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LCD TV shipment growth falls to record low in 2Q11, says DisplaySearch

Aug 26, 11:50

Global TV shipments were soft in first quarter 2011 as the worldwide TV supply chain digested excess inventory, but still had an on-year growth of 1%. In second-quarter 2011, TV shipment...

LED industry leaders hope Taiwan government can give effective support

Aug 24, 15:48

Demand for LED backlight modules has been low, and the industry fears a return in demand will not occur until second-quarter 2012. The low demand is causing many LED firms to expand...

Huga Optotech sees 1H11 revenues down 9%

Aug 24, 11:53

Huga Optotech saw first-half 2011 gross margins decrease to 2% with EPS at negative NT$0.21. First-half revenues were NT$1.877 billion (US$64.73 million), showing an on-year decrease...

Epistar reports 2Q11 gross margin of 28%

Aug 23, 16:01

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar has announced financial performance for the first half of 2011. Revenues of parent company reached NT$9.779 billion (US$337 million) with gross...

Taiwan firms to move in LED equipment at China plants by year-end

Aug 22, 17:01

Demand has been uncertain in the LED end market causing many firms to delay or decrease the size of capacity expansion scheduled for 2011. But Taiwan-based LED firms such as Epistar,...

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LED market shows slight growth in 2Q11

Aug 22, 16:44

Low demand for LED TVs and the decreasing number of LED chips used per device have been causing the LED market to grow just 12.4% on quarter compared to first-quarter 2011. LED market...

China LED industry lights up to nearly US$6 billion in 2011, says IHS

Aug 19, 16:45

Buoyed by government support and increased penetration into new applications, China's LED market will jump to US$5.8 billion in 2011, up a robust 23% from US$4.7 billion last year,...

Lite-On expects green products to contribute 50% of revenues in 2011

Aug 19, 16:41

Lite-On Technology expects revenues from green products to exceed 50% in 2011. Lite-On's Eastern China operation center in Changzhou will begin production in September targeting the...

Taiwan LED firms show 18% decrease on year, in July revenues

Aug 18, 15:06

Low demand affected the July revenues of LED firms. According to research institutes, Taiwan-based LED firms' total revenues in July were NT$8.648 billion (US$299 million), a 6.35%...

LED players bracing for weak year-end shopping

Aug 18, 11:27

With TV vendors digesting their inventories, demand for large-size LED backlighting products continues to be gloomy. While demand in the past would usually start picking up in September...

LED firms looking to lighting products for revenue growth

Lighting to account for 45-50% of revenues by end of 2011, says Lextar chairman

Aug 10, 16:07

LED chipmaker Lextar has reported revenues from lighting products in second-quarter 2011 reached NT$500 million (US$17 million) and it expects growth of lighting revenues in the third...

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Sapphire crystal firms see weak July sales

Aug 10, 15:39

Weak demand for LED backlight modules has been affecting upstream sapphire crystal growing and substrate firms. According to industry sources, the price of 2-inch sapphire substrates...

China-based Tsinghua Tongfang plans to expand MOCVD capacity

Aug 9, 14:34

China-based Tsinghua Tongfang held a ceremony for the beginning of production at its semiconductor and LED base in Nantong, China on August 8. The completion of the base, which includes...

The ceremony for the start of LED production

Aixtron reports 1H11 financial performance

Aug 8, 16:20

During the first half year of 2011, Aixtron's equipment order intake amounted to EUR432.5 million (US$622 million), a 26% on-year growth. Recorded orders continued to be received...

LCD monitor sales in Taiwan likely to decrease 10% in 2011

Aug 3, 01:25

The high penetration rate of LCD monitors and the increasing popularity of low-priced notebooks and tablet PCs are likely to cause annual sales of LCD monitors in Taiwan to decrease...

Asia will sustain LED business over near term, says Information Network

Aug 2, 14:55

While steady and positive proliferation of LED lighting products continues, key price points could trigger real commercial demand, and Korea, Japan, and China have the solutions according...

Increasing TV demand coming from emerging markets

Aug 2, 01:35

The economies in developed countries have been weak, which has affected shipments of TVs in 2011. Market estimates for total global shipments of TVs will be around 252 million units...

Taiwan Bureau of Energy responds to criticism from Everlight chairman

Jul 28, 12:39

Weak demand for LED TVs has been causing stress to LED firms. Robert Yeh, chairman of Everlight, recently pointed out the lack of supporting policies from Taiwan's government for...

