Demand for LED backlighting in small- to medium-size panels expected to rise more than 20% in 2008

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Demand for LED backlighting used in small- to medium-size panels for applications such as low-cost PCs and digital photo frames are expected to increase by 20-30% in 2008, according to industry sources in Taiwan. The cost of LED backlighting in the small- to medium-size segments is currently almost the same as that of cold cathode fluorescent lamp (CCFL) backlighting, according to sources at Taiwan-based LED makers Everlight and Unity Opto.

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