HTC smartphone biz revamp

HTC has sold part of its smartphone team to Google as it seeks to turn around its business.

  • HTC+is+eyeing+medical+applications+for+its+VR+devices
    HTC-developed Vive Focus business-use VR technology has been adopted by US-based Penumbra for developing its REAL System, a portable rehabilitation tool based on immersive VR, according...
  • HTC+is+banking+on+VR+devices+to+revive+its+business
    HTC has signed a MOU with Taiwan's Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) to jointly develop related 5G and VR hardware devices, applications and services.
  • HTC 5G phones to be available Sept 5

    Thursday 3 September 2020
    HTC will begin marketing its first 5G phone, the HTC U20 5G, in the Taiwan market through its own retail channels at NT$18,990 (US$647) on September 5, looking to ramp up its revenues...
  • HTC reports weak sales for July

    Friday 7 August 2020
    HTC's sales in July remained weak ahead of the release of its 5G phones in August. Its July revenues came to NT$284 million (US$9.66 million), down 56% sequentially and 36% on year...
  • HTC+to+launch+its+first+5G+phone+in+August
    HTC saw its revenues surge 63.8% sequentially to a six-month high of NT$649 million (US$22.1 million) in June, bolstered by the release of its mid-tier smartphone, the Desire 20 Pro,...
  • HTC launches 5G phone in Taiwan

    Wednesday 17 June 2020
    HTC has launched its first 5G smartphone, the HTC U20 5G, in Taiwan ahead of 5G commericialization in the local market starting July.
  • HTC to cut jobs again

    Tuesday 2 June 2020
    HTC has announced plans to further scale down its workforce and make human resources adjustments as it moves to further optimize its operations, though it did not say how many jobs...
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    HTC-developed VR technology has been adopted for FLAIM Trainer, a system to simulate fire scenarios based on VR for training fire fighters, according to HTC.
  • HTC+and+CHT+have+teamed+for+VR+applications+on+5G
    Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) and HTC have announced an alliance to jointly launch VR application services that will leverage the traits of high-speed, low latency and wide bandwidth of...
  • HTC still in red in 1Q20

    Wednesday 13 May 2020
    HTC has reported continued losses for the first quarter of 2020 although its gross margin was improving and its Vive business and ecosystem continued expanding.
  • HTC%27s+April+sales+hit+the+lowest+in+almost+20+years
    HTC has reported lackluster sales for April, as the expanding business of its Vive VR HMD lineup and related VR application services failed to make up the shortfall in smartphone...
  • A+Japanese+court+has+ruled+in+favor+of+Nichia+in+an+infringement+lawsuit+against+HTC%27+subsidiary+in
    Japan-based Nichia has disclosed it has won a patent infringement lawsuit in Japan against HTC Nippon and its local distributor Kanematsu Communications.
  • HTC+is+expanding+the+scope+of+its+VR+business
    HTC is expected to tie up with telecom operators in the second half of 2020 at the earliest to jointly build up cloud platforms for VR applications, paving the way for its venturing...
  • HTC+Vive+vice+president+Lee+Wen%2Dtsai
    HTC will team up with Extra, a leading distributor of consumer electronics products in Saudi Arabia, to build a VR-based theme park-like center, dubbed Xtra Life, in Al Khbor, according...
  • HTC eyes growing VR market in 2020

    Monday 24 February 2020
    HTC is optimistic about its VR business in 2020 expecting the global VR industry to have potential to surge by 50% in terms of market demand that will emerge from both the consumer...
  • HTC revenues tumble in January

    Friday 7 February 2020
    HTC has reported decreased revenues for January, hampered by seasonality, a lack of flagship and 5G smartphones and a standstill of its VR business in China due to the coronavirus...
  • VR%2DAR+headsets+at+CES+2020
    The AR/VR market is expected to take off in 2021 thanks to 5G commercialization, maturing 8K technology, the availability of AR/VR cloud platforms and game streaming services at telecom...
  • HTC mulls cutting more jobs

    Wednesday 18 December 2019
    HTC has confirmed that it will trim its workforce as it looks to ensure that the development of its core businesses will be able to secure sufficient resources for further advancem...
  • Taiwan handsets – 3Q 2019

    Wednesday 11 December 2019
    Taiwan makers shipped 14.21 million handsets in third-quarter 2019, up 3% sequentially but down 34.8% on year.
  • HTC+cuts+VR+headset+prices
    HTC has reduced prices of its VR headsets and also released a Beta version of Viveport wireless cross-platform streaming services aiming to boost sales during the year-end shopping...
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    Taiwan's National Defense Medical Center (NDMC), a military medical university, has cooperated with HTC DeepQ, the smartphone vendor's healthare research unit, to set up a MR-based...
  • HTC+to+build+more+Viveland+theme+parks
    HTC is set to expand its VR-based Viveland theme park business in Hong Kong, India and the Middle East, in addition to its home market in Taiwan, according to HTC Vive vice president...
  • HTC+and+Louvre+Museum+to+present+a+virtual+makeover+of+Mona+Lisa
    HTC has been keen to make efforts to advance both of its handset and VR businesses after Yves Maitre took the reins as CEO at the Taiwan-based smartphone vendor in mid-September.
  • HTC+has+reported+revenues+of+NT%241%2E275+billion+for+September
    HTC has reported revenues of NT$1.275 billion (US$41.24 million) for September, up 73.7% on month and 1.53% on year. The annual gains for the month were the company's first in two...
  • HTC+Vive+senior+vice+president+Raymond+Pao
    In addition to benefiting system operators, handset vendors and other players, the commercialization of 5G networks will help drive a fast development of VR applications, which could...
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