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Market Trends: Miniaturization of Wearable Electronics Accelerates Package Integration for Semiconductor Assembly and Test Services Vendors

Published: 23 June 2014

ID: G00259746

Analyst(s): Jim Walker

Summary

Wearable health and fitness devices will require innovative semiconductor packaging to meet the demand for reduced size, thickness and cost, and increased reliability. Integration of these devices will create new opportunities for SATS vendors.

Table Of Contents

Introduction

Market Trend

  • The SATS Market Opportunity for Wearable Electronics
  • Market Structure Trend
    • The Market Structure Is Trending to More Waferlike Manufacturing
  • Buyer Trend
    • Many New Wearable Applications Will Require Customized Packaging Solutions
  • Technology Trend
    • Migration to More WLP Processes

Contrarian View

  • What If the Wearable Market Does Not Adopt Multichip Packaging?

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