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  • Last update: Tuesday 8 August 2017 [1236 news items]

AUO July revenues up 5% on year

Aug 8, 15:17

Taiwan-based LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) has announced its unaudited consolidated revenues for July 2017 came to NT$28.18 billion (US$933.25 million), down by 1.4% on month...

Taiwan panel makers ready to face challenge from China 10.5G line

Jul 27, 15:56

While BOE Technology is slated to kick off production at its 10.5G fab in 2018 sparking concerns of panel oversupply in the coming year, AU Optronics (AUO) and Innolux both have said...

BOE Technology to kick off the world's first 10.5G fab

AUO not pessimistic about business outlook for 2H17

Jul 27, 11:48

Although the TV market encountered a round of turbulence recently and the downward spiral of panel prices is exacerbating, the prospects of the panel industry for the second half...

AUO chairman Paul Peng (front) and president Michael Tsai

Global TV panel shipments stagnant in 1H17, says firm

Jul 26, 15:44

Global shipments of LCD TV panels totaled 123.35 million units in the first half of 2017, down 0.1% from a year earlier, according to WitsView.

AUO reports NT$9.83 billion in net profit for 2Q17

Jul 26, 14:45

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced its consolidated revenues for the second quarter of 2017 came to NT$84.41 billion (US$2.78 billion), down by 4.7% from the previous quarter. Net profit...

AUO secures NT$23 billion syndicated loans for capacity ramp

Jul 18, 15:14

Flat panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) has secured a total of NT$23 billion (US$757.528 million) in syndicated loans from a banking consortium led by Bank of Taiwan.

China smartphone vendors ramping a-Si LCD panel orders

Jul 12, 10:52

Demand for smartphone-use a-Si TFT LCD panels has bounced recently, notably from China-based smartphone vendors, including Vivo and Xiaomi Technology, according to Taiwan-based supply...

China smartphone vendors ramping a-Si LCD panels

AUO, HannStar Display positive about outlook for 2H17

Jul 7, 12:21

Flat panel makers AU Optronics (AUO) and HannStar Display both are positive about the business prospects for the second half of 2017, driven by traditional peak-season effects as...

Panel and component suppliers gearing up for robust demand for 18:9 displays

Jun 28, 11:02

LCD panel makers and panel-related component suppliers are gearing up for robust demand for 18:9 LCD panels from the smartphone sector in the second half of 2017, according to industry...

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Taiwan has advantage to develop Micro LED, says AUO chairman

Jun 20, 15:07

Taiwan's mature TFT-LCD and LED industries create an advantage in the development of Micro LED technology, if the two industries can cooperate on development, according to chairman...

Digitimes Research: Panel makers in China, Taiwan urged to develop in-cell TDDI panels with COF solutions

Jun 20, 14:17

The new production lines installed or added at the 6G LTPS TFT LCD plants of Taiwan-based AU Optronics (AUO), Innolux and China-based Tianma Micro-electronics and China Star Optoelectronics...

AUO expects peak season in 3Q17, says COO

Jun 16, 14:45

AU Optronics (AUO) still expects the peak season for its operations to arrive as usual in the third quarter of 2017 judging from orders received so far, according to company president...

AUO chairman Paul Peng (Left) and COO Michael Tsai

AUO abandons plans to set up half-10.5G production line, says COO

Jun 16, 11:48

AUO has decided to not construct a half-10.5G TFT-LCD production line, and instead will step up investment in its 8.5G factory in central Taiwan, according to company COO Michael...

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Global flat panel players ramping all-screen panel production

Jun 14, 11:19

Major flat panel players worldwide are ramping up production of 18:9 all-screen panels for smartphone applications as prices of these panels are currently set at a 10-15% premium...

IC distributor Supreme May revenues rise 12%

Jun 9, 10:19

Taiwan-based Supreme Electronics, a major IC distributor for Samsung Electronics, has announced revenues for May 2017 increased 12.4% sequentially and 27% on year to NT$11.19 billion...

AUO revenues up slightly in May

Jun 7, 17:38

Taiwan-based LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) has announced consolidated revenues of NT$28.06 billion (US$932.46 million) for May 2017, up by 1.0% month-over-month and 4.7% year-...

AUO showcasing high-efficiency PV modules at Intersolar Europe 2017

Jun 1, 15:17

TFT-LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUP) is exhibiting SunVivo and SunPrimo, high-efficiency 5-busbar PV modules made of 60 mono-Si solar cells and 60 poly-Si ones respectively, at...

AUO-produced SunVivo (left) and SunPrimo PV modules

AUO at SID Display Week 2017

May 24, 12:02

TFT-LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) is showcasing various applications, including Ultra HD LTPS LCD panels, 1.2- and 1.4-inch circle-shaped AMOLED smartwatches panels, free-form...

AUO 21-inch AHVA WFHD curved-surface LCD panel for gaming notebooks

AUO ships 21.41 million panels in April

May 8, 16:00

TFT-LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) has disclosed it shipped 21.41 million panels in April, consisting of 8.66 million large-size (10-inch and above) units for TV, monitor, notebook...

