The flat panel display industry expects that more film type touch panel sensors will be integrated in flat panels because in 2014 the cost will be less than for glass type touch sensor panels. However, the biggest market for touch panel sensor has been the smartphone segment and now the smartphone market is at its maturity, so Samsung Electronics and Apple are expected to focus on the tablet market with product differentiation. Based on tablet product positioning, the touch panel types-On-Cell, In-Cell and GFF-will apply to the tablet PCs. Details of the new report, table of contents and ordering information can be found on Electronics.ca Publications’ web site. View the report: Touch Panel Technology Trend Analyis.