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Market Trends: Low-Power Analog Semiconductors Support Remote Sensor Nodes on the Internet of Things

Published: 25 November 2013

ID: G00258186

Analyst(s): Steve Ohr

Summary

Wireless sensor nodes attached to the Internet of Things will depend on low-power analog semiconductors to ensure longer operating times for batteries or remote energy harvesters. Integrated circuits that boost extremely low power levels and/or sensor signals will be worth $455 million by 2017.

Table Of Contents

Introduction

Market Trend

  • An Expanding Network of Remote Sensor Nodes Will Drive Growing Demand for Low-Power Analog ICs
  • Market Structure Trend: The Market Still Favors Distributors and Partnerships
    • Technology Trend: Technology Evolution Now Focuses on Energy Harvester Development

Contrarian View

  • Possible Impacts of New Battery Technologies on the Use of Low-Power Semiconductors

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