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As LED lighting demand takes off, Taiwan makers should seek integration, says Formosa Epitaxy chairman

Jul 22, 16:28

The global LED market value recorded a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of 20-30% during 2010-2012, but most of Taiwan-based LED makers did not see substantial growth in revenues,...

MLCC prices declining as demand for PCs and high-end smartphones slow down

Jul 22, 16:01

Prices of some models of MLCC have dropped over 5% on average recently, affected by slow sales of PC products and high-end smartphones, according to industry sources.

IC demand from smartphone and notebook sectors to pick up in 3Q12

Jul 22, 14:51

Taiwan-based IC suppliers are still positive about the prospects for the third quarter of 2013 as they believe that demand from the smartphone and notebook sectors are likely to stage...

Notebook ODMs reduce shipment forecasts for 3Q13, expect growth in 4Q13

Jul 19, 12:11

Notebook ODMs have recently reduced their shipment forecasts for the third quarter of 2013 and expect to only achieve a shipment growth of 5% sequentially. The ODMs now expect consumer...

TV demand expected to help Entire Technology improve 2H13 performance

Jul 16, 21:19

Diffuser plate and polarizer maker Entire Technology expects its performance in the second half of 2013 to improve largely due to demand for products used in large-size TVs, according...

Chromebooks to enjoy surging shipment growth in 2H13

Jul 15, 22:03

Chromebook shipments in the second half are expected to double or even triple those in the first half as Acer, Lenovo, Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Samsung Electronics are all reportedly...

China sees weakening PC demand in 3Q13

Jul 15, 21:59

PC brand vendors originally hoped China's PC market would help cover their dropping sales from other major regions worldwide in the third quarter, but such a hope may not come true...

SanDisk optimistic about SSD market in 2H13

Jul 12, 10:32

SanDisk VP for Asia Pacific Gavin Wu has expressed optimism about demand for either standalone or embedded SSDs during the second half of 2013, citing growth in both the DIY and ultrabook...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan large-size panel shipments down in June due to demand in China

Jul 11, 20:57

Taiwan panel makers' large-size panel shipments were down in June due to weak demand from TV vendors in China, according to Digitimes Research.

Nook tablets expected to see strong demand in 3Q13

Jul 10, 16:16

Barnes & Noble has reduced the price of its 7-inch 8GB Nook HD from US$199 to US$129 and the 8.9-inch Nook HD+ from US$269 to US$149 as the company has decided to quit developing...

LCD TV panel demand expected to drop in China during 3Q13

Jul 8, 21:48

LCD TV panel shipments in the China market are expected to drop 5% on year in third-quarter 2013 to around 13 to 13.3 million units, according to market observers.

NAND flash supply to remain tight in 3Q13

Jul 5, 12:19

The global supply of NAND flash memory will remain tight in the third quarter of 2013, due to brisk demand for smartphones and tablets, and the growing adoption of SSDs among servers...

New and upcoming smartphones to drive NAND flash demand growth in 2H13

Taiwan chipmakers stepping up investment to meet mobile IC demand, says SEMI

Jul 2, 11:45

The semiconductor market is experiencing a surge in demand for mobile and wireless communications applications. While Taiwan sets a good example of rising the tide of mobile demand...

Commentary: Panel makers enjoy strong TV demand, but face concerns over falling monitor sales in 2013

Jul 1, 10:33

In first-half 2013, global panel makers saw shipments rise due to China's Labor Day holidays in May. Industry sources predicted sales growth of FPD TVs in China during the May Labor...

Micron, Elpida adjusting capacity to meet rising demand for mobile devices

Jun 27, 21:23

The merger of Micron Technology and Elpida Memory has not yet taken place, but the two memory chipmakers have developed their respective plans to put more focus on products for use...

Smartphone and tablet demand in 3Q13 expected to put strain on panel supply

Jun 27, 20:53

Smartphone and tablet demand is expected to increase drastically in August and September 2013, which is expected to put a crunch on panel supply throughout the third quarter of the...

Commentary: Inventory management poses challenge for PCB makers amid demand fluctuations

Jun 26, 12:00

In predicting the market condition, most PCB firms believe demand to be strong in the second half of 2013. The industry has been experiencing weak demand in the first half of 2013...

IC inventory falls in 1Q13 as outlook for electronics demand rises, says IHS

Jun 21, 10:12

Total inventory held by semiconductor suppliers declined significantly in the first quarter as excess stockpiles created during the global economic malaise of 2012 were cleared away,...

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Blue filter glass in short supply due to white-box smartphone demand

Jun 19, 20:49

Blue filter glass is reportedly in short supply due to white-box smartphone vendors in China using the technology in camera lenses, according to industry sources.

Chipbond ramping up testing capacity for advanced driver ICs

Jun 18, 15:11

Chipbond Technology is ramping up testing capacity for advanced LCD driver ICs in response to rising demand for high-end smartphones and other mobile devices with higher resolution...

