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Posted on March 21 | DISPLAYS - YOLE DEVELOPPEMENT

MicroLEDs for displays: how we can make it happen...

Many large companies and startups are currently working on microLED technologies for display applications: from LED makers such as Epistar, Nichia or Osram to display makers like AUO, BOE or CSOT and OEMs such as Apple or Facebook/Oculus. Due to the multiplicity of players and the diversity of strategies, KnowMade, part of Yole Group of Companies underlines a complex and heavy patent landscape. “Enabling large scale microLED displays manufacturing requires to bring together 3 major disparate know-how and supply chain bricks including LED manufacturing, display manufacturing and technology transfer & assembly”, asserts Dr Eric Virey, Senior Technology & Market Analyst at Yole Développement (Yole), part of Yole Group of Companies. The microLED displays supply chain is therefore still under construction. Participants have to find the way to collaborate together and define the most efficient manufacturing approach...

Yole proposes a live event titled Microled Displays: hype and reality | Hopes & challenges on March 29 at 5:00 PM CET. To register, click MicroLED Display.

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CSP LED lighting modules: a revolution within the LED industry?
Mar. 16 | LED - YOLE DEVELOPPEMENT & PISEO


“We estimates that CSP LED modules represented less than 1% of the LED module business in 2016”, says Pierrick Boulay, Market & Technology Analyst at Yole Développement (Yole). “However, with strong potential in multiple applications and the lighting industry getting experience with integrating such technology, we forecast a market share of nearly 6% by 2021.” ...

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4G and 5G are changing the RF front-end industry landscape: what are the next steps?
Mar. 14 | RF ELECTRONICS - YOLE DEVELOPPEMENT & KNOWMADE

“The RF front end modules and components market for cellphones is highly dynamic”, asserts Claire Troadec, Activity Leader, RF Devices & Technologies at Yole Développement (Yole). And she adds:” From being worth US$10.1billion last year, it is expected to reach U$22.7 billion in 2022.” Such high growth is definitely something that players in other semiconductor markets would envy: a market that will more than double in six years! However, the growth is not evenly distributed…

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Microfluidic patent landscape: technologies have brought numerous advantages in diagnostic applications
Mar. 13 | MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES - KNOWMADE

“New comers and emerging applications for oncology and infectious diseases are driving the growth of microfluidics IP ”, announces Dr Brice Sagot, COO and co-founder of KnowMade.Indeed microfluidic technologies have brought numerous advantages in diagnostic applications. In its latest patent landscape report titled “Microfluidic Technologies for Diagnostic Applications”, KnowMade analyses the microfluidic patent landscape for diagnostic applications and...

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Advanced substrates, a key enabler of future advanced packaging solutions
Feb. 23 - ADVANCED PACKAGING - YOLE DEVELOPPEMENT


“Advanced substrates are the key interconnect component of advanced packaging architectures”, comments Andrej Ivankovic, Technology & Market Analyst, Advanced Packaging & Semiconductor Manufacturing at Yole Développement (Yole). Indeed advanced substrates are critical in enabling future products and markets...

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Bulk GaN: from technology to market
Feb. 21 - COMPOUND SEMICONDUCTORS - YOLE DEVELOPPEMENT

“The past 30 years has witnessed the impressive progress of GaN-based technology in various fields”, comments Dr Hong Lin, Technology & Market Analyst at Yole Développement (Yole).
The “More than Moore” market research and strategy consulting company, Yole released today a new technology and market report focused on Bulk GaN substrate, titled Bulk GaN Substrate Market.

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Internet of Things: a promising future for sensors
Feb. 20 - MEMS & SENSORS - YOLE DEVELOPPEMENT

The MEMS & sensor offering has never been so diverse. Inertial, pressure, temperature, (bio-)chemical and gas sensors as well as microphones, fingerprint and iris recognition. All devices are part of the IoT revolution. Yole Développement (Yole) analysts are currently noting plenty of excitement within the MEMS & Sensors sector. Dream or reality: what is the status of IoT applications?

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MicroLED displays could disrupt LCD and OLED
Feb. 16 - DISPLAYS - YOLE DEVELOPPEMENT


“MicroLED could emerge as a new display application with unique performance benefits”, comments Dr Eric Virey, Senior Technology & Market Analyst at Yole Développement (Yole). “But there are still numerous challenges ahead”.
Interest in microLED displays has grown exponentially since the acquisition of Luxvue by Apple in 2014. Since then, numerous companies have initiated work on the development of innovative technologies: KnowMade, Yole’s sister company identified more than 1,570 patents in the microLED field during the 2000 – 2016 period. Multiple companies have invested in microLED development but startups including X-Celeprint, Playnitride, Mikro-Mesa, VueReal and Lumiode… have been the most active.

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Why are Solid-state IC technologies changing the medical imaging market?
Feb. 14 - MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES - YOLE DEVELOPPEMENT


According to Yole Développement (Yole), the solid-state IC technologies applied to medical imaging applications including CCD , CIS , a-Si FPD , a-Se FPD , SiPM and now cMUT and pMUT are step by step penetrating the medical imaging industry: Yole’s analysts announce a US$350 million in 2016 with a comfortable 8.3% CAGR9 until 2022. In a US$35 billion medical imaging equipment market in 2016 with a 5.5% CAGR until 2022, solid-state IC players are clearly changing the medical imaging landscape by offering competitive disruptive technologies.

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Fingerprint market: from almost zero to a multibillion dollar value in three years
Jan. 19 - MEMS & SENSORS - YOLE DEVELOPPEMENT

Yole Développement (Yole) is expecting strong evolution of the fingerprint market in the next five years: CAGR should reach 19% from 2016 to 2022 in volume into the consumer field. Indeed combined with a fast decreasing ASP due to a strong competitive landscape, a process optimization and numerous emerging technologies, the fingerprint market explodes, especially within the smartphone market: this market segment is increasing from US$2.8 billion in 2016 to US$3.4 billion in 2022.


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