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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...

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ODD pick-up heads see no immediate danger of shortage

Mar 15, 15:29

Supply of pick-up heads of PC-use optical disc drives (ODDs) from Japan-based makers, including Sanyo Electric, Sharp and Panasonic, is unlikely to be affected by the March 11 earthquake...

AUO files patent infringement lawsuits against Sharp

Mar 3, 10:19

Today AU Optronics (AUO) and AU Optronics Corporation America filed two complaints against Japan's Sharp Corporation and Sharp Electronics Corporation (together "Sharp")...

Sharp reports profit for April-December 2010

Feb 8, 12:04

While the world economy in the nine months ended December 31, 2010 showed some recovery overall, there remained strong uncertainty as factors like the credit crunch and high unemployment...

AUO says it will defend the interests of the company and clients

Jan 26, 01:00

Regarding the recently filed infringement lawsuit from Sharp, AU Optronics (AUO) responded that the company respects the intellectual property rights of third parties and will do...

AUO declines to comment on patent infringement lawsuit from Sharp

Jan 24, 15:44

AU Optronics (AUO) has declined to comment regarding the infringement lawsuit from Japan-based Sharp as the company in the quiet period prior to its investors conference.

AVY Precision sees sharp on-month drop, but strong on-year growth in November revenues

Dec 9, 14:19

Digital camera chassis maker AVY Precision has announced November 2010 revenues of NT$173 million (US$5.73 million), down 60.4% on month, but up 55.94% on year, with combined revenues...

BLU maker Radiant 2011 revenues to rise thanks to orders from Samsung, Sony and Sharp

Nov 30, 01:15

Radiant Opto-Electronics is one of the few back light unit (BLU) makers to show growth despite a widespread demand drop off in the large-size panel sector. The company's revenues...

Sharp to launch 2 new e-book readers

Nov 30, 01:05

Sharp is scheduled to introduce 5.5-inch and 10.8-inch e-book readers adopting high-resolution TFT LCD panels on December 10, 2010 for the Japan market and priced at JPY39.800 (US$474)...

FPD International 2010: Sharp displays large-size TV wall

Nov 12, 02:30

Sharp is showcasing its large-size TV wall at the ongoing FPD International 2010 in Makuhari, Japan, from November 10 to 12.

J Touch supplies 5.5-inch touch panel for tablet PC to Sharp

Nov 10, 01:40

J Touch has landed touch panel orders for 5.5-inch tablet PCs from Japan-based Sharp, and the touch panel maker will mainly focus on supplying medium-size touch panels to Sharp and...

Panic grips DRAM spot market after sharp price fall at contract market, says inSpectrum

Nov 8, 11:47

Spot price for mainstream DRAM chips in the spot market posted a notable drop in the week November 1-5, as traders/brokers were shocked by a sharp price fall at the contract market,...

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.

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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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