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Worldwide Semiconductor Revenue Outlook for 2019

Worldwide Semiconductor Revenue Outlook for 2019

After three consecutive years of growth, with year-over-year growth of 13.2% in 2018, IDC now forecasts that worldwide semiconductor revenue will decline to $440 billion in 2019 — that’s down 7.2% from $474 billion in 2018.

via IDC

‘AI at the Edge’ Creates New Semiconductor Demand

'AI at the Edge' Creates New Semiconductor Demand

As more CIOs and CTOs focus attention on selecting the best-fit IT infrastructure for their particular cognitive computing needs, vendors of semiconductor technologies are exploring new ways to optimize their investment in solutions at the edge of enterprise networks.

via Digital Lifescapes

Growth Challenges Drive Semiconductor Market M&A

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Semiconductors are the heart of information technology and telecommunications systems. Worldwide semiconductor revenue totaled $343.5 billion in 2016 — that’s a 2.6 percent increase from 2015 revenue of $334.9 billion, according to Gartner.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Why PC Market Forecasts Now Reflect the Upside Reality

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According to the latest worldwide market study by ABI Research, 163 million notebook personal computers (PCs) shipped globally during 2015. The majority of shipments were laptop computers, which constituted nearly 80 percent of the category.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Bluetooth Apps Ecosystem Evolves for the Internet of Things

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Wireless communication will adapt to meet the growing needs from the Internet of Things (IoT). Meanwhile, Bluetooth enabled device shipments will increase from 2.8 billion units in 2015 to more than 4.6 billion in 2020, according to the latest market study by ABI Research.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

The Internet of Things Creates an Upside for Semiconductors

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More applications for the Internet of Things (IoT) will translate into a significant demand for semiconductors. The emerging IoT market drove demand for 150 million units of multicore microcontroller unit (MCU) chips in 2015 — that will rise to 1.3 billion units by 2020.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Volatility in Media Tablets Create Semiconductor Market Upside

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Tablet processor market will grow by just 2.8 percent CAGR in revenues from 2015 to 2020 to reach $3.5 billion. The overall media tablet market slowdown and continued pricing pressure will result in slow revenue growth. But x86 Atom chip shipments will likely grow faster than ARM-based chip shipments over the next five years, as low-cost Android-based tablets gain market share.

Source: Strategy Analytics