Computex Taipei 2002

DIGITIMES Show Daily, Computex 2002, Taipei (3-7 June)

  • Moving LCM production to China

    Wednesday 5 June 2002
    Since the Taiwan government decided in mid-December of last year to permit Taiwanese companies to build TFT LCD back-end module (LCM) factories in China, Taiwanese TFT LCD producers...
  • At a Computex press conference on June 3, ViewSonic director for business development advanced technologies Gene Ornstead unveiled the world’s first 36-inch LCOS (liquid crystal...
  • CETRA names Taiwan’s best

    Tuesday 4 June 2002
    The Taiwan-based China External Trade Development Council (CETRA), one of the sponsors of the Computex Taipei 2002 trade show, announced awards for best IT export products on the...
  • With the mainstream product transition from the Pentium III to the Pentium 4 platform, graphics card manufacturers started enjoying strong sales and shipment performance in the fourth...
  • Gigabyte fully embraces ATI

    Tuesday 4 June 2002
    In January 2002, Gigabyte Technology became the first top-tier maker to join the ATI camp by shifting all of its graphics card production to products based on chips from ATI Techno...
  • Due to the competition in the desktop sector, graphics chip designer ATI Technologies introduced an open platform strategy in June 2001 – offering its full range of graphics...
  • Taiwanese graphics card manufacturer Leadtek predicts that although the global graphics card market is expected to grow to only 75 million units in 2002 from 70 million last year,...
  • Prolink expects 20% boost

    Tuesday 4 June 2002
    Taiwanese graphics card manufacturer Prolink Microsystems is expected to continue enjoying strong revenues in 2002, with promising orders from new OEM clients and rising sales of...
  • Crossing over from/to DRAM

    Tuesday 4 June 2002
    As DRAM supply is playing an even more crucial role in the graphics card business lately, the trend of operation crossover is emerging. Graphics card maker Leadtek has decided to...
  • Following the confrontation in the graphics chip market, Nvidia and ATI Technologies heightened their competition further in the core logic chipset sector this year.
  • ViewSonic president interview

    Tuesday 4 June 2002
    Characterized by intense competition, 2002 will be a crucial year for LCD monitor producers to establish themselves. We interviewed James Chu, ViewSonic president and CEO, to find...
  • Stiff competition in Taiwan

    Tuesday 4 June 2002
    Competition among Taiwanese LCD monitor producers has become much more intense this year. It is generally predicted that larger LCD monitor producers will grab even bigger shares...
  • Nexcom HiServer blade server

    Tuesday 4 June 2002
    Just like the blade used in a magic show to cut people in half, Nexcom’s subsystem boards slide into the HiServer blade server and take their place in a configuration that can...
  • ALi optimistic about multimedia

    Tuesday 4 June 2002
    Boosted by strong growth in its multimedia chips, ALi Corporation (formerly Acer Laboratories) saw further improved financial performance in the first quarter of 2002. With more new...
  • SiS330 series targeting clones

    Tuesday 4 June 2002
    To reduce the sales impact from the release of Intel’s 845G and 845GL integrated chipsets, Silicon Integrated Systems (SiS) has extended its graphics operations further into...
  • The notebook-use graphics chip market has now become a new haven of profits for many chip designers, as the price war in the desktop sector continues to escalate with more competitors...
  • CP keeping pace with ATI

    Tuesday 4 June 2002
    With its deepening cooperation with graphics chip designer ATI Technologies, graphics card maker CP Technology will match the pace of the Canadian company in launching new products...
  • DRAM and 845B0 help sales

    Tuesday 4 June 2002
    Due to falling DRAM prices and recent clearing of discrete 845B0 (845D)-based board inventory, sales of graphics cards in the first half of May turned out better than manufacturers...
  • Given the initial success of the company’s multi-directional strategies into the PC, STB (set-top box), PDA (personal digital assistant) and communications sectors, Ho Kwok-yuen,...
  • South Korea: Record 1Q

    Tuesday 4 June 2002
    South Korean monitor producers made record LCD monitor shipments in the first quarter while their CRT monitor shipments decreased moderately compared to the same period of last year...
  • Philips: Three million units

    Tuesday 4 June 2002
    Philips aims to ship three million LCD monitors from its four major production bases in Hungary, Mexico, Taiwan and China (Suzhou, Jiangsu Province) this year, according to Philips...
  • ITIS: 31 million units in 2002

    Tuesday 4 June 2002
    The global LCD monitor market is predicted to reach 31 million units this year, according to Taiwan’s Industrial Technology Information Service (ITIS). The figure is much more...
  • ‘Sports year’ boom

    Tuesday 4 June 2002
    Following Sharp’s plan to ship one million LCD TVs this year, up from 500,000 units last year, major Japanese OEMs, including Sony, JVC, Pioneer and Aiwa, have also jumped on...
  • New entrants heat up the sector

    Tuesday 4 June 2002
    Competition in the graphics card market looks like it will become as stiff as the motherboard industry this year, with veteran manufacturers planning to enhance their overall shipments...
  • Please see our financial data and charts section for more complete info.
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