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  • Last update: Wednesday 28 June 2017 [144 news items]

Strong RF chip demand to buoy supplier 2017 revenues

Jun 28, 15:46

Strong radio-frequency (RF) component demand will buoy sales at suppliers including Richwave Technology, Rafael Microelectronics and AMIC Communication (AMICCOM) in 2017, which are...

Intel 300-series chipsets to impact Realtek, ASMedia and Broadcom in 2018

Jun 15, 19:49

With Intel planning to integrate Wi-Fi and USB 3.1 functions into its 300-series chipsets in 2018, Realtek Semiconductor, ASMedia and Broadcom are expected to see their orders for...

MediaTek launches next-gen Wi-Fi chipset portfolio for IoT

Jun 1, 15:21

MediaTek has announced its next-generation Wi-Fi chipset portfolio for connected smart home, office and other IoT applications. The MediaTek MT7686, MT7682, and MT5932 will deliver...

Asustek, HP and Lenovo develop mobile PCs powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chips

Jun 1, 15:21

At the ongoing Computex trade show in Taipei, Qualcomm has announced that Asustek Computer, Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Lenovo are the first OEMs to develop mobile PCs powered by its...

Li-Fi much faster than Wi-Fi, says Nobel laureate

Feb 14, 10:58

Li-Fi (light fidelity) based on LED or laser has much higher data transfer speeds than Wi-Fi, 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics recipient Shuji Nakamura said in a keynote speech in Taipei...

Shuji Nakamura, winner of 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics, delivers a speech in Taipei

D-Link cooperates with Alpha Networks, Aviacomm for Super Wi-Fi application

Dec 9, 16:11

Networking/communication device vendor D-Link has disclosed it has partnered with fellow maker Alpha Networks and US-based RF IC design house Aviacomm to develop 802.11af devices...

Director Paul W Garnett for Microsoft Affordable Access Initiative (left)

D-Link participates in Microsoft Super Wi-Fi development

Nov 18, 15:23

Networking/communication device vendor D-Link has disclosed it has participated in development of Super Wi-Fi solutions promoted by Microsoft.

Intel looks to add Wi-Fi and USB 3.1 support into next-generation chipsets

Nov 10, 15:15

Intel reportedly is planning to add USB 3.1 and Wi-Fi functions into its motherboard chipsets and the new design may be implemented in its upcoming 300-series scheduled to be released...

Yilan County Government sets up over 1,000 indoor W-Fi access points

Oct 24, 10:53

The government of Yilan County, northeastern Taiwan, has cooperated with mobile telecom carriers including Chunghwa Telecom and Taiwan Mobile to set up more than 1,000 indoor Wi-Fi...

ASE a major SiP backend provider for Apple, say sources

Sep 20, 00:44

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE), through its Shanghai-based subsidiary Universal Scientific Industrial (USI), has obtained SiP (system-in-package) backend orders for Wi-Fi,...

Richwave to enjoy record revenues in 3Q16, says report

Newswatch - Jul 19, 15:50

RF component specialist Richwave Technology is expected to enjoy another quarter of record revenues in the third quarter of 2016, buoyed by rising shipments of its Wi-Fi use power...

Broadcom rumors say company is looking to phase out Wi-Fi chip business

Mar 18, 10:53

Broadcom is rumored to be looking to phase out its Wi-Fi chip business in a move to streamline its workforce and product offerings following its acquisition by Avago Technologies,...

MediaTek announces open-source development platform for IoT devices

Dec 4, 10:54

MediaTek Labs has announced the launch of the MediaTek LinkIt Smart 7688, a development platform enabling rapid development of advanced Wi-Fi based devices such as IP cameras, surveillance...

Digitimes Research: Google OnHub Wi-Fi routers to play an important role in IoT applications

Oct 23, 16:27

The OnHub household Wi-Fi routers being promoted by Google could also play an important role in Google's household IoT initiations as the interior design of the OnHub retains a number...

