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CES 2011: Lenovo showcasing new all-in-one PCs

Jan 6, 02:05

Lenovo will showcase four new IdeaCentre all-in-one PCs, targeting the home-use market, at CES 2011.

Bluetooth headphone vendor Plantronics expects strong sales in 2011

Dec 21, 02:05

Bluetooth headphone vendor Plantronics expects its sales in Hong Kong in 2010 will grow 30% on year and will double in China as consumers demand rising. As for Taiwan, since Plantronics...

Bluetooth chip prices fall to below US$1, say Taiwan makers

Oct 26, 01:40

Prices for Bluetooth chips have dropped to below US$1, resulting in fast growing adoption such that Bluetooth-enabled models will account for 65% of all handsets sold this year. In...

Li-Ion/Poly batteries drive high growth of battery management ICs from headsets to electric vehicles, says Petrov Group

Oct 21, 16:10

The requirement for power-efficient and high performance solutions in Li-Ion/Poly battery-powered devices and equipment continues to open profitable growth opportunities for existing...

Smartphones impact automotive infotainment, says iSuppli

Sep 13, 13:58

Already having impacted the automotive telephony, digital music and navigation segments, the smartphone is poised to have a greater influence on car infotainment systems in the future,...

Power management ICs in portable devices represent nearly 40% of total analog IC revenues, says Petrov Group

Aug 10, 15:20

The annual unit growth rate for portable devices is estimated at more than 12%, from about two billion in 2008 to over 3.4 billion devices in 2013. These devices have an increasing...

IC Plus looks to strong revenue gains in June on Bluetooth IC orders from MediaTek

Jul 5, 14:05

Networking IC design house IC Plus is expected to see its revenues grow over 9% sequentially to NT$200 million (US$6.2 million) in June 2010 thanks to Bluetooth IC orders from MediaTek,...

Atheros aims to make strong presence in Ethernet and business-grade WLAN networking markets

Jun 11, 11:01

Jason Zheng, vice president and general manager of Asia Pacific at Atheros Communications, has outlined the company's roadmap pertaining to WLAN networking, Ethernet, GPS, and PLC...

Jason Cheng, vice president of Atheros

Broadcom talks about growing opportunities in wireless

Jun 4, 01:05

Michael Hurlston, senior vice president and general manager for the Home and Wireless Networking Business Unit at chip specialist Broadcom recently sat down with Digitimes to share...

Michael Hurlston, vice president and general manager for the Home and Wireless Networking Business

PNDs to stay connected via Bluetooth handsets

Jun 2, 14:16

Connected PND makers are planning to replace built-in SIM card communication modules with Bluetooth to enable them to connect via handsets that support GPRS and 3G, according to industry...

Application of Bluetooth to smart grid may bring business opportunities for Taiwan-based makers, sources say

Mar 2, 14:17

The formation of the Smart Energy Study Group initiated by the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) to push the adoption of application of Bluetooth technology for smart grids will...

Wireless ICs expected to exceed 2 billion units in 2010, says ABI Research

Feb 24, 16:09

Global shipments of short range wireless ICs (Bluetooth, NFC, UWB, 802.15.4, Wi-Fi) are expected to surpass two billion units this year, increasing approximately 20% compared to 2009...

Bluetooth mono headsets to gradually replace hands-free models, say sources

Newswatch - Jan 13, 11:51

While Bluetooth mono headsets are currently less prevalent than hands-free solutions because of price differences (US$8-10 versus US$3-5), Bluetooth headsets are on a path to replacing...

AzureWave unveils 11n/Bluetooth combo solution for mobile devices

Dec 30, 14:59

Taiwan-based wireless module maker AzureWave Technologies has announced the 11n, Bluetooth 3.0 and high speed (HS) wireless module IC. This wireless module is to enhance the wireless...

HP reportedly approves WLAN/Bluetooth single-chip solution from Ralink

Dec 24, 11:45

The top notebook vendor Hewlett-Packard (HP) has reportedly approved the 802.11n plus Bluetooth single-chip solution rolled out by Ralink Technology, according to industry sources...

GPS chip vendors eyeing integrated platforms or portable mobile device segments, say Taiwan makers

Dec 9, 14:20

Global and Taiwan-based providers of GPS chipset solutions vendors, which are facing increasing price competition in the GPS PND segment, are either shifting their focus to the development...

Nearly 2 billion Bluetooth chipsets to ship in 2014, says ABI Research

Dec 7, 16:55

Nearly two billion Bluetooth chipsets are forecast to ship in 2014 alone, according to ABI Research. More than half will be found in wireless handsets. In the same year, almost 1.5...

Broadcom single-board Wi-Fi/Bluetooth combo solution selected by notebook vendors

Nov 25, 14:58

Broadcom's new Wi-Fi and Bluetooth single-board combo solution has been adopted by Acer, Asustek Computer and Lenovo, which tend to use its Taiwan-based rivals' solutions for entry-level...

