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  • Last update: Tuesday 18 June 2013 [234 news items]

Qisda reportedly to produce Nook Color

Sep 5, 11:44

Qisda is expected to receive orders from Barnes & Noble for the vendor's Nook Color e-book reader, with annual shipments likely to reach one million units in 2012, according to...

Touch component makers expect strong sales in September

Aug 29, 15:17

Sales of small- to medium-size touchscreen component makers expect sales to pick up significantly starting September 2011 with touch panel orders from tablet PC, smartphone and e-book...

Combined tablet and e-book reader semiconductor opportunity to approach US$16 billion in 2015, says In-Stat

Aug 26, 15:21

Many predicted the demise of the e-book reader market when Apple launched the iPad, igniting the tablet market frenzy, according to In-Stat. While the tablet market's growth has had...

China market: Over 300,000 e-book readers sold in 2Q11, says Analysys

Aug 19, 16:11

There were 311,200 e-book readers sold in the China market during second-quarter 2011, increasing 2.3% on quarter and 29.1% on year, according to China-based consulting company Analysys...

Wintek sees increased July revenues

Aug 3, 01:20

Touch panel maker Wintek reported July revenues of NT$8,561 million (US$297 million), an on-month increase of 16% and on-year increase of 61%. Accumulated revenues from January-July...

Increasing back-to-school demand to boost PC and e-book reader sales

Jul 25, 16:48

Sales of notebook, desktop and e-book readers, which are targeting education and document processing purposes, will have a chance to see a significant growth in the third quarter...

Foxconn reportedly lands 10.1-inch tablet PC orders from Amazon

Jul 14, 10:49

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has reportedly landed orders for 10.1-inch tablet PCs from Amazon with shipments to begin in 2012, while Quanta Computer has begun...

Hanvon first to adopt E Ink-developed color e-paper display

Jun 15, 10:21

Hanvon Technology, the largest China-based vendor of e-book readers, is the first client adopting a color e-paper display developed by Taiwan-based E Ink Holdings (EIH) and will launch...

China market: Hanvon lowers e-book reader prices, says report

May 16, 10:11

Hanvon Technology, the largest vendor of e-book readers in China, announced the reduction in retail prices for its e-book readers at a national sales agent conference on May 13, according...

Delta optimistic about e-paper applications

May 3, 01:20

Taiwan-based Delta Electronics has recently invested NT$2-3 billion (US$69.97-104.95 million) to develop e-paper technologies at its plants in Taiwan. But as demand for e-book readers...

Quanta receives tablet PC orders from Amazon, say upstream sources

May 3, 01:05

Taiwan-based notebook maker Quanta Computer has recently received OEM orders from Amazon for its reported tablet PC, according to sources from upstream component makers. The device's...

Rise of e-book readers to result in decline of book publishing business, says IHS iSuppli

Apr 29, 15:00

Marking a major inflection point, the book publishing industry has entered a period of long-term decline because of the rising sales of e-book readers, new IHS iSuppli research ind...

Digitimes Insight: 2011 global e-book reader shipments to reach 27 million units

Apr 28, 12:10

Demand for e-book readers remained strong in first-quarter 2011, with global shipments soaring 236% on year to 4.8 million units. Digitimes Research believes global e-book reader...

Global e-book reader shipment share by geography

China market: 1Q11 e-book reader sales down over 7% sequentially

Apr 22, 16:06

Sales of e-book readers reached 282,500 units the China market during the first quarter of 2011, decreasing 7.41% sequentially but increasing 13.41% on year, according to China-based...

Barnes & Noble already takes delivery of 3 million Nook Color e-book readers, say sources

Mar 28, 15:26

Barnes & Noble has taken delivery of close to three million Nook Color e-book readers from its production partner, according to an estimate by sources from the Nook Color supply...

Nearly 18 million media tablets and 12 million e-book readers shipped in 2010, says IDC

Mar 11, 12:35

According to the IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Media Tablet and eReader Tracker, 10.1 million media tablets were shipped in the fourth quarter of 2010, more than double the 4.5 million...

Qisda posts record high quarterly revenues for 4Q10

Mar 4, 01:05

Qisda has announced consolidated revenues of NT$24.18 billion (US$819.46 million) for the fourth quarter of 2010, increasing 5.6% sequentially and a quarterly high since 2009. Operating...

CeBIT 2011: ECS to showcase tablet PCs

Feb 22, 01:15

Taiwan-based motherboard maker Elitegroup Computer System (ECS) is set to showcase its latest 10.1-inch Windows 7- and Android-based tablet PCs at CeBIT 2011, which will be hosted...

Sony to launch tablet PCs with gaming, music and e-book reader functionality

Feb 18, 01:30

Sony is expected to launch tablet PCs with multimedia functionalities in the second quarter of 2011, and is likely to outsource production to Quanta Computer, according to industry...

