2019-06-17

Apple's Newest Display to Boost High-End Demand, with Mini LED Backlights to Become Both a Chance and a Challenge

LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, points out that Apple has just released the Pro Display XDR 32-inch 6K display, which utilizes a brand new LED backlight solution. In doing so, Apple is motivating the display industry to actively explore new solutions for high end products, with next generation Mini LED backlight technology to become the main area of development for many suppliers. Mini LED backlight revenue is expected to reach US$340 million in 2023 (not including the revenue from other driver ICs and backplanes). TrendForce points out that the brand n...
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2019-06-06

LEDinside: Global Automotive LED Market Value will Reach 4.21 Billion USD in 2023

According to LEDinside's latest report-2019 Global Automotive LED Market Report- Passenger Car and Box Truck, in 2018, global trade frictions and economic recession had a negative impact on the development of vehicle market, leading to a decline in annual vehicle sales. In 2019 , although the instability of global economic condition still continues, sales volume of new energy vehicles still shows rapid growth, and is expected to be the major driving force of total vehicle sales in the future. In terms of regional market development, sales growth of vehicles in some eme...
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2019-06-04

2018 Revenue Ranking of Global LED Package Manufacturers in Chinese Market

According to the latest report “2019 Chinese LED Chip and Package Industry Market Report” from LEDinside, a division of the market research firm TrendForce, in 2018, the scale of Chinese LED package market was USD 10.5 billion, enjoying an increase of 4.5% YoY. Looking into 2019, since LED lighting industry has entered the mature period, manufacturers are expecting a larger market demand for high-end lighting, like professional lighting and healthy lighting. In addition, UV-LED, automotive lighting and digital display (video wall) will be the maj...
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2019-05-09

Mini LED Backlit Displays to Bring in Business and Give OLEDs a Run for Their Money

According to the newest 2019 Mini LED and HDR High-End Display Market Report by LEDinside , a division of TrendForce , after 3 years of mini LED backlight technology development, mini LEDs will finally make an official appearance on displays in 2019 and compete directly with OLEDs. Apple, with eyes set on the advantages of mini LED technology for a while, is also eager to strike collaborations with suppliers in Taiwan and Japan to introduce this technology into desktop displays, notebooks and tablets. TrendForce explains that, in comparing the two, Min...
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2019-04-23

Top 10 LED Package Manufacturer Revenue Ranking of 2018, Says LEDinside

2018 has proven to be a difficult year for many LED manufacturers: the industry as a whole was burdened with the weight of oversupply, and the US-China trade dispute caused end demand to stagnate. This led to a less-than-expected business performance for LED manufacturers in general. According to the LED Industry Demand and Supply Data Base report by LEDinside, LED packaging revenue in 2018 reached US$ 18.4 billion, a mere growth of 3.1 % over 2017. LEDinside Research Director, Roger Chu, points out that revenue rankings for the top ten LED packaging...
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2019-04-11

LEDinside: UV LED Market Value in 2023 Will Reach USD 991 Million

According to LEDinside’s latest report- 2019 Deep UV LED Application Market- Sterilization, Purification, and Water Treatment Markets, due to global recession, UV LED manufacturers’ revenue in 2018 failed to grow as expected, but the increase was stable. In terms of the demand market outlook, the curing market will grow steadily and the major growth momentum will be surface / air sterilization, static water sterilization and flowing water sterilization. UV LED market value in 2023 is expected to reach USD 991 million.
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2019-02-14

Trendforce: China IGBT Market Scale will Reach RMB 52.2 Billion in 2025 and HEV/EV will be the Largest Application Field

According to the latest report of Trendforce, titled “ 2019 China IGBT Industry Development and Market Report”, China IGBT market scale in 2018 is expected to be RMB 15.3 billion, representing a year-on-year increase of 19.91%. As HEV/EV demand and industrial demand enjoy large growth, China IGBT market scale will continuously increase and it is expected to stand at RMB 52.2 billion by 2025 with a CAGR of 19.11%. HEV/EV Demand Market Ranks Top In 2012, as the State Council of the People's Republic of China issued Ener...
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2019-02-13

LEDinside: Observing the Development Trend of Micro LED Display from Micro LED Technology Challenges

