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Commentary: LCD panel industry still struggling

Jan 28, 11:13

Samsung Electronics has reported record profits for the fourth quarter of 2012 because of strong sales from its mobile communications products, but it's a big contrast - yet no surprise...

Effects of Lextar-Wellypower merger to show in March

Jan 25, 10:25

The merger of Lextar and Wellypower, two LED subsidiaries of AU Optronics (AUO), will be completed on February 1, 2013.

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AUO struggles to mass produce small-size AMOLED panels

Jan 16, 21:43

AU Optronics (AUO) has plans to mass produce small-size AMOLED panels by the end of the first quarter of 2013, but may only achieve 126ppi resolutions due to low yields and cost factors,...

AUO reports December 2012 consolidated revenues

Jan 8, 22:00

AU Optronics has announced preliminary consolidated December 2012 revenues of NT$32.05 billion (US$1 billion), down 5.4% on month but up 15.7% on year. AUO's consolidated revenues...

Amazon asks AUO to enter its tablet panel supply chain, say sources

Jan 3, 22:08

Amazon has reportedly asked Taiwan-based panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) to enter its supply chain to provide panels for its upcoming tablet products in 2013, according to industry...

AUO expected to decrease 32-inch TV panel production by 25% in 1Q13

Jan 3, 15:51

AU Optronics (AUO) will reportedly drop its monthly production of 32-inch TV panels from 800,000 units to 600,000 throughout the first quarter of 2013 and will focus more on producing...

AUO likely to obtain OGS touch panel orders from Sony

Dec 27, 15:52

AU Optronics (AUO) will most likely obtain OGS touch panel orders in 2013 for use in Sony touch panel notebooks, according to industry sources.

AUO expected to see 10% on-year increase in TV panel shipments in 2013

Dec 19, 20:44

AU Optronics (AUO) is expected to see a 10% on-year increase in TV panel shipments by the end of 2013 due to increased orders from Samsung Electronics and Sony, according to industry...

China solar firms eager to develop N-type mono-crystalline solar products

Dec 19, 15:51

N-type mono-crystalline solar cells have high production costs, making them less competitive. Nevertheless, China-based firms have been eager to enter the market.

AUO likely to face 7% decline in production capacity in December 2012

Dec 12, 21:57

AU Optronics (AUO) is likely to face a 7% decline in production capacity in December 2012 due to a high voltage circuit drop that occurred at the Central Taiwan Science Park on December...

Panel profitability may improve in 4Q12, but demand likely to drop in 1Q13

Dec 10, 22:36

With revenues rising, Taiwan-based LCD panel makers are expected to see profitability improve in the fourth quarter. But demand from clients may drop in the first quarter of 2013,...

AUO reports November 2012 consolidated revenues

Dec 7, 16:04

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced its preliminary consolidated November 2012 revenues of NT$3.39 billion, up 1.4% on month and 10.9% on year.

AUO Crystal obtains more M.Setek shares

Nov 28, 14:49

Taiwan-based panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) has announced that AUO Crystal, its solar material subsidiary, has obtained shares of AUO's Japan-based polysilicon subsidiary, M.Setek.

AUO executive to return to court over price fixing charges

Nov 27, 16:06

AU Optronics (AUO) executive Steven Leung has returned to court to defend himself in AUO's LCD price fixing scandal where he is being charged with pricing authority over LCD monitor...

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...

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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...

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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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