Global LED Backlight Display Driver ICs Market 2016-2020

January 13, 2016
This market research report includes a detailed segmentation of the global LED backlight display driver ICs (DDICs) market by application (mobile computing device, TV, and automotive). It outlines the market shares for key regions such as the Americas, APAC, and Europe. The key vendors analyzed in this report are Linear Technology, Maxim Integrated, NXP Semiconductors, ON Semiconductor, and Texas Instruments.

Market outlook of the LED backlight DDICs market

Technavio’s research analyst predicts the global LED backlight DDICs market to grow at a CAGR of approximately 8% during the forecast period. The OEMs of display panels and ODMs of TV, mobile computing, and automotive infotainment devices are the principal customers of these LED backlight display driver ICs. The advanced LED architectures used by LED backlight DDICs have been very useful for overcoming the LCD drawbacks such as contrast ratio, power consumption, mercury usage in the backlights, visual artifacts, and motion blur. The configurations of LED light bars in the backlight unit help improve display quality.

Integrated LED power management solutions by the display driver ICs provide high picture quality in the smallest PCB area with greater efficiency and at the lowest cost. Through the analog and PWM technologies, LED backlight display driver ICs are being able to provide efficient power management solutions to the ODMs and OEMs in the market.

Application segmentation and analysis of the LED backlight DDICs market

  • Mobile computing device
  • TV
  • Automotive

The mobile computing device segment dominated the market during 2015, with a market share of 82%.
The rising demand for smartphones, tablet PCs, and 2-in-1 notebooks is the primary factor fueling the demand for the LED backlight display driver ICs among the consumers.

Geographical segmentation and analysis of the LED backlight DDICs market

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • Europe

APAC accounted for 86% of the market share during 2015 and is expected to retain its market leadership until the end of the forecast period. The presence of the majority of OEMs and ODMs of electronic devices in APAC accounts for the high demand for LED backlight display driver ICs in this region. China, Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan are some of the leading consumers in this region.

Competitive landscape and key vendors

The global LED backlight DDICs market is highly competitive because of the presence of large vendors with significant market shares. The providers in the market compete on the basis of price, quality, product performance, diversity, functional value, customization, and delivery capabilities of the vendor. The high vendor competition has led to increased price wars among the vendors. Consolidation of the industry is a characteristic of the market.

The leading vendors in the market are -

  • Linear Technology
  • Maxim Integrated
  • NXP Semiconductors
  • ON Semiconductor
  • Texas Instruments

Other prominent vendors in the market include Advanced Analogic Technologies, Analog Devices, Austria Microsystems, Infineon Technologies, Intersil, iWatt, Power Integrators, ROHM, Semtech, Silicon Touch Technology, STMicroelectronics, and Supertex.

Key questions answered in the report include

  • What will the market size and the growth rate be in 2020?
  • What are the key factors driving the global LED backlight DDICs market?
  • What are the key market trends impacting the growth of the LED backlight DDICs market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the vendors in the global LED backlight DDICs market?
  • Trending factors influencing the market shares of the Americas, APAC, and Europe?
  • What are the key outcomes of the five forces analysis of the LED backlight DDICs market?

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