Feb 24, 14:49

Communication technology using LED diodes and image sensors offers many potential applications, such those for enhancing shopping, entertainment purposes and tourism, according to Digitimes Research.

India faces 3 problems in boosting mobile Internet

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Feb 23, 16:36

Although mobile broadband Internet-access (3G/4G) subscribers in the India market rapidly increased to 93.15 million in mid-2015, the country faces three main problems in boosting services: huge gaps in deployment of mobile Internet-access networks between rural and urban areas, unhealthy price competition...

Added capacity in China to drive down high-end smartphone panel pricing in 2016

CHINA FPD | Feb 19, 17:02

In 2016, China's smartphone panel capacity is expected to increase steadily in 2016, as key makers Tianma Micro-electronics and BOE Technology increase capacity and other makers including GVO from Kunshan and Truly Opto-electronics increase the share of smartphone panels they produce, according to...

Qualcomm to lead AP market in 2016, Intel to show strongest growth

CHINA SMARTPHONE AP | Feb 19, 16:40

The global application processor (AP) market will grow 8.5% in 2016, reaching 1.78 billion units, according to a recent Digitimes Research Special Report. The growth rate in 2016 will surpass the annual growth of 7.9% seen in 2015.

IC manufacturers to cross into packaging industry

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Feb 19, 15:38

With IT products such as smartphone and Internet of Things (IoT) devices being designed with considerations of high performance, low cost, low power consumption and small form factor, IC makers have been pushing 16/14nm processes and developing 10nm processes to satisfy demand. However, as Moore's...

Telecom carriers to drive FinTech technology in Japan

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Feb 19, 15:06

With Japan-based Mizuho Bank and Mitsubishi Tokyo UFJ Bank having recently crossed into the Financial Technology (FinTech) industry, FinTech has become a new trend. However, Japan's financial organizations are tightly ruled by local policies, and therefore FinTech may see difficulties realizing its...

Apple to see record low iPad shipments in 1Q16

GLOBAL TABLET | Feb 16, 20:15

Apple is expected to ship 9.8 million iPads in the first quarter of 2016, historically its lowest quarterly level, with decreases of 39.1% on quarter and nearly 20% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

Global tablet shipments grow over 20% in 4Q15 mainly due to US-based vendors

GLOBAL TABLET | Feb 16, 15:06

Due to better-than-expected demand and channel retailers strengthening their promotions, some US-based tablet vendors achieved strong shipments, helping global tablet shipments grow 23.9% sequentially to reach 65.34 million units in the fourth quarter of 2015. But compared to the same quarter a year...

Korea memory-IC industry output value to fall 10% in 1Q16

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Feb 16, 14:39

The production value of South Korea's memory chip industry is expected to decline around 10% sequentially in the first quarter of 2016, due mainly to falling chip prices, according Digitimes Research.

China smartphone AP shipments to fall almost 20% in 1Q16

CHINA SMARTPHONE AP | Feb 5, 11:15

Shipments of smartphone-use application processors in China are expected to decline 19.8% sequentially to 136 million units in the first quarter of 2016, according to Digitimes Research.

Taiwan makers ship 10.235 million LCD TVs in 4Q15

X | Feb 4, 12:27

Taiwan-based makers shipped 10.235 million LCD TVs on ODM, OEM or OBM (own brand manufacturing) worldwide during the fourth quarter of 2015, increasing 12.0% on quarter but decreasing 5.8% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

Konica Minolta showcases flexible OLED lighting panels at Lighting Japan 2016

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Feb 3, 14:35

Japan-based Konica Minolta exhibited flexible OLED lighting panels based on a roll-to-roll process at Lighting Japan 2016 in Tokyo during January 13-15, showing that it is a global leader in OLED lighting, according to Digitimes Research.

