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BenQ Solar obtains certification from Japan

Jun 25, 14:35

Taiwan-based BenQ Solar, a subsidiary of AU Optronics (AUO), has obtained Japan Electrical Safety & Environment Technology Laboratories' certification and has become one of the...

Japan market: PV FIT is high; so are barriers for foreign vendors

Jun 12, 14:41

The Japan government will begin to provide a feed-in tariff (FIT) rate of JPY42/kWh (US$0.53/kWh) for roof-top solar PV systems, estimated to lead to a high internal rate of return...

HTC adjusts strategy for North Asia, shifting focus to Japan

Jun 6, 11:46

HTC plans to adjust its marketing strategy for North Asia and will shift its resources to focus on the fast growing smartphone market in Japan, while maintaining a basic operating...

Digitimes Research: System costs drop rapidly in Japan solar market

May 7, 14:58

The residential solar PV system installation market in Japan grew significantly due to increasing clean energy awareness. The market expects new feed-in-tariff (FIT) policies to come...

solar cell

Digitimes Research: LED ceiling lights gain popularity in Japan market

Feb 16, 12:11

A recent invesitgation by Digitimes Reseach of the recent LED product prices and trends in the Japan market has revealed that the latest buzz there is the LED ceiling light.

LED lighting

Everlight to enter Japan lighting market in 2012, says chairman

Jan 20, 11:50

The market conditions for LED may still be in the clouds in first-half 2012, according to Robert Yeh, chairman of Taiwan-based LED packaging house Everlight. While attending Lighting...

Shenmao tapping Japan market

Jan 5, 01:00

Taiwan-based Shenmao Technology, which manufactures solder materials for IC assembly, has set up an office in Japan with the aim to cut into the supply chain of the country's first-tier...

Shenmao chairman San Lian Lee

LED light bulb price decreases steadily in September

Oct 20, 11:21

The price of LED light bulbs continued to drop steadily in September, according to LEDinside. The LED replacement for the traditional 40W incandescent light bulb saw average price...

Japan LED lighting market demonstrates healthy growth

Oct 7, 10:25

The March 2011 earthquake in Japan that caused a nuclear crisis has been driving the country to enthusiastically conserve energy, causing demand of LED lighting to grow. Sales of...

Lenovo pushes oversea acquisition to expand PC market share

Jul 19, 01:20

With China-based PC vendor Lenovo successfully surpassed Acer and became the third largest PC vendor worldwide in the second quarter, Lenovo CFO Wong Wai Ming pointed out that the...

Acer may fall out of the worldwide top-3 notebook ranking in 2Q11

Jun 16, 01:20

As Acer is still working on resolving its notebook inventory issues and expects to suffer a sequential shipment drop of 10% in the second quarter, Lenovo, the fourth-largest global...

Nichia to set up LED factory in China

May 27, 12:12

Japan-based Nichia, the world's largest producer of LED chips, will invest US$16 million to establish LED chip production and packaging lines with an annual capacity of 2.7 billion...

AOC 4Q10 sales up almost 60% on year

Mar 22, 01:50

Sales of AOC, a brand and business unit of TPV Technology, increased significantly by 58% on year in the fourth quarter of 2010 in the Asia Pacific (not include Japan) market and...

Eco-point policy in Japan helps drive up Taiwan SI TV shipments to a new high in 4Q10, says WitsView

Feb 10, 15:46

The contract manufacturing volume from Taiwan's TV SIs reached 10.84 million units in the fourth quarter of 2010, up by 19.6% sequentially, a record high quarterly growth in 2010,...

Asustek expects a slight drop in 1Q11 revenues

Jan 25, 01:10

Asustek Computer CFO David Chang recently pointed out that the company's revenues in the fourth quarter of 2010 met expectation though total was not a record as hoped. As for the...

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...

Japan makers expected to outsource 10% of LED lighting production to Taiwan in 2010

Aug 17, 14:28

Taiwan-based makers of LED lighting products could receive outsourced orders from Japan-based lighting device vendors worth up to 10% of the country's total shipments in 2010, according...

Lextar lands LED lighting OEM orders from Philips and Osram

Aug 3, 11:27

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chipmaker Lextar Electronics, a subsidiary of AU Optronics (AUO), has landed OEM orders for LED lighting products from Europe-based vendors such...

TESS to increase monthly LED light bulb shipments to 500,000 units at year end

Jul 28, 14:01

Topco Energy Saving System (TESS), a Taiwan-based maker of LED light bulbs, shipped 50,000-60,000 units in May and 100,000 units are expected for July. Monthly shipments will rise...

