Touch Controller IC - Global Strategic Business Report

Touch Controller IC - Global Strategic Business Report

Global Industry Analysts, Date of Publication: Aug 18, 2015, 143 Pages
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Touch Controller IC - Global Strategic Business Report

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Projected Capacitive Touch Controller IC in US$ Million. The Global Market is further analysed by the following End-Use Applications: Smartphones, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Japan, Europe, Taiwan, China, South Korea, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. 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 37 companies including many key and niche players such as -

3M Company
Atmel Corporation
Broadcom Corporation
Cirque Corporation
Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

      Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations                       I-1
      Disclaimers                                                       I-2
      Data Interpretation & Reporting Level                             I-2
       Quantitative Techniques & Analytics                              I-3
      Product Definitions and Scope of Study                            I-3
       Touch Controller IC                                              I-3
       Projected Capacitive Touch Controller IC                         I-3


 II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW                                                  II-1
      Touch Controller IC Market - A Prelude                            II-1
      Projected Capacitive Touch Controller ICs Dominates Market        II-1
       Competitive Landscape: Asian Vendors Lead the Touch
        Controller ICs Market                                           II-3
        Table 1: Leading Touch Controller IC Design Houses Worldwide
        (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Atmel, Cypress,
        Elan, FocalTech, Goodix, Melfas, MediaTek, Synaptics, and
        Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                     II-3
        Select Providers of Touch Controller IC and Major End-Use
         Devices                                                        II-4
        Table 2: Leading Players in the Global Smartphone Touch IC
        Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
        Atmel, Broadcom, Cypress, FocalTech, Synaptics, and Others
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            II-4
       Falling Touch Controller IC Prices: Vendors Diversify to
        Sustain Margins                                                 II-4

  2. NOTEWORTHY TRENDS, DRIVERS & CHALLENGES                            II-5
      Widespread Adoption of Touch Screens Drives Demand for Touch
       Controller ICs                                                   II-5
       Table 3: World Market for Touchscreen by Technology
       (2012-2016): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Shipments for
       Capacitive, Resistive and Others (includes corresponding
       Graph/Chart)                                                     II-6

       Table 4: 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)                                                     II-7
      Growing Sales of Smartphones Augurs Well for Touch Controller IC  II-7
       Table 5: 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)                                                     II-8

       Table 6: Smartphone Penetration Worldwide (as a Percentage of
       Total Population) for Major Countries: 2014E (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-9

       Table 7: Most Performed Activity on Smartphones Using Touch
       Technology: 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)            II-10
      Media Tablets: Another Key Market for Touch Controller ICs        II-10
       Table 8: Worldwide Shipments of Desktop PCs, Tablets and
       Mobile Phones (2014 & 2015) (in Million Units) (includes
       corresponding Graph/Chart)                                       II-11
      Increasing Adoption of Touch Screens in Notebook PCs: Business
       Case for Touch Controller IC                                     II-11
       Table 9: 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)                                                     II-12

       Table 10: Select Notebook Manufacturers and their Touch
       Proliferation (% of Total Notebooks Manufactured) for the
       Year 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                   II-13
       Mandatory Touch Screen Requirements for Third-Generation
        Ultrabooks to Boost Touch Controller IC Demand                  II-13
        A Comparison of the Various Ultrabook Generations               II-13
      TDDI - The Next Wave of Innovation in Touch IC                    II-14
       In-cell Technology to Benefit from Growing Interest in TDDI      II-14
        Comparison of Select Features of Capacitive Touch (OGS & G/
         F/F) with In-cell and On-cell Technologies                     II-15
      Expanding Touch Screen Applications - PCAP’s Loss Others’ Gain?   II-15
       Table 11: World Market for Laptop Touch Screen by Technology
       (2013-2016): Percentage Breakdown of Number of Touch Screens
       for Glass on Glass, G1F & Glass on Film on Film, One Glass
       Solution, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)        II-16

