TFT LCD Panels: Market Research Report

Date: April 22, 2010
Pages: 488
US$ 4,500.00
Publisher: Global Industry Analysts, Inc
Report type: Strategic Report
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TFT LCD Panels: Market Research Report
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
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study



TFT LCD panels Sector: A Market Primer
Current and Future Market Analysis
Impact of Recession on the TFT LCD Panel Market and Aftermath
ODMs and OEMs Incurred Operational Losses Amid Recession
Parts and Components Suppliers Feel the Heat
Market Characteristics
LCD TV Sales Surpass CRT TV Sales
Future Directions for Manufacturers of TFT LCD Panels
LCD Panel Manufacturers Focus on Cost Reduction to Stimulate Demand

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)

Increased Preference for Local Manufacturing by OEMs
Process Outsourcing: Key for Optimizing Supply Chain
Competition: Purely Confined to Asia
OLED Manufacturers in Asia-Pacific Play the Waiting Game
Emergence of Green Technologies for TFT LCD Panel Production
Key Market Drives and Constraints
Digital Signage Displays Boost TFT LCD Market
Role of Key Players
Plasma to Regain Foothold
Increasing Demand for Large-Screen LCD TVs against Large-Sized Plasma Displays
Burgeoning LCD Capacities and Price Drops - The Impact on Marketplace
LCD Makers Look to Diversify Market Risk
Decreasing Demand to Shrink Mobile Handset Displays Sector
Decline in Price
OLED Display Technology to Outshine Plasma and LCDs
Volatile Business Cycles Mar Market Activity
Organic LEDs: Ready to Engulf the Marketplace
Market Analysis by Product Segment
Large Area TFT LCDs
Key End-Use Applications
Notebook PCs:
LCD Monitor:


Small & Medium TFT LCDs
Key End-Use Applications
Mobile Phones:
Digital Cameras:
Gaming Equipment:
Portable Media Player:
Sub Displays:
Personal Digital Assistants:
Digital Photo Frame:
Personal Navigation Devices:
Automobile Monitors:
Mobile Internet Devices:
Industrial Usage:


Thin Film Transistor Liquid Crystal Display (TFT LCD)
History of TFT LCD Panels
Development of Industry: Over the Years
Phases of Development
Pre-TFT LCD Stage / TN/STN LCD Stage (1976 to 1991)
Small-scale TFT LCD Stage (1992 to 1996)
Expansion Stage (1997 to 2007)
TFT LCDs – Today’s Most Popular Display Technology
Features of the Global TFT LCD Industry
High Material Cost
Capital and Technology Intensive
Application Intensive
Various Competing Technologies
Leading Component/Equipment Suppliers to the TFT LCD Industry
Flat Panel Displays
Types of Flat Panel Displays
Volatile Displays
Static Displays
Liquid Crystal Display
Evolution of LCD Technology: A Historical Perspective
Types of LCD Panel Technologies
Twisted Nematic Panel Technology
S-IPS- LCD Panel Technology
VA Panel Technology
Super Patterned Vertical Alignment (S-PVA)
Multi-Domain Vertical Alignment (MVA)
Patterned Vertical Alignment (PVA)
Advanced Super View
Features of Liquid Crystal Displays (LCD) Panels
LCD Panel
Driving-Circuit Unit
Backlight & Chassis Unit
Vertical Structure of a Unit Pixel and its Equivalent Circuit
Dot-Matrix LCD Monitors: An overview
Techniques to Generate Liquid Crystal Images
Segment Driving Method
Dot-Matrix Driving Method
Drive Methods for Matrix Displays
Color Production in LCD Panels
Fabrication of New TFT LCD Panel
Classification of LCD Panels by Structure
Displays using Active-Matrix Technologies
Twisted Nematic
In-Plane Switching
Advanced Fringe Field Switching
Vertical Alignment
Blue Phase
Comparing LCD TV with Plasma TV
LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) TV
Key Features of LCD TV
Disadvantages of LCD TV
Plasma TV
Key Features of Plasma TV
Plasma Television- Disadvantages
Plasma TV Vis-a-vis LCD TV
Alternative Technologies
OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diodes)
Bistable Displays


