InfoComm China 2019 was held from July 17-19 in Beijing, China. InfoComm China is the largest professional audiovisual trade show in Asia focused on the ProAV industry, and is part of a global alliance of tradeshows. Over 100 products were newly launched at the show to China and to Asia. For the purpose of this report, IHS Markit is mainly focusing on coverage of large format displays including LCD, OLED, and LED display technology.
The Analyst Team
Senior Principal Analyst
As a senior principal analyst, Hidetoshi leads primary research and forecasting for global professional AV displays and desktop monitors and for the specialty displays market. He also writes for various publications and appears on media programs.
Prior to joining Omdia (formerly IHS Markit) in 2014, he worked for DisplaySearch as director of IT & FPD market research, where he covered large-area LCD applications such as monitors, mobile PCs, public displays, and digital signage. He also forecast monthly large-area LCD panel pricing. With his background in engineering, he covered the LCD technology roadmap. He has also held positions at NEC in Japan and the US. At NEC, his responsibilities included strategic planning, project management, procurement, and hardware development for notebook PCs, LCD monitors, and their LCD panels. He has a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Tokyo University of Science, Japan.
Senior Research Analyst
As part of Omdia's consumer electronics and devices team, Cindy covers the China Pro AV sector, with a specific interest in digital signage, specialty display, and monitor strategies research.
Her main research interests are in China’s vertical markets and application trends of the Pro AV industry. Cindy provides analysis of the key developments in IFPs, LCD video walls, LED video displays, and medical displays. She also writes on development insights on display technologies and supply chain of China’s markets. Prior to joining Omdia (formerly IHS Markit) in 2017, Cindy worked as a senior product manager and senior project manager at Haier. She holds a degree in English language from University of Electronic Science and Technology of China.
As part of Omdia's components and devices team, Tay focuses on professional AV device research, specializing in the digital signage market. He is responsible for the market research, analysis, and forecast of digital signage (including LED video displays), desktop monitors, and specialty display devices.
His research covers a diverse range of vertical markets including education, corporate, transportation, hospitality, retail, sports, and other public spaces. Additionally, he regularly contributes to custom and consulting projects across the entire digital signage landscape.
Prior to joining Omdia, Tay developed market insights at Hewlett Packard. He also worked as a B2B specialist in the printing division at Samsung Electronics where he managed overseas customers. Before that, he was with a B2B division at Samsung Fine Chemicals for electronic materials including LCD.
Tay has a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering from Yonsei University, Seoul.
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