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Printed, Flexible and Organic Electronics is one of the fastest growing technologies in the world. It is of vital interest to industries as diverse as consumer goods, healthcare, mobility, electronics, media and architecture. The sector comprises of a diverse range of enabling technologies at different stages of commercialization.
 
Reports from IDTechEx Research appraise the market opportunity, giving detailed forecasts and assessment of the technologies, competitive landscape, value chain drivers, barriers, case studies and global trends.
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Printed, Organic & Flexible Electronics Forecasts, Players & Opportunities 2017-2027

This report provides the most comprehensive view of the topic, giving detailed ten year forecasts by component type, territory and materials. The market is analyzed by territory, printed/non printed, rigid/flexible, inorganic/organic, cost of materials/process cost and more. It addresses the big picture - all OLED displays and other relevant displays plus OLED lighting, thin film photovoltaics, sensors, TFTs, batteries and enabling materials. The report builds on ten years of analysis on the topic with refined up-to-date forecast data.
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OLED Lighting Opportunities 2017-2027: Forecasts, Technologies, Players

OLED lighting is an emerging solid-state lighting technology. It potentially provides a route into the large and growing global lighting market. It however faces a critical differentiation challenge vis-à-vis incumbents such as inorganic LED lighting. IDTechEx has assessed the technology and markets for OLED technology in the lighting sector. We find that the market will be slow to take off until 2019/2020 but will reach 2.5 billion USD in 2027.
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Structural Electronics 2018-2028: Applications, Technologies, Forecasts

Structural electronics (SE) is one of the most important technological developments of this century. It forms a key part of the dream, formulated decades ago, of computing disappearing into the fabric of society. It also addresses, in a particularly elegant manner, the dream of Edison in 1880 that electricity should be made where it is needed. SE is often biomimetic - it usefully imitates nature in ways not previously feasible. It is a rapidly growing multi-billion dollar business.
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Transparent Conductive Films and Materials 2018-2028: Forecasts, Technologies, Players

The market for transparent conductive films and materials has been rapidly changing. This continuing transformation is taking place at all levels: technologies, applications and suppliers. In this report we provide the most comprehensive and authoritative view of this industry.
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Stretchable and Conformal Electronics 2018-2028

Stretchable electronics is an umbrella term covering a diverse range of components. This traditionally academic area is beginning to move beyond the lab into early commercial markets. This report provides you with everything you need to know, with coverage of the entire value chain from materials and components through to emerging products, concluding that the market for stretchable electronic materials and components will be almost $800m by 2028.
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Conductive Ink Markets 2018-2028: Forecasts, Technologies, Players

This report provides the most comprehensive and authoritative view of the 2370 tpa conductive inks and paste market, giving detailed ten-year market forecasts segmented by application and material type. The market forecasts are given in tonnage and value at the ink level.
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Perovskite Photovoltaics 2018-2028

This report gives a detailed introduction on the status of perovskite solar cells both in the technology perspective and business aspect. Technology benchmarking and market analysis are performed to analyse the potential of perovskite solar cells in a number of applications such as utility, BIPV, smart window, outdoor furniture, etc. By 2028 the market is expected to reach over $500 million.
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Barrier Layers for Flexible Electronics 2017-2027: Technologies, Markets, Forecasts

This research report from IDTechEx gives an in-depth review of the issues relating to high barrier films for flexible electronics, as well as forecasts for display, lighting and photovoltaic technologies, in order to understand the influence that the development of barriers will have on the mass deployment and adoption of flexible electronics and photovoltaics.
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Printed and Flexible Sensors 2017-2027: Technologies, Players, Forecasts

Sensors that are printed on flexible substrates represent a growing market. Although the biggest segment — blood glucose test strips — is currently shrinking, the next generation of printed sensors will enable other applications, from human machine interfaces to environmental sensing. IDTechEx predicts the market for fully printed sensors will reach $7.6 billion by 2027.
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OLED Display Forecasts 2016-2026: The Rise of Plastic and Flexible Displays

OLED displays will continue gaining market share against LCD technology. The next evolution is plastic displays and flexible displays. These two new categories together will make a $18bn market within the next five years. Glass-based displays will remain an important technology, especially in TV applications where scale-up and cost reduction are still big challenges. This report gives a detailed analysis of the technology and forecasts by market segment and display type.
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Flexible, Printed and Thin Film Batteries 2016-2026: Technologies, Markets, Players

Thin, printed and/or flexible battery (or batteries with novel form factors) are back on the agenda thanks to the rise of Internet of Things, wearables and environmental sensors. These applications require new features and battery designs that traditional battery technologies simply cannot provide. This has opened the door to innovation and added a new dimension to the global competition between battery suppliers. IDTechEx predicts that this market will grow to become a $471m industry in 2026 from a small market base today.
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Smart Packaging Comes To Market: Brand Enhancement with Electronics 2014-2024

This report reveals the global demand for electronic smart packaging devices is currently at a tipping point and will grow rapidly to over $1.45 billion within 10 years. The electronic packaging (e-packaging) market will remain primarily in consumer packaged goods CPG reaching 14.5 billion units that have electronic functionality within a decade.
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Technology for Diabetes Management, 2019-2029: Technology, players and forecasts

This report covers the entire landscape for diabetes management devices, including mature, emerging and future options. The report has been researched via primary interviews with companies, physicians and diabetic individuals to characterize and predict the technology landscape for diabetes devices over the coming decade. In total, activities of 75 companies are covered throughout the report, ranging from the largest players to technology developers and startups developing the next generation of device options.
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Smart City Opportunities: Infrastructure, Systems, Materials 2019-2029

