March 25, 2014 10:17 UTC

Research and Markets: Concise Analysis of the International and Chinese Touch Screen Control IC Industry

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kqgm7z/global_and) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International and Chinese Touch Screen Control IC Industry" report to their offering

With the gradual increase in output, the cost advantage of In-Cell technology will stand out soon. The adding of touch function to In-Cell only needs the cost of less than USD0.1, while the single OGS lamination process requires the cost of USD1. Meanwhile, more and more IC vendors like to support In-Cell, such as the initial Synaptic, the current FocalTech Systems Limited (a touch IC giant in Mainland China), and Renesas (which integrates driver IC and touch IC in a same chip).

The touch screen control IC market value reached USD1,558 million in 2012, and will hit USD1,832 million with the growth rate of 17.9% in 2013. In the wake of the wide application in laptops, the market value will jump by 18.3% to USD2,168 million in 2014.

In the laptop-use touch screen market where intense competition exists, OGS acts as a giant in technology, TPK's monopoly is broken, GFF and Metal Mesh technologies are developing rapidly, and TFT-LCD panel vendors are developing embedded touch screens. As the price of laptop-use touch screens declines dramatically, the competition becomes fiercer and the profit drops substantially. In late September, Mutto announced its withdrawal from the touch screen field.

The main topics covered by the report include:

1. Introduction to touch screen

2. Touch screen market

3. Touch screen control IC market

4. 13 touch screen control IC design companies and eight major touch screen vendors

Key Topics Covered:

1. Overview of Touch Screen

2. Touch Screen and Touch Control IC Industry

3. Touch Screen Downstream Market and Industry

4. Major Touch Screen Vendors

5. Touch Controller IC Design Houses

Companies Mentioned:

  • Atmel
  • Awinic
  • Betterlife Corp.
  • Cypress
  • Eeti
  • Elk
  • Elan Microelectronics Corp.
  • Focaltech
  • Gis Innolux
  • Goodix
  • Iljin Display
  • Japan Display
  • Melfas
  • Mstar Semiconductor
  • Pixcir
  • Silead Inc.
  • Smac
  • Synaptics
  • Tpk
  • Wintek
  • Young Fast

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