Sunday, June 25, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Parts of Windows 10 Source Code Leaked Online
Hackers Attacked U.K. Parliament
Google Promises to Stop Reading Your Emails in Gmail
BlackBerry's Software and Services Sales Fell in Q1
Handsets Expected to be Largest Market for ICs
G.SKILL Announces New DDR4 for the Intel X299 HEDT Platform
Toshiba Open to Further Talks With Western Digital About Chip Unit Sale
Foxconn Confirms US Investment Plan
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Optical Storage > ALi exp...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, August 02, 2002
ALi expects rising DVD player and USB 2.0 chip shipments in 2H


ALi Corporation (formerly Acer Laboratories) expressed optimism towards its second-half multimedia and peripheral chip businesses. The company predicts that its sales will hit bottom this month and start recovering in August.

Overall business prospects for the multimedia chip market have turned brighter after Mediatek, the leading chip supplier, projected that optical disc drive shipments are expected to rebound in August with the now lowered inventory level. ALi president Chin Wu added that what Mediatek referred to was primarily PC-use CD-ROM drives. In the segment of DVD players, concern over possible stockpiles of inventory disappeared after the end of the second quarter.

Wu said that market may take some time to adjust operations between the better-than-expected demand in the second quarter and the traditionally weaker sales in the third, but according to the company, DVD player manufacturers do not have much inventory on hand at the moment. As a result, ALi predicts that its DVD player chip shipments will begin climbing in August and increase further, as strong demand usually appears from September to January.

Besides its DVD player servo chips, ALi expects to see better sales performance in its USB 2.0 chip shipments in the second half. ALi executive vice president Hsu Hsi-yuan said that with the rising popularity of USB 2.0-based PC peripherals, the company’s monthly shipments of USB 2.0 chips may reach 150,000 units on average in the third quarter and as much as 250,000-300,000 units in the fourth.

Currently, ALi’s portfolio includes the USB 2.0 IDE interface and scanner controller chips. Due to its earlier production start, ALi is Taiwan’s largest USB 2.0 chip supplier at the moment. Hsu said that the company plans to launch a USB 2.0 host link controller chip in the third quarter and a controller chip for card readers in the fourth quarter.


Previous
Next
Plextor to announce PX-W4824A (48/24/40&48) CD-RW drive!        All News        Plextor to announce PX-W4824A (48/24/40&48) CD-RW drive!
Plextor to announce PX-W4824A (48/24/40&48) CD-RW drive!     Optical Storage News      Plextor to announce PX-W4824A (48/24/40&48) CD-RW drive!

Source Link Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Alienware and Dell Unveil New PC Gaming Systems at E3
Microsoft Shows Always-Connected PCs, Mixed Reality Designs at Computex 2017
Windows Mixed Reality Dev Kits Available for Pre-order
FCC Proposes to Roll Back Regulation of the Internet
Alibaba Cloud Servers To Run On Intel's FPGAs
Alibaba Cloud Expands Global Offering with Four New Data Centers
AMD Collaborates with Alibaba Cloud to Deliver Cloud Computing Services Based on AMD Radeon Pro GPUs
New Alienware Gaming Notebooks Power VR Out-of-the-Box
Court Upheld Obama's Web Rules - Google Won, AT&T Lost
Alienware Launches Four New Products at E3
SEC is Investigating Alibaba's Accounting Practices
Anti-Counterfeit Group Suspends Alibaba Membership

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .