2017-07-21

‘Micro LED-Like’ Products Will Be Available in 2018; Breakthroughs in Mass Transfer Have Yet to Materialize, Says LEDinside

A major bottleneck in the commercialization of Micro LED displays is the mass transfer of micron-size LEDs to a display backplane. Research by LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, reveals that many companies across industries worldwide have entered the Micro LED market and are in a race to develop methods for the mass transfer process. However, their solutions have yet to meet the standard for commercialization in terms of production output (in unit per hour, UPH), transfer yield and size of LED chips (i.e. Micro LED is technically defined as LEDs that are smaller than 100 microns).
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2017-07-14

LEDinside: Micro LED Transfer Technology and Feasibility of Mass Production

According to the latest report from LEDinside, a division of the market research firm TrendForce, 3017 Micro LED Next Generation Display Industry Market Report- Micro LED Transfer Technology and Inspection Method Analysis, Mass transfer is a critical technology for Micro LED manufacturing, transferring Micro LED to a target backplane quickly and accurately will be one of the topics that manufacturers need to work on the most as well as on improving UPH and yield.  
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2017-07-14

MLS and Honglitronic Continued to Lead the pack of Chinese Lighting LED Packagers for 2016, Says LEDinside

LED lighting is the major momentum driving the LED industry forward, according to LEDinside's 2017 Chinese LED Chip and Package Industry Report. Despite the fact that other market segments such as fine-pitch display are growing relatively fast, LED lighting still witnessed most growth. Stats from LEDinside reported the Chinese lighting LED industry has reached a market value of RMB 25.9 billion in 2017, with an increase of 9% YoY. In the China market, domestic manufacturers gradually became major suppliers of lighting LED sources. The table shown b...
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2017-07-11

Nichia Remained Revenue Leader in China’s LED Package Market for 2016, Says LEDinside

Steady growth in the LED lighting market supported the capacity expansion efforts of LED chip and package industries in 2016, says LEDinside, a division of TrendForce. Furthermore, the annual revenue of China’s LED package market grew by 6% for 2016 to reach US$8.9 billion, according to LEDinside’s 2017 Chinese LED Chip and Package Industry Report. In terms of ranking by revenue market share, Nichia retained its first place position in the Chinese market for 2016, while MLS climbed to second place and Lumileds dropped to third place. ...
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2017-06-28

LEDinside: Top Six Trend in LED Chip and Package Industry in China in 2017

According to the latest report from LEDinside, a division of the market research firm TrendForce, 2017 Chinese LED Chip and Package Industry Market Report, Chinese LED package market scale in 2016 reached RMB 58.9 billion, went up by 6% YoY, higher than expected. LED price held steady in 2016, some products saw price growth, and the industry is still in an uptrend under the drive of fine-pitch, automotive and lighting markets. As for the market outlook in 2020, it is expected that the Chinese LED package market size will be up to RMB 73 billion.   ...
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2017-06-15

LEDinside Says Global UV LED Market to Expand at a CAGR of 34% From 2015 to 2020 as Applications for Related Solutions Emerge

Taiwan’s major annual optoelectronics industry exhibition, Photonics Festival 2017, will be held in Nangang Exhibition Hall of Taipei World Trade Center from June 14 to 16. Some of the highlights in the LED section of this exhibition includes products for the automotive industry and applications related to ultraviolet (UV) LEDs. LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, projects that the scale of the global UV LED market will increase from US$288 million in 2017 to US$526 million in 2020. Furthermore, the CAGR of the UV LED market in the 2015~2020 period is currently estimated at 34%. These and other data can be found in LEDinside’s 2017 UV LED vs. UV LED Module Market Report.
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2017-05-31

LEDinside: Chinese Automotive Lighting Market Trend in 2017

According to the latest report from LEDinside, a division of the market research firm TrendForce, 2017 Chinese Automotive Lighting Market Report, the conventional passenger car in 2016 in China hit 22.50 million cars and by 2017 the number is expected to have reached 23.80 million with a hike of 5.8% YoY. The market was mainly under the control of joint ventures before 2016, whereas after 2016 the sales of domestic automobile brands rose annually when Chinese automakers advanced their production quality. The passenger car market is anticipated to increase with more and more ...
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2017-05-31

LEDinside: Top Six LED Supply and Demand Market Trend in 2017

According to the latest report from LEDinside, a division of the market research firm TrendForce, 2017-2021 LED Industry Demand and Supply Data Base- 2Q17, mainly analyzes top six LED demand and supply market trend in 2017, including IT display market, lighting market trend, automotive LED market trend, display market trend, infrared LED market trend and LED supply market analysis.
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2017-05-17

Slowdown in China Caused First-Quarter Global LCD TV Shipments to Drop by 31% Compared With Prior Quarter, Says TrendForce

WitsView, a division of TrendForce, reports shipments of LCD TV sets for the first quarter of 2017 came to 44.05 million units, a decrease of 31% from the prior quarter and a year-on-year decline of 8.4%. Poor sales results in China during the Chinese New Year holiday period was a major factor behind the year-on-year shipment drop.
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2017-05-11

LEDinside: Why Can San’an Optoelectronics Make Great Profits?

San’an Optoelectronics, undoubtedly, earns the most in LED industry. Both its gross profit ratio and net profit ratio are so high that San’an doesn't seem like a manufacturing company.
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2017-05-04

LEDinside: Micro LED Display and Fine Pitch Display Technology

According to the latest report from LEDinside, a division of the market research firm TrendForce, Micro LED Next Generation Display Industry Market Report- 2Q17 Micro LED Display and Fine Pitch Display Technology, The application of fine-pitch LED display roughly covers four fields, including studio (15%), security control room (16%), commercial display (40%) and public and retail application (29%). In the case of more competitors joined, the profit margin of fine-pitch display market will be eroded to some extent, and the fine pitch LED display market scale is expected to increase from USD 1,141 million in 2017 to 1,770 million in 2021, achieve CAGR of 23% during 2015-2021.
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2017-05-02

2017 Horticulture / Livestock / Fishing / Human Centric Lighting Market Analysis - LEDinside

2017 Horticulture / Livestock / Fishing / Human Centric Lighting Market Analysis
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2017-05-02

Nichia Ranked First in UV LED Revenue in 2016, Says LEDinside

According to the latest report from LEDinside, a division of the market research firm TrendForce, 2017 UV LED v.s UV LED Module Market Report, UV LED products consistently develop in various applications, plus the Minamata Convention on Mercury and energy saving policy, LEDinside forecasted that UV LED market scale will raise from USD 288 million in 2017 to USD 526 million in 2020, CAGR of 2015-2020 is highly at 34%.
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2017-05-02

LEDinside: 2017 TV & Automotive Panel Market Analysis

2017 TV Market Trend、2017 Automotive Panel Market Trend
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2017-04-26

Technology Brands Including Facebook Dive Deep Into the Potential of Micro-LED Displays for AR and VR Devices, Reports LEDinside

Following Sony’s introduction of CLEDIS (Crystal LED Integrated Structure) displays and Apple’s acquisition of LuxVue, more technology companies are exploring the possibilities of micro-LED in various display applications. LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, reports that there are now nearly 100 private companies and research organizations participating in the development of micro-LED displays. Besides Apple and Sony, there are other major technology brands that invest in micro-LED. Notable cases include the acquisition of InfiniLED by Facebook’s Oculus and the partnership agreement between Ostendo Technologies and KDX. By entering this field in advance, these companies hope to gain favorable positions in the future.
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2017-04-06

LEDinside Says Potential Scale of Micro-LED Market Could Reach US$ 30~40 Billion If It Was to Supplant the Current Display Chain

Following LCD and OLED, micro-LED is now one of the next-generation display technologies that are in the spotlight. Besides companies working in the global display supply chain, major technology brands including Apple and Sony are increasingly involved in the development of micro-LED as they are drawn to its possibilities. Currently, those that are engaged in this field aim to bring down the production cost. The latest research from LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, finds that the potential scale of the future micro-LED market – one that would replace the entire current LCD display chain including BLU, polarizer and other components – could reach US$30~40 billion.
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2017-03-16

LEDinside: Automotive LED Market Demand Drives the World’s LED Market Value in 2017-2021

Benefiting from the steady LED market price and the rapid growth of the automotive lighting field, automotive LED value will reach $2. 817 billion (+14.8% YoY) in 2017, as LEDinside forecasts. Relatively speaking, the compound annual growth rate of the whole LED industry is only 3% from 2015 to 2021. The LED mainstream applications include mobile phone, medium and large panel backlight, which will gradually decrease due to the development of OLED. Although LED lighting has become the largest application in LED industry, the growth of overall production value slows down due to the saturated penetration rate and a multitude of competitors. But LED manufacturers have invested in automotive lighting as well as fine pitch displays, so the market is still growing and developing.
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2017-03-15

Intel Acquires Mobileye in Anticipation of First Major Wave of Sales for Self-Driving Cars in 2021, Says TrendForce

Intel on March 13 announced that the company will purchase Mobileye, a global provider of advanced driver assistance system (ADAS). This deal is worth US$15.3 billion and is another indication that major semiconductor manufacturers are aggressively jockeying for a favorable position in the fast growing automotive electronics market. TrendForce states that after the merger, Intel will be able to combine its hardware products such as high-performance computing chips and IoT solutions with Mobileye’s image processing algorithms for autonomous driving systems. 
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2017-03-03

LEDinside Projects Huge Market Growth for Optical Sensors Used in Iris/Facial Recognition with 2017~2025 CAGR at 24%

The respective additions of 3D Sensing and iris recognition into the next-generation iPhone devices and Samsung Galaxy S8 will generate a new wave of demand for IR (infrared) LEDs used in optical sensors. LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, has recently published its 2017 IR LED/IR Laser and Optical Sensor Market Report. In the report, LEDinside states that that the global market scale of IR LED and IR laser components used in iris and facial recognition solutions will grow from US$145 million in 2017 to US$827 million in 2025. The CAGR in the forecast period is estimated at 24%.
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2017-02-03

LEDinside: Vietnam’s LED Lighting Demand Boost Caused By the Establishment of Factories And Infrastructure

According to a survey regarding the Southeast Asia market by LEDinside, a division of the global market research company TrendForce, judging by the overall dynamic of the LED industry around the world, it can be seen that the western market is experiencing a saturation and the price wars in the China market are rather heated-up; thus, many manufacturers are eyeing on other regions, such as Southeast Asia, South America, and the Middle East. Among those ‘new lands,’ Vietnam attracts a great number of international investors with its low labour cost. As the per capita income in Vietnam is rising, it would further boost the domestic demand for LED lighting. LEDinside expected the market in Vietnam reached USD 348 million in 2016 with a penetration rate of over 40%.
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2017-01-25

LEDinside:The Global LED Street Light Penetration Rate Will Reach About 65% in 2018,General Commercial Lighting Will Continue to Grow Rapidly

The latest report”2017 LED Street Light and Commercial Lighting Market” from TrendForce LED research center(LEDinside)shows,with the promotion and policy support of all areas for LED street lights, street light replacement cases have rapidly developed. In 2017 the global LED street lighting market value reaches USD 3.30 billion, and Europe and North America still account for the largest regional market. From the perspective of shipments, the compound annual growth rate of global LED street lights is still as high as 20% in 2016~2018. Later, as LED street lights have long lifetime and replacement inventory shrinks, the shipments will slightly decline.
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2017-01-24

LEDinside: Commercial Projector Laser Lighting Source will Take Over 30% Market Share in 2020

As for LED light sources, LEDs brightness and thermal dissipation technology still faces many technology challenges, which is why it is mainly targeting the 2,000 lm and below consumer market and home theaters. In the future technology advancements will be able to lower costs, and help it enter the 3,000 lm market. However, laser light sources are brighter, more colorful, and have longer lifetimes. Project designs are increasingly lighter and thinner. LEDinside projects the market penetration of laser light sources will reach about 30% by 2020.
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2016-12-13

LEDinside Releases 2017 Global Sapphire and LED Chip Market Report in 2017 After Two Years

According to the latest ‘ 2017 Global Sapphire and LED Chip Market Report by LEDinside, a division of the global market research firm TrendForce, LED chip market value was USD 6,329 million in 2015, while it grew by 3% to USD 6,502 million in 2016. Since the second half of 2016, Chinese LED packaging manufacturers have scaled up rapidly, targeting applications expected to prevail in the market for the next three years, including general lighting, automotive lighting, and display application. That further fosters Tier 1 Chinese LED chip manufacturers to volume up their productivity.
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2016-12-12

