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Commentary: The trends and challenges of the touch panel industry

Aug 8, 14:53

Touch panels have expanded the markets for smartphones, tablet PCs, e-book readers, automotive devices and digital signage. The development of the touch panel industry, according...

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Wintek sees increased July revenues

Aug 3, 01:20

Touch panel maker Wintek reported July revenues of NT$8,561 million (US$297 million), an on-month increase of 16% and on-year increase of 61%. Accumulated revenues from January-July...

Efun selects Applied Materials system for production of touch screen films

Jul 22, 15:35

Taiwan-based Efun Technology, a manufacturer of critical components for touch screens, LCD monitors and backlight modules, has started to produce flexible substrates coated with indium...

Touch panel revenues to soar 90% in 2011, says DisplaySearch

Jul 13, 15:48

Total touch screen module revenues will reach US$13.4 billion in 2011, and nearly double in six years, reaching US$23.9 billion by 2017, according to DisplaySearch.

Sitronix 2Q11 sales meet guidance

Jul 11, 11:06

Sitronix Technology has announced consolidated revenues for the second quarter of 2011 increased 19.1% sequentially to NT$1.22 billion (US$42.5 million). The results were at the high...

Touch panel IC designer EETI posts 18% sequential drop in June sales

Jul 7, 01:25

IC design house Egalax_empia Technology (EETI), which specializes in touch panel controllers and solutions, saw its June revenues decline 18% on month, but rise 77% on year, to NT$93.45...

Touch panel market likely to grow in 3Q11

Jul 6, 01:25

The market for small- to medium-size panels continues to thrive while capacity utilization rates for large-size panel makers have been lower than expected. Riding on the wave of the...

Second-grade 9.7-inch IPS panels may flow to China-based white-box vendors

Jul 1, 14:17

Second-grade 9.7-inch IPS panels, those failing to meet requirements for use to make touch screens for iPad 2, may have been procured by China-based white-box vendors for use in their...

Taiwan touch panel makers eyeing orders from Amazon

Jun 30, 01:10

Taiwan-based touch panel makers including Wintek, HannStar Display and J Touch, are all eyeing touch panel orders to be released by Amazon for its tablet PCs to be launched in the...

Shipments of touch panels for mobile phones showing growth in 2Q11, says Wintek

Jun 29, 01:05

Wintek is expected to benefit as Apple increases its outlook for the production of its mobile phone and tablet PC products. According to Wintek, shipments of touch panels for mobile...

CMI to cut 2011 capex by 20-30%

Jun 28, 14:48

Taiwan-based panel maker Chimei Innolux (CMI) will hold a shareholders meeting on June 28. According CMI, the company will return to the fundamental business, emphasizing on the production...

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...

Cando developing reworkable lamination for touch panels

Jun 27, 10:55

Cando is developing a method of using reworkable liquid UV (ultraviolet) adhesive to laminate cover glass on touch sensors in producing projected capacitive touch panels to improve...

HannStar Display to ship three million LCD monitors in 2011

Jun 21, 16:06

LCD panel maker HannStar Display, which has shifted its focus to the production of small- and medium-size panels, still aims to ship three million monitors in 2011, according to the...

Tablet PC panel shipments up 28% on month in May, says Displaybank

Jun 17, 12:37

Global shipments of touch panels used in tablet PCs reached 6.43 million units in May, growing nearly 28% sequentially, according to data compiled by Displaybank.

CPT showcasing 3D, touch, and window LCD applications at Display Taiwan 2011

Jun 15, 01:40

Taiwan-based Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) is currently showcasing it latest technologies in 3D imaging, touch, and green energy related panels at Display Taiwan 2011. WS Lin, chairman...

Taiwan-based firms need to focus on niche markets to win, says AUO chairman

Jun 13, 15:50

South-Korea based Samsung Electronics has been a customer, supplier and competitor to Taiwan-based firms in DRAM and LCD panels. In order for Taiwan-based firms to win, chairman of...

Touch panel industry to take off in 2011, says TPK chairman

Jun 10, 01:05

While touch panels have seen rapid adoption in various terminal devices, business for the touch panel industry is taking off in 2011 and will grow quickly over the next 3-5 years,...

CMI panel supply for iPad 2 to increase in 3Q11

Jun 8, 01:10

Rumors have been circulating about Taiwan-based TFT LCD panel maker Chimei Innolux (CMI) supplying touch panels to Apple to be certified for iPad 3. According to industry sources,...

Taiwan Glass to produce glass for touch panels

Jun 2, 15:01

Taiwan-based Taiwan Glass Group is set to produce glass for touch panels due to the increasing demand for smartphones and tablet PCs. Sales of fiber glass account for 40% of total...

Wintek May revenues up over 53% on year

Jun 2, 01:30

Touch panel maker Wintek has posted consolidated revenues of NT$7.23 billion (US$252.4 million) for May 2011, increasing 53.03% from a year earlier. Wintek also indicated that its...

