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Large-size panel demand increases in 2Q14 but likely to falter in 3Q14

Aug 21, 16:00

Large-area TFT panel shipments reached a record high of 37.7 million meters squared in second-quarter 2014, driven by the shift to larger sizes in all applications. Shipments of 9.1-inch and larger TFT panels rose 3% on year to 181 million, led by LCD TV panel shipments, which reached a record high...

EIH sees improved 2Q14 performance; expects growth in 3Q14

Aug 21, 15:06

E Ink Holdings (EIH) has announced that its revenues during the second quarter of 2014 reached NT$3.82 billion (US$127.3 million), up 29% on quarter and up 31% on year. The company's EPS meanwhile reached NT$0.07.

Taiwan science parks 1H14 revenues up 0.14% on year, says MOST

Aug 21, 11:57

The government-run Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) and Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP) generated combined revenues of NT$1.065 trillion (US$35.48 billion) in first-half 2014, growing 0.14% on year, according to the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST).

Roughly 400 vendors preparing to feature new technologies at Touch Taiwan

Aug 20, 22:30

Approximately 1,100 booths from 400 vendors will be on display at the 2014 Touch Taiwan exhibition where experts from the display industry will also be sharing their market forecasts and prospects.

Worldwide large TFT-LCD panel supply area to increase 6% in 2014, says MIC

Aug 20, 14:10

Worldwide large TFT-LCD panel supply area is anticipated to reach 136.7 million square meters in 2014, up 6% on year, according to MIC. Growth momentum is expected to come mainly from the additional production capacity of several new 8.5G lines, including the maximum level of production capacity expansion...

CSOT to raise US$926 million in new 8.5G facilities, says report

Aug 19, 15:18

China Star Optoelectronics Technology (CSOT) has announced it is issuing new shares to raise roughly CNY5.7 billion (US$926.87 million) in funding to construct new 8.5G facilities in anticipation of increased demand for OLED and TFT-LCD panels in the China market, according to a report from the China...

AUO to showcase new high-end Ultra HD technology at Touch Taiwan

Aug 19, 14:49

AU Optronics (AUO) will showcase its latest Ultra HD TV panels including wide color gamut (WCG) units in addition to oTP and in-cell technologies at the 2014 Touch Taiwan exhibition.

Panel makers look to develop new applications amid limited growth for tablets

Aug 19, 14:21

Panel makers are shifting their focus to new applications as tablet demand in the second half of 2014 is expected to be limited, according to industry sources.

AUO, Innolux continue to see curved TV orders from Sony and Samsung

Aug 18, 16:14

Taiwan panel makers AU Optronics (AUO) and Innolux are continuing to see orders from Samsung Electronics and Sony for curved Full HD and Ultra HD TVs, according to industry sources.

In a maturing tablet market, Apple and Samsung face growth declines, says DisplaySearch

Aug 18, 15:37

As the tablet market matures and growth slows, the dominance of market leaders Apple and Samsung Electronics is weakening. According to DisplaySearch, total tablet display shipments declined 10% on year in first-half 2014, while combined tablet display shipments to Apple and Samsung fell 34%. While...

Commentary: Entry-level and mid-range devices to further dominate in 2H14

Aug 18, 15:34

Going into the second half of 2014, vendors will continue to focus on mobile devices, most notably smartphones and tablets but instead will aim at expanding their entry-level and mid-range product lines.

Entry-level 4G handset demand in China to increase during 2H14; expected to push down penetration rate of high-end panels

Aug 18, 14:39

Entry-level 4G smartphones are gaining traction in the China market and are expected to see increased shipments throughout the second half of 2014, which will subsequently push down the penetration rate of high-end panels used in 4G units.

In a maturing tablet market, Apple and Samsung face growth declines, says NPD

Aug 15, 15:49

As the tablet market matures and growth slows, the dominance of market leaders Apple and Samsung is weakening. According to the latest NPD DisplaySearch Monthly Tablet PC Panel Shipment & Value Chain report, total tablet display shipments declined 10% on year in the first half of 2014, while combined...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers to ship 134.7 million large-size panels in 2H14

Aug 15, 14:21

Taiwan-based makers will ship 134.7 million large-size (9-inch and above) TFT-LCD panels in the second half of 2014, up 3.8% from the first half, according to Digitimes Research.

HannStar Display nets NT$0.24 per share for 2Q14

Aug 15, 11:14

TFT-LCD panel maker HannStar Display has released its second-quarter 2014 financial report, posting consolidated revenues of NT$6.135 billion (US$205 million), gross margin of 24.21%, net operating profit of NT$648 million, net profit of NT$705 million and net EPS of NT$0.24.

BOE, LG display reportedly to adjust panel production

Aug 15, 11:00

China-based panel maker BOE Technology, in view of slow growth in global tablet sales, will appropriate a portion of its tablet panel production capacity for making notebook and TV panels, while LG Display will shift part of its notebook panel capacity to produce smartphone and industrial-use panels...

