Monday 16 May 2016
ALi reports loss for 1Q16
IC design house ALi, which specializes in set-top box (STB) chipset solutions, swung to net losses of NT$26 million (US$0.8 million) with revenues falling about 12% sequentially in...
Tuesday 29 March 2016
ALi swings to loss in 2015
IC design house ALi, which specializes in set-top box (STB) chipset solutions, slipped into the red in 2015 with EPS turning to negative NT$0.29 (US$0.01).
Monday 7 March 2016
Digitimes Research: US FCC to open up STB market; Korea vendors less interested in 3D TV
Observing the OTT/TV market in February, the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has proposed to make the set-top box (STB) market more open, allowing consumer electronics...
Friday 26 February 2016
TV, STB chip order visibility extends through 2Q16
Taiwan-based IC design houses have landed an influx of short lead-time orders for TVs, set-top boxes (STB), as well as over-the-top (OTT) devices and peripherals, with order visibility...
Monday 16 November 2015
ALi, Pixart look to new products for 2016 growth
IC design houses ALi and Pixart Imaging both expect the roll-outs of their new products to drive their overall business growth in 2016.
Wednesday 9 September 2015
ALi STB chip adopted by Swiss system integrator
ALi, a Taiwan-bases set-top box (STB) chipset solution provider, has announced it is collaborating with Adrenio to deploy new high definition STB in Switzerland. Adrenio is a digital...
Wednesday 29 April 2015
Digitimes Research: Japan online video market to grow significantly starting 2H15
Japan's online video market is expected to grow significantly starting the second half of 2015 when Netflix begins to offer its services, NTT DoCoMo launches its dTV Terminal program...
Wednesday 18 March 2015
ALi expects slight revenue growth in 1Q15
Set-top box (STB) IC supplier ALi expects its first-quarter revenues to increase slightly from the NT$1.13 billion (US$35.7 million) reported for the fourth quarter of 2014, with...
Wednesday 21 January 2015
Sunplus to sell STB chip business to China firm
Sunplus Technology, a Taiwan-based IC design house specializing in multimedia and PC peripheral chips, has announced plans to sell its STB (set-top box) IC business to China-based...
Monday 29 December 2014
Digitimes Research: OTT STB shipments to grow only 20% in 2014; competition between OTT and cable STBs fires up
China's over-the-top (OTT) set-top box (STB) market started taking off in 2012 and enjoyed a 10-fold on-year growth in 2013, but the market started seeing decline in the third quarter...
Monday 15 December 2014
ALi November sales rise 5%
Set-top box (STB) IC supplier ALi saw its November sales increase about 5% sequentially, buoyed by continued brisk demand for some high-definition (HD) products from retailers in...
Wednesday 12 November 2014
Ultra HD and HEVC STB shipments to explode, says ABI Research
Worldwide Ultra HD capable set-top box (STB) shipments will reach 48 million by 2020, while the market for HEVC STBs – the next-generation of video compression technology –...
Thursday 24 July 2014
STB revenues post best year ever in 2013, says IHS
Following a relatively flat three-year period, the global set-top box (STB) market managed to achieve the highest annual revenue total in its history in 2013, setting the stage for...
Tuesday 22 July 2014
China-based LeTV stops selling OTT device in China, says report
China-based LeTV has recently stopped selling its over the top (OTT) device as it violates China's new policies for the Internet TV market, but the company's LCD TV products are not...
Friday 11 July 2014
China government demands OTT/smart TVs switch to TVOS from Android, say reports
The China government is demanding cable TV service providers in the country only adopt TVOS 1.0 for their over the top (OTT) devices and smart TVs, which is expected to significantly...