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  • Last update: Monday 18 August 2014 [268 news items]

Digitimes Research: Japan household appliance makers rolling out HEMS compatible products

Aug 18, 15:44

While major Japan-based household appliance suppliers, including Toshiba, Sharp, Panasonic and Mitsubishi Denki, have already made the controls and operations of their smart household...

Commentary: Panel makers need to be more active in developing products

Jul 4, 14:34

Panel makers need to take a more active role in developing technology and products that applications can be based around and not the other way around. Sharp's Free Form Display is...

New GLT facilities expected to enter production in 1H15

Jul 1, 20:25

Light guide plate maker Global Lighting Technologies (GLT) announced it will hold a kick off ceremony for a new production plant located in western Taiwan that is expected to go into...

Commentary: Why Foxconn wants to secure a stake in Sharp

Jun 25, 15:00

Recently, Foxconn Electronics chairman Terry Gou expressed his distress over an agreement that would give the company roughly a 10% stake in Japan-based panel maker Sharp. The agreement,...

Sharp develops Free-Form display technology

Jun 20, 15:37

Sharp has announced the development of Free-Form Display, a device that can be shaped to meet a wide range of user needs thanks to the incorporation of IGZO technology and proprietary...

Sharp Free-Form display technology prototype

Amtran receives TV orders from Sharp for sale in North America

Jun 10, 21:51

TV maker Amtran has received orders from Sharp to produce TVs for sale in the North America market, according to industry sources.

Foxconn Japan RD seeks talent from major technology firms

May 21, 15:19

Foxconn Japan RD, a R&D center established by Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) in the second half of 2013, is continuing to expand facilities in Japan and is taking...

After 5-year absence, Sharp Solar returns as number 1 PV module supplier in 1Q14, says Solarbuzz

May 15, 14:07

Sharp Solar returned to the top of the solar photovoltaic (PV) module shipment rankings during the first quarter of 2014, after a five year absence, according to Solarbuzz.

Automotive displays from Innolux surpass shipments from Japan Display and Sharp in 2013, says DisplaySearch

May 15, 12:33

Taiwan-based Innolux passed former market leaders Japan Display and Sharp to become the leading automotive TFT LCD panel supplier in 2013, according to DisplaySearch. Innolux garnered...

Taiwan monocrystalline solar cell makers under pressure to hike energy efficiency to obtain orders from Sharp

Apr 25, 11:16

Japan-based PV vendor Sharp plans to hike the required energy conversion rates for P-type monocrystalline silicon solar cells its procures over the next 3-6 months, putting pressure...

Powerchip reportedly looking to take over Renesas SP Drivers

Feb 12, 11:40

Powerchip Technology reportedly is looking to gain more control over Renesas SP Drivers (RSP), a LCD driver joint venture set up by Renesas Electronics, Sharp and Powerchip.

Sharp to construct 52MW solar power plant in Thailand

Jan 27, 14:06

Sharp has signed an agreement with Serm Sang Palang Ngan (SSP) of Thailand to construct a 52MW solar power generation plant. Construction will begin in January, with operations scheduled...

Vizio releases majority of 2014 TV ODM orders to TPV and Wistron

Dec 18, 20:40

Vizio has released orders equivalent to 40% of its 2014 TV shipments to TPV Technology and 30% to Wistron, according to supply chain makers.

Most passive component suppliers suffer sharp declines in October revenues

Nov 11, 16:09

Most passive component makers including Feei Cherng Enterprise, Chilisin Electronics and Holy Stone have reported steep falls in revenues for October, affected by the October 1 holidays...

iPad mini with Retina display may see shortages due to limited supplies of Sharp panels, say sources

Oct 30, 11:41

The availability of the iPad mini with Retina display may not be enough to meet market demand because Sharp's supply of 7.9-inch Retina display panels based on its Oxide TFT process...

Sharp to begin production of IGZO LCD panels for smartphones at Kameyama Plant Number 2

Oct 18, 15:42

Sharp has commercialized production of IGZO LCD panels for smartphones and will begin manufacturing them at its Kameyama Plant Number 2 before the end of 2013.

Sharp begins sample deliveries of Ultra HD IGZO LCD panels for 15.6-inch notebooks

Oct 3, 21:02

Sharp has begun sample deliveries of IGZO LCD panels that reach Ultra HD resolution in a 15.6-inch notebook.

China emerging as 'mobile only' in sharp contrast to the US multiscreen market

Aug 19, 22:11

With smartphone penetration still in the early stages in China, a new study indicates that the country could become a "one screen nation," outpacing the US in consumers...

CSOT and Sharp to display new technology at Touch Taiwan 2013

Aug 8, 15:22

Panel makers from China and Japan such as China Star Optoelectronics Technology (CSOT) and Sharp plan to make appearances at the Touch Taiwan exhibition from August 28-30, 2013 where...

Solargiga strengthens cooperation with Sharp

Jun 11, 16:47

China-based mono-crystalline solar wafer firm Solargiga Energy Holdings recently announced a new business cooperation with Japan-based Sharp Corporation, in which the latter will...

