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Multi-Touch Technology, Applications and Global Markets

NEW YORK, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Multi-Touch Technology, Applications and Global Markets

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This BCC Research report provides the necessary insights on the multi-touch industry with respect to current market and forecasted market for next five years. Due to the rapidly growing smartphone market, multi-touch technology is expected to become mainstream technology for major handheld devices.

Use this report to:
- Learn about current and future applications in which multi-touch screens are utilized.
- Examine the multi-touch technology market's drivers, restraints, and opportunities.
- Gain information on agreements, partnerships, awards, strategic alliances, research and development, and mergers and acquisitions.

Highlights
- The global multi-touch technology market, valued at about $3 billion in 2012, is expected to increase to nearly $3.5 billion in 2013 and to $7.3 billion by 2018, a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 16% over the five-year period from 2013 through 2018.
- The North American market accounted for nearly $1.3 billion in 2012. This region is predicted to increase to $1.4 billion by 2013. With a CAGR of 8.6% from 2013 to 2018 the market should reach $2.1 billion by 2018.
- BCC Research estimates that the Asia-pacific region, with a CAGR of 23.1% from 2013 to 2018, will reach $2.2 billion by 2018 from $781 million in 2013.

INTRODUCTION

STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
This market research report:
- Measures and forecasts the market for multi-touch technology and its market segments.
- Analyzes all factors that are affecting or might affect the growth of the market for multi-touch technology and market dynamics.
- Provides decision makers within the market researched key market data and intelligence that aids strategic decision making related to resource allocation and
future business direction.
- Provides competitive intelligence from company profiles and market share analysis.
- Report content enables readers to devise revenue growth strategies from the market size and forecast data.
- Provides information on key growth strategies for companies in the multi-touch market provided through analysis of the competitive landscape.

REASONS FOR DOING THE STUDY
The multi-touch interface is a fast emerging accessibility option available today, and it is fast replacing keypads. Multi-touch is typically associated with capacitive touch
screen displays rather than with the more common resistive touch screen displays. "Natural user interface" is the term used by designers and developers of computer
interfaces to refer to a user interface that is effectively invisible, or becomes invisible with successive learned interactions, to its users. This report provides the necessary
insights on the multi-touch industry with respect to current market and forecasted market for next five years. Due to the rapidly growing smartphone market, multi-touch
technology is expected to become mainstream technology for major handheld devices.

SCOPE OF THE REPORT
This report examines the global market for touch screen technologies used in various products, including smartphones, tablets, e-readers, laptop/notebook computers,
televisions and various types of displays. This report is segmented into sections covering products, technologies and applications. The technology section is segmented
into transparent touch screen and opaque touch screen technologies. The product market is segmented into consumer electronics products, IT products and miscellaneous products. The application segment is divided into consumer applications, enterprise applications and miscellaneous applications. The market by region is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and the rest of world (ROW). Multi-touch technology market size estimates and forecasts are provided for each
region for the period of 2012 to 2018.

INTENDED AUDIENCE
This report is intended for vendors who supply multi-touch modules for use in OEM products such as smartphones, tablets, e-readers, laptop/notebooks, televisions and
displays (LCD, OLED, AMOLED, PMOLED, P-OLED, LCOS), consultants concerned with consumer durables and consultants involved in electronics and displays.

METHODOLOGY
BCC Research collects its data through primary and secondary sources after which an analysis is performed on the data collected. The report presents an analysis of the various multi-touch technologies by product and application. BCC Research also conducts a number of surveys, based on which industry growth in relation to the growth of each multi-touch technology is analyzed. Growth rates and forecast shipments are estimated to 2018.

INFORMATION SOURCES
BCC Research interviewed more than 100 companies in order to obtain the data for this report. The interviewed participants included display manufacturers, multi-touch
module aggregators, software solution providers, resellers, final product manufacturers, suppliers, deposition service providers, industrial and consumer product manufacturing companies and various end users of products using multi-touch technology. Additional data was obtained from trade associations, industry and financial sources.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION 2
STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVES 2
REASONS FOR DOING THE STUDY 2
SCOPE OF THE REPORT 2
INTENDED AUDIENCE 3
METHODOLOGY 3
INFORMATION SOURCES 3
ANALYST'S CREDENTIALS 3
RELATED BCC RESEARCH REPORTS 3

