Introducing a technology
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Elevated living standards
strong consumer demand
liquid crystal displays
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Why has AU Optronics
Corporation not yet developed the equivalent technology for
large sized displays?
the inability to
provide both large and small-medium applications
the inability to simultaneously achieve a competitive price,
large size and high quality
primarily owing to the prohibitive costs
has the ability of AU Optronics Corporation to integrate life
sciences and medical technology resulted in?
effective integration of multidisciplinary fields
photoelectronic laser technology applications
advances in manufacturing liquid crystal displays
How many employees did AU Optronics Corporation have by the end
many local and international patents does AU Optronics
will enable AU Optronics to continue to succeed?
the ability to produce large-sized panels for use in desktop
monitors, notebook PCs, LCD TVs and other consumer appliances
the most advanced TFT-LCD technologies
the effective integration of multidisciplinary fields such as
optoelectronics, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering
and materials science
Write a paragraph that introduces a technology
by adopting the following structure:
Briefly explain the factors(internal and
external) factors that influence development of this technology
Point out the unique characteristics of this
technology development in Taiwan.
List the objectives of how to further develop
Define the role of this technology in relation to
environmental, manufacturing or technology problems.
Briefly summarize previous efforts to solve or
alleviate above problems, along with the contributions and
limitations of such efforts.
List applications of this technology made so far,
highlighting any particular characteristics or features that are
unique to Taiwan's circumstances.