From the press release:
The Society for Information Display (SID), the leading global organization dedicated to the advancement of electronic display technology, together with DisplaySearch, the worldwide leader in display market research, today provided a glimpse of the closing session focused on e-paper and flexible displays for its upcoming Business Conference, which will be held on Monday, May 24 during Display Week 2010. This co-sponsored event will feature comprehensive market analysis and forecasts for key display applications and technologies, as well as presentations from top executives of leading companies throughout the display supply chain.
"E-paper and flexible displays are taking off, with applications such as ebooks, enewspapers, mobile displays, USB drives, shelf labels and wearable displays all showing promise," noted Paul Semenza, DisplaySearch's senior vice president. "The total e-paper display market is forecast to grow from $431 million in revenues in 2009 to $9.6 billion in 2018—a compound annual growth rate of 41% for revenues and 64% for unit shipments. In addition, flexible-type e-paper displays will surpass rigid versions after 2013 and reach $4.9 billion in 2018," Semenza added.