Touch Display Research to Present Keynote at SVC TechCon 2019 Conference

Santa Clara, California, January 22, 2019— Touch Display Research announced today that Dr. Jennifer Colegrove, CEO and Principal Analyst, will present the keynote address at the upcoming SVC (Society of Vacuum Coaters) TechCon 2019, the 62nd annual Conference which will run from April 27 to May 2, 2019 at the Long Beach Convention center, Long Beach, California. During her SVC TechCon 2019 keynote presentation, Dr. Colegrove will discuss opportunities for vacuum coaters in the touch, display and smart windows market.

Figure. Logo of the SVC (Society of Vacuum Coaters) TechCon 2019 Conference

Source: SVC

“Jennifer is an expert for technologies, supply chain and market forecast, we are very honored and thankful to have her to give a keynote presentation at the SVC Techcon 2019,” said Dr. Manuela Junghähnel, Program Chair of SVC TechCon 2019 and Deputy Division Director at Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP.

“Jennifer’s keynote on that Monday makes for the perfect match with the optical presentations of our conference,” said Mr. Frank Zimone, Executive Director at Society of Vacuum Coaters.

“I am honored to be invited and to deliver a keynote presentation at the conference, and eager to meet companies and industry friends at Long Beach, California” said Dr. Jennifer Colegrove, CEO and Principal Analyst at Touch Display Research. “We appreciate the support of SVC in sponsoring my travel.”

Touch screen, displays and smart windows markets are going through a dynamic change and rapid growth.  There are tremendous opportunities for vacuum coaters in these areas. Dr. Jennifer Colegrove will discuss the trends in vacuum coating market from three directions:

  1. Challenges and opportunities for vacuum coating in touch industry,
  2. Vacuum coating for rigid and flexible displays.
  3. Vacuum coating for smart windows market.

She’ll also provide the global touch screen, display and smart window market forecast from 2019 to 2027.

Dr. Jennifer Colegrove writes reports and performs consulting projects with a passion about touch screen, display and emerging technologies, including touch screens, ITO replacement, Quantum dot, near-eye displays, flexible displays, OLED displays, OLED lighting, e-paper displays, touchless HMI, gesture control, voice control, eye control. She holds lots of analyst “first”: She was the first analyst to write a comprehensive Touch Screen industry report since 2006; she was the first analyst to write an Active Pen industry report since 2013; she was the first analyst to write an ITO-replacement industry report since 2013; she was the first analyst to write a Quantum Dot industry report since 2013. Dr. Colegrove has a good reputation of accurate forecast.

The keynote presentation by Dr. Colegrove will take place on Monday, April 29, 2019 morning. The keynote will set the tone for the technical conference sessions that explore the latest in optical technologies. To arrange a meeting, please contact:


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About Touch Display Research Inc.

Touch Display Research, Inc. ( 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.

About SVC TechCon 2019 conference

Society of Vacuum Coaters (SVC) is a non-profit, international, professional organization primarily devoted to coating and surface finishing using vacuum processes. Our organization consists of industry, academia and members from national research laboratories. Our industry membership includes coating companies, materials suppliers, process designers, equipment manufacturers. Our industry applies coatings and treatments to a wide variety of consumer and industrial products in all business sectors. Every year, SVC assembles the world’s most comprehensive educational program, presented in conjunction with the SVC TechCon. The SVC TechCon 2019 (the 62nd annual conference) will be in sunny Long Beach, California! SVC has a new venue and our Symposium topic will encompass a broad range of commercially relevant issues and technologies. SVC offers an industry leading technical exhibition, abundant networking opportunities, with an extensive educational program and in-depth technological expertise. SVC provides you with a great opportunity to present your latest research results, coating processes and equipment applications in the field. More information can be found in its website: