microLED Market Opportunities: 2018-2027 – TOC

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Executive Summary

E.1 Where the Opportunities for micro-LED Displays are being Found

E.1.1 Competitive Advantages of Micro-LED Displays

E.1.2 Opportunities for Displays that need the Extra Performance Provided by micro-LEDs

E.2 Timing for Micro-LED Product Introductions: Next Two to Three Years

E.3 Tough Technical and Logistical Problems are Yet to be Solved

E.3.1 Uniformity of Epitaxial Layers Growth and Scaling up Epi-substrate Sizes

E.3.2 Efficiency Drop with Shrinking LED Size E.3.3 Micro-LED Fabrication Schemes

E.3.4 Mass Transfer Yield and Throughput is a Key for Success

E.4 Who are the Main Players in micro-LED Displays?

E.5 Ten-year Forecasts of micro-LED Markets

E.5.1 Micro-LED Market Forecast 2028-2027

E.5.2 Market Breakout by Applications/Products

Chapter One: Introduction

1.1 Background to the Report

1.1.1 Micro-LEDs now a Serious Contender as a Display Technology

1.1.2 Technology Challenges Associated with micro-LEDs

1.1.3 Process Chain Issues with Micro-LEDs

1.1.4 Emerging Supply Structure for Micro-LEDs

1.1.5 The Coming Rollout for micro-LEDs

1.2 Goals and Scope of this Report

1.2.1 Coverage

1.3 Methodology of this Report

1.3.1 Sources of Information

1.3.2 Forecasting Methodology

1.4 Plan of this Report

Chapter Two: Technologies and Manufacturing Strategies

2.1 Micro-LED vs. Incumbent (LCD) and Emerging (OLED) Technologies

2.2 Micro-LED fabrication methods, problems and challenge

2.2.1 micro-LED vs mini-LED vs regular LED lighting

2.2.2 Micro-LED Epitaxial Substrate

2.2.3 Monolithic fabrication

2.2.4 Monolithic Hybridization Fabrication

2.2.5 3D Integration (Mass Transfer)

2.3 Micro-LED Supply Value Chain

2.3.1 Value Chain Configurations for Monolithic, Hybrid and 3D Integrated Displays

2.3.2 Epi-substrates

2.3.3 Epi-wafers

2.3.4 MOCVD Equipment

2.3.5 Mass Transfer Equipment

2.3.6 Cost Analysis

2.4 Key Points from this Chapter

Chapter Three: Ten-year Forecasts of Micro-LED Markets

3.1 Micro-LED Applications and Commercialization Roadmap

3.2 LCD Backlighting with micro-LED Arrays (BLU)

3.2.1 Technology and Market Potential

3.2.2 Ten-year Forecast for LCD BLU with micro-LEDs

3.3 Ultra-large format: Video Walls, Digital Signage

3.3.1 Technology and Market Potential

3.3.2 Ten-year Forecast Ten-year Forecast For Micro-LED Video Walls In Home Theaters Ten-year Forecast For Micro-LED Video Walls In Digital Cinemas Ten-year Forecast for Micro-LED Video Walls In Digital Signage And Advertising

3.4 Large Format: TVs and Monitors

3.4.1 Technology and Market Potential

3.4.2 Ten-year Forecast

3.5 Medium Format: Smartphones, Tablets

3.5.1 Technology and Market Potential

3.5.2 Ten-year Forecast for micro-LED Smartphones

3.6 Small Format: Smartwatches

3.6.1 Technology and Market Potential

3.6.2 Ten-year Forecast

3.7 Automotive: HUD projectors

3.7.1 Technology and Market Potential

3.7.2 Ten-year Forecast for Micro-LED Automotive HUD Market

3.8 Ultra-small-format: Near-eye Microdisplays (AR/VR)

3.8.1 Technology and Market Potential

3.8.2 Ten-year Forecast

3.9 Lighting

3.9.1 Technology and Market Potential

3.9.2 Ten-year Forecast for micro-LED Lighting

3.10 Lithography and 3D printing

3.10.1 Technology and Market Potential

3.10.2 Ten-year Forecasts Ten-year Forecast for micro-LED Lithography Systems Ten-year Forecast for micro-LED 3D Printers

