The Rise, Fall and Rise of the Interactive Display Market

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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 […]

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Collaboration Board Market Sees Nearly 40 Percent Growth in 2018

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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 […]

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The Global LED Display Market Now $4.5 Billion Market

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

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Pro Monitor Market to Remain Flat until 4K Demand Increases

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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 […]

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MarketWise – LCD Industry Dynamics Update, February 2015

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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 […]

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DisplaySearch: Strong Growth in Public Display Shipments Forecast for 2015

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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. […]

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

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

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