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  • Last update: Monday 29 July 2013 [33 news items]

5G development to integrate existing technologies to meet future mobile Internet-access demand, says METIS director

Jul 29, 12:29

The development of fifth-generation (5G) mobile communication technology will aim to integrate existing technologies and upgrade them to meet mobile Internet-access demand in the...

HannStar Display cuts workforce at 5G line, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 1, 15:46

HannStar Display has laid off about 5% of its employees at its 5G production line in the Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) affecting jobs of around 100 workers, according to a Chinese-language...

Tablet PC demand may cause notebook panel prices to rise in 2Q11

Jan 18, 02:10

Mainstream notebook panels, such as 14- to 15-inch models, are expected to see supply capacity affected by strong tablet PC shipments in the second quarter of 2011, causing related...

Korea panel utilization rate reaches over 90% in November, says DisplaySearch

Dec 14, 14:09

Korea-based TFT-LCD panel makers' average utilization rates reached over 90% in November, while Taiwan-based panel makers were gradually increasing their utilization rates mainly...

Most important fab for LCD TV panel production is 8G, says DisplaySearch

Dec 6, 14:30

As panel makers expand, they are increasingly utilizing 8G fabs for LCD TV panel production, and the production of LCD TV panels at 8G increased to 41% in the third quarter of 2010,...

China has 13 5G and advanced production lines at the end of 3Q10, says CVIA

Nov 12, 02:10

China is actively developing its flat panel display (FPD) industry, and had a total of 13 5G or advanced TFT-LCD production lines at the end of the third quarter of 2010, according...

China-based panel maker BOE invests 50 billion yuan in capacity expansion in 2008-2010, says report

Aug 24, 15:34

China-based TFT-LCD panel maker BOE Technology has invested about 50 billion yuan (US$7.2 billion) building up its capacity in 2008-2010, China-based tech.sina.com quoted...

PVI color EPD products hit the market at the end of 2010

Jun 10, 17:04

Electrophoretic display (EPD) maker Prime View International (PVI) is currently sampling its color e-paper to clients and expects products to hit the market by the end of 2010, according...

PVI chairman Scott Liu

Corning launches Eagle XG Slim LCD glass substrates

Jun 9, 16:33

Corning announced the commercialization of its Eagle XG Slim, a new line of thin glass substrates, at Display Taiwan 2010 in Taipei on June 9. While the initial focus is on enabling...

GTOC reaches high yield rates in making reinforced glass substrates

May 5, 14:58

G-Tech Optoelectronics (GTOC), a member of the Foxconn (Hon Hai) Group, has attained satisfactory yield rates in the production of reinforced glass substrates at its factory at the...

Taiwan to lose 30,000 jobs if panel makers move LCD fabs to China, says legislator

Mar 12, 15:51

A legislator in Taiwan has questioned the government move to give LCD panel makers the green light to set up 5G and lower-generation plants in China, warning it may result in massive...

LCD glass substrates 10% short of total panel demand

Mar 5, 15:57

Global LCD panel glass substrate supply is currently 10% short of demand, with the shortage hitting 5G production the most, market sources said.

Sintek to raise 5G capacity for capacitive touch panels to 100,000 substrates in 3Q10

Jan 21, 15:46

Color filter (CF) maker Sintek Photronic will have a monthly capacity of 24 million projected capacitive touch panels (3.5-inch equivalents) from its 5G plant in the third quarter...

Chimei Innolux may become second largest panel maker worldwide in 3Q10

Jan 15, 11:58

Chimei Innolux Corporation, a new entity to be formed in March, is expected to surpass LG Display (LGD) to become the second largest LCD panel maker worldwide in the third quarter...

Irico to establish 6 glass substrate production lines in China

Dec 24, 15:38

China-based TFT-LCD panel maker Irico Group Electronics will invest 3.7 billion yuan (US$541.8 million) to establish six glass substrate production lines in Hefei City, China, including...

LCD makers shifting notebook, netbook panel production to 5G, says DisplaySearch

Dec 17, 16:05

Driven by increased competition and taking advantage of new fab capacity, TFT LCD panel makers have increased the use of 5G fabs to produce netbook and notebook PC panels. In the...

