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Taiwan LED chipmakers expanding capacity on strong backlight demand

Nov 3, 12:26

The total blue LED chip capacity of Taiwan-based LED chipmakers Epistar, Formosa Epitaxy, Tekcore, Arima Optoelectronics, Genesis Photonics and Huga Optotech is expected to increase...

LED backlighting to be adopted in smaller-size LCD TVs in 2010, says AUO executive VP

Oct 28, 15:22

LED backlighting will start to be adopted in smaller-size 19- to 24-inch LCD TVs in 2010, and LED-backlit applications will account for 15-20% of total LCD TV panels AU Optronics...

Lite-On, Bright LED and Harvatek see year-high revenues in September

Oct 9, 16:52

LED packaging houses Lite-On Technology, Bright LED Electronics and Harvatek have all reported year-high revenues for September 2009.

I-Chiun sees strong SMD LED leadframe orders in September

Sep 23, 16:38

LED leadframe maker I-Chiun Precision Industry is expected to see September revenues increase by 8-10% sequentially, recording a new peak in monthly revenues, as the company has already...

LED chipmakers and packaging houses expect strong demand in 4Q09

Sep 21, 17:10

LED chipmakers and packaging houses are unlikely to see seasonal decline in the fourth quarter, expecting revenues to remain at the levels seen in the third-quarter peak season due...

Amtran unveils Vizio 55-inch LED TV; US vendor aiming to ship 2-3 million LED TVs in 2010

Sep 9, 12:31

Amtran Technology, an affiliate of Vizio, on September 8 unveiled in Taiwan a 55-inch LED TV it makes for the US vendor. Amtran chairman Alpha Wu said Vizio aims to ship 2-3 million...

Vizio 55-inch LED-backlit LCD TV unveiled by Amtran in Taipei

LCD component makers Wah Hong, Radiant report record revenues for August

Sep 7, 15:53

Taiwan-based LCD optical film maker Wah Hong Industrial and backlight unit (BLU) maker Radiant Opto-Electronics (ROEC) have reported record consolidated revenues for August.

Everlight to raise NT$5 billion for capacity expansion

Aug 26, 14:52

Taiwan-based LED packaging house Everlight Electronics on August 25 announced it will issue new shares and unsecured convertible bonds to raise an estimated NT$5 billion (US$152 million)...

LED chip supplies to become tight in 2010, AUO CEO says

Jul 27, 09:41

The supply of LED chips will become increasingly tight in 2010 due to the growing penetration of LED-backlit notebooks, TVs and monitors, according to LJ Chen, president and CEO of...

BLU makers 3Q09 revenues to continue growing

Jul 14, 16:19

Backlight unit (BLU) makers will maintain growth momentum in third-quarter 2009 due to stronger seasonal panel sales. Overall shipments are expected to increase 5-10% compared to...

Everlight receives handset keyboard backlighting orders from Samsung

Jun 5, 16:09

Taiwan-based LED packaging house Everlight Electronics has reportedly landed LED orders for handset keyboard backlighting from Samsung Electronics, and is further eyeing orders for...

Formosa Epitaxy to install more equipment on improved order visibility

Jun 4, 12:19

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy will install four MOCVD (metal-organic chemical vapor deposition) machines in addition to the seven units it originally planned for full-year...

Opto Tech and Harvatek benefiting from LED monitor backlighting orders

May 25, 16:50

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Opto Tech and packaging house Harvatek are benefiting from monitor vendors' launch of LED-backlit models, according to market sources.

Epistar and Opto Tech see order visibility extend to September

May 14, 16:19

Taiwan-based LED chipmakers Epistar and Opto Tech have seen their order visibility for blue LED chips extend into September 2009 amid increasing demand for LED backlighting, according...

Vizio to adopt direct-type LED backlighting for 55-inch TVs

May 14, 16:09

US-based Vizio, an affiliate of Taiwan-based LCD TV maker Amtran Technology, plans to launch its first 55-inch LED TV adopting direct-type LED backlighting technology in the third...

