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Polysilicon firms face survival tests

May 30, 14:07

The price of polysilicon has been falling significantly since 2011. The current spot price is around US$20-22/kg. Many Taiwan-based firms such as Motech, and AU Optronics (AUO) have...

AUO to ship AMOLED panels to Sony and HTC in June, say sources

May 25, 01:15

AU Optronics (AUO) reportedly will begin shipping 4.3-inch AMOLED panels to Sony and HTC in June. HTC will use the panels for the production of its HTC One S smartphone. AUO declined...

CMI, AUO see decreasing production costs due to declining equipment depreciation costs

May 22, 01:35

Chimei Innolux (CMI) and AU Optronics (AUO), the two largest Taiwan-based makers of TFT-LCD panels, will have decreasing production costs mainly through gradual reduction in depreciation...

Average LCD TV screen size to be larger in 2012 at 36.5 inches, says AUO

May 15, 01:50

AU Optronics (AUO) predicts global demand for TV panels in the second half of 2012 will be larger than in the first half with a ratio of 54:46, and the average screen size of LCD...

AUO lands notebook touch panel orders from Acer, Lenovo and Asustek

May 11, 01:10

AU Optronics (AUO) has recently landed OGS (one glass solution) touch panel orders for notebooks from Acer and Lenovo, in addition to Asustek Computer, which will purchase over 50%...

HannStar Display ships more large-size LCD panels in April

May 10, 01:20

HannStar Display has reported revenues of NT$2.95 billion (US$100.44 million) for April, up 1.6% on month but down 24.4% on year. Shipments of large-size LCD panels grew 20.4% sequentially...

AUO April revenues decline

May 8, 16:44

LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) has announced its consolidated revenues in April decreased 3.4% on month and 8.5% on year to NT$30.36 billion (US$1.04 billion).

AUO sets up 6G experimental line for AMOLED panels

Apr 27, 12:25

Having begun volume production of 4.3-inch AMOLED panels in the second quarter of 2012, AU Optronics (AUO) has also set up a 6G experimental line for further development of AMOLED...

AUO to begin volume production of naked-eye 3D panels in 2H12

Apr 27, 01:35

AU Optronics (AUO) plans to begin rolling out naked-eye 3D panels in the second half of 2012 and expects its shipments of 65-inch TV panels to reach 700,000 units for the year, according...

AUO losses narrow in 1Q12

Apr 26, 15:02

LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) has posted consolidated revenues of NT$81.102 billion (US$2.749 billion), down 9.4% from the previous quarter. Net loss for the first quarter came...

OLED penetration in smartphones to reach over 10% in 2012, says AUO executive

Apr 20, 16:34

The penetration rate of OLED panels in the smartphone sector is expected to reach over 10% in 2012, and prices of small- to medium-size OLED panels will be lowered to levels comparable...

CMI, AUO likely to swing back to profitability in 2H12

Apr 20, 11:55

Chimei Innolux (CMI) and AU Optronics (AUO) are likely to swing back to profitability in the second half of 2012 as flat panel prices are expected to continue running higher in the...

Sony and AUO seeking closer ties for AMOLED, sources claim

Apr 20, 11:34

AU Optronics (AUO) and Sony may consider forming a joint-venture for producing AMOLED panels in order to stay competitive with Korean and Japanese firms, according to industry sour...

Commentary: AUO halting new fab plans puts government policy in dilemma

Apr 19, 01:00

Taiwan's National Science Council (NSC), which has overseen the establishment of major science industry parks in Taiwan over the past years, has been pushed into a political storm...

AUO to further compete in AMOLED market

Apr 18, 16:41

Taiwan-based flat panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) is looking to compete in the OLED market with Korean firms by introducing its 4.3-inch AMOLED panel in the second quarter.

AUO, CPT see rising March revenues

Apr 11, 01:20

Panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) has reported March revenues of NT$31.441 billion (US$1.1 billion), up 12.5% on month. AUO indicated shipments of large-size panels have been increasing,...

Samsung is global number one LED monitor vendor, report says

Apr 10, 16:26

Samsung Electronics has become the world's top seller of LED-backlit LCD monitors, according to a Korean news report.

AUO to begin shipping AMOLED panels to Sony in 2Q12, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 5, 15:55

AU Optronics (AUO) will start shipping 4.3-inch AMOLED panels to Sony for smartphone applications in the second quarter of 2012, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Times...

CMI posts heavy losses of nearly NT$65 billion for 2011

Apr 2, 10:23

Chimei Innolux (CMI) has reported net losses of NT$20 billion (US$677 million) for the fourth quarter of 2011, bringing total losses for all of the year to NT$64.76 billion.

Global LCD TV shipments to grow 8% on quarter in 2Q12, says WitsView

Mar 27, 12:32

Global shipments of LCD TVs are expected to grow 8% sequentially in the second quarter of 2012, buoyed by anticipated strong sales in China during the May 1 holiday season, and inventory...

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...

monocrystalline

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
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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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