Taipei, Friday, December 26, 2014 07:06 (GMT+8)
mostly cloudy
Taipei
16°C
Digitimes Research: Taiwan panel makers look to expand LTPS LCD production capacity
Mags Chen, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei [Thursday 27 February 2014]

Taiwan-based panel makers had conservative developments in expanding production capacity for LTPS TFT LCD technology in 2013 amid increased competition from Japan-, Korea- and China-based makers. However, from 2014 to 2016 Taiwan makers are expected to increase production capacity on 6.5G and 4.5G, according to Digitimes Research.

AU Optronics (AUO) in particular has a 6G line that is expected to expand production while other makers have 4.5G lines that are expected to expand production by more than four times going into 2016.

Taiwan panel makers are also bumping up R&D of IGZO panel technology in order to compete with Sharp, noted Digitimes Research.

Realtime news
  • Ardentec responds to report on 2014 earnings

    Bits + chips - Stockwatch | 8h 40min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Microsoft Band to make headway in mobile device market

    Mobile + telecom | 8h 41min ago

  • Touch panel makers faced with increasing competition from panel makers, say Taiwan makers

    Displays | 8h 46min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Smart wearable device shipments in Japan in 2014 estimated at 2.75 million units

    Before Going to Press | 8h 59min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Acer, Dell to launch 15.6-inch Chromebooks

    Before Going to Press | 9h ago

  • Compal Electronics plans to hike ODM prices by 5-15% to reflect wage hikes in China

    Before Going to Press | 9h ago

  • Asustek expects to ship 8 million ZenFone smartphones in 2014

    Before Going to Press | 9h 3min ago

  • Chunghwa Telecom setting up data center

    Before Going to Press | 9h 4min ago

  • Ardentec responds to report on 2014 earnings

    Before Going to Press | 9h 4min ago

  • China PV power stations, systems found to have quality problems, says CGC

    Before Going to Press | 9h 5min ago

  • SPIL to meet 4Q14 guidance

    Before Going to Press | 9h 6min ago

  • Acer-established smart classrooms in western China launched

    Before Going to Press | 9h 8min ago

  • Zen Voce to list on Taiwan OTC

    Before Going to Press | 9h 9min ago

  • TSMC investment plan in central Taiwan being blocked

    Before Going to Press | 9h 10min ago

  • Innolux denies change in chairman again

    Before Going to Press | 9h 10min ago

  • NCC to probe legality of Asia Pacific Telecom's using TWM 4G network

    Before Going to Press | 9h 11min ago

Pause
 | 
View more

2015 global notebook demand forecast

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Nov 28, 11:01

According to Digitimes Research, global notebook shipments will decline by 2.7% in 2014 to 170 million units and shipment totals in 2015 will continue to show a decline. While the business notebook market benefited from the expiration of support by Microsoft...

Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Nov 12, 10:53

As of 2013, the 10 ASEAN nations had a total of over 700 million mobile subscriptions, with the CAGR from 2003-2013 reaching 24%, and the share of the global user base rising from 4.9% to a high of 10.6%. This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the various...

China touch panel industry – 3Q 2014

CHINA TOUCH | Nov 28, 18:54

The third quarter is a traditional boom season for touch panels and therefore China-based touch panel makers saw shipments increase for all major applications.

Taiwan handsets – 3Q 2014

TAIWAN ICT | Nov 20, 10:53

Taiwan's top handset ODM Foxconn Electronics lost a significant amount of feature phone orders from Microsoft Mobile in the third quarter, while the biggest brand vendor HTC also saw a sharp decline in its shipments. But for others in Taiwan's handset sector,...

China smartphone market and industry – 3Q 2014

CHINA SMARTPHONE | Nov 14, 19:21

Looking at smartphone sales in the local China market, under the influence of stagnating sales of international brands, a lack of differentiating features in high-end and high-cost/performance ratio products marketed by China-based makers, and ultra-low-cost...

Advantest
The transition to 4k TV - UHD TV market forecast, 2014-2017
TD-LTE market developments and forecast, 2014-2016
  • Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets

    As of 2013, the 10 ASEAN nations had a total of over 700 million mobile subscriptions, with the CAGR from 2003-2013 reaching 24%. This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the various mobile broadband markets in ASEAN and looks at the respective trends in 4G LTE development for those markets.

  • Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015

    This Special Report provides forecasts through 2015 for Greater China touch panel shipments with breakdowns based on technology (glass, film, resistive), application (smartphone, NB and tablet) and by firm.

  • 2014 global tablet demand forecast

    This report analyzes the main players, their strategies and shipments forecasts for 2014, as well as other factors contributing to either growth or decline in various segments within the tablet market, with a particular focus on Apple, Google, Samsung, and Microsoft, along with whitebox vendors.