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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...

BenQ to launch e-book readers in China market in February 2010

Dec 22, 14:47

BenQ plans to launch its own-brand e-book reader, the nReader, in Taiwan, China and Japan next year. The Taiwan launch is slated for January, to be followed by China in February and...

China-based digital publishing platform ChineseAll seeking Taiwan-based partners

Dec 22, 14:23

ChineseAll, the largest provider of online digital publication services in China, is seeking cooperation with Taiwan-based makers of e-book readers and handsets as well as providers...

Taiflex chairman predicts 10-15% growth for Asia FPCB market in 2010

Dec 18, 17:06

The FPCB market in Asia will grow 10-15% in 2010 thanks to increased demand coming from ultra-thin notebooks, smartphones and e-book readers, according to Sun Ta-Wen, chairman of...

China market: Consumer IC designers eyeing demand for e-book reader applications

Dec 16, 13:44

China-based consumer IC designers are optimistic about demand for e-book related products in Shenzhen and expect to enjoy an explosion in shipment growth of controller ICs and LCD...

Delta to expand e-paper product lines

Dec 11, 14:51

Taiwan-based Delta Electronics plans to broaden its e-paper business into not only the e-book reader and e-tag markets, but also to applications such as highway billboards, according...

Netronix to ramp up monthly e-book reader capacity to 200,000 units in early 2010

Dec 4, 12:20

Taiwan-based network equipment and e-book reader maker Netronix plans to ramp up its e-book reader production capacity to 200,000 units a month in early 2010, up from 100,000 units...

PVI revenues grow 264% on year in November

Dec 3, 15:09

Electrophoretic display (EPD) maker Prime View International (PVI) has posted revenues of NT$1.56 billion (US$48.6 million) for November 2009, up 20% sequentially and 264% on year.

AUO ships e-book reader panels to China-based Hanwang

Dec 1, 11:56

AU Optronics (AUO) has started shipping 9-inch e-book reader panels to China-based Hanwang, with related products likely to hit the market in 2010, according to market sources.

AUO raises global e-book reader shipment forecast

Nov 27, 16:35

AU Optronics (AUO) has increased its estimation of the global e-book reader market, expecting worldwide shipments of e-book readers to top 10 million units in 2010 from its previous...

ITRI showcases 6-inch flexible display produced by AUO

Netronix developing e-book readers on Android platform

Nov 27, 15:57

Network equipment maker Netronix is currently cooperating with Texas Instruments (TI) to develop e-book readers on the Android platform and expects shipments to top one million units...

Netronix chairman Arthur Lu presents an e-book reader

Taiwan PCB makers not rushing to HDI boards for e-book readers

Nov 26, 16:49

With the exception of Gold Circuit Electronics (GCE), most Taiwan PCB makers are still reluctant to enter the production of HDI boards for e-book readers as demand from the sector...

HannStar and LG Display sign patent cross-licensing agreement

Nov 25, 14:13

HannStar Display signed a patent cross-licensing agreement for TFT-LCD technology with LG Display on November 24, 2009, retroactively effective as of January 1, 2009, according to...

IT Month 2009: BenQ and Fujitsu to showcase e-book readers

Nov 24, 14:13

Taiwan-based BenQ and Japan-based Fujitsu will showcase e-book readers at the IT Month 2009 consumer trade show in Taiwan. The show will run from November 28 to January 1, 2010.

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PVI EPD production in full swing for year-end shopping, says chairman

Nov 23, 16:59

Prime View International (PVI) is gearing up its EPD shipments to clients for the year-end shopping season, company chairman Scott Liu has said, amid reports that two of its major...

Major price cuts for e-book readers unlikely in 2010, says PVI chairman

Nov 23, 11:37

Prices of e-book readers are unlikely to drop sharply to as low as US$100 in 2010, as the market has just started to take off, and there is little need for vendors to resort to price...

PVI chairman expects e-book reader market to more than double in 2010

Nov 19, 11:50

Electrophoretic display (EPD) maker Prime View International (PVI) chairman Scott Liu has forecast that the global e-book reader market will more than double in 2010, compared to...

