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China-based LED packagers to expand monthly PLCC capacity by 10 billion chips in 2013

Jul 10, 21:16

Viewing that demand for LED lighting in the China market has been growing fast, many China-based LED packaging houses are expanding or will expand capacity for PLCC (plastic leaded...

US TV revenues hold steady as sales rise for larger, pricier sets, says IHS

Jul 10, 14:44

Despite a significant decline in unit shipments, revenues for the US TV market are expected to remain flat in 2013 compared to 2012 as larger, higher-priced sets account for an expanded...

Everlight, Unity Opto, Lextar see June revenues down sequentially

Jul 8, 11:43

LED packaging house Everlight Electronics, recorded June consolidated revenues of NT$1.892 billion (US$62.7 million) down 11.82% on month, while fellow packaging houses Unity Opto...

Edison Opto expanding LED packaging capacity

Jul 8, 10:23

Edison Opto is expanding its monthly LED packaging capacity from 150 million PLCC (plastic leaded chip carrier) small- to medium-power devices and 10 million high-power devices at...

Ledlink Optics expected to reach 45-50% gross margin in 2Q13

Jul 4, 21:18

Ledlink Optics, a Taiwan-based maker of optical lenses used in LED lighting, is expected to see a gross margin of 45-50% for the second quarter of 2013, lower than the originally...

Samsung pushes direct-type LED TVs

Jul 4, 15:55

As the global penetration rate of LED TVs is expected to surpass 90% in 2013, Samsung Electronics' proportion of direct-type units is expected to reach as high as 80%.

Dialog to acquire digital PWM IC firm iWatt

Jul 3, 15:34

Dialog Semiconductor has announced plans to acquire iWatt, a provider of digital-centric power management ICs, for as much as US$345 million.

Harvatek quits joint venture project with TCL

Jun 28, 10:29

Taiwan-based LED packaging house Harvatek has announced the termination of joint venture with China-based TV brand TCL. Harvatek noted that both parties have had disagreements on...

I-Chiun sees decreased LED TV backlight module shipments in May

Jun 27, 14:38

I-Chiun's shipments of backlight modules used in direct-type LED TVs were down in May 2013 largely due to a slowdown in TV demand in the China market, according to industry sources...

Everlight plans to acquire Germany-based lighting fixture firm

Jun 27, 14:36

Taiwan-based LED packaging house Everlight plans to spend less than EUR10 million (US$13 million) to acquire 100% of a Germany-based lighting fixture firm, according to the firm.

Digitimes Research: Upstream LED firms continue to strive for higher brightness efficiency

Jun 27, 11:54

At 2013 LED Lighting Taiwan, Russia-based upstream sapphire crystal maker Monocrystal showcased 12-inch substrates. The firm aims to produce crystal of over 150kg in 2014 for manufacturing...

Taiwan LED firms enter automotive lighting market

Jun 26, 21:26

LED lighting market is booming but price competition has been causing firms to see shrinking profit margins. Taiwan-based LED firms aim to improve technology and enter the automotive...

Commentary: Taiwan to benefit from common LED lighting standards in Greater China

Jun 25, 15:36

A common set of standards for LED lighting firms in Greater China was announced recently and as the China government plans to expand the LED lighting market, this common set of standards...

GaN LED shipments to exceed 100 billion units in 2013, says IHS

Jun 25, 10:22

More than 100 billion gallium nitride light-emitting diodes (GaN LED) will ship in 2013 - the equivalent of 15 for every person on the planet using this particular type of lighting...

Bright Led to ship 1 billion infrared LED sensor modules in 2 years

Jun 24, 15:16

LED chip packaging house Bright Led Electronics has landed orders for one billion infrared LED sensor modules worth NT$2 billion (US$66.7 million) through a China-based maker of LED...

Unity Opto expects to ship 10 million LED bulbs, 100,000 LED street lamps in 2013

Jun 24, 14:23

LED chip packaging company Unity Opto Technology expects to ship 10 million LED light bulbs and 100,000 LED street lamps in 2013, according to company chairman Wu Qing-hui.

Innovation should be based on solving customer problems, says Epistar chairman

Jun 21, 10:56

In a forum hosted by Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), Biing-Jye Lee, chairman of Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar, emphasized the importance of innovation...

Philips expects OLED lighting market to take off in 2014

Jun 20, 21:46

OLED lighting has been entering volume production and Philips is currently showcasing Lumiblade OLED lighting products at LED Lighting Taiwan 2013.

Formosa Epitaxy may see 3Q13 revenues grow 20-30% sequentially, says company chairman

Jun 20, 15:21

Frank Chien, chairman of Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy predicts the firm will return to profitability in the third quarter, and quarterly revenues will show sequential...