3.11 LiFi

3.11.1 Technology and Market Potential

3.11.2 Ten-year Forecast for micro-LED LiFi

3.12 Analysis of micro-LED Wafers Market Production

3.13 Analysis of Overall micro-LED Market Distribution

3.13.1 By Year from 2018 through 2027

3.13.2 By Application from 2018 until 2027

3.14 Analysis of micro-LED Markets By Key Countries And Regions

3.14.1 Taiwan

3.14.2 China

3.14.3 Japan

3.14.4 Korea

3.14.5 North America

3.14.6 Western Europe

3.15 Key Points from this Chapter

Chapter Four:Profiles of Key Players


4.1.1 Manufacturing Solutions

4.1.2 Customers

4.2 Aledia

4.2.1 Manufacturing Solutions

4.3 ALLOS Semiconductors

4.4 Apple

4.5 AUO


4.7 JBD

4.8 LG Display

4.9 Lumens

4.10 Lumiode

4.11 Nanosys

4.12 PlayNitride

4.13 Plessey Semiconductors

4.14 QMAT

4.15 Rohinni

4.16 Samsung

4.17 Sony

4.18 Uniqarta

4.19 VueReal

4.20 Veeco Instruments

4.21 X-Celeprint

Acronyms and Abbreviations Used In this Report About the Author

List of Exhibits

Exhibit E-1: micro-LED Market Projection from 2018-2027

Exhibit E-2: micro-LED Market Segmentation in 2019

Exhibit E-3: micro-LED Market Segmentation in 2025

Exhibit E-4: micro-LED Market Segmentation per Application (2018-2027)

Exhibit E-5: micro-LED Production by Main Countries/Regions

Exhibit E-6: micro-LED Wafers Demand Forecast

Exhibit E-7: micro-LED Wafers Demand per Application, 2018-2027


Exhibit 2-1: Simplified Schematics of Three Major Technologies Discussed in this Report

Exhibit 2-2: Comparison of Three Competing Display Technologies (LCD, OLED, micro-LED)

Exhibit 2-3: Dimensions Comparison between LEDs, mini-LEDs and micro-LEDs

Exhibit 2-4: Comparison between GaN on Sapphire and on Si Substrates

Exhibit 2-5: micro-LED Fabrication Schemes and Target Applications

Exhibit 2-6: Mass Transfer of micro-LED dies and IC Chips onto Display Substrate

Exhibit 2-7: A Comparison between Major Mass Transfer Technologies

Exhibit 2-8: The micro-LED Display Supply Chain


Exhibit 3-1: Applications of micro-LED Technology

Exhibit 3-2: Ten-year forecast for LCD BLU with micro-LEDs

Exhibit 3-3: Ten-year Forecast for micro-LED Display Home Theater

Exhibit 3-4: Ten-year Forecast for micro-LED Display Cinemas

Exhibit 3-5: Ten-year Forecast for micro-LED Display Digital Signage

Exhibit 3-6: Ten-year Forecast for micro-LED TVs

Exhibit 3-7: Ten-year Forecast For Micro-LED Smartphones and Tablets

Exhibit 3-8: Ten-year Forecast for micro-LED Smartwatches

Exhibit 3-9: Ten-Year Forecast for Micro-LED Display Automotive HUD Projectors

Exhibit 3-10: Brightness comparisons (AR/VR projector technologies vs requirements)

Exhibit 3-11: Ten-year Forecast for micro-LED Display AR/VR Devices

Exhibit 3-12: Ten-year Forecast for micro-LED Lighting

Exhibit 3-13: Ten-year Forecast for micro-LED Lithography Systems

Exhibit 3-14: Ten-year Forecast for Low-end micro-LED 3D Printers

Exhibit 3-15: Ten-year Forecast for micro-LED LiFi

Exhibit 3-16: micro-LED wafers demand forecast

Exhibit 3-17: micro-LED wafers demand per application, 2028-2027

Exhibit 3-18: Micro-LED Market Projection (2018-2027)

Exhibit 3-19: Micro-LED Market Segmentation 2019

Exhibit 3-20: Micro-LED Market Segmentation 2025

Exhibit 3-21: Micro-LED Production by Main Countries/Regions (2018)

Exhibit 3-22: Projections for micro-LED Production in Taiwan for 2018-2027

Exhibit 3-23: Projections for micro-LED production in China for 2018-2027

Exhibit 3-24: Projections for micro-LED production in Japan for 2018-2027

Exhibit 3-25: Projections for micro-LED production in Korea for 2018-2027

Exhibit 3-26: Projections for micro-LED production in North America for 2018-2027

Exhibit 3-27: Projections for micro-LED production in Western Europe for 2018-2027

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