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Foxconn may receive large-size TV orders from Vizio, say sources

May 7, 15:40

Foxconn Electronics is likely to also land large-size OEM TV orders from Vizio in addition to existing clients including Sharp and Suning Appliance after it took up a 46.5% stake...

Commentary: The battle cry in the global LCD TV market

May 4, 16:37

The LCD TV market was hit by low demand in 2011. Due to Thanksgiving holidays in North America, the market finally saw the light at the end of the tunnel near end of 2011.

Samsung smart TV

Japan new FIT rate likely to be JPY42/kWh

Apr 24, 14:31

The Japan government is expected to announce a new feed-in-tariff rate for solar PV system installations in July 2012. The new rate is reportedly around JPY42/kWh (US$0.52/kWh). Buy-back...

Sharp-Foxconn deal will expand global LCD market, says Sharp top executive

Apr 12, 16:32

The cooperation between Sharp and Foxconn Electronics will help expand the market for LCD products, and Sharp will continue to commit itself to the LCD industry and the development...

Sharp announces planned shut-down of NS Solar Material

Mar 30, 15:31

Japan-based Sharp announced the plans to shut down polysilicon firm NS Solar Material, a joint venture with Nippon Steel, at the end of September 2012. NS Solar Material will be dissolved...

Taiwan IC design firms hope to benefit from Foxconn and Sharp cooperation

Mar 29, 01:25

Taiwan-based LCD IC driver suppliers are expected to benefit from the cooperation of Foxconn and Sharp. In addition, the cooperation is likely to increase TV ODM and OEM orders to...

Foxconn to subscribe to CMI new shares

Mar 28, 16:12

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Inudstry) and its associated companies will subscribe to new shares to be released by Chimei Innolux (CMI) in 2012-2014 based on the portion...

Foxconn-Sharp partnership likely targeting Apple orders

Mar 28, 01:15

Sharp has announced a strategic alliance with Foxconn (Hon Hai). Through third-party allotment, four Foxconn subsidiaries will obtain an about 9.88% stake and become the largest shareholder...

Sharp establishes strategic global partnership with Foxconn

Mar 28, 01:00

Japan-based Sharp Corporation (Sharp) has entered into agreement with the Taiwan-based Foxconn Group (Hon Hai Precision Industry), the world's leading EMS company, to establish a...

Foxconn

Sharp, LG Display to increase panel shipments for iPads in 2Q12

Mar 23, 17:36

Sharp and LG Display both have begun small-volume shipments of flat panels for Apple's new iPad recently after they had failed to meet the requirements previously, making Samsung...

Digitimes Research: AMOLED shifts into spotlight in 2012

Mar 9, 11:27

The global TFT LCD panel industry has suffered five consecutive quarters of losses. During the five quarters, both Samsung Electronics and LG Display (LGD) made changes to top executives...

Demand for auto displays to grow nearly 50% by 2015, says DisplaySearch

Feb 24, 01:50

As flat panel displays become more prevalent in applications such as navigation, multi-functional in-console monitors and rear seat entertainment, shipments for the automotive segment...

Gintech, CTCI joint venture reportedly begins solar power plant construction in the US

Feb 22, 01:25

Utech Solar, which is invested in by Taiwan-based solar cell firm Gintech and CTCI Corporation, is said to have begun construction of a 19.5MW solar PV power plant in New Jersey,...

Gintech

Digitimes Research: Sharp solar business continues to report declining revenues

Feb 20, 14:49

Japan-based Sharp recently announced results for its fiscal third-quarter 2011 (October 1, 2011-December 31, 2011). Due to decreasing sales of LCD TVs in Japan, falling prices of...

solar cell

LED maker Genesis likely to enter Apple TV supply chain, say sources

Feb 17, 14:32

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Genesis Photonics is expected to enter the supply chain of Apple's TV lineup by supplying LED chips to Sharp for LED-backlight applications, according to...

Sharp

OEM LCD TV production to account for over 30% of global shipments in 2012

Feb 17, 01:30

Japan-based TV vendors including Sony, Sharp and Toshiba are expected to release more orders to OEM makers in 2012, pushing the ratio of the production volume of OEM TVs to global...

Novatek breaks into supply chain of Sharp, says report

Newswatch - Feb 14, 16:11

Taiwan-based IC design house Novatek Microelectronics reportedly has entered the supply chain of Sharp with its large-size LCD driver ICs, according to a Chinese-language Commercial...

Lighting Japan 2012: Japan LED firms aim at various lighting applications

Feb 8, 12:02

At Lighting Japan 2012, Taiwan- and China-based firms focused on showcasing LED light bulbs while Japan-based firms displayed various LED lighting applications.

Cold white LED lightings

Sharp reportedly cuts capacity utilization rates at 10G lines to 50%

Feb 2, 01:15

Sharp reportedly lowered capacity utilization rates at its 10G lines to 50% recently, but the capacity reduction will not have any significant impact to the overall panel industry...

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

Commentary: Large-size TVs, big opportunities

Jan 19, 16:41

The LCD TV market went through severe price competition in 2011 with products such as 42-inch CCFL-backlit TVs costing only US$199/unit. Industry sources believe this price is close...

