1. Tablet Market Development
1.1 Windows 8 Effect Remains to Be Seen
1.2 Lower-Priced Tablet Competition Intensifying
2. Development Trends of the Tablet Touchscreen Panel Market
2.1 G/G Panel Market Share Sustains Due to Technology Maturity and Stable Supply
2.2 Cost Reduction Attracts Branded Vendors' Adoption of OGS
2.3 Lower Costs and Emerging White-box Tablets Drive G/F/F Growth
2.4 G1F Likely to Lose Competitiveness on Slow Yield Improvement
2.5 Challenges in Yield Improvement and Touchscreen IC Technology to Constrain Development of Embedded Touchscreen Technology
2.6 Ongoing Patent Wars to Affect AMOLED On-cell Development in Short Run
Glossary of Terms
List of Companies
Worldwide tablet market development, touching on the effect of Windows 8 and lower-priced tablets, with a shipment volume statistics and forecast during the period 2010 - 2013 provided.
The development trends of tablet touchscreen panel market, examining the advantages and weakness of various touch control solutions, including G/G, OGS, G/F/F, G1F, and embedded touchscreen technologies. Also provided is a statistics and forecast showing the share of touch control technologies adopted by tablets during the period 2011 - 2013.
Companies and organizations analyzed or mentioned in the report include: Apple, Amazon, Asus, AUO (AU Optronics Corp.), BYD, Cambrios, Cando, CMI(Chimei Innolux Corporation), Corning, CPT (Chunghwa Picture Tubes), Digitech Systems, ELK, Fuji Film, General Interface Solution, Google, Goworld, Gunze, Hanns Touch Solution Inc., Henghao Technology, Hitachi Chemical, Iljin Display, JTouch, Kyocera, Lenovo, LG Innotek, Microsoft, MELFAS, Misung Polytech, Moreens, Mutto Optronics, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, NEPES, Nissha Printing, O-film Tech, RTR-Tech Technology, Samsung Fiberoptics, S-MAC, SSDisplay, Synopex, TPK Holding Co., Trais, Truly, Wintek, Youngfast.
Figure 1 Worldwide Tablet Device Shipment Volume, 2010 - 2013
Figure 2 Share of Touch Control Technologies Adopted by Tablets
Table 1 Development of New Conductive Materials
Table 2 Comparison of External Touch Solutions