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Taiwan and Japan flat panel makers lower utilization rates

Sep 16, 02:35

Taiwan- and Japan-based flat panel makers began to reduce their production recently, lowering their capacity utilization rates to 60-70% on average, and even to below 50% for some...

Toshiba to rank second among Japan-based LCD TV vendors in 2010

Sep 13, 12:26

Toshiba is narrowing its LCD TV shipment gap with Sharp and is expected to exceed Sharp and rank second among Japan-based LCD TV vendors in 2010.

Washington State joins antitrust lawsuit against LCD panel makers

Aug 17, 13:48

Washington State attorney general Rob McKenna joined the antitrust action against major TFT-LCD panel makers on August 12, and filed a lawsuit accusing Samsung Electronics, LG Display...

More antitrust lawsuits awaiting LCD panel makers

Aug 13, 10:27

Illinois attorney general Lisa Madigan, following her New York state counterpart's recent move, filed an antitrust action on August 10 against 22 major technology companies, including...

CMI, AUO say they have not yet been served in New York in antitrust case

Aug 10, 09:58

Chimei Innolux (CMI) and AU Optonics (AUO) have both declined to comment on an antitrust lawsuit the State of New York has filed against them for allegedly fixing prices for LCD pa...

Sharp reports net profit for fiscal 1Q10

Aug 2, 10:15

Sharp has announced net profit of 10.6 billion yen (US$122.91 million) for the first quarter of fiscal 2010 ended on June 30, a significant improvement from net loss of 25.2 billion...

Japan-based solar companies increase solar cell procurement and outsourcing from Taiwan makers

Jul 2, 12:22

Japan-based solar companies including Sanyo Electric, Sharp and Kyocera are expected to increase outsourcing and procurement of solar cells, and Taiwan's manufacturers, strategically...

Japan TV vendors come to Taiwan to secure LED supply

Jun 25, 15:17

Amid the surging demand for LED-backlit LCD TVs, Japanese TV vendors recently visited Taiwan to secure LED supplies. LED packaging houses including Everlight Electronics, Unity Opto...

Global LED TV shipments to reach 31.6 million units in 2010, says Digitimes Research

Jun 17, 14:53

Global LED-backlit LCD TV shipments are expected to reach 31.6 million units in 2010, up from 3.6 million units in 2009, according to Digitimes Research.

Radiant expects LCM shipments to reach 3 million units in 2Q10

Jun 2, 12:02

Taiwan-based backlight unit (BLU) maker Radiant Opto-Electronics expects its LCD module (LCM) shipments to reach almost three million units in the second quarter of 2010 with major...

Sharp develops 4-primary-color 3D LCD

Apr 12, 17:04

Sharp has developed a four-primary-color 3D LCD featuring what it claims to be the industry's highest brightness with low crosstalk (undesirable double-contour "ghost" images)...

TPV obtains LCD TV orders from Sharp through Mitsui, say sources

Mar 23, 12:10

TPV Technology has obtained OEM orders for LCD TVs from Sharp through Japan-based Mitsui & Co, according to industry sources in Taiwan.

HannStar declines to comment on Dell lawsuit

Mar 17, 16:58

HannStar Display has declined to comment on a price fixing lawsuit Dell reportedly has filed against the Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel maker and four others, saying it has yet to receive...

Commentary: 3D providing new dimension for TV market

Feb 26, 10:38

Demand for LED-backlit LCD TVs is taking off, but attention this year in the displays market has turned to 3D applications.

AUO may gain upper hand over Samsung in setting up 7.5G panel plant in China, say sources

Feb 24, 14:17

The government in China may take a total-control policy to allow establishment of only four to five next-generation TFT-LCD panel factories in China, and the policy may give Taiwan-based...

LCD panel makers vying for China government subsidies, says AUO executive

Feb 1, 12:00

LCD panel makers from Taiwan, Korea and Japan are all eyeing subsidies from the China government for setting up production fabs in China, but there may be only one or two openings...

Global LCD TV shipments to reach 170 million units in 2010

Jan 20, 10:37

LCD TV shipments worldwide will total 171 million units in 2010 mainly benefiting from strong demand from emerging markets, 3D TVs and LED TVs, according to DisplaySearch. LCD TV...

