Electronic Paper Market Size, Share, Opportunities, COVID-19 Impact, And Trends By Technology (Peer-to-Peer Wireless Printing, Cloud Printing), By Application (Smart Cards, Smart Phones, Digital Signage, E-Readers, Others), By End-User (Retail, Consumer Electronics, Automotive & Transportation, Medical, Others), And By Geography - Forecasts From 2021 To 2026

Published:  Jul 2021 Report Code: KSI061610354 Pages: 114

The global electronic paper market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 29.02% over the forecast period to reach a market size of US$17.784 billion in 2026, from US$2.988 billion in 2019. 

Electronic paper is also known as e-paper is a portable and reusable storage and display medium which looks like paper but can be written repeatedly by electronic means. Various e-paper display gadgets such as e-books, billboards, and digital signage are augmenting the demand for e-paper. North America holds the largest market share and the Asia Pacific is expected to be the emerging market in the forecast period. The rise in technological advancements and growing concerns regarding the environmental impacts of consumer electronics are the major drivers whereas high manufacturing costs are restraining the global electronic paper market. Major companies have been making significant developments in the market, in the past few years. 

The rise in the demand for E-books.

The market is expected to surge in the coming years, due to the rise in the demand for e-books, worldwide. The increasing e-book sales are a direct result of the surge in the demand for tablets, smartphones, and e-reader users. According to the data given by the United kingdom's Publishers Association, the demand for digital books grew by around 13% in the first half of the year 2020. The GM for North Yorkshire County Council had stated that e-book and audio lending was up 78%, in the year 2020. The Association of American Publishers had stated that e-book sales were around US$1.94 billion in the year 2019. Major companies have been making significant developments in the market, in the past few years. In January 2021, Medium, a digital publishing platform, announced the acquisition of Gloss, an eBook and audio retailer and digital reading platform. Glose had been incorporating and combining social media elements and enables readers to comment on books, create book lists and share a variety of information. Amazon had announced that it had reached an agreement with the Digital Public Library of America to distribute around 10,000 eBooks and audiobooks to libraries.

Increasing usage of billboards.

The market is expected to surge in the coming years, due to the rising usage of billboards by major companies for delivering messages and for advertising purposes. According to several official statistics, there are around 6500 digital billboards in the United States. According to the data given by the Outdoor Advertising Association of America, overall spending on a billboard in the United States increased to around US$8 billion in the year 2019. The e-paper billboard provides non-luminous characteristics under direct sunlight and offers the displays and visuals like printing paper in the e-paper shelter. China had been developing smart cities and would usher in a novel period of high-speed development. The country's government had stated that they would build convenient and efficient e-paper smart bus shelters to ensure the green operation of urban traffic. DKE, one of the major players in the market, has been providing e-paper based products and technologies and would promote more development and applications of e-paper in the building of smart cities.

Competitive Analysis.

Major companies have been investing a significant sum of capital to develop novel and advanced products and solutions for the market. For instance, in May 2021, E Ink, a major innovator of electronic ink technology, announced the launch of a novel 0n-cell touch ePaper module. The novel ePaper module had been supporting both the E Ink Carta black and white ePaper platform and the E Ink Kaleido Plus Print technology platform. In April 2021, E Ink Holdings had announced a partnership with IntelliCentrics, the key innovator of the SECURE Passport, SECURE Ethos, to develop a smart badge with an ePaper display for the medical sector. The novel system would be developed for medical credentialing solutions. Other players have also been making significant developments in the market, in the past few years. In June 2021, Namibian announced the launch of a novel web-based ePaper and had been promising an enhanced customized multimedia content and user experience. These developments are expected to play a major role in the market growth.

Usage of ePaper in smart cards.

Smart cards have become an imperative and integral part of today's society. Integrating an e-paper display in a smart card has the potential to provide significant benefits in terms of wallet slimming, enhanced security, and flexibility. The companies operating in the smart card market had been looking at super thin ePaper displays. Plastic Logic had collaborated with BrilliantTS to provide and introduce revolutionary multi-card technology. The novel Fuze card would store a plethora of information and allows users to toggle between using the company's durable and lightweight ePaper displays. This development is expected to have a positive impact on the market.

