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Micron talks about its integrated global operations

Apr 26, 15:37

Micron Technology has been actively allocating its global resources to enhance its DRAM and NAND flash product lines, according to Wayne Allan, VP of global manufacturing at the US-based...

PTI to enjoy robust demand for NAND flash

Apr 20, 10:25

Robust demand for NAND flash memory will boost revenues at packaging and testing company Powertech Technology (PTI) in the second half of 2017, according to industry sources.

PTI to buy Micron backend plant in Japan

Apr 17, 11:12

Taiwan-based Powertech Technology (PTI), a backend house specializing in NAND flash and DRAM memory chips, has announced plans to fully acquire Micron Akita, Micron Technology's assembly...

Semi material distributor Topco seeing more favorable silicone market

Apr 17, 10:45

The market for silicone materials is expected to turn healthy as China-based suppliers reduce their output, according to Topco, which distributes and sells silicone materials for...

WiseChip Semiconductor showcases flexible PMOLED panels at Finetech Japan 2017

Apr 10, 11:49

PMOLED (passive matrix OLED) panel maker WiseChip Semiconductor showcased 1.36- and 1.8-inch flexible PMOLED panels with radii of less than 40mm and thickness of 0.3mm at Finetech...

Japan 2016 digital camera shipments shrink 31.7%, says CIPA

Apr 7, 15:36

Japan-based vendors together shipped 24.19 million digital cameras globally in 2016, decreasing 31.7% on year, according to Japan-based Camera & Imaging Products Association (C...

Intel collaborating with Preferred Networks in Japan on deep learning

Apr 7, 14:19

Intel is collaborating with Japan-based Preferred Networks (PFN) on the development of Chainer, PFN's open source framework for deep learning, with the aim of accelerating deep learning...

Tablet shipments in Japan drop for first time in 2016, says research firm

Apr 7, 11:21

There were 8.51 million tablets shipped in Japan in 2016, decreasing 9.8% on year, and marking the first annual decrease, according to Japan-based MM Research Institute.

Digitimes Research: 8K technology developed for medical application in Japan

Mar 31, 11:40

8K-resolution display technology is being developed for medical application in Japan, with typical cases being use in endoscopic surgery by National Cancer Center Hospital and in...

Foxconn to hike Sharp TV panel capacity in Japan, says IHS Markit

Mar 24, 16:04

Foxconn Electronics, after becoming the largest shareholder of Sharp, aims to increase global sales of Sharp-produced Aquos-branded LCD TVs to 10-12 million units in 2017 and will...

Digitimes Research: MVNOs growing in Japan due to government easing unlocking rules

Mar 23, 10:09

The Japan government relaxed regulations on unlocking SIM of handsets in early 2017 and consequently MVNO (mobile virtual network operator) business has been in booming development...

Japan PV makers to face impact from feed-in tariff cuts, says Nikkei

Mar 20, 15:50

The Japan government will lower feed-in tariff rates for renewable energy beginning April 2017, and for Japan-based PV makers, this is equivalent to ending favorable subsidization...

Global HDD shipments in 2016 estimated at 425.8 million units, says IDEMA Japan

Mar 2, 10:53

There were 425.8 million hard disk drives (HDDs) shipped globally in 2016, slipping 9.2% on year, and annual shipments kept decreasing from the peak of 651.4 million units in 2010,...

Digitimes Research: Japan aims at 20% of cars to be self-driving in 2030

Mar 1, 13:47

Japan-based automobile makers have been developing self-diving cars and Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) aims at 20% of cars to be self-driving models in 2030,...

Digitimes Research: LED, optoelectronics focus on automotive applications at Lighting Japan 2017

Feb 15, 23:00

Exhibitors focused LED and optoelectronics devices at Lighting Japan 2017 in Tokyo during January 18-20 on automotive applications, according to Digitimes Research.

Everlight sees setback in patent lawsuit with Nichia in Germany

Feb 7, 15:12

Everlight Electronics has maintained that it could still appeal against a German court ruling that favors Nichia in a LED patent lawsuit between the two companies.

Japan market: OLED TV prices fall, says Nikkei

Jan 26, 14:50

Retail prices for OLED TVs in the Japan market have dropped significantly due to decreases in price for OLED panels, according to Japan-based Nikkei.

Foxconn Electronics to have Sharp produce 4K TV panels in Japan

Jan 23, 10:23

Foxconn Electronics will have Sharp produce 45-, 55-, 80- and 90-inch LCD TV panels at its 8G factory in Kameyama City, central Japan, beginning 2017, according to industry sources...

Digitimes Research: KDDI sets up smart drone platform, Rakuten Mobile launches drone

Jan 19, 10:24

In the Japan market, mobile operator KDDI set up a smart drone platform to store photographs and video in a database in the fourth quarter of 2016, while MVNO (mobile virtual network...

