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China hikes import tariffs for LCD panels

Mar 23, 15:01

The China government has officially announced that it will raise the tariff rate levied on imports of LCD panels in sizes over 32-inch from the current 3% to 5%, effective on April...

Taiwan LCD TV industry to not be affected by US DOJ verdict against AUO

Mar 15, 15:03

The recent verdict by the US Department of Justice (DOJ) against AU Optronics (AUO) may have a strong impact on the operations of the flat panel vendor and its brand product vendor...

AUO chairman KY Lee

AUO solar business unit said to have generated profits in 2011

Mar 15, 14:57

The solar business unit of AU Optronics (AUO) has been reportedly gaining small profits in 2011 while other solar firms have been suffering losses. Industry sources indicated that...

LJ Chen, president of AUO solar business operation

AUO Crystal to develop crystal growing for mono-crystalline solar products

Mar 15, 01:05

AUO Crystal (a subsidiary of AU Optronics) is rumored to be developing a mono-crystalline crystal growing process. The market expects annual capacity to reach 200MW making AUO Crystal...

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AUO to appeal US price-fixing guilty verdict

Mar 14, 10:07

AU Optronics (AUO) has received the verdict in the case brought against the company and its executives by the United States Department of Justice (DOJ). The jury acquitted LJ Chen...

AUO to hire 2,500 engineers for display, solar units

Mar 13, 16:33

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced plans to recruit a total of 2,500 engineers for the development of the company's advanced display technologies, including AMOLED and 3D displays,...

AUO hiring

AUO lands panel orders for Apple 7.85-inch iPads, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 5, 11:57

AU Optronics (AUO) has landed LCD panel orders for Apple's planned 7.85-inch iPads, which are expected to be launched in the third quarter of 2012, according to a Chinese-language...

AUO to showcase more OLED products in 2012

Feb 29, 16:34

Facing growing challenges from South Korea-based LCD makers, Paul Peng, president of AU Optronics (AUO), has indicated that OLED products will be a new battlefield for the firms to...

Paul Peng, president of AUO

Some LCD panel prices trending up, says AUO executive

Feb 24, 01:35

While the LCD panel market has remained largely steady for the first quarter of 2012, prices of some sizes have risen recently due in part to tight production capacity at 7.5G lines,...

AUO president Paul Peng

AUO lands 65-inch naked-eye 3D TV panels from LG and Vizio, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 23, 15:12

AU Optronics (AUO) has landed orders for 65-inch naked-eye full HD 3D TV panels from LG Electronics and Vizio, with combined shipments to the two companies to reach 100,000 units,...

Commentary: Spin-off Samsung LCD unit may deter Taiwan makers in AMOLED segment

Feb 21, 14:58

Samsung Electronics has announced plans to spin off its money-losing LCD business to form a new company, Samsung Display, which is believed to focus more on the development of OLED...

AUO announces establishment of BenQ Solar

Feb 15, 14:42

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced that its solar business will use BenQ Solar as its new brand name from now on, as authorized by the BenQ Group. AUO will market its high efficiency...

Samsung to invest more into display technologies

Feb 15, 01:25

Industry sources indicated that Samsung Electronics continues to expand its TV product lines and is aiming for smart TV shipments to reach 50 million units in 2012. In particular,...

LG TVs

New products to account for 60% of AUO total shipments in 2012

Feb 10, 16:14

Shipments of new products, including 65-inch panels, one glass solution (OGS) touch panels, and other panels for in-car devices and tablet PC applications, will account for 60% of...

AUO expects operation to improve quarter by quarter in 2012, says president

Feb 9, 14:04

For Taiwan-based panel maker AU Optronics (AUO), 2011 was the worst time for operations and the company expects its business to gradually improve quarter by quarter in 2012, according...

AUO president Paul Peng

AUO set to ship US-made solar solutions

Feb 7, 10:47

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced that it is ready to provide its customers with US-made solar solutions. The progress enriches AUO's global solar module capacity to span across Europe,...

Taiwan to hold first touch exhibition in August 2012

Feb 6, 14:39

The 2012 Touch Taiwan will take place at the Taipei World Trade Center Nangang Exhibition Hall from August 29 to September 1, 2012.

AUO signs OLED technology cooperation pact with Idemitsu Kosan

Feb 3, 01:25

AU Optronics (AUO) has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Japan-based Idemitsu Kosan for the development of OLED technologies and related applications, according to AUO.

Sharp reportedly cuts capacity utilization rates at 10G lines to 50%

Feb 2, 01:15

Sharp reportedly lowered capacity utilization rates at its 10G lines to 50% recently, but the capacity reduction will not have any significant impact to the overall panel industry...

AUO shipping 55-inch naked-eye 3D TV panels to Toshiba, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 31, 14:11

AU Optronics (AUO) has begun volume shipments of 55-inch naked-eye 3D 4k2k (4000x2000) high resolution TV panels to Toshiba, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News...

Panasonic to source TV panels from CMI, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 30, 12:02

Panasonic will outsource the production of LCD TV panels to Chimei Innoulux (CMI) in 2012, the first time for the vendor to purchase flat panels from a Taiwan-based maker, according...

TMD in-cell touch panel yields reach 60%

Jan 18, 01:20

Panel makers have been trying to improve technologies to win over peers. Industry sources noted that Japan-based Toshiba Mobile Display's (TMD) in-cell technology yields have increased...

CMI, AUO post mixed results for December

Jan 11, 14:30

Chimei Innolux (CMI) and AU Optronics (AUO) have announced mixed consolidated results for December 2011, with CMI's December figure of NT$46.85 billion (US$1.56 billion) representing...

AUO to set up solar power-generating systems on Taiwan's offshore islands

Jan 10, 12:17

TFT-LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) has announced that it has won a government project to set up three solar power-generating systems in Penghu County (Pescadores), a group of...

OLED moving to compete in TV market, says DisplaySearch

Jan 9, 11:03

Organic light emitting diodes (OLED) technology advanced rapidly in 2011, a trend that NPD DisplaySearch forecasts will continue through this decade. OLED technology has progressed...

China market: Demand for TV panels to pick up again in March

Jan 6, 12:29

Demand for LCD TV panels in China will begin to subside in the second half of January before picking up again in March when TV vendors begin to build up inventory for the May 1 holiday...

AMOLED revenues surge 169% in 2011 from smartphone adoption, says DisplaySearch

Jan 6, 11:42

The year 2011 was pivotal for OLED displays, particularly AMOLED displays. With strong growth in smartphones, AMOLED shipments are estimated to have reached 90 million units in 2011,...

LCD makers to roll out new, large-size panels to boost capacity utilization in 2012

Jan 5, 11:58

Most LCD panel makers, including AU Optronics (AUO), Chimei Innolux (CMI), Sharp and Samsung Electronics will emphasize production of panels in new or extra-large sizes in 2012 in...

Taiwan flat panel production value tops NT$1.39 trillion in 2011, says PIDA

Jan 2, 13:49

The production value of TFT LCD panels produced by Taiwan flat panel makers totaled NT$1.39 trillion (US$45.89 billion) in 2011, including NT$797 billion for large-size panels and...

Digitimes Research: Samsung may cut LCD panel orders for Taiwan after Sony exit from S-LCD

Jan 2, 10:28

Sony has been cooperating with Samsung Electronics on the TFT LCD business since 2004 when the Japan vendor was optimistic about the growth of the LCD TV market. Large-size panel...

LGD China LCM plant hit by strike, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 29, 11:50

Some production of the LCD module (LCM) plant of LG Display (LGD) in Nanjing China has been halted due to a recent strike triggered by discontent of its workers over year-end bonuses,...

AUO, CMI to introduce AMOLED panels in 2012

Dec 29, 10:06

Taiwan-based panel makers AU Optronics (AUO) and Chimei Innolux (CMI) will both introduce AMOLED panel products in 2012 to compete against Korean rivals who have been dominating the...

AUO names new president

Dec 23, 16:52

AU Optronics (AUO) today announced that Paul SL Peng has been appointed as the new president of AUO and president of Display Business Operation, effective from January 1, 2012.

AUO to inject additional US$100 million in AFPD

Newswatch - Dec 23, 11:35

AU Optronics (AUO) will inject an additional investment of US$100 million in AFPD, a 100% wholly-owned display subsidiary of AUO in Singapore, according to a company filing with the...

LCD makers receiving more large-size panel orders

Dec 16, 11:57

LCD panel makers have received an influx of short lead-time orders for large-size panels recently as downstream makers in China are building up inventories in preparation of possible...

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    AUO 5.7-inch WQHD AMOLED

    AUO showcased its 5.7-inch WQHD AMOLED display at the China Information Technology Expo & China Optoelectronics Display Expo 2014 (CITE & CODE 2014) in Shenzhen from April 10 to 12,...

    Photo: Company, Apr 16.

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    AUO Ultra HD curved panels

    AUO demonstrated a lineup of 42- to 65-inch Ultra HD curved LCD TV displays with wide color gamut at the China Information Technology Expo & China Optoelectronics Display Expo 2014...

    Photo: Company, Apr 16.

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    Taiwan Touch 2013: AUO 55-inch Ultra HD TV panel

    AU Optronics (AUO) displays its Ultra HD LCD TV panel technology at Touch Taiwan 2013. The 55-inch Ultra HD TV panel features 100% NTSC wide color gamut and is rumored to later be...

    Photo: Alex Wolfgram, Aug 30.

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    AUO 65-inch Ultra HD TV panel

    AU Optronics (AUO) is exhibiting a 65-inch Ultra HD TV panel at the China Information Technology Expo & China Optoelectronics Display Expo 2013 (CITE & CODE 2013) in Shenzhen from...

    Photo: Company, Apr 10.

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    AUO 55-inch switchable mirror display

    AU Optronics (AUO) is showcaing a 55-inch switchable mirror display for commercial purposes at the China Information Technology Expo & China Optoelectronics Display Expo 2013 (CITE...

    Photo: Company, Apr 10.

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