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Top Technologies in Microelectronics, 2017

  • ID: 4249385
  • Report
  • Region: Global
  • 69 Pages
  • Frost & Sullivan
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Wearables, Next Gen Data Storage, Wireless Charging, and Micro-LED Driving Growth in Electronics

Microelectronics is a highly dynamic and versatile sector that is witnessing high level of technology innovation. The government’s push towards commercialising environment friendly technologies, the consumer’s preference to devices with small form factor and low cost, are primarily driving the innovations in this space.

Emerging microelectronics technologies have the potential to converge efficiently thereby opening up opportunities in across an array of industries. Product differentiation and new product development are potential strategies expected to create high growth opportunities in both new and existing markets. The key differentiating factor is expected to lie with the effectiveness with which players leverage their existing capabilities to enable new product development.

The technology and innovation report covers the top 10 microelectronics technologies that will have highest impact in the near- and medium-term. Key technologies in the cluster were evaluated to arrive at the top 10 technologies for 2017. The technologies were selected after critical evaluation of an exhaustive list of technologies using TechVision's proprietary selection methodology.

The report assesses technologies from various aspects such as patents, funding, applications, megatrend impact, disruptiveness and market potential. The top 10 technologies covered in this report are wearables, OLED Lighting, Next generation data storage, holographic display, micro-LED, wireless charging, rapid charging, smart antenna, flexible hybrid electronics and visible light communication.

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1. Executive Summary
Research Scope
Top 50 Technologies - Selection Methodology
Trends in the Microelectronics Industry
Wearables will Continue to have Market Attraction
Trend of Miniaturization Creating Market for Flexible Hybrid Electronics and Smart Antenna; Energy Conservation Driving Rapid Charging and VLC

2. Technology Deep Dive Wearables
Practical Wearable Devices to Create a Million Dollar Opportunity by 2021
Consumer Electronics Companies Pushing Research Efforts in the Wearable Space
Consumer Electronics and Healthcare Witnessing High Adoption
Companies Expected to Impact the Wearables Market in the Short Term

3. OLED Lighting
Flexibility and Innovative Product Design Open Billion Dollar Opportunity
Manufacturing Techniques and Technology Development as Key Patent and Funding Focus Areas
Automotive and Architectural are High-impact Sectors
Companies Expected to Influence the OLED Lighting Sector in the Near Term

4. Next Gen Data Storage
Enterprise and Cloud-based Storage Can Drive Market Growth
Software-defined and Enterprise Storage Solutions Actively Pursued
Digital Transformation Enhancing Adoption of Data Storage Solutions
Companies Expected to Influence the Data Storage Market in the Near Term

5. Holographic Display
Automotive and Healthcare Industries Drive Market Growth
Expanding Application Scope is Prime Focus of Research and Funding
Unlimited Display Area Opens Up Business Opportunities and Possibility to Replace Conventional Displays
Key Influencers

6. Micro-LED
Ten Fold Increase in Shipment of Micro-LEDs by 2021
Cost-effective Manufacturing Facility with Mass Production Capability as a Key Focus Area
Interoperability Enabling Product Development across Sectors
Companies and Research Institutes Expected to Influence Micro-LEDs

7. Wireless Charging
Adoption of Smart Devices and Electric Cars Will Propel Technology Advancements
Technology Development and Commercialization as Funding Focus Areas
Immersive Viewing Capability Generating High Interest
Companies Expected to Impact the Wireless Charging Arena in the Near Term

8. Rapid Charging
Rapid Charging Opens Up A Billion Dollar Opportunity Globally
China A Major Powerhouse In Terms of Research In Rapid Charging
Interoperabity and Cost Effectiveness to Drive Consumer Adoption
Companies Expected to Impact the Wearables Market in the Near Term

9. Flexible Hybrid Electronics
Industry Consolidation and Focus on Manufacturing Drive Opportunities in Fragmented FHE Industry
Commercialization through Ramped-up Volume Production as Key Focus
Versatility of FHE Key Factor Enabling Adoption across Industries
Companies Expected to Influence Flexible Hybrid Electronics in the Near Term

10. Smart Antenna
Adoption of Smart Connected Devices Opened Multiple Opportunities
University Led Research and Technology Start ups Being Actively Funded
Communication and Wearable Technologies to have High Impact
Companies Expected to Influence Smart Antennas

11. Visible Light Communication
Secure VLC Boosting High Speed Data Communication Market
VLC Expected to Accompany Wi-Fi In Wireless Communication Technology Space
Secure and Short-range Connectivity Boosting Internet of Things and Connected Devices
Companies Expected to Influence VLC in the Near Term
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