Monday 10 May 2010
China STB shipments post significant increase in 2009, but to decline in 2010, says iSuppli
Set-top box (STB) shipments in China increased sharply in 2009 in line with the country's higher consumption of LCD-TVs, according to iSuppli.
Friday 19 March 2010
STB shipments to continue brisk growth in 2010, says iSuppli
Shipments of set-top boxes (STBs) will continue to rise during the next few years as consumer viewing patterns shift and as television content delivered via the Internet becomes more...
Friday 18 December 2009
Sandmartin expects strong sales for HD STBs in 2010
Hong Kong-listed STB (set-top box) maker Sandmartin International Holdings expects its revenues to grow substantially in 2010 thanks to increasing globalization of digital TV broadcasting...
Monday 9 November 2009
Sunplus, ALi post high revenues in October among consumer IC designers
IC design houses Sunplus Technology and ALi have both reported high revenues for October 2009 thanks to strong set-top box (STB) IC demand in Europe and emerging markets.
Wednesday 4 November 2009
ALi, Sunplus developing STB chips for HDTVs
ALi and Sunplus Technology are stepping up efforts to expand their set-top box (STB) chips for HDTVs, according to industry sources. Both IC designers are expected to see higher gross...
Tuesday 20 October 2009
China market: STB provider Coship steps into 3G handset market, to enter netbook segment in 2010
China-based set-top box (STB) provider Shenzhen Coship Electronics has stepped into the production of 3G CDMA handsets and also plans to enter the netbook segment in 2010, according...
Monday 12 October 2009
Consumer IC designers see strong revenue growth in 3Q09
ALi and Sunplus Technology saw revenues in the third quarter increase 20-30% sequentially driven by strong set-top box (STB) IC demand, while microcontroller unit (MCU) makers Weltrend...
Friday 18 September 2009
Sunplus to see high revenues in September with strong TV and STB IC orders
Taiwan-based IC design house Sunplus Technology is expected to see revenues hit a record high in September and reach NT$2 billion (US$61.7 million) in the third quarter, up more than...
Monday 14 September 2009
NXP integrates NDS MediaHighway for high-definition STB
NXP Semiconductors today announced that it has integrated NDS MediaHighway set-top box (STB) software onto CX2450x, a highly integrated SoC solution for high-definition set top boxes...
Tuesday 25 August 2009
Three Taiwan consumer IC designers rely on notebook webcam, STB ICs to maintain revenues in 3Q09
Taiwan consumer IC design houses Sunplus Technology, ALi and Sonix Technology, while facing weak demand from vendors of toys, digital photo frames and digital cameras, have seen increased...
Tuesday 25 August 2009
STB shipments rise in 2009 despite economic downturn, says iSuppli
Defying the current economic turmoil, global set-top box (STB) shipments are expected to rise in 2009 due to rising demand from Asia and from products supporting high definition,...
Wednesday 8 July 2009
Winbond completes transition to 300mm fab production
Taiwan's Winbond Electronics, which has shifted its focus from standard DRAM to niche memory and NOR flash, has recently completed its migration to 300mm wafer fab production, according...
Tuesday 7 July 2009
PESI June revenues may drop 20% sequentially on delayed STB shipments
Taiwan-based Prime Electronics and Satellitics Inc (PESI) is likely to post a 20% sequential decrease in June consolidated revenues compared to NT$664 million (US$20.1 million) for...
Thursday 30 April 2009
Sunplus 2Q09 revenues to grow 50% sequentially
IC designer Sunplus Technology expects a 50% sequential revenues growth with losses turning to profits in the second quarter, buoyed by an influx of orders for set-top box (STB) and...
Thursday 30 April 2009
STB maker PESI expects major revenue upturn in 2H09
Taiwan-based set-top box (STB) maker Prime Electronics & Satellitics (PESI) expects a major uptick in its revenues for the second half of 2009 due to anticipated demand for STBs...