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LED chipmakers expect September revenues to fall further

Oct 4, 12:07

LED chipmakers including Epistar, Formosa Epitaxy and Tekcore expect revenues in September to continue to drop amid dropping demand for TV backlighting, and gross margins for the...

Explosive growth of LED driver ICs truly unparalleled, says Petrov Group

Sep 23, 14:10

A bottom-up analysis of product portfolio, business performance, and technology and manufacturing trends of 25 IC vendors confirms the explosive growth of LED driver ICs, according...

BLU makers post mixed results for August

Sep 9, 11:30

Coretronic's August revenues declined slightly by 1% from July to NT$8.777 billion (US$275.102 million), while Radiant Opto Electronics and Forhouse registered 1.94% and 6.3% sequential...

AUO hiking LED backlight proportion for notebook, monitor panels

Aug 31, 11:33

AU Optronics (AUO) is increasing its applications of LED backlights for its TFT-LCD panels used in notebooks and LCD monitors, with the LED backlight proportion for the former to...

Most Taiwan BLU makers see growth in July revenues

Aug 12, 11:32

Despite most Taiwan-based LCD panel manufacturers reporting at least a 10% drop in July consolidated revenues, backlight unit (BLU) makers including Coretronic, Kenmos Technology,...

CMI reportedly considers limiting its component outsourcing to only 30%

Jul 22, 17:16

Chimei Innolux (CMI) is considering a new strategy for its component supply chain and will have 70% of its component supplies produced in-house with the other 30% outsourced, according...

Taiwan BLU makers step up LCM production

Jul 15, 14:53

Taiwan-based backlight unit (BLU) makers have stepped up production of LCD modules (LCMs) as a value added service, according to industry sources. Though increased LCM production...

Genesis will not give out dividends for 2009

Jul 1, 15:53

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Genesis Photonics has announced that it will not distribute dividends for 2009 due to a net loss of NT$187 million (US$5.82 million) or NT$1.51...

Kenmos expects 20-30% revenue growth for 2Q10

Jun 18, 15:45

Taiwan-based backlight unit (BLU) maker Kenmos Technology expects its revenues in the second quarter of 2010 to increase 20-30% sequentially and its monthly revenues to continue to...

Coretronic, Radiant ship 7.4 million, 8.38 million BLUs in May

Jun 9, 14:25

Coretronic's BLU (backlight unit) shipments rose 7% on month to 7.4 million units in May 2010, netting sales of NT$5.571 billion (US$171.838 million), up 1% from April and 40% from...

Radiant expects LCM shipments to reach 3 million units in 2Q10

Jun 2, 12:02

Taiwan-based backlight unit (BLU) maker Radiant Opto-Electronics expects its LCD module (LCM) shipments to reach almost three million units in the second quarter of 2010 with major...

LED-backlit large-size LCD panel shipments to go up 135% in 2010, says iSuppli

May 26, 15:47

Shipments of large-size LCD panels with LED backlights are forecast to reach 276.7 million units in 2010, up 134.9% from 117.8 million in 2009. In 2010, LED backlights will be used...

Genesis cooperates with JFE Engineering to tap Japan LED lighting market

May 18, 15:07

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Genesis Photonics has announced cooperation with Japan-based JFE Engineering to supply LED lighting products for the latter to market...

Taiwan-based BLU makers see growth in April revenues

May 14, 10:17

Taiwan-based backlight unit (BLU) makers Coretronic, Forhouse, Kenmos Technology and Taiwan Nano Electro-Optical Technology have all seen on-month growth in their April revenues.

LED prices likely to go up 5-10%

May 13, 15:31

LED backlight products may see their prices increase by 5-10% as both upstream LED chip and epitaxial wafer prices will rise soon due to strong market demand, according to sources...

Radiant reports slight growth in April revenues

May 7, 14:54

Backlight unit (BLUs) maker Radiant Opto-Electronics has announced consolidated revenues of NT$3.83 billion (US$120.94 million) for April, increasing 3.77% sequentially and 32.7%...

BLU makers Forhouse and Kenmos report net profit for 1Q10

May 3, 09:56

Taiwan-based backlight unit (BLU) makers Forhouse and Kenmos Technology have announced net profits of NT$204.07 million (US$6.51 million) and NT$102.51 million, respectively, for...

LED count in TV BLUs to fall by 30% at the end of 2010, says AUO

Apr 15, 15:43

The volume of LEDs used in TV backlight units (BLUs) will reduce by about 30% at the end of 2010 when single-side edge-type LED BLUs enter mass production, according to AU Optronics...

