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  • Last update: Friday 18 July 2014 [221 news items]

China glass substrate production still weak

Jul 18, 10:29

While China-based panel makers have been expanding production capacities to increase global market share, China-based glass substrate makers, mainly the Tunghsu Group, Irico Display...

Blue glass filter supply currently tight

Jun 26, 20:53

Blue glass filter supply is currently tight as more smartphones and wearable devices are using the technology, according to industry sources.

Digitimes Research: GG touch panels yet to be eliminated from market thanks to iPhone 4/4s and iPad 4

Jun 10, 11:34

The traditional glass-glass (GG) touchscreen technology was once thought to be heading towards elimination from the IT industry as Apple, a major supporter of the technology, turned...

Cover glass makers turn to sapphire to raise growth prospects, says DisplaySearch

Jun 9, 13:45

After several years of growth, the cover glass market is expected to slow. However, improvements in applications and materials used in cover glass manufacturing could help to stimulate...

Google Glass far more than the sum of its parts, IHS teardown reveals

May 14, 15:46

Teardown analysis is a useful tool for understanding the component and manufacturing cost of electronics devices – but it does not always tell the whole story of the value of...

Corning expects panel market to grow in 2014, says CDTT president

Mar 18, 10:59

The panel market will see growth in 2014, driven by demand for TV, tablet and smartphone applications, according to Daniel Tseng, president of Corning Display Technologies Taiwan...

Corning to transfer Gorilla Glass production to Korea

Mar 7, 10:45

Corning has announced that it will transfer the production of its Gorilla Glass from its manufacturing facility in Shizuoka, Japan to its facility in Asan, Korea. Corning expects...

Corning unveils antimicrobial cover glass

Jan 7, 12:09

Corning has unveiled Antimicrobial Gorilla Glass at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). It is the first EPA-registered antimicrobial cover glass, according to the co...

Corning and GTOC announce manufacturing readiness for 3D-shaped Gorilla Glass

Jan 6, 11:15

Corning has announced the manufacturing readiness of a 3D glass-forming technology to shape Corning Gorilla Glass. Corning is targeting commercialization of finished 3D-shaped Gorilla...

China government to raise LCD tariffs

Jan 3, 15:37

China's Ministry of Finance will raise tariffs on 6G and smaller LCD glass substrates in 2014 while substrates above 6G will remain at 4%.

Smart glass costs to fall 50% by 2022, says firm

Dec 31, 11:30

Smart glass, which can vary the light transmittance and thermal properties of windows in response to changing conditions, is a premium building product. Prices to the end user are...

G-Tech to offer green building glass

Dec 13, 14:15

Glass substrate processing firm G-Tech Optoelectronics is constructing a factory for making energy-saving glass building materials, with completion scheduled for March-April 2014...

Corning 3Q13 profit increases 17%

Oct 31, 11:17

Corning has announced that its core sales totaled US$2.1 billion in the third quarter of 2013, an on-year increase of 10%, while core earnings came to US$487 million, an increase...

Corning announces preliminary 3Q13 financial results

Oct 24, 10:44

Corning has announced its preliminary third-quarter 2013 results. Corning is providing this preview to facilitate communications with investors regarding its announcement that it...

Corning and Samsung strengthen strategic collaborations

Oct 23, 10:55

Corning has announced that it is entering into a series of strategic and financial agreements with Samsung Display, allowing the LCD glass maker to take full ownership of Samsung...

ChipSiP unveils SiP Smart Glass solution

Oct 14, 21:07

ChipSiP Technology, which provides turnkey system-in-package (SiP) solutions, has launched what the company claims is the world's first HD resolution near-eye display on the Android...

G-Tech to expand capacity for 3D forming glass products used in vehicles

Sep 17, 15:40

G-Tech Optoelectronics is reportedly solidifying orders for 3D forming glass products used in the vehicle industry and currently has a monthly production capacity for the technology...

Corning highlights technical collaboration with AUO at Touch Taiwan 2013

Aug 29, 15:02

Corning has announced a technical collaboration through its High Performance Displays organization with AU Optronics. Corning is exhibiting AUO's 5-inch HD720 AMOLED panels that feature...

Smart glass expected to reach nearly US$890 million in annual market value by 2022

Aug 26, 14:39

Used in the building and transportation segments, smart glass provides dynamic glare, light, and heat control based on ambient conditions or manual controls. As buildings (and many...