People are moving to cities for reasons such as jobs and entertainment. Over 60% live in cities and WHO and the UN have forecasted figures up to 80% in cities by 2050. Sadly there are big negatives to this such as pollution, water rationing, global warming, social disruption and increased vulnerability to physical and cyber attack. Cities often suffer overwhelmed education and healthcare including the diabetes epidemic and there is chronic obesity from bad eating in cities. Here are the $100 billion antidotes but the smart city will go even beyond these.
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Quantum Dot Materials and Technologies 2018-2028: Trends, Markets, Players

This report provides a detailed technology analysis. It considers various quantum dot compositions such as Cd-based, In-based QDs as well as the likes of emerging organic and inorganic perovskites, PbS, CuInSe, InGaN, quantum rods, and so on. It also provides a detailed benchmarking of QDs vs existing phosphor technology. Our analysis is data driven, reflecting the latest commercial and academic results. For each material, as appropriate, we assess its performance, its key remaining material challenges, its production processes, and its directions/strategies of improvement.
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E-Textiles 2018-2028: Technologies, Markets and Players

We are in contact with textiles for up to 98% of our lives, and they are starting to become intelligent. Part of this revolution includes the integration of electronics and textiles. Electronic textiles (e-textiles) have been in development for decades, but have begun to achieve some commercial successes in the last 20 years. Today, whilst e-textiles markets remain in relative infancy compared to their parents, many industry players are lining up to offer the next generation of smart textile products. From clothing to bandages, bed linen to industrial fabrics, new products are appearing throughout a variety of verticals as this technology area is increasingly explored.
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Environmental Gas Sensors 2018-2028

In this report, IDTechEx focus on chemical gas sensors based on techniques of pellistor, infrared, metal oxide semiconductor (MOS), electrochemical and optical particle monitor (OPM). We predict the market for gas sensor will grow fast in the coming years and reach $3.1 billion by 2028. The large increases in sales will be primarily to the mobile device and air purifier industries, followed by wearable devices, smart home and smart city.
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Graphene, 2D Materials and Carbon Nanotubes: Markets, Technologies and Opportunities 2018-2028

This report offers a detailed analysis of the technological and commercial progress as well prospects of graphene, carbon nanotubes and non-graphene 2D materials. This grouping of material technologies makes sense because graphene and CNTs, despite their morphological differences, have much in common; whilst non-graphene 2D materials promise to offer complementary properties.
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Smart Glass and Windows 2018-2028: Electronic Shading and Semi-Transparent PV

Smart Glass is electrically active glass mainly for use in automotive, architectural and avionic windows, with demand growing to $1.1 billion in ten years. It is typically for electronic shading in place of physical blinds, or a semi-transparent PV window to generate electricity locally. As the only comprehensive report covering the technologies and markets, it will assist all in the value chain including building and vehicle designers, sellers and users.
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Haptics 2018-2028: Technologies, Markets and Players

This report is the most comprehensive overview of the markets, players and technologies in the haptics space. Whilst OEMs shift between ERM motors and LRAs in the mass market, many new haptics technologies have been developed and begin to find their niches. Whilst the total market climbs beyond $3 billion by 2028, the report finds that the emerging sector will increasingly shine through, generating $600m of new revenue annually by 2028.
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Non-Toxic Materials for Electronics/ Electrics: Large Emerging Markets 2018-2028

Poisonous materials are arriving in many electronic and electrical devices and structures. Mostly, there is no listing of them, assessment of risks, description of alternatives. For the first time this report looks at the toxicity and likely prevalence of the burgeoning number of materials and devices of concern, making recommendations concerning better legal constraints. It reveals many little known alternatives that are safer in manufacture, use, abuse and disposal.
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RFID Sensors 2018-2028: Forecasts, Players, Opportunities

The general RFID market has seen substantial growth over the last few years, with successful public offerings and rapid growth in terms of the number of RFID tags sold. Vendors are now exploring allied technologies with RFID sensors at the forefront of this. This has been enabled thanks to new chipsets, at both HF(NFC) and UHF (RAIN) which are dedicated to support sensor platforms and therefore make RFID sensors simpler to make and lower cost in addition to the increasing maturity and wider scale adoption of RFID reader infrastructure. Additionally, new technologies from printed sensors and flexible batteries to bio sensing films meet unmet needs and provide differentiation.
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Battery Elimination in Electronics and Electrical Engineering 2018-2028

Millions of devices that had batteries are now redesigned to avoid them, unlocking new business. This new 300+ page report reveals latest ways of eliminating batteries to permit mass deployment of IOT, electric vehicles with "perpetual" speed and almost unlimited life and much more. See relevance and technology for applications from sensors to the energy grid and ships.
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Electrically Conductive Adhesives 2016-2026

Electrically Conductive Adhesives (also known as conductive epoxies) are used to form interconnects in a broad range of products and industries. Trends such as increasing numbers of LEDs and sensors, curved and flexible displays in more products, in-mould electronics, and thin film photovoltaics are placing more stringent requirements on ECAs and driving a $3.3 billion market by 2026.
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Functional Materials for Future Electronics: Metals, Inorganic & Organic Compounds, Graphene, CNT

We identify 37 families of new and rapidly-evolving electronic and electric device, spanning nano to very large devices. Most chemical and material companies wish to de-risk their investment by finding common formulations across this new business that has a potential of over $50 billion for them. Indeed, the biggest markets for new and reinvented electrical and electronic devices may get commoditised first or collapse suddenly, leaving the materials suppliers high and dry. Read this report to avoid such a fate.
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