China smartphone shipments increase 11.5% on quarter in 4Q15

CHINA SMARTPHONE | Feb 2, 21:08

Shipments of smartphones in China grew 11.5% sequentially to 119 million units in the fourth quarter of 2015, buoyed by an increase of 54.5 million new 4G/3G service subscribers due to preferential packages launched by China Mobile, according to Digitimes Research.

Tablet AP shipments in China to drop to 19.15 million units in 1Q16

GLOBAL TABLET | Feb 2, 14:55

China's tablet-use application processor (AP) shipments will drop 15.5% sequentially and 13.7% on year to reach 19.15 million units in the first quarter of 2016 due to fewer working days caused by the Lunar New Year holidays and weakening demand from non-China markets, according to Digitimes Researc...

Worldwide notebook shipments grow slightly on quarter in 4Q15, but will drop over 16% in 1Q16

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Feb 1, 22:43

Worldwide notebook shipments enjoyed a slight growth of 0.6% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2015 thanks to stable demand from the year-end holidays in Europe and North America plus brand vendors have been pushing new Windows 10-based entry-level and mid-range notebooks.

Taiwan sees decreased 4Q15 shipments of small- to medium-size panels

TAIWAN LCD PANEL | Feb 1, 22:39

Taiwan-based makers shipped 284.026 million small- to medium-size TFT-LCD panels in the fourth quarter of 2015, decreasing 7.5% on quarter and 20.3% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

Head up display demand increasing in vehicle display market

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Jan 29, 12:14

Head Up Displays (HUDs) are expected to account for a 6% market share in the vehicle display segment in 2016, up from 4% in 2015, according to Digitimes Research. HUDs present data on vehicle windshields without requiring users to look away from their usual viewpoint.

China vendors ship over 150 million smartphones in 4Q15

CHINA SMARTPHONE | Jan 28, 10:00

Total shipments of smartphones by China-based vendors grew 8.8% on quarter and 18.3% on year to 154.2 million units in the fourth quarter of 2015, according to the latest data released by Digitimes Research.

Taiwan large-size panel shipments increase 2.6% in 4Q15

TAIWAN LCD PANEL | Jan 27, 15:00

Taiwan panel makers' shipments of large-size (9-inch and above) TFT LCD panels reached 60.14 million in the fourth quarter of 2015, up 2.6% on quarter, according to Digitimes Research.

Vendors showcase more applications to promote personal security at CES 2016

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Jan 27, 11:02

Smart home device and service vendors were showcasing more devices and service applications dedicated to the promotion of personal security at the recently concluded CES 2016, according to Digitimes Research.

Non-gaming VR applications showcased at CES 2016

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Jan 22, 15:08

VR (virtual reality) devices showcased at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) highlighted many applications beyond gaming to include education, medical care, social networking and industrial design, according to Digitimes Research.

CSP LED devices a foucs at Lighting Japan 2016

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Jan 21, 11:14

At the Lighting Japan 2016 exhibition in Tokyo during January 13-15, CSP (chip scale package) LEDs were a major focus. There were CSP LEDs developed by Japan-based GeneLite for smartphone backlighting, Osram's for LED light bulbs and Rohm's for automotive direction indicators, according to Digitimes...

MediaTek facing challenges from mobile AP market in 2016

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Jan 19, 21:32

MediaTek is currently a major mobile application processor (AP) supplier in China and is enjoy high shares in the country's smartphone and tablet AP markets; however, lacking clients from western countries, the company is only able to achieve limited growth in its share of the worldwide AP market and...

Global notebook shipments in 2016 to fall 2.5% on year

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Jan 19, 21:26

There were 157.4 million notebooks shipped globally in 2015, decreasing 9% on year, and the shipments will further slip 2.5% to 153.5 million units in 2016, according to Digitimes Research.

HDR apparent at CES 2016

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Jan 19, 15:49

HDR has the most noticeable push forward from vendors in terms of TV technology at CES 2016 in addition to 8K prototypes, according to Digitimes Research.

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