Category Archives: Displays

Quantum dot display market forecast

November 29, 2018, by Jennifer Colegrove Ph.D. Principal Analyst, Touch Display Research Inc.

Recently, Samsung is selling several QLED TVs at sub-$1000 price: The 55” 4K, Q6FN series QLED TV has decreased from $1499 several months ago to $999 now. The 49” 4K, Q6FN series QLED TV has decreased from $1097 several months ago to $698. Touch Display Research believes this low price will dramatically increase its shipping volume.

In the recently published “Quantum Dot Technologies and Market Forecast 2018 Report (5th Edition),” Touch Display Research surveyed many quantum dot suppliers, display manufacturers and OEMs, and analyzed and forecasted the quantum dot display component market with details of material type and form factor. This report profiles over 110 companies working on quantum dot materials and quantum dot components. Touch Display Research forecasts the global quantum dot market will reach $16.6 billion by 2028.

Figure. Quantum Dot 2018 Report, Fifth Edition

Source: Touch Display Research Inc., 2018

“The quantum dot industry recently changed dramatically. Samsung/Harman is expanding QLED to automotive application, and Apple just entered quantum dot market. We forecast the quantum dot industry will experience rapid growth in the next several years,” said Dr. Jennifer Colegrove, author of the report and principal analyst of Touch Display Research Inc.

  • CES 2018 quantum dot exhibitions are covered in this report,
  • Quantum dot concentrate and pure quantum dot weight (kg) are calculated and forecasted in this 2018 report.
  • Quantum dot display area (m2) are added in this 2018 report.
  • Colegrove, author of this report, has conducted many first-hand interviews of quantum dot material and component suppliers, display manufactures, and OEMs in the past 10 years. She is the first analyst to publish a comprehensive quantum dot market report since 2013.
  • Over 110 companies are profiled and supply chain analysis with many companies is provided.
  • What does the new quantum dot ecosystem look like in 2018 and 2019?
  • Who will be the winner in 2018?
  • Which form factor QD will be dominant in 2028?
  • Aside from display, in what other market will QD flourish in the next several years?
  • This report provides market analysis and forecast of quantum dot for display and lighting, with analysis of quantum dots for other applications: solar, battery, laser, bio-science, image sensor and medical labeling.
  • This report provides not only the outlook for quantum dot components in display and lighting, but also analysis and comparison between conventional LCD, LCD with quantum dot, LCD with Cd-free QD, and AMOLED.
  • The strengths and weaknesses of key players are analyzed.
  • This report provides a Bill of Material (BOM) analysis of quantum dot displays for TV, and BOM of quantum dot monitor displays.
  • This report includes a PowerPoint file (500+ pages) and an Excel database. Market data in the report includes five years of historical data (2013-2017) and eleven years of forecast data (from 2018 to 2028).
  • The market forecast includes Unit, quantum dot component ASP and Revenue, with a detailed breakdown by Cadmium-type quantum dot and Cd-free quantum dot; a detailed breakdown by nine applications.
  • Regional analysis is also provided in this report.

Reasons to purchase:

  • Find your potential clients or partners from the list of over 110 companies
  • Choose the right quantum dot supplier for your applications
  • Know the quantum dot challenges, market status, and future
  • Obtain market intelligence, find out the market trends and profit from it
  • Know your competitors
  • Invest in the right direction, avoid millions of dollars of wrong investment
  • Empower your strategic planning, make fact based decisions
  • Touch Display Research experts have been writing display industry analysis reports for over ten years. You can access this expertise by purchasing and receiving the report today.

 

The “Quantum Dot Technologies and Market Forecast 2018 Report” Fifth Edition is available immediately. Report sample, table of contents are available upon request.

PowerPoint file >500 pages
Excel database Profiles >110 companies, Units, ASP, Revenue, Area, QD concentrate and pure QD weight (kg), list of all quantum dot devices and suppliers
Published February 19th,  2018
Price $4500 for company with <5 user. $4900 for company with 5 or more users
Bonus Client can have a 30-minute free phone call with the author: Dr. Jennifer Colegrove, within 3 months of the purchase

 

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Why our QD report is better than competitors’

  Published Author(Analyst) Pages Excel database Price
Touch Display Research Quantum Dot 2018 Report Feb, 2018 (5th edition), updated every year since 2013 Dr. Colegrove who has been writing quantum dot for 10 years >500 pages 11 pages, with market forecast, and profile of over 110 companies $4500 for less than 5 users,

$4900 for >5 users

Competitor A 2015 New analyst to quantum dot ~130 pages Listed 30 companies $5400 for less than 5 users, $8100 for >5 users
Competitor B 2016 New analyst to quantum dot ~160 pages No excel Start from $5600

 

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About Touch Display Research Inc.

