Frost.com - Electronic Devices Research http://www.frost.com/c/10178/home.do - Electronic Devices Research Sat, 24 Feb 2018 2:28:50 Advancements in Silicon Photonics, MicroLEDs, and Solid-state Lighting http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D777-00-77-00-00 This Microelectronics TOE profiles developments in silicon photonics, microLEDs, and solid-state lighting. Innovations include flexible vertical micro-LEDs for low-power applications, third-generation chipset for fast processing speed, optical communication using sound waves, SiC MOSFET that eliminates protective circuitry, and reflective display technology for improved energy efficiency. The Microelectronics TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) captures global electronics-related innovations and developments on a weekly basis. Developments are centred on electronics attributed by low power and cost, smaller size, better viewing, display and interface facilities, wireless connectivity, higher memory capacity, flexibility and wearables. Research focus themes include small footprint lightweight devices (CNTs, graphene), smart monitoring and control (touch and haptics), energy efficiency (LEDs, OLEDs, power and thermal management, energy harvesting), and high speed and improved conductivity devices (SiC, GaN, GaAs). Miniaturization, a move toward lower power consumption, and the need for enhanced features are driving innovations in the electronics sector. Technology focus areas include semiconductor manufacturing and design, flexible electronics, 3D integration/IC, MEMS and NEMS, solid state lighting, advanced displays, nanoelectronics, wearable electronics, brain computer interface, advanced displays, near field communication, and next generation data storage or memory. Keywords: Silicon photonics, microLED, optical communication, chipset, chip, SiC, silicon carbide, MOSFET, display Fri, 9 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Advancements in MicroLEDs and Silicon Photonics http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D777-00-76-00-00 This Microelectronics TOE profiles developments in microLEDs and silicon photonics. Innovations include gallium nitride-on-silicon technology for microLED applications, microLED-enabled high-definition heads-up display, microLED display technology for large display applications, all-silicon laser for silicon photonic applications, and optical rectennas for converting light to direct current power. The Microelectronics TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) captures global electronics-related innovations and developments on a weekly basis. Developments are centred on electronics attributed by low power and cost, smaller size, better viewing, display and interface facilities, wireless connectivity, higher memory capacity, flexibility and wearables. Research focus themes include small footprint lightweight devices (CNTs, graphene), smart monitoring and control (touch and haptics), energy efficiency (LEDs, OLEDs, power and thermal management, energy harvesting), and high speed and improved conductivity devices (SiC, GaN, GaAs). Miniaturization, a move toward lower power consumption, and the need for enhanced features are driving innovations in the electronics sector. Technology focus areas include semiconductor manufacturing and design, flexible electronics, 3D integration/IC, MEMS and NEMS, solid state lighting, advanced displays, nanoelectronics, wearable electronics, brain computer interface, advanced displays, near field communication, and next generation data storage or memory. Keywords: Semiconductor, GaN, gallium nitride-on-silicon, microLED, micro display,silicon photonics, heads-up display Fri, 2 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Advancements in Chipset, Silicon Photonics, Wireless Charging, and Solid-state Lighting http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D777-00-75-00-00 This Microelectronics TOE profiles developments in chipset, silicon photonics, wireless charging, and solid-state lighting. Innovations include a high-resolution headlight chipset for enhanced driving visibility, bluetooth-enabled system-on-chipset for wireless earbuds, ethernet switch for high-speed communication, ultraviolet light-emitting diodes for environmental disinfection, and resonant wireless charging technology for portable electronics. The Microelectronics TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) captures global electronics-related innovations and developments on a weekly basis. Developments are centred on electronics attributed by low power and cost, smaller size, better viewing, display and interface facilities, wireless connectivity, higher memory capacity, flexibility and wearables. Research focus themes include small footprint lightweight devices (CNTs, graphene), smart monitoring and control (touch and haptics), energy efficiency (LEDs, OLEDs, power and thermal management, energy harvesting), and high speed and improved conductivity devices (SiC, GaN, GaAs). Miniaturization, a move toward lower power