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Touch panel supply 70% short of demand for Windows 8 touch notebooks, say Taiwan makers

Oct 26, 15:17

Vendors including Hewlett-Packard (HP), Lenovo, Acer, Asustek Computer and Sony have offered or will offer Windows 8 touch controlled notebook models, but touch panel supplies are...

Equipment maker Mirle 3Q12 sales dip

Oct 24, 12:02

Mirle Automation has announced that consolidated revenues for the third quarter of 2012 slipped 1.1% sequentially to NT$1.32 billion (US$45 million). Accumulated revenues for January-September...

Digitimes Research: Rising demand for houses with embedded solar PV systems in Japan

Oct 22, 12:15

Power generated by residential rooftop solar PV systems accounts for more than 80% of total solar-generated power in Japan. However, the cost per unit of Japan's residential solar...

Weak demand for notebooks to remain until 1Q13

Oct 19, 12:02

Intel's financial performance for the third quarter of 2012 reflects a stagnant global notebook market mainly due to fast growing demand for tablets and smartphones, and because Apple,...

Touchscreen controller IC shipments boost on China demand

Oct 19, 11:52

FocalTech Systems and Goodix, which specialize in the design of touchscreen controller ICs, have both seen their monthly shipments approach the 10 million mark buoyed by strong demand...

Inspection tool supplier HMI seeing clear order visibility

Oct 18, 21:23

Taiwan-based Hermes Microvision (HMI) has seen its order visibility extend to the first quarter of 2013, according to industry sources. The transition to more advanced manufacturing...

Demand for backlights strong, lighting to see significant growth in 2013, say LED makers

Oct 17, 12:08

Orders of LED backlight products will likely be strong throughout October-November. Although growth of LED lighting has been slowing down, LED firms are optimistic that the LED lighting...

China market: Demand for ICs from smartphone sector to remain brisk in 4Q12

Oct 15, 11:31

Shipments of ICs for smartphones by Taiwan-based IC design houses to China will remain robust in the fourth quarter of 2012, as sales of smartphones in China during the October 1...

PCB firm Apex looks to growth in 2013, says CEO

Oct 12, 13:58

Apex International, a Thailand-based PCB maker listed on the Taiwan stock market, is looking to a growth in 2013 that will match its average annual growth in the past five years,...

EETI to focus on touch ICs for large-size panels in 2013

Oct 12, 12:07

IC design house Egalax_empia Technology (EETI) expects demand for touch panel ICs for large-size applications to rise significantly in 2013, thanks to the launch of Windows 8 devic...

Trade barriers bad for solar industry: Q&A with Phoenix Solar president and CEO Murray Cameron

Oct 12, 11:07

The US government announced the final verdict of the anti-dumpig and anti-subsidy investigation against China-based solar firms on October 10, 2012. At PV Taiwan 2012, Digitimes had...

Murray Cameron, president and CEO of Phoenix Solar

Flat panel display price erosion and performance improvements drive increased demand, expediting industry recovery, says DisplaySearch

Oct 12, 10:41

After struggling in 2011 with a challenging market environment due to sliding demand and price erosion, 2012 marks a year of recovery for the flat panel display (FPD) industry. According...

Component makers concerned Windows 8 demand may not emerge until 1Q13

Oct 11, 16:02

Some upstream component makers have recently started to be concerned that the PC replacement trend expected to be brought on by Windows 8 may not occur in the fourth quarter of 2012...

Windows 8 yet to stir up demand for PC chips

Oct 9, 11:36

Despite the looming release of the Windows 8 at the end of October, analog IC suppliers have not yet experienced a pickup in orders from the PC sector for the fourth quarter, according...

Creating domestic demand is more important than funding international projects, says Giga Solar chairman

Oct 8, 11:01

The Taiwan government should create domestic demand first instead of providing funds to finance international projects, according to Chi-jen Chen, chairman of Taiwan-based conductive...

Chi-jen Chen, chairman of Giga Solar

Consolidation can help solar market reach equilibrium, says Trina Solar CEO

Oct 5, 10:48

The current global solar capacity is 60GW but demand is only 30GW, according to Jifan Gao, chairman and CEO of China-based Trina Solar. This is an extremely unreasonable level of...

ASE, SPIL October sales to rise

Oct 2, 01:35

IC backend service companies Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Silicon Precision Industries (SPIL) will both see their October revenues continue to rise sequentially thanks...

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Notebook component makers conservative about demand arising from Windows 8 in 4Q12

Sep 28, 16:01

While notebook vendors and ODMs are quite optimistic about growth in global demand due to replacement of notebooks with Windows 8 models in the fourth quarter of 2012, Taiwan-based...

TV to drive global demand for 3D-ready devices, says DisplaySearch

Sep 28, 10:21

The 3D display market is set to grow from 50.8 million units and US$13.2 billion in revenue in 2011 to 226 million units and US$67 billion in revenue in 2019 worldwide, according...

