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Computex 2010: China-based Malata to start mass producing e-book readers in August

Jun 4, 01:30

China-based PC player Malata plans to start the mass production of its e-book readers in August and will offer both Wintel and ARM-based designs, according to the company.

Malata's Tegra-based e-book reader

Computex 2010: A look at the e-book readers

Jun 4, 01:25

The surging popularity of e-book readers have sent many vendors and makers jumping on he bandwagon. At Computex 2010, there is an E-Reading section (booth C510) showcasing the latest...

BenQ nReader

Hanwang aims to lead global e-book reader market in 2 years, says chairman

Jun 3, 01:05

China-based Hanwang Technology, which markets its products under the Hanvon brand, aims to become the largest vendor of e-book readers worldwide in two years, according to company...

Hanwang chairman Liu Yingjian

Computex 2010: Delta shows 13-inch CF color e-Magazine

Jun 2, 15:12

Taiwan-based Delta Electronics is showcasing its 13-inch color e-book reader, the e-Magazine, using color filter (CF) in the E-Reading section (Booth C510) at Computex 2010.

Delta 13-inch color e-book reader, the e-Magazine

Netronix aims to be largest e-book reader maker at end of 2010

Jun 2, 14:07

Taiwan-based Netronix, based on its current orders, expects its monthly ODM/OEM shipments of e-book readers to increase from 30,000-50,000 units currently to 80,000 units in the third...

Computex 2010: Tablet PCs, e-book readers and 3D products are the spotlights

Jun 1, 12:23

Computex Taipei 2010, which will take place during June 1-5, will have 1,715 global IT players exhibiting their products across 4,861 booths. The show is expected to attract 35,000...

Computex 2010: Touchscreen products are everywhere

Jun 1, 11:42

Touchscreen products will be one of the focuses during Computex 2010, despite that there is no individual section dedicated to the segment, as vendors of handheld devices such as...

Computex 2010: Hanwang showing latest e-book readers

Jun 1, 01:15

China-based Hanwang Technology, which markets its products under the Hanvon brand, is attending Computex 2010 on June 1-5 to showcase its latest e-book readers and other devices.

ViewSonic launches 6-inch e-book readers

May 28, 12:11

ViewSonic has recently introduced four 6-inch e-book readers, the VEB632, VEB630, VEB625 and VEB620, using EPD from Prime View International (PVI).

ViewSonic e-book readers - VEB632 (Yuan-Liou Jin Yong), VEB630,VEB625 and VEB620

Acer introduces a 7-inch tablet PC

May 28, 10:54

Acer on May 27 introduced a 7-inch tablet PC along with other products such as e-book readers, all-in-one PCs and smartphones in Beijing. The tablet PC uses a processor from Qualcomm...

Acer's tablet PC

Acer announces new e-book reader and touchscreen devices

May 27, 17:13

Acer has announced LumiRead, a e-book reader that supports Acer's clear.fi solution, a content supply platform which allows consumers to access and share e-books and audio-books.

Acer LumiRead e-book reader

PVI to take measures to increase production efficiency

May 20, 16:42

Since Prime View International (PVI) currently does not have plans to expand its LCD panel capacity, the company plans to take measures to increase its LCD panel production efficiency...

Hanwang announces two tablet PCs

May 20, 14:07

China-based e-book reader maker Hanwang has announced two tablet PCs, the TouchPad B10 and B20, targeting the enterprise market. Both are manufactured by First International Computer...

China players aggressively entering tablet PC market

May 6, 14:06

China-based PC players including first-tier notebook brand Lenovo, e-book reader brand Hanwang and white-box brand Malata, have all expressed their interest in entering the tablet...

Qisda expects to ship 400,000 e-book readers in 2010, says president

Apr 29, 16:46

Qisda currently ships more than 10,000 e-book readers per month and expects shipments to increase significantly starting in June-July to enable a yearly volume of 400,000 units in...

Qisda president and CEO Hsiung Hui

China market to witness fast growing sales of e-book readers, says PVI chairman

Apr 27, 11:56

The sales volume of e-book readers in the China market as a percentage of the global total sales rapidly increased from less than 10% in 2009 to 23% in the first quarter of 2010 and...

Nook outnumbers Kindle in March, says Digitimes Research

Apr 26, 14:56

Manufacturers' e-book reader shipments to Barnes & Noble surpassed those to Amazon in March 2010, as demand for nook was picking up, according to Digitimes Research.

PVI to invest US$500 million to expand EPD business in China

Apr 19, 14:57

Prime View International (PVI) has announced to invest US$500 million to expand its electrophoretic display (EPD) business in China and to cooperate with China-based fanshu.com and...

E-paper shipments up 417% on year in 2009, says DisplaySearch

Apr 14, 13:49

Shipments of e-paper increased to five million units in 2009, up 417% on year from 950,000 units in 2008, mainly due to the popularity of e-book readers, particularly Amazon's Kindle,...

Qisda solves e-book reader volume production issues, 2010 shipment projection unchanged

Apr 12, 11:17

Qisda has found solutions to issues regarding its panel materials and manufacturing processes, the company said recently. It expects a full recovery from the production glitches seen...

