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Touch panel market estimated at US$31.9 billion in 2018, says IDTI

Aug 25, 21:27

Following developments in touch panels used in all-in-one (AIO) PCs and smartphones in addition to newer applications such as vehicles and industrial applications, touch panel developer...

China makers could surpass Korea in LTPS AMOLED capacity by 2018, says firm

Aug 4, 14:45

Small- to medium-size LTPS AMOLED panel production capacity is expected to grow 30% on year in 2015. In addition to South Korea makers pushing production, China makers are showing...

Samsung is developing 11K panels, says reports

Jul 13, 13:42

Samsung Display is undergoing development for 11K panels, with an aim of releasing new products in 2018, according to Korea media reports.

Digitimes Research: 8K solutions to start appearing in 2018

Jun 23, 15:37

Panel makers aim to tackle the 8K market starting 2018 when Japan will offer various channel transmissions in 8K, and the World Cup is held in Russia. Demand will continue to grow...

Digitimes Research: UV LED to take up 40.3% of production value for UV light sources in 2018

Jun 12, 11:22

As UV (ultraviolet) LED applications are growing fast, production value as a percentage of total production value for all UV light sources will rise to 40% in 2018, according to Digitimes...

LED lighting peak to come in 2018: Q&A with MLS president Lawrence Lin

May 27, 12:25

Global demand for LED lighting will peak in 2018, with LED applications to acount for 70% of all lighting products availabe in the market, according to Lawrence Lin, president for...

MLS president Lawrence Lin

EU postponement of energy-inefficient halogen bulbs ban until September 2018 to have varying results, says IHS

Apr 24, 10:35

The European Commission has voted to postpone the ban on energy-inefficient halogen bulbs until September 2018. The ban was originally planned for September 2016, as part of the wider...

Automotive touch panel revenues to hit US$1.5 billion by 2018, says IHS

Apr 10, 14:53

The explosion of touch-enabled screens used in smartphones, tablets and other consumer devices, along with improvements in touch technology, are increasing demand for touch-screen...

Display industry output estimated at US$180 billion in 2018, with OLED on the rise, says LG Display VP

Apr 10, 10:18

The output value of the display industry in 2018 is estimated to reach US$180 billion, with LCD technologies accounting for 90%, according to LG Display VP Sooyoung Yoon.

Led by commercial systems, 9% of solar PV systems in North America will have storage attached in 2018, says IHS

Mar 17, 15:55

Approximately 9% of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in North America will include attached storage in 2018. Led by commercial systems, 700 megawatts (MW) of PV systems with energy...

QD sets to be major driving force in TV market till 2018, says IEK

Feb 12, 15:50

LCD TVs based on quantum dot (QD) technology, due to comparable color performance compared with OLED TVs but much lower production costs, are expected to be a major driving force...

OLED TV sales may be weak over the next 3 years due to high pricing

China self-sufficiency rate of panel components and materials rising

Feb 3, 14:06

The self-sufficiency rate of LCD components and materials in China is currently only around 20% but is expected to rise, driven by subsidies from the China government to expand and...

Ultra HD demand to grow at 72% CAGR until 2018, says FutureSource

Dec 25, 15:45

The worldwide TV market is forecast to grow to 234 million units in 2014, representing a 3% growth from 2013, according to Futuresource Consulting. However, 2014 is projected to see...

Demand for LED chipsets to increase to 1.4 billion in 2018, says DisplaySearch

Dec 25, 12:37

The demand for LED chipsets, primarily for the LED lighting market, is forecast to increase substantially through 2018. According to DisplaySearch, measured in standard units (500...

Automotive-use LED market value to reach US$2.5 billion by 2018, says LEDinside

Dec 23, 11:23

The worldwide automotive-use LED market (combination of before market and after market) is projected to reach US$2.5 billion by 2018, with a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of...

Connected street lighting market expected to reach US$450 million in 2018, says IHS

Dec 5, 10:52

The market for connected street lighting is currently worth around US$104 million, but with global shipments of connected street lights expected to increase four-fold over the next...

Polarizer makers report mixed performances; polarizer demand to grow 7% through 2018

Dec 4, 15:23

Polarizer maker BenQ Materials on December 3 reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.388 billion (US$45.1 million) for November, decreasing 4.81% on month but increasing 0.95% on year,...

Automotive IC market to display strongest growth through 2018, says IC Insights

Nov 19, 21:38

Of the six major end-use applications for ICs, the automotive market is forecast to experience the strongest average annual revenue growth rate through 2018, according to IC Insigh...

