Paper-like Display Industry Report, 2007
  • Jun/2007
  • Hard Copy
  • USD $950
  • Pages:60
  • Single User License
    (PDF Unprintable)       
  • USD $1,000
  • Code: CA015
  • Enterprise-wide License
    (PDF Printable & Editable)       
  • USD $1,500
  • Hard Copy + Single User License
  • USD $1,150
      

Different from the common fiber paper, the paper-like display, in the narrow sense, is a kind of electricity-conductive and high-molecular material contains many micro spheres, while its appearance is same to the common paper with softness and can display the data repeatedly. In the paper-like display technology, the size of the micro sphere represents the pixel of display, and the characteristic of the micro sphere is to change its status by the external pressure drive. The feature of paper-like display is to change by the external drive pressure, therefore, the material is electricity-conductive, and finally, the high-molecular is to strengthen the flexibility of paper-like display, so it can be bend like the common paper. In the broad sense, all kinds of paper with reflect and memory, and without back light display are the paper-like display. The largest difference between paper-like display and LCD is that LCD needs back light, but paper-like display not. Next, LCD is without the memory, while paper-like display has.

Advantages of Paper-like Display

The sight and reading is comparatively good, even the long staring won’t make the eyes feel tired, and it can adjust and process on the surface;

High comparison, which is to display by the rays reflected by the environment, and the stronger the environment rays are, the higher the comparison is. Compared to LCD depended on its own light, it is more suitable for the outdoor watch particularly. In addition, its reflectivity is six times to LCD, and the comparison is double times to LCD and newspaper respectively;

Environmental friendly and decrease the use of paper. If the newspaper, textbook, and file etc, all replaced by the paper-like display, it not only cut down the cost of printing, publishing and transportation, but also can eliminate the printing to decrease the pollution;

Low electricity consumption, and the paper-like display is with the double stability, and the picture has memory function, in addition, when the picture is immobile, and no electricity consumption is wasted;

High differentiate rate, the multiple products can achieve the differentiate rate of 200dpi, and the experimental product can be higher;

Thin, without the back light module, and the thickness can be thin as well as light. The thickness is generally 0.5 mm, while LCD is 2 mm;

With the potential of low cost, without the back light module and strict packaging, it is feasible to adopt the solution treatment technology, such as printing;

Low investment cost, the glass board is selective, and the expensive production line is not required;

The board is flexible, which can be glass, resin, metal and other surfaces;

Wide visual angle, due to the micro sphere structure and the wide reflective area, the visual angle can be 180 degree. Meanwhile, LCD requires the additional special adjustment to reach more than 80 degree.

Disadvantages of Paper-like Display

The response time is slow, and the best response time of the paper-like display is about 50ms, and the time for the multiple paper-like display is about 200-500ms, while LCD is usually 15-30ms, which means that the paper-like display can not play the continuous pictures;

It is difficult to achieve the colorful picture, as the principle of paper-like display is the black and white particles, it should add the color filter if wants to display the color. Although LCD requires the color filter as well, the brightness and comparison of the paper-like display will decrease if adds the color filter;

The low yield rate leads to the high cost, and the main process is the chemical working procedure with the hard control, currently, a large shipment should be required to probe to improve the yield rate experience;

Complicated drive;

Short lifespan, which is only about 5-10 years, is not suitable for the long-duration products, such as automobile.

The paper-like display has the wide market potential, and currently, the main market is the electronic price tag and electronic book reader.

The largest market of the electronic book reader is of the students, and the objective of which is to replace the textbook. The final cost of the electronic book is very low due to the textbook should be used for more than 10 successive years. Buying an electronic book reader is not economical of just read a few books in a short period, however, the students should use the textbook for more than 10 years, and if the electronic book replaces the textbook, then the textbook should not be printed once a year, what can only do is to upgrade the content.

At present, all the textbook content is electronic, and the electronic book reader match condition is basically mature. The key is the price, while the price key is the output, so once the output amounts to the certain level, the price will be decreased much, such as the development of LCD industry. There are more than 500 million students in middle and primary schools in the world, so it is a huge market, as long as the price amounts to about RMB 500, the market will take tremendous changes. The current price is about RMB 1800, and it is forecasted that the price will be RMB 500 in 2010. Then, the largest bottleneck is not the electronic book reader, but is the war among the interest groups.

Even if there is no student market, the adult reading fan market, especially the oversea market should be paid great attention. Currently, the average price of the electronic book reader in the market is about USD 250-300, and it is forecasted that it will be reduced to USD 150 in 2008, and then, the market will grow dramatically. The average retail price in 2010 will be lower than USD 100, and it is forecasted the global market scale will amount to 40 million units.

1 Paper-like Display Overview
1.1 Concept
1.2 Achieving Means
1.2.1 Electrochemical Reaction
1.2.2 Light Read-in Type
1.2.3 Electrophoresis Model Particulate Type
1.2.4 Micro Capsule Electrophoresis Model
1.2.5 Spray-ink Luminescence Polymer
1.2.6 Microcup Paper-like Display
1.2.7 Electronic Powder Fluid
1.2.8 Comparison of Paper-like Display Technologies
1.2.9 Latest Trend of Paper-like Display
1.3 Advantages and Disadvantages of Paper-like Display

2 E-INK Paper-like Display Industry Chain
2.1 E-INK Paper-like Display Industry Chain
2.2 Key Manufacturers of E-INK Paper-like Display Industry Chain
2.2.1 E-INK
2.2.2 PVI

3 Main Application Fields and Market Research of Paper-like Display
3.1 Electronic Price Tag
3.1.1 Brief Introduction
3.1.2 Market
3.1.3 Sipix
3.1.4 ZBD
3.2 Electronic Book Reader
3.2.1 Market
3.2.2 Sony
3.2.3 Tianjin Jinke
3.2.4 IREX
3.2.5 ERead Technology
3.3 Other Application Fields
3.3.1 Weather Forecast Browser
3.3.2 Mobile Phone

4 Flexible Paper-like Display Manufacturers
4.1 Seiko Epson
4.2 Plastic Logic
4.3 Polymer Vision
Paper-like Display Products
E-INK Electronic Ink Micro Sphere
E-INK Paper-like Display Unit
E-INK Paper-like Display Industry Chain
E-INK VIZPLEX
Income and Gross Profit Margin Statistics and Forecast of PVI, 2004-2008
Paper-like Display Market Scale and Shipment Statistics and Forecast, 2005-2013
ESL System
SIPIX Character Paper-like Display Principle
SIPIX Initiative Paper-like Display Principle
Smart Card Paper-like Display Application Technology Module
ZBD Liquid Crystal Display Structure
ZBD EPOPS System Module
Global Electronic Book Reader Market Shipment Statistics and Forecast, 2005-2010
IREX Product Line
IREX Digital Publishing System
PLASTIC LOGIC Products
PLASTIC LOGIC Production Line

Global and China Optical Fiber Preform Industry Report, 2019-2025

Optical fiber preform, playing an important role in the optical fiber and cable industry chain, seizes about 70% profits of optical fiber. Global demand for optical fiber preform stood at 16.2kt in 20...

China Silicon Carbide Industry Report, 2019-2025

Silicon carbide (SiC) is the most mature and the most widely used among third-generation wide band gap semiconductor materials. Over the past two years, global SiC market capacity, however, hovered ar...

Global and China Photoresist Industry Report, 2019-2025

Photoresist, a sort of material indispensable to PCB, flat panel display, optoelectronic devices, among others, keeps expanding in market size amid the robust demand from downstream sectors. In 2018, ...

Global and China Graphene Industry Report, 2019-2025

Graphene is featured with excellent performance and enjoys a rosy prospect. The global graphene market was worth more than $100 million in 2018, with an anticipated CAGR of virtually 45% between 2019 ...

Global and China 3D Glass Industry Chain Report, 2019-2025

The evolution of AMOLED conduces to the steady development of 3D curved glass market. In 2018, the global 3D glass market expanded 37.7% on an annualized basis and reached $1.9 billion, a figure proje...

China Wood Flooring Industry Report, 2019-2025

With the better standard of living and the people’s desire for an elegant life, wood flooring sees a rising share in the flooring industry of China, up from 33.9% in 2009 to 38.9% in 2018, just behind...

Global and China Photovoltaic Glass Industry Report, 2019-2025

In China, PV installed capacity has ramped up since the issuance of photovoltaic (PV) subsidy policies, reaching 53GW in 2017, or over 50% of global total. However, the domestic PV demand was hit by t...

Global and China ITO Targets Industry Chain Report, 2019-2025

Featured by good electrical conductivity and transparency, ITO targets are widely applied to fields of LCD, flat-panel display, plasma display, touch screen, electronic paper, OLED, solar cell, antist...

Global and China MO Source Industry Report, 2019-2025

MO source is a key raw material for metal-organic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) process. Global MO source output ranged at 102.6 tons in 2018, a rise of roughly 4.6% from a year earlier, a figure ...

Global and China Bi-Metal Band Saw Blade Industry Report, 2018-2023

Chinese manufacturing rebounded in the wake of a pick-up in infrastructure construction between 2016 and 2018, so did the bi-metal band saw blade as a key integral of metal processing industry. In 201...

Global and China Graphene Industry Report, 2018-2023

Graphene, a kind of new material, is still being developed and ready to be commercialized for the moment. Many countries are zealously competing for patents. In 2017, there were a total of 13,371 pate...

Global and China Isostatic Graphite Industry Report, 2018-2022

Isostatic graphite, a kind of high-end specialty graphite with multiple excellent properties, is widely used in semiconductor, electric discharge & mold machining, nuclear power, metallurgy and av...

Global and China 3D Glass Industry Chain Report, 2018-2023

The rise of curved screen conduces to the growth of 3D glass industry. Global 3D glass market size was approximately USD1.38 billion in 2017, soaring by 55.2% from a year earlier, a figure projected t...

China Silicon Carbide Industry Report, 2018-2023

Silicon carbide (SiC) has a range of excellent properties such as high temperature stability, high thermal conductivity, acid and alkali corrosion resistance, low expansion coefficient and thermal sho...

Global and China Activated Carbon Industry Report, 2018-2023

Spurred by environmental campaigns, the activated carbon industry has been growing steadily in China. The global activated carbon market was worth approximately USD2.84 billion in 2017, showing a CAGR...

Global and China Optical Fiber Preform Industry Report, 2018-2023

Optical fiber preform, playing an important role in the optical fiber and cable industry chain, seizes about 70% profits of optical fiber. In 2017, the global demand for optical fiber preform rose 11....

Global and China Refractories Industry Report, 2018-2022

As the supply-side reform is carried out over the recent years, the demand for refractories used for infrastructure projects has dived and the output of refractories keeps falling. In 2017, China prod...

Global and China Rare Earth Permanent Magnet Industry Report, 2017-2021

Rare earth permanent magnetic materials are divided into SmCo permanent magnet and NdFeB permanent magnet. NdFeB, the third-generation raw earth permanent magnetic material, has the strongest magnetic...

2005- www.researchinchina.com All Rights Reserved 京ICP备05069564号-1 京公网安备1101054484号