Market for LEDs used in Test/Measurement & Medical Science Devices

May 20, 2009
Date Announced: 20 May 2009 Upper Lake, CA (USA) -- ElectroniCast Consultants, a leading market & technology forecast consultancy, today announced the results of their study of the global market consumption of packaged Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) used in selected Test/Measurement & Medical Science Devices. The global consumption (use) value of LEDs in test/measurement equipment & medical science (devices/equipment) in 2008 was $16.93 million, up from $13.96 million in 2007. The consumption value is forecasted to increase to $46.08 million in 2013, with strongly rising quantity growth partially offset by a continuing decline of average prices. “Sensing/Detection and Analytical/Monitoring applications, in 2008, represented nearly 47 percent share of worldwide consumption of LEDs used in the selected test / measurement equipment & medical science devices/equipment,” said Stephen Montgomery, president of ElectroniCast –APAC and Director of the LED research projects at the consultancy. “LEDs used in Phototherapy/Sanitation (such as water sanitation)/Cell Regeneration devices/equipment are forecasted to increase in value to $16.95 million in 2013,” said Montgomery. Note: consumption values are based on the packaged single and multiple-chip packaged (single-bulb and multiple-chip/bulb single package) LEDs, before it is placed into the second-level product (board, device, mounting, device, other). This market forecast report is available immediately, at a fee of $3,800, from ElectroniCast Consultants. ElectroniCast Consultants – specializes in forecasting trends in technology forecasting, markets and applications forecasting, strategic planning and consulting. ElectroniCast Consultants, as a technology-based independent forecasting firm, serves industrial companies, trade associations, government agencies, communication and data network companies and the financial community. Reduction of the risk of major investment decisions is the main benefit provided. ElectroniCast Consultants’ goal is to understand the challenges and opportunities facing clients and to provide timely, accurate information for strategic planning.

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