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Smartphone panel suppliers to increase LTPS capacity and turn further to Full HD market in 2016, says WitsView

Dec 1, 15:34

Since 2013, major LCD panel makers have continually invested in fabs producing LTPS LCD panels to capture demand in the high-end smartphone market. According to WitsView, global LTPS...

Samsung continues to decrease TV production capacity in 2015

Nov 30, 23:01

Samsung Electronics has reduced its TV production capacity by over 11 million units since the beginning of 2015 until the end of September due to weakening TV demand, according to...

Commentary: Taiwan IC backend firms facing challenge from fast expanding China competitors

Nov 26, 16:23

A recent media report indicating that China-based Jiangsu Changjing Electronics Technology (JCET) has landed SiP (system-in-package) module orders from Apple could serve as a warning...

China market for packaged LEDs to grow at single-digit annual rate, says firm

Nov 25, 14:58

Due to oversupply and price competition between suppliers of lighting LEDs, IHS forecasts China's total market for packaged LEDs will grow at a single- digit annual rate.

Overseas capacity expansion will cause moderate price slide across PV supply chain in 2016, says EnergyTrend

Nov 16, 22:11

The downward revision of income tax credit for photovoltaic systems for 2016 in the US has resulted in a general installation boom, which is prolonged by the planned feed-in tariff...

TFT LCD production capacity nearly three times higher than AMOLED in 2015, says firm

Nov 16, 21:50

In 2015, the total production capacity for AMOLED surface area will be 9.9 million square meters while that for TFT LCD will be 26 million square meters, according to Sigmaintell...

Taiwan PV installation capacity estimated at 150-200MWp in 2015

Nov 16, 15:59

The total installation capacity for rooftop PV systems and PV power-generating stations established in Taiwan in 2015 will reach 150-200MWp, far short of the target of 500MWp set...

Shin Zu Shing, Jarllytec to expand MIM capacity

Nov 13, 14:08

As Apple may adopt metal injection molding-based (MIM) hinges for use in 13- and 15-inch MacBooks to be launched in 2016, hinge makers Shin Zu Shing (SZS) and Jarllytec plan to expand...

Digitimes Research: Sony to expand CMOS production capacity via acquisition of Toshiba plant

Nov 12, 10:16

Sony's planned acquisition of Toshiba's CMOS sensor manufacturing plant in Oita, southern Japan will not only help solve its tight sensor production in the near term but also push...

TSMC board approves US$4 billion for advanced technology capacity expansion

Nov 11, 15:13

The board of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved capital appropriations of US$3.96 billion for expanding capacity for advanced-node manufacturing, and packaging...

AD/CVD ruling and overseas capacity expansions are variables to the current PV boom, says EnergyTrend

Nov 9, 22:48

China's National Reform and Development Commission has announced that there will be no significant reduction in feed-in tariff (FiT) rates for the country's photovoltaic (PV) power...

LandMark Optoelectronics to expand capacity by 20%

Nov 4, 14:14

LandMark Optoelectronics, a maker of GaAs- and InP-based epitaxial wafers used to make laser diodes and photo detectors for optical communications, will expand production capacity...

HannStar Display handset panel production running at full capacity in 4Q15

Nov 3, 15:33

Despite recent industry news regarding panel makers such as Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) planning to end production at smartphone panel fabs, other Taiwan makers are pushing forward...

Global mono-Si wafer capacity expected to exceed 14GW in 2015, says report

Oct 26, 15:59

Soaring demand from China, Japan and the US ensures that the first-tier photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturers are booked in orders up to the first quarter of 2016. Currently, prices...

Expansion by China makers to increase global LED chip capacity by 8% in 4Q15

Oct 26, 15:15

As subsidies offered by local governments in China for procuring MOCVD sets will end soon, some of China-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip makers are procuring such equipment and...

Utilization rates at 8-inch fabs rise

Oct 23, 15:38

Taiwan-based IC foundries have recently landed a pull-in of orders for LCD driver ICs, analog chips and consumer ICs lifting capacity utilization rates at their 8-inch fabs, according...

Chimei expects polarizer production capacity to increase 25%

Oct 21, 14:05

Chimei Materials expects its polarizer production capacity to increase 25% overall when several new lines are expected to be newly constructed in 2016.

200mm wafer fab capacity to reach 5.4 million wspm in 2018, says SEMI

Oct 21, 10:42

Worldwide 200mm semiconductor wafer fab capacity is forecast to reach 5.2 million wafer starts per month (wspm) in 2015, and will expand to 5.4 million wspm in 2018, according to...

Taiwan PCB players to turn down slim-profit orders from smartphone vendors

Oct 20, 15:54

With demand for smartphones weakening and Apple's iPhone sales continuing to rise, some smartphone vendors such as HTC, Xiaomi Technology and Asustek Computer have been demanding...

Aceplux to set up PSS joint venture in China, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 20, 11:26

Taiwan-based PSS (patterned sapphire substrate) maker Aceplux Optotech will cooperate with China-based LED epitaxial wafer maker Hexalux Optoelectronics and the government of Yunxiao...

Global new installed energy storage systems for renewable energy integration power capacity expected to reach 12.7GW in 2025, says firm

Oct 16, 10:57

Variable renewable energy, or renewable energy sources that are non-dispatchable due to a fluctuating nature, like wind power and solar photovoltaics (PV), continues to proliferate,...

