Commentary: Ultra HD still dominating in high-end TV segment
Aug 27, 15:51
As TV vendors are looking to capture increased market shares in the TV market including the high-end segment, Ultra HD has become the mainstream choice for both TV vendors and panel makers due to the technology's quality, decreased pricing and improved yields.
Foxconn adopts cloud computing-based security monitoring system
Aug 27, 15:34
Foxconn Electronics has adopted a cloud computing-based security monitoring system equipped with in-house-developed hardware and software at its headquarters in northern Taiwan to monitor labor safety and environmental conditions at its main factories in Taiwan and China, according to industry sourc...
China TV vendors extending promotion abroad
Aug 22, 11:19
China-based TV vendors are extending efforts to promote their products in markets abroad, and expect lower-priced units will be most popular in China during the second half of 2014.
Alibaba and Haier to launch Ultra HD smart TV
Aug 20, 15:18
China-based Alibaba is cooperating with Haier to release a home entertainment smart TV, supporting Ultra HD output, voice controls, as well as music and gaming services, according to local media reports.
China TV market entering saturation
Aug 11, 13:31
As the sales volume and value for TVs in the China market in the first half of 2014 decreased on year, the TV market is trending to becoming saturated over the next 3-5 years, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.
Taiwan market: Optoma launches 4 DLP projectors
Aug 7, 10:45
Taiwan-based DLP projector vendor Optoma Technology has unveiled four home-use projectors, the HC51, HD36, HD26 and ultra-short-throw GT1080, for immediate launch in the Taiwan market.
Ultra HD TVs make gains but still lack market penetration, says IHS
Jul 25, 10:42
Ultra HD TVs continued to make slow and steady inroads throughout the world, but their share of the overall flat-panel TV market remained minimal at the end of May 2014, suggesting that Ultra HD TV pricing in the market remains too high to gain meaningful share, according to IHS.
TCAS 2014: BenQ to promote short-distance projectors
Jul 24, 14:32
BenQ is set to focus on promoting its new short-distance consumer projectors, which feature 3,000 lumens and only require 2.5m of distance to project 100-inch images, at the Taipei Consumer Applications Show (TCAS) 2014, July 31-August 4.
Peak season TV demand expected to be flat on year
Jul 24, 11:38
Peak demand for LCD TVs for the early October holidays in China and the year-end holidays in the US and Europe is expected to remain flat on year, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.
LCD monitor panel prices rise on tight supply, say Taiwan makers
Jul 24, 11:36
Because panel makers have focused production on LCD TV panels, supplies of 19-, 19.5-, 21.5-, 23-, 23.6- and 27-inch LCD monitor panels have been tight, and consequently prices have risen considerably, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.
China-based LeTV stops selling OTT device in China, says report
Jul 22, 12:26
China-based LeTV has recently stopped selling its over the top (OTT) device as it violates China's new policies for the Internet TV market, but the company's LCD TV products are not affected and are still available in the market, according to a Chinese-language Tencent report citing the com...
South Korea makers still developing OLED TV panels
Jul 18, 10:26
While Samsung Electronics is focusing on Ultra HD TVs instead of OLED TVs, South Korea-based panel makers have been developing OLED TV panels with Ultra HD resolution, according to Taiwan-based panel makers.
TCL sees rebounding TV sales in June
Jul 15, 11:27
China-based vendor TCL Multimedia Technology Holdings globally sold 1.0581 million LCD TVs in June 2014, growing on year by 45.3%, of which 194,100 were smart TV models, up 103.7% on year, according to the company.
Digitimes Research: Ultra HD TV demand grows in Japan in May
Jul 11, 16:28
Japan's Ultra HD TV channel, Channel4K, started pilot broadcast on June 2, 2014 and Digitimes Research has found that sales of Ultra HD TV sets continue to enjoy stable growth despite a recent rise in the country's consumption tax. In May 2014, 2.4% of TVs sold in the Japan market were Ultra HD models,...
China government demands OTT/smart TVs switch to TVOS from Android, say reports
Jul 11, 14:43
The China government is demanding cable TV service providers in the country only adopt TVOS 1.0 for their over the top (OTT) devices and smart TVs, which is expected to significantly delay the development of Internet TV applications, according to reports from China citing sources from people familiar...
Taiwan market: Acer expands projector business
Jul 10, 12:30
Acer has announced partnerships with local distributors and retail chains for selling its projectors in Taiwan and it is looking to become the third-largest projector vendor in Taiwan by 2015.
Global LCD TV shipments to increase 3.2% in 2014, says WitsView
Jul 9, 15:16
Global LCD TV shipments in 2014 are expected to reach 210.8 million units, up 3.2% onyear, according to WitsView. Vendors' inventories are currently healthy and China vendors in particular are looking to expand their shipments in markets abroad by bumping up competition during Black Friday in the USA...
Suppliers eye Ultra HD panel orders beyond LCD TV
Jun 26, 14:12
As costs and yield rates of 3840 by 2160 panels gradually stabilize, suppliers are looking to orders from applications beyond LCD TV, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.
Sony has 3-pronged strategy for China, says report
Jun 26, 12:34
After announcing the sale of its Vaio PC business and plans to restructure its LCD TV operations, Sony has turned its focus to smartphones and tablets. For the China market, the company has a 3-pronged strategy: strengthening the competitiveness of its products and services, developing new product...
Coretronic to cut capital by 25%
Stockwatch - Jun 18, 11:38
Taiwan-based backlight unit (BLU) and DLP projector maker Coretronic will downsize its paid-in capital by 25% from NT$7.240 billion (US$241 million) to NT$5.430 billion, according to a decision by its 2014 shareholders meeting on June 17.