Electronic Displays

Technology Map Detailed Contents January 2016

Importance of the Technology

The Technology in Brief

  • Liquid-Crystal Displays
    • Performance
    • How an LCD Operates
    • Passive Matrix (Direct-Multiplex) Addressing
    • Supertwisted LCDs
    • Active-Matrix Addressing
    • LCD Powering and Backlighting Issues
    • Large-Area LCDs
  • Plasma Displays
  • Organic Light-Emitting-Diode Displays
  • Quantum-Dot Light-Emitting-Diode Displays
  • Display Technologies
  • Subpixel Matrices
  • MEMS-Based Displays
  • Displays on Silicon
  • Flexible or E-Paper Displays
    • Front-Plane Technology
    • Backplane Technology
  • 3D Displays

Commercial Development Parameters

  • Demand Factors
  • General Constraints
  • Synergistic Technologies
    • Display Drivers
    • Touch Screens
    • Flexible Electronics
  • Competing Technologies
    • AR and VR
    • Paper
  • Required Resources
  • Regulatory Factors
    • Energy Mandates
    • Emissions Restrictions

Areas to Monitor

  • The Chinese Market
  • Large-Area OLED Displays
    • OLED Active-Layer Deposition
    • Progress in Overall Lifetime of OLED Displays
  • E-Paper Displays
  • 3D Adoption
  • New Television Formats
  • Flexible Electronics
  • Wearable Displays (AR and VR)

Implications of Commercialization

  • Continued Dominance of LCD Technology
  • Demand for Electronic Replacements for Paper
  • Advances in the Mobile Industry
  • Growth of OLED Technology

Opportunities

  • TVs
    • The Rise of Flat-Panel TVs
    • High Dynamic Range Television
    • LCD-TV-Industry Structure
    • Commercial Opportunities
  • Displays for Mobile Phones
    • Value Chain for the Mobile-Handset Industry
    • Rise of Original Design Manufacturers
  • Displays for Consumer-Portable-Electronic Devices
  • Tablet Computers
  • QLED Displays
  • Virtual-Reality-Display Systems
  • Augmented-Reality Systems
  • Paper Replacements
    • Retail Shelf and Counter Labels
    • Obstacles to Commercialization of E-Paper Labels
    • Text-Based Content Readers
    • Importance of Content Availability
  • Public Displays
  • Pico Projectors

Updates

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