Monday 9 December 2019
Smart glasses may replace smartphones, says Jorjin chairman
Smart glasses enabled by AR/MR technologies may gradually replace smartphones, with such a trend beginning to emerge in 2023 according to Tom Liang, chairman for both Taiwan-based...
Friday 6 December 2019
Smart AR glasses shipments to rise significantly in 2023, says Digitimes Research
As 5G penetration rate is expected to reach 50% in 2023, smart augmented reality (AR) glasses will begin entering the consumer market, according to Digitimes Research.
Thursday 5 December 2019
Nan Ya may double capex in 2020 to hike ABF, SiP substrate capacity
Taiwan-based Nan Ya PCB is expected to double its 2020 capex from NT$3.5 billion (US$114.8 billion) in 2019 to expand capacity for ABF substrates for 5G network applications and SiP...
Tuesday 3 December 2019
Sustainability and digitalization: Q&A with Covestro CEO Markus Steilemann
Germany-based Covestro, spun off from the Bayer Group in September 2015, is now among the world's leading makers of premium polymers with 30 production bases and around 16,000 employees...
Wednesday 20 November 2019
Anylayer HDI demand from Chinese handset vendors rising sharply
Chinese handset vendors are keen on utilizing anylayer HDI boards as mainboards for high-end smartphones adopting 7nm APs, and Taiwan-based PCB makers including Compeq Manufacturing...
Thursday 14 November 2019
Foxconn moving to transform into technology services provider
Foxconn Technology Group will step up transforming into a provider of technology services by deepening deployments in electric vehicle, smart heath care and robot industries while...
Wednesday 13 November 2019
Inventec expects server sales to boom in 2020
Inventec expects to post a significant increase in its server business revenues next year when server shipments worldwide are expected to rebound by 4-6%, according to company president...
Thursday 7 November 2019
Acer sees strong profits in 3Q19
Acer has announced consolidated revenues of N$62.87 billion (US$2.05 billion) for the third quarter of 2019, growing 14% sequentially with gross margin of 10.6%. Net profit for the...
Wednesday 30 October 2019
Kinsus, Nan Ya reportedly among SiP substrate suppliers for new AirPods
Taiwan's Kinsus Interconnect Technology and Nan Ya PCB are both reportedly among SiP (system in package) substrate suppliers for Apple's just-unveiled AirPods Pro series, which adopt...
Monday 21 October 2019
Acer unveils wearable for Catholics
Acer's wearable affiliate has cooperated with the Pope's Worldwide Prayer Network to jointly develop a new wearable, the Click to Pray eRosary.
Monday 21 October 2019
European wearable market grows 154% in 2Q19, says IDC
Shipments of wearable devices in Europe grew 154.4% on year to 13.4 million units in the second quarter of 2019, with earwear accounting for 52.3% of shipments in the region, followed...
Friday 18 October 2019
MCU maker Holtek releases AI chip solution
Taiwan-based Holtek Semiconductor has developed its first AI chip solution to tap smart living application opportunities and has also launched a spate of new MCU products for automotive,...
Thursday 17 October 2019
Quanta mulling stopping assembly for Apple Watch in 2020, say sources
Apple Watch is emerging as a crucial cash cow for its vendor, but it seems a hot potato for its most veteran assembler Quanta Computer, which reportedly is considering stopping assembly...
Tuesday 8 October 2019
Flexium 3Q19 revenues improve on MPI antenna boards demand
Flexible PCB maker Flexium Interconnect has disclosed its September and third-quarter revenues improved significantly on year due mainly to strong demand for handset antenna boards,...
Thursday 19 September 2019
Pan-Moore's Laws to drive expansion in heterogeneous chips integration, says ASE COO
The global semiconductor sector will experience constant quantitative and qualitative changes in the next 20-30 years, and heterogeneous integration will not be confined to CPU and...