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PV thin-film makers seize North America market share due to the US-China trade war, says EnergyTrend

Aug 8, 10:14

After the US announced its preliminary determination on the CVD and AD duty, PV makers in both China and Taiwan have been confronted by high tariff rates. Module and cell prices shipped...

Taiwan notebook ODMs to benefit from HP, Dell sales in North America

Jul 30, 15:21

As Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell have seen good sales in the North America notebook market in July, Taiwan ODMs Quanta Computer and Inventec for HP and Compal Electronics and Wistron...

60-inch plus Ultra HD TV panels in short supply as demand in North America increases

Jul 9, 14:33

Ultra HD TV panels sized 60-inch and above are currently in short supply as vendors prepare for an increase in sales in the North America market during the second half of 2014.

60-inch plus Ultra HD TV demand to grow in 2H14

Amtran ships 580,000 LCD TVs in 1Q14

Apr 8, 20:55

LCD TV maker Amtran reportedly shipped 580,000 TVs in the first quarter of 2014 and expects slight growth going into the second quarter due to a revival in the North America TV market,...

Penetration rate of Ultra HD TVs in North America to be at 2% in 2014, says Vizio

Jan 22, 21:19

The penetration rate of Ultra HD TVs in the North America market in 2014 is expected to be at around 2%, according to Vizio chairman Wang Wei.

Solar demand in 2012 falls short of 30GW mark, says Solarbuzz

Feb 22, 10:20

Solar demand for 2012 reached just 29.0GW, an increase of only 5% on year compared to 27.7GW in 2011, according to Solarbuzz. This is the first time in a decade that on-year market...

Asustek to aim for rapid sales growth in North America in 2013

Jan 9, 22:26

Asustek Computer saw strong sales performance in North America in 2012 and is set to challenge an exponential sales growth target in 2013, according to Asustek North America's vice...

Asustek wins recognition from North America consumers: Q&A with Asustek North America president Steven Chang

Nov 27, 14:52

Asustek Computer's Zenbooks, Transformer tablets and the Nexus 7 have helped expand its brand recognition, raising its share in the North America notebook market from 7% in the second...

Steven Chang, Asustek North America president

TV replacement demand stimulated by price drops

Nov 27, 12:19

TV replacement demand has been stimulated by the rapid fall in LCD TV prices. In addition, the depreciation of the Japanese yen has also given Japan-based vendors more flexibility...

Canadian Solar reports 3Q12 revenues down 6.4% on-quarter

Nov 16, 11:03

China-based solar firm, Canadian Solar, has announced its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2012.

January-September LCD TV sales in North America grow slightly

Oct 4, 11:28

Taiwan-based supply chain makers have indicated that sales of LCD TVs in the North America market during January-September 2012 only increased slightly on year, and that LCD TV sales...

Sharp, LG slash large-size LCD TV prices in North America

Sep 10, 11:10

Japan-based TV brand Sharp recently lowered its price of 60-inch LCD TVs in the North America market. To compete, LG Electronics decided to reduce the price of its 55-inch LCD TVs...

Asia Pacific to stimulate strong year-end surge in solar demand, says Solarbuzz

Aug 28, 10:10

Solar demand from the Asia Pacific (APAC) region is forecast to grow by 80% on year during second-half 2012, driven by fourth-quarter 2012 demand at the 5.3GW level, according to...

Windows 8 success will initially depend on demand from North America, says JT Wang

Jun 6, 01:40

The initial success of Windows 8 will depend on the North America market, according to Acer chairman JT Wang. Wang stated that although PC demand is currently being affect by a sovereign...

Acer chairman JT Wang

Korean OLED TVs not to have big impact on TV market

Jun 4, 15:10

Although Samsung Electronics continued to lead the TV market in North America during April, its upcoming OLED TVs are unlikely to boost the company's market share much due to their...

Vizio comes in second after Samsung in the North American TV market

LCD TV sales remain strong in North America

Mar 2, 11:02

Having experienced a peak season in the fourth quarter of 2011, sales of LCD TVs in the North America market have remained steady recently, indicating a pick-up in demand momentum...

More governments to set standards for LED lighting

Jan 16, 15:30

More governments around the globe are expected to set compulsory standards for LED lighting devices in 2012, which in turn will help reduce vicious price competition in the LED lighting...

LED lighting

Digitimes Research: Global solar market to grow by 11.9% to 26.9GW in 2012

Jan 11, 15:49

The solar industry faced oversupply problems that caused significant price drops in 2011. Most solar firms faced losses. However, the rapid decrease of cost for solar PV systems induced...

solar cell

Amtran sees increased 4Q11 revenues

Jan 10, 15:34

Taiwan-based TV OEM firm Amtran reported December revenues of NT$6.44 billion (US$214 million). Fourth quarter revenues reached NT$19.66 billion, the highest quarterly revenues in...

