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AU Optronics to Demonstrate New Leading Technologies of TFT-LCDs at FPD China 2009 (2009.03.10)
Hsinchu, Taiwan,

AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) will exhibit the latest TFT-LCD technologies and products from March 11 to 13 in FPD China 2009 in INTEX Shanghai, China. The exhibition highlights will include 240Hz super fast response time technology, 8000:1 high contrast ratio featuring AMVA 3 technology 46-inch LCD TV, superior environmental 52-inch“Eco-Plus” Full HD panel, ultra slim LED backlight LCD TV panel and a wide array of advanced products in all size applications. 

This will mark AUO’s first participation in a professional flat panel displays trade show in China. Setting its exhibition theme as “Green Innovation”, AUO aims to bring more comfortable and convenient digital lifestyles to consumers by leveraging AUO’s green technology innovations. The exhibition area is divided into several sections, including advanced LCD TV products and technology, green panels, leading mobile technology, audio/video display applications, PID applications, IT applications, general display applications and in-cell multi-touch panel technology. 

Advanced LCD TV Products and Technology Section – Showcasing Full HD 240Hz 
AUO will exhibit the full range of its 46-inch to 65-inch Full HD LCD TV products family, in which 46- and 52-inch models save power by 40% with built-in 120Hz high response time technology and exhibit its 240Hz super fast response time technology, showcasing its leading edge in this area which is unlike other means of reaching such speed by using 120Hz with scanning backlight or black frame insertion. AUO’s 240Hz high response time technology transmits 240 signals per second, significantly resolving motion blur problems and again represents AUO’s ongoing innovative capability in developing advanced technology. In addition, the Company will also exhibit its 8000:1 high contrast ratio featuring AMVA 3 technology 46-inch LCD TV, which significantly surpasses specifications for current industry mainstream standards. 

Green Panels Section- Eco-friendly, Power Saving, Ultra Slim LED Backlight 
To proactively fulfill promises envisaged in AUO Green Solutions, AUO will arrange a special section dedicated to green panels, exhibiting eco-friendly products such as the “Eco Plus” Full HD panel, which its weight, thickness, power consumption have all been reduced more than 30 %. Other product highlights in this section will include the ultra slim 7.8mm thickness LED backlight 32-inch LCD TV panel and the 9.8mm thickness LED backlight 46-inch LCD TV panel. 

PID Section – Showcasing 65-inch Full HD Portrait Panels 
AUO will demonstrate its 52-inch and 65-inch Full HD portrait panels, which with slim bezel design and high brightness at 700 nits, are the optimum choices for PIDs. 

In-Cell Multi-Touch Section – World’s Leading Integrated Technology 
Also for the first time, AUO will exhibit 4.3-inch to 15-inch in-cell multi-touch panels in China. In addition to its mass produced products of small size touch panels, AUO will particularly exhibit 12.1-inch to 15-inch mid size touch panels, which can be utilized for notebook and industrial applications. AUO is one of the very few companies in the world that can integrate multi-touch functions into the LCD cell manufacturing process. 

“AUO has been taking root in China for years. By actively participating in a professional trade show like FPD China, AUO further demonstrates its commitment to the China market,” said Paul Peng, Executive VP of Global Business Unit of AUO. “We expect to provide solutions to consumers in enjoying convenient and joyful digital lifestyle through our utmost genuine, complete and advanced TFT-LCD technologies and products.” 

Dr. Frank Ko, general manager of AUO TV Business Unit, will also present a speech on March 11, titled “Committed to China Market With Global Success” to share how AUO can bring positive force to the quality of China’s LCD TV market from its advanced technology and product which have been successfully marketed all around the world. 

AUO Technology and Product Highlights in FPD China 2009

LCD TV Application Section
Product Size Feature
LCD TV 46" ~65" Full HD 120Hz Eco-friendly design.
46" & 52": power saving over 40%
Leading Technologies Section
Technology Size Feature
AMVA3 46" Full HD 8000:1 high contrast ratio
240Hz 52" Full HD 240Hz super fast response time
Green Panel Section
Product Size Feature
Eco Plus 52" Full HD Weight, thickness, power consumption reduction by 30%
LED ultra slim LCD TV 46" Full HD LED backlight 9.8mm
32" Full HD LED backlight 7.8mm
Leading Mobile Technology
Product Size Feature
Ultra thin 1.9" World's thinnest* 0.56 mm 1.9-inch mobile phone panel
Borderless 2.2" Slim border + Fresnel lens
Curved display   120mm Convex curving display technology
Other Product Highlights
Product 展出尺寸 Feature
PID 65" Full HD slim bezel design and high brightness
52" Full HD slim bezel design and high brightness
General Display 5.7" ~15" Series LED, for medical, restaurant, banking, factory applications
LED Monitor 24" Full HD 16:9, WLED
18.5" HD
LED notebook PC 15.6" HD 16:9, WLED
14" HD+
In-Cell Multi-Touch Section
Product Size Feature
Integrated touch panel technology 4.3"~15" For mobile and IT applications. Better transmittance, anti-glare performance, and optical features

* Based on available market research information as of Mar 10, 2009.

Yawen Hsiao 
Corporate Communications Division 
AU Optronics Corp. 

No.1, Li-Hsin RD 2, Science-Based Industrial Park, 
Hsinchu City 300, Taiwan, R.O.C. 
Tel:+886-3-500-8899 ext:3211