While Ultra-HD (UHD) content is still insufficient at the moment, related makers and service providers should expand the scope of information applications to highlight the value of such high resolution and stimulate demand for 8K TVs.
Backlit unit (BLU) suppliers Radiant Optoelectronics and Coretronic both have reported revenue gains for November, bucking off-peak season trends.
LED packager AOT to see slower sales in 4Q18
LED packaging service provider Advanced Optoelectronics Technology (AOT), a subsidiary of the Foxconn Group, expects its sales for the fourth quarter of 2018 to be lower than those seen in the previous quarter due to weak demand for LED backlighting solutions from the LCD TV sector, according to company...
Taiwan's monitor shipments grew 7.5% on year in the third quarter of 2018 and are expected to continue enjoying a similar level of on-year increase in the fourth quarter, according to Digitimes Research's latest report.
EIH bracing for strong sales in 4Q18 and 2019
E-paper solution provider E Ink Holdings (EIH) is headed for strong sales in the fourth quarter of 2018 with its growth momentum to continue into 2019, according to company president Johnson Lee.
Import tariffs introduced by the United States and China in September will see Chinese exporters bear approximately 75% of the costs, with the US extracting a net welfare gain of US$18.4 billion, according to new research from EconPol Europe.
Taiwan's optoelectronics industry players must pursue the development of smart optoelectronics and leverage the prowess and advantages of the country's ICT industry to find a solid foothold in international optoelectronics supply chains, according to Kenneth Tai, chairman of Jasper Display based in...
Coretronic expects revenues to rebound in November
Backlit unit (BLU) and projector supplier Coretronic expects its sales to stage a rebound in November after a sequential decline in October, driven by brisk shipments of its major product lines.
Innolux reports increased revenues for October
Innolux has reported increased revenues for October, thanks to increased shipments of complete TV sets and small- and medium-size LCD modules despite decreases in panel shipments.
HannStar Display posts profits for 3Q18
HannStar Display has reported net profits of NT$530 million (US$17.3 million) on net sales of NT$4.1 billion for the third quarter of 2018, with EPS coming to NT$0.16.
Shipments of LCD TVs by Taiwan makers grew 11.4% sequentially in the third quarter of 2018, with prospects to register another sequential increase of 14.7% in the fourth quarter, according to Digitimes Research.
Coretronic sees net profits surge in 3Q18
Backlight unit (BLU) provider Coretronic saw its net profits increase 48% sequentially and 61% on year to NT$674 million (US$21.8 million) in the third quarter of 2018, which translated into an EPS of NT$1.55 for the three-month period.
LG reports 2.7% increase in 3Q18 revenues
LG Electronics has reported consolidated sales of KRW15.43 trillion (US$13.76 billion) and operating profit of KRW748.8 billion for the third quarter of 2018. Revenues were the highest among the three quarters this year, increasing 2.7% from the second quarter with operating income up 45% from the...
Former Innolux chairman Jyh-chau Wang, with nearly 30 years of experience in the flat panel industry, has recently been appointed by Foxconn Electronics chairman Terry Gou to head the company's display business, dubbed "K Group," to steer the development of the display business of the entire Foxconn...
Innolux has reshaped its corporate structure by setting up two new business units: India Business Center and mLED Business Unit, as it moves to respond to increasing competition in the display industry.
While mini RGB LED fine-pitch displays have begun to come into commercial use, they are still faced with 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.
Taiwan LCD monitors – 3Q 2018
Taiwan's LCD monitor shipments grew 6.3% sequentially and 7.5% on year to reach 22.35 million units in the third quarter.
Taiwan LCD TVs – 3Q 2018
Taiwan's LCD TV shipments increased 11.4% sequentially, but down 3.1% on year to arrive at 8.52 million units in the third quarter...
Taiwan handsets – 3Q 2018
Taiwan's handset shipments increased 5.5% sequentially, but dropped 6.8% on year to come to 21.8 million units in the third...
Global server shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2019
According to Digitimes Research statistics and analyses, Taiwan-based server vendors, including suppliers of motherboards, end...
Global mobile device shipment forecasts, 2019 and beyond: Smartphones, notebooks and tablets
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iPhone shipment analysis and forecast, 2H18
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