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  • Last update: Friday 22 September 2017 [1244 news items]

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...

About 9 million curved-surface LCD TVs sold globally in 2016, says AUO

Jan 12, 10:38

About nine million curved-surface LCD TVs were sold globally in 2016, 2.25 times the sales volume in 2015, according to Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO).

Curved-surface LCD TVs

AUO revenues rise in December

Jan 6, 16:17

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced that its December 2016 consolidated revenue came to NT$31.16 billion (US$947.18 million), up by 3% on month and 21% on year.

AUO, Novatek, Chipbond to benefit from Sharp decision to stop supplying panels to Samsung, says report

Newswatch - Dec 23, 12:08

Taiwan flat panel maker AU Optronics (AUO), LCD driver IC supplier Novatek Microelectronics and driver IC packaging firm Chipbond Technology will benefit from Sharp's decision to...

AUO November revenues up on year

Dec 8, 14:27

LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) has announced its unaudited consolidated revenues for November reached NT$30.24 billion (US$950 million), similar to the level of October but up...

AUO 6G China fab obtains LEED Platinum Certification

Nov 18, 12:14

AU Optronics's (AUO) newly unveiled 6G LTPS LCD factory in Kunshan, eastern China, has obtained LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Platinum Certification from the...

AUO unveils its 6G LTPS TFT-LCD factory in Kunshan, eastern China

AUO starts production at 6G LTPS LCD plant in China

Nov 16, 15:12

AU Optronics (AUO) on November 16 kicked off volume production at a 6G LTPS (low-temperature poly-Si) TFT-LCD factory in Kunshan, eastern China, according to the company.

AUO 6G LTPS LCD plant in Kunshan, eastern China

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers ship 62.29 million large-size panels in 3Q16

Nov 9, 08:31

Taiwan-based makers shipped 62.29 million large-size (9-inch and above) TFT-LCD panels in the third quarter of 2016, increasing 6.7% on quarter and 6.2% on year, and accounting for...

AUO panel shipments shrink in October

Nov 8, 14:42

AU Optronics (AUO) has disclosed it shipped 9.40 million large-size LCD panels and 11.59 million small- to medium-size ones in October, shrinking 4.8% and 10.9% respectively on mo...

AUO 3Q16 operations turn profitable

Oct 28, 11:53

AU Optronics (AUO) saw its operations swing from net operating loss of NT$4.981 billion (US$158 million) for the first half of 2016 to net operating profit of NT$5.759 billion for...

AUO to inaugurate 6G LTPS TFT-LCD factory in China in mid-November

Oct 28, 11:08

AU Optronics (AUO) will inaugurate a 6G LTPS TFT-LCD factory in Kunshan, eastern China, on November 16 and start production later in the fourth quarter. AUO expects production capacity...

China smartphone vendors to buy more panels and other parts from local suppliers in 2017

Oct 21, 14:12

China-based smartphone vendors are expected to purchase more parts and components such as LCD panels from local suppliers for their smartphone production in 2017 amid their growing...

AUO to complete 32MWp PV installation in Taiwan in 2016

Oct 12, 11:09

AU Optronics (AUO) is setting up rooftop PV systems around Taiwan and will complete total PV installation capacity of 32MWp in 2016, according to the company.

A rooftop PV system at an AUO factory in southern Taiwan

AUO large-size panel shipments drop in September

Oct 7, 10:33

AU Optronics (AUO) shipped 9.87 million large-size panels in September 2016, decreasing 4.9% on month, and 13.01 million small- to medium-size units, increasing 7.3% on month, according...

AUO shifts focus of competition from capacity to commercial value, says chairman

Oct 3, 15:54

As China-based competitors keep expanding production capacities, Taiwan-based AU Optronics (AUO) has been unable to maintain the status of being the globally third-largest LCD panel...