MediaTek signs LTE licensing agreement with NTT DoCoMo

Jul 28, 11:47

MediaTek has announced it has entered into a licensing agreement with NTT DoCoMo regarding "LTE-PF," a mobile-terminal platform based on Long Term Evolution (LTE). Upon...

Japan market: Flat-panel TV shipments reach almost 9 million units in 1H10, says JEITA

Jul 26, 15:59

Shipments of flat-panel TV (larger than 10-inch) in Japan in the first half of 2010 totaled 8.99 million units, increasing 173.3% on year, according to data from the Japan Electronics...

Spansion announces new Japan subsidiary; Spansion Japan continues foundry services

May 25, 13:46

Spansion has announced its new Japan-based subsidiary, Spansion Nihon, has acquired the distribution business of Spansion Japan, its former subsidiary. Leading the new organization...

Japan solar cell shipments more than double in Jan-Mar, says JPEA

May 19, 10:43

Solar cell shipments from Japan in the quarter ending in March 2010 totaled 525.787MW, rising 115.2% on year and for the fourth consecutive quarter, according to Japan Photovoltaic...

Genesis cooperates with JFE Engineering to tap Japan LED lighting market

May 18, 15:07

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Genesis Photonics has announced cooperation with Japan-based JFE Engineering to supply LED lighting products for the latter to market...

Japan chip gear book-to-bill ratio jumps in January 2010, says SEAJ

Feb 23, 15:22

Japan-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers posted a book-to-bill ratio of 1.36 in January 2010 compared to 1.3 in the prior month and 0.55 a year earlier, according to Semiconductor...

Taiwan-based solar cell makers receiving urgent orders from Japan

Feb 2, 11:34

After Japan kicked off new feed-in tariff rates for photovoltaic (PV) system installations in November 2009, Japan-based suppliers have revised their projected total installation...

Competition in Japan LED lighting market to benefit Taiwan contract makers

Jan 18, 14:41


The LED lighting market in Japan is expected to expand significantly in 2010 as major vendors, including Sharp and Toshiba, will continue to utilize aggressive pricing strategies...

Japan market: Flat-panel TV shipments up over 50% on year in November

Dec 28, 11:26

Flat-panel TV shipments increased 55.9% on year to 1.53 million units in November in Japan, mainly due to growing demand for digital TVs and eco-friendly devices, according to the...

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...

Topoint, Key Ware enter Japan drill bit supply chain

Oct 27, 16:40

Taiwan-based drill bit maker Topoint Technology has entered the supply chain of Japan-based substrate maker Ibiden Electronics, while Key Ware Electronics has also received orders...

Key Ware drill bits

LTE infrastructure market to top US$5 billion in 2013, says Infonetics Research

Oct 21, 16:48

The LTE infrastructure market is expected to top US$5 billion, fueled by E-Utran macrocell (eNodeB) deployments, and the number of LTE service subscribers is expected to exceed 72...

Japan-based maker to buy a Taiwan-based a-Si thin-film PV maker

Oct 16, 15:09

A major Japan-based producer of PV products has visited several a-Si thin-film PV module makers in Taiwan looking to potentially acquire one of them, according to industry sources...

Amtran September revenues up almost 50% on year

Oct 7, 13:56

Taiwan-based TV maker Amtran Technology has reported revenues of NT$5.31 billion (US$165.22 million) for September, down slightly by 0.94% from the NT$5.36 billion recorded in August,...

Failure as opportunity to learn: Q&A with Corning CEO Wendell P Weeks

Sep 30, 15:32

Many companies went bankrupt in the financial storm, and the remaining companies also learned the lesson the hard way. In the aftermath of the financial woes, many enterprises are...

Corning CEO and Chairman Wendell P Weeks

Japan likely to become largest PV market, say Taiwan makers

Sep 30, 15:00

While Germany and Italy may reduce feed-in tariffs for grid-connected photovoltaic (PV) power generation, Japan will bring into force its rates in January 2010, and thus Japan stands...

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    Sharp will introduce into the Japanese market nine models of LED lamps with high energy efficiency and long service life. These mercury-free lamps have the same standard screw-in...

    Photo: Sharp, Aug 25.

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    Photo: Company, Oct 2.

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    Kairen digital photo frame keychain

    Japan-based Kairen has introduced a digital photo frame key chain, the PHOTTY-AL15. The product features a 1.5-inch LCD screen with 128128 resolution, and 250:1 contrast ratio,...

    Photo: Company, Aug 6.

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    Fujitsu FLEPia color e-paper display

    Fujitsu Frontech and Fujitsu Laboratories have announced the start of consumer sales in Japan of a color electronic paper display (EPD) mobile terminal, the FLEPia. The FLEPia features...

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