Touch Display Research, Inc. (https://TouchDisplayResearch.com) is a technology market research and consulting firm specializing in touch screen and emerging display technologies such as OLED displays, quantum dots, flexible displays, e-paper displays, ITO-replacement, Active pen, near-eye displays, smart windows, gesture controls, voice controls, and eye controls. Touch Display Research helps technology companies grow and connecting their technologies to the marketplace. We have been writing about OLED industry for over 10 years. We were the first company to publish Quantum Dot market reports. We were the first company to publish Active Pen market report, and ITO-replacement market report.  We have always been there to analyze new and emerging technologies. Touch Display Research provides reports, consulting, and due diligence to touch suppliers, display manufacturers, consumer electronics ODMs/OEMs, material suppliers, investors and venture capitalists. We are member of Flextech Alliance, SEMI and SID.

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Displays with holes

November 28, 2018, by Jennifer Colegrove Ph.D. Principal Analyst, Touch Display Research Inc.

Recently, Samsung announced displays with a punch hole on the left top corner called “Infinity O”.

Touch Display Research believes display with a hole is good idea. It can maximize the display area on the front surface of a device, and allow certain functions to pass through, such as cameras, needles. In the Touch and Emerging Display monthly report, August 2018 report, we analyzed many devices and prototype with display with a hole on it.

Figure 1. Touch and Emerging Display Monthly report

Source: Touch Display Research, August 2018

Figure 2. Touch and Emerging Display Report Table of Contents

Greetings……………………………………………………………………………………..…3

OLED news analysis……………….…………………………………………………….…4

Quantum dot progress………………….……………………………..………….…..10

Foxconn analysis………………………………………………………………………..…18

Display with holes………………………………………………………………….…….23

Micro LED and Mini LED display……………………………………………..……28

Micro LED & mini LED Market Forecast to 2028

Smart Windows ……………………………….…………………………………………37

Active pen and digital writing market……………..…………………………..44

ITO replacement ………………………………………………………………………..50

Something fun………………..………………………………………………………….53

Contact information and disclaimer ………………………………………….56

Source: Touch Display Research, August 2018

Reasons to select this report:

  • We attend or speak at over ten industry conferences each year and interview hundreds of companies annually to provide the first-hand information and analysis in this report.
  • The report not only analyzes the news on display and touch screens, but also provides many comparisons, insights, and market forecasts.
  • This report is read by hundreds of thousands of industry professionals monthly. You should subscribe to it too.
  • With one year of this report, we can be your “eyes & ears” with insight on touch screen, emerging display, sensors and smart windows for twelve months.
  • Obtain market intelligence, find out the market trends and profit from it,
  • Know your competitors
  • Invest in the right direction, avoid wrong investment
  • Empower your business planning, make fact-based decisions
  • The more advice you get, the more likely you are to win. –Proverb

Touch Display Research experts have been writing touch and display industry analysis reports for over twelve years. You can access this expertise by purchasing and receiving the report today.

The August 2018 report is available immediately.

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Published time Monthly, 12 issues per year
Price $600 for a single month report; or $1990 for 1 year (12 monthly reports)

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“I read your monthly report from cover to cover. It’s very informative and helpful.”–a client of the Touch and Emerging Display monthly report.

“Great report. It’s very thorough.”–a client of our ITO-replacement report

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About Touch Display Research Inc.

