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Commentary: BLU demand expected to increase in 2013 due to LED TV and tablet sales

Jan 11, 10:52

Backlight unit (BLU) makers are forecast to see accelerated output value growth in 2013 due to an expected climb in the global LED TV penetration rate. In 2012, large-size LED TVs...

Polysilicon industry to resume growth in 2013, says Bernreuter Research

Jan 10, 12:31

The global polysilicon industry will return to the path of growth and increase its production by 6.5% in 2013, according to Bernreuter Research. The polysilicon market research firm...

2013 China solar demand to provide US$3 billion for balance-of-systems suppliers, says NPD Solarbuzz

Jan 9, 15:11

Revenues of CNY19.5 billion (US$3.1 billion) will be available to solar PV balance-of-systems suppliers in the Chinese solar market for 2013, according to NPD Solarbuzz.

Global e-book reader demand on the rise, says E Ink chairman

Jan 9, 10:49

Global demand for e-book readers is expected to keep growing in 2013, according to Scott Liu, chairman of Taiwan-based EPD (electrophoretic display) e-paper maker E Ink Holdings (E...

Kinsus to perform strongly in 1Q13 on steady demand for FC CSP substrates

Jan 7, 12:08

Kinsus Interconnect Technology will perform relatively strongly in the first quarter of 2013, buoyed by shipments of FC CSP (flip-chip chip-scale package) substrates to clients including...

AzureWave expects growing demand for WLAN SiP modules

Jan 4, 14:54

AzureWave Technologies, a Taiwan-based provider of wireless networking and image processing solutions, expects demand for WLAN SiP (system in package) modules to increase in 2013,...

Access to China domestic solar demand limited

Jan 4, 14:52

The China government has been eager to develop and expand domestic solar demand because the solar supply chain faces anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations in international...

Demand for thermal modules used in convertible notebooks increasing

Jan 3, 20:33

As Windows 8 has stimulated increasing demand for convertible notebooks, orders for related thermal modules are expected to be on the rise, according to Taiwan-based thermal module...

Latin America and Caribbean solar demand growing 45% annually out to 2017, according to NPD Solarbuzz

Jan 3, 12:06

Demand for solar energy across Latin America and the Caribbean is poised for explosive growth through 2017, with a forecast compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 45%, according to...

IC demand from notebook sector to remain weak in 1H13

Jan 2, 22:08

Demand for chips from the notebook segment will remain weak in the first half of 2013 as the increasing popularity of tablets will further limit notebook sales in the year, according...

Touch panel supply and pricing keys to boosting Windows 8 demand

Jan 2, 16:08

Demand for Windows 8 will rely heavily on the supply and pricing of touch panels. Once touch panels can be supplied cheaply and in large volumes, sources from retail channels expect...

Taiwan IC distributors look to slow demand in 1Q13

Dec 26, 14:36

Taiwan-based IC distributors are conservative about their business outlooks for the first quarter of 2013 as demand for IC parts has been affected by a pile-up of smartphone and tablet...

Replacement demand for smartphones to continue for 1-2 years, say sources

Dec 26, 13:26

Although the pace of replacement of feature phones with smartphones has been slower than expected in the second half of 2012, replacement demand is expected to continue for at least...

Digitimes Research: Europe, US solar demand continues to rise in 3Q12

Dec 25, 11:04

With solar programs in Europe continuing to stimulate demand in the second half of 2012, total installations in Germany for the first three quarters of 2012 were close to 6.2GW, and...

IC design houses lower expectations for 1Q13 replenishment demand

Dec 24, 14:10

Taiwan-based IC design houses have recently scaled back their expectations for a strong replenishment demand in the first quarter of 2013 because of low order visibility from the...

Solar supply chain prepares for 1Q13 UK demand surge, says NPD Solarbuzz

Dec 20, 14:23

Suppliers of solar modules and balance-of-systems components are preparing for a potential first-quarter 2013 revenue windfall in the UK market. The windfall will be stimulated by...

Notebook demand expected to be weak in 1Q13

Dec 19, 15:39

As sales of Windows 8 notebooks have been short of expectations, and competition from iPad and Android tablets is increasing, the global market for all types of notebooks is expected...

Packaging material supplier Chang Wah looks to strong sales in 4Q12

Dec 18, 15:48

Packaging material supplier Chang Wah Electromaterials is expected to continue to post strong sales in the fourth quarter of 2012 thanks to brisk demand coming from the handset and...

