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LED TV backlight demand pushes February capacity utilization to reach 70%, say LED firms

Feb 20, 14:39

The inventory of TV backlights has been cleared, pushing demand to return after the Lunar New Year holidays. LED backlights for TVs have become the main force to drive up sales for...

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Increasing demand in backlight and lighting applications to reduce LED oversupply in 2012, says DisplaySearch

Feb 17, 14:35

In 2011, LED supply exceeded demand by 30% due to poor LED TV sales and slow growth in LED lighting. However, this gap is closing in 2012 due to recovering backlight demand and increasing...

Taiwan LED chipmakers expect 1Q12 LED TV backlight shipments to rise

Feb 1, 01:20

Taiwan-based LED chipmakers Genesis Photonics and Formosa Epitaxy indicate that capacity utilization rates in first-quarter 2012 should be able to reach around 70-80%. In addition,...

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TV vendors to roll out more direct type LED backlight models in 2012, says sources

Oct 11, 16:09

TV vendors are expected to ramp up the production of direct type LED-backlight models for the entry-level and mid-range segments in 2012, boosting the penetration rate of those models...

Kenmos expects better sales in 2H11 due to new clients

Aug 31, 12:38

Backlight module (BLU) maker Kenmos Technology recorded consolidated revenues of NT$3.74 billion (US$128 million) in first-half 2011, with pretax income of NT$35 million.

LED backlight market yet to hit bottom, says Lite-On CEO

Aug 30, 15:38

The market for LED backlight modules has not yet hit bottom, as oversupply continues plaguing it, according to KC Terng, CEO of Lite-On Technology. But LED packaging house Unity Opto...

Radiant to be main BLU supplier for iPad 3

Aug 23, 15:50

Taiwan-based Radiant Opto-Electronics has become the major supplier of backlight units (BLUs) for iPad 3 panels, according to industry sources.

Price of sapphire substrates to drop in 4Q11 due to high levels of inventory

Aug 23, 01:00

Weak demand in the LED market has been causing the price for upstream sapphire substrates to drop continuously. The price of 2-inch sapphire substrates dropped to US$15-17/unit in...

Apple cancels supply schedule of iPad 3 for 2H11

Aug 16, 01:25

US-based tablet PC players Apple has recently canceled its iPad 3 supply schedule for the second half of 2011, forcing other tablet PC brand vendors that are set to launch same-level...

Coretronic reportedly forms alliance with Celxpert Energy eyeing lithium battery potential

Jul 13, 15:36

Taiwan-based backlight module maker Coretronic reportedly has formed an alliance with battery maker Celxpert Energy with Coretronic having taken a seat on Celxpert's board and will...

LED demand from TV may remain weak till August

Jul 4, 11:00

Taiwan-based LED chip makers and packagers have yet see orders from LED-backlit LCD TV vendors rise for the third-quarter peak season, and the unclear situation is likely to remain...

LED backlight to enter boom season in 3Q11, says Lextar chairman

Jun 15, 15:24

Lextar has stated 50% of current lighting shipments are for Japan-based customers, adding that lighting will contribute 40% of total revenues by the end of 2011. David Su, chairman...

Coretronic to become Apple supplier

May 25, 01:15

Rumors have surfaced that Taiwan-based backlight module maker Coretronic will become a supplier for Apple's iPad. The shipment penetration rate of Coretronic's BLUs for LED TVs reached...

Taiwan-based backlight module makers to expand LED lighting productions

May 24, 01:45

Taiwan-based backlight module makers such as Coretronic, Radiant Opto-Electronics, and Kenmos Technology have been expanding production of LED lighting products. Industry sources...

Declining April revenues for some Taiwan-based BLU makers

May 9, 14:39

Taiwan-based backlight unit (BLU) makers, Radiant Opto-Electronics (ROEC) and Wah Hong Industrial, have announced their April revenues with slight declines from their record high...

Wellypower 1Q11 revenue proportion for LED backlights rises to 55%

May 3, 17:07

TFT-LCD backlight unit (BLU) maker Wellypower Optronics saw its proportion of total revenues for LED BLUs rise to 55% in the first quarter of 2011 while that for CCFL BLUs dropped...

Global LED backlight penetration of LCD TVs estimated at 56% in 2011

May 3, 11:49

The proportion of LED-backlit models in global LCD TV sales are forecast to reach 56% in 2011, and top 90% in 2014, according market observers.

Formosa Epitaxy not optimistic about 2Q11 demand for LED TV BLUs, says chairman

Apr 20, 11:15

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Formosa Epitaxy does not expect demand for LED TV backlight units (BLUs) to rebound until the end of this quarter or early next quarter although...

Everlight delivers LED backlight products to Apple for verification, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 18, 14:04

LED chip packaging company Everlight Electronics has delivered samples of its LED backlight products designed to be used in table PCs to Apple for validation, according to a Chinese-language...

Radiant posts net profit of NT$2.6 billion for 2010

Mar 25, 01:30

Backlight unit (BLU) maker Radiant Opto-Electronics has announced net profits of NT$2.6 billion (US$87.96 million) for 2010 with an EPS of NT$6.11.

