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Market value of Taiwan's LED industry in 2011 will reach NT$200 billion, says PIDA

Jun 14, 01:20

The Photonics Festival in Taiwan 2011 will take place in Taipei from June 14-16. There will be more than 1,420 photonics and 630 display booths. International firms such as Japan-based...

Tekcore may advance board reelection

Jun 13, 15:39

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Tekcore has delayed the reelection of its board of directors trying to fend off control by two major sharehokders, Everlight and Epistar. But the move seems...

Epistar announces 2010 dividend of NT$4.50

Jun 10, 16:30

LED chipmaker Epistar announced cash dividends of NT$4.50 on June 10 during a shareholders meeting.

Taiwan-based LED chipmakers report mixed May performances

Jun 9, 12:25

LED chipmaker Epistar saw May revenues increase on month by 12.7% to NT$1,908 million (US$66 million). The figure also represents a 9.3% increase on year. According to Epistar, the...

Everlight and Unity Opto report strong May revenues

Jun 8, 10:14

LED packaging houses Everlight and Unity Opto have reported strong revenues for May as demand for LED lighting and shipments of backlight modules for tablet PCs increased.

Lextar aims at the lighting market, says chairman of Lextar

Jun 7, 15:44

Lextar has had a strong emphasis on the backlight modules, but now it is shifting focus to the lighting market, according to David Su, president and chairman of the Taiwan-based LED...

3D TV panel penetration rate may reach 12.3% for 2011

Jun 7, 14:32

Major LCD panel firms Samsung Electronics, LG Display, AU Optronics (AUO) and Chimei Innolux (CMI) have been focusing on increasing the shipments for 3D TV applications.

Taiwan market: AOC to launch extra thin LED-backlit monitor in 2H11

Jun 2, 01:45

AOC, an own-brand business of TPV Technology, plans to launch a 23-inch LED-backlit monitor with a thickness of only 0.95cm as well as 23- and 27-inch 3D monitors in the second half...

Penetration of LED TVs in 2011 will reach 43%, says WitsView

May 24, 16:57

The difference in cost between LED-backlit and CCFL-backlit TVs has been narrowing since panel makers began introducing new types of LED-backlight modules with innovative designs...

Taiwan-based backlight module makers to expand LED lighting productions

May 24, 01:45

Taiwan-based backlight module makers such as Coretronic, Radiant Opto-Electronics, and Kenmos Technology have been expanding production of LED lighting products. Industry sources...

LED TV industry facing oversupply concerns

May 24, 01:05

Although the second quarter is the traditional strong season in the TV industry, April sales continued to stagnate for LED TVs. The appreciation of Taiwan's currency and weak demand...

China market: Samsung aims to be largest vendor of LED lighting in 2013

May 20, 10:37

Samsung Electronics has been extending its LED production from backlights to lighting applications with China being the major market, and will shift production of LED lighting products...

LCD panel industry should focus on high value-added, profitable products, says AUO executive VP

May 20, 10:29

The TFT-LCD panel industry has witnessed many changes since it began to take shape more than 10 years, some of the latest being the appearance of smartphones, tablet PCs, LED, and...

Brightek Optoelectronic to debut on Taiwan OTC market in 3Q11

May 19, 16:19

Shenzhen-based, Taiwan-funded LED packaging house Brightek Optoelectronic plans to debut on Taiwan's OTC market in the third quarter. Brightek was founded in 2001 and relocated headquarters...

To provide complete lighting solutions is inevitable for LED firms, says Lextar chairman

May 16, 15:26

Taiwan-based LED firms should know the difference between the markets of panel backlighting and general lighting before entering, David Su, chairman and president of Taiwan-based...

Wellypower 1Q11 revenue proportion for LED backlights rises to 55%

May 3, 17:07

TFT-LCD backlight unit (BLU) maker Wellypower Optronics saw its proportion of total revenues for LED BLUs rise to 55% in the first quarter of 2011 while that for CCFL BLUs dropped...

Global LED backlight penetration of LCD TVs estimated at 56% in 2011

May 3, 11:49

The proportion of LED-backlit models in global LCD TV sales are forecast to reach 56% in 2011, and top 90% in 2014, according market observers.

Commentary: 2011 is the year of fierce competition for LED firms as gross margins contract

May 2, 11:41

The inception of LED into various TV models took the market for a rollercoaster ride in 2010. On one hand, the market grew by leaps and bounds bringing outstanding profits for LED...

