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Ultrabook shipments disappointing, IHS says

Oct 2, 12:18

Amid high pricing and a lack of effective marketing to draw consumer's attention away from other hot-selling mobile gadgets, global ultrabook shipments are falling short of expectations...

Touchscreen controller ICs in tight supply

Sep 28, 01:15

A recent upsurge in demand for touchscreen controller ICs from smartphone, tablet and notebook makers in China has resulted in a short supply of the controller chips, which is unlikely...

Quanta announces 2Q12 results; details future planning

Aug 31, 01:20

Quanta Computer has announced its financial report for the second quarter with net profit after tax of NT$5.99 billion (US$200.06 million) and EPS at NT$3.80, helping the company's...

Pegatron conservative about touchscreen notebook in 4Q12

Aug 24, 12:00

Despite Microsoft being set to release Windows 8, on October 26, mainly pushing its touchscreen controls, Pegatron Technology CEO Jason Cheng is rather conservative about touchscreen...

Intel executive hosts pre-show conference detailing ultrabook symposium

Jul 31, 01:35

Intel general manager of mobile platform business Navin Shenoy at a pre-show conference before the company's Ultrabook Ecosystem Symposium on July 31 in Taiwan, pointed out that the...

Microsoft purchase of Perceptive Pixels will not affect Taiwan-based panel makers

Jul 12, 01:00

Microsoft's recent confirmation of a late October release date of Windows 8 along with the company's purchase of Perceptive Pixel that is compatible with the new operating system...

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Lenovo reportedly to launch dual-screen notebook similar to Asustek Taichi

Jun 21, 01:30

As notebook vendors are gradually turning to push new notebook industrial designs hoping to attract consumers, Lenovo reportedly plans to develop a dual-screen notebook similar to...

Asustek Taichi

Intel to host supply chain symposium focusing on ultrabooks

Jun 21, 01:05

Intel plans to host what it call the Intel Ultrabook Ecosystem Symposium in two locations, one in Taiwan on July 31 and one in China on August 2, according to sources from notebook...

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Microsoft, Intel expect Windows 8 to help energize the netbook market

Jun 19, 01:40

As Microsoft is aggressively preparing its Windows 8 and Windows RT for launch in October to compete against Apple, sources from notebook players pointed out that Microsoft and Intel...

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Panel players see competition from notebook ODMs

Jun 11, 15:55

As the proportion of touchscreen controlled notebooks is expected to quickly rise to 10-20% of total notebook shipments in the second half of 2012, while notebook ODMs have been aggressively...

Touchscreen notebook triggers competition between panel makers and notebook ODMs

Infrared touch: Q&A with IRTouch

Jun 7, 09:30

As early as 1993, IRTouch's R&D team started exploring infrared touch technology. It claims to be the earliest company to have a patent for the technology. In 2003, IRTouch was...

IRTouch

Asustek, Acer to see 10% of notebook shipments in 2012 feature touchscreen panels

May 22, 14:17

As Microsoft will launch Windows 8 in the third quarter, mainly promoting its touchscreen functions, Asustek Computer and Acer are expected to have 10% of their notebook shipments...

Computex 2012: Irtouch claims breakthrough in infrared touch

May 14, 11:28

Beijing Irtouch Systems has claimed that it has made a breakthrough in delivering new infrared multi-touch products that have the thinnest borders in the world. The products will...

Wistron, Compal focus on touchscreen technologies

May 8, 01:30

Notebook ODMs Wistron and Compal Electronics are optimistic Windows 8 will bring a new trend for touchscreen control, and the companies have been working aggressively in the touchscreen...

Notebook vendors to offer transforming ultrabooks with touch screens

Feb 17, 12:12

In order to match Windows 8's touch functions, notebook vendors plan to offer touch ultrabooks, but the addition of touch functions will result in 0.7-1.5cm increase in thickness...

Notebook players aim to push ultrabooks with touchscreen feature

Wistron seeking acquisition targets

Jan 31, 01:30

Wistron, after raising US$180 million in euro-convertible bonds (ECB) and building a US$100 million greenshoe fund, is seeking acquisition targets for vertical integration and is...

VIA, SiS achieve results from non-PC industry

Jan 12, 01:05

Taiwan-base chipset makers VIA Technologies and Silicon Integrated Systems (SiS), although already phasing out of the PC chipset market, have both entered different markets and achieved...

Foxconn suspends investment in southern China

Nov 4, 12:21

Foxconn in early 2011 decided to invest US$25 million to set up touch screen production lines for tablet PCs at leased factory buildings in Dongguan, southern China, but has suspended...

Players cut 7-inch tablet PC prices to compete for market share

Oct 20, 01:20

Tablet PC players have recently started to drop their tablet PC prices to attract consumers, especially 7-inch models as the machines can easily attract first-time buyers with their...

PC accessory player Razer to launch own-brand notebook

Aug 30, 01:25

PC accessory player Razer has announced it will enter the notebook market and will launch a high-end model - Razer Blade, priced at US$2,799.99 to compete against first-tier brand...

Touch component makers expect strong sales in September

Aug 29, 15:17

Sales of small- to medium-size touchscreen component makers expect sales to pick up significantly starting September 2011 with touch panel orders from tablet PC, smartphone and e-book...

