Multi-touch touch screens to generate $433.1 mln by 2012

Global shipment revenue for the leading touch-screen technologies will rise to $4.4 bln by 2012, up from $2.4 bln in 2006, iSuppli predicts. Resistive touch-screen market still will experience major growth in terms of unit shipments. However, revenue won’t see much growth as other technologies eat into the resistive business. This market will still reach $1.67 bln by 2012, rising at a CAGR of 3.1% from $1.39 bln in 2006. The market for multi-touch touch screens is set to grow to $433.1 mln in 2012, rising at a CAGR of 30.8% from $112.9 mln in 2007.