LED applications
  • 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
    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.
  • miniled
    Ennostar has become an investment platform combining R&D and production of LED with that of III-V compound semiconductor components in Taiwan through its affiliates, according to company chairman and president Lee Biing-jye.
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    MiniLED applications will see explosive growths in 2021, with Apple and Samsung expected to introduce miniLED-backlit devices this year.
  • epistar
    LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar will recognize NT$3.96 billion (US$138 million) in asset impairment in its 2020 financial report, equivalent to reduction in the net EPS by an estimated NT$3.70.
  • Mini LED-backlit displays
    LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar has expressed optimism about its shipments for miniLED-backlit products in the second and third quarter of 2021.
  • miniLED
    Epistar's joint venture established with China-based display maker Leyard Optoelectronic in the eastern Chinese city of Wuxi started production in October 2020 and has won orders for 67-inch 2K fine-pitch RGB mini LED displays with a pitch of 0.7mm and 81-inch ones with that of 0.9mm, with these displays...
  • led
    China-based suppliers of components and materials for LED packaging have recently hiked quotes by 5-10% to reflect increased production cost, prompting local LED packagers to adjust their prices upward, according to industry sources.
  • Application of LED horticultural lighting
    Demand for LED horticultural lighting, due to the coronavirus pandemic and technological improvement in luminous efficiency, is on the rise, with application extending to controlled-environment agriculture (CEA), according to Charles Wu, global marketing manager for Amphenol LTW Technology, which produces...
  • Everlight Electronics-developed LED automotive devices
    Everlight Electronics has expanded monthly packaging capacity for IR and UV-C LED devices by 200 million chips, reaching more than one billion chips in total in 2020, and will further expand it by 4-5% in 2021, according to industry sources.
  • PlayNitride CEO Charles Li
    PlayNitride, a Taiwan-based developer of microLED technology, has signed a 4-year cooperation pact with Electronic and Optoelectronic System Research Laboratories (EOSRL) for developing AR, MR and automotive display applications, according to company CEO Charles Li.
  • Epistar chairman Lee Biing-jye (right)
    EnnoStar, a holding company jointly established by Epistar and Lextar Electronics, expects applications of mini LED technology to contribute 20-30% of its 2021 consolidated revenues, according to Epistar chairman Biing-jye Lee.
  • An LED automotive headlight
    Laster Tech, through its largest China-based client Huayu Vision Technology (Shanghai), has obtained long-term orders for automotive headlight controllers from General Motors, Ford Motor and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, and will begin highly-automated production at its new factory in Taiwan in first-quarter...
  • led
    Vertically-integrated LED maker Tyntek has completed 6-inch epitaxial wafer production capacity for producing customized Si-based sensor chips mainly, and expects to gradually obtain product certification from clients beginning the first quarter of 2021 and start volume production in the following...
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    Lite-On Technology, Everlight Electronics, Advanced Optoelectronic Technology (AOT), Bright LED Electronics and Harvatek have increased packaging capacity for invisible LED devices to meet strong demand that is expected to last until at least first-quarter 2021, according to industry sources.
  • led
    Ledtech Electronics is keenly expanding application of UV-C LED devices for disinfection purposes, aiming at over 10% for their revenue proportion in 2021, according to the company.
  • miniLED
    LED packaging service provider Harvatek expects the proportion of consolidated revenues for miniLED backlighting and fine-pitch RGB miniLED displays to rise to 5% in 2021.
  • miniLED
    FitTech is expanding capacity for providing miniLED probing, testing and sorting services on an OEM basis by 3-4 times the current level, with completion scheduled for January-February 2021, according to the company.
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    LED automotive lighting module maker Laster Tech has sufficient logic IC supply to support production of over six months, while fellow maker Excellence Optoelectronics (EOI) has signed one-year contracts with logic IC vendors for stable supply, according to the companies.
  • 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.
  • StrongLED Lighting Systems (Cayman) chairman James Chang (front)
    LED lighting solution provider StrongLED has obtained orders with shipments scheduled until first-quarter 2021, according to company chairman James Chang.

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