Apple has been using LTPO backplane OLED in the Apple Watch. From 2021 onwards, Apple will likely require iPhone OLED panel makers like Samsung Display and LG Display to supply the LTPO backplane OLED panels.
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Senior Research Director, Components & Devices: Displays
David Hsieh is an expert in the TFT LCD, OLED, LCD TV, and smartphone display value chain for mainland China, Taiwan, Japan, and Korea. David is head of the Displays team and oversees the division’s end-to-end research on displays, covering the supply chain, materials, components, supply and demand dynamics, pricing, cost modeling, revenue and shipment forecasts, and emerging technologies.
In 2019, David and his leading display research analysts team joined Omdia from IHS Markit. Prior to Omdia, David was named as one of just 11 technology fellows by IHS Markit an honor that recognizes his deep expertise and exceptional standing within the analyst community. He is a graduate of Chung-Yuan Christian University in Taiwan and has a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering. David also holds a master’s degree in business administration from Preston University, Wyoming, US. David is a fluent speaker of Chinese, Taiwanese, Japanese, and English.
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