Taiwan market: LG launches 42- to 55-inch smart digital signage
Dec 19, 11:36
LG Electronics has launched 42- to 55-inch smart digital signage equipped with IPS panels produced by LG Display and multimedia editing software in the Taiwan market, with small- to medium-size businesses being target customers, according to LG Electronics Taiwan.
Foxconn IT shopping mall in Taipei to open in March 2015
Dec 17, 23:18
Foxconn Electronics' (Hon Hai Precision Industry) new IT shopping mall in Taipei, Taiwan has hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the air bridge between the building and Guang Hua Digital Plaza, an existing IT shopping mall in the city.
AUO, Innolux expected to see more orders for Ultra HD TV panels
Dec 17, 11:46
As Japan-based vendors including Sony and Panasonic and China-based vendors have been actively promoting Ultra HD LCD TVs, Taiwan-based AU Optronics (AUO) and Innolux are expected to receive increased orders, according to industry sources.
TCL launches quantum-dot TVs
Dec 17, 11:44
China-based vendor TCL has launched quantum-dot LCD TVs with a NTSC value of 110% through technological cooperation with US-based QD Vision, with Ultra HD panels supplied by affiliated China Star Optoelectronics Technology.
Digitimes Research: 23-, 27-inch LCD monitor prices up in December
Dec 17, 11:25
Global average retail prices for 23- and 27-inch LCD monitors in December have risen on month by 11.3% to US$276 and 9.2% to US$379, respectively, while those for 20- and 24-inch models have dropped 6.4% to US$132 and 1.2% to US$246, according to Digitimes Research. Pricing for 22-inch models remained...
China market: LCD TV sales expected to drop in 2015
Dec 16, 12:03
There will be an estimated 45.09 million LCD TVs sold in the China market in 2014, slipping on year by 5.6%, and the demand will continually drop in 2015 and 2016 and then slightly rebound in 2017, according to China-based China Market Monitor.
Monitor revenues rise in 3Q14, says DisplaySearch
Dec 16, 11:46
Global desktop monitor sell-in revenues rose 7% in the third quarter of 2014, as average selling prices (ASPs) rose just over 10%, according to DisplaySearch. Worldwide desktop monitor shipments declined just over 3%, to reach 34 million units.
TV panel prices may drop in 2H15 due to shrinking demand from China
Dec 12, 11:06
With demand in the China market for LCD TVs in 2015 forecast to decrease on year, China-based LCD TV vendors are likely to lower target shipments accordingly and consequently the supply of LCD TV panels may exceed demand and prices could fall in the second half of 2015, according to industry sources...
Vendors expected to boost Ultra HD smart TVs in 2015
Dec 11, 11:12
Japan- and South Korea-based international LCD TV vendors as well as China-based vendors are expected to promote Ultra HD smart LCD TVs featuring connectivity with smartphones and handheld devices in 2015, according to industry sources in Taiwan.
China market: LCD TV sales to drop in 2014, 2015, says AVC
Dec 10, 11:45
There will be an estimated 45 million LCD TVs sold in the China market in 2014, decreasing on year by 5.6%, and the sales volume will slip by 1.8% to 44.29 million units in 2015, according to China-based All View Consulting (AVC).
Samsung offers large price cuts for Ultra HD TVs in North America
Dec 4, 15:40
Samsung Electronics has made large reductions in the retail prices of Ultra HD LCD TVs in the North America market. Prices at Best Buy have been cut by US$700 from US$1,499 to US$799 for 50-inch models, by US$900 from US$2,199 to US$1,299 for 55-inch models and by US$1,300 from US$3,299 to US$1,999...
Taiwan market: BenQ occupies 14% of LCD monitor shipments
Dec 3, 10:57
There will be an estimated 900,000 LCD monitors shipped in the Taiwan market in 2014 and BenQ expects a market share of 14%, with 85% of its shipments to be general-use models and 10-15% for special applications, according to the company.
Taiwan medical equipment industry output value rising, says IEK
Nov 28, 11:31
Taiwan's medical equipment industry output value has already increased 5.4% on year in 2014 to NT$85.8 billion (US$2.78 billion), driven by demand for new and smart applications, according to the Industrial Economics and Knowledge Center (IEK) of Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research Institute (IT...
TPV sees LCD TV and monitor shipments increase 7.5% in 3Q14
Nov 26, 22:24
TPV has reported its consolidated shipments increased 7.5% on a sequential basis to 18.3 million units, while revenues rose 5.5% to US$3.02 billion. Profit also improved, from a loss in the first quarter and US$6.2 million in the second, to US$34.8 million. The company's gross profit margin expanded...
Monitor vendors eyeing 5K units in 2015
Nov 25, 14:58
Following the release of Apple's iMac with Retina 5K display, more LCD monitor vendors are talking about releasing high-end units with similar resolutions in 2015.
TV shipments in 2015 expected to increase 10%
Nov 19, 20:53
TV supply chains estimate that TV shipments in 2015 will increase 10% on year to around 230 million driven by large-size TV demand in mature economies and small-size TV demand in emerging economies.
Wearables market up 40% in 3Q14, says firm
Nov 19, 13:56
Consumer demand for wearable technology is rising fast, with third-quarter 2014 global shipments totaling 12.7 million units, up 40% from just over nine million units in third-quarter 2013, according to Futuresource Consulting.
Optoma expands product lineup
Nov 14, 11:59
Taiwan-based DLP projector vendor Optoma Technology has announced it is further developing in the speaker market, with an emphasis on new products such as its Optoma NuForce.
China market: Xiaomi invests in TV content provider
Nov 13, 11:47
Xiaomi Technology has announced it will invest US$10 million in local Internet television company Youku Tudou, aiming to integrate Xiaomi's end devices with Youku Tudou's TV content, according to a China-based sina.com report.
Qisda posts over NT$1 billion in 3Q14 profit
Nov 13, 10:45
DMS (design and manufacturing service) provider Qisda has released its third-quarter 2014 financial report, recording net profit of NT$1.095 billion (US$36.5 million)and net EPS of NT$0.53 for the third quarter.
Coretronic ships 8.22 million BLUs in October
Nov 11, 11:13
Coretronic has disclosed it shipped 8.22 million backlight units (BLUs) in October, slipping 9% sequentially, with the January-October volume reaching 77.71 million units, growing 25% on year.
As LCD monitor market declines, vendors anticpate that bigger is better
Nov 6, 15:51
With global shipments of LCD monitors expected to drop from 136 million in 2014 to 132 million in 2015 and further to 128 million units in 2017, LCD monitor vendors are aiming to maintain their profits by producing larger-size, high-end units with a higher profit margin, including 27-, 28- and 32-inch...
Sony announces increased TV sales
Nov 4, 16:08
Sony has announced that its home entertainment and sound sales increased 7% on year (a 2% increase on a constant currency basis) to JPY282.4 billion (US$2.48 billion). This increase was primarily due to a significant increase in sales of TVs and the favorable impact of foreign exchange rates. Unit...
Foxconn re-joins China e-commerce industry
Nov 4, 00:22
Despite its previous failure in operating an e-commerce business, Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has used its system that originally resided on China's e-commerce website T-Mall.com, and copied the model for an independent platform for the business, according to sources from the upstream...