Touch Display Research, Inc. (https://TouchDisplayResearch.com) is a technology market research and consulting firm specializing in touch screen and emerging display technologies such as OLED displays, quantum dots, flexible displays, e-paper displays, ITO-replacement, Active pen, near-eye displays, smart windows, gesture controls, voice controls, and eye controls. Touch Display Research helps technology companies grow and connecting their technologies to the marketplace. We have been writing about OLED industry for over 10 years. We were the first company to publish Quantum Dot market reports. We were the first company to publish Active Pen market report, and ITO-replacement market report.  We have always been there to analyze new and emerging technologies. Touch Display Research provides reports, consulting, and due diligence to touch suppliers, display manufacturers, consumer electronics ODMs/OEMs, material suppliers, investors and venture capitalists. We are member of Flextech Alliance, SEMI and SID.

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Advanced LCD technologies

November 27, 2018, by Jennifer Colegrove Ph.D. Principal Analyst, Touch Display Research Inc.

An industry expert once said, “AMOLED display’s biggest contribution is to push LCD to become better and better.” That statement is so true. In recent ten years, AMOLED displays from Samsung Displays, LG Display and other manufacturers have become widely available, and are considered high-end displays with wider color gamut, faster response time, and are thinner, lighter in weight, and can be curved/flexible/rollable, etc.

LCD engineers won’t stand still, and have invented many methods to improve LCDs to match AMOLED’s performance, and kept the longer life time and lower price. To continue reading, please subscribe to the Touch and Emerging Display monthly report.

Figure 1. Touch and Emerging Display Monthly report

Source: Touch Display Research, November 2018

Figure 2. Touch and Emerging Display Report Table of Contents

Greetings…………………………………………………………………………………….……3

OLED news analysis……………….………………………………………………………..4

Quantum dot progress………………….…………………………………………………23

Foxconn display analysis…………………………………………………………………27

Advanced LCD technologies…………………………………………………….……..31

Active pen and digital writing ……………..…………………………………………35

Microsoft IoT in Action conference review …………………………………….42

Smart Windows …………………………………………………………………………….49

Merck’s smart windows technologies, capacity, supply chain

Smart windows & transparent switchable devices market forecast

Contact information and disclaimer …………………………………………….59

Source: Touch Display Research, November 2018

Thanks for reading,

Dr. Jennifer Colegrove and team

What our clients say

“We like your monthly report. It’s like you are traveling for us to over 10 international conferences each year, and writing travel reports too. Since we are very busy every day with meetings and lab works, we can’t attend many conferences. Your monthly reports keep us updated with all the new trends.”– a client of the Touch and Emerging Display monthly report.

“I read your monthly report from cover to cover. It’s very informative and helpful.”–a client of the Touch and Emerging Display monthly report.

“Great report. It’s very thorough.”–a client of our ITO-replacement report

New Trends

About Touch Display Research Inc.

Touch Display Research, Inc. (https://TouchDisplayResearch.com) is a technology market research and consulting firm specializing in touch screen and emerging display technologies such as OLED displays, quantum dots, flexible displays, e-paper displays, ITO-replacement, Active pen, near-eye displays, smart windows, gesture controls, voice controls, and eye controls. Touch Display Research helps technology companies grow and connecting their technologies to the marketplace. We have been writing about OLED industry for over 10 years. We were the first company to publish Quantum Dot market reports. We were the first company to publish Active Pen market report, and ITO-replacement market report.  We have always been there to analyze new and emerging technologies. Touch Display Research provides reports, consulting, and due diligence to touch suppliers, display manufacturers, consumer electronics ODMs/OEMs, material suppliers, investors and venture capitalists. We are member of Flextech Alliance, SEMI and SID.

Touch Display Research Membership subscription

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11 Display Technologies Will be Used in Automotive Industry

October 12, 2018, by Jennifer Colegrove Ph.D. Principal Analyst, Touch Display Research Inc.

The automotive industry’s adoption of new technologies has accelerated in the past couples of years.

11 display technologies will be used in automobiles: quantum dot with blue mini LED backlight LCD, quantum dot with blue regular size LED backlight LCD, white mini LED backlight LCD, conventional TFT LCD, PMLCD or segmented, AMOLED, micro LED direct view, PMOLED+VFD, micro LED HUD, conventional HUD and others. Market analysis and forecast with detail breakdown of 11 display technologies is provided in the Automotive Touch Display ADAS 2018 report.

