Published: 27 February 2012
Analyst(s): Ganesh Ramamoorthy, Bryan Lewis
The rising cost of designing in leading-edge process nodes has slowed growth in 45- and 32-nanometer designs starts in 2011. On the other hand, design starts in 90 nm and 65 nm are holding up firmly.
Trends in the Market
Market: Overall ASIC and ASSP Design Starts Set to Decline 2.9% Through 2016
Regions: Asia/Pacific's Share of Total Design Starts Continues to Grow
Technology: Leading-Edge Design Start Growth Slows as 90 and 65 nm Designs Hold Steady
Contrarian View: ASIC and ASSP Design Starts Slow; FPGA/PLD Design Starts Set to Grow in 2012 and 2013
Vendors to Watch
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