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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,...

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Commentary: Large-size TVs, big opportunities

Jan 19, 16:41

The LCD TV market went through severe price competition in 2011 with products such as 42-inch CCFL-backlit TVs costing only US$199/unit. Industry sources believe this price is close...

Shipments of 9.7-inch iPad panels to top over 65 million units in 2012, says DisplaySearch

Jan 13, 14:21

Shipments of 9.7-inch flat panels for iPads are expected to top over 65 million units in 2012 compared to 48 million units shipped in 2011, DisplaySearch has estimated.

LCD makers to roll out new, large-size panels to boost capacity utilization in 2012

Jan 5, 11:58

Most LCD panel makers, including AU Optronics (AUO), Chimei Innolux (CMI), Sharp and Samsung Electronics will emphasize production of panels in new or extra-large sizes in 2012 in...

Digitimes Research: Samsung may cut LCD panel orders for Taiwan after Sony exit from S-LCD

Jan 2, 10:28

Sony has been cooperating with Samsung Electronics on the TFT LCD business since 2004 when the Japan vendor was optimistic about the growth of the LCD TV market. Large-size panel...

US flat-panel TV pricing at lowest level in eight months in November, says IHS iSuppli

Dec 22, 11:05

The prevailing economic uncertainty, along with frantic efforts among television manufacturers to boost year-end sales, combined to drive down the price of US flat-panel TVs to their...

Anticipated tablet growth alters LCD manufacturing strategies, says DisplaySearch

Dec 14, 11:56

In response to falling large-area TFT LCD panel prices in 2011, panel makers have minimized their second half of 2011 production, but preparation for 2012 models and gradual clearing...

PC supply chain to see shipments stay flat or drop slightly in November

Dec 1, 01:15

PC component makers and ODMs expect their shipments in November to stay flat or drop slightly on month as orders for the year-end holidays are not as strong as expected, according...

Panel shipments likely to be flat in December

Nov 30, 01:15

Black Friday helped to stimulate sales of LCD TVs causing inventory levels to decrease. Coupled with anticipation for sales during the Lunar New Year, panel makers expect December...

Taiwan LCD TV OEM firms likely to achieve on-quarter shipment growth of 6-9%

Nov 8, 01:15

Global shipments of LCD TVs in the third quarter increased 19% on quarter, according to industry sources. Market estimates for on-quarter growth of shipments in the fourth quarter...

Sharp to close 10G flat panel plant for 2 weeks, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 7, 11:51

Sharp has reportedly informed its suppliers that it will suspend operations at its 10G line for two weeks during November and will further adjust the capacity utilization rate of...

Global LCD TV shipments to grow 10% in 2012

Nov 3, 15:09

Global shipments of LCD TVs are expected to top 226 million units in 2012, growing 10% from those projected for 2011, according to data compiled by end-market operators. But flat...

Vizio sees 2012 with optimism

Nov 2, 01:15

TV brand Vizio has indicated sales of Japan-based brands such as Sony, Panasonic and Sharp have been weak. However, South Korea-based brands such as Samsung and LG have been growing...

FPD International 2011 focuses on touch, 3D and e-paper

Oct 26, 15:24

Display technologies, such as touch, 3D and e-paper, will be the focus at FPD International 2011 taking place in Yokohama, Japan, from October 26-28. Major players including AU Optronics...

China TV sales flat during National Day holiday

Oct 13, 16:48

Sales of LCD TVs in China's retail channels during its holiday season in early October reached 2.5-2.6 million units, representing only a mild gain compared with the same period in...

BOE eyeing 5th place in global LCD panel market

Oct 4, 12:23

China-based BOE Technology started volume production at its 8.5G LCD panel plant at the end of September to become the world's sixth largest maker. It is now eager to surpass Sharp...

US flat-panel TV pricing declines in August for first time in 4 months, says IHS

Sep 28, 15:28

After rising continuously during the previous four months, US flat-panel television prices declined slightly in August 2011, as economic uncertainty and high inventories took their...

CMI becomes major tablet panel supplier, says Displaybank

Sep 22, 10:35

Chimei Innolux (CMI) has become a major tablet panel supplier after taking up over 10% of the market in August 2011, according to Displaybank.

