Global Touch Controller IC Industry

Nov 18, 2015, 12:49 ET from Reportlinker

NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Projected Capacitive Touch Controller IC in US$ Million. The Global Market is further analysed by the following End-Use Applications: Smartphones, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Japan, Europe, Taiwan, China, South Korea, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 37 companies including many key and niche players such as -

3M Company
Atmel Corporation
Broadcom Corporation
Cirque Corporation
Cypress Semiconductor Corporation



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I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1 Disclaimers.............. I-2 Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2 Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3 Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3 Touch Controller IC..............I-3 Projected Capacitive Touch Controller IC I-3

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW.............. II-1 Touch Controller IC Market - A Prelude II-1 Projected Capacitive Touch Controller ICs Dominates Market II-1 Competitive Landscape: Asian Vendors Lead the Touch Controller ICs Market..............II-3 Table 1: Leading Touch Controller IC Design Houses Worldwide (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Atmel, Cypress, Elan, FocalTech, Goodix, Melfas, MediaTek, Synaptics, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-3 Select Providers of Touch Controller IC and Major End-Use Devices.............. II-4 Table 2: Leading Players in the Global Smartphone Touch IC Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Atmel, Broadcom, Cypress, FocalTech, Synaptics, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-4 Falling Touch Controller IC Prices: Vendors Diversify to Sustain Margins.............. II-4

2. NOTEWORTHY TRENDS, DRIVERS & CHALLENGES II-5 Widespread Adoption of Touch Screens Drives Demand for Touch Controller ICs.............. II-5 Table 3: World Market for Touchscreen by Technology (2012-2016): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Shipments for Capacitive, Resistive and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. II-6

Table 4: Global Market for Touch Screen Devices (2013, 2014 & 2015): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Shipments for All-in-one PCs, Feature Phones, Monitors, Notebook PCs, Smartphones, Tablet PCs and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. II-7 Growing Sales of Smartphones Augurs Well for Touch Controller IC II-7 Table 5: Global Market for Smartphones by Geographic Region (2013-2015): Breakdown of Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. II-8

Table 6: Smartphone Penetration Worldwide (as a Percentage of Total Population) for Major Countries: 2014E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-9

Table 7: Most Performed Activity on Smartphones Using Touch Technology: 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-10 Media Tablets: Another Key Market for Touch Controller ICs II-10 Table 8: Worldwide Shipments of Desktop PCs, Tablets and Mobile Phones (2014 & 2015) (in Million Units) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-11 Increasing Adoption of Touch Screens in Notebook PCs: Business Case for Touch Controller IC..............II-11 Table 9: Global Notebooks Market by Screen Type (2013-2016): Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit Volume Sales for Touch Notebooks and Non-Touch Notebooks (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. II-12

Table 10: Select Notebook Manufacturers and their Touch Proliferation (% of Total Notebooks Manufactured) for the Year 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-13 Mandatory Touch Screen Requirements for Third-Generation Ultrabooks to Boost Touch Controller IC Demand II-13 A Comparison of the Various Ultrabook Generations II-13 TDDI - The Next Wave of Innovation in Touch IC II-14 In-cell Technology to Benefit from Growing Interest in TDDI II-14 Comparison of Select Features of Capacitive Touch (OGS & G/ F/F) with In-cell and On-cell Technologies II-15 Expanding Touch Screen Applications - PCAP's Loss Others' Gain? II-15 Table 11: World Market for Laptop Touch Screen by Technology (2013-2016): Percentage Breakdown of Number of Touch Screens for Glass on Glass, G1F & Glass on Film on Film, One Glass Solution, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-16

Table 12: World Market for Tablet PC Touch Screen by Technology (2013-2016): Percentage Breakdown of Number of Touch screens for Glass on Glass, G1F & Glass on Film on Film, In-Cell, On-Cell, One Glass Solution, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-16 Thin Touch Panels Necessitate Focus on Controller Ics with Noise Reduction.............. II-17 Rise in Mobile Gaming: Potential for Touch Controller ICs Market II-17 Rising Use of Touch Screens in Automobiles Bodes Well for Touch Screen Controllers IC Market II-17 Table 13: Automotive Touch Panels Market by Technology (2013, 2015 & 2018): Percentage Share Breakdown of Shipments (Volume) for Projected Capacitive Touch Panels and Resistive Touch Panels (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-18 Touch Screens in Public Shared Devices: An Attractive Opportunity II-19 Growing Trend towards Touch Screen ATMs: Opportunity for Growth II-19 Table 14: Global Automated Teller Machines Market by Geographic Region/Country - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Installed Base in '000 Units for 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. II-20 Touch Controller IC Market to Benefit from Rising Integration of Touch Panels in Medical Systems II-20 Rising Significance of Touch-based Systems in Industrial Sector to Stir Sales of Touch Controller ICs II-21 Haptics in Touch-based Interfaces: An Emerging Market II-21

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW.............. II-22 Touch Screen: An Introduction..............II-22 A Review of Various Types of Touch Screen Technologies II-22 A. Resistive Touch Screen..............II-22 B. Capacitive Touch Screen..............II-22 Advantages of Capacitive Touchscreen II-23 Disadvantages of Capacitive Touchscreen II-23 Classification of Capacitive Touchscreens II-23 Surface Capacitance..............II-23 Projected Capacitance..............II-23 Mutual Capacitance..............II-23 C. Infrared grid..............II-23 D. Infrared Acrylic Projection II-24 E. Dispersive Signal Technology II-24 F. Acoustic Pulse Recognition..............II-24 A Comparison of Major Characteristics of Various Touch Screen Technologies..............II-24 What are Touch Controllers?..............II-25 Touch Screen Controller IC..............II-25 Touch Controller Unit Design..............II-26 Controller IC - Vital to Touch Performance II-26

4. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/LAUNCHES..............II-27 Atmel Extends maXTouch U series..............II-27 Cypress Expands TrueTouch Family II-27 Microchip Introduces MTCH6303..............II-27 Microchip Unveils MTCH6102 Controllers II-27 Cypress Unveils TrueTouch Gen4X TMA448 II-27 Atmel Unveils maXTouch S Controllers for Automobiles II-27 Zytronic Introduces ZXY110..............II-28 Dongbu HiTek Develops Novel Capacitive Touch Controller IC for Smartphones.............. II-28 Atmel Expands maXTouch® T Series Touchscreen Controllers II-28 Microchip Technology Unveils MTCH6102 series of PCAP Touch Controllers.............. II-28 Atmel's maXTouch S Controllers Secure Automotive Certification II-28 ROHM Semiconductor Introduces BU210xx Series II-28 Microchip Unveils CAP12XX Series II-28 Atmel Unveils maXTouch® T Series for Screen Sizes up to 23 Inches II-29 Atmel Rolls Out maXTouch Mxt 5408 II-29 Elan Partners Intel to Promote Single-Chip Smart-Touchscreen™ IC II-29 Synaptics Expands ClearPad Series of Single-Layer Touch Controller Solutions..............II-29 Synaptics Unveils Windows 8.1 Certified Capacitive Touch Controller.............. II-29 Neonide Unveils NN1002..............II-29 Atmel maXTouch® Introduces Controllers Compatible with Windows 8.1 Systems.............. II-29

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY..............II-30 FocalTech Merges with Orise..............II-30 Vivo Smartphones Selects Cypress TrueTouch® II-30 Huawei Opts for TrueTouch by Cypress II-30 Parade Signs Deal to Takeover TrueTouch® Mobile Touchscreen Business from Cypress..............II-30 Spansion Merges with Cypress..............II-30 MStar Merges with MediaTek..............II-30 Atmel Joins Forces with Fingerprint Cards II-30 Elan Microelectronics Secures Essential Patent for Narrow Bezel Touch Control Design..............II-31 Siemens Opts for Atmel maXTouch® Controller II-31 Xiaomi Selects Atmel Controllers II-31 Elan Expands Touch Control IC for Ebooks II-31 Sony Opts for Elan Touch Control IC II-31

6. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS..............II-32 3M Company (US).............. II-32 Atmel Corporation (US)..............II-32 Broadcom Corporation (US)..............II-33 Cirque Corporation (US)..............II-33 Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (US) II-33 eGalax_eMPIA Technology Inc (Taiwan) II-34 Elan Microelectronics Corporation (Taiwan) II-34 FocalTech Systems Co., Ltd. (Taiwan) II-34 Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. (US) II-34 Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (US) II-35 MediaTek, Inc. (Taiwan)..............II-35 Shenzhen Huiding Technology Co., Ltd./Goodix (China) II-35 MELFAS Co., Ltd. (South Korea) II-35 Microchip Technology, Inc. (US)..............II-36 Semtech Corporation (US)..............II-36 STMicroelectronics NV (Switzerland) II-36 Synaptics Corporation (US)..............II-37 Texas Instruments, Inc. (US)..............II-37

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE..............II-38 Table 15: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Projected Capacitive Touch Controller IC by Geographic Region/Country - US, Japan, Europe, Taiwan, China, South Korea and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-38

Table 16: World 8-Year Perspective for Projected Capacitive Touch Controller IC by Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of Revenue for US, Japan, Europe, Taiwan, China, South Korea and Rest of World Markets for Years 2013, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-39

Table 17: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Projected Capacitive Touch Controller IC by End-Use Application - Smartphones and Others Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-40

Table 18: World 8-Year Perspective for Projected Capacitive Touch Controller IC by End-Use Application - Percentage Breakdown of Revenue for Smartphones and Others Markets for Years 2013, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-41

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES.............. III-1 A.Market Analysis.............. III-1 Product Launches..............III-1 Strategic Corporate Developments III-3 Key Players.............. III-4 B.Market Analytics..............III-10 Table 19: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Projected Capacitive Touch Controller IC Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10

2. JAPAN.............. III-11 A.Market Analysis.............. III-11 Product Launch.............. III-11 B.Market Analytics..............III-11 Table 20: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Projected Capacitive Touch Controller IC Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

3. EUROPE.............. III-12 A.Market Analysis.............. III-12 Strategic Corporate Developments III-12 STMicroelectronics NV - Key Player III-12 B.Market Analytics..............III-13 Table 21: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Projected Capacitive Touch Controller IC Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13

4. TAIWAN.............. III-14 A.Market Analysis.............. III-14 Current and Future Analysis..............III-14 Taiwan: A Key Outsourcing Destination for Touch Controller IC Manufacturing.............. III-14 Vendors Diversify Portfolio to Sustain Margins amidst Falling Touch IC Prices..............III-14 Touch DDI - A Revolutionary Approach to IC? III-15 In-Cell Touch Technology Rides the TDDI Wave III-15 Strategic Corporate Developments III-15 Key Players.............. III-16 B.Market Analytics..............III-18 Table 22: Taiwanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Projected Capacitive Touch Controller IC Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

5. CHINA.............. III-19 A.Market Analysis.............. III-19 Market Overview.............. III-19 Competitive Landscape..............III-19 Table 23: Leading Players in the Chinese Smartphone Touch Controller IC Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for FocalTech, Goodix, MediaTek, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-20 Key Players.............. III-20 B.Market Analytics..............III-21 Table 24: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Projected Capacitive Touch Controller IC Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

6. SOUTH KOREA.............. III-22 A.Market Analysis.............. III-22 Market Overview.............. III-22 Product Launch.............. III-22 MELFAS Co., Ltd. - Key Player..............III-22 B.Market Analytics..............III-23 Table 25: South Korean Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Projected Capacitive Touch Controller IC Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

7. REST OF WORLD.............. III-24 Market Analysis.............. III-24 Table 26: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Projected Capacitive Touch Controller IC Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 37

The United States (14) Japan (2) Europe (2) - The United Kingdom (1) - Rest of Europe (1) Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (19)
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