According to LEDinside’s 2019 Micro LED Next Generation Display Key Technology Report, Micro LED possesses excellent features no matter in high brightness, high contrast, high response time and power saving, which are all better than LCD and OLED. With Micro LED, various applications, such as watch, mobile phone, automotive display, AR, VR, monitor, TV and large display will develop towards a higher level in the future. According to LEDinside, although Micro LED technology faces many challenges, compared with two years ago, the current technological progress has been much improved. The early patented technology has already appeared in the physical sample display machine. In the future, Micro LED’s commercialization will be driven by the growth of Micro LED technology. In addition, the manufacturing process of Micro LED is complex and the requirement becomes stricter. The raw materials, process consumables, production equipment, testing instruments and auxiliary fixtures used in the process require sophisticated specifications and relatively high precision.
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2019-02-13

LEDinside: Micro LED Supply Chain and Vendor Layout Analysis

According to LEDinside’s 2019 Micro LED Next Generation Display Key Technology Report, Micro LED technology development in the early days was based on patent layout. Sony, Cree and the University of Illinois have been the earliest ones for the layout. After the acquisition of LuxVue by APPLE in 2014, it led other companies to accelerate the development of the Micro LED field. In addition, manufacturers in different regions of the world have different strategies and developments for the layout of Micro LEDs. For example, Taiwanese manufacturers are mainly engaged in professional OEMs, and Korean manufacturers focus on strategic cooperation. Japanese manufacturers mainly develop within the group, and most European and American manufacturers focus on startups and academic institutions. Yet, the development of Chinese manufacturers is slower, and most of them are in the research and evaluation stage.
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2019-01-22

LED Packaging Companies Work on Niche Markets, Horticultural Lighting, Human Centric Lighting and Connected Lighting Being the Focus, Says LEDinside

Mainstream high- and mid-power LED package products in the Chinese market witnessed price declines in December, according to the latest report from LEDinside, a division of TrendForce. “LED manufacturers have continued to clear their inventories in December due to the weak demand at the year end, which lowered the prices in the general lighting market”, says LEDinside analyst Terri Wang. The average prices of high- and mid-power LED package products slid 2%~4% and 1%~8% respectively. Faced with the sluggish demand, LED packaging companies conti...
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2019-01-08

LEDinside: LiDAR Laser Market Scale Will Achieve USD 191 Million in 2023

According to the latest report, titled “LEDinside 2019 Infrared Sensing Application Market Report- Mobile Sensing, LiDAR and Optical Sensing,” various IR products have kept developing, bringing about unlimited business opportunities. LEDinside focuses on the applications as follows, including security surveillance, biometric recognition on mobile device (iris, 2D facial, under display fingerprint recognition- optical and ultrasonic, 3D facial recognition- structured light, ToF, stereo vision), digital medical care (pulse, oximetry, glucose sensing), spec...
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2018-12-26

LEDinside: Infrared Sensing Market Scale Will Achieve over USD 2.1 Billion in 2020

According to the latest “LEDinside 2019 Infrared Sensing Application Market Report- Mobile Sensing, LiDAR and Optical Sensing” various IR products have kept developing, which have brought about unlimited business opportunities. LEDinside focuses on the applications as follows, including security surveillance, biometric recognition on mobile device (iris, 2D facial, under display fingerprint recognition- optical and ultrasonic, 3D facial recognition- structured light, ToF, stereo vision), digital medical care (pulse, oximetry, glucose sensing), spectral sensing, automotive sensing (facial and gesture) and automotive LiDAR, drone, AGV, proximity sensor, optical communication, etc. Market scale, opportunities, challenges, product specification and supply chain is discussed and analyzed in this report, which helps readers to have an overall understanding to infrared application markets.
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2018-12-19

[Micro LED Technology Research Contest – Winner] AIXTRON Improves Epitaxy Production of Micro LED to Accelerate and Optimize Technology Development

Epitaxy wafers are key to the technology development of Micro LED displays. As Micro LED chips are extremely small, the quality of epitaxy wafers including wavelength uniformity and low defect becomes critical for further production process. AIXTRON, the German-based technology company, has illustrated how its MOCVD systems can significantly improve wavelength uniformity and decrease defect density of Micro LED epitaxy wafer with its article, titled “AIXTRON’s MOCVD Technology Breakthrough for Micro LED High Volume Manufacturing....
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2018-12-19

[Micro LED Technology Research Contest – Second Place] Uniqarta Introduces Its Laser Technology for Micro LED Assembly

