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Anticipated tablet growth alters LCD manufacturing strategies, says DisplaySearch

Dec 14, 11:56

In response to falling large-area TFT LCD panel prices in 2011, panel makers have minimized their second half of 2011 production, but preparation for 2012 models and gradual clearing...

Commentary: Antitrust lawsuits dragging AUO to a watershed

Dec 9, 15:05

AU Optronics (AUO) has been taking a stand unlike other Taiwan-based rivals toward antitrust lawsuits lodged by related concerns including the US Department of Justice, the EU Commission...

AUO reports sequential revenue decline for November

Dec 9, 01:10

AU Optronics (AUO) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$30.56 billion (US$1.01 billion) for November, down 2% on month and 17.1% on year.

TCL to continue purchasing AUO TV panels

Dec 6, 14:26

TCL will produce about 15 million TV panels from its own 8.5G flat panel lines in 2012 but will continue to cooperate with AU Optronics (AUO) as it still has to outsource about 50-60%...

More storm clouds form over Taiwan LCD industry, as chairman of Chi Mei Innolux steps down

Dec 3, 01:33

Chi Mei Innolux (CMI) chairman Liao Ching-siang, who also serves as chairman of Chi Mei Corporation is stepping down from his position as chairman of the company, citing health reasons,...

Taiwan- and China-based panel makers to step up production of AMOLED panels in 2012

Dec 2, 11:58

Taiwan- and China-based flat panel makers will step up the development and production of AMOLED panels in 2012 aiming to catch up with their counterparts in Korea in terms of technology...

Prices of some large-size flat panels to bottom out soon, says AUO chairman

Dec 1, 01:50

Prices of certain sizes of large-size LCD panels are likely to bottom out soon due to an influx of short lead-time orders, according to KY Lee, chairman of AU Optronics (AUO). However,...

AUO, CMI to launch 39- and 50-inch TV panels

Nov 25, 01:05

AU Optronics (AUO) and Chimei Innolux (CMI) are expected to release 39- and 50-inch LCD TV panels at the end of 2011 or in early 2012 following the successful launch of 43- and 48-inch...

TPK, Wintek not to be affected by in-cell/on-cell touch solutions, say sources

Nov 23, 16:34

Sales of projected capacitive touch panels from Taiwan-based TPK Holding and Wintek are unlikely to be affected by the introduction of in-cell/on-cell touch solutions in the short...

Taiwan government seeks cooperation between AUO and CMI

Nov 23, 15:44

Taiwan's minister of the Council for Economic Planning and Development (CEPD) Christina Liu has met with top executives of AU Optronics (AUO) and Chimei Innolux (CMI) recently, raising...

Acer, Asustek cooperate with panel makers for ultrabook panel development

Nov 23, 12:26

Acer and Asustek Computer have been working with panel makers AU Optronics (AUO) and Chimei Innolux (CMI) separately to develop a new generation of full HD notebook panels with a...

Taiwan trade mission to purchase flat panel components from China

Nov 18, 14:01

A trade mission consisting of Taiwan-based makers of flat panels and flat panel components will leave for China on November 18 aiming to purchase optical films, IC parts, and parts...

AUO vice president Paul Peng

Small- to medium-size panel makers enjoy high utilization rates in 4Q11

Nov 10, 15:28

Most small- to medium-size flat panel production lines at Taiwan-based LCD panel makers are operating nearly at full capacity due to strong demand for small- and medium-size panels...

Korea, Taiwan panel makers to see mixed utilization rates in 4Q11

Nov 10, 01:15

Korea-based flat panel makers Samsung Electronics and LG Display will ramp up their capacity utilization rates to 80-85% in the fourth quarter to meet year-end holiday demand, while...

Panel makers report mixed October revenues

Nov 9, 01:25

AU Optronics (AUO) has reported October revenues decreased 5.2% on month. Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) also saw October revenues fall 2.6%. HannStar reported October revenues with...

AUO to begin volume production of large-size OGS touch panels in 4Q11

Nov 7, 15:35

AU Optronics (AUO) will start volume production of 27-inch OGS (one glass solution) touch panels soon, targeting the large-size touch panel solution market in the all-in-one (AIO)...

AUO implements 15% pay cut for top executives

Nov 2, 14:10

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced a pay-cut program for its top executives as part of its cost-reduction plan to cope with the prolonged slump in the LCD panel industry.

