2021-07-20

Otsuka Electronics Korea introduces Imaging Luminance-colorimeter specialized in Mini-LED and Micro-LED

Otsuka Electronics Korea, having a history of display front-end measurement solutions, released a superior model of the HS-1000H series on the market. This latest one has been specially designed for Mini-LED and Micro-LED, which are very delicate as each micro-sized chip emits lights. As the existing model lines are trusted in the Mini-LED BLU optical inspection process, the new model also aroused many expectations.     To be responsible for quality inspection of advanced display technology, Otsuka Electronics Korea combined a 120-megapixel camera w...
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2021-07-08

HGC Unveils Mini LED Backlight Series at DIC EXPO 2021

On June 30, HGC (Wuhan) Technology Co., Ltd. (hereinafter “HGC”) unveiled its latest Mini LED backlights at DIC EXPO 2021 held in Shanghai, China. HGC also exhibited Mini LED backlighting display products of different specs and series, including two 27-inch Mini LED displays (featuring the COB BLU and POB BLU solutions, respectively), 12.3-inch and 27-inch Mini LED backlight sources, DCAM lamps, and LED chips, of which the applications span from smartphones, tablets, notebooks, displays, TVs, commercial monitors, to ...
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2021-07-07

Apple Is Seeking Suppliers to Fulfill Its Demand for Mini LED Displays

As reported by foreign media MacRumors on June 30, Apple Inc. is endeavoring to meet the Mini LED display demand for its recently unveiled 12.9-inch iPad Pro and the to-be-released MacBook Pro products, prompting the tech company to find new suppliers to relieve its burden. In addition to the existing Taiwanese supplier TSMT, the tech giant is seeking suppliers that are able to mount electronic components onto the Mini-LED display PCB of the said 12.9-inch iPad Pro and MacBook Pro. Image source: Apple Inc. Despite the fact that TSMT remains t...
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2021-07-05

Apple Reportedly Spending $200 Million to Improve Mini-LED Production for Upcoming 14-Inch and 16-Inch MacBook Pro

Apple is taking a significant step to improve the production of mini-LED displays for its upcoming redesigned 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pros, by investing $200 million in purchasing new equipment for four brand new mini-LED assembly lines, according to a paywalled report from DigiTimes, seen by MacRumors.   According to the report, Apple will spend $200 million on procuring additional SMT or surface mounting-technology equipment to create four brand new assembly lines dedicated to mini-LED production for its upcoming MacBook Pros. ...
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2021-07-01

Mini LED and Other Production Lines to Be Established at Huaihua in Hunan, Totaling an Investment of RMB 2.5 Billion

As reported on 0745news.cn, on the morning of June 23, the 2021 Second Groundbreaking for Major Construction Projects and the Tunghsu Group Singing Ceremony was held at Huaihua, a city in Hunan Province, China. During the signing ceremony, the Huaihua government and Tunghsu Group signed an agreement on a two-phase project of establishing Hunan Optoelectronic New Material Industrial Park. Image source: 0745news.cn The industrial park project will be located at the Huaihua Hi-Tech Industrial Development Zone with a total investment of RMB 2.5 billion (...
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2021-07-01

Longli Tech Makes an R&D Breakthrough of Mini LED Technology in VR Applications

On June 26, Shenzhen Longli Technology announced that the company’s Mini LED technology has made an R&D breakthrough in the VR field on its investor relations interactive platform. Currently, batches of VR products have been delivered. Reportedly, Longli Technology strived to further develop the existing display backlighting technology in 2020 by conducting several prospective studies, eventually achieving R&D breakthroughs involving the use of Mini LED backlights in vehicle- mount displays, tablets, notebooks (NBs), monitors, and TVs. Longli...
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2021-07-01

AOC Unveils Its Mini-LED-Backlit Monitor Featuring 576 Local Dimming Zones

AOC has recently unveiled its new monitor, the AG274QXM AOC, on its official website. Certified by VESA DisplayHDR™ 1000, the monitor features full-array direct-lit Mini LED backlights and 576 local diming zones, which makes blacks appear deeper and whites brighter, thereby presenting lifelike visual effects. Image source: AOC The AG274QXM AOC boasts color gamut of 100% sRGB, 99% Adobe RGB, 98% DCI-P3 and color accuracy of Delta-E <2. With a maximum refresh rate of 170Hz, the monitor offers excellent gaming and movie-watc...
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2021-06-25

Demand for Mini LEDs and Relevant Components Boosts the Revenue of Taiwan-based HIWIN in June

