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Multi Touch Screens

Multi Touch Screens

This report analyzes the Global market for Multi Touch Screens in US$ Million. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2014 through 2020. Also, a four-year historic analysis is provided for this market. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 63 companies including many key and niche players such as -

3M8 LLC
3M Company
Baanto International Ltd.
Cando Corporation
Cypress Semiconductor Corporation


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I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study
II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
Touch Screen Technologies – A Preface
Table 1: Global Market for Touch Screen Devices (2013, 2014 & 2015): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Shipments for All-in-one PCs, Feature Phones, Monitors, Notebook PCs, Smartphones, Tablet PCs and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Multi Touch Screens – A Prelude
Comparison between Touch Screen and Multi Touch Screen
Market Outlook
2. MARKET DYNAMICS
Increasing Use of Multi Touch Screen in Mobile Devices Drives Demand
Projected Capacitive Technology Spurs Growth of Multi Touch Screens
Combination of Gesture Recognition and Multi Touch Technologies Offer Immense Opportunities
Multi Touch Shape Recognition: An Imperative Feature in Touch Screen Technology
Table 2: World Market for Touchscreen by Technology (2012-2014): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Shipments for Capacitive, Resistive and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Resistive Touch Screens with Upgraded Controller ICs to Offer Multi Touch Functionalities
Use of TDDI Adds to Growth of Multi Touch Screen Technologies
Comparison of Select Features of Capacitive Touch (OGS & G/F/F) with In-cell and On-cell Technologies
Single-Layer Touch Sensors Expand Application of Touch Capabilities
Increasing Demand for Flexible Displays Drives Growth
ITO, the Base Material for Touch Screens, Faces Supply Issues
Increasing Focus on Alternatives to ITO as Materials for Touch Screens
An Overview of Alternative Materials Used in Touch Screens
Graphene
Metal Mesh
Silver Nanowire Technology
Research in the Field of Multi-touch Interfaces, Then and Now
Increasing Number of Patents Reflect Continuing Innovation in Touch Screen Technology
Haptics in Touch-based Interfaces: An Emerging Market
3. MULTI TOUCH SCREEN APPLICATION MARKETS
Smartphones – The Largest Market for Multi Touch Screens
Growing Sales of Smartphones Augurs Well for Multi Touch Screen Technologies
Table 3: Global Market for Smartphones by Geographic Region (2013-2015): Breakdown of Annual Shipments in Thousand Units for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 4: Smartphone Penetration Worldwide (as a Percentage of Total Population) for Major Countries: 2014E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 5: Most Performed Activity on Smartphones Using Touch Technology: 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Trend towards Sleeker Mobiles Augurs Well for Thin Touch Sensors
Tablets: Another Key Market for Multi Touch Screens
Touch Screens Notebook PCs: A Business Case for Multi Touch Screens Technologies
Table 6: Global Notebooks Market by Screen Type (2013-2016): Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit Volume Sales for Touch Notebooks and Non-Touch Notebooks (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 7: Select Notebook Manufacturers and their Touch Proliferation (% of Total Notebooks Manufactured with Touch Screens) for the Year 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Multi Touch Screens Find Increasing Usage in Gaming, Retail and Digital Signage Applications
Increasing Adoption of Multi-Touch Screen Technology in Infotainment Applications
Addressing Diverse Audiences and Content
Robust Software Design and Integration
Viewable in Bright Light
Location of Display
Touch Screen: The Most Ubiquitous Technology in Educational Sector
Touch Screen Technology: Adoption and Utilization in Early Childhood Education
Multi Touch Screens Make Learning Sessions Highly Interactive for Students
Touch Screens in Public Shared Devices: An Attractive Opportunity
Growing Trend towards Touch Screen ATMs: Opportunity for Growth
Global ATM Market – An Opportunity Indicator
Table 8: Global Automated Teller Machines Market by Geographic Region/Country - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Installed Base in ‘000 Units for 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Multi Touch Technology Makes Inroads in Automation Industry with Multi Touch HMI
Multi Touch HMI Screens in Industrial Sector Gaining Share
Visualization is Here to Stay
4. TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEW
Multi-touch Technology: Enabling Easy and Intuitive Operability
Added Features Make Operations Easy
Multi-Touch Screen Technologies Transforming Communication
Electronic Pitch
Envisioning Intricate Multi-touch Gestures on Large Format Screens
Multi Touch Screen in iPhone Facilitate Multiple Touch Commands
Software and Technologies Supporting Multi Touch Functionality
ZeroTouch: An Optical Multi-Touch Interface and Free-Air Interaction Architecture
CPLDs Enable Development of Multipoint Touch Displays and Panels
Walls and Touch Tables Enjoy LED Display with Multi Touch Screens
Innovations in Multi Touch Screen Technologies in Commercial and Industrial Applications
LCD Touch Kiosks
Touch&Go Beam™
FingerTip® Touchscreen Controllers
3M™ Multi-Touch Display M2256PW
Multi Touch Screens Emerge as Enablers of Mapping Applications
5. PRODUCT OVERVIEW
Multi Touch Screens – An Introduction
Development of Multi Touch Screen Technology
Pros and Cons of Multi Touch Interfaces
Benefits
Drawbacks
A Review of Various Types of Multi Touch Screen Technologies
Resistive Touch Screen
Capacitive Touch Screen
Classification of Capacitive Touchscreens
Surface Capacitance
Projected Capacitance
Mutual Capacitance
Resistive Touch Screen Vs Capacitive Multi Touch Screen
In-Cell/On Cell Touch Technology
Infrared grid
Infrared Acrylic Projection
Dispersive Signal Technology
Acoustic Pulse Recognition
A Comparison of Major Characteristics of Various Touch Screen Technologies
A Review of Optical Based Touch Surfaces
Diffuse Illumination (DI)
Diffused Surface Illumination (DSI)
Pros and Cons of DSI
LCD Enabled MT Surfaces with Optical-Based Sensors
Optical-Based Approaches: Bezel-IR for LCD
Optical-Based Approaches: Matrix of IR Transceivers
Optical Touch Screens and Shadow Sense Touch Interfaces
Optical Sensing Multi Touch Technology
FTIR System and its Layers
DRAS® - Another Multi Touch Sensing Technology
6. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS
Luso Introduces TimeLink’s New Line of Multi-Touch Panels
Acquire Digital to Introduce New Range of Multi-Touch Applications
Fujitsu Components America Introduces New Line of Projected Capacitive Touch Panels
3M Touch Systems Launches New Line of Multi-Touch Solutions
Planar Systems Unveils 84-inch 4K Planar UltraRes Touch
ViewSonic Releases New 10-Point Multi-Touch 22” Display
Fujitsu Introduces New Resistive Touch Panels
Zytronic Releases Large Curved Multi-touch Screen Technology
3M Touch Systems to Unveil New Range of Multi-Touch Products
Synaptics Introduces Single Layer On-Cell (SLOC) Capacitive Touch Solution
DISPLAX Launches New Versions of Skin Multitouch
Neonode Releases Enhanced Circular Multi-Touch and Proximity Platform
SensaTouch Releases New Range of Multi-Touch Overlays
Omnivision Studios Showcases New & Improved Omnitapps Business Multi-Touch Suite 3.0
7. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY
Astec Technology Enters into Partnership with 3M
NUITEQ Inks Agreement with Multitouch
Canatu Enters into Partnership with Display Solution
Baanto Enters into Partnership with NEC
Multi Touch Enters into Partnership with Ventuz
Matrox® Graphics Collaborates with 3M™ Touch Systems
Zytronic and DisplayLite Enter into an Agreement
8. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS
3M8 LLC (US)
3M Company (US)
Baanto International Ltd. (Canada)
Cando Corporation (Taiwan)
Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (US)
Displax Interactive Systems (Portugal)
ELK Corp. (Korea)
FUJITSU LIMITED (Japan)
HannsTouch Solution Inc. (Taiwan)
Immersion Corporation (US)
IntuiLab SA (France)
JTOUCH Corporation (Taiwan)
Natural User Interface Technologies AB (Sweden)
Nissha Printing Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Synaptics (US)
TouchMagix Media Pvt. Ltd. (India)
TPK Holding Co., Ltd. (Taiwan)
Wintek Corporation (Taiwan)
Young Fast Optoelectronics Co., Ltd. (Taiwan)
Zytronic Displays Ltd. (UK)
9. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE
Table 9: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Multi Touch Screens by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 10: World Historic Review for Multi Touch Screens by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 11: World 11-Year Perspective for Multi Touch Screens by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets for Years 2010, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
III. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Total Companies Profiled: 63 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 68)
The United States (24)
Canada (2)
Japan (5)
Europe (14)
- France (1)
- Germany (3)
- The United Kingdom (6)
- Rest of Europe (4)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (22)
Latin America (1)

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