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Digitimes Research: Panel makers stepping up 10.5G development

Oct 5, 15:17

With competition in the TV panel market gradually mounting in the above 55-inch segment, some makers have been aggressively establishing new 10.5G production lines, including: China's...

Digitimes Research: Global TDDI chip shipments for 2017 to shoot up 191% on year

Aug 21, 14:26

Global TDDI (touch and display driver integration) chip shipments for 2017 are estimated to drastically soar 191% on year due mainly to increased shipments of hybrid in-cell TDDI...

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China smartphone vendors ramping a-Si LCD panel orders

Jul 12, 10:52

Demand for smartphone-use a-Si TFT LCD panels has bounced recently, notably from China-based smartphone vendors, including Vivo and Xiaomi Technology, according to Taiwan-based supply...

China smartphone vendors ramping a-Si LCD panels

Supply of a-Si LCD to become tight in 2H17

Jun 27, 12:07

Supply of a-Si TFT-LCD panels will fall short of demand in the second half of 2017 due to rising demand for 18:9 all-screen displays for smartphones, according to Lin Sheng-chang,...

CPT chairman Lin Wei-shan (right) and president Lin Sheng-chang

China market: China makers slash smartphone panel prices

Apr 26, 16:16

China-based panel suppliers including China Star Optoelectronics Technology (CSOT), BOE Technology, Everdisplay Optronics and Tianma, have resorted to price competition in order to...

AMOLED to surpass a-Si LCD as leading technology for small- to medium-size displays in 2016, says IHS

Sep 27, 12:09

Revenues from active matrix (AM) small- to medium-size displays (9-inch or smaller), including TFT LCD, OLED, and electrophoretic displays (EPD), are expected to reach US$43.4 billion...

Tight LCD panel supply for smartphones in July, says Sigmaintell

Jul 20, 12:43

Due to peak demand in the third quarter and already decreased production capacity, there has been short global supply of smartphone-use a-Si TFT-LCD panels and consequently July quotes...

China panel makers ramping up high-end display production

Nov 5, 09:49

In addition to reaching 90% yields for a-Si displays, China panel makers are also ramping up production of AMOLED, Ultra HD (4K) and IGZO applications to meet demand from high-end...

Sharp plans to stop in-house production of a-Si thin-film PV modules, says Nikkei News

Jul 31, 14:09

Japan-based Sharp plans to stop in-house production of amorphous silicon (a-Si) thin-film PV modules as they are less price competitive, according to Japan-based Nikkei News

Innolux sees over 18% on-year increase in October

Nov 7, 14:46

Innolux has announced its October 2014 consolidated revenues reached NT$38.3 billion (US$1.25 billion) in October 2014, a decrease of 0.5% on month and an increase of 18.2% on year...

Innolux to continue to invest in a-Si and IGZO technologies, says chairman

Oct 31, 13:57

Innolux will continue to invest in a-Si and IGZO panel technologies aimed at the handset market, according to company chairman Tuan Hsing-chien.

Innolux chairman Tuan Hsing-chien

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers continue to focus on a-Si panels for high-end smartphones

Sep 23, 14:51

Taiwan panel makers will continue to focus on production of a-Si panels for use in handsets to compete in the high-end smartphone panel segment, according to Digitimes Research.

Touch Taiwan: Corning to exhibit new display, glass products

Aug 26, 21:56

Corning will feature Corning Eagle XG Slim Glass for a-Si displays in addition to its Antimicrobial Corning Gorilla Glass, the world's first EPA-registered antimicrobial cover glass;...

AUO to showcase high resolution a-Si TFT-LCDs for mobile devices at Touch Taiwan 2014

Aug 25, 15:17

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced its ultra high resolution display technologies and applications for mobile devices, including 5-inch Full HD and 8-inch WQXGA (1600x2560) LCD panels...

NexPower posts 1H11 shipments of 43.16MWp of a-Si thin-film PV modules

Jul 22, 11:13

A-Si thin-film PV module maker NexPower Technology shipped 43.16MWp of modules in the first half of 2011, growing 24.2% on year, according to the company. NexPower landed a large...

RiTdisplay to start production of a-Si AMOLED panels

Jun 15, 11:07

Taiwan-based RiTdisplay, a subsidiary of optical disc maker Ritek, will begin volume production of 3.5-inch AMOLED panels based on amorphous silicon (a-Si) backplanes at the end of...

Growing demand for a-Si thin-film PV modules in Southeast Asia, but the pressure to cut quotes is high

May 5, 11:52

Demand for a-Si thin-film PV modules is growing significantly in the Southeast Asia region including the Philippines, Malaysia and Thailand, but potential clients are asking for low...