CMI losses widen in 3Q11

Nov 1, 14:10

Chimei Innolux (CMI) saw its net losses widen to NT$17.257 billion (US$577 million) for the third quarter of 2011 from NT$13.01 billion in the previous quarter, according to a company's...

Sony reportedly considers quitting S-LCD; Taiwan panel plants may benefit

Oct 31, 11:17

Sony is reportedly considering withdrawing from S-LCD, a joint venture set up by Samsung Electronics and the Japan-vendor, due to Sony's mounting losses in the TV segment. Large-size...

AUO shifting focus to high-value applications, says VP

Oct 28, 10:35

LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) has been developing new product lines for high-value applications including touch, car-use, education, 3D imaging and AMOLED, and the company will...

Large-size panel prices to stabilize in November or December

Oct 28, 01:05

Prices of large-size flat panels are expected to stabilize in November at the earliest as flat panel makers are unwilling to further cut product prices due to mounting losses, according...

Bad economy brings opportunities for Taiwan panel makers, says JC Wang of CMI

Oct 27, 16:42

The world's economic downturn due to debt crises in Europe has caused Korea- and Japan-based panel makers to suspend expansion plans in terms of large-size panels, which is giving...

J. C. Wang, president of CMI's Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) branch.

3D technologies move to small- to medium-size panels

Oct 27, 15:29

3D technologies are expanding their applications from large-size panels into those of small- to medium-sizes at FPD International 2011, Yokohama, Japan, where smartphones and tablet...

FPD International 2011 focuses on touch, 3D and e-paper

Oct 26, 15:24

Display technologies, such as touch, 3D and e-paper, will be the focus at FPD International 2011 taking place in Yokohama, Japan, from October 26-28. Major players including AU Optronics...

AUO 2012 capex may fall below NT$40 billion

Oct 26, 14:08

LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) has adjusted its capex for 2011 to around NT$60 billion (US$1.99 billion), from the original figure of NT$90-95 billion. With China-based peers...

AUO vice president Paul Peng (left) and acting general manager Max Cheng (right).

LED TV penetration to reach 60-70% in 2012, says AUO

Oct 26, 11:29

The low confidence in the economy has been weakening demand for LED TVs. But according to LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO), the penetration of LED-backlit TVs in 2012 is expected...

AUO posts loss of NT$15.8 billion for 3Q11

Oct 25, 15:01

AU Optronics (AUO) has posted consolidated revenues of NT$98.927 billion (US$3.25 billion) for third-quarter 2011, up 0.9% from the previous quarter. Gross profit was at negative...

AUO to showcase products at FPD International 2011 in Japan

Oct 24, 16:55

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced that it will present its latest display technologies at FPD International 2011 in Japan during October 26-28. AUO will showcase its achievements in...

AUO 32-inch AMOLED TV

AUO demonstrates new generation mobile display technologies at FPD International 2011

Oct 21, 16:55

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced its next generation of mobile display technologies, including a 4.29-inch qHD high resolution display using Hyper LCD technology, a 4.46-inch 1mm...

CMI, AUO asking employees to take more leave, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 20, 15:24

Taiwan-based LCD panel makers Chimei Innolux (CMI) and AU Optronics (AUO) have encouraged their employees to take more leave recently due to declining capacity utilization rates,...

Heavyweight newcomers to accelerate solar market transformation

Oct 19, 10:01

Solar firms have been facing low demand in 2011. As marginalization continues to weed out firms that are less competitive, many non-solar industry leading corporations have been eyeing...

Solar cells

AUO to showcase complete solar solutions at Solar Power International 2011

Oct 18, 15:00

Taiwan-based panel and solar firm AU Optronics (AUO) has announced that it will participate in Solar Power International 2011 (SPI 2011) from October 18-20 in Dallas, Texas, USA.

AUO poised to start AMOLED production

Oct 14, 01:00

AU Optronics (AUO) has sent sample AMOLED panels to smartphone vendors and ODMs and plans to kick off volume production in 2012, according to the company.

AUO sponsors Apollo VI with high-efficiency solar cells in World Solar Challenge

Oct 13, 15:33

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced that the company is one of the main sponsors of Apollo VI, a solar car created by Taiwan's National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences. Apollo...

AUO to introduce electronic shelf labels into Taiwan market

Oct 13, 11:34

AU Optronics (AUO) is in talk with Taiwan's biggest convenience store chain under Uni-President on introducing electronic shelf labels (ESLs) into the local market as early as 2012...

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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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