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LG Display still supplies most panels for iPad mini, say sources

Nov 23, 15:40

LG Display (LGD) is still the largest supplier of panels used in Apple's recently-launched iPad mini, as AU Optronics (AUO) continues to suffer from poor yields in the production...

AUO and Innolux to mass produce small-size AMOLED panels in 1Q13

Nov 22, 14:57

Taiwan-based panel makers AU Optronics (AUO) and Innolux Corporation (which changed its name from Chimei Innolux (CMI) on November 14, 2012) are expected to mass produce small-size...

Innolux tops 3Q12 panel suppliers for China-based TV vendors, says paper

Nov 20, 16:14

Innolux, which recently changed its name from Chimei Innolux (CMI), was the largest supplier of panels for China-based TV vendors during the third quarter of 2012, a China-based Beijing...

AUO reports October 2012 consolidated revenues

Nov 8, 15:16

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced that its preliminary consolidated revenues in October 2012 reached NT$3.34 billion (US$114.7 million), down 7% on month but up 7.2% on year.

AUO to lay off almost 100 employees

Nov 5, 11:59

LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) will lay off almost 100 employees, mostly from its Lungtan, Central Taiwan production base.

AUO, CMI land orders for TV panels in 2013

Nov 2, 11:24

AU Optronics (AUO) has obtained orders for as many as six million LCD TV panels to be shipped in 2013 to Sony while Chimei Innolux (CMI) is expected to receive orders to supply 30%...

AUO expects to ship 1-2 million Ultra HD TV panels in 2013

Oct 31, 14:00

Taiwan-based AU Optronics (AUO) expects to supply 1-2 million Ultra HD (3840 by 2160) panels for Japan- and China-based TV vendors in 2013, according to company vice president Michael...

Lextar optimistic about merger with Wellypower

Oct 30, 15:05

Two AU Optronics (AUO) subsidiaries, Lextar and Wellypower, are set to merge. According to David Su, chairman of Lextar, the only overlapping technology between the two firms is packaging...

David Su, chairman of Lextar

AUO technology leads China rivals by two generations, says company president

Oct 29, 15:45

AU Optronics (AUO) is still leading its China-based competitors by two generations in terms of technology despite the quick rise of China's LCD panel industry, according to Paul Peng,...

AUO announces 1mm border width on 4.46-inch panel integration technology

Oct 29, 11:33

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced what it claims to be the world's narrowest border on its 4.46-inch cell phone and touch panel integration technology. AUO's super narrow border technology...

AUO reveals 65-inch ultra HD IGZO TV panel technology

Oct 26, 15:29

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced its 65-inch ultra HD (4K) IGZO TV panel technology. The indium gallium zinc oxide (IGZO) technology was adopted to achieve an ultra HD of 3840x2160,...

AUO holds optimistic outlook for 2013 despite ongoing losses

Oct 26, 11:33

Despite its losses in the third quarter of 2012, LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) is holding an optimistic outlook for 2013, as demand from the market will grow faster than capacity...

AUO to start mass production of 4.3-inch AMOLED panels in 2013

Oct 26, 11:14

AU Optronics (AUO) is still facing issues with mass producing 4.3-inch AMOLED panels but is expected to solve the problems sometime in 2013, according to company vice president Dagang...

AUO losses widen in 3Q12

Oct 25, 15:19

LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) has announced that its third-quarter 2012 consolidated revenues reached NT$102.781 billion (US$3.509 billion), up 8% from the previous quarter,...

AUO in trade secrets row with former executives and CSOT

Oct 17, 11:37

LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) has accused two former R&D exeuctives of leaking trade secrets to competitor China Star Optoelectronics Technology (CSOT), but the accused have...

AUO to benefit the most from FFS technology agreement with Hydis Technologies, say observers

Oct 17, 10:40

AU Optronics (AUO) is expected to benefit the most from its signed patent cross-licensing agreements with E Ink Holdings and its subsidiary in South Korea, Hydis Technologies, due...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan LCD panel makers face serious challenges from China competitors

Oct 16, 10:52

Throughout the last year, the influence of China-based panel makers' increased production capacity has been increasing, especially when it comes to LCD TV panels. As 8.5G production...

CMI, AUO expected to see shrinking 3Q12 net operating losses

Oct 15, 14:41

Mainly due to better than expected sales of LCD TVs in the China market during the early October holidays, Taiwan-based TV panel makers Chimei Innolux (CMI) and AU Optronics (AUO)...

AUO signs patent cross-licensing agreements with E Ink and Hydis

Oct 12, 15:30

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced that it has signed patent cross-licensing agreements with E Ink Holdings and its subsidiary in South Korea, Hydis Technologies. The parties have agreed...

