The Rise, Fall and Rise of the Interactive Display Market

April 20, 2020

By Colin Messenger Futuresource Consulting A month ago, 13 countries had complete school closures, affecting 19% of enrolled learners and placing an emphasis on the concern for adequate supply. As the peak of the crisis in China was just after Chinese New Year, vendors had plenty of inventory to cover the annual common shortage around […]

featured Image

Collaboration Board Market Sees Nearly 40 Percent Growth in 2018

March 5, 2019

Interactive Flat Panel Displays (i.e., collaboration boards) continued to be a considerable success in 2018 in the education and corporate markets. By Q4, 83 percent of all interactive display sales were IFPDs, increasing from 73 percent last year, according to the latest research from Futuresource Consulting. 55 of the 67 countries that Futuresource track had […]

featured Image

The Global LED Display Market Now $4.5 Billion Market

March 14, 2017

According to the latest report from Futuresource Consulting, the global LED display market closed 2016 with a mounting value of $4.5 billion, up 7 percent from $4.2 billion the previous year. Meanwhile, 2016 saw the value of the monochrome/tri-colour LED display market value fall, year-on-year by 5 percent, now contributing less than 25 percent of market value. Much of […]

featured Image

Sharp Exits Consumer TV Market in Americas — Sort of (Updated)

July 31, 2015

Reuters reported this morning that Sharp Corporation has decided to exit the TV market in North and South America. They’ve not been profitable in the TV market in years and after a $2 Billion refinance, they promised to eliminate 5,000 jobs — this was the best and easiest way to do that. Cut the department […]

featured Image

Can Ultra-Slim LCD TV Compete With OLED TV?

July 20, 2015

By Jimmy Kim DisplaySearch Ultra-slim has become a main feature for mobile PCs, and TVs are also trying to capitalize on this trend. Recently, Sony officially launched its Bravia X900C and X910C series LCD TVs described as having “ultra-thin floating styles” with only 4.9 mm thickness. With OLED TV being promoted with under 5.0 mm […]

featured Image

Pro Monitor Market to Remain Flat until 4K Demand Increases

June 10, 2015

Futuresource Consulting just released the Q1 2015 EMEA pro monitor report. According to the report the EMEA professional monitor market fell by 12 percent (782 units) between Q4 2014 and Q1 2015 to reach 5,963 units. However, when comparing Q1 YoY, volumes were 17 percent (1,213 units) lower. The Futuresource report gives a market snapshot […]

featured Image

When Will the 8K Display Market Start?

May 19, 2015

By Yoonsung Chung DisplaySearch UHD (4K) resolution is becoming mainstream in the high-end TV market. UHD TV panel shipments reached only 63K in 2012, but jumped to 19M in 2014. IHS forecasts 4K TV panel penetration will double in 2015, reaching 15%. Penetration is forecast to increase to over 30 percent in 2018. But as […]

featured Image

MarketWise – LCD Industry Dynamics Update, February 2015

March 5, 2015

By Deborah Yang DisplaySearch The LCD industry is changing rapidly and in order to catch up with the dynamics more frequently, we publish MarketWise-LCD Industry Dynamics every month. Here are key takeaways from the February report. Chinese mobile phone brands are willing to shift to high-end models with low-priced LTPS high resolution panels. This trend […]

featured Image

DisplaySearch: Strong Growth in Public Display Shipments Forecast for 2015

November 21, 2014

The global large-screen public flat-panel display (FPD) market is rebounding after declines in 2012 and flat growth in 2013. According the NPD DisplaySearch Quarterly FPD Public Display Shipment and Forecast Report, the market is expected to grow 14 percent in 2014 and 27 percent in 2015, as economies gradually recover from the global economic downturn. […]

featured Image

Large Area TFT Panel Shipments Expected to Reach 718 Million in 2014

November 13, 2014

TFT LCD panel suppliers are expanding their business plans this year, as the market demand for key applications grows. According to the latest DisplaySearch Quarterly Large-Area TFT Panel Shipment Report, TFT panel suppliers are forecast to ship 718 million large area (9” and larger) panels in 2014, 3 percent Y/Y growth. Some panel price increases […]

featured Image

NPD DisplaySearch: Large-Format Commercial LCD Growth Streak Continues in U.S.

October 9, 2014

Year-over-year large-format commercial LCD display shipments in the United States have increased for eight consecutive quarters. According to the latest NPD DisplaySearch Monthly Large Format Commercial Displays Sell Through Report, despite pressure from consumer televisions, hybrid displays, and other lower cost display alternatives, sell-through of commercial LCD displays has continued to increase modestly. Sell-through of […]

featured Image

As TV Makers Exit Plasma, Can They Make Up For It With LCD?

July 8, 2014

By Ken Park DisplaySearch The recent announcement by Samsung SDI that it will end plasma display panel (PDP) manufacturing this year also speculated that LG Electronics will shut its PDP business due to low demand, which would leave COC (Changhong) as the sole remaining plasma TV manufacturer. Earlier this year, NPD DisplaySearch predicted the demise […]

featured Image

Large Area TFT LCD Panel Shipments Up 11 Percent Y/Y, Hits Record Level

June 3, 2014

Large area TFT LCD panel shipment area showed significant increases in March and April. In March, the total large area panel shipment area reached a record high level of 12.5M square meters, and the in April reached 12.3M, with a strong 11 percent Y/Y increase. In PC and IT markets, there were mixed results. As […]

featured Image

Futuresource Consulting: Global Large Format Display Market Posts 8.5% CY Q1 Growth

May 7, 2014

The global B2B Large Format Display (LFD) market reached 576,000 units in CY Q1 2014 representing ‘YoY’ growth of 8.5 percent, ‘QoQ’ growth stands at less than 1 percent with the majority of markets posting similar volumes to CY2013 Q4, according to the latest research from Futuresource Consulting. This is a good result for the […]

featured Image

DisplaySearch Shares DS Display Market Data

March 4, 2010

According to DisplaySearch, since 2007, the DS market has installed one million monitors (26”+) for digital signage applications – with 52 percent of those being LCD and 48 percent plasma.  In 2009, the top five brands installed for DS applications were Samsung, Panasonic, NEC, LG and Philips (take out plasma, and it shifts to Samsung, […]

featured Image