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  • Last update: Friday 18 October 2013 [375 news items]

LED TV vendors to focus more on edge-lit units in 2014

Oct 18, 11:36

LED TV vendors are planning to shift their focus more onto edge-lit units in 2014, which are expected to make up as high as 60% of LED TVs in the market during the year.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Digitimes Research: LED TV to account for 100% of Samsung TV products in 2013

Apr 26, 15:47

LED TVs will account for 100% of Samsung and 90% of LG's TV products in 2013. Direct-lit LED TVs have lower production costs compared to side-lit LED TVs, which is beneficial in increasing...

Everlight optimistic about 2Q13

Apr 19, 10:31

Order visibility is clear to May and monthly revenues are expected to reach a record high in the second quarter, according to Pang-Yen Liu, general manager of Production Business...

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...

Taiwan market: Tsann Kuen to launch affordable 50-inch LED TV

Apr 12, 15:12

Tsann Kuen, a large IT and consumer electronics retail chain in Taiwan, will launch a 50-inch direct-type LED-backlit LCD TV under its own brand Fujimaru in the Taiwan market at NT$19,900...

Taiwan market: Foxconn to offer 40-inch Full HD TV for contract-bundled sale

Apr 12, 10:00

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced the offering of an internally produced 40-inch Full HD LED-backlit LCD TV for contract-bundled sale at NT$8,800 (US$294)...

Panel industry yet to be affected by rising tensions in Korea, says Amtran chairman

Apr 11, 13:42

The panel industry has yet to be affected by rising tensions between North and South Korea, according to Amtran chairman Alpha Wu.

Alpha Wu, chairman of Amtran

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...

LED component pricing to fall in 2013

Mar 6, 22:03

The first quarter is a traditional low season and the pricing of LED components used in backlighting and lighting products is expected to fall. In particular, medium-size LEDs used...

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...

Commentary: BLU demand expected to increase in 2013 due to LED TV and tablet sales

Jan 11, 10:52

Backlight unit (BLU) makers are forecast to see accelerated output value growth in 2013 due to an expected climb in the global LED TV penetration rate. In 2012, large-size LED TVs...

LED TV penetration rate expected to reach as high as 90% in 2013

Dec 22, 14:25

The LED TV penetration rate in 2013 is expected to fall between 80-90% largely due to major TV vendor Samsung Electronics expanding its direct-type LED TVs, according to market obs...

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...

LED TV penetration rate expected to increase in 2013, say observers

Dec 17, 15:50

The LED TV penetration rate is expected to increase in 2013 mostly due to TV vendors increasing their number of large-size high-resolution TV units for sale, according to market ob...

LED revenues will peak this decade, says IMS Research

Dec 14, 11:29

IMS Research is forecasting world packaged LED revenues to decline in the second half of the decade. With many LED end markets already saturated, the lighting sector is the main driver...

Unity Opto, Lextar see November revenues down on-month

Dec 5, 21:25

LED maker Unity Opto reported November consolidated revenues of NT$736 million (US$25 million), down 10% on month. Meanwhile, Lextar reported November revenues of NT$780 million,...

Sales in 1Q13 to show on-year growth, says Everlight chairman

Nov 22, 13:56

Robert Yeh, chairman of Taiwan-based LED packaging house Everlight, has stated that, due to delayed orders for backlighting and lighting products, sales in the first quarter of 2013...

Robert Yeh, chairman of Everlight

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

Digitimes Research: Samsung LED 2012 revenues to reach KRW2.5 trillion

Sep 20, 15:50

Samsung Electronics and Samsung Electro-Mechanics each invested 50% to set up Samsung LED. In April 2012, Samsung LED merged into the Device Solutions business unit within Samsung...

LED TV penetration rate expected to reach 70%

Aug 21, 15:06

The penetration rate for LED TVs is expected to reach 70% in 2012 as direct-type models are increasingly dropping in price.

Unity Opto reports record high July revenues

Aug 7, 15:57

Taiwan-based LED firm Unity Opto has reported July consolidated revenues of NT$785 million (US$26.22 million), a record high figure representing an on-month increase of 10.1% and...

Taiwan market: Firms engage in competitions over direct-lit LED TVs

Aug 6, 11:28

Consumption in the LCD TV market has been less than expected causing firms to adjust capacities accordingly to promote products that can save costs and increase utilization rates...

Digitimes Research: Seoul Semiconductor predicts 3Q12 revenues to increase by 7-11% sequentially

Aug 3, 14:56

Despite many uncertainties in the LED industry in second-half 2012, South Korea-based LED firm Seoul Semiconductor and upstream LED chip subsidiary Seoul Optodevice Company (SOC)...

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...

Taiwan LED firms indicate mixed 3Q12 forecasts

Jul 19, 01:30

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar is conservative about third-quarter 2012 market conditions. Despite having clear order visibility for August, September continues to be unclear,...

Epistar

BenQ to release new smart and LED TV models

Jul 18, 01:20

BenQ is planning to release a new 42-inch direct-type LED TV and a 55-inch smart TV in order to meet growing trends among smart products in Taiwan, according to industry sources.

Digitimes Research: Shipments of direct-lit LED TVs to rise continuously in 2H12

Jul 13, 10:57

While upstream LED firms have been forecasting lower 2012 revenues and falling prices, downstream LED applications are expected to grow continuously through second-half 2012.

LED TVs

Total 2Q12 revenues of Taiwan LED firms increase 20% sequentially

Jul 12, 14:38

Market research shows that total second-quarter 2012 revenues of publicly traded Taiwan-based LED firms reached NT$25.82 billion (US$861 million), an on-quarter increase of 22.7%...

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