BCC RESEARCH WEBSITE 4
DISCLAIMER 4
CHAPTER 2 SUMMARY 6
SUMMARY TABLE GLOBAL MULTI-TOUCH MARKET BY REGION, 2012-2018 ($
MILLIONS) 6
SUMMARY FIGURE GLOBAL MULTI-TOUCH MARKET BY REGION, 2012-2018 ($
MILLIONS) 6
CHAPTER 3 OVERVIEW 9
EVOLUTION OF MULTI-TOUCH PANELS 9
FIGURE 1 EVOLUTION OF MULTI-TOUCH TECHNOLOGY 9
MULTI-TOUCH INDUSTRY TRENDS 10
FIGURE 2 TARGET GROUP SEGMENTATION MATRIX BY APPLICATION AND AGE
GROUP 11
PRICING OF MULTI-TOUCH SCREENS 11
PORTABLE SURFACE COMPUTING 11
PERSONAL SURFACE COMPUTING 11
COLLABORATIVE SURFACE COMPUTING 12
DUAL-TOUCH SURFACE COMPUTING 12
MARKET SEGMENTATION 12
TECHNOLOGY 12
FIGURE 3 MULTI-TOUCH MARKET SEGMENTATION BY TECHNOLOGY 12
PRODUCT TYPE 13
FIGURE 4 MULTI-TOUCH MARKET SEGMENTATION BY PRODUCT TYPE 13
APPLICATION 13
REGION 14
PORTER'S FIVE FORCES APPLIED TO THE MULTI-TOUCH INDUSTRY 14
BARGAINING POWER OF SUPPLIERS 14
BARGAINING POWER OF BUYERS 14
ENTRY BARRIERS 14
ALTERNATIVE TECHNOLOGY 14
MARKET DYNAMICS 15
DRIVERS 15
Growth in the Mobile Phone and Tablet Market 15

Increased Number of Corporate Buyers 15
Increased Applications of Multi-touch 15
Most Technologies are Touch Object Independent 16
HINDRANCES 16
Average Cost 16
Frequent Calibration Required 16
Shortage of Indium-Tin-Oxide 16
OPPORTUNITIES 17
Emerging Retail, Media and Advertising Applications 17
Highly Evolving Replacement Market for the Education Sector 17
Multi-touch Devices with Gesture Recognition Technology 17
Combination with Video Calling and 3D Imaging 17
INDUSTRY CHALLENGES 17
MEASURING THE Z-AXIS 17
PROFILE HEIGHT 18
UNEVEN GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTION OF SUPPLIERS 18
KEY STRATEGIES 18
BACKWARD INTEGRATION FOR SYSTEM AGGREGATORS 18
PARTNERING WITH COMPANIES WITH HIGH GROSSING
PRODUCTS/TECHNOLOGIES 18

NICHE MARKETS/LOCALIZING PRODUCTS 19
CHAPTER 4 MULTI-TOUCH PRODUCT MARKET 21
MULTI-TOUCH CONSUMER ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS 21
TABLE 1 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH CONSUMER ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS,
2012-2018 ($ MILLIONS) 21
TABLE 2 GLOBAL MULTI-TOUCH CONSUMER ELECTRONICS MARKET BY REGION,
THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 22
SMARTPHONES 22
TABLE 3 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH SCREENS USED IN SMARTPHONES BY
GEOGRAPHIC REGION, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 23
TABLETS 23
TABLE 4 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH TABLETS BY REGION, THROUGH
2018 ($ MILLIONS) 23
PMP/MP3 PLAYERS 24
TABLE 5 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH PMP/MP3 PLAYERS BY REGION,
THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 24
OTHER CONSUMER ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS 25
TABLE 6 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH USED IN OTHER CONSUMER
ELECTRONICS BY REGION, 2012–2018 ($ MILLIONS) 25
MULTI-TOUCH IT ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS 25
TABLE 7 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH IT ELECTRONICS, THROUGH 2018 ($
MILLIONS) 26
TABLE 8 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH IT ELECTRONICS BY REGION,
THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 26
TRACKPAD/TOUCHPAD 27
TABLE 9 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH TRACKPAD/TOUCHPADS BY REGION,
THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 27

MULTI-TOUCH MOUSE 27
TABLE 10 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH MICE BY REGION, THROUGH 2018
($ MILLIONS) 28
ALL-IN-ONE PCS 28
TABLE 11 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH ALL-IN-ONE PCS BY REGION,
THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 28
OTHER IT ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS 29
TABLE 12 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH USED IN OTHER IT ELECTRONICS
PRODUCTS BY REGION, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 29
MISCELLANEOUS ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS 29
TABLE 13 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH SCREENS USED IN MISCELLANEOUS
ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 30
TABLE 14 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH SCREENS USED IN MISCELLANEOUS
ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS BY REGION, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 30
KIOSKS 31
TABLE 15 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH SCREENS USED IN KIOSKS BY
REGION, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 31
LARGE INTERACTIVE SCREENS 31
TABLE 16 GLOBAL MARKET FOR LARGE INTERACTIVE MULTI-TOUCH SCREENS BY
REGION, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 32
ATMS/HOSPITALITY COUNTERS/OTHER PUBLIC-SPACE MACHINES 32
TABLE 17 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH SCREENS IN MACHINES USED IN
PUBLIC SPACES BY REGION, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 32
CHAPTER 5 MULTI-TOUCH APPLICATION MARKET 35
TABLE 18 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH SCREENS BY APPLICATION
SEGMENT, 2012-2018 ($ MILLIONS) 35
CONSUMER APPLICATIONS 35
TABLE 19 GLOBAL MARKET FOR CONSUMER APPLICATIONS OF MULTI-TOUCH
SCREENS BY SEGMENT, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 36
TABLE 20 GLOBAL MARKET FOR CONSUMER APPLICATIONS OF MULTI-TOUCH
SCREENS BY REGION, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 36
ENTERTAINMENT APPLICATIONS 37
TABLE 21 GLOBAL MARKET FOR APPLICATIONS OF MULTI-TOUCH SCREENS IN THE
ENTERTAINMENT SUBSEGMENT BY REGION, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 37
INFOTAINMENT APPLICATIONS 37

