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.
Wednesday 13 September 2023
Lithuanian firms, ITRI to co-build femtosecond laser tech R&D center in Taiwan
Lithuania, now dominating over 80% of global supply of femtosecond laser resources, has seen 14 local enterprises in the sector collaborate with Taiwan's government-funded Industrial...
Wednesday 6 September 2023
Optical component maker GSEO awaits recovery in smartphone market while also exploring other markets
As we enter the last month of the third quarter, Apple's highly-anticipated annual product launch event is on the horizon. With the iPhone 15 Pro Max set to be equipped with a periscope...
Thursday 31 August 2023
Asia Optical to expand factory site in Philippines
Optical components maker Asia Optical has disclosed plans to open a second plant in the Philippines, with the new facility scheduled to come online around the end of 2024.
Wednesday 23 August 2023
OPTO Taiwan makes grand return with four main themes
After a cancellation in 2022 due to the pandemic, OPTO Taiwan makes its grand return in 2023 with more booths than ever. Event organizer Photonics Industry & Technology Development...
Monday 21 August 2023
Handset chip backend houses pin hopes on new iPhones to bolster basic shipments in 2H23
Taiwan's mobile phone chips backend supply chain players have recently expressed pessimism about the handset application market outlook. Major OSATs ASE Technology and King Yuan Electronics,...
Tuesday 1 August 2023
Baso Precision Optics to launch non-spherical glass lenses for niche apps in 2024
Taiwan-based Baso Precision Optics, dedicated to manufacturing large-size optical lenses for industrial and other niche applications, is building new capacity for both non-spherical...
Friday 16 June 2023
GSEO puts growing focus on specialty components, wearable device apps
Optical lens module maker Genius Electronic Optical (GSEO) has put a growing focus on specialty optical components and smart wearable device applications, which together will account...
Wednesday 31 May 2023
GIS shifting focus to optical components and modules
Touch solution provider General Interface Solution (GIS) will undergo a transformation to focus on developing optical components and modules catering to AR/VR/MR, automotive heads-up...
Monday 15 May 2023
Co-packaged optics market to grow sharply on AI/ML advancement
The overall data communication optics market is expected to grow sharply in the next decade, driven by the ever-larger dataset of AI and machine learning (ML) models, with co-packaged...
Monday 8 May 2023
Silicon Island Chronicles series interview: Win Semi chairman says the era of AIoT has arrived
Apart from its TSMC-led silicon-based semiconductor ecosystem, Taiwan also plays a crucial role in the development of compound semiconductors, including the second-generation semiconductors...
Tuesday 7 March 2023
Optical components to see rising penetration in cars
Automotive optical components will see rising adoption, with ADAS playing a key part in boosting shipments for lenses used in autos, according to industry sources said.
Thursday 15 December 2022
Optical lens makers set to gain from handset camera spec upgrades
Taiwan's major optical lens makers Largan Precision and Genius Electronic Optical (GSEO) are poised to benefit significantly from the upcoming upgrades in handset camera specs, which...
Friday 18 November 2022
Taiwan chipmakers eyeing metalens opportunities
Taiwan-based III-V semiconductor and optical sensor companies are all gearing up for a boom in demand for metalens-based VR and AR devices from Meta, Sony and other vendors, according...
Thursday 27 October 2022
LandMark sees demand for 5G optical components rebound
LandMark Optoelectronics, which specializes in production of GaAs and InP epiwafers, has seen demand for 5G optical components from the telecom sector pick up in the second half of...
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