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Competition heats up in touch panel segment

Jun 10, 14:28

Competition is heating up in the touch panel segment due to an increase in solutions geared toward landing orders in the entry-level and mid-range handset segments, according to industry...

Digitimes Research: GG touch panels yet to be eliminated from market thanks to iPhone 4/4s and iPad 4

Jun 10, 11:34

The traditional glass-glass (GG) touchscreen technology was once thought to be heading towards elimination from the IT industry as Apple, a major supporter of the technology, turned...

Cover glass makers turn to sapphire to raise growth prospects, says DisplaySearch

Jun 9, 13:45

After several years of growth, the cover glass market is expected to slow. However, improvements in applications and materials used in cover glass manufacturing could help to stimulate...

Radiant Opto-Electronics sees 18.7% sequential drop in May BLU shipments

Jun 9, 10:21

Taiwan-based BLU (backlight unit) maker Radiant Opto-Electronics shipped 6.228 million units in May, decreasing on month by 18.7%, according to the company.

Smartphone component makers conservative about June and July 2014

Jun 4, 20:08

Smartphone component makers have conservative shipment outlooks for June and July 2014 due to high inventories in the end market, according to industry sources.

The challenges: Digitimes Research director Joanne Chien on the changing Taiwan role in the global supply chain

Jun 3, 13:31

Historically, Computex has played a key role in the global IT ecosystem, complementing other tradeshows that appear in different markets at different times of the year and highlighting...

Joanne Chien, Digitimes Research director

Computex gets smart

Jun 3, 13:26

Asia's biggest ICT procurement exhibition and the world's second largest show is set to kick off today and run for the next five days, and Computex Taipei 2014 is expected to highlight...

Tapping the power of mobile devices through connectivity: Silicon Image on HDMI, MHL and Wireless HD

Jun 3, 12:34

Silicon Image is a semiconductor IP company whose expertise is connecting boxes to displays. The company develops semiconductor IP based on industry standards it has helped develop...

David Kuo, senior director of marketing, mobile devices at Silicon Image

Polarizer demand in China rises; local makers to provide 6.7% of total shipments in 2014

May 26, 15:41

As the self-sufficiency rate for polarizers in China is expected to reach only 6.7% in 2014 amid increasing production capacity and demand from China's panel segment, Taiwan- and...

LED backlighting component makers see increased orders from Samsung

May 20, 15:12

LED backlighting component makers are seeing increased orders from Samsung Electronics as the company prepares for a surge in shipments throughout May and June.

China makers expanding LCD materials production

May 16, 11:59

China makers are continuing to expand their production of LCD materials and upstream components amid expected increases in order growth from 2014-2016, according to industry source...

LED driver IC vendor Macroblock reports earnings for 1Q14

Newswatch - May 15, 11:52

LED driver IC vendor Macroblock has reported net profits of NT$34.44 million (US$1.14 million) for the first quarter of 2014, increasing 10.6% sequentially and 79% on year. The earnings...

Chimei expects new production facilities in China to begin mass production at end of 2015

May 12, 21:40

Chimei Materials expects its new production facilities in China to begin mass production as of the end of 2015, which is expected to increase its customer proportion of China-based...

Coretronic ships 6.91 million BLUs in April

May 9, 10:01

Coretronic shipped 6.91 million backlight units (BLUs) in April, increasing 5% on month, and 27.96 million units in January-April, growing 15% on year, according to the company.

TacBright to invest NT$3 billion to expand TAC film facilities

May 8, 20:40

TacBright Optronics, a TAC (triacetyl cellulose) film subsidiary of Taiwan-based Shinkong Synthetic Fibers (SSF), will invest NT$3 billion (US$100 million) to construct a new TAC...

Novatek looks strong sequential revenue growth in 2Q14

May 7, 14:29

Novatek Microelectronics expects its sales to grow 16.0-20.7% sequentially to NT$12.3-12.8 billion (US$40.8542.51 million) in the second quarter of 2014, buoyed by increasing shipments...

Tongli to establish R&D facilities in Taiwan

May 6, 16:20

China-based protective film maker Tongli Optoelectronic Technology will set up research and development facilities in Taiwan in order to further harness business opportunities from...

Taiwan LED chip makers expect to see increased orders from Korea TV vendors in 2Q14

May 2, 11:49

Taiwan LED chip makers expect to benefit from orders from Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics for direct-type LED TVs as of the second quarter of 2014.