Developing cost-effective methods for transferring Micro LEDs is critical for the commercialization of Micro LED display technology. How to accurately assemble numerous tiny sized Micro LEDs to targeted places efficiently has been one of the biggest challenges for worldwide Micro LED technology developers. Uniqarta, a U.S.-based startup who focuses on developing innovative assembly methods for integrated circuit (IC), has shared with LEDinside how its laser-based transfer technology can be applied for Micro LEDs. Its article, titled “Laser-Enabled E...
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2018-12-19

[Micro LED Technology Research Contest – Third Place] Tesoro Proposes In-Process Functional Test to Improve Micro LED Mass Production

The key for commercializing Micro LED technology is to holistically improve the manufacture process and to achieve cost-effective high volume production of Micro LED displays. Major industry players in the production chain from the LED chip makers, transfer technology developers to panel producers and end products brands have all dedicated themselves to work on solutions for the goal. Tesoro Scientific, established by Francois J. Henley in 2017, focuses on the enhancement of Micro LED production. Its research paper, titled “Novel In-Process Functional Tes...
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2018-12-13

UV LED Market Value in 2022 will Increase to USD 1.224 Billion, Says LEDinside

According to the latest report from LEDinside, a division of the market research firm TrendForce, 2018 UV LED Application Market- Curing, Medical and Sterilization, the projected UV LED market value was reach to USD 223 million in 2017 and will spring up to USD 1.224 billion in 2022, with 2017-2022 CAGR of 33%. Except for steady curing market growth, surface sterilization, static water sterilization, and flowing water sterilization will drive the growth of UV LED market in 2018-2022.
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2018-12-12

LEDinside Expects Risks of Oversupply to Continue in Global LED Industry for 2019; Niche Applications Would Provide New Growth Momentum

LED companies have been keeping low stocking due to the sluggish demand in the end markets in 2018 and impacts of the China-US trade war, according to LEDinside, a division of TrendForce. Looking ahead to 2019, the overall industry still has risks of oversupply, but demands for niche applications, including fine-pitch LED digital display, Mini LED backlight, UV-C LED, automotive lighting and high-efficiency lighting LED, have a positive outlook and may drive the market growth in the future. After the recent G20 summit, China and the U.S. have announced to ...
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2018-11-13

[Micro LED Technology Research Contest – Honorable Mention] QMAT’s Engineered Substrates Increase Efficiency of Micro LED Production

The Micro LED Technology Research Contest has received papers targeting all aspects of Micro LED technology development. Aside from mass transferring and methods for full color display, backplane is also a critical factor in the manufacturing process of Micro LED.
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2018-11-08

[Micro LED Technology Research Contest – Honorable Mention] Mass Production Solution of Micro-LED without Mass Transfer

Mass transferring is one of the biggest obstacles for the mass production of Micro LED display technology. Many players in the industry have come up with different methods to solve the issue and it is also a focal point in the Micro LED Technology Research Contest, where several research papers targeted the topic. The article submitted by Thomos Q. Ke has illustrated an idea to produce Micro LED without the process of mass transfer. The paper, titled “Mass Production Solution of Micro-LED without Mass Transfer” was awarded with an honorable menti...
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2018-10-30

LEDinside: 8K High Resolution Generation Is Coming, Micro LED TV Market Trend and Challenges

According to LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, latest “2018 Micro LED Next Generation Display Technology Market Report- 4Q18 Micro LED TV Market and Technology Challenge Analysis”, 4K TV market share will reach to 51% and 8K TV market share will achieve 10% in 2023, which means high resolution panel will be hit in the future. Compared with OLED TV, Micro LED TV will be much easier to meet the high resolution, high brightness and high reliability. However, a lot of technology challenges remains to be conquered.
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2018-10-29

Products with Mini LED Backlighting Expect a High Possibility of Mass Production in 2019

According to the latest report - New Display Technology Cost Analysis - by WitsView, a division of TrendForce, Mini LED technology has made constant process over the past year, with a significant increase in production output (in unit per hour, UPH) and die bond accuracy. Looking ahead to 2019, WitsView expects a high possibility of the mass production of products with Mini LED backlighting. The processing costs of display units may increase by 20%~100% depending on the number of Mini LED used.
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2018-10-23

2019 Global LED Lighting Market Trend- Cross-Industry to Create Business Opportunities

According to the latest research report of LEDinside 「2019 Light LED and LED Lighting Market Outlook」, during 2018 to 2023, LED lighting market scale will gradually increase. LED lighting market scale will reach USD 56.6 billion in 2023. CAGR during 2018 to 2023 will be 9%.
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2018-10-11

