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  • Last update: Wednesday 30 September 2015 [242 news items]

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...

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...

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    Acer Liquid Leap+ wearable device

    Acer is showcasing its latest mobile products at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015 from March 2-5 in Barcelona, Spain, including the Liquid Leap+ wearable device, which is compatible...

    Photo: Company, Mar 4.

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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.

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    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.

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    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.

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