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  • Last update: Friday 19 September 2014 [269 news items]

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...

Sony to decrease TV shipments target

May 25, 01:10

Due to low sales for its LCD TV department, Sony might decrease shipment targets by 20-30%, according to industry sources. Sony predicted optimistically in 2010 that shipments will...

LG display takes the lead in 1Q11 LED-backlit TV panel shipments; Samsung leads in revenues, says DisplaySearch

May 11, 15:50

Global shipments of LCD TV panels with LED backlights reached 16.4 million units in the first quarter of 2011, a slight decrease from 16.6 million units in the fourth quarter of 2010,...

Apple defies decline in smartphone market, says IHS iSuppli

May 10, 15:05

Bucking a rare downturn in the burgeoning smartphone business, Apple in the first quarter achieved double-digit-percentage growth in iPhone shipments and posted the best performance...

AUO to see sharp increase in tablet PC panel shipments in 2Q11

May 6, 01:15

AU Optronics (AUO) is expected to see its shipments of tablet PC panels, mostly 10.1-inch models, increase substantially in the second quarter of 2011, according to industry source...

More makers using 6G or more advanced lines for small-size panel production

Apr 25, 14:01

The underlying trend for major flat panel makers to transfer the production of small- to medium-size panels to 6G or even more advanced production lines has continued to escalate,...

Samsung 7.5G LCD project in China heaping pressure on Taiwan rivals

Apr 22, 14:33

Samsung Electronics reportedly has said it may start construction of its 7.5G panel plant in China as early as in May 2011 with mass production of panels likely to begin in early...

Sharp to commercialize small- and medium-size LCD panels for smartphones, tablets

Apr 21, 16:53

Sharp has developed small- and medium-size LCD panels using oxide semiconductor, InGaZnO, according to the company. Production of these new LCD panels will start at its Kameyama No.2...

AUO and Sharp sign patent cross-license agreement

Apr 15, 14:24

AU Optronics (AUO) and Japan's Sharp signed a patent cross-license agreement today. Both parties have agreed to license to the other specified patents owned by each party, according...

Taiwan market: Blu-ray disc player sales expected to surpass 100,000 units in 2011

Apr 14, 01:40

Blu-ray disc player sales in Taiwan may surpass 100,000 units in 2011 as players such as Toshiba, Sony, LG, Panasonic and Sharp all launched models with prices less than US$100 in...

Foxconn to help Sharp distribute LCD panels, say sources

Apr 13, 01:00

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has reportedly formed a task force aiming to help distribute TFT-LCD panels from Japan-based Sharp, according to industry sources...

Corning to maintain LCD glass production levels in Japan

Apr 12, 10:15

Corning has said that the company plans to maintain production levels at its Shizuoka and Sakai City LCD glass facilities during Sharp Corporation's temporary production curtailment...

Sharp reportedly to suspend production at 8G and 10G flat panel plants

Apr 8, 16:41

Sharp has reportedly decided to temporarily suspend operations at its 8G and 10G flat panel production lines as the March 11 Japan earthquake has begun to affect sales in the end...

Wistron lands initial LCD TV orders from Sharp, LG Display and Vizio, say sources

Mar 28, 16:39

Wistron is expected to see its LCD TV shipments gain momentum soon as the company has landed initial small-volume orders from Sharp, LG Display and Vizio in addition to growing orders...

Sharp hopes to set up 10G plant in China

Mar 23, 01:35

Although Sharp's application to set up an 8G TFT-LCD production plant in China was denied, Sharp has reportedly applied to set up a 10G plant instead in Nanjing with a schedule to...

Japan earthquake: Taiwan digital camera industry to see limited short-term impact

Mar 17, 01:55

Taiwan-based digital camera makers Altek and Ability, in response to Japan's earthquake, pointed out that they have already confirmed with their Japan-based upstream CCD suppliers...

Digitimes Insight: Rolling black-outs to hit Japan-based LCD TV vendors

Mar 16, 16:48

Production of Japan-based major LCD TV vendors such as Sony, Toshiba, Panasonic and Sharp will not be significantly affected by the 9.0 magnitude earthquake and tsunami that struck...

Japan LCD production
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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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