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Solar cell makers have yet to see impact from Kyocera 3-busbar patent

Oct 16, 12:18

Japan-based solar firm Kyocera obtained a patent for 3-busbar solar cell structure in Japan on September 4, 2012. According to foreign media reports, the firm may use the patent to...

40W retrofit LED light bulb retail prices fall below US$10/unit

Sep 27, 13:49

The global LED light bulb retail pricing has been falling steadily. According to studies, the price of 40W retrofit LED light bulbs dropped on average by 2.2% to US$19/unit in August...

Japan market: Flat screen TV shipments decrease 72% on year from January-August

Sep 26, 15:40

Flat screen TV shipments in Japan have seen an on-year decrease of 72.2% during the months of January to August in 2012, according to JEITA (Japan Electronics and Information Technology...

Price of 17% efficiency solar cells expected to drop below US$0.40/watt

Aug 23, 01:30

The price of Taiwan-made solar cells with a conversion efficiency of 17% may drop below US$0.40/watt at the end of August due to unclear demand. Nevertheless, firms with strong customer...

BenQ sees 2Q12 Japan market share of 12% for gaming LCD monitors

Aug 17, 14:56

BenQ has been actively marketing 24- and 27-inch gaming LCD monitors and reached the largest market share at 12% in Japan in the second quarter of 2012, according company Asia-Pacific...

Global solar installations increase due to government policies, says PIDA

Aug 6, 12:08

Solar installations in 2012 will continue to be affected by government policies, according to Taiwan's Photonics Industry & Technology Development Association (PIDA).

Solar cell prices fall to US$0.42/W

Jul 31, 15:27

Quotes of solar cells have been decreasing. The price of solar cells with conversion efficiency of 17% has been falling to US$0.42/W from US$0.45/W, a fall of 6% in a week. The price...

Japan market: WiMAX operator UQ covers a population of 10 million, says company CTO

Jul 11, 12:14

UQ Communications, a WiMAX operator in Japan, has expanded its network to more than 20,000 base stations to cover a population of 10 million, according to company CTO Fumio Watanabe...

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...

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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.

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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...

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