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China panel makers advancing production of high-end applications

Mar 31, 15:51

China panel makers are continuing to move toward production of TFT Oxide displays for use in large-size applications in addition to AMOLED, with Tianma Microelectronics starting to make some of the biggest shifts, according to Digitimes Research's observations at the China 2015 FDP exhibition.

Tianma expects new high-end display fabs to enter production in 2H15

Mar 27, 11:32

Based on recent product displays and talks with representatives at Tianma Optoelectronics at the FPD China 2015 exhibition, the company is actively pursuing OLED and LTPS TFT LCD production and expects new facilities to enter production by late 2015, according to Digitimes Research.

Japan semiconductor product value edges up 8.7% in 2014 amid strategic changes

Mar 25, 15:47

The production value of Japan's semiconductor industry reached JPY3.25 trillion (US$27.5 billion) in 2014, increasing 8.7% from a year earlier. Companies have received a boost from government policies that help strengthen the division of labor in order to improve their profitability, according to Digitimes...

More automakers looking to use adaptive LED headlights in upcoming cars

Mar 25, 15:35

Following the release of vehicles from Mazda that feature adaptive LED headlight (ALH) technology, more vehicle vendors are looking to incorporate the technology into upcoming automobiles in 2015, according to Digitimes Research.

Samsung to rank as top smartphone vendor in 2015

Mar 25, 12:28

Samsung Electronics will lead the world's top-10 smartphone vendor rankings in 2015, followed by Apple, Lenovo, LG Electronics, Huawei, Xiaomi Technology, Microsoft, TCL Communication Technology, Coolpad and Oppo, according to Digitimes Research.

Sharp to see Oxide TFT LCD display segment challenges through 2015-2016

Mar 23, 14:32

Panel makers are looking to further invest in Oxide TFT LCD technology throughout 2015, with major plans to expand production capacity expected to unfold in the second half of the year and into 2016, according to Digitimes Research.

Global smartphone shipments in 2015 to reach 1.401 billion units

Mar 19, 22:42

There will be 1.401 billion smartphones shipped globally in 2015, increasing on year by 16.4%, according to Digitimes Research.

Expanding UAV market to trigger demand for upstream parts, components

Mar 19, 11:40

The market for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) has continued to expand, triggering demand for upstream parts and components, according to Digitimes Research.

More China-based smartphone vendors gearing up efforts to promote overseas sales

Mar 17, 14:45

More China-based smartphone vendors, including second-tier Gionee, Zopo and Haier, appear to have geared up efforts to promote sales of their smartphones in overseas markets, according to Digitimes Research.

Taiwan top foundries combined revenues to rise 38.6% in 1Q15

Mar 16, 22:17

Taiwan's top-three IC foundries will see their combined revenues increase 38.6% from a year earlier in the first quarter of 2015, according to Digitimes Research.

South Korea 2013 robot production valued at KRW2.42 trillion

Mar 16, 21:57

South Korea recorded production value of KWR2.42 trillion (US$2.3 billion) for robots mainly used in the industrial segment during 2013, growing on year by 6.5%, while KWR737.6 billion was for exports to China and emerging economies, up 23.9%,according to Digitimes Research, citing sources form the...

Taiwan ready to develop smartphone payment system in 2015

Mar 13, 16:01

With 4G service subscribers accounting for 13% of Taiwan's overall telecom service users and the number of smartphone users in the country surpassing 13.5 million in 2014, Taiwan's environment is already mature enough to develop a payment system using near-field communication (NFC) technology on smartphones...

Development of Wi-Fi Only Phone service gaining momentum

Mar 12, 14:49

The launch of Google's Nova project and Cablevision's Freewheel services will help push the deployment of Cable Wi-Fi as well as the implementation of Wi-Fi Only Phone and Wi-Fi First telecom services, according to Digitimes Research.

LG, Sony Mobile, Acer highlight entry-level, mid-range smartphones at MWC

Mar 11, 22:07

In light of slowing sales of high-end smartphones, vendors including LG Electronics, Sony Mobile Communications and Acer all highlighted their new entry-level and mid-range models at the recently concluded MWC 2015 targeting emerging markets, according to Digitimes Research.

Notebook shipments by major brands, ODMs decline in February

Mar 11, 10:47

Notebook shipments (excluding detachable models) by the world's top-five brands and top-three ODMs declined 13% and 18%, respectively, in February, affected by reduced work days in the month, high inventory levels of consumer models left over from the previous year, as well as the impact caused by...

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Taiwan large-size LCD panels – 4Q 2014

TAIWAN LCD PANEL | Feb 17, 11:23

Taiwan-based makers saw their large-size TFT LCD panel shipments increase on year in fourth-quarter 2014, driven largely by demand for TV applications. But they are facing growing competition from China-based and Korea-based makers who are ramping up new production...

Taiwan LCD TVs – 4Q 2014

TAIWAN DISPLAY SYSTEM | Feb 17, 11:07

Taiwan's LCD TV makers saw significant increases in shipments in the fourth quarter of 2014 thanks to strong seasonal demand, as well as Foxconn's shipments to Mexico to fulfill government procurement orders.

Taiwan small- to mid-size LCD panels – 4Q 2014

TAIWAN LCD PANEL | Feb 16, 15:11

Major Taiwan-based suppliers of small- to medium-size LCD panels changed their production strategies in fourth-quarter 2014 as the industry entered the slow season amid sluggish demand for smartphone applications and rising competition from China-based rivals...

High-brightness LED market trends and forecast, 2015

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Mar 16, 17:50

Digitimes Research forecasts that in 2015, the global high-brightness (HB) LED industry will have annual growth of 7.5% in terms of output, reaching US$13.7 billion. The total number of LEDs used will reach 186 billion units, representing annual growth of 32.6%,...

2015 China IC design market forecast

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Jan 23, 10:50

Global economic growth is forecast to reach 3.8% in 2015, up from 3.3% in 2014. From the perspective of the electronics industry though, PC shipments will continue to decline, smartphone shipment growth will drop, and tablet shipments may decline. Despite the...

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