On December 25th 2019, Leyard Group and the Taiwanese LED chip manufacturer, Epistar Group, announced their collaborative efforts to build the world’s first Micro LED mass production base in Wuxi, China. Leyard and Epistar will invest 1 billion RMB ($143 million), and will focus on design, research, development, production and sales in mainland China. This announcement states initial production starting in 2020, with the objective of mass production in 2023.
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Senior Research Manager
As part of Omdia's Components and Devices team, Ken Park heads the Professional AV Devices research team, specializing in global TV set market research with display technology expertise and various industry experiences.
His Pro AV team main research areas are digital signage, LED video displays, desktop monitor and specialty display devices. Ken provides excellent leadership in leading Professional AV devices research team and insightful viewpoints in analyzing and forecasting the global TV market and brand strategies at the same time. Consequently, Ken covers both TV and professional AV market and technology perfectly.
Prior to joining Omdia, formerly IHS Markit including DisplaySearch acquired by IHS, in 2008, Ken was in marketing and sales, starting with software engineer in the visual display division at Samsung Electronics. He has a bachelor's degree in computer science from Kookmin University in Seoul, Korea.
Principal Analyst, ProAV
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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