Plus One Marketing sells 4.0 million smartphones globally in fiscal year 2016, says Nikkei

Jan 18, 14:55

Plus One Marketing, a Japan-based vendor of inexpensive smartphones for sale under the own brand Freetel, estimates global sales of four million smartphones, consisting of one million...

Digitimes Research: MVNOs growing fast in Japan, may face mergers due to price competition

Dec 20, 14:23

MVNO (mobile virtual network operator) services have seen fast growing demand in Japan mainly due to the government asking mobile telecom carriers to unlock SIM cards and stop offering...

Foxconn to benefit from education procurement orders in Japan, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 16, 15:01

Sharp is planning to release four new electronic dictionaries in January 2017, targeting mainly the Japan market. The project is codenamed Brain and the four products will feature...

Japan Display to offer narrow-bezel, flexible LCD panels, say reports

Dec 14, 15:02

Several China-based display panel makers have invested or plan to invest to set up AMOLED production lines. Japan Display, competing against AMOLED panel makers, will offer narrow-bezel...

Raspberry Pi production extends to Japan

Dec 5, 16:33

Distributor RS Components (RS) announced late last week that the latest iteration of the Raspberry Pi 3 credit-card-sized single-board computer will be manufactured in Japan under...

Sharp Jusda Logistics becomes subsidiary of Jusda in Japan

Dec 2, 16:04

Sharp Jusda Logistics, originally Sharp's logistics business unit, has reorganized to become a subsidiary of Jusda International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Foxconn Electronics,...

Japan market: 3Q16 solar cell, PV module shipments down 13%, 6% on year, says JPEA

Nov 28, 22:36

There were 385.766MWp of crystalline silicon solar cells and 1,664.631MWp of PV modules shipped in the Japan market during the second quarter of fiscal year 2016 (the third quarter...

Japan chip gear orders rise 7% in October, says SEAJ

Nov 22, 21:59

Japan-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers posted JPY139.3 billion (US$1.3 billion) in orders in October 2016 (three-month average basis), up 7.3% from JPY129.85 billion in...

E Ink to form strategic partnership with Japan Display

Nov 10, 13:59

EPD (electrophoretic display) electronic paper (e-paper) maker E Ink Holdings (EIH) on November 9 signed an MoU for strategic cooperation with Japan-based TFT-LCD panel maker Japan...

Digitimes Research: Japan CE market sees decreased DSLR sales, focus on VR, takeoff of drone demand in 3Q16

Oct 26, 13:37

The Japan CE (consumer electronics) market in the third quarter of 2016 was characterized by declining sales of DSLR cameras, focus of the 2016 Tokyo Game Show (TGS, September 15-18)...

Nichia wins patent infringement litigation in Japan

Oct 21, 10:32

The Tokyo District Court has judged that Tachibana Eletech and E&E Japan infringed on Nichia's Japan patent No. 2780618 for blue-light LED products, coded 1254 and 7344, they...

Digitimes Research: Japan electronic medical records market value to reach JPY259.4 billion in 2018

Oct 17, 15:39

Viewing that 82.5% of large hospitals with 400 or more beds in Japan have adopted electronic medical records, leading vendors of digital medical systems including NEC, Fujitsu and...

Japan market: Foxconn to launch in-house-produced smartphones

Oct 6, 15:13

Foxconn Electronics is expected to introduce its entry-level and mid-range smartphones into the Japan market through its subsidiary Sharp in the first quarter of 2017, according to...

Digitimes Research: Japan allows use of electronic rear-view mirrors

Oct 4, 11:52

Japan's Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) on June 17, 2016 approved the use of electronic rear-view mirrors, mainly consisting of cameras and displays,...

Sharp buys back office building in Japan

Sep 29, 12:00

Sharp has spent JPY13.9 billion (US$138.07 million) to buy back an office building that was across the road from its old headquarters, and related land in Osaka, Japan. The transaction...

JDI may release shares to Sharp, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 28, 15:24

Japan Display (JDI), an LCD panel supplier for Apple, may release a portion of its shares to Sharp, now a subsidiary of Foxconn Electronics, allowing Foxconn to indirectly land display...

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    At Computex Aidmics Biotechnology showcased its iSperm, which inspects pig sperm. It is a tool for animal husbandry. Aidmics said it has sold over 100 iSperm devices since its launch,...

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    Japan-based eyewear brand, JINS, has announced Meme smart eyewear for the US market in 2015 as part of its expansion plan outside of Asia. The JINS Meme (available with or without...

    Photo: Company, Dec 23.

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    Toshiba WERAM1100 wristband

    Toshiba has released a wearable fitness tracker, WERAM1100, for online sales in Japan. An integrated accelerometer enables the WERAM1100 to estimate physical activities, such as...

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