Shipments of large-size monitors growing due to demand in China, says report
Oct 5, 15:12
Demand has shifted towards products with larger sizes in the 2015 LCD monitor market. According to WitsView, the share of models sized 23-inch and above in global monitor shipments has increased to upwards of 40% in the third quarter of 2015. The 27-inch and larger segment in particular has seen the...
Acer projector market share reaches record high in 2Q15
Sep 25, 15:40
According to the latest data from PMA, for the second quarter of 2015 Acer has reached a record high market share of 8% worldwide and 17.8% in EMEA, positioning the company as the third largest projector brand worldwide and number one DLP brand in EMEA. In regards to shipments in the quarter, Acer...
HTC gearing up for virtual reality applications
Sep 24, 15:58
High Tech Computer (HTC) has been aggressively pushing into the virtual reality industry and in addition to plans to launch its virtual reality device HTC Vive in October and release the device by the end of 2015, the company has also formed a strategic alliance with game developer Valve and invested...
Head mounted display shipments to reach 65 million in 2020, says report
Sep 24, 15:52
All Head Mounted Display (HMD) segments will see strong growth over the coming years. The total HMD market is expected to ship around 65 million units in 2020, with a CAGR of 88%. Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) represents the next revolution in consumer electronics, and at the forefront...
Xiaomi fast expanding ecosystem raises concerns, say sources
Sep 24, 09:59
Xiaomi Technology has extended its product lines from mobile devices to include tablets, TVs, STBs, headsets, smart bracelets and financial products, a move which has raised concerns of a chain reaction that could eventually lead to chaos for Xiaomi, according to industry sources.
Digitimes Research: Average large-size TV pricing on the decline
Sep 21, 15:46
LCD TV average pricing for 55-inch units was higher than 60-inch units in many markets in June through August while 65-inch units have declined 15% on average across five major markets including the UK, US, Japan, China and Germany, according to Digitimes Research.
Hisense developing new laser projected TVs
Sep 18, 14:14
China TV vendor Hisense is expected to release new laser projected TV technology in 2016 as part of the company's solution to meet demand for high-end TVs at affordable pricing.
Innolux 23.6-inch LCD TV panel shipments to Mexico to fade in 2016
Sep 18, 10:49
In 2016 the Mexico government's subsidies for 23.6-inch TVs will come to an end, which will affect Innolux's LCD panel shipments to the area. However, the company is eyeing prospects in other emerging markets that should be able to counterbalance the losses.
Samsung to focus on QD TVs in 2016, says report
Sep 17, 15:57
Samsung Electronics will move ahead with Quantum Dot (QD) TVs in 2016 as a major focal point for its high-end TV lineup, and display various new units at CES 2016, according to Korea-based inews24 citing sources from the company.
TV shipments post largest annual decline in 5 years, says IHS
Sep 11, 11:27
Global TV shipments declined 8% on year to 48 million units in the second quarter of 2015, after a year of quarterly on-year growth in 2014. This was the largest on-year decline in a quarter since second-quarter 2009, when worldwide demand slumped amid the global recession, according to IHS. Most of...
Korea TV vendors increasing 4K TV development
Sep 10, 15:11
As the Ultra HD (4K) TV market is expected to reach 31 million in 2015, up 246% on year, and further reach 97 million in 2019, Korea TV vendors are ramping up production of new models ranging from the 40-inch segment to 100-inch plus units to secure market share.
LG forming OLED alliances with China TV vendors
Sep 8, 15:34
LG Display is forming alliances with China TV vendors for supplying OLED TV panels, which is expected to reach MOU signings in September, according to reports from Korea media.
Tongfang Global and QD Vision partner on new quantum dot TVs
Sep 4, 12:34
QD Vision has announced that Tongfang Global will soon provide its customers with wide color gamut (WCG) TVs based on QD Vision's Color IQTM quantum dot technology. Tongfang, which markets many of its products under the Seiki brand, will demonstrate 55-inch Ultra HD (4K) Color IQ-based TVs at IFA.
