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AU Optronics to Demonstrate New Leading Technologies of TFT-LCDs at FPD International 2008 (2008.10.28)
Showcasing a Whole New Series of Innovative Technologies and Products, AUO Leads the Trend in Displays
Hsinchu, Taiwan,

AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) will exhibit the latest technologies of TFT-LCDs and a wide array of new products from October 29 to October 31 in FPD International 2008 in Yokohama, Japan, the largest TFT-LCD panel exhibition in the world. AUO will unveil several new technologies, including the world’s first(*) image and fingerprint scanning technology on mobile displays, the world’s thinnest(*) 1.9-inch panel for mobile phone, 46-inch “Eco Plus” Full HD TV green panels with a weight under 6.9 kg, and a new series of green panels from 8.9-inch to 46-inch, featuring slim design and power-saving functions. Dr. LJ Chen, AUO’s President and COO, will deliver a keynote speech on the topic of “Connecting to the Future Lifestyle with Innovations" in FPD Summit on October 29. 

AUO announces the world’s thinnest 1.9-inch LCD for mobile devices with the thickness of merely 0.56mm.

The theme of AUO′s exhibition this year is “Green Innovation.” AUO′s goal is 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 PID applications, green panels, advanced technology, display of various applications, and leading technologies for small- and medium-sized panels. 

PID Section – Showcasing the 52-inch and 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 choice for PIDs. With its portrait backlight mode design, the tube life of 65-inch portrait panels can be extended substantially. 

LCD TV Application Section – Showcasing Full HD 120Hz high contrast ratio LCD TV panels ranging from 42" to 65" 
AUO will exhibit the full range of its 42-inch to 65-inch Full HD LCD TV products family with built-in 120Hz high contrast ratio technology. This technology helps deal with motion blur problems efficiently. In addition, LCD TVs from 42-inch to 52-inch all feature AMVA 3 technology, with high contrast ratio up to 5000:1. 

Information Display Application Product Section – full series of 16:9 panels with LED backlight 
AUO is exhibiting a series of 18.5-inch to 24-inch super slim desktop display panels with 16:9 wide screen and LED backlight, and a series of 8.9-inch to 17.3-inch LED notebook panels with 16:9 wide screens, which can provide greater digital multi-media functions with slim, power-saving features. With a thickness of 5.2 mm and a weight of 180g, both 8.9-inch and 10.1-inch panels for mini notebooks are perfect for those seeking trendy, super slim designs. 

In terms of advanced technology, AUO will be exhibiting its 46-inch “Eco Plus” Full HD green TV panels. These panels can reduce the overall weight by over 30%, and thickness by over 30%, and bring power savings of over 30%. The package efficiency also rises by 66% due to the reduction of packaging space and delivery weight. AUO is also showcasing its 46-inch Full HD LED panels with local dimming technology that can control 1296 areas, the world’s first(*) 24-inch 2D/3D mix mode display, the world’s first(*) 2.8-inch image/ fingerprint scanning technology on QVGA panels for mobile devices, and the world’s thinnest(*) 1.9-inch LCD for mobile devices with the thickness of merely 0.56mm. 

Dr. L.J. Chen, AUO’s President and COO stated, “AUO will unveil a whole series of green panels and innovative TFT-LCD technologies and products at FPD International 2008. With advanced technologies and applications, we hope to implement AUO Green Solutions to protect our environment while offering convenient and delightful digital lifestyles to consumers.” 

To view AUO’s FPD International 2008 website multimedia, please visit our website: 

AUO product highlights at FPD International 2008: 

PID Section
Technology Size Feature
PID 65" Full HD Portrait backlight
42" HD Slim bezel
LCD TV Application Section
Product Size Feature
Full HD LCD TV 65" Full HD 120Hz
52" Full HD 120Hz/AMVA 3 technology / High contrast ratio up to 3500:1
42" Full HD 120Hz
32" Full HD Full HD 1920 x 1080
LCD-TV-- Green Panel 46" Eco TV Up to 50% power saving
32" Eco TV
Monitor--16:9 MoniTV 24" W Full HD Full HD / High contrast ratio up to 1000:1
21.5" W Full HD
18.5" W HD (1366 x 768) / High contrast ratio up to 1000:1
15" W Support WXGA 16:9
Monitor--Green Panel 20.1" W

2 CCFL power saving 40% / High contrast ratio 1000:1

20.1" W

Low power WLED 24% power saving / Mercury free / High contrast ratio 1000:1

Notebook Series - Full Series LED 15.6" HD LED WLED 16:9
14" HD LED WLED 16:9
12.1" WXGA LED WLED/Ultra thin & light/Dual touch mode design
In-Cell Multi-Touch Section
Technology Size Feature

Charge sensing multi-touch

8.0" Support gesture-based multi-touch function
Voltage sensing multi-touch 4.3" Support Pan or nail input

* Based on available market research information as of Oct 28, 2008.

Yawen Hsiao 
Corporate Communications Dept. 
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