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Taiwan PV installation capacity estimated at 150-200MWp in 2015

Nov 16, 15:59

The total installation capacity for rooftop PV systems and PV power-generating stations established in Taiwan in 2015 will reach 150-200MWp, far short of the target of 500MWp set...

Taiwan market: Smartphone shipments to stay flat in 2015, 2016

Nov 16, 14:40

Smartphone shipments in the Taiwan market are expected to total 8-8.5 million units in 2015, equaling the amount shipped a year earlier, according to an estimate by sources from local...

Taiwan 12-inch foundries offer discounts to attract orders

Nov 13, 10:54

Taiwan-based IC foundries are encouraging their LCD driver IC and fingerprint sensor clients to accelerate their transition to 12-inch wafers by narrowing the cost gap between 12-inch...

Notebook orders from Huawei, Xiaomi lower than expected, say Taiwan makers

Nov 12, 10:46

China-based vendors Huawei Device and Xiaomi will launch notebooks in 2016 and therefore have released orders to Taiwan-based ODMs. But their orders are lower than originally expected,...

TSMC to invest in Tela for US$65 million

Stockwatch - Nov 12, 10:31

TSMC Partners, a TSMC unit engaged in making investments in semiconductor companies, will buy about 10 million shares of Tela Innovations for US$6.24 a share or a total of US$65 million,...

Production value of Taiwan telecommunication industry to grow 8.5% in 2016, says IEK

Newswatch - Nov 12, 10:21

The production value of Taiwan's telecommunication industry is expected to grow 8.5% on year to NT$1.15 trillion (US$35.18 billion) in 2016, driven by strong sales of personal terminal-end...

Taiwan market: Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X to be launched in late November

Nov 10, 00:09

Huawei will introduce the Nexus 6P smartphone co-developed with Google into the Taiwan market in late November, according to Huawei's sales agent in Taiwan.

The Nexus 6P

Taiwan October export value up on month, down on year, says MOF

Nov 9, 22:46

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$23.94 billion for October 2015, increasing 6.2% on month but decreasing 9.6% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$17.82...

Taiwan market: CHT offers subsidies for 2G upgrade to 4G

Nov 9, 15:30

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) is offering subsidies in addition to those to be provided by the government to encourage 2G subscribers to shift to 4G, according to the company.

MediaTek, TSMC urge Taiwan government to ease restrictions on China investment in chipmakers

Nov 9, 11:02

The chairmen of MediaTek and TSMC both agree that Taiwan's government should be more liberal towards the issue of allowing China-based firms to invest in the local IC industry sectors,...

Taiwan market: LG V10 launched

Nov 6, 15:02

LG Electronics has launched its latest flagship smartphone, the LG V10, in the Taiwan market priced at NT$23,900 (US$735) unlocked.

LG Taiwan president Jason Lee

Taiwan market: CHT cooperates with iPASS to offer NFC-based OTA services

Nov 6, 14:44

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has announced the offering of NFC-based OTA (over the air) mobile payment services through cooperation with iPASS, a provider of electronic mobile payment ca...

SunEdison cuts orders for Taiwan solar cells

Nov 6, 11:12

US-based PV EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) contractor SunEdison has decreased orders placed with Taiwan-based solar cell makers by over 30%, according to industry sou...

Taiwan market: Acer unveils 4 entry-level smartphones

Nov 5, 15:40

Acer has unveiled four entry-level 4G smartphones in Taiwan, aiming to ship 40,000 units in the fourth quarter of 2015 and 200,000 units in 2016 in the local market.

Sony opens store in Taiwan mainly pushing mid-range and high-end products

Nov 5, 15:20

Sony has opened a store in the Breeze Center shopping mall in Taipei, Taiwan, and will mainly demonstrate its mid-range and high-end products including Bravia TVs, tablets, smartphones,...

Sony opens a store in Taiwan

Falling sales of Android smartphones affecting Taiwan IC design houses

Nov 5, 11:47

The global sales of Android-based smartphones have been a disappointment affecting negatively the performance of Taiwan-based IC design houses, according to industry sources.

China investment in Taiwan IC design houses is feasible, says Acer founder

Nov 4, 22:05

In response to China-based Tsinghua Unigroup's interest in combining its two subsidiary IC designers with Taiwan-based MediaTek, Acer founder Stan Shih said that China-based investment...

Taiwan startup Appier lands funding from global investors

Newswatch - Nov 4, 11:00

Taiwan-based startup Appier has successfully closed US$23 million in Series B funding from Sequoia Capital, UOB Venture Management, TransLink Capital, JAFCO Asia and MediaTek Ventures,...

Appier management team

Taiwan to review ban on Chinese investment in local IC design sector

Nov 3, 11:14

Taiwan will asses the feasibility of lifting a ban on investments by China-based firms in the local IC design industry, according to officials from Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs...

Commentary: Tsinghua Unigroup investment in PTI may trigger Taiwan policy change for semiconductor industry

Nov 3, 10:59

The investment of NT$19.4 billion (US$598 million) by China-based Tsinghua Unigroup to take a 25% stake in Taiwan's IC backend service company Powertech Technology (PTI) could lead...

Taiwan science parks post January-August total revenues of over NT$1.5 trillion, says MOST

Nov 2, 14:25

The three science parks developed and operated by the Taiwan government, Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) and Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP), generated...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan large-size shipments and market share on the decline

Nov 2, 14:18

Taiwan makers' shipments of large-size (9-inch and above) TFT LCD panel shipments reached 58.63 million in the third quarter of 2015, up 1.2% on quarter. The makers benefited from...

Taiwan 3Q15 economic growth lowered to -1.01%, says DGBAS

Oct 30, 14:43

Taiwan's economic on-year GDP growth for third-quarter 2015 has been downward adjusted from 0.10% estimated in August 2015 to -1.01%, according to the Directorate General of Budget,...

Taiwan makers may benefit from Toshiba plans to quit white-light LED production

Oct 30, 11:47

Toshiba, as part of plans to reduce in-house production of LED epitaxial wafers and chips, will stop production of white-light LED chips and increase outsourcing, which is likely...

Taiwan market: Huawei unveils G7 Plus, Y6 smartphones

Oct 30, 11:38

China-based vendor Huawei Device has unveiled two smartphone models, the mid-range G7 Plus and entry-level Y6, for the Taiwan market, according to Huawei's Taiwan sales agent.

Huawei Device unveils smartphone G7 Plus and Huawei Watch

Taiwan market: Samsung launches Gear S2 smartwatch, supporting wireless charging

Oct 29, 14:47

Samsung Electronics has launched its Gear S2 smartwatch in Taiwan and is looking to release the Gear S2 e-Sim around the Lunar New Year holidays. Currently, the Gear S2 e-Sim is only...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan LCD TV shipments increase 16% in 3Q15

Oct 29, 14:08

Taiwan makers' shipments of LCD TVs reached 9.26 million in the third quarter of 2015, up 16.6% on quarter, according to Digitimes Research.The makers benefited from TV developments...

Taiwan solar cell makers trialing China-produced PV silver paste

Oct 28, 12:01

Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers have begun trials of PV silver paste from 2-3 China-based makers, raising the chance of breaking the existing dominance of Samsung...

Pneumatic component maker Taiwan Chelic debuts on TSE

Oct 28, 11:23

Shares of pneumatic automation component maker Taiwan Chelic started trading on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) on October 27 with an initial price of NT$70 (US$2.16) per unit.

Differentiation is essential: Q&A with Intersil Taiwan managing director Brian Wan

Oct 27, 11:16

While the product life cycles of analog ICs are getting shorter and shorter, the technical standards are getting ever higher. This is posing a challenge for industry players who have...

Brian Wan

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers see LCD monitor shipments drop 9% in 3Q15

Oct 26, 22:41

Taiwan makers' shipments of LCD monitors during the third quarter of 2015 dropped 9.3% on year to 20.11 million, which also represented a 1.7% quarterly decline, according to Digitimes...

Taiwan September manufacturing production index down, says MOEA

Oct 26, 11:14

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 102.74 for September 2015, decreasing 1.24% on month and 5.60% on year, according to statistics released by...