2019 Global LED Video Wall Market Outlook- Mini LED and Micro LED are Still the Major Market Attention

According to the latest research report of LEDinside 「2019 Global LED Video Wall Market Outlook - Cinema, Rental Market and Price Trend」, as the demand for LED display in markets including rental market, HDR market application, retail and meeting room boosts, the annual growth rate of indoor fine pitch display in 2018 is expected to 39% and its CAGR during 2018 o 2022 will reach 28%, which is driven by the continuous development of ultra-fine pitch display in the future.
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2018-09-25

Escalating Trade War May Aggravate Oversupply Situation in LED Industry, Says LEDinside

According to LED Industry Demand and Supply Data Base, the latest report by LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, the global LED industry is projected to reach a market value of US$ 18.796 billion in 2018, with an increase of 4% YoY. The market is slowing down as the oversupply situation contributes to LED price declines, together with the impacts of escalating trade war on demand in the end market.  
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2018-09-18

Mini LED May Have a Chance to Compete with OLED in Markets of Large-size TV and High-end IT Products

According to TrendForce (WitsView)’s latest report New Display Technology Cost Analysis, some manufacturers have focused on the development of Mini LED, expecting it to become a transitional product before Micro LED is ready for mass production. The architecture of Mini LED is similar to that of current LED backlight in LCD displays, so no major change in the design is needed. However, Mini LED is bound to face the direct competition from OLED in the sector of consumer electronics such as smartphones and TV. For the short term, large-size TV a...
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2018-09-03

2019 Global LED Video Wall Market Outlook-Cinema, Rental Market and Price Trend

According to the latest research report of LEDinside 「2019 Global LED Video Wall Market Outlook - Cinema, Rental Market and Price Trend」, as the demand for LED display in markets including rental market, HDR market application, retail and meeting room boosts, global LED display market scale in 2022 is expected to stand at USD 9.349 billion with a CAGR of 12% during 2018 to 2022. Thereinto, that of indoor fine pitch display in 2018 is expected to be up to USD 1.997 billion with a y-o-y growth of 39% and its CAGR during 2018 o 2022 will reach 28%, which is driven by the continuous development of ultra-fine pitch display in the future.
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2018-07-31

LEDinside: The Number of LEDs Used in HUD is Estimated to Reach 300 Million in 2023

According to the latest report from LEDinside, “Micro-projection Technology Applied to Automotive HUD Trends,” the number of LEDs used in head up display (HUD) is estimated to reach 300 million in 2023.
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2018-07-24

The CAGR of Global Horticultural Lighting and Stadium Lighting Market are Expected to Achieve 30% and 16% respectively in 2018-2022, Which are Higher than General Lighting Market

LED plant lighting market scale reaches about USD 224 Million in 2018, and the market scale of LEDs for plant lighting is about USD 58.5 Million. LEDinside estimates that the market scale of LED plant lighting and LEDs will rapidly grow to USD 633 Million and 151 Million by 2022, with CAGR of 30% and 27% during 2018-2022 respectively.
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2018-07-20

Micro LED Mass Transfer Technologies Compete Against Each Other at 2018 Micro LEDforum

The 2018 Micro LEDforum, hosted by LEDinside, ended on 12 July. This time, experts from various fields were invited to share the six bottlenecks in the Micro LED manufacturing process. In the mass transfer section, this time we invited Uniqarta, SelfArray, eLux, QMAT and KIMM to talk about the features of various transfer technologies and future potential.
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2018-07-17

LEDinside: Market Value of Automotive Headlamp LED in China is Expected to Reach US$1.21 Billion in 2022

According to the latest report from LEDinside, a division of the market research firm TrendForce, 2018 Chinese Automotive Lighting Market Report- Passenger Car and Logistics Car Market Analysis, the market value of automotive headlamp LED in China is expected to reach US$1.21 billion in 2022, the highest among major automotive applications.
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TSLC Corporation, a subsidiary of SemiLEDs, launched sampling of its tri-color Mini LED series, targeted to provide LED display manufacturers with surface-mounting (SMT) compatible devices. The first product in the tri-color multi pixel series... READ MORE

The German chemistry giant BASF has revealed its development of dark automotive paint colors that are reflective to LiDAR for enhancing the detecting function of autonomous cars. LiDAR plays a critical role to the development of autonomous veh... READ MORE