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  • Innolux executive VP Chin-Lung Ting
    South Korean panel makers are withdrawing from the LCD market, while their Chinese competitors, after frenzy expansion propelled them to the top of the LCD sector, are not expected to further expand their capacity significantly in the future, as they no longer have priority in receiving government...
  • samsung oled tv
    Samsung Electronics is expected to adopt a two-pronged approach to push the sales of its QLED and microLED TVs in 2021, in response to fellow company LG Electronics' efforts to promote its rollable OLED TVs, according to Digitimes Research.
  • Innolux-developed 55-inch fine-pitch AM (active matrix) mini LED display based on COB (chip on boar
    MiniLED backlighting is expected to strengthen large-size LCD panels' competitiveness against OLED in five years, according to Ting Chin-lung, executive vice president for Innolux.
  • Creator PCs to feature Mini LED displays
    Apple is reportedly looking to adopt miniLED displays for its new iPads and MacBook Pros in 2021, while Samsung Electronics is expected to release a miniLED tablet and Micro-Star International (MSI) a miniLED notebook, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.
  • eih
    E Ink Holdings (EIH) will promote its ACeP (advanced color e-paper) technology to e-book readers in 2021.
  • Foldable-screen notebooks will have high costs because of components
    Foldable-screen notebooks are estimated to be priced more than NT$70,000 (US$2,469) due to the high components costs, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.
  • mlcc
    Strong pandemic-fuled demand has resulted in shortages in a host of components, including MLCC. Yageo, a major passive components suplier, has only about two months of MLCC inventory, far below healthy levels, and the tight supply will...
  • TV
    Second-tier TV brands focusing on small-to-medium screen size segments face mounting pressure of insufficient supply from panel makers who are giving production priority to large-size applications, according to industry sources.
  • medical
    InnoCare Optoelectronics, a subsidiary of Innolux focusing on developing flat panels for medical applications, is on track to see its shipments of X-ray image inspection detectors and other equipment grow 10-20% in 2020, with the sales momentum to continue into 2021.
  • The US government is investigating on TCL TVs for backdoor allegation
    China-based TV maker TCL has denied that it planted backdoor software in its TVs sold to the US market.
  • Taiwan panel makers eye medical business opportunities
    Both Taiwan-based panel makers AU Optronics (AUO) and Innolux are gearing up their efforts to develop display products for medical applications in response to the lingering impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, according to Digitimes Research.
  • gis
    General Interface Solution (GIS) has delivered multiple models of sensor-enabled display devices, built using its core sensing technology and designed for medical applications, for validation, according to sources at the touch panel maker.
  • Samsung
    Samsung is keen on catching up with TSMC in advanced node semiconductor manufacturing, but sources blame unsatisfactory yield rates for 8nm process at the Korean foundry for short supply of Nvidia's new GeForce RTX 30 GPUs. The Korean...
  • microled
    Samsung Electronics is set to launch its microLED TV lineup in the first quarter of 2021, heralding the arrival of the next-generation TV products.
  • Coretronic
    Backlit unit (BLU) and projector supplier Coretronic has reported November revenues of NT$3.779 billion (US$133.88 million), down 1% sequentially and 13% on year, as shipments were affected by the shortages of some crucial components.
  • a
    Taiwan-based ICT makers have to look to multiple business opportunities derived from 5G-based digital transformation and the development of the space industry, according to Lo Huai-jia, CEO for Photonics Industry & Technology Development Association (PIDA).
  • Legio-brand flexible colored e-paper display solution
    E Ink Holdings (EIH) and Plastic Logic have jointly launched an array of Legio-brand flexible color displays based on the former's Advanced Color e-Paper (ACeP) technology, according to a joint statement of the companies.
  • EIH
    E-paper solution provider E Ink Holdings (EIH) has managed to solicit more partners to join its e-paper application ecosystem, with an aim to jointly promote further adoption of e-paper solutions in hospitals, factories and retail stores, according to Digitimes Research.
  • TPK revving up large-size display touch solutions
    Touch modules vendor TPK Holding is striving to develop large-size touch display solutions for commercial and educational applications to offset dwindling demand from the handset sector, according to company sources.
  • GIS
    Touch panel maker General Interface Solution (GIS) is developing more display products for medical applications tapping the markets in Taiwan and Japan initially, as it seeks to enrich its portfolios to sustain revenue growth.
  • AUO
    AU Optronics (AUO) is mulling to set up production facilities in Southeast Asia for backend production of monitor and automotive panels to cope with changing demand from clients, according to company chairman Paul Peng.
  • AUO medical display
    As part of its focus on the smart medical care sector, AUO is showcasing its premium 3D surgical display solutions at the Healthcare Expo Taiwan in Taipei from December 3 to 6.
  • A display of medical images
    LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) has cooperated with MedicalTek, a startup engaged in developing endoscope visualization systems for minimal invasive surgical operation, to develop 3D medical displays.
  • e-paper
    E Ink Holdings (EIH) has signed a strategic partnership deal with China's Yes Optoelectronics and will provide e-paper films to the Chinese LCD panel maker to develop and manufacture e-paper modules for diverse applications such as electronics shelf labels (ESL), according to a company announcement.
  • Monitor
    Taiwan's PC monitor shipments are expected to fall 7.4% sequentially and 1.7% on year in the fourth quarter of 2020, following a sequential growth of 6.9% to 24.71 million units a quarter earlier, according to Digitimes Research.

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