Figure 1. Automotive touch, display, ADAS and touchless HMI technologies, supply chain, and market forecast 2018 report

Source: Touch Display Research, October 2018

In the recently published “Automotive touch, display, ADAS and touchless HMI 2018 report, second edition” Touch Display Research Inc., a market research and consulting firm, analyzes automotive touch screen, display, ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistant System), and touchless human-machine-interaction (HMI) technologies and supply chain. This is the second edition with many update over the first edition (which was published in 2016). More than 500 companies working on automotive technologies are profiled in the report.

This report mainly covers four parts of automotive industry: touch, display, ADAS and touchless HMI. In chapter 12, we also discussed other emerging technologies for automotive, including smart windows, haptic feedback, OLED lighting, augmented reality, virtual reality, artificial intelligence for automotive.

 

SID Vehicle Display and Interface 2018 conference review

September 29, 2018, by Jennifer Colegrove Ph.D. Principal Analyst, Touch Display Research Inc.

I just returned from the SID Vehicle Display and Interface 2018 conference in Detroit, Michigan. It was my honor to meet some of you in person.

This year’s conference had record high attendees—approximately 500 industry professionals. I recall when I spoke at this conference about 10 years ago regarding touch screen, there were approximately 100 attendees. This growth is another reflection of the automotive industry’s adoption of advanced technologies.

Mr. Silviu Pala, co-chair of this conference, and CEO of Automotive Display, gave a summary presentation of the 25th years history of this Vehicle Display conference.

Figure: Mr. Silviu Pala, co-chair of this conference gave a summary presentation

Photo source: Touch Display Research

At this conference, Harman (acquired by Samsung) showcased its advanced touch screen, quantum dot display, and AMOLED display technologies for automotive market. I had a briefing with Ms. Rashmi Rao, Senior Director of Harman about their demonstration and future roadmap.

Figure: Ms. Rashmi Rao, Senior Director of Harman and demonstrations

Photo source: Touch Display Research

On behalf of Touch Display Research, I gave a presentation on Automotive Market’s New Opportunities for Touch Screen, Displays, ADAS, Touchless Control, and Smart Windows.

Figure: Touch Display Research presentation at SID Vehicle Display 2018 conference

More detail about the conference review and market forecast can be found in the upcoming Automotive Touch Display ADAS Technologies and Market Forecast 2018 report.

Thanks for reading.

Dr. Jennifer Colegrove and team

What our clients say

“We like your monthly report. It’s like you are traveling for us to over 10 international conferences each year, and writing travel reports too. Since we are very busy every day with meetings and lab works, we can’t attend many conferences. Your monthly reports keep us updated with all the new trends.”– a client of the Touch and Emerging Display monthly report.

“I read your monthly report from cover to cover. It’s very informative and helpful.”–a client of the Touch and Emerging Display monthly report.

“Great report. It’s very thorough.”–a client of our ITO-replacement report

“Thanks for your fast turnaround. It’s very helpful.”–a client of a custom project

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About Touch Display Research Inc.

Touch Display Research, Inc. (https://TouchDisplayResearch.com) is a technology market research and consulting firm specializing in touch screen and emerging display technologies such as OLED displays, quantum dots, flexible displays, e-paper displays, ITO-replacement, Active pen, near-eye displays, smart windows, gesture controls, voice controls, and eye controls. Touch Display Research helps technology companies grow and connecting their technologies to the marketplace. We have been writing about OLED industry for over 10 years. We were the first company to publish Quantum Dot market reports. We were the first company to publish Active Pen market report, and ITO-replacement market report.  We have always been there to analyze new and emerging technologies. Touch Display Research provides reports, consulting, and due diligence to touch suppliers, display manufacturers, consumer electronics ODMs/OEMs, material suppliers, investors and venture capitalists. We are member of Flextech Alliance, SEMI and SID.

Touch Display Research Membership subscription

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Apple Watch LTPO OLED analysis

September 13, 2018, by Jennifer Colegrove Ph.D. Principal Analyst, Touch Display Research Inc.

This week Apple announced the new iPhones and the new Watch for this holiday season. The new Apple Watch series 4 adopted a larger AMOLED display, which has 30% bigger display than its predecessor…..

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Interview Plastic Logic’s CEO about flexible display

August 28th, 2018 By Jennifer Colegrove Ph.D. Principal Analyst, Touch Display Research Inc.