Amtran 3Q11 revenues fall

Nov 1, 15:02

LCD TV maker Amtran Technology has reported third-quarter revenues of NT$7.71 billion (US$258 million), a 49.5% on-year decrease. Gross margin in the third quarter was 10.43%, slightly...

Profitability of Vizio LED light bulbs too low for Amtran

Oct 14, 11:14

Vizio, a leading LCD TV vendor in the North America market, originally planned to launch 450-lumen 7W LED light bulbs for sale through its existing retail channels but has not yet...

Increasing TV demand coming from emerging markets

Aug 2, 01:35

The economies in developed countries have been weak, which has affected shipments of TVs in 2011. Market estimates for total global shipments of TVs will be around 252 million units...

White-box players supply close to 20% of global tablet PC shipments in 1Q11

Jun 28, 01:05

White-box tablet PC players are rising quickly in the tablet PC industry with related shipments already accounting for close to 20% of global tablet PC shipments in the first quarter...

Amtran suffers 35% sequential fall in April revenues

May 11, 11:35

Taiwan-based LCD TV maker Amtran Technology had consolidated revenues of NT$3.523 billion (US$121 million) for April dropping 35% on month and 14.8% on year, while January-April revenues...

Vizio maintains leading position in North America LCD TV market in 2010

Feb 25, 01:15

Vizio is expected to remain in the top position in the North America LCD TV market in the 2010, according to Amtran Technology, a major maker of LCD TVs for Vizio.

DelSolar wins contract to supply PV modules in North America

Dec 31, 01:05

DelSolar announced on December 30 it has signed a contract to supply solar modules to a PV provider for the North America market. The contract includes supply terms for product quantities...

Vizio and Samsung split leadership in US TV market in 3Q10, says iSuppli

Nov 23, 15:56

In the latest twist in the battle between Vizio and Samsung Electronics for leadership in the US TV market, Vizio managed to retake the top ranking in LCD TV shipments, while Samsung...

Amtran eyeing LED lighting market

Nov 22, 14:29

Amtran Technology plans to enter the LED lighting market and will focus on household lighting systems, with products to be launched carrying prices as low as US$10 in the North America...

RIM PlayBook in North America market in 1Q11, worldwide in 2Q11

Nov 19, 01:45

Research in Motion (RIM) is scheduled to introduce its tablet PC, the PlayBook, in the North America market in the first quarter of 2011 and then worldwide in the second quarter,...

Fierce Black Friday competition sees 32-inch LCD TV price drop below US$200

Nov 18, 16:54

With demand for LCD TVs remaining weak, vendors have started a fierce price war in North America market for the upcoming Black Friday sales. Wal-Mart is providing sub-US$200 32-inch...

Global TV shipments up 26% on year in 2Q10, says DisplaySearch

Sep 6, 11:48

Overall TV shipments continued to show resilience, bouncing back from dismal 2009 levels, but there were some indications of trouble in key markets. Global TV unit shipments rose...

LCD TV orders decline amid inventory pile-up in North America

Aug 2, 15:58

LCD TV inventory levels in the North America market have piled up to 2-3 weeks higher than normal, sending channels and vendors cutting orders and system makers lowering shipment...

Global LCD monitor shipments to be flat in 2010

Jul 19, 12:19

The global LCD monitor market is expected to remain flat in 2010 due to weaker-than-expected demand in North America, Europe and China, according to sources with monitor branded ve...

LCD TV and monitor prices expected to increase 7-10% in 3Q10

Jul 15, 11:25

LCD TV and monitor brands are expected to increase their prices by 7-10% in July or August as depreciation of the euro plus limited panel price drops are already affecting their profits,...

Chinesegamer signs with Korea-based Ndoors to tap more overseas markets

May 13, 10:51

Taiwan-based Chinesegamer International has signed an agency agreement with Korea-based online gaming operator Ndoors paving the way for the local gaming software vendor to venture...

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    Sanyo high brightness projector PLC-XM100-150

    Sanyo North America has introduced the PLC-XM150/150L and PLC-XM100/100L projectors for large venues and digital signage with high brightness. The projectors can project screen...

    Photo: Company, Oct 20.

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    Samsung A600 home theater projector

    Samsung Electronics America has announced the release of the A600, the latest A series home theater projector with full HD 1080p performance. The A600 weighs less than 13 pounds...

    Photo: Company, Sep 18.

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    RIM introduces BlackBerry Tour in North America

    The BlackBerry Tour smartphone supports high-speed 3G EV-DO Rev. A networks in North America, as well as 3G UMTS/HSPA (2100Mhz) and quad-band EDGE/GPRS/GSM networks abroad, according...

    Photo: Company, Jun 23.

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