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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...

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 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...

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Ambiq Micro, TSMC team up to develop Huawei fitness wearables

Sep 8, 15:33

Ambiq Micro announced recently that Huawei has selected the Apollo2 platform, built on TSMC's 40nm Near-Vt technology platform, to power its new line of lightweight fitness wearables...

Micro LED chip production not as difficult as expected, says PlayNitride chairman

Sep 8, 11:22

Many observers originally thought it would take at least three years for Micro LED displays to become available in market due to technological bottlenecks, but judging from the present...

Mini LED commercialization expected soon

Aug 31, 16:17

Because of technological bottlenecks in the production of Micro LED chips, Mini LED chips are expected to be a market focus when commercial applications become available as early...

Micro LED development is highly uncertain: Q&A with Epistar president Jou Ming-jiunn

Aug 24, 11:46

While development of Micro LED technology is fraught with uncertainties, many firms engaged in the development believe that they will eventually succeed.

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KIMM succeeds in producing Micro LED panels using roll-to-roll transfer technology

Jul 25, 09:25

The Korea Institute of Machinery & Materials (KIMM) under South Korea's Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning on July 24 announced that it has succeeded in production of...

Micro LED may be competitive with OLED in large-size displays

Jul 19, 14:46

While Micro LED technology is still under development and some experts think that the technology will be initially applied to small- to medium-size displays while others think the...

Commercialization of Micro LED hinges on RGB full-color display

Jul 3, 15:28

Many enterprises and research organizations have been developing Micro LED technology, and feasibility of using red (R), green (G) and blue (B) Micro LED chips simultaneously for...

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Trend Micro sets up venture capital fund

Jun 27, 18:38

Trend Micro has set up venture capital fund of US$100 million for investment in innovation start-up businesses engaged in R&D of new technologies, especially those related to...

Small-size Micro LED applications may emerge in 1-2 years, says Epistar chairman

Jun 23, 16:30

Application of Micro LED technology to small-size devices including smart wearables, VR and AR devices is likely to emerge in one to two years, while large-size devices may emerge...

Innolux developing Mini LED as predecessor to Micro LED

Jun 21, 16:19

Innolux started development of Mini LED technology a year ago and expects to get the technology ready for commercial application. Innolux sees Mini LED as a predecessor to Micro LED...

Taiwan has advantage to develop Micro LED, says AUO chairman

Jun 20, 15:07

Taiwan's mature TFT-LCD and LED industries create an advantage in the development of Micro LED technology, if the two industries can cooperate on development, according to chairman...

Taiwan makers hold mixed views of Micro LED feasibility

Jun 19, 16:37

Robert Yek, chairman for LED packaging service provider Everlight Electronics, and David Su, chairman for vertically-integrated LED firm Lextar Electronics are optimistic about Micro...

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Micro LED most likely to be used in 50-inch and above displays initially

Jun 15, 19:58

Micro LED technology will most likely be adopted for 50-inch and above displays with resolution of 50dpi initially, founder and chairman Chen Li-yi for Taiwan-based Mikro Mesa Technology...

Micro LED has potential for use in large-size indoor displays

Jun 3, 12:14

While there are differing views of Micro LED production costs and applications, the technology has large potential for large-size indoor high-resolutions displays, because production...

Computex 2017: ITRI develops smart pesticide detector featuring micro optical inspection

May 26, 14:55

ITRI has unveiled a handheld pesticide residue detector with which the users can immediately learn the level of pesticide residues in their food.

Micro LED to come into trial production in 2H17

May 24, 14:59

A few makers engaged in R&D for micro LED display products, despite many technological bottlenecks, are expected to take the initiative to begin trial production in the second...

Foxconn, Sharp to invest in micro LED R&D

May 24, 11:01

Sharp disclosed it will invest US$7 million to take a 31.82% stake in eLux, a US-based start-up business engaged in R&D of micro LED technology and its application to displays...

Rafael Micro gross margin hits 49% in 1Q17

May 15, 22:03

Broadband RF IC design house Rafael Microelectronics saw its gross margin hit 49.4% in the first quarter of 2017, thanks to rising shipments of its high-margin silicon tuners and...

Micro LED may have 30% lower cost than fine pixel pitch displays

May 12, 14:15

There are technological bottlenecks in mass transfer of micro LED chips onto substrates, and if such bottlenecks are broken through, micro LED technology can be used in large-size...

WT Micro expects to post 24-31% revenue growth in 2Q17

May 12, 10:27

IC distributor WT Microelectronics expects to post revenues of between NT$37.5 billion (US$1.24 billion) and NT$39.5 billion for the second quarter of 2017, up 24-31% on year, with...

Alcor Micro unit to list on Taiwan OTC

Apr 13, 10:08

Alcorlink, a subsidiary of Alcor Micro specializing in computer peripherals, expects to soon list on the Taiwan over-the-counter (OTC) market at a tentative price of NT$21 (US$0.69)...

WT Micro 1Q17 revenues beat guidance

Apr 12, 21:47

Consolidated revenues at IC distributor WT Microelectronics surged about 41% on year to NT$38.38 billion (US$1.3 billion) in the first quarter of 2017, slightly above the company's...

IC distributor WT Micro to acquire Maxtek

Stockwatch - Apr 6, 22:14

WT Microelectronics has agreed to acquire fellow Taiwan-based IC distributor Maxtek Technology for NT$27 (US$0.89) per share, or a total of NT$1.897 billion, according to the compa...

WT Micro and Maxtek halt trading amid merger speculation

Stockwatch - Apr 6, 11:30

WT Microelectronics and Maxtek Technology both halted trading on April 6 amid speculation about a potential merger or some form of collaboration between the two IC distributors.

Mikro Mesa setting up Micro LED lab in China

Mar 1, 15:31

Taiwan-based Mikro Mesa Technology is setting up a Micro LED panel laboratory in Chongqing City, western China, through cooperation with China-based TFT-LCD panel maker Chongqing...

Mikro Mesa Technology founder Chen Li-yi

WPG January revenues down on year, WT Micro up

Stockwatch - Feb 13, 11:31

WPG Holdings saw its January revenues decrease 21.6% compared to the same period in 2016, while fellow IC distributor WTMicroelectronics' revenues surged 33.1% on year.

WT Micro net profits fall 14% in 2016

Feb 9, 23:06

WT Microelectronics' net profits fell 14.3% on year in 2016 with EPS reaching a 3-year low of NT$3.61 (US$0.12), due mainly to the loss of accounts receivable from China-based LeEco...

Sony micro LED displays close to commercialization

Jan 11, 15:45

Sony showcased CLEDIS (crystal LED integrated structure) large-size displays at CES 2017 in Las Vegas during January 5-8, signaling that commercial application of micro LED will soon...

WPG, WT Micro post record 2016 revenues

Stockwatch - Jan 11, 10:51

Taiwan-based IC distributors WPG Holdings and WT Microelectronics both saw their 2016 revenues reach record-high levels.

WPG, WT Micro November revenues increase

Stockwatch - Dec 12, 10:22

Taiwan-based IC distributors WPG Holdings and WT Microelectronics have reported November revenues increased 7.1% and 4%, respectively, on month.

WT Micro says it is in talks with LeEco on delayed payment

Dec 5, 22:29

Taiwan-based IC distributor WT Microelectronics has indicated it is in talks with LeEco on unpaid accounts receivable, and expects to reach an agreement to collect them from the China-based...

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