IC design firms seeing strong demand from China smartphone market

Sep 27, 13:54

The expanding smartphone market in China has caused the supply of related chips, such as LCD driver ICs, touchscreen controller ICs and analog chips, to fall short of demand, according...

WVGA driver IC shipments rising

Sep 24, 10:23

China-based handset makers have been pushing the adoption of WVGA displays for their entry-level to mid-range smartphones, offering ample opportunities for Taiwan's IC design houses...

Foundry to drive semiconductor market growth in 2013, says Applied CEO

Sep 21, 01:35

The pure-play semiconductor foundry business will continue to boom in 2013 thanks to rising demand coming from the smartphone, ultrabook and other mobile device sectors, according...

Applied CEO identifies the foundry sector as a key factor driving the overall chip market in 2013

Rising sapphire ingot demand to boost Acme 3Q12 sales

Sep 21, 01:30

Acme Electronics is expected to report flat or slight sequential growth in consolidated revenues for the third quarter of 2012, buoyed by rising sales generated by sapphire ingot-making...

Taiwan-based panel makers to benefit from increasing smartphone demand in China

Sep 21, 01:20

Taiwan-based panel makers' small- and medium-size panel shipments to China are expected to increase by 10% in September 2012 due to the October 1 holidays, according to industry so...

Paragon Technologies sees growing demand for sputtering EMI solutions used in composite chassis

Sep 19, 15:58

As metal chassis are costly, vendors of notebooks and tablets have increasingly adopted chassis made from composite materials including plastics, fiberglass-reinforced plastics and...

Backlight demand for large-size products continues to be strong, says Epistar

Sep 19, 15:37

Starting September 2012, demand for AlGaInP LED has been weakening, according to LED chipmaker Epistar. Nevertheless, the firm added, demand for backlight applications is still strong,...

SSD demand disappoints thus far in 2012

Sep 18, 14:54

Demand for both integrated solid-state drives (SSD) and standalone ones has been a disappointment thus far in the second half of 2012, according to industry observers. Neither ultrabook...

SSD market to boom in 2013

Demand for panels used in China-made smartphones expected to stay strong in 4Q12

Sep 18, 01:15

Demand for panels used in China-made smartphones is expected to remain strong during the fourth quarter due to China's October 1 holidays and may even surpass demand in the third...

Digitimes Research: iPhone 5 demand expected to surpass supply in 4Q12

Sep 13, 16:34

Apple on September 12, announced its most important product for 2012 - the iPhone 5 with a panel size increased from 3.5-inches to 4-inches and a resolution improved from 960x640...

CMI runs at nearly full capacity to meet China TV demand

Sep 12, 15:52

Taiwan-based TV panel makers have been reporting increased orders from China-based TV vendors to meet growing demand for the October 1 holidays in China, according to industry sour...

Demand for copper wirebonding machines to slide 50% sequentially in 4Q12

Sep 12, 01:40

Demand for copper wirebonding machines from IC backend service companies is expected to decline 50% in the fourth quarter of 2012 as compared to purchases in the third quarter, according...

NAND flash demand likely to pick up in September-October

Sep 11, 13:16

Most NAND flash device makers posted flat performance in August, but makers believe sales of new iPhones as well as other new smartphones, tablet PCs and ultrabooks will stir up demand...

Demand for eMCP memory products in China benefits Taiwan eMMC controller IC makers

Sep 10, 15:48

Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix have been pushing sales of their eMCP (eMMC + multi chip package) memory products to China, benefiting Taiwan suppliers of eMMC controller chips,...

Digitimes Research: Demand for MOCVD equipment in China to account for 68% of total global demand in 2012

Sep 7, 13:58

Digitimes Research predicts Asia-based firms will take up 90% of market demand for MOCVD equipment in 2012, an increase of 10 basis points compared to 2011. In particular, equipment...

Demand for copper wirebonding packaging to peak in 2014

Sep 6, 13:36

Demand for copper wirebonding packaging will remain strong over the next two years, with the packaging technology to account for 85% of the global wirebonding market in 2014, according...

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    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 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...

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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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TD-LTE market developments and forecast, 2014-2016

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2014 global smartphone market forecast
  • China flat panel display industry outlook, 2013-2016

    This Digitimes Research Special Report outlines and analyzes the key trends and players that are influencing the continued development of China large-size and small-to medium size TFT LCD panel industry, while providing related growth forecasts for the industry through 2016.

  • TD-LTE market developments and forecast, 2014-2016

    TD-LTE has become the mainstream global choice for the construction of 4G asymmetric frequency spectrum networks. This Digitimes Research Special Report examines the current global status of TD-LTE, and forecasts developments in the TD-LTE supply chain in China and worldwide through 2016.

  • ASPs of TD-LTE chips to remain stable initially as suppliers are limited

    While a number of IC vendors have begun shipping chips supporting TD-LTE, including base band chips, radio frequency chips, APs, SoC solutions and soft modems, shipments of base band chips account for a majority share of total TD-LTE chip shipments currently, according to Digitimes Research.