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  • Last update: Tuesday 26 July 2016 [141 news items]

Component makers to see weak orders for tablets and wearables

Jul 26, 12:25

Upstream component makers have seen weaker-than-expected orders for tablet and wearable products since the early first half and the issue is expected to continue in the second half...

Garmin enters Taiwan micropayment market

Jul 14, 11:52

Garmin has cooperated with Taiwan-based micropayment firm iPass to launch wearable devices that are able to measure heart rates and support micropayments.

Wearable shipments to reach 213.6 million units worldwide in 2020, says IDC

Jun 17, 10:01

Worldwide shipments of wearable devices are expected to reach 101.9 million units by the end of 2016, representing 29% growth over 2015. According to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Wearable...

Global Lighting expects strong revenue contribution from automotive displays, wearable devices

Jun 16, 11:15

Global Lighting Technologies expects light guide plates (LGPs) used in automotive displays and smart wearable devices to each account for over 10% of 2016 consolidated revenues, according...

Upcoming exhibitions to promote IT innovations

May 12, 11:43

Six exhibitions are expected to come up in May and June, promoting the latest IT innovations including PC, smartphone, smart wearable device, robot and Internet of Things (IoT) app...

Acer to launch gaming smartphone in 4Q16, says paper

Newswatch - May 9, 15:11

Acer plans to launch a gaming smartphone in the fourth quarter of 2016 at the latest, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Times report, citing ST Liew, president of...

China market: Xiaomi delays Mi Band 2 launch

May 5, 15:11

Xiaomi Technology will delay the launch of its second-generation Mi Band 2 to June, one month behind its original schedule, company CEO Lei Jun said in a statement posted on China-based...

Worldwide shipments of wearables to reach 110 million in 2016, surpass 200 Million in 2019, says IDC

Newswatch - Mar 18, 14:24

Worldwide shipments of wearable devices are expected to reach 110 million by the end of 2016, up 38.2% on year, according to IDC.

TSMC, MediaTek to co-develop products for IoT and wearable applications

Newswatch - Mar 16, 11:07

TSMC and MediaTek have announced their commitment to a long-term partnership to continue developing innovative products for Internet of Things (IoT) and wearable device applications...

Taiwan market: Epson crosses into wearable market, targeting mainly mid-range and high-end

Mar 4, 16:19

Optimistic about wearable device demand, Epson established a department specifically to handle healthcare and sport sensor product development in 2013 and later reorganized the department...

Epson launches wearable devices in Taiwan

Worldwide wearable market sees rapid growth in 2015, says IDC

Feb 25, 14:27

The worldwide wearable device market took a big step forward in the fourth quarter of 2015, fueled by the growing popularity of fitness trackers and the Apple Watch. According to...

MediaTek expands wearables portfolio with MT2511 for health and fitness devices

Feb 23, 00:05

MediaTek has announced the MT2511, the company's first bio-sensing analog front-end (AFE) chip designed for health and fitness devices. The MT2511 enables bio signal acquisition through...

Worldwide wearable devices sales to grow 18.4% in 2016, says Gartner

Feb 5, 11:27

Gartner has forecast that 274.6 million wearable electronic devices will be sold worldwide in 2016, an increase of 18.4% from 232 million units in 2015. Sales of wearable electronic...

Digitimes Research: More fashion, sports gear, medical vendors step into smartwatch sector

Jan 28, 14:54

New smartwatches displayed at CES 2016 indicate that more vendors of fashion products, sports gear, medicare devices and traditional watches have stepped into the smartwatch segment,...

Sensor hubs market growing fast, IHS says

Jan 21, 10:12

The demand for sensor hubs, dedicated processing elements used for low-power sensor processing tasks, is booming. In fact due to "always on" sensor processing trends and...

Pixart Imaging to buy back shares

Stockwatch - Jan 13, 11:08

IC design house Pixart Imaging has unveiled plans to buy back up to two million of its own shares from January 12 to March 11 at prices between NT$50 (US$1.50) and NT$117. The repurchased...

Hardware vendors optimistic about VR potential to save PC industry

Jan 12, 15:33

With Sony, Samsung Electronics, Oculus/Facebook, High-Tech Computer (HTC) and Google developing virtual reality (VR) wearable devices, related supply chain players are becoming optimistic...

Toshiba expands ApP Lite processor family for wearable applications

Jan 12, 14:15

Toshiba has announced the launch of TZ1201XBG, an application processor for wearable devices, as the latest addition to its ApP Lite family for the Internet of Things (IoT).

HTC teams up with Under Armour to launch UA HealthBox

Jan 7, 16:10

HTC has teamed up with Under Armour to launch UA HealthBox, a connected fitness system kit comprising of three devices: a wearable wristband, a heart rate monitor and a Wi-Fi connected...

