Touch Taiwan 2013 (International Touch Panel and Optical Film Exhibition), which was held from August 28 to August 30, 2013, marked the second year of this event. The three-day show drew 386 exhibiting companies, including touch panel makers, TFT-LCD vendors as well as component and materials suppliers, and over 33,000 visitors. This report profiles vendor's new products and outlines major product development trends observed at the event.
Large-area TFT-LCD Panel
At this year's Touch Taiwan 2013, vendors of large-area TFT-LCD (Thin Film Transistor Liquid Crystal Display) panels, such as AUO, Innolux, and CSOT, all showcased 4K2K panels with different focal areas, highlighting various panel sizes, WCG (Wide Color Gamut), 3D, and ultra-large screens. AUO focuses on 4K2K panels with WCG or 3D features, planning to equip all of its products with over 100% NTSC color gamut in the future.
Small and Medium TFT-LCD Panel
Smartphones and tablets have become the major force bolstering shipments of small and medium TFT-LCD panels.