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Digitimes Research: Taiwan handset-, tablet-use touch panel shipments to drop in 3Q13

Aug 19, 10:43

Taiwan-based makers will ship 48.964 million handset-use touch panels and 13.578 million touch panels used in sub 11-inch tablets during third-quarter 2013, deceasing sequentially...

Digitimes Research: China tablet and notebook touch panel shipments to register pronounced growth in 3Q13

Aug 19, 10:19

While shipments of touch panels for handset applications will continue to dominate the touch panel industry in China in the second half of 2013, the ratio of tablet touch panels will...

China-based touch panel makers cut in Acer, Asustek supply chains

Aug 14, 15:45

China-based touch panel makers, including O-Film Tech, Truly Opto-electronics and Laibao Hi-Technology, have cut in to the supply chains of Taiwan-based branded notebook and smartphone...

Touch panel industry in disorder, says Young Fast

Aug 13, 20:57

There are various touch panel solutions available and many touch panel makers are expanding production capacity, putting the industry in disorderly competition, Young Fast Optoelectronics...

AUO optimistic about touch panel and LTPS TFT LCD panel shipments in 2H13, says president

Aug 2, 14:52

AU Optronics (AUO) is optimistic about its shipments of touch screen panels used in notebooks as well as its LTPS TFT LCD smartphone panel shipments in the second half of 2013, according...

Touch panel makers in China to pose major challenges for Taiwan makers, say observers

Aug 1, 15:58

As China-based touch panel makers are improving their yields and expanding production capacity in addition to providing low-priced solutions, first-tier handset and tablet vendors...

Elan, EETI touch ICs to be featured in touch panel reference designs

Jul 25, 12:01

Touch controller IC design houses Elan Microelectronics and Egalax-empia Technology (EETI) will have their solutions incorporated in the touch panel reference designs provided by...

Touch panel makers see steady orders for next-generation Nexus 7 in 3Q13

Jul 24, 14:55

Despite recent shipment declines of touch panels used in notebooks, touch panel makers are seeing steady orders from Google for its next-generation Nexus 7, according to industry...

Touch panel makers see declines in June

Jul 3, 18:32

Touch panel makers saw decreased performance in June but are expected to recover in the third quarter, according to market observers.

TPK lowers OGS pricing; expects OGS touch panel shipments to increase in 3Q13

Jul 2, 15:32

Touch panel maker TPK is now selling OGS touch modules valued at less than US$3 per inch, lower than the US$3.50-4 price tag other makers are offering, and expects its shipments of...

CPT to start production of on-cell touch panels in July

Jul 1, 10:48

Taiwan-based display panel maker Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) will cooperate with its subsidiary Giantplus Technology to begin volume production of on-cell touch panels for use in...

AUO and Innolux see steady notebook touch panel orders

Jun 26, 20:17

Innolux and AU Optronics (AUO) are continuing to receive orders from notebook vendors for touch panels, which will likely push the two companies to hold a 10% combined notebook touch...

Metal mesh and OGS touch panel makers battle over orders

Jun 26, 16:16

Thin-film touch panel makers in China and Taiwan are continuing to chase orders from notebook vendors with their metal mesh products, which is also posing challenges for OGS makers,...

J Touch sees order visibility until end of 2013

Jun 26, 14:59

J Touch already has order visibility until the end of 2013 and expects its performance to improve in the third quarter of 2013, according to company chairman Ye Yuzhou.

Touch panel makers become less optimistic about touch notebooks

Jun 24, 21:09

Touch panel makers are becoming less optimistic about business opportunities for touch panels used in notebooks as notebook vendors are reportedly lowering their orders for third-quarter...

Wintek to benefit from Google and Amazon touch panel orders

Jun 18, 15:09

Touch panel maker Wintek is expected to reach NT$8 billion (US$267.47 million) in revenues during the third quarter of 2013 due to orders from Google and Amazon, according to industry...

Digitimes Research: China touch panel makers expand their influence in the market

Jun 18, 14:40

As China-based touch panel makers are continuing to improve and expand their product portfolios, international-based handset and tablet vendors are increasing their orders to the...

Globalfoundries adding capacity to satisfy rising orders for touch panel ICs

Jun 13, 22:05

Globalfoundries has significantly boosted its mature process capacity in order to meet strong demand for touch panel ICs from China-based MStar Semiconductor, according to industry...

