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Taiwan handsets – 2Q 2014

Quarterly report | Jul 30, 09:17

HTC's launch of its new smartphone models shot up both its own shipments and the overall shipments from Taiwan's handset...

Taiwan notebooks – 2Q 2014

Quarterly report | Jul 23, 12:53

Taiwan's notebook makers saw an unexpected sequential rise in shipments in the second quarter after the end of Microsoft's...

Epistar-Forepi merger to help stabilize LED industry

Analysis | Jul 3, 16:20

Taiwan-based LED maker Epistar announced a merger with Formosa Epitaxy (Forepi) on June 30, 2014, with the former aiming...

China central government plans to set up a national industry investment fund of CNY120 billion

China central government plans to set up a national industry investment fund of CNY120 billion

Analysis of China's revised domestic semiconductor industry goals

Special report | Jul 16, 18:09

Facing a funding shortage for local IC manufacturers, the China State Council in June 2014 published guidelines to strengthen government support for China's semiconductor industry, while stating the short-, mid-, and long-term goals for the related industry supply chains through 2030. This Digitimes Special Report examines...

    Taiwan digital cameras – 2Q 2014

    TAIWAN ICT | Jul 30, 09:15

    Taiwan makers saw a rare rise in their DSC shipments in the second quarter of 2014, thanks to strong orders from clients who were launching new models for the spring season. While their shipments stand little...

    China smartphone market and industry – 1Q 2014

    CHINA SMARTPHONE | May 15, 15:08

    This report is divided into two sections; the first covers the China smartphone market, including shipments from international players and China-based players. The second section covers the China smartphone industry...

    Taiwan LCD monitors – 1Q 2014

    TAIWAN FPD | May 13, 15:41

    Monitor shipments from Taiwan makers declined in the first quarter of 2014 mainly due to seasonality. And both upstream LCD panel suppliers and downstream system vendors remain conservative about the monitor market...

    Taiwan LCD TVs – 1Q 2014

    TAIWAN FPD | May 13, 15:39

    Taiwan makers saw their LCD TV shipments dropped in the first quarter of 2014 mainly due to seasonality. Their shipments will improve in the second quarter, as their clients prepare for launches of new TV model...

    Taiwan small- to mid-size LCD panels – 1Q 2014

    TAIWAN FPD | May 9, 15:37

    Taiwan's small- to medium-size panel makers face strong competition in the handset sector from Japan- and Korea-based firms in the high-end segment and from China-based suppliers in the entry-level segment. Taiwan-based...

    Global tablet market – 1Q 2014

    GLOBAL TABLET | May 9, 12:01

    Tablet shipments reached 58.56 million in the first quarter of 2014, down 30% on quarter and up 4.6% on year, which came as a result of Samsung Electronics and Lenovo pushing their product lines fully into the...

    Taiwan large-size LCD panels – 1Q 2014

    TAIWAN FPD | May 8, 16:37

    Taiwan makers' large-size TFT LCD panel shipments dropped 3.2% sequentially in first-quarter 2014, outperforming the worldwide average of 6% decline, partly thanks to reduced competition in the notebook segment...

    China touch panel industry – 1Q 2014

    CHINA TOUCH | May 7, 18:16

    China touch panel makers' shipments in the handset, tablet and notebook segments are estimated to have dropped 19.9%, 13.5% and 44.7% respectively in the first quarter of 2014, according to Digitimes Research.

    China smartphone AP shipments – 1Q 2014

    CHINA SMARTPHONE AP | May 6, 15:47

    In the first quarter of 2014, shipments by global smartphone application processor (AP) vendors to China experienced only 10.8% annual growth, with a quarter-to-quarter decline of 4.2%.

    Taiwan digital cameras – 1Q 2014

    TAIWAN ICT | Apr 28, 16:05

    Shipment trends clearly show that the DSC market has been severely undermined by smartphones with improving camera functions. Taiwan's DSC shipments may grow sequentially in the second quarter 2014, but compared...

      The transition to 4k TV - UHD TV market forecast, 2014-2017

      RESEARCH EXTRAS | Jun 26, 13:59

      Ultra HD TV vendors are facing challenges due to an overall slowdown in the TV industry and are concerned whether relative supply chains can provide compatible Ultra HD content and services. However, trends show...

      2014 China smartphone market and industry - Forecast and analysis

      CHINA SMARTPHONE | Mar 25, 18:27

      This Digitimes Research Special Report examines two aspects of the China smartphone market. The first part covers the China smartphone market, measuring local shipments in China from both China-based vendors and...