AUO to start production of 1.6-inch AMOLED panels in 4Q14

Aug 13, 11:26

AU Optronics (AUO) will begin production of 1.6-inch AMOLED panels for use in smart wearable devices in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

Giantplus suffers loss for 2Q14

Aug 13, 11:21

Small- to medium-size TFT-LCD panel and module maker Giantplus Technology recorded net loss of NT$27.7 million (US$923,000) and net loss per share of NT$0.06 for the second quarter of 2014 mainly due to losses from foreign exchange, according to the company.

Innolux, AUO facing tough battle in UHD TV panel market

Aug 12, 11:35

Taiwan-based Innolux and AU Optronics (AUO) are looking to increase Ultra HD TV panel shipments and their global shares in the market segment in second-half 2014, but the goal is not easy to attain because their production capacities are fully occupied and it is difficult to increase output, according...

Digitimes Research: Innolux tops 5 panel makers in 2Q14 profitability

Aug 11, 14:54

Taiwan-based Innolux, among fellow makers AU Optronics, Samsung Display, LG Display and Sharp, recorded the highest net profit margin for the second quarter of 2014 mainly due to large increases in shipments of Ultra HD TV panels and notebook panels, according to Digitimes Research.

TSMC July revenues hit all-time high

Aug 11, 11:21

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) saw its revenues hit a record high of NT$64.93 billion (US$2.16 billion) in July, increasing 7.6% sequentially and 24.6% on year.

Innolux reports flat on-month growth for July revenues

Aug 8, 15:45

LCD panel maker Innolux has announced that its July 2014 consolidated revenues reached NT$ 36.4 billion (US$1.21 billion), remaining flat on month and increasing 14.6% on year.

Defying expectations, global LCD TV market rises in 1H14, says IHS

Aug 8, 10:07

LCD TV panels enjoyed unexpected growth in the first half of 2014, tied to enthusiastic TV viewing because of the World Cup and other factors that benefited the market, according to IHS.

AUO reports increased July revenues

Aug 7, 15:45

AU Optronics (AUO) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$35.761 billion for July 2014, up by 4.9% sequentially and 8.3% on year.

AUO sees July 2014 revenues increase; large panel shipments increase

Aug 7, 14:24

AU Optronics has announced its consolidated revenues reached NT$35.76 billion (US$1.19 billion) in July 2014, up 4.9% on month and up 8.3% on year.

Panel makers hope for emerging demand for On-Cell touch panels in 2H14

Aug 7, 14:00

Taiwan-based panel makers originally expected demand for in-house-produced On-Cell touch panels to take off in the first half of 2014 but actually fell short of expectations. Hopes now are that demand will emerge in the second half as international and China-based vendors will launch 4G smartphones...

CPT July revenues decrease

Aug 7, 10:51

TFT-LCD panel maker Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.418 billion (US$147 million) for July, decreasing 6.35% sequentially and 12.85% on year, and January-July consolidated revenues totaled NT$33.262 billion, up 1.45% on year.

LCD TV supply chain ready for 4Q14 peak season, say Taiwan makers

Aug 7, 10:43

The LCD TV supply chain has started processing orders for peak demand in the fourth quarter of 2014, and vendors are expected to focus promotions on large-size and Ultra HD models during the period, according to Taiwan-based makers.

Taiwan panel makers seeing strong demand from Huawei, Lenovo, Xiaomi

Aug 7, 10:37

China-based smartphone and tablet vendors Huawei Device, Lenovo and Xiaomi Technology have increased demand for panels and touch panels since the beginning of the third quarter of 2014, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers ship 53.13 million smartphone touch panels in 2Q14

Aug 6, 11:16

Taiwan-based makers together shipped 53.13 million smartphone touch panels in the second quarter of 2014, growing 5.9% on quarter mainly due to increased demand from Microsoft Mobile, HTC, Asustek Computer and China-based smartphone vendors, according to Digitimes Research.

Makers developing high-resolution smartphone panels

Aug 6, 11:14

While many high-end smartphone models are equipped with Full HD touch screens, panel makers are developing panels of higher resolution, such as 2K and recently even Ultra HD (4K), for use in smartphones, according to industry sources in Taiwan.

Pricing for LCD monitor, notebook panels expected to increase slightly in August

Aug 6, 11:12

Supply for LCD monitor panels sized 19-, 21.5-inch is expected to be tight in the first part of August 2014 and therefore pricing is expected to rise approximately US$0.10, according to recent findings from DisplaySearch.

TPK reports revenues drop for July; warns of weak performance for 3Q14

Aug 6, 11:10

TPK has announced that its July consolidated revenues reached NT$10.63 billion (US$353.86 million), up 13.3% on year and down 1.7% on month.

