Wednesday 10 April 2024
Optics giants GSEO, Largan see March revenues surge
Optics giants have been seeing strong performance despite the traditional off-peak season in 2024.
Tuesday 2 April 2024
Canon transforms smart cities and agriculture with AI cameras
Digital camera assembly firm Canon has reported a surge in shipments of its long-anticipated AI camera products throughout 2024.
Wednesday 27 March 2024
Taiwan-based optics suppliers pursue opportunities in AI
Genius Electronic Optical (GSEO) has continued branching out into products for AR/VR and Mixed Reality (MR) applications.
Monday 4 March 2024
After missing out on AI Pin and MR products, Young Optics relies on niche business opportunities to survive in 2024
Affected by a shrinking consumer market, Young Optics experienced a significant drop in revenue and profits in 2023, and the struggles have continued in 2024. New star products failed...
Friday 5 January 2024
Optical industry goes from labor division to integration; AOET launches transformation plan
To avoid the supply-demand imbalance caused by shortages in the supply chain, optical industry players have begun vertical integration of lens and module manufacturers in recent years...
Wednesday 20 December 2023
Optics industry coasts along rising smartphone shipments
After a three-year slump, the market for smartphone camera lenses is showing signs of recovery, with optics companies posting stellar results. While Apple has been going into overdrive...
Monday 18 December 2023
Taiwanese optics firms capitalize on global military demand, expanding into defense tech
From the onset of Russia's invasion of Ukraine to the eruption of the Israel–Hamas war, the continuous expansion of defense business opportunities is reshaping the landscape...
Friday 17 November 2023
Kinko Optical aims to supply periscope lenses for Korean smartphone brands
Optical lenses are a key component in many consumer and automotive electronics devices, and market observers naturally keep a keen focus on the supply chain. According to Chen Ching-Chi,...
Tuesday 24 October 2023
Demand for high-end handsets recovers, benefiting Largan and GSEO
Largan Precision Chairperson Lin En-Ping announced in the 2023 third-quarter earnings call that "demand for high-end [handset] models is better than expected," revealing that its...
Thursday 5 October 2023
Smart glasses and headsets to bring optical component industry boom
Meta's latest AI products include second gen smart glasses that can answer questions, co branded with Ray-Ban, along with Quest 3 VR headsets and robots capable of producing realistic...
Friday 22 September 2023
Focus on automotive while expanding into defense: Q&A with Calin chairman Chia-Pin Liu
Optical component and lens maker Calin Technology has invested in the development of automotive lenses for more than a decade and has effectively penetrated the supply chains of Europe-...
Tuesday 8 August 2023
GSEO, Largan see July revenue increase
Genius Electronic Optical (GSEO) and Largan Precision, both manufacturers of optical lens modules, experienced double-digit sequential revenue growth in July.
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...
Thursday 15 June 2023
Notebook lens specialist AOET expects stable growth in 2023
Ability Opto-Electronics Technology (AOET), which specializes in optical lens modules for notebooks, expects stable revenue growth in 2023 despite a decline in notebook shipments.
Wednesday 3 May 2023
GSEO to step up collaboration with optical mold maker Best Precision
Optical lens supplier Genius Electronic Optical (GSEO) will likely enhance its cooperation with optical mold maker Best Precision Industrial to sharpen its production capability for...
Summary of Tech Supply Chain News!
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Global smartphone shipments hit 2023 peak in 4Q23, but decelerate in 1Q24 due to seasonality, says DIGITIMES Research
Meet the analyst: Operating system in AI era will be king, says DIGITIMES Research