Display Industry’s Insider

Reveal #1

Standard TFT Modules are a Fallacy TFT Modules are Sold as Standards but Don’t Count on Drop-In Replacements

Reveal #1


What Organization(s) Set Standards and Certify Standards?

Duplicity of Products from one Manufacturer to another is virtually impossible if Mechanical, Electrical, Visual and/or Performance are important.

  • The logic of cost of TFT Glass driven by size does not apply to TFT Glass.
  • Instead, TFT Glass cost is impacted by the global usage. The more popular the size, the more TFT Glass foundries build this size leading to more competition among the TFT Glass Foundries and thus lower unit pricing.
  • Many TFT Glass pricing variances exist in today’s Marketplace.
  • In addition to Popularity of a particular TFT Glass, Pricing will widely fluctuate due to seasonal Supply and Demand pressures.
  • TFT Glass is the most expensive component in a TFT Display Module and it Drives the TFT Module Unit Price. Smart design strategy will result in lower TFT Display Module unit costs.