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AUO to recruit 1,500 new engineers

Jan 26, 14:27

In an effort to bump up R&D and further compete in the market going into 2015, AU Optronics (AUO) will recruit 1,500 new engineers.

Schott reports improved performance

Jan 23, 15:47

Schott AG has reported that it continued on its growth course in fiscal year 2013/2014 (October 1, 2013-September 30, 2014) by improving on all of its earnings indicators. EBIT amounted...

China government moving forward with panel component subsidies

Jan 22, 10:59

Demand for upstream panel components is increasing in China and local makers are unable to meet supply, particularly for TFT polarizers. The China government, as a result, is issuing...

Taiwan 2014 optoelectronics production value estimated at NT$2.467 trillion, says PIDA

Jan 15, 23:22

Taiwan's optoelectronics industries generated a total production value of NT$2.467 trillion (US$80.2 billion) in 2014, flat on year and accounting for about 12% of global total, according...

Optical film maker Efun expects significant shipment growth in 1Q15

Jan 14, 11:09

Optical film maker Efun Technology has said it expects significant increases in shipments to South Korea- and Japan-based LCD TV vendors in 2015.

Quantum dot materials still an issue, say observers

Jan 13, 15:18

LCD TV panel makers are pushing quantum dot (QD) wide color gamut (WCG) panel production in 2015 but QD materials containing cadmimum are toxic, raising environmental concern, according...

Young Optics sees rebound in 4Q14 but overall decline in 2014

Jan 12, 14:44

Optical component and module maker Young Optics has reported its consolidated revenues in December 2014 reached NT$624 million (US$19.6 million), up 55.46% on month and 38.67% on...

Coretronic BLU shipments slip in December

Jan 12, 12:12

Coretronic has revealed it shipped 7.555 million backlight units (BLUs) in December, slipping 2% sequentially.

Wah Hong reports increased December performance

Jan 8, 15:34

Optical film maker Wah Hong has reported its December 2014 consolidated revenues reached NT$933 million (US$29.17 million), up 2.81% on month and up 0.94% on year.

CES 2015: MediaTek announces TV SoC for Sony Android TVs

Newswatch - Jan 8, 14:56

MediaTek has announced its smartTV SoC chip for use in the first Sony Android TV incorporating Sony's picture-quality algorithm, enabling Android 5.0 Lollipop software.

Holitech aiming to purchase OPT to expand wearable opportunities

Jan 7, 15:21

China touch panel maker Jiangxi Holitech Technology is expressing interest in purchasing Taiwan-based display and optics developer Optic Technology (OPT) in order to expand its influence...

Radiant sees steady orders from Xiaomi

Jan 7, 14:47

Radiant Optoelectronics is seeing steady shipments for BLUs used in Xiaomi 49-inch TVs and also expects relevant orders for 55-inch units to increase in early 2015, according to sources...

CES 2015: Corning to showcase latest products

Jan 6, 22:17

Corning will showcase its latest products at the CES 2015 exhibition, including Gorilla Glass 4, new optical cable technology and Corning Fibrance Light-Diffusing Fiber technology,...

Radiant revenues drop in December

Stockwatch - Jan 6, 15:43

Radiant Opto-Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.802 billion (US$127.85 million) for December 2014, representing a 4.76% drop on month and 28.51% drop on year.

Tunghsu Group, KSGT invest CNY500 million in color filter production facilities

Dec 30, 22:26

China-based glass substrate maker Tunghsu Group has announced it will cooperate with KSGT to further develop color filter production, with investments estimated at roughly CNY500...

China government issuing subsidies to upstream display players

Dec 29, 21:13

China's central government is now centralizing efforts to foster development in the nation's panel component and materials segments in an effort to develop more comprehensive supply...

LCD and OLED panel growth to boost driver IC market, says DisplaySearch

Dec 29, 14:44

The display driver IC market is expected to reach US$7.3 billion in 2018, up from US$6.4 billion in 2012, driven by continual increases in LCD panel shipments for TVs and OLED panels...

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...

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    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...

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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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    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...

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    In 2008, worldwide e-book reader shipments totaled only 700,000 units, according to Digitimes Research. But demand exploded in 2009 as consumer interests grew and prices dropped.

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    In addition to pure display makers such as Amtran, Chi Mei, HANNspree, Taiwan-based home appliance makers such as Tatung, Proton, Kolin, several major IT makers such as Acer, Quanta...

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