ITO Replacement


Graphene OLED Touch Layer Demonstrated

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Queen Mary University of London (which must have re-branded from Queen Mary College) working with Paragraf (Cambridge, UK) and Tokyo, Japan, have collaborated in a research project that used a monolayer …

Tags:Graphene| ITO| ITO Replacement| OLEDs

Big Claims for an ITO Replacement Film

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Researchers from the University of Sydney claims to have developed a film that can act as a substitute for ITO to reduce the dependence on indium (as well as being cheaper) …

Tags:CNTs (Carbon Nanotubes)| ITO Replacement| R&D (Research & Development)| Vapour Deposition

What Bob Saw on the Net 10/12/2019

by Bob Raikes

Most days, our editor, Bob, spends some time looking around the net for news. Here are some articles and links that he thought worth sharing… (note that registration or subscriptions may be required!) DSCC …

Tags:5G| Cinema| ITO Replacement| Laser Phosphor Projectors| LCD Fabs| Market Data| OLED Fabs| OTT Video| Production Equipment| Qualcomm| Smartphones| ViewSonic| Xiaomi

Does C3Nano Have the Technology that Will Kill ITO?

by Ken Werner

The last time we took a serious look at technologies for replacing ITO in transparent conductors, Cambrios was the leading purveyor of silver nanowires (AgNWs). Cambrios was battling metal mesh technology to see who …

Tags:ITO Replacement| Silver Nanowire| Vol 24 - Issue 38

CIMA Coming Back?

by Bob Raikes

Like Cambrios, Cima Nanotech was one of the companies that suffered from being a little too early in coming into the ITO-replacement market (Does C3Nano Have the Technology that Will Kill ITO?). The company …

Tags:ITO Replacement| Large Display Monitor| Touch| Vol 24 - Issue 38

Conductive Ink-base Films make Progress

by Bob Raikes

IDTechEx Research has put out the latest version of its forecast for ITO alternatives and has forecast that the market will reach $250 million by 2026. Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh, Research Director, IDTechEx summarised the …

Tags:IdTechEx| ITO Replacement| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Touch| Vol 23 - Issue 40

New Technologies Widen Touchscreen Opportunities

by Tom Allen

A quiet revolution is taking place in the projected capacitive touchscreen market. Rapid industry developments are delivering touchscreens that are thinner, more reliable, lower cost and offer higher performance. The impetus behind many of …

Tags:Graphene| ITO Replacement| Metal Mesh| Silver Nanowire| Touch Interfaces| Vol 23 - Issue 30

Tensions in France & ITO

by Bob Raikes

This morning I’m getting ready to pack up and head home after some time (mostly) relaxing in France. As I have done in previous years, I’ve included a picture out of the window from …

Tags:Editorial| France| ITO Replacement| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 28

Cima Nanotech is Insolvent

by Tom Allen

In a note sent to customers this week, Cima Nanotech declared that it is closing down as an insolvent company. The decision was taken voluntarily, CEO Jon Brodd wrote. Analyst Comment See my editorial …

Tags:Cima Nanotech| ITO Replacement| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Touch| Vol 23 - Issue 28

ITO Challenged in New Applications

by Tom Allen

IDTechEx has examined the transparent conductive film (TCF) market in a new research report (, specifically covering ITO alternatives, and believes that the end of the downturn may be in sight. The TCF industry …

Tags:Film materials| IdTechEx| ITO Replacement| Large Display Monitor| Metal Mesh| Mobile Display Monitor| Silver Nanowire| Vol 23 - Issue 24

Graphene for the Display Market

by Ron Mertens

Graphene is a sheet of carbon atoms arranged in a chicken wire pattern. It is a 2D material, which at only one-atom thick manages to be 200 times stronger than steel and able to …

Tags:Graphene| ITO Replacement| Quantum Dots| Vol 23 - Issue 22

SID: Colour E Ink, Flexible AMOLEDs, New QDs – and More!

by Tom Allen

SID 2016 is ongoing at the time of writing, and we will have a full report for you in the coming weeks. For now, we have summarised some of the key announcements from the …

Tags:AMOLED| Canatu| Colour (Color)| E Ink| Electrochromic Displays| ePaper| Flexible Displays| ITO Replacement| Large Display Monitor| LCD Modules| LG Displays (LGD)| Mobile Display Monitor| Nanosys| Quantum Dots| ROHS| Samsung Display| sharp| SID Display Week 2016| UDC| Vol 23 - Issue 20