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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,...

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...

Amazon Kindle 2 costs US$185.49 to build, iSuppli says

Apr 23, 14:17

Amazon's new Kindle 2 eBook carries US$185.49 in materials and manufacturing costs, according to iSuppli. The direct material cost of the Kindle 2, consisting of all parts used to...

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...

Electronic reading device shipments may reach 3.5-3.8 million units in 2009

Apr 9, 14:07

Global shipments of electronic reading devices are estimated to reach 3.5-3.8 million units this year as makers and vendors aggressively make their way into the market, according...

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...

PVI and Star World see sequential revenue drop

Feb 11, 15:36

Prime View International (PVI) and LCD module (LCM) specialist Star World Technology both saw revenues decline in January because of fewer working days and the sluggish economy that...

PVI to speed up transition to EPD production at Hydis

Feb 3, 01:00

Prime View International (PVI) is speeding up the transition to electrophoretic display (EPD) production at Hydis' 3G and 3.5G lines for larger size EPDs, according to market sourc...

LCD still rules handset displays, but new technologies hunt for niches, says ABI Research

Jan 7, 14:10

In the land of mobile phone displays LCD is still king. However a number of new and not-so-new display technologies are vying for small slices of this vast realm, according to ABI...

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.

PVI still digesting Hydis capacity, will break even in 2009

Nov 11, 17:07

While the Addison of Hydis' capacity has been a drag on the profit performance of Prime View International (PVI) since the company took over Hydis in July this year, due to low utilization...

EPD used in space mission may help open China market for PVI

Oct 8, 12:36

Taiwan-based Prime View International (PVI) is seeing more interest in the China market for its electrophoretic displays (EPDs) after China's recent space mission carried an e-book...

PVI aims to become EPD specialist

Aug 19, 09:51

Prime View International (PVI) is gearing up its migration to becoming an electrophoretic displays (EPD) specialist from a small- to medium-size LCD panel supplier, according to PVI...

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    Amazon Kindle Fire HDX tablets

    Amazon has introduced the third generation of Kindle Fire - the new Kindle Fire HDX. The Kindle Fire HDX tablets features the newest version of Fire OS, and new features and services...

    Photo: Company, Oct 1.

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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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