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Intel, Shuttle, Samsung, Lenovo, Asustek competing for education market

Jul 12, 01:10

Facing Apple iPad's domination of the consumer market, several tablet PC vendors including Intel, Asustek Computer, Shuttle, Samsung Electronics and Lenovo are all turning aggressively...

Education market

FIH undertaking ODM production of smartphones for Sharp

Jul 2, 11:18

Foxconn International Holdings (FIH), a maker of handsets belonging to the Taiwan-based Foxconn Group, is developing 4-5 entry- to mid-range Android smartphones with 4.3-5-inch screens...

Foxconn aims to land iTV orders by investing in Sharp, says CMI former executive

Jun 29, 01:30

Foxconn Electronics' investment in Sharp is aimed at securing iTV orders from Apple, which will be a positive development for the flat panel industry if the strategy works, according...

Foxconn Group suffers book loss of over NT$6.4 billion from investment in Sharp

Jun 25, 12:28

Four members of the Foxconn Group made a combined investment of JPY66.907 billion (US$30.9 million) in Japan-based Sharp for a 9.88% stake, but have suffered a total book loss of...

Sharp to launch 5-inch smartphone in China, Taiwan in 3Q12, say sources

Jun 20, 13:57

Sharp is expected to launch a 5-inch smartphone in China and Taiwan simultaneously in the third quarter of 2012 targeting the entry-level and mid-range segments, according to industry...

Panel makers express different opinions over Foxconn-Sharp cooperation

Jun 15, 14:57

BOE CEO Yanshun Chen has said Foxconn and Sharp's recent cooperation will create a new business model in the industry and create a multiple-win situation that will provide Sharp an...

Sharp and Sony to terminate joint venture to produce and sell large-sized LCD panels and modules

Jun 14, 10:50

Sharp and Sony has recently announced that their joint venture relationship to produce and sell large-sized LCD panels and modules will terminate, and that Sony will sell its shares...

Japan market: PV FIT is high; so are barriers for foreign vendors

Jun 12, 14:41

The Japan government will begin to provide a feed-in tariff (FIT) rate of JPY42/kWh (US$0.53/kWh) for roof-top solar PV systems, estimated to lead to a high internal rate of return...

Radiant BLU shipments for iPads likely to reduce in 2H12, say sources

May 31, 01:25

BLU maker Radiant Opto-Electronics is expected to see its shipments of BLUs for Apple's iPads affected significantly in the second half of 2012 when LG Display and Sharp are likely...

ipad

AUO, CMI to gear up shipments of 4Kx2K panels in 2H12

May 30, 15:47

Panel makers such as AU Optronics (AUO), Chimei Innolux (CMI) and Sharp plan to step up shipments of 4096 by 2160 (4Kx2K) high resolution panels in the second half of 2012 to compete...

TV makers to QFHD TVs to compete with AMOLED TVs

Foxconn, Sharp to build 6G LTPS panel plant in Chengdu, says paper

Newswatch - May 25, 11:30

Foxconn Electronics plans to team up with Sharp to build a 6G LTPS (low temperature poly-silicon) panel plant in Chengdu, China, the Chinese-language Commercial Times quoted...

Foxconn says no to rumors of planning to seek strategic investment from clients

May 17, 01:00

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has refuted a rumor the company plans to form strategic alliances via mutual investments with clients such as Apple and Hewlett-Packard...

There is room for Foxconn to cooperate with Sharp in solar, say Taiwan makers

May 15, 15:55

Industry sources in Taiwan have noted that that there is a chance for Foxconn and Sharp, who have announced plans to cooperate on the production of TVs and panels, to work together...

Foxconn

Turkey-based Vestel to compete with Taiwan makers for OEM TV orders

May 10, 17:09

Turkey-based OEM TV maker Vestel is emerging as a strong contender to compete with Taiwan-based OEMs for orders to be released by Japan's brand TV vendors including Sharp and Toshiba,...

FIH refutes rumors of planning to enter handset brand business

May 8, 13:41

Foxconn International Holding (FIH) has refuted recent market rumors that the company is planning to enter the handset brand business with cooperation from Sharp. FIH said the company's...

Foxconn may receive large-size TV orders from Vizio, say sources

May 7, 15:40

Foxconn Electronics is likely to also land large-size OEM TV orders from Vizio in addition to existing clients including Sharp and Suning Appliance after it took up a 46.5% stake...

Commentary: The battle cry in the global LCD TV market

May 4, 16:37

The LCD TV market was hit by low demand in 2011. Due to Thanksgiving holidays in North America, the market finally saw the light at the end of the tunnel near end of 2011.

