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...
Moving out of China seems to be an irreversible trend for many IT products manufacturers at the moment. But where are they relocating? For Wistron, India is a key destination; for HHD vendors, their contract manufacturers are converging...
Sharp introduces new laser projectors into Taiwan
Sharp has introduced nine models of its laser projectors into the Taiwan market targeting the B2B commercial segment.
Gaming monitor shipments to grow 40% on year in 2019
Gaming monitor shipments are expected to rise by over 40% on year in 2019 as gaming brands and traditional monitor vendors have been competing aggressively in a market segment that promises high growth, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.
LG focuses on mainstream 4K TVs in Taiwan market
Instead of releasing new 8K and ultra large-size OLED TVs to ramp up its TV sales in the Taiwan market as its competitors Samsung Electronics and Sony have done so in 2019, LG Electronics has adopted a different approach by launching mainstream 4K models to compete head-to-head with its rivals in the...
AUO subsidiary unveils smart digital signage displays
ComQi, a wholly-owned subsidiary of AU Optronics (AUO), has unveiled an all-in-one digital signage solution using Intel Smart Display Module (Intel SDM) architecture.
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.
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...
Apple unveils new Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR
Apple has introduced the new Mac Pro, a completely redesigned workstation and Apple Pro Display XDR monitor. Designed for performance, expansion and configurability, the all-new Mac Pro features workstation-class Xeon processors up to 28 cores, a high-performance memory system with a 1.5TB capacity,...
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)...
Asustek Computer is exhibiting its latest personal, business and gaming hardware at the Asus and Republic of Gamers (ROG) booths at Computex 2019.
Taiwan's TV manufacturers would not be much affected by the US raising tariffs on TVs from China, as many of the TVs sold in the US are from Mexico.
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.
Less than a quarter of Taiwan monitor shipments to be impacted by US tariff hike, says Digitimes Research
Some of Taiwan's monitor makers have begun looking for suitable production sites outside of China, as they brace for the 25% tariffs on Chinese goods. But only around 23% of Taiwan's monitor shipments are expected to be impacted by the tax.
Xiaomi reports higher-than-expected sales for 1Q19
Xiaomi has reported higher than expected revenues of CNY43.76 billion (US$6.33 billion) for the first quarter of 2019, increasing 27.2% from a year earlier.
Taiwan-based makers saw their combined shipments of monitors increase 5.6% on year in the first quarter of 2019, growing for the fifth consecutive quarter. Their monitor shipments are expected to continue to grow on a yearly basis in second-quarter 2019, albeit at a slow pace in line with global trend,...
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.
The developments of related key technologies and solutions for the ultra-high definition (UHD) 8K/4K video services will be accelerated and realized by optimizing 5G networks, according to Dai Jeng-wu, president and CEO of Sharp.
AUO to continue to focus on premium display market
AU Optronics (AUO) will continue to strive into the high-end segments of a display market that has been generally plagued by oversupply and shrinking profit margins, according company president Michael Tsai.
BLU maker Coretronic diversifying operations
Coretronic has diversified its operations beyond its core business of backlight unit (BLU) production to include others such as cloud service, robot manufacturing and mixed reality products as it seeks to sustain long-term growth, according to company chairman Wade Chang.
Shipments of LCD TVs by Taiwan makers are expected to grow 9.6% sequentially to 6.86 million units in the second quarter of 2019, although the figures will be still 10% lower than those seen a year earlier, Digitimes Research estimates.
Samsung launches multiple high-end TV models in Taiwan
Samsung Electronics has launched an array of its new series of QLED 4K and 8K TVs in Taiwan, waging up its marketing campaigns to take on rivals LG Electronics and Sony for securing one of the top-two TV vendor rankings in the local market.
Online monitor sales booming in China
Online sales of LCD monitors in China grew 17% to 6.3 million units in 2018, accounting for 36% of the overall monitor market in the country, according to China-based Sigmaintell Consulting.
Sony has geared up its efforts to promote its ultra large-size Crystal LED (CLED) displays in the Taiwan market, targeting the premium large-size display segment for customized applications in the fields including commercial buildings, galleries and fashion exhibitions, according to industry sources...
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...