AUO chairman and CEO Paul Peng at a company event on October 1

AUO sells stake in Malaysia-based PV module maker

Sep 21, 11:02

TFT-LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) has announced that its Singapore-based subsidiary AU Optronics Singapore Pte. has disposed of 1.129 billion common shares of AUO SunPower Sdn...

AUO large-size panel shipments rise 15% in August

Sep 8, 11:23

AU Optronics (AUO) has disclosed it shipped 10.38 million large-size LCD panels in August, rising 15% on month, while its small- to medium-size panel shipments reached 12.13 million,...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan TFT-LCD panel makers focus on in-cell development on TDDI technology

Sep 5, 21:07

Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel makers AU Optronics (AUO), Innolux and Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT), at the Touch Taiwan 2016 taking place in Taipei during August 24-26, showed that they...

Innolux, AUO benefit from TV panel price hikes

Newswatch - Sep 5, 16:08

Due to tight supply and Samsung Electronics' large demand, September quotes for 40- and 43-inch LCD TV panels have risen by over US$10 per panel from August and, as Innolux is the...

OLED unlikely to replace LCD, says Innolux chairman

Aug 29, 15:23

While there is short global supply of OLED panels for smartphones and Samsung Display is expanding production capacity for such panels, TFT-LCD panel maker Innolux is skeptical of...

Panel shortages to remain until the end of 2016, say Innolux and AUO chairmen

Aug 25, 15:26

TFT-LCD panels of varying sizes for use in smartphones, notebooks, monitors and TVs are in significant short supply and the shortage is expected to remain until the end of 2016 at...

Innolux, AUO chairmen urge government to financially support panel makers

Aug 25, 11:40

Innolux chairman Wang Jyh-chau and AU Optronics (AUO) chairman Paul Peng, on the occasion of Taiwan president Tsai Ing-wen's visit to Touch Taiwan 2016 on August 24, called for government...

President Tsai Ing-wen and AUO chairman Paul Peng

AUO inaugurates 6G LTPS TFT-LCD factory in China

Aug 10, 11:16

AU Optronics (AUO) on August 9 unveiled its 6G LTPS TFT-LCD factory in Kunshan City, eastern China, with volume production to begin in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to the...

A 1,500x1,850mm glass substrate used at AUO 6G LTPS TFT-LCD factory in Kunshan

AUO sees slight decline in July revenues

Aug 9, 14:46

LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) has announced consolidated revenues for July reached NT$26.84 billion (US$852.39 million), down 2.3% on month and 2.0% on year.

Samsung seeking TV panels from Innolux, AUO for 2017, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 8, 14:49

Visual Display Business president Kim Hyun Seok for Samsung Electronics recently talked with chairman Wang Jyh-chau for panel maker Innolux and chairman Paul Peng for AU Optronics...

AUO to combine wholly-owned subsidiary Taiwan CFI

Aug 8, 11:05

AU Optronics (AUO) will merge with Taiwan CFI, a color filter subsidiary, on October 1, 2016, according to AUO.

AUO to start 6G LTPS production in eastern China in 4Q16

Jul 28, 10:01

TFT-LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) will begin production at its 6G LTPS panel plant in Kunshan, eastern China, in fourth-quarter 2016, said company president and COO Michael Tsai...

AUO reports operating profit for 2Q16

Jul 27, 14:46

AU Optronics (AUO) returned to profitability at the operating profit level in the second quarter of 2016, with consolidated revenues rising 12.6% sequentially to reach NT$80.09 billion...

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    AUO 6-inch all-screen panel

    AUO's 6-inch full HD LTPS in-cell touch panel integrates the display driver IC and touch IC to simplify the overall module structure, according to the company. Moreover, a new circuit...

    Photo: Company, Sep 18.

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    AUO 13.3-inch UHD LTPS oTP

    AU Optronics (AUO) will showcase a full-range of LTPS notebook panels at Touch Taiwan 2017 September 20 to 22. The panels include a 13.3-inch UHD LTPS oTP (on-cell touch panel), which...

    Photo: Company, Sep 18.

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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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