With increasing orders and improved production, institutional investors estimate that HIWIN Mikrosystem (hereinafter “HIWIN) is likely to generate more revenue in June than in May. The company’s performance in Q2 is expected to further improve following Q1, hitting its three-year record. HIWIN also has an all-time high stock price since it went public in 2019. Further, the surging demand for semiconductors, PCBs, automation, and Mini LEDs makes institutional investors believe that HIWIN will see another revenue increase in Q3 compared w...
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2021-06-25

High Demand for Mini LED Backlight and Invisible LED Products Drives Everlight Revenue in Q2, Despite an Off-Peak Season

The tight supply of optocouplers and increased prices of LED-backlit monitors have driven Everlight’s revenue in May, reaching NT$2.275 billion (US$81.4 million), a 10% monthly increase, 18.19% YoY growth, and a record high since January 2018. The optoelectronics company has monthly earned more than NT$2 billion for three consecutive months. Accordingly, institutional investors estimate earnings per share of NT$1 in Q2 and those of NT$2 in 1H21. is dedicated to developing niche applications of LEDs, including automotive lighting solutions, invisible LEDs...
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2021-06-18

Refond Gives Updates on Its Mini LED and Smart Lighting Business

Recently, Refond revealed the development status of its Mini LED and lighting products during an investor relations activity. In this May, Refond raised RMB 699 million (USD 108 million) through a non-public offering plan and is now striving to promote construction projects involving capacity expansion of Mini/Micro and full-color LED packaging. Refond has begun shipping its Mini LED products in bulk. The current projects on hand include watches, cameras, monitors, notebooks, and large-size monitor applications. Refond added that several end products bac...
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2021-06-18

MSI launches its Second Notebook with Mini LED Display

On June 7, MSI launched a series of new mobile workstations, including the WS76, WS66, WE76, WF76, WF66 models. The new WS76 is MSI’s second notebook that adopts the Mini LED backlight technology. The new product is packed with a 4K Mini-LED HDR1000-certified monitor and driven by the 11th Gen Intel® CoreTM i9 processor and NVIDIA RTXTM A5000 graphics. The notebook comes with two sizes, the 15.6-inch and 17.3-inch models. Unlike the overwhelming Mini-LED-backlit TVs, notebooks using the Mini LED technology have ...
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2021-06-11

TCL to Launch Mini LED TVs Soon in India With Quantum Dot Technology

By Venkatesh Gorantla -Published On: Jun 10, 2021-   TCL is gearing up to launch a smart TV in India. The company has teased the launch of a new TV that claims to “redefine the game”. TCL, in its press release, has stated that it is launching a smart mini LED TV in India. It will also feature a Quantum Dot Technology and cover 100 per cent colour volume. The company further stated that it claims to offer a “high-quality, interactive home entertainment experience.” Another feature coming to the new mini LED smart TV is MagiC...
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2021-06-10

Precision Manufacturer Brave C&H Develops New Business to Target Mini/Micro LED Industry

The revenue of Brave C&H further declined in May, with a conservative outlook overall. The company plans to optimize existing high-end products in the short run, aiming to widen the gap with its competitors. Its mid-to-long-term plan centers on increasing investment in non-solar products, utilizing the current product advantages to stimulate customers’ demand for precision printing, and expanding contract printing services. Presently, these strategies have proved to be effective. In May, Brave C&H generated a revenue of NT$95.63 million (US$3.4 million), a m...
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2021-06-10

Foxconn’s Subsidiary GIS Expands Business in Mini LED Backlight Modules, Ready for Mass Production

Apple has recently announced its top 200 suppliers, among which Foxconn’s subsidiary GIS is on the list for the first time. Since Apple expelled OFilm from its supplier list, the top two Taiwanese touch panel manufacturers, TPK and GIS, have received increasing orders. In recent years, GIS has strived to develop its notebook panel module business including producing panel modules for MacBook, which has driven the company’s growth. This year, GIS and Sharp have together provided new Mini-LED-backlit iPads as well as MacBook SMT, backlighting, a...
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2021-06-09

BOE Launches Mass Production of Its New Gen Glass-Based AM Mini LED

According to the WeChat account of BOE Technology on May 31, BOE officially announced the mass production of its new glass-based active matrix (AM) Mini LED product during the International Display Technology Conference 2021 (ICDT 2021). BOE’s glass-based Mini LED product features high accuracy, AM driving, flicker-free technology, great heat deflection resistance, high evenness, and an enlarged substrate, all of which are lacking in PCB-based LED displays. Photo source: BOE BOE showcased the latest P0.9 glass-based Mini LED ...
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2021-06-08

Apple Begins Selling New iPad Pro featuring M1 Chip in Taiwan, Expected to Drive Supply Chain Growth

