Will Micro-LEDs Be a Game Changer in the LED Supply Chain?

Micro-LEDs can be a game changer for the LED industry thanks to a host of value-added opportunities, which could reshuffle various parts of the component supply chain, according to LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, at LEDforum 2016. The conference focused on micro-LED as the next-generation display technology. “Potential applications of micro-LED extend beyond display systems,” said…

Microcontroller Market Continues to Strengthen

The microcontroller (MCU) market is expected to show positive sales in 2015 thanks to a sharp recovery in smartcards, improvements in the global economy, and the emergence of new embedded-systems applications, such as wearable electronics and the Internet of Things (IoT), according to IC Insights’ 2015 edition of The McClean Report. These market factors, in addition…

Japanese Companies Top LCD Equipment Ranking

New Tripoli, Pa. – The TFT-LCD equipment market has been on a roller coaster ride for the past ten years, as Japanese companies dominate the industry, according to the report LCD Market: Technology Directions and Market Analysis, recently published by The Information Network (www.theinformationnet.com), a New Tripoli, PA-based market research company. AKT, a subsidiary of Applied Materials, was the…