LiDAR gaining penetration in autonomous vehicles, but hurdles remain, says Digitimes ResearchWednesday 10 June 2020
Many first-tier international automotive components makers have been keen on collaborating with LiDAR developers trying to increase economies of scale for LiDAR devices, but high unit prices and slow revisions of laws governing autonomous driving remain major obstacles, according to Digitimes Resear...
Global education sector to see rising Chromebook demand in 2020, says Digitimes ResearchFriday 5 June 2020
As most schools worldwide have begun adopting online learning in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, demand for mobile computing devices from many countries' K-12 education sectors has been rising with Chromebooks currently seeing the highest shipments, according to Digitimes Research.
Samsung Display, LG Display remain top-2 panel makers in 1Q20, says Digitimes ResearchThursday 4 June 2020
Samsung Display and LG Display remained the global top-two panel makers in the first quarter of 2020 in terms of sales value, although the Korean makers have begun to scale down their LCD panel capacities, Digitimes Research has found.
Global shipments of AR/VR headsets to surge 29% in 2020, says Digitimes ResearchThursday 4 June 2020
Global shipments of AR/VR headsets are expected to surge 29% on year in 2020, driven by rapidly growing demand for such gears for consumer and commercial applications to support remote work and study activities in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, according to Digitimes Research.
Global automotive CID panel shipments to decline nearly 10% in 2020, says Digitimes ResearchTuesday 2 June 2020
Global shipments of automotive CID (central information display) panels (including those for aftermarket but excluding white-box models) are forecast to fall 9.9% on year to 80 million units in 2020 amid weakening demand for automobiles in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and high penetration rates...
Taiwan PC monitor shipments to rebound in 2Q20, says Digitimes ResearchThursday 28 May 2020
Taiwan's PC monitor shipments, fueled by rising work-from-home activities, are expected to undergo a sequential growth of 24% to 22.94 million units in the second quarter 2020 after such shipments plunging 20% on quarter and 9.4% on year in the previous quarter, Digitimes Research estimates.
Smartphone ODMs to see shipments fall in 2020, says Digitimes ResearchFriday 22 May 2020
Digitimes Research has lowered its global smartphone shipment forecast for 2020 to 1.15 billion units, down 15.4% from 2019's 1.36 billion because of the impacts from the coronavirus pandemic.
Digitimes Research worldwide notebook shipment update – April 2020Friday 22 May 2020
Global top-5 notebook brands saw their combined shipments in April grow 12% on month to reach a new record for the month, boosted by delivery of shipments deferred from March, and stronger-than-expected demand from users working and studying from home in mature markets, according to Digitimes Research's...
Korea memory chip output value up slightly in 1Q20, says Digitimes ResearchWednesday 20 May 2020
The output value of South Korea's memory chip industry grew about 1% sequentially in the first quarter of 2020, thanks mainly to a ramp-up in demand arising from the stay-at-home economy, according to Digitimes Research.
Top silicon wafer makers post revenue falls in 1Q20, says Digitimes ResearchTuesday 19 May 2020
High inventory levels at clients in late 2019 and the coronavirus outbreak early this year combined to send first-quarter 2020 revenues of the world's top-2 silicon wafer suppliers Shin-Etsu Chemical and Sumco, both based in Japan, suffering on-year falls. But unexpected short-term robust demand stoked...
TSMC 5nm fab in US could reshape global chipmaking supply chain, says Digitimes ResearchMonday 18 May 2020
A TSMC wafer fab designed for advanced 5nm process manufacturing in the US could drive changes to many semiconductor players within the supply chain, according to Digitimes Research.
Top-5 notebook brands and top-3 ODMs see around 10% shipment growth in April, says Digitimes ResearchMonday 18 May 2020
Global top-5 notebook brands saw their combined shipments in April grow 12% on month to reach a new record for the month, as parts of their shipments originally scheduled for delivery in March were deferred to April, and demand for notebooks from users working and studying from home in mature markets...
Taiwan small- to mid-size panel shipments to continue falling in 2Q20, says Digitimes ResearchFriday 8 May 2020
Taiwan's shipments of small- to medium-size LCD panels will continue drifting downward in the second quarter of 2020 in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, with a-Si feature phone applications to be affected the most, according to Digitimes Research.
Taiwan TV shipments fall below 5 million units in 1Q20, says Digitimes ResearchThursday 7 May 2020
Shipments of LCD TVs by Taiwan-based makers fell 45.2% sequentially to 4.65 million units in the first quarter of 2020, affected mainly by seasonality and the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic in China, according to Digitimes Research.
China smartphone AP shipments brace for steep drop in 2Q20, says Digitimes ResearchWednesday 6 May 2020
Shipments of smartphone-use application processors (AP) in the China market are expected to experience a steep drop of 37.8% on year in the second quarter of 2020, as China's handset makers are adjusting their inventory for APs due to weak consumer confidence in the local market and the impact on their...
Microsoft to enjoy highest shipment growth among top cloud computing players in 2Q20, says Digitimes ResearchTuesday 5 May 2020
Among the global top-4 cloud computing service providers, Microsoft is expected to have the highest sequential growth at 28.4% in second-quarter 2020 server shipments. Microsoft's four major Taiwan-based server suppliers - Wiwynn, Inventec, Foxconn and Quanta Computer - are also expected to enjoy over...
Global AIO PC shipments to rebound in 2Q20, says Digitimes ResearchTuesday 5 May 2020
Worldwide all-in-one (AIO) PC shipments are expected to rise over 30% sequentially in the second quarter, following a 29% sequential decline in the first quarter, according to Digitimes Research.
Taiwan's shipments of large-size panels in 9-inch and above sizes (excluding Sharp's) are expected to grow 12.9% sequentially in the second quarter 2020 thanks to capacity resumption at backend LCD module lines run by Taiwanese panel makers in China, orders deferred from the previous quarter and a...
Worldwide server shipments to rebound in 2Q20, says Digitimes ResearchTuesday 5 May 2020
Global server shipments in the first quarter of 2020 recorded a sequential decline of 16.9%, steeper than the 9.8% fall that Digitimes Research had estimated in February, as a result of disruptions to the supply chain amid coronavirus-induced lockdowns in many parts of the world.
Notebook supply is expected to fall short of demand in May as components production in the Southeast Asia is being hindered by local contigencies against the coronavirus pandemic, according to Digitimes Research.