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Demand for TV LED backlights to hold in 2H12, say Taiwan LED makers

May 18, 15:11

Although demand for LCD TVs in the China market has appeared to be smaller than originally expected, demand for LED backlight units used in LCD TVs in the second half of 2012 will...

Large-size LCD panel makers expect shipments to grow by 11%, revenues by 14% in 2Q12

May 15, 16:04

Large-area TFT LCD panel shipments declined in both fourth-quarter 2011 and irst-quarter 2012, reflecting adjustments in supply chain inventories. However, with brands and OEMs increasing...

Tekcore to ship more LED backlight products to Korea in 2Q12

Apr 12, 16:14

LED chipmaker Tekcore expects its shipments of backlighting applicatiosn for direct- and edge-type LED-backlit TVs to clients in Korea to gain momentum starting the second quarter...

Samsung is global number one LED monitor vendor, report says

Apr 10, 16:26

Samsung Electronics has become the world's top seller of LED-backlit LCD monitors, according to a Korean news report.

South Korea firms to push sales of low-price LED TVs

Mar 9, 11:09

Samsung Electronics is rumored to be giving up production of CCFL-backlit LCD TVs to fully adopt LED-backlight modules. The firm will promote direct-lit LED TVs aggressively in 2012...

LG

Direct-lit LED TV cost may not shrink much

Mar 5, 12:06

The cost narrowing between direct-lit LED TVs and CCFL-backlit TVs may face a roadblock, said industry sources. However, firms such as Samsung Electronics, China-based TCL, and North...

LED TVs

LED TV backlight demand pushes February capacity utilization to reach 70%, say LED firms

Feb 20, 14:39

The inventory of TV backlights has been cleared, pushing demand to return after the Lunar New Year holidays. LED backlights for TVs have become the main force to drive up sales for...

LED TV

Rubicon sees slight increase of sapphire substrate orders

Feb 13, 11:18

Orders of 2- and 4-inch sapphire wafers have been rebounding slightly in first-quarter 2012, according to Rubicon. Industry sources indicated that orders have been showing signs of...

LED lightings

Penetration rate of LED-backlit TVs to top 60-70% in 2012, says sources

Feb 9, 16:00

With branded TV vendors continuing to expand their product lineups for LED TVs, the penetration rate of LED-backlit TVs to global TV shipments is expected to climb to 60-70% in 2012,...

Penetration rates of 3D and LED TVs continue to rise in January

Feb 8, 15:03

Recently published market research indicates that in January 2012, among all TV models marketed, 40% supported 3D and 70% of models were LED TVs.

3D TVs

Lighting Japan 2012: Japan LED firms aim at various lighting applications

Feb 8, 12:02

At Lighting Japan 2012, Taiwan- and China-based firms focused on showcasing LED light bulbs while Japan-based firms displayed various LED lighting applications.

Cold white LED lightings

Wellypower appoints new president

Feb 3, 11:20

CCFL (cold cathode fluorescent lamp) specialist Wellypower Optronics has appointed Allen Huang as its new president, replacing outgoing Chang Tjong-ren. Under the leadership of the...

Allen Huang, president of Wellypower

Taiwan LED chipmakers expect 1Q12 LED TV backlight shipments to rise

Feb 1, 01:20

Taiwan-based LED chipmakers Genesis Photonics and Formosa Epitaxy indicate that capacity utilization rates in first-quarter 2012 should be able to reach around 70-80%. In addition,...

LED TVs

Global demand for MOCVD equipment to decrease by half

Jan 16, 11:30

The number of LED chips used in LED TVs has been decreasing. Industry sources believe LED TVs will only require 10-12 units of high-power LED chips in the future. Hence global demand...

LED TVs

Commentary: Market opportunities for direct-type LED TVs

Dec 28, 15:31

The penetration rate of LED TVs will likely reach 40% in 2011, a bit lower than 50% forecast in the beginning of the year. The market expects direct-type LED TVs will cause a new...

LCD TV

Low order visibility for LED BLUs

Dec 28, 14:51

Despite rush orders for LED backlightings for new TV models in the fourth quarter, demand for LED TVs has remained weak in general, with most LED players holding a cautious outlook...

Epistar Guangzhou plant breaks ground

Dec 20, 01:20

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar and lighting firm Delta have been setting up a joint venture with China-based TV maker Skyworth in the Guangdong province in China. The joint venture...

