World demand for electronic displays will grow 13.2 percent annually through 2008, driven by flat panel computer monitors and high-definition flat screen televisions. Liquid crystal displays (LCDs) will grow the fastest, followed by plasma displays and microdisplays, all of which will see double-digit annual gains.
This study analyzes the US$61 billion world electronic display industry. It presents historical demand data (1993, 1998 and 2003) and forecasts to 2008 and 2013 by type (e.g., liquid crystal, plasma, microdisplays, organic light-emitting diode or OLED, cathode ray tube or CRT); by application (e.g., television screens, desktop computer monitors, wireless phone and portable IT devices, commercial and industrial); by world region and for 26 countries.
The study also examines the market environment, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 40 leading industry competitors including Samsung Electronics, Samsung SDI, LG.Philips, AU Optronics, Chi Mei Optoelectronics, Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Hitachi, Matsushita Electric Industrial, Sharp, Toshiba, Royal Philips Electronics, Texas Instruments, and Thomson.