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Consumer demand for LED lighting rises as demand for LED backlighting falters, says DisplaySearch

Mar 26, 14:27

Although demand for LED chips for backlighting applications in display screens is expected to decline, LED lighting sales are growing, and total shipments of LED chips are on the...

Prices for backlight-use LEDs fall in 3Q13

Aug 19, 22:01

Quotes for LED chips used in backlight units (BLUs) of LCD TVs for the third quarter have dropped by 6-9% sequentially and those for LED BLUs for notebooks and LCD monitors by 5-8%...

Macroblock, On-Bright 3Q13 sales to continue growth

Jul 29, 16:38

Growing demand for LED backlight products will continue to buoy the revenue performance of LED driver IC suppliers Macroblock and On-Bright Electronics in the third quarter of 2013,...

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...

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...

Epistar May revenues reach record high

Jun 6, 20:23

LED chipmaker Epistar has reported May revenues of NT$2.223 billion (US$74 million), showing an on-month increase of 15.8% and an on-year increase of 19.42%. The figure was also a...

Biing-Jye Lee, chairman of Epistar

LED lighting demand to rise in 2H13, says Epistar

Jun 3, 14:33

Demand for LED backlighting rebounded in the first half of 2013, but firms expect demand to slow down after mid-June because China's energy-saving appliance procurement subsidy program...

Epistar

Edison Opto enters LED TV backlight market

May 30, 13:47

Taiwan-based high-power LED packaging house Edison Opto plans to provide products for TV backlight applications in 2013. According to industry sources, Edison Opto's TV backlighting...

Unity Opto sees 1Q13 revenues up 88% on year

May 13, 10:26

Taiwan-based LED packaging house Unity Opto has announced first-quarter 2013 consolidated revenues of NT$1.79 billion (US$59 million), representing an on-year increase of 75.6%. Net...

LED upstream ingot output value may reach US$324 million in 2015, says Displaybank

May 7, 13:54

Output value in the LED upstream ingot segment is expected to reach US$324 million in 2015, according to market research institute Displaybank.

Lextar reports 1Q13 revenues with 22% sequential growth

May 7, 10:22

Taiwan-based LED firm Lextar reported first-quarter 2013 consolidated revenues of NT$2.888 billion (US$97 million), representing on-quarter growth of 22.5% and an on-year growth of...

Booming LED backlight demand to continue until November, say Taiwan LED makers

May 2, 19:39

Due to strong global demand for LCD TVs, demand for LED backlight units (BLUs) has become robust since the second quarter of 2013 and the booming demand is expected to persist until...

Sapphire substrate prices may increase in 2Q13

Apr 25, 21:43

Sapphire substrate makers have noted that order visibility is clear to May due to expected demand growth in the LED backlighting and lighting markets. Market observers believe prices...

Taiwan LED firms report rising total March revenues

Apr 16, 12:18

LED firms that are listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) have reported total March revenues of NT$9.39 billion (US$313 million), up by 35.1% on month. These LED firms are expected...

China LED firms may begin dumping in 3Q13

Apr 15, 11:41

LED makers have been seeing rising demand and capacity utilization rates in the second quarter of 2013. However, China-based makers noted that there is currently CNY5 billion (US$807...

Epistar China joint ventures to expand capacities in 2013

Apr 10, 14:32

Demand for backlighting products for large-size TVs in China continues to rise, according to Biing-Jye Lee, chairman of Epistar. Lee added that the firm's joint venture for LED epitaxial...

Biing-Jye Lee, chairman of Epistar (right)

I-Chiun sees March revenues increase 29% sequentially

Apr 9, 10:58

Taiwan-based LED lead frame maker I-Chiun Precision Industry has reported March consolidated revenues of NT$557 million (US$18.5 million), showing an on-month increase of 29.69% and...

Lextar expects LED backlight orders from non-AUO to rise to 50-60% in 2013

Mar 11, 21:20

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker and chip packager Lextar Electronics expects the proportion of LED backlight unit (BLU) orders for clients other than AU Optronics...

Epistar, Everlight report falling February revenues

Mar 11, 10:35

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar has reported February consolidated revenues of NT$1.259 billion (US$42 million), representing an on-month decrease of 6.7% and an on-year decrease...

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Digitimes Research: High-brightness LED market output value to grow 15.8% on year in 2013

Mar 7, 10:59

The global output value of high-brightness LEDs in 2013 is predicted to reach US$11.29 billion, representing an on-year growth rate of 15.8%. Increasing demand for LED lighting applications...

Effects of Lextar-Wellypower merger to show in March

Jan 25, 10:25

The merger of Lextar and Wellypower, two LED subsidiaries of AU Optronics (AUO), will be completed on February 1, 2013.

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Unity Opto expects 1Q13 revenues to show 60% increase on-year

Jan 24, 22:06

Taiwan-based LED packaging house Unity Opto recently received an order for 20,000 street lamps from Europe, therefore, the firm expects first-quarter 2013 revenues to show an on-year...

