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Wearable IT devices
  • As the notebook industry is gradually seeing weakening demand, PC players are turning to develop wearable IT devices, hoping to achieve growth

    Last update: Monday 26 August 2013 [8 news items]

Notebook ODMs integrating R&D resources to cut costs

Aug 26, 12:14

Notebook ODMs have recently started integrating their R&D resources from different departments and are using their idle capacity to develop tablets, smartphones or wearable devices,...

Notebook ODMs seeking measures to stay competitive in 2014

Aug 19, 14:06

Notebook ODMs are taking measures to handle the challenges they may face in 2014. In addition to seeking new business opportunities such as wearable devices and cloud computing datacenters,...

Sony and Samsung to unveil new smartphones and wearable devices in September

Aug 19, 14:03

Samsung Electronics and Sony are expected to unveil their latest smartphones and wearable devices prior to Apple's release of new products in September or October, according to market...

PC players eager to enter the wearable IT device market

Aug 1, 11:45

Seeing wearable IT devices gradually becoming popular, most PC brand vendors and ODMs have established R&D teams to develop related products and expect the devices to enjoy surging...

IDF San Francisco 2013: Intel to unveil new product optimizations

Jul 24, 22:12

Intel is set to host Intel Developer Forum (IDF) 2013 in San Francisco, the US from September 10-12 to further discuss its 2-in-1 device plans as well as its latest progress in Android...

Smartwatches to explode by 2014, says Canalys

Jul 17, 12:59

More than five million smartwatches will ship in 2014, Canalys said in its new report. Canalys defines smartwatches as smart wearable bands that are multi-purpose devices running...

Spurred by Google Glass, IHS forecasts nearly 10 million smart glasses to ship from 2012 to 2016

Apr 25, 14:16

Initiated by the arrival of Google Glass and magnified by Google's efforts to promote application development for the product, the global market for smart glasses could amount to...

More than one million smart watches will be shipped in 2013, says ABI Research

Apr 17, 15:04

Smart watches have been around for the last decade. The wearable computing device has failed to take off for one reason or another: they looked ugly, were too bulky, had weak functionality,...

Categories: IT + CE
Realtime news
  • Cooling module makers to further reduce mobile device heat pipe thickness; expect penetration rate of over 15%

    IT + CE | 1h 4min ago

  • 40W LED bulb prices drop in March, says LEDinside

    LED | 1h 7min ago

  • Taiwan sees increased March export order value, says MOEA

    Bits + chips | 1h 9min ago

  • China market: Two newcomers to launch mid-range, high-end smartphones

    Before Going to Press | 1h 20min ago

  • Taiwan market: Garmin launches Vivofit

    Before Going to Press | 1h 20min ago

  • Nanya Technology capacity utilization rate to hike in 2Q14

    Before Going to Press | 1h 21min ago

  • Taiwan sees increased March export order value, says MOEA

    Before Going to Press | 1h 24min ago

  • Taiwan hardware makers may enjoy wearable device orders from Nike, say sources

    Before Going to Press | 1h 25min ago

  • Main Taiwan networking device makers transforming operational models

    Before Going to Press | 1h 25min ago

  • Some Taiwan networking device makers undergoing revenue decreases due to operational transformation

    Before Going to Press | 1h 30min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Global notebook shipment to grow only 1.1% sequentially in 2Q14

    Before Going to Press | 1h 31min ago

  • China market : Smartphone-use application processors dip over 4% in 1Q 14

    Before Going to Press | 1h 31min ago

  • Buynow to welcome more non-IT related businesses to its shopping malls

    Before Going to Press | 1h 32min ago

  • Gold Circuit likely to swing back to profitability in 2014

    Before Going to Press | 1h 33min ago

  • Ilitek to ramp touchscreen controller ICs by 20-30% in 2014

    Before Going to Press | 1h 41min ago

  • Toshiba unveils new Ultra HD notebook

    Before Going to Press | 1h 42min ago

  • Finetech Japan 2014: Ultra HD and touch panels highlighted as key technologies

    Before Going to Press | 1h 43min ago

  • Digitimes Research: China touch panel makers' shipments show steep declines in 1Q14

    Before Going to Press | 1h 44min ago

  • Global average price for 40W-equivalent LED bulbs slightly drops in March

    Before Going to Press | 1h 44min ago

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