Printed, Organic & Flexible Electronics Market Analysed by IDTechEx23 Mar 2012 • by Natalie Aster
Over 3,000 organizations are pursuing printed, organic, flexible electronics, including printing, electronics, materials and packaging companies. While some of these technologies are in use now, with substantial growth in thin film photovoltaics for example, others such as thin film transistors, developed by over 500 organizations, are only becoming commercially available now. The benefits of these new electronics are numerous - ranging from lower cost, improved performance, flexibility, transparency, reliability, better environmental credentials and much more. Many of the applications will be newly created, and where existing electronic and electrical products are impacted, the extent will be varied.
The report «Printed, Organic & Flexible Electronics Forecasts, Players & Opportunities 2012-2022» by IDTechEx Ltd brings it all together, with particular focus on applications and quantative assessment of opportunities.
The report provides the most comprehensive view of the topic, giving detailed ten year forecasts by device type. The market is analyzed by territory, printed vs non printed, rigid vs flexible, inorganic vs organic, cost of materials vs process cost and much more, with over 200 tables and figures. Activities of over 1,000 leading companies are given.
The report specifically addresses the big picture - including all thin film photovoltaics, relevant display technologies and much more. Importantly, it includes not only electronics which are printed, organic and/or flexible now, but it also covers those that will be. Realistic timescales, case studies, existing products and the emergence of new products are given, as are impediments and opportunities for the years to come.
Printed, Organic & Flexible Electronics Forecasts, Players & Opportunities 2012-2022
Published: March, 2012
Price: US$ 3,995.00
IDTechEx find that the market for printed and thin film electronics will be $9.46 billion in 2012. 42.5% of that will be predominately organic electronics - such as OLED display modules. Of the total market in 2012, 30% will be printed. Initially photovoltaics, OLED and e-paper displays grow rapidly, followed by thin film transistor circuits, sensors and batteries. By 2022 the market will be worth $63.28 billion, with 45% printed and 33% on flexible substrates.
More information can be found in the report “Printed, Organic & Flexible Electronics Forecasts, Players & Opportunities 2012-2022” by IDTechEx Ltd.
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