DIGITIMES Show Daily, Computex 2004, Taipei (1-5 June)
Agere to introduce PCI Express and PHY products at Computex 2004Tuesday 1 June 2004
Pennsylvania-based WLAN chip vendor Agere Systems plans to launch gigabit solution products later this year, according to Shen Ming-Kun, president of Agere Systems (Taiwan).
Formosa Epitaxy projects May revenues to grow 20% on monthTuesday 1 June 2004
May revenues should surpass NT$90 million for Taiwan-based LED chip maker Formosa Epitaxy, up 20% on month, according to the company.
Bright LED expects increasing monthly revenues for LEDs in 2HTuesday 1 June 2004
LED packaging firm Bright LED Electronics expects its revenues for LED products to grow 10% per month in the second half of this year, according to company president Sandy Liaw. Liaw...
Chartered expects 0.18-micron and below capacity to increase 50% this yearTuesday 1 June 2004
Singapore-based Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing expects its monthly capacity for 0.18-micron and below processes will reach 461,000 8-inch equivalent wafers this year, up almost...
Acer to begin volume production of TravelMate 3200 and Aspire 1800 in JulyTuesday 1 June 2004
Acer will start volume production of two brand new notebooks in July – the 14.1-inch wide-screen TravelMate 3200 for SOHO professional users and the 17-inch Aspire 1800 for...
BenQ shows display products at Computex, expects to volume produce 46-inch LCD TVs at end of JuneTuesday 1 June 2004
BenQ is showing a variety of new display products, including notebooks, LCD monitors, LCD TVs and DLP (digital light processing) projectors, at Computex 2004 and expects to volume...
King Yuan to consider entering flash packaging business, say sourcesTuesday 1 June 2004
King Yuan Electronics is considering setting up thin small outline packaging (TSOP) lines to package flash chips, a move that could complement the company’s testing business,...
Taiwan top disc makers exhibit 8.5GB DL DVD discs at Computex 2004Tuesday 1 June 2004
Top optical disc manufacturers in Taiwan, including CMC Magnetics, Ritek and Prodisc Technology, will be exhibiting 8.5GB single-sided double-layer (DL) DVD+R/-R discs at Computex...
Handsets tops list of products produced by top 10 electronics makers in ChinaTuesday 1 June 2004
Of the top 10 Chinese manufacturers of consumer electronics products in 2003, seven engaged in production of handsets, according to the Chinese-language media SINA.com.
Roundup: Display industry products at Computex 2004Tuesday 1 June 2004
Display products with 12ms response times, wide screens, and larger sizes are the highlights of Computex 2004.
Hynix to double NAND flash wafer starts in 3Q, says paperTuesday 1 June 2004
Hynix Semiconductor may double its wafer starts for NAND flash to 40,000 8-inch equivalent wafers per month in the third quarter, after completing a hike to 20,000 wafers this month,...
Fuji Electric Holdings to produce OLED panels in 2005Tuesday 1 June 2004
Fuji Electric Holdings plans to begin production of OLED (organic light-emitting diode) panels in fall 2005, according to Japan’s Nihon Keizai Shimbun.
Despite flat shipments, Chunghwa Picture Tubes denies temporary suspension of TFT LCD productionTuesday 1 June 2004
Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) denied recent rumors that the company suspended its TFT LCD production for three days in May due to glass substrate shortages.
Quanta Computer to become Acer's largest contract notebook makerTuesday 1 June 2004
Quanta Computer is likely to replace Wistron as the largest contract notebook maker for Acer this year, according to sources at the notebook vendor.
MSI lowers 2004 motherboard shipment projection to 16 million unitsTuesday 1 June 2004
Micro-Star International (MSI) has lowered its projected motherboard shipments for 2004 to 16 million units, down from the 17.25 million units it had originally forecast, according...
Aiptek International’s new CIS – Digital Tai Chi; New corporate values emphasize technology, humanization and innovationTuesday 1 June 2004
Since Aiptek’s establishment in 1997, the wireless multimedia electronics maker has focused on strengthening brand equity and retaining strong sales channels
Symbol of Excellence identifies exceptional products at ComputexTuesday 1 June 2004
Taiwan’s Symbol of Excellence (SOE) identifies premium products designed and manufactured in Taiwan. SOE winners are chosen annually by a panel of international judges for their...
Gigabyte SOE products demonstrate company’s success in extending its product offeringsTuesday 1 June 2004
Well known for its motherboards, Gigabyte originally stopped selling notebooks at the beginning of 2001. This year’s SOE awards clearly demonstrate that the company has not...
Industry-leading notebooks and digital home products – Twinhead showcases its power in product development and designTuesday 1 June 2004
Twinhead aims to market stylish and diversified products to strive for greater margins and the company has dedicated significant resources to designing products using the latest technology...
DRAM contract prices may drop up to 5% in 1H JuneTuesday 1 June 2004
DRAM contract prices are forecast to drop up to 5% in the first half of June, ending a rally that began in January, according to sources with DRAM makers.
IT makers dominate handsets at Computex 2004Tuesday 1 June 2004
With the absence of the world’s leading handset brands, Taiwan’s major IT manufacturers are taking center stage with their new mobile phone offerings at Computex 2004...
Computex 2004 emerges as world’s second largest exhibitionTuesday 1 June 2004
This year, Computex will house 1,329 exhibitors, up 7% from 1,241 last year, with the total booth count growing 16.7% to 2,824 from 2,419 last year. The exhibition will occupy all...