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Global e-Paper Display (EPD) Market 2017-2021

About e-Paper Display (EPD)

Electronic paper or e-paper is a collective name for display technologies that resemble real paper. The e-paper display (EPD) technology offers display clarity with a balanced contrast, readability in sunlight, flexibility, and thickness. E-paper has several features that include low power consumption. The display uses no power when there is no change in the image. Hence, there is no need to refresh repeatedly. It offers a high contrast with no backlight and is easy on the eyes.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global e-paper display (EPD) market to grow at a CAGR of 38.84% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global e-paper display (EPD) market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from flat EPDs, curved EPDs, flexible EPDs, and foldable EPDs.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global e-Paper Display (EPD) Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • Amazon.com
  • E Ink Holdings
  • NEC LCD Technologies
  • PERVASIVE DISPLAYS
  • Plastic Logic
Other prominent vendors
  • Delta Electronics
  • LG Electronics
  • Pricer
  • SES-imagotag
  • Qualcomm
Market driver
  • Growing use of e-books
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Difficulties in supporting animations
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Introduction of EPDs with full color
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2020 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global e-Paper Display (EPD) Market 2017-2021

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global e-paper display (EPD) market: Amazon.com, E Ink Holdings, NEC LCD Technologies, PERVASIVE DISPLAYS, and Plastic Logic.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Delta Electronics, LG Electronics, Pricer, SES-imagotag, and Qualcomm.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “One trend in the market is introduction of EPDs with full color. The EPD technology has evolved over the years. This has led to the discovery of flexible EPDs with full color. The new development is possible with the help of a plasmonic metasurface. It has tiny cells that can be turned on and off with a slight change in voltage.”

According to the report, one driver in the market is growing use of e-books. The growth in EPD technology and increasing use of e-readers are mainly because of consumers' preference for portability while reading. There is an increase in the demand for e-readers worldwide because of the significant change in the reading habits of consumers. The format of books has evolved over the years, of which e-books is the most preferred format. The digital version of books that contain text and images is made available on electronic devices, specifically for e-readers.

Further, the report states that one challenge in the market is difficulties in supporting animations. The major drawback of EPDs is that they do not support animations and can only display images. This is a negating factor, especially for customers or companies that want to post animated ads through EPDs. This factor has reduced the scope of EPDs in industries, such as advertising and media. Their low refresh rates make the electrophoretic e-ink unsuitable for displaying animations or videos. This is mainly because it takes time for the particles to move from one side of the microcapsule to the other, drawing a new text or image.

Companies Mentioned

Amazon.com, E Ink Holdings, NEC LCD Technologies, PERVASIVE DISPLAYS, Plastic Logic, Delta Electronics, LG Electronics, Pricer, SES-imagotag, and Qualcomm.

  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research Methodology
  • Introduction
    • Market outline
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Global EPD market: Overview
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global EPD market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by application
    • Global EPD market by application
      • Table Global EPD market by application 2016 and 2021 (% share)
      • Table Global EPD market by application 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Global EPD market by e-readers
      • Table Global EPD market by e-readers 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Global EPD market by mobile displays
      • Table Global EPD market by mobile displays 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Global EPD market by public displays
      • Table Global EPD market by public displays 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Global EPD market by wearables
      • Table Global EPD market by wearables 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Global EPD market by others
      • Table Global EPD market by others 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Market segmentation by type
    • Global EPD market by type
      • Table Global EPD market by type 2016 and 2021 (% share)
      • Table Global EPD market by type 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Global EPD market by flat EPDs
      • Table Global EPD market by flat EPDs 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Global EPD market by curved EPDs
      • Table Global EPD market by curved EPDs 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Global EPD market by flexible EPDs
      • Table Global EPD market by flexible EPDs 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Global EPD market by foldable EPDs
      • Table Global EPD market by foldable EPDs 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Global EPD market by geography
      • Table Global EPD market by geography 2016 and 2021 (% share)
      • Table Global EPD market by geography 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • EPD market in Americas
      • Table EPD market in Americas 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • EPD market in APAC
      • Table EPD market in APAC 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • EPD market in EMEA
      • Table EPD market in EMEA 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Key leading countries
    • Table Key leading countries 2016
    • EPD market in US
      • Table EPD market in US 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • EPD market in China
      • Table EPD market in China 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • EPD market in UK
      • Table EPD market in UK 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
    • Market challenges
  • Market trends
    • Introduction of EPDs with full color
    • Growing popularity of solar-powered EPDs
    • New EPDs with low energy consumption and high refresh rates
  • Vendors landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Amazon.com
      • Table Recent developments
    • E Ink Holdings
      • Table Recent developments
    • NEC LCD Technologies
    • PERVASIVE DISPLAYS
      • Table Recent developments
    • Plastic Logic
      • Table Plastic Logic: Products offered
    • Other prominent vendors
      • Table Other prominent vendors
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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