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Flexible Displays - OLED, E-Paper, LCD, and LED Displays for Mobile Devices, Wearables, Shelving Labels, Appliances, Smart Cards, E-Writers, E-Readers, Automotive, and Other Applications: Market Analysis and Forecasts

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Flexible Displays - OLED, E-Paper, LCD, and LED Displays for Mobile Devices, Wearables, Shelving Labels, Appliances, Smart Cards, E-Writers, E-Readers, Automotive, and Other Applications: Market Analysis and Forecasts
Published: September 27, 2017 Content info: 77 Pages; 110 Tables, Charts & Figures
Description

flexible and conformable displays will be transformational, literally changing the appearance and function of our personal devices, our vehicles, our homes, and the built environment.

Tractica's research indicates that the four leading technologies in flexible displays are LED, LCD, OLED, and e-paper, and the main applications for these technologies are phones and tablets, wearables, shelving labels, signage, automotive dashboards, appliance control panels, TV and video displays, smart cards, e-writers, and e-readers. Starting from a base of $2 billion 2017, Tractica forecasts that global flexible display revenue will reach $12.2 billion by 2022, with cumulative revenue for the 6-year period totaling $39.0 billion.

This Tractica report examines the market trends and technology issues surrounding flexible displays and presents 6-year market forecasts, segmented by world region, for flexible display unit shipments, square meters, device pricing and revenue, and software applications during the period from 2017 through 2022. Flexible display applications are analyzed in depth, and the report also includes detailed profiles of 13 key industry players.

Key Market Forecasts

  • Flexible Display Unit Shipments by Display Type and Product Type, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Unit Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Revenue by Display Type and Product Type, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Organic Light-Emitting Diode Display Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Liquid Crystal Display Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible E-Paper Display Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022

End Use Markets

  • Appliances
  • Automotive dashboards and displays
  • Digital shelving labels
  • Digital signage
  • E-readers
  • E-writers
  • Mobile phones
  • Smart cards
  • TV and video displays
  • Wearables

Technologies

  • LED
  • LCD
  • OLED / AMOLED
  • Electrophoretic / e-paper
  • ETIR
  • Flexible circuitry

Geographies

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
  • Middle East and Africa

Key Questions Addressed

  • What is the current state of the flexible display market and how will it develop over the next 6 years?
  • Who are the key players in flexible display manufacturing, what is their competitive positioning, and which ones are poised for greatest success in the years ahead?
  • How large is the flexible display market opportunity, both for hardware and software, and what are the future pricing trends for flexible display components?
  • What are the key applications for various flexible display technologies?
  • What are the primary use cases that will drive adoption of flexible displays?
  • What are the key drivers of market growth, and the key challenges faced by the industry, in each world region?

Who Needs This Report?

  • Flexible display technology developers
  • Consumer electronics companies
  • Semiconductor and component vendors
  • Software developers and integrators
  • Government agencies
  • Investor community
Table of Contents
Product Code: FD-17

Table of Contents

1. Executive Summary

  • 1.1. Introduction
  • 1.2. Market Issues and Key Trends
  • 1.3. Key Technologies
  • 1.4. Market Forecast

