While mini RGB LED fine-pitch displays have begun to come into commercial use, they still technological difficulties in chip mass transfer, precise placement, yield rate and repair.
E-paper displays best for IoT devices, says EIH chairman
In the IoT era, e-paper solutions could turn out to be the most competitive display products for terminal-end devices, according to Frank Ko, chairman and CEO of e-paper solution provider E Ink Holding (EIH).
Digital signage supplier AOpen has revealed that shipments of Chrome-based enterprise IT solutions will more than double on year in the second half of 2018 amid growing popularity among enterprise users.
The development of mini RGB LED technology is now being considered the next-generation display technology as mini LED applications are different from the general LED display products, and offer better image quality.
Innolux names new vice chairman, president
Innolux has appointed its president Robert Hsiao as vice chairmanship and also promoted its vice president James Yang to president, effective immediately, according to an announcement of the LCD panel maker.
Advantech has announced it will spend NT$200 million (US$6.41 million) acquiring a 15% stake in touch panel maker Mildex Optical, an equivalent to 15.71 million shares, from Panjit International.
InforCharge pushing facial recognition wireless charge system for advertisement opportunity
Taiwan-based wireless charging solution provider InforCharge has expanded its business reach to the multimedia advertisement area and has adopted artificial intelligence (AI) facial recognition technology to maximize the benefits of advertisements.
Coretronic see 3Q18 revenues up 7% on quarter
Backlight unit (BLU) provider Coretronic has reported revenues of NT$5.028 billion (US$161.43 million) for September, down 0.2% on month and 1% on year.
Quanta Computer's September sales dropped while most other major notebook ODMs saw their revenues for the month increase.
LG releases preliminary earnings for 3Q18
LG Electronics has announced its preliminary earnings results for the third quarter of 2018, posting an operating profit of KRW745.5 billion (US$656.55 million), up 44.4% on year.
Samsung Electronics has provided its earnings guidance for the third quarter of 2018, estimating record operating profits of about KRW17.5 trillion (US$15.5 billion) on consolidated revenues of approximately KRW65 trillion.
Global LCD TV shipments are expected to edge up a mere 1.7% on year to 218 million units in 2019 and continue to grow mildly to 236 million units in 2023, representing a CAGR of 1.6% over the next five years, according to Digitimes Research.
Sharp has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Toshiba Client Solutions (TCS), holding 80.1% shares of TCS.
Sharp China eyeing 20% revenue growth in 2019
Having seen its performance in the China market improve significantly thus far in 2018, Sharp aims to ramp up its yearly sales revenues in the market by 20% in 2019, according to sources at Sharp China.
Innolux is expanding its workforce as it is enhancing its deployment in the high-end display systems, automotive panel and smart retailing sectors, according to company HR department chief Chang Jen-yung.
Foxconn ranks top ODM TV maker in August, says firm
Foxconn Electronics ranked the top ODM TV maker in August with shipments increasing 7.4% on year to 1.45 million units, buoyed by orders from Sony, according to data from China-based Sigmaintell Consulting.
WayRay unveils holographic AR navigation system for cars
Switzerland startup WayRay has newly developed the world's first holographic AR (augmented reality) navigation system for cars, allowing drivers to focus on the road and make driving safer while also able to access navigation information.
Readmoo to launch new e-book readers with Korea RIDI
EPUB-compatible e-book reader provider Readmoo has teamed up with Korea-based e-book provider RIDI to develop new e-paper digital reading devices, according to sources at Readmoo.
Foxconn to become largest TV ODM in 2018
Foxconn Electronics is expected to overtake TPV Technology to become the largest TV ODM in 2018, buoyed by increasing orders from Sharp, Sony and Vizio, according to WitsView.
Acer expects gaming monitor sales to hike in 2018
Acer expects revenues generated from its gaming monitor line to register a double-digit increase in 2018, driven by strong sales of models with Ultra HD resolutions.
Taiwan's Ministry of Science and Technology is carrying out an autonomous driving sub-system technology R&D program with concerted efforts from the government, academic and industry sectors.
Taiwan startups should eye applications combining hardware, software, says Gwong Lee, managing director of Translink Capital
Successfully starting his own business twice, Gwong Lee, managing director, Translink Capital, sold his second firm for a high price 15 months after its establishment and he was named one of Silicon Valley's top-10 most important persons of the year. Afterwards, Foxconn chairman Terry Gou invited Lee...
Coretronic reports increased sales for August
Backlight unit (BLU) provider Coretronic has reported revenues of NT$5.038 billion (US$163.45 million) for August, up 3% on month and 9% on year. Year-to-date revenues totaled NT$36.23 billion, increasing 10% from a year earlier.
Innolux and HannStar Display both have reported decreased revenues for August. Innolux posted revenues of NT$24.4 billion for August, decreasing 3.1% on month and 10.5% on year.
E-paper solution provider E Ink Holdings (EIH) has teamed up with Fujitsu Semiconductor to develop a reference design board for battery-less e-paper labels, according a joint announcement of the companies.
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