AimCore sees additional ITO glass capacity booked up by TPK, HTC, says newspaper

Newswatch - May 27, 16:03

AimCore Technology, a Taiwan-based maker of ITO glass used in capacitive touch panels, will set up two more production lines to expand its total monthly capacity by 500,000 sheets...

CMI developing touch sensors for tablet PCs, say sources

May 27, 15:19

Chimei Innolux (CMI), after signing an IPS (in-plane switching) technology licensing agreement with Hitachi recently, has also begun the development of touch sensors aiming to start...

Wintek receives Touch on Lens orders from Samsung

May 24, 13:56

While global smartphone vendors have started adopting Touch on Lens technology onto their smartphones, Taiwan-based maker Wintek is shipping 500,000-600,000 units of Touch on Lens...

Packaging material supplier Chang Wah eyeing solar, touch panel applications

May 23, 15:46

Chang Wah Electromaterials is looking to venture into the solar- and touch panel-use material sectors to sustain future growth, according to company chairman Chia-neng Huang.

Taiwan touch panel capacity to double in 2H11, says Displaybank

May 20, 15:31

Displaybank has announced that due to change of existing lines and construction of new lines, production capacity of Taiwan touch panel makers in the second half would double the...

TPK to take over control of touch sensor maker Cando

May 19, 01:30

Taiwan-based touch sensor maker TPK Holding has announced to obtain 19.9% of shareholding in Cando with a price of NT$31 (US$1.08) per share and the process will allow TPK to become...

AUO to dispose of Cando shares

May 19, 01:05

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced plans to sell a large portion of the shares it holds in affiliate Cando, a maker of touch sensors and panels, at a unit price of NT$31 (US$1.07)....

Taiwan to cooperate with China to secure steady supply of rare earth materials

May 17, 15:45

Due to restrictions on the production and export of rare earth materials, the price of the elements has been reaching new levels. The price of praseodymium oxide grew from CNY80,000...

Cando sees booming shipments of touch panels used in tablet PCs, smartphones

May 17, 01:05

Cando, a Taiwan-based maker of touch panels, expects increasing shipments of medium-sized touch panels used in tablet PCs and small-sized ones used in smartphones to account for 50-60%...

Shortage of smartphone and tablet PC components emerging

May 12, 01:20

Despite both upstream and downstream PC and smartphone players claiming to have not seen any component shortages and that they will see normal supplies until the end of May 2011,...

Supply chain may not be able to satisfy demand from Apple

May 12, 01:05

Taiwan-based electronics manufacturing service (EMS) provider Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is reportedly facing a shortage of both labor and materials at its plants...

Emerging Display to expand touch panel capacity

May 11, 01:05

Emerging Display Technologies (EDT), a Taiwan-based maker of ITO-glass capacitive touch panels, will expand its monthly production capacity for LCD substrates form 150,000 panels...

Production of medium- and large-size touch panels increasing

May 6, 01:20

The prevailing trend for the production of touch panels has migrated from small-sizes, to medium- and large-size models, as evidenced by the launch of 4-inch mainstream smartphones,...

Wintek April revenues down nearly 18% on month

May 4, 16:07

Touch panel maker Wintek saw its consolidated revenues drop 17.95% sequentially to NT$6.87 billion (US$236 million) for April, while January-April revenues of NT$28.226 billion rose...

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    Acer DA223 HQL all-in-one PC

    Acer has announced the DA223 HQL, a portable 21.5-inch all-in-one PC with Android OS, featuring touchscreen function, a built-in battery and seamless edge-to-edge glass design. ...

    Photo: Company, Jan 8.

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    Acer Liquid C1 smartphone

    Acer and Intel have announced the Acer Liquid C1 smartphone based on Intel Atom Z2420 processor for the Asia Pacific region. The smartphone will be available with a special promotion...

    Photo: Company, Feb 1.

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    Computex 2012: Acer Aspire S7 ultrabook

    Acer has introduced its latest premium Windows 8 ultrabook devices, the Aspire S7 series, at Computex Taipei 2012. Available in two sizes - 13.3-inch and 11.6-inch - the series adopts...

    Photo: Company, Jun 5.

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    Genius' G-Shot HD580T is a 1080p full HD dual camcorder with a 3-inch wide touch panel

    Genius is showcasing a wide range of digital video products such as G-Shot HD580T which is a 1080p full HD dual camcorder with a 3-inch wide touch panel and a dual memory card slot...

    Photo: Company, Jun 2.

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    TMD 7-inch LTPS LCD panel

    Toshiba Mobile Display (TMD) has developed a 7-inch low-temperature poly-silicon (LTPS) TFT LCD panel for vehicle-mounted and industrial uses, which enables multi-touch input on the...

    Photo: Company, Apr 28.

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