Saturday, October 21, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
DVDFab Debuts 4K Ultra HD Copy Software
Razer Unveils New Broadcasting Camera and Microphone
Microsoft's Cortana Gets Into Smart Speakers Market With Harman Kardon Invoke
Samsung, LG Electronics are Lagging in Autonomous Car Race
TSMC Raises Forecasts for 2017 Due to 10nm Demand, Outlines 7 and 5nm Roadmap
Samsung Said to Have Placed Huge EUV Equipment Order From ASML
Samsung Launches the Ruggedized Galaxy Tab Active2 for Business
Intel Capital Announces $60 million of New Investments in Data-Focused Startups
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 > Pioneer...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, May 23, 2003
Pioneer stops using VIA DVD-ROM chip sets


Japan-based Pioneer recently stopped ordering DVD-ROM chip sets from VIA Optical Solution (VOS), a Taiwanese optical chip designer, according to VOS parent VIA Technologies, according to DigiTimes.

According to VIA, Pioneer started using DVD-ROM chip sets from VOS in late 2002, but has decided to discontinue the order since earlier this year. VIA declined to elaborate on details about the break-off, but said it should not seriously impact either VOS or Pioneer. Pioneer orders chip sets from a number of suppliers. It accounted for less than 10% of VOS’s DVD-ROM chip set shipments, VIA added.

Pioneer’s comments were not immediately available, but its subsidiary Pioneer High Fidelity Taiwan confirmed that the company has been ordering from many other companies, including Matsushita Electric Industrial (MEI).

The loss of orders was mainly caused by “disagreements” on product specifications, VIA said. Local analysts, however, said the incident was not surprising as VOS is still behind first-tier optical chip suppliers in production capability.


Previous
Next
Portable slimtype DVD+R/RW recorder by Logitec        All News        Portable slimtype DVD+R/RW recorder by Logitec
Portable slimtype DVD+R/RW recorder by Logitec     Optical Storage News      Portable slimtype DVD+R/RW recorder by Logitec

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Pioneer Introduces New CDJ-2000NXS2-W and DJM-900NXS2-W
VIA Launches VPai Slide 360-Degree Video Camera Platform
HERE and Pioneer Partner on Global Map Solutions
Pioneer's Flagship Se-Monitor5 Hi-Res Headphones Released
Konica Minolta and Pioneer Join Forces On OLED Lighting Business
Pioneer Debuts New Elite 7.2-channel Network AV Receivers
Pioneer BDR-211UBK BD Writer With Ultra HD Blu-ray Playback Support Launches In The U.S
Pioneer BDR-XD06J-UHD Is The First Portable UHD BD PC Drive
Pioneer Rayz Earphones Support Apple's Lightning Audio Technology
Pioneer Sells CATV-Related Equipment Business, Forms OLED Lighting Alliance With Konica Minolta
Pioneer BDR-S11J-BK BDR-S11J-X Ultra HD Blu-ray Burners Coming Next Month
Pioneer DJ NXS2 System Now Compatible with TRAKTOR - CDJ-2000NXS2 and DJM-900NXS2 Now Support TRAKTOR PRO 2 and TRAKTOR SCRATCH PRO 2

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 .