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LED market growth transitions to lighting applications, says DisplaySearch

Aug 26, 14:21

Market indicators continue to predict an on-year rise of 20% in LED usage across applications in 2011 with lighting leading the way, according to DisplaySearch. The total package...

Effective policies can help the LED industry, says Everlight chairman

Aug 25, 14:56

In comparison to government policies in Japan, South Korea and China in promoting the usage of LED products, Taiwan's government has been lagging behind, according to Robert Yeh,...

Price of polysilicon likely to drop below US$40/kg in 2012

Aug 24, 12:00

The price of polysilicon is likely to drop below US$40/kg in 2012, according to sources from China-based polysilicon firms. The impact of capacity expansion will be apparent in the...

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Samsung reportedly contacted Taiwan OEMs for evaluating notebook outsourcing

Aug 23, 01:10

Korea-based notebook brand vendor Samsung Electronics has reportedly contacted Taiwan-based notebook makers Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics and Pegatron Technology in August to...

GT Advanced Technologies receives additional orders from South Korea-based OCI

Aug 19, 15:33

GT Advanced Technologies (previously named GT Solar) has announced that it has received US$33 million in additional bookings from South Korea-based polysilicon producer OCI Company...

LED players bracing for weak year-end shopping

Aug 18, 11:27

With TV vendors digesting their inventories, demand for large-size LED backlighting products continues to be gloomy. While demand in the past would usually start picking up in September...

LED firms looking to lighting products for revenue growth

Digitimes Insight: South Korea increases standardization of specifications and certification for LED lighting products

Aug 17, 16:33

South Korea has been standardizing specifications for LED lighting and product certification. South Korea has been setting the Korea Standard (KS) for LED traffic lights and lighting...

Delta optimistic about the future of LED lighting

Aug 5, 14:41

The LED lighting market has been performing relatively well compared to the LED TV backlight market. According to Delta, the sweet spot for LED lighting prices will be reached around...

LG Display and AUO likely to increase capacity utilization sequentially in 3Q11

Aug 3, 01:15

Despite weak demand in the LCD TV market due to the increasing popularity of smartphones and tablet PCs, the traditional boom season in the third quarter should help panel makers...

Asia will sustain LED business over near term, says Information Network

Aug 2, 14:55

While steady and positive proliferation of LED lighting products continues, key price points could trigger real commercial demand, and Korea, Japan, and China have the solutions according...

Small-sized display shipments decline amid weak demand from all markets except tablets, says IHS iSuppli

Jul 29, 16:15

Shipments of small- and medium-sized display (SMD) panels fell for the second straight month in May as demand decreased from cellphones and all other major product categories-with...

Talks over poly-Si prices stall

Jul 15, 10:39

Solar wafer and cell manufacturing companies have been negotiating with their upstream material suppliers to lower July prices for polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si), but the talks...

Panel prices depending on purchases of China TV vendors

Jul 8, 15:44

According to statistics, the top six China-based TV brands purchased up to 3.61 million panels in May, representing a 24% on-month and 64% on-year growth.

Panel makers likely to continue incurring losses in 2011

Jul 7, 11:21

Panel makers continued to generate profits lower than market expectations in the second quarter. It is likely such conditions will continue throughout the year into the first half...

Products adopting AMOLED panels to grow in 2H11

Jul 5, 01:25

Samsung has been the biggest supporter for AMOLED panels. Industry sources stated there will be numerous mobile phone vendors adopting AMOLED panels in the second half of the year...

Taiwan dollar appreciation is double-edged sword, says central bank

Jul 4, 15:29

Taiwan's central bank announced on June 30 a decision to raise the discount rate, the rate on accommodations with collateral, and the rate on accommodations without collateral by...

Taiwan, Korea LCD panel makers reduce output

Jul 4, 11:13

Taiwan- and South Korea-based TFT-LCD panel makers have lowered capacity utilization to decrease output since the beginning of June, hoping large-size panel prices will rebound at...