Samsung smart TV

Japan new FIT rate likely to be JPY42/kWh

Apr 24, 14:31

The Japan government is expected to announce a new feed-in-tariff rate for solar PV system installations in July 2012. The new rate is reportedly around JPY42/kWh (US$0.52/kWh). Buy-back...

Sharp-Foxconn deal will expand global LCD market, says Sharp top executive

Apr 12, 16:32

The cooperation between Sharp and Foxconn Electronics will help expand the market for LCD products, and Sharp will continue to commit itself to the LCD industry and the development...

Sharp announces planned shut-down of NS Solar Material

Mar 30, 15:31

Japan-based Sharp announced the plans to shut down polysilicon firm NS Solar Material, a joint venture with Nippon Steel, at the end of September 2012. NS Solar Material will be dissolved...

Taiwan IC design firms hope to benefit from Foxconn and Sharp cooperation

Mar 29, 01:25

Taiwan-based LCD IC driver suppliers are expected to benefit from the cooperation of Foxconn and Sharp. In addition, the cooperation is likely to increase TV ODM and OEM orders to...

Foxconn to subscribe to CMI new shares

Mar 28, 16:12

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Inudstry) and its associated companies will subscribe to new shares to be released by Chimei Innolux (CMI) in 2012-2014 based on the portion...

Foxconn-Sharp partnership likely targeting Apple orders

Mar 28, 01:15

Sharp has announced a strategic alliance with Foxconn (Hon Hai). Through third-party allotment, four Foxconn subsidiaries will obtain an about 9.88% stake and become the largest shareholder...

Sharp establishes strategic global partnership with Foxconn

Mar 28, 01:00

Japan-based Sharp Corporation (Sharp) has entered into agreement with the Taiwan-based Foxconn Group (Hon Hai Precision Industry), the world's leading EMS company, to establish a...

Foxconn

Sharp, LG Display to increase panel shipments for iPads in 2Q12

Mar 23, 17:36

Sharp and LG Display both have begun small-volume shipments of flat panels for Apple's new iPad recently after they had failed to meet the requirements previously, making Samsung...

Digitimes Research: AMOLED shifts into spotlight in 2012

Mar 9, 11:27

The global TFT LCD panel industry has suffered five consecutive quarters of losses. During the five quarters, both Samsung Electronics and LG Display (LGD) made changes to top executives...

Demand for auto displays to grow nearly 50% by 2015, says DisplaySearch

Feb 24, 01:50

As flat panel displays become more prevalent in applications such as navigation, multi-functional in-console monitors and rear seat entertainment, shipments for the automotive segment...

Gintech, CTCI joint venture reportedly begins solar power plant construction in the US

Feb 22, 01:25

Utech Solar, which is invested in by Taiwan-based solar cell firm Gintech and CTCI Corporation, is said to have begun construction of a 19.5MW solar PV power plant in New Jersey,...

Gintech

Digitimes Research: Sharp solar business continues to report declining revenues

Feb 20, 14:49

Japan-based Sharp recently announced results for its fiscal third-quarter 2011 (October 1, 2011-December 31, 2011). Due to decreasing sales of LCD TVs in Japan, falling prices of...

solar cell

LED maker Genesis likely to enter Apple TV supply chain, say sources

Feb 17, 14:32

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Genesis Photonics is expected to enter the supply chain of Apple's TV lineup by supplying LED chips to Sharp for LED-backlight applications, according to...

Sharp

OEM LCD TV production to account for over 30% of global shipments in 2012

Feb 17, 01:30

Japan-based TV vendors including Sony, Sharp and Toshiba are expected to release more orders to OEM makers in 2012, pushing the ratio of the production volume of OEM TVs to global...

Novatek breaks into supply chain of Sharp, says report

Newswatch - Feb 14, 16:11

Taiwan-based IC design house Novatek Microelectronics reportedly has entered the supply chain of Sharp with its large-size LCD driver ICs, according to a Chinese-language Commercial...

Lighting Japan 2012: Japan LED firms aim at various lighting applications

Feb 8, 12:02

At Lighting Japan 2012, Taiwan- and China-based firms focused on showcasing LED light bulbs while Japan-based firms displayed various LED lighting applications.

Cold white LED lightings

Sharp reportedly cuts capacity utilization rates at 10G lines to 50%

Feb 2, 01:15

Sharp reportedly lowered capacity utilization rates at its 10G lines to 50% recently, but the capacity reduction will not have any significant impact to the overall panel industry...

Taiwan LED chipmakers expect 1Q12 LED TV backlight shipments to rise

Feb 1, 01:20

Taiwan-based LED chipmakers Genesis Photonics and Formosa Epitaxy indicate that capacity utilization rates in first-quarter 2012 should be able to reach around 70-80%. In addition,...

LED TVs
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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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