Charles Annis

Charles Annis

Mr. Charles Annis serves as Senior Director within the IHS Technology group.

He joined IHS in 2014, when IHS acquired DisplaySearch and Solarbuzz, leading providers of display and solar market intelligence. Mr. Annis is a leading expert in flat panel display research and served in a dual role as vice president of manufacturing research at DisplaySearch as well as at its sister company of Solarbuzz. At DisplaySearch he was responsible for analyzing emerging technologies, tracking and forecasting flat panel display investments, and researching equipment, materials and process trends. At Solarbuzz, he developed the company's proprietary polysilicon, wafer and cell manufacturing databases and authored related reports.

Prior to DisplaySearch, Mr. Annis spent six years at Photon Dynamics (now Orbotech), the leading provider of yield management solutions to the FPD industry and served as an international business manager for SAMCO International, a Japanese semiconductor equipment manufacturer. He holds a master's degree in Business Law from Ryukoku University in Kyoto, Japan, and a bachelor's degree from Pomona College in Claremont, California, US. He is based in Japan.


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[Display Dynamics] Organic TFT costs for display applications

In only a few years, OTFT backplanes could cost less than conventional a-Si backplanes, enabling makers to produce flexible, light and thin EPD and LCD displays.

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Displays
Display Supply Demand & Equipment Tracker - Q3 2016

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[Display Dynamics] AMOLED evaporator market surges towards $2 billion per year in 2017 and 2018

Evaporators are the primary equipment used to deposit organic emission materials, electron/hole injection and transport common layers, and cathode-related materials in AMOLEDs.

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Displays
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