Display panel
  • Innolux has teamed up with ITRI to develop FOPLP technology
    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 is investing 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 chairman Paul Peng
    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 to showcase an expanded range of precision glass substrates at Semicon Taiwan
    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 stocks in Innolux
    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.
  • Government-run science parks generated revenues totaling NT$1,218.942 billion in January-June 2019
    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 new president Frank Ko
    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 has announced its consolidated revenues for August
    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 officially kicks off operations of 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.
  • LGD's OLED TV panel business managed to swing to profitability in the first half of 2019
    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 have found new opportunities from 5G and foldable devices
    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.
  • Lenovo's foldable notebook
    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 is likely to suspend its operations completely
    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 to supply touch solutions for bendable displays
    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 is set to release colored e-paper solutions for e-book readers
    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.
  • AUO chairman Paul Peng (right)
    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 chairman David Chu
    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 28-3 inch integrated automotive display
    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.
  • Effect from US-China trade tensions goes on
    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 cutting supply
    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.
  • AUO released the Tartan display technology
    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 promoting bezel-less flexible panels
    Innolux is to showcase its latest display products including flexible panels and innovative underwater touch modules at the upcoming Touch Taiwan 2019 tradeshow.
  • INT to showcase UHPD-based products at Touch Taiwan 2019
    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.
  • Shipments of small- to medium-size LCD panels are expected to drop 3.1% on quarter
    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's 85-inch 8K HDR TV panel
    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.

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Taiwan LCD monitors – 2Q 2019

Taiwan small- to mid-size LCD panels – 2Q 2019

Taiwan semiconductor foundry sector, 2Q19

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