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Touch Screens in Mobile Devices - Global Strategic Business Report

  • ID: 2228074
  • July 2012
  • Region: Global
  • 548 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Touch Screens in Mobile Devices in Million Units by the following Applications: Feature Phones, and Smartphones. Also, the global market for Touch Screens is analyzed by the following Product Segments: Resistive, Projected Capacitive, In-Cell & On-Cell, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2009 through 2018. The report profiles 63 companies including many key and niche players such as Atmel Corporation, Compal Electronics INC Group, HengHao Technology Co Ltd., Cypress Semiconductor Corporation, EELY Enterprise Group, Elektrosil Electronic Systems GmbH, Elo Touch Systems, Fujitsu Component Limited, Gunze Limited, Gunze USA, JTOUCH Corporation, Liyitec Inc., MELFAS, Inc., Micro Technology Co. Ltd., Nissha Printing Co. Ltd., N-Trig Ltd., Neonode, Inc., Panasonic Electronic Devices Co. Ltd., Stantum, Synaptics Japan K.K., TPK Holding Co., Ltd., Transtouch Technology, Inc., Wintek Corporation, and Young Fast Optoelectronics Co., Ltd. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

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TOUCH SCREENS IN MOBILE DEVICES

A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT

CONTENTS

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3

II. Executive Summary

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1
An Overview of the Global Touch Screen Industry II-1
Impact of Recession II-1
Market for Touch Screen Gadgets on the Rise II-2
Mobile Phones Drive Overall Handheld Device Market II-2
Table 1: Global Touch Screen Market (2011): Percentage Share
Breakdown by Volume for Leading End-Use Applications- Mobile
Phones, Smartbooks/Tablets, PNDs, Games, and Others
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-2

Table 2: Global Mobile Handsets Market: Sales Volume by Type
in Million Units for the years 2010 through 2013 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-3
Current & Future Analysis II-3
By Region II-3
By Application II-3
By Technology II-4
Market Trends & Issues II-4
Smartphones Drive Overall Handheld Device Market II-4
Smartphone Market Dominated by Apple II-4
Emerging Markets to Turbo Charge Future Growth in the Market II-5
Social Media to Drive Touch Screen Technology Use II-5
Intensifying Competition Paves Way for Innovation II-5
Rising Penetration in Other Arenas II-6
Projected Capacitive Steals the Limelight
Resistive Losing
Ground II-6
Table 3: Global Touch Screen Market (2011): Percentage
Breakdown of Touch Screen Technologies by Value for
Resistive, Projected Capacitive, In-Cell & On-Cell, and
Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6
Customization and Consumer Preferences Influence Vendors II-7
Touch Panels in PCs - A Promising Market Ahead II-7

2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-8
Technologies II-8
Resistive Touch II-8
Projected Capacitive II-8
Surface Acoustic II-8
Self-Capacitance II-8
Optical Imaging II-9
Infrared II-9
Dispersive Signal Technology II-9
Acoustic Pulse Recognition II-9

3. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS II-10
Cypress Semiconductor Unveils TMA140 TrueTouch® Controllers
for Low End Mobile Phones II-10
Touch International Introduces MulTI-Touch Ultra-Thin PCB
Controller Series II-10
Synaptics Introduces ClearPad 3200 and ClearPad 7020 solutions II-10
Synaptics Launches Series 3 and Series 4 ClearPad™ Solutions II-11
Cypress Semiconductor Launches Gen4 Range of TrueTouch® Touch
Screen Controllers II-11
Cypress Semiconductor Unveils CY8CTMA884 TrueTouch Controller
Solution II-12
Touch International Introduces Display Enhancement Windows II-12
N-trig Introduces N-act™ Hands-On® Gesture Vocabulary II-13
AD Semiconductor Introduces AGS04 II-13
Synaptics Introduces ClearPad™ 7200 Series II-13
Fujitsu Component to Unveil Standard Models of FID 1530 Series II-13
Cypress Semiconductor Introduces High-Precision Passive Stylus
Support for Capacitive Touch Screen II-14
Cypress Semiconductor Launches Touch Screen Device Driver for
Android™ Platform II-14
Touch International Rolls Out Touch Screen Developer Kits II-15

4. STRATEGIC CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS II-16
Cypress Semiconductor Collaborates with NVIDIA II-16
Neonode Inks Technology License Agreement with Display
Manufacturer II-16
Samsung Selects maXTouch® E Series Solution of Atmel® for
Touch Screens II-16
Samsung® Selects Atmel maXTouch™ mXT224E for Galaxy S II
Smartphone II-17
Kyocera Chooses Atmel maXTouch™ mXT224 for Echo Dual-Screen
Android Phone II-17
Fujitsu Chooses Atmel maXTouch™ Solution for docomo REGZA
Phone T-01C II-18
Sonim and Neonode Ink License Agreement for zForce® Optical
Touch Screen Technology II-18
Neonode and Texas Instruments Collaborate to Develop zForce®
Optical Touch Screen Technology II-18
Neonode Inks License Agreement with Consumer Electronics
Company for zForce® II-18
Neonode and ASUSTeK Ink License Agreement II-19
Nissha Printing and Unidym Ink Joint Development Agreement II-19
Oscium Chooses PSoC®3 Programmable System-On-Chip from Cypress
Semiconductor II-19
Samsung Chooses OvationONS™ II Optical Navigation System from
Cypress Semiconductor II-19
Fujitsu Integrates Cypress Semiconductors TrueTouch™ Solution II-20
Acer Chooses Cypress Semiconductors TrueTouch™ Solution II-20
NUITEQ® Inks OEM Licensing Agreement with TouchWorld II-20
Nuance Communications Acquires Swype II-20
Cypress TrueTouch™ Solution Integrated in KDDIs IS03 Smartphone II-21
Synaptics Incorporates ClearPad 3000 Series™ in ARMADA™ 610
Processors of Marvell II-21
Synaptics Integrates ClearPad™ Solution with Blaze™ Mobile
Development Platform of Texas Instruments II-21
ASUSTeK and Garmin Enter Into New Branding Cooperation II-21
Samsung Selects TrueTouch™ Solution of Cypress Semiconductor II-22
Nexus One™ Phone Incorporates ClearPad™ 2000 Capacitive Touch
Screen Sensor of Synaptics II-22
Stantum Incorporates Digital Resistive Technology into Digital
Resistive Sensors II-22
AimCore Technology, RiTdisplay and Young Fast Optoelectronics
to Establish Glass Substrate Capacitive Type Touch Company II-23
HTC Chooses Cypress Semiconductors TrueTouch™ Solution II-23
Nissha Printing Receives US Patent License from Synaptics II-23
Touch International Integrates Multi-Touch Functionalities in
Resistive and Capacitive Products II-24
Cypress TrueTouch™ deployed in NEC Mobile Phone II-24

5. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-25
Atmel Corporation (US) II-25
Compal Electronics INC Group (Taiwan) II-25
HengHao Technology Co Ltd (Taiwan) II-25
Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (US) II-25
EELY Enterprise Group (China) II-26
Elektrosil Electronic Systems GmbH (Germany) II-26
Elo Touch Systems (US) II-26
Fujitsu Component Limited (Japan) II-26
Gunze Limited (Japan) II-27
Gunze USA (US) II-27
JTOUCH Corporation (Taiwan) II-27
Liyitec Inc (Taiwan) II-28
MELFAS, Inc. (Korea) II-28
Micro Technology Co. Ltd. (Japan) II-28
Nissha Printing Co. Ltd. (Japan) II-29
N-Trig Ltd. (Israel) II-29
Neonode, Inc. (US) II-29
Panasonic Electronic Devices Co. Ltd. (Japan) II-30
Stantum (France) II-30
Synaptics Japan K.K. (Japan) II-30
TPK Holding Co., Ltd. (Taiwan) II-31
Transtouch Technology, Inc. (Taiwan) II-31
Wintek Corporation (Taiwan) II-31
Young Fast Optoelectronics Co., Ltd. (Taiwan) II-31

6. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-33
Table 4: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Touch Screen Modules for Mobile Phones by Geographic Region -
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Million Units for Years 2009
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-33

Table 5: World 10-Year Perspective for Touch Screen Modules
for Mobile Phones by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown
of Unit Shipments for US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific(excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of
World Markets for Years 2009, 2012 & 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-34

Table 6: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Touch Screen Modules for Mobile Phones by Technology -
Resistive, Projected Capacitive, In-Cell & On Cell, and Other
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Shipments in
Million Units for Years 2009 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-35

Table 7: World 10-Year Perspective for Touch Screen Modules
for Mobile Phones by Technology - Percentage Breakdown of Unit
Shipments for Resistive, Projected Capacitive, In-Cell &
On-Cell, and Other Markets for Years 2009, 2012 & 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-36

Table 8: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Touch Screen Modules for Feature Phones by Geographic Region -
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Million Units for Years 2009
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-37

Table 9: World 10-Year Perspective for Touch Screen Modules
for Feature Phones by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown
of Unit Shipments for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets
for Years 2009, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-38

