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Epistar to increase VCSEL wafer output in 2018

9h 56min ago

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar has extended production to wafers for processing VCSEL (vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser), with plans to expand production for the...

Commentary: Micro LED development to benefit from micro-assembly

Nov 21, 15:40

Integrating micro LED chips with various ICs and biometrics sensors using micro-assembly technology offers many business opportunities.

Epistar expects mini LED to be growth driver in 2018

Nov 21, 13:11

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar is poised to produce mini LED chips for smartphone and TV backlighting and expects mini LED to be a major growth driver in 2018, according...

Epistar chairman Lee Biing-jye (right)

Apple reportedly whittles down micro LED R&D team in Taiwan

Nov 20, 10:07

Apple has reportedly downsized its R&D team for development of micro LED display products in Longtan, northern Taiwan, due to issues related to mass transfer of micro LED chips...

Epistar records 3Q17 EPS of NT$0.75

Nov 13, 12:18

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar has reported its third-quarter 2017 net EPS reached NT$0.75 on consolidated revenues of NT$6.958 billion (US$230 million). For the third-quarter,...

Lextar, Unity Opto, Edison Opto post mixed results for January-September

Nov 10, 15:40

Vertically-integrated LED firm Lextar Electronics and LED packagers Unity Opto Technology and Edision Opto have released their financial reports for third-quarter 2017, with Lextar...

I-Chiun losses continue in 3Q17

Nov 9, 12:27

I-Chiun Precision Industry, a maker of lead frames used in LED packaging, recorded continued net operating loss of NT$42.4 million (US$1.4 million) for third-quarter 2017 mainly arising...

EOSRL forms consortium to develop micro LED panels for AR/VR devices

Nov 8, 15:08

The Electronic and Optoelectronic System Research Laboratories (EOSRL) has formed the Consortium for Intelligent Micro-assembly System to develop monocrhome blue-light micro LED panels...

Lextar ships LED backlighting devices for automotive, quantum-dot displays

Nov 7, 12:16

LED vertically-integrated firm Lextar Electronics has disclosed it has begun shipments of LED backlighting applications for automotive and quantum-dot displays, as well as new models...

Veeco wins preliminary injunction for patent infringement against SGL Carbon

Nov 7, 10:59

Veeco Instruments has announced that the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York granted Veeco's motion for a preliminary injunction against SGL Carbon, a supplier...

EOSRL cooperates with PlayNitride, Macroblock, Unimicron to develop ultra-fine pixel pitch Micro LED displays

Nov 6, 15:48

The Electronic and Optoelectronic System Research Laboratories (EOSRL) under the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) is cooperating with PlayNitride, LED driver IC design...

Macroblock has rolled driver ICs for Macro LED display products

Veeco, Allos co-develop MOCVD for micro LED wafers

Nov 3, 12:34

Veeco Instruments has transferred Allos Semiconductor's epitaxy technology onto its Propel Single-Wafer MOCVD system to enable micro LED production on existing silicon production...

Epistar inks LED supply pact with Hongli Zhihui

Nov 1, 15:38

China-based LED packager Hongli Zhihui has announced it has singed a pact with Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar for 4-year supply of LED chips for making automotive...

LED automotive lighting products

San'an Optoelectronics posts net profits of CNY2.378 billion for 1Q-3Q17

Oct 27, 12:34

China-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker San'an Optoelectronics has reported net profits of CNY$2.378 billion (US$349 million) for January-September 2017, hiking 59.0% on yea...

San'an obtains subsidy for MOCVD tool purchases

Oct 25, 15:45

China-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker San'an Optoelectronics has obtained first-phase subsidy of CNY124 million (US$18.7 million) from the government of Xiamen City, southeastern...

Micro LED development racing against time, says Mikro Mesa chairman

Oct 24, 12:56

Taiwan firms developing micro LED are racing against time to make technological breakthroughs within 500 days, or the technology will be limited to niche-market applications, according...

Mikro Mesa chairman Chen Li-yi

Epistar files infringement complaint against All Star Lighting Supplies

Oct 20, 13:08

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar has filed a complaint against All Star Lighting Supplies in New Jersey District Court, alleging that US-based company's sales of Luxrite-brand...

Epistar chairman Lee Biing-jye

Taiwan makers all set for mini LED

Oct 19, 12:11

Taiwan-based LED firms, in view of tight supply of AMOLED smartphone panels and increasing competition in the LED backlighting segment from China-based makers, are ready adopt mini...

Linde LienHwa making new gas production investments in Taiwan

Oct 17, 11:55

Linde LienHwa, a joint venture between the Germany-based Linde Group and Taiwan-based LienHwa Industrial, is a manufacturer of bulk and electronic specialty gases used during the...

Linde LienHwa's new electronics R&D center in Taichung, Taiwan

Osram Opto Semiconductors to start production at new Malaysia plant

Oct 16, 12:04

Germany-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Osram Opto Semiconductors will inaugurate a new factory in Kulim, Malaysia, on November 23, 2017, posing challenges to competitors...

