TrendForce - Market report, price trend and B2B platform of DRAM, NAND Flash, LEDs, TFT-LCD and green energy, PVhttp://www.trendforce.comenTaiwanese Electronics Brands Aggressively Promote HDR as This Feature Likely to Become Must-Have for High-End Monitors in the Future, TrendForce Reportshttp://press.trendforce.com/node/view/2883.htmlComputer monitors and notebooks featuring HDR (high dynamic range) have been a highlight in this year’s major consumer electronics tradeshows from CES to Computex. According to WitsView, a division of TrendForce, HDR as a feature is now spreading into the PC market following its widespread adoption in the TV market last year. Demand growth of HDR-capable monitors for gaming is especially robust, and correspondingly Taiwan-based electronics brands are actively developing this market segment. The market for HDR-capable monitors are expected to expand rapidly once major vendors in IT industries have established a separate HDR standard specifically for their products.monitorASUSAcerLCD monitors4kConsumer ElectronicsTue, 20 Jun 2017 14:26:00 +08002883 at http://www.trendforce.comVoice-Based Assistant Robots Made Up Nearly 50% of Service Robot Sales Worldwide in 2016 Owing to Advances in AI, Says TrendForcehttp://press.trendforce.com/node/view/2873.htmlRapid progress in the development artificial intelligence (AI) has allowed humans to communicate with robots using natural languages. TrendForce’s breakdown of global sales of service robots for 2016 reveals that voice-based assistant robots accounted for the majority share of the total sales at nearly 50%. Robot vacuum cleaners made up the second-largest share of total service robot sales at nearly 40%. This finding and other data can be found in TrendForce’s latest report on the robotics industry.service robotRobotartificial intelligenceConsumer ElectronicsMon, 05 Jun 2017 14:04:00 +08002873 at http://www.trendforce.comTrendForce Reports AI Rapidly Penetrates Finance and Digital Advertising; Expanding Access to Data Will Be Crucial for Machine Learninghttp://press.trendforce.com/node/view/2842.htmlThe introduction of the deep Learning (DL) approach to machine learning has led to incredible developments in artificial intelligence (AI) over the past few years, attracting interests from cloud computing and semiconductor chip businesses. According to TrendForce’s latest research on AI, the three forces that drive advances in machine learning are software, hardware and data. AI systems based on DL requires vast amounts of data to train their abilities such as identifying objects and processing requests. Therefore quantity and quality of data directly affects AI systems’ accuracy. As cloud and software platform companies compete to bring AI solutions for different applications, ownership and access to data will become crucial to their strategies.artificial intelligenceInnovative Technological ApplicationsInnovative Technological ApplicationsThu, 27 Apr 2017 18:27:00 +08002842 at http://www.trendforce.comTechnology Brands Including Facebook Dive Deep Into the Potential of Micro-LED Displays for AR and VR Devices, Reports TrendForcehttp://press.trendforce.com/node/view/2832.htmlFollowing Sony’s introduction of CLEDIS (Crystal LED Integrated Structure) displays and Apple’s acquisition of LuxVue, more technology companies are exploring the possibilities of micro-LED in various display applications. LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, reports that there are now nearly 100 private companies and research organizations participating in the development of micro-LED displays. Besides Apple and Sony, there are other major technology brands that invest in micro-LED. Notable cases include the acquisition of InfiniLED by Facebook’s Oculus and the partnership agreement between Ostendo Technologies and KDX. By entering this field in advance, these companies hope to gain favorable positions in the future.Augmented RealityVirtual RealityOculusFacebookAppleSonydisplayInnovative Technological ApplicationsDisplayWed, 26 Apr 2017 15:45:00 +08002832 at http://www.trendforce.comIR Sensor Modules for Mobile Devices to Reach US$145 Million in Scale This Year as Smartphones Adopt 3D Sensing for Facial Recognition Applications, Says TrendForcehttp://press.trendforce.com/node/view/2828.htmlAmong the possible new technologies to be incorporated in this year’s refresh of the iPhone series, 3D sensing has generated a lot of interests in terms of applications. A 3D sensing solution requires an RGB camera module an infrared (IR) sensor module that uses VCSEL (vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser) as a light source. With more high-end smartphones adopt 3D sensing, TrendForce estimates