Driven by the colossal Internet of Things (IoT) opportunity, wireless technologies - including wireless local area network (WLAN), Bluetooth, cellular and low-power wireless - will account for 55% of connectivity integrated circuit (IC) shipments in 2018, according to IHS Markit. Over the next five...
If applied to the healthcare industry, 5G technologies should start with outside-the-body applications rather than invasive ones, as accreditations for invasive medical applications are much harder to obtain and involve time-consuming procedures, according to Robert Topol, Intel's general manager of...
Computex reviving on multiple AI, gaming applications
Computex, which had been gradually losing its luster along with the rise of e-commerce and the slowdown of the PC industry in recent years, seems to start showing signs of revival during its 2018 edition, mainly driven by AI (artificial intelligence) and gaming applications, which stole the spotlights...
Accton revenues hit 5-month high in May
Networking device maker Accton Technology saw its consolidated revenues surge 43.97% on month and 21.28% on year to a five-month high of NT$3.599 billion (US$120.78 million) in May.
Optical transceiver module maker PCL Technologies saw its consolidated revenues rise 10.18% on month and 25.48% on year to NT$181 million (US$6.07 million) in May, buoyed by increased shipments of 32G transceiver modules.
Digitalization is a prerequisite for all industries and enterprises to remain competitive in today's economic context, and 5G will play the key role for business and society to undergo such a digital transformation, according to Hakan Cervell, president of Ericsson Taiwan.
Sercomm to raise capital through private placement
Shareholders of Sercomm have approved the company's plans to issue either 48 million new shares or NT$3 billion (US$100.5 million) worth of corporate bonds through private placement as it aims to bring in strategic partners to further enhance its competitiveness.
Intel remains committed to pushing boundaries of PC
In the transition to the data-centric era, the PC remains a critical facet of Intel's business, and it is an area where the company believes there are still so many opportunities ahead, according to Gregory Bryant, senior vice president and general manager of the Client Computing Group at Intel.
As a leading network equipment and solutions provider in Taiwan, Alpha Networks will be focusing on mobile communications and cloud RAN (radio access network) at the core of its operations to capitalize on potential opportunities in the 5G and IoV (Internet of Vehicles) application sectors, according...
Computex 2018 adds new focuses on 5G, blockchain
Computex has added two new themes to the 2018 edition in response to some of the hottest trends in the tech industry: 5G and blockchain - along with the mainstays that have been featured at the largest IT tradeshow in Asia.
American and European market trends have always steered automotive industry developments. The same is true for the new generation self-driving vehicle sector, where American and European firms generally lead the way in the development of technologies, policies and certification standards and are often...
Sercomm steps into STB market
Networking device maker Sercomm has introduced a complete lineup of set-top boxes (STBs), including IPTV, OTT (over-the-top) and high-definition smart models, eyeing orders from Europe- and Asia-based telecom operators.
Computex 2018 to showcase IoT potential in 5G era
Computex 2018 will include 5G for the first time as one of its six exhibition themes, in light of the disruptive possibilities of the new wireless technology, according to the organizers.
Optical module maker PCL reports earnings for1Q18
Optical transceiver module maker PCL Technologies has reported net profits of NT$97 million (US$3.26 million) for the first quarter of 2018, down 17% on quarter but up 9.8% on year.
Senao reports increased sales for April
Networking device maker Senao Networks has reported revenues of NT$767 million (US$25.68 million) for April, increasing 44.79% from a year earlier. Year-to-date revenues totaled NT$3.058 billion, up 35.05% on year.
Accton sees profits down in 1Q18
Networking device maker Accton Technology has reported net profit of NT$522 million (US$17.51 million) for the first quarter of 2018, down 15% on quarter and 19% on year, affected by inventory adjustments at clients and foreign exchange transaction losses.
The upcoming 5G will be a massive accelerator on all the things going on in technology, fueling the development of all forms of AI (artificial intelligence) and IoT (Internet of Things) applications, and the tech sector must figure out how to use AI in a responsible way, according to Michael Dell,...
GaAs and laser diode (LD) epitaxial wafer maker LandMark Optoelectronics has reported net profit of NT$181 million (US$6.096 million) for the first quarter of 2018, down 20% on quarter but up 108% on year.
US tough penalty hurts ZTE and many others
Seen as an extension to the ongoing bilateral trade spats, the US Department of Commerce has imposed a ban on ZTE for sanctions violations, prohibiting American firms from selling components to the China telecom equipment maker for seven years. The move has not only dealt a heavy blow to ZTE, but may...
The competition among wireless charging standards did not come to an end when Apple decided to choose Qi of the WPC (Wireless Power Consortium) for iPhone X and iPhone 8 devices in 2017. Instead, the move has pushed the member companies in the AFA (AirFuel Alliance) to exert efforts to develop magnetic...
Networking device maker Sercomm plans to issue either 48 million new shares or NT$3 billion (US$101.25 million) worth of corporate bonds through private placement, according to a company announcement.
Caswell lists on Taiwan OTC stock market
Taiwan-based network security equipment supplier Caswell, an affiliate of the Foxconn Group, started trading on Taiwan's over-the-counter (OTC) stock market on April 16 at a price of NT$101 (US$3.42).
China Mobile spearheads IoT, 5G deployments
Having secured a leading position in 4G networks, China Mobile is currently deploying its IoT and 5G networks in full swing with plans to kick off trial operations of its 5G networks in 12 cities in China, as well as to have 300 million devices connected with its IoT networks, by year-end 2018, according...
Optical transceiver module supplier PCL Technologies and epitaxial wafer maker LandMark Optoelectronics have both reported brisk sales for March.
Senao to double production capacity in 3 years
Networking device maker Senao Networks is building a new plant in Linkou, northern Taiwan aiming to double its production capacity in three years, according to company chairman Tommy Tsai.
Taiwan handsets – 1Q 2018
Taiwan's handset shipments decreased 27.8% sequentially, but went up 17.5% on year to arrive at 17.8 million units in the first...
Taiwan LCD TVs – 1Q 2018
Taiwan's LCD TV shipments decreased 33.8% sequentially and 4.9% on year to come to only around 6.6 million units in the first...
Taiwan LCD monitors – 1Q 2018
Taiwan makers' monitor shipments dropped below the 20 million mark in the first quarter of 2018, decreasing 6.3% sequentially,...
Global AP market, 2017-2021
Digitimes Research estimates total shipments of smartphone application processors (AP) worldwide will grow 1.5% on year to 1.67...
Taiwan server shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2018
In 2018, global server shipments will grow 8.5% to reach 13.73 million units. Digitimes Research estimates server shipments...
China AMOLED panel capacity expansion forecast, 2016-2020
This Digitimes Research Special Report examines the China AMOLED industry, focusing on the expansion capacity of the makers,...