Innolux has teamed up with Taiwan's government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) to develop fan-out panel-level packaging (FOPLP) technology, which will be ready for volume production in three years, according to CK Wei, an associate vice president of technology development...
Apple invests additional US$250 million in Corning
Apple has announced it is investing US$250 million more in Corning, supplier of precision glass for iPhone, Apple Watch and iPad.
AUO accelerating value transformation, says chairman
AU Optronics (AUO) is exerting efforts to push forward its value transformation to tackle multiple headwinds, including oversupply, low panel prices and economic uncertainty, according to company chairman Paul Peng.
Corning has disclosed it will showcase an expanded range of precision glass substrates and supporting technologies for the semiconductor and consumer electronics industries at Semicon Taiwan.
Compal sells Innolux shares
Compal Electronics has announced it sold 46.89 million Innolux shares between August 20 and September 16 at an average price of NT$7.01 (US$0.22) for a total of NT$328.61 million.
Taiwan science parks see decline in January-June sales
Government-run Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) and Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP) generated revenues totaling NT$1,218.942 billion (US$38.88 billion) in January-June 2019, slipping 2.47% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Science and Technology...
AUO to delist from NYSE
AUO plans to voluntarily delist its American depositary shares (ADS) from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), and will pursue a listing of its ADSs on the over-the-counter market, according to the company. The Taiwan-based LCD panel maker also named Frank Ko as its new president and COO, with the appointment...
AUO August revenues rise 9.5% on month
Taiwan-based LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) has announced its consolidated revenues for August reached NT$24.14 billion (US$773.45 million), up by 9.5% on month but down by 13.2% on year.
Innolux spins off medical display unit, InnoCare
Flat panel maker Innolux has spun off its medical display unit to form a new entity, InnoCare Optoelectronics, as the firm gears up efforts to tap the emerging smart medical device market.
Samsung Display, LGD lead in OLED panel segment
Efforts by Samsung Display and LG Display (LGD) to shift their production focus from LCD panels to AMOLED models appear to have paid off as the two Korean suppliers are currently the top-two panel makers globally in terms of shipment value, according to Digitimes Research.
Taiwan-based component makers, despite seeing shrinking demand for notebooks, have found new opportunities from emerging businesses such as foldable smartphones, foldable-screen notebooks and 5G applications, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.
Wintel developing standards for dual-screen notebooks, paving way for foldable-screen models
Intel and Microsoft have recently started establishing standards for dual-screen notebooks and are looking to extend the concept to cover foldable-screen notebooks, according to sources from the notebook upstream supply chain.
CPT to lay off over 2,000 employees
Flat panel maker Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) has announced plans to lay off most of its 2,100 employees, to be effective in 60 days, as a local court in Taoyuan, northern Taiwan has rejected its restructuring plan and its orders have plunged almost to zero.
TPK Holding is currently in talks with OLED panel makers in China and Korea for the development of silver nanowire-based bendable touch solution for handsets with the solution's commercial production to be ready in the fourth quarter of 2019, according to company president Leo Hsieh.
EIH to offer colored e-book reader solutions in 2020
E Ink Holdings (EIH) has said that it plans to expand the production of colored e-paper solutions to include those for e-book readers in 2020, addition to for electronic shelf labels (ESLs) and advertisement displays currently, according to company president Johnson Lee.
The commercial realization of mini and micro LED-backlit display products in Taiwan will come in the next 1-2 years, as Taiwan's panel makers have been rolling out efforts to tide over the difficulty caused by oversupply in the display industry, according to Paul Peng, chairman of AU Optronics (AUO)...
INT UHPD display technology bears fruit
Taiwan-based Innovative and Transformation (INT) has disclosed that one of its clients will adopt it UHPD (ultra-high pixel density) display technology and kick off volume production of real RGB AMOLED display devices for IoT applications in the second half of 2020, according to company chairman David...
Innolux touts AM mini LED integrated automotive displays
Flat panel maker Innolux has said that its 28.3-inch AM (active matrix) mini LED-based integrated automotive cluster and CID display products have been adopted by major OEMs and will find their way into the production lines of Europe- and US-based automakers.
With the trade tensions between the US and China escalating, IT companies in the US and China have started taking measures to minimize the impact with Apple and Google both accelerating their paces on moving their products' manufacturing...
China panel makers keep slashing output
China-based panel makers including BOE Technology and China Star Optoelectronics Technology (CSOT) and Chongqing HKC have reportedly continued to cut back their production in response to steep falls in panel prices, according to industry watchers.
AU Optronics (AUO) has rolled out its Tartan display technology that is capable for production customized display products at small volume in diverse designs and sizes, particularly for smart retailing applications.
Innolux is to showcase its latest display products including flexible panels and innovative underwater touch modules at the upcoming Touch Taiwan 2019 tradeshow.
INT promoting innovative display technologies
Taiwan-based display technology developing company Innovative and Transformation (INT) will promote it in-house-developed UHPD (ultra-high pixel-density) and SPIC (smart pixel and IC) display technologies and related applications at the upcoming Touch Taiwan 2019.
Taiwan's shipments of small- to medium-size LCD panels are expected to drop 3.1% on quarter and 43.9% on year in the third quarter of 2019 as demand for such panels from the feature phone sector will remain weak, Digitimes Research estimates.
AUO promoting high-value displays
AU Optronics (AUO) will showcase a lineup of high-value products, including 85-inch 8K HDR TV and mini LED-backlit display products at the upcoming Touch Taiwan tradeshow.
Taiwan handsets – 2Q 2019
Taiwan's handset shipments arrived at 13.8 million units in the second quarter of 2019, a level similar to that of the previous...
Taiwan LCD monitors – 2Q 2019
Taiwan PC monitor shipments continued their on-year growth momentum in the second quarter of 2019, but the increase slowed to...
Taiwan small- to mid-size LCD panels – 2Q 2019
Although second-quarter 2019 was the traditional peak season for the small- to medium-size panel industry, Taiwan's shipments...
Taiwan semiconductor foundry sector, 2Q19
According to Digitimes Research's observation, with global market demand on a moderate increase in second-quarter 2019, Taiwan-based...
Global AIO PC shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2019
Global all-in-one (AIO) PC shipments will continue shrinking in 2019, following 2018's around 2% on-year drop. With issues such...
Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2022
Amid bleak outlook for downstream vendors, uncertainties surrounding the US-China trade tension, factory relocation and exchange...