To grab a share in the stay-at-home market, Apple Inc. released the new iPad Pro featuring the company’s M1 chip on its official website in Taiwan today, which may benefit its suppliers including Foxconn (OEM), Catcher (phone case provider), as well as numerous upstream and downstream suppliers of Mini LEDs. By actually ordering an iPad Pro on Apple’s Taiwan website, the Central News Agency discovered that the 11-inch model and 12.9-inch model with a Mini LED display are estimated to be delivered between June 10 and June 12, meaning that buyers...
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2021-06-03

Acer Launches New Gaming Notebooks Featuring Mini LED Displays

Acer has recently launched a new gaming notebook (NB) portfolio: the Predator Triton and Predator Helios series. Powered by the 11th Gen Intel® Core TM H45 processor and NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 30 series GPUs, the two series allow users to choose between a Mini LED display and a 360Hz LCD.   The Predator Triton 500SE notebook:   Photo source: Acer Inc.   With low-profile design and all-metal shell, the Predator Triton 500SE is only 19.9mm and can include up to an 11th Gen Intel® CoreTM i9 proce...
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2021-06-02

Ennostar Sells Longtan Plant to Speed up Mini LED Development

On May 27, LED manufacturer Ennostar, on behalf of its subsidiary Epistar, announced that in order to liquidate idle assets, the company intends to sell a plant in Longtan District of Taoyuan, Taiwan to Ardentec, with a transaction amount of NT$430M (US$15M) and gain on disposal of NT$167M (US$6M). The two companies have signed a contract and are waiting for transfer approval from the Hsinchu Science Park Bureau, after which the transaction can be recognized in financial statements once the property right is transferred. Ennostar indicated that the Longtan p...
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2021-05-26

Shipment for Apple’s New iPad Pro Rumored to Have Delayed to July Due to Unresolved Mini LED Yield Rate

Apple announced the new iPad Pro in April, and the 12.9” iPad Pro is also adopted with Mini LED, though rumors are now circulating on how the yield rate of Mini LED has deferred the delivery of the 12.9” iPad Pro to the end of July, whereas the 11” iPad Pro is still scheduled for delivery between the end of May and early June as indicated on the official website. Bloomberg reports that the new iPad Pro will be officially available within a week or so, yet those who pre-ordered the 12.9” variation may have to wait until July to get their h...
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2021-05-20

Mini LED TV Shipment for 2021 Projected to Reach Three Million Units, Says TrendForce

May 20, 2021 ---- For the past two years, brands such as Samsung, LG, TCL, and Xiaomi have successively released their own Mini LED  TVs, which are expected to reach a yearly shipment of about 2.6-3 million units in 2021 because Korean brands have successfully trailblazed the high-end market, and because Chinese brands have also been ramping up shipment via highly cost-effective models, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations. TrendForce’s analysis of the current TV market indicates that OLED models have become synonymous with high-end T...
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2021-05-18

LED Market Revenue for 2021 Projected to Reach US$16.53 Billion Mainly Due to Automotive/Mini LED Applications, Says TrendForce

May 18, 2021 ---- Owing to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, not only did LED revenue experience a downward trajectory, but this decline also reached a magnitude rarely seen in recent years, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations. However, as vaccinations begin taking place in 1H21, the LED market’s long-stifled demand is expected to rebound from rock bottom. Hence, global LED market revenue will likely undergo a corresponding recovery this year as well, with a forecasted US$16.53 billion, an 8.1% increase YoY, in 2021. Most of this i...
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2021-05-18

Uk Team Shows New Integration Concept For MicroLEDs

University of Sheffield researchers propose epitaxial approach to integrating microLEDs and HEMTs Tao Wang and his team at the University of Sheffield in the UK have proposed a different type of integration concept for microLEDs - an epitaxial approach aiming to monolithically integrate microLEDs and HEMTs on a single chip. A microdisplay (defined as an ultrasmall screen with <1 inch diagonal) is the key element for a wide range of next‐generation display systems such as augmented reality, virtual reality, helmet mounted displays and head‐up displays, wh...
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2021-05-17

Automotive Market is the New Battleground for Mini and Micro LED Technologies

Automotive Market is the New Battleground for Mini and Micro LED Technologies   Huawei released a demo video on its autonomous driving technologies on April 15th. Two days later on April 17th, Chinese EV brand Arcfox held a launch event for its luxury crossover sedan Alpha S (α-S). Among the four variants of the Alpha S, the Arcfox Alpha S HBT is equipped with the HI (Huawei Inside) platform developed by Huawei for autonomous driving applications. This is the same model that was shown in the demo video.   Designed to be a mass-prod...
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2021-05-14

