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MIC, based in Taipei, Taiwan, was founded in 1987. MIC is Taiwan's premier ICT industry and market research house, providing intelligence, in-depth analysis, and strategic consulting focusing on the Asia-Pacific region. MIC works in close partnership with ICT firms, creating unparalleled access to the latest industry pulse. Combined with a unique Asian perspective, MIC equips decision makers...

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MIC, based in Taipei, Taiwan, was founded in 1987. MIC is Taiwan's premier ICT industry and market research house, providing intelligence, in-depth analysis, and strategic consulting focusing on the Asia-Pacific region. MIC works in close partnership with ICT firms, creating unparalleled access to the latest industry pulse. Combined with a unique Asian perspective, MIC equips decision makers with the knowledge and foresight to succeed in today's dynamic ICT environment.

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  • Industrial Robots: Technology, Business Opportunity and Patent Analysis

    Feb 2015

    By Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute

    ICT

    32 Pages

    Industrial robots have been widely applied in a broad range of fields such as assembly, production, electric welding, spraying and painting, food packaging, and component installation. Recent years, several companies have seen aggressive investment in related technologies or M&A activities, including Fanuc, ABB, KUKA, Yaskawa, Mitsubishi, Hitachi, Sony, Toyota, Honda, and Samsung. Even...

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  • Taiwanese Industrial PC Industry: 2014 Recap & 2015 Forecast

    Jan 2015

    By Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute

    ICT

    16 Pages

    Taiwan's industrial PC industry has been developing for over 20 years. Despite years of lagging in the overall shipment value compared to commercial PCs, the industry has been able to grow steadily amid the recent slowdown in the commercial PC market. This report profiles the development of the Taiwanese industrial PC industry in 2014 and provides a forecast of the industry's shipment value...

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  • The Chinese Smartphone Market: Analysis of Brand Competition and Consumer Preference, September - October 2014

    Jan 2015

    By Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute

    Telecommunications

    30 Pages

    Amid the growing importance of ecommerce in China, this research focuses on international, Chinese and Taiwanese smartphone models sold in China through two major B2C (Business to Customer) websites, tmall.com and jd.com, which constitutes a combined share of over 70% in the China ecommerce market. The report analyzes the volume ranking by smartphone brand and presents their online...

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  • Chinese Smartphone Market Development, 4Q 2014

    Jan 2015

    By Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute

    Telecommunications

    18 Pages

    As of the third quarter of 2014, Chinese mobile phone users totaled around 1.28 billion and combined user adoption of 3G and 4G reached nearly 43%. Sales volume of smartphones in China arrived at 99.4 million units in the same quarter. With continuous shrinkage of market share in China, Samsung has not only lagged behind Xiaomi and Lenovo, but also has been in a tug of war with Chinese brands...

  • Worldwide Large Area TFT-LCD Panel Supply-and-Demand Forecast, 4Q 2014

    Jan 2015

    By Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute

    ICT

    19 Pages

    This research report presents demand and supply volume forecast and recent quarter review of the worldwide large area TFT-LCD panel industry covering Taiwanese, Korean, Japanese, and Chinese panel makers' production capacity. The report provides product mix analyses including monitor, notebook PC, and LCD TV panel. The content of this report is based on primary data obtained through...

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  • Artificial Intelligence: Latest Development and Major Vendors Patent Deployment

    Jan 2015

    By Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute

    ICT

    24 Pages

    AI (Artificial Intelligence) plays a pivotal role in IoT (Internet of Things) as it can be applied to a myriad of smart connected products, such as lighting, cars, wearables, medical care, smartphones, and smart home sensing control devices. This report provides an overview of AI technologies and analysis of major vendors' patent deployment and technology development strategies with patent...

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  • Chinese Home Appliance Industry and Market, November 2014

    Jan 2015

    By Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute

    Consumer Electronics

    12 Pages

    From January to September 2014, Chinese home appliance revenues witnessed over 10.9% year-on-year growth to around 1.03 trillion RMB (US$170 billion), while operating profits topped around 40.2 billion RMB (US$6.55 billion), up 19.1%% year-on-year, according to China's MIIT (Ministry of Industry and Information Technology). Looking at production volume of individual home appliances from...