       Table 12: World Market for Tablet PC Touch Screen by
       Technology (2013-2016): Percentage Breakdown of Number of
       Touch screens for Glass on Glass, G1F & Glass on Film on
       Film, In-Cell, On-Cell, One Glass Solution, and Others
       (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                             II-16
      Thin Touch Panels Necessitate Focus on Controller Ics with
       Noise Reduction                                                  II-17
      Rise in Mobile Gaming: Potential for Touch Controller ICs Market  II-17
      Rising Use of Touch Screens in Automobiles Bodes Well for
       Touch Screen Controllers IC Market                               II-17
       Table 13: Automotive Touch Panels Market by Technology (2013,
       2015 & 2018): Percentage Share Breakdown of Shipments
       (Volume) for Projected Capacitive Touch Panels and Resistive
       Touch Panels (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                II-18
      Touch Screens in Public Shared Devices: An Attractive Opportunity II-19
       Growing Trend towards Touch Screen ATMs: Opportunity for Growth  II-19
        Table 14: 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)                                                    II-20
      Touch Controller IC Market to Benefit from Rising Integration
       of Touch Panels in Medical Systems                               II-20
      Rising Significance of Touch-based Systems in Industrial
       Sector to Stir Sales of Touch Controller ICs                     II-21
      Haptics in Touch-based Interfaces: An Emerging Market             II-21

  3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW                                                   II-22
      Touch Screen: An Introduction                                     II-22
       A Review of Various Types of Touch Screen Technologies           II-22
        A. Resistive Touch Screen                                       II-22
        B. Capacitive Touch Screen                                      II-22
         Advantages of Capacitive Touchscreen                           II-23
         Disadvantages of Capacitive Touchscreen                        II-23
         Classification of Capacitive Touchscreens                      II-23
          Surface Capacitance                                           II-23
          Projected Capacitance                                         II-23
          Mutual Capacitance                                            II-23
        C. Infrared grid                                                II-23
        D. Infrared Acrylic Projection                                  II-24
        E. Dispersive Signal Technology                                 II-24
        F. Acoustic Pulse Recognition                                   II-24
         A Comparison of Major Characteristics of Various Touch
          Screen Technologies                                           II-24
      What are Touch Controllers?                                       II-25
      Touch Screen Controller IC                                        II-25
       Touch Controller Unit Design                                     II-26
       Controller IC - Vital to Touch Performance                       II-26

  4. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/LAUNCHES                                     II-27
      Atmel Extends maXTouch U series                                   II-27
      Cypress Expands TrueTouch Family                                  II-27
      Microchip Introduces MTCH6303                                     II-27
      Microchip Unveils MTCH6102 Controllers                            II-27
      Cypress Unveils TrueTouch Gen4X TMA448                            II-27
      Atmel Unveils maXTouch S Controllers for Automobiles              II-27
      Zytronic Introduces ZXY110                                        II-28
      Dongbu HiTek Develops Novel Capacitive Touch Controller IC for
       Smartphones                                                      II-28
      Atmel Expands maXTouch® T Series Touchscreen Controllers          II-28
      Microchip Technology Unveils MTCH6102 series of PCAP Touch
       Controllers                                                      II-28
      Atmel’s maXTouch S Controllers Secure Automotive Certification    II-28
      ROHM Semiconductor Introduces BU210xx Series                      II-28
      Microchip Unveils CAP12XX Series                                  II-28
      Atmel Unveils maXTouch® T Series for Screen Sizes up to 23 Inches II-29
      Atmel Rolls Out maXTouch Mxt 5408                                 II-29
      Elan Partners Intel to Promote Single-Chip Smart-Touchscreen™ IC  II-29
      Synaptics Expands ClearPad Series of Single-Layer Touch
       Controller Solutions                                             II-29
      Synaptics Unveils Windows 8.1 Certified Capacitive Touch
       Controller                                                       II-29
      Neonide Unveils NN1002                                            II-29
      Atmel maXTouch® Introduces Controllers Compatible with Windows
       8.1 Systems                                                      II-29

  5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY                                           II-30
      FocalTech Merges with Orise                                       II-30
      Vivo Smartphones Selects Cypress TrueTouch®                       II-30
      Huawei Opts for TrueTouch by Cypress                              II-30
      Parade Signs Deal to Takeover TrueTouch® Mobile Touchscreen
       Business from Cypress                                            II-30
      Spansion Merges with Cypress                                      II-30
      MStar Merges with MediaTek                                        II-30
      Atmel Joins Forces with Fingerprint Cards                         II-30
      Elan Microelectronics Secures Essential Patent for Narrow
       Bezel Touch Control Design                                       II-31
      Siemens Opts for Atmel maXTouch® Controller                       II-31
      Xiaomi Selects Atmel Controllers                                  II-31
      Elan Expands Touch Control IC for Ebooks                          II-31
      Sony Opts for Elan Touch Control IC                               II-31

  6. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS                                            II-32
      3M Company (US)                                                   II-32
      Atmel Corporation (US)                                            II-32
      Broadcom Corporation (US)                                         II-33
      Cirque Corporation (US)                                           II-33
      Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (US)                            II-33
      eGalax_eMPIA Technology Inc (Taiwan)                              II-34
      Elan Microelectronics Corporation (Taiwan)                        II-34
      FocalTech Systems Co., Ltd. (Taiwan)                              II-34
      Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. (US)                                II-34
      Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (US)                              II-35
      MediaTek, Inc. (Taiwan)                                           II-35
      Shenzhen Huiding Technology Co., Ltd./Goodix (China)              II-35
      MELFAS Co., Ltd. (South Korea)                                    II-35
      Microchip Technology, Inc. (US)                                   II-36
      Semtech Corporation (US)                                          II-36
      STMicroelectronics NV (Switzerland)                               II-36
      Synaptics Corporation (US)                                        II-37
      Texas Instruments, Inc. (US)                                      II-37

  7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE                                          II-38
      Table 15: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
      Projected Capacitive Touch Controller IC by Geographic
      Region/Country - US, Japan, Europe, Taiwan, China, South Korea
      and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
      Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020
      (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                              II-38

      Table 16: World 8-Year Perspective for Projected Capacitive
      Touch Controller IC by Geographic Region/Country - Percentage
      Breakdown of Revenue for US, Japan, Europe, Taiwan, China,
      South Korea and Rest of World Markets for Years 2013, 2015 and
      2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                         II-39

      Table 17: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
      Projected Capacitive Touch Controller IC by End-Use
      Application - Smartphones and Others Markets Independently
      Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years
      2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)            II-40

      Table 18: World 8-Year Perspective for Projected Capacitive
      Touch Controller IC by End-Use Application - Percentage
      Breakdown of Revenue for Smartphones and Others Markets for
      Years 2013, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    II-41


 III. MARKET

  1. THE UNITED STATES                                                  III-1
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-1
        Product Launches                                                III-1
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-3
        Key Players                                                     III-4
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-10
        Table 19: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Projected Capacitive Touch Controller IC Market Analyzed
        with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013
        through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)               III-10

  2. JAPAN                                                              III-11
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-11
        Product Launch                                                  III-11
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-11
        Table 20: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Projected Capacitive Touch Controller IC Market Analyzed
        with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013
        through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)               III-11

  3. EUROPE                                                             III-12
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-12
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-12
        STMicroelectronics NV - Key Player                              III-12
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-13
        Table 21: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Projected Capacitive Touch Controller IC Market Analyzed
        with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013
        through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)               III-13

  4. TAIWAN                                                             III-14
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-14
        Current and Future Analysis                                     III-14
        Taiwan: A Key Outsourcing Destination for Touch Controller
         IC Manufacturing                                               III-14
        Vendors Diversify Portfolio to Sustain Margins amidst
         Falling Touch IC Prices                                        III-14
        Touch DDI - A Revolutionary Approach to IC?                     III-15
         In-Cell Touch Technology Rides the TDDI Wave                   III-15
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-15
        Key Players                                                     III-16
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-18
        Table 22: Taiwanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for Projected Capacitive Touch Controller IC Market Analyzed
        with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013
        through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)               III-18

  5. CHINA                                                              III-19
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-19
        Market Overview                                                 III-19
        Competitive Landscape                                           III-19
         Table 23: Leading Players in the Chinese Smartphone Touch
         Controller IC Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Value
         Sales for FocalTech, Goodix, MediaTek, and Others (includes
         corresponding Graph/Chart)                                     III-20
        Key Players                                                     III-20
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-21
        Table 24: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        Projected Capacitive Touch Controller IC Market Analyzed
        with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013
        through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)               III-21

  6. SOUTH KOREA                                                        III-22
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-22
        Market Overview                                                 III-22
        Product Launch                                                  III-22
        MELFAS Co., Ltd. - Key Player                                   III-22
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-23
        Table 25: South Korean Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Projected Capacitive Touch Controller IC Market
        Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for
        Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-23

  7. REST OF WORLD                                                      III-24
       Market Analysis                                                  III-24
        Table 26: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for Projected Capacitive Touch Controller IC Market
        Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for
        Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    III-24


 IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

     Total Companies Profiled: 37

     The United States (14)
     Japan (2)
     Europe (2)
     - The United Kingdom (1)
     - Rest of Europe (1)
     Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (19)
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