TrendForce: An Analysis on the Strategic Direction of Critical Suppliers through the Development of Micro LED Displays

TrendForce has just published its latest research report titled “2021 Mini/Micro LED Self-Emissive Display Trends and Analysis on Suppliers’ Strategies”. According to the report, self-emissive Mini/Micro LED displays have become the new technology development target of the companies involved in the display and LED industries since Samsung first unveiled a modular Micro LED display called “The Wall”. The display-related applications for the Mini and Micro LED technologies are very diverse, with products encompassing HMDs, we...
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2021-04-23

Rohinni First to Bring At-Scale Mini LED Manufacturing Technology to Market; Reaches Monumental Technical Milestone Enabling Premium Consumer Products and Next-Gen Designs

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho – April 22, 2021 – Rohinni, the expert in mini LED placement technology, announces its new composite bondhead, further securing its position as the leading technology developer for mini LED-based products. The new bondhead expands already-at-scale production capabilities for display backlights at cost-competitive prices. It combines Rohinni’s proven high-speed system that is 14 times faster than competing technology with a new design that will allow multiple bondheads to run in parallel, increasing speed and accuracy exponentially compared with today’s systems. The new approach will further elevate design capabilities in the display industry. Rohinni-enabled machines are already used in mass production of mini LED products, and target display backlight manufacturing for tablet, notebook and television industries.
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2021-04-22

Shipment of Apple's Mini LED iPad Pro Expected to Reach Five Million Units in 2021 Thanks to Improved Display Technology, Says TrendForce

During Apple’s Spring Loaded event, the Cupertino company announced the upcoming release of its latest 12.9-inch iPad Pro models featuring Mini LED display technology. According to TrendForce’s latest investigations, demand for the 12.9-inch iPad Pro has already been relatively high in the niche markets. Thus, given the thorough improvement in specs as well as the very slight price hike of merely $100 over the previous generation, TrendForce is not only revising up its shipment forecast for the 2021 version of the 12-inch iPad Pro from four million units to f...
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2021-04-20

【Exclusive Interview】Smaller yet More Powerful: Yenrich Aims to Be a Technology Leader in Next-Generation Displays with LED Miniaturization Solutions

Photo Credit: Yenrich   Advances in the development of LED products have led to gradual shrinking of chip size and the diversification of uses. Besides conventional lighting applications, next-generation display technologies have become a new opportunity for LED suppliers as well. Fine-pitch LED displays are now in growing demand not only because they offer higher resolutions and sharper details but also because the deployment of LED displays is shifting from outdoor to indoor settings.   Recognizing these new trends, Yenrich as a leading specialist in...
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2021-04-19

【Exclusive Interview】Breaking Barriers, EPISTAR Unveils RGB Mini LED That Leads the Trend in WCG with Pure Color and Multi-Primary-Color Displays

  Photo Credit: EPISTAR   Exhibitions and conferences on the LED industry in the recent years have mainly revolved around the topics of pixel pitch and price. The reduction of pixel pitch, in particular, has been the common goal of all companies involved in the supply chain for LED displays. As a leading manufacturer for LED chips, EPISTAR continues to launch new and advanced solutions for smaller pitches every year. At this year’s edition of the display industry trade show Touch Taiwan, EPISTAR will be presenting its latest fine-...
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2021-04-16

Live Report from CITE 2021: Mini/Micro LED Products Are a Major Focus of Exhibitions

The 9th annual China Information Technology Expo (CITE 2021) is being held at the Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province. Duration of the trade show is from April 9 to 11. The main theme of the event is “Innovation-Driven High-Quality Development”. To effectively articulate this theme, the event organizers have divided the show floor into nine sections that include the main CITE exhibition, applications for new display technologies, and smart manufacturing. More than 1,500 companies are attending the event as exhi...
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2021-04-16

Ennostar Inc. to Showcase Technology Advancement at Touch Taiwan Exhibition

Ennostar Inc. (“Ennostar” or the “Company”) (TAIEX: 3714) will head up a group of subsidiary companies to participate in the Touch Taiwan 2021 exhibition to be held at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Hall from April 21 to 23, 2021. Under the banner of “LED Next,” Ennostar will showcase the infinite possibilities of LED and compound semiconductor applications. Formally established in January this year, this will mark the Ennostar group of companies’ first joint participation in an exhibition. The company will spearhead...
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 - Osconiq E 2835 CRI 90 (QD) expands ams OSRAM's portfolio of lighting solutions that provide very high quality in a new mid-power LED. - In-house Quantum Dot technology ensures outstanding efficiency values of over 200 lm/W, even at... READ MORE

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