2022-11-11

Ennostar and PlayNitride Join Forces to Develop Micro LED, and Value of Market for Display-Related Micro LED Chips Will Reach Around US$542 Million in 2024, Says TrendForce

Nov. 11, 2022 ---- Ennostar’s subsidiary Epistar and PlayNitride’s wholly-owned subsidiary PlayNitride Display have announced that they have teamed up to build a production line for 6-inch Micro LED epi-wafers. Looking at the latest progress in the development of Micro LED, large-sized displays are regarded as the forerunners to the more advanced end products. Even though Micro LED has unresolved technological bottlenecks and cost-related issues, TrendForce is optimistic that this technology will eventually be adopted for the development of different kinds...
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2022-11-08

BOE Becomes Largest Shareholder in HC Semitek with Capital Investment of Around RMB 2.1 Billion, and Both Parties Will Jointly Develop Micro/Mini LED Businesses, Says TrendForce

Nov. 8, 2022 ---- BOE has become the largest shareholder in HC Semitek following a RMB 2.1 billion capital investment deal, and they are now in a partnership with respect to the development of Micro/Mini LED businesses. BOE has been involved in Micro/Mini LED since 2017 and now possesses related offerings such as displays and backlight solutions. In 2020, BOE established BOE MLED Technology as a subsidiary dedicated to the R&D and manufacturing of Micro/Mini LED products. As for HC Semitek, it is a major Chinese LED chip supplier and has ...
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2022-10-27

iPhone 14 Pro Sales Favorable Yet Cannot Vanquish Rising Inflation, Apple Cuts 1Q23 Production to 52 Million Units, Says TrendForce

Looking at Apple's 2022 sales, the company began adjusting the proportion of new products after the initial wave of pre-orders. The market response after the release of the iPhone 14 Plus was lukewarm, escalating Apple's product adjustment process. The iPhone 14 Pro series boasts improved specifications yet unit prices are the same as last year's models, making pre-orders for the Pro series highly popular. In the past, the Pro series was the first choice for the earliest wave of users. In addition, the delayed launch of the 14 Plus this year has led to more concentr...
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2022-10-17

Virtual Production LED Video Wall Market Estimated to Reach US$431 Million in 2022, with Mainstream Applications in Entertainment and Audio-visual Industries, Says TrendForce

According to TrendForce's latest "2023 Global LED Video Wall Market Outlook and Price–Cost Analysis" report, the global LED video wall market for virtual production applications in 2021 was worth approximately US$283 million, an annual increase of 136%. Despite being affected by inflation and the global economic downturn, the value of the virtual production LED video wall market is estimated to grow steadily to US$431 million in 2022, or 52% YoY, thanks to the adoption of virtual production technology by more studios.   According ...
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2022-10-11

TrendForce Announces 10 Tech Industry Trends for 2023

In this press release, TrendForce details 10 major trends that are expected to take place across various segments in the tech industry, as follows: Advanced Foundry Processes Reach Transistor Structure Transition Period, Mature Processes Focus on Diversified Specialized Development Pure foundry processes transitioned from Planar Transistor to the FinFET generation starting from the 16nm node. After the development of the 7nm process and the introduction of EUV lithography technology, FinFET structure encountered physical limits at the 3nm node. Since th...
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2022-10-06

As Operating Pressures Rise, Panel Manufacturers Enact Strict Production Controls to Balance Supply/Demand, 4Q22 Utilization Rate Forecast to Drop to 60%, Says TrendForce

TrendForce indicates, overall utilization rate of LCD large generational fabs of Gen.5 and above (in terms of wafer starts) slipping to 60% in 4Q22 cannot be ruled out, which would be the lowest level in the past ten years. Sluggish panel demand and the fact that most panel makers have officially turned from profit to loss in 2Q22 are the key factors forcing panel makers to take a more rigorous approach to production control in 2H22. TrendForce states that the timing of purchasing volume adjustment on the part of IT brands lags relatively and its effect of shrinking orders q...
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2022-09-28

New Arrival! TrendForce 2023 Global LED Video Wall Market Outlook and Price Cost Analysis- Business Inspired

The LED video wall (Finished Product) market has weakened overall due to the ongoing Russia–Ukraine War and soaring inflation, while LED video wall manufacturers will pay more efforts to promote ≤P1.0 ultra-fine pitch displays to enter the high-end market and stabilize corporate revenue. Opportunities for the LED video wall market include corporation and education scenarios, home theaters, virtual production, retail, rental and events, sports, and government bids. In 2H22, the Chinese government will continue adopting the lockdown strategy against COVID-19 o...
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2022-08-18

Micro LED Large-Sized Display Chip Market Estimated to Reach 2.7 Billion US dollars by 2026, Says TrendForce

