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Emerging Technology Analysis: The Internet of Things Creates Semiconductor Business Opportunities at Several Levels

Published: 27 February 2013

ID: G00248942

Analyst(s): Jim Tully


A plethora of new device types are being connected to the Internet, leading to many opportunities for semiconductor vendors. Growth is initially in enterprise solutions and will switch rapidly to consumer applications over the next few years.

Table Of Contents


  • Technology Description
  • Technology Adoption
    • Enterprise Adoption is Being Driven Primarily by Cost Savings
    • Consumer Adoption is Long Term and Difficult to Predict
    • Factors That Will Drive Adoption
    • Factors That Will Inhibit Adoption
  • Technology Impact
    • Actions for the Next 6 to 18 Months
  • References

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