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  • The Taiwanese Server System and Server Motherboard Industries, 4Q 2014

    Dec 2014

    By Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute

    ICT

    23 Pages

    This research report presents shipment volume and value forecasts and recent quarter review of the Taiwanese server system and server motherboard industries. The report includes server full system, barebone, and motherboard shipment volume, shipment value, ASP, volume and share by maker and by price point, and manufacturer volume ranking. The report analyzes shipment by CPU architecture...

  • Taiwanese Semiconductor Manufacturing Industry, 4Q 2014

    Dec 2014

    By Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute

    Semiconductors

    20 Pages

    This research report presents shipment value forecast and recent quarter review of the Taiwanese semiconductor manufacturing industry. Companies surveyed in this research are those owning facilities to make MOS (Metal Oxide Semiconductor) wafers in Taiwan, including IC foundries, DRAM (Dynamic Random Access Memory) vendors, and IDM (Integrated Device Manufacture) companies. The content of this...

  • The Greater China Notebook PC Industry, 4Q 2014

    Dec 2014

    By Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute

    ICT

    28 Pages

    This research report presents shipment volume and value forecast and recent quarter review of the Greater China notebook PC industry. The report includes shipment volume and value, ASP, manufacturer volume ranking, shipment by assembly level, shipment by price point, and product mix analysis. The content of this report is based on primary data obtained through interviews with notebook PC...

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  • The Chinese Smartphone Industry, 3Q 2014

    Dec 2014

    By Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute

    Telecommunications

    78 Pages

    This report presents a recent review of the Chinese smartphone industry in the third quarter of 2014. The report includes shipment volume of major smartphone branded vendors in China, breakdowns of each vendor's shipment volume share by chipset maker, application processor model, ASP, panel size, camera pixel, resolution, as well as 3G and 4G technologies. The report also examines major...

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  • Chinese Online Game Development Trends, 2014 and Beyond

    Dec 2014

    By Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute

    ICT

    16 Pages

    The growing maturity of internet coupled with the government's policy support has accompanied the boom in the Chinese online game market. In 2014, the Chinese industry - comprising of mainly client, web and mobile game sectors - is estimated at 100 billion RMB (US$16.13 billion; US$1 = 6.2 RMB), fetching the world's second spot. In anticipation of ongoing momentum in the mobile internet...

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  • The Taiwanese Fabless IC Industry, 4Q 2014

    Dec 2014

    By Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute

    ICT

    9 Pages

    This research report presents shipment value forecast and recent quarter review of the Taiwanese fabless IC industry. The report includes fabless IC shipment value, product mix, and application mix analyses. The content of this report is based on primary data obtained through interviews with fabless IC designers, and publicly available information such as corporate financial statements. The...

  • Future Trends of the Worldwide TSV 3D IC Industry

    Dec 2014

    By Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute

    ICT

    16 Pages

    Electronics devices are developing towards more compact form factors, more versatility, higher performance, and lower power consumption, driving IC packaging technologies towards SiP (System-in-Package) from single chip package. Among various SiP technologies, TSV 3D IC (Through-Silicon-Via) which vertically interconnects stacked dies using TSV technology has been considered the future...

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  • The Taiwanese Smartphone Application IC Market, 3Q 2014

    Dec 2014

    By Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute

    Telecommunications

    27 Pages

    This research report presents market size and value forecast and recent quarter review of the Taiwanese smartphone baseband, transceiver, power amplifier, application processor, GPS IC, Bluetooth IC, and Wi-Fi IC markets. The report includes baseband, transceiver, power amplifier, application processor, GPS IC, Bluetooth IC, and Wi-Fi IC market volume, value, ASP, and market share by solution...

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  • Chinese Home Appliance Industry and Market, October 2014

    Dec 2014

    By Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute

    Housewares

    13 Pages

    From January to September 2014, Chinese home appliance revenues witnessed over 10.9% year-on-year growth to around 1.03 trillion RMB (US$170 billion), while operating profits topped around 40.2 billion RMB (US$6.55 billion), up 19.1%% year-on-year, according to China's MIIT (Ministry of Industry and Information Technology).  Looking at production volume of individual home...

