TrendForce - Market report, price trend and B2B platform of DRAM, NAND Flash, LEDs, TFT-LCD and green energy, PVhttp://www.trendforce.comenAnti-Bacterial UV-C LED Applications in Hot Demand, Pushing Stable Growth in UV LED Market, Says TrendForcehttps://press.trendforce.com/node/view/3235.htmlAccording to the newly published 2019 Deep UV LED Application Market- Sterilization, Purification and Water Treatment Markets report by LEDinside, a division of TrendForce, UV LED manufacturers did not see an explosive growth in revenue as expected for 2018 due to the global recession, yet it did see a steady increase. UV-LED revenues are expected to ride UV-C LED market demand and arrive at US$991 million, registering a CAGR of 29% between 2017 and 2023. Innovative Technological ApplicationsMon, 29 Apr 2019 05:26:00 +00003235 at http://www.trendforce.comCar Manufacturers Turn to Electrification to Turn the Tide in 2019, with a 28% Growth in Electric Vehicles, Says TrendForcehttps://press.trendforce.com/node/view/3231.htmlGlobal research institute TrendForce asserts in its latest Global Automotive Market Decode for 1Q report that the global automotive market scale is predicted to reach 94.4 million in shipments 2019, a 0.8% decrease compared to 2018. Despite this drop in market scale, car manufacturers are hoping to spur market development by turning to the electric vehicle market. Electric vehicle shipments are predicted to arrive at 5.15 million in 2019, reaching a YoY growth of 28%. YoY growth of new energy vehicles alone ( excluding hybrid electric vehicles) is expected to hit 51%.Innovative Technological ApplicationsTue, 16 Apr 2019 03:16:00 +00003231 at http://www.trendforce.comGlobal Smartphone Production Volume May Decline by Up to 5% in 2019, Huawei Would Overtake Apple to Become World's Second Largest Smartphone Maker, Says TrendForcehttps://press.trendforce.com/node/view/3200.htmlGlobal smartphone production volume for 2019 is expected to be 1.41 billion units, a decrease of 3.3% compared with 2018, according to the latest report by TrendForce. Brands would record lower production volumes this year because the overall demand outlook in the global smartphone market remains weak. The lack of breakthrough features or specs has made the consumers less active than before with respect to replacing their existing devices. If the demand outlook becomes worse, together with uncertainties and impacts from the U.S.-China trade war, the decline in global smartphone production may reach 5% in 2019. As for the global ranking of smartphone market share, Samsung would remain the market leader, while Huawei is expected to surpass Apple to become the world's second largest smartphone maker. Apple would then take the third place.Innovative Technological ApplicationsMon, 14 Jan 2019 06:00:00 +00003200 at http://www.trendforce.comAndroid Brands to Advocate 5G Smartphones; Penetration Rate of 5G Smartphones to Reach Around 0.4% in 2019, Says TrendForcehttps://press.trendforce.com/node/view/3198.htmlDevelopment of 5G products and network has been ongoing in the past years. And the commercialization of 5G is expected to roll out in 2019, with 5G telecom services to be planned in the United States, South Korea, Japan, and China, etc. The arrival of 5G smartphones will also be in the spotlight this year. According to TrendForce’s latest report, Android smartphone brands, such as Samsung, Huawei, Xiaomi, OPPO, Vivo, and One Plus, all have a chance to launch 5G smartphones in 2019. However, the production volume of 5G models would only be 5 million units this year, a penetration rate of 0.4%, since the construction of 5G related infrastructure has not been fully completed.Consumer ElectronicsTue, 08 Jan 2019 06:07:00 +00003198 at http://www.trendforce.comTrendForce Forecasts Global VR Device Shipments at 6 Million Units in 2019, with Oculus’s Price Cut Boosting Saleshttps://press.trendforce.com/node/view/3188.htmlTrendForce expects the global shipments of VR devices to reach 4.65 million units in 2018, and 6 million units in 2019, a YoY growth of 29%. Oculus’s strategy of price cut has successfully boosted sales since the release of Oculus Quest at the beginning of this year.Innovative Technological ApplicationsMon, 10 Dec 2018 06:02:00 +00003188 at http://www.trendforce.comGlobal