Transceiver maker PCL to see sales rebound in 4Q19
Optical transceiver module maker PCL Technologies expects its sales to rebound strongly in the fourth quarter of 2018 following a slump a quarter earlier when some of its shipments were delayed due to labor shortages at its plant in China.
Trend Micro, Moxa to set up JV IIoT information security
Security software developer Trend Micro and industrial communication/networking device maker Moxa have signed an MoU to establish TXOne Networks, a joint venture for developing information security solutions for smart manufacturing, smart city, smart energy and other industrial IoT areas, according...
Taiwan telecom operators keen to offer IoT services
Most Taiwan-based telecom operators have set up respective NB-IoT networks optimizing their established telecom infrastructures, and have begun offering related IoT services, according to industry sources.
Network equipment maker Cameo Communications is bracing for brisk sales in the fourth quarter of 2018 as more of its clients are shifting orders to Taiwan amid the escalating US-China trade dispute, according to company CFO and COO Victor Lee.
Sercomm sees profits improve sequentially in 3Q18
Sercomm has reported net profits of NT$184 million (US$5.95 million) for the third quarter of 2018, up 33% on quarter but down 53% on year. EPS for the quarter stood at NT$0.75.
The global ecosystems of SigFox, a France-based provider of IoT services, can serve as the platform for Taiwan IoT hardware makers to access international markets, according to Robin Chen, managing director at UnaBiz Taiwan, which operates the country's first nationwide public SigFox low-power wide-area...
Arcadyan to set up plant in Vietnam
Networking device maker Arcadyan Technology, a subsidiary of Compal Electronics, plans to set up a production base in Vietnam to minimize its operational risks amid escalating trade disputes between the US and China, according to company president Edward Tseng.
Samsung unveils foldable Infinity Flex Display
Samsung Electronics has unveiled a flexible display along with new developer tools for its Bixby and SmartThings platforms.
Networking device makers Accton Technology and Sercomm have both reported sequential revenue gains for October, driven by peak-season effects.
Compal Broadband Networks making headway in Europe
Cable gateway device maker Compal Broadband Networks, a subsidiary of Compal Electronics, is enriching and optimizing its product portfolios to further expand its market share in the European market, according to company president and CEO Alex Wang.
Dream big: The CEATEC revival
The birth of Combined Exhibition of Advanced Technologies (CEATEC) can be dated back to 1962, when Japan's consumer electronics industry was beginning to take off. Following suit, emerging economies in Asia, including Taiwan, Korea and Hong Kong, started to hold electronics trade shows in the 1970s...
Ericsson has taken a step to drive 5G commercial readiness by contracting Wistron NeWeb Corporation (WNC) to deliver 5G mobile devices for use in customer trials from the fourth quarter of 2018.
Lite-On Technology has rolled Sigfox Monarch-certified wireless module, the WSG309S, built based on STMicroelectronics' ST S2-LP ultra-low-power sub-1 GHz RF transceiver and BlueNRG-2 Bluetooth low energy SoC chipset for seamless global long-range wireless IoT connectivity, according to a company an...
Asustek Computer has recently launched a new lineup of business, home and gaming innovations, including Zenbo Junior robot, ROG Maximus XI Apex motherboard and ROG Strix XG49VQ gaming monitor, which are expected to inject new growth momentum to the firm's revenue and profit performances for 2019.
As 5G commercialization is set to kick off in 2019, global chipmakers including Qualcomm, Intel, MediaTek and UNISOC (Spreadtrum & RDA) are looking to expand their 5G solutions to include non-handset applications, while smartphone vendors Apple, Samsung Electronics and Huawei are actively developing...
Qualcomm Technologies has announced a family of 60GHz Wi-Fi chipsets, the QCA64x8 and QCA64x1, delivering 10+ gigabit-per-second (Gbps) network speeds and wire-equivalent latency.
CEATEC Japan 2018 opens
CEATEC Japan 2018 opened on October 16, with the four-day event showcasing the country's growth strategies and Society 5.0, its vision of a super-smart community of the future in which IoT, robots and AI will all play important roles, according to th eorganizers.
Accton September revenues up over 20% on year
Accton Technology has reported revenues of NT$3.828 billion (US$123.9 million) for September, down 11.3% from a record high of NT$4.319 billion recorded in the previous month. On a yearly basis, September's figures were up 20.57% from a year earlier.
Networking device maker Accton Technology expects its production of 400G switches for datacenter applications to start gaining momentum in the second quarter of 2019, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report, citing company president Lee Chih-chiang.
ATrack to ship positioning trackers to SoftBank
GPS tracker device maker ATrack Technology has landed orders for its newly developed 4G LTE plug-and-play satellite positioning trackers from SoftBank with shipments to begin in the fourth quarter of 2018, according to industry sources.
Taiwan server, network product firms moving production back to Taiwan to avoid US tariff
With the US government imposing a 10% tariff on China-imported goods including network communication equipment, several Taiwan-based server and network communication product makers have begun expanding their production lines in Taiwan to minimize the impact.
Starwing decreases indoor positioning error to 10-30cm
Bluetooth low-energy indoor positioning solution developer Starwing Technology has reached a high technological accuracy level of 10-30cm in positioning error, much lower than a general level of 3-5m, according to the company.
Gemtek posts strong revenue growth for August
Networking device supplier Gemtek Technology saw its revenues rally 12.47% on month and 52.36% on year to NT$1.53 billion (NT$49.7 million) in August, buoyed by the roll-outs of new products and shipments to new clients, according to company sources.
By combining Israel's innovation dynamics and Taiwan's IT manufacturing infrastructure, a brand new supply chain and cooperation paradigm could be created in the new era of autonomous driving. To this end, at the "Taiwan+Israel Hi-Tech Forum," which was jointly organized in late August by the Bureau...
Accton revenues hit new milestone in August
Networking device maker Accton Technology saw its revenues hit a milestone of reaching over the NT$4 billion-mark for the first time in August 2018, buoyed by increased shipments of 100G switch products for datacenter applications.
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...
Taiwan large-size LCD panels – 3Q 2018
Entering the traditional strong season, Taiwan's large-size TFT LCD panel shipments increased 4.4% sequentially and 5.6% on...
Taiwan small- to mid-size LCD panels – 3Q 2018
Weak demand resulted in Taiwan's small- to medium-size panel shipments recording decreases of 1.3% sequentially and 2.5% on...
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