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  • JDIs Strategy and Action Plan for Smartphone

    Nov 2014

    By Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute

    Telecommunications

    20 Pages

    Since 2013, the global smartphone market's major growth momentum has been moved to low-cost models, which have led to the rise of Chinese brands. Established in 2012, JDI (Japan Display Inc.) is a government-funded joint venture that integrates three major small and medium area display makers, namely Toshiba Mobile Display, Hitachi Displays and Sony Mobile Display. Despite the rapid...

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  • Patent Applications of the Flexible Wearable Computer Industry, 3Q 2014

    Nov 2014

    By Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute

    ICT

    12 Pages

    This research report presents the recent quarter review of the patent applications in the flexible wearable computer industry. The report, which is based on the survey of USPTO database, includes patent application volume—both overall and by assignee country, assignee rankings, IPC rankings, and USPC rankings. The report finds that the industry's patent applications reached 484 in...

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  • Development of Chinese and Taiwanese Semiconductor Industrys Major Sectors, 2014 and Beyond

    Nov 2014

    By Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute

    Semiconductors

    21 Pages

    Taiwan's semiconductor industry still remains ahead of China in terms of shipment value and technology development, but China has been catching up fast, with an aim to beef up the industry with a series of governmental preferential and incentive policies to attract foreign investors. This report outlines the key developments of the semiconductor industry in China and Taiwan, comprising mainly...

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  • Outlook for the Worldwide Telecommunications Industry in 2015

    Oct 2014

    By Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute

    Telecommunications

    27 Pages

    Touching on the forecasts of the worldwide telecom market, including shipment value, IT spending, mobile phone subscribers, LTE subscribers, smartphone shipments, and fixed broadband subscribers Overview of the Taiwanese telecom industry, consisting of the breakdown of each sub-industry's shipment value, such as mobile communications, wireless communications, and wired communications...

  • Chinese Home Appliance Industry and Market, September 2014

    Oct 2014

    By Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute

    Housewares

    13 Pages

    Chinese home appliance revenues witnessed over 10.8% year-on-year growth from January to July 2014, reaching 789 billion RMB (US$128 billion), while operating profits topped around 44 billion RMB (US$7.14 billion), up 23.3% year-on-year, according to China's MIIT (Ministry of Industry and Information Technology). Looking at production volume of home appliances from January to July 2014, about...

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  • The Future of Smartphone Industry: New Opportunities and Breakthroughs

    Oct 2014

    By Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute

    Telecommunications

    21 Pages

    As the global smartphone industry is on the verge of maturity, the lower barriers to entry, fewer suppliers of key components and reduced subsidies from telecom operators have pushed down the smartphone ASP, and thereby squeezing profits of major brands. Nevertheless, the smartphone's global share still has much room for development as global smartphone penetration rate is estimated to reach...

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  • Insight into Features, Concerns, Marketing Strategy and Supply Chain Deployment of Apple Watch

    Oct 2014

    By Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute

    Apparel

    16 Pages

    On September 9, alongside with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, Apple took the market by surprise with the unveiling of the market's long-awaited Apple Watch, which was originally set to be released in 2015. The whole set of graphic and video introduction for Apple Watch were displayed on Apple's website, reflecting Apple's changing marketing strategy that used to hold the allure of mystery for...

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  • Chinese Smartphone Market Development, 3Q 2014

    Oct 2014

    By Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute

    Telecommunications

    17 Pages

    As of the second quarter of 2014, Chinese mobile phone users totaled around 1.27 billion and user adoption of 3G and 4G combined reached nearly 40%. Sales volume of smartphones in China arrived at 99.5 million units in the same quarter.  Samsung's market share has dwindled significantly, beleaguered by Chinese brands such as Xiaomi, Lenovo, Huawei, and Coolpad. This report...

  • The Taiwanese Server System and Server Motherboard Industries, 3Q 2014

    Oct 2014

    By Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute

    ICT

    24 Pages

    This research report presents shipment volume and value forecasts and recent quarter review of the Taiwanese server system and server motherboard industries. The report includes server full system, barebone, and motherboard shipment volume, shipment value, ASP, volume and share by maker and by price point, and manufacturer volume ranking.  The report analyzes shipment by CPU...

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