Table 10: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Touch Screen Modules for Smart Phones by Geographic Region -
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Latin America, and Rest of World Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Million Units for Years 2009
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-39

Table 11: World 10-Year Perspective for Touch Screen Modules
for Smart Phones by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown
of Unit Shipments for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets
for Years 2009, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-40

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Current & Future Analysis III-1
Product launches III-1
Strategic corporate developments III-6
Key players III-8
B.Market Analytics III-10
Table 12: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Touch Screen Modules for Mobile Phones by Application -
Feature Phones and Smartphones Independently Analyzed with
Annual Shipments in Million Units for Years 2009 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10

Table 13: US 10-Year Perspective for Touch Screen Modules
for Mobile Phones by Application - Percentage Breakdown of
Unit Shipments for Feature Phones and Smartphones Markets
for Years 2009, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-11

2. CANADA III-12
A.Market Analysis III-12
Current & Future Analysis III-12
B.Market Analytics III-12
Table 14: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Touch Screen Modules for Mobile Phones by Application -
Feature Phones and Smartphones Independently Analyzed with
Annual Shipments in Million Units for Years 2009 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12

Table 15: Canadian 10-Year Perspective for Touch Screen
Modules for Mobile Phones by Application - Percentage
Breakdown of Unit Shipments for Feature Phones and
Smartphones Markets for Years 2009, 2012 & 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13

3. JAPAN III-14
A.Market Analysis III-14
Current & Future Analysis III-14
Touch Panel Sector Steers Clear from the Aftermath of 2011
Tsunami III-14
Product Launches III-14
Strategic corporate developments III-16
Key players III-19
B.Market Analytics III-21
Table 16: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Touch Screen Modules for Mobile Phones by Application -
Feature Phones and Smartphones Independently Analyzed with
Annual Shipments in Million Units for Years 2009 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

Table 17: Japanese 10-Year Perspective for Touch Screen
Modules for Mobile Phones by Application - Percentage
Breakdown of Unit Shipments for Feature Phones and
Smartphones Markets for Years 2009, 2012 & 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

4. EUROPE III-23
A.Market Analysis III-23
Current & Future Analysis III-23
By Region III-23
By Segment III-23
B.Market Analytics III-24
Table 18: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Touch Screen Modules for Mobile Phones by Geographic
Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest
of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Shipments in Million Units for Years 2009 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24

Table 19: European 10-Year Perspective for Touch Screen
Modules for Mobile Phones by Geographic Region - Percentage
Breakdown of Unit Shipments for France, Germany, Italy, UK,
Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2009,
2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

Table 20: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Touch Screen Modules for Mobile Phones by Application -
Feature Phones and Smartphones Independently Analyzed with
Annual Shipments in Million Units for Years 2009 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 21: European 10-Year Perspective for Touch Screen
Modules for Mobile Phones by Application - Percentage
Breakdown of Unit Shipments for Feature Phones and
Smartphones Markets for Years 2009, 2012 & 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27

4a. FRANCE III-28
A.Market Analysis III-28
Current & Future Analysis III-28
Strategic Corporate Development III-28
Key player III-28
B.Market Analytics III-29
Table 22: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Touch Screen Modules for Mobile Phones by Application -
Feature Phones and Smartphones Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Million Units for Years
2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

Table 23: French 10-Year Perspective for Touch Screen
Modules for Mobile Phones by Application - Percentage
Breakdown of Unit Shipments for Feature Phones and
Smartphones Markets for Years 2009, 2012 & 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

4b. GERMANY III-31
A.Market Analysis III-31
Current & Future Analysis III-31
Key Player III-31
B.Market Analytics III-32
Table 24: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Touch Screen Modules for Mobile Phones by Application -
Feature Phones and Smartphones Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Million Units for Years
2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 25: German 10-Year Perspective for Touch Screen
Modules for Mobile Phones by Application - Percentage
Breakdown of Unit Shipments for Feature Phones and
Smartphones Markets for Years 2009, 2012 & 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

4c. ITALY III-34
A.Market Analysis III-34
Current & Future Analysis III-34
B.Market Analytics III-34
Table 26: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Touch Screen Modules for Mobile Phones by Application -
Feature Phones and Smartphones Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Million Units for Years
2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

Table 27: Italian 10-Year Perspective for Touch Screen
Modules for Mobile Phones by Application - Percentage
Breakdown of Unit Shipments for Feature Phones and
Smartphones Markets for Years 2009, 2012 & 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-36
A.Market Analysis III-36
Current & Future Analysis III-36
B.Market Analytics III-36
Table 28: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Touch Screen Modules for Mobile Phones by Application -
Feature Phones and Smartphones Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Million Units for Years
2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