AUO and CMO to launch LED backlit TV panels in 2H09

May 5, 12:38

AU Optronics (AUO) and Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) are reportedly gearing up to mass produce LED backlit TV panels in the second half of 2009, according to market sources.

Radiant 1Q09 revenues up 11% sequentially

Apr 30, 11:44

Taiwan-based backlight unit (BLU) maker Radiant Opto-Electronics has reported first-quarter consolidated revenues of NT$7.21 billion (US$214.01 million), up 11% compared to the fourth...

Lextar to invest in LED chipmaker Lighthouse

Apr 16, 15:47

Lextar, the LED subsidiary of LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO), has announced it will subscribe to the private placement by LED chipmaker Lighthouse Technology, which is seeking...

Tekcore eyeing notebook and TV backlighting markets

Apr 15, 15:48

Second-tier Taiwan-based LED wafer and chipmaker Tekcore is eyeing the notebook and TV backlighting markets, as the company successfully increase its product performance to the same...

Lite-On developing blue LED with RG phosphors for TV backlighting

Apr 6, 16:10

LED packaging house Lite-On Technology is entering the LED backlighting market by offering blue LED chips with RG phosphors for the segment, with its products currently being validated...

BLU makers expected to report revenue increase for February

Newswatch - Mar 5, 15:15

LCD backlight unit (BLU) makers are expecting sequential revenues increase in February, while panel makers are having a better performance amid recent rush orders, according to market...

Everlight receives orders for notebook-use LED BLUs, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 17, 17:10

Leading Taiwan LED packaging house Everlight has received orders for LEDs for use in backlighting units (BLUs) from major notebook vendors, and the company has also disclosed that...

Epistar receives Samsung LED orders for LCD TV backlighting, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 4, 15:41

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar has received orders from Samsung Electronics for LEDs for use in LCD TV backlighting, according to a Chinese language Commercial Times...

OLED backlighting market will reach US$1.1 billion by 2015

Oct 15, 10:45

While the unit costs of OLED lights are likely to remain higher than older general lighting technologies but the extra costs will be offset by improved OLED lifetimes and efficiencies,...

Notebook LED backlighting to see 30-40% penetration next year

Sep 29, 10:40

LED backlight applications will have a 30-40% penetration in the notebook market next year, according to market watchers.

Formosa increases LED brightness for use in NB backlighting

Jun 25, 11:31

LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy has successfully increased its LED brightness to meet the requirement for use in notebook backlighting applications, which is 1,800mcd, according to...

LEDs featured in lighting and green products at expo

Jun 12, 17:16

The Photonics Festival in Taiwan 2008 kicked off in Taipei on June 11 with energy conservation, LED lighting and backlighting being themes at the show.

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    Sony Bravia 3D LED TV

    Sony has introduced three new Bravia LED-backlit LCD TVs with 3D display, the KDL-60NX810, KDL-55NX810 and KDL-46NX810. The products feature edge-type LED backlighting with local...

    Photo: Company, Sep 1.

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    Samsung EX series LED-backlit large format display

    Samsung Electronics has introduced a large format display (LFD) with LED backlighting technology - the EX series. The EX series is available in 40-inch, 46-inch and 55-inch models,...

    Photo: company, Jun 14.

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    Toshiba dynabook TX/98MBL 3D notebook

    Toshiba has announced a notebook that features playback of 3D content in the Blu-ray 3D format - the dynabook TX/98MBL which will be available at the end of July in the Japan market...

    Photo: Company, Jun 10.

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    Veeco TurboDisc K465i GaN MOCVD system

    Veeco Instruments has introduced a new gallium nitride (GaN) MOCVD system for production of high-brightness (HB) LEDs - the TurboDisc K465i. The new TurboDisc K465i can drive LED...

    Photo: Company, Jan 21.

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    LG Display 2.6mm LCD TV panel

    LG Display has unveiled a 2.6mm thick 42-inch LCD TV panel. The panel is backlit with edge-type LED backlighting technology and weighs less than 4 kilograms. The panel features 120Hz...

    Photo: Company, Dec 22.

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