Friday 29 May 2020
China LED makers expanding mini/micro LED capacities
China-based major LED chip makers and packaging service providers, optimistic about demand for mini and micro LEDs, are currently pushing capacity expansions mainly for related applications,...
Friday 29 May 2020
Epistar 4Q20 operation may turn profitable, says president
Epistar is likely to see operation swing into profitability in the fourth quarter of 2020 if the impact of the coronavirus pandemic eases off in the third quarter, according to company...
Thursday 28 May 2020
Entire Technology ships diffuser plates used in mini LED backlighting
Entire Technology has begun to ship diffuser plates used in backlighting of 17.3-inch gaming notebooks and expects such adoption for 2-3 additional gaming notebook models in 2020,...
Thursday 26 March 2020
Demand for TV-use LED BLUs to fall in 2Q20
Demand for TV-use LED backlight units (BLUs) has been strong in first-quarter 2020, but will slip below the historical average in the following quarter, thanks to the postponement...
Monday 23 March 2020
TV-use LED backlighting in strong demand
Demand for LCD TV panels whose supply has been undermined by the coronavirus outbreak has turned strong, and in turn pushed up demand for LED backlighting, according to industry so...
Friday 20 March 2020
Mini LED expected to get significant boost from Apple adoption
Mini LED is expected to get a significant boost in applications as Apple is proceeding with R&D of devices adopting mini LED backlighting, and may commercialize more such devices...
Friday 20 March 2020
Lextar, Epistar, AOT eyeing mini LED backlighting for 8K TVs
Vertically-integrated LED maker Lextar Electronics, LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar and LED packaging service provider Advanced Optoelectronic Technology (AOT) are readying...
Wednesday 19 February 2020
BLU maker Coretronic warns about shipment declines for 1Q20
Coretronic has warned that its shipments of energy-saving devices, mainly backlight units (BLUs) for IT products, OEM devices and TVs, are likely to fall by 50% on year in the first...
Thursday 26 December 2019
Mini LED makers eye notebook business opportunity
Lextar Electronics has been aggressively promoting its mini LED backlighting modules in many high-performance application industries and has reportedly obtained orders from Micro-Star...
Tuesday 17 December 2019
Wahlee to enjoy ramp-up in demand for OLED displays, mini LED-backlit apps
Robust demand for OLED displays and mini LED-backlit applications will buoy IC materials distributor Wahlee Industrial's sales performance in 2020, according to market sources.
Friday 6 December 2019
Competitiveness of mini LED backlighting hinges on feasible applications
As smartphone-use OLED panel prices have dropped since 2018, mini LED backlighting for handset-use LCD panels has become disadvantageous in cost. Market opportunities for mini LED...
Tuesday 3 December 2019
Notebook vendors ready to embrace mini LED backlighting
Notebook vendors are ready to adopt mini LED backlighting for their devices, paving the way for the technology to move beyond public signage to consumer electronics, according to...
Wednesday 13 November 2019
PCB maker Zhen Ding plans record capex for 2020
Taiwan's top PCB maker Zhen Ding Technology (ZDT) will budget a record high capex for 2020 and expects its revenues for the year to grow significantly from 2019 on stronger shipments...
Wednesday 30 October 2019
BLU maker Coretronic sees slow orders for 4Q19
Coretronic expects shipments of its energy-saving products, mainly backlight units (BLU), to register a single-digit sequential drop in the fourth quarter of 2019 due to a reduction...
Monday 7 October 2019
8K TV panels need much more LED chips for backlighting, says Epistar president
Since an 8K LCD TV panel has four times more pixels than a 4K one of the same size, the number of LED chips used in backlighting the former needs to be 50% more than the latter, according...