Table 29: UK 10-Year Perspective for Touch Screen Modules
for Mobile Phones by Application - Percentage Breakdown of
Unit Shipments for Feature Phones and Smartphones Markets
for Years 2009, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-37

4e. SPAIN III-38
A.Market Analysis III-38
Current & Future Analysis III-38
B.Market Analytics III-38
Table 30: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Touch Screen Modules for Mobile Phones by Application -
Feature Phones and Smartphones Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Million Units for Years
2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 31: Spanish 10-Year Perspective for Touch Screen
Modules for Mobile Phones by Application - Percentage
Breakdown of Unit Shipments for Feature Phones and
Smartphones Markets for Years 2009, 2012 & 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

4f. RUSSIA III-40
A.Market Analysis III-40
Current & Future Analysis III-40
Table 32: Russian Market for Touch Smartphones (2011):
Percentage Share Breakdown by Value for Leading Operating
Systems for Symbian, Android, Bada, iOS, and Windows Mobile
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40
B.Market Analytics III-41
Table 33: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Touch Screen Modules for Mobile Phones by Application -
Feature Phones and Smartphones Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Million Units for Years
2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41

Table 34: Russian 10-Year Perspective for Touch Screen
Modules for Mobile Phones by Application - Percentage
Breakdown of Unit Shipments for Feature Phones and
Smartphones Markets for Years 2009, 2012 & 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

4g. REST OF EUROPE III-43
A.Market Analysis III-43
Current & Future Analysis III-43
Strategic Corporate Development III-43
B.Market Analytics III-44
Table 35: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Touch Screen Modules for Mobile Phones by
Application - Feature Phones and Smartphones Independently
Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Million Units for Years
2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44

Table 36: Rest of Europe 10-Year Perspective for Touch
Screen Modules for Mobile Phones by Application - Percentage
Breakdown of Unit Shipments for Feature Phones and
Smartphones Markets for Years 2009, 2012 & 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-46
A.Market Analysis III-46
Current & Future Analysis III-46
Overview of Select Regional Markets III-46
China III-46
China's Mobile Industry Riding on a High Tide III-46
Table 37: Chinese Mobile Handsets Market (2011):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit Production of Mobile
Phones by Province (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46
India III-47
Demand for Touch Screen Phone Witnesses Upward Trend III-47
Table 38: Indian Touch Screen Market (2011): Percentage
Breakdown for Leading Touch Technologies by Value -
Resistive, Projected Capacitive, Surface Capacitive, and
Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47
Taiwan III-47
High Demand Drives Touch Panel Makers to Expand Production
Capacities III-47
Product launch III-48
Strategic Corporate Developments III-48
Key players III-51
B.Market Analytics III-54
Table 39: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Touch Screen Modules for Mobile Phones by
Application - Feature Phones and Smartphones Independently
Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Million Units for Years
2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-54

Table 40: Asia-Pacific 10-Year Perspective for Touch Screen
Modules for Mobile Phones by Application - Percentage
Breakdown of Unit Shipments for Feature Phones and
Smartphones Markets for Years 2009, 2012 & 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-55

6. LATIN AMERICA III-56
A.Market Analysis III-56
Current & Future Analysis III-56
B.Market Analytics III-56
Table 41: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Touch Screen Modules for Mobile Phones by
Application - Feature Phones and Smartphones Independently
Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Million Units for Years
2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-56

Table 42: Latin American 10-Year Perspective for Touch
Screen Modules for Mobile Phones by Application - Percentage
Breakdown of Unit Shipments for Feature Phones and
Smartphones Markets for Years 2009, 2012 & 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-57

7. REST OF WORLD III-58
A.Market Analysis III-58
Current & Future Analysis III-58
Product Launch III-58
Key Player III-58
B.Market Analytics III-59
Table 43: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Touch Screen Modules for Mobile Phones by
Application - Feature Phones and Smartphones Independently
Analyzed with Annual Shipments in Million Units for Years
2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59

Table 44: Rest of World 10-Year Perspective for Touch Screen
Modules for Mobile Phones by Application - Percentage
Breakdown of Unit Shipments for Feature Phones and
Smartphones Markets for Years 2009, 2012 & 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 63 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 72)

The United States (16)
Canada (2)
Japan (7)
Europe (5)
- France (1)
- Germany (1)
- The United Kingdom (1)
- Rest of Europe (2)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (41)
Middle-East (1)

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