TABLE 22 GLOBAL MARKET FOR APPLICATIONS OF MULTI-TOUCH SCREENS IN THE
INFOTAINMENT SUBSEGMENT, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 38
TABLE 23 GLOBAL MARKET FOR APPLICATIONS OF MULTI-TOUCH SCREENS IN THE
INFOTAINMENT SUBSEGMENT BY REGION THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 38
ENTERPRISE APPLICATIONS 38
TABLE 24 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH SCREENS BY ENTERPRISE
APPLICATION, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 39
TABLE 25 GLOBAL MARKET FOR ENTERPRISE APPLICATIONS OF MULTI-TOUCH
SCREENS BY REGION, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 39
RETAIL 40
FIGURE 5 GLOBAL MARKET FOR RETAIL APPLICATIONS OF MULTI-TOUCH SCREENS,
2012–2018 ($ MILLIONS/%) 40
EDUCATION 41
FIGURE 6 GLOBAL MARKET FOR APPLICATIONS OF MULTI-TOUCH SCREENS IN
EDUCATION, 2012–2018 ($ MILLIONS/%) 41
GOVERNMENT AND CORPORATE 42
FIGURE 7 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH SCREENS IN GOVERNMENT AND
CORPORATE APPLICATIONS, 2012–2018 ($ MILLIONS/%) 42
PUBLIC SPACE APPLICATIONS 43
FIGURE 8 GLOBAL MARKET FOR APPLICATIONS OF MULTI-TOUCH SCREENS IN
PUBLIC SPACES, 2012–2018 ($ MILLIONS/%) 43
MISCELLANEOUS APPLICATIONS 43
TABLE 26 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH SCREENS IN MISCELLANEOUS
APPLICATIONS BY REGION, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 44
CHAPTER 6 MULTI-TOUCH MARKET BY TECHNOLOGY 46
MULTI-TOUCH TECHNOLOGIES 46
FIGURE 9 OVERVIEW OF GLOBAL MULTI-TOUCH REVENUES AND SHIPMENTS,
2012-2018 (MILLIONS/%) 46
TRANSPARENT MULTI-TOUCH TECHNOLOGY 47
FIGURE 10 OVERVIEW OF THE GLOBAL TRANSPARENT MULTI-TOUCH REVENUES
AND SHIPMENTS, 2012–2018 (MILLIONS/%) 47

TABLE 27 GLOBAL TRANSPARENT MULTI-TOUCH MARKET REVENUES BY
TECHNOLOGY TYPE, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 48
TABLE 28 GLOBAL SHIPMENTS OF TRANSPARENT MULTI-TOUCH BY TECHNOLOGY
TYPE, THROUGH 2018 (MILLION UNITS) 49
Resistive Technology 49
Market Drivers 49
Market Restraints 49
FIGURE 11 GLOBAL RESISTIVE MULTI-TOUCH REVENUES AND SHIPMENTS,
2012–2018 (MILLIONS/%) 49
Capacitive Technology 51
FIGURE 12 GLOBAL CAPACITIVE MULTI-TOUCH REVENUES AND SHIPMENTS,
2012-2018 (MILLIONS/%) 51
TABLE 29 GLOBAL MARKET FOR CAPACITIVE MULTI-TOUCH BY TECHNOLOGY
SUBTYPE, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 52
TABLE 30 GLOBAL SHIPMENTS OF CAPACITIVE MULTI-TOUCH BY SUBTYPE,
THROUGH 2018 (MILLION UNITS) 52
Infrared Technology 53
Market Drivers 53
Market Restraints 53
FIGURE 13 GLOBAL INFRARED MULTI-TOUCH REVENUES AND SHIPMENTS,
2012-2018 (MILLIONS/%) 53
TABLE 31 GLOBAL MARKET FOR INFRARED MULTI-TOUCH BY SUBTYPE, THROUGH
2018 ($ MILLIONS) 55
TABLE 32 GLOBAL SHIPMENTS OF INFRARED MULTI-TOUCH BY SUBTYPE,
THROUGH 2018 (THOUSANDS UNITS) 55
Acoustic Technology 55
FIGURE 14 GLOBAL ACOUSTIC MULTI-TOUCH REVENUES AND SHIPMENTS,
2012–2018 (MILLIONS/%) 55
Camera-Based (Optical) Technology 57
FIGURE 15 GLOBAL CAMERA-BASED MULTI-TOUCH REVENUES AND SHIPMENTS,
2012–2018 (MILLIONS/%) 57
Vision-Based Technology 58
FIGURE 16 GLOBAL VISION-BASED MULTI-TOUCH REVENUES AND SHIPMENTS,
2012–2018 (MILLIONS/%) 59
Embedded (In-Cell) Technology 60