Aug. 18, 2022 ---- According to the latest TrendForce research, "TrendForce 2022 Micro LED Self-Emitting Display Trends and Analysis on Supplier's Strategies," 4-inch wafers for Micro LED Large-Sized displays will reach approximately 1.14 million units by 2026. The chip market is expected to reach US$2.7 billion with a compound annual growth rate of approximately 241% from 2021 to 2026.   According to TrendForce, Large-Sized displays are currently the most anticipated products among a number of Micro LED display applica...
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2022-08-17

TrendForce 2022 Global LED Lighting Market Analysis

According to TrendForce’s latest market research report 2022 Global LED Lighting Market Analysis-2H22, as TrendForce reported, the demand for residential and commercial lighting was slashed in 1H22 by gloomy economic outlook amid soaring inflation, energy cost hikes following the Russia–Ukraine war, real estate downturns, as well as the pandemic’s twist and turns. That being said, as countries in Europe and North America began reopening, returns of commercial activities boosted consumption—plus the rising demand for energy-saving revamp solutions i...
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2022-08-09

Market Value of Micro LED Transparent AR Smart Glasses Chips Estimated at Approximately US$38.3 Million by 2026, Says TrendForce

Aug. 9, 2022 ---- According to TrendForce's latest research report "TrendForce 2022 Self-Emitting Micro LED Display Cost and Trend Analysis," Micro LED light engine performance beats Micro OLED in terms of brightness, contrast ratio, and responsiveness in transparent AR smart glasses microdisplays and is ideal for applications in outdoor environments. Since 2021, more than 10 branded manufacturers around the world have launched Micro LED transparent AR smart glasses concepts and related suppliers have improved Micro LED technology...
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2022-07-07

Automotive Lighting Product Market Expected to Grow by 4% Annually in 2022 on the Back of Technological Progress and Pricing Backstops, Says TrendForce

July 6, 2022 ---- According to TrendForce's latest "2022 Global Automotive LED Product Trend and Regional Market Analysis " report, although demand in the car market will decline in 2022 due to the impact of the Russian-Ukrainian war and China's pandemic resurgence, gains made in the penetration rate of LED headlights coupled with the development of advanced technologies such as intelligent headlights, logo lamps, and intelligent ambient lights will sustain a backstop for market demand in automotive lighting in 2022. At the same time, the soaring cost o...
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2022-06-29

Market Value of Micro LEDs for AR Smart Glasses Display Chips Forecast to Reach US$41 Million by 2026, Says TrendForce

Jun. 29, 2022 ---- According to TrendForce's latest Micro LED research report, among many Micro LED display applications, Micro LED microdisplays will be the next new high-end product following on the heels of large-scale display development. The market value of Micro LED AR smart glasses display chips is forecast to reach US$41 million by 2026. The reason for such a significant growth in market value in just one year from 2025 to 2026 is primarily due to the gradual maturity of technologies such as red chips, laser transfer, wafer bonding and full-colorization,...
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2022-06-29

TrendForce 2022 Global Automotive LED Product Trend and Regional Market Analysis- Business Reimagined

According to TrendForce’s “2022 Global Automotive LED Product Trend and Regional Market Analysis,” although the vehicle market demand has shrunk due to the Russia–Ukraine War and COVID-19 pandemic in China, the automotive LED market demand has steadily increased in 2022 thanks to the increasing LED headlight penetration and rise of advanced technologies such as those for intelligent headlamps, logo lamps, (intelligent) ambient lights, and Mini LED / HDR automotive displays. TrendForce has analyzed the development in the automotive ...
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2022-06-17

Micro LED Outlook 2022

Following years of development, Mini/Micro LED new display technologies have made critical breakthroughs, with end products often being unveiled in front of the public. However, there are several challenges for Mini LED and Micro LED—each at different development stages—to overcome before becoming mainstream display technologies. Mass Production Kicks off for Large-Size Micro LED Displays Following years of development, large-size Micro LED displays have entered the mass production stage this year, thereby stimulating the development of relevan...
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2022-06-02

Global LED Package Market Value Reached US$17.65 billion in 2021 with Nichia Ranking First, Says TrendForce

According to TrendForce's latest LED report, as a slowing pandemic drove the recovery of various global economic activities, global LED market value beat market expectations in 2021, reaching US$17.65 billion, or 15.4% YoY. From the revenue ranking of LED manufacturers, most constituents benefited from the rebound in market demand and showed significant revenue growth with the top three manufacturers accounting for 29.5% of the market. Nichia's backlight LED business revenue declined due to increasing OLED penetration. However, driven by the rapid growth o...
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2022-06-02

TrendForce 2022 Mini LED New Backlight Display Trend Analysis: Current Development of Brands and Strategy Analysis