Taiwan IC design houses remain cautious about 4Q15

Oct 23, 16:25

Taiwan-based IC design houses remain cautious about their sales performance in the fourth quarter of 2015 having not received a pull-in of short lead-time orders.

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile unveils Xperia Z5 Premium

Oct 23, 10:51

Sony Mobile Communications on October 22 unveiled Xperia Z5 Premium smartphone for launch in the Taiwan market in early November at a recommended contract-free retail price of NT$25,900...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan 4Q15 handset shipments to reach 19.88 million units

Oct 23, 10:45

Taiwan-based vendors, ODMs and JDMs (joint design manufacturers) will together ship 19.88 million handsets in the fourth quarter of 2015, increasing 1.7% on quarter but decreasing...

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    Aidmics iSperm inspection device for pig sperm

    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,...

    Photo: Julian Ho, Digitimes, Jun 10.

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    Aidmics uHandy mobile microscope

    Several Taiwan-based start-up companies were at Computex 2015's Meet the Future exhibition zone and among them was Aidmics Biotechnology. The company showcased its inspection products...

    Photo: Julian Ho, Digitimes, Jun 10.

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    Asustek ZenWatch smartwatch

    Asustek Computer has launched its Android Wear-based smartwatch, the ZenWatch in Taiwan, priced at NT$5,990 (US$188). The ZenWatch features Corning's Gorilla 3 glass and an AMOLED...

    Photo: Company, Dec 25.

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    Acer launches Ultra HD B286HK professional monitor

    Acer's Ultra HD professional-level monitor, the B286HK, has become available in Taiwan priced at NT$22,900 (US$763) with a three-year warranty. The monitor features Acer's ComfyView...

    Photo: Company, Aug 8.

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    Asustek ZenFone series

    Asustek Computer has unveiled in Las Vegas its latest product lineup including the Intel-based entry-level ZenFone smartphone series, the new PadFone mini smartphone, the PadFone...

    Photo: Digitimes, Jan 7.

  • Taiwan LCD TVs - 3Q 2015

    Taiwan-based makers saw significant shipment growths in the third quarter of 2015, as clients in Europe and North America prepared for the year-end shopping season.

  • Taiwan large-size LCD panels – 3Q 2015

    Fast outpaced in capacity expansion by their China and Korea competitors, Taiwan-based large-size LCD panel makers have seen their worldwide market share declining.

  • Taiwan LCD monitors - 3Q 2015

    Seasonal demand will drive up monitor shipments in the fourth quarter. But the trend of decline in the mature monitor market is clear, judging from the on-year drops in shipments.

  • Taiwan small- to mid-size LCD panels – 3Q 2015

    Taiwan makers are seeing growing competition in the small- to medium-size LCD panel market. Competition from Japan Display and China-based makers is heating up in the smartphone panel...

  • Taiwan notebooks – 3Q 2015

    The launch of Windows 10 devices and the availability of Intel's Skylake-U processors shored up Taiwan makers' notebook shipments sequentially in the third quarter of 2015. But that...

  • Digitimes Research: Taiwan large-size shipments and market share on the decline

    Taiwan makers' shipments of large-size (9-inch and above) TFT LCD panel shipments reached 58.63 million in the third quarter of 2015, up 1.2% on quarter. The makers benefited from...

  • Digitimes Research: Taiwan LCD TV shipments increase 16% in 3Q15

    Taiwan makers' shipments of LCD TVs reached 9.26 million in the third quarter of 2015, up 16.6% on quarter, according to Digitimes Research.The makers benefited from TV developments...

  • Taiwan handsets – 3Q 2015

    Asustek was the only Taiwan-based handset brand vendor that saw shipment growth in the thrid quarter of 2015. Its shipments already surpassed those from HTC, the once top Taiwan smartphone...

Display panels for wearable devices
Trends and forecasts for the China FPD industry, 2014-2017

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    This Digitimes Research Special Report provides a 2015 forecast for the global tablet market and analyzes the strategies of key market players such as Google, Apple, Intel, and Microsoft.

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