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Innolux to increase touch panel and LCD TV capacity in 2010

Sep 23, 11:50

Innolux Display will increase its monthly capacity for resistive and capacitive touch panels from two million units of 3.5-inch touch panels currently to seven million units in 2010,...

Taiwan government aims at 80% global market share for Taiwan-made e-book readers in 2013

Sep 16, 11:53

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) will be implementing a 5-year project with a total budget of NT$2.134 billion (US$65 million) to boost development of digital publication...

Qisda August revenues drop on lower LCD monitor shipments

Sep 7, 13:38

Qisda has announced consolidated revenues of NT$7.07 billion (US$215.27 million) for August, decreasing 5.3% from NT$7.47 billion for July and 15.9% from NT$8.4 billion for August...

Qisda entering e-paper display market at the end of 2009

Aug 28, 16:37

Qisda will start making e-book readers using panels from AU Optronics (AUO), with small volume production slated for the end of 2009 at the earliest, according to company CEO Hsiung...

AUO, PVI expect substantial e-paper shipment growth in 2010

Aug 28, 14:33

E-book reader shipments are expected to grow substantially in 2010 as AU Optronics (AUO), Prime View International (PVI) and other system makers all have forecast worldwide shipments...

Asustek to launch e-book reader under Eee family

Aug 27, 16:43

Asustek Computer plans to launch an e-book reader under its Eee brand by the end of 2009 at the earliest, according to company president Jerry Shen.

E-paper display revenues to exceed US$9 billion by 2018, says DisplaySearch

Aug 27, 16:38

The global e-paper display market will grow to 1.8 billion units and US$9.6 billion in revenues in 2018, from 22 million units and US$431 million in revenues in 2009, for a CAGR (compound...

SiPix to spend NT$10 billion expanding EPD capacity

Aug 25, 15:44

SiPix Imaging, an e-paper subsidiary of LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO), will invest NT$10 billion (US$304.09 million) to expand capacity in the next three years, said CT Liu,...

China Mobile to spend more than 120 billion yuan for TD-SCDMA CPE products, says chairman

Aug 25, 14:00

China Mobile will invest 120 billion yuan (US$17.57 billion) to build up its TD-SCDMA networks in the next three years, and the company will spend even more on purchasing TD-SCDMA...

Inventec Besta to launch e-book reader aimed at overseas Chinese market in 2Q10

Aug 25, 10:48

Inventec Besta, Taiwan's largest producer of electronic dictionaries, will launch it own-brand e-book reader in the second quarter of 2010, targeting the Taiwan market and the Chinese...

China Mobile and Foxconn discussing e-book reader production, reveals chairman

Aug 24, 14:00

China Mobile plans to team up with Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) for the production of e-book readers, company chairman Wang Jianzhou said recently in Taipei. Wang...

Fujitsu says no plans for Taiwan e-book manufacturing facility

Aug 21, 16:08

Fujitsu Frontech does not have plans to set up a cholesteric liquid crystal color e-book reader plant in Taiwan or set up production lines incorporating both front-end and back-end...

Delta Electronics sees gross margin up in 2Q09

Aug 19, 16:20

Taiwan-based Delta Electronics has released its second-quarter 2009 financial report, reporting a sequential rise of 2.7 percentage points in its gross margin to reach 21.2%.

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom to launch e-book service in September

Aug 19, 14:08

Taiwan's largest telecom carrier Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) on August 18 announced a strategic alliance with High Tech Computer (HTC), Microsoft Taiwan and a number of local publishing...

Fujitsu to set up color e-book reader production plant in Taiwan

Aug 18, 15:43

Japan-based Fujitsu will work with a Taiwan-based company to set up a plant in Taiwan to produce cholesteric liquid crystal color e-book readers, according to Liao Chi-Chang, manager...

PC vendors set to compete in tablet PC market

Aug 7, 10:26

PC vendors include Asustek Computer, Hewlett-Packard (HP), Dell and Micro-Star International (MSI) are all preparing to launch new tablet PCs as Apple is expected to release a 9.7-inch...

Taiwan market: Fujitsu launches color e-book reader

Aug 4, 16:06

Japan-based Fujitsu has launched its color e-book reader, the ELEPia, in the Taiwan market, targeting the sports marketing segment initially. The ELEPia has an 8-inch screen with...