Notebook panel prices expected to stabilize in January 2010

Dec 16, 11:58

The current downward trend in prices for notebook panels is expected to stabilize for a while in January, as panel makers are shifting more capacity to the monitor segment due to...

CPT, HannStar eyeing smartphone panel market

Nov 10, 11:43

Large-size panel makers Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) and HannStar Display, eyeing the surging smartphone market, have started producing 2- to 3.5-inch handset panels at their 4.5G...

CMO to ramp 8.5G production in 2Q10

Oct 27, 14:04

Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) plans to start volume production at its 8.5G plant with 8,000 substrates per month in the second quarter of 2010, and ramp up to its designed monthly...

Sintek to raise funding to expand touch panel capacity

Oct 21, 14:58

Taiwan-based color filter (CF) maker Sintek Photronic will apply for a NT$3.6 billion (US$111 million) syndicated bank loan and issue new shares to raise another NT$1.8 billion, with...

China-based Irico working to thin glass substrates at 5G plant

Newswatch - Oct 14, 16:26

China-based TFT-LCD panel maker Irico Group Electronics is working to roll out thinner glass substrates from its in-house 5G glass plant, according to a Chinese-language report on...

PVI and CMO cooperate on e-paper production

Oct 2, 12:27

LCD panel maker Chi Mei Optoelectronics and electrophoretic display (EPD) maker Prime View International (PVI) have signed a memorandum of collaboration for EPD production. PVI has...

Monitor panel production moving to 6G and larger fabs, says DisplaySearch

Sep 17, 15:46

As panel manufacturers increase production of 16:9 aspect ratio and larger LCD monitor panels, their third-quarter 2009 plans indicate that 56% of LCD monitor panels are expected...

Earthquake causes minor disruption in LCD glass supply, says iSuppli

Aug 25, 16:02

An earthquake in Japan this month at a plant operated by Corning will slightly exacerbate an existing shortage of glass for LCDs, but the impact is not likely to have a major impact...

SiPix starts on second e-paper plant

Jul 30, 16:05

SiPix Imaging, an e-paper subsidiary of AU Optronics (AUO), has recently started to establish its second e-paper plant to satisfy client demand, according to chairman, CT Liu.

AUO to start shipping e-paper for e-book readers from 5G lines in 3Q09

Jul 24, 15:13

AU Optronics (AUO) will utilize its 5G lines to produce e-paper for e-readers, with shipments expected to begin later in the third quarter of 2009, company president and CEO LJ Chen...

Samsung to supply LED-backlit notebook panels to HP, sources say

Jul 23, 11:43

Samsung Electronic will supply 14.5-inch LED-backlit notebook panels, a new model size for notebook, to Hewlett-Packard (HP), according to sources at notebook makers.

Wintek resumes second 3G line for new orders

Jul 14, 11:50

Taiwan small- to medium-size LCD panel maker Wintek has resumed its second 3G line due to new LCD panel orders, with production slated for the third quarter, according to the compa...

Sintek plans to set up new 5G plant for touch panels

Jul 9, 12:27

Taiwan-based color filter (CF) maker Sintek Photronic is planning to set up a new 5G plant to manufacture touch panels and is currently searching for a location in southern Taiwan,...

Short-term glass substrate shortages a positive development for LCD panel industry, says WitsView

Jun 9, 16:28

Glass substrates are in short supply as the relighting of idle tanks has been unable to keep up with increasing demand generated by rising utilization at LCD panel makers to meet...

Supply of 5G, 6G glass substrates 20% short of demand

May 20, 12:02

Supply of 5G and 6G glass substrates is 20% short of demand as Taiwan LCD panel makers have begun to take deliveries ahead of schedule amid concerns about component shortage in the...

Innolux 5G utilization rate up to 80-90%

Mar 10, 11:14

Taiwan-based LCD panel and system maker Innolux Display has indicated that the utilization rate at its 5G production line has returned to 80-90% from 50-60% at the end of 2008 due...

LCD panel makers gear up for 11.6-inch panels

Feb 24, 14:55

With netbook players planning to launch 11.6-inch models later this year, LCD panel makers are gearing up for production of related LCD panels in the third quarter utilizing 5G plants,...

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