Demand for LCD monitors expected to heat up

Apr 28, 16:46

Recently the demand for LCD monitors shows signs of return after Chinese New Year. The price gap between LED- and CCFL-backlit models also shrank, which allows vendors to have performance...

50% of penetration for LED TV in 2011, says AUO executive VP

Apr 28, 16:10

Despite the weak demand on the consumer end causing doubts in the growth of LED-backlit LCD TVs, the growth of CCFL models in the market is still curbed, according to Paul Peng, executive...

Formosa Epitaxy not optimistic about 2Q11 demand for LED TV BLUs, says chairman

Apr 20, 11:15

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Formosa Epitaxy does not expect demand for LED TV backlight units (BLUs) to rebound until the end of this quarter or early next quarter although...

Everlight delivers LED backlight products to Apple for verification, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 18, 14:04

LED chip packaging company Everlight Electronics has delivered samples of its LED backlight products designed to be used in table PCs to Apple for validation, according to a Chinese-language...

Lite-On Tech posts net profit of NT$2.19 billion for 4Q10

Mar 29, 01:35

Lite-On Technology has reported consolidated revenues for the fourth quarter of 2010 of NT$30.6 billion (US$1.04 billion), up 7.1% on year. Net profits for the quarter totaled NT$2.19...

LED packager Unity Opto to see revenues up 5-10% sequentially in 1Q11

Mar 28, 16:55

LED packager Unity Opto Technology is expected to see its revenues bounce back to its previous high of NT$700 million (US$23.75 million) in March 2011 and first-quarter revenues grow...

Samsung aims for 30% of Smart TV market in 2011

Mar 25, 01:45

Samsung Electronics is actively promoting Smart TV to compete with Sony's Google TV and aims to ship 12 million units in 2011, accounting for 30% of the global Smart TV shipments.

China market: LCD TV sales to grow only 10% in 2012

Mar 24, 16:23

The LCD TV market in China will become mature in 2012 with annual sales growth to drop to 10% compared to a 40% growth recorded in 2010 and a 15-18% growth projected for 2011, according...

Taiwan market: 22-inch LCD monitor replaces 19-inch as mainstream

Mar 21, 17:07

With prices dropping to the sweet spot, 22-inch LCD monitors replaced 19-inch models as the mainstream in the Taiwan market in January-February, driven by promotions by such vendors...

US TV prices decline to make way for new models, says IHS iSuppli

Mar 10, 15:26

Pricing for flat-panel TVs in the United States fell for a third consecutive month in February as manufacturers sought to clear old inventory and make room for new 2011 models, according...

Radiant February consolidated revenues up almost 30% sequentially

Mar 7, 16:39

Backlight unit (BLU) maker Radiant Opto-Electronics has posted consolidated revenues of NT$5.21 billion (US$177.25 million) for February, increasing 29.4% sequentially and 84.6% on...

Taiwan market: LCD monitor market to remain flat in 2011, says BenQ

Mar 2, 01:40

With the LCD monitor market maturing and delays in government procurement projects, the LCD monitor market in Taiwan is expected to remain flat or decrease slightly in 2011, while...

LED TV panel shipments reach 16.6 million units in 4Q10, says DisplaySearch

Mar 1, 16:51

Global shipments of LCD TV panels with LED backlights reached a high of 16.6 million units in the fourth quarter of 2010, with strong growth in edge-lit configurations, according...

Labor Day holiday in May to help generate panel prices and shipments

Feb 25, 01:05

Better-than-expected sales during the Lunar New Year holiday in China helped digest panel inventory levels in the system-end market, and with the upcoming Labor Day holidays in May,...

LED packaging houses expect 10% sequential growth in 1Q11 revenues, chipmakers expect revenues to remain flat

Feb 23, 01:35

Benefiting from the recovering demand for TV backlighting and general lighting, LED players expect strong performance in the first quarter of 2011 despite seasonality, and some packaging...

Taiwan flat-panel industry value to reach NT$379.13 billion in 1Q11

Feb 18, 15:01

Due to fewer working days and seasonality, Taiwan's flat-panel display industry value is expected to reach NT$379.13 billion (US$12.92 billion) in the first quarter of 2011, dropping...

China market: More TV price-cut promotions expected before March

Feb 18, 01:20

More price-cut promotions are expected in China's TV market for new models scheduled to hit the market in March, as sales during the Lunar New Year holidays were lower-than-expected...

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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.

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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.

  • 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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