Strategies Unlimited reports on the growth opportunities for HB LED driver ICs beyond Mobile Applications

General Illumination, signs and displays, and automotive applications will register a CAGR of 33% over the forecast period. 2007-2011. The dramatic improvements in the performance of HB LEDs open new high growth opportunities for LED Driver ICs outside mobile applications. A report from Strategies Unlimited entitled "The LED Driver ICs--Market Review 2007" provides analysis of the market for LED driver ICs by applications. While mobile appliances will be the mainstay for the LED driver industry, the total market for LED driver ICs will grow to more than $1.9 billion in 2011.

According to the market analysis, the mobile applications which formed 77% of the market 2006 will grow at a CAGR of 7% in the forecast period but by 2011its share in the total market will decline to 47%. Among mobile appliances, LED driver ICs in laptop applications will see dramatic increases in revenue.

The LED driver ICs revenue in automotive applications is segmented by interior and exterior lighting. The report identifies and quantifies the opportunities for LED driver ICs in signs used in traffic management and full color billboards used for advertisements. The semiconductor industry has the opportunity to participate in the market transformation of illumination technologies to more energy efficient HB-LEDs. The report offers the analysis of the size of this opportunity for LED driver ICs through 2011 and unit and revenue forecast by application segments and sub-segments.

"The LED Driver ICs--Market Review 2007" is available for immediate delivery from Strategies Unlimited at a price of. More information on the report is available by contacting Tim Carli, Sales Manager, at +1 650-941-3438 ext. 23, or by e-mail at info@startegies-u.com.

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