This week, Touch Display Research interviewed Plastic Logic’s CEO, Mr. Tim Burne, about their flexible e-paper display and flexible touch screen. Mr. Tim Burne joined Plastic Logic in 2013 and became the CEO in 2015. Mr. Burne indicated Plastic Logic’s organic TFT (OTFT) backplane is very flexible and robust, thus it is very suitable for the curved wearable devices and many other applications.

Figure. e-paper display on wearable device

source: Touch Display Research Inc.

I tried on the bracelet with a flexible curved e-paper display, see picture here.

More information of the interview and analysis can be found in the Touch and Emerging Display monthly report and online market analysis articles for members.

 

3M’s metal mesh touch screen patents and lawsuits interview

August 24, 2018  By Jennifer Colegrove, Ph.D. Principal Analyst, Touch Display Research Inc.

This week 3M announced a patent infringement lawsuit again a touch panel supplier Tovis, its subsidiary Tovis North America, and Scientific Games Corporation. The suit alleges that certain Tovis touch display products which are used by Scientific Games in their gaming machines infringe 3M’s U.S. Patents 8,179,381; 9,823,786; 8,274,494; and 8,704,799.

In the “ITO-replacement: transparent conductor market 2017 report, Seventh edition”, Touch Display Research profiled over three hundred companies working on non-ITO transparent conductors. Metal mesh is one of the most popular transparent conductor materials and is widely used in projected capacitive touch sensors for smart phones, active pen touch tablets and notebooks, and in large-format, digital touch signage.

Figure: ITO Replacement 2017 Report

Source: Touch Display Research Inc., ITO-Replacement Report, February 2017

Earlier this year, 3M filed a similar patent infringement lawsuit against Elo Touch Solutions Inc.

“3M invests substantially in research and development to create innovative products for our customers,” said Makoto Ishii, vice president and general manager, 3M Display Materials and Systems Division. “We will defend our intellectual property protecting those investments against unauthorized use and infringement by metal mesh manufacturers, original equipment manufacturers, and others making use of 3M’s intellectual property rights.”

Touch Display Research interviewed Mr. Scott Hagermoser, Global Business Manager of 3M Touch Systems about metal mesh patents and the lawsuit. I asked that since metal mesh is a widely used ITO-replacement transparent conductor, what was the optimal result that 3M expected from this legal action. Mr. Hagermoser indicated, “3M doesn’t want to be overly disruptive to the touch industry; we are not a patent troll organization. We offer to license our metal mesh technologies so we can get compensation for our investment.”

Metal mesh suppliers have different patterns and structures, such as one film with two sides of metal mesh, or two films where each side has one metal mesh.  I asked if it was possible that some metal mesh companies could avoid 3M’s metal mesh patents. Mr. Hagermoser indicated 3M had many claims in their metal mesh patents, and the details have to be left to the lawyers and engineers to figure out.

I asked if 3M is also suing Microsoft for the metal mesh, Mr. Hagermoser said that he won’t comment on that.

I’ve been the first industry analyst to write market research reports about the touch screen industry since 2006. When I saw the trends of new transparent conductive material used on touch screens, I published the industry’s first “ITO-Replacement: Transparent Conductor Market Report” in 2013. Many touch screen manufacturers, display manufacturers, OEM/ODMs are my good industry friends. I don’t like to see them sue each other. However, on the other hand, I don’t like the thought of intellectual property theft. We should play the game fairly. I recommend when your company manufactures or purchases metal mesh touch screens, you inquire if that touch screen is clear from others patents.

Thanks for reading,

Dr. Jennifer Colegrove and team

Online market analysis articles for members this week

Flexible curved foldable display market forecast to 2027

August 22, 2018, by Jennifer Colegrove Ph.D. Principal Analyst, Touch Display Research Inc.

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Anti-fingerprint coatings comparison and suppliers

August 20, 2018, by Jennifer Colegrove Ph.D. Principal Analyst, Touch Display Research Inc.

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Micro LED and mini LED display market forecast to 2028

August 18, 2018, by Jennifer Colegrove Ph.D. Principal Analyst, Touch Display Research Inc.

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Tesla’s touch displays

August 16, 2018, by Jennifer Colegrove Ph.D. Principal Analyst, Touch Display Research Inc.

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