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  • PMOLED panel maker WiseChip Semiconductor has reported net profits of NT$25.64 million (US$830,505) for the third quarter of 2018, down 23.8% on quarter and 66.6% on year. EPS for the quarter stood at NT$0.56.
  • Jasper Display chairman Kenneth Tai
    Taiwan's optoelectronics industry players must pursue the development of smart optoelectronics and leverage the prowess and advantages of the country's ICT industry to find a solid foothold in international optoelectronics supply chains, according to Kenneth Tai, chairman of Jasper Display based in...
  • Innolux has reported increased revenues for October, thanks to increased shipments of complete TV sets and small- and medium-size LCD modules despite decreases in panel shipments.
  • LCD panel and module maker Giantplus Technology has reported net profits of NT$81.16 million (US$2.64 million) for the third quarter of 2018, up 2.8% from a quarter earlier but down 155.7% from a year ago.
  • HannStar Display has reported net profits of NT$530 million (US$17.3 million) on net sales of NT$4.1 billion for the third quarter of 2018, with EPS coming to NT$0.16.
  • Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) has reported revenues of NT$1.52 billion (US$49.5 million) for October, down 21% on month and 50.6% on year due to decreased panel shipments.
  • AU Optronics (AUO) has announced its October 2018 consolidated revenue arrived at NT$26.49 billion (US$864.02 million), down by 3.4% on month and 3.4% on year.
  • panel
    Shipments of small- to medium-size LCD panels by Taiwan makers are expected to continue to decline 11.3% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2018, having seen such shipments suffered a slight 1.3% drop to 309 million units in the third quarter, according to Digitimes Research.
  • Samsung unveils Infinity Flex Display
    Samsung Electronics has unveiled a flexible display along with new developer tools for its Bixby and SmartThings platforms.
  • Touch panel makers TPK Holding and General Interface Solution (GIS) have both recorded strong sales for October, driven by increased shipments of touch solutions for new iPhone devices.
  • innolux
    Shipments of large-size (9-inch and above) TFT LCD panels by Taiwan-based makers (excluding Sharp) reached 64.79 million units in the third quarter of 2018, up 4.4% on quarter and 5.6% on year, according to Digitimes Research.
  • Touch panel maker TPK Holding has reported that it posted net profits of NT$191 million (US$6.18 million) for the third quarter of 2018, reversing a net loss of NT$227 million seen a quarter earlier.
  • AUO chairman Paul Peng
    AU Optronics (AUO) expects its capacity utilization rate to maintain at a high level in the fourth quarter of 2018 as demand for large-size panels from the TV sector in China remains strong, according to company chairman Paul Peng.
  • AUO net profits surge in the third quarter 2018
    AU Optronics (AUO) has reported that its third-quarter net profits had more than doubled from a quarter earlier but warned that sales in the fourth quarter might be affected by seasonal weakness and global economic uncertainty.
  • lcd
    Worldwide production capacity for large-size (9-inch and above) TFT LCD panels is projected to rise over 9% annually through 2020 resulting from continued capacity expansions by China-based flat panel makers, according to Digitimes Research.
  • AUO president Michael Tsai
    AU Optronics (AUO) has announced a corporate restructuring plan as it aims to continue to drive its established value transformation strategy and enhance growth momentum.
  • Former Innolux chairman Jyh-chau Wang
    Former Innolux chairman Jyh-chau Wang, with nearly 30 years of experience in the flat panel industry, has recently been appointed by Foxconn Electronics chairman Terry Gou to head the company's display business, dubbed "K Group," to steer the development of the display business of the entire Foxconn...
  • The current downward adjustments of TV panel prices which began in October are likely to accelerate in November amid rising supply.
  • corning
    Corning has reported strong results for the third quarter of 2018, with net income growing 60% on year to US$625 million.
  • In response to the long-term development prospects of electric cars and autonomous vehicles as well as demand from clients, Taiwan-based flat panel makers have been keen on developing new applications integrating the discrete dashboard, the central information display (CID) and even the front-passenger...
  • Innolux vice chairman Robert Hsiao
    Innolux has reshaped its corporate structure by setting up two new business units: India Business Center and mLED Business Unit, as it moves to respond to increasing competition in the display industry.
  • AUO chairman Paul Peng
    Flat panel makers are expected to see their operating results vary widely in 2019 as they adopt different approaches in strategy, market and product development to address the challenge of oversupply which is likely to become a normal for the industry beginning next year, according to Paul Peng, chairman...
  • China-based Kuntech Semiconductor Technology has joined the race for ramping up production of flexible AMOLED panels to meet potential demand from the smartphone and other IT sectors, according to industry sources.
  • lcd panel
    China-based flat panel makers Chongqing HKC Optoelectronics Technology (HKC) and China Electronics Corporation (CEC) both reportedly have held off on their original plans to build 10.5/11G LCD fabs due to concerns including financing, return on equity and changing market environments, according to...
  • EIH chairman and CEO Frank Ko
    In the IoT era, e-paper solutions could turn out to be the most competitive display products for terminal-end devices, according to Frank Ko, chairman and CEO of e-paper solution provider E Ink Holding (EIH).

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