AUO smartwatch AMOLED panels adopted by fashion brands

May 5, 15:54

At the Baselworld 2017 watch and jewelry show in Switzerland during March 23-30, 11 fashion brands showcased smartwatches, and nine of them adopted 1.2- and 1.4-inch circle-shaped...

AUO expects 2Q17 large-size panel shipments to shrink 1-5% on quarter

Apr 28, 11:42

AU Optronics (AUO) expects shipments of large-size panels in the second quarter of 2017 to decrease 1-5%, small- to medium-size units to remain unchanged, and the corresponding ASP...

AUO reports strong profits for 1Q17

Apr 27, 15:22

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced its consolidated financial results for the first quarter of 2017, with consolidated revenues reaching NT$88.56 billion (US$2.94 billion), down by...

AUO records 24.5% on-year rise in 1Q17 revenues

Apr 7, 14:10

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced its consolidated revenues for March 29017 came to NT$31.05 billion (US$1.01 billion), up 6.6% sequentially and 18.2% on year. Consolidated revenues...

AUO expanding capacity for 65-inch TV panels

Mar 31, 10:02

AU Optronics (AUO) expects large growth in global demand for 65-inch LCD TV panels in 2017 and is expanding monthly production capacity at an 8.5G factory from 220,000-230,000 glass...

AUO completes largest rooftop PV system in Taiwan

Mar 24, 15:19

TFT-LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) has completed a PV system established on roofs of two large buildings at its factory in northern Taiwan and the PV system, occupying roof area...

A PV system on the roofs of AUO buildings

AUO reports over 41% on-year rise in February sales

Mar 7, 14:12

AU Optronics has announced its consolidated revenue for February 2017 reached NT$29.14 billion (US$943.41 million), up by 2.7% on month and 41.6% on year.

Innolux, AUO step up recruitment

Mar 6, 15:12

TFT-LCD panel makers Innolux and AU Optronics (AUO) are stepping up efforts to recruit graduates from top universities in Taiwan with the former looking to hire 2,000 technicians...

AUO recruitmnet booth at a local university

AUO undaunted by China competition, says chairman

Feb 22, 11:24

TFT-LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) is not worried by China-based competitors' government-supported fast expansion of production capacity because the Taiwan-based firm's competitiveness...

AUO chairman and CEO Paul Peng

AUO to beef up marketing of LTPS TFT-LCD panels in 2017

Feb 20, 11:06

AU Optronics (AUO) started production at a 6G LTPS TFT-LCD factory in Kunshan, eastern China, in November 2016 and will boost adoption in smartphones and notebooks as well as of In-Cell...

AUO opens rooftop PV system in southern Taiwan

Feb 17, 13:54

AU Optronics (AUO) on February 16 inaugurated a rooftop PV system with installation capacity of 3.87MWp in Tainan City, southern Taiwan. The system is able to generate 4.84 million...

Rooftop PV system at AUO factory in the Tainan Technology Park

Taiwan large-size LCD panel shipments top 60 million in 4Q16

Feb 16, 11:59

With the TV market anticipating tight LCD panel supply due to Samsung Display moving to close down its 7G L7-1 panel line, orders to Taiwan panel makers became more aggressive as...

AUO to expand capacity at 8.5G factory

Feb 15, 15:56

AU Optronics (AUO) has set aside a capital expenditure budget of NT$55.0 billion (US$1.77 billion) for 2017, NT$10.0-15.0 billion of which will be used to expand monthly production...

AUO nets NT$6.61 billion in 2016 profit

Feb 14, 14:59

LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) has reported that its net profit for 2016 came to NT$6.61 billion (US$214.23 million), up from NT$4.84 billion in net profit for 2015.

AUO revenues increase 16.8% on year in January

Feb 8, 15:20

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced that its consolidated revenues for January 2017 reached NT$28.37 billion (US$912.72 million). With fewer working days due to the Lunar New Year holidays,...

Commentary: A lesson to be learned from China panel industry headhunting

Jan 16, 14:49

China's relentless efforts of headhunting from Taiwan's semiconductor industry have continued, with the latest target being Shih-wei Sun, ex-CEO of United Microelectronics Corporation...

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    AUO 65-inch 8K4K display

    AU Optronics (AUO) will showcase its 8K4K ultra high resolution TV display technology at Touch Taiwan 2016, a resolution that is 16 times full HD (7680 x 4320). The 65-inch display...

    Photo: Company, Aug 23.

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    AUO 144Hz 4K gaming monitor panel

    AUO has announced a 27-inch gaming monitor panel combining 144Hz high refresh rate and 4K resolution. The company said this high-end gaming monitor panel has been chosen by gaming...

    Photo: Company, Jun 3.

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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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    AUO Ultra HD curved panels

    AUO demonstrated a lineup of 42- to 65-inch Ultra HD curved LCD TV displays with wide color gamut at the China Information Technology Expo & China Optoelectronics Display Expo 2014...

    Photo: Company, Apr 16.

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    Taiwan Touch 2013: AUO 55-inch Ultra HD TV panel

    AU Optronics (AUO) displays its Ultra HD LCD TV panel technology at Touch Taiwan 2013. The 55-inch Ultra HD TV panel features 100% NTSC wide color gamut and is rumored to later be...

    Photo: Alex Wolfgram, Aug 30.

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