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  • Last update: Tuesday 24 February 2015 [281 news items]

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

China could rank second for 8.5G production in 2012, says Digitimes Research

Sep 14, 17:09

China could become the world's second largest host country for 8.5G LCD panel production in 2012 if all the reported fab projects are completed, according to Digitimes Research.

Samsung maintains global LCD TV lead in 2Q09, says iSuppli

Sep 4, 15:39

Samsung Electronics' worldwide LCD TV shipments for the second quarter of 2009 amounted to 5.7 million units, up from 5.1 million units in the first quarter, the largest unit increase...

China market: Local vendors supply almost all TVs in rural subsidy program, report says

Sep 4, 12:01

Local vendors in China dominated the TV segment in the government program for subsidized purchases in rural areas, accounting for 97.15% of the TV sets sold under the program as of...

LCD panel makers gearing up fab construction in China, says Displaybank

Sep 3, 14:29

Leading TFT-LCD panel makers including LG Display (LGD), Sharp and Samsung Electronics are actively seeking advancement into China. Displaybank said that the trend can be seen as...

Earthquake causes minor disruption in LCD glass supply, says iSuppli

Aug 25, 16:02

An earthquake in Japan this month at a plant operated by Corning will slightly exacerbate an existing shortage of glass for LCDs, but the impact is not likely to have a major impact...

Glass substrate shortage may continue in 4Q09

Aug 13, 15:36

The shortage of glass substrates may continue throughout the fourth quarter of 2009, longer than previous expectations it would end in September, due to the recent earthquake that...

AUO, CMO confirm receipt of antitrust statement from EU

Jul 15, 16:26

Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel makers AU Optronics (AUO) and Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) have confirmed they have received a Statement of Objections from the EU Commission which is...

Taiwan panel makers less concerned about Sony-Sharp cooperation

Jun 30, 16:48

Taiwan TFT-LCD panel makers do not feel as threatened as they were by the cooperation between Japan-based Sony and Sharp on 10G production, according to market sources.

LCD clients placing early panel orders for year-end sales

Jun 22, 16:30

End-market LCD display players have started placing panel orders for year-end sales earlier than usual, as panel prices are expected to continue increasing in the third quarter, according...

Top-5 makers to produce over 89% of global large-size panels in 2009, says DisplaySearch

Jun 18, 11:59

The top-five TFT-LCD panel makers are expected to account for 89.2% of the total large-size (10-inch and larger) TFT-LCD panel production by area in 2009, a big leap from the 74.8%...

China market: 1.4 million LCD TVs sold during May Day holiday

May 20, 14:40

Around 1.4 million LCD TVs were sold during the three-day May Day holiday in China, up 75% on year, with local vendors dominating sales, according to industry sources in China.

Global TV shipments decline 6% on year in 1Q09, says DisplaySearch

May 20, 10:09

Global TV shipments declined 6% on year in the first quarter of 2009 to 43.3 million units with a lingering global recession continuing to place pressure on discretionary spending,...

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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 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...

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