Consumption Scenario in China
Application by Size of TFT LCD Panel
Application of Large-Size TFT LCD Panels
Small & Medium Sized Panels Market
Major Growth Driver: Chinese CCTV LCD Monitor Industry
CCTV LCD Monitor Industry to Witness Growth
Key Market Trends
Chinese LCD Panel Manufacturers Push TN/STN and TFT Production
Competitive Scenario in TFT LCD Panels Market
LCD Panel Manufacturers Continue Expansion Plans Amid Economic Downturn Aftereffects
TFT LCD Panel Market Witness Breach in the Antitrust Law
Chinese TFT LCD Industry Eyes Larger Slice of the Global Market
Low Price Driving Sales of 19-inch LCD Monitors
Large-Screen TFT LCD Panels to Dominate LCD Monitors Industry
LCD Panel Size to Determine Prices of CCTV Monitors
Key Features and Challenges of the Industry
Growth of LCD Panel Market in India
Challenges to the Manufacturers of LCD Panel
LCD Monitors Overtakes CRT Technology
Historic Background
Current scenario
South Korea
Current Market Trends
Increasing Demand for Small & Medium Sized Panels
Investments in China
Factors Reinforcing Growth of Taiwanese TFT LCD Industry
Resource Accumulation
Technology Transfer by Japan
Support from Parallel Industries
Current Industry Challenges
Declining Demand
Resource Constraints
Industry Drifting from Demand-Pull to Supply-Push Market
New Entrants in Market
Current Industry Trends
Taiwan's LCD Makers to Gain from Plasma TV Ban
Home Applications to Drive CCTV LCD Industry
China’s Stimulus Measures Boost TFT LCD Panel Demand
The United States
New EPA Guidelines to Prompt Redesigning of LCD TVs


ROHM Semiconductor Introduces Ambient Light Sensor ICs
Sharp Unveils Five-Primary-Color LCD
LG Display Develops TFT Roll-Printing Technology
AU Optronics Unveils Multiple TFT LCD Technologies
Hitachi Displays Develops IPS Low-Temp Polysilicon TFT Production Technology
IDT Unveils Power Smart Technology Equipped Solution
DaouXilicon, Legend Design Technology and Jedat Collectively Release New LCD Panel Simulation Solution
NXP Semiconductors and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company to Introduce NXP TV550
Victor Company of Japan Unveils High-Definition Image Processing Engine


BenQ Introduces New LCD TV models
Toshiba Introduces Stainless StyleTM TV
Hannspree North America Unveils ST251MKB LCD TV
Samsung to Introduce Eco-friendly and Ultra-thin LCD Panels
LG Display Introduces Full HD 3D LCD Panel
LG Launches World's Slimmest LCD TV Panel
Chi Mei Optoelectronics and AU Optronics to Introduce LED backlights LCD TV Panels
NEC LCD Technologies Launches Amorphous-Silicon Transreflective TFT LCD Module
NEC LCD Technologies Launches New LCD Modules
LG Launches Digital Photo TV
Sharp Unveils LCD Televisions
LG Electronics USA Unveils LH90 LED LCD HDTV Range
Panasonic Introduces New Additions to VIERA Range
LG Electronics Launches LCD TV
Dell Unveils ST2010
Samsung Electronics America Unveils 70 Series LCD Monitors
Samsung Launches New LCD TV
Moser Baer India Introduces New LCD TFT Monitor
Tek Panel Launches Tek Panel 420
LG Display Introduces Full HDTV/Monitor LCD Panel
NEC LCD Technologies Introduces New TFT LCD Module
NEC LCD Technologies Launches New LCD Modules
NEC LCD Rolls Out New LCD Module
Toshiba America Consumer Products Introduces 2009 Toshiba LCD TV Series
Toshiba Mobile Display Launches New Range of TFT LCD Panels
ViewSonic® Unveils VG27 Range of Wide Screen LCD Monitors
ViewSonic® Introduces VT2230 LCD HDTV
ViewSonic® Unveils VX2265wm Desktop LCD Monitor
Planar Systems Launches Clarity Matrix™ LCD Video Wall System
Video Display Corporation Launches Redesigned 8.4 inches LCD Monitor
BenQ Unveils MK2442 LCD TV
BenQ Launches Novel WXGA VK3211 LCD TV
BenQ Introduces SK3231 and SK3731 Full-HD LCD TV
BenQ Unveils Novel G Series of LCD Monitors
Kent Displays to Launch Reflex™ No Power LCD
Hisense Electric and Hisense International to Launch LED LCD TV
NEC LCD Technologies to Launch 3D TFT LCD Module
Victor Company of Japan to Introduce GD-463D10
Chi Mei Optoelectronics Launches G070Y2-L01
Chi Mei Optoelectronics Rolls Out G104X1-L04 and G121X1-L03
Mitsubishi Electric Launches AA121XJ03-G1 and AA150XR01-G1 TFT LCD Modules
Mitsubishi Electric Introduces Color TFT LCD Modules
VIZIO Introduces HDTV Range under the XVT Series
AU Optronics Launches New Display Technologies
LG Display Rolls Out Trumotion 480Hz LCD TV panel
AU Optronics Introduces Latest TFT LCD Technologies