Interactive display market continuing to see growth, says report
Aug 31, 16:21
The interactive whiteboard market has grown at a tremendous pace over the last decade. Initially major uptake was in the UK, Mexico and the US, but they have now become common place across the globe. As the technology has evolved over the last few years, we are now seeing interactive flat panels gain...
TPV reports 1H15 performance
Aug 26, 15:05
TPV has announced consolidated revenues were US$5.05 billion in the first half of 2015, representing a drop of 6.9% on year. Loss attributable to shareholders was US$60.1 million, compared to US$44.2 million a year ago. Gross profit margin was suppressed by unfavorable exchange rates and declined to...
Litemax to acquire WynMax
Stockwatch - Aug 25, 11:07
Taiwan-based Litemax Electronics, which makes high-brightness LCD modules for industrial, commercial, medical and transportation applications, on August 24 announced the acquisition of WynMax, a Taiwan-based maker of industrial computing devices, by purchasing a 100% stake in the latter for NT$320...
Taiwan market: BenQ to sponsor gaming event
Aug 21, 12:41
Taiwan-based monitor brand vendor BenQ will sponsor the Capcom Pro Tour gaming event in Taiwan, which will be hosted starting August 22. The company's RL-series monitors will be the official monitor used for the gaming event.
Samsung TV production capacity to shrink in 2015, says report
Aug 21, 11:08
Samsung Electronics reduced TV production capacity globally by 10 million units in the first half of 2015 and is expected to decrease by another 10 million units in the second half of the year for a total of 42 million units, down from 62.99 million in 2014, according to Korea media reports.
Sharp forms alliance with China TV vendor Hisense
Aug 3, 13:49
Sharp at its board of directors meeting held on July 31, 2015 passed resolutions to form a business alliance with Hisense International (Hong Kong) America Investment, a subsidiary of Hisense, a China consumer electronics company for the LCD TV business. Under the resoultions, it is stated Sharp will...
LG adds 5 new OLED TVs to its lineup
Jul 28, 15:29
LG Electronics has unveiled five new OLED TVs in the Korea TV market, doubling its overall lineup of the technology, and expects to release the units in the US in the third quarter of 2015.
China market: Xiaomi launches Mi TV 2S
Jul 17, 15:23
Xiaomi Technology has launched the Mi TV 2S, which features a Samsung 48-inch 4K resolution display and an aluminum frame that is 9.9mm thick, according to a China-based sohu.com report.
Taiwan IC distributors optimistic about demand for handsets, TVs
Jul 3, 15:07
Chip demand for handsets will enjoy a seasonal pick-up in the second half of 2015, while shorter TV replacement cycles and the trend towards higher resolutions will drive the number of LCD driver ICs used, according to sources at Taiwan-based IC distributors.
Taiwan market: Projector market at less than 20,000 in 1Q15
Jul 1, 11:02
The Taiwan projector market reached 19,900 units in the first quarter of 2015, down 11.4% on year and down 9% on quarter, according to figures from IDC. The education segment was weaker than estimated and overall demand in Taiwan was down.
Pay TV set-top box market contracts for the first time in 12 years, says IHS
Jun 30, 14:29
Pay TV operators purchased US$15.3 billion worth of set-top boxes (STBs) in 2014, down from US$15.9 billion in 2013. This decline represents the first contraction in the market since 2002, according to IHS. Shipments of pay TV STBs grew slightly in 2014 to 204.7 million units, an increase of just under...
Compal 2015 shipment goals unchanged, says president
Jun 29, 11:00
Compal Electronics in early 2015 set a goal of shipping 45.2 million notebooks, 50.5 million tablets, smartphones and other smart mobile devices as well as 4.4 million LCD TVs in 2105, and although global demand for such products so far in 2015 has been short of original expectation, the ODM's shipmment...