EIH shipping wireless ELTs to China Eastern Airline
E-paper solution provider E Ink Holdings (EIH) has begun shipping its 2.9-inch hanging wireless electronic luggage tags (ELTs) to China Eastern Airline.
Apex expects rising PCB orders from 8K TVs
PCB maker Apex International expects its 10-layer PCB shipments for 8K Ultra HD TVs to pick up each quarter in the second half and to become a key growth driver for the company during the period.
Taiwan-based e-book reader maker Netronix has been keen on developing new e-paper applications including electronic baggage tags (EBTs), smart bus stop signs and smart medical care devices, and expects demand for these solutions to pick up dramatically in the second half of 2019 and in 2020.
Rafael Micro optimistic about 3Q19
Radio-frequency (RF) chip specialist Rafael Microelectronics expects to post substantial sales and profit increases sequentially in the third quarter, with the growth momentum likely to carry on in the fourth.
Dell, Acer open flagship stores in Taiwan
Dell opened its first flagship retail store in Taiwan on July 4. Located in Taipei, the store will be promoting its PC and monitor products ranging from consumer, gaming to enterprise devices. Meanwhile, Acer also established a flagship retail store in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan that will begin operation...
Samsung says 2Q19 operating profit fell 56% on year
Samsung Electronics has announced its earnings guidance for the second quarter of 2019, disclosing that its operating profit for the period reached KRW6.5 trillion (US$US$5.5 billion), down 56% from the year-ago level of KRW14.87 trillion.
In the first quarter of 2019, the smart home market in Europe grew 23.9%, reaching 21.3 million units shipped to the region, according to IDC. Western Europe is responsible for 88.3% of the region share, but Central and Eastern Europe had the biggest increase of 31.2% on year.
SES-imagotag to see ESL shipments ride high in 2019-2020
Electronic shelf label (ESL) provider SES-imagotag is expected to see its shipments of ESL products grow 30% in 2019 and continue to expand 50% in 2020, buoyed by its marketing efforts in Asia and other regions, according to industry sources.
Foxconn readies deployment in 8K+5G ecosystems
Foxconn Technology Group has established complete 8K+5G ecosystems, marking another big step forward in the group's development roadmaps beyond cloud computing, mobile devices, IoT, big data, smart living and robots, according to Lu Fang-ming, chairman of Foxconn's telecom arm Asia Pacific Telecom...
Collective management at post-Gou Foxconn
Terry Gou has stepped down as chairman of Foxconn Technology Group to facilitate his bid for Taiwan's presidency, handing over the reins to a collective management by a nine-member committee.
Innolux expanding TV production capacity in Taiwan
Flat panel maker Innolux has said that it has set up a new TV assembly line in Taiwan aiming to help clients mitigate the impact of rising US tariffs on Chinese imports, according to company president James Yang.
Highlights of the day: DRAM advancement
Despite the prospect of the US-China trade tensions further driving down DRAM pricing in the second half of the year, vendors continue to advance their technology for the memory. On another front in the semiconductor sector,...
EIH remains positive about business outlook for 2019
E-paper solution provider E Ink Holdings (EIH) remains positive about its sales and earnings outlook for 2019 as it moves to enhance its deployments in the smart city, smart retailing, education and logistics sectors despite the ongoing US-China trade dispute, according to company president Johnson...
Moving out of China seems to be an irreversible trend for many IT products manufacturers at the moment. But where are they relocating? For Wistron, India is a key destination; for HHD vendors, their contract manufacturers are converging...
Sharp introduces new laser projectors into Taiwan
Sharp has introduced nine models of its laser projectors into the Taiwan market targeting the B2B commercial segment.
Gaming monitor shipments to grow 40% on year in 2019
Gaming monitor shipments are expected to rise by over 40% on year in 2019 as gaming brands and traditional monitor vendors have been competing aggressively in a market segment that promises high growth, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.
LG focuses on mainstream 4K TVs in Taiwan market
Instead of releasing new 8K and ultra large-size OLED TVs to ramp up its TV sales in the Taiwan market as its competitors Samsung Electronics and Sony have done so in 2019, LG Electronics has adopted a different approach by launching mainstream 4K models to compete head-to-head with its rivals in the...
AUO subsidiary unveils smart digital signage displays
ComQi, a wholly-owned subsidiary of AU Optronics (AUO), has unveiled an all-in-one digital signage solution using Intel Smart Display Module (Intel SDM) architecture.
Pro Display XDR highlights potential of mini LED
Apple's unveiling of the US$4,999 Pro Display XDR display device is paving the way for suppliers of LED-backlit products to renew their efforts to cut into the niche display market, according to sources from Taiwan's LED supply chain makers.
The arrival of the 5G era will accelerate the development of IoT networks and other applications which require higher network specifications including IoV, telemedicine, minimally invasive surgery, IIoT (industrial IoT), disaster prevention and emergency relief networks, according to David Chu, chairman...
Apple unveils new Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR
Apple has introduced the new Mac Pro, a completely redesigned workstation and Apple Pro Display XDR monitor. Designed for performance, expansion and configurability, the all-new Mac Pro features workstation-class Xeon processors up to 28 cores, a high-performance memory system with a 1.5TB capacity,...
EPD (electrophoretic display) solution supplier Netronix has said it will begin shipping its plug-type electronic baggage tags (EBTs) in the second half of 2019, with prospects to see robust growth for its overall sales of e-paper solutions, including medical tags and electronic shelf labels (ESLs)...
Asustek Computer is exhibiting its latest personal, business and gaming hardware at the Asus and Republic of Gamers (ROG) booths at Computex 2019.
Taiwan's TV manufacturers would not be much affected by the US raising tariffs on TVs from China, as many of the TVs sold in the US are from Mexico.
EPD (electrophoretic display) solution suppliers E Ink Holdings (EIH) and Netronix will showcase their latest e-paper solutions for a wide range of applications, including smart transportation, retail, logistics, education, medical care and smart city, at Computex Taipei 2019.
Taiwan handsets – 1Q 2019
Taiwan's handset shipments slipped 39.5% sequentially in the first quarter of 2019, while compared to the same quarter a year...
Already detrimental to Huawei's smartphone business, the US ban will impact the telecom and enterprise equipment market in the long run
With Huawei already stocking up on crucial components, the US Commerce Department's ban will not stop Huawei from providing...
Taiwan LCD monitors – 1Q 2019
Taiwan's PC monitor shipments continued enjoying on-year growth in the first quarter of 2019, rising 5.6%.
Global AIO PC shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2019
Global all-in-one (AIO) PC shipments will continue shrinking in 2019, following 2018's around 2% on-year drop. With issues such...
Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2022
Amid bleak outlook for downstream vendors, uncertainties surrounding the US-China trade tension, factory relocation and exchange...
Global server shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2019
According to Digitimes Research statistics and analyses, Taiwan-based server vendors, including suppliers of motherboards, end...