FPCB, FCCL suppliers set for strong demand in 2013

Dec 17, 15:46

Suppliers of flexible PCBs and flexible CCLs (copper-clad laminates) are set to enjoy steady growth in demand as well as product prices in 2013 without seeing oversupply in the industry,...

Goodix to expand presence in China

Dec 13, 21:47

Goodix Technology, an affiliate of MediaTek specializing in the design of touchscreen controller ICs, has its solutions incorporated in MediaTek's new smartphone reference design,...

Availability of MediaTek quad-core solutions to boost HDI board demand

Dec 13, 14:03

MediaTek's launch of its quad-core MT6589 smartphone solution will push China-based smartphone vendors to accelerate the development of high-end models, and therefore boost demand...

Taiwan-based panel makers may witness an excess supply of TV panels due to overestimated demand from China

Dec 4, 20:41

Taiwan-based panel makers may witness an excess supply in TV panels throughout the end of 2012 and early 2013 due to overestimated demand from China-based vendors, according to industry...

Large-size panel supply in tight demand until the end of 2012, say market observers

Dec 4, 15:05

Large-size panels are expected to be in tight supply until the end of 2012 due to increased TV sales in North America, as well as to China-based TV vendors stocking up on inventory...

Crystalline silicon solar module pricing declines again as European demand falls, says IHS

Dec 4, 10:33

Average pricing in October for crystalline silicon (c-Si) solar modules declined in nearly all worldwide regions because of weak demand in Germany, according to IHS.

Smartphone demand in China to trend higher in 2013, says Broadcom executive

Nov 21, 21:15

The ongoing trend for smartphones to replace feature phones in China will continue in 2013, with new smartphone offerings to come out with advanced functionalities as well as higher...

Demand for notebook PCBs remains weak in 4Q12

Nov 19, 22:41

Demand for notebook PCBs still remains weak in the fourth quarter of 2012 despite the launch of Windows 8, making 2012 a year in which total sales of notebook PCBs will be lower than...

Replacement demand for Windows 8 desktops and notebooks will not arrive until 2H13, say sources

Nov 12, 15:31

Most related desktop and notebook IC suppliers seems to be embracing a low season in the fourth quarter of 2012, as they have not seen a significant growth in demand for notebook...

MediaTek seeing handset-chip supply tighten

Nov 2, 14:10

The supply of MediaTek's dual-core and TD-SCDMA smartphone solutions, including the MT6577 and MT6517, has become increasing tight recently due to strong demand from China-based branded...

Global TV demand expected to be flat in 2013, according to DisplaySearch

Nov 2, 11:53

With consumers all over the world facing continued economic uncertainty, global TV demand is expected to be flat in 2013, after shipments of all TV types declined by more than 4%...

TPK expects capacity to be unable to meet demand in 4Q12

Nov 1, 20:56

Due to fast growing demand for touch panels, TPK Holding expects orders to exceed its production capacity in the fourth quarter of 2012, according to company president Tom Sun.

Digital signage TV demand picks up in North America, says IHS

Nov 1, 14:16

The North America market for signage and professional displays grew in the second quarter of 2012, aided by higher demand of lower-priced digital signage televisions (DS TVs) that...

Inspection tool supplier HMI doubles EPS in January-September period

Oct 31, 16:05

Electron beam inspection (EBI) equipment maker Hermes Microvision (HMI) has reported an EPS of NT$16.33 (US$0.56) for the first nine months of 2012, doubling from NT$8.12 of a year...

Demand for WP8 smartphones not expected to be strong, say Taiwan makers

Oct 30, 15:06

While Nokia, HTC and Samsung Electronics will launch Windows Phone 8 (WP8) devices beginning in November, in line with Microsoft unveiling the mobile operating system on October 29,...

Chipbond posts profit growth on record revenues in 3Q12

Oct 30, 14:42

Chipbond Technology has reported net profits of NT$729 million (US$24.9 million) on consolidated revenues of NT$3.88 billion for the third quarter of 2012. The earnings and sales...

Digitimes Research: Surface tablet to mainly devour notebook demand in the short term

Oct 30, 14:05

Microsoft's recently launched own-brand Surface tablets have raised the question of whether Surface will devour consumer demand for tablets or notebooks, or maybe even both. In terms...

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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...

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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 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...

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    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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