Smart TV sales to reach 228 million in 2018, says Futuresource

Nov 18, 15:38

Smart TV sales reached 90 million units worldwide in 2013 and will grow at 21% CAGR to reach 228 million in 2018, according to Futuresource Consulting.

Public IT cloud services spending to reach US$127 billion in 2018, says IDC

Nov 4, 00:42

Public IT cloud services spending will reach US$56.6 billion in 2014 and grow to more than US$127 billion in 2018, according to IDC. This represents a five-year compound annual growth...

Worldwide revenues for marketing software solutions growing to more than US$32 billion in 2018, says report

Oct 20, 16:12

Revenues for marketing software solutions are expected to grow from approximately US$20.2 billion in 2014 to more than US$32.3 billion in 2018, with a CAGR of 12.4%. From 2014-2018,...

LED smart bulb shipments expected to surpass 11 million units in 2018, says IHS

Oct 17, 14:17

According to IHS, approximately 880,000 connected LED smart bulbs were shipped globally in 2013. With new lighting products entering the market seemingly every week, sales are forecast...

On-cell touch panel shipments to reach 129 million in 2018, says report

Newswatch - Oct 15, 15:23

Shipments of on-cell touch panels surpassed the 20 million mark in the first half of 2014 largely due to demand for use in entry-level and mid-range smartphones, according to a China...

Display driver IC market to reach US$7.3 billion in 2018, says DisplaySearch

Oct 13, 15:12

According to DisplaySearch, the display driver IC market is expected to reach US$7.3 billion in 2018, up from US$6.4 billion in 2012. This growth stems from driver ICs with higher...

Digitimes Research: Global LED lighting demand in 2018 to grow 180-190% from 2013

Oct 8, 21:30

Global demand for LED lighting products and LED-based lighting systems and services in 2018 will increase from 2013 by 190% and 180%, respectively, and global demand for LED lighting...

Western European Big Data technology and services market to grow by 24.6% CAGR by 2018, says IDC

Sep 23, 15:59

A new Big Data technology and services study from IDC forecasts that the Western European Big Data market will grow by a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 24.6% between now and...

Wind power will deliver more than 7% of world's electricity by 2018, says Navigant

Jul 22, 11:38

Headwinds in several key markets, including the US and Spain, slowed growth in the global wind power market dramatically in 2013. Still, wind power now supplies nearly 3% of the world's...

Over 2 billion smartphones to ship in 2018, says ABI Research

Jul 16, 11:31

Approximately 1.25 billion smartphones are expected to ship in 2014 and will pass the two billion mark in 2018. The compound annual growth rate (CAGR) over the forecast period from...

18-inch wafer foundry process likely to delay to 2018

Jun 12, 14:33

The arrival of the era of 18-inch wafer foundry processes may not come until 2018 as Intel reportedly has slowed down the development of 18-inch wafers, while semiconductor equipment...

Cloud-managed Wi-Fi market to reach US$2.5 billion by 2018, says IDC

Apr 11, 14:59

As the traditional worldwide enterprise wireless local area network (WLAN) market experiences relative maturation and the lofty gains of the past two years begin to flatten, the WLAN...

Worldwide wearables shipments to reach 112 million in 2018, says IDC

Apr 11, 14:06

The worldwide wearable computing market (commonly referred to as "wearables") is finally expanding beyond early adopter status to more functional and stylish lifestyle accessories...

3D printing market to grow to US$16.2 billion in 2018, says Canalys

Apr 1, 14:37

The 3D printing market, including 3D printer sales, materials and associated services, reached US$2.5 billion globally in 2013. Canalys predicts that this will rise to US$3.8 billion...

Mobile market to be dominated by 64-bit mobile processors with 55% market share in 2018, says ABI Research

Mar 17, 14:38

Just one quarter after the launch of Apple's A7, the first 64-bit mobile processor, the company managed to power more than 36 million iPhones and iPads with the chip. With the introduction...

Global market revenues for wireless charging to rise by nearly factor of 40 by 2018, says IHS

Mar 14, 15:22

Propelled by the rising availability of products and partial resolution of standards conflicts, the global market for wireless charging hardware used for mobile devices like smartphones...

PC shipments to fall by 6% in 2014 and decline through 2018, says IDC

Mar 5, 15:17

Worldwide PC shipments fell 9.8% in 2013, slightly better than a projected decline of 10.1%, but still the most severe contraction on record, according to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly...

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