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SID 2016 Monday Seminar: from mainstream to emerging display

May 25, 2016

SID 2016 DisplayWeek is held in San Francisco, California this week. I taught a seminar on Monday morning, titled “Display Market Forecast –LCD, OLED, e-paper and touch, from main stream to emerging display”.

I’m honored to have been teaching Monday Seminar for 3 years at SID DisplayWeek. According to the conference organizer, there are over 600 attendees for the Monday seminar this year, which is a record high in SID history.

During the 90-min seminar, I first listed the hot trends in display industry in 2016 and 2017. Then I provided the global display industry market forecast to 2026. The overall display industry growth is slowing down but there are hot trends in many areas. Then I discuss the new opportunities in display market:  quantum dot display, flexible and curved LCD display, high resolution, OLED display, e-paper display, embedded touch screen, active pen and touchless human-machine-interaction sensors.

Figure: Dr. Colegrove taught Monday Seminar at SID 2016 DisplayWeek.

Jenny SID 2016 seminar close on leftJenny SID 2016 seminar

Photo credit: Jinzenji-san at Japan Display Inc.

More and more people joined the seminar, many of them had to stand for the one and half an hour seminar. From the questions the attendee asked at the Q&A session, I believe many people are interested in 3 areas: quantum dot, flexible display, touch screen.

More analysis can be found in the “Quantum dot 2016 report”, “Flexible, curved and foldable display report”, Touch and Emerging Display monthly report, June 2016 issue.

For those audiences who has given me your name cards, I’ll send you one monthly report– “Touch and Emerging Display report”– for free next week.

Thanks for reading,

Dr. Jennifer Colegrove and team

QD Vision announced $22 million new funding

Nov 9, 2015

Today QD Vision announced they just closed $22 million new funding. This new round of investment is led by Tsing Capital and BASF Venture Capital.

QD Vision also announced a new joint development agreement with BASF Group for a quantum dot-enhanced backlight and a color filter for use in LCD displays.

Mr. Mustafa Ozgen, CEO of QD Vision said, “This latest infusion of capital signals investor confidence in QD Vision and the strong growth potential of the quantum dot market,”

QD Vision, Sony, Nanosys, 3M, Amazon, ASUS brought quantum dot display devices to the market in 2013 and 2014. There are over 60 companies working on quantum dot materials and quantum dot components currently.

In the Quantum Dot Display and Lighting Technologies and Market Forecast 2015 Report, Touch Display Research forecasts that the quantum dot display and lighting component market will surpass $2 billion by 2016, and reach $10.6 billion by 2025.

Figure 1. Quantum Dot Display and Lighting component market forecast (2015 to 2025)

QD forecast 2015

Source: Touch Display Research, Quantum Dot Display and Lighting Technologies and Market Forecast Report, Second Edition, 2015

Thanks for reading,

Jennifer and team