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Press Releases

DSCC Announces Call for Speakers for 2024 SID/DSCC Business Conference

February 19, 2024

DSCC, a Counterpoint Research Company and the Society for Information Display (SID) are pleased to announce a call for speakers for the 2024 SID/DSCC Business Conference. SID awarded the organization and execution of the SID Business Conference to DSCC for the eighth straight year and the 2024 event will be the 21st anniversary of the SID Business Conference. The SID/DSCC Business Conference is typically the largest event in the display industry dedicated to the business aspects of the $120B display industry with over 250 attendees annually.Read More

DSCC Initiates Quarterly Micro OLED Equipment Spending and Fab Schedule Tracking, Added to Highly Popular Report

February 19, 2024

Given the popularity of and interest in the Apple Vision Pro headset and the rumored high prices of the Micro OLED panels being used, there has been a surge in activity in this segment. In response to strong interest, DSCC has added quarterly tracking and forecasting of Micro OLED fab schedules and equipment spending to its highly popular Quarterly Display Capex and Equipment Market Share Report. This report now tracks equipment market share in nearly 80 different segments for LCDs, OLEDs, MicroLEDs and now Micro OLEDs as well.Read More

OLED Panel Shipments Increased 9% Y/Y in 2023 on 2H’23 Growth for Smartphones, Smartwatches, Tablets and Notebook PCs

February 19, 2024

As revealed in DSCC’s latest release of the OLED Shipment Report – Flash Edition, OLED panel shipments increased 41% Q/Q and 31% Y/Y in Q4’23 to 292M units after increasing 18% Q/Q and 14% Y/Y in Q3’23. According to DSCC Senior Director David Naranjo, “The continued Y/Y growth for several applications is welcomed news that the 2H’23 recovery materialized as a result of inventories normalizing after Y/Y declines in 2022 and in the first half of 2023. In 2H’23, OLED smartphones increased 42% vs. 1H’23 and increased 12% for the year. OLED smartwatches increased 101% vs. 1H’23 and increased 1% for the year. OLED tablets increased 58% vs. 1H’23 and increased 15% for the year. OLED notebook PCs increased 64% vs. 1H’23 and decreased 25% for the year. Several other applications also had 2H’23 and Y/Y growth. More categories and details can be found in the report.”Read More

DSCC Releases New Smartwatch Shipment and Technology Report with Significant Insights for OLEDs and MicroLEDs

January 29, 2024

DSCC released the inaugural issue of its Quarterly Smartwatch Shipment and Technology Report last week and it packs a tremendous amount of insights for the smartwatch market. Sony introduced the first OLED smartwatch in 2012 using a 1.3” OLED display, followed by Samsung in 2013 with a 1.63” OLED display. Since then, more than 20 brands have OLED smartwatch offerings. According to DSCC Senior Director David Naranjo, “DSCC expects OLED smartwatches to grow by an 8% CAGR from 2022 – 2028 as panel ASPs decline by a 7% CAGR. MicroLEDs are the latest technology frontier that is expected to be used for smartwatches in the coming years. Today, MicroLEDs are commercialized for large displays such as the 140” TV by Samsung and in development for AR, automotive and smartwatch applications. DSCC expects several brands to introduce a MicroLED smartwatch in 2025 and in 2026.”Read More

MiniLED Shipments Rebounded 20% in Q3’23, DSCC Report Reveals MiniLED Penetration Continues to Steadily Increase

January 29, 2024

The shipments of MiniLED displays returned to normal in the third quarter as inventory is eliminated and demand recovers. DSCC’s latest Quarterly MiniLED Backlight Technologies, Cost and Shipment Report revealed that MiniLED backlight shipments increased to 4.7M units in Q3’23, more than a 20% increase compared to Q2’23, and are expected to remain flat in Q4’23. The total shipments for MiniLED backlight panels will reach more than 19M units in 2024.Read More

After a Miserable 2023, Recovery for Advanced TV Market Expected to Start in 2024 with Long Term Growth Projected

January 8, 2024

Advanced TV shipments declined in both units and revenue in 2023, but both units and revenue are forecasted to resume growth in 2024, according to the latest update to DSCC’s Quarterly Advanced TV Shipment and Forecast Report, now available to subscribers. This report covers the worldwide premium TV market, including the most advanced TV technologies: WOLED, QD-OLED, QDEF, MicroLED and MiniLED with 4K and 8K resolution. The report looks at current and future TV shipments and revenues by technology, region, brand, resolution and screen size, and forecasts the growth of all these technologies. Last month we covered the most recent historical results and this week we will cover our updated forecast.Read More

AMOLED Evaporation Materials Market to Grow to $2.7B by 2027, Phosphorescent Blue Update

January 8, 2024

The revenue for AMOLED evaporation materials for all applications is expected to grow 1% Y/Y to $1.7B in 2023 and expected to grow to $2.7B in 2027, an 11% CAGR (2023-2027), according to the latest update of DSCC’s Biannual AMOLED Materials Report. According to DSCC Senior Analyst of Display Components and Materials Kyle Jang, "Revenues can be hundreds of millions of dollars higher in 2027 if Universal Display Corporation (UDC) successfully commercializes a blue phosphorescent emitter dopant, as they have announced. The report details all aspects of AMOLED materials, including multiple applications, supplier matrices and cost comparisons."Read More

OLED Revenues to Decline 9% Y/Y in 2023 – Recovery in IT Categories and Smartphones Expected to Continue in 2024

January 2, 2024

As revealed in DSCC’s latest release of the OLED Shipment Report, OLED panel revenues are expected to fall by 9% Y/Y in 2023 to $37.6B versus our prior estimate of a 13% Y/Y decline. The improvement to panel revenues is the 2% Y/Y increase for units as a result of the 2H’23 inventory and demand improvement for several applications. In Q3’23, OLED smartphones increased 9% Q/Q and 22% Y/Y and OLED tablets increased 61% Q/Q and 103% Y/Y. Several other applications had Q/Q and Y/Y increases. Please refer to the report for more details. As a result of the increases, 2H’23 is expected to be up 37% versus 2H’22, which was up 11%.Read More

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