consumption, and the need for enhanced features are driving innovations in the electronics sector. Technology focus areas include semiconductor manufacturing and design, flexible electronics, 3D integration/IC, MEMS and NEMS, solid state lighting, advanced displays, nanoelectronics, wearable electronics, brain computer interface, advanced displays, near field communication, and next generation data storage or memory. Keywords: Chipset, silicon photonics, wireless charging, solid-state lighting, LED, Light-emitting diode, SoC, system-on chip, ethernet, bluetooth, portable electronics Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Advancements in Printed Electronics and Micro Displays http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D777-00-74-00-00 This Microelectronics TOE profiles developments in printed electronics and micro displays. Innovations include printed organic solar cells for energy production, a printed electronics-based fabric for developing smart wearables, high-tech polyester films for printed electronic applications, gallium nitride-on-silicon epiwafer technology for microLED fabrication, and directional microphone technology for improved speech recognition. The Microelectronics TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) captures global electronics-related innovations and developments on a weekly basis. Developments are centred on electronics attributed by low power and cost, smaller size, better viewing, display and interface facilities, wireless connectivity, higher memory capacity, flexibility and wearables. Research focus themes include small footprint lightweight devices (CNTs, graphene), smart monitoring and control (touch and haptics), energy efficiency (LEDs, OLEDs, power and thermal management, energy harvesting), and high speed and improved conductivity devices (SiC, GaN, GaAs). Miniaturization, a move toward lower power consumption, and the need for enhanced features are driving innovations in the electronics sector. Technology focus areas include semiconductor manufacturing and design, flexible electronics, 3D integration/IC, MEMS and NEMS, solid state lighting, advanced displays, nanoelectronics, wearable electronics, brain computer interface, advanced displays, near field communication, and next generation data storage or memory. Keywords: Semiconductor, GaN, gallium nitride-on-silicon, microLED, micro display, wearables, organic solar cell, speech recognition, microphone Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Indian Touch Technology Market, Forecast to FY 2022 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=P9B2-01-00-00-00 Touch screens are increasing experiencing high uptake in India market. With the availability of touch panels that can integrate seamlessly with the existing systems, they have caught the imagination of the end-users. Higher penetration of technology in everyday life, rise of Gen-Y, decline in prices, availability of robust technology and rising demand in end-user segments government, banks, retail, gaming among others are the primary reasons of foreseen growth. Touch screen market is defined by 5 technologies (Resistive, Single Touch Capacitive, Multi-Touch Capacitive, SAW and Infrared) and screen sizes ranging from sub 15 inches to higher than 100 inches. Touch screens is predominantly an import driven market in India and can be categorized as organized and un-organized market. Organized segment constitutes 41.6% while the un-organized segment constitutes 58.4% of the total market. The un-organized segment comprises imports from China, Taiwan and Korea. Within the organized segment of the market, the Indian touch technology market is relatively consolidated with the top 5 companies accounting for 90% of the organized segment. The most significant market participants in the organized segment are 3M, PQ Labs, Samsung, General Touch Technology and Elo Touch Solutions. Indian Touch Technology market s size is INR 259.1 Million in FY17 growing at a CAGR of 15.2% to reach a size of INR 525.3 Million in FY22. Number of units sold are 27,125 in FY17 growing at a CAGR of 18.3% to reach 62,967 in FY22. The market volume is likely to grow at the rate of 25.9% to reach 85,679 in FY22. Similarly, market value if likely to show a growth of 20.6% to reach a size of INR 661.1 Million in FY22. Retail segment will show the highest growth with a CAGR of 19.1%, followed by Banking segment with a CAGR of 14.9%. These two will be followed by Hospitality (14.8%), Railways & Metro (11.5%), Entertainment (11.3%) and Road Transport & Airport (9.9%).--BEGIN PROMO--

Research Scope

The report describes the touch screen market from all dimensions thereby providing a holistic view enabling informed decisions for the existing and aspiring market participants. It covers the 5 technologies - Resistive, Single Touch Capacitive, Multi-Touch Capacitive, SAW and Infrared. Screen sizes covered are 15 inches and above and end-user segments covered are Banking, Retail, Railways & Metro, Hospitality, Entertainment, Road Transport & Airport and Others.