AUO, CMO, Samsung, LG, Sharp to ship 184 million TV panels in 2010

Jan 12, 13:59

LCD TV panel shipments from the five major panel makers, AU Optronics (AUO), Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO), Samsung Electronics, LG Display and Sharp are expected to reach 184 million...

CES 2010: TV vendors show latest technologies

Jan 11, 10:50

TV vendors including Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics, Sony, Sharp and Toshiba showcased their latest TV technologies at the 2010 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES)...

Sharp LCD TVs with four primary color technology

Top-10 vendors to account for 90% of global LCD TV market in 2010

Dec 29, 15:11

Global LCD TV shipments in 2010 are projected to reach 155-170 million units, and shipments from top-10 LCD TV vendors are expected to account for up to 90% of the total LCD TV market,...

LCD makers shifting notebook, netbook panel production to 5G, says DisplaySearch

Dec 17, 16:05

Driven by increased competition and taking advantage of new fab capacity, TFT LCD panel makers have increased the use of 5G fabs to produce netbook and notebook PC panels. In the...

CMO agrees to pay US$220 million fine in US anti-trust probe

Dec 10, 10:18

Taiwan-based LCD panel maker Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) today announced that it has entered into a plea agreement with the US Department of Justice (DOJ), agreeing to pay a fine...

Taiwan panel makers may benefit from Sharp patent lawsuit against Samsung in the US

Nov 24, 16:21

Taiwan panel makers are expected to see more outsourcing orders from Samsung Electronics if the US justice department finds that Samsung violated patent rights belonging to Sharp,...

US market: Channels drop LCD TV prices for Black Friday

Nov 23, 16:00

North America consumer electronics channels have reduced LCD TV prices to grab sales during the Black Friday weekend.

China market: TV vendors starting price war for LED TVs

Nov 12, 12:02

Domestic and international vendors in China are cutting prices for LED-backlit LCD TVs to stimulate sales, with Hisense offering the deepest cuts, according to reports from China.

Lower-than-expected yields at new Sharp 10G plant ease oversupply pressure, say sources

Nov 4, 14:12

Operations at Sharp's 10G LCD panel plant have seen lower-than-expected yield rates since production started on October 1, 2009, reducing concerns at rival makers of a possible TV...

Sony purchasing value from Taiwan to increase in 2010 despite reduced orders to AUO, says company

Oct 29, 11:22

Sony's purchase from Taiwan in terms of value will continue to increase despite plans to reduce its order volumes to AU Optronics (AUO) in 2010, according to Kenji Sakai, chairman...

Sony may reduce TV panel orders to AUO in 2010, sources say

Oct 27, 16:02

Sony reportedly will reduce its TV panel orders to AU Optronics (AUO) in 2010, as the client's 10G LCD panel manufacturing joint-venture with Sharp has already started production,...

Sharp starts shipping 10G panels, say reports

Newswatch - Oct 21, 09:51

Sharp has started shipments from its 10G LCD panel plant in Sakai City, Osaka Prefecture, Japan, according to the Japanese-language Nikkan.

Compal reportedly lands Sharp LCD TV orders

Oct 19, 16:47

Compal Electronics has reportedly landed LCD TV orders from Japan-based vendor Sharp for the North America market, according to market sources. Compal declined to comment on its relationships...

CMO will ramp 8.5G production in Taiwan, says company president

Oct 9, 14:45

Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) has decided that it will ramp up production at its 8.5G fab in Taiwan while waiting for the government to lift a ban on investment in LCD panel plants...

Sharp begins production at 10G LCD fab

Oct 2, 09:01

Sharp started operations at its new 10G LCD panel plant in Sakai City, Osaka Prefecture, Japan on October 1, 2009. Construction began in November 2007 on the company's manufacturing...

Gintech shipping solar cells to Sharp, says newspaper

Newswatch - Oct 1, 14:53

Gintech Energy, a Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell maker, began OEM shipments of solar cells to Japan-based Sharp in September, according to a Chinese-language Economic...

Elan sees increasing orders for touch solutions

Sep 24, 14:33

Elan Microelectronics has recently landed more orders for touchscreen IC and module solutions, with order visibility extending into the first half of 2010, according to market sources...

Sharp to incorporate UV2A technology into LCD panel production

Sep 18, 09:44

Sharp has developed a photo-alignment technology called UV2A (Ultraviolet-induced Multi-domain Vertical Alignment) technology for LCD panels that can precisely control the alignment...

Sharp UV2A technology
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    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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