FIGURE 17 GLOBAL IN-CELL MULTI-TOUCH REVENUES AND SHIPMENTS, 2012–2018
(MILLIONS/%) 60
TABLE 33 GLOBAL MARKET FOR IN-CELL MULTI-TOUCH TECHNOLOGY BY SUBTYPE,
2012-2018 ($ MILLIONS) 61
OPAQUE MULTI-TOUCH TECHNOLOGY 61
FIGURE 18 GLOBAL OPAQUE CAPACITIVE MULTI-TOUCH REVENUES AND
SHIPMENTS, 2012–2018 (MILLIONS/%) 61
CHAPTER 7 GEOGRAPHIC ANALYSIS 65
OVERVIEW OF MULTI-TOUCH MARKET BY REGION 65
TABLE 34 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH BY REGION, THROUGH 2018 ($
MILLIONS) 65
FIGURE 19 GLOBAL MARKET SHARES OF MULTI-TOUCH BY REGION 2012-2018 (%) 65
NORTH AMERICAN MULTI-TOUCH MARKET 66
TABLE 35 NORTH AMERICAN MULTI-TOUCH MARKET BY TECHNOLOGY TYPE,
THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 67
TABLE 36 NORTH AMERICAN MULTI-TOUCH MARKET BY PRODUCT SEGMENT,
THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 67
NORTH AMERICAN MULTI-TOUCH CONSUMER ELECTRONICS MARKET 68
FIGURE 20 NORTH AMERICAN MARKET FOR APPLICATIONS OF MULTI-TOUCH IN
CONSUMER ELECTRONICS, 2012–2018 ($ MILLIONS/%) 68
NORTH AMERICAN MULTI-TOUCH IT ELECTRONICS MARKET 68
FIGURE 21 NORTH AMERICAN MARKET FOR APPLICATIONS OF MULTI-TOUCH IN IT
ELECTRONICS, 2012-2018 ($ MILLIONS/%) 69
TABLE 37 NORTH AMERICAN MULTI-TOUCH MARKET BY APPLICATION SEGMENT,
THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 69
NORTH AMERICAN MARKET FOR APPLICATIONS OF MULTI-TOUCH

TECHNOLOGY IN CONSUMER DEVICES 70
FIGURE 22 NORTH AMERICAN MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH IN CONSUMER
APPLICATIONS, 2012–2016 ($ MILLIONS/%) 70
NORTH AMERICAN MULTI-TOUCH ENTERPRISE APPLICATIONS MARKET 71
FIGURE 23 NORTH AMERICAN MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH IN ENTERPRISE
APPLICATIONS, 2012–2018 ($ MILLIONS/%) 71
EUROPEAN MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH 72
TABLE 38 EUROPEAN MULTI-TOUCH MARKET BY TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2018 ($
MILLIONS) 72
TABLE 39 EUROPEAN MULTI-TOUCH MARKET BY PRODUCT SEGMENT, THROUGH
2018 ($ MILLIONS) 72
EUROPEAN MULTI-TOUCH CONSUMER ELECTRONICS MARKET 73
FIGURE 24 EUROPEAN MARKET FOR APPLICATIONS OF MULTI-TOUCH SCREENS IN
CONSUMER ELECTRONICS, 2012–2018 ($ MILLIONS/%) 73
EUROPEAN MULTI-TOUCH IT ELECTRONICS MARKET 74
FIGURE 25 EUROPEAN MARKET FOR APPLICATIONS OF MULTI-TOUCH IN IT
ELECTRONICS, 2012–2018 ($ MILLIONS/%) 74
TABLE 40 EUROPEAN MULTI-TOUCH MARKET BY APPLICATION SEGMENT,
2012-2018 ($ MILLIONS) 75
EUROPEAN MULTI-TOUCH CONSUMER APPLICATIONS MARKET 75
FIGURE 26 EUROPEAN MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH IN CONSUMER APPLICATIONS,
2012–2018 ($ MILLIONS/%) 75
EUROPEAN MULTI-TOUCH ENTERPRISE APPLICATIONS MARKET 76
FIGURE 27 EUROPEAN MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH IN ENTERPRISE APPLICATIONS,
2012-2018 ($ MILLIONS/%) 76
ASIA-PACIFIC MULTI-TOUCH SCREENS MARKET 77
TABLE 41 ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH BY TECHNOLOGY TYPE,

THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 77
TABLE 42 ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH BY PRODUCT SEGMENT,
THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 77
ASIA-PACIFIC MULTI-TOUCH CONSUMER ELECTRONICS MARKET 78
FIGURE 28 ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET FOR APPLICATIONS OF MULTI-TOUCH IN
CONSUMER ELECTRONICS, 2012–2018 ($ MILLIONS/%) 78
ASIA-PACIFIC MULTI-TOUCH IT ELECTRONICS MARKET 79
FIGURE 29 ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET FOR APPLICATIONS OF MULTI-TOUCH IN IT
ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS, 2012–2018 ($ MILLIONS/%) 79
TABLE 43 ASIA-PACIFIC MULTI-TOUCH MARKET BY APPLICATION SEGMENT,
THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 80
ASIA-PACIFIC MULTI-TOUCH CONSUMER APPLICATIONS MARKET 80
ASIA-PACIFIC MULTI-TOUCH ENTERPRISE APPLICATIONS MARKET 80
FIGURE 30 ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH IN ENTERPRISE APPLICATIONS,
2012–2018 ($ MILLIONS/%) 80
REST OF THE WORLD MULTI-TOUCH MARKET 81
TABLE 44 ROW MULTI-TOUCH MARKET BY TECHNOLOGY TYPE, THROUGH 2018 ($
MILLIONS/%) 82
TABLE 45 ROW MULTI-TOUCH MARKET BY PRODUCT SEGMENT, THROUGH 2018 ($
MILLIONS) 82
ROW MULTI-TOUCH CONSUMER ELECTRONICS MARKET 82
FIGURE 31 ROW MARKET FOR APPLICATIONS OF MULTI-TOUCH IN CONSUMER
ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS, 2012-2018 ($ MILLIONS/%) 83
ROW MULTI-TOUCH IT ELECTRONICS MARKET 83
FIGURE 32 ROW MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH USED IN IT ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS,
2012-2018 ($ MILLIONS/%) 83
TABLE 46 ROW MULTI-TOUCH MARKET BY APPLICATION SEGMENT, THROUGH 2018
($ MILLIONS) 84
ROW MULTI-TOUCH CONSUMER APPLICATIONS MARKET 85

FIGURE 33 ROW MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH IN CONSUMER APPLICATIONS,
2012–2018 ($ MILLIONS/%) 85
ROW MULTI-TOUCH ENTERPRISE APPLICATIONS MARKET 86
FIGURE 34 ROW MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH IN ENTERPRISE APPLICATIONS,
2012–2018 ($ MILLIONS/%) 86
CHAPTER 8 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 88
TABLE 47 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE OF MULTI-TOUCH TECHNOLOGY VENDORS ($
MILLIONS/%) 88
FIGURE 35 DISTRIBUTION OF KEY STRATEGIES OF COMPANIES IN THE
MULTI-TOUCH TECHNOLOGY MARKET, 2008-2013 (%) 89
TABLE 48 MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS, 2010-2011 90
TABLE 49 COLLABORATIONS, PARTNERSHIPS, AGREEMENTS AND JOINT VENTURES 90
TABLE 50 NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES 92
CHAPTER 9 COMPANY PROFILES 97
3M CO. 97
OVERVIEW 97
PRIMARY BUSINESS 97
FINANCIAL ANALYSIS 97
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 97
3M8 LLC 98
OVERVIEW 98
PRIMARY BUSINESS 98
FINANCIAL ANALYSIS 98
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 98
STRATEGY 98
ALPS ELECTRIC CO. LTD. 98
OVERVIEW 99

PRIMARY BUSINESS 99
FINANCIAL ANALYSIS 99
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 99
APPLE INC. 100
OVERVIEW 100
PRIMARY BUSINESS 100
FINANCIAL ANALYSIS 100
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 101
STRATEGY 101
CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORP. 101
OVERVIEW 101
PRIMARY BUSINESS 101
FINANCIAL ANALYSIS 102
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 102
EVOLUCE AG 102
OVERVIEW 102
PRIMARY BUSINESS 102
FINANCIAL ANALYSIS 102
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 103
STRATEGY 103
FUJITSU LTD. 103
OVERVIEW 103
PRIMARY BUSINESS 103
FINANCIAL ANALYSIS 104
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 104
STRATEGY 104
GESTURETEK 104
OVERVIEW 104
PRIMARY BUSINESS 105

FINANCIAL ANALYSIS 105
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 105
STRATEGY 105
GOOGLE INC. 105
OVERVIEW 105
FINANCIAL ANALYSIS 106
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 106
HEWLETT-PACKARD CO. 106
OVERVIEW 106
PRIMARY BUSINESS 107
FINANCIAL ANALYSIS 107
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 107
STRATEGY 107
HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO. LTD. 108
OVERVIEW 108
PRIMARY BUSINESS 108
FINANCIAL ANALYSIS 108
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 108
IDEUM 109
OVERVIEW 109
PRIMARY BUSINESS 109
FINANCIAL ANALYSIS 110
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 110
STRATEGY 110
IMMERSION CORP. 110
OVERVIEW 110
PRIMARY BUSINESS 110
FINANCIAL ANALYSIS 111

PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 111
STRATEGY 111
JTOUCH CORP. 111
OVERVIEW 111
PRIMARY BUSINESS 112
FINANCIAL ANALYSIS 112
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 112
STRATEGY 112
LENOVO GROUP 112
OVERVIEW 112
FINANCIAL ANALYSIS 113
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 113
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 114
OVERVIEW 114
FINANCIAL ANALYSIS 114
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 114
MICROSOFT CORP. 115
OVERVIEW 115
PRIMARY BUSINESS 115
FINANCIAL ANALYSIS 116
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 116
STRATEGY 116
PANASONIC CORP. 116
OVERVIEW 116
PRIMARY BUSINESS 117
FINANCIAL ANALYSIS 117
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 117

