September 2014
August 2014
  • August 25, 2014 Category:

    According to a new report from industry analyst firm NanoMarkets, the global market for transparent conductors (TCs) will generate $4.6 Billion (USD) in 2019.  This report, “Transparent Conductor Markets: 2014-2021” sees non-ITO TCs accounting for $1.8 Billion in revenues in 2019 up from $640 million today.   According to NanoMarkets, ITO will account for just 60 percent of the TC market in 2019, with revenues from ITO having peaked. NanoMarkets remains bullish on the alternative TC business but believes that this report gives a more realistic valuation of the TC sector than other quoted industry sources.

    This is the latest report from NanoMarkets’ longstanding coverage of the markets for transparent conductors which began in 2007. 

July 2014
  • July 24, 2014 Category: Smart Technology

    The market for LED drivers, MCUs, sensors and other chips used in smart lighting will grow from around $67 million in 2014 to $1.05 billion in 2019.  This is according to a new report from industry analyst firm NanoMarkets titled, “The Markets for Smart Lighting Drivers, Controllers and Sensor Chips – 2014.”  Based on the broad acceptance of the Internet-of-Things (IoT), of which smart lighting is a part, NanoMarkets has considerably upgraded its long-term forecasts for smart lighting compared with a previous report we issued in 2013.

June 2014
  • June 26, 2014 Category: Advanced Materials

    According to a new report from industry analyst firm NanoMarkets the market for silver inks and pastes is projected to be worth $5.7 billion (USD) in 2019.  The report, “Silver Inks and Pastes Markets 2014-2021” analyzes and forecasts the potential for silver inks and pastes in the ever changing photovoltaics, displays, OLED lighting, RFIDs, sensors and traditional thick film applications business segments and continues the firm’s coverage that dates back to 2005.  

  • June 24, 2014 Category: Smart Technology

    According to a new report from NanoMarkets, the market for radiation detectors will grow from $25.7 billion (USD) in 2014 to $31.5 billion in revenues in 2019. The report, “Radiation Detection Markets 2014-2021” analyzes and forecasts the potential for radiation detection equipment and continues the firm’s coverage that dates back to 2011.  

    The report states that gamma radiation detection devices is the biggest segment accounting for close to 40% of the market and should maintain this share throughout the forecasting period. Medical X-ray detection equipment will account for the next biggest market share (27% in 2014) but the firm expects it to decline towards the end of the forecasting period. In terms of growth rates, laboratories (especially Big Physics) are expected to record the highest growth rates followed by the nuclear power sector.

  • June 18, 2014 Category: Advanced Materials OLEDs

    The ongoing penetration of OLED displays in mobile phones and wearables and renewed prospects for the OLED lighting market will catapult the OLED materials market from around $900 million in 2014 to $3.7 billion in 2019.  According to the new NanoMarkets report, “OLED Materials Markets– 2014” by 2019, almost 45 percent of the materials revenues for OLEDs will come from the core functional materials (EML, ETL, HTL/EBL and HIL), while the rest comes electrode, encapsulation and substrate materials.

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