Digitimes Research: MU-MIMO serving as a standard for new Wi-Fi chips

Sep 17, 11:12

Networking chipset vendors, including Qualcomm Atheros, Broadcom, Marvell Technology and MediaTek have launched new Wi-Fi chips or chipset platforms supporting MU-MIMO (multi-user...

Digitimes Research: Adoption of Wi-Fi by Apple Watch, Android Wear to encourage other vendors to follow suit

Jul 23, 09:56

The adoption of Wi-Fi technology by Apple Watch and Android Wear devices are expected to motivate other smartwatch and wearable device vendors to follow suit, according to Digitimes...

Wi-Fi Alliance starts Wi-Fi Aware interoperability certification

Jul 17, 14:14

Wi-Fi Alliance has offered Wi-Fi Aware interoperability testing and certification program and Wi-Fi Aware-enabled devices are likely to be available at the end of 2015 or the beginning...

Wi-Fi Alliance marketing vice president Kelly Davis-Felner

Digitimes Research: LTE-U to become mainstream LTE technology

May 21, 11:27

The LTE-U (LTE-Unlicensed) technology is likely to become the mainstream LTE standard in the future and will not cause serious interference when operated concurrently with Wi-Fi on...

3.75 billion Wi-Fi connected devices will be shipped worldwide by 2019, says MIC

Apr 20, 16:07

Driven by flourishing demand for smartphones and IoT (Internet of Things), global shipment volume of Wi-Fi connected devices reached around 2.27 billion units in 2014, up 18% on year,...

Digitimes Research: Development of Wi-Fi Only Phone service gaining momentum

Mar 12, 14:49

The launch of Google's Nova project and Cablevision's Freewheel services will help push the deployment of Cable Wi-Fi as well as the implementation of Wi-Fi Only Phone and Wi-Fi First...

SME Wi-Fi solutions to post strong growth in 2015, says Aruba executive

Dec 29, 14:51

The market of Wi-Fi solutions for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) will have the highest sales growth among all Wi-Fi solution segments in 2015, according to John DiLullo,...

Aruba executive vice president John DiLullo

Allied Circuit, BoardTek and GCE enjoy brisk sales in 4Q14

Dec 12, 14:37

PCB makers specializing in multi-layer boards for Wi-Fi base stations and server applications are expected to report strong sales for the fourth quarter of 2014, according to industry...

Demand for multi-layer PCBs rising in 4Q14

Foxconn to cooperate with Alibaba, 21 Vianet to set up Wi-Fi network in southwestern China

Nov 28, 11:19

Foxconn Electronics, Alibaba and 21 Vianet Group on November 26 jointly signed with the city government of Guiyang, southwestern China, to set up a citywide network of Wi-Fi hot spots...

802.11ac Wi-Fi CPE shipments to capture 18% of the total 176 million access points in 2014, says ABI Research

Sep 26, 15:43

The worldwide Wi-Fi customer premises equipment (CPE) market is expected to grow 11% in 2014. According to ABI Research, total shipments of Wi-Fi access points, routers, and residential...

MediaTek announces 2T2R 802.11n Wi-Fi AP/router SoC

Sep 17, 10:45

MediaTek has announced its MT7628, a 2T2R 802.11n Wi-Fi AP/router system on chip (SoC). Integrating a 2T2R 802.11n Wi-Fi radio and a 580MHz MIPS 24KEc CPU, the MT7628 enables consumers...

Digitimes Research: Wi-Fi chipmakers taking different paths for growth

Jun 30, 15:43

In the first half of 2014, Wi-Fi chipmakers can be divided into two groups: one focusing on developing Wi-Fi chip solutions with better specifications and higher speed, and the other...

Cellular network jam spurs rising use of MIMO Wi-Fi technology in smartphones, says IHS

Jun 5, 15:49

With their cellular networks strained to the breaking point by the deluge of data traffic generated by smartphones, wireless operators are striving to offload traffic to Wi-Fi networks...

Handling the ever-increasing demand for wireless: Q&A with Broadcom VP Rahul Patel

Jun 3, 12:36

With the IT market shifting from PCs to mobile devices, there has been an increased appetite for support for Wi-Fi and wireless technologies such as Bluetooth and near field communication...