Lite-On Technology to deal out 2012 cash dividend of NT$2.35

Jun 20, 13:49

Lite-On Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$216.05 billion (US$7.2 billion) for 2012 with net profits of NT$7.53 billion, an on-year growth of 4%. The firm plans to...

Lite-On IT to start production of LED light bulbs in 3Q13

Jun 19, 22:32

Lite-On IT, a member of the Lite-On Group, is establishing automated production lines for LED light bulbs and will begin volume production in the third quarter of 2013 with initial...

LED business revenues to exceed NT$20 billion in 2013, says Lite-On Group chairman

Jun 19, 20:55

The Lite-On Group predicts 2013 revenues of its LED business will exceed NT$20 billion (US$671 million) while revenues for automobile electronics will reach NT$10 billion, according...

Open cell business model is a threat to BLU makers, says Radiant chairman

Jun 19, 12:46

The growing adoption of the open cell business model in the LCD panel industry has generated different views on the future of the backlight unit (BLU) sector, said Wang Pen-Jan, chairman...

Wang Pen-Jan, chairman of Radiant

Everlight Electronics expects increases in revenue proportion of LED backlights, lighting in 2013

Jun 18, 21:59

LED packaging house Everlight Electronics expects the revenue proportion of LED backlights to increase from 20% in 2012 to 30% in 2013 and that for LED lighting from nearly 10% to...

Taiwan LED Lighting Industry Alliance to propose Taiwan-China common standards for LED lighting

Jun 18, 15:58

The Taiwan LED Lighting Industry Alliance will propose common interface specifications and standards for driver circuits and lighting modules for Taiwan- and China-based LED lighting...

Global output of LED light bulbs to reach 600 million units in 2013, says Epistar chairman

Jun 17, 16:14

According to Biing-Jye Lee, chairman of Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar, global shipments of LED light bulbs in 2013 are likely to reach 600 million units compared to 200 million...

LED packaging houses face rising technological challenge

Jun 17, 10:33

South Korea-based TV makers hope to further reduce the cost of direct-lit LED TVs by using fewer LED chips in backlight modules, hence the firms hope LED packaging houses can increase...

LED lighting, 3D printing to light up Photonics Festival Taiwan 2013

Jun 14, 10:31

The Photonics Festival in Taiwan will be held at Nangang Exhibition Hall in Taipei from June 18-20. The exhibition features 649 firms and 1,502 booths. Bio-medical optics technology,...

Edison Opto 2013 capex to exceed NT$400 million

Jun 13, 20:44

LED lighting demand has been rising and Taiwan-based LED packaging house Edison Opto noted that 2013 capex will reach NT$400-500 million (US$13-16 million).

Taiwan market: Ritek to launch own-brand 7W LED bulbs

Jun 11, 14:17

Taiwan-based blank optical disc maker Ritek plans to introduce 7W LED light bulbs. There will also be a promotional campaign where consumers can buy one and get one free for NT$299...

Panasonic to expand interior lighting business in Asia

Jun 11, 11:57

Japan-based Panasonic has announced a full-scale expansion of its interior lighting business into Asia, as part of the firm's drive to increase overseas sales of such products. Starting...

Genesis Photonics to focus marketing on Match LED in 2013

Jun 11, 11:55

Due to rising competition in the LED lighting market, Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Genesis Photonics has been aggressive in vertical integration from LED chips to system products. The...

Commentary: Rising LED light bulb demand will not ease oversupply

Jun 10, 14:50

Pricing is an important factor in the commercialization of LED lighting. To stimulate demand, LED light bulb firms have been introducing low-price products.

Lite-On Technology reports May consolidated revenues of NT$16 billion

Jun 10, 14:29

Lite-On Technology has announced May consolidated revenues of the parent company and its subsidiaries of NT$16.49 billion (US$553 million), showing a sequential growth of 1%. Consolidated...

Delta to deal out 2012 cash dividend of NT$5.3

Jun 10, 11:25

Taiwan-based green energy firm Delta Electronics held a shareholders meeting on June 7, 2013, during which it decided to deal out 2012 cash dividend of NT$5.3 (US$0.18) per share.

Yancey Hai, chairman of Delta Electronics
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    Chi Lin LED panel light

    Chi Lin Technology's LED panel light is on display at Taiwan International Lighting Show 2014, which took place in Taipei in March. Light is directed by the light guide panel towards...

    Photo: Rodney Chan, Mar 28.

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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...

    Photo: Company, Dec 18.

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    Osram Dragon Dome

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    Photo: Company, Oct 8.

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    Taiwan-based LED packaging house Everlight Electronics displayed its latest LED lighting products at the 2013 Taiwan International Lighting Show. The exhibits included own-brand...

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    2013 Taiwan International Lighting Show: Edison Opto's cafe booth

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