Wistron to produce 6-inch e-book readers for Hong Kong publisher

Apr 1, 16:46

Wistron is cooperating with a Hong Kong-based publisher to tap China's e-book market, and plans to launch a 6-inch e-book reader in June 2010, according to industry sources.

E-book reader, cloud computing and 3D to be spotlights of Computex 2010

Mar 31, 16:19

Computex Taipei 2010, which will take place during June 1-5, is expected to have a total of 1,750 exhibitors and 4,700 booths, up from last year's 1,700 and 4,495, respectively, while...

SiPix signs with China-based publisher to tap China e-book readers market

Mar 31, 15:01

SiPix Technology, an EPD subsidiary of AU Optronics (AUO), on March 30 signed an agreement of strategic cooperation with China-based Shanghai Century Publishing Group in Shanghai...

Worldwide e-book reader shipments to reach 28 million by 2013, says Digitimes Research

Mar 24, 17:13

Global e-book reader shipments will increase from 700,000 units in 2008 to 28 million units in 2013, representing a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of 386%, according to a recently...

Global e-book reader shipments

CeBIT 2010: MSI to showcase notebooks and e-book readers

Feb 25, 14:24

Micro-Star International (MSI) plans to showcase about 30 of its latest notebook models as well as e-book readers at CeBIT 2010 in Germany, from March 2-6.

Qisda reports January revenues of almost NT$7 billion

Feb 5, 15:55

Qisda has announced January revenues of NT$6.73 billion (US$210.08 million), down 3.6% sequentially from NT$6.98 billion, but up 22.4% on year from NT$5.5 billion.

Global e-book reader shipments may exceed 10 million units in 2010, says PVI chairman

Feb 4, 16:41

Prime View International (PVI) chairman Scott Liu has said he expects global e-book reader shipments in 2010 will have a chance to surpass 10 million since over 50 new vendors are...

iPad will not impact China e-book reader market, says Hanwang chairman

Feb 1, 15:40

The launch of Apple's iPad will not impact China's e-book and e-book reader market, and may actually help to further promote the market, according to China-based e-book reader vendor...

Taiwan market: BenQ launches e-book platform in cooperation with eBook Japan

Jan 27, 14:56

BenQ has announced the launch of eBook Taiwan, an online integrated digital content platform for e-book readers, in the Taiwan market. The company also recently launched the own-brand...

Asustek to launch two e-book readers in 2Q10, say sources

Jan 26, 11:23

Taiwan-based vendor Asustek Computer is expected to launch a 6-inch e-book reader (DR-57) and a 9-inch model (DR-950) for sale in the US and Europe markets as soon as the second quarter...

Taiwan market: CHT expanding e-book service

Jan 20, 15:17

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has announced that its e-book service platform, the Hami Bookstore, will be accessible by handsets built on Symbian and Windows Mobile platforms starting the...

CES 2010: Samsung launch 3D LED TV, e-book readers, and Samsung Apps

Jan 8, 15:40

Samsung Electronics is showcasing its latest series of 3D-capable TVs, e-book readers and launching its Samsung Apps website at the ongoing 2010 International Consumer Electronics...

Samsung e-book reader, E6

CES 2010: MSI to showcase dual-screen e-book reader and 3D notebook, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 4, 15:40

Micro-Star International (MSI) is expected to showcase a dual-screen e-book reader and a 3D notebook at CES 2010, which will be hosted from January 7-10 in Las Vegas, the US, according...

Shipments of 9.7-inch e-book readers to grow 300% on year in 2010, says Digitimes Research

Dec 31, 11:44

Shipments of 9.7-inch e-book readers are expected to grow 300-320% on year in 2010 and the surging demand may cause Prime View International (PVI) to face a capacity shortage, according...

Taiwan forms e-reading industry alliance

Dec 22, 14:51

The Taipei Computer Association (TCA) announced the formation of Taiwan's e-Reading Industry Promotion Alliance on December 21, with the group coming under the auspices of the Ministry...

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    Amazon Kindle Paperwhite e-book reader

    Amazon has introduced the fifth-generation Kindle e-book reader - Kindle Paperwhite - constructed with 62% more pixels and 25% increased contrast, a patented built-in front light...

    Photo: Company, Sep 17.

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    Amazon 6-inch Kindle e-book reader

    The latest generation Kindle features a new design that is 30% lighter at just 5.98 ounces, 18% smaller, and turns pages 10% faster, Amazon said. Althoughit is lighter and smaller,...

    Photo: Company, Oct 4.

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    Amazon Kindle Touch/Touch 3G e-book reader

    Kindle Touch is a new addition to Amazon's e-book reader family with a touch screen that makes it easier to turn pages, search, shop, and take notes - still with an e-ink display...

    Photo: Company, Sep 30.

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    Amazon Kindle Fire e-book reader

    Amazon has announce Kindle Fire for only US$199, which the vendor said gives consumers access to its collection of movies, TV shows, songs, apps, games, books, and magazines. Amazon's...

    Photo: Company, Sep 30.

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    Barnes and Noble's NOOKcolor e-book reader

    Barnes and Noble has introduced its latest e-book reader, the NOOKcolor. The e-book reader now is available for pre-order for US$249 and shipments will start on November 19. NOOKcolor...

    Photo: company, Oct 28.

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