BenQ debuts own-brand e-book reader, aims at global sales of 300,000 units in 2010

Nov 18, 14:58

BenQ has introduced its own-brand e-book reader, the nReader, and plan to launch it together with its online e-book trading platform in Taiwan in January 2010 and then in Japan and...

BenQ e-book reader, the nReader

CPT to offer 3D, multi-touch and EPD panels, says president

Nov 12, 16:18

Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) plans to broaden its product lines and will start shipping 3D, multi-touch and EPD (electrophoretic display) panels as early as the end of 2009, according...

Network equipment maker Netronix expanding e-book reader production lines

Nov 12, 14:53

Taiwan-based network equipment maker Netronix will begin to expand its production lines for e-book readers at the end of 2009 instead of the first quarter of 2010 as originally planned...

E-readers will take off for holiday shoppers in 2010, says Gartner

Nov 11, 15:37

This year is likely to be remembered as a watershed in the evolution of e-books and e-readers with several milestones and product launches standing out as catalysts for change in...

Taiwan market: CHT, FET and Taiwan Mobile competing for e-book services

Nov 6, 15:11

The top-three Taiwan-based telecom carriers Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) and Taiwan Mobile are all eager to offer e-book services in order to help...

Acer chairman calls for cross-strait cooperation on WiMAX, e-book readers

Nov 4, 16:14

Acer chairman JT Wang, who also serves as chairman of the Taipei Computer Association (TCA), has invited China-based players to attend Computex 2010 and hopes participation could...

HannStar Display to begin shipping touch panels in March 2010

Oct 30, 14:58

LCD panel maker HannStar Display has entered design-in for the production of touch panels in cooperation with color filter (CF) maker Sintek Photronic with volume shipments slated...

CMO to starts shipping e-book display panels in 4Q09

Oct 27, 14:18

LCD panel maker Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) will start shipping 6- and 9-inch e-book reader panels to its e-paper production partner Prime View International (PVI) in the fourth...

MSI developing Tegra-based e-book reader, still no plans for Gigabyte

Oct 27, 12:19

Micro-Star International (MSI) chairman Joseph Hsu revealed that the company is currently in development of an Nvidia Tegra-based e-book reader, but since the device still has some...

MSI and Gigabyte expect strong notebook shipment growth in 2010

Oct 27, 12:10

Micro-Star International (MSI) and Gigabyte Technology recently revealed that their notebook shipments picked up in the second half of the year and both companies are optimistic about...

AUO aims to ship 1-2 million e-book reader panels in 2010

Oct 23, 15:50

LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) aims to ship 1-2 million e-book reader panels in 2010, taking as much as almost one third of the global market for the segment, according to company...

AUO president and CEO LJ Chen

Delta to ramp up e-book reader EPDs in 2Q10

Oct 14, 15:18

Taiwan-based Delta Electronics has begun shipments of e-paper panels for medical display devices, and expects to launch e-paper panels for e-book readers in the second quarter of...

Business opportunities from smartbooks and e-book readers: Q&A with Inventec Appliances chairman Jackson Chang

Oct 14, 11:19

Inventec Appliances is an ODM maker rolling out MP3 players, GPS devices, smartphones, VoIP phones, and 3G data cards, and yet it is also the vendor of OKWAP-brand handsets. In addition,...

Inventec Appliances chairman Jackson Chang

IC designer AAT expected to benefit from AUO, PVI e-book reader, e-paper shipments

Oct 13, 15:02

Analog IC design house Advanced Analog Technology (AAT) has completed design-in of power management (PWM) ICs for e-book readers and e-paper displays developed by AU Optronics (AUO)...

Color e-book readers to become mainstream in 2011, says Digitimes Research

Oct 13, 14:06

Color e-book readers will account for 4-5% of the total global e-book reader shipments in the second half of 2010, and will become mainstream in 2011, according to Digitimes Resear...

LG Display unveils solar-powered e-book reader

Oct 13, 09:51

Korea-based LCD panel maker LG Display (LGD) has unveiled an e-book reader that is equipped with in-house developed thin-film solar cell.

LG Display solar-powered e-book reader

Mirle sees FPD equipment orders piling up

Oct 12, 11:11

Flat-panel display (FPD) equipment specialist Mirle Automation has seen the backlog in its orders reach NT$2.5 billion (US$77.64 million), including NT$1.5 billion from the display...

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