Orders for large-size LED BLUs declining in July

Jul 21, 14:41

Orders for large-size LED backlight units (BLUs) from downstream TV makers so far this month have been lower than those received in June, according to sources at LED chipmakers. Since...

Lower energy costs over the lifetime of the TV will pay back LED premium, says DisplaySearch

Jul 19, 14:44

Brands are missing an opportunity to market LED-backlit LCD TVs based on cost savings. According to DisplaySearch, analysis of electricity and TV prices together with power consumption...

LED industry to grow 5-10% in 3Q11

Jul 18, 14:57

Demand in the LED industry has not been reviving as expected. Order visibility continues to be low in July, according to industry sources. The quarterly growth is likely to be around...

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Unity Opto lands large volume orders for LED lighting products

Jul 15, 10:18

Taiwan-based LED packaging house Unity Opto Technology has reportedly landed US$10 million worth of orders for LED lighting products from a client in Europe with shipments to begin...

US FPD TV prices rise in June on 3D demand, says IHS

Jul 14, 09:49

For the third month in a row, US pricing for flat-panel TVs increased in June, fueled by the increasing availability of high-priced active 3D LCD TVs, according to IHS iSuppli.

Penetration of LED-backlit monitors to reach over 60% in 2H11

Jul 13, 01:05

The growth of LED-backlit monitors has been growing rapidly as many brands have stopped introducing CCFL-backlit products. In addition, the price of LED-backlit monitors has been...

Increase drive current can rapidly lower LED costs, says FOREPI chairman

Jul 12, 14:46

Cost-down has become the focus of competition in the LED industry. According to Frank Chien, chairman of Formosa Epitaxy (FOREPI), the IT industry has been focusing on increasing...

China market: TV vendors shift focus to rural areas

Jul 12, 13:51

The TV market in China is set to enter a price war in the second half of 2011 due to a slowdown in demand and a lackluster performance in the first half, with vendors to shift their...

Unity Opto and Bright LED June revenues down 30% on-year

Jul 6, 01:15

LED packaging houses Unity Opto and Bright LED both reported approximately 30% on-year decreases in June revenues. According to industry sources, demand in the TV market has been...

LED demand from TV may remain weak till August

Jul 4, 11:00

Taiwan-based LED chip makers and packagers have yet see orders from LED-backlit LCD TV vendors rise for the third-quarter peak season, and the unclear situation is likely to remain...

Current condition and future prospects of LED: Q&A with Lextar chairman David Su

Jun 29, 15:57

As a LED subsidiary of AU Optronics (AUO), Lextar has been viewed as a LED backlight module maker. Recently Lextar has set goals to enter the LED lighting market. David Su, chairman...

David Su, chairman of Lextar

Tekcore to deal out cash dividend of NT$1

Jun 29, 01:15

LED chipmaker Tekcore announced at its shareholders meeting on June 28 it will deal out a cash dividend of NT$1 (US$0.034). The conflict between Tekcore and Everlight, one of its...

CPT showcasing 3D, touch, and window LCD applications at Display Taiwan 2011

Jun 15, 01:40

Taiwan-based Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) is currently showcasing it latest technologies in 3D imaging, touch, and green energy related panels at Display Taiwan 2011. WS Lin, chairman...

Everlight aims to become top-3 in lighting market, says company chairman

Jun 15, 01:30

LED lighting has been booming and many firms have been trying to enter the lucrative market. Robert Yeh, chairman of LED packaging house Everlight, has revealed the company aims to...

Hsinchu City cooperates with Cree to become the first LED city in Taiwan

Jun 15, 01:20

The Hsinchu city government signed an agreement with international lighting firm Cree to become the first LED city in Taiwan on June 14. Cree launched the "LED City Program"...

Taiflex reports falling May revenues

Jun 14, 01:55

Taiflex Scientific reported May revenues of NT$404 million (US$14 million), a 32% decrease on month and 31% decrease on year. Taiflex stated the decrease in May revenues was due to...

Taiwan LED industry shows improved May performance

Jun 14, 01:45

Industry observers predict LED backlight modules for TV applications will demonstrate apparent volume production in third quarter 2011 as penetration continues to increase. LED lighting...

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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.

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    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.

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    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.

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