Corning brings Gorilla Glass NBT to touch-enabled notebooks

Jul 30, 14:46

Corning has introduced its newest cover glass, Corning Gorilla Glass NBT, which the company says is designed to help protect touch notebook displays from scratches and other forms...

Taiwan IC firms should seize Google Glass business opportunity, says Google Taiwan general manager

Jun 21, 12:39

Lee Feng Chien, general manager of Google Taiwan, has stated that the concept of wearable devices has been around for years but it did not turn into a marketable product until 2013...

Blue filter glass in short supply due to white-box smartphone demand

Jun 19, 20:49

Blue filter glass is reportedly in short supply due to white-box smartphone vendors in China using the technology in camera lenses, according to industry sources.

Corning showcases Gorilla Glass 3 with Native Damage Resistance at Computex Taipei

Jun 5, 20:41

Corning is showcasing its Corning Gorilla Glass 3 with Native Damage Resistance (NDR) as part of its Computex Taipei exhibition. The Corning booth will also highlight other specialty...

Corning expects to see low- to mid-single digit on-year growth in glass growth demand during 2013

Jun 5, 19:38

Corning expects to see low- to mid-single digit on-year growth in glass growth demand during 2013, according to the company.

AGC to release new self-adhesive glass for optical bonding used in electronic products

May 21, 20:03

Glass manufacturer AGC has announced it will release its new self-adhesive glass for optical bonding that bonds directly to display devices used in tablets and other electronic products...

New Vision Display exhibits PMVA color display based on Corning Willow Glass

May 21, 19:58

New Vision Display (NVD) and Corning are exhibiting an ultra-slim glass passive matrix vertically aligned (PMVA) color display based on Corning Willow Glass at the Society for Information...

Corning introduces Lotus XT Glass

May 17, 15:20

Corning has announced the commercial launch of Corning Lotus XT glass, a second-generation glass substrate specially formulated for high-performance displays. The company will feature...

GTOC sees increased performance in 1Q13 due to 3D molded glass sales

May 16, 15:08

Glass substrate processing service provider G-Tech Optoelectronics (GTOC), a subsidiary of Hon Hai Precision Industry (Foxconn Electronics), saw its revenues increase 8% on quarter...

New generation iPhone may adopt sapphire crystal glass for home button

May 15, 21:46

Market rumors that the new generation of Apple's iPhone may adopt sapphire crystal glass for the home button have been circulating and Taiwan-based sapphire substrate maker Tera Xtal...

Spurred by Google Glass, IHS forecasts nearly 10 million smart glasses to ship from 2012 to 2016

Apr 25, 14:16

Initiated by the arrival of Google Glass and magnified by Google's efforts to promote application development for the product, the global market for smart glasses could amount to...

Demand for 3D optical film rises as passive 3D TV competes with shutter glass, says DisplaySearch

Mar 28, 12:04

As 3D TV continues to grow, competition between two main 3D technologies is heating up, and film patterned retarder is finally catching up to the more established shutter glass approach...

Fiber glass fabric maker Fulltech report losses for 2012

Mar 25, 14:53

Fulltech Fiber Glass, which makes fiber glass yarns and fabrics for PCB bonding sheets and laminates, has reported net losses of NT$150 million (US$5.02 million) or NT$0.47 per share...

GTOC to produce energy-saving glass through cooperation with Asahi Glass

Mar 22, 15:33

Glass substrate processing service provider G-Tech Optoelectronics (GTOC), a subsidiary of Hon Hai Precision Industry (Foxconn Electronics), is expected to invest NT$1.25 billion...

GTOC chairman Tony Chung

GTOC February 2013 performance down; may expand 3D molded glass production

Mar 18, 16:16

Optical glass processing services provider G-Tech Optoelectronics (GTOC), an affiliate of the Foxconn (Hon Hai Precision Industry) Group, saw its revenues drop 33.7% on month to NT$880...

Growth slowing for TFT LCD glass substrate capacity, says DisplaySearch

Mar 18, 15:16

Over the past two years, there has been a slowdown in TFT LCD glass production. Yet demand for cover glass used on smartphones and tablets has continued to grow, causing TFT LCD glass...

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