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Revenue includes non-optoelectronics related. Figures for optoelectronics not available Infocommunications Source : IDA (Infocomm Authority of Singapore) In 2005, the revenue of the infocomm industry grew by 8.9% to reach S$37.89 billion (Figure 1). External demand, up by 11.0%, provided much of the growth impetus.
Revenue includes non-optoelectronics related. Figures for optoelectronics not available Infocommunications Source : IDA (Infocomm Authority of Singapore) Hardware market segment continues to dominate the infocomm industry
Infocommunications Revenue includes non-optoelectronics related. Figures for optoelectronics not available Source : IDA (Infocomm Authority of Singapore) Revenue Growth by Market Segments
USD2.2bil to USD9bil from 2002 to 2006 (CAGR of 42%) (source – Instat/MDR)
Internet connectivity and automation cabling and infrastructures are in-built into new homes – such as for home entertainment / automation / security.
Digital home lifestyles means more internet-enabled devices, and convergence products.
Video “everything” and wireless everything is hot. Bandwidth and speed may be the bottleneck in many countries. YouTube, IPTV, Videostreaming, Online gaming, music…. More and more internet contents are video, gaming and music related. - 60% of internet traffic is used for peer-to-peer swap (source : cachelogic) - Legal constraints ?
Displays The big are getting bigger…. 82” LCD – Samsung 102” Plasma - Samsung …and the small are getting prettier. Siemens Flexible Display Electronic-Ink/Book - power needed only to change contents. OLED Display 1280x768
Total number of companies with photonics manufacturing content is 68. 21% European, 25%, American, 28% Asia, 26% Singapore.
Instrumentation Optics and infocomms optics are the 2 strongest segments. Well known producers are - HP, PerkinElmer, Edmund Optics, Agilent, II-VI, 3M - US - Qioptics, Leica, Philips - Europe - Sony, NSG Micro, - Japan - MMI, Denselight, Venture, Hypertronics - Local
Partnership between the industry, research institutes and government bodies is focussed on high-value added manufacturing, systems integration and R&D.
Photonics Industry in Singapore Presences of strong supporting industries network (precision engr, electronics, software, research institutes) within a radius of 20km allows implementation of very efficient manufacturing systems and synergies.
11 th ICOIA Meeting – Hongkong Optoelectronics Trends 11 th -12 th October – 2006 AB Goh, Eric Lee Photonics Association (Singapore)
To promote activities relating to photonics in education, training, manufacturing, research and development, thereby growing the photonics cluster in Singapore.
To actively seek synergies among sector participants for economic benefit of the photonics cluster.
To globalise Singapore’s photonics industry and in doing so, making her a centre of excellence in photonics.
To be a voice representing the photonics industry’s interests in governmental issues and international exchanges.
To be a professional and creative platform for members and business partners to meet and network.
Towards a centre of excellence in photonics through the promotion of synergies and networks in Education , Research , Industry and Business . Photonics Association Singapore
President : AB Goh (Leica Instruments) Vice President : Albert Lim (Aluputer Industrial) Secretary : Michael Leong (Leica Instruments) Treasurer : Eric Lee ( LOH Optical Machinery) R&D & Education Chair : Lai Weng Chuen (A*STAR) Industry Chair : Francis Ang (Edmund Optics) Publicity Chair : M.F Buk (Hypertronics) Committee Members : Gerard Robless (Schott S’pore) Henry Lazaroo (QiOptiks) PA(S) Committee 2006/2007
Activity Report Leads the Optics & Biomedical subcommittee in SBBC (Singapore-British Business Council) - identify investment opportunities - joint technology development projects - joint business development Partnership with industry & Ministry of Education in launching - Comprehensive optical design course for engineers and designers - 1 year on-the-job training program to train skilled craftsmen and techicians for the industrys - Optical coating design course in partnership with APP Support and publicize 2 key national projects - IDA ILIUP (Infocomm Development Authority – Infocomm Local Industry Upgrading Program) - Connected Homes Program (IDA)
Activity Report : Key Programs for 2006/7 Technology Road Mapping. Industry OE Survey. Industry talks on key growth technologies. Long term optoelectronics educational demands.