2. Market Issues

  • 2.1. Background on Flexible Display Development
  • 2.2. Market Overview
  • 2.3. Key Market Drivers
    • 2.3.1. Durability
    • 2.3.2. Weight and Thickness
    • 2.3.3. Curved Devices
    • 2.3.4. Flexible Devices
    • 2.3.5. Adornment
  • 2.4. Market Barriers
    • 2.4.1. Cost
    • 2.4.2. Size and Scalability
    • 2.4.3. Image Quality
    • 2.4.4. Durability Concerns
    • 2.4.5. Consumer Resistance
  • 2.5. Legal and Regulatory Issues
  • 2.6. Key Market Segments and Applications
    • 2.6.1. Phones and Tablets
      • 2.6.1.1. Consumer Phones and Tablets
      • 2.6.1.2. Ruggedized Phones and Tablets
    • 2.6.2. E-Readers
    • 2.6.3. Television and Video Displays
    • 2.6.4. Laptop Computers
    • 2.6.5. Wearables
      • 2.6.5.1. Smart Watches
      • 2.6.5.2. Smart Glasses and Virtual Reality Head-Mounted Display
      • 2.6.5.3. Helmets and Visors
      • 2.6.5.4. Wearable Smartphones
      • 2.6.5.5. Smart Clothing and Jewelry
    • 2.6.6. Instrumentation
    • 2.6.7. Household Appliances
    • 2.6.8. Signage
    • 2.6.9. Novel Devices
      • 2.6.9.1. Smart Cards
      • 2.6.9.2. Shelving Labels
      • 2.6.9.3. Luggage Tags
      • 2.6.9.4. Smart Wallpaper
      • 2.6.9.5. Writing Tablets (E-Writers)
      • 2.6.9.6. Smart Bandages
  • 2.7. Geographic Segmentation
    • 2.7.1. Latin America and the Middle East & Africa
    • 2.7.2. North America
    • 2.7.3. Europe
    • 2.7.4. Asia Pacific

3. Technology Issues

  • 3.1. Introduction
  • 3.2. Key Technical Goals
  • 3.3. Challenges and Limitations
  • 3.4. Types and Components
    • 3.4.1. Light-Emitting Diode
    • 3.4.2. Liquid Crystal Display
    • 3.4.3. Electrophoretic Display or E-Paper
    • 3.4.4. Organic Light-Emitting Diode
    • 3.4.5. Other Emerging Types
  • 3.5. Technical Considerations with Flexible Displays
    • 3.5.1. Bend Radius
    • 3.5.2. Two-Axis Bending
    • 3.5.3. Stretching
    • 3.5.4. Fatigue
    • 3.5.5. Registration/Alignment

4. Key Industry Players

  • 4.1. Light-Emitting Diode Systems
    • 4.1.1. NanoLumens
  • 4.2. E-Paper Systems
    • 4.2.1. E Ink
    • 4.2.2. Plastic Logic
    • 4.2.3. CLEARink
    • 4.2.4. Amazon
  • 4.3. Organic Light-Emitting Diode Systems
    • 4.3.1. Samsung
    • 4.3.2. Royole
    • 4.3.3. LG
    • 4.3.4. JOLED
  • 4.4. Liquid Crystal Systems
    • 4.4.1. Kent Displays
    • 4.4.2. FlexEnable
    • 4.4.3. Merck/EMD
    • 4.4.4. BOE
    • 4.4.5. Others
  • 4.5. Other Emerging Types
  • 4.6. Rollable Displays and Devices
  • 4.7. Foldable Displays and Devices

5. Market Forecasts

  • 5.1. Methodology and Assumptions
  • 5.2. Global Flexible Display Market (Segmented by World Region)
    • 5.2.1. Unit Shipments
    • 5.2.2. Square Meters
    • 5.2.3. Revenue
  • 5.3. Flexible Display Types by World Region
    • 5.3.1. Light-Emitting Diode
    • 5.3.2. Liquid Crystal Display
    • 5.3.3. Organic Light-Emitting Diode
    • 5.3.4. E-Paper
  • 5.4. Flexible Display Application Markets by World Region
    • 5.4.1. Phones and Tablets
    • 5.4.2. Instrumentation and Appliances
    • 5.4.3. Automotive
    • 5.4.4. Wearable Devices
    • 5.4.5. Television and Vide
    • 5.4.6. Signage
    • 5.4.7. E-Writers
    • 5.4.8. E-Readers
    • 5.4.9. Shelving Labels
    • 5.4.10. Smart Cards
    • 5.4.11. Other
    • 5.4.12. Notes on a Possible Software and Services Market
  • 5.5. Conclusions

