Wednesday 5 July 2023
Worldwide shipments of smart home devices continue to decline in 2023, slump expected to last into 2024, says IDC
Global shipments of smart home devices continued to decline in the first quarter of 2023 as shipments fell 5.6% on year to 186 million units, according to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly...
Monday 8 May 2023
Baidu's smart speaker unit to launch a phone next week
Baidu Inc. is adding a phone to its portfolio of smart gadgets as it builds out a hardware ecosystem to complement its internet services.
Thursday 15 July 2021
Development of on-device AI chips for smart speakers gaining momentum
The development of on-device AI chips for smart speaker applications is gaining momentum as brand vendors are incorporating those chips into their speaker products to improve related...
Monday 28 June 2021
NAE and Meiloon see robust orders for speakers in 3Q21
Speaker makers New Advanced Electronics Technologies (NAE) and Meiloon have both seen increasing orders for the third quarter.
Tuesday 23 February 2021
Acer to strengthen PC, non-PC sales in Taiwan market in 2021
Acer will step up promotion of non-PC products including smart speakers, AI-based face identification solutions, digital signage and air purification systems in the Taiwan market...
Thursday 15 October 2020
ASE provides SiP packaging for Apple-designed UWB chip
Apple's custom-designed ultra wideband (UWB) chip featured in the just-unveiled HomePod mini smart speaker is built using ASE Technology's SiP packaging technology, according to industry...
Wednesday 14 October 2020
Apple introduces HomePod mini
Apple has unveiled the HomePod mini smart speaker. The latest addition to the HomePod family is 3.3 inches tall, coming with technologies and software that together enable computational...
Wednesday 30 September 2020
Worldwide smart home device forecast remains resilient despite pandemic, says IDC
The worldwide market for smart home devices is expected to grow 4.1% on year in 2020 with shipments totaling more than 854 million units, according to the IDC.
Wednesday 27 May 2020
Taiwan Mobile expanding sales of Nest Mini smart speakers
Google's Nest Mini has outraced rival devices such as those from Xiaomi to become the top-selling smart speakers in Taiwan's telecom channels, according Taiwan Mobile, the sales agent...
Friday 15 May 2020
Internet giants developing new smart speakers with bigger displays
Taiwan's supply chain makers for IT devices have indicated that heavyweight Internet service operators including Amazon, Google and Facebook all are accelerating the development of...
Wednesday 9 October 2019
Google suppliers to relocate production to Thailand, Vietnam
Google has decided to choose Thailand as the new production base for its Google Home smart speaker with Quanta Computer remaining its manufacturer, and the Internet service giant...
Wednesday 25 September 2019
Worldwide smart home devices to maintain steady growth through 2023, says IDC
The worldwide market for smart home devices is expected to grow 23.5% on year in 2019 to nearly 815 million device shipments, according to the IDC. Worldwide shipments are forecast...
Tuesday 10 September 2019
Smart speaker shipments grow slowly in 2019
Global shipments of smart speakers have continued growing in 2019, albeit at a slower-than-expected pace, but US vendors are already turning their focus to other applications for...
Tuesday 25 September 2018
Chipmakers to gain from robust demand for smart voice-based devices
MediaTek is likely to land handsome orders for smart voice service chipsets from Amazon as the web giant is extending its built-in Alexa smart voice software to a variety of devices...
Friday 8 June 2018
Google gearing up for Google Home, says Digitimes Research
Google has been pushing sales of its Google Home devices to more markets and has also incorporated Google Assistant into the smart speaker as it is gearing up efforts to compete against...
Summary of Tech Supply Chain News!
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
Taiwan server industry experiences decline in 2023 revenues and shipments; poised to see growth in 2024, says DIGITIMES Research