HSINCHU, May 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) will participate in SID's Display Week 2018 in Los Angeles from May 22 to 24 to debut the world's highest resolution(*) and full color TFT driven micro LED display technology, offering inspiring new directions for next-generation technology development.
Micro LED is a form of self-emissive display technology that adopts micro-LED array structure, featuring high brightness, high contrast ratio, wide color gamut, wide viewing angle, fast response time, slim and light design, and low power consumption. AUO will demonstrate the world's highest resolution(*) and full color TFT driven 8-inch micro LED display developed with LTPS-TFT backplane which allows each pixel to be lighted independently to realize more refined images with high dynamic range. The display also comes with superior design for low power consumption. An impressive 169 PPI pixel density is achieved by micro LEDs less than 30 micrometers in size. Combining color conversion technologies, the display is able to yield even more marvelous and accurate high dynamic range color performance.
AUO has taken the lead in the development of micro LED. This successful launch of the world's highest resolution(*) and full color TFT driven micro LED display technology indicates that AUO has achieved a technological breakthrough. AUO will continue to invest in R&D resources to secure core technologies and make more advancement in the future.
* Based on the available market research information as of May 22, 2018.
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ABOUT AU OPTRONICS
AU Optronics Corp. (AUO) is one of the world's leading providers of optoelectronic solutions. AUO offers a full range of panel sizes and comprehensive applications ranging from 1.1 inches to 85 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 and provides its customers with high-efficiency solar solutions. AUO currently has 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 from 2010 to 2017. AUO's consolidated net revenues in 2017 were NT$341.03 billion. For more information, please visit AUO.com.
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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 include "forward-looking statements" as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are 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 Annual Report on Form 20-F filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission on March 29, 2018. In addition, our SEC reports, including our Annual Report on Form 20-F contains other information on these and other factors that could affect our financial results and cause actual results to differ materially from any forward-looking information we may provide. We undertake no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events, new information or future circumstances.