Wintek Garners Google's Big Order for OGS Touch Panels

Jun 29, 2012 Ι Industry In-Focus Ι Electronics and Computers Ι By Steve Chuang, CENS
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Taipei, June 29, 2012 (CENS)--With its efforts on developing OGS (one glass solution) technology paying off, Wintek Corp, a Taiwan-based maker of touch panels, has garnered a big order from Google for OGS touch panels for use in its Google Nexus 7 tablet, confirmed the chairman Hyley Huang.

At the shareholder conference held yesterday, Huang indicated that this order, for 500,000 units of OGS touch panels per month, will be filled soon to pump considerable momentum into his company's growth in 2013.

Huang stressed that OGS touch panels are expected to replace traditional models using two pieces of glass in the coming years, considering that the trend is being driven by Intel and Microsoft, both of who have actively promoted next-generation laptops that feature use of touch panels computable with new chipsets and Windows 8.

He furthered that his company is optimistic about market outlooks for OGS, which is likely to become the mainstream in the global touch panel industry starting in 2013, and will step up development of the technology to ride on the trend.

Noteworthy is that Wintek will also step up venturing into production and promotion of smart TVs under its own brand InnoLife, mentioned Huang. He noted that his company has grasped cutting-edge narrow border and full contact technologies to produce better smart TVs than competitors.

Presently, Wintek has outsourced production of its InnoLife smart TVs, and is scheduled to launch the products this Christmas.

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