Entries by UBI

Korean TV Industry, Where to Go?

Choong-hoon Yi, Chief Analyst/ UBI Research /ubiyi@ubiresearch.co.kr Korean TV industry, according to recent reports by media, is showing a red light not being able to escape the deficit structure. Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics possess high market share in costly premium TV market. However, in 30inch grade market, the two companies struggle against economically priced […]

Apple’s Next iPhone, Can Flexible OLED Be Applied?

Smartphone’s hardware performance has improved as much as possible and can no longer be the differential point within the market. Following this, Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 Edge and S6 Edge, and LG’s G-flex series are differentiating themselves from existing products through flexible (plastic) AMOLED panel applied new designs and functions. Particularly, Galaxy S6 Edge’s higher […]

Lighting Industry Market Control by Stable Major Companies, OLED Lighting Shakes It Up

Key companies of lighting industry, such as Osram, Philips, Panasonic, and GE Lighting, occupies approximately 70% of total lighting market and maintains stable entry barrier. Most of the key companies are also actively carrying out OLED lighting development as next generation lighting. As they reveal new OLED lighting panels each year, it is estimated that […]

100x100mm OLED Lighting Panel Production Cost, US$ 2.5 Also Possible

As environmental issues are becoming a global concern, countries around the world are introducing environmental policies. Lighting occupies approximately 1,900,000,000 tonnes of global annual carbon dioxide emissions, and is becoming a big environmental regulation issue. Also as it takes up 25% of global power consumption it is an important area for energy reduction. Restriction regarding […]

100x100mm OLED Lighting Panel Production Cost, US$ 2.5 Also Possible

As environmental issues are becoming a global concern, countries around the world are introducing environmental policies. Lighting occupies approximately 1,900,000,000 tonnes of global annual carbon dioxide emissions, and is becoming a big environmental regulation issue. Also as it takes up 25% of global power consumption it is an important area for energy reduction. Restriction regarding […]

Green Light Lit for Korean Display Industry?

Choong-hoon Yi, Chief Analyst/ UBI Research /ubiyi@ubiresearch.co.kr Source: UBI Research   After the weak showing of 5 quarters, Korea’s display panel industry is distinctively showing trend of growth. According to Samsung Electronics and LG Display’s 1Q 2015 performance announcements, the total sales of Korean display of 1Q is approximately US$ 12,900,000,000. Compared to the previous […]

The Reason Samsung Must Undertake OLED TV and Technology Course Analysis

Choong-hoon Yi, Chief Analyst/ UBI Research /ubiyi@ubiresearch.co.kr In 2014, as the revenue and business profit fluctuated greatly per quarter, Samsung Display carried out management evaluation with BCG. One of the conclusions is known to be Gen10 LCD investment together with large area OLED for TV investment. Gen10 LCD line investment is seen to be a […]

Encapsulation Technology, Where is it Going?

Choong-hoon Yi, Chief Analyst/ UBI Research /ubiyi@ubiresearch.co.kr OLED market is heating up again. Rigid OLED market growth was temporarily stalled but with Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics’ new flexible (plastic) OLED products, Galaxy S6 Edge and G Flex 2 respectively, the smart phone market’s temperature is rising. In order to maintain the storm that iPhone […]

‘The 1st OLED KOREA Conference ‘ by UBI Research

A Place for Discussion about OLED : The future business of Display Industry ‘The 1st OLED KOREA Conference ‘ by UBI Research   The international Business Conference highlighting the present and future outlook of Organic Lighting-Emitting Diode(OLED) is held. “UBI Research(the president, Choong hoon Yi)” specialized in OLED industry, has announced that “The 1st OLED KOREA Conference” […]