PLANAR SYSTEMS INC. 119
OVERVIEW 119
PRIMARY BUSINESS 119
FINANCIAL ANALYSIS 119
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 120
STRATEGY 120
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO. LTD. 120
OVERVIEW 120
PRIMARY BUSINESS 121
FINANCIAL ANALYSIS 121
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 121
STANTUM 121
OVERVIEW 122
PRIMARY BUSINESS 122
FINANCIAL ANALYSIS 122
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 122
SYNAPTICS INC. 122
OVERVIEW 122
FINANCIAL ANALYSIS 122
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 122
STRATEGY 123
TPK HOLDING CO. LTD. 123
OVERVIEW 123
PRIMARY BUSINESS 123
FINANCIAL ANALYSIS 123
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 124
U-TOUCH U.K. 124

OVERVIEW 124
PRIMARY BUSINESS 124
FINANCIAL ANALYSIS 124
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 124
WINTEK CORP. 125
OVERVIEW 125
PRIMARY BUSINESS 125
FINANCIAL ANALYSIS 125
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 125
STRATEGY 125
CHAPTER 10 APPENDIX: USER INTERFACE TECHNOLOGIES 127
COMPARISON MATRIX 128
TABLE 51 USER INTERFACE TECHNOLOGY COMPARISON MATRIX 128
APPLICATION MATRIX 128
TABLE 52 USER INTERFACE TECHNOLOGY APPLICATION MATRIX 128
TECHNOLOGY LIFE CYCLE 129
FIGURE 36 USER INTERFACE TECHNOLOGY LIFE CYCLE 129
FUTURE GROWTH 130
FIGURE 37 GLOBAL USER INTERFACE TECHNOLOGY MARKET, 2012–2018 ($
BILLIONS) 130
PATENT ANALYSIS 130
IP ACTIVITY OVER THE PAST 30 YEARS 131
FIGURE 38 MULTI-TOUCH IP ACTIVITY TRENDS, 1981-2013 131
TABLE 53 U.S. PATENTS 132
TABLE 54 EUROPEAN PATENTS 134
TABLE 55 JAPANESE PATENTS 136
LIST OF TABLES
SUMMARY TABLE GLOBAL MULTI-TOUCH MARKET BY REGION, 2012-2018 ($
MILLIONS) 6
TABLE 1 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH CONSUMER ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS,
2012-2018 ($ MILLIONS) 21
TABLE 2 GLOBAL MULTI-TOUCH CONSUMER ELECTRONICS MARKET BY REGION,
THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 22

TABLE 3 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH SCREENS USED IN SMARTPHONES BY
GEOGRAPHIC REGION, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 23
TABLE 4 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH TABLETS BY REGION, THROUGH 2018
($ MILLIONS) 23
TABLE 5 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH PMP/MP3 PLAYERS BY REGION,
THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 24
TABLE 6 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH USED IN OTHER CONSUMER
ELECTRONICS BY REGION, 2012–2018 ($ MILLIONS) 25
TABLE 7 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH IT ELECTRONICS, THROUGH 2018 ($
MILLIONS) 26
TABLE 8 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH IT ELECTRONICS BY REGION,
THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 26
TABLE 9 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH TRACKPAD/TOUCHPADS BY REGION,
THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 27
TABLE 10 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH MICE BY REGION, THROUGH 2018 ($
MILLIONS) 28
TABLE 11 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH ALL-IN-ONE PCS BY REGION,
THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 28
TABLE 12 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH USED IN OTHER IT ELECTRONICS
PRODUCTS BY REGION, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 29
TABLE 13 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH SCREENS USED IN MISCELLANEOUS
ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 30
TABLE 14 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH SCREENS USED IN MISCELLANEOUS
ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS BY REGION, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 30
TABLE 15 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH SCREENS USED IN KIOSKS BY
REGION, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 31
TABLE 16 GLOBAL MARKET FOR LARGE INTERACTIVE MULTI-TOUCH SCREENS BY
REGION, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 32
TABLE 17 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH SCREENS IN MACHINES USED IN
PUBLIC SPACES BY REGION, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 32
TABLE 18 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH SCREENS BY APPLICATION SEGMENT,
2012-2018 ($ MILLIONS) 35
TABLE 19 GLOBAL MARKET FOR CONSUMER APPLICATIONS OF MULTI-TOUCH
SCREENS BY SEGMENT, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 36
TABLE 20 GLOBAL MARKET FOR CONSUMER APPLICATIONS OF MULTI-TOUCH
SCREENS BY REGION, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 36
TABLE 21 GLOBAL MARKET FOR APPLICATIONS OF MULTI-TOUCH SCREENS IN THE
ENTERTAINMENT SUBSEGMENT BY REGION, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 37
TABLE 22 GLOBAL MARKET FOR APPLICATIONS OF MULTI-TOUCH SCREENS IN THE
INFOTAINMENT SUBSEGMENT, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 38
TABLE 23 GLOBAL MARKET FOR APPLICATIONS OF MULTI-TOUCH SCREENS IN THE
INFOTAINMENT SUBSEGMENT BY REGION THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 38
TABLE 24 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH SCREENS BY ENTERPRISE

