Innolux reports revenues for September
Stockwatch - Oct 8, 16:28
Innolux has reported consolidated revenues of NT$31.295 billion (US$960.23 million) for September 2015, representing a 12.55% increase on month and 18.67% drop on year.
AUO reports September 2015 consolidated revenues
Oct 8, 14:16
AU Optronics (AUO) has announced consolidated revenues reached NT$31.41 billion (US$965.86 million) for September 2015, up 3% from the previous month, but down 11.8% compared to the same period in 2014. In the third quarter of 2015, AUO's consolidated revenues totaled NT$89.30 billion, down 3.3% on...
AUO announces management adjustments
Oct 8, 10:05
AU Optronics (AUO) has announced top level personnel changes. AUO chairman Paul Peng will resign from his concurrent position as company president and assume the position of CEO. Michael Tsai will advance to president and COO.
TPK reports increases in September revenues
Stockwatch - Oct 7, 11:32
TPK Holding has reported consolidated revenues of NT$12.882 billion (US$394.7 million) for September 2015, representing a 9.0% increase on month and 12.61% increase on year.
Giantplus reports 3Q15 performance
Oct 6, 21:32
Giantplus Technologies has reported its revenues for September 2015 declined 8.36% to NT$882 million (US$27 million) while those for the third quarter of the year dropped 2.61% to NT$2.83 billion.
CSOT evaluating construction of 11G facilities
Oct 5, 16:12
China Star Optoelectronics Technology (CSOT) is evaluating plans to build 11G panel production facilities and is expected to make its decision following discussions with equipment vendors regarding whether they can supply compatible components.
AUO reportedly receives rush order for 65-inch TV panels from TCL
Newswatch - Oct 2, 15:53
AU Optronics (AUO) has obtained new orders from China TV vendor TCL for 65-inch TV panels, which is expected to contribute to the panel maker's revenues in the fourth quarter of 2015 and also help the company maintain healthy utilizations, according to a media report.
China makers to bump up 43-inch TV panel production
Sep 25, 14:52
LG Display and AU Optronics (AUO) have dominated the 43-inch TV panel segment but may face challenges as BOE and China Star Optoelectronics Technology (CSOT) as well as Samsung Display push forward developments to ship the size.
AUO operations normal despite accident
Sep 24, 10:26
AU Optronics (AUO) has said its operations remain normal despite a minor accident at one of its production plants in Taiwan where three workers were injured while doing maintenance work Wednesday.
J Touch expects rising demand for metal mesh
Newswatch - Sep 23, 15:57
Touch panel maker J Touch is unfolding new metal mesh panels in the third quarter of 2015 and expects shipments of the technology to comprise a single-digit revenue proportion in 2015 but increase to double-digit figures in 2016, according to a report from China Times.
Innolux, AUO deny rumors related to employee layoffs
Sep 22, 15:08
Rumors are spreading throughout Asia newspapers that AU Optronics (AUO) and Innolux will lay off employees due to a weakening panel market. However, both companies have responded to the reports stating they are not true.
Innolux 23.6-inch LCD TV panel shipments to Mexico to fade in 2016
Sep 18, 10:49
In 2016 the Mexico government's subsidies for 23.6-inch TVs will come to an end, which will affect Innolux's LCD panel shipments to the area. However, the company is eyeing prospects in other emerging markets that should be able to counterbalance the losses.
Smartphone vendors eyeing TOL technology from TPK
Sep 17, 14:46
TPK is stirring up new developments with its second-generation touch on lens (TOL) technology, with major handset vendors including Apple reportedly expressing an interest for smartphones to be released in 2016, according to sources at the company.
Samsung to release foldable smartphones in 2016, says report
Sep 16, 14:28
Samsung Electronics is expected to announce two new foldable smartphones in January 2016 featuring AMOLED panel technology, 3GB of RAM, a microSD card slot and a non-removable battery, according to a report from Korea-based ET News citing sources familiar with the project.
Samsung mobile device orders expected to be weak in 4Q15
Sep 14, 21:41
Due to wavering market share and unreliable shipments of high-end smartphones and tablets, Samsung Electronics is lowering its related component orders for the first quarter of 2015, which is expected to put a strain on various makers' performances.
Profit margins for large-area TFT LCDs forecast to plunge, IHS says
Sep 14, 20:55
Large-area thin film TFT LCD profit margins reached 10% in the first quarter of 2015, their highest level since the first half of 2010. However high factory utilization rates at leading panel makers, and swelling inventories at set makers, are now pressuring prices and margins downward. According to...
In-cell touch share for smartphones to rise rapidly, says WitsView
Sep 14, 15:25
The share of in-cell and on-cell touch display solutions within the smartphone industry is rising fast, according to WitsView. With Japan panel makers as the leading adopter, the combined share of in-cell and on-cell solutions in the smartphone market is expected to hit 40.6% in 2015 and will likely...
LG Display increasing developments in China
Sep 14, 14:23
LG Display is bumping up efforts to increase cooperation with vendors in Greater China, including capacity expansion in China and developing more higher-end products.
Innolux August revenues drop 27% on year
Sep 9, 15:22
Innolux has announced its August 2015 consolidated revenues reached NT$27.8 billion (US$854.36 million), a decrease of 6.2% on month and a decrease of 27.2% on year.
Rising flexible display technology patents herald future market growth, says IHS
Sep 9, 14:01
With a recent sharp rise in the number of patent applications for flexible display technologies, the market for various types of flexible displays is expected to broaden. According to IHS, 312 patents for flexible displays were filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office in 2014; user-interface...
Samsung to revamp OLED TV business in 2017, says report
Sep 8, 14:45
OLED TV materials supplier Merck believes Samsung Electronics will begin to further pursue the OLED TV market in 2017 when material costs are expected to drop, and that fellow maker Samsung Display is likely to mass produce OLED TV panels during the time, according to a report from The Korea Tim...
CPT reports August 2015 performance
Sep 7, 22:11
Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) has reported that its August 2015 revenues reached NT$4.049 billion (US$123.55 million), up 15.5% on month and down 11.3% on year.
AUO reports August 2015 performance
Sep 7, 15:18
AU Optronics (AUO) has announced its consolidated revenues reached NT$30.49 billion (US$1 billion) for August 2015, up 11.3% from the previous month, and a decrease of 14.1% compared to the same period in 2014.
Digitimes Research: Roundup of technologies displayed at Touch Taiwan
Sep 7, 14:59
The Touch Taiwan 2015 exhibition that recently ended in Taipei featured a number of new and improved applications from makers across the globe. Taiwan makers that displayed small- to medium-size products in particular exhibited automotive and wearble applications, with an emphasis on high-end produc...