LED makers report mixed results for November

Dec 8, 11:03

Taiwan-based LED makers have reported mixed results for November, with Epistar, Edison Opto, Wellypower, Bright LED, and Ledtech Optoelectronics posting sequential revenue gains for...

LED lighting

Taiwan 3Q11 LED lighting output value falls on-quarter

Nov 22, 01:20

Taiwan's LED lighting output value in third-quarter 2011 was NT$2.03 billion (US$67 million), a 19.4% drop on quarter and 12% decrease on year. Industry sources indicated the price...

LED lighting

Price gap between LED-backlit and CCFL-backlit monitors begins to widen again

Nov 22, 01:15

Beginning from second quarter 2011, the price of models below 22-inch almost have no difference while the price gap of models above 24-inch has narrowed to 5%. However, the market...

LCD TVs

China LED inventory growing

Nov 21, 15:22

China's LED industry has been facing pressure due to high levels of inventory and oversupply in the market. The second factor has caused prices of LED chips to drop more than 20%...

LED firms report falling October revenues

Nov 9, 01:20

LED chipmaker Epistar reported falling October revenues of NT$1.26 billion (US$42 million), representing a 10.6% decrease on month and 26% decrease on year. Epistar indicated despite...

Brand vendors to introduce low-price LED TVs to boost sales

Nov 3, 11:14

Weaker-than-expected demand for LCD TVs in 2011 has prompted many brands to introduce low-price models hoping to stimulate demand and increase sales. In 2012, 3D will continue to...

LED prices likely to continue falling in 4Q11

Oct 26, 11:53

Having fallen 5-15% in third quarter 2011, LED prices are expected to continue dropping in the fourth quarter amid oversupply pressue.

TV vendors to roll out more direct type LED backlight models in 2012, says sources

Oct 11, 16:09

TV vendors are expected to ramp up the production of direct type LED-backlight models for the entry-level and mid-range segments in 2012, boosting the penetration rate of those models...

Lextar sees slight increase of September revenues

Oct 6, 14:19

Taiwan-based LED firm Lextar saw a slight on-month increase of 1.4% in its September revenues. Reported September revenues were NT$890 million (US$29 million), showing a 10.8% on-year...

Digitimes Research: China LED industry should not blindly increase capacity but focus on improving technology, management, and quality

Sep 29, 16:22

The LED industry has been growing rapidly in China. Digitimes Research recently visited China-based LED chipmaker Hang Zhou Silan Azure (Silan Azure) to gain insights in China's LED...

Jiang Zhong Yong, general manager of Silan Azure

Everlight plans to expand operations in China, says chairman

Sep 21, 11:40

Capacity utilization in the LED industry has been lower than expected in 2011, and the fourth quarter is likely to be moderate, said Robert Yeh, chairman of Everlight. Growth of TV...

Robert Yeh

Lextar, G-Tech, Chimei Materials to debut on TSE

Sep 20, 12:10

Panel component suppliers such as LED player Lextar, surface glass maker G-Tech Optoelectronics (G-Tech) and light guide plate maker Chimei Materials are expect to debut on the Taiwan...

Epistar to start operation of LED joint venture in China

Sep 16, 11:24

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar will inaugurate Epicrystal (Changzhou), its 60%-stake held LED joint venture on September 23. Epicrystal can house 60 sets of MOCVD equipment but...

Revenues from LED lighting to account for 20% in 2011, says Huga chairman

Sep 9, 16:09

LED demand from TV firms has been uncertain causing slow growth for the industry. However, the potential of LED lighting is foreseeable. TP Chen, chairman of Taiwan-based LED firm...

Nichia to enter the TV BLU market

Sep 7, 14:45

Demand for TV backlight modules (BLUs) has been decreasing. Competition is likely to become more fierce as Japan-based LED firm Nichia enters the market.

LED firms report steady August revenues

Sep 7, 01:15

LED packaging house Everlight reported flat August revenues of NT$1.35 billion (US$46.38 million), representing a 17.19% on-year decrease. Low demand for TV backlight modules (BLUs)...

LED backlight market yet to hit bottom, says Lite-On CEO

Aug 30, 15:38

The market for LED backlight modules has not yet hit bottom, as oversupply continues plaguing it, according to KC Terng, CEO of Lite-On Technology. But LED packaging house Unity Opto...

LED market growth transitions to lighting applications, says DisplaySearch

Aug 26, 14:21

Market indicators continue to predict an on-year rise of 20% in LED usage across applications in 2011 with lighting leading the way, according to DisplaySearch. The total package...

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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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