Electronic Paper Market Scope:

Report Metric Details
 Market size value in 2019  US$2.988 billion
 Market size value in 2026  US$17.784 billion
 Growth Rate  CAGR of 29.02% from 2019 to 2026
 Base year  2019
 Forecast period  2021–2026
 Forecast Unit (Value)  USD Billion
 Segments covered  Technology, Application, End-User, And Geography
 Regions covered  North America, South America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific
 Companies covered Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd., Corning Incorporated, Samsung, Sony, Seiko Epson Corporation, Plastic Logic Germany, Hanvon Technology Co., Ltd., E Ink Holdings Inc., Visionect, Pervasive Displays
 Customization scope  Free report customization with purchase

 

Segmentation:

  • By Technology
    • Peer-to-peer wireless printing
    • Cloud printing
  • By Application
    • Smart Cards
    • Smart Phones
    • Digital Signage
    • E-Readers
    • Others
  • By End-User
    • Retail
    • Consumer Electronics
    • Automotive & Transportation
    • Medical
    • Others
  • By Geography
    • North America
      • USA
      • Canadá
      • Mexico
    • South America
      • Brazil
      • Argentina
      • Others
    • Europe
      • UK
      • Germany
      • France
      • Italy
      • Others
    • Middle East and Africa
      • Saudi Arabia
      • UAE
      • Others
    • Asia Pacific
      • Japan
      • China
      • India
      • South Korea
      • Thailand
      • Taiwan
      • Indonesia
      • Others

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q1. What will be the electronic paper market size by 2026?
A1. The global electronic paper market is expected to reach a market size of US$17.784 billion in 2026.


Q2. What is the size of global electronic paper market?
A2. Electronic Paper Market was valued at US$2.988 billion in 2019.


Q3. What are the growth prospects for the electronic paper market?
A3. The electronic paper market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 29.02% over the forecast period.


Q4. What factors are anticipated to drive the electronic paper market growth?
A4. The rise in technological advancements and growing concerns regarding the environmental impacts of consumer electronics are the major drivers for the electronic paper market growth.


Q5. Which region holds the maximum market share of the electronic paper market?
A5. North America holds the largest share of the electronic paper market.

1. Introduction
1.1. Market Definition
1.2. Market Segmentation

2. Research Methodology
2.1. Research Data
2.2. Assumptions

3. Executive Summary
3.1. Research Highlights

4. Market Dynamics
4.1. Market Drivers
4.2. Market Restraints
4.3. Porters Five Forces Analysis
4.3.1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.3.2. Bargaining Power of Buyers
4.3.3. The Threat of New Entrants
4.3.4. Threat of Substitutes
4.3.5. Competitive Rivalry in the Industry
4.4. Industry Value Chain Analysis

5. Global Electronic Paper Market Analysis, By Technology 
5.1. Introduction
5.2. Peer-to-peer wireless printing
5.3. Cloud printing

6. Global Electronic Paper Market Analysis, By Application
6.1. Introduction
6.2. Smart Cards
6.3. Smart Phones
6.4. Digital Signage
6.5. E-Readers
6.6. Others

7. Global Electronic Paper Market Analysis, By End-User 
7.1. Introduction
7.2. Retail
7.3. Consumer Electronics
7.4. Automotive & Transportation
7.5. Medical
7.6. Others

8. Global Electronic Paper Market Analysis, By Geography 
8.1.  Introduction
8.2.  North America
8.2.1. United States
8.2.2. Canada
8.2.3. Mexico
8.3. South America
8.3.1. Brazil
8.3.2. Argentina
8.3.3. Others
8.4. Europe
8.4.1. UK
8.4.2. France
8.4.3. Germany
8.4.4. Italy
8.4.5. Others
8.5. Middle East and Africa
8.5.1. Saudi Arabia
8.5.2. UAE
8.5.3. Others
8.6. Asia Pacific
8.6.1. Japan
8.6.2. China
8.6.3. India
8.6.4. Thailand
8.6.5. Taiwan
8.6.6. Indonesia
8.6.7. Others

9.  Competitive Environment and Analysis
9.1. Major Players and Strategy Analysis
9.2.  Emerging Players and Market Lucrativeness
9.3.  Mergers, Acquisitions, Agreements, and Collaborations
9.4.  Vendor Competitiveness Matrix

10. Company Profiles
10.1. Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
10.2. Corning Incorporated
10.3. Samsung
10.4. Sony
10.5. Seiko Epson Corporation
10.6. Plastic Logic Germany
10.7. Hanvon Technology Co., Ltd.
10.8. E Ink Holdings Inc.
10.9. Visionect
10.10. Pervasive Displays

Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.

Corning Incorporated

Samsung

Sony

Seiko Epson Corporation

Plastic Logic Germany

Hanvon Technology Co., Ltd.

E Ink Holdings Inc.

Visionect

Pervasive Displays

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