Digitimes Research: Global high-brightness LED production value to grow 2-5% annually in 2018-2022

Oct 11, 13:40

Global production value for high-brightness LED chips in 2017 is estimated at US$13.179 billion, growing 2.8% on year, and the production value will increase 2-5% annually during...

Epistar September revenues hit 30-month high

Oct 11, 13:09

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.476 billion (US$81.6 million) for September, the highest monthly level since April 2015 with...

Lextar September revenues drop

Oct 6, 10:29

Vertically-integrated LED firm Lextar Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$987 million (US$32.6 million) for September, decreasing 7.26% sequentially and 20.28% on...

Epistar to see mild seasonal impact in 4Q17

Oct 3, 12:23

LED wafer and chip maker Epistar will only see mild seasonal impacts in the fourth quarter, with shipments and consolidated revenues to slip sequentially by less than 10%, according...

Commentary: Will micro LED feature on Apple devices?

Oct 2, 15:49

Apple has unveiled Apple Watch Series 3 characterized by a built-in eSIM (embedded SIM) chip which independently connects the device with LTE networks for voice communications and...

San'an sells Epistar shares

Sep 29, 13:07

China-based LED wafer and chip maker San'an Optoelectronics has disposed of 33.306 million shares of Taiwan-based fellow maker Epistar, equivalent to a 3.05% stake, according to the...

Lextar releases IR LED dual-recognition biometric sensor module

Sep 29, 12:24

Lextar Electronics has released PR88M32, an infrared (IR) LED biometric sensor module that it says can recognize human faces and iris. With a thickness of 1.4mm, the sensor module...

Lextar IR LED biometric sensors

Commentary: Micro LED panels can be competitive in smart displays

Sep 27, 15:46

As the displays market is approaching saturation, micro LED panels can compete with LCD and OLED if they are used as smart displays through being embedded with sensors.

A smartwatch with a micro LED display developed by PlayNitride

Mikro Mesa, ITRI developing micro LED panels

Sep 26, 10:59

Taiwan-based Mikro Mesa Technology is developing 55-inch micro LED TV panels, while Electronic and Optoelectronic System Research Laboratories (EOSRL) under government-sponsored Industrial...

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PlayNitride chairman upbeat about micro LED

Sep 25, 16:25

While many industry observers believe it will take at least three more years before micro LED can be commercialized, PlayNitride is undertaking trial production of micro LED panels...

PlayNitride chairman and CEO Charles Li

Panel makers look to mini LED backlighting

Sep 22, 15:46

As OLED smartphone and TV applications are in short supply with the market segment dominated by Samsung Display and LG Display, LCD panel makers from China and Taiwan are working...

PlayNitride to kick off trial production for Micro LED panels at year-end 2017

Sep 15, 16:20

Taiwan-based PlayNitride is undertaking R&D of Micro LED display panels for smartwatches, VR (virtual reality)/AR (augmented reality) devices, smartphones and TVs through cooperation...

PlayNitride

China LED chip output value to grow 30% in 2017, says GGII

Sep 15, 12:32

China-based LED chip makers, due to growing demand and production capacity expansion, will see total output value in 2017 increase about 30% on year, according to Shenzhen Gaogong...

Arima Lasers expects automotive laser modules to drive revenue growth in 2018

Sep 11, 11:15

Arima Lasers, a maker of laser epitaxial wafers, diodes and modules, expects laser modules for automotive applications to drive revenues growth in 2018.

Epistar August revenues hit 28-month high

Sep 8, 12:16

LED wafer and chip maker Epistar has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.332 billion (US$77.1 million) for August, hitting the highest monthly level since May 2015 and increasing...

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    Osram Ostar Projection P2W

    Osram Opto Semiconductors has introduced two new high-power versions of the Osram Ostar Projection for projectors with a brightness of up to 1700 lumen. The Osram Ostar Projection...

    Photo: Company, Dec 18.

  • Lextar+to+debut+latest+plug%2Din+COB

    Lextar to debut latest plug-in COB

    Taiwan-based LED firm Lextar has announced its latest plug-in COB, Core series. Lextar will formally unveil the new product from June 9-12 at the 2013 Guangzhou International Lighting...

    Photo: Company, Jun 4.

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    2013 Taiwan International Lighting Show: Edison Opto's cafe booth

    Taiwan-based Edison Opto showcased its LED lighting products at the 2013 Taiwan International Lighting Show in late March. To showcase its various LED lighting designs, Edison Opto's...

    Photo: Jackie Chang, DIGITIMES, Apr 8.

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    2013 Taiwan International Lighting Show: Delta LED light bulbs

    Taiwan-based Delta Electronics showcased at the 2013 Taiwan International Lighting Show from March 26-29 many of its LED products, such as 8-10W LED light bulbs. The firm also showcased...

    Photo: Jackie Chang, DIGITIMES, Apr 8.

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    2013 Taiwan International Lighting Show: Delta Electronics

    Taiwan-based Delta Electronics participated in the 2013 Taiwan International Lighting Show from March 26-29, 2013. The firm showcased various applications of LED lighting including...

    Photo: Jackie Chang, DIGITIMES, Apr 8.

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