Aug. 27, 2012
/PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- The world's leading provider of display total solutions, AU Optronics Corp.
("AUO" or the "Company")
(TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO), announced that it will participate in Touch Taiwan 2012 from
August 29 to 31
and bring a full lineup of advanced display technologies and product total solutions. AUO is not only consistently dedicated to innovating display technologies, but also to aggressively developing high value-added products and applications. The exhibition highlights in the show, including a large video wall assembled by the world's narrowest(*) nine 46" high resolution super narrow bezel panels, the 50" Full HD transparent display with application on vending machine, the world's first commercially available 55" 4K by 2K 2D/3D switchable TV display, the new size 50" Full HD 3D TV display with super narrow bezel, and a series of One-Glass-Solution (OGS) touch solutions ranging from 4.7" to 27" will be presented. For mobile device applications, AUO will demonstrate a series of high resolution smartphone displays and Full HD high resolution Ultra Notebook displays with slimmer and lighter designs.
Paul Peng, President of AUO
, also the
Chairman of Taiwan Display Union Association (TDUA)
, will give
a speech titled "New Perspectives on All-Win Cooperation among Taiwan, Japan, and China"
Mr. Fred Hsieh
AUO's Vice President and General Manager of Touch Solutions Business Group
will also deliver a speech titled "
AUO Leading through Display Innovation
at FPD International Taiwan 2012
eminar on August 30.
Public Information Displays Showing
nnovative Value-added Applications
made remarkable developments
in the public information displays
in recent years
products not only have been a
many international airports, but also its 65" Photo-Sensor In-Cell Touch E-board
all assembled by nine 46" high resolution super narrow bezel panels
in the exhibition
bezel-to-bezel distance of 5mm is
the world's narrowest
Another highlight of the show includes the 50" FHD
ransparent display applied on a vending machine
high color saturation
, the transparent panel makes the merchandises inside the vending machine even more visible. With the integration of touch functions
contents, the merchandises could be displayed together with
vivid and colorful
product information. The transparent display will be suitable for various kinds of commercial display applications in the future, capturing the attention of consumers with its innovative features.
of Leading Glasses-Free 3D Display Technology
AUO's Glasses-Free 3D display applications
are in the
in the market. AUO will
4K by 2K 2D/3D switchable TV display
featuring 2D and 3D switchable and mixed mode
. The panel features a 4K x 2K (or "quad-HD") resolution of 3840 x 2160 in
and provides the most vivid and lifelike high resolution 3D images. With the
high contrast ratio of 5000:1
, it is able to present the
AUO's 24" Glasses-Free 3D display panel for All-In-One PC
Dead-Zone Free 3D solution
the switchable lens technology
the face-tracking system
. It could
users to view both 2D and 3D images on the same display simultaneously
Super Narrow Bezel
3D TV Display to Enjo
Boundless Views, Lively Up Close"
offer value-added application
by its leading
position in the pattern retarder 3D technology. AUO will exhibit the Super Narrow Bezel 50" FHD 3D TV display
, also a brand new size,
to provide customers
s. The single side of the s
uper narrow bezel
is only 5mm wide. V
able to enjoy
Full Lineup of One-Glass-Solution (OGS)
has successfully d
One-Glass-Solution (OGS) touch solution
a series of OGS touch solutions ranging from 4.7" to 27" for
phone, tablet, ultra notebook, and desktop monitor applications. AUO's 13.3"
nd 10.1" OGS
currently commercialized. The 1
3.3" AHVA OGS
Full HD high resolution
ultra wide viewing angle
, as well as ultra slim and edge-to-edge designs
. AUO will also showcase
OGS touch technology, including a 4.7" Convex Surface technology, not only reinforc
the strength of the glass, but also with
width as narrow as
Narrow Border OGS technology
is another leading technology of the industry and will also be on display.
eries of High Resolution
Ultra Notebook Display
AUO has been in a leading position in the development of
, 13.3" and 15.6" Ultra Notebook displays
featuring ultra slim, light, and
will be showcased
13.3" Super Ultra Slim
as slim as
. Other than featuring slim and light,
AUO's 15.6" and 10.1" Ultra Notebook displays
are equipped with
resolution, wide viewing angle and
Ultra-High Resolution, Light
and Slim of Smartphone Display Panels
is getting larger, and on top of that, equipped with
high resolution and light
5.3" Ultra Slim Hyper-LCD smartphone display
with Hyper LCD manufacturing technology
to replace LTPS. It features
narrow border design.
module thickness is only 1.2mm
, making it more convenient for users to carry.
In addition, AUO's 4.46" smartphone display panel with
ide viewing angle and
(329 PPI) will be also on display at
technology in display -
AMOLED displays will be presented in the exhibition
4.3" qHD high resolution AMOLED display
257 PPI, low power consumption
, suitable for
smartphone and mobile device applications. Besides, AUO will demonstrate the 6"
ransparent AMOLED with a transparency
of over 35% and a high light transmission.
* Based on
available market research information as of August 27, 2012
, it is currently the world's narrowest bezel among the commercially available items in the market.
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Any use of photographs must cite the source thereof is from AU Optronics Corporation
ABOUT AU OPTRONICS
AU Optronics Corp.
one of the
world's leading provider
of display and solar total solutions
. AUO offers a full range of panel sizes and comprehensive applications ranging from 1.2 inches to 71 inches. Based on its profound R&D and manufacturing experience, AUO continues to develop advanced display technologies of the next generation. AUO extended its market to the green energy industry in 2008. By building a vertically integrated high-efficiency solar value chain, AUO provides its customers with high-efficiency solar solutions. AUO now houses a staff of more than 4
,000 employees, with global operations in Taiwan, Mainland China, the U.S., Japan, South Korea, Singapore, the Netherlands, Czech and Slovakia. Additionally, AUO is the first pure TFT-LCD manufacturer to be successfully listed at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). AUO has also been named to Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for two consecutive years from 2010 to 2011. AUO generated NT$379.7 billion ( US$ 12.54 billion) in sales revenue in 2011. For more information, please visit AUO.com.
* 2011 year end revenue converted at an exchange rate of NTD30.27: USD1.
AU Optronics Corp.
("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO), a global leader of TFT-LCD panels, today announced the above news. Except for statements in respect of historical matters, the statements contained in this Release are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the U.S. Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These forward-looking statements were based on our management's expectations, projections and beliefs at the time regarding matters including, among other things, future revenues and costs, financial performance, technology changes, capacity, utilization rates, yields, process and geographical diversification, future expansion plans and business strategy. Such forward looking statements are subject to a number of known and unknown risks and uncertainties that can cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such statements, including risks related to the flat panel display industry, the TFT-LCD market, acceptance of and demand for our products, technological and development risks, competitive factors, and other risks described in the section entitled "Risk Factors" in our Form 20-F filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission
on April 27th, 2012.
SOURCE AU Optronics Corporation