Coretronic February consolidated revenues up 9% sequentially

Mar 8, 01:45

Backlight unit (BLU) maker Coretronic has announced consolidated revenues of NT$6.19 billion (US$210.94 million) for February, increased by 9% sequentially.

AUO subsidiary Darwin to merge with BriView

Feb 25, 01:25

AU Optronics (AUO) backlight unit (BLU) subsidiary Darwin Precisions has announced plans to merge with BriView Electronics, also a subsidiary of AUO, with a exchange ratio of one...

Huga Optotech to expand LED capacity

Feb 1, 16:17

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Huga Optotech will expand its LED epitaxy capacity from 60 MOCVD sets currently to about 70 sets in second-quarter 2011 due to expected...

Radiant to post new record in December revenues

Jan 5, 01:45

Consolidated revenues of backlight unit (BLU) supplier Radiant Opto-Electronics are estimated to reach a new record high in December 2010, exceeding NT$4.6 billion (US$157.94 million),...

BLU makers to report mix results for 4Q10, says report

Newswatch - Dec 28, 16:41

With the fourth quarter being the traditional weak season, most of the backlight unit (BLU) makers are expected to see sequential decreases in revenues for the quarter. But Radiant...

CPT/Pixel Qi co-develop low-power transmission TFT-LCD panel to start mass production in 2Q11

Dec 24, 01:40

Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) has developed a low-power transmission TFT-LCD panel with Pixel Qi, and will showcase three sizes of the panel at CES held from January 6-9, 2011 in Las...

Unity Opto forecasts strong 1Q11

Dec 21, 01:35

With demand from TV, tablet PC and notebook backlight applications on the rise, LED chip packager Unity Opto Technology expects monthly revenues for the first quarter of 2011 to hit...

LED chip demand for TV backlight to return to 1H10 level in Feb 2011, says Formosa Epitaxy

Dec 20, 15:30

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy expects LED chip demand to return to the levels of the first half of 2010 in February and March of 2011, and volume shipments for applications...

Everlight enters tablet PC backlight supply chain

Dec 16, 01:15

LED chip packaging company Everlight Electronics has reportedly pushed sales of its LED backlight products to the supply chain of table PCs with shipments likely to expand several...

Coretronic reportedly to supply BLUs for iPad 2

Dec 8, 02:05

Coretronic has reportedly entered the supply chain for the second generation iPad, and will supply BLUs to Chimei Innolux (CMI) and LG Display.

LED chip packagers enjoy strong November

Dec 7, 01:10

LED chip packagers saw revenues rebound in November, but flat growth to modest declines are expected for December due to clients typically looking to closely manage inventory at the...

Rambus TV LED BLU technology ready for volume production in 2011

Nov 5, 11:50

Technology licensing company Rambus is eyeing the LCD TV backlight unit (BLU) market, with its MicroLens' edge-type single-side (on the bottom) LED backlighting technology ready for...

BLU maker Forhouse posts NT$392 million in 3Q10 net profit

Oct 26, 01:15

Backlight unit (BLU) maker Forhouse has reported NT$392 million (US$12.79 million) or NT$0.89 a share in net profit for the third quarter of 2010 compared with NT$386 million in the...

Radiant nets NT$668 million in 3Q10 profit

Oct 22, 14:56

Backlight unit (BLU) supplier Radiant Opto-Electronics has posted net profits of NT$668 million (US$21.72 million) for the third quarter of 2010, with an EPS of NT$1.57.

Most BLU makers post monthly revenue decrease in September

Oct 12, 01:45

Except for Radiant Opto-Electronics, which saw a modest sequential growth in September revenues, Taiwan-based backlight unit (BLU) makers including Forhouse and Coretronic posted...

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    CES 2011: Samsung D8000 LED TV

    Samsung Electronics LED D8000 series feature 240Hz refresh rate, 2ms MPRT, improved LED backlight scanning, Wi-Fi connection. The D8000 series comes with Samsung's new 3D glasses...

    Photo: company, Jan 7.

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    LG Display 23-inch 240Hz LCD monitor

    LG Display has introduced a 23-inch LCD display monitor with 240Hz refresh rate for monitor and TV use. The monitor features an IPS (in-plane switching) panel, full HD resolution...

    Photo: company, Nov 26.

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    CES 2010: Sharp LED-backlit LE920 series LCD TV

    Sharp showcased its new LED-backlit AQUOS LE920 AQUOS series LCD TV at the CES 2010. The series features Sharp's four primary color technology that adds the color Y (yellow) to the...

    Photo: Company, Jan 20.

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    FIC PCA40 notebook

    First International Computer (FIC) unveiled its latest 14-inch Calpella-based notebooks at CES 2010, the PCA40 and PCA41. The PCA40 and PCA41 are powered by Intel's Core i5 or Core...

    Photo: Company, Jan 14.

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    FIC PCA50 notebook

    First International Computer (FIC) revealed its latest 15.6-inch Intel Calpella-based notebooks under its PCA5X-series at CES 2010 FIC offers three models under the notebook series...

    Photo: Company, Jan 12.

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