Thursday 6 October 2022
Epistar reportedly becomes exclusive supplier of miniLED chips for Meta
LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar has reportedly supplied COB (chip on board)-based miniLED chips used in VR head-mounted devices exclusively for Meta and has begun small-volume...
Wednesday 5 October 2022
Equipment supply and demand gap stabilizing for OSATs, IDMs: Q&A with K&S SVP Chan Pin Chong
Automotive chips and power devices continue to see uneven supplies, and Taiwan's leading OSATs including ASE Technology and international IDMs such as Infineon, Renesas, NXP, ST Microelectronics...
Friday 23 September 2022
Ennostar to see miniLED backlight device shipments boom in 2023
Ennostar expects to see its shipments of miniLED-backlight devices for automotive applications rise substantially in 2023, thanks to its entry into the supply chains of US- and Europe-based...
Tuesday 13 September 2022
Sanan Optoelectronics cuts prices to compete for Apple orders for mini LED chips
According to industry sources, China's largest LED chip maker Sanan Optoelectronics has decreased quotes by 10-15% in a bid to compete with Taiwan's Epistar for Apple's orders of...
Friday 2 September 2022
Macroblock supplies miniLED driver ICs used in HUD for Li Auto
Macroblock has supplied miniLED driver ICs used in a 13.3-inch HD HUD (head-up display) for Li L9, a smart electric SUV unveiled by China-based electric vehicle (EV) vendor Li Auto...
Thursday 25 August 2022
CWTC obtains leadframe orders for automotive miniLED devices
Chang Wah Technology (CWTC) has newly developed leadframes for miniLED device applications, which have cut into the supply chain of tier-1 Europe-based LED manufacturers, with shipments...
Tuesday 16 August 2022
Panel vendors gearing up for automotive display boom
Potential growth in the automotive display market segment is encouraging panel suppliers such as AUO to step up their deployments in the field, according to industry sources.
Monday 25 July 2022
MOEA unveils largest fine-pitch miniLED display in Taiwan
The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) on July 21 unveiled a Happiness-praying and Wish Tree, a tree-shaped curved-surface fine-pitch miniLED display, at the Kaohsiung National Center...
Tuesday 5 July 2022
Samsung Electronics 2022 Neo QLED TV shipment forecast downward adjusted
The 2022 forecast shipment of Samsung Electronics' Neo QLED TVs, its high-end miniLED-backlit LCD TVs initially launched in 2021, has been downward adjusted from 3.0-3.5 million units...
Thursday 23 June 2022
Macroblock cautious about LED driver IC sales prospects for 2H22
LED driver IC design house Macroblock has expressed caution about its sales prospects for the second half of 2022 due to excess inventories for general offerings held by its customers,...
Monday 20 June 2022
Everlight to ship miniLED devices for automotive display backlighting
LED packaging service provider Everlight Electronics will begin to ship miniLED devices for automotive display backlighting in second-half 2022, according to company chairman Robert...
Wednesday 15 June 2022
Epistar files patent lawsuit against Amazon in US
Taiwan-based Epistar, a subsidiary of Ennostar, has filed a patent lawsuit in the Federal District Court for the Western District of Texas, alleging certain Amazon Fire TV models...
Thursday 9 June 2022
Ennostar to begin to ship COB mini LED backlight units in 2H22
Ennostar will begin to ship COB (chip on board) miniLED backlight units (BLU) to South Korea- and Japan-based TV vendors in the second half of 2022, with the BLUs mainly used in 65-...
Tuesday 7 June 2022
Chinese makers actively invest in mini/microLED
China-based makers have been investing in mini/microLED R&D and production, eyeing strong business potential of the chips' applications, according to industry sources.
Thursday 19 May 2022
Macroblock expects 2-digit sales growth in 2Q22
LED driver IC design house Macroblock expects to post a double-digit sequential revenue increase with high gross margin in the second quarter of 2022, driven by robust demand for...
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