According to TrendForce’s latest market research report the “TrendForce 2022 Mini LED New Backlight Display Trend Analysis”, the trend of Mini LED backlights led by leading players including Samsung and Apple in 2021 has encouraged other brands to introduce the up-to-date components into their new displays in 2022. For example, TV manufacturers such as Sony, Sharp, and Hisense have decided to use Mini LED backlights this year, while MSI, Lenovo, and GIGABYTE have applied the components to MNT and NB markets. As new comers have...
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2022-04-25

TrendForce 2022 Deep UV LED Application Market and Branding Strategies- Unlash the Market Potential

According to TrendForce latest report “2022 Deep UV LED Application Market and Branding Strategies,” as vaccination coverage increases with noticeable UV-C LED price slumps, TrendForce has revised down the UV LED market value to USD 317 million in 2021 (+2.3% YoY). In the long run, air and large surface sterilization will remain the major sectors for which leading home appliance brands strive. Additionally, UV-C LED will likely be applied to OEM automobile air conditioners, flowing water sterilization, manufacturing industry facilities, a...
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2022-04-07

Benefiting from HCL and Smart Lighting, LED Lighting Output Value to Reach US$11.1 Billion by 2026, Says TrendForce

Apr. 7, 2022 ---- According to TrendForce’s “Global LED Industry Data Base and LED Player Movement Quarterly Update” report, demand for high-standard LED products in the lighting market will enter a growth stage. Generally speaking, the price of lighting LED products is stable. However, due to the recent rise in global raw material prices, the unit price of products looks to trend higher. Coupled with high demand for energy conservation from governments around the world, the output value of the lighting LED market in 2022 is forecast to have an...
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2022-03-22

TrendForce: LED Market Value Likely to Hit USD 30.312 Billion in 2026

According to TrendForce’s latest report “Gold+ Member: Global LED Industry Data Base and LED Player Movement Quarterly Update”, economic activities have returned in all aspects as the COVID-19 pandemic began slowing down in 2021, boosting the global LED market scale to USD 17.65 billion (+15.4% YoY), a growth rate that beats expectations. Looking to the future, market value of Mini LED backlights and video walls will continue going up, along with increased automotive LED penetration, rising demand for high-end lighting, and expanded v...
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2022-02-24

New Edition Arrival!TrendForce 2022 Global LED Lighting Market Analysis

According to TrendForce’s latest market research report 2022 Global LED Lighting Market Analysis-1H22, the lighting industry has increasingly emphasized the light quality of products (e.g., CRI, R9 value, and SDCM), and HCL for health. Moreover, the rising trends of luminaire digitalization and light- and color tuning in LED lighting products have stimulated smart LED penetration. Nowadays, new technological applications and potential demand have contributed to growth in the lighting market. TrendForce projects the global LED lighting market scale to ...
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2022-02-16

With an Assist from Oculus Quest 2, 2022 AR/VR Device Shipments Revised Up to 14.19 Million Units, Says TrendForce

Feb. 16, 2022 ---- AR/VR device shipments revised up to 14.19 million units in 2022, with an annual growth rate of 43.9%, according to TrendForce research. Growth momentum will come from increased demand for remote interactivity stemming from the pandemic, as well as Oculus Quest 2’s price reduction strategy. Microsoft HoloLens 2 and Oculus Quest 2 are first in market share for AR and VR, respectively. According to TrendForce, the topic of the Metaverse has driven brands to actively plan for and stimulate product shipment performance. However, the AR/VR d...
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2022-01-19

Locked Onto Home Theater and High-End Commercial Display Markets, Revenue of Micro LED Large-sized Display Chips Will Reach US$4.5 Billion in 2026, Says TrendForce

Jan. 18, 2022 ---- Micro LED large-sized displays will move towards the home theater and high-end commercial display markets and the revenue of Micro LED large-sized display chips is estimated to reach US$54 million in 2022, according to TrendForce’s latest research. By 2026, revenue is expected to grow to US$4.5 billion with a compound annual growth rate of 204%. In addition, technical obstacles will be conquered one by one over time. The development of Micro LED large-sized displays will peak from 2026 to 2030 and the one year revenue of Micro LED chips has ...
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2021-12-30

Shipments of LCD Monitors with Mini LED Backlighting Estimated at Approximately 51,000 units in 2021, Samsung Leads Market Share with 58%, Says TrendForce

High contrast and brightness Mini LED products have been developing aggressively, according to TrendForce’s investigations. Therefore, several LCD monitor brands have launched high-end LCD monitor products with Mini LED backlighting (Mini LED wafer size is defined as between 75~500µm). In 2021, the price of Mini LED-backlit LCD monitors fell between US$2,300 and US$5,000. For example, a 31.5-inch Mini LED backlit model is priced approximately 4 to 8 times that of model of the same size featuring a traditional LED backl...
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2021-12-28

