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  • Last update: Wednesday 26 February 2014 [165 news items]

China panel makers gearing up development of AMOLED panels

Mar 14, 15:12

China-based BOE Technology and China Star Optoelectronics Technology (CSOT) both have been gearing up the development of AMOLED panels, according to media reports and industry sour...

AUO to hire 2,500 engineers for display, solar units

Mar 13, 16:33

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced plans to recruit a total of 2,500 engineers for the development of the company's advanced display technologies, including AMOLED and 3D displays,...

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Digitimes Research: AMOLED shifts into spotlight in 2012

Mar 9, 11:27

The global TFT LCD panel industry has suffered five consecutive quarters of losses. During the five quarters, both Samsung Electronics and LG Display (LGD) made changes to top executives...

Samsung LCD spin-off targets AMOLED displays, says IHS iSuppli

Mar 2, 01:10

While Samsung Electronics' spin-off of its LCD operations will boost the short-term competitiveness of the business, the long-term benefit may be domination of the next wave in display...

Commentary: Spin-off Samsung LCD unit may deter Taiwan makers in AMOLED segment

Feb 21, 14:58

Samsung Electronics has announced plans to spin off its money-losing LCD business to form a new company, Samsung Display, which is believed to focus more on the development of OLED...

Digitimes Research: Korea firms keen to work with local suppliers of AMOLED materials and equipment

Feb 6, 11:43

South Korea-based LG Electronics has showcased a new 55-inch AMOLED TV with a thickness of 4mm and weight of 7.5kg. LG plans to launch the product in second-half 2012.

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Commentary: Large-size TVs, big opportunities

Jan 19, 16:41

The LCD TV market went through severe price competition in 2011 with products such as 42-inch CCFL-backlit TVs costing only US$199/unit. Industry sources believe this price is close...

OLED moving to compete in TV market, says DisplaySearch

Jan 9, 11:03

Organic light emitting diodes (OLED) technology advanced rapidly in 2011, a trend that NPD DisplaySearch forecasts will continue through this decade. OLED technology has progressed...

AMOLED revenues surge 169% in 2011 from smartphone adoption, says DisplaySearch

Jan 6, 11:42

The year 2011 was pivotal for OLED displays, particularly AMOLED displays. With strong growth in smartphones, AMOLED shipments are estimated to have reached 90 million units in 2011,...

AUO, CMI to introduce AMOLED panels in 2012

Dec 29, 10:06

Taiwan-based panel makers AU Optronics (AUO) and Chimei Innolux (CMI) will both introduce AMOLED panel products in 2012 to compete against Korean rivals who have been dominating the...

Wintek to ramp up one-glass touch panel shipments in 2012

Dec 21, 15:04

Wintek is expected to see the ratio of its shipments of OGS (one glass solution) touch-panel solutions increase to over 20% of its total touch panel shipments in 2012 compared to...

Taiwan- and China-based panel makers to step up production of AMOLED panels in 2012

Dec 2, 11:58

Taiwan- and China-based flat panel makers will step up the development and production of AMOLED panels in 2012 aiming to catch up with their counterparts in Korea in terms of technology...

AUO shifting focus to high-value applications, says VP

Oct 28, 10:35

LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) has been developing new product lines for high-value applications including touch, car-use, education, 3D imaging and AMOLED, and the company will...

AUO poised to start AMOLED production

Oct 14, 01:00

AU Optronics (AUO) has sent sample AMOLED panels to smartphone vendors and ODMs and plans to kick off volume production in 2012, according to the company.

Integration of Japan makers seen as healthy move for small- to mid-size panel industry

Sep 1, 14:28

Japan's attempts to integrate resources of the country's small- to medium-size panels would benefit the development of the global panel industry, but there are challenges ahead for...

LCD industry yet to feel threatened by AMOLED

Aug 25, 16:58

AMOLED may be the next big thing for the display industry, but players in Taiwan's LCD industry have yet to feel real pressure from Samsung ramping up AMOLED production, industry...

AMOLED capacity to nearly triple in 2012, says DisplaySearch

Aug 25, 10:23

The long-anticipated growth in size and volume of AMOLED display manufacturing is finally becoming a reality, with Samsung Mobile Display's (SMD) ramp-up of the first 5.5G AMOLED...

BOE plans 5.5G AMOLED plant, say reports

Aug 16, 11:18

Chin's largest LCD panel maker BOE Technology Group plans to build a 5.5G AMOLED plant, according to reports from China.

Panel makers reduce capex

Jul 26, 16:04

As uncertainty in the panel market continues into the third quarter, industry leading TFT LCD panel makers such as Chimei Innolux (CMI) and LG Display both recently decreased their...

Development of large-size AMOLED panels not mature yet, says Taiwan makers

Jul 26, 11:02

There is report that Apple has talked with LG Display to procure 55-inch AMOLED panels for making TVs. However, Taiwan-based panel makers pointed out that Apple is unlikely to offer...

Taiwan-based panel makers to develop AMOLED technologies

Jul 19, 01:25

Taiwan-based panel makers have been behind other leading panel firms in the development of AMOLED technology, but the Taiwan makers estimate that AMOLED will not seriously threaten...