Panel shortages to increase LCD monitor pricing in 3Q14

Aug 6, 10:53

Supply for LCD monitor panels is being pushed down by production of TV, notebook and small- to medium-size applications, which will lead to a 9.2% sequential decline in supply as well as increased pricing during the third quarter of 2014, according to WitsView.

AUO expected to benefit from Samsung promotion of curved-surface Ultra HD TVs

Aug 5, 11:33

As Samsung Electronics has been promoting curved-surface Ultra HD LCD TVs, Taiwan-based AU Optronics (AUO) will begin production of such panels by the end of 2014 and the company is expected to obtain orders from Samsung, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

Taiwan panel makers may benefit from growing demand for 4G smartphones in China

Aug 5, 11:24

While Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel makers have become suppliers for China-based smartphone vendors, they are likely to obtain increased orders as demand for 4G smartphones in the China market is expected to grow quickly in the second half of 2014, according to Taiwan-based industry sources.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan small- to mid-size panel shipments to grow 13% in 3Q14

Aug 4, 10:35

Taiwan panel makers' shipments of small- to medium-size panels are expected to reach 397 million units in the third quarter of 2014, up 13% on year, driven primarily by orders from handset vendors, according to Digitimes Research.

INCJ, JDI, Sony and Panasonic announce establishment of JOLED

Aug 4, 10:35

Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ), Japan Display (JDI), Sony, and Panasonic have announced that they have executed a definitive agreement to establish a new company, JOLED, to integrate Sony and Panasonic's R&D functions for OLED display panels. Through this collaboration, the companies...

Taiwan makers still evaluating mass production of AMOLED TV panels

Aug 4, 10:32

Taiwan panel makers are still evaluating whether they will mass produce AMOLED TV panels, as they believe LCD TV panel technology is continuing to improve and has a better price/performance ratio compared to AMOLED.

Taiwan panel makers plan to cooperate with China TV vendors to tap international market

Aug 4, 10:29

Taiwan-based panel makers plan to cooperate more with China-based TV vendors to supply TV panels for units sold in markets abroad, according to industry sources.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan ships 351.4 million small- to mid-size panels in 2Q14

Jul 31, 15:38

Taiwan-based makers together shipped 351.4 million small- to medium-size TFT-LCD panels in the second quarter of 2014, increasing 16.8% sequentially but decreasing 2.8% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

AUO expects 5-8% growth in 3Q14 small- to medium-size panel shipments

Jul 31, 11:39

AU Optronics (AUO) expects its small- to medium-size TFT-LCD panel shipments to increase 5-8% sequentially, and its large-size panel shipments to remain unchanged or slightly decrease in third-quarter 20124.

Corning reports profit growth for 2Q14

Jul 30, 15:25

Corning has announced its results for the second quarter of 2014, with core (non-GAPP) sales reaching US$2.6 billion (non-GAPP), up 28% on year. Net sales (GAAP) were US$2.5 billion, a 25% increase on a year-over-year basis.

AUO reports staggering profit growth for 2Q14

Jul 30, 14:35

AU Optronics has reported staggering growth in net profit for the second quarter of 2014 on improved demand and rising LCD panel prices.

Panel supply to remain tight until 4Q14 or 1Q15, says Innolux president

Jul 29, 14:37

Global supply of panels used in notebooks, LCD monitors and TVs is expected to remain tight until the fourth quarter of 2014 or the first quarter of 2015, according to Innolux president Wang Jyh-chau speaking at a July 28 investors conference.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers ship over 67 million large-size TFT-LCD panels in 2Q14

Jul 29, 10:54

Taiwan-based makers shipped 67.518 million large-size (9-inch and above) TFT-LCD panels in the second quarter of 2014, increasing by 8.5% on quarter and by 0.9% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

Competition for notebook panels may heat up due to South Korea makers increasing output, say Taiwan makers

Jul 28, 21:27

While global supply of notebook panels has been tight or short because demand has been larger than originally expected, South Korea-based makers have adjusted capacity from making other panels to produce notebook panels and this is likely to result in intense competition for orders for such panels,...

Innolux announces 2Q14 net profit of NT$3 billion

Jul 28, 14:58

Innolux has announced its second quarter 2014 results. Combined net sales for the second quarter 2014 amounted to NT$111.1 billion (US$3.7 billion), an increase of 24% over the previous quarter's NT$89.6 billion. The company reported gross profit of NT$11.6 billion, for a gross margin of 10.4%. Operating...

TPK 2Q14 growth driven by increase in 11- to 16-inch products

Jul 25, 10:40

Touch panel maker TPK has reported that its EPS during the first half of 2014 reached NT$1.37 (US$0.04) and net income came to NT$320 million.

Small- to medium-size China smartphone component makers under pressure of being forced out in 2H14

Jul 25, 10:35

Due to oversupply of smartphone components and price-cut pressure from China-based smartphone vendors, many small- to medium-size China-based smartphone component makers are likely to be forced out of the market in the second half of 2014, according to supply chain makers.

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