Michael Hurlston, VP and general manager of Broadcom's wireless LAN line of business

2.5 billion Bluetooth low energy chipsets to ship in 2014

Oct 20, 11:21

The first Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) products are already lining up, ahead of a specification ratified by the Bluetooth SIG. According to a recent study from ABI Research, the BLE...

Bluetooth 3.0+HS-enabled devices to account for 61% of certified Bluetooth products in 2011, says Bluetooth SIG

Oct 12, 14:23

Bluetooth 3.0+HS-enabled devices will account for 23% of all certified Bluetooth-enabled devices in 2010 and further climb to 61% in 2011, according to estimates from the Bluetooth...

Bluetooth device maker Jabra strengthening cooperation with RIM, HTC and Asustek, company executive says

Sep 29, 13:56

GN Netcom, which markets Jabra-branded Bluethooth devices, has stepped up its cooperation with smartphone vendors including RIM (Research in Motion), HTC (High Tech Computer) and...

Bluetooth headset usage plummets in the US market, says Strategy Analytics

Sep 3, 15:59

Owners of Bluetooth headsets in the US are using them less frequently, according to the results of a recent survey released by Strategy Analytics. Only 26% of Bluetooth headset owners...

Broadcom and Ralink to separately launch integrated chips for ultra-thin notebooks by 4Q09, say IC distributors

Aug 19, 15:33

Both Broadcom and Ralink Technology are seperately scheduled to roll out integrated chips that combine Bluetooth and WLAN capabilities for ultra-thin notebooks between the end of...

Alltek president Wu

Samsung unveils three new digital cameras for launch in August

Aug 17, 10:40

Samsung Electronics on August 14 debuted three new digital camera models, ST500, ST550 and ST1000, for launch simultaneously in Taiwan, South Korea, the US, the UK and other main...

CSR and SiRF complete merger

Jun 30, 11:02

CSR and SiRF Technology have completed the merger between SiRF and a wholly-owned subsidiary of CSR, creating a leading pure-play provider of connectivity and...

MediaTek gearing up new WCDMA and DSC chips

Jun 17, 14:36

MediaTek is expected to introduce a lineup of new chip solutions for WCDMA handsets and digital still cameras (DSCs) soon, with volume production slated for the latter half of 2009,...

More IC design houses and WLAN makers to stepping into Bluetooth

May 21, 13:42

More Taiwan-based IC design houses and WLAN device makers are to venture into the Bluetooth application segment now that the Bluetooth SIG (Special Interest Group) has formally ratified...

Headset maker Merry looking to improved revenues and profits starting 2Q09

May 14, 16:02

Merry Electronics expects its revenues and gross margin to improve significantly starting the second quarter thanks to shipments of new products and non-handset related devices, according...

Bluetooth device makers in China significantly fewer

May 14, 11:39

The number of Bluetooth device makers in China has reduced from nearly 1,000 in 2006 to about 30 recently, as the global slowdown has forced the majority of makers out of the market...

Nearly 30 million Bluetooth Low Energy chipsets to ship in 2010

Mar 26, 15:55

Later this year, the first specification for Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) will be published and products will follow shortly afterward, and the technology is set for stellar adoption,...

Networking IC designer IC Plus to acquire Conwise Technology

Feb 20, 13:52

In order to quickly enter the wireless networking chip market, Taiwan networking IC design company IC Plus has announced its acquisition of Conwise Technology, a Bluetooth chip design...

CSR and SiRF combine forces for Bluetooth and GPS

Feb 11, 11:53

CSR and SiRF have entered into a conditional agreement under which SiRF will merge with CSR, increasing the scale of CSR in the GPS technology market and strengthening CSR's position...

Broadcom combo chip solution integrates Bluetooth, GPS and FM radios

Feb 11, 11:20

Broadcom has extends its combo chip portfolio with an integrated GPS, Bluetooth and FM radio solution that delivers location based services (LBS) and multimedia in a single-chip de...

Staying focused on wireless connectivity: Q&A with CSR CEO Joep van Beurden

Nov 26, 10:15

Despite unsatisfactory 2008 financial results, UK-based CSR, which has over 50% market share of built-in Bluetooth chips for handsets, is still diversifying its products and increasing...

CSR CEO Joep van Beurden

Alltek reports 30% sales growth thanks to strong demand for Bluetooth products

Oct 30, 15:38

Thanks to healthy shipments of Bluetooth products, IC distributor Alltek Technology has reported third-quarter sales at NT$1.7 billion (US$51.72 million), up 9% sequentially. Gross...

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    Photo: Company, Oct 18.

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    Photo: Company, Aug 31.

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    Asustek Computer has unveiled its VivoStick mini PC. The VivoStick is a mini PC that can be connected to a TV or monitor's HDMI port. The Compute Stick features 2GB memory, two USB...

    Photo: Company, Sep 11.

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    Photo: Company, Sep 4.

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