Press release–Touch Display Research forecasts ITO-replacement market will reach $10.9 billion by 2022

Santa Clara, California, May 4, 2015—Touch Display Research announces the publication of “ITO Replacement—Non-ITO Transparent Conductor Technologies, Supply Chain and Market Forecast Report.” This report is the fifth edition with many updates, and profiles over 240 companies and research institutes working on advanced transparent conductive (TC) materials. The report provides a detailed analysis of metal mesh, silver nanowire, carbon nano tube (CNT), conductive polymer, graphene, and other technologies. Touch Display Research forecasts that the ITO-replacement market will reach $10.9 Billion by 2022.

Figure: ITO-replacement (non-ITO transparent conductor) market forecast 2015 to 2022

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Source: Touch Display Research Inc., ITO-replacement report, May 2015

“Although there are still challenges for ITO-replacement such as haze, visible metal lines, and patent issues, the industry has made good progress. Especially large touch panel manufacturers, famous OEM/ODM brands are getting involved to adopt ITO-replacement. Business strategy recommendations are provided in this report,” said Dr. Jennifer Colegrove, CEO and principal analyst of Touch Display Research Inc. “We forecast that non-ITO transparent conductors will have fast growth in the next several years.”

  • This report provides not only the outlook for ITO-replacement but also analysis of the biggest changes in the ITO-replacement industry from 2013 to 2015, and predicted 2016 winners.
  • Chapter 16 includes the non-ITO touch sensor penetration rate in mobile phones and tablets, NB and tablet hybrid PC, AIO and desktop monitors.
  • Dr. Colegrove, author of this report, performed first-hand surveys and interviews with about one hundred ITO-replacement suppliers and OEM/ODMs. She toured the clean room of Atmel’s XSense fab in Colorado (recently acquired by UniPixel).
  • Over thirty companies’ metal mesh character is compared in the Excel database, and the silver nanowire of seven companies is also compared in the report.
  • Business strategy recommendation is provided in Chapter 17.
  • Over 240 companies and research institutes are profiled and supply chain analysis with many companies is provided.
  • A list of the major OEM/ODM brands’ adoption of ITO-replacement and ITO-replacement touch devices are provided in the report including: Samsung, LG, Lenovo, Dell, HP, Microsoft, Sharp, Intel, and Apple.
  • This report provides a regional analysis for the U.S., Japan, Taiwan, Korea, China, Germany, the U.K., and other countries.
  • Market data in the report includes 2012 to 2014 historical data and forecasts from 2015 to 2022.
  • The market forecast includes non-ITO touch sensor unit, Area (square meter), ASP ($/m2) and Revenue, with detailed breakdown by six TC technologies.

The “ITO Replacement May 2015 Report” is available immediately and includes a PowerPoint file (over 380 pages) and an Excel database.
Figure: ITO replacement 2015 report

ITO replacement 5th edition cover

Source: Touch Display Research Inc., ITO-replacement report, May 2015

Reasons to purchase:
• Find your potential clients or partners from the list of over 240 enterprises
• Choose the right transparent conductors for your applications
• Know the transparent conductor market status and future
• Know your competitors
• Invest in the right direction
• Empower your strategic planning
• Touch Display Research experts has been writing comprehensive reports on metal mesh, silver nanowire, and related technologies for over three years. You can purchase and receive the report today.
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About Touch Display Research Inc.
Touch Display Research, Inc. is an independent technology market research and consulting firm specializing in touch screen and emerging display technologies such as OLED displays, OLED lighting, Active pen, flexible displays, e-paper displays, ITO-replacement, 3D displays, near-eye displays, pocket projectors, quantum dots, gesture controls, voice controls, and eye controls. Touch Display Research provides standard reports, consulting projects, and due diligence for touch suppliers, display manufacturers, consumer electronics ODMs/OEMs, material suppliers, investor companies, venture capitalists, and companies who are merging or acquiring companies in the touch screen, display, and materials industry. We are member of Flextech Alliance, individual member of SID (Society for Information Display). Our website is