Global TFT LCD Panels Industry

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Global TFT LCD Panels industry

This report analyzes the Global market for TFT LCD Panels in Million Units by the following Product Segments: Large Area TFT LCD Panels, and Small & Medium TFT LCD Panels. Large Area TFT LCD Panels are further analyzed by the following application areas: LCD Monitors, Laptop/ Notebook PCs, LCD TVs, and Others (include Industrial, Medical, and Public Information Displays, among others). Small & Medium TFT LCD Panels are further analyzed by the following application areas: Mobile Phones, Digital Still Cameras, Gaming Equipment, Portable Media Players, Sub Displays, Personal Digital Assistants, and Others (include Automobile Monitors, Digital Photo Frames, Handheld TVs, Multifuntional Peripherals, Portable DVDs, Personal Navigation Devices, Digital Video Cameras, and Mobile Internet Devices, among others). Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2006 through 2015. The report profiles 61 companies including AU Optronics Corp, BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd., Chunghwa Picture Tubes Ltd., HannStar® Display Corporation, Hitachi Displays, Ltd., LG Display Co., Ltd., NEC-LCD Technologies Ltd., Panasonic Corporation, Prime View International Co., Ltd., Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Seiko Epson Corporation, Sharp Corporation, Sony Corporation, Sony Mobile Display Corp, Toshiba Corporation, Toshiba America, Inc., Toshiba Mobile Display Co., Ltd., TPO Displays Corp., and Wintek Corporation. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.





Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1

Disclaimers I-2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-3

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3

Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3



TFT LCD panels Sector: A Market Primer II-1

Current and Future Market Analysis II-1

Impact of Recession on the TFT LCD Panel Market and Aftermath II-2

ODMs and OEMs Incurred Operational Losses Amid Recession II-2

Parts and Components Suppliers Feel the Heat II-3

Market Characteristics II-3

LCD TV Sales Surpass CRT TV Sales II-3

Future Directions for Manufacturers of TFT LCD Panels II-4

LCD Panel Manufacturers Focus on Cost Reduction to Stimulate

Demand II-4

Table 1: Global LCD TV Market (2008) Percentage Share Held

by Top Players in Terms of Revenue - For Samsung, LG

Electronics, Sony, and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-5

Increased Preference for Local Manufacturing by OEMs II-5

Process Outsourcing: Key for Optimizing Supply Chain II-5

Competition: Purely Confined to Asia II-5

OLED Manufacturers in Asia-Pacific Play the Waiting Game II-6

Emergence of Green Technologies for TFT LCD Panel Production II-6

Key Market Drives and Constraints II-7

Digital Signage Displays Boost TFT LCD Market II-7

Role of Key Players II-7

Plasma to Regain Foothold II-7

Increasing Demand for Large-Screen LCD TVs against Large-

Sized Plasma Displays II-8

Burgeoning LCD Capacities and Price Drops - The Impact on

Marketplace II-8

LCD Makers Look to Diversify Market Risk II-9

Decreasing Demand to Shrink Mobile Handset Displays Sector II-9

Decline in Price II-9

OLED Display Technology to Outshine Plasma and LCDs II-10

Volatile Business Cycles Mar Market Activity II-10

Organic LEDs: Ready to Engulf the Marketplace II-11

Market Analysis by Product Segment II-11

Large Area TFT LCDs II-11

Key End-Use Applications II-12

Notebook PCs: II-12

LCD Monitor: II-12


Small & Medium TFT LCDs II-12

Key End-Use Applications II-13

Mobile Phones: II-13

Digital Cameras: II-13

Gaming Equipment: II-13

Portable Media Player: II-13

Sub Displays: II-13

Personal Digital Assistants: II-13

Others: II-14

Digital Photo Frame: II-14

Personal Navigation Devices: II-14

Automobile Monitors: II-14

Mobile Internet Devices: II-14

Industrial Usage: II-14


Thin Film Transistor Liquid Crystal Display (TFT LCD) II-15

Introduction II-15

History of TFT LCD Panels II-15

Development of Industry: Over the Years II-15

Phases of Development II-15

Pre-TFT LCD Stage / TN/STN LCD Stage (1976 to 1991) II-15

Small-scale TFT LCD Stage (1992 to 1996) II-16

Expansion Stage (1997 to 2007) II-16

TFT LCDs - Today's Most Popular Display Technology II-17

Features of the Global TFT LCD Industry II-17

High Material Cost II-17

Capital and Technology Intensive II-17

Application Intensive II-18

Various Competing Technologies II-18

Leading Component/Equipment Suppliers to the TFT LCD Industry II-18

Flat Panel Displays II-19

Types of Flat Panel Displays II-20

Volatile Displays II-20

Static Displays II-20

Liquid Crystal Display II-20

Evolution of LCD Technology: A Historical Perspective II-20

Types of LCD Panel Technologies II-21

Twisted Nematic Panel Technology II-21

S-IPS- LCD Panel Technology II-22

VA Panel Technology II-22

Super Patterned Vertical Alignment (S-PVA) II-22

Multi-Domain Vertical Alignment (MVA) II-23

Patterned Vertical Alignment (PVA) II-23

Advanced Super View II-23

Features of Liquid Crystal Displays (LCD) Panels II-23

LCD Panel II-24

Driving-Circuit Unit II-24

Backlight & Chassis Unit II-24

Vertical Structure of a Unit Pixel and its Equivalent Circuit II-24

Dot-Matrix LCD Monitors: An overview II-25

Techniques to Generate Liquid Crystal Images II-25

Segment Driving Method II-25

Dot-Matrix Driving Method II-25

Drive Methods for Matrix Displays II-26

Color Production in LCD Panels II-26

Fabrication of New TFT LCD Panel II-26

Classification of LCD Panels by Structure II-26

Displays using Active-Matrix Technologies II-27

Twisted Nematic II-27

In-Plane Switching II-27

Advanced Fringe Field Switching II-27

Vertical Alignment II-27

Blue Phase II-28

Comparing LCD TV with Plasma TV II-28

LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) TV II-28

Key Features of LCD TV II-28

Disadvantages of LCD TV II-28

Plasma TV II-29

Key Features of Plasma TV II-29

Plasma Television- Disadvantages II-30

Plasma TV Vis-à-vis LCD TV II-30

Alternative Technologies II-31

E-Paper II-31

OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diodes) II-32

Bistable Displays II-32

Others II-32


China II-33

Consumption Scenario in China II-33

Application by Size of TFT LCD Panel II-34

Application of Large-Size TFT LCD Panels II-34

Small & Medium Sized Panels Market II-34

Major Growth Driver: Chinese CCTV LCD Monitor Industry II-34

CCTV LCD Monitor Industry to Witness Growth II-34

Key Market Trends II-35

Chinese LCD Panel Manufacturers Push TN/STN and TFT Production II-35

Competitive Scenario in TFT LCD Panels Market II-35

LCD Panel Manufacturers Continue Expansion Plans Amid

Economic Downturn Aftereffects II-35

TFT LCD Panel Market Witness Breach in the Antitrust Law II-36

Chinese TFT LCD Industry Eyes Larger Slice of the Global Market II-36

Low Price Driving Sales of 19-inch LCD Monitors II-36

Large-Screen TFT LCD Panels to Dominate LCD Monitors Industry II-37

LCD Panel Size to Determine Prices of CCTV Monitors II-37

India II-37

Introduction II-37

Key Features and Challenges of the Industry II-38

Growth of LCD Panel Market in India II-38

Challenges to the Manufacturers of LCD Panel II-39

LCD Monitors Overtakes CRT Technology II-39

Japan II-39

Historic Background II-40

Current scenario II-40

South Korea II-40

Current Market Trends II-41

Increasing Demand for Small & Medium Sized Panels II-41

Investments in China II-41

Taiwan II-41

Factors Reinforcing Growth of Taiwanese TFT LCD Industry II-42

Resource Accumulation II-42

Technology Transfer by Japan II-42

Support from Parallel Industries II-42

Current Industry Challenges II-43

Declining Demand II-43

Resource Constraints II-43

Industry Drifting from Demand-Pull to Supply-Push Market II-43

New Entrants in Market II-43

Current Industry Trends II-43

Taiwan's LCD Makers to Gain from Plasma TV Ban II-43

Home Applications to Drive CCTV LCD Industry II-44

China's Stimulus Measures Boost TFT LCD Panel Demand II-44

The United States II-44

New EPA Guidelines to Prompt Redesigning of LCD TVs II-45


ROHM Semiconductor Introduces Ambient Light Sensor ICs II-46

Sharp Unveils Five-Primary-Color LCD II-46

LG Display Develops TFT Roll-Printing Technology II-47

AU Optronics Unveils Multiple TFT LCD Technologies II-47

Hitachi Displays Develops IPS Low-Temp Polysilicon TFT

Production Technology II-48

IDT Unveils Power Smart Technology Equipped Solution II-48

DaouXilicon, Legend Design Technology and Jedat Collectively

Release New LCD Panel Simulation Solution II-49

NXP Semiconductors and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing

Company to Introduce NXP TV550 II-50

Victor Company of Japan Unveils High-Definition Image

Processing Engine II-50


BenQ Introduces New LCD TV models II-51

Toshiba Introduces Stainless StyleTM TV II-51

Hannspree North America Unveils ST251MKB LCD TV II-51

Samsung to Introduce Eco-friendly and Ultra-thin LCD Panels II-52

LG Display Introduces Full HD 3D LCD Panel II-52

LG Launches World's Slimmest LCD TV Panel II-53

Chi Mei Optoelectronics and AU Optronics to Introduce LED

backlights LCD TV Panels II-53

NEC LCD Technologies Launches Amorphous-Silicon

Transreflective TFT LCD Module II-53

NEC LCD Technologies Launches New LCD Modules II-54

LG Launches Digital Photo TV II-54

Sharp Unveils LCD Televisions II-54

LG Electronics USA Unveils LH90 LED LCD HDTV Range II-55

Panasonic Introduces New Additions to VIERA Range II-55

LG Electronics Launches LCD TV II-56

Dell Unveils ST2010 II-56

Samsung Electronics America Unveils 70 Series LCD Monitors II-56

Samsung Launches New LCD TV II-57

Moser Baer India Introduces New LCD TFT Monitor II-57

Tek Panel Launches Tek Panel 420 II-57

LG Display Introduces Full HDTV/Monitor LCD Panel II-57

NEC LCD Technologies Introduces New TFT LCD Module II-57

NEC LCD Technologies Launches New LCD Modules II-58

NEC LCD Rolls Out New LCD Module II-59

Toshiba America Consumer Products Introduces 2009 Toshiba LCD

TV Series II-59

Toshiba Mobile Display Launches New Range of TFT LCD Panels II-60

ViewSonic® Unveils VG27 Range of Wide Screen LCD Monitors II-61

ViewSonic® Introduces VT2230 LCD HDTV II-61

ViewSonic® Unveils VX2265wm Desktop LCD Monitor II-61

Planar Systems Launches Clarity Matrix™ LCD Video Wall System II-62

Video Display Corporation Launches Redesigned 8.4 inches LCD

Monitor II-62

BenQ Unveils MK2442 LCD TV II-63

BenQ Launches Novel WXGA VK3211 LCD TV II-63

BenQ Introduces SK3231 and SK3731 Full-HD LCD TV II-64

BenQ Unveils Novel G Series of LCD Monitors II-65

Kent Displays to Launch Reflex™ No Power LCD II-65

Hisense Electric and Hisense International to Launch LED LCD TV II-66

NEC LCD Technologies to Launch 3D TFT LCD Module II-66

Victor Company of Japan to Introduce GD-463D10 II-66

Chi Mei Optoelectronics Launches G070Y2-L01 II-66

Chi Mei Optoelectronics Rolls Out G104X1-L04 and G121X1-L03 II-67

Mitsubishi Electric Launches AA121XJ03-G1 and AA150XR01-G1 TFT

LCD Modules II-67

Mitsubishi Electric Introduces Color TFT LCD Modules II-68

VIZIO Introduces HDTV Range under the XVT Series II-68

AU Optronics Launches New Display Technologies II-69

LG Display Rolls Out Trumotion 480Hz LCD TV panel II-70

AU Optronics Introduces Latest TFT LCD Technologies II-70


LG Display Establishes New Production Facility II-71

Toshiba Mobile Display Reorganizes LCD Business II-71

Prime View International Inks Agreement with E Ink Corporation II-71

Samsung Electronics to Establish New LCD Plant Facility II-72

Samsung Electronics Enters into Agreement with Chunghwa

Picture Tubes II-72

Sharp Inks Agreement with Nanjing CEC-PANDA LCD Technology II-72

Sony Inks Definitive Agreement with Sharp II-72

Sony Enters into Strategic Alliance with Hon Hai Precision II-73

Chunghwa Picture Tubes to Start 4.5G Panel Production II-73

AU Optronics and Sichuan Changhong Electric to Establish LCM

Production-Plant II-73

SVA Group to Establish 8G TFT LCD Panel Production Unit II-74

Sony Corporation and Seiko Epson Corporation Ink Agreement II-74

Samsung Electronics Receives LCD TV Panels Supply Order II-75

Air Liquide Electronics Inks Agreement with Beijing Oriental

Electronics Technology Group II-75

Air Liquide Electronics Bags Order II-75

BVCH Optronics (Sichuan) to Commence Liquid Crystal Modules

Production II-75

LG Display Strikes LCD Panel Supply Deal II-76

Toshiba Inks Agreement with Panasonic II-76

Hitachi Plasma Display to Divest Miyazaki Works II-76

Seiko Epson and NEC Deploys Product Data management System to

Suzhou Epson II-77

Samsung Electronics Enters into TMOS™ Joint Development

Agreement with Uni-Pixel II-77

Sharp to Increase Production Capacity at the Kameyama Plant No. 2 II-77

Planar Systems Secures Contract from Thomson's Premier Retail

Networks II-78

LG Display Collaborates with Leading LCD TV Manufacturers II-78

Shenzhen Techo Telecom to Acquire InfoVision Optoelectronics II-78

Chi Mei Optoelectronics Purchases Minority Stake in China

Electric Mfg. and TOA Optronics II-79

Sony and Samsung Electronics Enter into Contract II-79

Skyworth Group to Collaborate with LG Display II-79

Canon to Purchase Minority Stake in Hitachi Displays II-80

LG Display Purchases Stake in Avaco II-80

TCL to establish LCD TV Module Manufacturing Facility II-80

LG.Philips LCD Changes Name to LG Display II-80

Matsushita Electric Industrial Changes Name to Panasonic II-81

ST Liquid Crystal Display Merges with ST Mobile Display II-81

Wistron to Acquire Lite-On Technology's LCD Manufacturing Unit II-81

Infovision Optoelectronics to Acquire Yuansheng Electronics II-81

HKC (Holdings) to Purchase Majority Stake in J.I.C. Technology II-81

Alco Holdings Purchases Interest in BOE Hydis II-81


AU Optronics Corp. (Taiwan) II-82

BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd. (China) II-82

Chunghwa Picture Tubes Ltd. (Taiwan) II-82

HannStar® Display Corporation (Taiwan) II-83

Hitachi Displays, Ltd. (Japan) II-83

LG Display Co., Ltd. (South Korea) II-83

NEC-LCD Technologies Ltd. (Japan) II-83

Panasonic Corporation (Japan) II-84

Prime View International Co., Ltd. (Taiwan) II-84

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (South Korea) II-84

Seiko Epson Corporation (Japan) II-85

Sharp Corporation (Japan) II-85

Sony Corporation (Japan) II-85

Sony Mobile Display Corp. (Japan) II-86

Toshiba Corporation (Japan) II-86

Toshiba America, Inc. (US) II-86

Toshiba Mobile Display Co., Ltd. (Japan) II-87

TPO Displays Corp. (Taiwan) II-87

Wintek Corporation (Taiwan) II-87


Table 2: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for

TFT LCD Panels by Type - Large Area TFT LCD Panels and Small &

Medium TFT LCD Panels Markets Independently Analyzed with

Manufacturer's Shipments in Million Units for Years 2006

through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-88

Table 3: World 9-Year Perspective for TFT LCD Panels by Type -

Percentage Breakdown of Manufacturer's Shipments for Large

Area TFT LCD Panels, and Small & Medium TFT LCD Panels for

Years 2006, 2009 and 2015 II-88

Table 4: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for

Large Area TFT LCD Panels by Application - LCD Monitors,

Laptop/Notebook PCs, LCD TVs, and Others Independently

Analyzed with Manufacturer's Shipments in Million Units for

Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-89

Table 5: World 9-Year Perspective for Large Area TFT LCD

Panels by Application - Percentage Breakdown of Shipments for

LCD Monitors, Laptop/Notebook PCs, LCD TVs, and Others for

Years 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-89

Table 6: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for

Small & Medium TFT LCD Panels by Application - Mobile Phones,

Digital Still Cameras, Gaming Equipment, Portable Media

Players, Sub Displays, Personal Digital Assistants, and Others

Independently Analyzed with Manufacturer's Shipments in

Million Units for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-90

Table 7: World 9-Year Perspective for Small & Medium TFT LCD

Panels by Application - Percentage Breakdown of Shipments for

Mobile Phones, Digital Still Cameras, Gaming Equipment,

Portable Media Players, Sub Displays, Personal Digital

Assistants, and Others for Years 2006, 2009 and 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-91


Total Companies Profiled: 61 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 69)


Region/Country Players


The United States 22

Japan 18

Europe 3

Germany 1

The United Kingdom 1

Rest of Europe 1

Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 26


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