|By Business Wire||
|January 10, 2014 12:25 PM EST||
Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3qgthk/global_touch) has announced the addition of the "Global Touch Controller IC Market Report, 2016" report to their offering.
One of the main drivers in this market is the increasing adoption of smartphones and tablets. As a result of the increased functionality provided by smartphones when compared to feature phones, smartphones are gaining immense popularity among consumers. Tablets PCs are also rapidly emerging as next-generation computing devices, owing to their high flexibility and enhanced functionality. Factors like these have led to the increasing adoption of smartphones and tablet PCs. Their adoption is expected to increase further during the forecast period, thereby increasing the demand for touch controller ICs.
Currently, touch screen technology is finding a wide range of applications, among which healthcare applications are becoming increasingly popular. Touch screen ICs are designed specifically for various purposes in healthcare such as replacing white boards in hospitals, which makes it easy and convenient for doctors and nurses to manage their patients. Additionally, some of the vendors have designed the talking touch screen IC solution that helps patients understand their disease. Thus, the trend of deploying touch controller ICs in medical equipment is gaining immense popularity.
Further, the report states that one of the key challenges in this market is the increasing cost of production. The increasing cost of raw materials is one of the main factors leading to the increase in the overall cost of production. As a result of this, the profitability of vendors is getting affected. Hence, the increasing cost of production poses a major challenge for the growth of the vendors and the market at large.
The key vendors dominating this market space are:
- Atmel Corp.
- Cypress Semiconductor Corp
- Synaptics Inc.
Other vendors mentioned in the report are:
- 3M Touch Systems
- Broadcom Corp.
- Freescale Semiconductor Holdings I Ltd.
- Fujitsu Ltd.
Key Topics Covered:
01. Executive Summary
02. Scope of the Report
03. Market Research Methodology
04. List of Abbreviations
06. Market Landscape
07. Market Segmentation by Touch Panel Working Principle
08. Geographical Segmentation
09. Buying Criteria
10. Market Growth Drivers
11. Drivers and their Impact
12. Market Challenges
13. Impact of Drivers and Challenges
14. Market Trends
15. Trends and their Impact
16. Vendor Landscape
17. Key Vendor Analysis
For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3qgthk/global_touch