Wednesday 22 November 2023
Second-tier optical component suppliers shifting away from mass-market devices
The growing demand for specialty optical components and automotive lenses has prompted second-tier optical component vendors to exit the massive smartphone industry.
Tuesday 14 November 2023
Ability Enterprise eyes high profits with stellar performance for 3Q23
Digital camera assembly company Ability Enterprise has been undergoing a transition in the past few years, as outlined by its general manager Chang Hsiao-chi during its quarterly...
Tuesday 23 November 2021
Ability Enterprise shifts focus to AI-based surveillance cameras, car-use lens modules
Viewing that smartphone cameras has increasingly replaced digital cameras, Ability Enterprise has shifted its focus to AI-based surveillance cameras and automotive lens modules for...
Wednesday 30 December 2020
Ability looks to hike competitiveness
Imaging product maker Ability Enterprise, to drive growth and enhance competitiveness, will focus on four business areas: images and videos applications; front-end applications; automotive...
Tuesday 31 December 2019
Ability Enterprise shifting focus to commercial, high-end consumer cameras
Digital camera ODM Ability Enterprise, to cope with decreasing demand arising from widespread use of smartphone cameras, has been shifting focus to commercial and high-end consumer...
Monday 26 November 2018
Ability acquires AndroVideo
Digital camera maker Ability Enterprise has announced investment of NT$140 million (US$4.5 million) to acquire a 100% stake in AndroVideo, an AI (artificial intelligence) camera de...
Thursday 1 November 2018
Ability cooperates with HumanEyes to develop VR camera
Digital camera and imaging device maker Ability Enterprise has cooperated with HumanEyes Technologies, an Israel-based company engaged in craestion, dispaly and processing of 3D and...
Monday 20 August 2018
Altek 2Q18 net operating profit hits 6-quarter high
Digital camera ODM and imaging solution developer Altek has reported its second-quarter 2018 net operating profit hit highest quarterly level since first-quarter 2017.
Thursday 11 January 2018
Digital camera makers see December revenues decrease sequentially
Digital camera ODMs Asia Optical, Altek and Ability Enterprise have all reported sequential decreases in December consolidated revenues.
Friday 29 December 2017
Ability aims to ramp up imaging solution business
Digital camera ODM Ability Enterprise, in view of decreasing global demand for digital cameras, is shifting its focus on integrated imaging solutions, leveraging its optical, electrical...
Tuesday 28 January 2014
Altek to launch Cubic smartphone attachable lens-style camera in China
Digital camera ODM Altek launched the Altek Cubic, an attachable lens-style camera for smartphones or tablets, in the Taiwan market in late December 2013 and is poised to launch the...
Thursday 14 November 2013
Ability, Altek net NT$0.82, NT$0.08 per share for January-September
Digital camera ODMs Ability Enterprise and Altek have released their third-quarter 2013 financial reports, posting net EPS of NT$0.82 and NT$0.08 respectively for January-September...
Wednesday 9 October 2013
Taiwan top-2 camera makers post mixed September results
Digital camera maker Ability Enterprise has reported September consolidated revenues of NT$2.210 billion (US$73.9 million), up 9.78% sequentially but down 48.1% on year. Fellow maker...
Monday 12 August 2013
Ability reports profit, Altek suffers loss in 1H13
Digital camera ODM Ability Enterprise recorded net EPS of NT$0.46 for first-half 2013, while fellow maker Altek suffered net loss per share of NT$0.08.
Monday 13 May 2013
Ability Enterprise expects sequential growth in 2Q13 ASP, gross margin
Taiwan-based digital camera ODM Ability Enterprise expects shipments in the second quarter of 2013 to be flat from the preceding quarter but ASP and gross margin to increase significantly,...