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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AMOLED and LCD Supply Demand & Equipment Tracker - Q4 2018

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Display Fab Equipment Design Wins Database

‚ÄčThe Equipment Design Wins Data Base tracks key equipment types, units by factory and equipment vendor. Content will be expanded over time in future updates.

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Samsung and Huawei Foldable Displays - Special Report - 2019

At the MWC (Mobile World Congress) 2019, Samsung and Huawei announced their first smartphone with a foldable display, respectively. The Samsung Galaxy Fold and Huawei Mate X represent the new form factor and include new technologies featuring flexible OLED displays. This special report from IHS Markit analyses the display form factor, challenges and opportunities, technology, and supply chain.

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Displays
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