China-based CEC-Panda ramps up 6G LCD output to 60,000 sheets monthly

Sep 8, 11:01

China-based CEC-Panda LCD Technology has ramped up panel production at its 6G plant to 60,000 sheets a month with a yield rate of up to 90%, according to industry sources. The 6G...

Radiant to be main BLU supplier for iPad 3

Aug 23, 15:50

Taiwan-based Radiant Opto-Electronics has become the major supplier of backlight units (BLUs) for iPad 3 panels, according to industry sources.

PCB maker Unitech reports sharp decline in 2Q11 profits

Newswatch - Aug 19, 15:41

PCB maker Unitech Printed Circuit Board saw its net profits sink 74% sequentially to NT$74.88 million (US$2.58 million) in the second quarter of 2011 due largely to non-operating...

CMI fails to become iPad 3 panel supplier, say sources

Aug 19, 12:06

Chimei Innolux (CMI) has failed to become a LCD panel supplier for the Apple iPad 3 due to technological hurdles, according to industry sources.

CMI may be affected by closer Apple-Sharp ties

Aug 18, 15:08

Chimei Innolux (CMI) may see more obstacles to becoming a regular LCD panel supplier for the iPad, as Apple reportedly is working out a deal with Sharp to secure supply from Sharp.

Top-5 LCD TV vendors make sharp cuts in 2011 shipment goals

Aug 17, 16:34

Global LCD TV shipments may only reach 206-207 million units in 2011, with the top-five vendors having lowered their shipment targets by a total of 50 million units from the sum of...

The LCD TV market has been weaker than expected in 2011

Apple cancels supply schedule of iPad 3 for 2H11

Aug 16, 01:25

US-based tablet PC players Apple has recently canceled its iPad 3 supply schedule for the second half of 2011, forcing other tablet PC brand vendors that are set to launch same-level...

LCD makers sued by KFTC

Aug 12, 10:00

Taiwan LCD panel makers Chimei Innolux (CMI), AU Optronics (AUO), Hannstar Display and Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) have all received "Examiner's Reports" from the Korea...

Japan-based TV brands to account for 30% of AUO sales in 2H11

Aug 2, 01:20

Demand for LCD TVs has been soft and the financial performance from Japan-based firms has been less than expected. However, according to AU Optronics (AUO), orders from Japan-based...

Primax sees monthly CCM capacity fully loaded in 3Q11

Jul 21, 01:35

Taiwan-based compact camera module (CCM) maker Primax Electronics, a supplier of iPhone CCMs, has landed orders from Apple for the upcoming iPhone model, and already has its 15 million...

Sharp, Foxconn to set up joint venture

Jul 18, 10:41

Sharp and Foxconn have signed an agreement to establish a joint venture in Taiwan by the end of 2011, with each to hold a 50% stake, mainly for joint procurement of components for...

China market: TV vendors shift focus to rural areas

Jul 12, 13:51

The TV market in China is set to enter a price war in the second half of 2011 due to a slowdown in demand and a lackluster performance in the first half, with vendors to shift their...

Top-five panel makers predict 3D TV penetration to reach 20% at end of 2011

Jul 12, 01:15

The top five panel makers, Samsung, LG Display, AU Optronics (AUO), Chimei Innolux (CMI) and Sharp have been increasing supply of panels for 3D TVs and expect the penetration of 3D...

Digitimes Insight: Japan small- and medium-size LCD panel firms gear up competition

Jun 21, 16:31

The media in Japan reported the news of an integrated new firm by Sony Mobile Display and Toshiba Mobile Display (TMD) on June 7, 2011. Shipments of small- and medium-size panels...

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China becomes third-largest panel producer

Jun 15, 01:35

China has become the third largest producer of panels behind South Korea and Taiwan.

Delta Electronics begins use of 3 zero-carbon classrooms in Taiwan

Jun 3, 10:53

Delta Electronics on June 2 inaugurated three zero-carbon classrooms, an energy-saving educational facility, inside three elementary schools located in northern, central and southern...

Radiant Opto-Electronics expecting BLU orders from Sharp

May 30, 12:17

Radiant Opto-Electronics, a Taiwan-based maker of backlight units (BLUs), expects to obtain orders for Sharp's new LCD TV models after the Japan-based company resumes operation of...

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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 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 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

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    Photo: Company, Jan 21.

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