      2014 global high brightness LED market, trends and shipment forecast

      RESEARCH EXTRAS | Mar 13, 18:26

      Digitimes Research estimates that the production value for high brightness LED chips will have an annual growth rate of 12.9% and reach US$12.74 billion in 2014. The applications that will drive growth momentum...

      2014 global mobile application processor market forecast

      CHINA SMARTPHONE AP | Jan 29, 16:10

      This Digitimes Research Special Report provides a market forecast of the 2014 application processor market (AP). In addition to shipment forecasts for each major vendor, Digitimes Research presents the various...

      Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015

      CHINA TOUCH | Jan 24, 16:07

      This Digitimes Research Special Report outlines the key factors in the rapid growth of the touch-panel industry in Greater China in recent years, as well as the technology trends and industry relationships that...

      2014 global smartphone market forecast

      GLOBAL SMARTPHONE | Jan 7, 15:44

      In 2014, smartphones are expected to continue penetrating rapidly into emerging markets such as Russia, India, Indonesia and Latin America, while China's smartphone shipments will see weakened on-year growth in...

      2014 global tablet demand forecast

      GLOBAL TABLET | Dec 31, 17:50

      Digitimes Research estimates that in 2014 global tablet shipments will reach 289 million units. This report analyzes the main players, their strategies and shipments forecasts for 2014, as well as other factors...

      2014 global notebook demand forecast

      RESEARCH EXTRAS | Dec 5, 16:35

      Digitimes Research estimates that global notebook shipments in 2014 will reach around 160 million units, down from a peak of over 200 million in 2011, but the drop in 2014 will be lower than the on-year drop in...

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  • Taiwan market: FET aims at 95% 4G coverage at end of 2014

    Mobile + telecom | 8h 48min ago

  • ASE posts EPS of NT$0.64 for 2Q14

    Bits + chips | 8h 53min ago

  • China polysilicon maker LDK Solar to resume production

    Before Going to Press | 9h 17min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Taiwan ships 351 million small-to-medium-size panels in 2Q14

    Before Going to Press | 9h 18min ago

  • UMC reports EPS NT$0.28 for 2Q14

    Before Going to Press | 9h 19min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Xiaomi continues to rank as number one smartphone vendor in China in 2Q14

    Before Going to Press | 9h 19min ago

  • InFocus looking to become top-3 smartphone vendor in Taiwan

    Before Going to Press | 10h 9min ago

  • ASE to ramp up SiP packaging revenues in 2014

    Before Going to Press | 10h 14min ago

  • Vendors cutting notebook shipments to Latin America

    Before Going to Press | 10h 16min ago

  • Innolux to decrease reliance on China market

    Before Going to Press | 10h 42min ago

  • Wah Lee 3Q14 revenues to move higher

    Before Going to Press | 10h 43min ago

  • Growth in global panel demand to exceed growth in supply, says AUO

    Before Going to Press | 10h 43min ago

  • Intel to see difficulties shipping 40 million tablet CPUs in 2014

    Before Going to Press | 10h 44min ago

  • AUO expects 3Q14 small- to medium-size panel shipments to rise 5-8% sequentially

    Before Going to Press | 10h 45min ago

  • MediaTek 3Q14 revenues to grow 6-11% on quarter

    Before Going to Press | 10h 46min ago

  • Taiwan market: Everlight Electronics expected to ship 2.6 million LED light bulbs in 2014

    Before Going to Press | 10h 47min ago

  • AUO 2Q14 net profit hits 4-year high

    Before Going to Press | 10h 48min ago

  • China market: LCD TV sales in 1H14 down on year, says China Market Monitor

    Before Going to Press | 10h 49min ago

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  • 2014 global high brightness LED market, trends and shipment forecast

    For the global LED lighting market, the market size will reach US$25.82 billion in 2014 or a market penetration rate of 23.4%. This is attributable to exponential shipment growth for light bulbs, tubes, and directional lamps.

  • Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015

    This Special Report provides forecasts through 2015 for Greater China touch panel shipments with breakdowns based on technology (glass, film, resistive), application (smartphone, NB and tablet) and by firm.

  • 2014 global tablet demand forecast

    This report analyzes the main players, their strategies and shipments forecasts for 2014, as well as other factors contributing to either growth or decline in various segments within the tablet market, with a particular focus on Apple, Google, Samsung, and Microsoft, along with whitebox vendors.