Rahul Patel, VP and general manager, wireless connectivity combo, Mobile and Wireless Group

Digitimes Research: 10G Wi-Fi unlikely to become popular in the short term

May 12, 21:38

Wi-Fi chip designer Quantenna Communications has recently announced it will invest in the R&D of 10G Wi-Fi chipsets to develop 8x8 antenna technology for a mass production in...

Global Wi-Fi hotspots will grow to 7.1 million in 2015 as a method to offload traffic, says ABI Research

May 9, 11:27

Worldwide Wi-Fi deployments reached a total of 4.2 million hotspots in 2013, and will continue to grow at a CAGR of 15% between 2013-2018, to exceed 10.5 million. Among the global...

Richwave looks to 30% increase in Wi-Fi component revenues in 2014

May 7, 16:18

RF component maker Richwave expects sales of its Wi-Fi components to grow over 30% on year in 2014, buoyed by growing demand for 802.11ac-enabled devices.

Cloud-managed Wi-Fi market to reach US$2.5 billion by 2018, says IDC

Apr 11, 14:59

As the traditional worldwide enterprise wireless local area network (WLAN) market experiences relative maturation and the lofty gains of the past two years begin to flatten, the WLAN...

Digital camera players offering cheap full-frame DSLR cameras to boost sales

Mar 10, 21:04

Full-frame DSLR cameras' current share in overall digital camera sales has risen to 15% and the share is expected to surpass 30% by the end of 2014 with factors such as the release...

Digitimes Research: Demand for carrier Wi-Fi rising

Dec 26, 16:17

As mobile Internet access is becoming more popular, telecom carriers worldwide are all facing difficulties providing sufficient mobile data services to meet user demand. Solutions...

Wi-Fi to play dominant role in US$25 billion smart appliance market, says ABI Research

Nov 11, 15:39

The smart home appliance market, defined by products with built-in connectivity, will witness substantial growth over the next five years, reaching nearly US$25 billion by 2018. Currently...

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    Apple Watch Series 2 smartwatches

    Apple has introduced the Apple Watch Series 2, with fitness and health capabilities including a water resistance 50 meter rating for swimming, and built-in GPS so users can now run...

    Photo: Company, Sep 8.

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    Apple iPhone SE smartphone

    Apple has introduced the iPhone SE with a 4-inch display, in a compact aluminum design that has been updated with matte-chamfered edges, a color-matched stainless steel Apple logo,...

    Photo: Company, Mar 23.

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    Apple iPad Pro tablet

    Apple has announced its 12.9-inch iPad Pro priced starting at US$799 and will start selling the tablet in November. The iPad Pro features a display resolution of 2,732 by 2,048 and...

    Photo: Company, Sep 14.

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    Zoom Storage hybrid powerbank and wireless storage solution

    The Zoom Storage is a hybrid powerbank and wireless storage solution developed for Android, Windows and iOS smartphones and tablets in 2,000mAh wallet size and 8,000mAh traveller's...

    Photo: Company, Jun 30.

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    Amazon Fire HDX tablet

    Amazon's new Fire HDX 8.9 combines a light design and a HDX display with a new processor, Dolby Atmos and Dolby Audio, and new Fire OS 4 (Sangria) features and services. The new...

    Photo: Company, Sep 22.

Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2020

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Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
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    This Digitimes Research Special Report examines the China AMOLED industry, focusing on the expansion capacity of the makers, the current implementation plans of major smartphone vendors in the market and the technological hurdles faced by the China makers.

  • Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2020

    Digitimes Research expects global AP shipments to surpass the 1.9 billion mark in 2017, with smartphones remaining the main application. Qualcomm will be leading the market in 2017, as other players continue playing catch up and scramble for funds to invest in more diverse applications.

  • Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond

    This Digitimes Special Report examines key factors in the notebook industry, including products, vendors and ODMs, that will affect total shipments in 2017 and through 2021.