LED applications
  • Apple is rumored to release OLED tablets and notebooks in 2022
    Apple reportedly plans to adopt OLED panels in more of its devices including the iPad and MacBook series in 2022, according to industry sources.
  • A mini LED-backlit display
    Ennostar has obtained orders with shipments scheduled until third-quarter 2021 and its utilization rates have reached 80-90%, according to industry sources.
  • led
    Taiwan-based infrared LED photocouplers providers are mulling raising their quotes again in second-quarter 2021, having increased their optocoupler prices across the board by 10-30% a quarter earlier, according to industry sources.
  • miniled
    Macroblock has developed miniLED backlighting driver ICs and is likely to begin volume shipments for such driver ICs for use in tablets, notebooks, gaming monitors and TVs in second-half 2021, according to company chairman Yang Li-chang.
  • radiant
    Radiant Opto-Electronics aims to ship 2-3 million LED backlight units (BLU) for use in automotive dashboards of about 10 inches in 2021, with Europe-based automakers to be main clients, according to industry sources.
  • apple
    Ennostar will kick off production of miniLED backlight units (BLU) at the end of first-quarter 2021 or in the second quarter, according to industry sources.
  • led
    High-end UV-C LED chips have been in tight supply along with increasing demand for disinfection applications in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, according to industry sources.
  • A EOI-produced LED taillight module for Tesla Model 3
    LED packaging service provider Everlight Electronics, vertically-integrated LED maker Lextar Electronics and LED automotive lighting module maker Excellence Optoelectronics (EOI) have joined MIH, an open hardware/software-integrated platform specifically for developing electric vehicles (EVs), according...
  • Laster Tech-produced LED automotive lighting module used in taillight
    LED automotive lighting module maker Laster Tech has reported consolidated revenues of NT$656.2 million (US$23.1 million) for January, hitting a monthly record for the second consecutive time with increases of 28.87% sequentially and 90.42% on year.
  • Lawrence Lin, CEO for new business unit under StrongLED Lighting System (Cayman)
    LED lighting solution provider StrongLED Lighting System has set up a new business unit for marketing high-end commercial and professional lighting solutions in China and Taiwan, according to the company.
  • EOI-produced LED taillight module used in Tesla Model 3
    LED automotive lighting module maker Excellence Optoelectronics (EOI) has disclosed it has worked with a US client to develop a 165-inch fine-pitch RGB miniLED displays, with shipments expected to begin in fourth-quarter 2021.
  • A mini LED-backlit LCD automotive display developed by innolux
    Taiwan-based LED firms Everlight Electronics and Lextar Electronics, and LCD panel makers Innolux and AU Optronics (AUO) are stepping up efforts developing miniLED-backlit LCD automotive displays for dashboards, central information displays and infotainment devices, with such applications likely to...
  • A CMW-based flexible micro LED panel
    Ingentec, which makes specialty gases used in semiconductor and display panel manufacturing, has developed CMW (copper magnetic wafer) substrates to match its vertical LED structure technology for producing miniLED microLED, according to company chairman and president Charly Chen.
  • led
    LED packaging service provider Bright LED Electronics is expected to hike prices for photo couplers, a type of infrared (IR) LED devices, by about 10%, according to industry sources.
  • LED horticultural lighting devices used in a strawberry farm
    Everlight Electronics has provided LED horticultural lighting using specific spectrums for an organic strawberry farm in northern Taiwan to enhance strawberries' color transcription into red, according to the company.
  • LED chipmakers are raising quotes
    As shortages of components continue to haunt the semiconductor industry, LED chipmakers are now looking to raise their product quotes, which will drive downstream LED lighting product vendors to also increase their prices to reflect the...
  • LED chips and products to see a ramp-up in pricing
    LED chipmakers in Taiwan and China have seen their delivery lead times extend, and have raised quotes for some of their products particularly non-blue light LED chips, which in turn has also driven downstream LED lamp vendors or illumination solutions providers to hike sales prices to reflect increased...
  • Macroblock started to manufacturing modules for mini LED displays
    LED driver IC design house Macroblock has stepped into the manufacturing of RGB fine-pitch mini LED display modules with the establishment of related production capacity at a factory in northern Taiwan, and will be promoting the module to be used in indoor displays used by enterprises and exhibition...
  • 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...
  • Si-based sensor chips
    Vertically-integrated LED maker Opto Tech has hiked quotes for Si-based sensor chips, mainly photo diode and photo transistor chips, by 10-15% and fellow maker Tyntek has followed suit by hiking quotes for such product lines by 5-10%, according to industry sources.
  • A mini LED-backlit display
    LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar has reported NT$1.468 billion (US$51.5 million) in December consolidated revenues, the highest since May 2019 with increases of 3.58% on month and 8.65% on year.
  • 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.
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    EMS provider Lite-On Technology has invested in PlayNitride, a developer of microLED technology, for a stake of below 5%, according to industry sources.
  • 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.

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