that the worldwide market scale of IR sensor modules for mobile devices will reach US$145 million in 2017.smartphonesbiometric authenticationIR LEDConsumer ElectronicsThu, 20 Apr 2017 15:02:00 +08002828 at http://www.trendforce.comGlobal Market for Breast Cancer Drugs to Grow at a CAGR of 9.3% in the 2016~2013 Period as New Drugs Enter the Market, Says TrendForcehttp://press.trendforce.com/node/view/2807.htmlThe global market for breast cancer drugs is growing steadily due to rising patient population, introduction of new drugs and sales growth of Perjeta and Kadcyla. The latest biotechnology market report from TrendForce states that the global market scale of breast cancer drugs reached US$11.97 billion in 2016 and is forecast to expand at a CAGR of 9.3% to US$22.35 billion in 2023.BiotechnologyInnovative Technological ApplicationsConsumer ElectronicsMon, 17 Apr 2017 14:07:00 +08002807 at http://www.trendforce.comGlobal Dental Market to Expand at a CAGR of 5.6% in the 2016~2021 Period With Fastest Growth Taking Place in China, Says TrendForcehttp://press.trendforce.com/node/view/2780.htmlExpansion of the elderly population worldwide and increasing consumer awareness of oral healthcare needs are propelling the expansion of the global dental market. According to TrendForce biotechnology analyst Mush Ko, the scale of the global dental market came to US$28.1 billion in 2016 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.6% to reach US$36.8 billion in 2021. Among the product segments, dental implants market will have the fastest market growth.BiotechnologyInnovative Technological ApplicationsInnovative Technological ApplicationsThu, 16 Mar 2017 14:06:00 +08002780 at http://www.trendforce.comIntel Acquires Mobileye in Anticipation of First Major Wave of Sales for Self-Driving Cars in 2021, Says TrendForcehttp://press.trendforce.com/node/view/2778.htmlIntel on March 13 announced that the company will purchase Mobileye, a global provider of advanced driver assistance system (ADAS). This deal is worth US$15.3 billion and is another indication that major semiconductor manufacturers are aggressively jockeying for a favorable position in the fast growing automotive electronics market. TrendForce states that after the merger, Intel will be able to combine its hardware products such as high-performance computing chips and IoT solutions with Mobileye’s image processing algorithms for autonomous driving systems. The deal gives Intel’s the potential to develop an autonomous driving solution that incorporates cloud computing. Furthermore, the deal strengthens Intel’s collaboration with BMW to bring self-driving cars to the market in 2021, when first wave of sales for such vehicles is anticipated to take place in major auto markets worldwide. ADASautonomous vehicleautonomous drivingAutomotive electronicsIntelInternet of ThingsTue, 14 Mar 2017 19:28:00 +08002778 at http://www.trendforce.comApple Pay Grows in Transaction Volume as Its Market Presence in Asia Widens, Says TrendForcehttp://press.trendforce.com/node/view/2773.htmlApple Pay is set to arrive in Taiwan this year, making the island the 14th market in its global expansion. Kelly Hsieh, senior research manager of TrendForce, stated that that iPhone devices currently has nearly a third of the smartphone market share in Taiwan, and this will help Apple Pay tremendously in penetrating into the local market. “Apple Pay can become a leading mobile payment platform that will gradually change the payment habit of Taiwanese consumers if it is able to win over consumers by providing strong data security and a very positive user experience,” said Hsieh.iPhonemobile paymentApple PayConsumer ElectronicsWed, 08 Mar 2017 14:30:00 +08002773 at http://www.trendforce.comGlobal POCT Market to Expand Rapidly at a CAGR of 9.7% From 2015 to 2020, According to TrendForcehttp://press.trendforce.com/node/view/2748.htmlThe aging of the world's population has led to steady annual increases in the number of patients suffering chronic diseases. With demand for long-term care of chronic diseases on the rise, the point-of-care testing (POCT) market has also experienced a boom. "Compared with other types of medical devices, POCT has experienced exceptional market growth recently," said Julie Wun, TrendForce biotechnology analyst. "The global market scale of POCT devices is projected to increase at a CAGR of 9.7% from 2015 to 2020. TrendForce's latest analysis also estimates that the global POCT market reached U$$17.8 billion in 2016. By 2020, the market scale will come to around US$25.6 billion." BiotechnologyInnovative Technological ApplicationsInnovative Technological ApplicationsTue, 07 Feb 2017 14:05:00 +08002748 at http://www.trendforce.com