LG Display Establishes New Production Facility
Toshiba Mobile Display Reorganizes LCD Business
Prime View International Inks Agreement with E Ink Corporation
Samsung Electronics to Establish New LCD Plant Facility
Samsung Electronics Enters into Agreement with Chunghwa Picture Tubes
Sharp Inks Agreement with Nanjing CEC-PANDA LCD Technology
Sony Inks Definitive Agreement with Sharp
Sony Enters into Strategic Alliance with Hon Hai Precision
Chunghwa Picture Tubes to Start 4.5G Panel Production
AU Optronics and Sichuan Changhong Electric to Establish LCM Production-Plant
SVA Group to Establish 8G TFT LCD Panel Production Unit
Sony Corporation and Seiko Epson Corporation Ink Agreement
Samsung Electronics Receives LCD TV Panels Supply Order
Air Liquide Electronics Inks Agreement with Beijing Oriental Electronics Technology Group
Air Liquide Electronics Bags Order
BVCH Optronics (Sichuan) to Commence Liquid Crystal Modules Production
LG Display Strikes LCD Panel Supply Deal
Toshiba Inks Agreement with Panasonic
Hitachi Plasma Display to Divest Miyazaki Works
Seiko Epson and NEC Deploys Product Data management System to Suzhou Epson
Samsung Electronics Enters into TMOS™ Joint Development Agreement with Uni-Pixel
Sharp to Increase Production Capacity at the Kameyama Plant No. 2
Planar Systems Secures Contract from Thomson’s Premier Retail Networks
LG Display Collaborates with Leading LCD TV Manufacturers
Shenzhen Techo Telecom to Acquire InfoVision Optoelectronics
Chi Mei Optoelectronics Purchases Minority Stake in China Electric Mfg. and TOA Optronics
Sony and Samsung Electronics Enter into Contract
Skyworth Group to Collaborate with LG Display
Canon to Purchase Minority Stake in Hitachi Displays
LG Display Purchases Stake in Avaco
TCL to establish LCD TV Module Manufacturing Facility
LG.Philips LCD Changes Name to LG Display
Matsushita Electric Industrial Changes Name to Panasonic
ST Liquid Crystal Display Merges with ST Mobile Display
Wistron to Acquire Lite-On Technology’s LCD Manufacturing Unit
Infovision Optoelectronics to Acquire Yuansheng Electronics
HKC (Holdings) to Purchase Majority Stake in J.I.C. Technology
Alco Holdings Purchases Interest in BOE Hydis


AU Optronics Corp. (Taiwan)
BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd. (China)
Chunghwa Picture Tubes Ltd. (Taiwan)
HannStar® Display Corporation (Taiwan)
Hitachi Displays, Ltd. (Japan)
LG Display Co., Ltd. (South Korea)
NEC-LCD Technologies Ltd. (Japan)
Panasonic Corporation (Japan)
Prime View International Co., Ltd. (Taiwan)
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (South Korea)
Seiko Epson Corporation (Japan)
Sharp Corporation (Japan)
Sony Corporation (Japan)
Sony Mobile Display Corp. (Japan)
Toshiba Corporation (Japan)
Toshiba America, Inc. (US)
Toshiba Mobile Display Co., Ltd. (Japan)
TPO Displays Corp. (Taiwan)
Wintek Corporation (Taiwan)


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)
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
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)
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)
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)
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)


Total Companies Profiled: 61 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 69)
The United States22
The United Kingdom
Rest of Europe
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan)
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