Mobile phone display revenues to reach US$22.4 billion in 2012, says DisplaySearch

Apr 20, 10:26

According DisplaySearch, revenues for mobile displays are forecast to grow 47% in 2011 and 19% in 2012, reaching US$22.4 billion in 2012.

Handset display shipments up 6% to 413 million units in 3Q10, says DisplaySearch

Feb 25, 11:28

Handset display shipments increased 6% sequentially to 413.2 million units in the third quarter of 2010, while its revenues grew even faster at 13% sequentially to US$3.38 billion...

Prices for a-Si PV modules to fall into 2011

Dec 21, 14:43

Quotes for amorphous silicon (a-Si) thin-film PV modules are likely to fall below EUR1/W (US$1.32) sometime in 2011 versus EUR1.1-1.2/W in the fourth quarter of 2010, according to...

Sun Well to set up 130MWp micro-Si thin-film PV module capacity in 2011

Dec 2, 01:00

Sun Well Solar, a Taiwan-based maker of a-Si thin-film PV modules, will establish microcrystalline silicon (micro-Si) thin-film PV module production lines in 2011, with an initial...

Next gen smartphones driving demand for larger, higher-resolution displays

Nov 5, 15:08

Despite the high saturation and worldwide penetration of mobile phones, manufacturers are initializing the next growth cycle in order to increase ASPs and maintain revenues, and demand...

Quotes for silicon-based thin-film PV modules remain flat

Oct 8, 01:10

Taiwan-based amorphous single-junction (a-Si) and micromorphous tandem-junction (micro-Si) thin-film PV module makers have maintained their third-quarter 2010 prices of US$1.20/W...

Touch displays in smartphones spur demand for larger screen sizes, says DisplaySearch

Aug 12, 14:53

After only 4% growth in 2009, the handset display market is set to grow by 14% in 2010, with shipments forecast to reach 1.68 billion units, according to DisplaySearch.

Astronergy purchases new thin-film silicon equipment from Oerlikon

Aug 11, 11:20

China-based Astronergy and Oerlikon Solar jointly announced a follow-up purchase agreement for Oerlikon's thin-film module equipment. With this order, Astronergy will increase its...

Suntech ceases production of a-Si products

Aug 9, 11:13

China-based solar company Suntech Power have ceased manufacturing products based on amorphous silicon (a-Si) technology, the company said. The production line termination will affect...

a-Si thin-film module production cost to fall to US$0.7/W by year's end, says TEL

Jul 1, 14:57

Production equipment provider Tokyo Electron (TEL) expects to lower costs of amorphous silicon (a-Si) thin-film solar modules to US$0.7/W by year's end through the latest micromorph...

Return rate gap to narrow between a-Si thin-film and poly-Si solar systems after Germany's FIT slash

Jul 1, 12:01

Amorphous silicion (a-Si) thin film solar technology could make a strong push in Germany after the government's FIT (feed-in-tariff) slash if quotes for polycrystalline (poly-Si)...

Taiwan-based NexPower to set up 35MWp a-Si thin-film PV capacity in China

Apr 13, 16:11

NexPower Energy, a United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) subsidiary, on April 12 announced plans to build a 35MWp amorphous silicon (a-Si) thin-film PV module plant in Shandong...

Chimei Innolux reportedly considering selling a-Si thin-film PV maker Chi Mei Energy

Mar 30, 10:57

Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel maker Chimei Innolux reportedly is considering selling Chi Mei Energy - a subsidiary that makes amorphous silicon (a-Si) thin-film photovoltaic (PV) modules...

Taiwan-based a-Si thin-film PV module maker Sun Well lands NT$4 billion order from China

Feb 1, 14:28

Sun Well Solar, a Taiwan-based producer of a-Si thin-film PV modules, on February 1 announced its has obtained a NT$4 billion (US$125 million) order from the government of Nanjing...

Handset displays shipments up 30% sequentially in 2Q09, says DisplaySearch

Nov 25, 14:37

After hitting bottom in the first quarter of 2009, handset display shipments for the second quarter of 2009 reached 360 million units, up 30% sequentially and 3% on year, according...

China-based a-Si thin-film PV module maker Trony Solar to hold IPO on NYSE

Nov 24, 14:07

Trony Solar Holdings, a China-based a-Si thin-film PV module maker, will issue 15 million units of ADR (American depositary receipts) for an IPO on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)...

Japan-based maker to buy a Taiwan-based a-Si thin-film PV maker

Oct 16, 15:09

A major Japan-based producer of PV products has visited several a-Si thin-film PV module makers in Taiwan looking to potentially acquire one of them, according to industry sources...

a-Si thin-film PV module makers seeing rising utilization rates on demand from Germany

Oct 13, 10:48

Major Taiwan-based makers of amorphous silicon (a-Si) thin-film photovoltaic (PV) modules, including Chi Mei Energy, Auria Solar and NexPower Technology, have obtained more orders...

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