Display system
  • Coretronics braces for shipments declines
    Coretronic has warned that its shipments of energy-saving devices, mainly backlight units (BLUs) for IT products, OEM devices and TVs, are likely to fall by 50% on year in the first quarter of 2020, affected by the coronavirus outbreak.
  • Panel components supply is tight
    Supplies of components and raw materials within the display industry are expected to remain tight in the next two months as a full-scale resumption of operations of related supply chain makers remains uncertain in China in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, according to industry sources.
  • The outbreak is hitting hard China's ICT industries
    The coronavirus outbreak is hitting hard the ICT industries and markets in China. Digitimes Research provides a preliminary estimation on the impacts on four major sectors: semiconductors, display panels, handsets and notebooks. Many...
  • TV demand in China is weakening
    Demand for TV and handset panels is expected to take a hit from the coronavirus outbreak, which is likely to dampen significantly consumer demand for TVs and handsets in the end market, particularly in China, according to industry sources.
  • Taiwan makers will see sharp falls in TV shipments
    Shipments of LCD TVs by Taiwan-based makers are expected to fall below five million units in the first quarter of 2020, down nearly 44% on quarter and over 20% on year, affected by the coronavirus outbreak and seasonality, Digitimes Research estimates.
  • Apple reportedly raising production in Taiwan
    Production disruption in China is everyone's nightmare in the IT supply chain in the wake of the coronavirus. Many makers are raising their production outside of China, and Apple reportedly is shifting its oreders to assembly lines in...
  • TV sales in China during the Lunar New Year period were weak
    Panel makers are conservative about replenishment demand and pricing for the second quarter in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak hitting China, according to industry sources
  • Smart home applications becoming new opportunities for Taiwan IT firms
    The just-concluded CES 2020 has witnessed diverse new tech innovations and applications, such as wearable devices focusing more on diverse health monitoring, AR/VR gears incorporating AI and 8K technologies, and AIoT-driven smart home, providing new development directions and business opportunities...
  • The Wall micro LED TV developed by Samsung Electronics
    Sony, Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics had showcased large-size micro LED TVs while China-based TCL, Konka and Leyard Optoelectronic had exhibited large-size RGB (red-, green-, blue-light) fine-pitch mini LED displays at CES 2020 during January 7-10, signaling that micro LED TVs will have a good...
  • Intel CPU shortages continue to trouble notebook ODMs in 4Q19
    Intel CPU shortages continued troubling the notebook market in fourth-quater 2019, with notebook makers seeing weaker-than-expected shipments in the period. Their notebook shipments are expecte to slide 10-15% in the first quarter of...
  • Samsung showcasing its products at CES 2020
    Quite a few of TV vendors are showcasing their latest 8K models at CES 2020, and Samsung Electronics is likely to spearhead in the segment leveraging its ability to integrate AI and smart home applications to optimize viewing experience.
  • Samsung showcasing its curved gaming monitors at CES 2020
    Samsung Electronics has stepped up its efforts to foray into the gaming monitor market by unveiling its Odyssey curved monitor family products at CES 2020, in addition to an array of other display devices.
  • Hisense highlighting its new laser TVs at CES 2020
    China-based Hisense is showcasing a host of new TVs at CES 2020, including a refresh lineup of its laser TVs that can be operated under a screenless mode and with a voice remote-control functionality for browsing, enabled by built-in Google Assistant.
  • Samsung QLED 8K TV
    Samsung Electronics is highlighting its latest QLED TVs and micro LED display devices at CES 2020, demonstrating its determination to maintain its leading position in both segments.
  • Leyard Optoelectronic
    Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar has partnered with China-based LED display maker Leyard Optoelectronic to exhibit three models of RGB mini LED fine-pitch displays with a pitch of 0.6mm at CES 2020.
  • Xiaomi now top smart TV vendor in China
    Chinese handset vendor Xiaomi has also emerged as the largest smart TV brand in China by leveraging the strategy of high price-performance ratios, outracing many veteran peer brands including Skyworth, Hisense, TCL, Changhong, and Konka.
  • Micro LED catches attention at CES
    CES 2020 has started with a bang. Big companies - such as Intel, AMD, and Samsung - and startups alike are showcasing their latest products and innivations at the annual show in Las Vegas. For the display sector, mini and micro LED technologies are catching attention, with Samsung demonstrating its...
  • Asustek ROG Zephyrus G14 gaming notebook
    Asustek Computer has unveiled an all-new lineup of gaming products at CES 2020, including the ultraslim ROG Zephyrus G14 notebook and the ROG Swift 360Hz monitor.
  • LG highlights its 8K TVs at CES
    LG Electronics is showcasing an array of new 8K TVs at CES 2020 with features including AI-centric capabilities.
  • MSI MEG Aegis Ti5 gaming desktop
    MSI has introduced a lineup of its new gaming PC series as well as Creator PCs at the ongoing CES 2020. The models are powered by the latest Intel processors.
  • Intel and Lenovo have unveiled foldable-screen notebook at CES 2020
    Intel has demonstrated breakthroughs in artificial intelligence (AI) that pave the way for autonomous driving and a new era of mobile computing innovation at CES 2020, showcasing how the company is infusing intelligence across the cloud, network, edge and PC, and driving positive impact for people,...
  • Foxconn saw 2019 revenues grow on year
    Foxconn Technology Group (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced consolidated revenues of NT$539.51 billion (US$17.79 billion) for December, down 10.48% on month and 12.89% on year, while its revenues for the fourth quarter of 2019 reached NT$1.73 trillion, growing 25.23% sequentially to hit the...
  • Vizio highlighting its new TV models
    Vizio is presenting an array of its new TV series, including OLED and mini LED-backlit 8K models, to a number of selected media in a two-day campaign in a venue alongside CES 2020.
  • There has been strong demand for medical displays with higher specs and higher resolutions
    Global shipments of medical display devices have been expanding at an annual rate of about 5% in recent years, driven by demand for upgrades in display products that has come along with the emerging trend of smart medical care and IoT connectivity, Digitimes Research has found.
  • The Sero
    Samsung Electronics has introduced multiple display devices at CES 2020, including its microLED, QLED 8K and Lifestyle TVs.

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Taiwan LCD TVs – 4Q 2019

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