Products adopting AMOLED panels to grow in 2H11

Jul 5, 01:25

Samsung has been the biggest supporter for AMOLED panels. Industry sources stated there will be numerous mobile phone vendors adopting AMOLED panels in the second half of the year...

Digitimes Insight: Japan small- and medium-size LCD panel firms gear up competition

Jun 21, 16:31

The media in Japan reported the news of an integrated new firm by Sony Mobile Display and Toshiba Mobile Display (TMD) on June 7, 2011. Shipments of small- and medium-size panels...

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RiTdisplay to start production of a-Si AMOLED panels

Jun 15, 11:07

Taiwan-based RiTdisplay, a subsidiary of optical disc maker Ritek, will begin volume production of 3.5-inch AMOLED panels based on amorphous silicon (a-Si) backplanes at the end of...

iPad 3 unlikely to adopt AMOLED panels

Jun 1, 14:43

Market rumors that Apple hopes to use AMOLED panels for iPad 3 have been dismissed by industry sources as the capacity of AMOLED panels is still too low. Hence it would be unlikely...

South-Korea based panel firms eager to develop AMOLED technologies, says industry source

May 31, 01:25

AMOLED has been seen as the future for panels displays. South-Korea based firms LG Display and SMD have been setting up AMOLED production lines aggressively. US- and Japan-based firms...

AMOLED display shipments soar on strength in smartphone market, says IHS iSuppli

May 17, 16:10

Active matrix organic light-emitting diode (AMOLED) is rapidly becoming a popular display for smartphones, particularly high-end Android models, causing global AMOLED unit shipments...

Mobile phone display revenues to reach US$22.4 billion in 2012, says DisplaySearch

Apr 20, 10:26

According DisplaySearch, revenues for mobile displays are forecast to grow 47% in 2011 and 19% in 2012, reaching US$22.4 billion in 2012.

Rumors about new iPad specifications not taken seriously by component makers

Apr 12, 01:05

The IT market has recently seen rumors that Apple is preparing to adopt AMOLED panel or Full HD resolution support into its new iPad, while the company reportedly will launch its...

Shortage of ITO material and delay of equipment to affect LTPS and AMOLED capacity expansion

Mar 29, 01:40

Supply of ITO materials and NF3 gas is reportedly in shortage due to the Japan earthquake, and shipments for equipment from Nikon and Canon reportedly have been delayed also due to...

Digitimes Insight: Earthquake may impact entry-level OLED applications

Mar 28, 11:09

The massive earthquake and tsunami that struck the northeast coast of Japan have not had significant impact on OLED material supply, but may affect entry-level OLED panel applications,...

Damage to Japan-based OLED suppliers

Digitimes Insight: South Korea makers bet heavily on AMOLED technology

Mar 3, 12:22

Samsung Mobile Display (SMD) is a joint venture between Samsung Electronics and Samsung SDI. It was the main reason why Samsung's LCD business was able to remain profitable in the...

Handset display shipments up 6% to 413 million units in 3Q10, says DisplaySearch

Feb 25, 11:28

Handset display shipments increased 6% sequentially to 413.2 million units in the third quarter of 2010, while its revenues grew even faster at 13% sequentially to US$3.38 billion...

AUO to make additional investment in Singapore-based AFPD

Feb 24, 01:45

TFT-LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) plans to inject an additional investment of US$25 million in AFPD, a 100% wholly-own subsidiary of AUO in Singapore. AFPD will use the new capital...

Sintek, SMD sign deal for 5.5G LTPS production and touch sensors supply

Feb 16, 01:25

Sintek Photronics has announced the signing of a technological cooperation and supply agreement with the leading AMOLED maker Samsung Mobile Display (SMD), and Sintek will set up...

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    AUO 5.7-inch WQHD AMOLED

    AUO showcased its 5.7-inch WQHD AMOLED display at the China Information Technology Expo & China Optoelectronics Display Expo 2014 (CITE & CODE 2014) in Shenzhen from April 10 to 12,...

    Photo: Company, Apr 16.

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    Samsung Galaxy S III smartphone

    Samsung Electronics has announced the third generation Galaxy S, the Galaxy S III. With Samsung Galaxy S III, consumers can view the content on the device's 4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED...

    Photo: Company, May 4.

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    Samsung Galaxy Nexus

    Samsung Electronics and Google have jointly announced Galaxy Nexus, a smartphone running the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the latest release of the Android platform. The Galaxy...

    Photo: Company, Oct 20.

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    Samsung Galaxy S2

    Samsung Electronics has announced that the Galaxy S2 has passed the five million global sales milestone. The five million mark has been reached in 85 days, a rate which is 40 days...

    Photo: Company, Aug 8.

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    Nokia N9

    Nokia has announced the Nokia N9, an all-screen smartphone. The Nokia N9 has a 3.9-inch AMOLED screen, made from scratch-resistant curved glass. The 8-megapixel Carl Zeiss autofocus...

    Photo: Company, Jun 28.

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