Cumulative revenues from investment in bio-gas production capacity expected to reach US$25.8 billion between 2015-2024, says firm

Oct 14, 14:39

Bio-gas power generation, which is widely used for onsite generation by industrial-scale facilities and distributed customers, enjoys favorable regulatory support in many markets...

Digitimes Research: Global large-size TFT capacity to reach record high in 2016

Oct 6, 15:23

Global capacity for TFT applications sized 9-inch and above will increase 7.1% on year in 2016, the highest on-year increase since 2011, according to Digitimes Research.

Pneumatic component maker Chelic ramping capacity in Taiwan, China

Oct 5, 22:34

Taiwan Chelic, a maker of pneumatic automation components, has committed investments of NT$1 billion (US$30.3 million) to ramp up its production capacity at its plants in Taiwan and...

Taiwan Chelic chairman Ping-cheng Yu

China hikes 2015 target PV installation capacity by 5.3GWp

Oct 2, 11:02

China's National Energy Administration (NEA) has upward adjusted target installation capacity for PV power-generating stations and distributed PV systems established around China...

Motech China subsidiary obtains capacity through strategic investment

Sep 29, 10:18

Solar cell maker Motech Industries has had its China subsidiary Motech (Suzhou) Renewable Energy issue 17.828 million new shares for subscription by China-based solar cell and PV...

Neo Solar Power to shift 350-500MWp solar cell capacity abroad

Sep 25, 10:59

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Neo Solar Power is planning to move annual production capacity of 350-500MWp from Taiwan to an overseas location in an attempt to avoid US anti-dumping...

China LED capacity expansion to lead to global chip oversupply in 2015

Sep 21, 11:33

Global supply of LED chips will be 22% in excess of demand in 2015 mainly because China-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip makers have been expanding production capacities, according...

Neo Solar hiking capacity proportion for PERC monocrystalline cells

Sep 18, 13:55

Solar cell maker Neo Solar Power is expanding production capacity for monocrystalline models, which will see their share of the company's total capacity increase from 25% currently...

Intel USI to announce stylus standard in December; more member joining the alliance

Sep 17, 11:40

Universal Stylus Initiative (USI) started by Intel is planning to announce the official standard for its stylus that can be used across platforms, and many component suppliers have...

GLT expects to see record high revenues as it unfolds new capacity

Sep 16, 13:59

Light guide plate maker Global Lighting Technologies (GLT) recently held a ceremony in preparation for its launch of a new fab set to hit mass production in the first quarter of 2016...

Compal to shift notebook capacity from Chengdu factory to Kunshan

Aug 25, 20:44

Notebook ODM Compal Electronics will gradually move notebook production capacity at its factory in Chengdu City, western China, to its factory in Kunshan, eastern China, and has notified...

Capacity expansions in 2H15 will affect PV market in 2016, says firm

Aug 25, 15:58

India has become the fastest growing photovoltaic (PV) market and replaced the UK as one of the top three export markets for China modules. Based on EnergyTrend's latest report, the...

China installs 7.73GWp PV systems in 1H15, says MIIT

Aug 24, 11:27

A total of 7.73GWp in PV power-generating and distributed systems was installed in China in first-half 2015, with cumulative capacity reaching 35.7GWp, according to China's Ministry...

Samsung TV production capacity to shrink in 2015, says report

Aug 21, 11:08

Samsung Electronics reduced TV production capacity globally by 10 million units in the first half of 2015 and is expected to decrease by another 10 million units in the second half...

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    Samsung 12Gb LPDDR4 DRAM

    Samsung Electronics has announced that it is mass producing 12Gb LPDDR4 (low power, double data rate 4) mobile DRAM chips based on its 20nm process technology. The new LPDDR4 is...

    Photo: Company, Sep 18.

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    3D NAND die with M.2 SSD

    Intel and Micron have jointly announced the availability of their 3D NAND technology. This new 3D NAND technology, jointly developed by the companies, stacks layers of data storage...

    Photo: Company, Apr 7.

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    Asustek ZenWatch smartwatch

    Asustek Computer has launched its Android Wear-based smartwatch, the ZenWatch in Taiwan, priced at NT$5,990 (US$188). The ZenWatch features Corning's Gorilla 3 glass and an AMOLED...

    Photo: Company, Dec 25.

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    Samsung 850 EVO

    Samsung Electronics has launched the 850 EVO, the latest addition to its branded solid state drive (SSD) line-up. Based on Samsung's 3-bit 3D Vertical NAND (V-NAND) technology, the...

    Photo: Company, Dec 16.

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    Nvidia Tesla K40 accelerator

    Nvidia has unveiled the Tesla K40 GPU accelerator. Providing double the memory and up to 40% higher performance than its predecessor, the Tesla K20X GPU accelerator, and 10 times...

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2015 global notebook demand forecast
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  • 2015 global tablet demand forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report provides a 2015 forecast for the global tablet market and analyzes the strategies of key market players such as Google, Apple, Intel, and Microsoft.

  • 2015 China smartphone panel trend forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the strategies of key China-based major panel makers BOE, Tianma and IVO for attacking the different market segments through technology and pricing, and their relationship to local vendors Huawei, Lenovo, ZTE, Xiaomi and Coolpad.