Shipments of Smart Speakers to Grow by 53% YoY, Reaching 95.25 Million Units in 2019, Says TrendForcehttps://press.trendforce.com/node/view/3175.htmlTrendForce has published a new report profiling the latest trends in the global smart speaker market. According to data in the report, the global shipments of smart speakers are expected to reach 62.25 million units in 2018. Driven by the expansion of Google Home into more regions and the growth of smart speaker market in China, the shipments would increase further by 53% YoY, reaching 95.25 million units in 2019. With the strongest growth momentum among all categories of consumer electronics, smart speakers have emerged as a major application of voice interactions and are fast becoming the gateway to other smart-home products as well as the vast ecosystems. Companies including Apple, Facebook, Baidu, and Tencent have all entered the market this year, in addition to first movers.Innovative Technological ApplicationsWed, 07 Nov 2018 06:08:00 +00003175 at http://www.trendforce.comTrendForce Announces Top 10 Trends in Information and Communication Technology Industry for 2019https://press.trendforce.com/node/view/3166.htmlIn this release, TrendForce provides predictions of the information and communication technology industry for 2019, focusing on 10 key themes. Some of these themes continue from last year but will show significant evolution in the upcoming year.DRAMMon, 08 Oct 2018 05:53:00 +00003166 at http://www.trendforce.comIn-Display Fingerprint Sensors Are Rising, and May Account for 13% of All Fingerprint Sensor Technologies in 2019, Says TrendForcehttps://press.trendforce.com/node/view/3151.htmlSamsung will launch models with in-display fingerprint sensors, following Vivo, Huawei, Xiaomi, and OPPO, says TrendForce. The adoption by these major Android smartphones has constantly increased the penetration of in-display fingerprint technologies, among which ultrasonic and optical fingerprint sensing have made considerable breakthroughs. TrendForce estimates that ultrasonic and optical in-display fingerprint sensors will account for 13% of all fingerprint sensor technologies in 2019, significantly up from 3% in 2018.Consumer ElectronicsMon, 27 Aug 2018 06:09:00 +00003151 at http://www.trendforce.comApple to Announce New iPhones This Fall with a Budget Version Due to Cost Reduction of Components, Says TrendForcehttps://press.trendforce.com/node/view/3145.htmlAccording to TrendForce, the sales of Apple’s iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and X that were released in 2017 were lower than expected for models that celebrate 10th anniversary of the iPhone line. Sales of the iPhone 8/X series were affected by the delayed launch. Moreover, the demand for iPhone X has not been as strong as anticipated because consumers still need time to adjust to the high prices. While the market performance of the iPhone 8/X series has fallen short of the high expectations, iPhone sales as a whole are sustained by the popularity of models from the earlier generations. TrendForce finds that total iPhone sales for the whole year of 2017 reached around 216 million units, roughly the same as the annual figure for 2016.Innovative Technological ApplicationsTue, 14 Aug 2018 05:55:00 +00003145 at http://www.trendforce.comTrendForce Expects Prices of Specialty DRAM to Be Stable in 3Q18; DDR3 Dominates Specialty Fields Due to Cost Advantageshttps://press.trendforce.com/node/view/3140.htmlDRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce, reports that DRAM suppliers have in turn completed their 3Q18 contract negotiations with their clients this July. In the specialty DRAM market, prices have not changed noticeably between June and July. Looking ahead to 3Q18, DRAMeXchange expects the quotation trend of DDR4 specialty products to align more closely with the quotations of mainstream PC and server DRAM products. This is because suppliers can use different bonding options to change the application of the DDR4 memory. As for DDR3 specialty DRAM, its market is forecast to stay at a healthy supply-demand balance. In sum, the overall price trend for specialty DRAM is projected to be relatively stable in 3Q18.Innovative Technological ApplicationsMon, 06 Aug 2018 06:02:00 +00003140 at http://www.trendforce.com