Wintek signs US$200 million syndicated loan

Aug 26, 14:55

Taiwan's touch panel maker Wintek signed a syndicated loan agreement of US$200 million with a consortium of 18 banks, including state-owned Taiwan Bank, on August 25, 2011, to strengthen...

TPK revises 3Q11 outlook thanks to new orders

Aug 23, 16:41

Apple's major touch panel supplier TPK Holding has revised its outlook for third-quarter 2011, citing orders from new clients. Sales in the third quarter are expected to remain on...

TPK Chairman Michael Chiang

SiS to phase out its PC chipset business

Aug 2, 01:10

Taiwan-based chipset maker Silicon Integrated System (SiS) is set to phase out its PC business by the end of 2011 and will turn its business focus fully to chipsets for consumer electronics...

Windows 8 Preview to bring 4 major factors to mobile device industry, says Digitimes Research

Jun 8, 16:55

Microsoft's display, at Computex 2011, of the touch controls of Windows 8 using the company's technologies from Windows Phone 7's Metro UI. Digitimes Research believes Microsoft using...

Gearing up for smartphones: Q&A with Arima president Owen Chen

May 20, 11:41

Via the ODM business model, Arima Communications has established a firm foothold in the worldwide market for feature phones, said company presient Owen Chen in a recent interview...

Arima president Owen Chen

Cando to start operation of second 4.5G plant at end of 4Q11

Mar 15, 12:03

Cando, a Taiwan-based maker of projected capacitive touch sensors, will begin operation of its second 4.5G factory currently under construction in the Central Taiwan Science Park...

External keyboards for tablet PC expected to see weak demand

Mar 10, 01:05

Despite most first-tier tablet PC players have designed their products with support of an external keyboard, Taiwan-based keyboard makers are taking a conservative attitude about...

Taiwan market: LCD monitor market to remain flat in 2011, says BenQ

Mar 2, 01:40

With the LCD monitor market maturing and delays in government procurement projects, the LCD monitor market in Taiwan is expected to remain flat or decrease slightly in 2011, while...

Asahi introduces cover glass solution

Jan 21, 01:30

With touchscreen becoming the trend in the handset and tablet PC markets, cover glass demand is also booming, Japan-based Asahi Glass, on January 20, introduced its new Dragontrail...

Rush to produce tablet PCs may cause component shortages

Jan 18, 02:05

As tablet PCs are becoming popular and most vendors plan to ship more than 700,000 units every quarter, sources from upstream component makers pointed out that several components...

Quanta to cooperate with 3M for new touch screen technologies

Jan 11, 02:40

Taiwan-based notebook maker Quanta Computer has announced it will cooperate with US-based 3M over touch screen technologies and will develop a next-generation solution; however, Quanta...

IC distributors eyeing touch controller orders from table PC segment

Dec 28, 14:07

Taiwan-based IC distributors WPG Holdings, WT Microelectronics, Zenitron and Techmosa International have all strengthened their deployments in touch controller ICs and other related...

Sitronix supplies touch IC for new Motorola and Acer smartphones, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 2, 15:09

Sitronix Technology has received orders of capacitive touch panel ICs from Motorola and Acer for the vendors' upcoming smartphones, and small-quantity shipments have already begun,...

J Touch supplies 5.5-inch touch panel for tablet PC to Sharp

Nov 10, 01:40

J Touch has landed touch panel orders for 5.5-inch tablet PCs from Japan-based Sharp, and the touch panel maker will mainly focus on supplying medium-size touch panels to Sharp and...

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    Asustek Zenbook NX500 ultrabook

    Asustek has announced the Zenbook NX500, a new flagship of the Zenbook ultrabook range. The NX500 features a new all-aluminum chassis, Asustek's VisualMaster display technology and...

    Photo: Company, Jun 25.

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    Microsoft Surface Pro 3 tablet/notebook

    Microsoft has introduced the Surface Pro 3, a tablet and also a notebook. The device has multiple processor, RAM and storage options intersect with a design that, with a simple snap...

    Photo: Company, May 22.

  • MSI+AE220+touchscreen+entertainment+system

    MSI AE220 touchscreen entertainment system

    MSI has announced its new AE220 21.5-inch touchscreen entertainment system equipped with AMD's latest APU platform. The MSI AE220 features the E2-3000/A4-5000 APU of AMD's Kabini...

    Photo: Company, Sep 2.

  • MSI+AG2712A+gaming+all%2Din%2Done+PC

    MSI AG2712A gaming all-in-one PC

    Micro-Star International (MSI) has introduced a 27-inch, all-in-one gaming PC, the AG2712A, featuring the Intel Core i7 3630QM quad-core processor, AMD's Radeon HD 8970M discrete...

    Photo: Company, Aug 26.

  • Acer+Aspire+S7+ultrabook

    Acer Aspire S7 ultrabook

    Acer's new 13.3-inch Aspire S7 ultrabook, showcased at Computex 2013, is equipped with an improved battery life, a refined electroluminescent (EL) backlit keyboard, and the second-generation...

    Photo: Company, Jun 18.

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Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015
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