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  • Last update: Monday 13 October 2014 [154 news items]

Coretronic ships 9.07 million BLUs, 112,000 projectors in September

Oct 13, 10:22

Coretronic shipped 9.07 million backlight units (BLUs) and 112,000 DLP projectors in September, each slightly increasing 1% on month, according to the company.

Coretronic finishes capital reduction

Jul 15, 10:30

Taiwan-based backlight unit (BLU) maker Coretronic has announced it has completed its capital reduction with its paid-in capital declining from NT$7.24 billion (US$241.57 million)...

Coretronic ships 7.5 million BLUs in May

Jun 10, 20:57

Coretronic shipped 7.5 million backlight units (BLUs) in May, increasing 8.5% on month, and 35.46 million units in January-May, up 18% on year, according to the company.

Coretronic ships 6.91 million BLUs in April

May 9, 10:01

Coretronic shipped 6.91 million backlight units (BLUs) in April, increasing 5% on month, and 27.96 million units in January-April, growing 15% on year, according to the company.

Consumer demand for LED lighting rises as demand for LED backlighting falters, says DisplaySearch

Mar 26, 14:27

Although demand for LED chips for backlighting applications in display screens is expected to decline, LED lighting sales are growing, and total shipments of LED chips are on the...

LED price plunges for TV backlight applications eases in 4Q13, says TrendForce

Nov 20, 14:57

LED price plunges for backlight applications will stabilize in the fourth quarter of 2013, with a range of declines between 3-6%, according to TrendForce.

Macroblock, On-Bright 3Q13 sales to continue growth

Jul 29, 16:38

Growing demand for LED backlight products will continue to buoy the revenue performance of LED driver IC suppliers Macroblock and On-Bright Electronics in the third quarter of 2013,...

I-Chiun sees decreased LED TV backlight module shipments in May

Jun 27, 14:38

I-Chiun's shipments of backlight modules used in direct-type LED TVs were down in May 2013 largely due to a slowdown in TV demand in the China market, according to industry sources...

Open cell business model is a threat to BLU makers, says Radiant chairman

Jun 19, 12:46

The growing adoption of the open cell business model in the LCD panel industry has generated different views on the future of the backlight unit (BLU) sector, said Wang Pen-Jan, chairman...

Wang Pen-Jan, chairman of Radiant

Everlight Electronics expects increases in revenue proportion of LED backlights, lighting in 2013

Jun 18, 21:59

LED packaging house Everlight Electronics expects the revenue proportion of LED backlights to increase from 20% in 2012 to 30% in 2013 and that for LED lighting from nearly 10% to...

Coretronic ships 5.78 million BLUs in May

Jun 11, 10:35

Coretronic has revealed it shipped 5.78 million backlight units (BLUs) in May, shrinking 2% sequentially, with the corresponding revenues of NT$4.108 billion (US$137 million) growing...

Edison Opto enters LED TV backlight market

May 30, 13:47

Taiwan-based high-power LED packaging house Edison Opto plans to provide products for TV backlight applications in 2013. According to industry sources, Edison Opto's TV backlighting...

Booming LED backlight demand to continue until November, say Taiwan LED makers

May 2, 19:39

Due to strong global demand for LCD TVs, demand for LED backlight units (BLUs) has become robust since the second quarter of 2013 and the booming demand is expected to persist until...

Lextar expects LED backlight orders from non-AUO to rise to 50-60% in 2013

Mar 11, 21:20

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker and chip packager Lextar Electronics expects the proportion of LED backlight unit (BLU) orders for clients other than AU Optronics...

Coretronic BLU shipments down 18% in February

Mar 11, 10:24

Coretronic shipped 5.73 million backlight units (BLUs) in February, decreasing 18% sequentially, according to the company. It also shipped 47,000 DLP projectors in February, dropping...

Skyworks unveils power-optimized backlight drivers for smartphones and tablets

Mar 4, 21:36

Skyworks Solutions has recently introduced several new backlight LED drivers supporting next-generation smartphones and tablets that are multi-channel products tailored to support...

Toshiba launches interface bridge with backlight level controller for LCD displays used on mobile devices

Feb 22, 11:18

Toshiba has launched MIPI-DSI to LVDS interface-converter bridge LSIs with a backlight level controller for LCD displays that are suited to use in mobile devices, such as tablet PCs...

LED driver IC vendors to see booming shipments in 2013

Jan 22, 14:02

Taiwan-based LED driver IC suppliers Richtek Technology, Macroblock and On-Bright Electronics are expected to see shipments boom in 2013 on anticipated growth in LED demand for backlight...