APPLICATION, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 39
TABLE 25 GLOBAL MARKET FOR ENTERPRISE APPLICATIONS OF MULTI-TOUCH
SCREENS BY REGION, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 39
TABLE 26 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH SCREENS IN MISCELLANEOUS
APPLICATIONS BY REGION, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 44
TABLE 27 GLOBAL TRANSPARENT MULTI-TOUCH MARKET REVENUES BY
TECHNOLOGY TYPE, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 48
TABLE 28 GLOBAL SHIPMENTS OF TRANSPARENT MULTI-TOUCH BY TECHNOLOGY
TYPE, THROUGH 2018 (MILLION UNITS) 49
TABLE 29 GLOBAL MARKET FOR CAPACITIVE MULTI-TOUCH BY TECHNOLOGY
SUBTYPE, THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 52
TABLE 30 GLOBAL SHIPMENTS OF CAPACITIVE MULTI-TOUCH BY SUBTYPE,
THROUGH 2018 (MILLION UNITS) 52
TABLE 31 GLOBAL MARKET FOR INFRARED MULTI-TOUCH BY SUBTYPE, THROUGH
2018 ($ MILLIONS) 55
TABLE 32 GLOBAL SHIPMENTS OF INFRARED MULTI-TOUCH BY SUBTYPE, THROUGH
2018 (THOUSANDS UNITS) 55
TABLE 33 GLOBAL MARKET FOR IN-CELL MULTI-TOUCH TECHNOLOGY BY SUBTYPE,
2012-2018 ($ MILLIONS) 61
TABLE 34 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH BY REGION, THROUGH 2018 ($
MILLIONS) 65
TABLE 35 NORTH AMERICAN MULTI-TOUCH MARKET BY TECHNOLOGY TYPE,
THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 67
TABLE 36 NORTH AMERICAN MULTI-TOUCH MARKET BY PRODUCT SEGMENT,
THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 67
TABLE 37 NORTH AMERICAN MULTI-TOUCH MARKET BY APPLICATION SEGMENT,
THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 69
TABLE 38 EUROPEAN MULTI-TOUCH MARKET BY TECHNOLOGY, THROUGH 2018 ($
MILLIONS) 72
TABLE 39 EUROPEAN MULTI-TOUCH MARKET BY PRODUCT SEGMENT, THROUGH
2018 ($ MILLIONS) 72
TABLE 40 EUROPEAN MULTI-TOUCH MARKET BY APPLICATION SEGMENT, 2012-2018
($ MILLIONS) 75
TABLE 41 ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH BY TECHNOLOGY TYPE,
THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 77
TABLE 42 ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH BY PRODUCT SEGMENT,
THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 77
TABLE 43 ASIA-PACIFIC MULTI-TOUCH MARKET BY APPLICATION SEGMENT,
THROUGH 2018 ($ MILLIONS) 80
TABLE 44 ROW MULTI-TOUCH MARKET BY TECHNOLOGY TYPE, THROUGH 2018 ($
MILLIONS/%) 82
TABLE 45 ROW MULTI-TOUCH MARKET BY PRODUCT SEGMENT, THROUGH 2018 ($
MILLIONS) 82
TABLE 46 ROW MULTI-TOUCH MARKET BY APPLICATION SEGMENT, THROUGH 2018
($ MILLIONS) 84
TABLE 47 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE OF MULTI-TOUCH TECHNOLOGY VENDORS ($
MILLIONS/%) 88
TABLE 48 MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS, 2010-2011 90
TABLE 49 COLLABORATIONS, PARTNERSHIPS, AGREEMENTS AND JOINT VENTURES 90
TABLE 50 NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES 92
TABLE 51 USER INTERFACE TECHNOLOGY COMPARISON MATRIX 128
TABLE 52 USER INTERFACE TECHNOLOGY APPLICATION MATRIX 128
TABLE 53 U.S. PATENTS 132