E Ink to triple EPD capacity in 2011

Feb 16, 01:50

Amid increasing demand for e-paper, as well as FFS panels for tablet PCs and smartphones, electrophoretic display (EPD) maker E Ink Holdings (EIH) plans to expand its EPD capacity...

E Ink posts January revenues of NT$3.88 billion

Feb 9, 01:30

E Ink Holding (EIH) has posted revenues of NT$3.88 billion (US$134.21 million) for January 2011, up 5% sequentially and 147% on year.

AUO expects mass production of AMOLED panels at 3.5G plant in 2H11

Jan 28, 01:25

AU Optronics (AUO) is currently installing equipment for AMOLED production at its 3.5G line and is scheduled to start mass production in the second half of 2011, according to executive...

CES 2011: Hanvon unveils large-screen, high-resolution e-book reader

Jan 7, 16:36

Hanvon has unveiled the Hanvon WISEreader E920, a large-screen, high-resolution e-book reader, at CES 2011 (LVCC South Hall Booth #36062). The Hanvon WISEreader has a 9.7-inch screen...

Foxconn plans to push Mirasol panels in color e-book reader market

Jan 6, 01:55

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) plans to cooperate with upstream partners to push Mirasol panels in the color e-book reader market, according to market watchers.

China market: Over 1 million e-book readers sold in 2010, says Analysys

Jan 5, 11:26

Over one million e-book readers were sold in the China market in 2010, hiking by about 168% from 2009, but the growth in 2011 sales will slow down to below 40%, according to Analysys...

HyDrive seeing weak demand in notebook industry

Jan 4, 01:45

HyDrive, an optical drive model that features a built-in solid state drive (SSD) and was launched by Hitachi LG Data Storage (HLDS) as well as Toshiba-Samsung Storage Technology (TSST),...

Hanvon turns to e-book reader solutions combining hardware and software

Dec 28, 01:35

As China-based e-book reader maker Hanvon Technology has recently achieved sales over one million units, the company plans to expand its business model from only selling hardware...

CPT/Pixel Qi co-develop low-power transmission TFT-LCD panel to start mass production in 2Q11

Dec 24, 01:40

Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) has developed a low-power transmission TFT-LCD panel with Pixel Qi, and will showcase three sizes of the panel at CES held from January 6-9, 2011 in Las...

The e-book reader market: Q&A with E Ink chairman Scott Liu and Hanvon chairman Liu Yingjian (Part II)

Dec 21, 10:22

Developing color e-book readers using e-paper has been a challenge for makers. But Hanvon, at this year's FPD International in Japan in November, announced what is considered to be...

E Ink chairman Scott Liu, left and Hanvon chairman Liu Ying-jian

The e-book reader market: Q&A with E Ink chairman Scott Liu and Hanvon chairman Liu Yingjian (Part I)

Dec 20, 11:10

Developing color e-book readers using e-paper has been a challenge for makers. But Hanvon, at this year's FPD International in Japan in November, announced what is considered to be...

Scott Liu and Liu Yingjian

Barnes & Noble to upgrade Nook Color e-book readers to tablet PCs

Dec 17, 01:55

Barnes & Noble will upgrade its Nook Color e-book readers to support Android 2.2 OS in January 2011, allowing the book retailer to venture into the tablet PC market.

E Ink to set up subsidiary in China to develop e-book hardware

Dec 16, 01:20

Small- to medium-size TFT-LCD panel and electrophoretic display (EPD) maker E Ink Holdings will invest US$6.61 million to set up a subsidiary in China to design and develop hardware...

E Ink December revenues may exceed NT$3 billion

Dec 15, 01:10

E-book reader panel shipments are expected to increase significantly in December due to seasonality and Sony's return in Japan, and revenues of Taiwan-based electrophoretic display...

Worldwide sales of connected e-readers on track to reach 6.6 million units in 2010, says Gartner

Dec 8, 16:41

Worldwide connected e-reader sales to end users are forecast to total 6.6 million units in 2010, up 79.8% from 2009 sales of 3.6 million units, according to research firm Gartner...

Inventec Appliances aims to ship 10 million handsets in 2011

Dec 8, 12:28

Taiwan-based handset maker Inventec Appliances expects to ship 10 million handsets in 2011 thanks to strong ODM orders and own-brand sales. The company's overall shipments should...

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    PocketBook CAD Reader equipped with E Ink Fina

    E Ink has announced its Fina, a new thin and lightweight electronic paper display (EPD) technology. Fina will be the first EPD that will go into mass production for small to large...

    Photo: Company, Dec 4.

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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.

  • Amazon+Kindle+Fire+e%2Dbook+reader

    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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