TPV to purchase 9% stake in BLU maker Chi Lin, say sources

Jan 9, 16:06

LCD TV maker TPV technology will reportedly purchase a 9% stake in backlight unit (BLU) maker Chi Lin Technology, an affiliate of the Chi Mei Group, according to industry sources.

I-Chiun sees rising revenues from TV backlight modules

Sep 26, 15:11

Taiwan-based LED lead frame maker, I-Chiun Precision Industry, has been seeing revenue growth due to increasing sales of LED light bar modules for direct-lit LED TVs. Demand for TV...

Backlight demand for large-size products continues to be strong, says Epistar

Sep 19, 15:37

Starting September 2012, demand for AlGaInP LED has been weakening, according to LED chipmaker Epistar. Nevertheless, the firm added, demand for backlight applications is still strong,...

LED lighting demand for chips to exceed backlight units in 2014, says Lextar chairman

Jun 15, 15:44

LED lighting will become the main LED application in 2014, according to David Su, chairman of Taiwan-based LED firm Lextar.

LED lightings

Panel players see competition from notebook ODMs

Jun 11, 15:55

As the proportion of touchscreen controlled notebooks is expected to quickly rise to 10-20% of total notebook shipments in the second half of 2012, while notebook ODMs have been aggressively...

Touchscreen notebook triggers competition between panel makers and notebook ODMs

Demand for TV LED backlights to hold in 2H12, say Taiwan LED makers

May 18, 15:11

Although demand for LCD TVs in the China market has appeared to be smaller than originally expected, demand for LED backlight units used in LCD TVs in the second half of 2012 will...

Coretronic reports March revenues down 38% on-year

Apr 11, 11:41

Taiwan-based backlight unit (BLU) maker Coretronic announced March revenues of NT$5.419 billion (US$183 million), down 2% on month and 38% on year. March shipments of TV and monitor...

Apple expected to unveil 16GB and 32GB iPad 3 as well as 8GB iPad 2 on March 7

Mar 1, 01:10

As Apple has scheduled an event on March 7, sources from its upstream supply chain pointed out that the company is expected to launch two iPad 3 models - a 16GB version and 32GB ve...

LED TV backlight demand pushes February capacity utilization to reach 70%, say LED firms

Feb 20, 14:39

The inventory of TV backlights has been cleared, pushing demand to return after the Lunar New Year holidays. LED backlights for TVs have become the main force to drive up sales for...

LED TV

Increasing demand in backlight and lighting applications to reduce LED oversupply in 2012, says DisplaySearch

Feb 17, 14:35

In 2011, LED supply exceeded demand by 30% due to poor LED TV sales and slow growth in LED lighting. However, this gap is closing in 2012 due to recovering backlight demand and increasing...

Taiwan LED chipmakers expect 1Q12 LED TV backlight shipments to rise

Feb 1, 01:20

Taiwan-based LED chipmakers Genesis Photonics and Formosa Epitaxy indicate that capacity utilization rates in first-quarter 2012 should be able to reach around 70-80%. In addition,...

LED TVs

TV vendors to roll out more direct type LED backlight models in 2012, says sources

Oct 11, 16:09

TV vendors are expected to ramp up the production of direct type LED-backlight models for the entry-level and mid-range segments in 2012, boosting the penetration rate of those models...

Kenmos expects better sales in 2H11 due to new clients

Aug 31, 12:38

Backlight module (BLU) maker Kenmos Technology recorded consolidated revenues of NT$3.74 billion (US$128 million) in first-half 2011, with pretax income of NT$35 million.

LED backlight market yet to hit bottom, says Lite-On CEO

Aug 30, 15:38

The market for LED backlight modules has not yet hit bottom, as oversupply continues plaguing it, according to KC Terng, CEO of Lite-On Technology. But LED packaging house Unity Opto...

Radiant to be main BLU supplier for iPad 3

Aug 23, 15:50

Taiwan-based Radiant Opto-Electronics has become the major supplier of backlight units (BLUs) for iPad 3 panels, according to industry sources.

Price of sapphire substrates to drop in 4Q11 due to high levels of inventory

Aug 23, 01:00

Weak demand in the LED market has been causing the price for upstream sapphire substrates to drop continuously. The price of 2-inch sapphire substrates dropped to US$15-17/unit in...

Apple cancels supply schedule of iPad 3 for 2H11

Aug 16, 01:25

US-based tablet PC players Apple has recently canceled its iPad 3 supply schedule for the second half of 2011, forcing other tablet PC brand vendors that are set to launch same-level...

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