EIH remains positive about business outlook for 2019
E-paper solution provider E Ink Holdings (EIH) remains positive about its sales and earnings outlook for 2019 as it moves to enhance its deployments in the smart city, smart retailing, education and logistics sectors despite the ongoing US-China trade dispute, according to company president Johnson...
TPK cancels planned investment in JDI
Taiwan-based touch module maker TPK Holding has announced that it is withdrawing from a consortium that pursues investment in the cash-strapped Japan Display (JDI), citing volatile market conditions.
Taiwan-based polymer materials supplier U-Best Polymer Industry has come with clear hard coat films for flexible OLED panel applications with volume shipments likely to kick off in the fourth quarter of 2019, according to company president NH Huang.
EIH announces strategic investment in Plastic Logic
E-paper solution provider E Ink Holding (EIH) has announced a strategic investment in Plastic Logic HK, which designs and develops electrophoretic display (EPD) products based on organic thin-film transistor (OTFT) technology.
Pro Display XDR highlights potential of mini LED
Apple's unveiling of the US$4,999 Pro Display XDR display device is paving the way for suppliers of LED-backlit products to renew their efforts to cut into the niche display market, according to sources from Taiwan's LED supply chain makers.
Taiwan IC designers have turned conservative about their revenue performances for the second half of 2019 as uncertain fallouts of the US-China trade war and trade sanctions against Huawei are expected to significantly dampen terminal market sales of handsets, PCs, servers and TVs, according to industry...
Daxin reports increased sales for May
LCD chemical material supplier Daxin Materials has reported revenues of NT$380 million (US$12.09 million) for May, up 0.2% on month and 12.2% on year.
Supply of rigid OLED handset panels getting tight
The supply of rigid OLED handset panels is getting tight recently, as more handset brands are using this type of panels paired with in-display fingerprint sensors for their premium models, according to industry sources.
A Taiwan university research team has developed spray synthesis technology for producing perovskite quantum dots (PQDs), with the technology featuring a photoluminescence quantum yield rate of nearly 100% and high color purity and stability of PQDs, according to Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST),...
The arrival of the 5G era will accelerate the development of IoT networks and other applications which require higher network specifications including IoV, telemedicine, minimally invasive surgery, IIoT (industrial IoT), disaster prevention and emergency relief networks, according to David Chu, chairman...
EIH lowers growth forecast for ESL shipments
E-paper solution provider E Ink Holding (EIH) has lowered the projected shipment growth of its electronic shelf labels (ESLs) for 2019 to 20-30% against an exponential growth forecast earlier, according to company president Johnson Lee.
EPD (electrophoretic display) solution supplier Netronix has said it will begin shipping its plug-type electronic baggage tags (EBTs) in the second half of 2019, with prospects to see robust growth for its overall sales of e-paper solutions, including medical tags and electronic shelf labels (ESLs)...
Touch module supplier General Interface Solution (GIS) plans to ramp up sharply its production capacity for in-display ultrasonic fingerprint sensor modules in the second half of 2019 to meet rising demand, according to company chairman Chou Hsien-ying.
Himax automotive display solutions adopted by BOE
Himax Technologies has launched its flexible OLED automotive display driver and timing controller for BOE Technology, according to the Taiwan-based fabless chipmaker.
EIH sees growth potential for e-notebook solutions
E Ink Holdings (EIH), an e-paper solution provider, has expressed optimism about the growth potential of its e-notebook solutions, citing proliferating applications and promising demand from the education, professional and consumer sectors.
EPD (electrophoretic display) solution suppliers E Ink Holdings (EIH) and Netronix will showcase their latest e-paper solutions for a wide range of applications, including smart transportation, retail, logistics, education, medical care and smart city, at Computex Taipei 2019.
Demand for 8K products to drive display technology advancements, says Corning executive
The 8K TV era is coming with the 2020 Tokyo Olympics to serve as a catalyst to facilitate further technology advancements in the display industry to realize a fast development of the 8K TV market, according to Daniel Tseng, president, Corning Display Technologies Taiwan.
EIH begins producing 26-inch colored e-paper solutions
E Ink Holdings (EIH), an e-paper solution provider, has kicked off production of its full-color 26-inch Advanced Color ePaper (ACeP) displays after beginning producing 13-inch of such products in the first quarter of 2019, according to company sources.
TPK to make decision on deal with JDI by year-end
TPK Holding expects to make a final decision on an investment deal with Japan Display (JDI) by the end of 2019, according to Michael Chiang, chairman of the Taiwan-based touch panel maker.
BenQ Materials tapping high-margin polarizer segments
Polarizer supplier BenQ Materials has been striving to improve its product mix focusing on the development of high-margin products for applications including the PID (public information display), 8K display, foldable smartphone and automotive panel sectors, according to company sources.
AMOLED display panel maker RiTdisplay and micro LED chip maker PlayNitride have formed a strategic alliance to develop and produce below 3-inch micro LED panchromatic display modules for smart wearable devices, according to RiTdisplay.
AU Optronics (AUO) has disclosed it will showcase at SID's Display Week 2019 mini LED backlit LCD panels ranging from 2.9- to 32-inch sizes with high brightness and high dynamic range for gaming, VR and professional applications.
Corning unveils Astra Glass
Corning has announced a new glass substrate, Astra Glass, optimized for mid-to-large-size, immersive displays in high-performance tablets, notebooks, and 8K TVs. Corning will showcase the new product at SID's Display Week.
Radiant Opto reports strong earnings for 1Q19
Backlit unit (BLU) maker Radiant Opto-electronics has reported net profit of NT$1.428 billion (US$46.01 million) or NT$3.07 per share for the first quarter of 2019, a significant improvement from NT$145.27 million or NT$0.31 seen a year earlier.
TPK reports increased revenues for April
Touch panel maker TPK Holding has reported revenues of NT$9.416 billion (US$304.2 million) for April, up 8.3% on month and 41.7% on year.
Already detrimental to Huawei's smartphone business, the US ban will impact the telecom and enterprise equipment market in the long run
With Huawei already stocking up on crucial components, the US Commerce Department's ban will not stop Huawei from providing...
Taiwan LCD monitors – 1Q 2019
Taiwan's PC monitor shipments continued enjoying on-year growth in the first quarter of 2019, rising 5.6%.
Global tablet market – 1Q 2019
According to Digitimes Research statistics, global tablet shipments in first-quarter 2019 were down 12.9% on quarter, but up...
Global AIO PC shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2019
Global all-in-one (AIO) PC shipments will continue shrinking in 2019, following 2018's around 2% on-year drop. With issues such...
Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2022
Amid bleak outlook for downstream vendors, uncertainties surrounding the US-China trade tension, factory relocation and exchange...
Global server shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2019
According to Digitimes Research statistics and analyses, Taiwan-based server vendors, including suppliers of motherboards, end...