Asia Express - Display
Chimei Innolux, Hitachi Displays Form IPS Alliance to Expand Panel Supply
July 05, 2010
Taiwanese Chimei Innolux and Japanese Hitachi Displays announced on July 1, 2010 that the two companies have signed a formal licensing agreement on IPS (In Panel Switching) technology, according to Economic Daily News of Taiwan. As per the agreement, it is expected that Hitachi Displays will license the IPS technology to its Taiwanese partner Chimei Innolux for use in its panel products, and Chimei Innolux will in turn provide manufacturing support to increase the supply of IPS LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) panels to Hitachi Displays. Chimei Innolux plans to start providing LCD panels manufactured using IPS technology at the end of 2010 or early 2011, according to the same source.