The fiscal year runs from April to March
Geographic coverage: India
Study period: FY 2017-FY 2022
Base year: FY 20167
Forecast period: FY 2018-FY 2022
Monetary Unit: INR

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Advancements in Transistors, Semiconductors, and Heads-up Displays http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D777-00-73-00-00 This Microelectronics TOE profiles developments in transistors, semiconductors, and heads-up displays. Innovations include large-screen heads-up displays exhibiting pedestrian information, holographic display for real-time information in autonomous vehicles, gallium nitride-based field effect transistor technology, magnetic random access memory-based micro controller unit chips, and atomic switches for developing neuromorphic chips. The Microelectronics TechVision Opportunity Engine (TOE) captures global electronics-related innovations and developments on a weekly basis. Developments are centred on electronics attributed by low power and cost, smaller size, better viewing, display and interface facilities, wireless connectivity, higher memory capacity, flexibility and wearables. Research focus themes include small footprint lightweight devices (CNTs, graphene), smart monitoring and control (touch and haptics), energy efficiency (LEDs, OLEDs, power and thermal management, energy harvesting), and high speed and improved conductivity devices (SiC, GaN, GaAs). Miniaturization, a move toward lower power consumption, and the need for enhanced features are driving innovations in the electronics sector. Technology focus areas include semiconductor manufacturing and design, flexible electronics, 3D integration/IC, MEMS and NEMS, solid state lighting, advanced displays, nanoelectronics, wearable electronics, brain computer interface, advanced displays, near field communication, and next generation data storage or memory. Keywords: Transistor, semiconductor, heads-up display, GaN, FET, gallium nitride, field effect transistor, magnetic random access memory, MRAM, micro controller, neuromorphic Fri, 12 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Sensor Innovations Transforming Industry 4.0 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D7E5-01-00-00-00 Industry 4.0 is enabling smart factories by configuring cyber-physical (Internet-connected) systems coupled with artificial intelligence (AI) to leverage the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) for seamless machine-to-machine communication, data transfer, and advanced automation of processes throughout the manufacturing value chain. The opportunity to optimally use and communicate the data collected about key equipment and processes depends on the smart sensors with inherent signal processing and data communications capabilities. Sensors will have key growth opportunities in Industry 4.0 driven by their ability to provide enhanced detection of equipment, process, and product conditions and improved Internet-based sharing of vital information within the manufacturing facility and across the entire supply chain. Industry 4.0 enables advancements in automation, efficiency, and flexibility driven by smarter sensors. This research report provides analysis of key technology innovations and identifies key developers of sensors and related technologies for improved sensing and communications of data for more efficient, cost-effective manufacturing. The technology and innovation report pinpoints key markets, needs, opportunities, and challenges for sensors in Industry 4.0. Fri, 29 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Innovations in Structural Electronics http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D7FD-01-00-00-00 Structural electronics (SE) is referred to as a next-gen electronics technology involves printing of functional electronic circuitries across irregular shaped curves and architectures, including the human body. SE replaces bulky load-bearing structures within a circuitry with smart electronic components which can conform to complex shapes, ensuring optimum space utilization. SE offers different and better ways of implementing electronic functionalities into the products. In the short term, a key capability of structural electronics to reduce the weight of a product is set to disrupt the aerospace and automotive sectors. Also, structural electronics offers flexibility of components, enabling space optimization and connectivity of white goods and consumer electronic products. Advancements in material science to develop stretchable conductive materials, government funding, and application diversity play a vital role in driving advancements in the structural electronics industry. Key questions answered in the report 1. What is the significance of structural electronics technology? 2. What are the key drivers and challenges of the structural electronics industry? 3. Why would structural electronics dominate conventional electronics? 4. What are the key enablers of structural electronics? 5. What types of industries are likely to be impacted by structural electronics? 6. What sort of strategies OEMs need to embrace to strengthen technologies and acquire customers? 7. What is the future prospect of the technology? Fri, 29 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Future of Transistor Technology http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=D7FB-01-00-00-00 Transistors are the fundamental electronic components present in any device. They have evolved over a period of 30 years in size and performance. Their capability to act as a switch or amplify current or voltage has enabled them to serve diverse applications ranging from logic gates in the computer processors to sound amplifiers. Research and development towards improving the performance parameters of transistors and to determine new semiconductor materials apart from silicon is an on-going process. Transistors are being developed in order to support the rapid advancements in technology like wireless charging and energy conversion. This technology and innovation report offers insights on the recent innovations in the transistor technology. The report focuses mainly on the Wide Band Gap transistors which are opening up new avenues in power electronics industry as a promising alternative for silicon transistors. This report also offers insights on applications that might evolve in the next 5 to 6 years. Coverage includes: -Technology landscape -Applications assessment -Factors influencing development and adoption Key drivers and challenges -Global trends and innovation indicators -Breadth of applications impacted -Technology and application roadmaps showing the future prospect of Transistors -Strategic insights about market and emerging trends Wed, 27 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0000