TrendForce 2022 Infrared Sensing Application Market and Branding Strategies- Open up New Horizons

According to TrendForce 2022 Infrared Sensing Application Market and Branding Strategies, various crucial topics—such as metaverse, ADAS / autonomous driving, in-cabin sensing- DMS / OMS, and industrial automation—will rise rapidly in 2022 as brand manufacturers implement their strategies and plans. The applications as follows will all witness higher-than-expected growth momentum!   Metaverse- Eye Tracking and 3D Sensing   In response to the rise of metaverse in 2021, brand manufacturers become more active in developing AR and VR pr...
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2021-12-14

Automotive LED Market Value Forecast to Reach US$3.51 Billion in 2021, ams-OSRAM Leads in Revenue, Says TrendForce

Dec. 14, 2021 ---- TrendForce’s 2020-2021 Global Automotive LED Product Trend and Regional Market Analysis research indicates, the global penetration rate of LED headlights exceeds 60% in 2021 with penetration in new energy vehicles (NEV) exceeding 90%, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations. Influenced by growth momentum from increasing automotive market shipments and the rising penetration rate of LED lighting, global automotive LED market value is estimated to be valued at US$3.51 billion in 2021, a 31.8% YoY growth rate. This demonstr...
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2021-11-16

Explosive Growth of Commercial Opportunities Driven by Metaverse Projected to Generate Improvements in Computing Cores, Telecommunications, and Display Technologies, Says TrendForce

Nov. 16, 2021 ---- By leveraging advantages such as lifelike interaction and virtual simulation, the metaverse will enable the growth of various applications ranging from virtual meetings, digital modeling and analysis, to virtual communities, gaming, and content creation, in the infancy of its development. According to TrendForce’s latest investigations, constructing the metaverse, which is more complex than the existing internet world, requires more powerful data processing cores, networking environments capable of transferring enormous data, and user-side AR/VR devices with...
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2021-10-27

Annual Shipment of Notebooks with Mini LED Backlight for 2022 Expected to Reach Five Million Units as Apple Takes Aim at Mid-Range/High-End Markets with Latest MacBook Pro, Says TrendForce

Oct. 27, 2021 ---- Apple recently unveiled its newest lineup of 14.2-inch and 16.2-inch MacBook Pros, which represent the company’s latest effort to extend its application of display backlights with Mini LED technology from the 12.9-inch iPad Pro to the MacBook Pro range. TrendForce’s latest investigations indicate that, in light of Apple’s foray into the high-end notebook computer market with the latest generation of MacBook Pro, annual shipment of notebook computers equipped with Mini LED backlight for 2022 will likely reach five million units, a 2...
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2021-10-20

Annual Shipment of Airpods Expected to Reach 85 Million Sets, with Component Suppliers Epistar, DOWA, II-VI/Finisar Set to Benefit, Says TrendForce

Oct. 20, 2021 ---- Apple’s latest AirPods 3 still feature an optical in-ear detection mechanism, according to TrendForce’s 2021 Infrared Sensing Market Trend - 3D Sensing, LiDAR, SWIR LED report. Through the integration of PPG (photoplethysmography) technology, the AirPods 3 contain an improved in-ear detection mechanism based on skin-detect sensors that are equipped with four SWIR (short-wave infrared) LED chips that have two different wavelengths, as well as two InGaAs photodiodes. Industry insiders indicate that the AirPods 3’s s...
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2021-09-24

New Arrival! TrendForce 2022 Global LED Video Wall Market Outlook and Price Cost Analysis

According to TrendForce 2022 Global LED Video Wall Market Outlook and Price Cost Analysis, as the COVID-19 outbreak is slowing down, the global LED video wall market has witnessed strong demand return between 2Q21 and 3Q21. Recoveries in markets that were severely affected by the 2020 pandemic have been particularly robust in 2021, including commercial rental, sports venues, corporation & education, and outdoor displays. According to TrendForce analysis, the LED video wall market scale is likely to reach USD 6.351 billion in 2021 (+14.9% YoY) and jump ...
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2021-09-08

Increased Demand on Food Safety Projected to Propel Annual Horticultural Lighting LED Revenue for 2021 to US$399 Million, Says TrendForce

Sep. 8, 2021 ---- Thanks to favorable policies by governments worldwide as well as massive adoption of horticultural LED lighting products in the medical and recreational marijuana markets in North America, horticultural lighting LED revenue saw an explosive growth in 2020, reaching US$301 million, a 57% YoY increase, according to TrendForce’s 2021 Global LED Lighting Market Outlook - Light LED and LED Lighting Market Trend report. This growth is expected to maintain its momentum throughout 2021, during which the market is expected ...
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