>>Q: How fast will the touch panel market grow in the next few years? What will be the biggest applications for large-size and small- to medium-size touch panels?
A: Touch panel shipments will increase at a CAGR of 18.3% from 2009-2013. The small- to medium-size segment (under 10 inches but including 10-inch tablet devices) and the large-size segment (10-inch and above, but excluding 10-inch table devices) will see a CAGR of 18.8% and 6.9% respectively in the period. In terms of shipment value, the overall CAGR will be 15.7%, while the small- to medium-size and large-size segments will have a CAGR of 18.6% and 7.5% in the period.