Tuesday 2 June 2009
PVI reaches agreement to acquire E Ink
Prime View International (PVI) has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire E Ink, a supplier of electronic paper display materials and intellectual property,...
Thursday 7 May 2009
PVI says to delay color EPD launch to 2010
Prime View International (PVI) will push back the launch of color electrophoretic displays (EPDs) to 2010, as there are still barriers to achieving satisfying results, according to...
Thursday 23 April 2009
Amazon Kindle 2 costs US$185.49 to build, iSuppli says
Amazon's new Kindle 2 eBook carries US$185.49 in materials and manufacturing costs, according to iSuppli. The direct material cost of the Kindle 2, consisting of all parts used to...
Thursday 9 April 2009
Foxconn hires software experts for e-book product line
Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has recently hired several software technicians to work on an e-book product line, according to market sources. However, Foxconn declined...
Thursday 9 April 2009
Electronic reading device shipments may reach 3.5-3.8 million units in 2009
Global shipments of electronic reading devices are estimated to reach 3.5-3.8 million units this year as makers and vendors aggressively make their way into the market, according...
Friday 27 February 2009
PVI expects Kindle 2 to boost EPD shipments, sources say
Despite weak demand hitting its TFT-LCD panel business, Prime View International (PVI) expects to see strong shipments of its electrophoretic displays (EPDs) as the company's largest...
Wednesday 11 February 2009
PVI and Star World see sequential revenue drop
Prime View International (PVI) and LCD module (LCM) specialist Star World Technology both saw revenues decline in January because of fewer working days and the sluggish economy that...
Tuesday 3 February 2009
PVI to speed up transition to EPD production at Hydis
Prime View International (PVI) is speeding up the transition to electrophoretic display (EPD) production at Hydis' 3G and 3.5G lines for larger size EPDs, according to market sourc...
Wednesday 7 January 2009
LCD still rules handset displays, but new technologies hunt for niches, says ABI Research
In the land of mobile phone displays LCD is still king. However a number of new and not-so-new display technologies are vying for small slices of this vast realm, according to ABI...
Friday 14 November 2008
AUO to enter e-book display market
Taiwan-based first-tier LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) has decided to enter the e-book display market in 2009, according to market sources.
Tuesday 11 November 2008
PVI still digesting Hydis capacity, will break even in 2009
While the Addison of Hydis' capacity has been a drag on the profit performance of Prime View International (PVI) since the company took over Hydis in July this year, due to low utilization...
Wednesday 8 October 2008
EPD used in space mission may help open China market for PVI
Taiwan-based Prime View International (PVI) is seeing more interest in the China market for its electrophoretic displays (EPDs) after China's recent space mission carried an e-book...
Tuesday 19 August 2008
PVI aims to become EPD specialist
Prime View International (PVI) is gearing up its migration to becoming an electrophoretic displays (EPD) specialist from a small- to medium-size LCD panel supplier, according to PVI...