Taiwan solar wafer makers under pressure to hike quotes

Jul 1, 10:30

Taiwan-based solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer makers have asked South Korea-based OCI to lower polycrystalline silicon prices to below US$50/kg but the latter is sticking to...

Current condition and future prospects of LED: Q&A with Lextar chairman David Su

Jun 29, 15:57

As a LED subsidiary of AU Optronics (AUO), Lextar has been viewed as a LED backlight module maker. Recently Lextar has set goals to enter the LED lighting market. David Su, chairman...

David Su, chairman of Lextar

China might delay issuance of panel facility licenses

Jun 28, 16:19

The LCD panel industry in China has been expanding rapidly. Many firms have been trying to enter the panel industry in China. However, due to oversupply concerns, the point of time...

Digitimes Insight: LED capacity growth to exceed 20% in 3Q11, sapphire substrate price to drop to US$20

Jun 27, 16:40

Many LED firms showcased the latest products and technologies at Photonics Festival in Taiwan 2011 from June 14-16. Here are some observations of the development of the LED market.

Lite-On reports record high revenues for 2010

Jun 24, 16:01

Lite-On Technology (Lite-On) reported record high revenues for 2010 and said it will distribute dividends of NT$2.92 (US$0.10) per share at its shareholders meeting on June 22. CEO...

Polysilicon suppliers face dilemma over price drops

Jun 24, 11:25

Quotes for polysilicon have been facing downward pressure and are likely to drop below US$50/kg.

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.

Taiwan-based firms need to focus on niche markets to win, says AUO chairman

Jun 13, 15:50

South-Korea based Samsung Electronics has been a customer, supplier and competitor to Taiwan-based firms in DRAM and LCD panels. In order for Taiwan-based firms to win, chairman of...

Taiwan debates over necessity of nuclear power

Jun 8, 13:56

Arguments over the use nuclear power have been heating up in Taiwan since Japan's earthquake on March 11. Germany's recent announcement of shutting down all nuclear power plants before...

South-Korea polysilicon supplier OCI sets up office in Taiwan

Jun 3, 01:45

South-Korea based polysilicon supplier, OCI, held an opening party on June 2 for its Taiwan branch. According to industry sources, quotes from OCI have dropped to US$50-55/kg, but...

Contract price for polysilicon begins to alleviate

Jun 3, 01:20

The continuous price drop for solar wafers and cells have been causing immense pressure on Taiwan-based solar firms. According to industry sources, the contract price of polysilicon...

South-Korea based panel firms eager to develop AMOLED technologies, says industry source

May 31, 01:25

AMOLED has been seen as the future for panels displays. South-Korea based firms LG Display and SMD have been setting up AMOLED production lines aggressively. US- and Japan-based firms...

China market: Samsung aims to be largest vendor of LED lighting in 2013

May 20, 10:37

Samsung Electronics has been extending its LED production from backlights to lighting applications with China being the major market, and will shift production of LED lighting products...

SAS, OCI ink supply agreement

Apr 1, 01:15

Solar wafer supplier Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) on March 31 announced that it has signed a polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si) supply agreement with South Korea's OCI. The...

Digitimes Insight: South Korea LED supply chain unaffected by Japan earthquake

Mar 16, 10:22

South Korea's LED supply chain relies on Japan's Kyocera and Namiki for sapphire substrates, and Nichia and Toyoda Gosei for epitaxial wafers, chip packaging and LED phosphor mater...

Japan

Digitimes Insight: South Korea makers bet heavily on AMOLED technology

Mar 3, 12:22

Samsung Mobile Display (SMD) is a joint venture between Samsung Electronics and Samsung SDI. It was the main reason why Samsung's LCD business was able to remain profitable in the...

Protective component maker Polytronics wins PPTC orders for tablet PCs

Feb 22, 14:05

Since Apple's iPad 2 reportedly will not incorporate ALD/SLD polymeric positive temperature coefficient (PPTC) resistors, Taiwan's protective component makers will not be able to...

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