Equipment supplier Contrel to see strong performance in 2013

Jun 13, 14:49

Contrel Technology, an equipment supplier affiliated with Innolux Corporation, has recently entered touch panel and polarizer supply chains and expects to return to profits in 2013,...

Touch panel maker Laibao to expand production in 2H13

Jun 3, 20:08

China-based touch panel maker Laibao High-Tech is expected to have a 5G line go into production by the end of June 2013 followed by another 5G line in August for notebook touch panels,...

Neonode signs license agreement with CheonJo for high-end outdoor color LCD displays

Jun 3, 14:19

Optical touch maker Neonode has announced it will cooperate with South Korea-based LCD module manufacturer CheonJo to develop high-margin 15-inch outdoor touch displays for bank ATMs...

Digitimes Research: Global 2Q13 handset touch panel shipments to show 5% sequential growth

May 31, 10:55

The second quarter is the beginning of the traditional boom season for the touch panel market and demand from handset makers has been reviving. Digitimes Research predicts that global...

Touchscreen notebooks to become focus of Lenovo for 2013

May 27, 21:52

As Lenovo CEO Yang Yuanqing has recently announced that the company is aiming to achieve shipments of 100 million IT products for 2013, sources from the upstream supply chain expect...

Foxconn able to produce carbon nanotube touch panel sizes up to 10-inch

May 22, 21:46

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has successfully acquired the technology for carbon nanotube (CNT) touch panel production through cooperation between its subsidiary...

NLT demonstrates latest display technologies, including projective capacitive touch panel technology

May 21, 20:15

NLT has announced that the company, in conjunction with Renesas Electronics America, will demonstrate its latest display technologies, including projective capacitive touch panel...

Wintek to reportedly set up joint venture 6G touch panel factory in China with Nanjing Panda Electronics

May 17, 14:22

Taiwan-based Wintek plans to establish a 6G touch panel factory in China on a joint venture basis with China-based Nanjing Panda Electronics with respective stake ratios of 60% and...

Giantplus expects to see turnaround in 2Q13

May 9, 12:38

Giantplus Technology, a Taiwan-based maker of small- to medium-size LCD panels and touch panels, expects its performance to improve in the second quarter of 2013 due to orders from...

Acer set to launch US$399 touchscreen notebook in May

Apr 29, 21:37

Acer plans to release an 11.6-inch touchscreen notebook in mid-May, priced at only US$399 and since such a price point has already hit brand vendors' bottom line, there is unlikely...

TPK reaches full capacity for its large-size touch panel production

Apr 25, 14:57

TPK has already reached full capacity for its large-size touch panel production, with the technology used in notebook applications making up 10% of the company's revenues during the...

Cando signs NT$3.2 billion syndicated loan

Apr 19, 10:48

Taiwan-based touch panel maker Cando, a subsidiary of TPK, signed a NT$3.2 billion (US$107 million) five-year syndicated loan with a consortium of eight banks for the firm's new plant...

OGS technology bottlenecks keeping touch notebook prices high

Apr 18, 11:27

Notebook vendors hope they can sell touch panel notebook products cheaper in 2013 but may not be able to due to high costs in using one glass solution (OGS) technology as a result...

Touch panel makers to increase touch panel material lineup in 2Q13

Apr 16, 14:58

Despite strong demand for one-glass solutions (OGS) used in notebook applications in 2013, touch panel makers have plans to pursue additional touch material solutions, which are likely...

Touchscreen notebook costs may fall in 3Q13

Apr 15, 15:03

Since its launch, sales of Microsoft's Windows 8 have been bleak. Industry sources have noted that due to limited supply of touch panels and low yields, prices of touchscreen notebooks...

Production of fifth-generation iPad to begin in July-August, say sources

Apr 9, 15:56

Volume production of the fifth-generation 9.7-inch iPad will kick off in July-August 2013, according to sources with Taiwan-based supply chain makers. Yield rates for key components,...

Taiwan touch panel makers expect to see improved performance in 2013

Apr 2, 15:27

Taiwan-based touch panel makers are expected to improve in 2013 due to increasing market demand for the technology as well as to improved product mixes, according to market observe...

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