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  • Last update: Thursday 17 March 2011 [31 news items]

Taiwan market: Blu-ray expected to see 10% share of media player shipments in 2011

Mar 17, 01:30

Shipments of Blu-ray disc players in Taiwan in 2010 reached only around 30,000 units, accounting for less than 5% of the total media player shipments of 630,000 units; however, sources...

Prices for white-box Blu-ray Disc loaders fall to below US$20, say Taiwan makers

Mar 16, 12:05

Quotes for white-box Blu-ray Disc (BD) loaders, main bodies including BD chips and pick-up heads for being assembled into BD players or PC-use drives, have dropped to below US$20,...

Taiwan market: 60,000-72,000 Blu-ray Disc players to be sold in 2011

Mar 11, 12:18

Sales of Blu-ray Disc (BD) players, including recorders, will reach 60,000-72,000 units in Taiwan in 2011, according to local retail channels.

Taiwan market: Sony unveils 3D Blu-ray Disc player

Sep 1, 11:35

Sony on August 31 unveiled the BDP-S470 3D-ready Blu-ray Disc (BD) player and the BDV-SF470 3D BD home theater system for launch soon in the Taiwan market at recommended retail prices...

Royalty fees account for 18-19% of Blu-ray Disc player production cost, say Taiwan makers

Aug 5, 12:20

While production costs for a Blu-ray Disc (BD) player have been reduced to US$75-80 currently due to decreased costs of pick-up heads and chipsets, royalty fees for BD patents may...

Taiwan market: LG launches 3D network Blu-ray Disc player BX580

Aug 4, 11:14

LG Electronics on August 3 announced the launch of a 3D network Blu-ray Disc (BD) player, the BX580, in the Taiwan market at a recommended retail price of NT$19,900 (US$622).

Taiwan market: HP launches first Blu-ray Disc player through Blockbuster

Jun 23, 14:17

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has licensed Lite-On IT to produce a Blu-ray Disc (BD) player, the HP BD-2000, which will be sold at Taiwan's Blockbuster, according to Lots Home Entertainment,...

Taiwan market: LG cuts price for Blu-ray Disc player BD350 by 25%

May 27, 11:15

LG Electronics on May 26 announced a 25% cut in the retail price of the BD350 Blu-ray Disc (BD) player in the Taiwan market from NT$7,990 (US$249) to NT$5,990, in a bid to increase...

LG BD player BD350

Global Blu-ray Disc player sales to reach 40 million units in 2011, says Digitimes Research

May 24, 10:02

The global sales volume of Blu-ray Disc (BD) players will increase to 40 million units in 2011 and further to 52 million units in 2012, according to Digitimes Research.

Taiwan market: Sony unveils BDP-S370, aims at 50% of BD player sales in 2010

May 19, 12:01

Sony on May 18 unveiled a Blu-ray Disc (BD) player model, BDP-S370, for launch in the Taiwan market on May 27 at a recommended retail price of NT$7,990 (US$251). The vendor expects...

China market: China Hualu offers Blu-ray Disc player at 1,499 yuan

Mar 25, 16:36

The China-based China Hualu Group is showcasing its new Blu-ray Disc (BD) player model, BDP1001, at the 2010 China Content Broadcasting Network Expo (CCBN) in Beijing during March...

Forworld ships sub-US$100 Blu-ray Disc players to Europe vendors

Mar 25, 11:59

Taiwan-based Forworld Electronics has begun shipping Blu-ray Disc (BD) players at ODM prices of below US$100, lower than the general ODM/OEM quotes of US$110-150, to white-box vendors...

China market: Demand for Blu-ray Disc reportedly short of expectation

Mar 23, 16:28

Despite active promotion by the Blu-ray Disc (BD) Association and China-based makers of optical discs and optical disc drives, sales of BD players and BD movies in China have so far...

Taiwan market: Sony tops 2009 sales of Blu-ray Disc players

Mar 17, 12:18

In the Taiwan market, about 13,000 Blu-ray Disc (BD) players were sold in 2009 and Sony was the largest vendor with a 50% market share mainly due to price cuts, according to industry...

Taiwan-based Kenmec to ship 20,000 Blu-ray Disc players in 2009

Dec 14, 12:45

Kenmec Mechanical Engineering, a Taiwan-based maker of manufacturing equipment and EMS provider, expects to ship 20,000 Blu-ray Disc (BD) players on an OEM basis to bring in sales...