Rising demand for large-size TVs beneficial to polarizer makers: Q&A with Ho Jau-yang, chairman of CMMT

Jun 14, 16:17

Taiwan-based Chimei Group, once a major LCD panel maker, now focuses on providing upstream components and material for the flat panel industry. Digitimes recently sat down with Ho...

Ho Jau-yang, chairman of CMMT

High-end IC backend demand to pick up in 2H13, says SPIL chair

Jun 14, 16:09

Demand for high-end IC packaging and testing is expected to pick up in the second half of 2013 and enjoy sequential growth through the last quarter of the year, thanks to a pull-in...

SPIL chairman Bough Lin

Globalfoundries adding capacity to satisfy rising orders for touch panel ICs

Jun 13, 22:05

Globalfoundries has significantly boosted its mature process capacity in order to meet strong demand for touch panel ICs from China-based MStar Semiconductor, according to industry...

Demand for game console-use DRAM to rise

Jun 11, 12:49

Demand for high-density DRAM is expected to rise significantly on the upcoming roll-outs of new game consoles built with 8GB of memory, which will likely turn the availability of...

Commentary: Rising LED light bulb demand will not ease oversupply

Jun 10, 14:50

Pricing is an important factor in the commercialization of LED lighting. To stimulate demand, LED light bulb firms have been introducing low-price products.

Blu-ray demand to rise due to popularity of Ultra HD TVs, says CMC chairman

Jun 10, 10:18

The increasing use of Ultra HD LCD TVs and content is expected to hike global demand for Blu-ray Disc (BD), according to chairman Robert Wong for Taiwan-based blank optical disc maker...

Z-Com aims to supply 30% of Wi-Fi hot-spot equipment to China Mobile in 2013

Jun 4, 20:15

Z-Com, a Taiwan-based maker of broadband wireless Internet-access devices and provider of wireless/mobile data solutions, aims to land orders from China Mobile, China's largest mobile...

Memory chips to fall far short of demand in 3Q13, says Adata chair

Jun 3, 15:32

Supply of DRAM chips will remain mostly tight in 2013, while the NAND flash market will face a shortage of supplies starting the second half of June, according to Simon Chen, chairman...

Adata chairman Simon Chen

LED lighting demand to rise in 2H13, says Epistar

Jun 3, 14:33

Demand for LED backlighting rebounded in the first half of 2013, but firms expect demand to slow down after mid-June because China's energy-saving appliance procurement subsidy program...

Epistar

SDRAM inventory rising on weaker-than-expected demand

May 30, 22:11

Demand for specialty DRAM has been slower than expected resulting in excessive SDRAM stockpiles in the electronics supply chain, according to industry sources. SDRAM chips are used...

Notebook supply chain sees trouble satisfying downstream demand in China

May 29, 22:13

As Lenovo's PC manufacturing joint venture in Hefei, eastern China is set to ship 10 million products in 2013, sources from the notebook supply chain are concerned that they may have...

Demand for large-size driver ICs to boom in 2H13, say backend firms

May 21, 14:47

Packaging and testing firms Chipbond Technology and ChipMOS Technologies both expect orders for large-size LCD driver ICs to pull in during the second half of 2013 on booming demand...

Touch screen IC, LED driver IC suppliers to post strong performance in May

May 21, 14:44

Touch screen controller IC vendors Elan Microelectronics and Egalax-empia Technology (EETI) have both seen their clients step up purchases of touch controller ICs for Haswell-based...

MediaTek 2Q13 sales likely to beat guidance

May 20, 21:30

MediaTek is likely to report higher-than-expected sales for the second quarter of 2013 on a recent ramp-up in demand from China-based smartphone and tablet companies, according to...

Commentary: High-end LED lighting in demand

May 20, 12:31

Apart from gradually replacing traditional lighting, LED lighting is targeting the high-end market with more value-added products. In addition, commercialization of OLED lighting...

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    Memoright GTR-series SSD

    Memoright will present its military and industrial ruggedized SSDs at the 2011 CeBIT show from March 1-5, and Embedded World 2011 from March 1-3 (Hall 12, 479). The products include...

    Photo: Company, Feb 23.

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    Samsung S2 Portable 3.0

    Samsung Electronics has announced its new 2.5-inch external hard disk drive (HDD), the S2 Portable 3.0. The new Samsung external HDD features an on-board SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface...

    Photo: Company, Aug 26.

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    Acer X1261 DLP 3D projector

    Acer Canada, in order to meet consumers' growing demand for 3D imagery, has launched three DLP 3D projectors, the X1230PS, X1261 and X1130P. The Acer X1261 projector features illumination...

    Photo: company, Jul 20.

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    ViewSonic 27-inch full HD LCD monitor with 1ms response time

    ViewSonic has announced a 27-inch full HD LCD monitor with 1ms response time, the VX2739wm. The VX2739wm features 100,000:1 contrast ratio and built-in speakers with SRS premium...

    Photo: company, May 13.

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    MSI Tegra-based tablet PC

    Micro-Star International (MSI) is set to launch an Nvidia Tegra-based tablet PC in the second half of 2010 with a price of US$500, according to company sales director Sambora Chen...

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Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015
  • 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.