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  • Last update: Tuesday 23 December 2014 [7385 news items]

G-Tech to expand 3D-forming glass capacity

Dec 23, 11:17

G-Tech Optoelectronics (GTOC), a Taiwan-based provider of physically/chemically processed glass substrates, and Imos have jointly developed protective covers made using 3D-forming...

Global production values for LED-backlit tablets, TVs to fall in 2014, says LEDinside

Dec 17, 12:26

The global production value for LED-acklit tablets in 2014 is estimated at US$476 million, slipping on year by 21.7%, and that for LED-backlit LCD TVs is at US$2.39 billion, decreasing...

China still in low panel materials self-sufficiency, says consulting firm

Dec 16, 11:57

China's TFT-LCD panel industry will have an estimated demand for 73 million square meters of glass substrates, 68 million square meters of polarizers and 116 tons of liquid crystal...

Some China TV vendors adopt open bid to procure optical film

Dec 16, 11:34

China-based LCD TV vendors, including TCL, TPV Technology, Hisense and Haier, have adopted open-bid competition in place of price negotiations with target suppliers to procure optical...

Wah Hong Industrial to expand capacity in 2015

Dec 15, 10:11

Optical film maker Wah Hong Industrial will add ultra-size cutters to make optical film for use in up to 90-inch LCD TVs and two optical film coating lines in 2015, with its total...

Chi Mei Materials may delay start of production at China polarizer factory

Dec 12, 11:42

Taiwan-based Chi Mei Materials' polarizer production base in Kunshan, eastern China, is likely to delay mass production from the originally scheduled first-quarter 2016 to mid-2016...

Global demand for e-paper on the decline

Dec 12, 11:15

Global demand for e-paper from e-book reader vendors is decreasing mainly due to competition from tablets and as a result, several vendors including Toshiba, Sony and Panasonic have...

G-Tech to expand 3D-forming glass capacity

Dec 12, 10:54

G-Tech Optoelectronics (GTOC), a Taiwan-based provider of physical/chemical processing of glass substrates, will begin production of 3D-forming glass for use in automobiles and smartphone...

G-Tech steps into green architectural glass

Dec 12, 10:43

G-Tech Optoelectronics (GTOC), a Taiwan-based glass physical/chemical processors, has stepped into processing glass to become green architectural glass, including cutting, edge grinding,...

Radiant Opto-Electronics ships over 11 million LED BLUs in November

Dec 10, 21:33

Radiant Opto-Electronics shipped 11.355 million LED backlight units (BLUs) in November, dropping on month by 6.9%, according to the company.

Coretronic ships 7.683 million BLUs in November

Dec 10, 11:59

Coretronic has disclosed it shipped 7.683 million backlight units (BLUs) in November, decreasing 6% sequentially, while its BLU shipments during January-November totaled 85.395 million,...

GLT expected to bring in record 2014 revenues

Dec 8, 14:59

Light guide plate maker Global Lighting Technologies (GLT) is expected to generate consolidated revenues of NT$6 billion (US$194 million) for 2014, the highest-ever annual level for...

Polarizer makers report mixed performances; polarizer demand to grow 7% through 2018

Dec 4, 15:23

Polarizer maker BenQ Materials on December 3 reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.388 billion (US$45.1 million) for November, decreasing 4.81% on month but increasing 0.95% on year,...

BEF maker Optivtech Technology to list on OTC

Dec 3, 22:09

BEF (brightness enhancement film) maker Optivtech Technology will be listed on the Taiwan over-the-counter (OTC) stock market at an initial price of NT$39 (US$1.26) per share on December...

COF tape supply likely to fall short

Nov 28, 14:51

As the number of suppliers decreases, global supply of chip-on-film (COF) tapes has shrunk significantly, according to industry sources. Supply may fall short in 2015, as demand for...

COF tape supply likely to fall short of demand in 2015

ITO film demand expected to grow 25.6% in 2014

Nov 24, 21:58

ITO film demand is expected to grow 25.6% on year in 2014, showing a slowdown over the on-year increase of 40% in 2013.

Commentary: Xiaomi facing challenge to sustain growth

Nov 21, 12:41

China-based Xiaomi Technology, a smartphone startup of a little over four years, has risen as a technology company with a full range of product lines that has expanded vertically...

Corning announces glass advancements with Gorilla Glass 4

Nov 20, 21:57

Corning has announced its Gorilla Glass 4, which provides at least two times improved damage resistance over competitive aluminosilicate glass, as measured by retained strength after...

China vendors prepping for new wearable devices in 2015

Nov 19, 21:33

Supply chains are continuing to see strong demand for wearables as China vendors prepare to release new devices in 2015.

Supply chains gearing up for expected flexible display demand in 2015

Nov 19, 15:12

Following developments by Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics to produce devices with flexible displays, panel makers from China, Taiwan and Japan, and related component supply...

Chi Mei expects investments in China to help prevent negative influence from China-Korea FTA

Nov 17, 16:00

Chi Mei Materials believes it should be able fight off any possible negative outcomes from a recent free trade agreement (FTA) signed by China and South Korea due to facility investments...

