Taipei, Monday, October 20, 2014 21:18 (GMT+8)
partly cloudy
Taipei
26°C
Trends and forecasts in the OLED lighting market, 2010-2020
Jessie Lin, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei [Monday 14 May 2012]
Registration required (free) to purchase. Please sign in if you wish to continue.
While LEDs are widely regarded as the star lighting technology of tomorrow, OLEDs are also playing a growing role in next-generation lighting plans. OLED lighting is still a fledgling industry but major nations have launched OLED lighting development plans. This Digitimes Research covers those plans, while also providing a detailed overview of developments at major makers in terms technology, commercial products and future goals, as well as the likely impact on the future of the OLED lighting industry, costs and the size of the market.
Abstract
Global OLED lighting market forecast, 2010-2020 (US$m)

While LEDs are widely regarded as the star lighting technology of tomorrow, OLED - another emerging new technology - is also playing an increasingly conspicuous role in next-generation lighting. This is chiefly because both LED and OLED are solid-state lighting technologies, and as such are likely to massively surpass the luminous efficacy (efficiency) performance of fluorescent lights in the relatively near future; moreover, they do not involve the use of mercury and are capable of meeting the requirments of next-generation lighting in terms of eliminating ultraviolet rays, improved color rendition and added light adjustability.

Only a tiny number of OLED lighting products are currently available on a commercial basis, largely because the technology has not yet been developed to the point where it can compete with other common forms of lighting in terms of luminous efficacy or luminous flux performance. OLED lighting panels currently achieve luminous efficacy of 35-66 lm/W, levels which are far from ideal in comparison to mainstream lighting technologies; the goal for future development is to increase this figure to a level comparable to other energy-saving light bulb technologies, that is a luminous efficacy of 80 lm/W and a luminous flux approaching 1,000lm.

OLED lighting is still very much a fledgling industry. In order to expedite its development, many major nations have launched OLED lighting development plans, examples of which include the United States' Department of Energy (DOE) R&D Plan and Roadmap, Europe's OLED 100.eu plan, and Japan's Next Generation SSL (solid-state lighting) Plan. In the following report, Digitimes Research describes in detail the OLED plans, targets and schedules of each country or region.

Digitimes Research has also followed the progress of several manufacturers that have already begun to launch commercial OLED lighting products on the market. Examples include Philips, Osram, Panasonic and Lumiotec - companies that are also the world's most proactive developers of OLED lighting. Consequently, this Digitimes Research report also provides a detailed overview of the route that each of the major OLED lighting manufacturers is taking in terms of development progress, technology, commercial products and future goals, as well as the likely impact on the future of the OLED lighting industry, costs and the size of the market.

Table of contents
Price: NT$48,000 (approx. US$1,685)
Realtime news
  • Taiwan sees increased September export order value, says MOEA

    Bits + chips | 15min ago

  • Corning vehicle display glass gains further attention in the market

    Displays | 17min ago

  • Foxlink chairman to quit attempt to acquire Taiwan cable service provider CNS

    Before Going to Press | 22min ago

  • Taiwan sees increased September export order value, says MOEA

    Before Going to Press | 34min ago

  • China handset camera module makers cut pricing 15-20%

    Before Going to Press | 36min ago

  • GET reportedly to help Motech manage solar-grade wafer production

    Before Going to Press | 48min ago

  • Intel to stop providing subsidies for mobile solutions; but expected to provide support through different methods

    Before Going to Press | 50min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Smartphone AP shipments in China in 3Q14 estimated at 115.1 million units

    Before Going to Press | 1h 2min ago

  • Taiwan market: 4G user base to grow to 3.0 million at end of 2014, says CHT chairman

    Before Going to Press | 1h 3min ago

  • ASE punished for illegal wastewater discharge

    Before Going to Press | 1h 5min ago

  • TV vendors look to upcoming holiday periods for Ultra HD TV development

    Before Going to Press | 1h 7min ago

  • Lenovo to set up subsidiary to market second-brand smartphones

    Before Going to Press | 1h 12min ago

Pause
 | 
View more

Trends and forecasts for the China FPD industry, 2014-2017

CHINA FPD | Oct 6, 12:29

With China being the world's IT production center and a country with some of the strongest consumer demand, along with benefits on custom tax, funding, loans, and subsidies provided by the government, China's FPD industry continues to show strong growth. Local...

Taiwan servers and the global server market, 2014

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Oct 3, 12:19

Taiwan makers have successfully entered the supply chain of the Internet data center (IDC) industry and may contribute over 90% of the global server shipments in 2014. Combined revenues from related product lines such as motherboards, back-end assembly, storage...

Taiwan LCD monitors – 2Q 2014

TAIWAN FPD | Aug 25, 14:48

Taiwan's monitor shipments grew 10% in the second quarter compared to a low first-quarter base. With panel makers reducing their supply of monitor applications and monitor vendors reluctant to increase their shipments, Taiwan's makers will only see a single-digit...

China smartphone market and industry – 2Q 2014

CHINA SMARTPHONE | Aug 12, 17:41

A delay in the launch schedule for low-cost 4G smartphones resulted in a mere 4.8% increase in second quarter shipments in the China market. However, with telecom operators planning on increasing their subsidies in the second half of the year, demand will be...

Taiwan small- to mid-size LCD panels – 2Q 2014

TAIWAN FPD | Aug 6, 21:18

Taiwan makers' small- to medium-size panel shipments reached 351.4 million units in the second quarter of 2014, up 16.8% sequentially but down 2.8% on year.

Demand and supply trends in the global sapphire industry, 2014-2015
The transition to 4k TV - UHD TV market forecast, 2014-2017
DIGITIMES Translation Services
  • 2014 global high brightness LED market, trends and shipment forecast

    For the global LED lighting market, the market size will reach US$25.82 billion in 2014 or a market penetration rate of 23.4%. This is attributable to exponential shipment growth for light bulbs, tubes, and directional lamps.

  • Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015

    This Special Report provides forecasts through 2015 for Greater China touch panel shipments with breakdowns based on technology (glass, film, resistive), application (smartphone, NB and tablet) and by firm.

  • 2014 global tablet demand forecast

    This report analyzes the main players, their strategies and shipments forecasts for 2014, as well as other factors contributing to either growth or decline in various segments within the tablet market, with a particular focus on Apple, Google, Samsung, and Microsoft, along with whitebox vendors.