LEDinside Expects LED Suppliers to Accelerate Their Expansion into Niche Markets in 2017

The value of the global LED market is estimated to grow 3.4% annually to US$14.8 billion in 2016, according to LEDinside, a division of TrendForce. The LED industry will again be under tremendous competitive pressure in 2017, and participants will need to accelerate their entries into more profitable niche markets such as fine-pitch LED displays, UV LEDs and IR LEDs. LEDinside forecasts that the value of the global LED market will total US$15.4 billion, up 4% from 2016.
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2016-11-02

LEDinside: LED Lighting market to Worth USD 33.1B as Market Penetration Rate Hit 52% by 2017

The latest analysis “2017 Global Lighting Market Outlook” by LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, finds that LED lighting market to worth US $29.6 billion in 2016 and is to rise to US $ 33.1 billion as of 2017. Meanwhile, the penetration rate of LED lighting is to reach 52%. Thanks to regional lighting development, LED lighting is to account for 23% of total lightings in Europe by 2016, which is the highest across the world. The second and third highest region are to be found in North America and China. However, Asia- Pacific region is to witness fastest growth rate in LED lighting.
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2016-10-26

Value of Global UV-C LED Market Will Grow at CAGR of 56% in 2016~2021 to Reach US$257 Million, Says LEDinside

The value of the global market for UV-C LEDs used in sterilization and purification equipment will grow at a CAGR of 56% from US$28 million in 2016 to US$257 million in 2021, according to the 2016~2021 UV LED and IR LED Application Market Report by LEDinside, a division of TrendForce. The UV-C LED technology is expected to advance rapidly as an increasing number of major LED suppliers are scheduled to launch related products towards the end of 2016.
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2016-10-20

LEDinside: Advantages of Micro LED in Fine Pitch Display Applications

LED display can be categorized into indoor display, outdoor display and semi-outdoor display. The main clients are business owners. Displays are mainly used in public space for videos advertisements, posters display. Applications of such used to utilize low-end LED products. These displays adopt fewer LEDs and have larger pitches between each LED, generating relatively lower resolution. Thanks to the advancement in LED chips and LED packaging technology, the pitches could be minimized. Fine pitch LED display now provides even higher resolution. Consumers are able to tell the difference simply by comparing conventional display and fine pitch LED display products. High-end display market saw a growing number of orders for fine pitch LED display.
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2016-10-20

LEDinside: Chinese LED packaging manufacturers are expanding production, the industry is expected to hit bottom

LEDinside, LED industry research brand under TrendForce, observes that prosperity of LED industry recovers in 2016, and price decline causes the LED penetration rate  to further improve. In addition, due to the impetus of India, Southeast Asia and other emerging markets, the LED market demand has significantly increased over the same period. In recent years, many large manufacturers have signed the strategic cooperation agreement and collaborative signs are more obvious, so those manufacturers’ market share will continue to increase, which is the main driving force of their production expansion.
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2016-10-14

LEDinside Projects COB LEDs for Lighting Will Achieve Global Market Scale of Over US$700 Million in 2021

The scale of the global market for chip-on-board (COB) LEDs used in the lighting application will reach US$580 million in 2016 and exceed US$700 million in 2021, achieving a CAGR of about 4% during the forecast period. This figure includes COB products belonging to ceramic and EMC packages. The above data and additional details can be found in the 2016~2021 Global LED Industry Demand and Supply Database Report by LEDinside, a division of TrendForce.
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2016-10-03

Micro-LED Can Be Game Changing for LED Industry as It Brings an Array of Value-Added Opportunities, Says LEDinside

LEDinside, a division of the global market research firm TrendForce, held LEDforum 2016 at National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUH) International Convention Center on September 30. This conference, which focused on micro-LED as the next-generation display technology, featured presentations by industry and research heavyweights including Epistar, Trillion Science, hTC, PlayNitrides, OSRAM Opto, Macroblock, Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), X-Celeprint and CEA-Leti.
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