Samsung Corning Advanced Glass has filed almost no patents for the past seven years, TheElec has learned.The company filed patents actively after being founded but this has dropped and is acting more as a production-focused entity.This contrast with Corning Precision Materials, formerly called Samsu
Chinese display panel makers are expected to shift some of their liquid crystal display (LCD) TV lines for those of monitors, according to market research firm TrendForce.This was due to their 10.5-generation TV LCD lines increasing in operations __ the previous 8.5 and 8.6-generation TV LCD lines w
Apple’s iPhone 12 series is the first in the series to use OLED screens for all models.Samsung Display and LG Display, which supplied OLED panels last year, saw shipment grow for 2020 thanks to Apple’s OLED push.Cupertino is offering four models for the iPhone 12 __ 5.4-inch iPhone Mini, 6.1-inch iP
LED maker Wooree E&L is expected to post around one billion on in operating profits and 30 billion won in sales in the third quarter.It will be double the operating profits of the previous quarter and 10% increase in sales quarter over quarter.A rise in demand in liquid crystal displays (LCD), which
Sharp is planning to split-off its display business on October 1, according to Japanese media SankeiBiz.The newly formed wholly owned subsidiary will be called Sharp Display Technology, or SDTC.SDTC will be based in Kameyama. Sharp believes having a separate company will be more advantageous to secu
Samsung Display has given up the rights of some of its patents in its employee invention lawsuit.The employee who first filed the lawsuit back in 2017 over the rights to oxide thin film transistors (TFT) used for 6th generation liquid crystal display (LCD) has claimed the company was attempting to l
Samsung Display has stressed that its plan to produce QD (quantum dot) display panels next year was on schedule at an industry meeting on Wednesday.The company took part in the 27th business reorganization planning review meeting held at the Korea Institute for Advanced Technology (KITA) building Se
SFA has supplied a battery equipment to SK Innovation used in separator production, TheElec has learned.The South Korean equipment maker previously supplied mostly to Samsung.SFA has focused on display equipment and distribution systems before. It entered the battery equipment market last year.The S
Korea Display Industry Association (KDIA) will help South Korean equipment and component companies enter the Chinese market.KDIA will form an export consortium to take part in C-Touch & Display tradeshow taking place between November 19 to 21 at Shenzhen, China. The consortium will be part of the Ko
Chinese metal company Vital Materials has been confirmed as the buyer of Samsung Corning Advanced Glass’s factory in Gumi, South Korea.Vital announced that it bought the ceramic target business of Samsung on its homepage. The Gumi factory has been producing targets used its display and solar panels.
LG Electronics’ upcoming dual screen smartphone LG Wing will be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 765G, TheElec has confirmed.Snapdragon 765G is an application processor (AP) made using the 7-nanometer (nm) process. It is also the industry’s first 5G modem (Snapdragon X52) and RF system integrated on
Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics are expected to compete over flagship smartphone market share in South Korea.Both companies are expected to produce around 300,000 units of their Galaxy Z Flip 5G and LG Wing smartphones, respectively.LG will be producing its dual screen smartphone in Vietnam.
Dongwoo Fine-Chem, the South Korean subsidiary of Japan’s Sumitomo Chemical, is planning to launch an in-display 5G antenna, TheElec has learned.The company is hoping to commercialize them within the next one to two years and accrue sales.In-display antenna are not placed in the smartphone. Instead,
KEC has clinched a supply deal with Tesla to provide them with LV MOSFET TVS used in digital cockpits, the company said on Tuesday.Supply for the chips will begin in 2021.They will be used for over-voltage protection and over-current protection on touch screen liquid crystal display (LCD) panels on
LG Chem is planning to exit the display pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) business, people familiar with the matter told TheElec on Monday.It comes four years after the South Korean company bought the business from LG Hausys.The company has recently notified the plan to its subcontractors for its fi
Samsung Display has sold its Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) factory in Suzhou, China to CSOT, the companies announced.COST has acquired a 60% stake in Samsung Suzhou LCD (SSL) and a 100% stake in Suzhou Display (SSM) for a total of US$1.08 billion.Samsung Suzhou LCD’s ownership structure will change t
Wonik IPS will acquire parts of the display business of Semes, the equipment subsidiary of Samsung Electronics, for 82 billion won, the company announced.The two have signed a binding MOU for the deal, Wonik IPS said.Wonik is aiming to buy Semes’ display photo and wet equipment technology, sales rig
Japan Display (JDI) will sell a Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) factory and the land it sits on to Sharp for US$390 million, the company announced on Friday.The company also said it will sell the equipment at the Hakusan LCD plant to an “overseas customer” for US$285 million, JDI said. The customer in
Hansol Technics is expected to begin contract producing TVs for Samsung Electronics.The company saw sales from Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) module, or LCM, increase substantially in the second quarter.The company said it posted 27.8 billion won in sales from electronics component businesses during t
LG Display said on Tuesday its organic light emitting diode (OLED) panel for TVs have received Intertek’s Accurate Picture Quality certification.The UK-based quality assessment company measured the delta zero color fidelity, black luminance and viewing angle colorshift of the OLED panel.LG scored 0.