Worldwide LCD TV Core Chip Market & Development

The development pace of video processor is slowing down as the LCD TV (Liquid Crystal Display Television) industry approaches maturity. Therefore, the LCD TV core chip industry has been pinning high hopes on emerging LCD products such as smart TV and 4K2K TV. The rise of smart TV also has enticed other areas of chipmakers to set foot into this sector, leading to an increasingly intense competition. This report profiles the development of LCD TV core chip industry and examines its future trends from the product and industry perspectives.

List of Topics

  • Current and future development of worldwide TV core chip industry, comprising of mainly application processor and 4K2K TV chip used in LCD TVs, smart TVs, and 4K2K TVs.  
  • Development of major chipmakers the global LCD TV core chip industry, including incumbents such as Broadcom, Toshiba and Panasonic and entrants, namely Marvell and Qualcomm

Companies and organizations analyzed or mentioned in the report include:   

Amlogic, Broadcom, CooCaa TV, Google, Hisense, Lenovo,, LG, Marvell, MediaTek, MStar, Novatek, Panasonic, Philips, Qualcomm, Realtek, Sigma Designs, Skyworth, Sony, Toshiba, Trident, Xiaomi, Zoran

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Table of Contents

1. Development of Worldwide LCD TV Core Chips 
1.1 4K2K TV Chip 
1.1.1 Post Signal Processing IC Key Solution for 4K2K Panels 
1.1.2 Next Generation Image Processor with 4K2K Resolution and 60Hz Refresh Rate 
1.2 Application Processor 
1.2.1 ARM Leads Smart TV CPU and GPU Market 
1.2.2 CPU and GPU Advancing Towards High Performance Multi-core Development

2. Development of Worldwide LCD TV Core Chip Industry 
2.1 Incumbents
2.1.1 International and Japanese Makers Fading Out of the Market 
2.1.2 MStar and MediaTek Feel the Breeze from International Brands' Market Withdrawal 
2.2. Entrants 
2.2.1 Marvell and Qualcomm March into Smart TV Application IC Market with High-end Application Processor 
2.2.2. Challenges for Entrants

MIC Perspective


List of Tables

Table 1  Development of New LCD TV Core IC Solution Developers 

List of Figures

Figure 1  General LCD TV Core Chip Architecture 
Figure 2  4K2K LCD TV Video Processor and Post Signal Processor Development Roadmap 
Figure 3  Mainstream Smart TV Application Processor Development Roadmap 
Figure 4  Worldwide LCD Video Processor Shipment Share by Solution Provider Tier, 2011 - 2013

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