TrendForce - Market report, price trend and B2B platform of DRAM, NAND Flash, LEDs, TFT-LCD and green energy, PVhttp://www.trendforce.comenGlobal Small Cell Deployments and Installed Base Will Grow to 2.838 Million Units in 2018, Says TrendForcehttp://press.trendforce.comhttps://press.trendforce.com/node/view/3076.htmlIn 2018 CES, South Korea Winter Olympics and MWC, 5G is undoubtedly a hot topic, companies including Qualcomm, Intel, Huawei, Samsung, Ericsson, ZTE and major mobile operators are all discussing 5G development blueprint. With the full Release 15 specification to be completed around the June 2018 by the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP), the competition for 5G technology will begin in 2018, says TrendForce.Innovative Technological ApplicationsWed, 14 Mar 2018 14:18:00 +08003076 at http://www.trendforce.comAdoption Rate of 3D Sensing in Smartphones is Estimated at 13.1% in 2018, while Apple Remains the Key Driver, Says TrendForcehttp://press.trendforce.comhttps://press.trendforce.com/node/view/3073.htmlApple’s launch of iPhone X has led to a wave of 3D sensing technology, bringing its key component—vertical cavity surface emitting laser (VCSEL)—into the spotlight. However, the number of VCSEL suppliers with mass production capacity is very limited due to technical barriers, leading to short supply of VCSELs and thus delaying Android camp’s plan to follow suit. TrendForce estimates the penetration rate of 3D sensing in smartphones will grow from 2.1% in 2017 to 13.1% in 2018, while Apple remains the major adopter.Innovative Technological ApplicationsWed, 07 Mar 2018 16:28:00 +08003073 at http://www.trendforce.comApple Joins the Competition of Smart Speaker, but Amazon Remains the Market Leader, Says TrendForcehttp://press.trendforce.comhttps://press.trendforce.com/node/view/3063.htmlApple’s upcoming launch of HomePod has intensified the competition in smart speaker market. According to TrendForce, Amazon Echo still tops the ranking of smart speaker products in 2018 with a market share in shipment of 50.8%, although down from 69.1% in 2017. The share of Google Home is projected at 21.6%, ranking the 2nd. The new Apple HomePod is expected to reach a share of 8.9%, while the numbers for Alibaba’s and Xiaomi's smart speakers will be 6.3% and 5.1% respectively.Innovative Technological ApplicationsThu, 08 Feb 2018 14:08:00 +08003063 at http://www.trendforce.comGlobal Self-driving Taxi Market Will Grow at a CAGR of 81% from 2018 to 2023, Says TrendForcehttp://press.trendforce.comhttps://press.trendforce.com/node/view/3062.htmlSelf-driving taxi services that combine ridesharing and autonomous vehicles have undergone road tests in 2017, and most companies expect to launch their commercial self-driving taxi services formally in 2021, which will tremendously change the future of transport. TrendForce estimates the CAGR of self-driving taxis to reach 81% from 2018 to 2023.Innovative Technological ApplicationsWed, 07 Feb 2018 14:03:00 +08003062 at http://www.trendforce.comEdge Computing Market Will Grow by a CAGR of over 30% from 2018 to 2022, Accelerating the Development of AI and 5G, Says TrendForcehttp://press.trendforce.comhttps://press.trendforce.com/node/view/3053.htmlEdge computing helps to decrease the load of cloud computing systems and enhance the data processing performance at the edge of the network. This new kind of architecture not only substantially increases the efficiency of computing and data applications, but could also enhance further implementation of emerging technologies like AI and 5G, making it a focus of discussion in 2017. TrendForce forecasts that the edge computing market will grow by a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of over 30% from 2018 to 2022.Internet of ThingsMon, 22 Jan 2018 16:53:00 +08003053 at http://www.trendforce.comBreakthrough for In-Display Fingerprint Sensor Will Raise Penetration of Fingerprint Recognition in Smartphone Market to 60% in 2018, Says TrendForcehttp://press.trendforce.comhttps://press.trendforce.com/node/view/3049.htmlFingerprint sensors will still be the first choice for most Andriod phones in 2018, since other biometric authentication methods available for Andriod phone makers cannot completely replace fingerprint identification yet, says TrendForce. Meanwhile, in-display fingerprint sensors are expected to make breakthrough this year, and vendors like Samsung, LG, OPPO, Vivo, Xiaomi, Huawei are likely to embed this technology, bringing the global fingerprint sensor penetration rate in smartphones to 60%.Innovative Technological ApplicationsThu, 11 Jan 2018 14:44:00 +08003049 at http://www.trendforce.comTrendForce Forecasts VR Market Shipments at 5 Million Units in 2018, Standalone VR Devices Will Be the Focushttp://press.trendforce.comhttps://press.trendforce.com/node/view/3045.htmlTrendForce reveals that global shipments of VR devices reached 3.7 million units in 2017. In terms of shipments ranking, Sony took first place, followed by Oculus Rift in second and HTC Vive in third. As for 2018, TrendForce estimates that the shipments will come to 5 million units.Innovative Technological ApplicationsMon, 08 Jan 2018 14:05:00 +08003045 at http://www.trendforce.comThe Value of Infrared Laser Projector Market for Mobile 3D Sensing Will Reach US$1.953 Billion in 2020, Says TrendForcehttp://press.trendforce.comhttps://press.trendforce.com/node/view/3035.htmlAccording to 2018 Infrared Sensing Application Market Report by LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, many smartphone companies have been developing 3D sensing embedded devices since Apple launched iPhone X featuring 3D sensor. LEDinside anticipates that the value of global infrared laser projector market for mobile 3D sensing is estimated to reach US$246 million in 2017, and is forecast to grow to around US$1.953 billion in 2020.LEDTue, 12 Dec 2017 17:16:00 +08003035 at http://www.trendforce.comTrendForce Announces Top 10 Trends in Information and Communication Technology Sector for 2018http://press.trendforce.comhttps://press.trendforce.com/node/view/3008.htmlAs 2017 comes to an end, global market intelligence provider TrendForce has unveiled a list of top 10 trends in the information and communication technology sector for 2018. These trends will be influencing the development of key industries in the upcoming year.TrendForceDRAMThu, 02 Nov 2017 09:10:00 +08003008 at http://www.trendforce.comKey Excerpts From TrendForce’s IT Industry Forecast for 2018 at Shanghaihttp://press.trendforce.comhttps://press.trendforce.com/node/view/3003.htmlThemed as “development trends and opportunities of components industry” and “outlook on industrial innovation and application trends,” the IT Industry Forecast for 2018 was held by TrendForce, a global provider of market intelligence on technology industries, at the Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel Shanghai on October 26, 2017. The event was attended by 500 professionals ranging from talents of such high-tech industries as semiconductor, artificial intelligence (AI) and network communications to representatives of financial institutions and mainstream media. The symposium was kicked off by an opening speech delivered by Dr. C. L. Liu, president of TrendForce. Also, Dr. Yan Xiaolang, vice chairman of China Semiconductor Industry Association (CSIA) and head of professionals group on the construction of demonstration microelectronics college in China, participated in the conference and shared his insights on the global technology industries.LCDOLEDartificial intelligenceLEDdisplayconsumer electronicssmartphoneslithium batteriesIoTCloud computingstorage5GDRAMTrendForcelithium batteriesElectric vehicleautonomous vehiclepanelsemiconductorNAND FlashDRAMThu, 26 Oct 2017 12:09:00 +08003003 at http://www.trendforce.com