LED-backlit LCD TV penetration rate to reach 90% in 2013

Jan 24, 22:04

As Samsung Electronics has announced plans to halt production of traditional CCFL-backlit LCD TVs and focus on LED-backlit models, market observers believe the penetration rate of...

COB product shipments to show significant on-year growth in 2012, says Lextar

Dec 20, 14:28

Lextar, a LED subsidiary of AU Optronics (AUO), has announced its merger with Wellypower, another AUO subsidiary. Lextar noted that demand for high-power chip-on-board (COB) products...

China market: LED chip capacity to increase in 2013

Dec 11, 14:11

China's LED chipmakers have been slowing down capacity expansion in 2012 due to market oversupply, but some firms have announced plans to invest in upstream epitaxial crystal proce...

Demand for backlights strong, lighting to see significant growth in 2013, say LED makers

Oct 17, 12:08

Orders of LED backlight products will likely be strong throughout October-November. Although growth of LED lighting has been slowing down, LED firms are optimistic that the LED lighting...

Epistar acquires Huga Optotech

Oct 1, 10:51

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar will issue new shares in order to obtain a 100% stake in Huga Optotech, the firm announced on September 28. Huga Optotech has been officially acquired...

Chairman and president of Epistar

I-Chiun sees rising revenues from TV backlight modules

Sep 26, 15:11

Taiwan-based LED lead frame maker, I-Chiun Precision Industry, has been seeing revenue growth due to increasing sales of LED light bar modules for direct-lit LED TVs. Demand for TV...

Backlight demand for large-size products continues to be strong, says Epistar

Sep 19, 15:37

Starting September 2012, demand for AlGaInP LED has been weakening, according to LED chipmaker Epistar. Nevertheless, the firm added, demand for backlight applications is still strong,...

Prices of TV LED-backlit products to dip another 5-6% in 3Q12

Aug 3, 01:05

Prices of LED-backlit products for TVs are likely to continue dropping 5-6% in the third quarter of 2012 after suffering a reduction of 1-2% in the previous quarter due to low order...

LED lighting order visibility clear to September, says Lite-On

Jul 2, 11:31

Lite-On Technology has indicate order visibility of LED lighting is clear to September. Nevertheless, the introduction of the second generation of ultrabooks with Windows 8 in second-half...

Lite-On LED lightings

Formosa Epitaxy sees order visibility extend to November

Jun 21, 14:12

LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy has seen its order visibility extend to November and is currently in talks for new orders for LED backlighting and lighting products with 10 potential...

Frank Chien, chairman of Formosa Epitaxy

September orders depend on China market, says Epistar chairman

Jun 20, 01:30

Lee Biing-jye, chairman of Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar, has noted the firm's order visibility for TV LED backlight units (BLU) is clear to August. Orders in September will...

Lee Biing-jye, chairman of Epistar

LED industry predicts revenue growth for 2Q12

May 30, 01:20

Downstream LED packaging houses have been operating with capacity utilization rates of 70-80%. In particular, Unity Opto indicated order visibility is clear through June and predicted...

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    CES 2011: Samsung D8000 LED TV

    Samsung Electronics LED D8000 series feature 240Hz refresh rate, 2ms MPRT, improved LED backlight scanning, Wi-Fi connection. The D8000 series comes with Samsung's new 3D glasses...

    Photo: company, Jan 7.

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    Chimei 23LH 23-inch LED-backlit LCD monitor

    Chimei has launched a 23-inch L series LED-backlit LCD monitor, the 23LH. The monitor features Chimei Color Enhance (CCE) PRO technology and 3D-ColorSpace Balancer for better picture...

    Photo: company, Mar 29.

  • Veeco+TurboDisc+K465i+GaN+MOCVD+system

    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.

  • CES+2010%3A+Sharp+LED%2Dbacklit+LE920+series+LCD+TV+

    CES 2010: Sharp LED-backlit LE920 series LCD TV

    Sharp showcased its new LED-backlit AQUOS LE920 AQUOS series LCD TV at the CES 2010. The series features Sharp's four primary color technology that adds the color Y (yellow) to the...

    Photo: Company, Jan 20.

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    FIC PCA40 notebook

    First International Computer (FIC) unveiled its latest 14-inch Calpella-based notebooks at CES 2010, the PCA40 and PCA41. The PCA40 and PCA41 are powered by Intel's Core i5 or Core...

    Photo: Company, Jan 14.

  • LCD TV overview - Jun 2011

    Growth of the global LCD TV market was not as strong as expected in 2010 as the market continued to feel the aftershocks of the economic recession that had hit at the end of 2008.

  • Overview of LCD TV market - May 2010

    When the economic recession hit at the end of 2008, the LCD TV market seemed to be heading toward a doomsday scenario in 2009; however, demand turned out to be surprisingly strong.

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