Samsung Display asking supply chains to cut pricing by 30%

Nov 17, 14:50

Samsung Display is asking supply chains including backlighting makers to reduce pricing for components by as much as 30% during the fourth quarter of 2014 as the company aims to drop...

Himax provides touch-panel controllers for Lumia 535, says report

Newswatch - Nov 13, 14:19

Taiwan-based Himax Technologies has secured touch-panel controller orders for the first Microsoft-branded smartphone, Taiwan's Central News Agency (CNA) cited industry sources...

Coretronic ships 8.22 million BLUs in October

Nov 11, 11:13

Coretronic has disclosed it shipped 8.22 million backlight units (BLUs) in October, slipping 9% sequentially, with the January-October volume reaching 77.71 million units, growing...

Supply chain utilizations drop as China 4G development lags

Nov 10, 15:04

Following the release of the iPhone 6 coupled with less-than-expected 4G developments in China, handset vendors in China anticipate limited 4G handset shipments throughout the end...

China makers continuing to push high-specification, low-priced solutions

Nov 7, 14:25

China suppliers and ODMs are continuing to develop low-priced solutions while further creating integrated supply chains in anticipation that high-end smartphones with higher pricing...

Kuangli expanding production capacity; 4Q14 revenues to rebound

Nov 7, 11:50

Kuangli Photoelectric Technology expects to see NT$300 million (US$9.8 million) in revenues during the fourth quarter of 2014, according to the company.

Walton to buy HannStar LCM facility for NT$1 billion

Nov 3, 11:15

Memory-IC packaging and testing house Walton Advanced Engineering will take over an LCD module (LCM) factory, including cleanrooms and installed equipment, from HannStar Display for...

Coretronic expects 4Q14 BLU shipments to drop slightly

Oct 30, 11:42

Coretronic expects its fourth-quarter 2014 BLU (backlight unit) shipments to slip slightly on quarter mainly due to decreased shipments to the TV and tablet segments, according to...

Corning announces 3Q14 financial performance

Oct 29, 20:55

Corning has announced that its core sales in the third quarter of 2014 reached US$2.6 billion, a 26% increase on year while net sales were $2.5 billion, a 23% increase on year.

Corning vehicle display glass gains further attention in the market

Oct 20, 21:01

Corning is being recognized by BMW for its development of thin, optically clear Corning Gorilla Glass used in automotive products, including use in the BMW i8 as an acoustic glass...

Commentary: China ODM services increasing as local vendors aim to cut costs and expand handset lineups

Oct 20, 16:21

Low-priced, high-specification handsets are continuing to be focus for handset vendors in China, with Xiaomi, Coolpad and Huawei Device expected to push segment in 2015 in order to...

Digitimes Research: GTAT woes disrupt sapphire industry

Oct 16, 11:14

GT Advanced Technologies' (GTAT) move to seek bankruptcy protection on October 6 came as a surprise to the IT industry especially because the maker was a major supplier of Apple for...

Digitimes Research: Silicon Works expected to expand non-LCD driver IC revenues thanks to LG

Oct 14, 15:33

Although Silicon Works' revenues from the LCD driver IC (LDI) business dropped 8.1% on year and reached KRW128.7 billion (US$120 million) in the first half of 2014 because of two...

Wah Hong expects increased orders from customers in emerging markets in 4Q14

Oct 13, 22:17

Optical film maker Wah Hong expects to see increased orders from customers aimed at developing in Turkey and Southeast Asia during the fourth quarter of 2014.

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    Osram Ostar Projection P2W

    Osram Opto Semiconductors has introduced two new high-power versions of the Osram Ostar Projection for projectors with a brightness of up to 1700 lumen. The Osram Ostar Projection...

    Photo: Company, Dec 18.

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    Touch Taiwan 2013: AGC Dragontrail soda-lime cover glass

    AGC displayed some of its latest cover glass products in the Dragontrail family at Touch Taiwan 2013 for use in smartphone, tablet and notebook applications. The company said it...

    Photo: Alex Wolfgram, Sep 2.

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    AUO 50-inch touch-enabled transparent display

    AU Optronics (AUO) is showcasing a 50-inch full HD transparent display applied on a vending machine at Touch Taiwan 2012. Featuring high transparency and high color saturation, the...

    Photo: Company, Aug 29.

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    Computex 2012: Aiptek MobileCinema pico projector i50D, for iPad, iPhone and iPod

    Aiptek has introduced the MobileCinema i50D plug-n-play pico projector for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod. MobileCinema i50D is a 2-in-1 gadget that projects the phone content and charges...

    Photo: Company, Jun 8.

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    Computex 2012: Aiptek MobileCinema i50S

    Aiptek's MobileCinema i50S is a sleeve pico projector for iPhone 4/4S. The sleeve has been designed to fit iPhone 4/4S and becomes a projector. Users can slide the iPhone 4/4S into...

    Photo: Company, Jun 6.

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    Global front projector shipments rose 17% to more than 4.1 million units in 2005 and the industry finished the year on a strong note – shipments in the fourth quarter reached...

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