Saturday, July 30, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Alphabet Posts Strong Revenue on Video Market
Games Outweigh Sagging Sensors For Sony
Microsoft To Further Cut Jobs Towards The Final Exit From Phone Business
AMD Radeon RX 470 And RX 460 Are Shipping in Early August
Worldwide Smartphone Volumes Relatively Flat in Q2 2016
Oracle to Buy NetSuite for $9.3 Billion
Samsung and Nestle Collaborate on the Internet of Things and Nutrition
Home Appliance and Home Entertainment Units Help LG's Quarterly Profits
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Consumer Electronics > AU Optr...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, July 01, 2005
AU Optronics Acquires IBM LCD Patents


Taiwan-based LCD supplier AU Optronics Corp. has signed an agreement with IBM Corp., agreeing to acquire the computer maker's hundreds of global patents related to thin-film-transistor (TFT) LCD technology.

In a related announcement, AU and IBM (Armonk, N.Y.) entered into a patent cross-license agreement to license relevant products under other patents owned by both companies.

The patents cover TFT array processes, cell processes, RGB color filters, backlights, driving circuits, and other technologies.

IBM, which developed key LCD technologies in the 1980s, exited the business in 2001 when it scrapped its joint LCD venture with Toshiba. However, the company has held on to its display patents since then.

Considered by analysts the third largest supplier of LCD panels, AU Optronics entered a technology transfer agreement with IBM in 1999. The company has amassed over 1,100 patents worldwide.


Previous
Next
Samsung, Motorola Sign Cross Licensing Agreement        All News        Philips to Integrate Its Largest Chip in Bangalore
HP Adds iPod shuffle to Digital Music Player Lineup     Consumer Electronics News      New Sony line includes 400-disc DVD/SA-CD changer

Source Link Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
IBM's Strategy Seems To Pay Off, Latest Results Show
AT&T and IBM Team to Bring Internet of Things Capabilities to Developers on IBM Cloud
IBM Scientists Discover New Recycling Process to Convert Old Smartphones and CDs into Non-Toxic Plastics
IBM Watson Will Be Trained To Tackle Cybercrime
IBM and SK Holdings C&C Alliance Brings Watson To South Korea
IBM Makes Quantum Computing Available on IBM Cloud
OpenPOWER Foundation Reveals New Servers
IBM, VMWare, To Accelerate Enterprise Hybrid Cloud Adoption
IBM To Buy Truven Health Analytics for $2.6 Billion
Western Digital Buys Storage And Memory Patents From IBM
IBM Forecasts Weak Earnings For 2016
IBM Remains First In Patents, Study Finds

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .