Display system
  • QMR
    Samsung Taiwan has disclosed it has obtained orders for installing QMR commercial displays at the local 7-Eleven chain store's 6,000 outlets around the country.
  • coretronic
    Backlight unit (BLU) maker Coretronic expects to post a 10-20% shipment increase in 2021, thanks to increasing output for energy-saving applications from its factory sites in Vietnam and China.
  • panel
    Monitor shipments in the China market are likely to grow 3% on year to 35.6 million units in 2021, having expanded 2.4% to 34.5 million units in 2020, according to Sigmaintell Consulting.
  • coretronic
    Backlight unit (BLU) and projector maker Coretronic has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.293 billion (US$116 million) for January, decreasing 15.29% sequentially and 1.05% on year.
  • tv
    Taiwan-based makers shipped 951,800 LCD TVs globally in fourth-quarter 2020, increasing 9.8% sequentially and 12.3% on year, according to Digitimes Research.
  • samsung
    Samsung Electronics has reported operating profits fell 26.7% sequentially to KRW9.05 trillion (US$8.08 billion) in the fourth quarter of 2020, due to weaker memory prices, sluggish consumer products sales, higher marketing costs and impacts from the Korean won's appreciation.
  • 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...
  • 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.

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Taiwan small- to mid-size LCD panels – 4Q 2020

Taiwan large-size LCD panels – 4Q 2020

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