Photon, based in San Jose, CA, manufacturer of integrated yield management solutions (equipment that checks for errors on LCDs) is looking at a decline in revenues in the fourth quarter due to its customers delaying investment decisions due to reduced profitability. A seasonally slow second quarter in addition to an increase in inventory led to losses and low profits.
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PDI manufactures automatic optical inspection (AOI) equipment: flat panel array TFT LCD testers, array repair equipment and cell/module inspection equipment.
Source: The Street
[tags]Photon Dynamics, Automatic Optical Inspection, Array Repair Equipment, Module Inspection Equipment[/tags]