Taipei, Monday, April 21, 2014 01:17 (GMT+8)
mostly cloudy
Taipei
20°C
Digitimes Research: Panel makers focus on high-end and larger-size displays during Touch Taiwan 2013
Jen-Chieh Yang, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei [Monday 2 September 2013]

Trends in the panel industry show that panel makers are continuing to put their focus on high resolution panels, including Ultra HD and IGZO panels, as well as larger-size TFT LCD displays, according to Digitimes Research.

Digitimes Research said such trends were displayed at the Touch Taiwan 2013 exhibition, which featured panel makers such as AU Optronics (AUO), Innolux and China Star Optoelectronics Technology (CSOT).

All three of the makers sported Ultra HD TV panel technology, with CSOT exhibiting a 110-inch unit, the largest at Touch Taiwan and currently the largest Ultra HD TV panel unit in the industry. CSOT also displayed a 32-inch Ultra HD display featuring IGZO technology.

Digitimes Research also sees a trend from panel makers using Ultra HD TV panels as a means to maintain Full HD image quality when viewing 3D images. This gives advantages over Full HD TV panels using Pattern Retarder technology, which lose image quality when viewing 3D images.

Panel makers are also increasing the size of panels used in digital signage and industrial applications, and are making more efforts to reduce bezel sizes while increasing their value-added features, noted Digitimes Research.

This article is an excerpt from a Chinese Digitimes Research report. Click here if you are interested in receiving more information about the content and price of a translated version of the full report.

2014 China smartphone market and industry - Forecast and analysis

CHINA SMARTPHONE | Mar 25, 18:27

This Digitimes Research Special Report examines two aspects of the China smartphone market. The first part covers the China smartphone market, measuring local shipments in China from both China-based vendors and international vendors such as Samsung and Apple...

2014 global high brightness LED market, trends and shipment forecast

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Mar 13, 18:26

Digitimes Research estimates that the production value for high brightness LED chips will have an annual growth rate of 12.9% and reach US$12.74 billion in 2014. The applications that will drive growth momentum are LED lighting, tablet, mobile, and automotive...

Global tablet market – 4Q 2013

GLOBAL TABLET | Apr 8, 12:22

Global tablet shipments grew 25% sequentially and 29.8% on year to reach 78.45 million units in the fourth quarter of 2013 benefiting mainly by economic recoveries of Europe and North America, which relatively boosted demand during the year-end holidays.

China smartphone AP shipments – 4Q 2013

CHINA SMARTPHONE AP | Apr 8, 12:20

Global smartphone AP suppliers will see their shipments to China grow only 13.5% on year and drop 3.1% on quarter in the first quarter of 2014. The largest supplier MediaTek is seeing its shipments weakening and its LTE products so far still have not yet been...

China touch panel industry – 4Q 2013

CHINA TOUCH | Apr 8, 12:17

From the fourth quarter of 2013 to the first quarter of 2014, China touch panel makers' largest growth will be in the notebook and 11-inch and above size tablet segments, with makers such as O-Film Technology and Mutto Technology focusing on metal mesh thin-film...

2014 global high brightness LED market
China touch tracker
2014 global notebook demand forecast
  • 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.