Shipments of 9.7-inch iPad panels to top over 65 million units in 2012, says DisplaySearch

Jan 13, 14:21

Shipments of 9.7-inch flat panels for iPads are expected to top over 65 million units in 2012 compared to 48 million units shipped in 2011, DisplaySearch has estimated.

LCD makers to roll out new, large-size panels to boost capacity utilization in 2012

Jan 5, 11:58

Most LCD panel makers, including AU Optronics (AUO), Chimei Innolux (CMI), Sharp and Samsung Electronics will emphasize production of panels in new or extra-large sizes in 2012 in...

Digitimes Research: Samsung may cut LCD panel orders for Taiwan after Sony exit from S-LCD

Jan 2, 10:28

Sony has been cooperating with Samsung Electronics on the TFT LCD business since 2004 when the Japan vendor was optimistic about the growth of the LCD TV market. Large-size panel...

US flat-panel TV pricing at lowest level in eight months in November, says IHS iSuppli

Dec 22, 11:05

The prevailing economic uncertainty, along with frantic efforts among television manufacturers to boost year-end sales, combined to drive down the price of US flat-panel TVs to their...

Anticipated tablet growth alters LCD manufacturing strategies, says DisplaySearch

Dec 14, 11:56

In response to falling large-area TFT LCD panel prices in 2011, panel makers have minimized their second half of 2011 production, but preparation for 2012 models and gradual clearing...

PC supply chain to see shipments stay flat or drop slightly in November

Dec 1, 01:15

PC component makers and ODMs expect their shipments in November to stay flat or drop slightly on month as orders for the year-end holidays are not as strong as expected, according...

Panel shipments likely to be flat in December

Nov 30, 01:15

Black Friday helped to stimulate sales of LCD TVs causing inventory levels to decrease. Coupled with anticipation for sales during the Lunar New Year, panel makers expect December...

Taiwan LCD TV OEM firms likely to achieve on-quarter shipment growth of 6-9%

Nov 8, 01:15

Global shipments of LCD TVs in the third quarter increased 19% on quarter, according to industry sources. Market estimates for on-quarter growth of shipments in the fourth quarter...

Sharp to close 10G flat panel plant for 2 weeks, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 7, 11:51

Sharp has reportedly informed its suppliers that it will suspend operations at its 10G line for two weeks during November and will further adjust the capacity utilization rate of...

Global LCD TV shipments to grow 10% in 2012

Nov 3, 15:09

Global shipments of LCD TVs are expected to top 226 million units in 2012, growing 10% from those projected for 2011, according to data compiled by end-market operators. But flat...

Vizio sees 2012 with optimism

Nov 2, 01:15

TV brand Vizio has indicated sales of Japan-based brands such as Sony, Panasonic and Sharp have been weak. However, South Korea-based brands such as Samsung and LG have been growing...

FPD International 2011 focuses on touch, 3D and e-paper

Oct 26, 15:24

Display technologies, such as touch, 3D and e-paper, will be the focus at FPD International 2011 taking place in Yokohama, Japan, from October 26-28. Major players including AU Optronics...

China TV sales flat during National Day holiday

Oct 13, 16:48

Sales of LCD TVs in China's retail channels during its holiday season in early October reached 2.5-2.6 million units, representing only a mild gain compared with the same period in...

BOE eyeing 5th place in global LCD panel market

Oct 4, 12:23

China-based BOE Technology started volume production at its 8.5G LCD panel plant at the end of September to become the world's sixth largest maker. It is now eager to surpass Sharp...

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    Touch Taiwan 2013: Sharp showacses high SNR projective capacitive touch panel system

    Sharp, which made its first appearance at Touch Taiwan this year, sports its high SNR projective capacitive touch panel technology. The technology includes a thinner product design...

    Photo: Alex Wolfgram, Aug 30.

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    Sharp to introduce LED lamps for home uses

    Sharp will introduce into the Japanese market nine models of LED lamps with high energy efficiency and long service life. These mercury-free lamps have the same standard screw-in...

    Photo: Sharp, Aug 25.

  • Microsoft+Kin+Two+Windows+phone

    Microsoft Kin Two Windows phone

    Microsoft has announced Kin, a new Windows-based social networking phone. Its hardware design was developed in partnership with Sharp to create a social phone portfolio with two...

    Photo: Company, Apr 15.

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    Sharp 3D touchscreen LCD panel

    Sharp has developed a 3D touchscreen LCD that can switch between 2D and 3D modes. Users can view 3D images without the need to wear special glasses, making this LCD ideal for mobile...

    Photo: company, Apr 7.

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    CES 2010: Sharp LC-60E88UN 240Hz 60-inch LCD TV

    Sharp introduced a 240Hz 60-inch LCD TV, the LC-60E88UN at CES 2010. The LC-60E88UN employs Sharp's proprietary full HD 1080p X-Gen LCD panel with UV2A technology and 10-bit processing...

    Photo: Company, Jan 21.

The transition to 4k TV - UHD TV market forecast, 2014-2017

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