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Realtek to perform well in 1Q13 on strong demand from China

Feb 4, 14:23

Realtek Semiconductor expects its sales to remain relatively strong in the first quarter of 2013, buoyed by strong demand from the tablet sector in China and increasing shipments...

Hinge makers expected to benefit from growing demand for convertible notebooks/tablets

Feb 4, 13:50

Windows 8 will stimulate demand for touchscreen notebooks which will in turn drive demand for convertible notebook/tablet models, consequently bringing business opportunities for...

Automotive display demand to reach 70 Million by 2016, says DisplaySearch

Feb 1, 15:44

Shipments of TFT-LCDs used in automobiles for devices such as navigation and rear seat DVD players increased 16% on year to 49 million units in 2012, according to research firm DisplaySearch...

GBM expects auto and handset PCB demand to drive company growth in 2013

Feb 1, 14:24

Global Brands Manufacture (GBM), which makes PCBs and provides PCB assembly services, expects brisk demand coming from the handset and automotive electronics sectors to drive its...

FCCL firm ThinFlex expects tablet demand to drive company growth in 2013

Jan 29, 15:14

Flexible copper-clad laminate (FCCL) maker ThinFlex expects brisk demand from the tablet sector to drive its revenue growth in 2013, although revenues for the first quarter of the...

MEMS vendors optimistic about combo sensor market

Jan 29, 12:34

Eyeing booming demand for combo motion sensors used in smartphones and tablets, MEMS vendors including Bosch, InvenSense, Kionix and STMicroelectronics all plan to promote their 6-...

Strong demand from non-iPad tablet sector to boost short-term performance of IC vendors

Jan 28, 13:52

Demand for IC parts from the tablet industry in China has been stronger than expected in the first quarter of 2013, which could help boost the short-term performance of IC design...

Strong demand for smartphones, heated competition characterize global handset market in 4Q12, says IDC

Jan 28, 11:24

The worldwide mobile phone market grew 1.9% on year in the fourth quarter of 2012, as strong holiday smartphone sales raised shipments of these devices to levels nearly equal to those...

Power supply demand to drive growth for semiconductors in 2013, says IMS Research

Jan 25, 10:08

Despite a largely flat market for power supplies in 2012, IMS Research is predicting that the market will offer strong opportunities for some semiconductor manufacturers in 2013.

Viking to expand capacity for high-frequency inductors

Jan 24, 14:29

Thin-film passive component maker Viking Tech plans to expand its capacity for high-frequency inductors by 40% in 2013 to meet growing demand from China-based networking/communication...

LED driver IC vendors to see booming shipments in 2013

Jan 22, 14:02

Taiwan-based LED driver IC suppliers Richtek Technology, Macroblock and On-Bright Electronics are expected to see shipments boom in 2013 on anticipated growth in LED demand for backlight...

Wafer probing demand to pick up in 2Q13, says KYEC chairman

Jan 16, 16:17

King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) expects to see a rebound in wafer probing orders starting the second quarter of 2013, as demand coming from the smartphone and tablet sectors...

LED lighting demand may begin to grow significantly in 2H13, says Epistar chairman

Jan 15, 21:43

If the global economy rebounds smoothly, global LED lighting demand is likely to begin to increase significantly along with expected improvement in performance-cost ratio for LED...

Taiwan makers look to global TD-LTE market beyond China Mobile demand

Jan 15, 21:37

While China Mobile CEO Li Yue will visit Taiwan to seek supply chain partners for TD-LTE, Taiwan-based terminal device makers and related IC design houses indicated that they will...

Commentary: Europe solar market to see adjustments; Asia demand to rise in 2013

Jan 15, 15:45

The solar market saw many unexpected events in 2012. Solar makers believe in 2013, the Europe market will see adjustments such as Germany installations declining to government-planned...

PCB maker Allied Circuit looks to sales decrease in 1Q13

Jan 15, 11:45

PCB manufacturer Allied Circuit is expected to see sequential sales decrease in the first quarter of 2013, as its utilization rate will likely fall below 80% amid seasonal slowdown...

EETI touch-IC revenues disappoint in 2012

Jan 14, 22:02

IC design house Egalax_empia Technology (EETI) saw revenues generated from its touchscreen controller IC business declined 43.7% in 2012, due to sluggish demand for Windows 8.

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...

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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.

  • Samsung+S2+Portable+3%2E0

    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.

  • Acer+X1261+DLP+3D+projector+

    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.

  • ViewSonic+27%2Dinch+full+HD+LCD+monitor+with+1ms+response+time

    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.

  • MSI+Tegra%2Dbased+tablet+PC

    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...

    Photo: Company, Jan 28.

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