Radiant and Forhouse have over 10% on-month drop in February revenues

Mar 11, 16:27

Taiwan-based backlight unit (BLU) makers Radiant Opto-Electronics and Forhouse have announced an on-month drop of over 10% in their February revenues due to fewer working days and...

Coretronic reports 6% sequential drop for February revenues

Mar 10, 16:58

Backlight unit (BLU) and projector maker Coretronic has posted consolidated revenues of NT$6.7 billion (US$210.99 million) for February, down 6.08% on month but up 50.67% on year,...

LCD panel makers to see component shortages last through 3Q10

Mar 3, 11:23

Some TFT-LCD panel components, mainly backlight units (BLUs), polarizers and reflector sheets, are in short supply, and further shortage is expected to last to the LCD panel peak...

Everlight denies plans to set up backlight module plant with TPV

Newswatch - Mar 1, 16:43

LED packaging house Everlight Electronics has issued a statement with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) denying a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report that it...

Young Optics sees lower sales and profit in 2009

Feb 26, 15:48

Taiwan-based light engine maker Young Optics, a subsidiary of backlight unit (BLU) maker Coretronic, has announced consolidated revenues of NT$5.6 billion (US$174.61 million) for...

LED BLU costs falling faster than CCFL BLUs, says DisplaySearch

Feb 22, 16:15

The cost of a 40-inch edge-type LED backlit unit (BLU) is expected to drop to US$100 in the fourth quarter of 2010 from US$118 in the first quarter of 2010, driven down by increasing...

AUO BLU subsidiaries to merge in September

Feb 11, 16:41

The board of directors of backlight unit (BLU) makers Forhouse and Taiwan Nano Electro-Optical Technology, subsidiaries of AU Optronics (AUO), have decided to merge the two companies...

Lite-On Technology to start shipping LED chips used in LCD TVs in 2Q10

Feb 10, 11:25

Lite-On Technology has obtained certification for its LED chips from South Korea-based TV vendors through LED backlight unit (BLU) maker Radiant Opto-Electronics and will begin volume...

TV backlight applications to contribute more to Epistar sales in 2010

Jan 28, 16:53

LED chipmaker Epistar expects TV backlight applications' revenues share to increase from 15-20% in 2009 to 35% in 2010 as it has cut into the supply chain of several LED TV players,...

Epistar receives LED orders for TV backlights from China, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 20, 15:06

LED chipmaker Epistar has recently received LED orders for LCD TV backlighting from China vendors, and expects revenues for the first half of 2010 to exceed NT$1.5 billion (US$47.12...

I-Chiun expected to see 30-40% growth in 2010 revenue

Jan 19, 12:37

Taiwan-based leadframe maker I-Chiun Precision industry is expected to see an 30-40% increase in revenues in 2010 amid increasing LED leadframe orders for lighting products from the...

Area demand for TFT-LCD optical film to grow 11% in 2010, says DisplaySearch

Jan 13, 17:04

Demand for all TFT-LCD optical film is expected to grow from 543 million square meters in 2009 to 606 million square meters in 2010, up 11% on year, and the price erosion and cost...

LED-backlit monitors to become mainstream in 2011

Jan 4, 16:22

LED-backlit LCD monitors are expected to become the mainstream models in the global monitor market in 2010, the schedule is push back from previous expectations of in 2009, according...

Kenmos to recognize loss from investment in Kenmos PV

Dec 31, 15:03

Taiwan-based backlight unit (BLU) maker Kenmos Technology has announced it will recognize a loss of NT$380 million (US$11.81 million) for its investment in Kenmos PV, a joint venture...

Everlight aims at 3% LED TV backlight market share in 2010

Dec 15, 15:33

LED packaging house Everlight Electronics aims to take 3% of the global LCD TV-use LED backlight market in 2010, according to the company.

Arima Opto to set up LED chip joint-venture in China

Dec 9, 11:32

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Arima Optoelectronics Corporation (AOC) on December 8 announced the establishment of a joint-venture to make high-brightness LED chips...

Holy Stone maintains focus on niche MLCC for 2010

Dec 3, 15:30

Holy Stone will dedicate its efforts to develop more customized multi-layer ceramic-chip capacitors (MLCCs) in 2010, maintaining its focus on the niche segment, according to the co...

Holy Stone MLCCs
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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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