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Market Insight: Mature Embedded Processing Requires a New Segmentation Model

Published: 11 December 2013

ID: G00246481

Analyst(s): Adib Carl Ghubril


With more than 200 vendors of embedded processing chips vying for a $75 billion market, the risk of targeting an unsuitable sector is high. Product managers can apply this new segmentation model to more effectively plan new product introductions.

Table Of Contents


  • The Embedded Processing Space May Be Defined in Three Dimensions: Function, Market and Core
    • Function Axis Consists of Control, Communication and Computation
    • Market Axis Defines Applications by Temperature Range and Standards
    • Core Axis Outlines Six Processing Elements

Background and Context

  • Definition
  • Assumptions

The Impact


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