CSOT invests in JOLED for inkjet-printed OLED TV panelsMonday 6 July 2020
China-based panel maker China Star Optoelectronics Technology (CSOT) has decided to invest in Japan-based JOLED, in a bid to develop inkjet printing technology for production of OLED TV panels in the next three years, according to Digitimes Research.
China top-3 OSAT firms to see combined revenues rise 8% in 2020, says Digitimes ResearchThursday 2 July 2020
China's top-3 OSAT providers - Jiangsu Changjiang Electronics Technology (JCET), Huatian Technology and Tongfu Microelectronics - are expected to see their combined revenues increase 8% on year in 2020, mainly bolstered by 5G infrastructure construction, according to Digitimes Research.
China pushes UHD industry with homegrown standardsThursday 2 July 2020
The Chinese government's UHD (ultra high definition) industry policy promoting 4K display applications based on its homegrown standards will be instrumental to advancing the country's 8K content industry after 2022.
Nvidia, AMD see rising sales from server sectorTuesday 30 June 2020
Nvidia is currently still ahead of competitors in the server GPU market and saw its revenues from the datacenter business reach US$2.98 billion in 2019, nearly three times those of AMD estimated at around US$1 billion.
Digitimes Research worldwide notebook shipment update – May 2020Friday 19 June 2020
Notebook demand from users working from home weakened in May, but devices supporting online learning remained robust. The top-5 notebook brands together witnessed a mild on-month shipment drop of 2% in May.
Top-5 notebook brands see combined shipments slip in May, says Digitimes ResearchWednesday 17 June 2020
Notebook demand from users working from home weakened in May, but devices supporting online learning remained robust. The top-5 notebook brands together witnessed a mild on-month drop of 2% in May.
Global dashboard panel shipments to fall in 2020, says Digitimes ResearchFriday 12 June 2020
Global shipments of LCD panels for automotive dashboards are expected to decline 15.9% on year to 50.1 million units in 2020, as the coronavirus pandemic has crippled demand for automobiles, Digitimes Research estimates.
China top-3 handset ODMs receiving less orders from 4 major brands in 2020, says Digitimes ResearchThursday 11 June 2020
China's top-three handset ODMs - the Wingtech Group, Huaqin Telecom Technology and Longcheer - are expected to ship a total of 183 million ODM models to the world's four major brand vendors in 2020, decreasing 15.28% from the 216 million shipped a year earlier, Digitimes Research estimates.
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...