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  • 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.
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    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.
  • 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.

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