China market: China Hualu launches new Blu-ray Disc player

Dec 1, 15:54

China Hualu Group, a state-run maker of optical storage, recording and playback products in China, recently launched its new Blu-ray Disc (BD) player, the HMC9502, for sale bundled...

Kenmec to spin off EMS business in 2010

Sep 23, 15:01

Kenmec Mechanical Engineering, a supplier of automated factory equipment and thin-film-transistor panel manufacturing equipment, plans to spin off its EMS business as a subsidiary...

Lite-On IT conservative about 2009 Blu-ray Disc player market

Aug 6, 16:48

Taiwan-based optical disc drive (ODD) maker Lite-On IT holds a conservative view of the global market for Blu-ray Disc (BD) players in 2009, according to company CEO Guang-chung Ch...

Taiwan market: Sony launches cheap Blu-ray player

Jul 31, 16:16

Sony has unveiled the BDP-S360 Blu-ray player in the Taiwan market at a recommended retail price of NT$9,900 (US$300), according to Sony Taiwan.

Taiwan market: Pioneer launches new Blu-ray Disc players

Jul 29, 15:51

Pioneer recently unveiled two new Blu-ray Disc (BD) players, the BDP-LX52 and BDP-320, for immediate launch in the Taiwan market at recommended retail prices of NT$25,900 (US$792)...

Taiwan market: LG launches network Blu-ray Disc player

Jul 15, 14:58

LG Electronics on July 14 unveiled the BD370 network Blu-ray Disc (BD) player for immediate launch in the Taiwan market at a recommended retail price of NT$12,900 (US$391). A special...

LG BD370

U-Tech Media lands orders for Blu-ray movie discs from HLDS and TSST, says newspaper

Newswatch - Jun 24, 13:38

U-Tech Media has landed orders for Blu-ray movie discs from Hitachi-LG Data Storage (HLDS) and Toshiba-Samsung Storage Technology (TSST), two of the world's top three ODM/OEM optical...

Blu-ray Disc player production cost to fall to US$50 in 2010, say Taiwan makers

Jun 19, 16:57

Taiwan-based optical disc drive (ODD) makers, in response to the offer of a Blu-ray Disc (BD) player model by US department store Sears for US$99.99, expect production costs of BD...

Kenmec aims to ship 210,000 Blu-ray Disc players in 2009

May 12, 11:59

Kenmec Mechanical Engineering, a Taiwan-based EMS provider who has stepped into making Blu-ray Disc (BD) players, expects to sell 60,000 own-brand BD players in Taiwan and ship 150,000...

Taiwan market: KHS to sell Kenmec own-brand Blu-ray Disc players

May 6, 10:36

Taiwan-based EMS (electronics manufacturing service) provider Kenmec Mechanical Engineering has selected KHS, a Taiwan-based maker of musical instruments and a Taiwan sales agent...

Kenmec passes Blu-ray Disc Profile 2.0 test

Mar 16, 15:04

Kenmec Mechanical Engineering, a Taiwan-based EMS (electronics manufacturing service) provider and maker of automation equipment, has passed Blu-ray-Disc (BD) Profile 2.0 (Internet-enabled...

Lite-On IT to volume produce Blu-ray Disc players in 3Q09, paper says

Newswatch - Feb 6, 14:43

Lite-On IT, the largest Taiwan-based maker of half-height optical disc drives (ODDs), has been developing Blu-ray Disc (BD) players and plans to kick off volume production in the...

US$150 white-box Blu-ray Disc players available in 2009, paper says

Newswatch - Feb 3, 10:22

Following an intensive price war to promote sales of Blu-ray Disc (BD) players amid international brands in the US and European markets prior to Christmas 2008, white-box vendors...

Taiwan-based IC designers plan to cooperate with China makers to offer white-box Blu-ray Disc players in 3Q09

Dec 24, 01:05

Taiwan-based consumer IC design houses, including MediaTek and Sunplus Technology, plan to cooperate with hardware makers in China to offer Blu-ray Disc (BD) players for white-box...

BTC steps into production of loaders for Blu-ray Disc players

Dec 19, 14:28

Behavior Tech Computer (BTC), which recently quit OEM production and own-brand marketing of PC-use half-height DVD drives, has stepped into making loaders for Blu-ray Disc (BD) players...

Taiwan-based Forworld Electronics and DataFab to supply Haier with components for BD players, says newspaper

Newswatch - Aug 13, 10:21

Forworld Electronics, a Taiwan-based maker of optical disc players, and DataFab Systems, a Taiwan-based producer of external flash memory cards, have partnered with Haier, a large...

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