Public display shipments and revenues rebound, says IHS
May 6, 16:11
Overall public display shipments and revenues will rebound in 2016, as regional economies recover and more large projects are installed. In fact, shipments of public displays are expected to grow 9.3% on year, reaching approximately three million units in 2016, as revenues increase 15.3%. Total public...
LeEco reportedly interested in investing in Vizio
Apr 26, 11:03
US-based LCD TV vendor Vizio will buy back 2.435 million common shares of its stock from Taiwan-based ODM AmTran Technology, with the buyback possibly intended to introduce new strategic shareholders, and China-based online video/audio service provider LeEco (formerly LeTV) is reportedly interested...
Growth returns to India's LCD TV market, says IHS
Mar 28, 21:55
Positive growth returned to India's liquid crystal display (LCD) TV market in the fourth quarter (4Q) of 2015, after the industry posted declines in the second quarter (2Q) and no growth in the third quarter (3Q). With more Indians transitioning from cathode-ray tube (CRT) TVs to LCD, the overall consumer...
Amtran Technology nets NT$2.12 per share for 2015
Stockwatch - Mar 21, 11:16
LCD TV and monitor ODM/OEM Amtran Technology posted consolidated revenues of NT$20.701 billion (US$630 million), gross margin of 8.0%, net profit of NT$1.738 billion and net EPS of NT$2.12 for 2015.
CPT, HannStar Display sees decreased February revenues
Mar 9, 10:57
TFT-LCD panel makers Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) and HannStar Display have reported February consolidated revenues of NT$2.796 billion (US$83.7 million) and NT$1.016 billion respectively, with the former decreasing 18.34% on month and 26.64% on year and the latter declining 27.73% and 24.34%.
Acer plans to release VR products in 1H16
Feb 16, 14:05
Acer has joined the virtual reality (VR) industry and is currently developing related technology, looking to release some products in the first half of 2016, according to company CEO Jason Chen, adding that the company is also planning a series of showcases of its development starting at Mobile World...
Realtek reports increased January revenues
Stockwatch - Feb 15, 22:06
Networking IC design company Realtek Semiconductor has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.257 billion (US$98.3 million) for January 2016, representing increases of 12.65% on month and 16.15% on year.
China market: Market share of smart TV vendors to change drastically in 2016
Jan 21, 15:05
The landscape of the smart TV market in China is expected to undergo a drastic change in 2016 as local brands including Skyworth, Hisense and TCL have continued to ramp up their market share, while Xiaomi Technology and LeTV are actively promoting their low-priced models, according to industry sourc...
Digitimes Research: Smart TVs gain focus in smart home developments
Jan 11, 15:09
According to Digitimes Research, there were several developments that occurred in the smart home family segment throughout the end of 2015 into early 2016. Samsung Electronics announced that its entire 2016 Smart TV line-up will be Internet of Things (IoT) ready and connected with the SmartThings platform...
CES 2016: Samsung features new module TV technology
Jan 8, 10:55
Samsung Electronics is featuring what it dubs a "Future TV Zone" at CES 2016, focusing around modular display technology, which allows for multiple screens in various shapes and sizes to join together to create an entirely customizable TV based on consumers' lifestyle and the content they...
CES 2016: Acer announces new Chrome products, smartphones and LCD monitors
Jan 5, 21:36
Acer has announced its latest Chrome products: the Chromebase 24 all-in-one PC and the Chromebook 11, as well as its new Liquid Jade Primo smartphone, TravelMate P648 commercial notebook, Aspire Switch 12 S 2-in-1, Iconia One 8 and R1, H7 and XR series LCD monitors and will showcase these products...
Skyworth aims to sell 200,000 OLED TVs in 2016
Dec 31, 11:16
China TV vendor Skyworth aims to sell 200,000 OLED TVs in 2016, the company stated at a recent OLED forum in Shenzhen, China. Most of the TVs are expected to have HDR technology, Ultra HD (4K) resolution and come equipped with OLED panels from LG Display.
LeTV launches 70-inch TVs made from Sharp panels
Dec 24, 11:23
China-based vendor LeTV has launched Super TV Max 70, a 70-inch LCD TV which uses ultra-thin Ultra HD TFT-LCD panels produced at Sharp's 10G fab in Sakai City, Japan, according to industry sources.
Toshiba sells TV plant in Indonesia to China-based Skyworth
Dec 22, 17:08
Toshiba has announced that it has reached agreement with China-based Skyworth on the sale of PT Toshiba Consumer Products Indonesia, Toshiba Group's Indonesian manufacturing base for TVs and twin-tub washing machines. Going forward, the company plans to settle the final sales price and complete the...
Toshiba considering selling TV business, say reports
Dec 14, 14:52
Toshiba is considering ending its TV business due to financial struggles and will at least stop TV production abroad at its Indonesia-based facilities, according to a new media report from Japan-based Asahi Shimbum.
One-third of US households will have 4K TVs in 2019, says IHS
Dec 11, 11:43
Ultra HD (4K) LCD panels have recently experienced steep price declines, allowing 4K TV set prices to fall significantly and increasing consumer adoption and household penetration. By the end of 2017, most 50-inch-and-larger TVs worldwide will feature 4K resolution, according to IHS. With its comparatively...
BenQ applying Productivity 4.0-based smart factory solutions to Qisda factory
Nov 30, 23:17
Display device and projector vendor BenQ is applying in-house-developed smart factory solution based on Productivity 4.0, an equivalent of the German-developed Industry 4.0 standard promoted by the Taiwan government, to affiliated Qisda's factory in northern Taiwan, with the completed smart factory...
Sales of commercial TVs drop in China during 3Q15, says firm
Nov 27, 15:39
Sales of TVs in China's commercial segment dropped 1.3% on year during the third quarter of 2015 to 877,900 units, according to statistics from research firm AVC. The figure also represented CNY1.56 billion (US$243.96 million) in revenues, down 7.5% on year.
AOpen competes for digital signage orders, says chairman
Nov 27, 14:44
While many digital signage providers focus on hardware, AOpen has been competitive through developing optimal solutions consisting of hardware, software, content, and maintenance services based on client needs, according to company chairman and CEO Bernie Tsai.
LCD TV shipments to increase under 2% in 2016, says WitsView
Nov 26, 14:58
Global LCD TV shipments for 2015 will total 216 million sets, according to the latest estimation by WitsView. Shipments in 2015 will represent a slight annual decline, for the first time since the shipment slide in 2013. In the short term, consumer spending will generally remain weak due to the sluggish...
Sales of 40-inch TVs in Japan strong in October, says firm
Nov 26, 14:48
TVs sized 40- to 49-inch accounted for 28.73% of Japan's overall TV sales in October while 30- to 39-inch units accounted for 28.66%. This is the first time when the 40-inch TV segment in Japan surpassed the 30-inch segment, according to Japan-based research firm BCN.
China Internet TV brands show lower sentiment rankings than traditional TV brands despite online popularity, says MIC
Nov 20, 11:05
The top-10 LCD TV brands on online stores Tmall and JD during 15 May 2015 and August 2015 were: TCL, Changhong, Hisense, Sharp, Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics, LeTV, Sony, Skyworth and Haier, according to the Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute (MIC). At seventh place, LeTV was the...