MediaTek unveils new chips for wearables, smart homes and UHD Blu-ray

Jan 5, 10:56

MediaTek has announced its new chip series for wearable and smart home applications, and Ultra HD Blu-ray players.

Acer expands smartphone presence into Latin America

Dec 31, 10:41

Acer has announced cooperation with Bahamas Telecommunications and Ecuador's Corporacion Nacional de Telecomunicaciones to sell its smartphones and wearable devices.

Samsung starts mass production of bio-processors for health-oriented wearables

Dec 30, 11:13

Samsung Electronics has announced it is mass producing an all-in-one advanced system logic chip for the health-oriented wearables market, the Bio-Processor.

Samsung Bio-Processor

Acer announces brisk sales of smart bracelets

Newswatch - Dec 23, 11:42

Acer has announced that it sold out 70,000 units of its fitness bracelet Liquid Leap Active during a 24-hour limited-time promotional campaign held through a TV shopping channel in...

IoT market to nearly double by 2019, says IC Insights

Dec 17, 19:02

Between 2015 and 2019, worldwide systems revenues for applications connecting to the Internet of Things (IoT) will nearly double reaching US$124.5 billion in the final year of the...

China wearable device market continues to grow, with varied performance between segments, says IDC

Dec 17, 13:56

According to the International Data Corporation (IDC ), wearable device shipments in China reached 7.37 million units in the third quarter of 2015, up 40.1% from the previous quart...

Taiwan IC design houses look to auto and IoT related products for 2016 growth

Dec 16, 11:13

IC shipments for automotive electronics, wearables and IoT devices will enjoy a higher increase than shipments for PCs, tablets and smartphones in 2016, according to sources at Taiwan-based...

Korea government to invest US$110 million into wearables development, says report

Nov 26, 14:31

The Korea government has announced from 2016 it will invest US$110 million over a five-year period into developing materials and components for wearable products, according to Korea-based...

Himax obtains design-wins for smartphone-use force touch solutions

Nov 26, 10:06

Himax Technologies has gained design-wins for its multi-level force touch controller series from leading smartphone vendors for models to be launched in the first half of 2016, according...

Kionix announces 6-axis accel-gyro combo sensors

Nov 20, 10:52

Kionix has announced the mass production of its KXG03 6-axis accelerometer-gyroscope combo and the unveiling of two new flagship 6-axis accel-gyro combos: the KXG07 and the KXG08.

Imec partners with UEST to develop emergency-detecting wearables

Nov 19, 15:27

Nano-electronics research center imec and UEST, a Belgian start-up company, have started the production of Zembro, a smart bracelet designed to enable the elderly to connect with...

Wearable devices becoming main growth driver for ODMs

Nov 16, 21:55

Notebook ODMs are expected to see their shipments in the fourth quarter to drop from the third and the volumes may continue to decline in 2016, making mobile devices especially wearable...

Sony opens store in Taiwan mainly pushing mid-range and high-end products

Nov 5, 15:20

Sony has opened a store in the Breeze Center shopping mall in Taipei, Taiwan, and will mainly demonstrate its mid-range and high-end products including Bravia TVs, tablets, smartphones,...

Sony opens a store in Taiwan

Richtek to focus on analog chips for mobile devices, wearables

Oct 26, 22:37

After becoming a unit of MediaTek, Richtek Technology will continue to expand its analog IC portfolio and move more aggressively to gain market share, according to sources familiar...

Digitimes Research: Pogo Pin to account for over 60% of power charging interfaces used in smart wearable devices in 2016

Oct 23, 10:40

Pogo Pin will account for over 60% of power charging interfaces used in smart watches and smart bands in 2016, all types of USB together for nearly 20%, and wireless power charging...

Worldwide wearable shipments to reach 173.4 million by 2019, says IDC

Sep 15, 15:37

A growing list of vendors, a proliferation of devices, experiences, and price points, and steady consumer adoption will fuel growth in the worldwide market for wearable devices. According...

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    Samsung Bio-Processor

    Samsung Electronics has announced it is mass producing an all-in-one advanced system logic chip for the health-oriented wearables market, the Bio-Processor. The Samsung Bio-Processor...

    Photo: Company, Jan 5.

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    Toshiba Serial Interface NAND

    Toshiba has launched a new line-up of NAND flash memory products for embedded applications that are compatible with the Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI). Wide ranging applications...

    Photo: Company, Oct 23.

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    Sony SmartBand 2

    Sony Mobile has unveiled smart bracelet SmartBand 2, which is set to become available worldwide starting September. The SmartBand 2 features the same form factor and designs as...

    Photo: Company, Aug 24.

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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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    JINS Meme smart eyewear

    Japan-based eyewear brand, JINS, has announced Meme smart eyewear for the US market in 2015 as part of its expansion plan outside of Asia. The JINS Meme (available with or without...

    Photo: Company, Dec 23.

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