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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,...

Everlight, Harvatek and Unity Opto plan to expand SMD LED capacity, says paper

Newswatch - May 19, 16:38

Taiwan-based LED packaging houses Everlight Electronics, Harvatek, and Unity Opto Technology plan to expand their SMD LED capacity amid increasing demand from LED TV vendors such...

Taiwan TV vendors selected for second round of China stimulus program

May 19, 10:11

Taiwan-based BenQ, TPV Technology (AOC brand), and Proview's affiliate MAG Technology have been selected as suppliers for the China government's second stimulus program for rural...

Vizio ranks first in North American LCD TV shipments in 1Q09, says iSuppli

May 8, 12:06

US-based TV maker Vizio surged into the leading position in the North American LCD TV market in the first quarter of 2009, as dwindling disposable incomes sent consumers flocking...

Large-size panel revenues down 17% sequentially in 1Q09, but 47% growth likely for 2Q09, says DisplaySearch

May 6, 11:26

Large-size TFT-LCD panel (10-inch and larger) shipments reached 91.5 million units in the first quarter of 2009, a decline of 3% sequentially and 18% on year, according to DisplaySearch...

ODD pick-up heads in short supply

May 6, 10:30

The global supply of pick-up heads (PUHs) used in optical disc drives (ODDs) has fallen into considerable short supply, which will not ease until the end of the second quarter, according...

SAS, Lite-On and Actron to jointly set up UMG silicon plant in Russia

Apr 23, 15:38

Taiwan-based silicon wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) will team up with Lite-On Technology and Actron Technology to set up a plant to produce upgraded metallurgical-grade...

SAS chairman M.K. Lu

Camera phones, embedded PC cameras propel image sensor market, says In-Stat

Apr 7, 17:16

Continued uptake of cameras in handsets and notebooks is driving growth in the area-array image sensor market, reports In-Stat. Worldwide unit shipments of image sensors in cameraphones...

Global flat panel TV revenues fall for the first time in 4Q08, says DisplaySearch

Feb 19, 14:13

As global economic conditions deteriorated during the fourth quarter of 2008, consumer demand for discretionary purchases suffered, including flat panel TVs. According to DisplaySearch,...

Samsung takes top-place in best-selling products ranking in January 2009 North American TV Market, says Displaybank

Feb 6, 17:11

According to research firm Displaybank, Samsung accounted for 30% of the best-selling products in the North American TV market in January 2009. Among the best-selling products, LCD...

Large-size TFT-LCD panel shipments grow but revenues fall in 2008, says DisplaySearch

Feb 4, 11:12

Large-size TFT-LCD panel shipments in the fourth quarter 2008 reached 93.5 million units, a decline of 19% on quarter and 17% on year, according to research firm DisplaySearch. Due...

2009 the year of smartphones, says ABI Research

Feb 3, 14:56

Mobile handset shipments in the first half of 2008 had a 14% increase on year while slowed to 8% in the third quarter before crashing into a 10% decline in the fourth quarter. As...

LED-backlit LCD TVs expected to have 5-10% of market in 2009

Jan 16, 11:53

Enabled by lower-cost white LED backlight solutions amid growing demand for thin and energy-saving features, panel makers and TV vendors are actively promoting LED-backlit LCD TVs,...

Japan handset vendors eye expanding global sales

Jan 15, 17:06

A number of Japan-based handset vendors have stepped up their contact with Taiwan OEM/ODM handset makers with an aim to expand sales by introducing more models for international markets,...

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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.

  • Microsoft+Kin+Two+Windows+phone

    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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