TABLE 54 EUROPEAN PATENTS 134
TABLE 55 JAPANESE PATENTS 136
LIST OF FIGURES
SUMMARY FIGURE GLOBAL MULTI-TOUCH MARKET BY REGION, 2012-2018 ($
MILLIONS) 6
FIGURE 1 EVOLUTION OF MULTI-TOUCH TECHNOLOGY 9
FIGURE 2 TARGET GROUP SEGMENTATION MATRIX BY APPLICATION AND AGE
GROUP 11
FIGURE 3 MULTI-TOUCH MARKET SEGMENTATION BY TECHNOLOGY 12
FIGURE 4 MULTI-TOUCH MARKET SEGMENTATION BY PRODUCT TYPE 13
FIGURE 5 GLOBAL MARKET FOR RETAIL APPLICATIONS OF MULTI-TOUCH SCREENS,
2012–2018 ($ MILLIONS/%) 40
FIGURE 6 GLOBAL MARKET FOR APPLICATIONS OF MULTI-TOUCH SCREENS IN
EDUCATION, 2012–2018 ($ MILLIONS/%) 41
FIGURE 7 GLOBAL MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH SCREENS IN GOVERNMENT AND
CORPORATE APPLICATIONS, 2012–2018 ($ MILLIONS/%) 42
FIGURE 8 GLOBAL MARKET FOR APPLICATIONS OF MULTI-TOUCH SCREENS IN
PUBLIC SPACES, 2012–2018 ($ MILLIONS/%) 43
FIGURE 9 OVERVIEW OF GLOBAL MULTI-TOUCH REVENUES AND SHIPMENTS,
2012-2018 (MILLIONS/%) 46
FIGURE 10 OVERVIEW OF THE GLOBAL TRANSPARENT MULTI-TOUCH REVENUES
AND SHIPMENTS, 2012–2018 (MILLIONS/%) 47
FIGURE 11 GLOBAL RESISTIVE MULTI-TOUCH REVENUES AND SHIPMENTS,
2012–2018 (MILLIONS/%) 49
FIGURE 12 GLOBAL CAPACITIVE MULTI-TOUCH REVENUES AND SHIPMENTS,
2012-2018 (MILLIONS/%) 51
FIGURE 13 GLOBAL INFRARED MULTI-TOUCH REVENUES AND SHIPMENTS,
2012-2018 (MILLIONS/%) 53
FIGURE 14 GLOBAL ACOUSTIC MULTI-TOUCH REVENUES AND SHIPMENTS,
2012–2018 (MILLIONS/%) 55
FIGURE 15 GLOBAL CAMERA-BASED MULTI-TOUCH REVENUES AND SHIPMENTS,
2012–2018 (MILLIONS/%) 57
FIGURE 16 GLOBAL VISION-BASED MULTI-TOUCH REVENUES AND SHIPMENTS,
2012–2018 (MILLIONS/%) 59
FIGURE 17 GLOBAL IN-CELL MULTI-TOUCH REVENUES AND SHIPMENTS, 2012–2018
(MILLIONS/%) 60
FIGURE 18 GLOBAL OPAQUE CAPACITIVE MULTI-TOUCH REVENUES AND SHIPMENTS,
2012–2018 (MILLIONS/%) 61
FIGURE 19 GLOBAL MARKET SHARES OF MULTI-TOUCH BY REGION 2012-2018 (%) 65
FIGURE 20 NORTH AMERICAN MARKET FOR APPLICATIONS OF MULTI-TOUCH IN
CONSUMER ELECTRONICS, 2012–2018 ($ MILLIONS/%) 68
FIGURE 21 NORTH AMERICAN MARKET FOR APPLICATIONS OF MULTI-TOUCH IN IT
ELECTRONICS, 2012-2018 ($ MILLIONS/%) 69
FIGURE 22 NORTH AMERICAN MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH IN CONSUMER
APPLICATIONS, 2012–2016 ($ MILLIONS/%) 70
FIGURE 23 NORTH AMERICAN MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH IN ENTERPRISE
APPLICATIONS, 2012–2018 ($ MILLIONS/%) 71

FIGURE 24 EUROPEAN MARKET FOR APPLICATIONS OF MULTI-TOUCH SCREENS IN
CONSUMER ELECTRONICS, 2012–2018 ($ MILLIONS/%) 73
FIGURE 25 EUROPEAN MARKET FOR APPLICATIONS OF MULTI-TOUCH IN IT
ELECTRONICS, 2012–2018 ($ MILLIONS/%) 74
FIGURE 26 EUROPEAN MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH IN CONSUMER APPLICATIONS,
2012–2018 ($ MILLIONS/%) 75
FIGURE 27 EUROPEAN MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH IN ENTERPRISE APPLICATIONS,
2012-2018 ($ MILLIONS/%) 76
FIGURE 28 ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET FOR APPLICATIONS OF MULTI-TOUCH IN
CONSUMER ELECTRONICS, 2012–2018 ($ MILLIONS/%) 78
FIGURE 29 ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET FOR APPLICATIONS OF MULTI-TOUCH IN IT
ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS, 2012–2018 ($ MILLIONS/%) 79
FIGURE 30 ASIA-PACIFIC MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH IN ENTERPRISE APPLICATIONS,
2012–2018 ($ MILLIONS/%) 80
FIGURE 31 ROW MARKET FOR APPLICATIONS OF MULTI-TOUCH IN CONSUMER
ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS, 2012-2018 ($ MILLIONS/%) 83
FIGURE 32 ROW MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH USED IN IT ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS,
2012-2018 ($ MILLIONS/%) 83
FIGURE 33 ROW MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH IN CONSUMER APPLICATIONS,
2012–2018 ($ MILLIONS/%) 85
FIGURE 34 ROW MARKET FOR MULTI-TOUCH IN ENTERPRISE APPLICATIONS,
2012–2018 ($ MILLIONS/%) 86
FIGURE 35 DISTRIBUTION OF KEY STRATEGIES OF COMPANIES IN THE MULTI-TOUCH
TECHNOLOGY MARKET, 2008-2013 (%) 89
FIGURE 36 USER INTERFACE TECHNOLOGY LIFE CYCLE 129
FIGURE 37 GLOBAL USER INTERFACE TECHNOLOGY MARKET, 2012–2018 ($
BILLIONS) 130
FIGURE 38 MULTI-TOUCH IP ACTIVITY TRENDS, 1981-2013 131

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