SiPix starts on second e-paper plant

Jul 30, 16:05

SiPix Imaging, an e-paper subsidiary of AU Optronics (AUO), has recently started to establish its second e-paper plant to satisfy client demand, according to chairman, CT Liu.

AUO to start shipping e-paper for e-book readers from 5G lines in 3Q09

Jul 24, 15:13

AU Optronics (AUO) will utilize its 5G lines to produce e-paper for e-readers, with shipments expected to begin later in the third quarter of 2009, company president and CEO LJ Chen...

FET to launch e-book service

Jul 16, 14:52

Taiwan-based carrier Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) and local bookstore chain Eslite have signed an MOU (memorandum of understanding) for a strategic partnership to provide...

GCE HDI board shipments for Amazon Kindle to increase in 2H09

Jul 13, 16:44

Gold Circuit Electronics (GCE) has cut into the supply chain of Amazon's Kindle e-book products, and shipment volume is expected to reach 50% of Amazon's demand in the second half...

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FPD sales look flat over long term after 8 years of growth, says DisplaySearch

Jul 13, 12:21

Global flat panel display (FPD) revenues may rise only at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 1% each year from 2008 to 2016 after rising at 20% from 2000 to 2008, according to...

AUO to ship e-paper to Japan, China e-book vendors in 2H09, says CEO

Jun 23, 10:15

AU Optronics (AUO) president and CEO LJ Chen has indicated that LCD panel maker is working with e-book vendors in Japan and China and will start shipping e-paper to them in the second...

Taiwan players aim to set e-paper industry standards

Jun 12, 12:25

Taiwan has emerged as the world's powerhouse of e-paper production, looking to set the standards for one of the display industry's rising stars.

AUO to showcase 65-inch 3D display and e-book at Display Taiwan 2009

Jun 5, 11:29

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced that it will exhibit a series of advanced technologies at Display Taiwan 2009 (June 10-12 in Taipei), including what it calls the world's largest...

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E-book chip market to surpass US$1 billion by 2013, says In-Stat

Jun 3, 16:46

E-book shipments are taking off, with worldwide shipments expected to grow from almost one million units in 2008 to close to 30 million in 2013, according to In-Stat. This rapid shipment...

PVI reaches agreement to acquire E Ink

Jun 2, 12:07

Prime View International (PVI) has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire E Ink, a supplier of electronic paper display materials and intellectual property,...

Wintek to supply panel modules for upcoming Apple e-book form factor netbook

Newswatch - May 22, 16:49

Wintek has been selected as the panel module supplier for Apple's upcoming e-book form factor netbook product, according to Taiwan notebook related IC designers.

PVI says to delay color EPD launch to 2010

May 7, 15:49

Prime View International (PVI) will push back the launch of color electrophoretic displays (EPDs) to 2010, as there are still barriers to achieving satisfying results, according to...

LG Display to vie for EPD orders from China vendors

Apr 23, 12:29

Korea-based LG Display (LGD) will reportedly offer lower-than-average prices for electrophoretic displays (EPDs) in order to land orders from China electronic reading device (e-book)...

Foxconn hires software experts for e-book product line

Apr 9, 16:51

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has recently hired several software technicians to work on an e-book product line, according to market sources. However, Foxconn declined...

AUO takes major stake in EPD specialist SiPix

Mar 3, 14:44

TFT LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) has taken more than 30% of US-based SiPix Imaging, becoming the biggest shareholder of the e-paper specialist.

PVI expects Kindle 2 to boost EPD shipments, sources say

Newswatch - Feb 27, 16:49

Despite weak demand hitting its TFT-LCD panel business, Prime View International (PVI) expects to see strong shipments of its electrophoretic displays (EPDs) as the company's largest...

Netronix continues ramping e-book shipments in 4Q

Dec 25, 12:08

Taiwan-based network equipment maker Netronix continues ramping up e-book shipments although some of its new product lines such as industry PCs (IPCs) and IP cameras have been hit...

AUO to enter e-book display market

Nov 14, 01:15

Taiwan-based first-tier LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) has decided to enter the e-book display market in 2009, according to market sources.

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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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