Novatek expects to see 15-20% sequential growth in 2Q14 revenues

Apr 30, 10:55

Novatek Microelectronics is expected to see its consolidated revenues increase 15-20% sequentially in the second quarter of 2014, buoyed by orders for LCD driver ICs used in smartphones...

Radiant Opto-Electronics to begin shipping smartphone-use BLUs in 4Q14

Apr 28, 10:23

BLU (backlight unit) maker Radiant Opto-Electronics has developed BLUs specifically for 4-inch and above smartphones and will start shipments in the fourth quarter of 2014, company...

Coretronic expects TV and notebook BLU shipments increase in 2014

Apr 25, 11:12

BLU maker Coretronic expects to see 15% on-year shipment growth for products used in TVs, up from original estimates of 10%, and also expects its notebook BLU shipments to grow 15%,...

Jeng Shiang performance down in 1Q14; expected to increase 40% in 2Q14

Apr 24, 15:21

Small- to medium-size light guide plate maker Jeng Shiang Precision has reported first-quarter 2014 revenues reached NT$120 million (US$3.96 million), down 24% on quarter.

Digitimes Research: Single-layer multi-touch technology to enter tablet touch panel market

Apr 24, 14:28

The single-layer multi-touch applications, mass production of which has been enabled by touch IC designer Goodix' technology, requires only a single layer of ITO film to support 5-...

Digitimes Research: SoC technology for Ultra HD TVs to mature in 2015

Apr 21, 14:26

System on chip (SoC) solutions for Ultra HD TVs are expected to become more mature in 2015 as Ultra HD content, transmissions and display technology develop, according to Digitimes...

Taiwan makers showcase new technologies at Finetech 2014

Apr 18, 14:43

Makers in Taiwan's flat panel industry are sporting new technologies at the 2014 Finetech Japan exhibition.

Southern Taiwan Science Park sees January-February revenues down 5.42% on year

Apr 17, 12:17

The government-run Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) generated revenues of NT$83.108 billion (US$2.74 billion) for January-February 2014, decreasing 5.42% on year, according to...

Digitimes Research: Korea-based Silicon Works looks to ramp up LCD driver IC shipments for Ultra TVs

Apr 16, 16:02

Optimizing its experience of shipping LCD driver ICs for HD displays used in iPads, Korea-based Silicon Works is expected to ramp up its shipments of display driver ICs for Ultra...

Digitimes Research: ITO film price drop to slow metal mesh penetration in mid-size touch applications

Apr 15, 11:54

Metal mesh technology has entered mass production at some China-based touch panel makers, such as O-film, since the second half of 2013. It helped O-film become the largest notebook...

Coretronic ships 6.59 million BLUs in March

Apr 10, 12:26

Coretronic has revealed it shipped 6.59 million backlight units (BLUs) in March, increasing 2% sequentially, and its first-quarter BLU shipments grew 14% on year to 21.05 million...

Wah Hong reports increased performance in March

Apr 8, 15:02

Optical film maker Wah Hong has reported its March 2014 consolidated revenues reached over NT$1.04 billion (US$34.4 million), up 26.48% on month and up 11.06% on year.

FocalTech to acquire Orise through share swaps

Apr 8, 14:14

Touchscreen controller IC vendor FocalTech Systems will acquire LCD driver IC supplier Orise Technology through share swaps, according to the two companies.

Atmel and Corning collaborate on ultra-thin, next-generation touchscreens

Apr 2, 10:45

Corning and Atmel have announced they are collaborating to develop ultra-thin capacitive touchscreens with multi-touch performance for next-generation applications.

FocalTech to ship 300 million touchscreen controller chips in 2014, says paper

Apr 1, 13:16

FocalTech Systems is expected to ship over 300 million touchscreen controller ICs in 2014 compared to 200 million shipped in 2013, according to a Chinese-language Liberty Times...

LED 1Q14 pricing remains flat despite increased Ultra HD TV and lighting demand, says LEDinside

Mar 31, 21:22

LED pricing declined 5-9% in first-quarter 2014 as distribution channel inventory levels gradually returned to norm and manufacturers stocked up before the China May Day holidays,...

Hinge maker Syncmold enjoys over 20% gross margins in 2013

Mar 31, 21:13

Taiwan-based hinge maker Syncmold has announced consolidated revenues of NT$9.07 billion (US$297.8 million) for 2013, up 7.2% on year, gross margins of 22.04%, down slightly from...

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