6. Company Directory

7. Acronym and Abbreviation List

8. Table of Contents

9. Table of Charts and Figures

10. Scope of Study, Sources and Methodology, Notes

Tables

  • Flexible Display Unit Shipments by Display Type, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Square Meters by Display Type, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Revenue by Display Type, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Unit Shipments by Product Type, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Square Meters by Product Type, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Revenue by Product Type, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Unit Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Square Meters by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Unit Shipments by Product Type, Asia Pacific: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Square Meters by Product Type, Asia Pacific: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Revenue by Product Type, Asia Pacific: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Unit Shipments by Product Type, Latin America: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Square Meters by Product Type, Latin America: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Revenue by Product Type, Latin America: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Unit Shipments by Product Type, Europe: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Square Meters by Product Type, Europe: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Revenue by Product Type, Europe: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Unit Shipments by Product Type, Middle East & Africa: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Square Meters by Product Type, Middle East & Africa: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Revenue by Product Type, Middle East & Africa: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Unit Shipments by Product Type, North America: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Square Meters by Product Type, North America: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Revenue by Product Type, North America: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Light-Emitting Diode Display Unit Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Light-Emitting Diode Display Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Liquid Crystal Display Unit Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Liquid Cyrstal Display Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Organic Light-Emitting Diode Display Unit Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Organic Light-Emitting Diode Display Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible E-Paper Display Unit Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible E-Paper Display Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Phone & Tablet Display Unit Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Phone & Tablet Display Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Appliance Display Unit Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Appliance Display Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Automotive Display Unit Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Automotive Display Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Wearable Display Unit Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Wearable Display Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Television & Video Display Unit Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Television & Video Display Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Signage Display Unit Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Signage Display Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible E-Writer Display Unit Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible E-Writer Display Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible E-Reader Display Unit Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible E-Reader Display Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Shelving Label Display Unit Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Shelving Label Display Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Smart Card Display Unit Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Smart Card Display Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible "Other" Display Unit Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible "Other" Display Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022

Charts

  • Flexible Display Unit Shipments by Display Type, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Unit Shipments by Product Type, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Unit Shipments by Display Type, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Unit Shipments by Product Type, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Unit Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Square Meters by Product Type, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Square Meters by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Revenue by Product Type, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible LED Display Unit Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible LED Display Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible LCD Display Unit Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Liquid Crystal Display Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible OLED Display Unit Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible OLED Display Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible E-Paper Display Unit Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible E-Paper Display Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Phone & Tablet Display Unit Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Phone & Tablet Display Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Appliance Display Unit Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Appliance Display Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Automotive Display Unit Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Automotive Display Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Wearable Display Unit Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Wearable Display Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible TV & Video Display Unit Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible TV & Video Display Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Signage Display Unit Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Signage Display Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible E-Writer Display Unit Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible E-Writer Display Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible E-Reader Display Unit Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible E-Reader Display Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Shelving Label Display Unit Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Shelving Label Display Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Smart Card Display Unit Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Smart Card Display Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible "Other" Display Unit Shipments by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible "Other" Display Revenue by Region, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Square Meters by Display Type, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Revenue by Display Type, World Markets: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Unit Shipments by Product Type, North America: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Square Meters by Product Type, North America: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Revenue by Product Type, North America: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Unit Shipments by Product Type, Europe: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Square Meters by Product Type, Europe: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Revenue by Product Type, Europe: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Unit Shipments by Product Type, Asia Pacific: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Square Meters by Product Type, Asia Pacific: 2017-20222
  • Flexible Display Revenue by Product Type, Asia Pacific: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Unit Shipments by Product Type, Latin America: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Square Meters by Product Type, Latin America: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Revenue by Product Type, Latin America: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Unit Shipments by Product Type, Middle East & Africa: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Square Meters by Product Type, Middle East & Africa: 2017-2022
  • Flexible Display Revenue by Product Type, Middle East & Africa: 2017-2022
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