Korea-based panel makers expected to lose tablet panel market share in near future, say sources

Oct 12, 10:41

LG Display and Samsung Electronics now hold a 60% market proportion of panels produced for tablets but will most likely start to lose ground to Panasonic, Sharp and AU Optronics (AUO)...

Taiwan panel makers face more losses, say observers

Oct 11, 14:41

Panel market observers are maintaining apprehensive viewpoints about the future of Taiwan's panel industry, claiming that unless its makers' shipments increase drastically during...

AUO revenues increase in September

Oct 9, 14:33

LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) has announced that its consolidated revenues for September 2012 came to NT$35.955 billion, up 2.4% on month and 9.2% on year. Its third-quarter...

CMI, AUO 4Q12 operations subject to risks of high TV panel inventory levels

Oct 9, 10:17

Taiwan-based Chimei Innolux (CMI) and AU Optronics (AUO) are likely to face excessive supply of their LCD TV panel products in the fourth quarter of 2012 due to expected releases...

AUO aims to ship 4 million panels for iPad Mini in 4Q12, say sources

Oct 4, 10:40

Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) shipped 400,000 panels for use in the iPad Mini (tentative name) in the third quarter of 2012, fewer than originally expected due...

PV Taiwan 2012: BenQ Solar introduces integrated solar solution

Oct 3, 11:09

Taiwan-based BenQ Solar, a subsidiary of AU Optronics (AUO), is currently showcasing its latest AC Unison integrated solar PV solution at PV Taiwan 2012. The firm has also been promoting...

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Panel makers look to continued shipment momentum in October

Oct 2, 10:56

Having enjoyed strong sales to China in August and September, Taiwan-based LCD panel makers are hoping sales of LCD TVs in China during the October 1 holidays will be robust enough...

AUO, CMI expected to see increased revenues in September, October

Oct 2, 10:45

TFT-LCD panel makers Chimei Innolux (CMI) and AU Optronics (AUO) are expected to see increased consolidated revenues for September and October mainly due to orders from China-based...

AUO to adopt printing process for producing AMOLED panels

Sep 27, 15:51

Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) hopes to increase its AMOLED material usage to 70-80% by using printing processing, which is expected to be the mainstream for...

Commentary: AUO moving forward

Sep 25, 11:12

A US district court concluded a price-fixing case against AU Optronics (AUO) on September 21 by imposing a US$500 million fining on the Taiwan-based LCD panel maker and sentencing...

CMI, AUO have low AMOLED yields, say sources

Sep 24, 14:59

Taiwan-based panel makers Chimei Innolux (CMI) and AU Optronics (AUO) are continuing to be proactive in producing small- and medium-sized AMOLED panels but are still facing challenges...

AUO shares rally despite US$500 million fine

Sep 21, 15:37

Shares of AU Optronics (AUO) rallied on the Taiwan stock market on September 21 although the US District Court for the Northern District of California handed down a verdict requiring...

Panel makers speed up glasses free 3D 4Kx2K panel production

Sep 19, 01:10

Japan-, China- and Taiwan-based panel makers are reportedly speeding up production of glasses-free 3D 4Kx2K panels in order to compete better with Korea-based AMOLED panel makers,...

CMI and AUO continue to benefit from product differentiation

Sep 17, 16:09

Taiwan-based LCD panel makers Chimei Innolux (CMI) and AU Optronics (AUO) are continuing to see benefits from their product differentiation strategies, which include producing TV...

Samsung reducing shipments of 43- and 48-inch TV panels, say sources

Sep 17, 14:18

Samsung Electronics has been reducing its shipments of 43- and 48-inch LCD TV panels as rivals Chimei Innolux (CMI) and AU Optronics (AUO) are ramping up their shipments of 39- and...

Lextar to merge with Wellypower

Sep 14, 01:25

Taiwan-based LED maker Lextar, a subsidiary of AU Optronics (AUO), on September 13, 2012 announced plans to merge with Wellypower, a CCFL maker affiliated with AUO. Lextar will be...

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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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    AUO 65-inch Ultra HD TV panel

    AU Optronics (AUO) is exhibiting a 65-inch Ultra HD TV panel at the China Information Technology Expo & China Optoelectronics Display Expo 2013 (CITE & CODE 2013) in Shenzhen from...

    Photo: Company, Apr 10.

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    AUO 55-inch switchable mirror display

    AU Optronics (AUO) is showcaing a 55-inch switchable mirror display for commercial purposes at the China Information Technology Expo & China Optoelectronics Display Expo 2013 (CITE...

    Photo: Company, Apr 10.

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