Wednesday 14 December 2011
Anticipated tablet growth alters LCD manufacturing strategies, says DisplaySearch
In response to falling large-area TFT LCD panel prices in 2011, panel makers have minimized their second half of 2011 production, but preparation for 2012 models and gradual clearing...
Friday 9 December 2011
Taiwan market: 3D TV penetration rate to reach 14-15% in 2012
Chimei, BenQ and other vendors are expected to launch more 3D TV models in the Taiwan market in 2012 with the penetration rate of 3D TVs in the local TV market to reach 14-15% in...
Wednesday 30 November 2011
Taiwan market: Sony to lead in 2011 LCD TV sales
Sony will continue to maintain its market leadership in the LCD TV market in Taiwan in 2011 and will also reach its sales target set for the year, according to Sony Taiwan.
Wednesday 30 November 2011
Panel shipments likely to be flat in December
Black Friday helped to stimulate sales of LCD TVs causing inventory levels to decrease. Coupled with anticipation for sales during the Lunar New Year, panel makers expect December...
Tuesday 29 November 2011
Chimei Innolux still awaits for syndicated loans
The road for debt-laden flat panel maker Chimei Innolux (CMI) to secure a planned syndicated loan still remains bumpy, with sources indicated that the syndicated loan has been blocked...
Thursday 24 November 2011
Monitor vendor Chimei to diversify product lines
Branded LCD TV/monitor vendor Chimei has expanded its product lines to include LED lighting and Blu-ray players, and is evaluating the possibility of also venturing into healthcare...
Wednesday 23 November 2011
TPK, Wintek not to be affected by in-cell/on-cell touch solutions, say sources
Sales of projected capacitive touch panels from Taiwan-based TPK Holding and Wintek are unlikely to be affected by the introduction of in-cell/on-cell touch solutions in the short...
Thursday 20 October 2011
Chimei slashes LCD monitor shipment target for 2011
Branded LCD monitor vendor Chimei has adjusted downward its LCD monitor shipment target for 2011 to 550,000 units, from the 600,000 units projected earlier in the year due to slack...
Monday 17 October 2011
Taiwan market: LED-backlit monitor penetration to reach 80% in 4Q11
Up to 80% of LCD monitors sold in the Taiwan market will be LED-backlit models in fourth-quarter 2011, climbing from 70% in the third quarter, according to industry sources. Global...
Tuesday 20 September 2011
Lextar, G-Tech, Chimei Materials to debut on TSE
Panel component suppliers such as LED player Lextar, surface glass maker G-Tech Optoelectronics (G-Tech) and light guide plate maker Chimei Materials are expect to debut on the Taiwan...
Tuesday 16 August 2011
Apple cancels supply schedule of iPad 3 for 2H11
US-based tablet PC players Apple has recently canceled its iPad 3 supply schedule for the second half of 2011, forcing other tablet PC brand vendors that are set to launch same-level...
Thursday 11 August 2011
Taiwan market: Monitor demand to rely on government procurement
LCD monitor shipments to the Taiwan market are expected to reach 1.2 million units in 2011, with an on-year decline of 10%. But demand from the government sector will play a key role...
Friday 5 August 2011
CMI revises 2011 capex after weak 2Q11
Panel maker Chimei Innolux (CMI) has decided to revise downward its 2011 capex to NT$50-60 billion (US$1.7-2.1 billion) from the previously-planned NT$70-80 billion. The newly-revised...
Thursday 4 August 2011
CMI reports huge loss for 2Q11
Taiwan-based TFT LCD panel maker, Chimei Innolux (CMI), reported second-quarter 2011 revenues of NT$121,696 million (US$4,208 million), representing a 2.1% on-quarter decrease. Net...
Tuesday 2 August 2011
SiS to phase out its PC chipset business
Taiwan-based chipset maker Silicon Integrated System (SiS) is set to phase out its PC business by the end of 2011 and will turn its business focus fully to chipsets for consumer electronics...
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