Sharp announces new Ultra HD TVs

May 22, 14:48

Sharp will launch new Ultra HD TVs under its Aquos UD1 series in Japan starting in June 2013.

Sharp to produce 3 types of IGZO LCD panels for notebooks

May 21, 21:27

Sharp will begin production of three types of IGZO LCD panels that boast pixel densities among the highest in the industry, according to the company. These LCD panels are intended...

Sharp to release Ultra HD TV at the end of 2013; plans to provide IGZO panels to Samsung, say sources

Apr 22, 15:45

Sharp will reportedly release large-size Ultra HD TVs near the end of 2013 despite industry rumors stating the TV will be released sometime during the summer, according to industry...

Digitimes Research: March LED light bulb prices rise in Japan, fall in other markets

Apr 15, 11:44

The March average retail pricing of retrofit 40W and 60W LED light bulbs increased in Japan while other markets saw prices fall compared to February.

Sharp announces completion of payment for the issue of new shares by third party allotment

Mar 29, 14:31

Sharp has announced that the payment for the issue of new shares by third party allotment to Samsung Electronics Japan, which was resolved at the board of directors meeting of Sharp...

Commentary: Foxconn does not need Sharp Mexico plant

Mar 22, 16:29

According to Japan-based media, Sharp originally wanted to sell its LCD TV plant in Mexico to Taiwan-based Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), and the negotiation was...

Commentary: Samsung investment in Sharp one of many similar investments likely to come

Mar 18, 15:03

Samsung Electronics' recent investment in Sharp shows that Samsung is looking to bump up its competitive edge in the TV market amid increasing demand for large-size LCD TVs, most...

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Sharp investment plan not yet over, says Foxconn

Mar 15, 15:15

Sharp president Takashi Okuda hinted at a press conference on March 14 that talks over investments from Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) are already in a status of...

Commentary: Foxconn relies heavily on Apple

Mar 13, 14:41

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) reported February consolidated revenues of NT$235.06 billion, showing an on-month decrease close to 25% and an on-year decrease of...

Samsung investment in Sharp not for developing IGZO technology, says Innolux chairman

Mar 11, 15:59

Samsung Electronic's recent investment in Sharp was mainly for developing LCD TV panels and not for developing IGZO technology, according to Innolux Corporation chairman Tuan Hsing...

Foxconn chairman to meet Sharp executives to close partnership deal, say market watchers

Mar 8, 14:07

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) chairman Terry Guo reportedly will have a meeting with Sharp's executives in Japan soon to finalize the two firms' partnership, according...

Digitimes Research: Financial woes at Sharp to give Samsung extended reach in the TV market

Mar 8, 11:37

Samsung Electronics' recent investment of US$110 million in Japan-based Sharp can be seen from a number of angles, most notably Sharp's dire need to salvage itself from the brink...

Samsung investment in Sharp may trigger Foxconn-Samsung partnership, say market watchers

Mar 7, 13:53

Although most market watchers expect Samsung Electronics' investment in Sharp to affect Sharp's relationship with Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), some market watchers...

Foxconn notified of Samsung investment in Sharp in advance

Mar 7, 10:52

Taiwan-based EMS provider Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), in response to Samsung Electronics' investment of JPY10 billion (US$107 million) to acquire a stake of...

Sharp announces new investment agreement with Samsung Electronics

Mar 6, 21:45

Sharp has announced it has decided to issue new shares through a third-party allotment to Samsung Electronics Japan, a Japan-based corporation of Samsung Electronics, and form a capital...

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    Touch Taiwan 2013: Sharp showacses high SNR projective capacitive touch panel system

    Sharp, which made its first appearance at Touch Taiwan this year, sports its high SNR projective capacitive touch panel technology. The technology includes a thinner product design...

    Photo: Alex Wolfgram, Aug 30.

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    Sharp to introduce LED lamps for home uses

    Sharp will introduce into the Japanese market nine models of LED lamps with high energy efficiency and long service life. These mercury-free lamps have the same standard screw-in...

    Photo: Sharp, Aug 25.

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    Microsoft Kin Two Windows phone

    Microsoft has announced Kin, a new Windows-based social networking phone. Its hardware design was developed in partnership with Sharp to create a social phone portfolio with two...

    Photo: Company, Apr 15.

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    Sharp 3D touchscreen LCD panel

    Sharp has developed a 3D touchscreen LCD that can switch between 2D and 3D modes. Users can view 3D images without the need to wear special glasses, making this LCD ideal for mobile...

    Photo: company, Apr 7.

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    CES 2010: Sharp LC-60E88UN 240Hz 60-inch LCD TV

    Sharp introduced a 240Hz 60-inch LCD TV, the LC-60E88UN at CES 2010. The LC-60E88UN employs Sharp's proprietary full HD 1080p X-Gen LCD panel with UV2A technology and 10-bit processing...

    Photo: Company, Jan 21.

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