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  • Last update: Monday 1 December 2014 [229 news items]

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...

J Touch, Young Fast expect strong demand until November

Oct 20, 01:40

Amid strong demand for touch screen handsets, revenues and shipments of touch panel makers are expected to continue to increase in the fourth quarter of 2010, with both J Touch and...

Elan and EETI to see touch-panel controller IC shipments increase robustly in 4Q10

Aug 31, 12:16

Touch-panel controller IC vendors Elan Microelectronics and Egalax_Empia Technology (EETI) are likely to enjoy strong sales in the fourth quarter due to increasing demand for touch-panel...

IC designer Elan to see revenues decline 5% sequentially in 3Q10

Aug 5, 12:07

IC designer Elan Microelectronics expects its revenues to decline 5% sequentially in the third quarter although its monthly figures hit an all-time high for the fourth straight month...

Software vendors help drive touchscreen revolution, says iSuppli

Jul 28, 10:27

Independent software vendors (ISVs) are set to play a central role in the booming market for touch screens in handset and desktop PCs, providing the differentiating features that...

Touchscreen module revenues to reach US$14 billion by 2016, says DisplaySearch

Jul 2, 12:14

Global touchscreen module revenues will reach nearly US$14 billion by 2016, increasing from US$4.3 billion in 2009 at a CAGR of 18%, according to DisplaySearch.

Ambient-light sensor maker Capella debuts on OTC market

Jun 29, 14:06

Capella Microsystems, a fabless design house specializing in analog and analog/digital mixed signal ICs for optical systems, will begin trading on Taiwan's OTC (over-the-counter)...

Touch panel IC designer Elan and ambient light sensor supplier Capella see increasing orders

Jun 25, 11:52

Taiwan-based touch panel IC vendor Elan Microelectronics and ambient light sensor maker Capella Microsystems have seen their orders increase substantially over the past few months...

G-Tech and TPK Touch to establish reinforced glass substrate JV in China

Jun 24, 17:08

Taiwan-based optical glass processing service provider G-Tech Optoelectronics (GTOC), a member of the Foxconn (Hon Hai) Group, announced on June 23 it will establish a joint venture...

iPad and competitors spur touchscreen boom, says iSuppli

Jun 17, 16:02

Driven by soaring sales of Apple's iPad and competing products, shipments of touch screens for such systems are set to rise by nearly 5,000% in 2010, according to iSuppli.

Sitronix begins shipping touch panel and power management ICs

Jun 11, 16:20

LCD driver IC vendor Sitronix Technology has begun shipping touch panel and power management (PWM) ICs in small volumes, and is expecting shipments of these two categories of IC parts...

Albatron sees on-month drop in May revenues

Jun 10, 15:44

Taiwan-based second-tier motherboard maker Albatron Technology has announced revenues of NT$57.49 million (US$1.77 million), down 39.1% on month, but up 36.11% on year. However, the...

Computex 2010: Touch panel players showcase latest touchscreen technologies

Jun 4, 02:05

Touchscreen products are one of the focuses during Computex Taipei 2010, despite there being no special section dedicated to the segment. But with vendors of handheld devices such...

MasTouch multi-point capacitive touchscreen

Computex 2010: Quanta announces new touchscreen technology

Jun 2, 14:08

Quanta Computer has announced at Computex 2010 a new touchscreen technology called dispersive signal technology (DST), which the company has co-developed with 3M, and expects to launch...

Quanta vice chairman CC Leung (right) and 3M Taiwan president George Chao (left)

Computex 2010: Touchscreen products are everywhere

Jun 1, 11:42

Touchscreen products will be one of the focuses during Computex 2010, despite that there is no individual section dedicated to the segment, as vendors of handheld devices such as...

Acer announces new e-book reader and touchscreen devices

May 27, 17:13

Acer has announced LumiRead, a e-book reader that supports Acer's clear.fi solution, a content supply platform which allows consumers to access and share e-books and audio-books.

Acer LumiRead e-book reader

G-Tech to establish 6G production line

May 27, 15:58

Taiwan-based optical glass processing service provider G-Tech Optoelectronics (GTOC), a member of the Foxconn (Hon Hai) Group, plans to establish a 6G production line and expects...

Elan sees revenues hit record high in April

May 6, 11:16

Consumer IC design house Elan Microelectronics saw its revenues hit a record high of NT$570 million (US$18.1 million) in April, buoyed by shipments of touchscreen controller chips...

Taiwan market: Touch-enabled models to account for over 70% of Samsung new handsets in 2010

Apr 23, 14:20

Over 70% of new handsets launched by Samsung in the Taiwan market in 2010 will be touch-enabled models, even including models with a price tag of below NT$5,000 (US$160), according...

Touchscreen IC suppliers cutting prices to win orders

Apr 13, 11:29

Major touchscreen solution suppliers including Synaptics, Elan Microelectronics, Cypress and Atmel have recently cut prices for particular customers or models by 10-20%, as a move...

Touchscreen controller vendors expect robust 2Q10 sales

Apr 12, 11:43

Touchscreen IC suppliers Elan Microelectronics, Weltrend Semiconductor and Egalax-Empia Technology (EETI) are expected to see their second-quarter 2010 revenues continue to grow robustly...

Taiwan-based touch panel makers benefit from Nitto Denko lowering ITO film prices

Mar 23, 16:07

Taiwan-based touch panel makers, such as Young Fast Optoelectronics and J Touch, will enjoy reduced production costs due to Japan-based Nitto Denko's lowering its quotes for ITO films,...

Acer to launch a frameless-screen ultra-thin notebook with touch keyboard in 2H10

Mar 8, 15:48

Acer plans to launch a new ultra-thin notebook that will feature a touch keyboard and use the back of the panel's glass substrate as the cover in the second half of 2010, according...

Elan, EETI to enjoy more than 20% growth in 2Q10 on strong touchscreen IC orders

Mar 5, 16:56

Touchscreen IC suppliers Elan Microelectronics and Egalax-Empia Technology (EETI) are expected to see second-quarter revenues grow by more than 20%, outperforming many other Taiwan-based...

Touchscreen mobile device sales to grow 97% in 2010, says Gartner

Mar 5, 12:05

The worldwide market for touchscreen mobile devices will surpass 362.7 million units in 2010, a 96.8% increase from 2009 sales of 184.3 million units, according to Gartner. By 2013,...

Optical touch to continue dominating large-size screens in next 1-2 years

Mar 4, 15:57

Larger-size touchscreen (20-inch and above) products such as LCD monitors, all-in-one PCs and LCD TVs are expected to mainly adopt optical touchscreen technology for the next 1-2...

HTC insists it develops user interface and smartphones in house, not copying from Apple

Stockwatch - Mar 3, 11:28

Taiwan-based smartphone vendor HTC, in response to a patent lawsuit filed recently by Apple, has issued a statement with the Taiwan Stock Exchange stating that it is an innovator...

SWTC and Ampire cut into touchscreen panel module business

Feb 25, 16:48

Taiwan-based small- to medium-size LCD module (LCM) makers Star World Technology (SWTC) and Ampire have both recently started supplying touch panel modules in order to fulfill clients'...

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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.

  • Microsoft+Surface+Pro+3+tablet%2Fnotebook

    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.

2015 global notebook demand forecast
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Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015
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  • Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015

    This Special Report provides forecasts through 2015 for Greater China touch panel shipments with breakdowns based on technology (glass, film, resistive), application (smartphone, NB and tablet) and by firm.

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